Publications

Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Cruz da Silva, E.; Chiara, V.; Cordero-Rivera, A.; Lorenzo-Carballa, M.O. (2022). Genetic divergence and aggressiveness within a supercolony of the invasive ant Linepithema humile. NeoBiota. Accepted.

 

Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Cordero-Rivera, A. (2022). Odonata survival: insights from mark-recapture experiments. In Dragonflies and Damselflies: Model Organisms for Ecological and Evolutionary Research. Oxford University Press. Accepted.

Lorenzo-Carballa, M. O.; Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Cordero-Rivera, A. (2022). Molecular and morphological analyses support different taxonomic units for Asian and Australo-Pacific forms of Ischnura aurora (Odonata, Coenagrionidae). Diversity, 14(8), 606.

Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Yu, X.; Cordero-Rivera, A. (2022). Direct and cross-generational effects of reproduction on fitness and behavioural variability in male-biased environments. Current Zoology, DOI: 10.1093/cz/zoac045.

Sanmartín-Villar, I. Social buffer or avoidance depends on the similarity of stress between queen ants. (2022). Current Zoology, DOI: 10.1093/cz/zoac031.

Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Lorenzo-Carballa, M. O.; Zhang, H.; Cordero-Rivera, A. (2022). Ischnura praematura sp. nov. (Odonata: Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae): a species from Yunnan (China) whose females mate in the teneral state. Zootaxa, 5087(1), 59-74.

Galicia-Mendoza, D. I.; Sanmartín-Villar, I.; García-Miranda, O.; Cordero-Rivera, A. (2021). Territorial damselflies are larger and show negative allometry in their genitalia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 134(3), 697-706.

 

Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Jeanson, R. (2021). Early social context does not influence behavioral variation at adulthood in ants. Current Zoology, 68(3), 335-344.

Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Csata, E.; Jeanson, R. (2021). Variability in activity differs between castes in the ant Linepithema humile. Ecological Entomology, 46, 1373–1378.

Cordero-Rivera, A.; Roucourt Cezário, R; Guillermo-Ferreira, R.; Marques Lopez, V.;  & Sanmartín-Villar, I. (2021). Can scientific laws be discussed on philosophical grounds? A reply to naïve arguments on “predators” by Bramble (2020). Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, 44(2), 205-211.

Sánchez-Guillén, R. A.; Ceccarelli, S. F.; Villalobos, F.; Neupane, S.; Rivas-Torres, A.; Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Wellenreuther, M.; Bybee, S. B.; Velásquez-Vélez, M. I.; Realpe, E.; Chávez-Ríos, J. R.; Dumont, H. J. & Cordero-Rivera, A. (2020). The evolutionary history of colour polymorphism in Ischnura damselflies (Odonata: Coenagrionidae). Odonatologica, 49(3/4), 333-370.

 

Vilela, D. S. & Sanmartín-Villar, I. (2019). Reproductive behavior and Sexual Selection. In Aquatic Insects (pp. 263-293). Springer, Cham. ISBN: 978-3-030-16327-3.

 

Cordero–Rivera, A.; Sanmartín–Villar, I.; Herrera, M. S.; Rivas–Torres, A.; & Encalada, A. C. (2019). Survival and longevity in neotropical damselflies (Odonata, Polythoridae)Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, 42(2), 293-300.

 

Gabela-Flores, M. V.; Sanmartin-Villar, I.; Rivas-Torres, A.; Encalada, A. C.; & Cordero-Rivera, A. (2019). Demography and territorial behaviour of three species of the genus Hetaerina along three tropical stream ecosystems (Odonata: Calopterygidae)Odonatologica, 48(1/2), 79-100.

 

Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Rivas-Torres, A.; Gabela-Flores, M. V.; Encalada, A. C.; & Cordero-Rivera, A. (2017). Female polymorphism and colour variability in Argia oculata (Coenagrionidae: Zygoptera)Neotropical Biodiversity, 3(1), 203-211.

 

Rivas-Torres, A.; Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Gabela-Flores, M. V.; & Cordero-Rivera, A. (2017). Demographics and behaviour of Heteragrion cooki, a forest damselfly endemic to Ecuador (Odonata)International Journal of Odonatology, 20(2), 123-135.

Galicia-Mendoza, I.; Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Espinosa-Soto, C.; Cordero-Rivera, A. (2017). Male biased sex ratio reduces the fecundity of one of three female morphs in a polymorphic damselfly. Behavioral Ecology, 8(4), 1183–1194.

 

Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Zhang, H.; & Cordero-Rivera, A. (2017). Ontogenetic colour changes and male polymorphism in Mnais andersoni (Odonata: Calopterygidae)International Journal of Odonatology, 20(2), 53-61.

 

Arambourou, H.; Sanmartín-Villar, I.; & Stoks, R. (2017). Wing shape-mediated carry-over effects of a heat wave during the larval stage on post-metamorphic locomotor abilityOecologia, 184(1), 279-291.

 

Narváez, A. & Sanmartín-Villar, I. (2017) Leposoma parietale (common root lizard). Mating. Herpetological review. 47 - 4, pp. 671 - 671.

 

Lorenzo-Carballa, M. O.; Hassall, C.; Encalada, A. C.; Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Torres-Cambas, Y.; & Cordero-Rivera, A. (2017). Parthenogenesis did not consistently evolve in insular populations of Ischnura hastata (Odonata, Coenagrionidae)Ecological Entomology, 42(1), 67-76.

 

Sanmartín-Villar, I. & Cordero-Rivera, A. (2016). The inheritance of female colour polymorphism in Ischnura genei (Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae), with observations on melanism under laboratory conditionsPeerJ, 4, e2380.

 

Sanmartín-Villar, I. & Cordero-Rivera, A. (2016). Female colour polymorphism and unique reproductive behaviour in Polythore damselflies (Zygoptera: Polythoridae)Neotropical entomology, 45(6), 658-664.

 

Debecker, S.; Sanmartín‐Villar, I.; de Guinea‐Luengo, M.; Cordero‐Rivera, A.; & Stoks, R. (2016). Integrating the pace‐of‐life syndrome across species, sexes and individuals: covariation of life history and personality under pesticide exposureJournal of Animal Ecology, 85(3), 726-738.

 

Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Zhang, H-M.; & Cordero-Rivera, A. (2016). Colour polymorphism and ontogenetic colour changes in Ischnura rufostigma (Odonata: Coenagrionidae)Odonatologica, 45(1-2), 77-86.

 

Velo-Antón, G.; Santos, X.; Sanmartín-Villar, I.; Cordero-Rivera, A.; & Buckley, D. (2015). Intraspecific variation in clutch size and maternal investment in pueriparous and larviparous Salamandra salamandra femalesEvolutionary ecology, 29(1), 185-204.

Congresses

Sanmartín Villar, I.; Yu, X.; Cordero-Rivera. Direct and cross-generational effects of reproduction on fitness and behavioural variability in male-biased environments. European Conference on Behavioural Biology. Groningen, Netherlands. 20/07/2022. International.

Sanmartín Villar, I. Social buffer or avoidance depends on the similarity of stress between queen ants. European Conference on Behavioural Biology. Groningen, Netherlands. 20/07/2022. International.

Sanmartín Villar, I.; Jeanson, R. Within and between behavioural variability in ants. Taxomara. Online, Spain. 12/12/2021. International.

 

Sanmartín Villar, I. Que ocorre tras a introdución de especies? O caso da formiga arxentina na Galiza. V Xornadas sobre Biodiversidade e Patrimonio Natural da SGHN. Online, Galiza, Spain. 27/11/2021.National.

 

Sanmartín Villar, I.; Jeanson, R. Within and between behavioural variability in ants. V Worshop IUSSI: Insetos Sociais em Rede. Online, Brazil. 12/10/2021. International.

Sanmartín Villar, I.; Jeanson, R. Do ant castes differ in behavioural variability? 19eme Colloque de Biologie de l'Insecte. Albi, Midi-Pyrénées, France. 26/06/2019. National.

Cordero Rivera, A.; Sanmartín-Villar, I. Fitted for long life? Survival and longevity of the Neotropical damselfly (Odonata: Polythoridae). 1st Meeting of the Iberian Ecological Society & XIV AEET Meeting. Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain. 04/02/2019. National.

Cordero Rivera, A.; Sanmartín-Villar, I. Fitted for long life? Survival and longevity of the Neotropical damselfly (Odonata). International Congress of the Spanish Society of Ethology and Evolutionary Ecology. Mieres, Principado de Asturias, Spain. 04/09/2018. International.

Sanmartín Villar, I.; Jeanson, R. Does early social context influence the expression of behavioural variability in ants? International Congress of the Spanish Society of Ethology and Evolutionary Ecology. Mieres, Principado de Asturias, Spain. 04/09/2018. International.

Sanmartín Villar, I.; Jeanson, R. Effect of the social context experienced during ontogenesis on the adult behavioural variability. International Union for the Study of Social Insects 2018. Guarujá, Brazil. 07/08/2018. International.

Sanmartín Villar, I.; Jeanson, R. Influence of familiarity and fertility status on the choice of co-founding queens in the ant. 2nd CRCA PhD Student Symposium. Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, France. 28/09/2017. National.

Sanmartín Villar, I.; Zhang, H.M.; Cordero Rivera, A. El polimorfismo marca la diferencia: comportamiento reproductivo en seis calopterígidos chinos (Odonata: Zygoptera). Eco-etología 2016. Granada, Andalucía, Spain. 20/09/2016. National.

Sanmartín Villar, I.; Cordero Rivera, A. Polimorfismo femenino y comportamiento exclusivo del género (Odonata: Zygoptera). Eco-etología 2016. Granada, Andalucía, Spain. 20/09/2016. National.

Sanmartín Villar, I.; Debecker, S.; de Guinea Luengo, M.; Cordero Rivera, A.; Stoks, R. Mantenimiento del comportamiento a través de la metamorfosis en cuatro especies de damisela del género (Zygoptera, Coenagrionidae). XV Congreso nacional y XII Iberoamericano de Etología. Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain. 03/09/2014. International.

Sanmartín Villar, I.; Debecker, S.; de Guinea Luengo, M.; Cordero Rivera, A.; Stoks, R. Behavioural syndromes across metamorphosis in four color-polymorphic species. 3th European Congress of Odonatology. Montpellier, France. 07/07/2014. International.

Sánchez Guillén, R.A.; Sanmartín Villar, I.; Cordero Rivera, A. Pre- and postmating prezygotic barriers in heterospecific interactions between closely related damselflies. 2013 International Congress of Odonatology. Freising, Oberbayern, Germany. 17/06/2013. International.

Galicia Mendoza, D.I.; Sanmartín Villar, I.; Cordero Rivera, A. Fecundidad diferencial ante acoso de machos en tres morfos de color de (Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae). XIV Congreso nacional y XI Iberoamericano de Etología. Sevilla, Andalucía, Spain. 11/09/2012. International.

Sanmartín Villar, I.; Cordero Rivera, A. The presence of predator fish doesn not increase mortality of (Zygoptera, Coenagrionidae) larvae. XIV Congreso nacional y XI Iberoamericano de Etología. Sevilla, Andalucía, Spain. 11/09/2012. International.

Sanmartín Villar, I.; Cordero Rivera, A. The presence of predator fish doesn not increase mortality of (Zygoptera, Coenagrionidae) larvae. XVI Congress of the Iberian association of Limnology. Guimaraes, Norte, Portugal. 02/07/2012. International.

International stays

2022 / 2024 - Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii. Polska Akademia Nauk. Warsaw, Poland. Supervisor: Magdalena Witek.

2017 / 2019 - Centre des Recherches sur la Cognition Animale. CNRS. Toulouse, France.  Supervisor: Raphaël Jeanson.

2016 - Laboratorio de Ecología Acuática. University of San Francisco de Quito. Quito, Ecuador.  Supervisor: Andrea C. Encalada.

2015 - State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology. Chinese Academy of Sciences. Wuhan, Popular Republic of China.  Supervisor: Quinghua Cai.

2014 - Laboratorio de Ecología Acuática. University of San Francisco de Quito. Quito, Ecuador.  Supervisor: Andrea C. Encalada.

2013 / 2014 - Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, Evolution and Conservation. University of Leuven. Leuven, Belgium. Supervisor: Robby Stoks.

Fellowships

2017 / 2020 - Axudas de apoio á etapa postdoutoral. Xunta de Galicia. Ref: ED481B 2017/034. Duration: 3 years and 6 months.

2018 - Mobility grant for Congress Assistance. Union Internationale pour l'Étude des Insectes Socieaux. Duration: 5 days.

2015 - Ayudas a la movilidad predoctoral para la realización de estancias breves en centros de
I+D españoles y extranjeros 2014
. Ministry of Spain. Ref: EEBB-I-15-09382. Duration: 3 months.

2013 / 2016 - Formación de Personal Investigador (FPI 2012). Ministry of Spain. Ref: BES-2012-052005. Duration: 4 years.

Projects

2022 / 2024 - Alien rule: Unveiling the mechanisms used by invasive ants to adapt to current and future environmental conditions. Ref: 2021/43/P/NZ8/03306. Principal Investigator. Polonez Bis MSCA Horizon 2020 Grant Agreement (GA 945339).

2019 / 2022 - Functional and ethological diversity in mainland and island communities
(ETODIVERSIDAD). Ref: PGC2018-096656-B-100. Researcher. Ministry of Spain.

2012 / 2015 - Old responses to new challenges: Ecology and Evolution of odonates.
(ODOEVO2011). Ref: CGL2011-22629. Researcher. Ministry of Spain.

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