Dr. Rassim Khelifa

Rassim Khelifa

Academic background

2017-2018 Postdoc, University of Zurich
2013-2017 PhD, University of Zurich
2009-2012 Magister of Ecology, University of Guelma, Algeria
2004-2009 Bachelor (Ingénieur) of Ecology, University of Guelma, Algeria

Selected publications

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Khelifa R, Zebsa R, Amari H, Mellal MK, Bensouilah S, Laouar A & Mahdjoub H. 2017. Unravelling the drastic range retraction of an emblematic songbird of North Africa: Potential threats to Afro-Palearctic migratory birds. Scientific Reports 7: 1092. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-01103-w

Khelifa R. 2017. Faking death to avoid male coercion: Extreme sexual conflict resolution in a dragonfly. Ecology 98: 1724-1726. doi: 10.1002/ecy.1781

Khelifa R, Theischinger G & Endersby I. 2017. A century on from The Biology of Dragonflies by Tillyard 1917: what have we learned since then? Austral Entomology 56: 138-147. doi: 10.1111/aen.12254

Khelifa R. 2016. North Africa: Stop slaughter of migrating songbirds. Nature 535: 37. doi: 10.1038/535037a

Khelifa R. 2016. Wildlife monitoring: Lure gamers into citizen science. Nature 537: 488. doi: 10.1038/537488e

Khelifa R & Mellal MK. 2016. Host-plant-based restoration as a potential tool to improve conservation status of odonate specialists. Insect Conservation and Diversity 10: 151-160. doi: 10.1111/icad.12212

Khelifa R, Mellal MK, Zouaimia A, Amari H, Zebsa R, Bensouilah, S, Laouar A & Houhamdi M. 2016. On the restoration of the last relict population of a dragonfly Urothemis edwardsii Selys (Libellulidae: Odonata) in the Mediterranean. Journal of Insect Conservation 20: 797-805. doi: 10.1007/s10841-016-9911-9