Publications

Scientific publications in recent years

  • Huber B.A., Meng G., Acurio A. E., Astrin J. J., Inclán D. J., Izquierdo M. and Valdéz-Modragón A. 2022. Metagonia spiders of Galápagos: blind cave-dwellers and their epigean relatives (Araneae, Pholcidae). Invertebrate Systematics, Vol 36(7):647–678. https://doi.org/10.1071/IS21082
  • Bollatti, F., Simian, C., Peretti, A. V., & Aisenberg, A. 2022. Challenging monogamy in a spider with nontraditional sexual behavior. Scientific Reports, Vol 12(1), 5948. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-09777-7
  • Mardiné E, Peretti AV, Albín A, Oviedo-Diego MA & Aisenberg A. 2022. Size matters: Antagonistic effects of body size on courtship and digging in a wolf spider with non-traditional sex roles. Behavioural Processes, 194, 104547. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2021.104547
  • Cargnelutti, F., Calbacho-Rosa, L., Córdoba-Aguilar, A., & Peretti, A. V. 2022. Successive matings affect copulatory courtship but not sperm transfer in a spider model. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol 135(2), 299-309. https://doi.org/10.1093/biolinnean/blab157
  • Castillo-Pérez, E. U., Cargnelutti, F., Reyes-Ramírez, A., Rocha-Ortega, M., & Córdoba-Aguilar, A. 2022. When is a male too hot? Fitness outcomes when mating with high temperature, sick males. Journal of Thermal Biology, Vol 105, 103222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtherbio.2022.103222
  • Cargnelutti, F., Bollatti, F., Izquierdo, M. A., Castanheira, P. D. S., Baptista, R. L. C., Barrantes, G., & Aisenberg, A. 2022. Together but not intertwined: differences in sexual behavior between two sympatric and synchronic spider species, including one new synonymy (Araneae: Tetragnathidae: Tetragnatha). The Journal of Arachnology, Vol 50(1), 67-80. https://doi.org/10.1636/JoA-S-21-006
  • Abregú D.A., Simian C., Mattoni C. I., Peretti A.V. 2022. Sexual behavior of Metaltella iheringi(Keyserling, 1891) (Araneae: Desidae): sexual patterns, female quiescence and comparisons with other spiders. The Journal of Arachnology, Vol 50(1): pp 81-89.  https://doi.org/10.1636/JoA-S-20-045
  • Oviedo-Diego MA, Costa-Schmidt LE, Mattoni CI & Peretti AV. 2021. Interaction between sexual communication functions leads to reproductive interference in two syntopic scorpion species. Animal Behavior, Vol 181, pp 83-93https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2021.08.029
  • Garcia CF, Oviedo-Diego M, Laino A, Peterson G, Mattoni CI, Peretti AV & Ojanguren-Affilastro AA. 2021. Low temperatures induce physiological changes in lipids, fatty acids and hydrocarbons, in two rare winter scorpions of genus Urophonius (Scorpiones, Bothriuridae). Journal of Thermal Biology, Vol 96, 102841https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtherbio.2021.102841
  • Peretti, A. V., Vrech, D. E., & Hebets, E. A. 2021. Solifuge (camel spider) reproductive biology: an untapped taxon for exploring sexual selection. The Journal of Arachnology, Vol 49(3), pp 299-316. https://doi.org/10.1636/JoA-S-20-037
  • Nava-Bolaños, A., Vrech, D. E., Peretti, A. V., & Córdoba-Aguilar, A. 2021. Argentinian odonates (dragonflies and damselflies): current and future distribution and discussion of their conservation. Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol13(11), pp 19448-19465.
  • Cargnelutti F, Calbacho-Rosa L, Peretti A.V. 2021. Genital movements are not restricted to spermatozoa transfer in a haplogyne spider. Ethology, Vol 127, pp 731-738https://doi.org/10.1111/eth.13210
  • Cargnelutti F, Reyes Ramírez A., Cristancho S., Sandoval-García I. A., Rocha-Ortega M., Calbacho-Rosa L., Palacino F., Córdoba-Aguilar A. 2021. Condition-dependent male copulatory courtship and its benefits for females. Ecology and Evolution, Vol 11 (14), pp 9848-9855. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7815
  • Albín A., Simó M., Cargnelutti F., Aisenberg A., Calbacho-Rosa L. 2020. Sex and burrowing behavior and their implications with lytic activity in the sand-dwelling spider Allocosa senex. The Science of Nature, Vol 107(5), pp 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00114-020-01700-2
  • Izquierdo M.A. 2020. A teratologic spider with duplicated reproductive organs. The Journal of Arachnology. Vol 48, pp 343–345.
  • Cargnelutti F., Calbacho-Rosa L., Uñates D., Costa-Schmidt L.E., Córdoba-Aguilar A., Peretti A.V. 2020. Copulatory behaviour increases sperm viability in female spiders. The Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. Vol 131(3), pp 536-546. https://doi.org/10.1093/biolinnean/blaa130
  • Oviedo‐Diego M. A., Mattoni C. I., Vrech D. E., Michalik P., Peretti A. V. 2020. The morphology of mating plugs and its formation in scorpions: Implications for intersexual participation. Journal of Morphology, 281(6), pp 620-635. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmor.21125
  • Palen-Pietri R., Ceballos A., Peretti A.. 2019. Sexual dimorphism and patterns of sexual behavior in Lustrochernes argentinus (Pseudoscorpiones: Chernetidae)”. The Journal of Arachnology, Vol 47 (3), pp 344-350. https://doi.org/10.1636/0161-8202-47.3.344
  • Avigliano E., Rosso J. J., Lijtmaer D., Ondarza P., Piacentini L., Izquierdo M., Cirigliano A., Romano G., Nuñez Bustos E., Porta A., Mabragaña E., Grassi E., Palermo J., Bukowski B., Tubaro P., Schenone N. 2019. Biodiversity and threats in non-protected areas: A multidisciplinary and multi-taxa approach focused on the Atlantic Forest. Heliyon, Vol 5 (8), pp 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e02292
  • Albín A., Bardier G., Peretti A. V, Simó M., Aisenberg A. 2019. A matter of choice: substrate preference by burrow-digging males of a sand-dwelling spider. Journal of Ehtology, Vol 37 (1), pp 13-20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10164-018-0561-0
  • Romero-Lebrón E., Oviedo-Diego M. A., Elias D., Vrech D. E., Peretti A. V. 2019. Effect of the mating plug on female chemical attractiveness and mating acceptance in a scorpion. Ethology, Vol 125 (4), pp 184-194. https://doi.org/10.1111/eth.12842
  • González M., Costa F. G., Peretti A. V. 2019. Different levels of polyandry in two populations of the funnel-web wolf spider Aglaoctenus lagotis from South America. Journal of Ethology, Vol 37 (3), pp 325-333. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10164-019-00606-5
  • De Simone G.A, Bollatti F., Aisenberg A., Peretti A.V. 2019. Previous experience and substrate matter: Plasticity in burrow digging in a South American wolf spider. Acta Oecologica, Vol 1oo, pp: 1-6.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actao.2019.103465
  • Calbacho-Rosa L., Cargnelutti F., Peretti A.V., and Costa-Schmidt L. E. 2019. Female secondary sexual traits in spiders: Adaptive interpretations of the sternum projection in the pholcid Holocnemus pluchei.  Zoology, Vol 136, pp 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.zool.2019.125694
  • Vrech D.E., Oviedo-Diego M.A., Olivero P.A., Peretti A.V. 2019. Successive matings produce opposite patterns on ejaculate volume and spermatozoa number in an ancient arthropod model with indirect sperm transfer. Cannadian Journal of Zoology, Vol 97 (7), pp 579-587, e-First Article.  https://doi.org/10.1139/cjz-2018-0179
  • Oviedo-Diego M. A., Mattoni C. I., Peretti A. V. 2019. . Specificity of the female’s local cellula immune response in genital plug producing scorpion species. PLoS ONE, 14(2), pp 1-24.  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208682
  • Botero-Trujillo R., Ott R., Mattoni C. I., Nime M. F. and Ojanguren-Affilastro A. A. 2019. Two new species of the sun-spider genus Gaucha from Argentina and Brazil (Solifugae, Mummuciidae). Zootaxa, Vol 4551 (2), pp 180-194. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4551.2.3
  • Olivero P., Vrech D.E., Oviedo-Diego M.A., Mattoni C.I., Peretti A.V. 2019. Courtship performance as a function of body condition in an ‘ancient’ form of sperm transfer. Animal Biology, Vol 69, pp 33-46. https://doi.org/10.1163/15707563-00001041
  • Cargnelutti F., Calbacho-Rosa L., Córdoba-Aguilar A. and Peretti A.V. 2018. Patterns of sperm transfer behavior in a pholcidae spider with two distinct copulatory phases. Journal of Insect Behavior, Vol 31, pp 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10905-018-9702-0
  • Ojanguren-Affilastro A.A, Volschenk E. S. and Mattoni C. I. 2018. About the identity of Cercophonius himalayensis Lourenço 1996, and the exclusion of the scorpion family Bothriuridae from the Indian fauna. Journal of Arachnology, Vol 46(3), pp 473-480. https://doi.org/10.1636/JoA-S-17-076.1
  • Vrech D.E., Olivero P.A., Mattoni C.I. and Peretti A. V. 2018. From store to delivery: sperm volume and concentration in storage organs and ejaculates in males from Timogenes elegans (Scorpiones, Bothriuridae). Journal of Arachnology, Vol 46, pp 231–239.   https://doi.org/10.1636/JoA-S-16-097.1
  • Magalhaes I. L. F., Ravelo A. M., Scioscia C. L., Peretti A. V., Michalik P. and Ramírez M. J. 2017. Recluse spiders produce flattened silk rapidly using a highly modified, self‐sufficient spinning apparatus. Journal of Zoology, Vol 303 (1), pp 27-35. https://doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12462
  • Costa-Schmidt L. E., Albo M. J., Bollatti F., Cargnelutti F., Calbacho-Rosa L., Copperi S., Ferreti N., Izquierdo M., Peretti A.V. 2017. Sexual selection in neotropical spiders: examples from selected groups. Behaviour and Ecology of Spiders: Contributions from the neotropical region (Eds. Carmen Viera and Marcelo Gonzaga). Book, Springer, pp 303-350.
  • Ojanguren-Affilastro A.A., Adilardi R. S., Mattoni C. I., Ramírez M. J. and Ceccarelli F. S. 2017. Dated phylogenetic studies on the southernmost American buthids (Scorpiones; Buthidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Vol 110, pp 39-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2017.02.018
  • Ferretti, N., Nime M. and Mattoni C. 2017. Three new Idiops (Mygalomorphae: Idiopidae) from Argentina and redescription of the male of I. hirsutipedis Mello-Leitão, 1941, Journal of Natural History. Vol 51 (17-18), pp 975-994. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2017.1319516
  • Olivero P.A. and Robillard T. 2017. Same-sex sexual behavior in Xenogryllus marmoratus (Haan, 1844) (Grylloidea: Gryllidae: Eneopterinae): Observation in the wild from YouTube. Journal of Orthoptera Research, Vol 26(1), pp 1-5. https://doi.org/10.3897/jor.26.14569
  •  Izquierdo M. A. and Ramírez M. J. 2017. A taxonomic revision of the jumping goblin spiders of the genus Orchestina Simon 1882 in the Americas (Araneae: Oonopidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, n° 410. http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6699
  • Calbacho-Rosa L., Munguía R., Córdoba-Aguilar A. and Peretti A. V. 2017. A parental care-mating dilemma? Potential risks for offspring when egg-carrying females accept to mate in pholcid spiders. Journal Insect Behavior, vol 30 (2), pp 155-169. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10905-017-9604-6
  • Wheeler C. W., Coddington J. A., Crowley L. M., Dimitrov D., Goloboff P. A., Griswold C. E., Hormiga G., Prendini L., Ramirez M. J., Sierwald P., Almeida-Silva L., Alvarez-Padilla F., Arnedo M. A., Benavides Silva L. R., Benjamin S. P., Bond J. E., Grismado C. J., Hasan E., Hedin M., Izquierdo M. A., Labarque F. M., Ledford J., Lopardo L., Maddison W. P., Miller J. A., Piacentini L. N., Platnick N. I., Polotow D., Silva-Davila D., Scharff N., Szuts T., Ubick D., Vink C. J., Wood H. M., and  Zhang J. 2016. The spider tree of life: Phylogeny of Araneae based on target-gene analyses from an extensive taxon sampling. Cladistics, Vol 33 (6) pp 574-616. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cla.12182/abstract
  • Vrech D.E., Nime M. F., Mattoni C. I. and Peretti A. V. 2016. Intra-male sperm variability: Is there heteromorphism in scorpions (Arachnida, Scorpiones)?. Zoologischer Anzeiger, Vol 261, pp 12-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcz.2015.11.002
  • Ojanguren-Affilastro A.A., Mattoni C. I., Ochoa J. A., Ramírez M. J., Ceccarelli F. S. and Prendini L. 2016. Phylogeny, species delimitation and convergence in the South American bothriurid scorpion genus Brachistosternus Pocock 1893: Integrating morphology, nuclear and mitochondrial DNA. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Vol 94(A), pp 159–170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2015.08.007
  • Ceccarelli F.S., Ojanguren-Affilastro A. A., Ramírez M. J., Ochoa J. A., Mattoni C. I., Prendini L. 2016. Andean uplift drives diversification of the bothriurid scorpion genus BrachistosternusJournal of Biogeography, Vol 43, pp 1942-1954. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jbi.12760/full
  • Nime M.F., Casanoves F. and Mattoni C. I. 2016. Microhabitat use and behavior differ across sex-age classes in the scorpion Brachistosternus ferrugineus (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae). Journal of Arachnology, Vol 44, pp 235–244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1636/J15-63
  • Calbacho-Rosa L. and Peretti, A. V. 2015. Copulatory and Post-copulatory Sexual Selection in Haplogyne Spiders, with Emphasis on Pholcidae and Oonopidae. Book: Cryptic Female Choice in Arthropods Patterns, Mechanisms and Prospects. Editores: Alfredo V. Peretti & Anita Aisenberg, pp 109-144.
  • Albo M. J. and Peretti A. V. 2015. Worthless and nutritive nuptial gifts: mating duration, sperm stored and potential female decisions in spiders.  Plos One, vol 10 (6), pp 1-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0129453
  • Bello-Bedoy R., González-Santoyo I., Serrano-Meneses M. A., Vrech D. E., Rivas M., Munguía-Steyer R., and Córdoba-Aguilar A. 2015. Is allometry of sexual traits adaptive? A field test with territorial damselflies. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol 114(2), pp 327–334. http://doi.org/10.1111/bij.12429
  • Garcia Diaz V., Aisenberg A. and Peretti A. V. 2015. Communication during copulation in the sex-role reversed wolf spiderAllocosa brasiliensis: Female shakes for soliciting new ejaculations?. Behavioural Processes, vol 116, pp 62-68. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25963301
  • De Simone G., Aisenberg A. and Peretti A. V. 2015. Female and juvenile burrow-digging in Allocosa brasiliensis, a South American sand-dwelling wolf spider. Arachnology, vol 16, pp 276-280. http://dx.doi.org/10.13156/arac.2015.16.8.276
  • García L. F., Torrado-León E., Tallarico G., Peretti A. V. 2015. First characterization of the behavioral repertory in a ricinulid: Cryptocellus narino Platnick & Paz 1979 (Arachnida, Ricinulei, Ricinoididae). Journal of Insect Behavior, vol 28, pp 447-459. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10905-015-9517-1
  • Olivero P. A., González A., Mattoni C. I. and Peretti A. V. 2015. Chemical caressess: geographical variation of male sexual signals in a Neotropical scorpion. Behaviour, vol 152, pp 1745–1763. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1568539X-00003302
  • Vicente N. M., Olivero P. A., Lafond A., Dong J. and Robillard T. 2015. Gnominthus gen. nov., a new genus of crickets endemic to Papua New Guinea with novel acoustic and behavioral diversity (Insecta, Orthoptera, Gryllidae, Eneopterinae). Zoologischer Anzeiger. – A Journal of Comparative Zoology, vol 258, pp 82–91. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcz.2015.06.005
  • González M., Costa F. G. and Peretti A. V. 2015. Funnel-web construction and estimated immune costs in Aglaoctenus lagotis (Araneae: Lycosidae). Journal of Arachnology, vol 43, pp 158-167. http://dx.doi.org/10.1636/M14-65
  • Laino A., Mattoni C. I., Ojanguren-Affilastro A., Cunningham M. and Garcia C. F. 2015. Analysis of lipid and fatty acid composition of three species of scorpions with relation to different organs. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B. vol 190, pp 27-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpb.2015.08.005
  • Mattoni C.I., García Hernández S., Botero-Trujillo R., Ochoa J. A., Ojanguren-Affilastro A. A., Pinto-da-Rocha R. and Prendini L. 2015. Scorpion sheds ‘tail’ to escape: Consequences and implications of autotomy in scorpions (Buthidae: Ananteris). Plos One, vol 10(1), pp 1-15.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0116639
  • Adilardi R.S., Ojanguren-Affilastro A. A., Mattoni C. I and Mola L. M. 2015. Male and female meiosis in the mountain scorpion Zabius fuscus (Scorpiones, Buthidae): Heterochromatin, rDNA and TTAGG telomeric repeats. Genetica, Vol 143(4), pp 393-401. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10709-015-9838-1
  • Grismado C. J., Izquierdo M. A., González-Márquez M. E. and Ramírez M. J. 2015. The Amazonian goblin spiders of the new genus Gradunguloonops (Araneae: Oonopidae). Zootaxa, vol 3939(1), pp 1-67. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25947490
  • Córdoba-Aguilar A., Vrech D. E., Rivas M., Nava-Bolaños A., González-Tokman D. and González-Soriano E. 2014. Allometry of Male Grasping Apparatus in Odonates Does Not Suggest Physical Coercion of Females. Journal of Insect Behavior, vol 28(1), pp 15–25. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10905-014-9477-x
  • González M., Costa F. G. and Peretti A. V. 2014. Strong phenological differences between two populations of a Neotropical funnel-web wolf spider. Journal of Natural History, vol 48, pp 2183-2197. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2014.908974
  • Olivero P.A., Peretti A. V., Vrech D. E. and Mattoni C. I. 2014. Patterns of asymmetry in body traits and genitalia in two distant populations of a Neotropical scorpion. Journal of Natural History, Vol 49 (15-16), pp 853-872. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2014.951086

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