Publications (supervised student names are underlined)


LeGros D., Steinberg B. & Lesbarrères D. (in press) Middle of the road: enhanced habitat for salamanders on unused logging roads. Wildlife Research.

Sasaki K., Lesbarrères D., Tremblay Beaulieu C. Watson G. & Litzgus J.D. (2016) Effects of a mining-altered environment on individual fitness of amphibians and reptiles. Ecosphere 7(6): e01360. 

Echaubard P., Pauli B., Trudeau V. & Lesbarrères D. (2016) Ranavirus infection in Northern Leopard Frogs: the timing and number of exposures matter. J. Zool. 298: 30-36.

Leduc J., Echaubard P., Trudeau V. & Lesbarrères D. (2016) Copper and nickel effects on survival and growth of Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens) tadpoles in a field-collected smelting effluent water. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 35: 687-94.

Baxter-Gilbert J.H., Riley J.L., Neufeld C.J.H., Litzgus J.D. & Lesbarrères D. (2015) Road mortality potentially responsible for billions of pollinating insect deaths annually. J Insect. Conserv. 19: 1029–1035.

Boyle S., Litzgus J.D. & Lesbarrères D. (2015) Chelydra serpentina woundings. Herp. Rev. 46: 240-241.

D’Aoust-Messier A.-M. & Lesbarrères D. (2015) A peripheral view: post-glacial history and genetic diversity of an amphibian in northern landscapes. J. Biogeogr. 42: 2078–2088.

Sasaki K., Lesbarrères D., Watson G. & Litzgus J.D. (2015) Mining-caused changes to habitat structure affect amphibian and reptile population ecology more than metal pollution. Ecol. Appl. 25: 2240–2254.

Baxter-Gilbert J.H., Riley J.L., Lesbarrères D. & Litzgus J.D. (2015) Mitigating reptile road mortality: Fence failures compromise ecopassage effectiveness. PLoS One 10(3):e0120537. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120537.

D’Aoust-Messier A.-M., Echaubard P., Billy V. & Lesbarrères D. (2015) Pathogens at northern latitudes: Presence of Amphibian chytrid fungus and ranavirus in Northeastern Canada. Dis. Aquat. Organ. 113: 149-55.

Hamer A., Langton T. & Lesbarrères D. (2015) Making a safe leap forward – mitigating road impacts on amphibians. In Ecology of Roads: A practitioners guide to impacts and solutions, eds. van der Ree, R et al. Wiley Blackwell.

Baxter-Gilbert J., Riley J., Mastromonaco G., Litzgus J. & Lesbarrères D. (2014) A novel technique to measure chronic levels of corticosterone in turtles living around a major roadwayConserv. Phys. 2(1): cou036 doi:10.1093/conphys/cou036.

Echaubard P., Leduc J., Pauli B., Chinchar V.G, Robert J. & Lesbarrères D. (2014) Environmental dependency of amphibian-ranavirus genotypic interactions: evolutionary perspectives on infectious diseases. Evol. Appl. 7: 723-733.

LeGros D., Steinberg B. & Lesbarrères D. (2014) Out of the woods: Mitigating negative impacts of unused forest roads on amphibians with woody debris. J. Biodivers. Manage. Forestry 3:1 doi:10.4172/2327-4417.1000119.

Morrison E., Garner S., Echaubard P., Lesbarrères D., Kyle C. & Brunetti C. (2014) Complete genome analysis of a frog virus 3 (FV3) isolate and sequence comparison with isolates of differing levels of virulence. Virology J. 11: 46.

Lesbarrères et al. (2014) Conservation of herpetofauna in northern landscapes: threats and challenges from a Canadian perspective. Biol. Cons. 170: 48-55.

Baxter-Gilbert J., Litzgus, J. & Lesbarrères D. (2013) On the road again: measuring the effectiveness of mitigation structures for reducing reptile road mortality and maintaining population connectivity. ICOET 2013 Proceedings.

Harniman R., Merritt T., Chapman L., Lesbarrères D. & Martinez M. (2013) Population differentiation of the African cyprinid Barbus neumayeri across dissolved oxygen regimes. Ecol. Evol. 3: 1495-1506.

Babin-Fenske JJ, Merritt TJS, Gunn JM, Walsh T, and Lesbarrères D. (2012) Phylogenetic analysis of Hyalella colonization in lakes recovering from acidification and metal contamination. Can. J. Zool. 90: 624-629.

Lesbarrères D, and Fahrig L. (2012) Measures to reduce population fragmentation by roads: What has worked and how do we know? Trends Ecol. Evol. 27(7): 374-380.

Leduc JC, Kozlowicz KJ, Litzgus JD, and Lesbarrères D. (2012) Ecology of herpetofaunal populations in smelting tailings wetlands. Herpetology Notes 5: 115-125. 

LeGros, DL. (2011) Communal Oviposition in the Northern Two-lined Salamander (Eurycea bislineata) in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario. Can. Field-Nat. 125(4): 363-365.

Lesbarrères D. (2011) Sex or no sex, reproduction is not the question. BioEssays 33: 818.

Lesbarrères D, Balseiro A, Brunner J, Chinchar VG, Duffus A, Kerby J, Miller DL, Robert J, Schock DM, Waltzek T, and Gray MJ. (2011) Ranavirus: past, present andfuture. Biol. Lett., doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.0951.

Schulte-Hostedde A Kuula S, Martin C, Schank C, & Lesbarrères D. (2011) Allometry and sexually dimorphic traits in male anurans. J. Evol. Biol. 24: 1154-1159.

Gauthier C.& Lesbarrères D. (2010) Growth rate in captive species: the case of Leopard geckos, Eublepharis macularius. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 5(3):449-455.

Echaubard P., Little K. Pauli B. & Lesbarrères D. 2010. Context- dependant effect ofranaviral infection on life history of the Northern leopard frog (Rana pipiens). PLoS One 5(10):e13723

Lesbarrères D., Fowler M., Pagano A. & Lodé T. (2010) Recovery of anuran community diversity following habitat replacement. J. Appl. Ecol. 47:148-156.

St-Amour V., Garner TW., Schulte-Hostedde A. & Lesbarrères D. (2010) Effects of two amphibian pathogens on the developmental stability of green frogs. Cons. Biol. 24:788-794.

Kidd A.G., Bowman J., Lesbarrères D., & Schulte-Hostedde A.I. (2009) Hybridization between escaped domestic and wild American mink (Neovison vison). Mol. Ecol. 18: 1175 -1186.

Laurence S., Bewick A., Coltman D.W., Davis C., Elsasser S.C., Kidd A., Lesbarrères, D., & Schulte-Hostedde, A.I. (2009) Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci in muskrat, Ondatra zibethicus. Mol. Ecol. Res. 9: 654-657.

Lesbarrères D. (2009) Post-glacial phylogeography: New insight into an old story: the post-glacial recolonization of European biota. Heredity 102: 213.

Hartel T., Nemes S., Cogălniceanu D., Öllerer K., Moga C.I., Lesbarrères D. & Demeter L. (2009) Pond and landscape determinants of Rana dalmatina population sizes in a Romanian rural landscape. Acta Oecol. 35: 53-59. 

Lesbarrères D., Merilä, J., & Lodé, T. (2008) Male breeding success is predicted by call frequency in a territorial species, the agile frog (Rana dalmatina). Can. J. Zool. 86: 1273-1279.

Tremblay A., Lesbarrères D., Merritt T., Wilson C. & Gunn J.(2008) Genetic structure and phenotypic plasticity of yellow perch (Perca flavescens) populations influenced by habitat, predation and contamination gradients. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 4: 264-268.

St-Amour V., Wong WM, Garner TW. & Lesbarrères D. (2008) Anthropogenic influence on the prevalence of two amphibian pathogens. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 14: 1175-1176.

Pagano A., Lesbarrères D., Crivelli A., Veith M., Lodé T. & Schmeller D.S. (2008) Geographical and ecological distributions of frog hemiclones suggest occurrence of both “General Purpose Genotype” and “Frozen Niche Variation” clones. J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res. 6: 162-168.

Lesbarrères D., Schmeller D.S., Primmer C.R. & Merilä J.(2007) Genetic variability predicts common frog (Rana temporaria) size at metamorphosis in the wild. Heredity 99: 41-46.

St-Amour V.& Lesbarrères D. (2007) Detecting Ranavirus in toe clips: an alternative to lethal sampling methods. Conserv. Genet. 8: 1247-1250.

Lesbarrères D., Primmer, C.R., Lodé T. & Merilä J.(2006) The effects of 20 years of highway presence on the genetic structure of Rana dalmatina populations. Ecoscience 13: 531-536.

Lesbarrères D., Primmer C.R., Laurila A. & Merilä J.(2005) Environmental and population dependency of heterozygosity-fitness correlations in Rana temporaria. Mol. Ecol. 14: 311-323.

Tonteri, A., Titov S., Veselov A., Zubchenko A., Koskinen M.T., Lesbarrères D., Kaluzchin S., Bakhmet I., Lumme J. & Primmer C.R.(2005) Phylogeography of anadromous and non-anadromous Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) from northern Europe based on multiple classes of molecular markers. Annales Zoologici Fennici 42: 1-22.

Lodé T., Holveck M-J. & Lesbarrères D.(2005) Asynchronous arrival pattern, operational sex ratio and occurrence of multiple paternities in a territorial breeding anuran Rana dalmatina. Biol. J. Lin. Soc. 86: 191-200.

Lodé T., Holveck M-J., Lesbarrères D. & Pagano A.(2004) Sex-biased predation by polecat influences the mating system of frogs. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B (Suppl.), Biol. Let. 271: S399-S401.

Palo J.U., Lesbarrères D., Schmeller D.S., Primmer C.R. & Merilä J. (2004) Microsatellite marker data suggest sex-biased dispersal in the common frog Rana temporaria. Mol. Ecol. 13: 2865-2869.

Lesbarrères D., Lodé T. & Merilä J. (2004) What type of amphibian tunnel could reduce road kills? Oryx 38: 220-223.

Lodé T. & Lesbarrères D. (2004) Multiple paternity in Rana dalmatina, a monogamous territorial breeding Anuran. Naturwissenschaften 91: 44-47.

Lesbarrères D., Pagano A. & Lodé T. (2003) Inbreeding and road effect zone in a Ranidae: the case of Agile frog, Rana dalmatina Bonaparte, 1840. C. R. Biol. 326: 68-72.

Pagano A., Dubois A., Lesbarrères D. & Lodé T.(2003) Frog alien species: a way for genetic invasion. C. R. Biol. 326: 86-92.

Lesbarrères D. (2003) Déplacements et mouvements migratoires des Anoures: le problème de l’utilisation des "Crapauducs" in L’Ethologie appliquée aujourd’hui (C. baudoin Ed.), pp. 49-54 Levallois, Paris.

Lesbarrères D. & Lodé T. (2002) Variations in male calls and response to unfamiliar advertisement call in a territorial breeding anuran, Rana dalmatina. Ethol. Ecol. Evol. 4(14): 287-295.

Lesbarrères D. & Lodé T. (2002) Influence de facteurs environnementaux sur la reproduction de Rana dalmatina (Anurae, Ranidae): implications pour sa conservation. Bulletin de la Société Herpétologique de France 104: 62-71.

Lesbarrères D. & Lodé T. (2000) La conservation des Amphibiens: exemples d’aménagements autoroutiers. Bulletin de la Société des Sciences Naturelles de l’Ouest de la France 22: 37-48.