My research has resulted in 1 book chapter and 29 scientific articles (22 in Q1 journals), 10 as 1st author (and 12 as 2nd author), all published in prestigious international journals included in the Science Citation Index (SCI) from generalist areas such as Scientific Reports (an open-access journal of the editorial group of the Nature journal) to specific areas such as General Biology (PLoS One), Parasitology (Parasites & Vectors) and Epidemiology (Epidemiology & Infection), among others. I am also author of 7 popular science articles in national magazines, including the journals 'Investigación y Ciencia' and 'Quercus', and several post in scientific blogs. I am leading the provisionally accepted book chapter “Urbanization: effects on mosquito populations” as 1st author for the series ‘Ecology and Control of Vector-borne Diseases’ by Wageningen Academic Publishers, and 1 article as 1st author under review in Global Ecology and Biogeography.

H index = 12. More than 560 citations by Google Scholar.

30. Marzal A*, Ferraguti M*, Murielc J, Magallanes S, Ortize JA, García-Longoria L, Bravo-Barriga D, Guerrero-Carvajal F, Aguilera-Sepúlveda P, Llorenteg F, de Lopea F, Jiménez–Claverog MÁ, Frontera E (2022). Circulation of zoonotic flaviviruses in wild passerine birds in Western Spain. Veterinary Microbiology, 268: 109399. DOI:


29. Jiménez-Peñuela J, Ferraguti M, Martínez-de la Puente J, Soriguer RC, Figuerola J, Isaksson C (2022). Differences in fatty acids composition between Plasmodium infected and uninfected house sparrows along an urbanization gradient. Science of the Total Environment, 815: 152664. DOI:


28. González MA, Bravo-Barriga D, Alarcón-Elbal PM, Álvarez-Calero JM, Quero C, Ferraguti M, López S (2021). Development of Novel Management Tools for Phortica variegata (Diptera: Drosophilidae), Vector of the Oriental Eyeworm, Thelazia callipaeda (Spirurida: Thelaziidae), in Europe. Journal of Medical Entomology (2021), 59(1): 328-336. DOI:


27. Ferraguti M, Josué Martínez-de la Puente J, Jiménez–Clavero MÁ, Llorente F, Roiz D, Ruiz S, Soriguer R, Figuerola J (2021). A field test of the dilution effect hypothesis in four avian multi-host pathogens. PLoS Pathog 17(6): e1009637. DOI: 1009637


26. Ferraguti M, Josué Martínez-de la Puente J, Figuerola J (2021). Ecological effects on the dynamics of West Nile virus and avian Plasmodium: the importance of mosquito communities and landscape. Viruses, 13: 1208. DOI:


25. Jiménez-Peñuela J, Ferraguti M, Martínez-De La Puente J, Soriguer R,  Figuerola J (2021). Urbanization effects on temporal variations of avian haemosporidian infections. Environmental Research, 199: 111234. DOI:


24. Ferraguti M, Heesterbeek H, Martínez‐de la Puente J, Jiménez‐Clavero MÁ, Vázquez A, Ruiz S, Llorente F, Roiz D, Vernooij H, Soriguer R & Figuerola J (2021). The role of different Culex mosquito species in the transmission of West Nile virus and avian malaria parasites in Mediterranean areas. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 68: 920–930. DOI:


23. Guerrero‐Carvajal F, Bravo‐Barriga D, Martín‐Cuervo M, Aguilera‐Sepúlveda P, Ferraguti M, Jiménez‐Clavero MÁ, Llorente F,  Alonso  JM, Frontera E (2021). Serological evidence of co‐circulation of West Nile and Usutu viruses in equids from western Spain. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 68: 1432–1444. DOI:


22. Ferraguti M, Hernández-Lara C, Sehgal RNM, Santiago-Alarcon D (2020). Anthropogenic effects on avian haemosporidians and their vectors. Chapter 14, in: Avian malaria and related parasites in the tropics, Santiago-Alarcon D & Marzal A (eds), Springer Nature Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-030-51632-1. DOI:


21. Gangoso L, Aragonés D, Martínez-de la Puente J, Lucientes J, Delacour-Estrella S, Peña RE, Montalvo T, Bueno-Marí R, Bravo-Barriga D, Frontera E, Marqués E, Ruiz-Arrondo I, Muñoz A, Oteo JA, Miranda MA, Barceló C, Arias Vázquez MS, Silva-Torres MI, Ferragutil M, Magallanes S, Muriel J, Marzal A, Arandano C, Ruiz S, González MA, Morchón R, Gómez-Barrosos D, Figuerola J (2020). Determinants of the current and future distribution of the West Nile virus mosquito vector Culex pipiens in Spain. Environmental Research, 188: 109837. DOI:


20. Martínez-de la Puente J & Ferraguti M (2020). Ecología de transmisión de enfermedades: interacciones entre aves, parásitos sanguíneos y vectores. Revista Ecosistemas, 29(2). DOI:


19. Martinou AF, Schafer S, Bueno R, Ferraguti M, Foussadier R, Schaefer M, Schaffner F, Fawcett J, Angelidou I, Peyton J, Erguler K, Martinos C, Gkotsi T, Purse B, Wright D, Roy H (2020). A call to arms: setting the framework for a Code of Practice for mosquito management in European wetlands. Journal of Applied Ecology, 57: 1012–1019. DOI:


18. Ferraguti M, Martínez‐de la Puente J, García-Longoria L, Soriguer R, Figuerola J, Marzal A (2019). From Africa to Europe: evidence of transmission of a tropical Plasmodium lineage in Spanish populations of house sparrows, Parasites & Vectors, 12: 548. 



17. Martínez‐de la Puente J, Ferraguti M, Jiménez-Peñuela J, Ruiz S, Martínez J, Roiz D, Soriguer R, Figuerola J (2019). Filarial worm circulation by mosquitoes along an urbanization gradient in southern Spain. Transboundary Emerging Diseases, 66: 1752-1757.



16. Díez-Fernández, Martínez‐de la Puente J, Gangoso L, Ferraguti M, Soriguer R, Figuerola J (2019). House sparrow uropygial gland secretions do not attract ornithophilic nor mammophilic mosquitoes. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 34 (2): 225-228.



15. Jiménez-Peñuela J, Ferraguti M, Martínez-de la Puente J, Soriguer R, Figuerola J (2019). Urbanization and blood parasite infections affect the body condition of wild birds. Science of the Total Environment, 651: 3015 - 3022. DOI:


14. Martínez-de la Puente J, Ferraguti M, Ruiz S, Montalvo T, Soriguer R, Figuerola J (2018). Tracing pathogen transmission by mosquitoes under a global change perspective: on the role of the identification of mosquito bloodmeals. eLS: 1-8. DOI:


13. Ferraguti M, Martínez-de la Puente J, Bensch S, Roiz D, Ruiz S, Soriguer R, Figuerola J (2018). Ecological determinants of avian malaria infection: an integrative analysis at landscape, mosquito and vertebrate community levels. Journal of Animal Ecology, 87(3): 727-740. DOI:


12. Martínez-de la Puente J*, Ferraguti M*, Ruiz S, Roiz D, Llorente F, Pérez-Ramírez E, Jiménez-Clavero MÁ, Soriguer R, Figuerola J (2018). Mosquito community influences West Nile virus seroprevalence in wild birds: implications for the risk of spillover into human populations. Scientific Reports, 8: 2599. * These authors contributed equally to this article. DOI:


11. Martínez-de la Puente J, Navarro J, Ferraguti M, Soriguer R, Figuerola J (2017). First molecular identification of the vertebrate hosts of Culicoides imicola in Europe and a review of its blood-feeding patterns worldwide: implications for the transmission of Bluetongue disease and African Horse Sickness. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 31(4): 333-339. Editor’s Choice. DOI:


10. Ruiz-Martínez J, Ferraguti M, Figuerola J, Martínez-de la Puente J, Williams R, Herrera-Dueñas A, Aguirre JI, Soriguer R, Escudero C, Moens M, Pérez-Tris J, Benítez L (2016). Prevalence and genetic diversity of avipoxvirus in House Sparrows in Spain. PLoS One, 11(12), e0168690. DOI:


9. Martínez-de la Puente J, Ferraguti M, Roiz D, Ruiz S, Soriguer R, Figuerola J (2016). Culex pipiens forms and urbanization: effects on blood feeding sources and transmission of avian Plasmodium. Malaria Journal, 15: 589. DOI:


8. Ferraguti M, Martínez-de la Puente J, Roiz D, Ruiz S, Soriguer R, Figuerola J (2016). Effects of landscape anthropization on mosquito community composition and abundance Spain. Scientific Reports, 6: 29002. DOI:


7. Ferraguti M*, Martínez-de la Puente J*, Soriguer R, Llorente F, Jiménez-Clavero MÁ, Figuerola J (2016). West Nile virus neutralizing antibodies in wild birds from southern Spain. Epidemiology & Infection, 144: 1907 - 1911. * These authors contributed equally to this article. DOI:


6. Zangari L, Ferraguti M, Luiselli L, Battisti C, Bologna MA (2013). Breeding birds along a vegetation gradient in a Mediterranean landscape: contrasting patterns in spatial diversity. Vie et milieu - Life and environment, 63 (3/4): 121-126. DOI:


5. Zangari L, Ferraguti M, Luiselli L, Battisti C, Bologna MA (2013). Comparing patterns in abundance and diversity of hole-nesting Birds in mediterranean habitats. Revue d’Ecologie/La Terre et la Vie, 68: 267-274. DOI:


4. Ferraguti M, Martínez-de la Puente J, Ruiz S, Soriguer R, Figuerola J (2013). On the study of the transmission networks of blood parasites from SW Spain: diversity of avian Haemosporidians in the biting midge Culicoides circumscriptus and wild birds. Parasites & Vectors, 6: 208. Article listed as "Highly accessed" by BioMed Central. DOI:


3. Ferraguti M, Martínez-de la Puente J, Muñoz J, Roiz D, Ruiz S, Soriguer R, Figuerola J (2013). Avian Plasmodium in Culex and Ochlerotatus mosquitoes from southern Spain: effects of season and host-feeding source on parasite dynamics. PLoS One, 8(6): e66237. Doñana Biological Station best paper "Severo Ochoa award" under the category PhD student. DOI: 


2. Martínez-de la Puente J, Martínez J, Ferraguti M, Morales-de la Nuez A, Castro N, Figuerola J (2012). Genetic characterization and molecular identification of the bloodmeal sources of the potential bluetongue vector Culicoides obsoletus in the Canary Islands, Spain. Parasites & Vectors, 5: 147. Article listed as "Highly accesed" by BioMed Central. DOI:


1. Ferraguti M, Battisti C, Luiselli L, Zangari L, Bologna MA (2012). Breeding bird assemblages in a Mediterranean mature beech forest: evidence of an intra-seasonal stability. Rendiconti Lincei, 24(1),1-5. DOI:

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