|Agriculture shapes the trophic niche of a bat preying on multiple pest arthropods across Europe: Evidence from DNA metabarcoding|
O Aizpurua, I Budinski, P Georgiakakis, S Gopalakrishnan, C Ibañez, ...
Molecular ecology 27 (3), 815-825, 2018
|Does the niche breadth or trade‐off hypothesis explain the abundance–occupancy relationship in avian Haemosporidia?|
SV Drovetski, SA Aghayan, VA Mata, RJ Lopes, NA Mode, JA Harvey, ...
Molecular ecology 23 (13), 3322-3329, 2014
|How much is enough? Effects of technical and biological replication on metabarcoding dietary analysis|
VA Mata, H Rebelo, F Amorim, GF McCracken, S Jarman, P Beja
Molecular Ecology 28 (2), 165-175, 2019
|Female dietary bias towards large migratory moths in the European free-tailed bat (Tadarida teniotis)|
VA Mata, F Amorim, MFV Corley, GF McCracken, H Rebelo, P Beja
Biology letters 12 (3), 20150988, 2016
|Advancing the integration of multi‐marker metabarcoding data in dietary analysis of trophic generalists|
LP da Silva, VA Mata, PB Lopes, P Pereira, SN Jarman, RJ Lopes, P Beja
Molecular Ecology Resources 19 (6), 1420-1432, 2019
|The Strait of Gibraltar poses an effective barrier to host-specialised but not to host-generalised lineages of avian Haemosporidia|
VA Mata, LP da Silva, RJ Lopes, SV Drovetski
International Journal for Parasitology 45 (11), 711-719, 2015
|Effects of a drought episode on the reproductive success of European free-tailed bats (Tadarida teniotis)|
F Amorim, VA Mata, P Beja, H Rebelo
Mammalian Biology 80 (3), 228-236, 2015
|Natural woodlands hold more diverse, abundant, and unique biota than novel anthropogenic forests: a multi-group assessment|
LP da Silva, RH Heleno, JM Costa, M Valente, VA Mata, SC Gonçalves, ...
European Journal of Forest Research 138 (3), 461-472, 2019
|High‐resolution multi‐marker DNA metabarcoding reveals sexual dietary differentiation in a bird with minor dimorphism|
LP da Silva, VA Mata, PB Lopes, RJ Lopes, P Beja
Ecology and Evolution 10 (19), 10364-10373, 2020
|Combining DNA metabarcoding and ecological networks to inform conservation biocontrol by small vertebrate predators|
VA Mata, LP da Silva, J Veríssimo, P Horta, H Raposeira, GF McCracken, ...
Ecological Applications, 2021
|What is the giant wall gecko having for dinner? Conservation genetics for guiding reserve management in Cabo Verde|
CJ Pinho, B Santos, VA Mata, M Seguro, MM Romeiras, RJ Lopes, ...
Genes 9 (12), 599, 2018
|Bats use topography and nocturnal updrafts to fly high and fast|
MT O’Mara, F Amorim, M Scacco, GF McCracken, K Safi, V Mata, R Tomé, ...
Current Biology 31 (6), 1311-1316. e4, 2021
|Ypsolopha rhinolophi sp. nov. (Lepidoptera: Ypsolophidae), a new species from Portugal and France unveiled by bats|
M Corley, S Ferreira, VA Mata
Zootaxa 4609 (3), 565–573-565–573, 2019
|Intricate trophic links between threatened vertebrates confined to a small island in the Atlantic Ocean|
RJ Lopes, CJ Pinho, B Santos, M Seguro, VA Mata, B Egeter, ...
Ecology and evolution 9 (8), 4994-5002, 2019
|New and interesting Portuguese Lepidoptera records from 2016 (Insecta: Lepidoptera)|
MFV Corley, J Rosete, AR Gonçalves, V Mata, J Nunes, P Pires
SHILAP Revista de lepidopterología 46 (181), 33-56, 2018
|Stop harvesting olives at night--it kills millions of songbirds|
LP da Silva, VA Mata
Nature 569 (7755), 192-193, 2019
|Evolutionary history of the European free‐tailed bat, a tropical affinity species spanning across the Mediterranean Basin|
F Amorim, O Razgour, VA Mata, S Lopes, R Godinho, C Ibáñez, J Juste, ...
Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 58 (1), 499-518, 2020
|COI Metabarcoding Provides Insights into the Highly Diverse Diet of a Generalist Salamander, Salamandra salamandra (Caudata: Salamandridae)|
AJD Marques, VA Mata, G Velo-Antón
Diversity 14 (2), 89, 2022
|Efficient assessment of nocturnal flying insect communities by combining automatic light traps and DNA metabarcoding|
VA Mata, S Ferreira, RM Campos, LP da Silva, J Veríssimo, MFV Corley, ...
Environmental DNA, 2020
|Trophic interactions between migratory seabirds, predatory fishes and small pelagics in coastal West Africa|
E Correia, JP Granadeiro, VA Mata, A Regalla, P Catry
Marine Ecology Progress Series 622, 177-189, 2019