Publication list

Butkus, R., Baltrūnaitė, L., Arbačiauskas, K., Audzijonytė, A. (2020) Two lineages of the invasive New Zealand mudsnail Potamopyrgus antipodarum spreading in the Baltic and Black sea basins: low genetic diversity and different salinity preferences. Biological Invasions, 22 (12): 3551–3559.
Baltrūnaitė, L., Kitrytė, N., Križanauskienė, A. (2020) Blood parasites (Babesia, Hepatozoon and Trypanosoma) of rodents, Lithuania: part I. Molecular and traditional microscopy approach. Parasitology Research, 119 (2): 687–694.
Knowles, S.C.L., Eccles, R.M., Baltrūnaitė, L. (2019) Species identity dominates over environment in shaping the microbiota of small mammals. Ecology Letters. 22 (5): 826-837.
Lin, X.X.B., Wang, T., Stothard, P., Corander, J., Wang, J., Baines, J.F., Knowles, S.C.L., Baltrūnaitė, L., Tasseva, G., Schmaltz, R., Tollenaar, S., Cody, L.A., Grenier, T., Wu, W., Ramer-Tait, A.E., Walter, J. (2018) The evolution of ecological facilitation within mixed-species biofilms in the mouse gastrointestinal tract. ISME Journal. 12 (11): 2770-2784.
Audzijonytė, A., Baltrūnaitė, L., Vainola, R., Arbačiauskas, K. (2017) Human-mediated lineage admixture in an expanding Ponto-Caspian crustacean species Paramysis lacustris created a novel genetic stock that now occupies European waters. Biological Invasions. 19 (8): 2443-2457.
Hindrikson, M., Remm, J., Pilot, M., Godinho, R., Stronen, A.V., Baltrūnaitė, L., Czarnomska, S.D., Leonard, J.A., Randi, E., Nowak, C., Akesson, M., Lopez-Bao, J.V., Alvares, F., Llaneza, L., Echegaray, J., Vila, C., Ozolins, J., Rungis, D., Aspi, J., Paule, L ., Skrbinsek, T., Saarma, U. (2017) Wolf population genetics in Europe: a systematic review, meta-analysis and suggestions for conservation and management. Biological Reviews. 92 (3): 1601-1629.
Juškaitis R., Baltrūnaitė L., Kitrytė N. (2016) Feeding in an unpredictable environment: yearly variations in the diet of the hazel dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius. Mammal Research.61 (4): 367-372.
Drygala F., Korablev N., Ansorge H., Fickel J., Isomursu M., Elmeros M., Kowalczyk R., Baltrūnaitė L., Balčiauskas L., Saarma U., Schulze C., Borkenhagen P., Frantz A.C. (2016) Homogenous population genetic structure of the non-native raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) in Europe as a result of rapid population expansion. Plos One. 11 (4): art. no. e0153098.
Juškaitis R., Balčiauskas L., Baltrūnaitė L., Augutė V. (2015) Dormouse (Gliridae) populations on the northern periphery of their distributional ranges: a review. Folia Zoologica. 64 (4): 302-309.
Audzijonytė, A., Baltrūnaitė, L., Vainola, R., Arbačiauskas, K. (2015) Migration and isolation during the turbulent Ponto-Caspian Pleistocene create high diversity in the crustacean Paramysis lacustris. Molecular Ecology. 24 (17): 4537-4555.
Juškaitis, R., Baltrūnaitė, L., Augutė, V. (2015) Diet of the fat dormouse (Glis glis) on the northern periphery of its distributional range. Mammal Research. 60 (2): 155-161.
Juškaitis, R., Baltrūnaitė, L. (2013) Seasonal variability in the diet of the forest dormouse, Dryomys nitedula, on the north-western edge of its distributional range. Folia zoologica. 62 (4): 311–318.
Baltrūnaitė, L., Balčiauskas, L., Åkesson, M. (2013) The genetic structure of the Lithuanian wolf population. Central European journal of biology. 8 (5): 440–447
Juškaitis, R., Baltrūnaitė, L. (2013) Feeding on the edge : the diet of the hazel dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius (Linnaeus 1758) on the northern periphery of its distributional range. Mammalia. 77 (2): 149–155
Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Baltrūnaitė, L. (2010) Root vole, Microtus oeconomus, in Lithuania: changes in distribution range. Folia zoologica. 59 (4): 267–277.
Baltrūnaitė, L. (2010) Winter habitat use, niche breadth and overlap between the red fox, pine marten and raccoon dog in different landscapes of Lithuania. Folia zoologica. 59 (4): 278–284.

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