Eli Geffen - list of publications

Publications in peer-reviewed journals

1.    Geffen E, Gafny S, Gasith A. 1987. Contribution to the knowledge of the biology of the banded newt, Triturus vittatus vittatus, in rainpools in Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 34:213-223.

2.    Geffen E, Mendelssohn H. 1988. Home range and seasonal movements of the Egyptian tortoise (Testudo kleinmanni) in the northwestern Negev, Israel. Herpetologica 44:354-359. [PDF]

3.    Geffen E, Mendelssohn H. 1989. Activity pattern and thermoregulatory behavior of the Egyptian tortoise, Testudo kleinmanni, in the northwestern Negev, Israel. Journal of Herpetology 23:404-409. [PDF]

4.    Geffen E, Mendelssohn H. 1991. A preliminary study on the breeding behavior of the Egyptian tortoise, Testudo kleinmanni , in Israel. Herpetological Journal 1:574-577. [PDF]

5.    Geffen E, Degen AA, Kam M, Hefner R, Nagy KA. 1992. Daily energy expenditure and water flux of free-living Blanford's foxes (Vulpes cana): a small desert carnivore. Journal of Animal Ecology , 61:611-617. [PDF]

6.    Geffen E, Hefner R, Macdonald DW, Ucko M. 1992. Diet and foraging behavior of the Blanford's fox, Vulpes cana, in Israel. Journal of Mammalogy 73:395-402. [PDF]

7.    Geffen E, Hefner R, Macdonald DW, Ucko M. 1992. Habitat selection and home range in the Blanford's fox, Vulpes cana: compatibility with the Resource Dispersion Hypothesis. Oecologia 91:75-81. [PDF]

8.    Geffen E, Hefner R, Macdonald DW, Ucko M. 1992. Morphological adaptations and seasonal weight changes in the Blanford's fox, Vulpes canaJournal of Arid Environments 23:287-292.

9.    Geffen E, Macdonald DW. 1992. Small size and monogamy: spatial organization of the Blanford’s fox, Vulpes cana Animal Behaviour 44:1123-1130. [PDF]

10. Geffen E, Mercure A, Girman DJ, Macdonald DW, Wayne RK. 1992. Phylogeny of the fox-like canids: analysis of mtDNA restriction fragment, site, and cytochrome b sequence data. Journal of Zoology 228: 27-39. [PDF]

11. Geffen E, Hefner R, Macdonald DW, Ucko M. 1993. Biotope and Distribution of the Blanford's fox. Oryx 27:104-108. [PDF]

12. Geffen E, Macdonald DW. 1993. Activity and time tabling in the movement patterns of Blanford's foxes, Vulpes cana, in Israel. Journal of Mammalogy 74:455-463. [PDF]

13. Geffen E. 1994. Blanford's fox, Vulpes cana. Mammalian Species 462:1-4. [PDF]

14. Macdonald DW, Geffen E. 1994. Blanford's fox (Vulpes cana) appeal. Canid News 2:24.

15. Roy MS, Geffen E, Smith D, Ostrander E, Wayne RK. 1994. Patterns of differentiation and hybridization in North American wolf-like canids revealed by analysis of microsatellite loci. Molecular Biology and Evolution 11:553-570.[PDF]

16. Maldonado JE, Orta Davila F, Stewart BS, Geffen E, Wayne RK. 1995. Intraspecific genetic differentiation in Californian sealions (Zalophus californianus ) from southern California and the Gulf of California. Marine Mammal Research 11:46-58. [PDF]

17. Hefner R, Geffen E. 1995. The Arabian wolf ( Canis lupus ) in Israel. Canid News 3:22.

18. Geffen E, Gompper ME, Gittleman JL, Luh HK, Macdonald DW, Wayne RK. 1996. Size, life histories and social organization in the Canidae: a reevaluation. American Naturalist 147:140-160. [PDF]

19. Yahnke CJ, Smith D, Johnson W, Geffen E, Fuller T, Van Valkenburgh B, Hertel F, Roy MS, Wayne RK. 1996. Darwin's fox: a distinct endangered species from a vanishing habitat. Conservation Biology 10:366-375. [PDF]

20. García-Moreno J, Roy MS, Geffen E, Wayne RK. 1996. Relationships and genetic purity of the endangered Mexican wolf: an analysis of 10 microsatellite loci. Conservation Biology 10:376-389. [PDF]

21. Altmann J, Alberts SC, Haines SA, Dubach J, Muruthi P, Coote T, Geffen E, Mututua RS, Saiyalel SN, Wayne RK and Bruford MW. 1996. Behavior predicts genetic structure in a wild primate group. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 93:5797-5801. [PDF]

22. Roy MS, Geffen E, Smith D, Wayne RK. 1996. Molecular genetics of pre-1940 red wolves. Conservation Biology 10:1413-1424. [PDF]

23. Hedrick PW, Miller PS, Geffen E, Wayne RK. 1997. Genetic evaluation of the three captive Mexican wolf lineages. Zoo Biology 16:47-69. [PDF]

24. Girman DJ, Miles MGL, Geffen E, Wayne RK. 1997. A molecular genetic analysis of social structure, dispersal, and pack interactions in the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 40:187-198.[PDF]

25. Smith D, Meier T, Geffen E, Mech LD, Burch J, Adams L, Wayne RK. 1997. Is inbreeding common in wolf packs? Behavioral Ecology 8:384-391. [PDF]

26. Moritz C, Heideman A, Geffen E, McRae P. 1997. Genetic population structure of the bilby, Macrotis lagotis, a marsupial in decline. Molecular Ecology 6:925-936. [PDF]

27. Wayne RK, Geffen E, Girman D, Kopfelli KP, Marshall C. 1997. Molecular systematics of the Canidae. Systematic Biology 46:622-649. [PDF]

28. Maldonado JE, Cotera M, Geffen E, Wayne RK. 1997. Relationships of the endangered Mexican kit fox (Vulpes macrotis zinseri) to North American arid-land foxes based on mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Southwestern Naturalist 42:460-470.

29. de Ruiter JR, Geffen E. 1998. Relatedness of matrilines, dispersing males and social groups in long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis). Proceedings of the Royal Society B 265:79-87. [PDF]

30. Geffen H, Pervolotsky A, Geffen E, Yom-Tov Y. 1999. Use of space and social organization of female mountain gazelles (Gazella gazella gazella) in Ramat HaNadiv, Israel. Journal of Zoology 247:113-119. [PDF]

31. Hefner R, Geffen E. 1999. Ecology and behavior of the Arabian wolf (Canis lupus) in southern Israel. Journal of Mammalogy 80:611-619. [PDF]

32. Mokady O, Loya Y, Achituv Y, Geffen E, Graur D, Rozenblatt S, Brickner I. 1999. Speciation versus phenotypic plasticity - Darwin's observations in an ecological context. Journal of Molecular Evolution 49:367-375. [PDF]

33. Kutiel P, Geffen E. 1999. Coastal dune ecosystems: management for conservation objectives. I. The impact of woody vegetation removal on annual plants. Journal of Mediterranean Ecology 1:101-108.

34. Geffen E, Yom-Tov Y. 2000. Are incubation and fledging periods longer in the tropics? Journal of Animal Ecology 69:59-73. [PDF]

35. Geffen E, Yom-Tov Y. 2000. Old endemics and new invaders: alternative strategies of passerines for living in the Australian environment. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 47:250-257. [PDF]

36. Kutiel P, Peled Y, Geffen E. 2000. The effect of removing shrub cover on annual plants and small mammals in a coastal sand dune ecosystem. Biological Conservation 94:235-242. [PDF]

37. Firestone KB, Houlden BA, Sherwin WB, Geffen E. 2000. Variability and differentiation of microsatellites in the genus Dasyurus and conservation implications for the large Australian carnivorous marsupials. Conservation Genetics 1:115-133. [PDF]

38. Girman DJ, Vila C, Geffen E, Creel S, Mills MGL, McNutt JW, Ginsberg J, Kat P, Wayne RK. 2001. Patterns of population subdivision, gene flow, and genetic variability in the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus). Molecular Ecology10:1702-1723. [PDF]

39. Geffen E, Yom-Tov Y. 2001. Factors affecting the rates of intraspecific nest parasitism among Anseriformes and Galliformes. Animal Behaviour 62:1027-1038. [PDF]

40. Koren L, Mokady O, Karaskov T, Klein J, Koren G, Geffen E. 2002. A novel method for determining hormonal levels in wildlife using hair. Animal Behaviour 63:403-406. [PDF]

41. Blundell GM, Ben-David M, Groves P, Bowyer RT, Geffen E. 2002. Characteristics of sex-biased dispersal and gene flow in coastal river otters: implications for natural recolonization of extirpated populations. Molecular Ecology11:289-303. [PDF]

42. Rosenberg N, Murata M, Ikeda Y, Opare-Sem O, Zivelin A, Geffen E, Seligsohn U. 2002. The frequent Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase C677T polymorphism is associated with a common haplotype in whites, Japanese and Africans. American Journal of Human Genetics 70:758-762. [PDF]

43. Rak Y, Ginzburg A, Geffen E. 2002. Does Homo neanderthalensis play a role in modern human ancestry? The mandibular evidence. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 119:199-204. [PDF]

44. Yom Tov Y, Geffen E. 2002. Examining the Ashmole hypothesis: are life history parameters of resident passerines related to the proportion of migrants? Evolutionary Ecology Research 4:673-685. [PDF]

45. Jones ME, Paetkau D, Geffen E, Moritz C. 2003. Microsatellites for the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus laniarius). Molecular Ecology Notes 3:277-279. [PDF]

46. Kam M, Cohen-Gross S, Khokhlova IS, Degen AA, Geffen E. 2003. Average daily metabolic rate, reproduction and energy allocation during lactation in the Sundevall jird, Meriones crassusFunctional Ecology 17:496-503.[PDF]

47. Russell EM, Yom-Tov Y, Geffen E. 2004. Extended parental care and delayed dispersal: northern, tropical and southern passerines compared. Behavioral Ecology 15:831-838. [PDF]

48. Blundell GM, Ben-David M, Groves P, Bowyer RT, Geffen E. 2004. Kinship and sociality in coastal river otters: are they related? Behavioral Ecology 15:705-714. [PDF]

49. Shefer S, Abelson A, Moakdy O, Geffen E. 2004. Red- to Mediterranean Sea bioinvasion: natural drift through the Suez Canal, or anthropogenic transport? Molecular Ecology 13:2333-2343. [PDF]

50. Geffen E, Anderson MJ, Wayne RK. 2004. Climate and habitat barriers to dispersal in the highly mobile gray wolf. Molecular Ecology 13:2481-2490. [PDF]

51. Jones ME, Paetkau D, Geffen E , Moritz C. 2004. Genetic diversity, dispersal and population structure in the Tasmanian devil, the largest marsupial carnivore. Molecular Ecology 13:2197-2209. [PDF]

52. Yom-Tov Y, Geffen E. 2005. Host specialization and latitude among cuckoos. Journal of Avian Biology 36:465-470. [PDF]

53. Scheinin S, Yom-Tov Y, Motro U, Geffen E. 2006. Behavioral responses of red foxes (Vulpes vulpes ) to the presence of golden jackal (Canis aureus ): a field experiment. Animal Behaviour 71:577-584. [PDF]

54. Yom-Tov Y, Geffen E. 2006. Geographic variation in body size: the effects of ambient temperature and precipitation Oecologia 148:213-218. [PDF]

55. Yom-Tov Y, Geffen E2006. On the origin of brood parasitism in altricial birds. Behavioral Ecology 17:196-205.[PDF]

56. Koren L, Mokady O, Geffen E. 2006. Elevated testosterone levels and social ranks in female rock hyrax. Hormones and Behavior 49:470-477. [PDF]

57. Keren-Rotem T, Bouskila A, Geffen E. 2006. Ontogenetic habitat shift and risk of cannibalism in the common chameleon (Chamaeleo chamaeleon). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 59:723-731. [PDF]

58. Perez I, Geffen E, Mokady O. 2006. Critically Endangered Arabian leopards Panthera pardus nimr in Israel: estimating population parameters using molecular scatology. Oryx 40:295-301. [PDF]

59. Rak Y, Ginsburg A, Geffen E. 2007. Gorilla-like anatomy on Australopithecus afarensis mandibles suggests Au. afarensis link to robust australopiths. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 104:6568-6572. [PDF]

60. Meiri S, Yom-Tov Y, Geffen E. 2007. What determines conformity to Bergmann’s rule? Global Ecology and Biogeography 16:788-794. [PDF]

61. Geffen E, Waidyaratne S, Dalén, Angerbjörn A, Vila C, Hersteinsson P, Fuglei E, White PA, Goltsman M, Kapel CMO, Wayne RK. 2007. Sea ice occurrence predicts genetic isolation in the Arctic fox. Molecular Ecology 16:4241-4255. [PDF]

62. Driscoll CA, Menotti-Raymond M, Roca AL, Hupe K, Johnson WE, Geffen E, Harley E, Delibes M, Pontier D, Kitchener AC, Yamaguchi N, O’Brien SJ, Macdonald DW. 2007. The Near Eastern origin of cat domestication. Science 317:519-523. [PDF]

63. Brickner-Braun I, Geffen E, Yom-Tov Y. 2007. The domestic cats (Felis catus) as a predator of Israeli wildlife. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution 53:129-142. [PDF]

64. Koepfli KP, Kanchanasaka B, Sasaki H, Jacques H, Louie KDY, Hoai T, Dallas JF, Geffen E, Gutleb A, Sung-Yong H, Heggberget TM, LaFontaine L, Mason C, Melisch R, Ruiz-Olmo J, Santos-Reis M, Sidorovich VE, Stubbe M, Wayne RK. 2008. Establishing the foundation for an applied molecular taxonomy of otters in Southeast Asia. Conservation Genetics 9:1589-1604. [PDF]

65. Leader N, Geffen E, Mokady O, Yom-Tov Y. 2008. Song dialects do not restrict gene flow in an urban population of the orange-tufted sunbird, Nectarinia oseaBehavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62:1299-1305. [PDF]

66. Koren L, Mokady O, Geffen E. 2008. Social status and cortisol levels in singing rock hyraxes. Hormones and Behavior 54:212-216. [PDF]

67. Koren L, Geffen E. 2009. Androgens and social status in female rock hyraxes. Animal Behaviour 77:233-238.[PDF]

68. Hersteinsson P, Yom-Tov Y, Geffen E. 2009. The effect of the Sub-polar Gyre, North Atlantic Oscillation and ambient temperature on size variation in the Icelandic Arctic fox. Global Change Biology 15:1423-1433. [PDF]

69. Koren L, Geffen E. 2009. Complex call in male rock hyrax: a multi-information distributing channel. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63:581-590. [PDF]

70. Gingold G, Yom-Tov Y, Kronfeld-Schor N, Geffen E. 2009. The effect of guard dogs on the behavior of gazellesGazella gazella in cattle enclosures on the Golan Heights. Animal Conservation 12:155-162. [PDF]

71. VonHoldt BM, Pollinger JP, Lohmueller KE, Han E, Parker HG, Quignon P, Degenhardt JD, Boyko AR, Earl DA, Auton A, Reynolds A, Bryc K, Brisbin A, Knowles J, Mosher DS, Spady TS, Elkahloun A, Geffen E, Pilot M, Jedrzejewski W, Greco C, Randi E, Bannasch D, Wilton A, Shearman J, Cargill M, Jones PG, Qian Z, Huang W, Ding Z, Zhang Y, Bustamante CD, Ostrander EA, Novembre J, Wayne RK. 2010. Genome-wide SNP and haplotype analyses reveal a rich history underlying dog domestication. Nature 464:898-903. [PDF]

72. Munwes I, Geffen E, Roll U, Friedmann A, Daya A, Tikochinski Y, Gafny S. 2010. The change in genetic diversity down the core-edge gradient in the eastern spadefoot toad (Pelobates syriacus). Molecular Ecology 19:2675-2689.[PDF]

73. Facka AN, Roemer GW, Mathis VL, Kam M, Geffen E. 2010. Drought leads to collapse of black-tailed prairie dog populations reintroduced to the Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:1752-1762. [PDF]

74. Kam M, Degen AA, Khokhlova IS, Krasnov BR, Geffen E. 2010. Do fleas affect energy expenditure of their free-living hosts? PLoS ONE 5:e13686. [PDF]

75. Shneor O, Perlman G, Balaban A, Yom-Tov Y, Huchon D, Geffen E. 2010. Origin of passerine migratory waves: evidence from the blackcap at a stopover site. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution 56:135-151. [PDF]

76. Gaubert P, Machordom A, Morales A, Lopez Bao JV, Veron G, Amin M, Queirós Barros TS, Basuony M, Sylvestre Djagoun CAM, Do Linh San E, Santos Fonseca CMM, Geffen E, Gouichiche M, Onder Ozkurt S, Cruaud C, Couloux A, Palomares F. 2011. Comparative phylogeography of two African carnivores presumably introduced in Europe: disentangling natural versus human-mediated dispersal across the Strait of Gibraltar. Journal of Biogeography 38:341-358. [PDF]

77. Koren L, Geffen E. 2011. Individual identity is communicated through multiple channels in male rock hyrax (Procavia capensis) songs. Behavioral Ecology and sociobiology 65:675-684. [PDF]

78. Yom Tov Y, Geffen E. 2011. Recent spatial and temporal changes in body size of terrestrial vertebrates: probable causes and pitfalls. Biological Reviews 86:531-541. [PDF]

79. Geffen E, Rowe KC, Yom-Tov Y. 2011. Reproductive rates in Australian rodents are related to phylogeny. PLoS ONE 6:e19199. [PDF]

80. Yoktan K, Geffen E, Ilany A, Yom-Tov Y, Leader N. 2011. Vocal dialect and genetic subdivisions along a geographic gradient in the orange-tufted sunbird. Behavioral Ecology and sociobiology 65:1389-1402. [PDF]

81. Munwes I, Geffen E, Friedmann A, Tikochinski Y, Gafny S. 2011. Variation in heteroplasmy and repeat length of the mtDNA control region along a core-edge gradient in the eastern spadefoot toad (Pelobates syriacus). Molecular Ecology 20:2878-2887. [PDF]

82. Virgós E, Kowalczyk R, Trua A, de Marinis A, Mangas GJ, Barea-Azcón JM, Geffen E. 2011. Body size clines in the European badger and the abundant centre hypothesis. Journal of Biogeography 38:1546-1556. [PDF]

83. VonHoldt BM, Pollinger JP, Earl DA, Knowles JC, Boyko AR, Parker H, Geffen E, Pilot M, Jedrzejewski W, Greco C, Randi E, Musiani M, Kays R, Qian Z, Zhang Y, Bustamante CD, Ostrander EA, Novembre J, Wayne RK. 2011. A genome-wide perspective on the evolutionary history of enigmatic wolf-like canids. Genome Research, 21:1294-1305. [PDF] 

84. Barocas A, Ilany A, Koren L, Kam M, Geffen E. 2011. Variance in centrality within rock hyrax social networks predicts adult longevity. PLoS ONE 6:e22375. [PDF]

85. Ilany A, Barocas A, Koren L, Kam M, Geffen E. 2011. Singing rock hyraxes exploit conspecific calls to gain attention. PLoS ONE 6:e28612. [PDF]

86. Geffen E, Kam M, Hefner R, Hersteinsson P, Angerbjörn A, Dalèn L, Fuglei E, Norèn K, Adams J, Vucetich J, Meier TJ, Mech LD, vonHoldt BM, Stahler DR, Wayne RK. 2011. Kin encounter rate and inbreeding avoidance in canids. Molecular Ecology 20:5348-5358. [PDF]

87. Koren L, Nakagawa S, Burke T, Soma KK, Wynne-Edwards KE, Geffen E. 2012. Non-breeding feather concentrations of testosterone, corticosterone and cortisol are associated with subsequent survival in wild house sparrows. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 279, 1560-1566. [PDF]

88. Yom-Tov Y, Hatzofe O, Geffen E. 2012. Israel’s breeding avifauna: A century of dramatic change. Biological Conservation, 147:13-21. [PDF]

89. Cohen O, Barocas A, Geffen E. 2013. Conflicting management policies for the Arabian wolf in the Negev Desert: Is this justified? Oryx, 47:228-236. [PDF] 

90. Kershenbaum A, Ilany A, Blaustein L, Geffen E. 2012. Syntactic structure and geographical dialects in the songs of male rock hyraxes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 279:2974-2981. [PDF]

91. Pienaar J., Ilany A., Geffen E., Yom-Tov Y. 2013. Macroevolution of life-history traits in passerine birds: adaptation and phylogenetic inertia. Ecology Letters, 16:571-576. [PDF]

92. Ilany A, Barocas A, Kam M, Ilany T, Geffen E. 2013. The energy cost of singing in wild rock hyrax males: evidence for an index signal. Animal Behaviour, 85:995-1001. [PDF]

93. Ilany A, Barocas A, Koren L, Kam M, Geffen E. 2013. Structural balance in the social networks of a wild mammal. Animal Behaviour, 85:1397-1405. [PDF]

94. Biton R, Geffen E, Vences M, Cohen O, Bailon S, Rabinovich R, Malka Y, Oron T, Boistel R, Brumfeld V, Gafny S. 2013. The rediscovered Hula painted frog is a living fossil. Nature Communications, 4:1959. [PDF]

95. Stachowicz JB, Vannoni E, Pitcher BJ, Briefer EF, Geffen E, McElligott AG. 2014. Acoustic divergence in the rut vocalisations of Persian and European fallow deer. Journal of Zoology, 292:1–9. [PDF]

96. Freedman A, Gronau I, Han E, Schweizer R, Ortega-Del Vecchyo D, Silva P, Galaverni M, Fan Z, Marx P, Lorente-Galdos B, Beale H, Ramirez O, Alkan C, Vilà C, Squire K, Geffen E, Kusak J, Boyko A, Parker H, Lee C, Tadigotla V, Siepe A, Bustamante C, Harkins T, Nelson S, Ostrander E, Marques-Bonet T, Wayne RK, Novembre J. 2014. Genome sequencing highlights the dynamic early history of dogs. PLoS Genetics, 10:e1004016. [PDF]

97. Gutiérrez-Rodríguez J, Salvi D, Geffen E, Gafny S, Martínez-Solano I. 2014. Isolation and characterization of novel polymorphic microsatellite loci in Iberian painted frogs (Discoglossus galganoi and D. jeanneae), with data on cross-species amplification in Discoglossus and Latonia (Alytidae). Herpetological Journal, 24:261-265. [PDF]

98. Demartsev V, Kershenbaum A, Ilany A, Barocas A, Bar Ziv E, Koren L, Geffen E. 2014. Male hyraxes increase song complexity and duration in the presence of alert individuals. Behavioral Ecology, 25:1451–1458. [PDF]

98. Roll U, Geffen E, Yom-Tov Y. 2015. Linking species richness to tree canopy height on a global scale. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 24:814–825. [PDF]

100. Koepfli KP, Pollinger J, Godinho R, Robinson J, Lea A, Hendricks S, Schweizer RM, Thalmann O, Silva P, Fan Z, Yurchenko AA, Dobrynin P, Makunin A, Cahill JA, Shapiro B, Álvares F, Brito JC, Geffen E, Leonard JA, Johnson WE, O'Brien SJ, Van Valkenburgh B, Wayne RK. 2015. Genome-wide evidence reveals that African and Eurasian golden jackals are distinct species. Current Biology, 25: 2158–2165. [PDF]

101. Freedman AH, Schweizer RM, Ortega-Del Vecchyo D, Han E, Davis B, Gronau I, Silva PM, Galaverni M, Fan Z, Marx P, Lorente-Galdos B, Ramirez O, Hormozdiari F, Alkan C, Vila C, Squire K, Geffen E, Kusak J, Boyko AR, Parker HG, Lee C, Tadigotla V, Bustamante CD, Harkins TT, Nelson SF, Marques-Bonet T, Ostrander EA, Wayne RK. 2016. Demographically-based evaluation of genomic regions under selection in domestic dogs. PLoS Genetics, 12:e1005851. [PDF]

102. Demartsev V, Bar Ziv E, Shani U, Goll Y, Koren L, Geffen E. 2016. Harsh vocal elements affect counter-singing dynamics in male rock hyrax. Behavioral Ecology, 27:1397–1404. [PDF]

103. Bar Ziv E, Ilany A, Demartsev V, Barocas A, Geffen E, Koren L. 2016. Sexual networks reveal cryptic female mate choice in a polygynandrous wild mammal. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 70:901–912. [PDF]

104. Keren-Rotem T, Levy N, Wolf L, Bouskila A, Geffen E. 2016. Male preference for social signaling over crypsis is associated with alternative mating tactics. Animal Behaviour, 117:43-49. [PDF]

105. Warburton EM, Kam M, Bar-Shira E, Friedman A, Khokhlova IS, Koren L, Geffen E, Kiefer D, Krasnov BR, Degen AA. 2016. Effects of parasite pressure on parasite mortality and reproductive output in a rodent-flea system: inferring host defense trade-offs. Parasitology Research, 115:3337–3344. [PDF]

106. Sazatornil V, Rodríguez A, Klaczek M, Ahmadi M, Alvares F, Arthur S, Blanco JC, Borg B, Cluff D, Cortés Y, García E, Geffen E, Habib B, Iliopoulos Y, Kaboli M, Krofel M, Llaneza L, Marucco F, Oakleaf J, Person D, Potočnik H, Razen N, Rio-Maior H, Sand H, Unger D, Wabakken P, López-Bao JV. 2016. The role of human-related risk in breeding site selection by wolves. Biological Conservation, 201:103–110. [PDF]

107. Keren-Rotem T, Levy N, Wolf L, Bouskila A, Geffen E. 2016. Alternative reproductive tactics in male chameleons are evident in both long-term body color and short-term courtship pattern. PLoS ONE, 11:e0159032. [PDF]

108. Tchaicka L, de Freitas TRO, Bager A, Vidal SL, Lucherini M, Iriarte A, Novaro A, Geffen E, Garcez FS, Johnson WE, Wayne RK, Eizirik E. 2016. Molecular assessment of the phylogeny and biogeography of a recently diversified endemic group of South American canids (Mammalia: Carnivora: Canidae). Genetics and Molecular Biology, 39:442-451. [PDF]

109. Demartsev V, Ilany A, Barocas A, Bar Ziv E, Geffen E. 2016. A mixed strategy of counter-singing behaviour among male rock hyrax vocal competitions. Behavioral Ecology Sociobiology, 70:2185–2193. [PDF]

110. Melamed Y, Kislev M, Geffen E, Lev-Yadun S, Goren-Inbar N. 2016. The plant component of an Acheulian diet: a case study from Gesher Benot Ya‘aqov, Israel. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 113:14674–14679. [PDF]

111. Yom-Tov Y, Hersteinsson P, Yom-Tov E, Geffen E. 2017. Harsh climate selects for small body size among Iceland Arctic foxes. Ecography, 40:376–383. [PDF]

112. Yom-Tov E, Yom-Tov Y, Yom-Tov S, Anderson M, Rosenfeld D, Devasthale A, Geffen E. 2017. The complex effects of geography, ambient temperature, and North Atlantic Oscillation on the body size of Arctic hares in Greenland. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society, 120:909-918. [PDF]

113. Perl RGB, Gafny S, Malka Y, Renan S, Woodhams D, Rollins-Smith L, Pask JD, Bletz M, Geffen E, Vences M. 2017. Natural history and conservation of the rediscovered Hula painted frog, Latonia nigriventer. Contributions to Zoology, 86: 11-36. [PDF]

114. Demartsev V, Ilany A, Kershenbaum A, Geva Y, Margalit O, Shnitser I, Barocas A, Bar-Ziv E, Koren L, Geffen E. 2017. The progression pattern of male hyrax songs and the role of climactic ending. Scientific Reports 7:2794. [PDF]

115. Goll Y, Demartsev V, Koren L, Geffen E. 2017. Male hyraxes increase countersinging as strangers become ‘nasty neighbours’. Animal Behaviour 134:9-14. [PDF]

116. Renan S, Gafny S, Perl RGB, Roll U, Malka Y, Vences M, Geffen E. 2017. Living quarters of a living fossil - Uncovering the current distribution pattern of the rediscovered Hula painted frog (Latonia nigriventer) using environmental DNA. Molecular Ecology 26:6801–6812. [PDF]

117. Keren-Rotem T, Roll, U, Bouskila A, Geffen E. 2018. The contextual separation of lateral white line patterns in chameleons. Royal Society Open Science 5:171235. [PDF]

118. Barocas A, Hefner R, Ucko M, Merkle J, Geffen E. 2018. Behavioral adaptations of a large carnivore to human activity in an extremely arid landscape. Animal Conservation 21:433–443. [PDF]

119. Perl BRG, Geffen E, Malka Y, Barocas A, Renan S, Vences M, Gafny S. 2018. Population genetic analysis of the recently rediscovered Hula painted frog (Latonia nigriventer) reveals high genetic diversity and low inbreeding. Scientific Reports 8:5588. [PDF]

120. Perl RGB, Gafny S, Geffen E, Malka Y, Renan S, Vences M. 2018. Notes on post-metamorphic colour pattern changes in the Hula painted frog (Latonia nigriventer): How realistic is re-identification of juveniles? Herpetology Notes 11:475-480. [PDF]

121. Koren L, Matas D, Pečnerová P, Dalén L, Tikhonov A, Gilbert MTP, Geffen E. 2018. Testosterone in ancient hair from an extinct species. Paleontology 61:797–802. [PDF]

122.  Weissman Y, Demartsev V, Ilany A, Barocas A, Bar-Ziv E, Shnitzer I, Geffen E, Koren L. 2019. Acoustic stability in hyrax snorts: Vocal tightrope-walkers or wrathful verbal assailants? Behavioral Ecology 30:223–230. [PDF]

123. Geffen E, Yom-Tov Y. 2019. Pacific island invasions: How do settlement time, latitude, island area, and number of competitors affect body size of the kiore across the Pacific? Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 126:462–470. [PDF]

124. Demartsev V, Kershenbaum A, Ilany A, Barocas A, Weissman Y, Koren L, Geffen E. 2019. Life-long changes in vocal syntactic complexity are determined by alternative life history. Animal Behaviour 153:151-158. [PDF]

125. Dufresnes C, Strachinis I, Suriadna N, Mykytynets G, Cogălniceanu D, Szekely P, Vukov T, Arntzen JW, Wielstra B, Lymberakis P, Geffen E, Gafny S, Kumlutaş Y, Ilgaz Ç, Candan K, Mizsei E, Szabolcs M, Savary R, Kolenda K, Smirnov N, Geniez P, Lukanov S, Crottini A, Crochet PA, Dubey S, Perrin N, Litvinchuk S, Denoël M. 2019. Biogeography and speciation in the Palearctic: Insights from spadefoot toads (Pelobates). Molecular Ecology in press.

126. Weissman Y, Demartsev V, Ilany A, Barocas A, Bar-Ziv E, Geffen E, Koren L. 2019. Social context mediates testosterone’s influences on snort parameters in male hyrax songs. Hormones and Behavior in press.

127. Koren L, Weissman Y, Shnitser I, Beukeboom R, Bar Ziv E, Demartsev V, Barocas A, Ilany A, Geffen E. Sexually opposite effects of testosterone on mating success in wild rock hyrax. Behavioral Ecology in press

Book chapters

1. Mendelssohn H, Geffen E. 1995. The Egyptian tortoise (Testodo kleinmanni). Pp. 139-145 in Red Data Book on Mediterranean Chelonians, Ballasina D (ed.). Edagricole - Edizioni Agricole, Bologna, Italy.

2. Taberlet P. Luikart G, Geffen E. 2001. New methods for obtaining and analyzing genetic data from free-ranging carnivores. Pp. 313-334 in Carnivore Conservation, Gittleman J L, Funk S M, Macdonald D W, Wayne R K (eds.). Cambridge University Press and The Zoological Society of London, London

3. Macdonald D W, Geffen E. 2001. Fox classification. Pp. 61 in The Encyclopedia of Mammals, second edition, Macdonald D W (ed.). Oxford University Press, Oxford.

4. Geffen E, Girard I. 2003. Behavioral and physiological adaptations of foxes to hot arid environments: comparing Saharo-Arabian and North American species. Pp. 223-229 in The Swift Fox: Ecology and Conservation of Swift Foxes in a Changing World, Sovada M, Carbyn L N (eds.). Canadian Circumpolar Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. [PDF]

5. Wayne R K.,Geffen E, Vila C. 2004. Population Genetics. Pp. 55-84 in Biology and conservation of wild canids, Macdonald D W, Sillero-Zubiri C (eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford.

6. Geffen, E. 2004. Blanford’s foxes. Pp. 199-206 in Biology and conservation of wild canids, Macdonald, D. W. and C. Sillero-Zubiri (eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford.

7. Geffen E, Hefner R, Wright P. 2004. Blanford’s fox (Vulpes cana). Pp. 194-198 in Canids: Foxes, Wolves, Jackals and Dogs. Status Survey and Conservation: Action Plan. Sillero-Zubiri C, Hoffmann M, Macdonald D W (eds.). IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.

8. Wayne R K., .Geffen E, Vila C. 2004. Conservation Genetics of Canids. Pp. 237-245 in Canids: Foxes, Wolves, Jackals and Dogs. Status Survey and Conservation: Action Plan. Sillero-Zubiri C, Hoffmann M , Macdonald D W (eds.). IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.

9. Geffen E, Luikart DW, Waples RS, 2007. Impacts of modern molecular genetic techniques on conservation biology. Pp. 46-63 in Key Topics in Conservation Biology. Macdonald DW and Service K. (eds). Blackwells Publishing, Oxford.

10. Geffen E, Peters G. 2013. Vulpes cana. Pp. 60-62 In The Mammals of Africa, Vol. 4., Kingdon J, Hoffmann M (eds.). Academic Press, New York.

11. Yom-Tov Y, Geffen E. 2017. Intra-specific nest parasitism among birds: The effects of phylogeny, mode of reproduction and geographic distribution Pp. 95-103 in Avian Brood Parasitism - Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Coevolution, Soler M. (ed.). Springer International Publishing.

12. Belmaker J, Abelsson A, Haddas Sasson M, Yamaguchi N, Shefer S, Geffen E. 2018. The inherent difficulty in identifying an invasive species’ origin: The mytilid Brachidontes pharaonis – a case study. Pp. XX-XX in The Arabian seas biodiversity, environment challenges and conservation measures, Jawad LA. (ed.). Springer International Publishing, in press