Publications 2018

  • Harper LR., Buxton AS., Rees HC., Bruce K., Brys R., Halfmaerten D., Watson HV., Sayer CD., Jones EP., Priestley V., Mächler E. et al (2018). Prospects and challenges of environmental DNA (eDNA) monitoring in freshwater ponds. Hydrobiologia:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1007/2s10750-018-3750-5
  • Little CJ. and Altermatt F (2018). Landscape configuration alters spatial arrangement of terrestrial-aquatic subsidies in headwater streams. Landscape Ecology, 33:1519-1531. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-018-0678-0
  • Little CJ. and Altermatt F (2018). Species turnover and invasion of dominant freshwater invertebrates alter biodiversity–ecosystem-function relationship. Ecological Monographs, 88(3):461-480. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.78g8h50
  • Leigh DM., Lischer HEL., Grossen C. and Keller LF. (2018). Batch effects in a multiyear sequencing study: false biological trends due to changes in read lengths. Molecular Ecology Resources, 18(4):778-788. DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12779
  • Leese F., Bouchez A., et al and Altermatt F. (2018). Why We Need Sustainable Networks Bridging Countries, Disciplines, Cultures and Generations for Aquatic Biomonitoring 2.0: A Perspective Derived From the DNAqua-Net COST Action. Advances in Ecological Research, 58:63-99. DOI: 10.1016/bs.aecr.2018.01.001
  • Bajić V., Barbieri C., Hübner A., Güldemann T., Naumann C., Gerlach L., Berthold F., Nakagawa H., Mpoloka SW., Roewer L., Purps J., Stoneking M. and Pakendorf B. (2018). Genetic structure and sex-biased gene flow in the history of southern African populations. American Journal of Physical Anthropology:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.23694
  • Engesser S., Ridley AR., Manser A., Manser MB. and Townsend SW. (2018). Internal acoustic structuring in pied babbler recruitment cries specifies the form of recruitment. Behavioral Ecology:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/ary088
  • Frey D., Vega K., Zellweger F., Ghazoul J., Hansen D. and Moretti M. (2018). Predation risk shaped by habitat and landscape complexity in urban environments. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55(5):2343-2353. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13189
  • Fišer C., Alther R., Zakšek V., Borko S., Fuchs A. and Altermatt F. (2018). Translating Niphargus barcodes from Switzerland into taxonomy with a description of two new species (Amphipoda, Niphargidae). ZooKeys, 760:113-141. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.760.24978
  • van Toor ML., Kranstauber B., Newman SH., Prosser DJ., Takekawa JY., Technitis G., Weibel R., Wikelski M. and Safi K. (2018). Integrating animal movement with habitat suitability for estimating dynamic migratory connectivity. Landscape Ecology, 33(6):879-893. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-018-0637-9
  • Mächler E., Osathanunkul M. and Altermatt F. (2018). Shedding light on eDNA: neither natural levels of UV radiation nor the presence of a filter feeder affect eDNA-based detection of aquatic organisms. PLoS ONE, 13(4):e0195529. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0195529
  • Yamasaki E., Altermatt F., Cavender-Bares J., Schuman MC., Zuppinger-Dingley D., Garonna I., Schneider FD., Guillén-Escribà C., van Moorsel SJ., Hahl T., Schmid B., Schaepman-Strub G., Schaepman ME. and Shimizu KK. (2018). Genomics meets remote sensing in global change studies: monitoring and predicting phenology, evolution and biodiversity. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 29:177-186. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2018.03.005
  • Alther R. and Altermatt F. (2018). Fluvial network topology shapes communities of native and non-native amphipods. Ecosphere, 9(2):e02102. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.2102
  • Rohner PT., Teder T., Esperk T., Lüpold S. and Blanckenhorn WU. (2018). The evolution of male-biased sexual size dimorphism is associated with increased body size plasticity in males. Functional Ecology, 32(2):581-591. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13004
  • Liao WB., Huang Y., Zeng Y., Zhong MJ., Luo Y. and Lüpold S. (2018). Ejaculate evolution in external fertilizers: Influenced by sperm competition or sperm limitation? Evolution, 72(1):4-17. DOI: 10.1111/evo.13372
  • Altermatt F. and Fronhofer EA. (2018). Dispersal in dendritic networks: Ecological consequences on the spatial distribution of population densities. Freshwater Biology, 63(1):22-32. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12951
  • Rohner PT., Pitnick S., Blanckenhorn WU., Snook RR., Bächli G. and Lüpold S. (2018). Interrelations of global macroecological patterns in wing and thorax size, sexual size dimorphism, and range size of the Drosophilidae. Ecography:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.03382
  • Gounand I., Harvey E., Little CJ. and Altermatt F. (2018). Meta-ecosystems 2.0: rooting the theory into the field. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 33(1):36-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.10.006
  • Tonkin JD., Heino J. and Altermatt F. (2018). Metacommunities in river networks: The importance of network structure and connectivity on patterns and processes. Freshwater Biology, 63(1):1-5. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.13045
  • Tonkin JD., Altermatt F., Finn DS., Heino J., Olden JD. and Pauls SU. (2018). The role of dispersal in river network metacommunities: Patterns, processes, and pathways. Freshwater Biology, 63(1):141-163. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.13037
  • Erten EY., van den Berg P. and Weissing FJ. (2018). Acculturation orientations affect the evolution of a multicultural society. Nature Communications, 9(1):58. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-02513-0
  • Yew C-L., Kakui H. and Shimizu KK. (2018). Agrobacterium-mediated floral dip transformation of the model polyploid species Arabidopsis kamchatica. Journal of Plant Research, 131(2):349-358. DOI: 10.1007/s10265-017-0982-9
  • Doležálková-Kaštánková M., Pruvost NBM., Plötner J., Reyer H-U., Janko K. and Choleva L. (2018). All-male hybrids of a tetrapod Pelophylax esculentus share its origin and genetics of maintenance. Biology of Sex Differences:9:13. DOI: 10.1186/s13293-018-0172-z
  • Brambilla A. and Brivio F. (2018). Assessing the effects of helicopter disturbance in a mountain ungulate on different time scales. Mammalian Biology - Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 90:30-37. DOI: 10.1016/j.mambio.2018.02.001
  • Meyer ST., Ptacnik R., Hillebrand H., Bessler H., Buchmann N., Ebeling A., Eisenhauer N., Engels C., Fischer M., Halle S., Klein A-M., Oelmann Y., Roscher C., Rottstock T., Scherber C., Scheu S., Schmid B., Schulze E-D., Temperton VM., Tscharntke T., Voigt W., Weigelt A., Wilcke W. and Weisser WW. (2018). Biodiversity–multifunctionality relationships depend on identity and number of measured functions. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2(1):44-49. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0391-4
  • Busso J. and Blanckenhorn WU. (2018). Climatic factors shape plastic trade-offs in the polyphenic black scavenger fly Sepsis thoracica (Diptera: Sepsidae). Journal of Biogeography, 45(3):593-603. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13140
  • Pellissier L., Albouy C., Bascompte J., Farwig N., Graham C., Loreau M., Maglianesi MA., Melián CJ., Pitteloud C., Roslin T., Rohr R., Saavedra S., Thuiller W., Woodward G., Zimmermann NE. and Gravel D. (2018). Comparing species interaction networks along environmental gradients. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 93(2):785-800. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12366
  • Gerber N., Kokko H., Ebert D. and Booksmythe I. (2018). Daphnia invest in sexual reproduction when its relative costs are reduced. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 285(1871):20172176. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.2176
  • Canessa S., Bozzuto C., Campbell Grant EH., Cruickshank SS., Fisher MC., Koella JC., Lötters S., Martel A., Pasmans F., Scheele BC., Spitzen van der Sluijs A., Steinfartz S. and Schmidt BR. (2018). Decision-making for mitigating wildlife diseases: From theory to practice for an emerging fungal pathogen of amphibians. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55(4):1987-1996. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13089
  • Fisher MC., Ghosh P., Shelton JMG., Bates K., Brookes L., Wierzbicki C., Rosa GM., Farrer RA., Aanensen DM., Alvarado-Rybak M., Bataille A., Berger L., Böll S., Bosch J., Clare FC., Courtois AE., Crottini A., Cunningham AA., Doherty-Bone TM., Gebresenbet F., Gower DJ., Höglund J., James TY., Jenkinson TS., Kosch TA., Lambertini C., Laurila A., Lin C-F., Loyau A., Martel A., et al , Schmidt BR. and Garner TWJ. (2018). Development and worldwide use of non-lethal, and minimal population-level impact, protocols for the isolation of amphibian chytrid fungi. Scientific Reports, 8(1):7772. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-24472-2
  • Gehr B., Hofer EJ., Ryser A., Vimercati E., Vogt K. and Keller LF. (2018). Evidence for nonconsumptive effects from a large predator in an ungulate prey? Behavioral Ecology:ary031. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/ary031
  • Giaimo S., Li X-Y., Traulsen A. and Baudisch A. (2018). Evolution of fixed demographic heterogeneity from a game of stable coexistence. Demographic Research, 38(8):197-226. DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2018.38.8
  • Tucci S., Vohr SH., McCoy RC., Vernot B., Robinson MR., Barbieri C., Nelson BJ., Fu W., Purnomo GA., Sudoyo H., Eichler EE., Barbujani G., Visscher PM., Akey JM. and Green RE. (2018). Evolutionary history and adaptation of a human pygmy population of Flores Island, Indonesia. Science, 361(6401):511-516. DOI: 10.1126/science.aar8486
  • Xu W., Zhu M., Zhang Z., Ma Z., Liu H., Chen L., Cao G., Zhao X., Schmid B. and He J-S. (2018). Experimentally simulating warmer and wetter climate additively improves rangeland quality on the Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55(3):1486-1497. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13066
  • Saastamoinen M., Bocedi G., Cote J., Legrand D., Guillaume F., Wheat CW., Fronhofer EA., Garcia C., Henry R., Husby A., Baguette M., Bonte D., Coulon A., Kokko H., Matthysen E., Niitepõld K., Nonaka E., Stevens VM., Travis JMJ., Donohue K., Bullock JM. and Del Mar Delgado M. (2017). Genetics of dispersal. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 93(1):574-599. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12356
  • Gómez-González S., Paniw M., Antunes K. and Ojeda F. (2018). Heat shock and plant leachates regulate seed germination of the endangered carnivorous plant Drosophyllum lusitanicum. Web Ecology, 18(1):7-13. DOI: 10.5194/we-18-7-2018
  • Brambilla A. and Brivio F. (2018). Assessing the effects of helicopter disturbance in a mountain ungulate on different time scales. Mammalian Biology - Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 90:30-37. DOI: 10.1016/j.mambio.2018.02.001
  • Baruah G., Molau U., Jägerbrand AK. and Alatalo JM. (2018). Impacts of seven years of experimental warming and nutrient addition on neighbourhood species interactions and community structure in two contrasting alpine plant communities. Ecological Complexity, 33:31-40. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecocom.2017.11.003
  • Paniw M., Ozgul A. and Salguero-Gómez R. (2018). Interactive life-history traits predict sensitivity of plants and animals to temporal autocorrelation. Ecology Letters, 21(2):275-286. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12892
  • Griffiths JI., Petchey OL., Pennekamp F. and Childs DZ. (2018). Linking intraspecific trait variation to community abundance dynamics improves ecological predictability by revealing a growth-defence trade-off. Functional Ecology, 32(2):496-508. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12997
  • Kranstauber B. and Manser MB. (2018). Mating and/or social system to explain territorial responses: comment on Christensen and Radford. Behavioral Ecology:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/ary041
  • Tucker MA., Böhning-Gaese K., Fagan WF., Fryxell JM., et al (2018). Moving in the Anthropocene: Global reductions in terrestrial mammalian movements. Science, 359(6374):466-469. DOI: 10.1126/science.aam9712
  • Hatakeyama M., Aluri S., Balachadran MT., Sivarajan SR., Patrignani A., Grüter S., Poveda L., Shimizu-Inatsugi R., Baeten J., Francoijs K-J., Nataraja KN., Reddy YAN., Phadnis S., Ravikumar RL., Schlapbach R., Sreeman SM. and Shimizu KK. (2018). Multiple hybrid de novo genome assembly of finger millet, an orphan allotetraploid crop. DNA Research, 25(1):39-47. DOI: 10.10.1093/dnares/dsx036
  • Losdat S., Germain RR., Nietlisbach P., Arcese P. and Reid JM. (2018). No evidence of inbreeding depression in sperm performance traits in wild song sparrows. Ecology and Evolution, 8(3):1842-1852. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3721
  • Falcón W., Baxter RP., Furrer S., Bauert M., Hatt J-M., Schaepman-Strub G., Ozgul A., Bunbury N., Clauss M. and Hansen DM. (2018). Patterns of activity and body temperature of Aldabra giant tortoises in relation to environmental temperature. Ecology and Evolution, (8):2108-2121. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3766
  • Slik JWF., Franklin J., Arroyo-Rodríguez V., Field R., Aguilar S., Aguirre N., Ahumada J., Aiba S-I., Alves LF., K, Anitha ; Avella A., Mora F., Aymard C., Gerardo A., Báez S., Balvanera P., Bastian ML., Bastin J-F., Bellingham PJ., van den Berg E., da Conceição Bispo P., Boeckx P., Boehning-Gaese K., Bongers F., Boyle B., Brambach F., Brearley FQ., Brown S., Chai S-L., Chazdon RL., Chen S., Saner P., et al (2018). Phylogenetic classification of the world’s tropical forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(8):1837-1842. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1714977115
  • Losapio G., Pugnaire FI., O'Brien MJ. and Schöb C. (2018). Plant life history stage and nurse age change the development of ecological networks in an arid ecosystem. Oikos, 127(9):1390-1397. DOI: 10.1111/oik.05199
  • Grossen C., Biebach I., Angelone-Alasaad S., Keller LF. and Croll D. (2018). Population genomics analyses of European ibex species show lower diversity and higher inbreeding in reintroduced populations. Evolutionary Applications: Evolutionary Applications, 11(2):123-139. DOI: 10.1111/eva.12490
  • Vahdati AR. and Wagner A. (2018). Population size affects adaptation in complex ways: simulations on empirical adaptive landscapes. Evolutionary Biology, 45(2):156-169. DOI: 10.1007/s11692-017-9440-9
  • Schnyder E., Bodelier PLE., Hartmann M., Henneberger R. and Niklaus PA. (2018). Positive diversity-functioning relationships in model communities of methanotrophic bacteria. Ecology, 99(3):714-723. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2138
  • Isbell F., Cowles J., Dee LE., Loreau M., Reich PB., Gonzalez A., Hector A. and Schmid B. (2018). Quantifying effects of biodiversity on ecosystem functioning across times and places. Ecology Letters, 21(6):763-778. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12928
  • Nussberger B., Currat M., Quilodran CS., Ponta N. and Keller LF. (2018). Range expansion as an explanation for introgression in European wildcats. Biological Conservation, 218:49-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2017.12.009
  • O’Hanlon SJ., Rieux A., Farrer RA., et al., Schmidt BR. (2018). Recent Asian origin of chytrid fungi causing global amphibian declines. Science, 360(6389):621-627. DOI: 10.1126/science.aar1965
  • Shaw AK., Kokko H. and Neubert MG. (2018). Sex differences and Allee effects shape the dynamics of sex-structured invasions. Journal of Animal Ecology, 87(1):36-46. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12658
  • Thorogood R., Kokko H. and Mappes J. (2018). Social transmission of avoidance among predators facilitates the spread of novel prey. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2(2):254-261. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0418-x
  • Cozzi G., Maag N., Börger L., Clutton-Brock T. and Ozgul A. (2018). Socially informed dispersal in a territorial cooperative breeder. Journal of Animal Ecology, 87(3):838-849. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12795
  • Lüpold S. and Pitnick S. (2018). Sperm form and function: what do we know about the role of sexual selection? Reproduction, 155(5):R229-R243. DOI: 10.1530/rep-17-0536
  • Unglaub B., Steinfartz S., Kühne D., Haas A. and Schmidt BR. (2018). The relationships between habitat suitability, population size and body condition in a pond-breeding amphibian. Basic and Applied Ecology, 27:20-29. DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2018.01.002
  • Roscher C., Gubsch M., Lipowsky A., Schumacher J., Weigelt A., Buchmann N., Schulze E-D. an Schmid B. (2018). Trait means, trait plasticity and trait differences to other species jointly explain species performances in grasslands of varying diversity. Oikos, 127(6):865. DOI: 10.1111/oik.04815
  • Couriot O., Hewison AJM., Saïd S., Cagnacci F., Chamaillé-Jammes S., Linnell JDC., Mysterud A., Peters W., Urbano F., Heurich M., Kjellander P., Nicoloso S., Berger A., Sustr P., Kroeschel M., Soennichsen L., Sandfort R., Gehr B. and Morellet N. (2018). Truly sedentary? The multi-range tactic as a response to resource heterogeneity and unpredictability in a large herbivore. Oecologia, 187(1):47-60. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-018-4131-5
  • Rudman SM., Barbour MA., Csilléry K., Gienapp P., Guillaume F., Hairston Jr NG., Hendry AP., Lasky JR., Rafajlović M., Räsänen K., Schmidt PS., Seehausen O., Therkildsen NO., Turcotte MM. and Levine JM. (2018). What genomic data can reveal about eco-evolutionary dynamics. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2(1):9-15. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0385-2