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Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
Italian Wolf (Canis lupus italicus)
Lupo Grigio

Population Statistics [Approximately 2,000, 2016]
Statistiche Demografiche

Legal Status; Protected
Status Giuridico

Piano d’azione nazionaleper la conservazione del Lupo (Canis lupus)
Ministero dell’Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare
Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga

Canislupus Italia (Firenzuola (Firenze, Italy).

LIFE MEDWOLF (Roma, Italy)

News Resources & Publications
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Journal Articles

[PDF] The Sicilian wolf: Genetic identity of a recently extinct insular population
M Galaverni, D Palumbo, G Ravegnini, L Rossi…bioRxiv preprint first posted online Oct. 25, 2018

A new subspecies of gray wolf, recently extinct, from Sicily, Italy (Carnivora, Canidae)
FM Angelici, L Rossi – bioRxiv, 2018 –

Beyond home: Preliminary data on wolf extraterritorial forays and dispersal in Central Italy;S Mancinelli, P Ciucci – Mammalian Biology, 2018 – Elsevier

[HTML] Estimation of pack density in grey wolf (Canis lupus) by applying spatially explicit capture-recapture models to camera trap data supported by genetic …
L Mattioli, A Canu, D Passilongo… – Frontiers i Zoology, 2018 –

[PDF] The Wolf, Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758 (Mammalia Canidae): re-colonization is still ongoing in Southern Italy: a breeding pack documented through camera traps in …
G Marzano, F Crispino, M Rugge, G Gervasio, Biodiversity Journal 2017

Hierarchical, multi‐grain rendezvous site selection by wolves in southern Italy
P Ciucci, L Boitani, M Falco, L Maiorano – The Journal of Wildlife Management

Inter-pack, seasonal and annual variation in prey consumed by wolves in Pollino National Park, southern Italy; P Ciucci, L Artoni, F Crispino, E Tosoni, L Boitani – European Journal of Wildlife …, 2018

Determinants of home range size and space use patterns in a protected wolf (Canis lupus) population in central Apennines, Italy.
S Mancinelli, L Boitani, P Ciucci – Canadian Journal of Zoology, 2018

Helminth infections in faecal samples of Apennine wolf (Canis lupus italicus) and Marsican brown bear (Ursus arctos marsicanus) in two protected national parks of …
B Paoletti, R Iorio, D Traversa, CEF Di, L Gentile… – Annals of parasitology, 2017

[HTML] Angiostrongylus vasorum in wolves in Italy: prevalence and pathological findings; C De Liberato, G Grifoni, R Lorenzetti, R Meoli… – Parasites & Vectors, 2017

Kleptoparasitism and Scavenging Can Stabilize Ecosystem Dynamics; S Focardi, M Materassi, G Innocenti, D Berzi – The American Naturalist, 1 August 2017

Why do wolves eat livestock?: factors influencing wolf diet in northern Italy
C Imbert, R Caniglia, E Fabbri, P Milanesi, E Randi… – Biological …, 2016 – Elsevier

Evidence of genetic distinction and long‐term population decline in wolves (Canis lupus) in the Italian Apennines
V Lucchini, A Galov, E Randi – Molecular Ecology, 2004 – Wiley Online Library

Food habits of wolves in central Italy based on stomach and intestine analyses
F Pezzo, L Parigi, R Fico – Acta theriologica, 2003 – Springer

Noninvasive molecular tracking of colonizing wolf (Canis lupus) packs in the western Italian Alps
V Lucchini, E Fabbri, F Marucco, S Ricci… – Molecular …, 2002 – Wiley Online Library