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Publications (Dr Antonios A. Avgoustinos)

Citations=738, h-index: 14, i10-index: 17 (Google scholar, 31/01/2019)

Peer reviewed international journals (last updated: 31/01/2019)

  1. Stratikopoulos EE, Augustinos AA, Gariou-Papalexiou A, Zacharopoulou A and Mathiopoulos KD (2002) Identification and characterization of a new Ceratitis capitata-specific 44 bp pericentromeric repeat. Chromosome Research, 10: 287-295 [IF: 2.909]
  2. Augustinos AA, Stratikopoulos EE, Zacharopoulou A and Mathiopoulos KD (2002) Polymorphic microsatellite markers in the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae. Molecular Ecology Notes (Now Molecular Ecology Resources), 2: 278-280 280 [IF: 7.059]
  3. Augustinos AA, Stefano D’ Amelio, Stratikopoulos EE, Mamouris Z, Zacharopoulou A and Mathiopoulos KD (2005) Microsatellite analysis of olive fly populations in the Mediterranean indicates a westward expansion of the species. Genetica, 125: 231-241[IF: 1.366]
  4. Stratikopoulos ΕΕ, Augustinos ΑΑ, Petalas G, Vrachatis MN, Mintzas A, Mathiopoulos KD and Zacharopoulou A (2008) An Integrated Genetic and Cytogenetic map for the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata, based on Microsatellite and Morphological Markers. Genetica 133: 147-157 [IF: 1.366]
  5. Augustinos AA, Stratikopoulos EE, Drosopoulou E, Kakani EG, Mavragani-Tsipidou P, Zacharopoulou A, Mathiopoulos KD (2008) Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers from the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae, and their cross-species amplification in the Tephritidae family. BMC Genomics 9:618 [IF: 3.730]
  6. Zygouridis NE*, Augustinos AA*, Zalom FG Mathiopoulos KD (2009) Analysis of Olive Fly Invasion in California Based on Microsatellite Markers. Heredity 102: 402-412 [IF: 3.872]
  7. Stratikopoulos EE*, Augustinos AA*, Pavlopoulos I, Economou K Ph, Mintzas A, Mathiopoulos KD, Zacharopoulou A (2009) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers from the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata: cross species amplification in other Tephritidae species reveals a varying degree of transferability. Molecular Genetics and Genomics 282: 283-306 [IF: 2.734]
  8. Augustinos AA*, Asimakopoulou AK, Papadopoulos NT, Bourtzis K (2011) Cross amplified microsatellites in the European cherry fly, Rhagoletis cerasi: medium polymorphic – highly informative markers. Bulletin of Entomological Research 101: 45-52 [IF: 1.721]
  9. Zacharopoulou A, Augustinos AA, Waheed S, Robinson AS, Franz G (2011) Mitotic and polytene chromosome analysis – Photographic polytene chromosome maps of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis s.s. (Hendel) (Diptera:Tephritidae). Genetica 139: 79-90 [IF: 1.366]
  10. Zacharopoulou A, Waheed S, Augustinos AA, Yesmin F, Robinson AS, Franz G (2011) Mitotic and polytene chromosome analysis – Photographic polytene chromosome maps of the melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 104: 306-318 [IF: 1.558]
  11. Tsoumani K, Augustinos AA, Kakani EG, Drosopoulou E, Mavragani-Tsipidou P, Mathiopoulos KD (2011) Isolation and characterization of ESTs in the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae, and development of EPIC markers for the analysis of different Tephritidae species. Molecular Genetics and Genomics 285: 33-45 [IF: 2.734]
  12. Augustinos AA, Santos-Garcia D, Dionyssopoulou E, Moreira M, Papapanagiotou A, Scarvelakis M, Doudoumis V, Ramos S, Aguiar AF, Borges PAV, Khadem M, Latorre A, Tsiamis G, Bourtzis K (2011) Detection and Characterization of Wolbachia Infections in Natural Populations of Aphids: Is the Hidden Diversity Fully Unraveled? PLOS ONE, e28695 [IF: 2.766]
  13. Drosopoulou E*, Augustinos AA*, Nakou I, Koppler K, Kounatidis I, Vogt H, Papadopoulos N, Bourtzis K, Mavragani-Tsipidou P (2011) Genetic and Cytogenetic Analysis of the American Cherry Fruit fly, Rhagoletis cingulata (Diptera: Tephritidae). Genetica. 139: 1449-1464 [IF: 1.366]
  14. Zygouridis NE, Argov Y, Nemny-Lavy EE, Augustinos AA, Nestel D, Mathiopoulos CD (2014) Genetic changes during laboratory domestication of an olive fly SIT strain. Journal of Applied Entomology, 138: 423-432 [IF: 1.629]
  15. Augustinos AA, Asimakopoulou AK, Moraiti CA, Mavragani-Tsipidou P, Papadopoulos NT, Bourtzis K (2014) Microsatellite and Wolbachia analysis in Rhagoletis cerasi natural populations: extended structuring and multiple infections. Ecology and Evolution, 4: 1943-1962 [IF: 2.340]
  16. Augustinos AA, Sotirakis K, Trigas P, Kalpoutzakis E, Papasotiropoulos V (2014) Genetic variation in three closely related Minuartia (Caryophyllaceae) species endemic to Greece: implications for conservation management. Folia geobotanica, 49: 603-621[IF: 1.254]
  17. Augustinos AA, Drosopoulou E, Gariou-Papalexiou A, Bourtzis K, Mavragani-Tipidou P, Zacharopoulou A (2014) The Bactrocera dorsalis species complex: comparative cytogenetic analysis in support of Sterile Insect Technique applications. BMC Genetics, 15: S16 [IF: 2.469]
  18. Schutze MK, Aketarawong N, Amornsak W, Armstrong KF, Augustinos AA, et al: (2014) Synonymization of key pest species within the Bactrocera dorsalis species complex (Diptera: Tephritidae): taxonomic changes based on a review of 20 years of integrative morphological, molecular, cytogenetic, behavioural and chemoecological data. Systematic Entomology, 40: 456-471[IF: 4.237]
  19. Augustinos AA*, Kyritsis GA*, Papadopoulos NT, Abd-Alla A, Caceres C, Bourtzis K: (2015) Exploitation of the medfly gut microbiota for the enhancement of the Sterile Insect Technique: use of Enterobacter sp. in probiotic applications. PLoS One 10(9): e0136459 [IF: 2.766]
  20. Augustinos AA, Drosopoulou E, Gariou-Papalexiou A, Asimakis ED, Caceres C, Tsiamis G, Bourtzis K, Mavragani-Tsipidou P, Zacharopoulou A: (2015) Cytogenetic and symbiont analysis of five members of the B. dorsalis complex (Diptera, Tephritidae): no evidence of chromosomal or symbiont-based speciation events. Zookeys, 540: 273-298 [IF: 1.079]
  21. Gariou-Papalexiou A, Giardini C, Augustinos AA, Drosopoulou E, Lanzavecchia SB, Cladera JL, Caceres C, Bourtzis K, Mavragani-Tsipidou P, Zacharopoulou A: (2016) Cytogenetic analysis of the South American fruit fly Anastrepha fraterculus (Diptera: Tephritidae) species complex: construction of detailed photographic polytene chromosome maps of the Argentinian Af. sp.1 member. PLoS One, e0157192. [IF: 2.766]
  22. Augustinos AA, Rajamohan Arun, Kyritsis GA, Zacharopoulou A, Haq IU, Targovska A, Caceres C, Bourtzis K, Abd-alla A (2016) Cryopreservation of embryos of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata Vienna 8 Genetic Sexing Strain. PLoS One, 11: e0160232. [IF: 2.766]
  23. Augustinos AA, Petropoulos C, Bletsos F, Papasotiropoulos VP (2016) Assessing diversity among Greek and foreign eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) cultivars using molecular markers and morphometrical descriptors. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 14: e0710. [IF: 0.811]
  24. Doudoumis V, Blow F, Saridaki A, Augustinos AA, Dyer N, Goodhead I, Solano P, Rayaisse J-B, Takac P, Parker AG, Abd-Alla AMM, Darby, A, Bourtzis K, Tsiamis G (2017) Challenging the Wiggelsworthia, Sodalis, Wolbachia symbiosis dogma in tsetse flies: Spiroplasma is present in both laboratory and natural populations. Scientific Reports, 7: e4699 [IF: 4.122]
  25. Drosopoulou E, Pantelidou C, Gariou-Papalexiou A, Augustinos AA, Chartomatsidou T, Kyritsis GA, Bourtzis K, Mavragani-Tsipidou P, Zacharopoulou A (2017) The chromosomes and the mitogenome of Ceratitis fasciventris (Diptera: Tephritidae): two genetic approaches towards the Ceratitis FAR species complex resolution. Scientific Reports, 7: e4877 [IF: 4.122]
  26. Augustinos AA, Targovska A, Cancio-Martinez E, Caceres C, Zacharopoulou A, Bourtzis K (2017) Ceratitis capitata genetic sexing strains: laboratory evaluation of strains from mass rearing facilities worldwide. Entomologia Experimentalis et applicata, 164: 305-317 [IF: 1.454]
  27. Zacharopoulou A, Augustinos AA, Drosopoulou E, Tsoumani K, Gariou-Papalexiou A, Franz G, Mathiopoulos K, Bourtzis K, Mavragani-Tsipidou P (2017) More than 30 years of cytogenetic studies of Tephritidae in support of Sterile Insect Technique and global trade – a review. Entomologia Experimentalis et applicata, 164: 204-225 [IF: 1.454]
  28. Kyritsis GA*, Augustinos AA*, Cáceres C, Bourtzis K (2017) Medfly gut microbiota and enhancement of the sterile insect technique: similarities and differences of Klebsiella oxytoca and Enterobacter sp. AA26 probiotics during the larval and adult stages of the VIENNA 8D53+ genetic sexing strain. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8: e2064 [IF: 4.019]
  29. Ouedraogo GΜS, Demirbas-Uzel G, Rayaisse JB, Gimonneau G, Traore AC, Avgoustinos AA, Parker AG, Sidibe, I, Ouedraogo, AG, Traore A, Bayala B, Vreysen MJB, Bourtzis K, Abd-Alla MMA (2018) Prevalence of trypanosomes, salivary gland hypertrophy virus and Wolbachia in wild populations of tsetse flies from West Africa. BMC Microbiology, 18 (Suppl. 1): e153 [IF: 2.829]
  30. Doudoumis V, Augustinos AA, Saridaki A, Abd-Alla MMA, Bourtzis K, Tsiamis G (2018) Different laboratory populations similar bacterial profile? The case of Glossina palpalis gambiensis. BMC Microbiology, 18 (Suppl. 1): e148 [IF: 2.829]
  31. Augustinos AA, Meki I, Demirbas-Uzel G, Ouedraogo GΜS Saridaki A, Tsiamis G, Parker A, Abd-Alla MMA, Bourtzis K (2018) Nuclear and Wolbachia-based multimarker approach for the rapid and accurate identification of tsetse species. BMC Microbiology, 18 (Suppl. 1): e147 [IF: 2.829]


Augustinos AA (2005) Isolation of microsatellite markers in the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae, and their use for the analyses of natural populations of the species. PhD thesis, University of Patras.

Book Chapters

Mavragani-Tsipidou P, Zacharopoulou A, Drosopoulou E, Augustinos AA, Bourtzis K, Marek F (2014) Tephritidae Fruit Flies. In: Protocols for cytogenetic mapping of arthropod genomes (Sharakov IV ed.), pp 1-62, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl.

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