Leuchorrinia pectoralis (73).JPG

27 - Alba R., Assandri G., Boano G., Cravero F., Chamberlain D., 2021. An assessment of the current and historical distribution of the Corncrake Crex crex in the Western Italian Alps. Avocetta, in press.

Petri Dishes

26 - Assandri, G.*, Bazzi, G., Maggioni, D., Galimberti, A. & Kunz, B. (2020) .Distribution, autecology, genetic characterization, and conservation of the Western Mediterranean endemic dragonfly Orthetrum nitidinerve (Selys, 1841): insights from Italy. International Journal of Odonatology. doi.org/10.1080/13887890.2020.1828194

Female Scientist

25 - Assandri, G.* (2020). Anthropogenic-driven transformations of dragonfly (Insecta: Odonata) communities of low elevation mountain wetlands during the last century. Insect Conservation and Diversity, in press. doi: 10.1111/icad.12439


24 - Galimberti, A.^, Assandri, G.^, Maggioni, D., Ramazzotti, F., Baroni, D., Bazzi, G., … Casiraghi, M. (2020). Odonates in the Pandora’s Box: A Comprehensive DNA Barcoding Inventory Shows Taxonomic Warnings at the Holarctic Scale. Molecular Ecology Resources. doi: 10.1101/2020.04.23.056911


23 - Mori, E., Saavedra, S., Menchetti, M., & Assandri, G. (2020). Past and present distribution of the Common Myna Acridotheres tristis in Italy: a review. Avocetta, 44(1), 32–36.

Pipette Inserted Into Test Tube

22 - Brambilla, M., Scridel, D., Bazzi, G., Ilahiane, L., Iemma, A., Pedrini, P., Bassi, E., Bionda, R., Marchesi, L., Genero, F., Teufelbauer, N., Probst, R., Vrezec, A., Kmecl, P., Mihelič, T., Bogliani, G., Schmid, H., Assandri, G., Pontarini, R., Braunisch, V., Arlettaz, R. & Chamberlain, D. (2020). Species interactions and climate change: how the disruption of species co-occurrence will impact on an avian forest guild. Global Change Biology 26: 1212-1224. doi: 10.1111/gcb.14953

Pipette Inserted Into Test Tube

21 - Paiola, A.^, Assandri, G.^, Brambilla, M., Zottini, M., Pedrini, P. & Nascimbene, J. (2020) Exploring the potential of vineyards for biodiversity conservation and delivery of biodiversity-mediated ecosystem services: A global-scale systematic review. Science of the Total Environment 706: 135839. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135839


20 - Assandri G.*, Bogliani G., Pedrini P. & Brambilla M. (2019) Species-specific responses to habitat and livestock management call for carefully targeted conservation strategies for declining meadow birds. Journal for Nature Conservation 52: 125757. doi: 10.1016/J.JNC.2019.125757

Pipetting Samples and Test Tube

19 - Mori E., Assandri G. (2019) Coming back home: recolonisation of abandoned dens by crested porcupines Hystrix cristata and European badgers Meles meles after wood-cutting and riparian vegetation mowing events. Hystrix, 30: 39-43. doi: 10.4404/hystrix-00176-2019

Lab Experiment

18 - Assandri G.*, Bogliani G., Pedrini P., Brambilla M. 2019. Toward the next Common Agricultural Policy reform: determinants of avian communities in hay meadows reveal current policy’s inadequacy for biodiversity conservation in grassland ecosystems. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56: 604–617. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13332

Test Tubes

17 - Piretta L., Assandri G.* (2019) First record of the migrant dragonfly Pantala flavescens for mainland Italy (Insecta : Odonata). Fragmenta Entomologica, 51: 247–250. doi: 10.4081/fe.2019.376

Robotic Lab Assistant

16 - Assandri, G.* (2019) A critical review of the odonate fauna of Trentino: annotated check-list and new relevant data for Italy (Insecta: Odonata). Fragmenta Entomologica, 51: 75–88. doi: 10.4081/fe.2019.339

Chemistry Students

15 - Assandri G.*, Franceschini A., Lencioni V. 2019. Dragonfly biodiversity 90 years ago in an Alpine region: The Odonata historical collection of the MUSE (Trento, Italy). Biodiversity Data Journal, 7: e32391. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.7.e32391

Embryonic Stem Cells

14 - Assandri G.*, Bogliani G., Pedrini P., Brambilla M. (2018) Beautiful agricultural landscapes promote cultural ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation. Agriculture Ecosystem & Environment, 256: 200-210. doi: 10.1016/j.agee.2018.01.012

Pipetting Samples

13 - Assandri, G.*, Bernardi, A., Schmoliner, A., Bogliani, G., Pedrini, P., Brambilla, M. (2018) A matter of pipes: Wryneck Jynx torquilla habitat selection and breeding performance in an intensive agroecosystem. Journal of Ornithology, 159, 103–114. doi: 10.1007/s10336-017-1479-y


12 - Assandri G.*, Bogliani G., Pedrini P., Brambilla M. (2017) Insectivorous birds as 'non-traditional' flagship species in vineyards: Applying a neglected conservation paradigm to agricultural systems. Ecological indicators, 80, 275-285. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.05.012

Science Lab

11 - Brambilla M., Caprio E., Assandri G., Scridel D., Bassi E., Bionda R., Celada C., Falco R., Bogliani G., Pedrini P., Rolando A., Chamberlain D. (2017) A spatially explicit definition of conservation priorities according to population resistance and resilience, species importance and level of threat in a changing climate. Diversity and Distributions, 23(7): 727-738. doi: 10.1111/ddi.12572

Scientist on Computer

10 - Brambilla M., Ilahiane L., Assandri G., Ronchi S., Bogliani G. (2017) Combining habitat requirements of endemic bird species and other ecosystem services may synergistically enhance conservation efforts. Science of the Total Environment 586: 206-214. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.203

Scientist on Tablet

9 - Assandri, G.*, Bogliani, G., Pedrini, P., Brambilla, M. (2017) Land-use and bird occurence at the urban margin in the Italian Alps: implication for planning and conservation. North Western Journal of Zoology, 13(1): 77-84.


8 - Assandri, G.*^, Morganti, M., Bogliani, G., Pulido, F. (2017) The value of abandoned olive groves for blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla) in a Mediterranean agroecosystem: a year-round telemetry study. European Journal of Wildlife Research 63: 26. doi: 10.1007/s10344-017-1082-9

Male Scientist

7 - Assandri, G.*, Bogliani G., Pedrini P., Brambilla M. (2017) Assessing common birds’ ecological requirements to address nature conservation in permanent crops: Lessons from Italian vineyards. Journal of Environmental Management 191: 145–154. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.12.071


6 - Assandri, G.*, Giacomazzo M., Brambilla M., Griggio M., Pedrini P. (2017) Nest density, nest-site selection and breeding success of birds in vineyards: management implication for conservation in a highly intensive farming system. Biological Conservation 205: 23-33. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2016.11.020

Test Tubes

5 - Morganti, M., Assandri, G., Aguirre, J.I., Ramirez, A., Caffi M., Pulido, F. (2017) How residents behave: home range flexibility and dominance over migrants in a Mediterranean passerine. Animal Behaviour, 123: 293-304. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.10.021.

Female Scientist

4 - Assandri, G.*, Bogliani, G., Pedrini, P., Brambilla, M. (2016) Diversity in the monotony? Habitat traits and management practices shape avian communities in intensive vineyards. Agriculture Ecosystem & Environment 223, 250–260. doi: 10.1016/j.agee.2016.03.014


3 - Brambilla, M., Assandri, G., Martino, G., Bogliani, G., Pedrini, P. (2015) The importance of residual habitats and crop management for the conservation of birds breeding in intensive orchards. Ecological Research 30, 597–604. doi: 10.1007/s11284-015-1260-8

Petri Dishes

2 - Assandri G., Morganti M. (2015) Is the Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicillata expanding northward because of climate warming? Bird Study 62, 126–131. doi: 10.1080/00063657.2014.988600

Female Scientist

1 - Assandri, G.* (2013) First breeding attempt of spectacled warbler Sylvia conspicillata in the Italian Alps. Avocetta 37, 63–66.

Pipetting Samples

28 - Geiger, M., Koblmüller, S., Assandri, G., Chovanec, A., Ekrem, T., Fischer, I., Galimberti, A., Grabowski, M., Haring, E., Hausmann, A., Hendrich, L., Koch, S., Mamos, T., Rothe, U., Rulik, B., Rewicz, T., Sittenthaler, M., Stur, E., Tonczyk, G., Zangl, L., Moriniere, J., 2021. Coverage and quality of DNA barcode references for Central and Northern European Odonata. PeerJ 9, e11192.

Embryonic Stem Cells

29 - Barbaro, L.L., Assandri, G., Brambilla, M., Castagneyrol, B., Froidevaux, J., Giffard, B., Pithon, J., Puig‐Montserrat, X., Torre, I., Calatayud, F., Gaüzère, P., Guenser, J., Macià‐Valverde, F.‐X., Mary, S., Raison, L., Sirami, C. and Rusch, A. (2021) Organic management and landscape heterogeneity combine to sustain multifunctional bird communities in European vineyards. J Appl Ecol, 58: 1261-1271.

* corresponding author; ^ equally contributed works. Don't hesitate to contact me for reprint requests: giacomo.assandri[at]gmail.com


Geneletti, D., Esmail, B.A., Scolozzi, R., Assandri, G., Brambilla, M., Pedrini, P., 2020. Modelling biodiversity and ecosystem services trade-offs in agricultural landscapes to support planning and policy-making, in: Mirschel, W., Terleev, V. V., Wenkel, K.-O. (Eds.) Landscape Modelling and Decision Support. Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 421–441. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-37421-1_22

Assandri, G., Brambilla, M. & Pedrini, P. (2019) The impact of modern dairy farming on the Whinchat: a case study in the Italian Alps. WhinCHAT 4, 67–73.

Assandri, G., Ghidoni, F., Penner, F., Bottura, M., Brambilla, M., Bogliani, G., Pedrini, P. (2017) Importanza degli uccelli per la biodiversità del vigneto. Viti e Vino, Suppl. a L’Informatore Agrario, 27: 19–22.

Assandri, G. (2015). L’odonatofauna (Insecta Odonata) delle basse Valli di Susa, Sangone e di Lanzo (Torino, Italia). Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 92: 39–75. ISSN: 0037-8747.