Publications

20. Yang WZ, Qi Y, Fu J *.2016. Genetic signals of high-altitude adaptation in amphibians: a comparative transcriptome analysis. BMC genetics 17:134(doi: 10.1186/s12863-016-0440-z) (IF:2.15) (pdf).

19. Peters RA, Ramos JA, Hernandez J, Wu Y, Qi Y*. 2016. Social context affects tail displays by Phrynocephalus vlangalii lizards from China. Scientific Reports (doi: 10.1038/srep31573)(IF:5.23)(pdf).

18. Wu Y, Fu J, Yue B, Qi Y*. 2015. An atypical reproductive cycle in a common viviparous Asia Agamid Phrynocephalus vlangalii. Ecology and Evolution 5(21):5138-5147. (doi:10.1002/ece3.1783)(IF:2.32)(pdf).

17. Yang W, Qi Y, Fu J *. 2014. Exploring the genetic basis of adaptation to high elevations in reptiles: a comparative transcriptome analysis of two toad-headed agamas (genus Phrynocephalus). PLoS One 9(1): e112218 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112218)(IF:3.53)(pdf).

16. Nie H, Wu Y, Qiao L, Suo L, Qi Y*. 2014. Development of novel microsatellite DNA markers for toad-headed agama Phrynocephalus vlangalii using next generation sequencing. Conservation Genetics Resources 7(2):385-388 (doi: 10.1007/s12686-014-0376-4) (IF:1.12)(pdf).

15. Qi Y, Lu B, Gao H, Hu P, Fu J*. 2014. Hybridization and mitochondrial genome introgression between Rana chensinensis and R. kukunoris. Molecular Ecology 2014(23):5575-5588 (doi: 10.1111/mec.12960) (IF=5.86)(pdf).

14. Qi Y, Noble DWA, Wu Y, Whiting MJ *. 2014. Sex and performance-based escape behaviour in an Asian agamid lizard, Phrynocephalus vlangalii. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68:2035-2042 (doi:10.1007/s00265-014-1809-5) (IF=3.05)(pdf).

13. Qi Y*, Yang W, Lu B, Fu J. 2013. Genetic evidence for male-biased dispersal in the Qinghai toad-headed agamid Phrynocephalus vlangalii and its potential link to individual social interactions. Ecology and Evolution 3(5):1219-1230 (doi: 10.1002/ece3.532) (IF=1.66)(pdf).

12. Yang W, Qi Y, Bi K, Fu J *. 2012. Toward understanding the genetic basis of adaptation to high-elevation life in poikilothermic species: a comparative transcriptomic analysis of two ranid frogs, Rana chensinensis and R. kukunoris. BMC Genomics,13:588 (doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-588) (IF=4.07)(pdf).

11. Hu D, Fu J, Zou F, Qi Y*. 2012. The impact of the Qinghai Tibet Railway on population genetic structure of the Qinghai toad-headed lizard. Asiatic Herpetological Research 3(4): 280-287(doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1245.2012.00280) (IF=0.67)(pdf).

10. Qi Y*, Noble DWA, Fu J, Whiting MJ. 2012. Spatial and social organization in a burrow-dwelling lizard (Phrynocephalus vlangalii) from China. PloS ONE 7(7):e41130 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041130) (IF=3.53)(pdf).

9. Qi Y, Li S, Suo L, Li H, Wang Y *. 2011. An ethogram of the toad-headed lizard Phrynocephalus vlangalii during the breeding season. Asiatic Herpetological Research 2:111-116 (doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1245.2011.00110 )(IF=0.67)(pdf).

8. Qi Y, Felix Z, Wang Y, Gu H, Wang Y *. 2011. Post-breeding movement and habitat use of plateau brown frog Rana kukunoris in a high-elevation wetland. Journal of Herpetology 45(4):421-427 (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1670/10-171.1)(IF=0.83)(pdf).

7. Qi Y, Wan H, Gu H, Wang Y *. 2011. Do displays and badges function in establishing the social dominance of resident male toad-headed lizards, Phrynocephalus vlangalii? Journal of Ethology 29:381-387 (doi: 10.1007/s10164-010-0252-y)(IF=0.79)(pdf).

6. Noble DWA, Qi Y, Fu J *. 2010. Species delineation using Bayesian Model based Assignment Tests: A test using sympatric sister species Phrynocephalus vlangalii and Phrynocephalus putjatia. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 197 (p.1-15) (doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-10-197) (IF=3.41)(pdf).

5. Wan H, Qi Y, Guo X, Wang Y *. 2011. Preliminary study on sexual dimorphism and seasonal variation of the belly patch and tail-tip badge of the adult toad-headed lizard Phrynocephalus vlangalii hongyuanensis. Sichuan Journal of Zoology 30 (1):54-58 (in Chinese)(pdf).

4. Qi Y, Wang Y *. 2010. Alternative reproductive strategies and mating tactics of species. Sichuan Journal of Zoology 29(6): 831-836 (in Chinese)(pdf).

3. Qi Y, Felix Z, Dai Q,Wang Y, Yang Y, Wang B, Wang Y *. 2007. Post-breeding movements, home range, and microhabitat use of plateau brown frogs Rana kukunoris in Zoige Alpine Wetland. Act Zoologica Sinica 53(6): 974- 981(in Chinese)(pdf).

2. Qi Y, Felix Z, Dai Q, Wang Y, Liu L, Zhang Q, Wang Y *. 2007. Activities of Rana kukunoris in summer and autumn around the seasonal pond in Zoige alpine peat land. Zoological Research 28(5): 526-530 (in Chinese)(pdf).

1. Wang K, Peng X, Yu Q, Chen K, Kong D, Zeng W, Zhang P, Qi Y, Chi M, Guo Ai, Wang W. 2005. The threat of avian influenza A viruses. Journal of Capital University of Medical Sciences 26(6):695-698(in Chinese)(pdf).

Behavior, ecology and evolution of reptiles and amphibians