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Publications:  Dr Steven Le Comber

Faulkner SC, Stevens MCA, Romañach SS et al.(2017). A spatial approach to combatting wildlife crime. Conserv Biol
Papini A, Rossmo DK, Le Comber SC et al.(2017). The use of jackknifing for the evaluation of geographic profiling reliability. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATICS vol. 38, 76-81.
LE COMBER SC, Faulkner SC, Verity R et al.(2016). Using geographic profiling to compare the value of sightings vs trap data in a biological invasion. Diversity and Distributions: a journal of conservation biogeography
McCarthy EW, Chase MW, Knapp S et al.(2016). Transgressive phenotypes and generalist pollination in the floral evolution of Nicotiana polyploids. Nature Plants vol. 2, Article 16119, 1-9.
Hauge MV, Stevenson MD, Rossmo DK et al.(2016). Tagging Banksy: using geographic profiling to investigate a modern art mystery. Journal of Spatial Science vol. 61, (1) 185-190.
McCarthy EW, Arnold SEJ, Chittka L et al.(2015). The effect of polyploidy and hybridization on the evolution of floral colour in Nicotiana (Solanaceae). Ann Bot vol. 115, (7) 1117-1131.
Smith CM, Downs SH, Mitchell A et al.(2015). Spatial Targeting for Bovine Tuberculosis Control: Can the Locations of Infected Cattle Be Used to Find Infected Badgers?. PLoS One vol. 10, (11)
Smith CM, Le Comber SC, Fry H et al.(2015). Spatial methods for infectious disease outbreak investigations: systematic literature review. Euro Surveill vol. 20, (39)
Faulkner SC, Stevenson MD, Verity R et al.(2015). Using geographic profiling to locate elusive nocturnal animals: A case study with spectral tarsiers. Journal of Zoology
Stevenson M, Le Comber S(2014). Biological geographical profiling. The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Editors: Bruinsma, G, Weisburd, D, Springer
Rossmo DK, Lutermann H, Stevenson MD et al.(2014). Geographic profiling in Nazi Berlin: fact and fiction. Geospatial Intelligence Review (Fall 2014)
Verity R, Stevenson MD, Rossmo DK et al.(2014). Spatial targeting of infectious disease control: Identifying multiple, unknown sources. Methods in Ecology and Evolution vol. 5, (7) 647-655.
Katandukila JV, Chimimba CT, Bennett NC et al.(2014). Sweeping the house clean: Burrow architecture and seasonal digging activity in the East African root rat from Tanzania. Journal of Zoology vol. 293, (4) 271-280.
Katandukila JV, Chimimba CT, Bennett NC et al.(2014). Sweeping the house clean: burrow architecture and seasonal digging activity in the East African root rat from Tanzania. Journal of Zoology vol. n/a,
Stevenson MD, Rossmo DK, Knell RJ et al.(2012). Geographic profiling as a novel spatial tool for targeting the control of invasive species. Ecography vol. 35, (8) 704-715.
Le Comber SC, Stevenson MD(2012). From Jack the Ripper to epidemiology and ecology. Trends Ecol Evol vol. 27, (6) 307-308.
Struebig MJ, LE Comber SC, Rossiter SJ(2012). Overcoming the issue of small sample sizes in fragmentation genetics. Mol Ecol vol. 21, (12) 2850-2851.
Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Le Comber SC et al.(2012). Bees do not use nearest-neighbour rules for optimization of multi-location routes. Biol Lett vol. 8, (1) 13-16.
Stevenson MD, Rossmo K, Knell RJ et al.(2012). Geographic profiling as a novel spatial tool for targeting the control of invasive species. Ecography vol. 35, (8) 704-715.
Renny-Byfield S, Chester M, Kova¿ík A et al.(2011). Next generation sequencing reveals genome downsizing in allotetraploid Nicotiana tabacum, predominantly through the elimination of paternally derived repetitive DNAs. Mol Biol Evol vol. 28, (10) 2843-2854.
Johnson LJ, Cotton JA, Lichtenstein CP et al.(2011). Stops making sense: translational trade-offs and stop codon reassignment. BMC Evol Biol vol. 11,
Struebig MJ, Kingston T, Petit EJ et al.(2011). Parallel declines in species and genetic diversity in tropical forest fragments. Ecol Lett vol. 14, (6) 582-590.
Le Comber SC, Rossmo DK, Hassan AN et al.(2011). Geographic profiling as a novel spatial tool for targeting infectious disease control. Int J Health Geogr vol. 10,
Le Comber SC, Hare EJ(2010). 'Letters on several subjects of zoological interest'. J ZOOL vol. 282, (1) 1-5.
Renny-Byfield S, Ainouche M, Leitch IJ et al.(2010). Flow cytometry and GISH reveal mixed ploidy populations and Spartina nonaploids with genomes of S. alterniflora and S. maritima origin. Ann Bot vol. 105, (4) 527-533.
Le Comber SC, Ainouche ML, Kovarik A et al.(2010). Making a functional diploid: from polysomic to disomic inheritance. New Phytol vol. 186, (1) 113-122.
FAULKES C, Mgode GF, Le Comber SC et al.(2010). Cladogenesis and endemism in Tanzanian mole-rats, genus Fukomys (Family: Bathyergidae): A role for tectonics?. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society (100) 337-352.
Thomas HG, Bateman PW, Le Comber SC et al.(2009). Burrow architecture and digging activity in the Cape dune mole rat. J ZOOL vol. 279, (3) 277-284.
Struebig MJ, Kingston T, Zubaid A et al.(2009). Conservation importance of limestone karst outcrops for Palaeotropical bats in a fragmented landscape. BIOL CONSERV vol. 142, (10) 2089-2096.
Le Comber SC(2009). The genetic code has a 'shift' key. Heredity (Edinb) vol. 103, (3)
Raine NE, Rossmo DK, Le Comber SC(2009). Geographic profiling applied to testing models of bumble-bee foraging. J R Soc Interface vol. 6, (32) 307-319.
Arnold SEJ, Le Comber SC, Chittka L(2009). Flower color phenology in European grassland and woodland habitats, through the eyes of pollinators. ISR J PLANT SCI vol. 57, (3) 211-230.
Sichilima AM, Bennett NC, Faulkes CG et al.(2008). Evolution of African mole-rat sociality: burrow architecture, rainfall and foraging in colonies of the cooperatively breeding Fukomys mechowii. J ZOOL vol. 275, (3) 276-282.
Le Comber SC(2008). A natural appetite. J ZOOL vol. 274, (3) 205-206.
Atar M, Yasmin R, Sharma R et al.(2008). Of mice and mutations: phenotypic effects of the diabetic db/db and ob/ob mutations on the skull and teeth of mice. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent vol. 9, (1) 37-40.
Reichard M, Le Comber SC, Smith C(2007). Sneaking from a female perspective. ANIM BEHAV vol. 74, 679-688.
Le Comber SC, Nicholls B, Rossmo DK et al.(2006). Geographic profiling and animal foraging. J Theor Biol vol. 240, (2) 233-240.
Le Comber SC, Seabloom EW, Romanach SS(2006). Burrow fractal dimension and foraging success in subterranean rodents: a simulation. BEHAV ECOL vol. 17, (2) 188-195.
Rossiter SJ, Ransome RD, Faulkes CG et al.(2005). Mate fidelity and intra-lineage polygyny in greater horseshoe bats. Nature vol. 437, (7057) 408-411.
Polly PD, Le Comber SC, Burland TM(2005). On the occlusal fit of tribosphenic molars: Are we underestimating species diversity in the mesozoic?. Journal of Mammalian Evolution vol. 12, (1-2 SPEC. ISS.) 283-299.
POLLY PD, Le Comber SC, Burland TM(2005). On the occlusal fit of tribosphenic molars: Are we underestimating species diversity in the Mesozoic?. Journal of Mammalian Evolution vol. 12, (1-2) 283-299.
Le Comber SC, Faulkes CG, Van Look KJW et al. (2004). Recovery of sperm activity after osmotic shock in the three-spined stickleback: Implications for pre-oviposition ejaculation. BEHAVIOUR. vol. 141, 1555-1569.
Le Comber SC, Smith C (2004). Polyploidy in fishes: patterns and processes. BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY. vol. 82, 431-442.
Romanach SS, Le Comber SC(2004). Measures of pocket gopher (Thomomys bottae) burrow geometry: correlates of fractal dimension. J ZOOL vol. 262, 399-403.
Le Comber SC, Faulkes CG, Formosinho J et al.(2003). Response of territorial males to the threat of sneaking in the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus): a field study. J ZOOL vol. 261, 15-20.
Dawson DA, Burland TM, Douglas A et al.(2003). Isolation of microsatellite loci in the freshwater fish, the bitterling Rhodeus sericeus (Teleostei : Cyprinidae). MOL ECOL NOTES vol. 3, (2) 199-202.
POLLY PD, Head JJ, Burland TM et al. (2003). Paleophylogeography: phylogenetic and geographic analysis at and below the species level. Palaeontological Association Newsletter. Conference: 47th Annual Meeting The Palaeontological Association (Leicester) from: 14/12/2003 to: 17/12/2003, vol. 54, 145-145.
Le Comber SC, Spinks AC, Bennett NC et al.(2002). Fractal dimension of African mole-rat burrows. CAN J ZOOL vol. 80, (3) 436-441.
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