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41. Rabdeau, J., Desbonnes, M., Bretagnolle, V., Moreau, J. & Monceau, K. Does anthropization affect the physiology, the behaviour and the life-history traits of Montagu’s harrier chicks? Animal Conservation, in press.

40. Moreau, J., Monceau, K., Gonnet, G., Pfizer, M. & Bretagnolle, V. Organic farming positively affects the vitality of passerine birds in agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, in press.

J. Moreau interview by IFFCAM students

39. Biard, C., Monceau, K., Teixeira, M., Motreuil, S., Bettencourt-Amarante, S.,  Develay, L. & Moreau, J. 2022. Coccidial oocyst release: once a day or all day long? Tropical bird hosts shed new light on the adaptive significance of diurnal periodicity in parasite output. Parasitology, 149, 469-481. [PDF]

38. Rabdeau, J., Arroyo, B., Mougeot, F., Badenhausser, Bretagnolle, V. & Monceau, K. 2021. Do human infrastructures shape nest distribution in the landscape depending on individual personality in a farmland bird of prey? Journal of Animal Ecology, 90, 2848-2858. [PDF]

37. Moreau, J., Monceau, K., Crépin, M., Derouin Tochon, F., Mondet, C., Frainkin, M., Teixeira, M. & Bretagnolle, V. 2021. Feeding partridges with organic or conventional grain triggers cascading effects in life- history traits. Environmental Pollution, 116851[PDF]

36. Rabdeau, J., Badenhausser, I., Gaffard, A., Mangelinck, C., Moreau, J., Bretagnolle, V. & Monceau, K. 2021. Assortative pairing for boldness and consequences on reproductive success in Montagu’s harrier. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 132, 759-773. [PDF]

35. Rabdeau, J., Badenhausser, I., Moreau, J., Bretagnolle, V. & Monceau, K. 2019. To change or not to change experimenters: Caveats for repeated behavioural and physiological measures in Montagu’s Harrier. Journal of Avian Biology, 50: doi:10.1111/jav.02160 [PDF]

34. Ribout, C., Villers, A., Ruault, S., Bretagnolle, V., Picard, D., Monceau, K. & Gauffre, B. 2019. Fine-scale genetic structure in a high dispersal capacity raptor, the Montagu’s harrier (Circus pygargus), revealed by a set of novel microsatellite loci. Genetica, 1, 69–78. [PDF]

33. Thiéry, D, Bonnard, O., Riquier, L., de Revel, G. & Monceau, K. 2018. An alarm pheromone in the venom gland of Vespa velutina : evidence revisited from the European invasive population. Entomologia Generalis, 38, 145-146. [PDF]

32. Poidatz, J., Monceau, K., Bonnard, O. & Thiéry, D. 2018. Activity rhythm and action range of workers of the invasive hornet predator of honeybees Vespa velutina, measured by radio frequency identification tags. Ecology & Evolution, 8, 7588-7598. [PDF]

31. Bretagnolle, V., Berthet, E., Gross, N., Gauffre, B., Plumejeaud, C., Houte, S., Badenhausser, I., Monceau, K., Allier, F., Monestiez, P. & Gaba S. 2018. Description of long-term monitoring of farmland biodiversity in a LTSER. Data in Brief, 19, 1310-1313. [PDF]

30. Amat, I., Desouhant, E., Gomes, E., Moreau, J. & Monceau, K. 2018. Insect personality: what can we learn from metamorphosis? Current Opinion in Insect Science, 27, 46-51[PDF]

29. Monceau, K., Arca, M., Leprêtre, L., Bonnard, O., Arnold, G. & Thiéry D. 2018. How Apis mellifera behaves with its invasive hornet predator Vespa velutina? Journal of Insect Behavior, 31, 1-11. [PDF] + [PDF] supplementary file 1

Online Resource 2 – Honeybee balling behaviour

28. Bretagnolle, V., Berthet, E., Gross, N., Gauffre, B., Plumejeaud, C., Houte, S., Badenhausser, I., Monceau, K., Allier, F., Monestiez, P. & Gaba S. 2018. Towards sustainable and multifunctional agriculture in farmland landscapes: Lessons from the integrative approach of a French LTSER platform. Science of the Total Environment, 627, 822–834. [PDF]

27. Monceau, K. & Thiéry D. 2017. Vespa velutina nest distribution at a local scale: an eight-year survey of the invasive honeybee predator. Insect Science, 24, 663–674. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary files

Yellow-legged hornet hovering in front of a beehive


26. Monceau, K., Dechaume-Moncharmont, F.-X., Moreau, J., Lucas, C., Capoduro, R., Motreuil, S. & Moret, Y. 2017. Personality, immune response and reproductive success: An appraisal of the pace-of-life syndrome hypothesis.  Journal of Animal Ecology, 86, 932–942. [PDF] article + [ZIP] supplementary files + [data] dataset

25. Monceau, K., Tourat, A., Arca, M., Bonnard, O., Arnold, G. & Thiéry D. 2017. Daily and seasonal extranidal behaviour variations in the invasive yellow-legged hornet, Vespa velutina Lepeletier (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Journal of Insect Behavior, 30, 220-230. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary files

24. Monceau, K., Moreau, J., Richet, J., Motreuil, S., Moret, Y. & Dechaume-Moncharmont, F.-X. 2017. Larval personality does not predict adult personality in a holometabolous insect. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 120, 869-878. [PDF] article + [ZIP] supplementary files + [data] dataset

23. Moreau, J., Monceau, K. & Thiéry, D. 2016. Larval food influences temporal oviposition and egg quality traits in females of Lobesia botrana. Journal of Pest Science, 89, 439-448.  [PDF]

22. Vogelweith, F., Moret, Y., Monceau, K., Thiéry, D. & Moreau, J. 2016. Effect of diet and immune challenge on the relative abundance of hemocyte types in polyphagous caterpillar. Journal of Insect Physiology, 88, 33-39. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary files

21. Monceau, K. 2015. The next meeting for animal personality: population genetics. Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 27, 428-435. [PDF]


20. Biard, C., Monceau, K., Motreuil, S. & Moreau, J. 2015. Interpreting immunological indices: The importance of taking parasite community into account. An example in blackbirds (Turdus merula). Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6, 960-972. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary files

19. Monceau, K., Moreau, J., Poidatz, J., Bonnard, O. & Thiéry, D. 2015. Behavioral syndrome in a native and an invasive hymenoptera species. Insect Science, 22, 541-548.  [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary files

18. Monceau, K., Maher, N., Bonnard, O. & Thiéry, D. 2015. Evaluation of competition between a native and an invasive hornet species: do seasonal phenologies overlap? Bulletin of Entomological Research, 105, 462-469. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary files

17. Couto, A., Monceau, K., Bonnard, O., Thiéry, D. & Sandoz, J.-C. 2014. Olfactory attraction of the hornet Vespa velutina to honeybee colony odors and pheromones. PLoS ONE, 9, e115943. [PDF]

Cover Insect Science 2014 vol. 21


16. Monceau, K., Bonnard, O., Moreau, J. & Thiéry, D. 2014. Spatial distribution of Vespa velutina individuals hunting at domestic honeybee hives: heterogeneity at a local scale. Insect Science, 21, 765–774. [PDF]

15. Thiéry, D., Monceau, K. & Moreau, J. 2014. Larval intraspecific competition for food in the European grapevine moth Lobesia botrana. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 104, 517-524. [PDF]

14. Arca, M., Papachristoforou, A., Mougel, F., Rortais, A., Monceau, K., Bonnard, O., Tardy, P., Thiéry, D., Silvain, J.-F. & Arnold, G. 2014. Defensive behaviour of Apis mellifera against Vespa velutina in France: testing whether European honeybees can develop an effective collective defence against a new predator. Behavioural Processes, 106, 122-129. [PDF]

13. Thiéry, D., Monceau, K. & Moreau, J. 2014. Different emergence phenology of European grapevine moth (Lobesia botrana, Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) on six varieties of grapes in an experimental vineyard. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 104, 277-287. [PDF]

12. Monceau, K., Bonnard, O. & Thiéry, D. 2014. Vespa velutina : a new invasive predator of honeybees in Europe. Journal of Pest Science, 87, 1-16. [PDF]

11. Monceau, K., Cézilly, F., Moreau, J., Motreuil, S. & Wattier, R.A. 2013. Colonisation and diversification of the Zenaida dove (Zenaida aurita) in the Antilles: Phylogeography, contemporary gene flow and morphological divergence. PLoS ONE, 8, e82189. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary material

Hornet worker on its nest


10. Monceau, K., Bonnard, O. & Thiéry, D. 2013. Relationship between the age of Vespa velutina workers and their defensive behaviour established from colonies maintained in the laboratory. Insectes Sociaux, 60, 437-444. [PDF]

9. Monceau, K., Arca, M., Leprêtre, L., Mougel, F., Bonnard, O., Silvain, J.-F., Maher, N., Arnold, G. & Thiéry, D. 2013. Native prey and invasive predator patterns of foraging activity: the case of the yellow-legged hornet predation at European honeybee hives. PLoS ONE, 8, e66492. [PDF]

8. Monceau, K., Maher, N., Bonnard, O. & Thiéry, D. 2013. Predation dynamics study of the recently introduced honeybee killer Vespa velutina: learning from the enemy. Apidologie, 44, 209-221. [PDF]

7. Monceau, K., Wattier, R.A., Dechaume-Moncharmont, F.-X., Dubreuil, C. & Cézilly, F. 2013. Heterozygosity-fitness correlations in adult and juvenile Zenaida dove, Zenaida aurita. Journal of Heredity, 104, 47-56.  [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary material

Male and female Schultesia nitor


6. Monceau, K., Bonnard, O. & Thiéry, D. 2012. Chasing the queens of the alien predator of honeybees: a water drop in the invasiveness ocean. Open Journal of Ecology, 2, 183-191. [PDF]

5. Monceau, K. & van Baaren, J. 2012. Female teneral mating in a monandrous species. Ecology and Evolution, 2, 1426-1436. [PDF]

4. Monceau, K., Wattier, R.A., Dechaume-Moncharmont, F.-X., Motreuil, S. & Cézilly, F. 2011. Territoriality vs. flocking in the Zenaida Dove, Zenaida aurita: Resource polymorphism revisited using morphological and genetic analyses. The Auk, 128, 15-25. [PDF]

3. Dechaume-Moncharmont, F.-X., Monceau, K. & Cézilly, F. 2011. Sexing birds using discriminant function analysis based on morphometric measurements: A critical appraisal. The Auk, 128, 78-86. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary material

2. Boogert, N.J., Monceau, K. & Lefebvre, L. 2010. A field test of behavioural flexibility in Zenaida Doves (Zenaida aurita). Behavioural Processes, 85, 135-141. [PDF]

Singing Zenaida Dove


1. Monceau, K., Gaillard, M., Harrang, E., Santiago-Alarcon, D., Parker, P. G., Cézilly, F. & Wattier, R.A. 2009. Twenty-three polymorphic microsatellite markers for the Caribbean endemic Zenaida Dove, Zenaida aurita, and its conservation in related Zenaida species. Conservation Genetics, 10, 1557-1581. [PDF]


Popular science

Thiéry, D. & Monceau, K. 2018. Où s’arrêtera l’invasion du frelon à pattes jaunes, Vespa velutina ? Fondation pour la recherche sur la biodiversité (FRB) Paris, France. [PDF]

Monceau, K. & Thiéry, D. 2017. The Asian Yellow-legged Hornet: the implacable advance of a bee-killer. British Wildlife, 29, 79.

Monceau, K. & Thiéry, D. 2017. Frelon asiatique: que faire? L’Ecologiste, 49, 40. [PDF]

Thiéry, D. & Monceau, K. 2015. Frelon à pattes jaunes : un prédateur d’abeilles introduit en Europe par l’homme. Biofutur, 365, 48-55. [PDF]

Technical report

Bonnard, O., Monceau, K. & Thiéry, D. 2012. Elevage de colonies de Vespa velutina, un prédateur d’abeilles domestiques récemment introduit en France. Le Cahier des Techniques de l’Inra, 76, 1-11. [PDF]

Conference Proceedings

Monceau, K. & Thiéry, D. Vespa velutina: Current situation and perspectives. Atti Academia Nazionale Italiana di Entomologia (18 November 2016) – Florence (Italy) [PDF]

Thiéry, D., Bonnard, O., Maher, N., Poidatz, J. & Monceau, K. 2014. Comportement de prédation du frelon asiatique à pattes jaunes (Vespa velutina) et protection des ruches par différentes stratégies de piégeage. Ravageurs et Insectes Invasifs et Émergents (21 octobre 2014) – Montpellier (France) [PDF]

Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches (HDR)

Monceau, K. 2021. Espèces invasives, dérangement anthropique et pesticides en agriculture : leurs effets sur la biodiversité. HDR, La Rochelle université, La Rochelle, France. [PDF]

Ph.D. thesis

Monceau, K. 2009. Biologie des populations de tourterelles à queue carrée sur l’île de la Barbade – Apports de l’outil moléculaire. Ph.D. thesis, université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France. [PDF]