Publications in SCI Journals

1. Lazaridou-Dimitriadou, M.,Kattoulas,M. & Staikou, A. 1983. Searching for the factors that provoke differences in size and weight of snails (Helix aspersa Müller) from two different populations, one from the island of Crete and the other from Peloponnesos Greece). Journal of Molluscan Studies, Suppl. 12A, pp.89-93

2. A. Staikou, M. Lazaridou-Dimitriadou and N. Farmakis.  1988. Aspects of the life cycle, population dynamics, growth and secondary production of the edible snail Helix lucorum Linnaeus,1758 (Gastropoda, Pulmonata) in Greece. Journal of Molluscan Studies vol. 54 pp 139-155

3. Staikou A. and Lazaridou-Dimitriadou M. 1989. Effect of crowding on growth and mortality  in the edible snail Helix  lucorum  (Gastropoda : Pulmonata) in Greece. Israel Journal of Zoology vol. 36, pp 1-9

4. A. Staikou and M. Lazaridou-Dimitriadou 1989.  Feeding experiments on and energy flux in a natural population of the edible snail Helix lucorum L.(Gastropoda: Pulmonata :Stylommatophora) in Greece.Malacologia vol 31(1), 217-227 

5. A. Staikou, M. Lazaridou- Dimitriadou and E. Pana 1990. The life cycle, population dynamics, growth and secondary production of the snail Bradybaena  (B.) fruticum (Müller,1774) (Gastropoda Pulmonata ) in  Nοrthern Greece. Journal of Molluscan studies vol. 55, pp 137-146

6. A. Staikou  &  M. Lazaridou- Dimitriadou  1990. Aspects of the life cycle, population dynamics, growth and secondary production of the snail Monacha  cartusiana  (Müller,1774) (Gastropoda Pulmonata ) in   Greece. Malacologia vol. 31(2) : 353-362 

7. A. Staikou  &  M. Lazaridou- Dimitriadou 1991. The life cycle, population dynamics, growth and secondary production of the snail Xeropicta  arenosa Ziegler(Gastropoda Pulmonata ) in  Northern  Greece. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 101 : 179-188

8. Μ Lazaridou-Dimitriadou, Y. Karakousis & A. Staikou. 1994. Morphological and genetic variation in Greek populations of the edible snail Helix aspersa Müller, 1774 (Gastropoda: Pulmonata): A preliminary survey. Nautilus 108 (Suppl. 2): 145-155

9. M. Lazaridou- Dimitriadou, Y. Karakousis and A. Staikou. 1994. Geographic variation in shell morphology and isoenzymes of the edible land snail Helix aspersa  Müller, 1774 (Gastropoda, Pulmonata) from Greece and Cyprus. Heredity 72: 23-35

10. Α. Staikou. 1998. Aspects of life cycle, population dynamics, growth and secondary production of the pulmonate snail Cepaea vindobonensis (Ferussac, 1821) in northern Greece. Journal of Molluscan Studies 64: 297-308

11. A. Staikou. 1999. Shell temperature, activity and resistance to desiccation in the polymorphic land snail Cepaea vindobonensis.  Journal of Molluscan Studies 65: 171-184. 

12. Kravva N., Staikou A. & C. Triantaphyllidis. 2000.  Genetic composition and temporal genetic variation in Mytilus galloprovincialis populations of the Thermaikos gulf (Northern Aegean Sea). Biologia, Bratislava 55/3: 289-297

13. Staikou A., M. Steiakakis & B. Michaelidis. 2001.  Effects of prolonged acclimation to cold on the extra- and intracellular acid-base status in the land snail Helix lucorum (L.) Physiological and Biochemical Zoology vol. 74(3): 404-412     

14. Koemtzopoulos E., Staikou A., 2007. Variation in spermathecal morphology is independent of sperm competition intensity in populations of the simultaneously hermaphroditic land snail Cornu aspersum. Zoology 110: 139-146

15. Basile Michaelidis, Pasqualina Kyriakopoulou-Sklavounou, Alexandra Staikou, Ioanna Papathanasiou and Kiriaki Konstantinou. 2008.  Glycolytic adjustments in tissues of frog Rana ridibunda and land snail Helix lucorum during seasonal hibernation. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 151: 582–589

16. Anestis A. Pörtner H. O., Karagiannis D., Angelidis P., Staikou A. and Michaelidis B. 2010. Response of Mytilus galloprovincialis (L.) to increasing sea water temperature and to marteliosis: Metabolic and physiological parameters. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 156: 57–66

17. M-E Garefalaki, A Triantafyllidis, T. J. Abatzopoulos, A. Staikou 2010. The outcome of sperm competition is affected by behavioural and anatomical reproductive traits in a simultaneously hermaphroditic land snail. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23(5): 966-976

18. Nils Anthes, Patrice David, Josh R. Auld, Jeroen N. A. Hoffer, Philippe Jarne, Joris M. Koene, Hanna Kokko, M. Cristina Lorenzi, Benjamin Pèlissiè, Dennis Sprenger, Alexandra Staikou, and Lukas Schärer 2010. Bateman Gradients in Hermaphrodites: An Extended Approachto Quantify Sexual Selection. The American Naturalist 176(3): 249-263