Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Méndez, L., Viana, D.S., Alzate, A., Kissling, W.D., Eiserhardt, W.L., Rozzi, R., Rakotoarinivo, M., Onstein, R.E., 2022. Megafrugivores as fading shadows of the past: extant frugivores and the abiotic environment as the most important determinants of the distribution of palms in Madagascar. Ecography, https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.05885

Rozzi, R. 2021. A new classification of domestic water buffalo and its implication for wild water buffalo and anoa. BULLetin, Newsletter of the IUCN/SSC Asian Wild Cattle Specialist Group 6: 17.

Curaudeau, M., Rozzi, R., Hassanin, A., 2021. The genome of the lowland anoa (Bubalus depressicornis) illuminates the origin of river and swamp buffalo. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 161: 107170

Rozzi, R., Varela, S., Bover, P., Martin, J., 2020. Causal explanations for the evolution of ‘low gear’ locomotion in insular ruminants. Journal of Biogeography, 47: 2274-2285 (cover article).

Rozzi, R. 2018. Of dwarfed buffaloes and conservation palaeobiology. BULLetin, Newsletter of the IUCN/SSC Asian Wild Cattle Specialist Group 1: 14-17.

Rozzi, R. 2018. Space-time patterns of body mass variation in island bovids: The key role of predatory release. Journal of Biogeography 45: 1196-1207.

Rozzi, R., Lomolino, M.V., 2017. Rapid Dwarfing of an Insular Mammal – The Feral Cattle of Amsterdam Island. Scientific Reports 7: 8820.

Rozzi, R., 2017. A new extinct dwarfed buffalo from Sulawesi and the evolution of the subgenus Anoa: an interdisciplinary perspective. Quaternary Science Reviews 157: 188-205.

Rozzi, R., Palombo, M.R., 2014. Lights And Shadows In The Evolutionary Patterns Of Insular Bovids. Integrative Zoology 9: 213-228 (cover article).

Palombo, M.R., Rozzi, R., 2014. How correct is any chronological ordering of the Quaternary Sardinian mammalian assemblages? Quaternary International 328-329: 136-155.

Rozzi, R., Palombo, M.R., 2013b. The morphology of femur as palaeohabitat predictor in insular bovids. Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana 52: 177-186.

Rozzi, R., Winkler, D.E., De Vos, J., Schulz, E., Palombo, M.R., 2013. The enigmatic bovid Duboisia santeng (Dubois, 1891) from the Early-Middle Pleistocene of Java: a multiproxy approach to its palaeoecology. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 377: 73-85.

Lomolino, M.V., Van Der Geer, A., Lyras, G.A., Palombo, M R., Sax, D.F. and Rozzi, R., 2013. Of mice and mammoths: generality and antiquity of the island rule. Journal of Biogeography 40:1427-1439.

Palombo, M.R., Rozzi, R., Bover, P., 2013. The endemic bovids from Sardinia and the Balearic Islands: the state of art. Geobios 46(1-2):127-142.

Rozzi, R., Palombo, M. R., 2013a. Do methods for predicting paleohabitats apply for mountain and insular fossil bovids? Integrative Zoology 8(3): 244-59.

Masini, F., Palombo, M. R., Rozzi, R., 2013. A reappraisal of the Early to Middle Pleistocene Italian Bovidae. Quaternary International 288: 45–62.

Aureli, D., Contardi, A., Giaccio, B., Modesti, V., Palombo, M. R., Rozzi, R., Sposato, A., Trucco, F., 2012. Straight-tusked elephants in the Middle Pleistocene of the Northern Latium: Preliminary report on the Ficoncella site (Tarquinia, central Italy). Quaternary International 255: 29-35.

Rozzi, R., Palombo, M.R., Barbieri, M., 2011. The argali (Ovis ammon antiqua) from the Magliana area (Rome). Il Quaternario – Italian Journal of Quaternary Sciences, 24(1): 115-121.

Book Chapters

Palombo, M.R., Rozzi, R., 2013. Mediterranean islands (9,000 years ago). In: Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia, Extinction.

Palombo, M.R., Rozzi, R., 2013. Dwarfing and Gigantism in Quaternary Vertebrates. In: Elias S. A., Mock C. eds. The Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, Publisher: Elsevier, pp.733-747.

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