Publications 2019

  • Grize SA., Wilwert E., Searle JB., Lindholm AK. (2019). Measurements of hybrid fertility and a test of mate preference for two house mouse races with massive chromosomal divergence. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 19(1):25. DOI: 10.1186/s12862-018-1322-y
  • Sato Y., Shimizu-Inatsugi R., Yamazaki M., Shimizu KK., Nagano AJ. (2019). Plant trichomes and a single gene GLABRA1 contribute to insect community composition on field-grown Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Plant Biology, 19:163. DOI: 10.1186/s12870-019-1705-2
  • Barbieri C., Barquera R., Arias L., Sandoval JR., Acosta O., Zurita C., Aguilar-Campos A., Tito-Álvarez AM., Serrano-Osuna R., Gray R., Heggarty P., Shimizu KK., Fujita R., Stoneking M., Pugach I., Fehren-Schmitz L. (2019). The current genomic landscape of western South America: Andes, Amazonia and Pacific Coast. Molecular Biology and Evolution:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msz174
  • Numminen E., Vaumourin E., Parratt SR., Poulin L., Laine A-L. (2019). Variation and correlations between sexual, asexual and natural enemy resistance life-history traits in a natural plant pathogen population. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 19(1):142. DOI: 10.1186/s12862-019-1468-2
  • Yu X., Li X-Y. (2019). Applications of WKB and Fokker–Planck Methods in Analyzing Population Extinction Driven by Weak Demographic Fluctuations. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 81(11):4840-4855. DOI: 10.1007/s11538-018-0483-6
  • Izuno A., Wicker T., Hatakeyama M., Copetti D., Shimizu KK. (2019). Updated Genome Assembly and Annotation for Metrosideros polymorpha, an Emerging Model Tree Species of Ecological Divergence. G3 : Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 9(11):3513-3520 DOI: 10.1534/g3.119.400643
  • Bond ML., Lee DE., Ozgul A., König B. (2019). Fission–fusion dynamics of a megaherbivore are driven by ecological, anthropogenic, temporal, and social factors. Oecologia, 191(2):335-347. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-019-04485-y
  • Sato Y., Tezuka. A, Kashima M., Deguchi A., Shimizu-Inatsugi R., Yamazaki M., Shimizu KK., Nagano AJ. (2019). Transcriptional Variation in Glucosinolate Biosynthetic Genes and Inducible Responses to Aphid Herbivory on Field-Grown Arabidopsis thaliana. Frontiers in Genetics:10:787. DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2019.00787
  • Dufresnes C., Déjean T., Zumbach S., Schmidt BR., Fumagalli L., Ramseier P., Dubey S. (2019). Early detection and spatial monitoring of an emerging biological invasion by population genetics and environmental DNA metabarcoding. Conservation Science and Practice, 1(9):e86. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.86
  • Cayuela H., Cruickshank SS., Brandt H., Ozgul A., Schmidt BR. (2019). Habitat‐driven life history variation in an amphibian metapopulation. Oikos, 128(9):1265-1276. DOI: 10.1111/oik.06286
  • Wang S., Altermatt F. (2019). Metapopulations revisited: the area‐dependence of dispersal matters. Ecology, 100(9):Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2792
  • Cayuela H., Olgun K., Angelini C., Üzüm N., Peyronel O., Miaud C., Avcı A., Lemaitre J-F., Schmidt BR. (2019). Slow life-history strategies are associated with negligible actuarial senescence in western Palaearctic salamanders. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 286(1909):20191498. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1498
  • Schmidt BR., Arlettaz R., Schaub M., Lüscher B., Kröpfli M. (2019). Benefits and limits of comparative effectiveness studies in evidence-based conservation. Biological Conservation, 236:115-123. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2019.05.033
  • Scheele BC., Foster CN., Hunter DA., Lindenmayer DB., Schmidt BR., Heard GW. (2019). Living with the enemy: Facilitating amphibian coexistence with disease. Biological Conservation, 236:52-59. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2019.05.032
  • Petrovan SO., Schmidt BR. (2019). Neglected juveniles; a call for integrating all amphibian life stages in assessments of mitigation success (and how to do it). Biological Conservation, 236:252-260. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2019.05.023
  • Campbell GEH., Muths E., Schmidt BR., Petrovan SO. (2019). Amphibian conservation in the Anthropocene. Biological Conservation, 236:543-547. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2019.03.003
  • Blackman RC., Mächler E., Altermatt F., Arnold A., Beja P., Boets P., Egeter B., Elbrecht V., Filipe AF., Jones JI., Macher J., Majaneva M., Martins FMS., Murria C., Meissner K., Pawlowski J., Schmidt Yanez PL., Zizka VMA., Leese F., Price BW., Deiner K. (2019). Advancing the use of molecular methods for routine freshwater macroinvertebrate biomonitoring – the need for calibration experiments. Metabarcoding and Metagenomics, 3:49-57. DOI: 10.3897/mbmg.3.34735
  • Hettyey A., Ujszegi J., Herczeg D., Holly D., Vörös J., Schmidt BR., Bosch J. (2019). Mitigating Disease Impacts in Amphibian Populations: Capitalizing on the Thermal Optimum Mismatch Between a Pathogen and Its Host. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7:254. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2019.00254
  • Fujii S., Tsuchimatsu T., Kimura Y., Ishida S., Tangpranomkorn S., Shimosato-Asano H., Iwano M., Furukawa S., Itoyama W., Wada Y., Shimizu KK., Takayama S. (2019). A stigmatic gene confers interspecies incompatibility in the Brassicaceae. Nature Plants, 5:731-741. DOI: 10.1038/s41477-019-0444-6
  • Sommer S., Fontaneto D., Ozgul A. (2019). Demographic processes underlying fitness restoration in bdelloid rotifers emerging from dehydration. Freshwater Biology, 64(7):1295-1302. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.13305
  • Tabi A., Petchey OL., Pennekamp F. (2019). Warming reduces the effects of enrichment on stability and functioning across levels of organisation in an aquatic microbial ecosystem. Ecology Letters, 22(7):1061-1071. DOI: 10.1111/ele.13262
  • O'Connor MI., Pennell MW., Altermatt F., Matthews B., Melián CJ., Gonzalez A. (2019). Principles of Ecology Revisited: Integrating Information and Ecological Theories for a More Unified Science. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7:219. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2019.00219
  • Laine A-L., Barrès B., Numminen E., Siren JP. (2019). Variable opportunities for outcrossing result in hotspots of novel genetic variation in a pathogen metapopulation. eLife, 8:e47091. DOI: 10.7554/elife.47091
  • Bond ML., Lee DE. (2019). Simultaneous multiple‐calf allonursing by a wild Masai giraffe. African Journal of Ecology:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1111/aje.12673
  • Little CJ,. Altermatt F. (2019). Differential resource consumption in leaf litter mixtures by native and non-native amphipods. Aquatic Ecology, 53(2):151-162. DOI: 10.1007%2Fs10452-019-09679-3
  • Fišer C., Delić T., Luštrik R., Zagmajster M., Altermatt F. (2019). Niches within a niche: ecological differentiation of subterranean amphipods across Europe's interstitial Waters. Ecography, 42(6):1212-1223. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.03983
  • Kelt DA., Heske EJ., Lambin X., Oli MK., Orrock JL., Ozgul A., Pauli JN., Prugh LR., Sollmann R., Sommer S. (2019). Advances in population ecology and species interactions in mammals. Journal of Mammalogy, 100(3):965-1007. DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyz017
  • Rohner PT., Roy J., Schäfer MA., Blanckenhorn WU., Berger D. (2019). Does thermal plasticity align with local adaptation? An interspecific comparison of wing morphology in sepsid flies. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 32(5):463-475. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13429
  • Cámara-Leret R., Fortuna MA., Bascompte J. (2019). Indigenous knowledge networks in the face of global change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(20):9913-9918. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1821843116
  • Shumilova O., Zak D., Datry T., Schiller D., Corti R., Foulquier A., Obrador B., Tockner K., Allan DC., Altermatt F., Arce MI., Arnon S., Banas D., Banegas‐Medina A., Beller E., Blanchette ML., Blanco‐Libreros JF., Blessing J., Boëchat IG., Boersma K., Bogan MT., Bonada N., Bond NR., Brintrup K., Bruder A., Burrows R., Cancellario T., Carlson SM., Cauvy‐Fraunié S., Cid N., Little CJ., et al (2019). Simulating rewetting events in intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams: A global analysis of leached nutrients and organic matter. Global Change Biology, 25(5):1591-1611. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14537
  • Lawson Handley L., Read DS., Winfield IJ., Kimbell, Helen; Johnson, Harriet; Li, Jianlong; Hahn, Christoph; Blackman, Rosetta; Wilcox, Rose; Donnelly, Rob; Szitenberg, Amir; Hänfling, Bernd (2019). Temporal and spatial variation in distribution of fish environmental DNA in England’s largest lake. Environmental DNA, 1(1):26-39. DOI: 10.1002/edn3.5
  • Alther R., Thompson C., Lods-Crozet B., Robinson CT. (2019). Macroinvertebrate diversity and rarity in non‐glacial Alpine streams. Aquatic Sciences:81:42. DOI: 10.1007/s00027-019-0642-3
  • Burdon FJ., Munz NA., Reyes M., Focks A., Joss A., Räsänen K., Altermatt F., Eggen RIL., Stamm C. (2019). Agriculture versus wastewater pollution as drivers of macroinvertebrate community structure in streams. Science of the Total Environment, 659:1256-1265. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.12.372
  • Zeender V., Roy J., Wegmann A., Schäfer MA., Gourgoulianni N., Blanckenhorn WU., Rohner PT. (2019). Comparative reproductive dormancy differentiation in European black scavenger flies (Diptera: Sepsidae). Oecologia, 189(4):905-917. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-019-04378-0
  • Pontarp M., Brännström Å., Petchey OL. (2019). Inferring community assembly processes from macroscopic patterns using dynamic eco-evolutionary models and Approximate Bayesian Computation (ABC). Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 10(4):450-460. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210x.13129
  • Harvey E., Altermatt F. (2019). Regulation of the functional structure of aquatic communities across spatial scales in a major river network. Ecology, 100(4):e02633. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2633
  • Li X-Y., Kokko H. (2019). Sex-biased dispersal: a review of the theory. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 94(2):721-736. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12475
  • Valenzuela-Sánchez A., Cayuela H., Schmidt BR., Cunningham AA., Soto-Azat C. (2019). Slow natal dispersal across a homogeneous landscape suggests the use of mixed movement behaviours during dispersal in the Darwin's frog. Animal Behaviour, 150:77-86. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2019.01.026
  • Gloag RS., Christie JR., Ding G., Stephens RE., Buchmann G., Oldroyd BP. (2019). Workers’ sons rescue genetic diversity at the sex locus in an invasive honey bee population. Molecular Ecology, 28(7):1585-1592. DOI: 10.1111/mec.15031
  • Benateau S., Gaudard A., Stamm C., Andermatt F. (2019). Climate change and freshwater ecosystems: impacts on water quality and ecological status. Zürich: Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) & Eawag. DOI: 10.5167/uzh-169641
  • Falniowski A., Prevorčnik S., Delić T., Alther R., Altermatt F., Hofmann S. (2019). Monophyly of the moitessieriidae bourguignat, 1863 (Caenogastropoda: truncatelloidea). Folia Malacologica, 27(1):61-70. DOI: 10.12657/folmal.027.005
  • Little CJ., Fronhofer EA., Altermatt F. (2019). Dispersal syndromes can impact ecosystem functioning in spatially structured freshwater populations. Biology Letters, 15(3):online. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2018.0865
  • Knüsel MA., Lee DE., König B., Bond ML. (2019). Correlates of home range sizes of giraffes, Giraffa camelopardalis. Animal Behaviour, 149:143-151. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2019.01.017
  • Laux A., Wegmann A., Roy J., Gourgoulianni N., Blanckenhorn WU., Rohner PT. (2019). The role of larval substrate specialization and female oviposition in mediating species diversity of closely-related sepsid flies (Diptera: Sepsidae). European Journal of Entomology, 116:75-84. DOI: 10.14411/eje.2019.008
  • Maag N., Cozzi G., Bateman A., Heistermann M., Ganswindt A., Manser M., Clutton-Brock T., Ozgul A. (2019). Cost of dispersal in a social mammal: body mass loss and increased stress. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 286(1896):20190033. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.0033
  • Paniw M., Maag N., Cozzi G., Clutton-Brock T., Ozgul A. (2019). Life history responses of meerkats to seasonal changes in extreme environments. Science, 363(6427):631-635. DOI: 10.1126/science.aau5905
  • Giesen A., Schäfer MA. and Blanckenhorn WU. (2018). Geographic patterns of postzygotic isolation between two closely related widespread dung fly species (Sepsis cynipsea and Sepsis neocynipsea; Diptera: Sepsidae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1111/jzs.12239
  • Hovenden MJ., Leuzinger S., Newton PCD., Fletcher A., Fatichi S., Lüscher A., Reich PB., Andresen LC., Beier C., Blumenthal DM., Chiariello NR., Dukes JS., Kellner J., Hofmockel K., Niklaus PA., Song J., Wan S., Classen AT., Langley JA. (2019). Globally consistent influences of seasonal precipitation limit grassland biomass response to elevated CO2. Nature Plants, 5(2):167-173. DOI: 10.1038/s41477-018-0356-x
  • van Veldhoven K., Kiss A., Keski-Rahkonen P., Robinot N., Scalbert A., Cullinan P., Chung KF., Collins P., Sinharay R., Barratt BM., Nieuwenhuijsen M., Rodoreda AA., Carrasco-Turigas G., Vlaanderen J., Vermeulen R., Portengen L., Kyrtopoulos SA., Ponzi E., Chadeau-Hyam M., Vineis P. (2019). Impact of short-term traffic-related air pollution on the metabolome – Results from two metabolome-wide experimental studies. Environment international, 123:124-131. DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.11.034
  • Karvonen A., Jokela J., Laine A-L. (2019). Importance of Sequence and Timing in Parasite Coinfections. Trends in Parasitology, 35(2):109-118. DOI: 10.1016/j.pt.2018.11.007
  • Nietlisbach P., Muff S., Reid JM., Whitlock MC., Keller LF. (2019). Nonequivalent lethal equivalents: Models and inbreeding metrics for unbiased estimation of inbreeding load. Evolutionary Applications, 12(2):266-279. DOI: 10.1111/eva.12713
  • DeCandia AL., Brzeski KE., Heppenheimer E., Caro CV., Camenisch G., Wandeler P., Driscoll C., vonHoldt BM. (2019). Urban colonization through multiple genetic lenses: The cityfox phenomenon revisited. Ecology and Evolution, 9(4):2046-2060. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4898
  • Bruelheide H., Chen Y., Huang Y., Ma K., Niklaus PA., Schmid B. (2019). Response to Comment on “Impacts of species richness on productivity in a large-scale subtropical forest experiment”. Science, 363(6423):eaav9863. DOI: 10.1126/science.aav9863
  • Rohner PT., Haenni J-P., Giesen A., Busso JP., Schäfer MA., Püchel-Wieling F., Blanckenhorn WU. (2019). Temporal niche partitioning of Swiss black scavenger flies in relation to season and substrate age (Diptera, Sepsidae). Alpine Entomology, 3:1-10. DOI: 10.3897/alpento.3.28366
  • Valenzuela-Sánchez A., Schmidt BR., Pérez C., Altamirano, Tania; Toledo, Verónica; Pérez, Ítalo; Teillier, Sebastián; Cunningham, Andrew A; Soto-Azat, Claudio (2019). Assessing habitat quality when forest attributes have opposing effects on abundance and detectability: A case study on Darwin’s frogs. Forest Ecology and Management, 432:942-948. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2018.10.022
  • Vincent C., Fernandes RF., Cardoso AR., Broennimann O., Di Cola V., D'Amen M., Ursenbacher S., Schmidt BR., Pradervand J-N., Pellissier L., Guisan A. (2019). Climate and land-use changes reshuffle politically-weighted priority areas of mountain biodiversity. Global Ecology and Conservation, 17:e00589. DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2019.e00589
  • Thomas V., Wang Y., Van Rooij P., Verbrugghe E., Baláž V., Bosch J., Cunningham AA., Fisher MC., Garner TWJ., Gilbert MJ., Grasselli E., Kinet T., Laudelout A., Lötters S., Loyau A., Miaud C., Salvidio S., Schmeller DS., Schmidt BR., Spitzen-van der Sluijs A., Steinfartz S., Veith M., Vences M., Wagner N., Canessa S., Martel A., Pasmans F. (2019). Mitigating Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in Europe. Amphibia - Reptilia, 40(3):265-290. DOI: 10.1163/15685381-20191157
  • Harper LR., Buxton AS., Rees, Helen C; Bruce, Kat; Brys, Rein; Halfmaerten, David; Watson, Hayley V; Sayer, Carl D; Jones, Eleanor P; Priestley, Victoria; Mächler, Elvira; et al (2019). Prospects and challenges of environmental DNA (eDNA) monitoring in freshwater ponds. Hydrobiologia, 826(1):25-41. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-018-3750-5
  • Payne JL., Wagner A. (2019). The causes of evolvability and their evolution. Nature Reviews. Genetics, 20(1):24-38. DOI: 10.1038/s41576-018-0069-z
  • Wechsler D., Bascompte J. (2019). Thresholds in the resilience of modular social networks to invasion by defectors. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 460:56-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2018.10.018
  • Hirota SK., Miki N., Yasumoto AA., Yahara T. (2019). UV bullseye contrast of Hemerocallis flowers attracts hawkmoths but not swallowtail butterflies. Ecology and Evolution, 9(1):52-64. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4604
  • Govaert L., Fronhofer EA., Lion S., Eizaguirre C., Bonte D., Egas M., Hendry AP., De Brito Martins A., Melián CJ., Raeymaekers JAM., Ratikainen II., Saether B-E., Schweitzer JA., Matthews B. (2019). Eco‐evolutionary feedbacks—Theoretical models and perspectives. Functional Ecology, 33(1):13-30. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13241
  • Ferrari M., Lindholm AK., König B. (2019). Fitness Consequences of Female Alternative Reproductive Tactics in House Mice (Mus musculus domesticus). American Naturalist, 193(1):106-124. DOI: 10.1086/700567
  • Cayuela H., Schmidt BR., Weinbach A., Besnard A., Joly P. (2019). Multiple density-dependent processes shape the dynamics of a spatially structured amphibian population. Journal of Animal Ecology, 88:164-177. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12906
  • Kafash A., Ashrafi S., Ohler A., Schmidt BR. (2019). Environmental predictors for the distribution of the Caspian green lizard, Lacerta strigata Eichwald, 1831, along elevational gradients of the Elburz Mountains in northern Iran. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 43:106-113. DOI: 10.3906/zoo-1808-15
  • Cruickshank SS., Bühler C., Schmidt B. (2019). Quantifying data quality in a citizen science monitoring program: False negatives, false positives and occupancy trends. Conservation Science and Practice, 1(7):e54. DOI: 10.1111/csp2.54
  • Colchero F., Jones OR., Conde DA., Hodgson D., et al., Schmidt BR., Dummermuth S., Flatt T. (2019). The diversity of population responses to environmental change. Ecology Letters, 22:342-353. DOI: 10.1111/ele.13195
  • Pennekamp F., Iles A., Garland J., Brennan G., Brose U., Gaedke U., Jacob U., Kratina P., Matthews B., Munch S., Novak M., Palamara GM., Rall B., Rosenbaum B., Tabi A., Ward C., Williams R., Ye H., Petchey O. (2019). The intrinsic predictability of ecological time series and its potential to guide forecasting. Ecological Monographs:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1101/350017