Publications of Kamran Safi

Journal Article (71)

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Krackow, S.; Vannoni, E.; Codita, A.; Mohammed, A.; Cirulli, F.; Branchi, I.; Alleva, E.; Reichelt, A.; Willuweit, A.; Voikar, V. et al.; Colacicco, G.; Wolfer, D. P.; Buschmann, J. U. F.; Safi, K.; Lipp, H. P.: Consistent behavioral phenotype differences between inbred mouse strains in the IntelliCage. Genes, Brain and Behavior 9 (7), pp. 722 - 731 (2010)
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Safi, K.; Pettorelli, N.: Phylogenetic, spatial and environmental components of extinction risk in carnivores. Global Ecology and Biogeography 19 (3), pp. 352 - 362 (2010)
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Safi, K.; Siemers, B. M.: Implications of sensory ecology for species coexistence: Biased perception links predator diversity to prey size distribution. Evolutionary Ecology 24 (4), pp. 703 - 713 (2010)
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Bisson, I.-A.; Safi, K.; Holland, R. A.: Evidence for repeated independent evolution of migration in the largest family of bats. PLoS One 4 (10), e7504 (2009)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Heucke, S. L.; Giuggioli, L.; Safi, K.; Voigt, C. C.; Wikelski, M.: Experimental evidence for group hunting via eavesdropping in echolocating bats. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276 (1668), pp. 2721 - 2728 (2009)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.: Comparative studies of brain evolution: A critical insight from the Chiroptera. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 84 (1), pp. 161 - 172 (2009)
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Jones, K. E.; Bielby, J.; Cardillo, M.; Fritz, S. A.; O’Dell, J.; Orme, C. D. L.; Safi, K.; Sechrest, W.; Boakes, E. H.; Carbone, C. et al.; Connolly, C.; Cutts, M. J.; Foster, J. K.; Grenyer, R.; Habib, M.; Plaster, C. A.; Price, S. A.; Rigby, E. A.; Rist, J.; Teacher, A.; Bininda-Emonds, O. R. P.; Gittleman, J. L.; Mace, G. M.; Purvis, A.: PanTHERIA: A species-level database of life-history, ecology and geography of extant and recently extinct mammals. Ecology 90 (9), p. 2648 - 2648 (2009)
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Sachs, J.D.; Baillie, J.; Sutherland, W. J.; Armsworth, P. R.; Ash, N.; Bateson, P.; Beddington, J.; Blackburn, T.; Collen, B.; Gardiner, B. et al.; Gaston, K. J.; Godfray, H. C. J.; Green, R.; Harvey, P.; Homewood, K.; House, B.; Knapp, S.; Kumpel, N.; Macdonald, D. W.; Mace, G. M.; Mallett, J.; Matthews, A.; May, R.; Petchey, O.; Purvis, A.; Raffaelli, D.; Roe, D.; Safi, K.; Toulmin, C.; Turner, K.; Walpole, M.; Watson, R.; Jones, K. E.: Biodiversity conservation and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. Science 325 (5947), pp. 1502 - 1503 (2009)
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Safi, K.: Social bats: The males' perspective. Journal of Mammalogy 89 (6), pp. 1342 - 1350 (2008)
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Safi, K.; Kerth, G.: Comparative analyses suggest that information transfer promoted sociality in male bats in the temperate zone. American Naturalist 170, pp. 465 - 472 (2007)
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Safi, K.; König, B.; Kerth, G.: Sex differences in population genetics, home range size and habitat use of the parti-colored bat (Vespertilio murinus, Linnaeus 1758) in Switzerland and their consequences for conservation. Biological Conservation 137 (1), pp. 28 - 36 (2007)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.; Vonhof , M. J.: Matching morphology and diet in the disc-winged bat, Thyroptera tricolor (Chiroptera). Journal of Mammalogy 87 (5), pp. 1013 - 1019 (2006)
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Safi, K.; Heinzle, J.; Reinhold, K.: Species recognition influences female mate preferences in the common European grasshopper (Chorthippus biguttulus Linnaeus, 1758). Ethology 112 (12), pp. 1225 - 1230 (2006)
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Safi, K.; Neuhäusser-Wespy, F.; Welzl, H.; Lipp, H. P.: Mouse anxiety models and an example of an experimental setup using conditioned and unconditioned avoidance in an automated system – IntelliCage (invited review). Cognition, brain, behavior: an interdisciplinary journal X, pp. 475 - 488 (2006)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.: Studying communication in bats. Invited review. Cognition, brain, behavior: an interdisciplinary journal 9, pp. 479 - 496 (2005)
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Safi, K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Adaptation of brain regions to habitat complexity: A comparative analysis in bats (Chiroptera). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 272 (1559), pp. 172 - 186 (2005)
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Safi, K.; Seid, M. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Bigger is not always better: When brains get smaller. Biology Letters 1 (3), pp. 283 - 286 (2005)
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Saunders, F. C.; McElligott, A. G.; Safi, K.; Hayden, T. J.: Mating tactics of male feral goats (Capra hircus): Risks and benefits. Acta Ethologica 8 (2), pp. 103 - 110 (2005)
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Safi, K.; Kerth, G.: A comparative analysis of specialization and extinction risk in temperate-zone bats. Conservation Biology 18 (5), pp. 1293 - 1303 (2004)
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Safi, K.; Kerth, G.: Secretions of the interaural gland contain information about individuality and colony membership in the Bechstein’s Bat. Animal Behaviour 65 (2), pp. 363 - 369 (2003)
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Kerth, G.; Safi, K.; König, B.: Mean colony relatedness is a poor predictor of colony structure and female philopatry in the communally breeding Bechstein’s bat (Myotis bechsteinii). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 52 (3), pp. 203 - 210 (2002)

Book (1)

Safi, K. (Ed.): Die Zweifarbfledermaus in der Schweiz: Status und Grundlagen zum Schutz. Haupt Verlag, Bern (2006), 100 pp.

Book Chapter (2)

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Schnell, J. K.; Safi, K.: Metapopulation capacity meets evolutionary distinctness: Spatial fragmentation complements phylogenetic rarity in prioritization. In: Biodiversity conservation and phylogenetic systematics. Preserving our evolutionary heritage in an extinction crisis, Vol. 14, Part III, pp. 319 - 332 (Eds. Pellens, R.; Grandcolas, P.). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg (2016)
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Safi, K.; Shai, M.; Jones, K.: Evolution of body size in bats. In: Animal body size: Linking pattern and process across space, time, and taxonomic group, pp. 95 - 115 (Eds. Smith, F. A.; Lyons, S. K.). The University of Chicago, Chicago (2013)

Report (1)

Mansmann, F.; Spretke, D.; Janetzko, H.; Kranstauber, B.; Safi, K.: Correlation-based arrangement of time series for movement analysis in behavioural ecology. (2012)

Book Review (1)

Book Review
Safi, K.: Does size matter? A comment on "The Perils of Picky Eating: Dietary Breadth is related to Extinction Risk in Insectivorous Bats" by Justin G. Boyles and Jonathan J. Storm published 2007 in PlosOne. PLoS One (2007)
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