Papers in JCR-Indexed Journals



2022-en prensa


24. Vilches-Piñones, K. I., Matus-Olivares, C., Catalán, G., Lisón, F. 2022. Effect of forest areas configuration on the community of insectivorous bats in agroforestry landscapes. Austral Ecology. doi: 10.1111/aec.13268

Keywords: bat activity, Chiroptera, La Araucanía, landscape configuration, landscape metrics, plantations.

23. Lisón, F., Matus-Olivares, C., Troncoso, E., Catalán, G., Jiménez-Franco, M.V. 2022. Effect of forest landscapes composition and configuration on bird community and its functional traits in a hotspot of biodiversity of Chile. Journal for Nature Conservation, 68: 126227. doi: 10.1016/j.jnc.2022.126227

Keywords: agroforestry, bird guilds, landscape metrics, occupancy models, plantations.




22. Urbina, M.A., Guerrero, P., Jérez, V., Lisón, F., Luna-Jorquera, G., Matus-Olivares, C., Ortiz, J.C., Pávez, G., Pérez-Álvarez, M., Riquelme-Bugueño, R., Santos-Carvallo, M., Sepúlveda, M., Victoriano, P.F., Gómez-Uchida, D. 2021. Extractivist policies hurt Chile’s ecosystems. Science, 373: 1208-1209. doi: 10.1126/science.abm0157

21. Boso, A., Álvarez, B., Pérez, B., Imio, J.C., Altamirano, A., Lisón, F. 2021. Understanding the human attitudes towards bats and the role of information and aesthetics to boost a positive response as a conservation tool. Animal Conservation, 24: 937-945. doi: 10.1111/acv.12692.

Keywords: aesthetic appeal, Chiroptera, conservation, human-wildlife conflict, public attitudes, public knowledge.

20. Pérez, B., Álvarez, B., Boso, A., Lisón, F. 2021. Design and psychometric properties of the BAtSS: A new tool to assess attitudes towards bats. Animals, 11: 244. doi: 10.3390/ani11020244.

Keywords: Attitudes towards bats, Psychometric properties, Conservation.

19. Núñez-Montero, K., Santos, A., Quezada-Solís, D., Martínez-Urtaza, J., Lisón, F., Barrientos, L. 2021. Bactería communities in fecal simples of Myotis chiloensis from La Araucania, Chile. International Journal of Morphology, 39 (1): 57-63. doi: 10.4067/S0717-95022021000100057.

Keywords: Chiroptera, Guano, Metagenómica, Microbiota, Bacterías patógenas.




18. Rey Benayas, J.M., Altamirano, A., Miranda, A., Catalán, G., Prado, M., Lisón, F., Bullock, J.M. 2020. Landscape restoration in a mixed agricultural-forest catchment: Planning a buffer strip and hedgerow network in a Chilean biodiversity hotspot. Ambio, 49: 310–323. doi: 10.1007/s13280-019-01149-2.

Keywords: Connectivity, Conservation, Ecosystem services, Farmland, Land-sharing, Living fences.

17. Lisón, F., Jiménez-Franco, M.V., Altamirano, A., Haz, Á., Calvo, J.F. Jones, G. 2020. Bat ecology and conservation in semi-arid and arid landscapes: a global systematic review. Mammal Review, 50: 52-67. Doi: 10.1111/mam.12175

Keywords: biodiversity, Chiroptera, conservation, desertification, dry-land, global, habitat loss.

16. Müller, A., Sepúlveda, P., Di Cataldo, S., Cevidanes, A., Lisón, F., Millán, J. 2020. Molecular investigation of zoonotic intracellular bacteria in Chilean bats. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 73: 101541. doi: 10.1010/j.cimid.2020.101541.

Keywords: Chiropterans, One health, Proteobacteria, South America, Vector-borne, Zoonosis.



15. D’Elía, G., Jaksic, F., Bacigalupe, L.D., Bozinovic, F., Canto, J.L., Correa, C., Fontúrbel, F.E., Lisón, F., Méndez, M.A., Nespolo, R., Opazo, J.C., Palma, E., Rau, J.R., Rodríguez, S.M., Rodríguez-Serrano, E., Sabat, P., Vásquez, R.A., Victoriano, P. 2019. Sugerencias para mejorar la regulación chilena de manipulación de vertebrados terrestres en poblaciones naturales en el contexto de investigaciones científicas. Gayana, 83(1): 63-67. Doi: 10.4067/S0717-65382019000100063

Keywords: bioethics, biological conservation, SAG, scientific collection.


14. Millán, J., Cevidanes, A., Sacristán, I., Alvarado, M., Sepúlveda, G., Ramos-Mella, C.A., Lisón, F. 2019. Detection and characterization of hemotropic Mycoplasmas in bats in Chile. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 55(4): XXX-XXX. doi: 10.7589/2018-12-290

Keywords: Myotis chiloensis, Histiotus montanus, Tadarida brasiliensis

13. Altamirano, A., Miranda, A., Meli, P., Dehennin, J., Muys, B., Prado, M., Catalán, G., Smith-Ramírez, C., Bustamante-Sánchez, M., Lisón, F., Rey-Benayas, J.M. 2019. Spatial congruence among indicators of recovery completeness in a Mediterranean forest landscape: Implications for planning large-scale restoration. Ecological Indicators, 102: 752-759. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.03.046.

Keywords: Boosted regression tree, Landscape forest restoration, Vegetation recovery, Natural regeneration, Restoration indicator.



12. Smeraldo, S., Di Febbraro, M., Bosso, L., Flaquer, C., Guixé, D., Lisón, F., Meschede, A., Juste, J., Prüger, J., Puig-Montserrat, X., Russo, D. 2018. Ignoring seasonal changes in the ecological niche of non-migratory species may lead to biases in potential distribution models: lessons from bats. Biodiversity and Conservation, 27: 2425–2441. doi: 10.1007/s10531-018-1545-7.

Keywords: Biomod2, Hibernation, IUCN, Reproduction, Species distribution models



11. Lisón, F., Sánchez-Fernández, D. 2017. Low effectiveness of the Natura 2000 network in preventing land-use change in bat hotspots. Biodiversity and Conservation, 26: 1989-2006. doi: 10.1007/s10531-017-1342-8.

Keywords: Chiroptera, Conservation, CORINE, Management police, Protected areas, Roadless areas.

10. Lisón, F., Altamirano, A., Field, R. & Jones, G. 2017. Conservation on the blink: deficient technical reports threaten conservation in the Natura 2000 network. Biological Conservation, 209: 11-16. doi: 10.1016/jbiocon.2017.02.003.

Keywords: Chiroptera, Habitat Directive 92/43/EEC, Management policies, Spain, Special Areas of Conservation.

9. Lisón, F., Espín, S., Aroca, B., Calvo, J.F. & García-Fernández, A.J. 2017. Assessment of mercury exposure and maternal-foetal transfer in Miniopterus schreibersii (Chiroptera: Miniopteridae) from southeastern Iberian Peninsula. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24: 5497-5508. doi: 10.1007/s11356-016-8271-z.

Keywords: Maternal transfer, Foetus, Brain, Kidney, Liver, Muscle, Fur, Total mercury, Wildlife toxicology.


8. Lisón, F., López-Espinosa, J.A., Calvo, J.F. & Jones, G. 2015. The diet of the meridional serotine Eptesicus isabellinus in an urban semiarid Mediterranean landscape. Acta Chiropterologica, 17(2): 371-378. doi: 10.3161/15081109ACC2015.17.2.013.

Keywords: Feeding ecology, Hunting behaviour, Morphological analysis, Seasonal variation, Shannon-Wiener index, Pianka’s index, Levin’s index.

7. Lisón, F., Sánchez-Fernández, D. & Calvo, J.F. 2015. Are species listed in the Annex II of the Habitats Directive better represented in Natura 2000 network than the remaining species? A test using Spanish bats. Biodiversity and Conservation, 24: 2459-2473. doi: 10.1007/s10531-015-0937-1.

Keywords: Chiroptera, Protected areas, Management police, Special areas of conservation, Special protection areas, Umbrella species.


6. Lisón, F. & Calvo, J.F. 2014. Bat activity over small ponds in dry Mediterranean forests: implications for conservation. Acta Chiropterologica, 16(1): 95-101. doi: 10.3161/150811014X683309

Keywords: Acoustic monitoring, Biodiversity, Conservation, Mediterranean region, Species richness, Water body.

5. Lisón, F., Haz, Á. & Calvo, J.F. 2014. Preferencia de hábitat del murciélago hortelano meridional Eptesicus isabellinus (Temminck, 1840) en ambientes mediterráneos semiáridos. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, 37: 59-67. (PDF).

Keywords: Chiroptera, Conservation, Cryptic species, Distribution, ENFA.

4. Lisón, F., Haz, Á., González-Revelles, C. & Calvo, J.F. 2014. Sexual size dimorphism in greater mouse-eared bat Myotis myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from a Mediterranean region. Acta Zoologica, 95: 137-143. doi: 10.1111/azo.12012

Keywords: Biometry, Fitness, Sexual selection, Reversed size dimorphism, Wing measurements.


3. Lisón, F., Palazón, J.A. & Calvo, J.F. 2013. Effectiveness of the Natura 2000 Network for the conservation of cave-dwelling bats in a Mediterranean region. Animal Conservation, 16: 528-537. doi: 10.1111/acv.12025

Keywords: Chiroptera, Ecological niche modelling, Suitable habitat, Roost, Special areas of conservation.

2. Lisón, F. & Calvo, J.F. 2013. Ecological niche modelling of three pipistrelle bat species in semiarid Mediterranean landscapes. Acta Oecologica, 47: 68-73. doi: 10.1016/j.actao.2013.01.002

Keywords: Aquatic habitats, Chiroptera, Habitat suitability maps, Niche partitioning, Pipistrellus.


1. Lisón, F. & Calvo, J.F. 2011. The significance of water infrastructures for the conservation of bats in a semiarid Mediterranean landscape. Animal Conservation, 14: 533-541. doi:10.1111/j.1469-1795.2011.00460.x

Keywords: Artificial water body, Chiroptera, Habitat use, Irrigation agriculture, Tagus-Segura water transfer.