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March-Salas & Fitze (2019) Changes in environmental predictability alter a plant's chemical composition and associated ecosystem services. Enviromental and Experimental Botany in press

Maso, Ozgul, Fitze (2019) Decreased precipitation predictability negatively affects population growth through differences in adult survival. American Naturalist in press

Horreo, Breedveld, Lindtke, Heulin, Surget-Groba & Fitze (2019) Genetic introgression among differentiated clades is lower among clades exhibiting different parity modes. Heredity 123: 264-272. PDF DOI: 10.1038/s41437-019-0201-7

Romero, Gonzalez-Jimena, Fitze (2019) Corticosterone mediated mate choice affects female mating reluctance and reproductive succes. Hormones and Behavior 113: 1-12. PDF   DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2019.04.011

March-Salas & Fitze (2019) A multi-year experiment shows that lower precipitation predictability encourages plants' early life stages and enhances population viability. PeerJ 7:e6443. 

HorreoPeláezBreedveld, Suárez, Urieta & Fitze (2019) Population structure of the oviparous South-West European Common lizard. European Journal of Wildlife Research  65:11. PDF  DOI: 10.1007/s10344-018-1242-6

Horreo, Fitze, Jiménez-Valverde, Noriega & Peláez (2019) Amplification of 16S rDNA reveals important fish mislabeling in Madrid restaurants. Food Control 96:146-150. PDF      DOI: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2018.09.020

Horreo, Peláez, Suárez, Breedveld, Heulin, Surget-Groba, Oksanen & Fitze (2018) Phylogeography, evolutionary history, and effect of glaciations in a species (Zootoca vivipara) inhabiting multiple biogeographic regions. Journal of Biogeography 45:1616-1627PDF     DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13349

Horreo & Fitze (2018) Post-Glacial Colonization of Northern Europe by Reptiles. In Origin and Evolution of Biodiversity. Pantarroti Pierre (Ed). Springer 197-214. PDF     DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-95954-2_12

Megía-Palma, Martínez, Cuervo, Belliure, Jiménez-Robles, Gomes, Cabido, Pausas, Fitze, Martín & Merino (2018) Molecular evidence for host-parasite co-speciation between lizards and Schellackia parasites. International Journal for Parasitology 48:709-718. PDF     DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.03.003

Horreo, Peláez, Suárez & Fitze (2017) Development and characterization of 79 nuclear markers amplifying in viviparous and oviparous clades of the European common lizard. Genetica 146(1): 115-121. PDF    DOI: 10.1007/s10709-017-0002-y

Romero-Diaz, Breedveld & Fitze (2017) Climate effects on growth, body condition and survival
depend on the genetic characteristics of the population. American Naturalist 190(5): 649-662. PDF  Novelty Statement     DOI: 10.1086/693780

San-Jose, Huyghe, Schuerch & Fitze (2017) More melanised males bite stronger but run slower: potential performance trade-offs related to melanin-based colouration. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 122(1): 184-196. PDF     DOI: 0.1093/biolinnean/blx045

Horreo, Peláez, Suárez, Heulin & Fitze (2017) Development of 34 new and multiplexing of seven existing microsatellite loci for Zootoca vivipara (Squamata: Lacertidae). Phyllomedusa 16(1): 89-96. PDF       DOI: 10.11606/issn.2316-9079.v16i1p89-96

Breedveld, San-Jose, Romero-Diaz, Roldan & Fitze (2017) Mate availability affects the conflict between producing one or multiple annual clutches. Animal Behaviour 123: 43-51. PDF     DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.10.025

San-Jose, Peñalver-Alcázar, Huyghe, Breedveld & Fitze
(2016) Inter-class competition in stage-structured populations: Effects of adult density on life-history traits of adult and juvenile common lizards. Oecologia 182: 1063-1074. PDF 
DOI: 10.1007/s00442-016-3738-7

Breedveld & Fitze (2016) Experimental evidence that sperm maturation drives protandry in an ectotherm. Oecologia 182: 129-137. PDF DOI: 10.1007/s00442-016-3668-4

Horreo, Jiménez-Valverde & Fitze (2016) Ecological change predicts population dynamics and genetic diversity over 120,000 years. Global Change Biology 22: 1737-1745. PDF

Peñalver-Alcázar, Aragón, Breedveld & Fitze (2016) Microhabitat selection in the common lizard: implications of biotic interactions, age, sex, local processes and model transferability among populations. Ecology and Evolution. 6: 3594-3607. PDF

Breedveld & Fitze (2016) The timing and interval of mate encounter affects investment during mating. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 118:610-617. PDF  DOI: 10.1111/bij.12747

Horreo & Fitze (2015) Population structure of three Psammodromus species in the Iberian Peninsula. PeerJ e994: 1-9. PDF

Horreo, Peláez & Fitze (2015) Skin sheds as a useful DNA source for lizard conservation. Phyllomedusa 14: 73-77. PDF

Peñalver-Alcázar, Romero-Díaz & Fitze (2015) Communal egg-laying in oviparous Zootoca vivipara louislantzi of the Central Pyrenees. Herpetology Notes 8: 4-7.

Breedveld & Fitze (2015) A matter of time: delayed mate encounter postpones mating window initiation and reduces the strength of female choosiness. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69: 533-541. PDF

Fitze (2014). Psammodromus hispanicus Fitzinger, 1826. En: Reptiles, 2a edición revisada y aumentada. Salvador, A. (Coordinador). Fauna Ibérica, vol 10., Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC. Madrid: 330-338

Fitze (2014). Psammodromus edwardsianus (Dugès, 1829). En: Reptiles, 2a edición revisada y aumentada. Salvador, A. (Coordinador). Fauna Ibérica, vol 10., Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC. Madrid: 313-330

Fitze (2014). Psammodromus occidentalis Fitze et al., 2012. En: Reptiles, 2a edición revisada y aumentada. Salvador, A. (Coordinador). Fauna Ibérica, vol 10., Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC. Madrid: 338-353

Fitze, Gonzalez-Jimena, San Jose,  Heulin, Sinervo (2014) Frequency-dependent sexual selection with respect to offspring fitness returns is consistent with predictions from rock-paper-scissors dynamics in the European common lizard. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution PDF

Fitze (2014) Evolution and Behavior In: The Tree of Life. Vargas, P. & Zardoya, R. (eds.) Sinauer Associates, Inc., pp. 613-619.

Fitze (2014) Evolutionary Ecology In: The Tree of Life. Vargas, P. & Zardoya, R. (eds.) Sinauer Associates, Inc., pp. 595-611.

Aragón, Fitze (2014) Geographical and temporal body size variation in a reptile: roles of sex, ecology, phylogeny and ecology structured in phylogeny. PLoS One 9: e104026 PDF

San JosePeñalver, Milá, Gonzalez-Jimena, Fitze (2014) Cumulative frequency-dependent selective episodes allow for rapid morph cylces and rock-paper-scissors dynamics in species with overalpping generations. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281: 20140976 PDF

San JoseFitze (2013) Corticosterone regulates multiple colour traits in Lacerta [Zootoca] vivipara males. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26: 2681-2690 PDF

Milá,Surget-Groba, Heulin, Gosá, Fitze(2013) Multilocus phylogeography of the common lizard Zootoca vivipara at the Ibero-Pyrenean suture zone reveals lowland barriers and high-elelvation introgression. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:192 pp. 1-16. PDF

Huyghe, San-Jose, Peñalver, Fitze (2013) An ecomorphological analysis of the determinants of mating success. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 110: 658-664. PDF

Horváthová, Cooney, Fitze, Oksanen, Jelić, Ghira, Uller, and Jandzik (2013) Length of activity season drives geographic variation in body size of a widely distributed lizard. Ecology and Evolution 3:2424-2442. PDF

San Jose, Granado-Lorencio, Sinervo, Fitze (2013) Iridophores and not carotenoids account for chormatic variation of carotenoid-based coloration in common lizards (Lacerta vivipara).  American Naturalist 181:396-409. PDF

Romero-Diaz, Richner, Granado-Lorencio, Tschirren, Fitze (2013) Independent sources of condition dependency and multiple pathways determine a composite trait: lessons from carotenoid-based plumage coloration. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 6:635-646. PDF

Bleu, Le Galliard, Fitze, Meylan, Clobert, Massot (2013) Reproductive allocation strategies: a long-term study on proximate factors and temporal adjustments in a viviparous lizard. Oecologia 171:141-151. PDF

San Jose, Gonzalez-Jimena, Fitze (2012) Patterns of phenotypic variation reveal substantial differentiation in sexual dimorphism of three Psammodromus (Squamata, Lacertidae) species. Contributions to Zoology 81:181-197. PDF

Fitze (2012) Western Sand Racer – Psammodromus occidentalis. En: Enciclopedia Virtual de los Vertebrados Españoles. Salvador, A., Marco, A. (Eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, 1-16. PDF

Fitze (2012) Lagartija occidental ibérica – Psammodromus occidentalis. En: Enciclopedia Virtual de los Vertebrados Españoles. Salvador, A., Marco, A. (Eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, 1-16. PDF

Fitze (2012) Edward's Sand Racer – Psammodromus edwardsianus. En: Enciclopedia Virtual de los Vertebrados Españoles. Salvador, A., Marco, A. (Eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, 1-18. PDF

Fitze (2012) Lagartija de Edwards – Psammodromus edwardsianus. En: Enciclopedia Virtual de los Vertebrados Españoles. Salvador, A., Marco, A. (Eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, 1-19. PDF

Fitze (2012) Spanish Sand Racer – Psammodromus hispanicus. En: Enciclopedia Virtual de los Vertebrados Españoles. Salvador, A., Marco, A. (Eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, 1-7. PDF

Fitze (2012) Lagartija cenicienta – Psammodromus hispanicus. En: Enciclopedia Virtual de los Vertebrados Españoles. Salvador, A., Marco, A. (Eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, 1-8. PDF

Fitze (2012) Evolución del Comportamiento, Chapter 48 in: Vargas & Zardoya (Eds): El árbol de la vida: sistemática y evolución de los seres vivos. Madrid, 509-515. Homepage, ISBN: 978-84-615-9740-6

Fitze (2012) Ecología Evolutiva, Chapter 47 in: Vargas & Zardoya (Eds): El árbol de la vida: sistemática y evolución de los seres vivos. Madrid, 493-508. Homepage, ISBN: 978-84-615-9740-6

San-Jose, Granado-Lorencio & Fitze (2012) Dietary lipids reduce the expression of carotenoid-based coloration in Lacerta vivipara. Functional Ecology 26:646-656.

Fitze, Gonzalez-Jimena, San-Jose, San Mauro & Zardoya (2012) A New Species of Sand Racer, Psammodromus (Squamata: Lacertidae), from the Western Iberian Peninsula. Zootaxa 3205:41-52.

Gonzalez-Jimena & Fitze (2012) Blood corticosterone levels and intersexual selection games: Best-of-bad-job strategies of male common lizards. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66:305-315.

San-Jose, Granado-Lorencio & Fitze (2012) Vitamin E, Vitamin A, and carotenoids in male common lizard tissues. Herpetologica 68:88-99.

Rodríguez-Muela, Germain, Mariño, Fitze, Boya (2012) Autophagy promotes survival of retinal ganglion cells after optic nerve axotomy in mice. Cell Death and Differentiation 19:162-169.

Fitze, Gonzalez-Jimena, San-Jose, San Mauro, Aragón, Suarez & Zardoya (2011) Integrative analyses of speciation and divergence in Psammodromus hispanicus (Squamata: Lacertidea). BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:347.

Bleu, Le Galliard, Meylan, Massot& Fitze (2011) Mating does not influence reproductive investment, in a viviparous lizard. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 315: 458-64.

Fitze & Le Galliard (2011) Inconsitency between Different Measures of Sexual Selection. American Naturalist 178: 256-268.

Huyghe, Van Oystaeyen, Pasmans, Tadic, Vanhooydonck & Van Damme (2010) Seasonal changes in parasite load and a cellular immune response in a colour polymorphic lizard. Oecologia 163: 867-874.

Jacot, Romero-Diaz, Tschirren, Richner, Fitze (2010) Dissecting Carotenoid from Structural Components of Carotenoid-Based Coloration: A Field Experiment with Great Tits (Parus major). American Naturalist 176: 55-62.

Milá, Warren, Heeb & Thébaud (2010) The geographic scale of diversification on island: genetic and morphologicla divergence at a very small spatial scale in the Mascarene grey white-eye (Aves: Zosterops borbonicus). BMC Evolutionary Biology 10:(158) 1-13.

Fitze, Cote, Clobert (2010) Mating order dependent female mate choice in the polygynandrous Common Lizard Lacerta vivipara. Oecologia 1625: 331-341. PDF

Milá, Carranza, Guillaume & Clobert (2010) Marked genetic structuring and extreme dispersal limitation in the Pyrenean brook newt Calotriton asper (Amphibia: Salamandridae) revealed by genome-wide AFLP but not mtDNA. Molecular Ecology 19: 108-120.

Thomassen, Buermann, Milá, Graham, Cameron, Schneider, Pollinger, Saatchi, Wayne & Smith (2010) Modeling environmentally associated morphological and genetic variation in a rainforest bird, and its application to conservation prioritization. Evolutionary Applications 3: 1-16.

Milá, Wayne, Fitze & Smith (2009) Divergence with gene flow and fine-scale phylogographic structure in the wedge-billed woodcreeper (Glyphorynchus spirurus), a neotropical rainforest bird. Molecular Ecology 18: 2979-2995. PDF

Fitze, Cote, San-Jose, Meylan, Isaksson, Andersson, Rossi & Clobert (2009) Carotenoid-based colours reflect the stress response in the Common Lizard. PLoSONE 4:e5111. PDF

San-Jose, Gonzalez-Jimenez & Fitze (2008) Frequency and phenotypic differences of a melanistic and normally coloured common lizard, Lacerta (Zootoca) vivipara, Jacquin, 1787 of the Southern Pyrenees (Spain). Herpetological Review 39: 422-425. PDF

Cote, Le Galliard, Rossi & Fitze (2008) Environmentally induced changes in carotenoid-based coloration of female lizards: a comment on Vercken et al. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21: 1165-1172. PDF

Fitze & Le Galliard (2008) Operational sex ratio, sexual conflict, and the intensity of sexual selection. Ecology Letters 11: 1-8. PDF Cover page

Fitze, Cote, Martínez-Rica & Clobert (2008) Determinants of male fitness: disentangling intra- and inter-sexual selection. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21: 246-255. PDF

Le Galliard, Cote & Fitze (2008) Lifetime and intergenerational fitness consequences of harmful male interactions for female lizards. Ecology 89: 56-64. PDF

Cote, Clobert & Fitze (2007) Mother-offspring competition promotes colonization success. Proccedings of the National American Society of the United States of America 104: 9703-9708 PDF

Fitze,Tschirren, Gasparini & Richner (2007) Carotenoid-based plumage colors and immune function: is there a trade-off for rare carotenoids? American Naturalist 169: S137-144. PDF

Tschirren, Fitze & Richner (2007) Maternal modulation of natal dispersal in a passerine bird: an adaptive strategy to cope with parasitism? American Naturalist 169: 87-93. PDF


Cote, Clobert, Meylan & Fitze (2006) Experimental enhan cement of corticosterone levels positively affects subsequent male survival. Hormones and Behavior 49: 320-327. PDF

Fitze & Tschirren (2006). No evidence for survival selection on carotenoid-based nestling coloration in great tits (Parus major). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 16: 91-100. PDF

Le Galliard*, Fitze*, Ferrière & Clobert (2005) Sex ratio bias, male aggression, and population collapse in lizards. Proccedings of the National American Society of the United States of America 102: 18231-18236. PDF

Fitze* Le Galliard*, Federici, Richard & Clobert (2005) Conflict over multiple partner mating between males and females of the polygynandrous common lizards. Evolution 59: 2451-2459. PDF

Le Galliard*, Fitze*, Cote, Massot, & Clobert (2005) Female common lizards (Lacerta vivipara) do not adjust their sex-biased investment in relation to the adult sex ratio. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18: 1455-1463. PDF

Tschirren, Saladin, Fitze, Schwabl, & Richner (2005) Maternal yolk androgens and ectoparasites: effects on nestling morphology, plasma corticosterone and immune function in great tit nestlings. Journal of Animal Ecology 74: 675-682. PDF

Tschirren, Fitze, & Richner (2005) Carotenoid-based nestling coloration and parental favouritism in the great tit (Parus major). Oecologia 143: 477-482. PDF

Fitze, Clobert & Richner (2004) Long-term life-history consequences of ectoparasite-modulated growth and development. Ecology 85: 2018-2026. PDF

Fitze, Tschirren & Richner (2004) Life history - and fitness consequences of ectoparasites in a natural bird population. Journal of Animal Ecology 73: 216-226. PDF

Fitze, Tschirren & Richner (2003) Carotenoid-based colour expression is determined early in nestling life. Oecologia 137:148-152. PDF

Tschirren, Fitze & Richner (2003) Sexual dimorphism in susceptibility to parasites and cell-mediated immunity in great tit nestlings. Journal of Animal Ecology 72: 839-845. PDF

Tschirren, Fitze & Richner (2003) Proximate mechanisms of variation in the carotenoid-based plumage coloration of nestling Great tits (Parus major). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 16: 91-100. PDF

Fitze, Köliker & Richner (2003) Effects of common origin and common environment on nestling plumage coloration in the Great tit (Parus major). Evolution 57: 144-150. PDF

Büchler, Fitze, Gottstein, Jacot & Richner (2002) Analysis of parasite-induced maternal responses in a natural bird population. Journal of Animal Ecology 71: 247-252. PDF

Fitze & Richner (2002) Differential effects of a parasite on ornamental structures based on melanins and carotenoids. Behavioral Ecology 13: 401-407. PDF

Kölliker, Brinkhof, Heeb, Fitze & Richner (2000). The quantitative genetic basis of offspring solicitation and parental response in a passerine bird with biparental care. Proccedings of the Royal Society London: Biological Sciences 267: 2137-2132. PDF