Our publications

2019

Baluapuri A, Hofstetter J, Dudvarski Stankovic N, Endres T, Bhandare P, Vos SM, Adhikari B, Schwarz JD, Narain A, Vogt M, Wang SY, Düster R, Jung LA, Vanselow JT, Wiegering A, Geyer M, Maric HM, Gallant P, Walz S, Schlosser A, Cramer P, Eilers M, Wolf E (2019) MYC recruits SPT5 to RNA polymerase II to promote processive transcription elongation. Mol Cell 74: 674. doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2019.02.031.

Becker MC, Rössler W, Strube-Bloss MF (2019) UV-light perception is modulated by the odour element of an olfactory-visual compound in restrained honeybees. Journal of Experimental Biology 222: jeb201483. doi.org/10.1242/jeb.201483

Biedermann PHW, Henrik H, Rohlfs M (2019) Evolutionary chemo-ecology of insect-fungus interactions: Still in its infancy but advancing. Fungal Ecology 38: 1-6. doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2018.11.010.

Boetzl FA, Krimmer E, Krauss J, Steffan‐Dewenter I (2019) Agri‐environmental schemes promote ground‐dwelling predators in adjacent oilseed rape fields: Diversity, species traits and distance‐decay functions. Journal of Applied Ecology 56: 10–20. doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13162.

Cabral JS, Whittaker RJ, Wiegand K, Kreft H (2019) Effects of time and isolation on plant diversity: testing island biogeography theory with an eco-evolutionary model. Journal of Biogeography 46: 1569-1581.

Cabral JS, Whittaker RJ, Wiegand K, Kreft H (2019) Interactions between ecological, evolutionary and environmental processes unveil complex dynamics of island biodiversity. Journal of Biogeography 46: 1582-1597.

Chase J, McGill B, Thompson P, Antao L, Bates A, Blowes S, Dornelas M, Gonzalez A, Magurran A, Supp S, Winter M, Bjorkman A, Bruelheide H, Byrnes J, Cabral J, Elahi R, Gomez C, Guzmán H, Isbell F, Myers-Smith I, Jones H, Hines J, Vellend M, Waldock C, O’Connor M (2019) Species richness change across spatial scales. Oikos 128: 1079-1091.

Cederroth CR, Albrecht U, Bass J, Brown SA, Dyhrfjeld-Johnsen J, Gachon F, Green CB, Hastings MH, Helfrich-Förster C, Hogenesch JB, Lévi F, Loudon A, Lundkvist GB, Meijer JH, Rosbash M, Takahashi JS, Young M, Canlon B (2019) Medicine in the Fourth Dimension. Cell Metabolism 30: 238 - 250. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1550413119303730

Chao A, Chiu CH, Villéger S, Sun IF, Thorn S, Lin YC, Chiang JM, Sherwin WB (2019) An attribute-diversity approach to functional diversity, functional beta diversity, and related (dis)similarity measures. Ecological Monographs 89: e01343.

Chao A, Colwell RK, Gotelli NJ, Thorn S (2019) Proportional mixture of two rarefaction/extrapolation curves to forecast biodiversity changes under landscape transformation Ecology Letters 22: 1913-1922.

Dacke M, Bell ATA, Foster JJ, Baird EJ, Strube-Bloss MF, Byrne MJ, el Jundi B. (2019) Multimodal cue integration in the dung beetle compass. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116: 14248-14253. doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1904308116

Drescher N, Klein A-M, Schmitt T, Leonhardt SD (2019) A clue on bee glue: New insight into the sources and factors driving resin intake in honeybees (Apis mellifera). PLoS ONE 14: e0210594. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210594.

el Jundi B, Baird E, Byrne MJ, Dacke M (2019) The brain behind straight-line orientation in dung beetles. Journal of Experimental Biology 222: jeb192450. doi.org/10.1242/jeb.192450

Etienne RS, Cabral JS, Hagen O, Hartig F, Hurlbert AH, Pellissier L, Pontarp M, Storch D (2019) A minimal model for the latitudinal diversity gradient suggests a dominant role for ecological limits. The American Naturalist 194: E122-E133. doi.org/10.1086/705243.

Figueiredo L, Krauß J, Steffan-Dewenter I, Cabral JS (2019) Understanding extinction debts: spatio-temporal scales, mechanisms and a roadmap for future research. Ecography. doi.org/10.1111/ecog.04740.

Fleischmann PN, Zeil J (2019) The learning walks of ants. Myrmecological News Blog.

Foster JJ, Kirwan JD, el Jundi B, Smolka J, Khaldy L, Baird E, Byrne MJ, Nilsson DE, Johnsen S, Dacke M (2019) Orienting to polarized light at night - matching lunar skylight to performance in a nocturnal beetle. Journal of Experimental Biology 222: jeb188532. doi.org/10.1242/jeb.188532

Freas CA, Fleischmann PN, Cheng K (2019) Experimental ethology of learning in desert ants: Becoming expert navigators. Behavioural Processes 158: 181-191. doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2018.12.001

Friess N, Müller JC, Abrego N, Aramendix P, Bässler C, Bouget C, Brin A, Bussler H, Georgiev K, Gil R, Gossner MM, Heilmann-Clausen J, Isaacson G, Kristin A, Lachat T, Larrieux L, Los S, Magnanou E, Maringer A, Mergner U, Mikolas M, Opgenoorth L, Schmidl J, Svoboda, M, Thorn S, Vrezec Al, Vanderkhoven K, Winter B, Wagner T, Zapponi L, Brandl R, Hagge J, Leibl F, Müller J, Plechinger M, Soutinho JG, Thorn S (2019) Reconciling pest control, nature conservation and recreation in coniferous forests. Conservation Letters 12: e12615.

Fuchs B, Krauss J (2019) Can Epichloë endophytes enhance direct and indirect plant defence? Fungal Ecology 38: 98-103. doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2018.07.002.

Gadenne C, Groh C, Grübel K, Joschinski J, Krauss J, Krieger J, Rössler W, Anton S (2019) Neuroanatomical correlates of mobility: Sensory brain centres are bigger in winged than in wingless parthenogenetic pea aphid females. Arthropod Structure & Development 52: 100883. doi.org/10.1016/j.asd.2019.100883

Grob R, Fleischmann PN, Rössler W (2019) Learning to navigate – how desert ants calibrate their compass systems. Neuroforum 25: 109-120. doi.org/10.1515/nf-2018-0011

Groothuis J, Pfeiffer K, el Jundi BE, Smid HM (2019) The Jewel Wasp Standard Brain: Average shape atlas and morphology of the female Nasonia vitripennis brain. Arthropod Structure & Development 51: 41-51. doi.org/10.1016/j.asd.2019.100878

Hagge J, Abrego N, Bässler C, Bouget C, Brin A, Brustel H, Christensen M, Gossner MM, Heilmann-Clausen J, Horak J, Gruppe A, Isacsson G, Köhler F, Lachat T, Larrieu L, Schlaghamersky J, Thorn S, Zapponi L, Müller J (2019) Congruent patterns of functional diversity in saproxylic beetles and fungi across European beech forests. Journal of Biogeography 46: 1054-1065.

Hagge J, Bässler C, Gruppe A, Hoppe B, Kellner H, Krah FS, Müller J, Seibold S, Stengel E, Thorn S (2019) Bark coverage shifts assembly processes of microbial decomposer communities in dead wood. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20191744.

Hagge J, Müller J, Bässler C, Biebl SS, Brandl R, Drexler M, Gruppe A, Hotes S, Hothorn T, Langhammer P, Stark H, Wirtz R, Zimmerer V, Mysterud A (2019) Deadwood retention in forests lowers short-term browsing pressure on silver fir saplings by overabundant deer. Forest Ecology and Management 451: 117531.

Helfrich-Förster C (2019) Flies’ colour preferences depend on the time of day. Nature 574: 43-44. doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-02745-8

Helfrich-Förster C (2019) Polarization Vision: Targets of Polarization-Sensitive Photoreceptors in the Drosophila Visual System. Current Biology 29: 839-842. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982219308772

Hesselbach H, Scheiner, R (2019) The novel pesticide flupyradifurone (Sivanto) affects honeybee motor abilities. Ecotoxicology 28: 354-366. doi.org/10.1007/s10646-019-02028-y

Hovestadt T, Mitesser O, Poethke A, Holzschuh A (2019) Explaining the variability in the response of annual eusocial insects to mass-flowering events. Journal of Animal Ecology 88: 178-188. doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12908.

Jauker F, Jauker B, Grass I, Steffan‐Dewenter I, Wolters V (2019) Partitioning wild bee and hoverfly contributions to plant–pollinator network structure in fragmented habitats. Ecology 100: e02569. doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2569.

Joschinski J, Kiess T, Krauss J (2019) Day length constrains the time budget of aphid predators. Insect Science 26: 164-170. doi.org/10.1111/1744-7917.12507.

Kämper W, Kaluza BF, Wallace H, Schmitt T, Leonhardt SD (2019) Habitats shape the cuticular chemical profiles of stingless bees. Chemoecology 29: 125-133. doi.org/10.1007/s00049-019-00282-4.

Kehrberger S, Holzschuh A (2019) Warmer temperatures advance flowering in a spring plant more strongly than emergence of two solitary spring bee species. PLoS ONE 14: e0218824. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0218824.

Kelber A, Webb B, el Jundi B (2019) Linking brain and behaviour in animal navigation: navigation from genes to maps. Journal of Experimental Biology 222: jeb197756. doi.org/10.1242/jeb.197756

König S, Krauss J (2019) Get larger or grow longer wings? Impacts of habitat area and habitat amount on orthopteran assemblages and populations in semi-natural grasslands. Landscape Ecology 34: 175-186. doi.org/10.1007/s10980-018-0762-5.

Kraft N, Spaethe J, Rössler W, Groh C (2019) Neuronal plasticity in the mushroom-body calyx of bumble bee workers during early adult development. Developmental Neurobiology 79: 287-302. doi.org/10.1002/dneu.22678

Krah F-S, Büntgen U, Schaefer H, Müller J, Andrew C, Boddy L, Diez J, Egli S, Freckleton R, Gange AC, Halvorsen R, Heegaard E, Heideroth A, Heibl C, Heilmann-Clausen J, Høiland K, Kar R, Kauserud H, Kirk PM, Kuyper TW, Krisai-Greilhuber I, Norden J, Papastefanou P, Senn-Irlet B, Bässler C (2019) European mushroom assemblages are darker in cold climates. Nature Communications 10: 2890.

Krimmer E, Martin EA, Krauss J, Holzschuh A, Steffan-Dewenter I (2019) Size, age and surrounding semi-natural habitats modulate the effectiveness of flower-rich agri-environment schemes to promote pollinator visitation in crop fields. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 284: 106590. doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2019.106590.

Larsen AE, Patton M, Martin EA (2019) High highs and low lows: Elucidating striking seasonal variability in pesticide use and its environmental implications. Science of the Total Environment 651: 828–837. doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.206.

Lehenberger M, Biedermann PHW, Benz JP (2019) Molecular identification and enzymatic profiling of Trypodendron (Curculionidae: Xyloterini) ambrosia beetle-associated fungi of the genus Phialophoropsis (Microascales: Ceratocystidaceae. Fungal Ecology 38: 89-97. doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2018.07.010.

Lichtenstein L, Brockmann A, Spaethe J (2019) Learning of monochromatic stimuli in Apis cerana and Apis mellifera by means of PER conditioning. Journal of Insect Physiology 114: 30-34. doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2019.02.006

Lyutova R, Selcho M, Pfeuffer M, Segebarth D, Habenstein J, Rohwedder A, Frantzmann F, Wegener C, Thum AS, Pauls D (2019) Reward signaling in a recurrent circuit of dopaminergic neurons and peptidergic Kenyon cells. Nature Communications 10: 3097. doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11092-1

Maas B, Heath S, Grass I, Cassano C, Classen A, Faria D, Gras P, Williams-Guillén K, Johnson M, Karp D, Linden V, Martínez Salinas MA, Schmack J, Kross S (2019). Experimental field exclosure of birds and bats in agricultural systems - methodological insights, potential improvements, and cost-benefit trade-offs. Basic and Applied Ecology 35: 1-12. doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2018.12.002.

Martin EA, Dainese M, Clough Y, Baldi A, Bommarco R, Gagic V, Garratt MPD, Holzschuh A, Kleijn D, Kovacs-Hostyanszki A, Marini L, Potts SG, Smith HG, Al Hassan D, Albrecht M, Andersson GKS, Asis JD, Aviron S, Balzan MV, Banos-Picon L, Bartomeus I, Batary P, Burel F, Caballero-Lopez B, Concepcion ED, Coudrain V, Dänhardt J, Diaz M, Diekötter T, Dormann CF, Duflot R, Entling MH, Farwig N, Fischer C, Frank T, Garibaldi LA, Hermann J, Herzog F, Inclan D, Jacot K, Jauker F, Jeanneret P, Kaiser M, Krauss J, Le Feon V, Marshall J, Moonen A-C, Moreno G, Riedinger V, Rundlöf M, Rusch A, Scheper J, Schneider G, Schüepp C, Stutz S, Sutter L, Tamburini G, Thies C, Tormos J, Tscharntke T, Tschumi M, Uzman D, Wagner C, Zubair-Anjum M, Steffan-Dewenter I (2019) The interplay of landscape composition and configuration: new pathways to manage functional biodiversity and agroecosystem services across Europe. Ecology Letters 22: 1083–1094. doi.org/10.1111/ele.13265.

Martin EA, Feit B, Requier F, Friberg H, Jonsson M (2019) Assessing the resilience of biodiversity-driven functions in agroecosystems under environmental change. Advances in Ecological Research 60: 59-123. doi.org/10.1016/bs.aecr.2019.02.003.

Megha, Wegener C, Hasan G (2019) ER-Ca2+ sensor STIM regulates neuropeptides required for development under nutrient restriction in Drosophila. PLoS ONE 14: e0219719. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0219719

Milotic T, Baltzinger C, Eichberg C, Eycott AE, Heurich M, Müller J, Noriega JA, Menendez R, Stadler J, Adam R, Bargmann T, Bilger I, Buse J, Calatayud J, Ciubuc C, Boros G, Jay-Robert P, Kruus M, Merivee E, Miessen G, Must A, Ardali E, Preda E, Rahimi I, Rohwedder D, Rose R, Slade EM, Somay L, Tahmasebi P, Ziani S, Hoffmann M (2019) Functionally richer communities improve ecosystem functioning: Dung removal and secondary seed dispersal by dung beetles in the Western Palaearctic. Journal of Biogeography 46: 70-82.

Müller J, Noss R, Thorn S, Bässler C, Leverkus AB, Lindenmayer D (2019) Increasing disturbance demands new policies to conserve intact forest. Conservation Letters 12: e12449.

Nagy D, Cusumano P, Andreatta G, Anduaga AM, Hermann-Luibl C, Reinhard N, Gesto J, Wegener C, Mazzotta G, Rosato E, Kyriacou CP, Helfrich-Förster C, Costa R (2019) Peptidergic signaling from clock neurons regulates reproductive dormancy in Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS Genetics 15: e1008158. https://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1008158

Nässel DR, Pauls D, Huetteroth W (2019) Neuropeptides in modulation of Drosophila behavior: how to get a grip on their pleiotropic actions. Current Opinion in Insect Science 36: 1-8.

Nürnberger F, Härtel S, Steffan-Dewenter I (2019) Seasonal timing in honey bee colonies: phenology shifts affect honey stores and varroa infestation levels. Oecologia 189: 1121-1131. doi.org/10.1007/s00442-019-04377-1.

Nürnberger F, Keller A, Härtel S, Steffan-Dewenter I (2019) Honey bee waggle dance communication increases diversity of pollen diets in intensively managed agricultural landscapes. Molecular Ecology 28: 3602-3611. doi.org/10.1111/mec.15156.

Otto C, Schmidt S, Kastner C, Denk S, Kettler J, Müller N, Germer C, Wolf E, Gallant P, Wiegering A (2019) Targeting bromodomain-containing protein 4 (BRD4) inhibits MYC expression in colorectal cancer cells. Neoplasia.

Paul J, Roces F (2019) Comparative functional morphology of ant mouthparts and significance for liquid food intake. In Insect Mouthparts – Form, Function, Development and Performance (Krenn, H. W., Ed.), Springer International Publishing. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-29654-4

Pauli T, Castillo-Cajas RF, Rosa P, Kukowka S, Berg A, van den Berghe E, Fornoff F, Hopfenmüller S, Niehuis N, Peters RS, Staab M, Strumia F, Tischendorf S, Schmitt T, Niehuis O (2019) Phylogenetic analysis of cuckoo wasps (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae) reveals a partially artificial classification at the genus level and a species-rich clade of bee parasitoids. Systematic Entomology 44: 322-335. doi.org/10.1111/syen.12323.

Pauls D, Hamarat Y, Trufasu L, Schendzielorz TM, Gramlich G, Kahnt J, Vanselow JT, Schlosser A, Wegener C (2019) Drosophila carboxypeptidase D (SILVER) is a key enzyme in neuropeptide processing required to maintain locomotor activity levels and survival rate. European Journal of Neuroscience. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ejn.14516

Pegel U, Pfeiffer K, Zittrell F, Scholtyssek C, Homberg U (2019) Two compasses in the central complex of the locust brain. Journal of Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience 39: 3070-3080. doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0940-18.2019

Penone C, Allan E, Soliveres S, Felipe-Lucia M, Gossner M, Seibold S, Simons N, Schall P, van der Plas F, Manning P, Manzanedo R, Boch S, Prati D, Ammer C, Bauhus J, Buscot F, Ehbrecht M, Goldmann K, Jung K, Müller J, Müller J, Pena R, Polle A, Renner S, Ruess L, Schöning I, Schrumpf M, Solly E, Tschapka M, Weisser W, Wubet T, Fischer M (2019) Specialisation and diversity of multiple trophic groups are promoted by different forest features. Ecology Letters 22: 170-180.

Peters MK, Hemp A, Appelhans T, Becker JN, Behler C, Classen A, Detsch F, Ensslin A, Ferger SW, Frederiksen SB, Gebert FD, Gerschlauer F, Gütlein A, Helbig-Bonitz M, Hemp C, Kindeketa WJ, Kühnel A, Mayr AV, Mwangomo E, Ngereza C, Njovu HK, Otte I, Pabst H, Renner M, Röder J, Rutten G, Schellenberger Costa D, Sierra-Cornejo N, Vollstädt MGR, Dulle HI, Eardley CD, Howell KM, Keller A, Peters RS, Ssymank A, Kakengi V, Zhang J, Bogner C, Böhning-Gaese K, Brandl R, Hertel D, Huwe B, Kiese R, Kleyer M, Kuzyakov Y, Nauss T, Schleuning M, Tschapka M, Fischer M, Steffan-Dewenter I (2019) Climate–land-use interactions shape tropical mountain biodiversity and ecosystem functions. Nature 568: 88-92. doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1048-z.

Poikela N, Kinnunen J, Wurdack M, Kauranen H, Schmitt T, Kankare M. Snook RR, Hoikkala A (2019) Strength of sexual and postmating prezygotic barriers varies between sympatric populations with different histories and species abundances. Evolution 73: 1182-1199. doi.org/10.1111/evo.13732.

Pufal G, Memmert J, Leonhardt SD, Minden V (2019) Negative bottom-up effects of sulfadiazine, but not penicillin and tetracycline, in soil substitute on plants and higher trophic levels. Environmental Pollution 245: 531-544. doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2018.11.008.

Pütz SM (2019) Mbt/PAK4 together with SRC modulates N-Cadherin adherens junctions in the developing Drosophila eye. Biology Open 8: bio038406. doi.org/10.1242/bio.038406

Pontarp M, Bunnefeld L, Cabral JS, Etienne RS, Fritz SA, Gillespie R, Graham CH, Hagen O, Hartig F, Huang S, Jansson R, Maliet O, Münkemüller T, Pellissier L, Rangel TF, Storch D, Wiegand T, Hurlbert AH (2019) The latitudinal diversity gradient - novel understanding through mechanistic eco-evolutionary models. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 34: 211-223.

Radchuk V, De Laender F, Cabral JS, Boulangeat I, Crawford M, Bohn F, De Raedt J, Scherer C, Svenning J-C, Thonicke K, Schurr F, Grimm V, Kramer-Schadt S (2019) The dimensionality of stability depends on disturbance type. Ecology Letters 22: 674-684.

Requier F, Garnery L, Kohl PL, Njovu HK, Pirk CWW, Crewe RM, Steffan-Dewenter I (2019) The conservation of native honey bees is crucial. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 34: 789-798. doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2019.04.008.

Roth N, Dörfler I, Bässler C, Blaschke M, Bussler H, Gossner MM, Heideroth A, Thorn S, Weisser WW, Müller J (2019) Decadal effects of landscape-wide enrichment of dead wood on saproxylic organisms in beech forests of different historic management intensity. Diversity and Distribution 25: 430-441.

Römer D, Bollazzi M, Roces F (2019) Leaf-cutting ants use relative humidity and temperature but not CO2 levels as cues for the selection of an underground dumpsite. Ecological Entomology 44: 502-511. doi.org/10.1111/een.12727

Römer D, Roces F (2019) Waste deposition in leaf-cutting ants is guided by olfactory cues from waste. The Science of Nature 106: 3. doi.org/10.1007/s00114-018-1599-0

Rössler W (2019) Studying the ontogeny of navigational behavior in desert ants (Photoblog). Myrmecological News Blog.

Rössler W (2019) Neuroplasticity in desert ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) – importance for the ontogeny of navigation. Myrmecological News 29: 1-20. doi.org/10.25849/myrmecol.news_029:001

Ruedenauer FA, Leonhardt SD, Lunau K, Spaethe J (2019) Bumblebees are able to perceive amino acids via chemotactile antennal stimulation. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 205: 321-331. doi.org/10.1007/s00359-019-01321-9

Ruedenauer FA, Spaethe J, van der Kooi CJ, Leonhardt SD (2019) Pollinator or pedigree: which factors determine the evolution of pollen nutrients? Oecologia 191: 349-358. doi.org/10.1007/s00442-019-04494-x

Sandström J, Bernes C, Junninen K, Lõhmus A, Macdonald E, Müller J, Jonsson BG (2019) Impacts of dead-wood manipulation on the biodiversity of temperate and boreal forests - A systematic review. Journal of Applied Ecology 56: 1770-1781.

Schlichting M, Menegazzi P, Rosbash M, Helfrich-Förster C (2019) A distinct visual pathway mediates high light intensity adaptation of the circadian clock in Drosophila. Journal of Neuroscience 39: 1621-1630.

Schlichting M, Weidner P, Diaz M, Menegazzi P, Dalla-Benetta E, Helfrich-Foerster C, Rosbash M (2019) Light-mediated circuit switching in the Drosophila neuronal clock network. Current Biology 29: 3266-3276. doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.08.033

Seibold S, Müller J, Baldrian P, Cadotte MW, Stursova M, Biedermann PHW, Krah F-S, Bässler C (2019) Fungi associated with beetles dispersing from dead wood - Let's take the beetle bus! Fungal Ecology 39: 100-108. doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2018.11.016

Seibold S, Müller J, Franz K, Baldrian P, Cadotte MW, Brandl R, Biedermann P, Bässler C (2019) Fungi associated with beetles dispersing from dead wood – Let’s take the beetle bus! Fungal Ecology 39: 100-108.

Seitz N, van Engelsdorp D, Leonardt SD (2019) Conserving bees in destroyed landscapes: The potentials of reclaimed sand mines. Global Ecology and Conservation 19: e00642. doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2019.e00642.

Senthilan, P. R., Grebler, R., Reinhard, N., Rieger, D., and Helfrich-Förster, C. (2019) Role of Rhodopsins as Circadian Photoreceptors in the Drosophila melanogaster. Biology 8: 6. doi.org/10.3390/biology8010006.

Shoemaker LG, Sullivan LL, Donohue I, Cabral JS, Williams RJ, Mayfield MM, Chase JM, Chu C, Harpole WS, Huth A, HilleRisLambers J, James ARM, Kraft NJB, May F, Muthukrishnan R, Satterlee S, Taubert F, Wang X., Wiegand T, Yang Q, Abbott KC (2019) Integrating stochasticity into community ecology. Ecology. doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2922.

Smith CC, Weber JN, Mikheyev AS, Roces F, Bollazzi M, Kellner K, Seal JN, Mueller UG (2019) Landscape genomics of an obligate mutualism: Concordant and discordant population structures between the leafcutter ant Atta texana and its two main fungal symbiont types. Molecular Ecology 28: 2831-2845. doi.org/10.1111/mec.15111

Sommerlandt FMJ, Brockmann A, Rössler W, Spaethe J (2019) Immediate early genes in social insects: a tool to identify brain regions involved in complex behaviors and molecular processes underlying neuroplasticity. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 76: 637-651. doi.org/10.1007/s00018-018-2948-z

Stöckl A, Grittner R, Pfeiffer K (2019) The role of lateral optic flow cues in hawkmoth flight control. Journal of Experimental Biology 222: jeb99406. doi.org/10.1242/jeb.199406

Stöckl AL, Kelber A (2019) Fuelling on the wing: sensory ecology of hawkmoth foraging. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 205: 399-413. doi.org/10.1007/s00359-019-01328-2

Streinzer M, Chakravorty J, Neumayer J, Megu K, Narah J, Schmitt T, Bharti H, Spaethe J, Brockmann A (2019) Species composition and elevational distribution of bumble bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Bombus Latreille) in the East Himalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, India. ZooKeys, Pensoft Publishers 851: 71-89. doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.851.32956

Streinzer M, Roth N, Paulus HF, Spaethe J (2019) Color preference and spatial distribution of glaphyrid beetles suggest a key role in the maintenance of the color polymorphism in the peacock anemone (Anemone pavonina, Ranunculaceae) in Northern Greece. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 205: 735-743. doi.org/10.1007/s00359-019-01360-2

Thorn S, Müller J, Leverkus A (2019) Preventing future forest diebacks. Science 365: 1388.

Thölken C, Thamm M, Erbacher C, Lechner M (2019) Sequence and structural properties of circular RNAs in the brain of nurse and forager honeybees (Apis mellifera). BMC Genomics 20: 88. doi.org/10.1186/s12864-018-5402-6

van der Plas F, Allan E, Fischer N, Alt F, Arndt H, Binkenstein J, Blaser S, Blüthgen N, Böhm S , Hölzel N, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Morris K, Oelmann Y, Prati D, Renner SC, Rillig MC, Schaefer HM, Schloter M, Schmitt B, Schöning I, Schrumpf M, Solly EF, Sorkau E, Steckel J, Steffan‐Dewenter I, Stempfhuber B, Tschapka M, Weiner CN, Weisser WW, Werner M, Westphal C, Wilcke W, Manning P (2019) Towards the development of general rules describing landscape heterogeneity–multifunctionality relationships. Journal of Applied Ecology 56: 168-179. doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13260.

Vikuk V, Young CA, Lee ST, Nagabhyru P, Krischke M, Mueller MJ, Krauss J (2019) Infection rates and alkaloid patterns of different grass species with systemic Epichloë endophytes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 85: e00465-19. doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00465-19.

Voulgari-Kokota A, Grimmer G, Steffan-Dewenter I, Keller A (2019) Bacterial community structure and succession in nests of two megachilid bee genera. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 95: 1-11. doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiy218.

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Yilmaz A, Grübel K, Spaethe J, Rössler W (2019) Distributed plasticity in ant visual pathways following colour learning. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 286: 20182813. doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.2813

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Albrecht J, Classen A, Vollstädt MGR, Mayr A, Mollel NP, Schellenberger Costa D, Dulle HI, Fischer M, Hemp A, Howell KM, Kleyer M, Nauss T, Peters MK, Tschapka M, Steffan-Dewenter I, Böhning-Gaese K, Schleuning M (2018) Plant and animal functional diversity drive mutualistic network assembly across an elevational gradient. Nature Communications 9: 3177. doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-05610-w.

Ammer C, Fichtner A, Fischer A, Gossner MM, Meyer P, Seidl R, Thomas FM, Annighofer P, Kreyling J, Ohse B, Berger U, Feldmann E, Haberle KH, Heer K, Heinrichs S, Huth F, Kramer-Klement K, Molder A, Müller J, Mund M, Opgenoorth L, Schall P, Scherer-Lorenzen, M Seidel, D Vogt, J Wagner S (2018) Key ecological research questions for Central European forests. Basic and Applied Ecology 32: 3-25.

Arenas A, Roces F (2018) Appetitive and aversive learning of plants odors inside different nest compartments by foraging leaf-cutting ants. Journal of Insect Physiology 109: 85-92. doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2018.07.001

Bae S, Vierling K, Vogeler J, Latifi H, Müller J, Hudak A, Thorn S (2018) Taxonomic, functional, and phylogenetic diversity of bird assemblages are oppositely associated to productivity and heterogeneity in temperate forests. Remote Sensing of Environment 215: 145-156.

Bannar-Martin K, Kremer C, Ernest M, Leibold M, Auge H, Chase J, Declerck S, Eisenhauer N, Harpole S, Hillebrand H, Isbell F, Koffel T, Larsen S, Narwani A, Petermann J, Roscher C, Sarmento Cabral J, Supp S (2018) Integrating community assembly and biodiversity reveals new dimensions of ecosystem functions: the Community Assembly and the Functioning of Ecosystems (CAFE) approach. Ecology Letters 21: 167-180.

Beauchamp M, Bertolini E, Deppisch P, Steubing J, Menegazzi P, Helfrich-Förster C (2018) Closely Related Fruit Fly Species Living at Different Latitudes Diverge in Their Circadian Clock Anatomy and Rhythmic Behavior. Journal of Biological Rhythms 33: 602-613. doi.org/10.1177/0748730418798096.

Beetz MJ, el Jundi B (2018) Insect Orientation: Stay on Course with the Sun. Current Biology 28: R933-R936. doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.07.032

Beck K, Hovhanyan A, Menegazzi P, Helfrich-Förster C, Raabe T (2018) Drosophila RSK Influences the Pace of the Circadian Clock by Negative Regulation of Protein Kinase Shaggy Activity. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 11: 122. doi.org/10.3389%2Ffnmol.2018.00122.

Beck S, Yu-Strzelczyk J, Pauls D, Constantin OM, Gee CE, Ehmann N, Kittel RJ, Nagel G, Gao S (2018) Synthetic Light-Activated Ion Channels for Optogenetic Activation and Inhibition. Frontiers in Neuroscience 12: 643. https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fnins.2018.00643

Beer K, Kolbe E, Kahana NB, Yayon N, Weiss R, Menegazzi P, Bloch G, Helfrich-Förster C (2018) Pigment-Dispersing Factor-expressing neurons convey circadian information in the honey bee brain. Open Biology 8: 170224. https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/abs/10.1098/rsob.170224

Bertolini E, Kistenpfennig C, Menegazzi P, Keller A, Koukidou M, Helfrich-Förster C (2018) The characterization of the circadian clock in the olive fly Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) reveals a Drosophila-like organization. Scientific Reports 8: 816. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-19255-8.

Birkemoe T, Jacobsen RM, Sverdrup-Thygeson A, Biedermann PHW (2018) Insect-fungus interactions in dead wood systems. IN: Ulyshen MD (eds) Saproxylic Insects. Zoological Monographs, vol 1. Springer, Cham, pp 377-427. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75937-1_12.

Boetzl F, Ries E, Schneider J, Krauss J (2018) It’s a matter of design—how pitfall trap design affects trap samples and possible predictions. PeerJ 6: e5078. doi.org/10.7717/peerj.5078.

Büllesbach J, Vetter SG, Schmitt T (2018) Differences in the reliance on cuticular hydrocarbons as sexual signaling and species discrimination cues in parasitoid wasps. Frontiers in Zoology 15: 22. doi.org/10.1186/s12983-018-0263-z.

Butler IA, Peters MK, Kronauer DJC (2018) Low levels of hybridization in two species of African driver ants. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 31: 556–571. doi.org/10.1111/jeb.13245.

Dacke M, el Jundi B (2018) The Dung Beetle Compass. Current Biology 28: R993-R997. doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.04.052

Dainese M, Riedinger V, Holzschuh A, Kleijn D, Scheper J, Steffan-Dewenter I (2018) Managing trap-nesting bees as crop pollinators: spatiotemporal effects of floral resources and antagonists. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 195-204. doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12930.

Degen J, Hovestadt T, Storms M, Menzel R (2018) Exploratory behavior of re-orienting foragers differs from other flight patterns of honeybees. PLOS ONE 13: 1-14. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202171

Dörfler I, Müller J, Weisser WW, Gossner MM, Seibold S (2018) Deadwood enrichment combining integrative and segregative conservation elements enhances biodiversity of multiple taxa in managed forests. Biological Conservation 228: 70-78.

Dornelas M, Antao LH, […], Thorn S, […], Woehler EJ, Zawada K (2018) BioTIME: A database of biodiversity time series for the Anthropocene. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 760-786.

Dreyer D, el Jundi B, Kishkinev D, Suchentrunk C, Campostrini L, Frost BJ, Zechmeister T, Warrant, EJ (2018) Evidence for a southward autumn migration of nocturnal noctuid moths in central Europe. Journal of Experimental Biology 221: jeb179218. doi.org/10.1242/jeb.179218

Eckelt A, Müller J, Bense U, Brustel H, Bußler H, Chittaro Y, Cizek L, Frei A, Holzer E, Kadej M, Kahlen M, Köhler F, Möller G, Mühle H, Sanchez A, Schaffrath U, Schmidl J, Smolis A, Szallies A, Németh T, Wurst C, Thorn S, Christensen RHB, Seibold S (2018) ‘Primeval forest relict beetles’ of Central Europe – a set of 168 umbrella species for the protection of primeval forest remnants. Journal of Insect Conservation 22: 15–28.

el Jundi B, Warrant EJ, Pfeiffer K, Dacke M (2018) Neuroarchitecture of the dung beetle central complex. Journal of Comparative Neurology 526: 2612-2630. doi.org/10.1002/cne.24520

Fischer M, Raabe T (2018) Animal models for Coffin-Lowry Syndrome: RSK2 and nervous system dysfunction. Frontiers in Behavioural Neuroscience 12: 106. doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2018.00106

Fleischmann PN, Grob R, Müller VL, Wehner R, Rössler W (2018) The Geomagnetic Field Is a Compass Cue in Cataglyphis Ant Navigation. Current Biology 28: 1440-1444. doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.03.043

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Frank K, Brückner A. Blüthgen N, Schmitt T (2018) In search of cues: dung beetle attraction and the significance of volatile composition of dung. Chemoecology 28: 145-152. doi.org/10.1007/s00049-018-0266-4.

Frank K, Krell FT, Slade EM, Raine EH, Chiew LY, Schmitt T, Vairappan CS, Walter P, Blüthgen N (2018) Global dung webs: high trophic generalism of dung beetles along the latitudinal diversity gradient. Ecology Letters 21: 1229-1236. doi.org/10.1111/ele.13095.

French AS, Pfeiffer K (2018) Nonlinearization: naturalistic stimulation and nonlinear dynamic behavior in a spider mechanoreceptor. Biological Cybernetics 112: 403-413. doi.org/10.1007/s00422-018-0763-0

Fujiwara Y, Hermann-Luibl C, Katsura M, Sekiguchi M, Ida T, Helfrich-Förster C, Yoshii T (2018) The CCHamide1 neuropeptide expressed in the anterior dorsal neuron 1 conveys a circadian signal to the ventral lateral neurons in Drosophila melanogaster. Frontiers in Physiology 9: 1276. https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fphys.2018.01276

Garratt MPD, Bommarco R, Kleijn D, Martin E, Mortimer SR, Redlich S, Senapathi D, Steffan-Dewenter I, Świtek S, Takacs V, van Gils S, van der Putten WH, Potts SG (2018) Enhancing soil organic matter as a route to the ecological intensification of European arable systems. Ecosystems 21: 1404-1415. doi.org/10.1007/s10021-018-0228-2.

Georgiev KG, Thorn S, Zlatanov T, Nikolov BP, Shurulinkov P, Daskalova G, Gottschalk TK (2018) Evaluating the importance of managed forests as habitat for the Semi-collared Flycatcher (Ficedula semitorquata). Forest Ecology and Management 419-420: 123-129.

Grass I, Jauker B, Steffan-Dewenter I, Tscharntke T, Jauker F (2018) Past and potential future effects of habitat fragmentation on structure and stability of plant–pollinator and host–parasitoid networks. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2:1408-1417. doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0631-2.

Heinze S, Pfeiffer K (2018) Editorial: The Insect Central Complex—From Sensory Coding to Directing Movement. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 12: 156. doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2018.00156

Helfrich-Förster C (2018) Sleep in Insects. Annual Review of Entomology 63: 69-86. doi.org/10.1146/annurev-ento-020117-043201

Helfrich-Förster C, Bertolini E, Menegazzi P (2018) Flies as models for circadian clock adaptation to environmental challenges. European Journal of Neuroscience. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ejn.14180

Hesselbach H, Scheiner R (2018) Effects of the novel pesticide flupyradifurone (Sivanto) on honeybee taste and cognition. Scientific Reports 8: 4954. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-23200-0

Hilmers T, Friess N, Bässler C, Heurich M, Brandl R, Pretzsch H, Seidl R, Müller J (2018) Biodiversity along temperate forest succession. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 2756-2766.

Kaluza BF, Wallace HM, Heard TA, Minden V, Klein A, Leonhardt SD (2018) Social bees are fitter in more biodiverse environments. Scientific Reports 8: 12353. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-30126-0.

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Kay J, Menegazzi P, Mildner S, Roces F, Helfrich-Förster C (2018) The circadian clock of the ant Camponotus floridanus is localized in dorsal and lateral neurons of the brain. Journal of Biological Rhythms 33: 255-271. doi.org/10.1177/0748730418764738.

Keil P, Pereira HM, Cabral JS, Chase J, May F, Martins IS, Winter M (2018) Spatial scaling of extinction rates: theory and data reveal non-linearity, and a major upscaling and downscaling challenge. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 2-13.

Komonen A, Müller J (2018) Dispersal ecology of dead wood organisms: implications for connectivity conservation. Conservation Biology 32: 535–545.

König J, Fuchs B, Krischke M, Mueller MJ, Krauss J (2018) Hide and seek – Infection rates and alkaloid concentrations of Epichloëfestucae var. lolii in Lolium perenne along a land-use gradient in Germany. Grass and Forage Science 73: 510–516. doi.org/10.1111/gfs.12330.

König J, Guerreiro MA, Persoh D, Begerow D, Krauss J (2018) Knowing your neighbourhood—the effects of Epichloë endophytes on foliar fungal assemblages in perennial ryegrass in dependence of season and land-use intensity. PeerJ 6: e4660. doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4660.

Kortmann M, Heurich M, Latifi H, Rösner, S, Seidl, Müller J, Thorn S (2018) Forest structure following natural disturbances and early succession provides habitat for two avian flagship species, capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) and hazel grouse (Tetrastes bonasia). Biological Conservation 226: 81-91.

Kortmann M, Hurst J, Brinkmann R, Heurich M, González R, Müller J, Thorn S (2018) Beauty and the beast How a bat utilizes forests shaped by outbreaks of an insect pest Animal Conservation 21: 21-30.

Krah FS, Seibold S, Brandl R, Baldrian P, Müller J, Bassler C (2018) Independent effects of host and environment on the diversity of wood-inhabiting fungi. Journal of Ecology 106: 1428-1442.

Kropf J, Rössler W (2018) In-situ recording of ionic currents in projection neurons and Kenyon cells in the olfactory pathway of the honeybee. PLOS ONE 13: 1-16. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0191425

Kunz TO, Chen J, Megha, Wegener C (2018) Metabolic Labeling to Quantify Drosophila Neuropeptides and Peptide Hormones. Methods in Molecular Biology 1719: 175–185. doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7537-2_11

Leverkus A, Rey Benayas JM, Castro J, Boucher D, Brewer S, Collins BM, Donato D, Fraver S, Kishchuk BE, Lee EJ, Lindenmayer DB, Lingua E, MacDonald E, Marzano R, Rhoades CC, Royo A, Thorn S, Wagenbrenner JW, Waldron K, Wohlgemuth T, Gustafsson L (2018) Salvage logging effects on regulating and supporting ecosystem services – A systematic map. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 48: 983-1000.

Leverkus A, Thorn S, Gustafsson L, Lindenmayer DB (2018) Salvage logging in the world’s forests: Interactions between natural disturbance and logging need recognition. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 1140-1154.

Lichtenstein L, Grübel K, Spaethe J (2018) Opsin expression patterns coincide with photoreceptor development during pupal development in the honey bee, Apis mellifera. BMC Developmental Biology 18: 1. doi.org/10.1186/s12861-018-0162-8

Lichtenstein L, Lichtenstein M, Spaethe J (2018) Length of stimulus presentation and visual angle are critical for efficient visual PER conditioning in the restrained honey bee, Apis mellifera. Journal of Experimental Biology 221: jeb179622. doi.org/10.1242/jeb.179622

Lindenmayer DB, Thorn S, Noss R (2018) Countering resistance to protected-area extension. Conservation Biology 32: 315-321.

Magrach A, Holzschuh A, Bartomeus I, Riedinger V, Roberts SPM, Rundlöf M, Vujić A, Wickens JB, Wickens VJ, Bommarco R, González-Varo JP, Potts SG, Smith HG, Steffan-Dewenter I, Vilà M (2018) Plant–pollinator networks in semi-natural grasslands are resistant to the loss of pollinators during blooming of mass-flowering crops. Ecography 41: 62-74. doi.org/10.1111/ecog.02847.

Mall D, Larsen AE, Martin EA (2018) Investigating the (mis)match between natural pest control knowledge and the intensity of pesticide use. Insects 9: 2. doi.org/10.3390/insects9010002.

Milotić T, Baltzinger C, Eichberg C, Eycott AE, Heurich M, Müller J, Noriega JA, Menendez R, Stadler J, Ádám R, Bargmann T, Bilger I, Buse J, Calatayud J, Ciubuc C, Boros G, Hauso M, Jay-Robert P, Kruus M, Merivee E, Miessen G, Must A, Ardali EO, Preda E, Rahimi I, Rohwedder D, Rose R, Slade EM, Somay L, Tahmasebi P, Ziani S, Hoffmann M (2018) Dung beetle assemblages dung removal and secondary seed dispersal: data from a large-scale multi-site experiment in the Western Palaearctic. Frontiers of Biogeography 10-1-2: e37829.

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Müller J, Barimani HV, Fahrashiani E, Sageb-Talebi K, Lange F, Gossner MM, Jarzabek-Müller A, Roth N, Thorn S, Seibold S (2018) The diversity of saproxylic insects (Coleoptera, Heteroptera) in four tree species of the Hyrcanian Forest, Iran. Journal of Insect Conservation 22: 607-625.

Müller J, Brandl R, Brändle M, Förster B, de Araujo BC, Gossner MM, Ladas A, Wagner M, Maraun M, Schall P, Schmidt S, Thorn S, Seibold S (2018) Patterns of arthropod diversity following LiDAR derived canopy structure support the more-individual hypothesis. Oikos 127: 814-824.

Nürnberger F, Härtel S, Steffan-Dewenter I (2018) The influence of temperature and photoperiod on the timing of brood onset in hibernating honey bee colonies. PeerJ 6: e4801. doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4801.

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Redlich S, Martin EA, Steffan-Dewenter I (2018) Landscape-level crop diversity benefits biological pest control. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 2419-2428. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13126.

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Römer D, Bollazzi M, Roces F (2018) Carbon dioxide sensing in the social context: leaf-cutting ants prefer elevated CO2 levels to tend their brood. Journal of Insect Physiology 108: 40-47. doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2018.05.007

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Schauer B, Steinbauer MJ, Vailshery LS, Müller J, Feldhaar H, Obermaier E (2018) Influence of tree hollow characteristics on saproxylic beetle diversity in a managed forest. Biodiversity and Conservation 27: 853-869.

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Seibold S, Cadotte MW, MacIvor JS, Thorn S, Müller J (2018) The necessity of multi-tropic approaches in community ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 33: 754-764.

Seibold S, Hagge J, Müller J, Gruppe A, Brandl R, Bässler C, Thorn S (2018) Experiments with dead wood reveal the importance of dead branches in the canopy for saproxylic beetle conservation. Forest Ecology and Management 409: 564-570.

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Selkrig J, Mohammad F, Ng SH, Chua JY, Tumkaya T, Ho J, Chiang YN, Rieger D, Pettersson S, Helfrich-Förster C, Yew JY, Claridge-Chang A (2018) The Drosophila microbiome has a limited influence on sleep, activity, and courtship behaviors. Scientific Reports 8: 10646. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-28764-5.

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Strube-Bloss MF, Rössler W (2018) Multimodal integration and stimulus categorization in putative mushroom body output neurons of the honeybee. The Royal Society Open Science 5: 17185. doi.org/10.1098/rsos.171785

Thamm M, Sturm K, Schlossmann J, Scheiner R (2018) Levels and activity of cyclic guanosine monophosphate-dependent protein kinase in nurse and forager honeybees. Insect Molecular Biology 27: 815-823. doi.org/10.1111/imb.12520

Thormann B, Ahrens D, Espinosa CI, Armijos DM, Wagner T, Wägele JW, Peters MK (2018) Small‐scale topography modulates elevational α‐, β‐ and γ‐diversity of Andean leaf beetles. Oecologia 187: 181-189. doi.org/10.1007/s00442-018-4108-4.

Thorn S, Bässler C, Burton PJ, Cahall RE, Campbell JL, Castro J, Choi C-Y, Cobb T, Donato DC, Durska E, Fontaine JB, Gauthier S, Hebert C, Hutto RL, Lee E-J, Leverkus AB, Lindenmayer DB, Obrist MK, Rost J, Seibold S, Seidl R, Thom D, Waldron K, Wermelinger B, Winter M-B, Zmihorski M, Müller J (2018) Impacts of salvage logging on biodiversity – a meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 279-289.

Thorn S, Förster B, Heibl C, Müller J, Bässler C (2018) Influence of macroclimate and local conservation measures on taxonomic, functional, and phylogenetic diversities of saproxylic beetles and wood-inhabiting fungi. Biodiversity and Conservation 27: 3119-3135.

Thorn S, Leverkus A, Thorn C, Beudert B (2018) Education and knowledge determine preference for bark beetle control measures in El Salvador. Journal of Environmental Management 232: 138-144.

van de Peppel LJJ, Aanen DK, Biedermann PHW (2018) Low intraspecific genetic diversity indicates asexuality and vertical transmission in the fungal cultivars of ambrosia beetles. Fungal Ecology 32: 57-64. doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2017.11.010.

Zanni V, Değirmenci L, Annoscia D, Scheiner R, Nazzi F (2018) The reduced brood nursing by mite-infested honey bees depends on their accelerated behavioral maturation. Journal of Insect Physiology 109: 47-54. doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2018.06.006

Zielewska-Buttner K, Heurich M, Müller J, Braunisch V (2018) Remotely Sensed Single Tree Data Enable the Determination of Habitat Thresholds for the Three-Toed Woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus). Remote Sensing 10: 1972.

Zytynska SE, Doerfler I, Gossner MM, Sturm S, Weisser WW, Müller J (2018) Minimal effects on genetic structuring of a fungus-dwelling saproxylic beetle after recolonization of a restored forest. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 2933-2943.

2017

Arenas A, Roces F (2017) Avoidance of plants unsuitable for the symbiotic fungus in leaf-cutting ants: Learning can take place entirely at the colony dump. PLOS ONE 12: 1-16. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0171388

Bank S, Sann M, Mayer C, Meusemann K, Donath A, Podsiadlowski L, Kozlov A, Petersen M, Krogmann L, Meier R, Rosa P, Schmitt T, Wurdack M, Liu S, Zhou X, Misof B, Peters RS, Niehuis O (2017) Transcriptome and target DNA enrichment sequence data provide new insights into the phylogeny of vespid wasps (Hymenoptera: Aculeata: Vespidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 116: 213-226. doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2017.08.020.

Beer K, Joschinski J, Arrazola Sastre A, Krauss J, Helfrich-Förster C (2017) A damping circadian clock drives weak oscillations in metabolism and locomotor activity of aphids (Acyrthosiphon pisum). Scientific Reports 7: 14906. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-15014-3.

Beer K, Joschinski J, Arrazola Sastre A, Krauss J, Helfrich-Förster C (2017) A damping circadian clock drives weak oscillations in metabolism and locomotor activity of aphids (Acyrthosiphon pisum). Scientific Reports 7: 14906-14906. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29097765

Benna, C., Helfrich-Förster, C., Rajendran, S., Monticelli, H., Pilati, P., Nitti, D., and Mocellin, S. (2017) Genetic variation of clock genes and cancer risk: a field synopsis and meta-analysis. Oncotarget 8: 23978-23995. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28177907

Berlandi J, Lin FJ, Ambrée O, Rieger D, Paulus W, Jeibmann, A. (2017) Swing Boat: Inducing and Recording Locomotor Activity in a Drosophila melanogaster Model of Alzheimer’s Disease. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 11: 159. http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fnbeh.2017.00159

Biedermann PHW, Rohlfs M (2017) Evolutionary feedbacks between insect sociality and microbial management. Current Opinion in Insect Science 22: 92-100.

Borregaard M, Amorim I, Borges P, Cabral J, Fernández-Palacios J, Field R, Heaney L, Kreft H, Matthews T, Olesen J, Price J, Rigal F, Steinbauer M, Triantis K, Valente L, Weigelt P, Whittaker R (2017) Oceanic island biogeography through the lens of the General Dynamic Model: assessment and prospect. Biological Reviews 92: 830-853.

Cabirol A, Brooks R, Groh C, Barron AB, Devaud JM (2017) Experience during early adulthood shapes the learning capacities and the number of synaptic boutons in the mushroom bodies of honey bees (Apis mellifera). Learning & Memory 24: 557-562. doi.org/10.1101/lm.045492.117

Cabral JS, Valente L, Hartig F (2017) Mechanistic models in macroecology and biogeography: state-of-art and prospects. Ecography 40: 267-280.

Carrié R, Andrieu E, Ouin A, Steffan-Dewenter (2017) Interactive effects of landscape-wide intensity of farming practices and landscape complexity on wild bee diversity. Landscape Ecology 32: 1631-1642.

Classen A, Steffan-Dewenter I, Kindeketa WJ, Peters MK (2017) Integrating intraspecific variation in community ecology unifies theories on body size shifts along climatic gradients. Functional Ecology 31: 768-777.

Dainese M, Schneider G, Krauss J, Steffan-Dewenter I (2017) Complementarity among natural enemies enhances pest suppression. Scientific Reports 7: 8172. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-08316-z.

Danner N, Keller A, Härtel S, Steffan- Dewenter I (2017) Honey bee foraging ecology: Season but not landscape diversity shapes the amount and diversity of collected pollen. PLoS ONE 12: e0183716. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0183716.

Degen T, Hovestadt T, Mitesser O, Hölker F (2017) Altered sex specific mortality and female mating success: Ecological effects and evolutionary responses. Ecosphere 8: e01820. doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.1820.

Değirmenci L, Thamm M, Scheiner R (2017) Responses to sugar and sugar receptor gene expression in different social roles of the honeybee (Apis mellifera). Journal of Insect Physiology 106: 65-70. doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2017.09.009

Dieler J, Uhl E, Biber P, Müller J, Rötzer T, Pretzsch H (2017) Effect of forest stand management on species composition structural diversity and productivity in the temperate zone of Europe European. Journal of Forest Research 136: 739-766.

Dörfler I, Müller J, Gossner MM, Hofner B, Weisser WW (2017) Success of deadwood enrichment strategy in production forests depends on stand type and management intensity. Forest Ecology and Management 400: 607-620.

Drescher N, Klein A-M, Neumann P, Yañez O, Leonhardt SD (2017) Inside honeybee hives: impact of natural propolis on the ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor and viruses. Insects 8: 15. doi.org/10.3390/insects8010015.

el Jundi B (2017) Insect Navigation: How Flies Keep Track of Their Snack. Current Biology 27: R748-R750. doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.06.051

Farwig N, Ammer C, Annighöfer P, Baur B, Behringer D, Diekötter T, Hotes S, Leyer I, Müller J, Peter F, Riecken U, Rudolph A, Thorn S, Werk K, Ziegenhagen B (2017) Bridging science and practice in conservation: Deficits, challenges and perspectives. Basic and Applied Ecology 24: 1-8.

Fleischmann PN, Grob R, Wehner R, Rössler W (2017) Species-specific differences in the fine structure of learning walk elements in Cataglyphis ants. Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 2426-2435. doi.org/10.1242/jeb.158147

Frank ET, Schmitt T, Hovestadt T, Mitesser O, Stiegler J, Linsenmair KE (2017) Saving the injured: Rescue behavior in the termite-hunting ant Megaponera analis. Science Advances 3: e1602187. doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1602187.

Frank K, Hülsmann M, Assmann T, Schmitt T, Blüthgen N (2017) Land use affects dung beetle communities and their ecosystem service in forests and grasslands. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 243: 114-122. doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2017.04.010.

Frenkel L, Muraro NI, González ANB, Marcora MS, Bernabó G, Hermann-Luibl C, Romero JI, Helfrich-Förster C, Castaño EM, Marino-Busjle C, Calvo DJ, Ceriani MF (2017) Organization of circadian behavior relies on glycinergic transmission. Cell Reports 19: 72-85. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211124717303662

Fuchikawa T, Beer K, Linke-Winnebeck C, Ben-David R, Kotowoy A, Tsang VWK, Warman GR, Winnebeck EC, Helfrich-Förster C, Bloch G (2017) Neuronal circadian clock protein oscillations are similar in behaviourally rhythmic forager honeybees and in arrhythmic nurses. Open Biology 7: 170047. https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/abs/10.1098/rsob.170047

Fuchs B, Breuer T, Findling S, Krischke M, Mueller MJ, Holzschuh A, Krauss J (2017) Enhanced aphid abundance in spring desynchronizes predator–prey and plant–microorganism interactions. Oecologia 183: 469-478. doi.org/10.1007/s00442-016-3768-1.

Fuchs B, Krischke M, Mueller MJ, Krauss J (2017) Herbivore-specific induction of defence metabolites in a grass–endophyte association. Functional Ecology 31: 318-324. doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12755.

Fuchs B, Krischke M, Mueller MJ, Krauss J (2017) Plant age and seasonal timing determine endophyte growth and alkaloid biosynthesis. Fungal Ecology 29: 52-58. doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2017.06.003.

Gagic V, Kleijn D, Báldi A, Boros G, Bracht Jørgensen H, Elek Z, Garratt MPD, de Groot GA, Hedlund K, Kovávs-Hostyánszki A, Marini L, Martin E, Pevere I, Potts SG, Redlich S, Senapathi D, Steffan-Dewenter I, Switek S, Smith HG, Takács V, Tryjanowski P, van der Putten WH, van Gils S, Bommarco R (2017) Combined effects of agrochemicals and ecosystem services on crop yield across Europe. Ecology Letters 20: 1427-1436. doi.org/10.1111/ele.12850.

Garcia JE, Spaethe J, Dyer AG (2017) The path to colour discrimination is S-shaped: behaviour determines the interpretation of colour models. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 203: 983-997. doi.org/10.1007/s00359-017-1208-2

Gerlach JM, Furrer M, Gallant M. Birkel D, Baluapuri A, Wolf, E. Gallant P (2017) PAF1 complex component Leo1 helps recruit Drosophila Myc to promoters. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 114: E9224. doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1705816114.

Grebler R, Kistenpfennig C, Rieger D, Bentrop J, Schneuwly S, Senthilan PR, Helfrich-Förster C (2017) Drosophila Rhodopsin 7 can partially replace the structural role of Rhodopsin 1, but not its physiological function. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 203: 649-659. doi.org/10.1007/s00359-017-1182-8.

Grob R, Fleischmann PN, Grübel K, Wehner R, Rössler W (2017) The Role of Celestial Compass Information in Cataglyphis Ants during Learning Walks and for Neuroplasticity in the Central Complex and Mushroom Bodies. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 11: 226. doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2017.00226

Haberer W, Schmitt T, Schreier P, Eggert A-K, Müller JK (2017) Volatiles emitted by calling males of burying beetles and Ptomascopus morio (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Nicrophorinae) are biogenetically related. Journal of Chemical Ecology 43: 971-977. doi.org/10.1007/s10886-017-0892-2.

Halboth F, Roces F (2017) The construction of ventilation turrets in Atta vollenweideri leaf-cutting ants: Carbon dioxide levels in the nest tunnels, but not airflow or air humidity, influence turret structure. PLOS ONE 12: 1-25. doi.org/10.1007/s00114-017-1504-2

Halboth F, Roces F (2017) Underground anemotactic orientation in leaf-cutting ants: perception of airflow and experience-dependent choice of airflow direction during digging. The Science of Nature 104: 82. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188162

Helfrich-Förster C (2017) The Drosophila Clock System. In Biological Timekeeping: Clocks, Rhythms and Behaviour (Kumar, V., Ed.), pp 133-176, Springer India, New Delhi. doi.org/10.1007/978-81-322-3688-7_6.

Herbst C, Arnold-Schwandner S, Meiners T, Peters MK, Rothenwöhrer C, Steckel J, Wäschke N, Westphal C, Obermaier E (2017) Direct and indirect effects of agricultural intensificationon a host-parasitoid system on the ribwort plantain (Plantago lanceolata L.) in a landscape context. Landscape Ecology 32: 2015-2028.

Hill S, Latifi H, Heurich M, Müller J (2017) Individual-tree-and stand-based development following natural disturbance in a heterogeneously structured forest: A LiDAR-based approach. Ecological Informatics 38: 12-25.

Hoch H, Čokl A, Jatho M, Lakes-Harlan R, Rössler W, Stiedl O (2017) "The most beautiful profession in the world" In memoriam Klaus Kalmring (1931-2015). Journal of Comparative Physiology A 203: 91-97. doi.org/10.1007/s00359-016-1141-9

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Jarzabek-Muller A, Moriniere J, Varandi HB, Müller J (2017) Synaptus iranicus sp nov a second species of the genus Synaptus Eschscholtz 1829 from Iran (Coleoptera: Elateridae) discovered by an integrative approach. Zootaxa 4232: 568-574.

Joschinski J, Krauss J (2017) Food colouring as a new possibility to study diet ingestion and honeydew excretion by aphids. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 164: 141-149. doi.org/10.1111/eea.12598.

Junker RR, Kuppler J, Amo L, Blande JD, Borges RM, van Dam NM, Dicke M, Dötterl S, Ehlers B, Etl F, Gershenzon J, Glinwood R, Gols R, Groot AT, Heil M, Hoffmeister M, Holopainen JK, Jarau S, John L, Kessler A, Knudsen JT, Kost C, Larue-Kontic AAC, Leonhardt SD, Lucas-Barbosa D, Majetic CJ, Menzel F, Parachnowitsch AL, Pasquet RS, Poelman EH, Raguso RA, Ruther J, Schiestl FP, Schmitt T, Tholl D, Unsicker SB, Verhulst N, Visser ME, Weldegergis BT, Köllner TG (2017) Co-variation and phenotypic integration in chemical communication displays: biosynthetic constraints and eco-evolutionary implications. New Phytologist 220: 739-749. doi.org/10.1111/nph.14505.

Kadochová Š, Frouz J, Roces F (2017) Sun Basking in Red Wood Ants Formica polyctena (Hymenoptera, Formicidae): Individual Behaviour and Temperature-Dependent Respiration Rates. PLOS ONE 12: 1-23. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0170570

Kaluza BF, Wallace H, Keller A, Heard TA, Jeffers B, Drescher N, Blüthgen N, Leonhardt SC (2017) Generalist social bees maximize diversity intake in plant species-rich and resource-abundant environments. Ecosphere 8: e01758.

Kirchenbaur T, Fartmann T, Bässler C, Löffler F, Müller J, Strätz C, Seibold S (2017) Small-scale positive response of terrestrial gastropods to dead-wood addition is mediated by canopy openness. Forest Ecology and Management 396: 85-90.

Kistenpfennig C, Grebler R, Ogueta M, Hermann-Luibl C, Schlichting M, Stanewsky R, Senthilan PR, Helfrich-Förster C (2017) A new Rhodopsin influences light-dependent daily activity patterns of fruit flies. Journal of Biological Rhythms 32: 406-422. doi.org/10.1177/0748730417721826.

Kistenpfennig C, Nakayama M, Nihara R, Tomioka K, Helfrich-Förster C, Yoshii T (2017) A Tug-of-War between Cryptochrome and the Visual System Allows the Adaptation of Evening Activity to Long Photoperiods in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Biological Rhythms 33: 24-34. doi.org/10.1177/0748730417738612.

Kulakowski D, Seidl R, Holeksa J, Kuuluvainen T, Nagel TA, Panayotov M, Svoboda M, Thorn S, Vacchiano G, Whitlock C, Wohlgemuth T, Bebi P (2017) A walk on the wild side: Disturbance dynamics and the conservation and management of European mountain forest ecosystems. Forest Ecology and Management 388: 120-131.

Lakovic M, Mitesser O, Hovestadt T (2017) Mating timing, dispersal, and local adaptation in patchy environment. Oikos 126: 1804-1814.

Leidinger L, Cabral JS (2017) Biodiversity dynamics on islands: explicitly accounting for causality in mechanistic models. Diversity 9: 30.

Leonhardt SD (2017) Chemical ecology of stingless bees. Journal of Chemical Ecology 43: 385-402.

Lichtenberg EM, Kennedy CM, Kremen C, Batáry P, Berendse F, Bommarco R, Bosque-Pérez NA, Carvalheiro LG, Snyder WE, Williams NM, Winfree R, Klatt BK, Åström S, Benjamin F, Brittain C, Chaplin-Kramer R, Clough Y, Danforth B, Diekötter T, Eigenbrode SD, Ekroos J, Elle E, Freitas BM, Fukuda Y, Gaines-Day HR, Grab H, Gratton C, Holzschuh A, Isaacs R, Isaia M, Jha S, Jonason D, Jones VP, Klein A-M, Krauss J, Letourneau DK, Macfadyen S, Mallinger RE, Martin EA, Martinez E, Memmott J, Morandin L, Neame L, Otieno M, Park MG, Pfiffner L, Pocock MJO, Ponce C, Potts SG, Poveda K, Ramos M, Rosenheim JA, Rundlöf M, Sardiñas H, Saunders ME, Schon NL, Sciligo AR, Sidhu CS, Steffan-Dewenter I, Tscharntke T, Veselý M, Weisser WW, Wilson JK, Crowder DW (2017) A global synthesis of the effects of diversified farming systems on arthropod diversity within fields and across agricultural landscapes. Global Change Biology 23: 4946-4957.

Lindenmayer DB, Thorn S, Banks S (2017) Please do not (further) disturb ecosystems - A radical change is needed in the way ecosystems are treated after natural disturbance. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1: 0031.

Mader V, Diehl E, Fiedler D, Thorn S, Wolters V, Birkhofer K (2017) Trade-offs in arthropod conservation between productive and non-productive agri-environmental schemes along a landscape complexity gradient. Insect Conservation and Diversity 10: 236-247.

Markert SM, Bauer, V Muenz TS, Jones NG, Helmprobst F, Britz S, Sauer M, Rössler W, Engstler M, Stigloher C (2017) 3D subcellular localization with superresolution array tomography on ultrathin sections of various species. In Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy III (Müller-Reichert T, Verkade P, Eds), pp 21-47, Academic Press. doi.org/10.1016/bs.mcb.2017.03.004

Martelli C, Pech U, Kobbenbring S, Pauls D, Bahl B, Sommer MV, Pooryasin A, Barth J, Arias CWP, Vassiliou C, Luna AJF, Poppinga H, Richter FG, Wegener C, Fiala A, Riemensperger T (2017) SIFamide Translates Hunger Signals into Appetitive and Feeding Behavior in Drosophila. Cell Reports 20: 464-478. www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211124717308574

Martin EA, Heurich M, Müller J, Bufka L, Bubliy, O Fickel J (2017) Genetic variability and size estimates of the Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) population in the Bohemian Forest Ecosystem. Mammalian Biology 86: 42-47.

Menegazzi P, Benetta ED, Beauchamp M, Schlichting M, Steffan-Dewenter I, Helfrich-Förster (2017) Adaptation of circadian neuronal network to photoperiod in high-latitude european drosophilids. Current Biology 27, 833-839.

Menzel F, Blaimer B, Schmitt T (2017) How do cuticular hydrocarbons evolve? Physiological constraints, climatic and biotic selection pressures act on a complex functional trait in insects. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, London 284: 20161727. doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.1727.

Menzel F, Schmitt T, Blaimer B (2017) The evolution of a complex trait: cuticular hydrocarbons in ants evolve independently from phylogenetic constraints. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30: 1372-1385. doi.org/10.1111/jeb.13115.

Minden V, Deloy A, Volkert AM, Leonhardt SD, Pufal G (2017) Antibiotics impact plant traits, even at small concentrations. AoB PLANTS 9: plx010. doi.org/10.1093/aobpla/plx010.

Mildner S, Roces F (2017) Plasticity of Daily Behavioral Rhythms in Foragers and Nurses of the Ant Camponotus rufipes: Influence of Social Context and Feeding Times. PLOS ONE 12: 1-23. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0169244

Mitesser O, Poethke H-J, Strohm E, Hovestadt T (2017) The evolution of simultaneous progressive provisioning revisited: extending the model to overlapping generations. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71: 127. doi.org/10.1007/s00265-017-2355-8.

Moraes A, de Mesquita Filho J, Koehler S, Cabral J, Lopes Gomes S, Viccini L, Barros F, Felix L, Guerra M, Forni-Martins E (2017) Karyotype diversity and genome size variation in Neotropical Maxillariinae orchids. Plant Biology 19: 298-308.

Müller J, Sagheb-Talebi K, Thorn S (2017) Protect Iran's ancient forest from logging. Science 335: 919.

Mueller UG, Ishak HD, Bruschi SM, Smith CC, Herman JJ, Solomon SE, Mikheyev AS, Rabeling C, Scott JJ, Cooper M, Rodrigues A, Ortiz A, Brandão CRF, Lattke JE, Pagnocca FC, Rehner SA, Schultz TR, Vasconcelos HL, Adams RMM, Bollazzi M, Clark RM, Himler AG, LaPolla JS, Leal IR, Johnson RA, Roces F, Sosa-Calvo J, Wirth R, Bacci M (2017) Biogeography of mutualistic fungi cultivated by leafcutter ants. Molecular Ecology 26: 6921-6937. doi.org/10.1111/mec.14431

Nürnberger F, Steffan-Dewenter I, Härtel S (2017) Combined effects of waggle dance communication and landscape heterogeneity on nectar and pollen uptake in honey bee colonies. PeerJ 5: e3441. doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3441.

Peters RS, Krogmann L, Mayer C, Donath A, Gunkel S, Meusemann K, Kozlov A, Podsiadlowski L, Petersen M, Lanfear R, Diez PA, Heraty J, Kjer KM, Klopfstein S, Meier R, Polidori C, Schmitt T, Liu S, Zhou X, Wappler T, Rust J, Misof B, Niehuis O (2017) Evolutionary History of the Hymenoptera. Current Biology 27: 1013-1018. doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.01.027.

Polidori C, Giordani I, Wurdack M, Tormos J, Asís JD, Schmitt T (2017) Post-mating shift towards longer-chain cuticular hydrocarbons drastically reduces female attractiveness to males in a digger wasp. Journal of Insect Physiology 100: 119-127. doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2017.05.001.

Pufal G, Steffan-Dewenter I, Klein A (2017) Crop pollination services at the landscape scale. Current Opinion in Insect Science 21: 91-97.

Quillfeldt P, Thorn S, Richter B, Nabte M, Coria N, Masello JF, Massaro M, Neves VC, Libertelli M (2017) Testing the usefulness of hydrogen and compound-specific stable isotope analyses in seabird feathers - a case study in two sympatric Antarctic storm-petrels. Marine Biology 164: 192-199.

Reim T, Balfanz S, Baumann A, Blenau W, Thamm M, Scheiner R (2017) AmTAR2: Functional characterization of a honeybee tyramine receptor stimulating adenylyl cyclase activity. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 80: 91-100. doi.org/10.1016/j.ibmb.2016.12.004

Röder J, Detsch F, Otte I, Appelhans T, Nauss T, Peters MK, Brandl R (2017) Heterogeneous patterns of abundance of epigeic arthropod taxa along a major elevation gradient. Biotropica 49: 217-228.

Römer D, Bollazzi M, Roces F (2017) Carbon dioxide sensing in an obligate insect-fungus symbiosis: CO2 preferences of leaf-cutting ants to rear their mutualistic fungus. PLOS ONE 12: 1-17. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0174597

Rosbakh S, Leingärtner A, Hoiss B, Krauss J, Steffan-Dewenter I, Poschlod P (2017) Contrasting Effects of Extreme Drought and Snowmelt Patterns on Mountain Plants along an Elevation Gradient. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 1478. doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.0147.

Rössler W, Spaethe J, Groh C (2017) Pitfalls of using confocal-microscopy based automated quantification of synaptic complexes in honeybee mushroom bodies (response to Peng and Yang 2016). Scientific Reports 7: 9786. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-09967-8

Ruf F, Fraunholz M, Öchsner K, Kaderschabek J, Wegener C (2017) WEclMon--A simple and robust camera-based system to monitor Drosophila eclosion under optogenetic manipulation and natural conditions. PLoS ONE 12: e0180238. https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0180238

Ruedenauer FA, Leonhardt SD, Schmalz F, Rössler W, Strube-Bloss MF (2017) Separation of different pollen types by chemotactile sensing in Bombus terrestris. Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 1435-1442. doi.org/10.1242/jeb.153122

Scheiner R, Entler BV, Barron AB, Scholl C, Thamm M (2017) The Effects of Fat Body Tyramine Level on Gustatory Responsiveness of Honeybees (Apis mellifera) Differ between Behavioral Castes. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 11: 55. doi.org/10.3389/fnsys.2017.00055

Scheiner R, Reim T, Søvik E, Entler BV, Barron AB, Thamm M (2017) Learning, gustatory responsiveness and tyramine differences across nurse and forager honeybees. Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 1443-1450. doi.org/10.1242/jeb.152496

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