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Cheptou P.O., Hargreaves A.L., Bonte D. & Jacquemyn H. (in press). Adaptation to fragmentation: evolutionary dynamics driven by human influences. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A.
PDF Coulon A., Aben J., Palmer S.C.F, Stevens V.M., Strubbe D., Lens L., Matthysen E. Baguette M. & Travis J.M.J. (in press). A stochastic movement simulator improves estimates of landscape connectivity. Ecology 8: 2203–2213.
PDF De Baere S., Rosendahl Larsen T., Devreese M., De Backer P., De Neve L., Lens L. & Croubels S. (in press). The use of LC-MS/MS as an alternative for currently available immunoassay methods to quantitate corticosterone in egg yolk and albumen. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 407: 4351–4362.
PDF Dinh K.V., Therry L., Bonte D., Janssens L., Bervoets L. & Bonte D. (in press). Delayed effects of chlorpyrifos across metamorphosis on dispersal-related traits in a poleward moving damselfly. Environmental Pollution 218: 634-643.
Ghyselen,C., Bonte D. & Brys R. (in press). The influence of herbivory on pre- and post-zygotic stages of reproduction following open, self- and outcross-pollination. American Journal of Botany.
PDF Habel J.C., Borghesio L., Newmark W.D., Day J.J., Lens L., Husemann M. & Ulrich W. (in press). Evolution along the Great Rift valley: phenotypic and genetic differentiation of East African White-eyes (Aves, Zosteropidae). Ecology and Evolution.
Habel J.C., Teucher M., Hornetz B., Jaetzold R., Kimatu J.N., Kasili S., Mairura Z., Mulwa R.K., Eggermont H., Weisser W.W. & Lens L. (in press). Real-world complexity of food security and biodiversity conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation.
PDF Kölzsch A., Alzate A., Bartumeus F., de Jager M., Weerman E.J., Hengeveld G.M., Naguib M., Nolet B.A. & van de Koppel J. (in press). Experimental evidence for inherent Lévy search behaviour in foraging animals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 282: 20150424.
Lacovic M., Poethke H.-J. & Hovestadt T. (in press). Dispersal timing: Emigration of insects living in patchy environments. PLoS ONE.
PDF Mills J.A., Teplitsky C., Arroyo B., Charmantier A., Becker P.H., Birkhead T.R., Bize P., Blumstein D.T., Bonenfant C., Boutin S., Bushuev A., Cam E., Cockburn A., Côté S.D., Coulson J.C., Daunt F., Dingemanse N.J., Doligez B., Drummond H., Espie R.H.M., Festa-Bianchet M., Frentiu F., Fitzpatrick J.W., Furness R.W., Garant D., Gauthier G., Grant P.R., Griesser M., Gustafsson L., Hansson B., Harris M.P., Jiguet F., Kjellander P., Korpimäki E., Krebs C.J., Lens L., Linnell J.D.C., Low M., McAdam A., Margalida A., Merilä J., Møller A.P., Nakagawa S., Nilsson J-A., Nisbet I.C.T., van Noordwijk A.J., Oro D., Pärt T., Pelletier F., Potti J., Pujol B., Réale D., Rockwell R.F., Ropert-Coudert Y., Roulin A., Thébaud C., Sedinger J.S., Swenson J.E., Visser M.E., Wanless S., Westneat D.F., Wilson A.J. & Zedrosser A. (in press). Archiving primary data: solutions for long-term studies. Trends in Ecology and Evolution.
PDF Mills J.A., Teplitsky C., Arroyo B., Charmantier A., Becker P.H., Birkhead T.R., Bize P., Blumstein D.T., Bonenfant C., Boutin S., Bushuev A., Cam E., Cockburn A., Côté S.D., Coulson J.C., Daunt F., Dingemanse N.J., Doligez B., Drummond H., Espie R.H.M., Festa-Bianchet M., Frentiu F., Fitzpatrick J.W., Furness R.W., Garant D., Gauthier G., Grant P.R., Griesser M., Gustafsson L., Hansson B., Harris M.P., Jiguet F., Kjellander P., Korpimäki E., Krebs C.J., Lens L., Linnell J.D.C., Low M., McAdam A., Margalida A., Merilä J., Møller A.P., Nakagawa S., Nilsson J-A., Nisbet I.C.T., van Noordwijk A.J., Oro D., Pärt T., Pelletier F., Potti J., Pujol B., Réale D., Rockwell R.F., Ropert-Coudert Y., Roulin A., Thébaud C., Sedinger J.S., Swenson J.E., Visser M.E., Wanless S., Westneat D.F., Wilson A.J. & Zedrosser A. (in press). Solutions for archiving data in long-term studies - a reply to Whitlock et al. Trends in Ecology and Evolution.
Thomaes A,. De Keersmaeker L., De Schrijver A., Baeten L., Vandekerkhove K., Verstraeten G. & Verheyen K. (in press). an soil acidity and light availability help to explain tree species effects on forest herb layer performance in post-agricultural forests? Plant & Soil.
Van Hoof T., Vangestel C., Shacklock M., Kerckaert I. & D'Herde K. (in press). The effect of hand dominance on the elbow extension range of motion of the median nerve neurodynamic test (ULNT1). Physical Therapy in Sport.
Bonte D. & Dahirel M. (2017). Dispersal as a central and independent trait in life history. Oikos.
PDF Cardador L., Lattuada M., Strubbe D., Tella J.L., Reino L., Figueira R. & Carrete M. (2017). Regional bans on wild-bird trade modify invasion risks at a global scale Conservation Letters.
PDF Luna A., Franz D., Strubbe D., Shwartz A., Braun M.P., Hernandez-Brito D., Malihi Y., Kaplan A., Mori E., Menchetti M., van Turnhout C.A.M., Parrott D., Chmielewski F.-M. & Edelaar P. (2017). Reproductive timing as a constraint on invasion success in the Ring-necked parakeet (Psittacula krameri). Biological Invasions.
PDF Mori E., Ancillotto L., Menchetti M. & Strubbe D. (2017). 'The early bird catches the nest': possible competition between scops owls and ring-necked parakeets. Animal Conservation.
PDF Rouffaer L.O., Baert K., Van den Abeele A.-M., Cox I., Vanantwerpen G., De Zutter L., Strubbe D., Vranckx K., Lens L., Haesebrouck F., Delmee M., Pasmans F. & Martel A. (2017). Low prevalence of human enteropathogenic Yersinia spp. in brown rats (Rattus norvegicus) in Flanders. PLoS ONE 12: e0175648.
PDF Santos C.S.A., Brandão R., Monteiro M.S., Bastos A.C., SOares A.M.V.M. & Loureiro S. (2017). Assessment of DNA damage in Ardea cinerea and Ciconia ciconia: A 5-year study in Portuguese birds retrieved for rehabilitation. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 136: 104-110.
PDF Turbé A., Strubbe D., Mori M., Carrete M., Chiron F., Clergeau P., González-Moreno P., Le Louarn M., Luna A., Menchetti M., Nentwig W., L.G. Pârâu, Postigo J.-L., Rabitsch W., Senar J.C., Tollington S., Vanderhoeven S., Weiserbs A. & Shwartz A. (2017). Assessing the assessments: evaluation of four impact assessment protocols for invasive alien species. Diversity and Distributions.
PDF Vanderhoeven S., Branquart E., Casaer J., D'Hondt B., Shwartz A., Strubbe D., Turbé A., Verreycken H. & Adriaens T. (2017). Beyond protocols: improving the reliability of expert-based risk analysis underpinning invasive species policies. Biological Invasions.
PDF Ampoorter E., Selvi F., Auge H., Baeten L., Berger S., Carrari E., Coppi A., Fotelli M., Radoglou K., Setiawan N.N., Vanhellemont M. & Verheyen K. (2016). Driving mechanisms of overstorey–understorey diversity relationships in European forests. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 19: 21-29.
PDF Bonte D., Veruyn L. & Braeckman B. (2016). Life history trade-offs imposed by dragline use in two money spiders. Journal of Experimental Biology 219: 26-30.
PDF De Roissart A., Wybouw N., Renault D., Van Leeuwen T. & Bonte D. (2016). Life history evolution in response to changes in metapopulation structure in an arthropod herbivore. Functional Ecology 30: 1408-1417.
PDF de smedt P., Wuyts K., Baeten L., De Schrijver A., Proesmans W., De Frenne P., Ampoorter E., Remy E., Gijbels M., Hermy M., Bonte D. & Verheyen K. (2016). Complementary distribution patterns of arthropod detritivores (woodlice and millipedes) along forest edge-to-interior gradients. Insect Cons. Div. 8: 289-301.
PDF Gupta T., Santos C.S.A., Sotillo A., De Neve L., Stienen E.W.M., Müller W. & Lens L. (2016). Nutritional Stress Causes Heterogeneous Relationships with Multi-Trait FA in Lesser Black-Backed Gull Chicks: An Aviary Experiment. Symmetry 8: doi:10.3390/sym8110133.
PDF Lortie C. & Bonte D. (2016). Zen and the art of ecological synthesis. Oikos 125: 285-287.
PDF Marshall D. & Bonte D. (2016). How not to influence ecology: three things we have learned at Oikos. Oikos 125: 1-2.
Ouisse T., Bonte D., Lebouvier M., Hendrickx F. & Renault D. (2016). Energy-water balance governs ecological niche and dispersal paths of the invasive carabid beetle Merizodus soledadinus at the Kerguelen Islands. Physiological Entomology 93: 42-49.
PDF Poethke H.J., Kubisch A., Mitesser O. & Hovestadt T. (2016). The evolution of density-dependent dispersal under limited information. Ecological Modelling 338: 1-10.
PDF Poethke H.J., Kubisch A., Mitesser O. & Hovestadt T. (2016). The Adequate Use of Limited Information in Dispersal Decisions: (A Comment on Bocedi et al.,“Uncertainty and the Role of Information Acquisition in the Evolution of Context-Dependent Emigration”). The American Naturalist 187: 1.
PDF Postigo J.-L., Shwartz A., Strubbe D. & Muñoz A.-R. (2016). Unrelenting spread of the alien monk parakeet Myiopsitta monachus in Israel. Is it time to sound the alarm? Pest Management Science.
PDF Rouffaer L.O., Lens L., Haesendonck R., Teyssier A., Sallef Hudin N., Strubbe D., Haesebrouck F., Pasmans F. & Martel A. (2016). House Sparrows Do Not Constitute a Significant Salmonella Typhimurium Reservoir across Urban Gradients in Flanders, Belgium PLoS ONE.
PDF Stienen E.W.M., Desmet P., Aelterman B., Courtens W., Feys S., Vanermen N., Verstraete H., Van de Walle M., Deneudt K., Hernandez F., Houthoofdt R., Vanhoorne B., Bouten W., Buijs R.-J., Kavelaars M.M., Müller W., Herman D., Matheve H., Sotillo A. & Lens L. (2016). GPS tracking data of Lesser Black-backed Gulls and Herring Gulls breeding at the southern North Sea coast. ZooKeys 555: 115-124.
PDF Therry L., Swaegers J., Bonte D. & Stoks R. (2016). Low larval densities at moving edge populations reinforce range expansion. Freshwater Ecology 61: 1430-1441.
PDF Van de Velde H., Nijs I. & Bonte D. (2016). Warming affects different components of plant-herbivore interaction in a simplified community but not net interaction strength. Oikos.
PDF Van Petegem K.H.P., Boeye J., Stoks R. & Bonte D. (2016). Spatial selection and local adaptation jointly shape life-history evolution during range expansion. American Naturalist 188: 485-495.
PDF Van Petegem K.H.P., Renauld D., Stoks R. & Bonte D. (2016). Metabolic adaptations underlie life-history evolution in a range expanding arthropod. Ecology and Evolution 18: 6556-6564.
PDF Viana I.R., Strubbe D., Zocche J.J. (2016). Monk parakeet invasion success: a role for nest thermoregulation and bactericidal potential of plant nest material? Biological Invasions.
PDF Ancillotto L., Strubbe D., Menchetti M. & Mori E. (2015). An overlooked invader? Ecological niche, invasion success and range dynamics of the Alexandrine parakeet in the invaded range Biological Invasions.
PDF Baeten L., Davies T.J., Verheyen K., Van Calster H. & Vellend M. (2015). Disentangling dispersal from phylogeny in the colonization capacity of forest understorey plants. Journal of Ecology 0: doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12333.
PDF Baeten L., Sercu B., Bonte D., Vanhellemont M. & Verheyen K. (2015). Intraspecific variation in flowering phenology affects seed germinability in a forest herb. Plant Ecology & Evolution 148: 283-288.
PDF Bernhardt-Romermann M., Baeten L., Craven D., De Frenne P., Hedl R., Lenoir J., Bert D., Brunet J., Chudomelova M., Decocq G., Dierschke H., Dirnbock T., Dorfler I., Heinken T., Hermy M., Hommel P., Jaroszewicz B., Keczynski A., Kelly D.L., Kirby K.J., Kopecky M., Macek M., Malis F., Mirtl M., Mitchell F.J.G., Naaf T., Newman M., Peterken G., Petrik P., Schmidt W., Standovar T., Toth Z., Van Calster H., Verstraeten G., Vladovic K., Vild O, Wulf M. & Verheyen K. (2015). Drivers of temporal changes in temperate forest plant diversity vary across spatial scales. Global Change Biology.
PDF Bernhardt?Römermann M., Baeten L., Craven D., De Frenne P., Hédl R., Lenoir J., Bert D., Brunet J., Chudomelová M., Decocq G., Dierschke H., Dirnböck T., Dörfler I., Heinken T., Hermy M., Hommel P., Jaroszewicz B., Keczy?ski A., Kelly D.L., Kirby K.J., Kopecký M., Macek M., Máliš F., Mirtl M., Mitchell F.J.G., Naaf T., Newman M., Peterken G., Pet?ík P., Schmidt W., Standovár T., Tóth Z., Van Calster H., Verstraeten G., Vladovi? K., Vild O, Wulf M. & Verheyen K. (2015). Drivers of temporal changes in temperate forest plant diversity vary across spatial scales. Global Change Biology.
PDF Bernhardt?Römermann M., Baeten L., Craven D., De Frenne P., Hédl R., Lenoir J., Bert D., Brunet J., Chudomelová M., Decocq G., Dierschke H., Dirnböck T., Dörfler I., Heinken T., Hermy M., Hommel P., Jaroszewicz B., Keczy?ski A., Kelly D.L., Kirby K.J., Kopecký M., Macek M., Mális F., Mirtl M., Mitchell F.J.G., Naaf T., Newman M., Peterken G., Petrík P., Schmidt W., Standovár T., Tóth Z., Van Calster H., Verstraeten G., Vladovic K., Vild O, Wulf M. & Verheyen K. (2015). Drivers of temporal changes in temperate forest plant diversity vary across spatial scales. Global Change Biology.
PDF Bernhardt?Romermann M., Baeten L., Craven D., De Frenne P., Hedl R., Lenoir J., Bert D., Brunet J., Chudomelova M., Decocq G., Dierschke H., Dirnbock T., Dorfler I., Heinken T., Hermy M., Hommel P., Jaroszewicz B., Keczynski A., Kelly D.L., Kirby K.J., Kopecky M., Macek M., Malis F., Mirtl M., Mitchell F.J.G., Naaf T., Newman M., Peterken G., Petrik P., Schmidt W., Standovar T., Toth Z., Van Calster H., Verstraeten G., Vladovic K., Vild O, Wulf M. & Verheyen K. (2015). Drivers of temporal changes in temperate forest plant diversity vary across spatial scales. Global Change Biology.
PDF Blooi M., Martel A., Haesebrouck F., Vercammen F., Bonte D. & Pasmans F. (2015). Treatment of urodelans based on temperature dependent infection dynamics of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans. Scientific Reports 5: 8037.
PDF Buechley E.R., Sekercioglu C.H., Atickem A., Gebremichael G., Kuria Ndungu J., Abdu Mahamued B., Beyene T., Mekonnen T. & Lens L. (2015). Importance of Ethiopian shade coffee farms for forest bird conservation. Biological Conservation.
PDF Chaianunporn T. & Hovestadt T. (2015). Evolutionary responses to climate change in parasitic systems. Global Change Biology.
PDF De Coster G., De Laet J., Vangestel C., Adriaensen F. & Lens L. (2015). Citizen science in action - Evidence for long-term, region-wide House Sparrow declines in Flanders, Belgium. Landscape and Urban Planning 134: 139-146.
PDF De Roissart A., Wang S. & Bonte D. (2015). Spatial and spatiotemporal variation in metapopulation structure affects population dynamics in a passively dispersing arthropod. Journal of Animal Ecology 84: 1565-1574.
PDF Decleer K., Maes D., Vancalster H., Jansen I., Pollet M., Dekoninck W., Baert L., Grootaert P., Van Diggelen R. & Bonte D. (2015). Importance of core and linear marsh elements for wetland arthropod diversity in an agricultural landscape. Insect Conservation and Diversity 8: 289-301.
PDF Degen T., Hovestadt T., Mitesser O. & Hölker F. (2015). High female survival promotes evolution of protogyny and sexual conflict. PLoS ONE.
PDF Domingues I., Santos C.S.A., Ferreira N.G.C., Machado L., Oliveira R., Ferreira A., Lopes I., Loureiro S. & Soares A.M.V.M. (2015). Suitability of enzymatic markers to assess the environmental condition of natural populations of Gambusia affinis and Daphnia magna—a case study. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 127: .
PDF Ghyselen C., Bonte D. & Brys R. (2015). Is there a missing link? Effects of root herbivory on plant?pollinator interactions and reproductive output in a monocarpic species. Plant Biology.
PDF Hillaert J., Boeye J., Stoks R. & Bonte D. (2015). The evolution of thermal performance can constrain dispersal during range shifting. Journal Biological Dynamics 9: 317-335.
PDF Husemann M., Cousseau L., Borghesio L., Lens L. & Habel J.C. (2015). Effects of population size and isolation on the genetic structure of the East African mountain white-eye Zosterops poliogaster (Aves). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 114: 828-836.
PDF Husemann M., Cousseau L., Callens T., Matthysen E., Vangestel C., Hallmann C. & Lens L. (2015). Post-fragmentation population structure in a cooperative breeding Afrotropical cloud forest bird: emergence of a source-sink population network. Molecular Ecology 24: 1172-1187.
PDF Joschinski J., Hovestadt T. & Krauss J. (2015). Coping with shorter days: do phenology shifts constrain aphid fitness? PeerJ.
PDF Rosendahl Larsen T., Fairhurst G.D., De Baere S., Croubels S., Müller W., De Neve L. & Lens L. (2015). Novel insights into relationships between egg corticosterone and timing of breeding revealed by LC-MS/MS. Journal of Avian Biology 46: 643-647.
PDF Tagg N, Willie J., Duarte J., Petre C.-A. & Fa J.E. (2015). Conservation research presence protects: a case study of great ape abundance in the Dja region, Cameroon Animal Conservation.
PDF Therry L., Bonte D. & Stoks R. (2015). Higher investment in flight morphology does not trade off with fecundity estimates in a poleward range-expanding damselfly. Ecological Entomology 40: 133-142.
PDF Van Belleghem S.M., Roelofs D. & Hendrickx F. (2015). Evolutionary history of a dispersal associated locus cross sympatric and allopatric divergent populations of a wing-polymorphic beetle across Atlantic Europe. Molecular Ecology 24: 890–908.
PDF Van De Velde H., Bonte D., Abd Elgawad H., Asard H. & Nijs I. (2015). Combined elevated CO2 and climate-warming induce lagged effects of drought in Lolium perenne and Plantago lanceolata. Plant Ecology 8: 1047-1059.
PDF Van Dyck H., Bonte D., Puls R., Gotthard K. & Maes D. (2015). The lost generation hypothesis: could climate change drive ectotherms into a developmental trap? Oikos 124: 54-61.
PDF van Noordwijk C.G.E., Verberk W., Turin H. Heijerman T., Alders, Dekoninck W., Hannig K., Regans E., McCormack S., Brown M.J.F., Remke E., Siepel H., Berg M. & Bonte D. (2015). Species-area relationships are modulated by trophic rank, habitat affinity and dispersal ability. Ecology 96: 518-531.
PDF Van Petegem K.H.P., Pétillon J., Renault D., Wybouw N., Van Leeuwen T., Stoks R. & Bonte D. (2015). Empirically simulated spatial sorting points at fast epigenetic changes in dispersal behaviour. Evolutionary Ecology 29: 299–310.
PDF Aben J., Strubbe D., Adriaensen F., Palmer S.C.F., Travis J.M.J., Lens L. & Matthysen E. (2014). Simple individual-based models effectively represent Afrotropical forest bird movement in complex landscapes: implications for improved management recommendations. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 693-702.
PDF Ampoorter E., Baeten L., Koricheva J., Vanhellemont M. & Verheyen K. (2014). Do diverse overstoreys induce diverse understoreys? Lessons learnt from an experimental–observational platform in Finland. Forest Ecology and Management 318: 206-215.
PDF Atashbar B., Agh N., Van Stappen G. & Beladjal L. (2014). Diversity and distribution patterns of large branchiopods (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) in temporary pools (Iran). Journal of Arid Environments 111: 27e34.
PDF Atashbar B., Agh N., Van Stappen G., Mertens J. & Beladjal L. (2014). Combined effect of temperature and salinity on hatching characteristics of three fairy shrimp species (Crustacea: Anostraca). Journal of Limnology 73: 574-583.
PDF Baeten L., Warton D., Van Calster H., De Frenne P., Verstraeten G., Bonte D., Bernhardt-Römmerman M., Cornelis K., Decocq G., Eriksson O., Hédl R., Heinken T., Hermy M., Hommel P., Kirby K., Naaf T., Petrik P., Walther G.-R., Wulf M. & Verheyen K. (2014). A model-based approach to studying changes in compositional heterogeneity. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5: 156-164.
PDF Benadi G., Hovestadt T., Poethke H.-J. & Blüthgen N. (2014). Specialization and phenological synchrony of plant-pollinator interactions along an altitudinal gradient. Journal of Animal Ecology 83: 639–650.
PDF Bitume E., Bonte D., Ronce O,. Bach F. Olivieri I. & Nieberding C.M. (2014). Dispersal distance is influenced by parental and grand-parental density. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20141061.
PDF Boeye J., Kubisch A. & Bonte D. (2014). Habitat structure mediates spatial segregation and therefore coexistence. Landscape Ecology 29: 593-604.
PDF Bonte D., De Roissart A., Wybouw N. & Van Leeuwen T. (2014). Fitness maximization by dispersal: evidence from an invasion experiment. Ecology 95: 3104-3111.
PDF Bosman D.S. (2014). Effects of intraclutch variation in egg size and hatching asynchrony on nestling development and survival in semi-precocial Herring Gulls Journal of Field Ornithology.
PDF Ciera L., Beladjal L., Almeras X., Gheysens T., Nierstrasz V., Van Langenhove L. & Mertens J. (2014). Resistance of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens spores to melt extrusion process conditions. Fibres & Textiles in Eastern Europe 22: 102-107.
PDF Ciera L., Beladjal L., Almeras X., Gheysens T., Van Landuyt L., Mertens J., Nierstrasz V. & Van Langenhove L. (2014). Morphological and Material Properties of Polyethyleneterephthalate (PET) Fibres with Spores Incorporated. Fibres & Textiles in Eastern Europe 22: 29-36.
PDF de la Peña E. & Bonte D. (2014). Above- and belowground herbivory jointly impact defense and seed dispersal traits in Taraxacum officinale. Ecology and Evolution 4: 3309-3319.
PDF Delgado M., Barton K.A., Bonte D. & Travis J. (2014). Prospecting and dispersal: their eco-evolutionary dynamics and implications for population patterns. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 281: 20132851 .
PDF Demey A., De Frenne P., Baeten L, Verstraeten G., Hermy M., Boeckx P. & Verheyen K. (2014). The effects of hemiparasitic plant removal on community structure and seedling establishment in semi-natural grasslands. Journal of Vegetation Science.
PDF Fronhofer E., Stelz J.M., Lutz E., Poethke H.-J. & Bonte D. (2014). Spatially correlated extinctions select for less emigration but larger dispersal distances in the spider mite Tetranychus urticae. Evolution 68: 1838-1844.
PDF Habel J.C., Mulwa R.K., Gassert F., Rödder D., Ulrich W., Borghesio L., Husemann M. & Lens L. (2014). Population signatures of large-scale, long-term disjunction and small-scale, short-term habitat fragmentation in an Afromontane forest bird. Heredity 114: 828-836.
PDF Habel J.C., Ulrich W., Peters G., Husemann M. & Lens L. (2014). Lowland panmixia versus highland disjunction: Genetic and bioacoustic differentiation in two species of East African White-eye birds. Conservation Genetics 15: 655-664.
PDF Hovestadt, T., Mitesser O., & Poethke H.-J. (2014). Gender-specific emigration decisions sensitive to local male and female density. American Naturalist 184: 38–51.
PDF Meier C., Bonte D., Kaitala A. & Ovaskainen O. (2014). Invasion rate of deer ked depends on spatio-temporal variation in host density. Bulletin of Entomological Research 104: 314-322.
PDF Pfeifer M., Lefebvre V., Gardner T.A., Arroyo-Rodriguez V., Banks-Leite C., Barlow J., Betts M.G., Brunet J., Cerezo A., Cisneros L.M., Collard S., D'Cruze N., da Silva Motta C., Baeten L., Duguay S., Eggermont H., Eigenbrod F., Hadley A.S., Hanson T.R., Hawes J.E., Heartsill Scalley T., Klingbeil B.T., Kolb A., Kormann U., Kumar S., Lachat T., Lakeman Fraser P., Lantschner V., Laurance W.F., Leal I.R., Lens L., Marsh C.J., Medina-Rangel G.F., Melles S., Mezger D., Oldekop J.A., Overal W.L., Owen C., Peres C.A., Phalan B., Pidgeon A.M., Pilia O., Possingham H.P., Possingham M.L., Raheem D.C., Ribeiro D.B., Ribeiro Neto J.D., Robinson W.D., Robinson R., Rytwinski T., Scherber C., Slade E.M., Somarriba E., Stouffer P.C., Struebig M.J., Tylianakis J.M., Tscharntke T., Tyre A.J., Urbina Cardona J.N., Vasconcelos H.L., Wearn O., Wells K., Willig M.R., Wood E., Young R.P., Bradley A.V. & Ewers R.M. (2014). BIOFRAG – a new database for analyzing BIOdiversity responses to forest FRAGmentation. Ecology and Evolution 4: 1524-1537.
PDF Riedinger V., Mitesser O., Hovestadt T., Steffan-Dewenter I. & Holzschuh A. (2014). Annual dynamics of wild bee densities: Attractiveness and productivity effects of oilseed rape. Ecology 96: 1351–1360.
PDF Setiawan N.N., Vanhellemont M., Baeten L., Dillen M. & Verheyen K. (2014). The effects of local neighbourhood diversity on pest and disease damage of trees in a young experimental forest. Forest Ecology and Management 334: 1-9.
PDF Soler J. J., Pérez-Contreras T., De Neve L., Macias-Sanchez E., Moller A. P. & Soler M. (2014). Recognizing odd smells and ejection of brood parasitic eggs. An experimental test in magpies of a novel defensive trait against brood parasitism. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27: 1265-1270.
PDF Soler J.J., Avilés J.M., Martín-Gálvez D., De Neve L. & Soler M. (2014). Eavesdropping cuckoos: further insights on great spotted cuckoo preference by magpie nests and egg colour. Oecologia 175: 105-115.
PDF Soler J.J., De Neve L., Martín-Gálvez D., Molina-Morales M., Pérez-Contreras T. & Ruiz-Rodríguez M. (2014). Do climatic conditions affect host and parasite phenotypes differently? A case study of magpies and great spotted cuckoos Oecologia 174: 327–338.
PDF Soler M., De Neve L., Pérez-Contreras T. & Rubio L. A. (2014). Comparison of digestive efficiency in the parasitic great spotted cuckoo and its magpie host nestlings. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 111: 280-289.
PDF Soler M., De Neve L., Roncalli G., Macías-Sánchez E., Ibáñez-Álamo J. D. & Pérez-Contreras T. (2014). Great spotted cuckoo fledglings are disadvantaged by magpie host parents when reared together with magpie nestlings. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68: 333-342.
PDF Soler M., Pérez-Contreras T. & De Neve L. (2014). Great spotted cuckoos frequently lay their eggs while their magpie host is incubating. Ethology 120: 965-972.
PDF Soler, M., Pérez-Contreras T., Ibañez-Alamo J.D., Roncalli G., Macías-Sanchez E. & De Neve, L. (2014). Great spotted cuckoo fledglings often receive feedings from other magpie adults than their foster parents: which magpies accept to feed foreign cuckoo fledglings? PLoS ONE 9: e107412.
PDF Spanhove T., Callens T., Hallmann C., Pellikka P. & Lens L. (2014). Nest predation in Afrotropical forest fragments shaped by inverse edge effects, timing of nest initiation and vegetation structure. Journal of Ornithology 155: 411-420.
PDF Stevens V., Whitmee S., Le Galliard J.-F., Clobert J., Bohning-Gaese K., Bonte D., Brandle M., Dehling M., Hof C. Trochet A. & Baguette M. (2014). A comparative analysis of dispersal syndromes in terrestrial and semi-terrestrial animals: perspectives for the evolution in a changing world. Ecology Letters 17: 1039-1052.
PDF Swaegers J., Mergeay J., Larmuseau M., Bonte D. & Stoks R. (2014). Unraveling genetic signatures of contemporary and historical range expansion in the damselfly Coenagrion. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27: 748-759.
PDF Swaegers J., Mergeay J., Therry L., Bonte D., Larmuseau M.H.D. & Stoks R. (2014). Unravelling the effects of contemporary and historical range expansion on the distribution of genetic diversity in the damselfly Coenagrion scitulum. Evolutionary Biology 27: 748-759.
PDF Therry L., Lefevre E., Bonte D. & Stoks R. (2014). Increased activity and growth rate in the non-dispersive aquatic larval stage of a damselfly at an expanding range edge. Freshwater Biology 59: 1266-1277.
PDF Therry L., Nilsson-örtman V., Bonte D. & Stoks R. (2014). Rapid evolution of larval life history, adult immune function and flight muscles in a poleward moving damselfly? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27: 141-152.
PDF Therry L., Schillewaert S., Gyulavári H.A., Bonte D. & Stoks R. (2014). Integrating large-scale geographic patterns in flight morphology,flight characteristics and sexual selection in a range-expanding damselfly. Ecography 37: 1012-102.
PDF Therry L., Zawal A., Bonte D. & Stoks R. (2014). What factors shape female phenotypes of a poleward-moving damselfly at the edge of its range? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 112: 556-568.
PDF Thijs K.W., Aerts R., Musila W., Siljander M., Matthysen E., Lens L., Pellikka P., Gulinck H. & Muys B. (2014). Potential tree species extinction, colonization and recruitment in Afromontane forest relicts. Basic and Applied Ecology 15: 288-296.
PDF van Klink R., van der Plas F., van Noordwijk C.G.E., WallisDeVries M.F. & Olff H. (2014). Effects of large herbivores on grassland arthropod diversity. Biological Reviews.
PDF Vanden Eede S., Van Tomme J., De Busschere C., Vandegehuchte M., Sabbe K., Stienen E., Degraer S., Vincx M. & Bonte D. (2014). Assessing the impact of beach nourishment on the intertidal food web through the development of a mechanistic-envelope model. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 1304-1313.
PDF Vanhellemont M., Baeten L. & Verheyen K. (2014). Relating changes in understorey diversity to environmental drivers in an ancient forest in northern Belgium. Plant Ecology and Evolution 147: 22-32.
PDF Vanhellemont M., Baeten L., Smeets A., Mertens J. & Verheyen K. (2014). Spatio-temporal variation in seed predation by a native weevil in the invasive Prunus serotina. Flora 209: 541-546.
PDF Verheyen K., Buggenhout M., Vangansbeke P., De Dobbelaere A., Verdonckt P. & Bonte D. (2014). Potential of Short Rotation Coppice plantations to reinforce functional biodiversity in agricultural landscapes. Biomass & Bioenergy 67: 435-442.
PDF Willie J., Tagg N., Petre C.-A., Pereboom Z. & Lens L. (2014). Plant selection for nest building by western lowland gorillas in Cameroon. Primates 55: 41-49.
PDF Adriaenssens S., Staelens J., Baeten L., Verstraeten A., Boeckx P., Samson R. & Verheyen K. (2013). Influence of canopy budget model approaches on atmospheric deposition estimates to forests. Biogeochemistry 116: 215–229.
PDF Atashbar B., Agh N., Beladjal L. & Mertens J. (2013). On the occurrence of Lepidurus apus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Crustacea, Notostraca) from Iran. Journal of Biological Research-Thessaloniki 19: 75-79.
PDF Bitume E., Bonte D., Ronce O., Bach F. Olivieri I. & Nieberding C.M. (2013). Density and genetic, relatedness increase dispersal distance in a sub-social organism. Ecology Letters 16: 430-437.
PDF Boeye J., Travis J.M.J., Stoks R. & Bonte D. (2013). More rapid climate change promotes evolutionary rescue through selection for increased dispersal distance. Evolutionary Applications 6: 353-364.
PDF Bosman D.S., Vercruijsse H.J.P., Stienen E.W.M., Vincx M. & Lens L. (2013). Age of first breeding interacts with pre- and post-recruitment experience in shaping breeding phenology in a long-lived gull. PLoS ONE 8: e82093.
PDF Bosman D.S., Vercruijsse H.J.P., Stienen E.W.M., Vincx M., De Neve L. & Lens L. (2013). Effects of body size on sex-related migration vary between two closely related gull species with similar size dimorphism. Ibis 154: 52-60.
PDF Chaianunporn T. & Hovestadt T. (2013). Group tolerance, dispersal evolution, and the maintenance of polymorphism in recognition cues. Behavioral Ecology 25: 191–199.
PDF De Busschere C. & Hendrickx F. (2013). Does behavioral isolation prevent interspecific mating within a parallel ecotypic wolf spider radiation from the Galapagos? Journal of Arachnology 41: 25-30.
PDF De Coster G., De Neve L. & Lens L. (2013). Intra-clutch variation in avian eggshell pigmentation covaries with female quality. Journal of Ornithology 154: 1057-1065.
PDF De Coster G., Van Dongen S., Malaki P., Muchane M., Alcántara-Exposito A., Matheve H. & Lens L. (2013). Fluctuating asymmetry and environmental stress: understanding the role of trait history. PLoS ONE 8: e57966.
PDF De Frenne P., Rodríguez-Sánchez F., Coomes D.A., Baeten L., Verstraeten G., Vellend M., Bernhardt-Römermann M., Brown C.D., Brunet J., Cornelis J., Decocq G., Dierschke H., Eriksson O., Gilliam F.S., Hédl R., Heinken T., Hermy M., Hommel P., Jenkins M.A., Kelly D.L., Kirby K.J., Mitchell F.J.G., Naaf T., Newman M., Peterken G., Petrik P., Schulz J., Sonnier G., Van Calster H., Waller D.M., Walther G.R., White P.S., Woods K., Wulf M., Graae B.J. & Verheyen K. (2013). Microclimate moderates plant responses to macroclimate warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA.
PDF De Roissart A., de la Pena E., Van Oyen L., Van Leeuwen T., Ballhorn D. & Bonte D. (2013). The presence of root-feeding nematodes, but not AMF affects an herbivore dispersal strategy. Acta Oecologica 52: 38-44.
PDF Decleer K., Bonte D. & Van Diggelen R. (2013). The hemiparasite Pedicularis palustris: ecosystem engineer for fen-meadow restoration. Journal of Nature Conservation 21: 65-71.
PDF Demey A., Staelens J., Baeten L., Boeckx P., Hermy M., Kattge J. & Verheyen K. (2013). Nutrient input from hemiparasitic litter favors species with a fast-growth strategy. Plant & Soil 371: 53-66.
PDF Habel J.C, Gassert F., Meyer J., Cox S., Mulwa R.K. & Lens L. (2013). Population genetics of the East African White-eye species complex. Conservation Genetics.
PDF Habel J.C, Weisser W.W., Eggermont H. & Lens L. (2013). Food security versus biodiversity protection: an example of land-sharing from East Africa. Biodiversity Conservation.
PDF Habel J.C., Gossner M.M., Meyer S.T., Eggermont H., Lens L., Dengler J. & Weisser W.W. (2013). Mind the gaps when using science to address conservation concerns. Biodiversity Conservation 22: 2413-2427.
PDF Habel J.C., Rödder D., Lens L. & Schmitt T. (2013). The genetic signature of ecologically different grassland Lepidopterans. Biodiversity Conservation 22: 2401-2411.
PDF Jeltsch F., Bonte D., Pe'er G., Reineking B., Leimgruber P., Balkenhohl N., Schröder B., Buchmann C., Mueller T., Blaum N., Zurell D., Boehning-Gaese K., Wiegand T., Eccard J., Hofer H., Reeg J., Eggers U. & Bauer S. (2013). Integrating movement ecology with biodiversity research - exploring new avenues to address spatiotemporal biodiversity dynamics. Movement Ecology.
PDF Soler J.J., Martín-Gálvez D., De Neve L. & Soler M. (2013). Brood parasitism correlates with the strength of spatial autocorrelation of life history and defensive traits in magpies. Ecology 94: 1338-1346.
PDF Soler M. & De Neve L. (2013). Brood mate eviction or brood mate acceptance by brood parasitic nestlings? An experimental study with the non-evictor great spotted cuckoo and its magpie host. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67: 601-607.
PDF Soler M., Pérez-Contreras T & De Neve L. (2013). Magpies do not desert after prolonging the parental care period: an experimental study. Behavioural Ecology 24: 1292-1298.
PDF Swaegers J., Mergeay J., Therry L., Larmuseau M., Bonte D. & Stoks R. (2013). Rapid range expansion increases genetic differentiation while causing limited reduction in genetic diversity in a damselfly. Heredity 111: 422-429.
PDF Tack W., Madder M., Baeten L., Vanhellemont M. & Verheyen K. (2013). Shrub clearing adversely affects the abundance of Ixodes ricinus ticks. Experimental and Applied Acarology 60: 411-420.
PDF Tagg N. & Willie J. (2013). The Influence of Transect Use by Local People and Reuse of Transects for Repeated Surveys on Nesting in Western Lowland Gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) and Central Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) in Southeast Cameroon. International Journal of Primatology 34: 554-570.
PDF Tagg N., Willie J. & Petre C.A. (2013). Improving the accuracy of monitoring great apes in the wild: a case study from south-east Cameroon. Folia Primatologica 84: 328.
PDF Tagg N., Willie J., Petre C.-A. & Haggis O. (2013). Ground Night Nesting in Chimpanzees: New Insights from Central Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) in South-East Cameroon. Folia Primatologica 84: 362-383.
PDF Travis J.M.J., Delgado M., Bocedi G., Baguette M., Barto? K., Bonte D., Boulangeat I., Hodgson J.A., Kubisch A., Penteriani V., Saastamoinen M., Stevens V.M. & Bullock J.M. (2013). Dispersal and species responses to climate change. Oikos 122: 1532-1540.
PDF Van Belleghem S.M. & Hendrickx F. (2013). A tight association in two genetically unlinked dispersal related traits in sympatric and allopatric salt marsh beetle populations. Genetica 0: DOI 10.1007/s10709-013-9749-y.
PDF Vanderhaeghe F., Smolders A.J.P, Roelofs J.G.M. & Hoffmann M. (2013). Water table and species identity outweigh carbon and nitrogen availability in a softwater plant community. Acta Oecologica 47: 57-67.
PDF Vangestel C., Callens T., Vandomme V. & Lens L. (2013). Sex-biased dispersal at different geographical scales in a cooperative breeder from fragmented rainforest. PLoS ONE 8: e71624.
PDF Vellend M., Baeten L., Myers-Smith I.H., Elmendorf S.C., Beauséjour R., Brown C.D., De Frenne P., Verheyen K. & Wipf S. (2013). A global meta-analysis reveals no net change in local-scale plant biodiversity over time. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 10: 19456–19459.
PDF Verheyen K., Ceunen K., Ampoorter E., Baeten L., Bosman B., Branquart E., Carnol M., De Wandeler H., Grégoire J.-C., Lhoir P., Muys B., Setiawan N.N., Vanhellemont M. & Ponette Q. (2013). Assessment of the functional role of tree diversity: the multi-site FORBIO experiment. Plant Ecology and Evolution 146: 26-35.
PDF Willie J., Tagg N., Petre C.A., Pereboom Z. & Lens L. (2013). Herbaceous plant availability and use by western lowland gorillas in south-east Cameroon. Folia Primatologica 84: 345.
PDF Aben J., Adriaensen F., Thijs K.W., Pellikka P., Siljander M., Lens L. & Matthysen E. (2012). Effects of matrix composition and configuration on forest bird movements in a fragmented Afromontane biodiversity hotspot. Animal Conservation 15: 658-668.
PDF Atashbar B., Agh N., Beladjal L., Jalili R. & Mertens J. (2012). Effect of temperature on survival, growth, reproductive and life span characteristics of Branchinecta orientalis G.O. Sars, 1901 (Branchiopoda, Anostraca) from Iran. Crustaceana 85: 1099-1114.
PDF Baeten L., Vangansbeke P., Hermy M., Peterken G., Vanhuyse K. & Verheyen K. (2012). Distinguishing between turnover and nestedness in the quantification of biotic homogenization. Biodiversity and Conservation 21: 1399-1409.
PDF Bonte D., Breyne P., Brys R., de la Peña E., D'hondt B., Ghyselen C., Vandegehuchte M.L. & Hoffmann M. (2012). Landscape dynamics determine the small-scale genetic structure of an endangered dune slack plant species. Journal of Coastal Research 28: 780–786.
PDF Bonte D., Marshall D. & Lortie C. (2012). Editorial - Synthesis in ecology. Oikos 121: 801-803.
PDF Bonte D., Van Dyck H., Bullock J.M., Coulon A., Delgado M., Gibbs M., Lehouck V., Matthysen E., Mustin K., Saastamoinen M., Schtickzelle N., Stevens V.M., Vandewoestijne S., Baguette M., Barton K., Benton T.G., Chaput-Bardy A., Clobert J., Dytham C., Hovestadt T., Meier C.M., Palmer S., Turlure C. & Travis J. (2012). Costs of dispersal. Biological Reviews 87: 290-312.
PDF Bosman D.S., Vercruijsse H.J.P., Stienen E.W.M., De Neve L. & Lens L. (2012). Effects of body size on sex-related migration vary between two closely related gull species with similar size dimorphism Ibis 154: 52-60.
PDF Buijs S., Van Poucke E., Van Dongen S., Lens L. & Tuyttens F.A.M. (2012). Cage size and enrichment effects on the bone quality and fluctuating asymmetry of fattening rabbits. Journal of Animal Science.
PDF D'hondt B., Breyne P., Van Landuyt W. & Hoffmann M. (2012). Genetic analysis reveals human-mediated long-distance dispersal among war cemeteries in Trifolium micranthum. Plant Ecology 0: DOI 10.1007/s11258-012-0082-9.
PDF D'hondt B., D'hondt S., Bonte D., Brys R. & Hoffmann M. (2012). A data-driven simulation of endozoochory by ungulates illustrates directed dispersal. Ecological Modelling 230: 114-122.
PDF D'hondt B., Hoffmann M. & Bonte D. (2012). Selection on plant height through the interplay of landscape and large herbivores. Oikos 121: 1977–1984.
PDF De Busschere C., Baert L., Van Belleghem S.M., Dekoninck W. & Hendrickx F. (2012). Parallel phenotypic evolution in a wolf spider radiation on Galápagos. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 106: 123–136.
PDF De Coster G., De Neve L. & Lens L. (2012). Intraclutch variation in avian eggshell pigmentation: the anaemia hypothesis. Oecologia 170: 297-304.
PDF De Coster G., De Neve L., Verhulst S. & Lens L. (2012). Maternal effects reduce oxidative stress in female nestlings under high parasite load. Journal of Avian Biology 43: 177-185.
PDF De Crop E., Brys R. & Hoffmann M. (2012). The impact of habitat fragmentation on the interaction between Centaurium erythraea (Gentianaceae) and its specialized seed predator Stenoptilia zophodactylus (Pterophoridae, Lepidoptera) Ecological Research.
PDF de la Peña E., Van De Velde H., Lens L., & Bonte D. (2012). Soil conditions in natural, declining and restored heathlands influence plant-pollinator interactions of Calluna vulgaris. Restoration Ecology 20: 603–611.
PDF De Neve L., Ibañez-Álamo J.D., Roldán M., Rodríguez J., Trouve C., Chastel O. & Soler M. (2012). Corticosterone levels in host and parasite nestlings: Is brood parasitism a hormonal stressor? Hormones and Behavior 61: 590-597.
PDF Gelorini V., Verbeken A., Lens L., Eggermont H., Odgaard B.V. & Verschuren D. (2012). Effects of land use on the fungal spore richness in small crater-lake basins of western Uganda. Fungal Diversity 55: 125–142.
PDF Martín-Gálvez D., De Neve L., Pérez-Contreras T., Soler M., Martínez J.G. & Soler J.J. (2012). Manipulation of hunger levels affects great spotted cuckoo and magpie host nestlings differently. Journal of Avian Biology 43: 531-540.
PDF Mestre-Arias L. & Bonte D. (2012). Food stress during juvenile and maternal development shapes natal and breeding dispersal in a spider. Behavioral Ecology 23: 759-764.
PDF Parmentier T., Dekoninck W. & Hendrickx F. (2012). Site fidelity of Formica rufa: micro-scaled and persistent despite disturbance. Sociobiology 59: 1413-1425.
PDF Pétillon J., Decae A., Deruyter D., Renault D. & Bonte D. (2012). Habitat use, but not dispersal limitation, as the mechanism behind the aggregated population structure of the mygalomorph species Atypus affinis. Animal Biology 62: 181-192.
PDF Raeymaekers J.A.M., Lens L., Van den Broeck F., Van Dongen S. & Volckaert F.A.M. (2012). Quantifying population structure on short timescales. Molecular Ecology 0: doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05628.x.
PDF Soler M. & De Neve L. (2012). Great spotted cuckoo nestlings but not magpie nestlings starve in experimental age-matched broods. Ethology 118: 1036-1044.
PDF Soler M., De Neve L., Roldan M., Macias-Sanchez E. & Martin-Galvez D. (2012). Do great spotted cuckoo nestlings beg dishonestly? Animal Behaviour 83: 163-169.
PDF Somers N., Milotic T. & Hoffmann M. (2012). The impact of sward height, forage quality and competitive conditions on foraging behaviour of free-ranging rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.). Belgian Journal of Zoology 142: 74-85.
PDF Travis J.M.J, Mustin K., Barto? K., Benton T., Clobert J., Delgado M., Dytham C., Hovestadt T., Palmer S., Van Dyck H. & Bonte D. (2012). Modelling dispersal: an eco-evolutionary framework incorporating emigration, movement, settlement behaviour and the multiple costs involved. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3: 628-641.
PDF Van Belleghem S.M., Roelofs D., Van Houdt J. & Hendrickx F. (2012). De novo Transcriptome Assembly and SNP Discovery in the Wing Polymorphic Salt Marsh Beetle Pogonus chalceus (Coleoptera, Carabidae). PLoS ONE 7: e42605 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042605.
PDF Vandegehuchte M., de la Peña E., Breyne P. & Bonte D. (2012). Non-local genotypes of a resident grass species reduce invertebrate species richness. Insect Conservation and Diversity 5: 453–460.
PDF Vanderhaeghe F., Smolders A.J.P., Roelofs J.G.M. & Hoffmann M. (2012). Selecting predictors for discriminant analysis of species performance: an example from an amphibious softwater plant. Plant Biology 14: 271-277.
PDF Vangestel C., Mergeay J., Dawson D.A., Callens T., Vandomme V. & Lens L. (2012). Genetic diversity and population structure in contemporary house sparrow populations along an urbanization gradient. Heredity 0: doi:10.1038/hdy.2012.26.
PDF Willie J., Petre C.-A., Tagg N. & Lens L. (2012). Density of herbaceous plants and distribution of western gorillas in different habitat types in south-east Cameroon. African Journal of Ecology 51: 111-121.
PDF Willie J., Petre C.-A., Tagg N. & Lens L. (2012). Evaluation of species richness estimators based on quantitative performance measures and sensitivity to patchiness and sample grain size. Acta Oecologica 45: 31-41.
PDF Anthierens T., Ragaert P., Verbrugghe S., Ouchchen A., De Geest B.G., Noseda B., Mertens J., Beladjal L., De Cuyper D., Dierickx W., Du Prez F. & Devlieghere F. (2011). Use of endospore-forming bacteria as an active oxygen scavenger in plastic packaging materials. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies 12: 594-599.
PDF Bitume E., Bonte D., Magalhaes S., San Martin G., Van Dongen S., Bach F., Anderson J.M., Olivieri I. & Nieberding C.M. (2011). Heritability and artificial selection on ambulatory dispersal distance in Tetranychus urticae. PLoS ONE 6: e26927.
PDF Bonte D., De Meester N. & Matthysen E. (2011). Selective integration advantages when transience is costly: immigration behaviour in an agrobiont spider. Animal Behaviour 81: 837-841.
PDF Brys R. & Jacquemyn H. (2011). Variation in the functioning of autonomous self-pollination, pollinator services and floral traits in three Centaurium species. Annals of Botany 107: 917-925.
PDF Brys R., De Crop E., Hoffmann M. & Jacquemyn H. (2011). Importance of autonomous selfing is inversely related to population size and pollinator availability in a monocarpic plant. American Journal of Botany 98: 1834–1840.
PDF Brys R., Shefferson R.P. & Jacquemyn H. (2011). Impact of herbivory on flowering behaviour and life history trade-offs in a polycarpic herb: a ten-year experiment. Oecologia 166: 293-303.
PDF Buijs S., Keeling L.J., Vangestel C., Baert J. & Tuyttens F.A.M. (2011). Neighbourhood analysis as an indicator of spatial requirements of broiler chickens. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 129: 111-120.
PDF Buijs S., Keeling L.J., Vangestel C., Baert J., Van Geyte J. & Tuyttens F.A.M. (2011). Assessing attraction or avoidance between rabbits: a comparison of distance based methods to analyse spatial distribution. Animal Behaviour 82: 1235-1243.
PDF Callens T., Galbusera P., Matthysen E., Durand E.Y., Githiru M., Huyghe J.R. & Lens L. (2011). Genetic signature of population fragmentation varies with mobility in seven bird species of a fragmented Kenyan cloud forest. Molecular Ecology 20: 1829–1844.
PDF D'hondt B. & Hoffmann M. (2011). A reassessment of the role of simple seed traits in survival following herbivore ingestion. Plant Biology 13: 118-124.
PDF D'hondt B., Vansteenbrugge L., Van Den Berge K., Bastiaens J. & Hoffmann M. (2011). Scat analysis reveals a wide set of plant species to be potentially dispersed by foxes. Plant Ecology and Evolution 144: 106-110.
PDF De Coster G., Verhulst S., Koetsier E., De Neve L., Briga M. and Lens L. (2011). Effects of early developmental conditions on innate immunity are only evident under favourable adult conditions in zebra finches. Naturwissenschaften 98: 1049-1056.
PDF de la Peña E. & Bonte D. (2011). Soil biota effects on clonal growth and flowering in the forest herb Stachys sylvatica. Acta Oecologica 37: 110-116.
PDF de la Peña E., D'Hondt B. & Bonte D. (2011). Landscape structure, dispersal and the evolution of antagonistic plant herbivore interactions. Ecography 34: 480.
PDF de la Peña E., Vandegehuchte M.L., Bonte D. & Moens M. (2011). Nematodes surfing the waves: long-distance dispersal of soil-borne microfauna via sea swept rhizomes. Oikos 120: 1649–1656.
PDF De Meester N., Derycke S., Bonte D. & Moens T. (2011). Salinity effects on the coexistence of cryptic species: a case study on marine nematodes. Marine Biology 12: 2717-2726.
PDF Dekoninck W., Hendrickx F.,Van Bortel W., Versteirt V., Coosemans M., Damiens D., Hance T., De Clercq E.M., Hendrickx G., Schaffner F. & Grootaert P. (2011). Expanded distribution associated with the use of man-made larval habitats of the day active mosquito Anopheles plumbeus, experimental vector of West Nile virus and a potential vector of human malaria in Belgium. Journal of Medical Entomology 48: 924-928.
PDF Eraly D., Hendrickx F., Backeljau T., Bervoets L. & Lens L. (2011). Direct and indirect effects of metal stress on physiology and life history variation in field populations of a lycosid spider. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 74: 1489-1497.
PDF Erbout N., Virgilio M., Lens L., Barr N. & De Meyer M. (2011). Discrepancies between subgeneric classification and molecular phylogeny of Ceratitis (Diptera: Tephritidae), can the evolution of host use provide some clues? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 60: 259–264.
PDF Githiru M., Lens L., Adriaensen F., Mwang'ombe J. & Matthysen E. (2011). Using science to guide conservation: from landscape modelling to increased connectivity in the Taita Hills, SE Kenya. Journal for Nature Conservation 1: 263-268.
PDF Habel J.C., Lens L., Rödder D. & Schmitt T. (2011). From Africa to Europe and back: refugia and range shifts cause high genetic differentiation in the Marbled White butterfly Melanargia galathea. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11: 215.
PDF Lehouck V., Spanhove T. & Lens L. (2011). Avian fruit ingestion differentially facilitates seed germination of four fleshy-fruited plant species of an Afrotropical forest. Plant Ecology and Evolution 144: 96-100.
PDF Pétillon J., Lambeets K., Ract-Madoux B., Vernon P. & Renault D. (2011). Saline stress tolerance partly matches with habitat preference in ground-living wolf spiders. Physiological Entomology.
PDF Puzin C., Acou A., Bonte D. & Pétillon J. (2011). Comparison of reproductive traits between two salt-marsh wolf spiders (Araneae, Lycosidae) under different habitat suitability conditions. Animal Biology 61: 127-133.
PDF Salehian S., Braeckman B.P., Beladjal L., Bert W., Clegg J.S. & Mertens J. (2011). The importance of feeding status and desiccation rate in successful anhydrobiosis of Panagrolaimus detritophagus. Nematology 13: 185-191.
PDF Tahmasebi Kohyani P., Bossuyt B., Bonte D. & Hoffmann M. (2011). Grazing impact on plant spatial distribution and community composition. Plant Ecology and Evolution 144: 19-28.
PDF Thamer S., Schädler M., Bonte D. & Ballhorn D. (2011). Dual benefit from a belowground symbiosis: nitrogen fixing rhizobia promote growth and defense against a specialist herbivore in a cyanogenic plant. Plant and Soil 341: 209-219.
PDF Vandegehuchte M.L., de la Peña E. & Bonte D. (2011). Contrasting covariation of above- and belowground invertebrate species across plant genotypes. Journal of Animal Ecology 80: 148-158.
PDF Vangestel C. & Lens L. (2011). Does fluctuating asymmetry constitute a sensitive biomarker of nutritional stress in house sparrows (Passer domesticus)? Ecological Indicators 11: 389–394.
PDF Vangestel C., Mergeay J., Dawson D.A., Vandomme V. & Lens L. (2011). Developmental stability covaries with genome-wide and single-locus heterozygosity in house sparrows. PLoS ONE 6: e21569.
PDF Vangestel C., Mergeay J., Dawson D.A., Vandomme V. & Lens L. (2011). Spatial heterogeneity in genetic relatedness among house sparrows along an urban-rural gradient as revealed by individual-based analysis. Molecular Ecology 20: 4643–4653.
PDF Vanthournout B., Swaegers J. & Hendrickx F. (2011). Spiders do not escape reproductive manipulations by Wolbachia. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11: 15.
PDF Aerts R., Thijs K.W., Lehouck V., Beentje H., Benny Bytebier B., Matthysen E., Gulinck H., Lens L. & Muys B. (2010). Woody plant communities of isolated Afromontane cloud forests in Taita Hills, Kenya. Plant Ecology.
PDF Bonte D., de Roissart A., Vandegehuchte M.L., Ballhorn D.J., Van Leeuwen T. & de la Peña E. (2010). Local adaptation of aboveground herbivores towards plant phenotypes induced by soil biota. PLoS ONE 5: e11174.
PDF Bonte D., Hovestadt T. & Poethke H.-J. (2010). Evolution of dispersal polymorphism and local adaptation of dispersal distance in spatially structured landscapes. Oikos 119: 560-566.
PDF Brys R. & Jacquemyn H. (2010). Floral display size and spatial distribution of potential mates affects pollen deposition and female reproductive success in distylous Pulmonaria officinalis (Boraginaceae). Plant Biology 12: 597–603.
PDF Buijs S., Keeling L.J., Vangestel C., Baert J., Van Geyte J. & Tuyttens F.A.M. (2010). Resting or hiding? Why broiler chickens stay near walls and how density affects this. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 124: 97-103.
PDF Cristofoli S., Mahy G., Kekenbosch R. & Lambeets K. (2010). Spider communities as evaluation tools for wet heathland restoration. Ecological Indicators 10: 773-780.
PDF D'hondt B., Brys R. & Hoffmann M. (2010). The incidence, field performance and heritability of non-dormant seeds in white clover (Trifolium repens L.). Seed Science Research 20: 169-177.
PDF De Busschere C., Hendrickx F., Van Belleghem S.M., Backeljau T., Lens L. & Baert L. (2010). Parallel habitat specialization within the wolf spider genus Hogna from the Galápagos. Molecular Ecology 19: 4029–4045.
PDF De Coster G., De Neve L., Martín-Gálvez D., Therry L. & Lens L. (2010). Variation in innate immunity in relation to ectoparasite load, age and season: a field experiment in great tits (Parus major). Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 3012-3018.
PDF de la Peña E., De Clerq N., Bonte D., Roiloa S., Rodríguez-Echeverría S. & Freitas H. (2010). Plant-soil feedback as mechanism of invasion by Carpobrotus edulis. Biological Invasions 12: 3637-3648.
PDF De Meester N. & Bonte D. (2010). Information use and density-dependent dispersal in an agrobiont spider. Behavioral Ecology 21: 992-998.
PDF De Neve L., Ibanez-Álamo J.D. & Soler M. (2010). Age and sex-related morphological and physiological differences influence escape capacity in house sparrows. Canadian Journal of Zoology 11: 1021-1031.
PDF Decae A. (2010). The genus Ummidia Thorell 1875 in the western Mediterranean, a review (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Ctenizidae). The Journal of Arachnology 38: 328–340.
PDF Dekoninck W., Hendrickx F., Dethier M. & Maelfait J.-P. (2010). Forest succession endangers the special ant fauna of abandoned quarries along the River Meuse (Wallonia, Belgium). Restoration Ecology 18: 681-690.
PDF Dekoninck W., Hendrickx F., Grootaert P. & Maelfait J.-P. (2010). Present conservation status of red wood ants in north-western Belgium: Worse than previously, but not a lost cause. European Journal of Entomology 107: 209–218.
PDF Ebrahimi A., Milotic T. & Hoffmann M. (2010). A herbivore specific grazing capacity model accounting for spatio-temporal environmental variation: a tool for a more sustainable nature conservation and rangeland management. Ecological Modelling 221: 900–910.
PDF Eggermont H., Verschuren D., Audenaert L., Lens L., Russell J., Klaassen G. & Heiri O. (2010). Limnological and ecological sensitivity of Rwenzori mountain lakes to climate warming. Hydrobiologia 648: 123–142.
PDF Eraly D., Hendrickx F., Bervoets L. & Lens L. (2010). Experimental exposure to cadmium affects metallothionein-like protein levels but not survival and growth in wolf spiders from polluted and reference populations. Environmental Pollution 158: 2124-2131.
PDF Erfanzadeh R., Garbutt A., Pétillon J., Maelfait J.-P. & Hoffmann M. (2010). Factors affecting the success of early salt-marsh colonizers: seed availability rather than site suitability and dispersal traits. Plant Ecology 206: 335–347.
PDF Erfanzadeh R., Hendrickx F., Maelfait J.-P. & Hoffmann M. (2010). The effect of successional stage and salinity on the vertical distribution of seeds in salt marsh soils. Flora 7: 442-448.
PDF Erfanzadeh R., Pétillon J., Maelfait J.-P. & Hoffmann M. (2010). Environmental determinism versus biotic stochasticity in the appearance of plant species in salt-marsh succession. Plant Ecology and Evolution 143: 43-50.
PDF Heidinger I., Hein S. & Bonte D. (2010). Patch connectivity and sand dynamics affect dispersal-related morphology of the blue-winged grasshopper Oedipoda caerulescens in coastal grey dunes. Insect Conservation and Diversity 3: 205–212.
PDF Lambeets K., Breyne P. & Bonte D. (2010). Spatial genetic variation of a riparian wolf spider Pardosa agricola (Thorell, 1856) on lowland river banks: the importance of functional connectivity in linear spatial systems. Biological Conservation 143: 660-668.
PDF Lambeets K., Van Ranst J. & Bonte D. (2010). Is movement behaviour of riparian wolf spiders guided by external or internal information? Journal of Arachnology 38: 313–318.
PDF Milotic T., Erfanzadeh R., Pétillon J., Maelfait J.-P. & Hoffmann M. (2010). Short-term impact of grazing by sheep on vegetation dynamics in a newly created salt-marsh site. Grass & Forage Science 65: 121-132.
PDF Múnera-Uribe G.E., Bert W., Vierstraete A.R., de la Peña E., Moens M. & Decraemer W. (2010). Burrowing nematodes from Colombia and their relationship with Radopholus similis populations, R. arabocoffeae, R. duriophilus. Nematology 12: 619-629.
PDF Pétillon J., Erfanzadeh R., Garbutt A., Maelfait J.-P. & Hoffmann M. (2010). Inundation Frequency Determines the Post-Pioneer Successional Pathway in a Newly Created Salt Marsh. Wetlands 30: 1097–1105.
PDF Pétillon J., Lambeets K., Montaigne W., Maelfait J.-P. & Bonte D. (2010). Habitat structure modified by an invasive grass enhances inundation withstanding in a salt-marsh wolf spider. Biological Invasions 12: 3219-3226.
PDF Pétillon J., Lasne E., Lambeets K., Canard A., Vernon P. & Ysnel F. (2010). How do alterations in habitat structure by an invasive grass affect salt-marsh resident spiders? Annales Zoologici Fennici 47: 79–89.
PDF Pollet M., Germann C., Tanner S. & Bernasconi M.V. (2010). Hypotheses from mitochondrial DNA: congruence and conflict between DNA sequences and morphology in Dolichopodinae systematics (Diptera : Dolichopodidae). Invertebrate Systematics 24: 32–50.
PDF Roiloa S., Rodríguez-Echeverría S., de la Peña E. & Freitas H. (2010). Physiological integration increases survival and growth of the clonal invader Carpobrotus edulis. Biological Invasions 12: 1815-1823.
PDF Steel H., de la Peña E., Fonderie P., Willekens K., Borgonie G. & Bert W. (2010). Nematode community as potential indicator of compost maturity and quality. Pedobiologia 53: 181-190.
PDF Talloen W., Lens L., Van Dongen S., Adriaensen F. & Matthysen E. (2010). Mild stress during development affects the phenotype of great tit Parus major nestlings: a challenge experiment. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 100: 103–110.
PDF Van Utvanck J., Milotic T. & Hoffmann M. (2010). Interaction between large herbivore activities, vegetation structure and flooding affects tree seedling emergence. Plant Ecology 206: 173-184.
PDF Van Uytvanck J., Milotic T. & Hoffmann M. (2010). Nitrogen depletion and redistribution by free-ranging cattle in the restoration process of mosaic landscapes: the role of foraging strategy and habitat proportion. Restoration Ecology 18: 205–216.
PDF Van Uyvanck J., Van Noyen A., Milotic T., Decleer K. & Hoffmann M. (2010). Woodland regeneration on grazed former arable land: a question of tolerance, defence or protection? Journal for Nature Conservation 18: 206–214.
PDF Vandegehuchte M.L., de la Peña E. & Bonte D. (2010). Interactions between root and shoot herbivores of Ammophila arenaria in the laboratory do not translate into correlated abundances in the field. Oikos 119: 1011-1019.
PDF Vandegehuchte M.L., de la Peña E. & Bonte D. (2010). Aphids on Ammophila arenaria in Belgium: first reports, phenology and host range expansion. Belgian Journal of Zoology 140: 77-80.
PDF Vandegehuchte M.L., de la Peña E. & Bonte D. (2010). Relative importance of biotic and abiotic soil components to plant growth and insect herbivore population dynamics. PLoS ONE 5: e12937.
PDF Vangestel C., Braeckman B.P., Matheve H. & Lens L. (2010). Constraints on home range behaviour affect nutritional condition in urban House sparrows (Passer domesticus). Biological Journal of Linnean Society 101: 41–50.
PDF Beladjal L. & Mertens J. (2009). Diaspora dispersal of Anostraca by flying insects. Journal of Crustacean Biology 29: 666-668.
PDF Bonte D. (2009). Inbreeding depresses short and long distance dispersal modes in three congeneric spiders. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22: 1429-1434.
PDF Bonte D. & de la Peña E. (2009). Evolution of body condition-dependent dispersal in metapopulations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22: 1242–1251.
PDF Bonte D. & Van Dyck H. (2009). Mate-locating behaviour, habitat-use, and flight morphology relative to rainforest disturbance in an Afrotropical butterfly. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 96: 830-839.
PDF Bonte D., Hovestadt T. & Poethke H.-J. (2009). Sex-specific dispersal and evolutionary rescue in host populations infected by male killing endosymbionts. BMC Evolutionary Ecology 9: 16.
PDF Bonte D., Swertvaeger I., De Clercq N. & Lens L. (2009). Repeatability of dispersal behavior in a common dwarf spider: evidence for different mechanisms behind short and long distance dispersal. Ecological Entomology 34: 271-276.
PDF Brys R. & Jacquemyn H. (2009). Biological flora of the British Isles: Primula veris L. Journal of Ecology 97: 581–600.
PDF De Coster G., Matthysen E., Cahill J.R.A. & Lens L. (2009). Home range characteristics of the Near Threatened Giant Conebill (Oreomanes fraseri) in fragmented Polylepis forest. Bird Conservation International 19: 215–223.
PDF de la Peña E., Bonte D. & Moens M. (2009). Evidence of population differentiation in the dune grass Ammophila arenaria and its associated root-feeding nematodes. Plant and Soil 324: 307–316.
PDF Eraly D., Hendrickx F. & Lens L. (2009). Condition-dependent mate choice and its implications for population differentiation in the wolf spider Pirata piraticus. Behavioral Ecology 20: 856-863.
PDF Erbout N., De Meyer M., Vangestel C. & Lens L. (2009). Host plant toxicity affects developmental rates in a polyphagous fruit fly - experimental evidence. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 97: 728–737.
PDF Germann C., Pollet M., Tanner S., Backeljau T. & Bernasconi M.V. (2009). Legs of deception: disagreement between molecular markers and morphology of long-legged flies (Diptera, Dolichopodidae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 48: 238–247.
PDF Goodacre S., Martin O., Bonte D., Hutchings L., Woolley C., Ibrahim K., Hewitt G.M. & Thomas C.F.G. (2009). Microbial modification of host long-distance dispersal capacity. BMC Biology 7: 32.
PDF Heidinger I., Poethke A., Bonte D. & Hein S. (2009). The effect of translocation on movement behaviour of Orthoptera – a test of the assumptions of behavioural studies. Behavioral Processes 82: 12-17.
PDF Hendrickx F., Maelfait J.-P., Desender K., Aviron S., Bailey D., Diekotter T., Lens L., Liira J., Schweiger O., Speelmans M., Vandomme V. & Bugter R. (2009). Pervasive effects of dispersal limitation on within- and among-community species richness in agricultural landscapes Global Ecology and Biogeography 18: 607–616.
PDF Kappes H, Jordaens K., Van Houtte N., Hendrickx F., Maelfait J-P., Lens L. & Backeljau T. (2009). A land snail's view on a fragmented landscape. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 98: 839-850.
PDF Kappes H., Jordaens K., Hendrickx F., Maelfait J.-P., Lens L. & Backeljau T. (2009). Response of snails and slugs to fragmentation of lowland forests in NW Germany. Landscape Ecology 24: 685 -697.
PDF Lambeets K. & Bonte D. (2009). Between-population variation in homeward orientation behaviour in two riparian wolf spiders. Behavioural Processes 82: 62-66.
PDF Lambeets K., Vandegehuchte M.L., Maelfait J.-P. & Bonte D. (2009). Integrating environmental conditions and functional life-history traits for riparian arthropod conservation planning. Biological Conservation 142: 625-637.
PDF Lehouck V. Spanhove T., Gonsamo A., Cordeiro N. & Lens L. (2009). Spatial and temporal effects on recruitment of an Afromontane forest tree in a threatened fragmented ecosystem. Biological Conservation 142: 518 -528.
PDF Lehouck V., Spanhove T., Colson L., Adringa-Davis A., Cordeiro N.J. & Lens L. (2009). Habitat disturbance reduces seed dispersal of a forest interior tree in a fragmented African cloud forest. Oikos 118: 1023-1034.
PDF Lehouck V., Spanhove T., Demeter S., Groot N.E., & Lens L. (2009). Complementary seed dispersal by three avian frugivores in a fragmented Afromontane forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 20: 1110-1120.
PDF Lehouck V., Spanhove T., Vangestel C., Cordeiro N. J. & Lens L. (2009). Does landscape structure affect resource tracking by avian frugivores in a fragmented Afrotropical forest? Ecography 32: 1-11.
PDF Matern A., Desender K., Drees C., Gaublomme E., Paill W. & Assmann T. (2009). Genetic diversity and population structure of the endangered insect species Carabus variolosus in its western distribution range: Implications for conservation. Conservation Genetics 10: 391–405.
PDF Meulebrouck K., Verheyen K., Brys R. & Hermy M. (2009). Limited by the host: Host age hampers establishment of holoparasite Cuscuta epithymum. Acta Oecologica 35: 533-540.
PDF Meulebrouck K., Verheyen K., Brys R. & Hermy, M. (2009). Metapopulation viability of an endangered holoparasitic plant in a dynamic landscape. Ecography 32: 1040-1050.
PDF Pellegroms B., Van Dongen S., Van Dyck H. & Lens L. (2009). Larval food stress differentially affects flight morphology in male and female speckled woods (Pararge aegeria). Ecological Entomology 34: 387-393.
PDF Pellikka P., Lanne M. & Lens L. (2009). Airborne remote sensing of spatiotemporal change (1955-2004) in indigenous and exotic forest cover in the Taita Hills, Kenya. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 11: 221-232.
PDF Pétillon J., Montaigne W. & Renault D. (2009). Hypoxic coma as a strategy to survive inundation in a salt-marsh inhabiting spider. Biology Letters 5: 442-445.
PDF Pétillon J., Puzin C., Acou A. & Outreman Y. (2009). Plant invasion phenomenon enhances reproduction performance in an endangered spider. Naturwissenschaften 96: 1241–1246.
PDF Rodríguez-Echeverría S., de la Peña E., Moens M., Freitas H. & Van der Putten W.H. (2009). Can root-feeders alter the composition of AMF communities? Experimental evidence from the dune grass Ammophila arenaria. Basic and Applied Ecology 10: 131–140.
PDF Spanhove T. Lehouck V. & Lens L. (2009). Inverse edge effect on nest predation in a Kenyan forest fragment: an experimental case study. Bird Conservation International 19: 367-378.
PDF Spanhove T., Lehouck V. & Lens L (2009). Edge effects on avian nest predation: the quest for a conceptual framework. Animal Conservation 12: 284-286.
PDF Spanhove T., Lehouck V., Boets P. & Lens L. (2009). Forest fragmentation relaxes natural nest predation in an Afromontane forest. Animal Conservation 12: 267-275.
PDF Sprenger M., Vangestel C. & Tuytens F.A.M. (2009). Measuring thirst in broiler chickens. Animal Welfare 18: 553-560.
PDF Tahmasebi Kohyani P., Bossuyt B., Bonte D. & Hoffmann M. (2009). Differential herbivory tolerance of dominant and subordinate plant species along gradients of nutrient availability and competition. Plant Ecology 201: 611–619.
PDF Talloen W., Van Dongen S., Van Dyck H. & Lens L. (2009). Environmental stress and quantitative genetic variation in butterfly wing characteristics. Evolutionary Ecology 28: 473 -485.
PDF Van Dongen S., Cornille R. & Lens L. (2009). Sex and asymmetry in humans: what is the role of developmental instability? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22: 612 -622.
PDF Van Dongen S., Lens L., Pape E., Volckaert F.A.M. & Raeymaekers J.A.M. (2009). Evolutionary history shapes the association between developmental instability and population-level genetic variation in three-spined sticklebacks. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22: 1695-1707.
PDF Van Uytvanck J. & Hoffmann M. (2009). Impact of grazing management with large herbivores on forest ground flora and bramble understorey. Acta Oecologica 35: 523-532.
PDF Aerts R., Lerouge F., November E., Lens L., Hermy M. & Muys B. (2008). Land rehabilitation and the conservation of birds in a degraded Afromontane landscape in northern Ethiopia. Biodiversity and Conservation 17: 53-69.
PDF Beladjal L., Mertens J. & Clegg J.S. (2008). Biochemical and biophysical aspects of the tolerance of anhydrobiotic crustacean embryos to very high temperatures. Journal of Thermal Biology 33: 117–127.
PDF Bonte D. & Maes D. (2008). Trampling affects the distribution of specialised coastal dune arthropods. Basic and Applied Ecology 9: 726-724.
PDF Bonte D., Hovestadt T. & Poethke H.-J. (2008). Male-killing endosymbionts: influence of environmental conditions on persistence of host metapopulation. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8: 243.
PDF Bonte D., Lanckacker K., Wiersma E. & Lens L. (2008). Web building flexibility of an orb-web spider in a heterogeneous agricultural landscape. Ecography 31: 646-653.
PDF Bonte D., Lukác M. & Lens L. (2008). Starvation affects pre-dispersal behaviour of Erigone spiders. Basic and Applied Ecology 9: 308-315.
PDF Bonte D., Travis J., Swertvaeger I., De Clercq N. & Lens L. (2008). Thermal conditions during juvenile development affect adult dispersal in a spider. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105: 17000-17005.
PDF Bossuyt B. & Honnay O. (2008). Can the seed bank be used for ecological restoration? An overview of seed bank characteristics in European communities. Journal of Vegetation Science 19: 875-884.
PDF Couvreur M. Verheyen K., Vellend M. Lamoot I. Cosyns E., Hoffmann M. & Hermy M. (2008). Epizoochory by large herbivores: merging data with models. Basic and Applied Ecology 9: 204-212.
PDF D'hondt B., Bossuyt B., Bonte D. & Hoffmann M. (2008). Dung beetles as secondary seed dispersers in a temperate grassland. Basic and applied Ecology 9: 542-549.
PDF de la Peña E., Vandegehuchte M.L., Bonte D. & Moens M. (2008). Analysis of the specificity of three root-feeders towards grasses in coastal dunes. Plant and Soil 310: 113-120.
PDF Deblauwe I., Dibog L., Missoup A.-D., Dupain J., Van Elsacker L., Maelfait J.-P., Dekoninck W., Bonte D. & Hendrickx F. (2008). Spatial scales affecting termite diversity in tropical lowland rainforest in Southeast Cameroon and possible implications for conservation and sampling strategies. African Journal of Ecology 46: 5-18.
PDF Decraemer W., Radivojevic M. & de la Peña E. (2008). Trichodoridae (Nematoda: Triplonchida) from the Tara National Park, Serbia, and proposal of Trichodorus pseudobursatus n. sp. Nematology 10: Trichodoridae from the National park Tara in Serbi.
PDF Ebrahimi A., Bossuyt B. & Hoffmann M. (2008). Effects of species aggregation, habitat and season on the accuracy of double-sampling to measure herbage mass in a lowland grassland ecosystem. Grass and Forage Science 63: 79–85.
PDF Erbout N., De Meyer M. & Lens L. (2008). Hybridization between two polyphagous fruit-fly species (Diptera: Tephritidae) causes sex-biased reduction in developmental stability. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 93: 579-588.
PDF Gaublomme E., Hendrickx F., Dhuyvetter H. & Desender K. (2008). The effects of forest patch size and matrix type on changes in carabid beetle assemblages in an urbanized landscape. Biological Conservation 141: 2585-2596.
PDF Gellynck C., Verdonck P., Forsyth R., Almqvist K.F., Van Nimmen E., Gheysens T., Mertens J., Van Langenhove L., Kiekens P. & Verbruggen G. (2008). Biocompatibility and biodegradability of spider egg sac silk. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 19: 2963-2970.
PDF Gellynck C., Verdonck P.C.M., Van Nimmen E., Almqvist K.F., Gheysens T., Schoukens G., Van Langenhove L., Kiekens P., Mertens J. & Verbruggen G. (2008). Silkworm and spider silk scaffolds for chondrocyte support. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 19: 3399-3409.
PDF Honnay O., Bossuyt B., Jacquemyn H. & Shimono A. (2008). Can a seed bank maintain genetic variation in the above ground plant population. Oikos 117: 1-5.
PDF Kuijken E. & Verscheure C. (2008). Greater White-fronted Geese Anser albifrons and Pink-footed Geese A. brachyrhynchus wintering in Belgium: observations on interspecific relations. Vogelwelt 129: 185-190.
PDF Lambeets K., Hendrickx F., Vanacker S., Van Looy K., Maelfait J.-P. & Bonte D. (2008). Assemblage structure and conservation value of spiders and carabid beetles from restored lowland river banks. Biodiversity and Conservation 17: 3133-3148.
PDF Lambeets K., Maelfait J.-P. & Bonte D. (2008). Plasticity in flood-avoiding behaviour in two congeneric riparian wolf spiders. Animal Biology 58: 389–400.
PDF Lambeets K., Vandegehuchte M.L., Maelfait J.-P. & Bonte D. (2008). Understanding the impact of flooding on trait-displacements and shifts in assemblage structure of predatory arthropods on river banks. Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 1162–1174.
PDF Lens L. & Eggermont H. (2008). Fluctuating asymmetry as a putative marker of human-induced stress in avian conservation. Bird Conservation International 18: 125-143.
PDF Mertens J., Beladjal L., Alcantara A., Fougnies L., Van Der Straeten D. & Clegg J.S. (2008). Survival of dried eukaryotes (anhydrobiotes) after exposure to very high temperatures. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 93: 15–22.
PDF Somers N., D’haese B., Bossuyt B., Lens L. & Hoffmann M. (2008). Food quality affects diet preference of rabbits: experimental evidence. Belgian Journal of Zoology 138: 170-176.
PDF Speybroeck J., Bonte D., Courtens W., Gheskiere T., Grootaert P., Maelfait J.-P., Provoost S., Sabbe K., Stienen E.W.M., Van Lancker V., Van Landuyt W., Vincx M. & Degraer S. (2008). The Belgian sandy beach ecosystem – a review. Marine Ecology 29: 171-185.
PDF Tahmasebi Kohyani P., Bossuyt B., Hoffmann M. & Bonte D. (2008). The importance of grazing and soil acidity for plant community composition and community-wide trait characterisation in coastal dune grasslands. Applied Vegetation science 11: 179-186.
PDF Tahmasebi Kohyani P., Bossuyt B., Hoffmann M. & Bonte D. (2008). Grazing as a management tool to restore plant biodiversity in dune grasslands. Biological Conservation 141: 1687-1694.
PDF Talloen W., Lens L., Van Dongen S. & Matthysen E. (2008). Feather development under environmental stress: lead exposure effects on growth patterns in Great Tits Parus major. Bird Study 55: 108–117.
PDF Tombre I.M., Høgda K.A., Madsen J., Griffin L.R., Kuijken E., Shimmings P., Rees E. & Verscheure C. (2008). The onset of spring and timing of migration in two arctic nesting goose populations: the pink-footed goose Anser bachyrhynchus and the barnacle goose Branta leucopsis. Journal of Avian Biology 39: 691-703.
PDF Tuyttens F., Heyndrickx M., De Boeck M., Moreels A., Van Nuffel A., Van Poucke E., Van Coillie E., Van Dongen S. & Lens L. (2008). Broiler chicken health, welfare and fluctuating asymmetry in organic versus conventional production systems. Livestock Science 113: 123-132.
PDF Van Hoof T., Vangestel C., Forward M., Verhaeghe B., Van Thilborgh L., Plasschaert F., De Muynck M., Vanderstraeten G. & D'Herde K. (2008). The impact of muscular variation on the neurodynamic test for the median nerve in a healthy population with Langer's axillary arch. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 31: 475-483.
PDF Van Nimmen E., De Clerck K., Verschuren J., Gellynck C., Gheysens T., Mertens J. & Van Langenhove L. (2008). FT-IR spectroscopy of spider and silkworm silks. Part I: Different sampling techniques. Vibrational Spectroscopy 46: 63-68.
PDF Van Uytvanck J., Decleer K. & Hoffmann M. (2008). Establishment patterns of woody species in low intensity grazed pastures after the cessation of intensive agricultural use. Forest Ecology and Management 256: 106-113.
PDF Van Uytvanck J., Maes D., Vandenhaute D. & Hoffmann M. (2008). Restoration of woodpasture on former agricultural land: The importance of safe sites and time gaps before grazing for tree seedlings. Biological Conservation 141: 78-88.
PDF Wauters L.A., Githiru M., Bertolino S., Molinari A., Tosi G.& Lens L. (2008). Demography of alpine red squirrel populations in relation to fluctuations in seed crop size. Ecography 31: 104-114.
PDF Yakimov B.N., Bossuyt B., Iudin D.I. & Gelashvili D.B. (2008). Multifractal diversity-area relationships in dune slack plant communities. Oikos 117: 33-39.
PDF Beladjal L., Dierckens K. & Mertens J. (2007). Pheromones inhibit the hatching of diapausing Anostraca (Crustacea: Branchiopoda). Animal Biology 57: 1-9.
PDF Beladjal L., Dierckens K. & Mertens J. (2007). Dispersal of fairy shrimp Chirocephalus diaphanus (Branchiopoda: Anostraca) by the trout (Salmo trutta). Journal of Crustacean Biology 27: 71–73.
PDF Beladjal L., Weekers P.H.H. & Mertens J. (2007). Life cycle and genetic differences of two Branchipus schaefferi populations from Morocco (Anostraca: Crustacea). Animal Biology 57: 409-421.
PDF Bernasconi M.V., Pollet M. & Ward P.I. (2007). Molecular systematics of Dolichopodidae (Diptera) inferred from COI and 12S rDNA gene sequences based on European exemplars. Invertebrate Systematics 21: 453–470.
PDF Bernasconi M.V., Pollet M., Varini-Ooijen M. & Ward P.I. (2007). Phylogeny of European Dolichopus and Gymnopternus (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) and the significance of morphological characters inferred from molecular data. European Journal of Entomology 104: 601–617.
PDF Bonte D. & Lens L. (2007). Heritability of spider ballooning motivation under different wind velocities. Evolutionary Ecology Research 9: 817-827.
PDF Bonte D., Bossuyt B. & Lens L. (2007). Aerial dispersal plasticity under different wind velocities in a salt marsh wolf spider. Behavioral Ecology 18: 438-443.
PDF Bonte D., Van Belle S. & Maelfait J.-P. (2007). Maternal-care and reproductive-state dependent mobility determine initial natal dispersal in a wolf spider. Animal Behaviour 74: 63-69.
PDF Bossuyt B. (2007). Genetic rescue in an isolated metapopulation of a naturally fragmented plant species, Parnassia palustris. Conservation Biology 21: 832-841.
PDF Bossuyt B., Cosyns E. & Hoffmann M. (2007). The role of soil seed banks in the restoration of dry acidic dune grassland after the burning of Ulex europaeus scrub vegetation. Applied Vegetation Science 10: 131-138.
PDF Bossuyt B., Van Wichelen J. & Hoffmann M. (2007). Random soil seed bank sampling allows predicting seedling density but not species richness in situ – a case study of a drained lake bottom. Journal of Vegetation Science 18: 443-450.
PDF de la Peña E., Karssen G. & Moens M. (2007). Distribution and diversity of root-lesion nematodes (Pratylenchus spp.) associated with Ammophila arenaria in coastal dunes of Western Europe. Nematology 9: 881-901.
PDF Dekoninck W., De Koninck H., Baugnée J.-Y. & Maelfait J.-P. (2007). Ant biodiversity conservation in Belgian calcareous grasslands: active management is vital. Belgian Journal of Zoology 137: 137-146.
PDF Dhuyvetter H., Hendrickx F., Gaublomme E. & Desender K. (2007). Differentiation between two salt marsh beetle ecotypes: evidence for ongoing speciation. Evolution 61: 184-193.
PDF Githiru M. & Lens L. (2007). Application of fragmentation research to conservation planning for multiple stakeholders: An example from the Taita Hills, southeast Kenya. Biological Conservation 134: 271-278.
PDF Githiru M., Lens L. & Bennun L.A. (2007). Ranging behaviour and habitat use by an Afrotropical songbird in a fragmented landscape. African Journal of Ecology 45: 581-589.
PDF Githiru M., Lens L., Bennun L.A. & Matthysen E. (2007). Can a common bird species be used as a surrogate to draw insights for the conservation of a rare species? A case study from the fragmented Taita Hills, Kenya. Oryx 41: 239-246.
PDF Hendrickx F., Maelfait J.-P. & Lens L. (2007). Effect of metal stress on life history divergence and quantitative genetic architecture in a wolf spider. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21: 183 -193.
PDF Hendrickx F., Maelfait J.-P., Van Wingerden W., Schweiger O., Speelmans M., Aviron S., Augenstein I., Billeter R., Bailey D., Bukacek R., Burel F., Diekötter T., Dirksen J., Herzog F., Liira J., Roubalova M., Vandomme V. & Bugter R. (2007). How landscape structure, land-use intensity and habitat diversity affect components of total arthropod diversity in agricultural landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology 44: 340 - 351.
PDF Lens L. (2007). Studying patterns of fluctuating asymmetry in Afrotropical birds: pitfalls and applications. Ostrich 78: 320-320.
PDF Mertens J., Beladjal L., Janssens F. & Matthys P. (2007). Pitfall trapping in flooding habitats: a new technique reveals Archisotoma pulchella (Collembola: Isotomidae) as new to the Belgian fauna. Belgian Journal of Zoology 37: 177-181.
PDF Mulwa R.K., Bennun L.A., Ogol C.K.P.O. & Lens L. (2007). Population status and distribution of Taita White-eye Zosterops silvanus in the fragmented forests of Taita Hills and Mount Kasigau, Kenya. Bird Conservation International 17: 141-150.
PDF Pollet M. & Hulcr J. (2007). The updated check list of Dolichopodidae (Diptera) of the Czech Republic and Slovakia: Background information, data and considerations. Biologia 62: 470—476.
PDF Pollet M. & Kechev M. (2007). A review of Palaearctic Teuchophorus, with a new species from Bulgaria (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zootaxa.
PDF Van Nuffel A., Tuyttens F.A.M., Van Dongen S., Talloen W., Van Poucke E., Sonck B. & Lens L. (2007). Fluctuating asymmetry in broiler chickens: A decision protocol for trait selection in seven measuring methods. Poultry Science 86: 2555 -2568.
PDF Van Poucke E., Van Nuffel A., Van Dongen S., Sonck B., Lens L. & Tuyttens F. A. M. (2007). Experimental stress does not increase fluctuating asymmetry of broiler chickens at slaughter age. Poultry Science 86: 2110-2116.
PDF Van Wichelen J., Declerck S., Muylaert K., Hoste I., Geenens V., Vandekerkhove J., Michels E., De Pauw N., Hoffmann M., De Meester L. & Vyverman W. (2007). The importance of drawdown and sediment removal for the restoration of the eutrophied shallow Lake Kraenepoel (Belgium). Hydrobiologia 584: 291-303.
PDF Adriaensen F., Githiru M., Matthysen E. & Lens L. (2006). Modelling forest connectivity for critically-endangered bird species: A case study in the Taita Hills, Kenya. Journal of Ornithology 147: 125-125.
PDF Bonte D., Lens L. & Maelfait J.-P. (2006). Sand dynamics in coastal dune landscapes constrain diversity and life-history characteristics of spiders. Journal of Applied Ecology 43: 735–747.
PDF Bonte D., Vanden Borre J., Lens L. & Maelfait J.-P. (2006). Geographic variation in wolfspider dispersal behaviour is related to landscape structure. Animal Behaviour 72: 655-662.
PDF Bosmans R. (2006). Contribution to the knowledge of the Linyphiidae of the Maghreb. Part X. New data on Lepthyphantes Menge (sensu lato) species (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 136: 173-191.
PDF Bossuyt B. & Honnay O. (2006). Interactions between plant life span, speed dispersal capacity and fecundity determine metapopulation viability by a dynamic landscape. Landscape Ecology 21: 1195-1206.
PDF Bossuyt B., Butaye J. & Honnay O. (2006). Seed bank composition of open and overgrown calcareous grassland soils - a case study from Southern Belgium. Journal of Environmental Management 79: 364-371.
PDF Cosyns E., Bossuyt B., Hoffmann M., Vervaet H. & Lens L. (2006). Seedling establishment after edozoochorous seed dispersal. Basic and Applied Ecology 7: 360-369.
PDF De Bakker D., Baetens K., Van Nimmen E., Gellynck K., Mertens J., Van Langenhove L. & Kiekens P. (2006). Description of the structure of different silk threads produced by the water spider Argyroneta aquatica (Clerck, 1757) (Araneae : Cybaeidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 136: 137-143.
PDF De Laet J., Summers-Smith D., Lens L., Vangestel C. & Matheve H. (2006). The status of the House Sparrow in large towns: First results from Belgium. Journal of Ornithology 147: 154-154.
PDF Deltshev C., Bosmans R., De Spiegelaere W. & Provoost L. (2006). Zelotes balcanicus sp. n., a new and widespread species from the Balkan Peninsula (Aranea, Gnaphosidae). A new Zelotes species. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 113: 711-716.
PDF Githiru M. & Lens L. (2006). Demography of an Afrotropical passerine in a highly fragmented landscape. Animal Conservation 9: 21-27.
PDF Githiru M. & Lens L. (2006). Annual survival and turnover rates of an Afrotropical robin in a fragmented forest. Biodiversity and Conservation 15: 3315-3327.
PDF Githiru M., Lens L., Bennun L.A. & Perrins C. (2006). Experimental evidence of ‘floaters’ in two isolated populations of an Afrotropical forest bird. Ostrich 77: 28-35.
PDF Lens L. (2006). New unconventional methods of estimating habitat quality: strengths and weaknesses. Journal of Ornithology 147: 24-24.
PDF Maes D. & Bonte D. (2006). Using distribution patterns of five threatened invertebrates in a highly fragmented dune landscape to develop a multispecies conservation approach. Biological Conservation 133: 490-499.
PDF Maes D., Ghesquiere A., Logie M. & Bonte D. (2006). Habitat use and mobility of two threatened coastal dune insects: implications for conservation. Journal of Insect Conservation 10: 105-115.
PDF Roovers P., Bossuyt B., Igodt B. & Hermy M. (2006). May seed banks contribute to vegetation restoration on paths in deciduous temperate forest? Plant Ecology 187: 25-31.
PDF Speybroeck J., Bonte D., Courtens W., Gheskiere T., Grootaert P., Maelfait J.-P., Mathys M., Provoost S., Sabbe K., Stienen E., Van Lancker V., Vincx M. & Degraer S. (2006). Beach nourishment: An ecologically sound coastal defence alternative? A review. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 16: 419-435.
PDF Van Nimmen E., Gellynck K., Van Langenhove L. & Mertens J. (2006). The tensile properties of silk of the spider Araneus diadematus. Textile Research Journal 76: 619-628.
PDF Vanden Borre J ., Bonte D. & Maelfait, J.-P. (2006). Interdemic variation in cannibalism in a wolf spider (Pardosa monticola) inhabiting different habitat types. Ecological Entomology 31: 99–105.
PDF Vangestel C. & Lens L. (2006). Fluctuating asymmetry and ptilochronology as phenotypic markers of food stress in the House Sparrow. Journal of Ornithology 147: 20-20.
PDF Arens P., Wernke-Lenting, J.H., Diekötter T., Rothenbühler C., Speelmans M., Hendrickx F. & Smulders M.J.M. (2005). Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the dark bush cricket, Pholidoptera griseoaptera (Tettigoniidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 413-415.
PDF Bonte D. (2005). Anthropogenic induced changes in nesting densities of the dune-specialised digger wasp Bembix rostrata. European Journal of Entomology 102: 809-812.
PDF Bonte D. & Maelfait J.-P. (2005). Spatial association between a spider wasp and its host in fragmented dune habitats. The Journal of Arachnology 33: 222-229.
PDF Bossuyt B., De Fré B. & Hoffmann M. (2005). Abundance and flowering success patterns in a short-term grazed grassland: early evidence of facilitation. Journal of Ecology 93: 1104-1114.
PDF Bossuyt B., Honnay O. & Hermy M. (2005). Evidence for community assembly constraints during succession in dune slack plant communities. Plant Ecology 178: 201-209.
PDF Bowie R.C.K., Voelker G., Fjeldsa J., Lens L., Hackett S.J. & Crowe T.M. (2005). Systematics of the olive thrush Turdus olivaceus species complex with reference to the taxonomic status of the endangered Taita thrush T. helleri. Journal of Avian Biology 36: 391-404.
PDF Cosyns E. & Hoffmann M. (2005). Horse dung germinable seed content in relation to plant species abundance and seed characteristics. Basic and Applied Ecology 6: 11-24.
PDF Cosyns E., Claerbout S., Lamoot I. & Hoffmann M. (2005). Endozoochorous seed dispersal by cattle and horse in a spatially heterogeneous landscape. Plant Ecology 178: 149-162.
PDF Cosyns E., Delporte A., Lens L. & Hoffmann M. (2005). Germination success of temperate grassland species after passage through ungulate and rabbit guts. Journal of Ecology 93: 353-361.
PDF Couvreur M.,Cosyns E., Hermy M. & Hoffmann M. (2005). Complementarity of epi- and endozoochory of plant seeds by free ranging donkeys. Ecography 28: 37-48.
PDF Gheysens T., Beladjal L., Gellynck K., Van Nimmen E., Van Langenhove L. & Mertens J. (2005). Egg sac structure of Zygiella x-notata (Arachnida, Araneidae). Journal of Arachnology 33: 549–557.
PDF Githiru M., Bennun L.A., Lens L. & Ogol C.P.K.O. (2005). Spatial and temporal variation in fruit and fruit-eating birds in the Taita Hills, south-east Kenya. Ostrich 76: 37-44.
PDF Githiru M., Lens L. & Cresswell W. (2005). Nest predation in a fragmented Afrotropical forest: evidence from natural and artificial nests. Biological Conservation 123: 189-196.
PDF Honnay O., Jacquemyn H., Bossuyt B. & Hermy M. (2005). Tansley review. Forest fragmentation effects on patch occupancy and population viability of herbaceous plant species. New Phytologist 166: 723-736.
PDF Lamoot I., Callebaut J., Demeulenaere E., Vandenberghe C. & Hoffmann M. (2005). Foraging behaviour of donkeys grazing in a coastal dune area in temperate climate conditions. Applied Animal Bahaviour 92: 93-112.
PDF Pollet M. (2005). Nearctic Achalcinae with a first Australachalcus species of North America (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). European Journal of Entomology 102: 279–288.
PDF Sarma S.S.S., Beladjal L., Nandini S., Ceron-Martinez G., Tavrea-Briseño K. (2005). Effect of salinity stress on the life history variables of Branchipus schaefferi Fisher, 1834 (Crustacea: Anostraca). Saline Systems 1: 1-7.
PDF Schweiger O., Maelfait J.-P., van Wingerden W., Hendrickx F., Billeter R., Speelmans M., Augenstein I., Aukema B., Aviron S., Bailey D., Bukacek R., Diekötter T., Dirksen J., Frenzel M., Herzog F., Liira J., Roubalova M. & Bugter R. (2005). Quantifying the impact of environmental factors on arthropod communities in agricultural landscapes across organisational levels and spatial scales. Journal of Applied Ecology 42: 1129-1139.
PDF Tuyttens F.A.M., Maertens L., Van Poucke E., Van Nuffel A., Debeuckelaere S., Creve J. & Lens L. (2005). Measuring fluctuating asymmetry in fattening rabbits: a valid indicator of performance and housing quality? Journal of Animal Science 83: 2645-2652.
PDF Van Dongen S., Talloen W. & Lens L. (2005). High variation in developmental instability under non-normal developmental error: A Bayesian perspective. Journal of Theoretical Biology 236: 263-275.
PDF Van Nimmen E., Gellynck K., Gheysens T., Van Langenhove L. & Mertens J. (2005). Modelling of the stress-strain behavior of egg sac silk of the spider Araneus diadematus. Journal of Arachnology 32: 629-639.
PDF Vanderhaeghe F., Smolders A.J.P., Ruysschaert S., Roelofs J.G.M. & Hoffmann M. (2005). Understanding the realised niche of an amphibious softwater plant, Eleocharis multicaulis. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 163: 329-348.
PDF Bonte D. & Maelfait J.-P. (2004). Colour variation and crypsis in relation to habitat selection in males of the crab spider Xysticus sabulosus (Hahn, 1832) (Araneae: Thomisidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 134: 3-7.
PDF Bonte D., Baert L., Lens L. & Maelfait J.-P. (2004). Effects of aerial dispersal, habitat specialisation, and landscape structure on spider distribution across fragmented grey dunes. Ecography 27: 343-349.
PDF Bonte D., Criel P., Vanhoutte L., Van Thournout I. & Maelfait J.-P. (2004). The importance of habitat productivity, stability and heterogeneity for spider species richness in coastal grey dunes along the North Sea and its implications for conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation 13: 2119-2134.
PDF Bonte D., Lens L. & Maelfait J.-P. (2004). Lack of homeward orientation and increased mobility result in high emigration rates from low-quality fragments in a dune wolf spider. Journal of Animal Ecology 73: 643-650.
PDF Bossuyt B. & Hermy M. (2004). Species turnover at small scales in dune slack plant communities. Basic and Applied Ecology 5: 321-329.
PDF Galbusera P., Githiru M., Lens L. & Matthysen E. (2004). Genetic equilibrium despite habitat fragmentation in an Afrotropical bird. Molecular Ecology 13: 1409-1421.
PDF Githiru M. & Lens L. (2004). Using scientific evidence to guide the conservation of a highly fragmented and threatened Afrotropical forest. Oryx 38: 404-409.
PDF Hendrickx F., Maelfait J.-P., Bogaert N., Tojal C., Du Laing G., Tack F.M.G. & Verloo M.G. (2004). The importance of biological factors affecting trace metal concentration as revealed from accumulation patterns in co-occurring terrestrial invertebrates. Environmental Pollution 127: 335-341.
PDF Kark S., Lens L., Van Dongen S. & Schmidt E. (2004). Asymmetry patterns across the distribution range: does the species matter? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 81: 313-324.
PDF Lamoot I. & Hoffmann M. (2004). Do season and habitat influence the behaviour of Haflinger mares in a coastal dune area? Belgian Journal of Zoology 134: 97-103.
PDF Lamoot I., Callebaut J., Degezelle T., Demeulenaere E., Laquicre J., Vandenberghe C. & Hoffmann M. (2004). Eliminative behaviour of free-ranging horses: do they show latrine behaviour or do they defecate where they graze? Applied Animal Behaviour Science 86: 105-121.
PDF Lamoot I., Meert C. & Hoffmann M. (2004). Habitat use of ponies and cattle foraging together in a coastal dune area. Biological Conservation 122: 523-536.
PDF Lamoot I., Vandeberghe C., Bauwens D. & Hoffmann M. (2004). Grazing behaviour of free-ranging Donkeys and Shetland ponies in different reproductive states. Journal of Ethology 23: 19-27.
PDF Lehouck V., Bonte D., Dekoninck W. & Maelfait J.-P. (2004). The distribution of ant nests (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in coastal grey dunes of Flanders (Belgium) and their relationship to myrmecochorous plants. Belgian Journal of Zoology 134: 89-96.
PDF Lehouck V., Bonte D., Dekoninck W. & Maelfait J.-P. (2004). Trophobiotic relationships between ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and Tettigometridae (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha) in the grey dunes of Belgium. European Journal of Entomology 101: 547-553.
PDF Maes L., Vanacker D., Pardo S. & Maelfait J.-P. (2004). Comparative study of courtship and copulation in five Oedothorax species. Belgian Journal of Zoology 134: 29-35.
PDF Provoost S., Ampe C., Bonte D., Cosyns E. & Hoffmann M. (2004). Ecology, management and monitoring of grey dunes in Flanders. Journal of Coastal Conservation 10: 33-42.
PDF Talloen W., Van Dyck H., Lens L. & Matthysen E. (2004). The cost of melanization: butterfly wing colour development under environmental stress. Evolution 58: 360-366.
PDF Vanacker D., Deroose K., Pardo S., Bonte D. & Maelfait J.-P. (2004). Cannibalism and prey sharing among juveniles of the spider Oedothorax gibbosus (Blackwall, 1841) (Erigoninae, Linyphiidae, Araneae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 134: 23-28.
PDF Vanacker D., Deroose K., Van Nieuwenhuyse L., Vandomme V., Vanden Borre J. & Maelfait J.-P. (2004). Sinella curviseta springtails: one of the best and easiest prey for (dwarf) spider rearing. Arthropoda Selecta 1: .
PDF Vanacker D., Hendrickx F., Maes L., Verraes P. & Maelfait J.-P. (2004). Can multiple mating compensate for slower development and shorter adult life in a male dimorphic dwarf spider? Journal of the Linnean Society 82: 269-273.
PDF Aguirre L.F., Lens L. & Matthysen E. (2003). Patterns of roost use by bats in a neotropical savanna: implications for conservation. Biological Conservation 111: 435-443.
PDF Aguirre L.F., Lens L., Van Damme R. & Matthysen E. (2003). Consistency and variation in the bat assemblages inhabiting two forest islands within a neotropical savanna in Bolivia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 19: 367-374.
PDF Beladjal L. & Mertens J. (2003). Interstitial remains for fauna reconstruction of desertpools using fairy shrimps as example (Anostraca, Crustacea). Journal of Crustacean Biology 23: 60-68.
PDF Beladjal L., Khattabi E.M. & Mertens J. (2003). Life history of Tanymastigites perrieri (Anostraca) in relation to temperature. Crustaceana 76: 135-147.
PDF Beladjal L., Peiren N., Vandekerckhove T. & Mertens J. (2003). Different life histories of the co-occuring fairy shrimps Branchipus schaefferi and Streptocephalus torvicornis (Anostraca; Crustacea). Journal of Crustacean Biology 23: 300-307.
PDF Bonte D. & Mertens J. (2003). The temporal and spatial relation between stenotopic dwarf spiders (Erigoninae: Araneae) and their prey (Isotomidae: Collembola) in coastal grey dunes: a numerical aggregative response or common microhabitat preference? Netherlands Journal of Zoology 52: 243-253.
PDF Bonte D., Criel P., Van Thournout I. & Maelfait J.-P. (2003). Regional and local variation of spider assemblages (Araneae) from coastal grey dunes along the North Sea. Journal of Biogeography 30: 901-911.
PDF Bonte D., De Blauwe I. & Maelfait J.-P. (2003). Environmental and genetic background of tiptoe-initiating behaviour in the dwarfspider Erigone atra. Animal Behaviour 66: 169-179.
PDF Bonte D., Dekoninck W., Provoost S., Cosyns E. & Hoffmann M. (2003). Microgeographical distribution of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in coastal dune grassland and their relation to the soil structure and mesophytic plant species. Animal Biology 53: 367-377.
PDF Bonte D., Lens L., Maelfait J.-P., Hoffmann M. & Kuijken E. (2003). Patch quality and connectivity influence spatial dynamics in a dune wolfspider. Oecologia 135: 227-233.
PDF Bonte D., Vandenbroecke N., Lens L. & Maelfait J.-P. (2003). Low propensity for aerial dispersal in specialist spiders from fragmented landscapes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 270: 1601-&607.
PDF Gaublomme E., Dhuyvetter H., Verdyck P., Desender K., Mondor-Genson G. & Rasplus J.-Y. (2003). Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the ground beetle Carabus problematicus (Coleoptera, Carabidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 3: 341-343.
PDF Gurdebeke S., De Bakker D., Vanlanduyt N. & Maelfait J.-P. (2003). Plans for a large regional forest in Eastern Flanders (Belgium): assessment of spider diversity and community structure in the current forest remnants. Biodiversity and Conservation 12: 1883-1900.
PDF Gurdebeke S., Maelfait J.-P. & Backeljau T. (2003). Contrasting allozyme and RAPD variation in spider populations from patchy forest habitats. Genetica 119: 27-34.
PDF Hendrickx F. & Maelfait J.-P. (2003). Life cycle, reproductive patterns and their year-to-year variation in a field population of the wolf spider Pirata piraticus (Araneae, Lycosidae). Journal of Arachnology 31: 13-20.
PDF Hendrickx F., Maelfait J.-P. & Langenbick F. (2003). Absence of cadmium excretion and high assimilation result in cadmium biomagnification in a wolf spider. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 55: 287-292.
PDF Hendrickx F., Maelfait J.-P. & Lens L. (2003). Relationship between fluctuating asymmetry and fitness within and between stressed and unstressed populations of the wolf spider Pirata piraticus. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 16: 1270-1279.
PDF Hendrickx F., Maelfait J.-P., De Mayer A., Tack F.M.G. & Verloo M.G. (2003). Storage mediums affect metal concentration in woodlice (Isopoda). Environmental Pollution 121: 87-93.
PDF Hendrickx F., Maelfait J.-P., Speelmans M. & Van Straalen N.M. (2003). Adaptive reproductive variation along a pollution gradient in a wolf spider. Oecologia 134: 189-194.
PDF Van Nimmen E., Kiekens P. & Mertens J. (2003). Some material characteristics of spider silk. International Journal of Materials & Product Technology 18: 344-355.
PDF Vanacker D., Maelfait J.-P. & Hendrickx F. (2003). Survival differences of the two male morphs in the dwarf spider Oedothorax gibbosus (Blackwall, 1841) (Erigoninae, Linyphiidae, Araneae). Netherlands Journal of Zoology 52: 255-262.
PDF Vanacker D., Maes L., Pardo S., Hendrickx F. & Maelfait J.-P. (2003). Is the hairy groove in the gibbosus male morph of Oedothorax gibbosus (Blackwall, 1841) a nuptial feeding device? Journal of Arachnology 31: 309-315.
PDF Vanacker D., Vanden Borre J., Jonckheere A., Maes L., Pardo S., Hendrickx F. & Maelfait J.-P. (2003). Dwarf spiders (Erigoninae, Linyphiidae, Araneae): good candidates for evolutionary research. Belgian Journal of Zoology 133: 143-149.
PDF Vandekerckhove T.T.M., Watteyne S., Bonne W., Vanacker D., Devaere S., Rumes B., Maelfait J.-P., Gillis M., Swings J.G., Braig H.R. & Mertens J. (2003). Evolutionary trends in feminization and intersexuality in woodlice (Crustacea, Isopoda) infected with Wolbachia pipientis (a-Proteobacteria). Belgian Journal of Zoology 133: 61-69.
PDF Beladjal L., Vandekerckhove T.M.M., Muyssen B., Heyrman J., De Caesemaeker J. & Mertens J. (2002). B-chromosomes and male-biased sex ratio with paternal inheritance in the fairy shrimp Branchipus schaefferi (Crustacea, Anostraca). Heredity 88: 356-360.
PDF Bonte D., Baert L. & Maelfait J.-P. (2002). Spider assemblage structure and stability in a heterogeneous coastal dune system (Belgium). Journal of Arachnology 30: 331-343.
PDF Bonte D., Criel P., Baert L. & De Bakker D. (2002). The invasive occurence of the Mediterranean dwarfspider Diplocepahlus graecus (O.-P. Cambridge, 1872) in Belgium (Araneae: Linyphiidae): another southern invertebrate expanding to the north? Belgian Journal of Zoology 132: 131-133.
PDF Du Laing G., Bogaert N., Tack F.M.G., Verloo M.G. & Hendrickx F. (2002). Heavy metal contents (Cd, Cu, Zn) in spiders (Pirata piraticus) living in intertidal sediments of the river Scheldt estuary (Belgium) as affected by substrate characteristics. Science of the Total Environment 289: 71-81.
PDF Gurdebeke S. & Maelfait J.-P. (2002). Pitfall trapping in population genetics studies: finding the right "solution". Journal of Arachnology 30: 255-261.
PDF Vanderhaeghe F., Ruysschaert S., van Groenendael J.M., Smolders A.J.P., Roelofs J.G.M. & Hoffmann M. (2002). Exploring and interpreting realized niche components in Hydrocotylo-Baldellion species. Belgian Journal of Botany 135: 131-132.
PDF Bonte D. & Maelfait J.-P. (2001). Life history, habitat use and dispersal of a dune wolf spider (Pardosa monticola [Clerck, 1757] Lycosidae, Araneae) in the Flemish coastal dunes (Belgium). Belgian Journal of Zoology 131: 141-153.
PDF Bonte D., Provoost S. & Hoffmann M. (2001). Habitat and territory segregation within Sylviine warblers of the Flemish coastal dunes. Belgian Journal of Zoology 131: 49-59.
PDF Cosyns E., Degezelle T., Demeulenaere E. & Hoffmann M. (2001). Feeding ecology of Konik horses and donkeys in Belgian coastal dunes and its implication for nature management. Belgian Journal of Zoology 131: 111-118.
PDF Geebelen W. & Hoffmann M. (2001). Evaluation of bio-indication methods using epiphytes by correlating with SO2-pollution parameters. Lichenologist 33: 249-260.
PDF Hendrickx F., De Cock K., De Bakker D. & Maelfait J.-P. (2001). Differences in distribution and habitat of some cryptic species in the Pardosa lugubris group (Lycosidae, Araneae) in Belgium. Belgian Journal of Zoology 131: 79-84.
PDF Vanacker D., Maelfait J.-P. & Baert L. (2001). The male dimorphism in the dwarf spider Oedothorax gibbosus (Blackwall, 1841) (Erigoninae, Linyphiidae, Araneae): results of laboratory rearing experiments. Belgian Journal of Zoology 131: 39-44.
PDF Bonte D., Hoffmann M. & Maelfait J.-P. (2000). Seasonal and diurnal migration patterns of the spider fauna of coastal grey dunes. Ekologia-Bratislava 19: 5-16.
PDF De Bakker D., Maelfait J.-P., Hendrickx F., Van Waesberghe D., De Vos B., Thys S. & De Bruyn L. (2000). A first analysis on the relationship between forest soil quality and spider (Araneae) communities of flemish forest stands. Ekologia-Bratislava 19: 45-58.
PDF Gurdebeke S., Neirynck B. & Maelfait J.-P. (2000). Population genetic effects of forest fragmentation in Flanders (Belgium) on Coelotes terrestris (Araneae: Agelenidae) as revealed by allozymes and RAPD. Ekologia-Bratislava 19: 87-96.
PDF Tack F.M.G., Bogaert N., Verloo M.G., Hendrickx F., Maelfait J.-P. & Mertens J. (2000). Determination of Cd, Cu, Pb and Zn in woodlouse (Oniscus asellus). International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry 78: 149-158.
PDF Beladjal L. & Mertens J. (1999). Direct preservation in alcohol causes deformation of taxonomic key-characters in Anostraca (Crustacea). International Review of Hydrobiology 84: 17-22.
PDF Cammaerts E. & Mertens J. (1999). A new genus and two new species of Chydoridae (Branchiopoda: Anomopoda), from Korup National Park, Cameroon. Belgian Journal of Zoology 129: 327-337.
PDF Desender K. & Maelfait J.-P. (1999). Diversity and conservation of terrestrial arthropods in tidal marshes along the river Scheldt: a gradient analysis. Biological Conservation 87: 221-229.
PDF Vandekerckhove T.T.M., Watteyne S., Willems A., Swings J.G., Mertens J. & Gillis M. (1999). Phylogenetic analysis of the 16S rDNa of the cytoplasmic bacterium Wolbachia from the novel host Folsomia candida (Hexapoda, Collembola) and its implications for Wolbachia taxonomy. FEMS Microbiology Letters 180: 279-286.
PDF Dierckens K.R., Vandenberghe J., Beladjal L., Huys G., Mertens J. & Swings J. (1998). Aeromonas hydrophila causes 'black disease' in fairy shrimps (Anostraca; Crustacea). Journal of Fish Diseases 21: 113-119.
PDF Adriaens E., Voorspoels J., Mertens J. & Remon J.-P. (1997). Effect of absorption enhancers on ciliated epithelium: a novel in vivo toxicity screening method using Rotifers. Pharmaceutical Research 14: 541-545.
PDF Beladjal L. & Mertens J. (1997). Chirocephalus ponticus n.sp. (Crustacea: Anostraca) and its affinities to the other Turkish species of the genus. Hydrobiologia 359: 101-111.
PDF Beladjal L., Peiren N., Dierckens K.R. & Mertens J. (1997). Feeding strategy of two sympatric anostracan species (Crustacea). Hydrobiologia 359: 207-212.
PDF Dierckens K., Beladjal L., Vandenberghe J., Swings J. & Mertens J. (1997). Filter-feeding shrimps (Anostraca) grazing on bacteria. Journal of Crustacean Biology 17: 264-268.
PDF Hoffmann M. & Van Landuyt W. (1997). Lichenized Caliciales with stalked apothecia in Flanders (Belgium): rare or poorly known? Belgian Journal of Botany 130: 25-37.
PDF Segers H. & Mertens J. (1997). New Rotifera from the Korup National Park, Cameroon. Journal of Natural History 31: 663-668.
PDF Beladjal L., Mertens J. & Dumont H.J. (1996). Streptocephalus caljoni n. sp. (Crustacea: Anostraca) from Burundi and analysis of its limb structure. Hydrobiologia 319: 149-157.
PDF Beladjal L., De Vriendt B., Vander Haeghen D. & Mertens J. (1995). A preliminary analysis of the cercopod setation pattern of Algerian Anostraca (Crustacea) species. Belgian Journal of Zoology 125: 383-393.
PDF Beladjal L., Mertens J. & Dumont H.J. (1995). An analysis of the setation pattern of the limbs in Anostraca (Crustacea), using the Algerian species as an example. Hydrobiologia 298: 183-201.
PDF Dierckens K.R., Sarma S.S.S., Mertens J. & Dumont H.J. (1995). Feeding the fairy shrimp Streptocephalus (Anostraca-Crustacea) with the rotifer Anuraeopsis. Hydrobiologia 308: 29-33.
PDF Dumont H.J., Mertens J. & Maeda A. (1995). Historical biogeography and morphological differentiation of Streptocephalus torvicornis (Waga) since the Wurm III-glaciation. Hydrobiologia 298: 281-286.
PDF Dumont H.J., Jawahar A.A., Sarma S.S.S. & Mertens J. (1994). Predatory filter-feeding in fairy shrimps: functional response of Streptocephalus proboscideus (Crustacea: Anostraca) fed Anuraeopsis fissa (Rotifera). Internationale Revue der gesamten Hydrobiologie 79: 511-519.
PDF Blancquaert J.-P., Mertens J. & Coessens R. (1982). Annual cycle of populations of Sphaeridia pumilis (Collembola). Revue d'Ecologie et de Biologie du Sol 19: 605-611.
PDF Blancquaert J.-P., Coessens R. & Mertens J. (1981). Life history of some Symphypleona (Collembola) under experimental condtions. II - Postembryonal development and reproduction. Revue d'Ecologie et de Biologie du Sol 18: 373-390.
PDF Blancquaert J.-P., Coessens R. & Mertens J. (1981). Life history of some Symphypleona (Collembola) under experimental condtions. I- Embryonal development and diapause. Revue d'Ecologie et de Biologie du Sol 18: 115-126.
PDF Blancquaert J.-P. & Mertens J. (1977). Mating behaviour in Sphaeridia pumilis (Collembola). Pedobiologia 17: 343-349.




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