Selected peer-reviewed papers

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In press/Accepted
  • Gherghel, I., Strugariu, A., Tedrow, R., Romanescu, R. (In press) A regional analysis on the amphibian and reptile communities from the Carpathian Mountains and the abiotic factors that shape their distributions and community assemblages. Regional Environmental Change. DOI:10.1007/s10113-019-01577-6 - PDF to be available soon -

  • Gherghel, I., Brischoux, F., Papes, M. (In press) Refining model estimates of potential species distribution to relevant accessible areas. Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment. - PDF to be available soon -

  • Sahlean, T.C., Strugariu, A., Zamfirescu, S.R., Chisamera, G., Stanciu, C.R., Gavril, V.D., Gherghel, I. (In press) Filling the gaps: updated distribution of the Caspian Whip Snake (Dolichophis caspius, Reptilia: Colubridae) in Romania. Russian Journal of Herpetology. - PDF to be available soon -

2019
 

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2018

 

 

 
2017
 
 
2016

 

 

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2015
 
 
2014

 

  • Strugariu A., Gherghel I., Zamfirescu S.R. (2014): Annual reproduction in female adders (Vipera berus) from a montane environment. Journal of Herpetology 48 (4): 552-555. doi: 10.1670/12-253  - PDF -

  • Sahlean T.C., Gherghel I., Papeş M., Strugariu A., Zamfirescu S.R. (2014): Refining climate change projections for organisms with low dispersal abilities: a case study of the Caspian Whip Snake. PLoS ONE 9 (3): e91994. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091994 - PDF -

 
2013

 

  • Manzu C., Gherghel I., Zamfirescu S., Zamfirescu O., Rosca I., Strugariu A. (2013): Current and future potential distribution of glacial relict Ligularia sibirica (Asteraceae) in Romania and temporal contribution of Natura 2000 to protect the species in light of global change. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences 8 (2): 77 - 87. - PDF -

  • Roşca I., Gherghel I., Strugariu A., Zamfirescu Ş. R. (2013): Feeding ecology of two newt species (Triturus cristatus and Lissotriton vulgaris) during the reproduction season. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 408: 05. doi: 10.1051/kmae/2013040 - PDF -

 
2012

 

  • Gherghel I., Strugariu A., Ambrosa I.M., Zamfirescu S.R. (2012): Updated distribution of hybrids between Lissotriton vulgaris and Lissotriton montandoni (Amphibia: Caudata: Salamandridae) in Romania. Acta Herpetologica 7 (1):49-55. doi:10.13128/Acta_Herpetol-10224   - PDF -

  • Zamfirescu S.R., Strugariu A., Zamfirescu O., Gherghel I. (2012): In situ confirmation of the occurrence of the critically endangered Moldavian meadow viper (Vipera ursinii moldavica) in the Ciritei Valley (Iasi county, Romania). North-Western Journal of Zoology 8 (2): 378-381. - PDF -

 
2011



  • Strugariu A., Zamfirescu S.R., Gherghel I., Sahlean T.C. (2011): Unusual early parturition in temperate region viviparous snakes during the atypically hot summer of 2007. Herpetologica Romanica 5: 43-49. - PDF -

  • Gherghel I., Strugariu A., Sahlean T., Stefanescu A. (2011): New distribution record for Darevskia praticola pontica (Lantz & Cyrén, 1919) at its north-western range limit. Herpetozoa 23 (3/4): 91-93. - PDF - 

  • Strugariu A., Zamfirescu, R.S., Gherghel I., Sahlean T.C., Moraru V., Zamfirescu O. (2011): A preliminary study on population characteristics and ecology of the critically endangered meadow viper Vipera ursinii in the Romanian Danube Delta. Biologia 66 (1): 175-180. doi: 10.2478/s11756-010-0146-z - PDF - 

  • Strugariu A., Gherghel I., Ghira I., Covaciu-Marcov S.D., Mebert K. (2011): Distribution, habitat preferences and conservation of the dice snake (Natrix tessellata) in Romania. Mertensiella 18: 272-287. ISBN: 978-3-9812565-4-3. (Book chapter) - PDF - 

 
2009

 

  • Gherghel, I., Strugariu, A., Sahlean, T.C., Zamfirescu, O.(2009): Anthropogenic impact or anthropogenic accommodation? Distribution range expansion of the common wall lizard (Podarcis muralis) by means of artificial habitats in the north-eastern limits of its distribution range. Acta Herpetologica 4 (2): 183-189. - PDF -

  • Gherghel, I., Iftime, A.(2009): On a record of largest specimen of Triturus dobrogicus (Kiritzescu 1903) from the Danube Delta, Romania. Biharean Biologist 3 (1): 83-85. - PDF -

  • Gherghel, I., Iftime, A.(2009): On the presence of the Danube crested newt, Triturus dobrogicus, at Durankulak Lake, Bulgaria. North-Western Journal of Zoology 5 (1): 209-213. - PDF -


2008

 

  • Strugariu, A., Sos, T., Gherghel, I., Ghira, I., Sahlean T.C., Puscasu, C.M., Hutuleac-Volosciuc, M.V. (2008): Distribution and current status of the herpetofauna from the Northern Macin Mountains area (Tulcea County, Romania). Analele Universitatii "Al. I. Cuza" din Iasi, Seria Biologie Animala 54: 191-206. - PDF -

  • Strugariu, A., Zamfirescu, S.R., Nicoara, A., Gherghel, I., Sas, I.,  Puscasu, C.M., Bugeac, T.(2008): Preliminary data regarding the distribution and status of the herpetofauna in Iasi  County (Romania). North-Western Journal of Zoology 4 (Suppl. 1): S1-S23. - PDF -

  • Covaciu-Marcov, S.D., Cicort-Lucaciu, A.S., Sas,I., Strugariu, A., Cacuci, P., Gherghel, I. (2008): Contributions to the knowledge regarding the composition and geographical distribution of the herpetofauna from Northern Moldavia (Suceava and Botosani Counties, Romania). North-Western Journal of Zoology 4 (Suppl. 1): S25-S47. - PDF -

  • Strugariu, A., Gherghel, I. (2008): A preliminary report on the composition and distribution of the herpetofauna in the Lower Prut River Basin(Romania). North-Western Journal of Zoology 4 (Suppl. 1):  S49-S69. - PDF -

  • Gherghel,I., Strugariu, A., Ghiurca, D., Cicort-Lucaciu, A.S. (2008):  The herpetofauna from the Bistrita river basin(Romania): geographical distribution. North-Western Journal of Zoology 4 (Suppl. 1): S71-S103. - PDF -


2007

 

  • Gherghel,I., Strugariu, Al., Glăvan, T. (2007): Eremias arguta deserti (Reptilia: Lacertidae): is not extinct from Romanian Moldavia. North-Western Journal of Zoology 3 (2): 115-120. - PDF -

  • Strugariu, A., Gherghel, I. (2007):  New record on the occurance Dolichophis caspius (Reptilia:Colubridae) in Romanian Moldavia. North-Western Journal of Zoology 3 (1): 57-61. - PDF -


2005

 

  • Ghiurcă, D., Roşu, S., Gherghel, I. (2005): Preliminary data concerning the herpetofauna in Neamţ County (Romania). Analele Universitatii Oradea, Fascicola Biologie, Tomul 12: 53 – 62. - PDF -

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