Insect population and meta-community ecology

Mehrparvar, M., S. M. Mansouri and W. W. Weisser. 2014. Mechanisms of species-sorting: effect of habitat occupancy on aphids' host plant selection. Ecological Entomology 39:281-289. PDF

Walentowski, H., S. Müller-Kroehling, E. Bergmeier, M. Bernhardt-Römermann, M. M. Gossner, A. Reif, E.-D. Schulze, H. Bußler, C. Strätz and W. Adelmann. 2014. Fagus sylvatica forests and their faunal diversity: A regional and European perspective. Annals of Forest Research DOI:10.15287/afr.2014-172. PDF

Gossner, M. M., S. Getzin, M. Lange, E. Pašalic, M. Türke, K. Wiegand and W. W. Weisser. 2013. The importance of heterogeneity revisited from a multiscale and multitaxa approach. Biological Conservation 166:212-220. PDF

Augenstein, B., W. Ulrich and J. C. Habel. 2012. Directional temporal shifts in community structure of butterflies and ground beetles in fragmented oligotrophic grasslands of Central Europe. Basic and Applied Ecology 13:715-724. PDF

Nyabuga, F., W. Völkl, U. Schwörer, W. Weisser and M. Mackauer. 2012. Mating Strategies in Solitary Aphid Parasitoids: Effect of Patch Residence Time and Ant Attendance. Journal of Insect Behavior 25:80-95. PDF

Habel, J. C., J. O. Engler, D. Rödder and T. Schmitt. 2012. Contrasting genetic and morphologic responses on recent population decline in two burnet moths (Lepidoptera, Zygaenidae). Conservation Genetics 13:1293-1304. PDF

Gossner, M. M. and J. Müller. 2011. The influence of species traits and q-metrics on scale-specific ß-diversity components of arthropod communities of temperate forests. Landscape Ecology 26:411-424. PDF

Pompe, S., S. Berger, J. Bergmann, F. Badeck, J. Lübbert, S. Klotz, A.-K. Rehse, G. Söhlke, S. Sattler, G.-R. Walther and I. Kühn. 2011. Modellierung der Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf die Flora und Vegetation in Deutschland. BfN-Skripten 304:1-98. PDF

Nyabuga, F. N., H. D. Loxdale, D. G. Heckel, and W. W. Weisser. 2010. Spatial population dynamics of a specialist aphid parasitoid, Lysiphlebus hirticornis Mackauer (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Aphidiinae): evidence for philopatry and restricted dispersal. Heredity 105:433-442. PDF

Poethke, H. J., W. W. Weisser, and T. Hovestadt. 2010. Predator-Induced Dispersal and the Evolution of Conditional Dispersal in Correlated Environments. American Naturalist 175:577-586.

Wiesner, K. R., H. D. Loxdale, G. Köhler, A. R. R. Schneider, R. Tiedemann, and W. W. Weisser. 2010. Patterns of local and regional genetic structuring in the meadow grasshopper, Chorthippus parallelus (Orthoptera: Acrididae), in Central Germany revealed using microsatellite markers. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 103:875-890. PDF

Zheng, C. Z., W. W. Weisser, S. A. Harri, and O. Ovaskainen. 2009. Hierarchical Metapopulation Dynamics of Two Aphid Species on a Shared Host Plant. American Naturalist 174:331-341.

Gossner, M., K. Engel, and B. Jessel. 2008. Plant and arthropod communities in young oak stands: are they determined by site history? Biodiversity and Conservation 17:3165-3180. PDF

Unsicker, S. B., G. Kohler, J. Linz, C. Stein, and W. W. Weisser. 2008. Colour morph related performance in the meadow grasshopper Chorthippus parallelus (Orthoptera, Acrididae). Ecological Entomology 33:631-637. PDF

Irvin, M. E., G. Kampmeier, and W. W. Weisser. 2007. Aphid movement: Process and consequences. Pages 153-186 in H. F. Van Emden and R. Harrington, editors. Aphid as Crop Pests. CAB International, Wallingford.

Rauch, G. and W. W. Weisser. 2007. Local and spatial dynamics of a host-parasitoid system in a field experiment. Basic and Applied Ecology 8:89-95. PDF

Shuker, D. M., A. J. Phillimore, M. N. Burton-Chellew, S. E. Hodge, and S. A. West. 2007. The quantitative genetic basis of polyandry in the parasitoid wasp, Nasonia vitripennis. Heredity 98:69-73. PDF

Weisser, W. W. and S. A. Harri. 2005. Colonisations and extinctions at multiple spatial scales: a case study in monophagous herbivores. Annales Zoologici Fennici 42:363-377.

Massonnet, B. and W. W. Weisser. 2004. Patterns of genetic differention between populations of the specialized herbivore Macrosiphoniella tanacetaria (Homoptera, Aphididae). Heredity 93:577-584. PDF

Massonnet, B., J. C. Simon, and W. W. Weisser. 2002. Metapopulation structure of the specialized herbivore Macrosiphoniella tanacetaria (Homoptera, Aphididae). Molecular Ecology 11:2511-2521. PDF

Weisser, W. W. 2001. Predation and the evolution of dispersal. Pages 261-280 in I. P. Woiwod, D. R. Reynolds, and C. D. Thomas, editors. Insect movement: Mechanisms and consequences. CABI Publishing, Oxon, New York, Wallingford.

Weisser, W. W. 2000. The effects of predation on dispersal. Pages 180-188 in J. Clobert, J. D. Nichols, E. Danchin, and A. Dhondt, editors. Causes, consequences and mechansisms of dispersal at the individual, population and community level. Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K.

Weisser, W. W. 2000. Metapopulation dynamics in an aphid-parasitoid system. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 97:83-92. PDF

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