BOOKS

Fa, JE, Funk, SM, O’Connell, DM (2011). Zoo Conservation Biology, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Gittleman, JL, Funk, SM, Wayne, R, Macdonald, D, eds. (2001): Carnivore Conservation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

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PEER-REVIEWED IN ACADEMIC JOURNALS

2017
50. Funk, SM, Conde, D, Lamoreux, J, Fa, JE. Meeting the Aichi targets: Pushing for zero extinction conservation. Ambio.

2016
49. Turvey, ST, Stuart Peters, S, Brace, S, Young, RP, Crumpton, N, Hansford, J, Nuñez-Miño, JM, King, G, Tsalikidis, K, Ottenwalder, JA, Timpson, A, Funk, SM, Brocca, JL, Thomas, MG, Barnes, I. Independent evolutionary histories in allopatric populations of a threatened Caribbean land mammal. Diversity and Distribution. 22:589-602.

2015
48. Michaelides, S, Cole, N, Funk, SM. Conservation genetics of translocated Bojer’s skinks (Gongylomorphus bojerii) in Mauritius. Conservation Genetics, 16: 661-672

2014
47. Funk, SM, Rusowsky, D. The importance of cultural knowledge and scale for analysing Internet search data as a proxy for public interest toward the environment. Biodiversity & Conservation. 23:3101–3112

2013
46. Galov, A , Byrne, K, Gomerčić, T, Gomerčić, MĐ, Arbanasić, H, Sindičić, M, Mihelić, D, Kovačić, A, Funk, SM. Genetic structure and admixture between Posavina and Croatian Coldblood in contrast to Lipizzaner horse from Croatia. Czech Journal of Animal Science. 58:71-78.
45. Gottelli, D, Sillero-Zubiri, C, Marino, J, Funk, SM, Wang, J. Genetic structure and patterns of gene flow among populations of the endangered Ethiopian wolf. Animal Conservation. 16:234-247

2012
44. Jimenez, J, Briceño, C, González-Acuña, D, Alcaino, Vásquez, Funk, SM. Coprologic Survey of Endoparasites from Darwin’s Fox (Pseudalopex fulvipes) in Chiloé, Chile - Muestreo Coprológico de Endoparásitos del Zorro de Darwin (Pseudalopex Fulvipes) en Chiloé, Chile. Archivos Medicina Veterinaria, 44:93-97

2011
43. Jenner, N, Groombridge, J, Funk, SM. Effects of a concentrated, abundant and non-defendable food resource for black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) social and spatial organization. Journal of Zoology, 284:231-238

2010
42. Durbin, J, Funk, SM, Hawkins, F, Hills, DM, Jenkins, PD, Moncrieff, CB, Ralainasolo, FR. Investigations into the status of a new taxon of Salanoia (Mammalia: Carnivora: Eupleridae) from the marshes of Lac Alaotra, Madagascar. Systematics and Biodiversity, 8:341-355 
41. Funk, SM and Fa, JE. Ecoregion prioritization suggests an armoury not a silver bullet for conservation planning. PLOS One 
40. Goldenberg, M, Goldenberg, F, Funk, SM, Henschel, JR, Millesi, E. Diet composition of black-backed jackals, Canis mesomelas, in the Namib Desert. Folia Zoologica 59:93-101

2009
39. Gowtage-Sequeira, S, Banyard, AC, Barrett, T, Buczkowski, H. Funk, SM and Cleaveland, S 2009. Epidemiology, pathology, and genetic analysis of a canine distemper epidemic in Namibia. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45, 1008-1020.

2008
38. Goldenberg, F, Glanzl, M, Henschel, JR, Funk, SM, Millesi, E. Gait choice in desert-living black-backed jackals. Journal of Zoology, 275, 124-129.
37. Zhao, L, Zhang, J, Liu, Z, Funk, SM, Wei, F, Xu, M, Li, M. Complex population genetic and demographic history of the Salangid, Neosalanx taihuensis, based on cytochrome b sequences. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 8, e201. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-201
36. Pérez-Buitrago, N, García, MA , Sabat, A, Delgado, J, Alvarez, AO, McMillan, WO, Funk, SM. Do headstart programs work? Survival and body condition in headstarted Mona Island iguanas Cyclura cornuta stejnegeri. Endangered Species Research 6:55-65.
35. Rosas, KG, Perez-Buitrago, N, Acevedo, JP, Martinez, N, Funk, SM, McMillan, WO. Development and characterization of 11 microsatellite loci for the Mona Island iguana (Cyclura cornuta stejnegeri). Molecular Ecology Resources 8:825-827.

2007
34. Funk, SM, Verma, SK, Larson, G, Prasad, K, Singh, L, Narayan, G, Fa, JE. The pygmy hog is a unique genus: 19th century taxonomists got it right first time round. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 45: 427-436
33. Acosta, G. Funk, SM, Dunstone, N. Inmovilización de la guiña (Leopardus guigna) en estado silvestre con la asociación anestésica ketamina-xilacina. Immobilization of kodkod (Leopardus guigna) with ketamine hydrochloride and xylazine hydrochloride, Avances en Ciencias Veterinarias, 22:5-9
32. Pérez-Buitrago, N. Sabat, A., Funk, SM, García, M., Alvarez, A. & McMillan, WO. Spatial ecology of the Mona Island iguana Cyclura cornuta stejnegeri in an undisturbed environment, Applied Herpetology, 4: 347-355
31. Soulsbury, CD, Iossa, G, Baker, PJ, Cole, NC, Funk, SM, Harris, S. The impact of sarcoptic mange Sarcoptes scabiei on the British fox Vulpes vulpes population. Mammal Review, 37:278-296
30. Fa, JE, Funk, SM. Global endemicity centres for terrestrial vertebrates: an ecoregions approach. Endangered Species Research, 3: 31–42
29. Li, M, Liu, Z, Gou, J, Ren, B, Pan, R, Su, Y, Funk, SM, Wei, F. Phylogeography and Population Structure of the Golden Monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana): Inferred from Mitochondrial DNA Sequences. American Journal of Primatology 69, 1-15.
28. Guschanski, K, Funk, SM, Olivieri, G, Radespiel, U. MtDNA reveals strong genetic differentiation among geographically isolated populations of the golden brown mouse lemur Microcebus ravelobensis. Conservation Genetics (online)
27. González-Acuña, D, Briceño, C, Cicchino, A, Funk, SM, Jiménez, JE. First records of Trichodectes canis (Insecta: Phthiraptera: Trichodectidae) from Darwin’s fox, Pseudalopex fulvipes (Mammalia: Carnivora: Canidae). European Journal of Wildlife Research, 53:76-79.

2006
26. Pilot, M, Jędrzejewski, W, Branicki, W, Sidorovich,'VE, Jędrzejewska,B, Stachura, K, Funk, SM. Ecological factors influence population genetic structure of European grey wolves, Molecular Ecology, 15, 4533-4553
25. Goossens, B, Setchell, JM, James, SS, Funk, SM, Chikhi, L, Abulani, A, Ancrenaz, M, Lackman-Ancrenaz, I, Bruford, MW. Philopatry and reproductive success In Bornean Orang-Utans (Pongo pygmaeus). Molecular Ecology, 15, 2577–2588
24. Ramírez, MA, Patricia-Acevedo, J, Planas, S, Carlin, JL, Funk, SM, McMillan, WO. New microsatellite resources for groupers (Serranidae), Molecular Ecology Notes, 6, 813-817
23. Cerón-Souza, I, Rivera-Ocasio, E, Funk, SM, McMillan, OW. Development of six microsatellite loci for black mangrove (Avicennia germinans). Molecular Ecology Notes, 6, 692-694
22. Wandeler, P, Funk, SM. Short microsatellite DNA markers for the red fox (Vulpes vulpes). Molecular Ecology Notes, 6, 98-100.
21. Funk, SM, Fa, JE. Phylogeography of the endemic St. Lucia whiptail lizard Cnemidophorus vanzoi: conservation genetics at the species boundary. Conservation Genetics, &, 651-663.
20. Young, R, Fa, JE, Ogrodowczyk, A, Morton, M, Lesmond S, Funk, SM. The St Lucia whiptail lizard Cnemidophorus vanzoi: a conservation dilemma? Oryx, 40, 358-361.

2005
19. Li, M, Wei, F, Goossens, B, Feng, Z, Tamate, HB, Bruford, MW, Funk, SM.Mitochondrial Phylogeography and Subspecific Variation in the Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens): Implications for Conservation. Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution, 36, 78-89.
18. Galov, A, Byrne, K, Duras-Gomercic, M, Gomercic, T, Nushol, Z, Vincek, D, Kocijan, I, Tadic, Z, Benkovic, V, Basic, I, Funk, SM. Effectiveness of nine polymorphic microsatellite markers in parentage testing in Posavina, Croatian Coldblood and Lipizzaner horse breeds in Croatia. Livestock Production Science, 93, 277-282.

2004
17. Gottelli, D, Marino, J, Sillero-Zubiri, C, Funk, SM. The effect of the last glacial age on speciation and population genetic structure of the endangered Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis). Molecular Ecology,13, 2275-2286.
16. Baker, PJ*, Funk, SM*, Bruford, MW, Harris, S. Polygynandry in a red fox population: implications for the evolution of canid social systems. Behavioural Ecology, 15, 766-778. *Joint first authors.
15. van Horn, RC, Engh, AL, Scribner, KT, Funk, SM, Holekamp, KE. Behavioral structuring of relatedness in the spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta) suggests direct fitness benefits of clan level cooperation. Molecular Ecology.

2003
14. Wandeler, P, Smith, S, Morin, PA, Pettifor, RA , Funk, SM. Patterns of nuclear DNA degeneration over time - a case study in historic teeth samples. Molecular Ecology, 12, 1087-1093
13. Wandeler, P, Funk, SM, Largiadèr, CR, Gloor, S, Breitenmoser,U. The city-fox phenomenon: genetic consequences of a recent colonization of urban habitat. Molecular Ecology, 12, 647-656

2002
12. Goossens, B, Funk, SM, Vidal, C, Latour, S, Jamart, A,Ancrenaz, M, Wickings, EC, Tutin, CEG, Bruford, MW. Measuring genetic diversity in translocation programs: principles and application to a chimpanzee release project. Animal Conservation, 5, 225–236
11. Rowe, G, Dickinson, HC, Gibson, R, Funk, SM, Fa, JE . St Lucia Whiptail Lizard Cnernidophorus vanzoi (Sauria: Teiidae) microsatellite Primers. Molecular Ecology Notes, 2, 124-126

2001
10. Engh, AL, Funk, SM, Van Horn, RC, Scribner, KT, Bruford, MW, Libants, S, Szykman, M, Smale, L, Holekamp, KE. Reproductive skew among males in a female-dominated mammalian society. Behavioral Ecology, 13: 193–200
9. Szykman, M, Engh, AL, Van Horn, RC, Funk, SM, Scribner, KT, Holekamp, KE. Association patterns among male and female spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) reflect male mate choice. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 50: 231–238
8. Radespiel, U, Funk, SM, Zimmerman, E, Bruford, MW. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the grey mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) and their amplification in the family Cheirogaleidae. Molecular Ecology Notes, 1

2000
7. Baker, PJ*, Funk, SM*, Harris, S, White, PC. Flexible spatial organization of urban foxes, Vulpes vulpes, before and during an outbreak of sarcoptic mange. Animal Behaviour, 59, 127–146. *Joint first authors.
6. Randi, E, Lucchini, V, Christensen, MF, Mucci, N, Funk, SM, Dolf, G, Loeschke, V. Mitochondrial DNA analysis in Italian and East European wolves: Detecting the consequences of small population size and hybridization. Conservation Biology, 14, 464-473

Prior 2000
5. Baker, PJ, Robertson, CPJ, Funk, SM, Harris, S (1998): Potential fitness benefits of group living in the red fox, Vulpes vulpes. Animal Behaviour, 56, 1411–1424.
4. Karp, A, Edwards, KJ, Bruford, M, Funk, S, Vosman, B, Morgante, M, Seberg, O, Kremer, A, Boursot, P, Arctander, P, Tautz, D, Hewitt, GM (1997): Molecular technologies for biodiversity evaluation: Opportunities and challenges. Nature Biotechnology 15, 625–628.
3. Funk, SM (1991) Zur Bedeutung der Untersuchungsmethode bei der Beurteilung des Abwanderverhaltens von Füchsen. Schriften des Arbeitskreises Wildbiologie an der Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, 20, 55-66.
2. Funk, SM, Gürtler WD (1991) Über den Zusammenhang zwischen Reproduktionserfolg und Populationsdichte beim Rotfuchs, Vulpes vulpes L. Schriften des Arbeitskreises Wildbiologie an der Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, 20, 39-48.
1. Funk, SM (1989) Fehler radiotelemetrischer Ortungsverfahren: die Schätzung von Tier- Standorten und home-range-Größen. Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 54, 14-15.

NON-PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

…Burton, F. et al. 2008. Species Recovery Plan for the  Grand Cayman Blue Iguana, Cyclura lewisi 2009 - 2011
Funk, SM. Restoration of the genus Porcula. Suiform Soundings, PPHSG Newsletter 8:41-44.
…Pérez-Buitrago, N, McMillan, O, Funk, SM, Sabat, A, Garcia, M. 2006. Research with the endangered Mona island Iguana (Cyclura corneta stejnegeri). 1er symposio de herpetología Puertorriqueña, 17 March 2006, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
…Pérez-Buitrago, N, Rosas, K, Funk, SM, García, M, Álvarez, A, McMillan, O. 2007. Mona Island Iguana. Reports on ecology, conservation, and blindness. Iguana 14, 239-240.

THESES

…Funk, SM 1994. Effects of spatio-temporal variations in population density due to hunting and rabies on the spatial and social organisation and the reproduction of the Red fox, Vulpes vulpes L..  Zur Dichteabhängigkeit der räumlichen und sozialen Organsiation und der Reproduktion beim Rotfuchs (Vulpes vulpes L.): Eine Studie bei zeitlich und räumlich durch Jagd und Tollwut variierenden Populationsdichten in Südwest- Deutschland und Ost-Frankreich. PhD thesis, Faculty of Sciences, University of Saarland (Université de la Sarre), Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany (19MB)
…Funk, SM 1995. Epidemiology of an outbreak of sarcoptic mange and consequences for spatial and social organisation in an urban fox (Vulpes vulpes) population. MSc thesis, University of Bristol, UK (3MB)
…Funk, SM 1989. Dispersal and den use of Red foxes, Vulpes vulpes L., with special emphasis on methodological problems of radio tracking. Abwanderverhalten und Baunutzung beim Rotfuchs, Vulpes vulpes L., unter besonderer Berücksichtigung methodischer Probleme der Radiotelemetrie. MSc thesis, University of Saarland (Université de la Sarre), Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany (30MB)