The Wolf Intelligencer

"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe." John Muir

Wolves and Hybridization

“Passive surveillance” across species with cross-amplifying molecular markers: the potential of wolf (Canis lupus) genetic monitoring in tracking golden jackal (C. aureus) colonization and hybridization. Stronen AV, Bartol M, Boljte B, Jelenčič M, Kos I, Potočnik H, Skrbinšek AM, Skrbinšek T, Konec M. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy. 2020 Mar

Genome-wide local ancestries discriminate homoploid hybrid speciation from secondary introgression in the red wolf (Canidae: Canis rufus). Chafin TK, Douglas MR, Douglas ME. bioRxiv. 2020 Jan

Ancient Hybridization with Unknown Population Facilitated High Altitude Adaptation of Canids. Wang MS, Wang S, Li Y, Jhala Y, Thakur M, Otecko N, Si JF, Chen HM, Shapiro B, Nielsen R, Zhang YP. CURRENT-BIOLOGY-D-19-01554. 2019 Sep

High levels of recent wolf× dog introgressive hybridization in agricultural landscapes of central Italy. Salvatori V, Godinho R, Braschi C, Boitani L, Ciucci P. European Journal of Wildlife Research. 2019 Oct

Hybridization as a conservation management tool. Chan WY, Hoffmann AA, van Oppen MJ. Conservation Letters. 2019 Sep

Unravelling the scientific debate on how to address wolf-dog hybridization in Europe. Donfrancesco V, Ciucci P, Salvatori V, Benson D, Andersen LW, Bassi E, Blanco JC, Boitani L, Caniglia R, Canu A, Capitani C. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 2019 May

Detecting the true extent of introgression during anthropogenic hybridization. McFarlane SE, Pemberton JM. Trends in ecology & evolution. 2019 Apr

Insights from genomes into the evolutionary importance and prevalence of hybridization in nature. Taylor SA, Larson EL. Nature ecology & evolution. 2019 Feb

Outlaws or protected? DNA, hybrids, and biopolitics in a finnish wolf-poaching case. Peltola T, Heikkilä J. Society & Animals. 2018 May

Size‐assortative choice and mate availability influences hybridization between red wolves (Canis rufus) and coyotes (Canis latrans). Hinton JW, Gittleman JL, van Manen FT, Chamberlain MJ. Ecology and evolution. 2018 Apr

The Role of Introgressive Hybridization in Hypoxia Adaptation of the Tibetan Mastiff. Signore A, Yang Y, Storz J, Ge RL. The FASEB Journal. 2018 Apr

Wolf-dog hybridization in Croatia. Kusak J, Fabbri E, Galov A, Gomerčić T, Arbanasić H, Caniglia R, Galaverni M, Reljić S, Huber Đ, Randi E. Veterinarski arhiv. 2018 Jan

‘Video-scats’: combining camera trapping and non-invasive genotyping to assess individual identity and hybrid status in gray wolf. Canu A, Mattioli L, Santini A, Apollonio M, Scandura M. Wildlife Biology. 2017 Nov

Disentangling timing of admixture, patterns of introgression, and phenotypic indicators in a hybridizing wolf population. Galaverni M, Caniglia R, Pagani L, Fabbri E, Boattini A, Randi E. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 2017 Sep

Comment on “Whole-genome sequence analysis shows two endemic species of North American wolf are admixtures of the coyote and gray wolf”. Hohenlohe PA, Rutledge LY, Waits LP, Andrews KR, Adams JR, Hinton JW, Nowak RM, Patterson BR, Wydeven AP, Wilson PA, White BN. Science advances. 2017 Jun

Ecological niche differentiation across a wolf‐coyote hybrid zone in eastern North America. Otis JA, Thornton D, Rutledge L, Murray DL. Diversity and Distributions. 2017 May

Spatial assessment of wolf-dog hybridization in a single breeding period. Pacheco C, López-Bao JV, García EJ, Lema FJ, Llaneza L, Palacios V, Godinho R. Scientific reports. 2017 Feb

Trophic overlap between wolves and free-ranging wolf× dog hybrids in the Apennine Mountains, Italy. Bassi E, Canu A, Firmo I, Mattioli L, Scandura M, Apollonio M. Global Ecology and Conservation. 2017 Jan

Hybridization between wolf and domestic dog: First evidence from an endangered population in central Portugal. Torres RT, Ferreira E, Rocha RG, Fonseca C. Mammalian Biology. 2017 Jan

Hybridizing law: a policy for hybridization under the Endangered Species Act. Envtl. L. Rep. Erwin JA. News & Analysis. 2017

Strategies to address the conservation threats posed by hybridization and genetic introgression. Bohling JH. Biological Conservation. 2016 Nov

Hybridization and extinction. Todesco M, Pascual MA, Owens GL, Ostevik KL, Moyers BT, Hübner S, Heredia SM, Hahn MA, Caseys C, Bock DG, Rieseberg LH. Evolutionary applications. 2016 Aug

Focus on red wolf reproductive barriers, not coyote demography. Fredrickson RJ. Conservation Letters. 2016 Jul

Cranial shape and the modularity of hybridization in dingoes and dogs; hybridization does not spell the end for native morphology. Parr WC, Wilson LA, Wroe S, Colman NJ, Crowther MS, Letnic M. Evolutionary Biology. 2016 Jun

Ancient hybrid origin of the eastern wolf not yet off the table: a comment on Rutledge et al.(2015). Sefc KM, Koblmüller S. Biology letters. 2016 Feb

Grey wolf (Canis lupus) populations in Estonia and Europe: genetic diversity, population structure and-processes, and hybridization between wolves and dogs (Doctoral dissertation). Hindrikson, M., 2016

Factors influencing red wolf–coyote hybridization in eastern North Carolina, USA. Bohling JH, Waits LP. Biological Conservation. 2015 Apr

Managing hybridization of a recovering endangered species: the red wolf Canis rufus as a case study. Gese EM, Knowlton FF, Adams JR, Beck K, Fuller TK, Murray DL, Steury TD, Stoskopf MK, Waddell WT, Waits LP. Current Zoology. 2015 Feb

Multilocus detection of wolf x dog hybridization in Italy, and guidelines for marker selection. Randi E, Hulva P, Fabbri E, Galaverni M, Galov A, Kusak J, Bigi D, Bolfíková BČ, Smetanova M, Caniglia R. PLoS One. 2014 Jan

Black coats in an admixed wolf× dog pack is melanism an indicator of hybridization in wolves?. Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Greco C, Galaverni M, Manghi L, Boitani L, Sforzi A, Randi E. European Journal of Wildlife Research. 2013 Aug

Evaluating the ability of Bayesian clustering methods to detect hybridization and introgression using an empirical red wolf data set. Bohling JH, Adams JR, Waits LP. Molecular Ecology. 2013 Jan

Detecting hybridization between Iranian wild wolf (Canis lupus pallipes) and free-ranging domestic dog (Canis familiaris) by analysis of microsatellite markers. Khosravi R, Rezaei HR, Kaboli M. Zoological Science. 2013 Jan

Bucking the trend in wolf-dog hybridization: first evidence from Europe of hybridization between female dogs and male wolves. Hindrikson M, Männil P, Ozolins J, Krzywinski A, Saarma U. PLoS one. 2012

Y-chromosome microsatellite variation in Italian wolves: a contribution to the study of wolf-dog hybridization patterns. Iacolina L, Scandura M, Gazzola A, Cappai N, Capitani C, Mattioli L, Vercillo F, Apollonio M. Mammalian Biology. 2010 Jul

Comprehensive study of mtDNA among Southwest Asian dogs contradicts independent domestication of wolf, but implies dog–wolf hybridization. Ardalan A, Kluetsch CF, Zhang AB, Erdogan M, Uhlén M, Houshmand M, Tepeli C, Ashtiani SR, Savolainen P. Ecology and evolution. 2011 Nov

Assessing the prevalence of hybridization between sympatric Canis species surrounding the red wolf (Canis rufus) recovery area in North Carolina. Bohling JH, Waits LP. Molecular Ecology. 2011 May

Regional occurrence, high frequency but low diversity of mitochondrial DNA haplogroup d1 suggests a recent dog‐wolf hybridization in Scandinavia. Klütsch CF, Seppälä EH, Fall T, Uhlén M, Hedhammar Å, Lohi H, Savolainen P. Animal genetics. 2011 Feb

Genetic analysis of historic western Great Lakes region wolf samples reveals early Canis lupus/lycaon hybridization. Wheeldon T, White BN. Biology Letters. 2009 Feb

Agouti sequence polymorphisms in coyotes, wolves and dogs suggest hybridization. Schmutz SM, Berryere TG, Barta JL, Reddick KD, Schmutz JK. Journal of heredity. 2007 Jul

Landscape influence on Canis morphological and ecological variation in a Coyote-Wolf C. lupus× latrans hybrid zone, southeastern Ontario. Sears HJ, Theberge JB, Theberge MT, Thornton I, Campbell GD. The Canadian Field-Naturalist. 2003

Hybridization between wolves and dogs. Vilà C, Wayne RK. Conservation Biology. 1999 Feb

Testing for wolf-coyote hybridization in the Rocky Mountains using mitochondrial DNA. Pilgrim KL, Boyd DK, Forbes SH. The Journal of wildlife management. 1998 Apr

Mitochondrial DNA analysis implying extensive hybridization of the endangered red wolf Canis rufus. Wayne RK, Jenks SM. Nature. 1991 Jun

Introgression of coyote mitochondrial DNA into sympatric North American gray wolf populations. Lehman N, Eisenhawer A, Hansen K, Mech LD, Peterson RO, Gogan PJ, Wayne RK. Evolution. 1991 Feb

Problems and policy for species threatened by hybridization: the red wolf as a case study. Jenks SM, Wayne RK. InWildlife 2001: populations 1992

Hybridization between wolf and coyote. Kolenosky GB. Journal of Mammalogy. 1971 May

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