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Full list of publications (reverse order):
OLEKSY, R.Z., AYADY, C.L., TATYAH, V., JONES, C., HOWEY, P.W., Froidevaux, J.S.P., Racey, P.A., Jones, G. 2019. The movement ecology of the Mauritian flying fox (Pteropus niger): a long-term study using solar-powered GSM/GPS tags. Movement Ecology. PDF

OLEKSY, R.Z., AYADY, C.L., TATAYAH, V., JONES, C., FROIDEVAUX, J.S.P., RACEY, P.A. & JONES, G. 2018. The impact of the Endangered Mauritian flying fox Pteropus niger on commercial fruit farms and the efficacy of mitigation.  

FROIDEVAUX, J.S.P. , BROYLES, M. & JONES, G. 2018. Moth responses to sympathetic hedgerow management in temperate farmland. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.

ZEALE, M.R.K., STONE, E.L., ZEALE, E., BROWNE, W.J., HARRIS, S. & JONES, G. 2018. Experimentally manipulating light spectra reveals the importance of dark corridors for commuting bats. Global Change Biology DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14462 

STANIEWICZ, A., BEHLER, N. & JONES, G. 2018. Niche partitioning between juvenile sympatric crocodilians in Mesangat Lake, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology.

STANIEWICZ, A., YOUNGPRAPAKORN, U. & JONES, G. 2018. First report of physiological color change in a crocodilian, Copeia 106: 264-267.

NIGHTINGALE, J., STEBBING, P., TAYLOR, N., McCABE, G. & JONES, G. 2018. Determining an effective density regime for rearing juvenile Austropotamobius pallipes in a small-scale closed system hatchery. Aquaculture Research.

NIGHTINGALE, J., STEBBING, P., TAYLOR, N., McCABE, G. & JONES, G. 2018. Assessing the effect of size-grading for rearing young-of-the-year white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes. Aquaculture Research.

BOHMANN, K., GOPALAKRISHNAN, S., NIELSEN, M., NIELSEN L., JONES, G., STREICKER, D.G. & GILBERT, M.T.P. 2018  Using DNA metabarcoding for simultaneous inference of common vampire bat diet and population structure. Molecular Ecology Resources.

ROWSE, E. G., HARRIS, S. & JONES G. 2018. Effects of dimming LED street lights on light-opportunistic and light-averse bats in suburban habitats. Royal Society Open Science.

TEELING, E.C., VERNES, S.C., DÁVALOS, L.M., RAY, D.A., GILBERT, M.T.P., MYERS, E. & BAT1K CONSORTIUM. 2018. Bat 1K project: to generate chromosome-level genomes for all living bat species. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences 6: 23-46. 

CARR, A., ZEALE, M.R.K., WEATHERALL, A., FROIDEVAUX, J.S.P. & JONES, G. 2018. Ground-based and LiDAR-derived measurements reveal scale-dependent selection of roost characteristics by the rare tree-dwelling bat Barbastella barbastellus. Forest Ecology and Management. 

YOUNG, S., CARR, A. & JONES, G. 2018. CCTV enables the discovery of new barbastelle (Barbastella barbastellus) vocalisations and activity patterns near a roost. Acta Chiropterologica 20: 263-272.

SRINIVASULU, C., SRINIVASULU B., SRINIVASULU A., GOPI, A., DAR, T.H.,  BATES, P.J.J., ROSSITER, S.J.& JONES, G. 2018. A new subspecies of the Malayan Bamboo Bat (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae: Tylonycteris malayana eremtaga) from the Andaman Islands, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa.

NIGHTINGALE, J., STEBBING, P., TAYLOR, N., McCABE, G. & JONES, G. 2018. The long-term effects and detection ranges of passive integrated transponders in white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems.

BASTOS, M., MEDEIROS, K., JONES, G., & BEZERRA, B. 2018. Small but wise: common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) use acoustic signals as cues to avoid interactions with blonde capuchin monkeys (Sapajus flavius). American Journal of Primatology 80: e22744 

FOLEY, N.M., HUGHES, G.M., HUANG, Z., CLARKE, M., JEBB, D., WHELAN, C.V., PETIT, E.J., TOUZALIN, F., FARCY, O., JONES, G., RANSOME, R.D., O’CONNELL, M.J., KERTH, G., REBELO, H., RODRIGUES, L., PUECHMAILLE, S.J. & TEELING, E.C. 2018. Growing old, yet staying young: the role of telomeres in bats’ exceptional longevity. Science Advances eaao0926

FROIDEVAUX, J.S.P, FIALAS, P.C.  & JONES, G. 2018. Catching insects while recording bats: impacts of light trapping on acoustic sampling. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation doi: 10.1002/rse2.71


SRINIVASULU, C.A., SRINIVASULU B., SRINIVASULU A., GOPI, A., DAR, T.H.,  BATES, P.J.J., ROSSITER, S.J.& JONES, G. 2017. Recent surveys of bats from the Andaman Islands, India: diversity, distribution and echolocation characteristics. Acta Chiropterologica 19: 419-438. 

OLEKSY, R., GIUGGIOLI, L., McKETTERICK, T.J., RACEY, P.A. & JONES, G. 2017. Flying foxes create extensive seed shadows and enhance germination success of pioneer plant species in deforested Madagascan landscapes. PLoS ONE.

BEZERRA, B.M., CÄSAR, C., JERUSALINSKY, L., BARNETT, A., BASTOS, M., SOUTO, A. & JONES, G. 2017. Pitheciid vocal communication: what can we say about what they are saying? Ethnobiology and Conservation.

FROIDEVAUX, J.S.P., LOUBOUTIN, B. & JONES, G. 2017. Does organic farming enhance biodiversity in Mediterranean vineyards? A case study with bats and arachnids. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.

WAKEFIELD, A., BROYLES, M., STONE, E., HARRIS, S. & JONES, G. 2018. Quantifying the attractiveness of broad-spectrum street lights to aerial nocturnal insects. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55: 714-728. 

RAZGOUR, O., TAGGART, J.B., MANEL, S., JUSTE, J., IBÁÑEZ, C., REBELO, H., ALBERDI, A., JONES, G., PARK, K.J. 2018. An integrated framework to identify wildlife populations under threat from climate change. Molecular Ecology Resources 18: 18-31 DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12694 .

RYDELL, J., NYMAN, S., EKLÖF, J., JONES, G. & RUSSO, D. 2017. Testing the performances of automated identification of bat echolocation calls: a request for prudence. Ecological Indicators 78: 416-420. 

RUSSO, D., ANCILLOTTO, L. & JONES, G. 2017. Bats are still not birds in the digital era: echolocation call variation and why it matters for bat species identification. Canadian Journal of Zoology .

NIGHTINGALE, J., STEBBING, P., SIBLEY, P., BROWN, O., RUSHBROOK, B. & JONES, G. 2017. A review of the use of ark sites and associated conservation measures to secure the long-term survival of white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes in the United Kingdom. International Zoo Yearbook 51: . DOI:10.1111/izy.12161

MACHADO, R., AGUIAR, L.M. & JONES, G. 2017. Do acoustic indices reflect the characteristics of bird communities in the savannas of Central Brazil? Landscape and Urban Planning.

LISÓN F., ALTAMIRANO, A., FIELD  R. & JONES, G. 2017. Conservation on the blink: deficient technical reports threaten conservation in the Natura 2000 network. Biological Conservation 209: 11-16. .

FROIDEVAUX, J.S.P., BOUGHEY, K.L., BARLOW, K.E. & JONES, G.  2017. Factors driving population recovery of the greater horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum) in the UK: implications for conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation. .

RUSSO D., CISTRONE L., LIBRALATO N., KORINE C., JONES G., & ANCILLOTTO L. 2017. Adverse effects of artificial illumination on bat drinking activity. Animal Conservation.


SRINIVASULU, B., SRINIVASULU A., SRINIVASULU C., DAR, T.H., GOPI, A. & JONES, G. 2016. First record of the diadem leaf-nosed bat Hipposideros diadema (E. Geoffroy, 1813) (Chiroptera: Hipposideridae) from the Andaman islands, India with the possible occurrence of a hitherto undetected subspecies. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8: 9316-9321

WAKEFIELD, A., BROYLES, M., STONE, E.L., JONES, G. & HARRIS, S. 2016. Experimentally comparing the attractiveness of domestic lights to insects: do LEDs attract fewer insects than conventional light types? Ecology and Evolution DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2527 .

RUSSO, D., BILLINGTON,G., BONTADINA,F., DEKKER,J., DIETZ,M., GAZARYAN,S., JONES, G., MESCHEDE, A., REBELO, H., REITER,G., RUCZYŃSKI, I., TILLON,L. & TWISK, P. 2016. Identifying key research objectives to make European forests greener for bats. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution,4: 87. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2016.00087  .

COOPER-BOHANNON, R., REBELO, H., JONES, G., COTTERILL, F., MONADJEM, A., SCHOEMAN, M.C., TAYLOR, P. & PARK, K. 2016, Predicting bat distributions and diversity hotspots in southern Africa. Hystrix, . (minor author – helped write paper, co-supervised student). doi:10.4404/hystrix-27.1-11722

MOHAMED, N.Z., SAH, S.A.M. & JONES, G. 2016. The potential significance of nectar-feeding bats as pollinators in mangrove habitats of Peninsular Malaysia. Biotropica 48: 425-428. .

ROWSE, E.G., HARRIS, S. & JONES, G. 2016. The switch from low-pressure sodium to light emitting diodes does not affect bat activity at street lights. PLoS ONE, 11(3) e0150884 .

ZAMORA-GUTIÉRREZ V.,  LÓPEZ-GONZÁLEZ. C., · MACSWINEY G.M.C., FENTON M.B., JONES G., KALKO E.K.V., PUECHMAILLE S.J., STATHOPOULOS V. & JONES, K.E. 2016. Acoustic identification of Mexican bats based on taxonomic and ecological constraints on call design. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 

AGUIAR, L., BERNARD, E., RIBEIRO, V., MACHADO, R. & JONES, G. 2016. Should I stay or should I go? Climate change effects on the future of Neotropical savannah bats. Global Ecology and Conservation 5: 22-33. 

ZEALE, M.R.K., BENNITT, E., NEWSON, S.E., PACKMAN, C., BROWNE, W.J., HARRIS, S., JONES, G. & STONE, E. 2016. Mitigating the impact of bats in historic churches: the response of Natterer’s bats Myotis nattereri to artificial roosts and deterrence. PLoS ONE 11: e0146782. 

FROIDEVAUX, J., ZELLWEGER, F., BOLLMANN, K., JONES, G., OBRIST, M.K. 2016. From field surveys to LiDAR: shining a light on how bats respond to forest structure. Remote Sensing of Environment 175: 242-250.


LISÓN, F., LÓPEZ-ESPINOSA, J.A., CALVO, J.F. & JONES, G. 2015. Diet of the meridional serotine Eptesicus isabellinus in an urban semiarid Mediterranean landscape. Acta Chiropterologica 17: 371-378....


  1. MAHMOOD-UL-HASSAN, M., JONES, G. & DEITZ, C. 2009. The Bats of Pakistan. Verlag Dr. Muller, Saarbrücken, Germany. 167pp. Edited text and provided photographs and echolocation call data.


Books edited (refereed)

  1. RUSSO, D. & JONES, G. (2015). Bats as Bioindicators. Special edition of Mammalian Biology, volume 80, issue 3.

  2. BRIGHAM, R.M., KALKO, E.K.V., JONES, G., PARSONS, S.  & LIMPENS, H.J.G.A. 2004.  Bat Echolocation Research. Tools, Techniques and Analysis.’ Edited by Bat Conservation International, Austin TX. 167 + vii pp.


Book chapters (refereed)

28. SANTOS, M., MEDEIROS, K., SOUTO, A., JONES, G. & BEZERRA, B. 2018. Use of mangrove habitats by Sapajus flavius assessed by vocalization surveys. Pp. 64-67 in Nowak, K., Barnett, A.A. & Matsuda, I (eds) Primates in Flooded Habitats. Ecology and Conservation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 

27. TEELING, E.C., JONES, G., & ROSSITER, S.J. 2016. Phylogeny, genes, and hearing – implications for the evolution of echolocation in bats. Pp. 25-54, in Fenton, M.B., Grinnell, A., Fay, R.R. & Popper, A.N. (eds.) Bat Bioacoustics. Springer Handbook of Auditory Research. Springer, New York.

26.  ROWSE, E.G., LEWANZIK, D., STONE, E.L., HARRIS, S. & JONES, G. 2016. Dark matters: the effects of artificial lighting on bats. In Voigt, C. & Kingston, T. (eds). Bats in the Anthropocene: conservation of bats in a changing world. Springer Open. Pp. 187-213.

25. JONES, G. & REBELO, H. 2013. Responses of bats to climate change: learning from the past and predicting the future. Pp. 457-478 In Adams, R.A. & Pedersen, S.C. (eds). Bat evolution, Ecology and Conservation. Springer, New York.  

24. VESPE, M., JONES, G. & BAKER, C. J. 2010 Diversity strategies: lessons from natural systems", in ‘Principles of Waveform Diversity and Design’. Edited by M. Wicks, E. Mokole, S. Blunt, R. Schneible, & V. Amuso, SciTech Publishing, August 2010, ISBN 978-1-8911-2195-1 . 

23. BEZERRA, B.M., SOUTO, A.S. & JONES, G. 2010. Perspectives in primate bioacoustics. Pp. 1-28 In Potocki, E. & Krasiński, J. (Eds.). Primatology: theories, methods and research. Nova Science Publishers Inc., New York. 

22. MALTBY, A., JONES, K.E. & JONES, G. 2009. Understanding the evolutionary origin and diversification of bat echolocation calls. Pp, 37-47 in Handbook of Mammalian Vocalization ed. Stefan Brudzynski. Academic Press, Oxford.

21. BEZERRA, B. M.; BARNETT, A. A.; SOUTO, A. S. & JONES, G. (2013). Vocal communication in Cacajao, Chiropotes and Pithecia: current knowledge and future directions. Pp. 303-308 In Barnett, A., Veiga, L., Ferrari, S.F., Norconk, M. A. (eds). Evolutionary Biology and Conservation of Titis, Sakis and Uacaris. Cambridge University Press.

20. HAYSOM, K., JONES, G., MERRETT, D.  & RACEY, P.A.  2010. Bats. Pp. 259-280  In Silent Summer, edited by N. Maclean. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 

19. HOLDERIED, M.W. & JONES, G. 2009. Flight dynamics of bats. Pp. 459-475 In Ecological and Behavioral Methods for the Study of Bats, edited by T.H. Kunz & S. Parsons. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. 

18.  JONES, G. 2009. Anatomy and physiology of microchiropteran bats. Pp. 27-38 In Bats in Captivity. Volume 1: Biological and Medical Aspects, edited by S. Barnard. Logos Press, Washington DC. 

17. ROSSITER, S.J., JONES, G., RANSOME, R.D. & BARRATT, E.M. 2006. Causes and consequences of genetic structure in the greater horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum). Pp. 213-226 In ‘Functional and Evolutionary Ecology of Bats’. Edited by A. Zubaid, G.F. McCracken & T.H. Kunz. Oxford University Press, Oxford.  

16. JONES, G. 2004. Conclusions: where do we go from here? Pp. 166-167 In ‘Bat Echolocation Research. Tools, Techniques and Analysis.’ Edited by R.M. Brigham, E.K.V. Kalko, G. Jones, S. Parsons & H.J.G.A. Limpens. Bat Conservation International, Austin TX.

15. JONES, G., VAUGHAN, N., RUSSO, D., WICKRAMASINGHE, L.P. & HARRIS, S. 2004. Designing bat activity surveys using time expansion and direct sampling of ultrasound. Pp. 83-89 In ‘Bat Echolocation Research. Tools, Techniques and Analysis.’ Edited by R.M. Brigham, E.K.V. Kalko, G. Jones, S. Parsons  & H.J.G.A. Limpens. Bat Conservation International, Austin TX. 

13. HOUSTON, R.D. & JONES, G. 2004. Discrimination of prey during trawling by the insectivorous bat, Myotis daubentonii. Pp. 356-361 in ‘Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins’, edited by J. Thomas, C. Moss & M. Vater. Chicago University Press.

12. JONES, G. & BARLOW, K.E. 2004. Cryptic species of echolocating bats. Pp. 345-349 in ‘Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins’, edited by J. Thomas, C. Moss & M. Vater. Chicago University Press.

11. HOUSTON, R.D., BOONMAN, A.M. & JONES, G. 2004. Do echolocation signal parameters restrict bats’ choice of prey? Pp 339-345 in ‘Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins’, edited by J. Thomas, C. Moss & M. Vater. Chicago University Press. 

10. SPEAKMAN, J.R., LANCASTER, W.C., WARD, S., JONES, G. & COLE, K.C. 2004. Energy cost of echolocation in stationary insectivorous bats. Pp. 361-365 in ‘Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins’, edited by J. Thomas, C. Moss & M. Vater. Chicago University Press. 

9. DENZINGER, A., KALKO, E.K.V. & JONES, G. 2004. Ecological and evolutionary aspects of echolocation in bats. Pp. 311-326 in ‘Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins’, edited by J. Thomas, C. Moss & M. Vater. Chicago University Press.  (Review)

8. DUVERGÉ, P.L. & JONES, G.  2003. Use of farmland habitats by greater horseshoe bats. Pp. 64-81 in ‘Farming and mammals. Conservation and Conflict’, edited by F. Tattersall & W. Manley. The Linnaean Society, London.

7. JONES, G. & RYDELL, J. 2003.  Attack and defence: interactions between echolocating bats and their insect prey. Pp 301-345 in ‘Bat Ecology’, edited by T.H. Kunz. University of Chicago Press. (Review)

6. JONES, G. 2000. The ontogeny of behaviour in bats: a functional perspective. In ‘Ontogeny, Functional Ecology and Evolution of Bats’ pp. 362-392, edited by R.A. Adams & S.C. Pedersen. Cambridge University Press.

5. JONES, G. 1997. Acoustic signalling and speciation: the roles of natural and sexual selection in the evolution of cryptic species. Advances in the Study of Behaviour 26: 317-354.

4. JONES, G. 1996. Does echolocation constrain the evolution of body size in bats? In Miller, P.J. (ed.) Miniature Vertebrates: the implications of small size. Symposia of the Zoological Society of London 69: 111-128.

3. BARRATT, E.M., BRUFORD, M.W., BURLAND, T.M, JONES, G., RACEY, P.A. & WAYNE, R.K. 1995. Characterisation of mitochondrial DNA variability within the microchiropteran genus Pipistrellus: approaches and applications. In Racey, P.A. & Swift, S.M. (eds.) Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour of Bats. Symposia of the Zoological Society of London 67: 377-386. 

2. JONES, G., DUVERGÉ, P.L. & RANSOME, R.D. 1995. Conservation biology of an endangered species: field studies of greater horseshoe bats. In Racey, P.A. & Swift, S.M. (Eds) Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour of Bats. Symposia of the Zoological Society of London 67: 309-324. 

1. JONES, G. & MORTON, M. 1992. Radio-tracking studies on habitat use by Greater Horseshoe Bats Rhinolophus ferrumequinum. In Priede, I.M. & Swift, S.M. (Eds). Wildlife Telemetry. Remote Monitoring and tracking of animals. pp. 521-537. Ellis Harwood, Chichester. 


Statutory Reports 

8. VOIGT, C.C., AZAM, C., DEKKER, J., FERGUSON, J., FRITZE, M., GAZARYAN, S., HÖLKER, F., JONES, G., LEADER, N., LEWANZIK, D., LIMPENS, H.J.G.A., MATHEWS, F., RYDELL, J., SCHOFIELD, H., SPOELSTRA, K., ZAGMAJSTER, M. 2018. Guidelines for consideration of bats in lighting projects. EUROBATS Publication Series No. 8. UNEP/EUROBATS Secretariat, Bonn, Germany. 62 pp. View Report

7. Jones, G., Barlow, K., Ransome, R., and Gilmour, L. 2015. Greater horseshoe bats and their insect prey: the impact and importance of climate change and agri‐environment schemes. View Report 

6. RAZGOUR O., WHITBY D., DAHLBERG E., BARLOW K., HANMER J., HAYSOM K., MCFARLANE H., WICKS L., WILLIAMS C., JONES G. 2013. Conserving grey long-eared bats (Plecotus austriacus) in our landscape: a conservation management plan.View Report

5. ZEALE, M., STONE, E., BENNITT, E., NEWSON, S., PARKER, P., HAYSOM, K., BROWNE, W., HARRIS, S. & JONES, G. 2014. Improving mitigation success where bats occupy houses and historic buildings, particularly churches. Defra project WM0322 final report, 125pp. View Report  

4. RADFORD, A.N., MORLEY, E.L. & JONES, G. 2012. The effects of noise on biodiversity. Defra Report NO0235. View report

3. JONES, G., COOPER-BOHANNON, R., BARLOW, K. & PARSONS, K. 2009. Determining the potential impact of wind turbines on bat populations in Britain. Report to Defra, 160pp.

2. JONES, G. & RANSOME, R.D. 2000. Combe Down Greater horseshoe bats: radio tracking study and Bat activity at Combe Down mines during summer and autumn 2000. Reports to BatPro/ Bath and North East Somerset, 46pp.

1. JONES, G. & BILLINGTON, G. 1999. Radio tracking study of greater horseshoe bats at Cheddar, North Somerset. English Nature, Taunton. 44pp.

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