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Peer-reviewed articles

Rozzi, R., Lomolino, M.V., van der Geer, A.A.E., Silvestro, D., Lyons, S.K., Bover, P., Alcover, J.A., Benítez-López, A., Tsai, C.-H., Fujita, M., Kubo, M., Ochoa, J., Scarborough, M.E., Turvey, S.T., Zizka, A., Chase, J.M., 2023. Dwarfism and gigantism drive human-mediated extinctions on islands. Science, 379 (6636): 1054-1059.

Porrelli, S., Gerbault-Seureau, M., Rozzi, R., Chikhi, R., Curaudeau, M., Ropiquet, A., Hassanin, A., 2022. Draft genome of the lowland anoa (Bubalus depressicornis) and comparison with buffalo genome assemblies (Bovidae, Bubalina). G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 12 (11), jkac234.

Spake, R., Barajas-Barbosa, M.P., Blowes, S.A., Bowler, D.E., Callaghan, C.T., Garbowski, M., Jurburg, S.D., van Klink, R., Korell, L., Ladouceur, E., Rozzi, R., Viana, D.S., Xu, W., Chase, J.M., 2022. Detecting Thresholds of Ecological Change in the Anthropocene. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 47: 797-821.

Zizka, A., Onstein, R.E., Rozzi, R., Weigelt, P., Kreft, H., Steinbauer, M.J., Bruelheide, H., Lens, F., 2022. The evolution of insular woodiness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119 (37) e2208629119.

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, 2022: 2.

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.A.E., 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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