Publications

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2017 Publication Year

  • McField, M; Drysdale, I; Flores, MR; Pott, R; Petersen, AG (2017) Collaborative, adaptive management of the Mesoamerican Reef, ch. 9, p. 201-220. Handbook on the Economics and Management of Sustainable Oceans, Edward Elgar Publishing. Link to JRS Grant
  • Shackleton, RT; Witt, ABR; Aool, W; Pratt, CF. 2017. Distribution of the invasive alien weed, Lantana camara, and its ecological and livelihood impacts in eastern Africa. African Journal of Range and Forage Science. 2017: 1-11. DOI: 10.2989/10220119.2017.1301551. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Shackleton, RT; Witt, ABR; Piroris, FM; Wan Wilgen, BW. 2017. Distribution and socio-ecological impacts of the invasive alien cactus Opuntia stricta in eastern Africa. Biological Invasions. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-017-1453-x. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Witt, ABR; Kiambi, S; Beale, T; Van Wilgen, BW. 2017. A preliminary assessment of the extent and potential impacts of alien plant invasions in the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem, East Africa. Koedoe. 59(1): 1-16. Link to JRS Grant*

2016 Publication Year

  • Asase A; AT Peterson (2016) Completeness of Digital Accessible Knowledge of the Plants of Ghana. Biodiversity Informatics. 11: 1-11. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17161/bi.v11i0.5860. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Budaeva, N; D Schepetov; J Zanol; T Neretina; E Willassen (2016) When molecules support morphology: Phylogenetic reconstruction of the family Onuphidae (Eunicida, Annelida) based on 16S rDNA and 18S rDNA. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 94(Part B): 791-801. Link to JRS Grant
  • Beaudrot L; Ahumada JA; O’Brien T; Alvarez-Loayza P; Boekee K; Campos-Arceiz A, et al. (2016) Standardized Assessment of Biodiversity Trends in Tropical Forest Protected Areas: The End Is Not in Sight. PLoS Biology. 14(1): e1002357. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002357. Link to JRS Grant
  • Davis, ALV; CH Scholtz; CM Deschodt, WP Strumpher (2016) Edaphic and climatic history has driven current dung beetle species pool and assemblage structure across a transition zone in central South Africa. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Dossou, EM; Lougbegnon, TO; Houessou, LG; Codjia, JTC (2016) Analyse de l’impact du changement climatique sur l’aire de distribution actuelle et future de Lannea microcarpa Engl. & K. Krause au Bénin, Afrique de l’Ouest. Afrique Science. 12(1):27-38. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Ganglo, J; SB, Kakpo. Completeness of digital accessible knowledge of plants of Benin and priorities for future inventory and data discovery. Biodiversity Informatics. 11: 23 – 39. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Idohou, R; Assogbadjo, AE; Glèlè Kakaï, R; Peterson, AT (2016) Spatio-temporal dynamic of suitable areas for species conservation in West Africa: Eight economically important wild palms under present and future climates. Agroforestry Systems. 90(3):1-14. Link to JRS Grant
  • Mansell, MW; JB Ball (2016) A remarkable new lichenophilous Pamexis species from the Hantam Karoo of South Africa (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae: Palparini) Zootaxa. 4184(1): 171 – 183. Link to JRS Grant
  • Ozor, N; EN Acheampong; B Ayodotun (2016) Review of policies, legislations and institutions for biodiversity information in sub-Saharan Africa. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation. 8(6): 126 – 137. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Stanley, E.L; LM Ceríaco; S Bandeira; H Valerio; MF Bates; WR Branch (2016). A review of Cordylus machadoi (Squamata: Cordylidae) in southwestern Angola, with the description of a new species from the Pro-Namib desert. Zootaxa, 4061(3), 201-226. Link to JRS Grant
  • Suchley, A; MD McField; L Alvarez-Filip (2016) Rapidly increasing macroalgal cover not related to herbivorous fishes on Mesoamerican reefs. PeerJ4:e2084. Link to JRS Grant
  • Tsinda, A; R Mugisha; L Mutesi; A Bizoza; P Abbott. (2016) Biodiversity Informatics in Eastern Africa. The African Technopolitan. 5: 72 – 77. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Tsinda, A; R Mugisha, L Mutesi; A Bizoza; E Kayitesi, P Abbott. (2016) Biodiversity informatics in Eastern Africa: Status drivers and barriers. Journal for Nature Conservation. 32: 67 – 80. Link to JRS Grant*

2015 Publication Year

  • Bauer, AM; LMP Ceríaco; MP Heinicke; DC Blackburn (2015) Geographic Distribution. Pachydactylus barnardi FitzSimons, 1941, Barnard’s Rough Gecko. African Herp News. 62: 35-37Link to JRS Grant
  • Bird, TL; RA Wharton; L Predini. (2015) Cheliceral morphology in Solifugae (Arachnida): Primary homology, terminology, and character survey. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 394: 355p. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Bird, TL; RA Wharton (2015) Description of a new solifuge Melanoblossia anise sp. n. (Solifuge, Melanoblossiidae) with notes on the setiform flagellar complex of Melanoblossiinae Roewer, 1933. African Invertebrates. 56 (2): 515 – 525. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Brown, J; Yoder, A. (2015). Shifting ranges and conservation challenges for lemurs in the face of climate change. Ecology and Evolution, 5(6), 1131-1142. doi:10.1002/ece3.1418. Link to JRS Grant
  • Davis, ALV; R Stals; CM Deschodt (2015) New replacement name for the species Scarabaeus (Scarabaeolusnitidus Davis & Deschodt, 2015 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) — not an American pest. Zootaxa 4057(4): 582.  Link to JRS Grant
  • Deschodt, CM; Davis, ALV; Scholtz, CH (2015) Status changes, new synonymies, key and descriptions of seven new species in the subgenus Scarabus (Scarabaeolus) Balthasar 1965 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Zootaxa. 3931(4): 505 – 527. Link to JRS Grant
  • Deschodt, CM; Davis, ALV; Scholtz, CH. (2015) A new synonymy in the fidius group of Copris Muller 1764 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) and a new species from the highland grasslands of South Africa. Zootaxa. 3949(3): 431 – 438. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Dijkstra, K-DB; J Kipping; N Mézière (2015) Sixty new dragonfly and damselfly species from Africa (Odonata). Odonatologica 44: 447-678. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Do, TV; DQ Nguyen; TQT Nguyen; S Wanke; C Neinhuis (2015) Aristolochia cochinchinensis (Aristolochiaceae), a new species from southern Vietnam. Annales Botanici Fennici. 52: 268-173. Link to JRS Grant
  • Fandohan, AB; Moutouama, JK; Biaou, SSB; Gouwakinnou, NG; Adomou, CA (2015) Le réseau d’aires protégées Bénin-Togo assure-t-il la conservation de Thunbergia Atacorensis (Acanthaceae)? Rev. Cames. 3(2):25-31. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Fandohan, AB; Oduor, AMO; Sodé, AI; Wu, L; Cuni-Sanchez, A; Assédé, E; Gouwakinnou, GN (2015) Modeling vulnerability of protected areas to invasion by Chromolaena odorata under current and future climates. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability. 1(6):20.  Link to JRS Grant*
  • Fernández M; LM Navarro; A Apaza-Quevedo, et al. (2015) Challenges and opportunities for the Bolivian Biodiversity Observation Network. Biodiversity. 16(2-3): 86-98. DOI: 10.1080/14888386.2015.1068710 Link to JRS Grant
  • Householder, JE; F Wittmann; MW Tobler; JP Janovec (2015) Montane bias in lowland Amazonian peatlands: Plant assembly on heterogeneous landscapes and potential significance to palynological inference. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 423: 138-148. Link to JRS Grant
  • Idohou R; HA Ariño; R. Glèlè Kakaï; EA Assogbadjo; B Sinsin (2015) Diversity of wild palms (Arecaceae) in the republic of Benin: finding gaps in the national inventory by combining field and digital accessible knowledge. Biodiversity Informatics 10: 45-55. Link to JRS Grant
  • Lotz, LN (2105) New species of the spider genus Cheiracanthium from continental Africa (Aranae: Eutichuridae). Zootaxa, 3973 (2): 321-336. Link to JRS Grant
  • Lotz, LN (2015) New species of the Afrotropical spider genus Cheiramiona Lotz & Dippenaar-Schoeman (Aranae: Eutichuridae). Zootaxa. 3981 (1): 071-094. Link to JRS Grant
  • Padonou E; O Teka; Y Bachmann; M Schmidt; A Lykke; B Sinsin (2015) Using species distribution models to select species resistant to climate change for ecological restoration of bowé in West Africa. African Journal of Ecology. 53(1): 83 – 92. Link to JRS Grant
  • Prendini, L (2015) Three new Uroplectes (Scorpiones: Buthidae) with punctate metasomal segments from tropical central Africa. American Museum Novitates. no. 3840. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Shearer, CA; SE Zelski; HA Raja, JP Schmit; AN Miller; JP Janovec (2015) Distributional patterns of freshwater ascomycetes communities along an Andes to Amazon elevational gradient in Peru. Biodiversity & Conservation. 24(8): 1877 – 1897. Link to JRS Grant
  • Snyman, LP; Sole, CL; Ohl, M (2015) On Afromantispa and Mantispa (Insecta, Neuroptera, Mantispidae): elucidating generic boundaries. ZooKeys. 523: 89-97.Link to JRS Grant
  • Suhling, F; G Sahlén; S Gorb; VJ Kalkman; K-DB Dijkstra; J van Tol. (2015) Order Odonata. In: Ecology and General Biology: Thorp and Covich’s Freshwater Invertebrates (Thorp, J; DC Rogers, Eds.), Academic Press, 893–932. Link to JRS Grant

2014 Publication Year

  • Arkema, KK, et al. (2014) Assessing habitat risk from human activities to inform coastal and marine spatial planning: a demonstration in Belize. Environmental Research Letters 9 (11): 114016. Link to JRS Grant
  • Bates, MF; WR Branch, AM Bauer, M Burger, J Marais, GJ Alexander MS De Villiers (eds.) (2014) Atlas and Red List of the Reptiles of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. Suricata 1. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Link to JRS Grant
  • Bertrand, C; DH Janzen, W Hallwachs; JM Burns, JF Gibson, S Shokralla, M Hajibabaei (2014) Mitochondrial and nuclear phylogenetic analysis with Sanger and next-generation sequencing shows that, in Área de Conservación Guanacaste, northwestern Costa Rica, the skipper butterfly named Urbanus belli (family Hesperiidae) comprises three morphologically cryptic species. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 14(153): 18pp. Link to JRS Grant
  • Ceríaco, LMP; DC Blackburn; MP Marques; FM Calado (2014) Catalogue of the amphibian and reptile type specimens of the Natural History Museum of the University of Porto in Portugal, with some comments on problematic taxa. Alytes, 31: 13-36. Link to JRS Grant
  • Ceríaco, LMP; AM Bauer; DC Blackburn; A Lavres (2014) The herpetofauna of the Capanda Dam Region, Malanje, Angola. Herpetological Review. 45(4): 667–674. Link to JRS Grant
  • Coetzer, WD; D Moodley; A Gerber (2014) A knowledge-based system for discovering ecological interactions in biodiversity data-stores of heterogeneous specimen-records: A case-study of flower-visiting ecology. Ecological Informatics. 24: 47-59. doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2014.06.008. Link to JRS Grant
  • Cuong, NT; DT Hoan; DJ Mabberley (2014) Monronia petiolata (Meliaceae), a new species from Vietnam. Blumea. 59: 139 – 141. Link to JRS Grant
  • Ha, MT; KH Nguyen; TC Nguyen; TB Tran (2014) Sapindus sonlaensis (Sapindaceae), a new species from Vietnam. Brittonia. 66(2): 131 – 133. Link to JRS Grant
  • Huong, NTT; DV Hai; BH Quang; NT Cuong; NS Khang; DQ Vu; J Ma (2014) Aristolochia xuanlienensis, a new species of Aristolochiaceae from Vietnam. Phytotaxa. 188(4):176-180. Link to JRS Grant
  • Jansen, PA; J Ahumada; E Fegraus; and T O’Brien. (2014) TEAM: A standardized camera-trap survey to monitor terrestrial vertebrate communities in tropical forests. In Meek, PD; AG Ballard; PB Banks; AW Claridge; PJS Fleming; JG Sanderson; & DE Swann (Eds.), Camera Trapping in Wildlife Research and Management (pp. 263 – 270) Melbourne, Australia: CSIRO Publishing. Link to JRS Grant
  • López-Hoffman, L; R Wiederholt; C Sansone; KJ Bagstad; P Cryan; JE Diffendorfer; J Goldstein; K LaSharr; J Loomis; G McCracken; RA Medellín; A Russell; D Semmens (2014) Market forces and technological substitutes cause fluctuations in the value of bat pest-control services for cotton. PLoS One. 9(2): 7 pages. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0087912. Link to JRS Grant
  • Lotz, LN (2014) New species of Cheiracanthium (Araneae: Eutichuridae) from Madagascar and the Comoros Islands. Zootaxa. 3857 (3): 301-330. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3857.3.1. Link to JRS Grant
  • Meek, PD; G Ballard; A Claridge; R Kays; K Moseby; T O’Brien; A O’Connell; J Sanderson; DE Swann; M Tobler; S Townsend (2014) Recommended guiding principles for reporting on camera trapping research. Biodiversity and Conservation. 23(9): 2321 – 2343. DOI 10.1007/s10531-014-0712-8. Link to JRS Grant
  • O’Brien, TG (2014) An Annotated Bibliography of Camera Trap Literature: 1991 through 2013. Unpublished report to the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network. 237 pp. Link to JRS Grant
  • O’Brien, T; S Strindberg; D Wilkie (2014) Measuring Conservation Effectiveness: Occupancy metrics for Wildlife Status Assessment. WCS Working Paper no. 43. 43 pp. Link to JRS Grant
  • Phillips-Rodríguez, EP; JA Powell; W Hallwachs; DH Janzen (2014) A synopsis of the genus Ethmia Hübner in Costa Rica: biology, distribution, and description of 22 new species (Lepidoptera, Gelechioidea, Depressariidae, Ethmiinae, with emphasis on the 42 species known from Área de Conservación Guanacaste). ZooKeys. 461: 1 – 86. dii: 10.3897/zookeys.461.8377. Link to JRS Grant*
  • Pizano, C; H García (Eds) (2014) El Bosque Seco Tropical en Colombia. Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (IAvH). Bogotá, D.C., Colombia. Link to JRS Grant
  • Polisar, J; TG O’Brien; SM Matthews; JP Beckman; E Sanderson; OC Rosas-Rosas; CA López-González (2014) Review of Jaguar Survey and Monitoring Techniques and Methodologies. Wildlife Conservation Society Final Report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in response to Solicitation F13PX01563, submitted March 27, 2014. 110 pp. plus appendices. Link to JRS Grant
  • Rodríguez-Martínez RE, Banaszak AT, McField MD, Beltrán-Torres AU, Álvarez-Filip L (2014) Assessment of Acropora palmata in the Mesoamerican Reef System. PLoS ONE. 9(4): e96140. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0096140. Link to JRS Grant
  • Saliou, ARA; Oumorou, M; Sinsin, AB (2014) Variabilités bioclimatiques et distribution spatiale des herbacées fourragères dans le Moyen-Bénin (Afrique de l’Ouest). International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences. 8(6):2696-2708. Link to JRS Grant

2013 Publication Year

  • Coetzer, W; D Moodley; A Gerber (2013) A Case-Study of Ontology-Driven Semantic Mediation of Flower-Visiting Data from Heterogeneous Data-Stores in Three South African Natural History Collections. In The Semantic Web: ESWC 2013 Satellite Events. (P Cimiano; M Fernandez; V Lopez; S Schlobach; J Volker; Eds.) Lecture Notes in Computer Science. No. 7955. p. 87-100.  Link to JRS Grant
  • De Stefano, RD; JP Janovec; LL Can (2013) Three decades to connect the sexes: Calatola microcarpa(Icacinaceae), a new species from the Southwestern Amazon. Phytotaxa. 124 (1): 43–49. Link to JRS Grant
  • Janovec, JP; JE Householder; M Tobler; et al. (2013) Evaluación de los Actuales Impactos y Amenazas Inminentes en Aguajales y Cochas de Madre De Dios, Perú. (Evaluation of the Current Impacts and Imminent Threats on Aguajal and Oxbow Lake Wetlands of Madre de Dios, Peru.) 244 pages, 180 color image and map figures. World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Lima, Peru. Link to JRS Grant
  • Mansell, MW (2013) First records of the antlion genus Solter Navás from southern Africa, with description of a new species (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae: Myrmecaelurini). Zootaxa, [S.l.],  3731(3): 381–385. Link to JRS Grant
  • O’Brien, TG; MF Kinnaird (2013) The Wildlife Picture Index: A biodiversity indicator for top trophic levels. pp 45-70 In: Biodiversity Monitoring and Conservation: Bridging the Gaps Between Global Commitment and Local Action. (B. Collen, N. Pettorelli, S. Durant, J. Baillie and L. Krueger; Eds.) Blackwell Publishing. pp 45 – 70. Link to JRS Grant
  • Sole, CL; Scholtz, CH; Ball, JB; Mansell, MW (2013) Phylogeny and biogeography of southern African spoon-winged lacewings (Neuroptera: Nemopteridae: Nemopterinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 66: 360-368. Link to JRS Grant

2012 Publication Year

  • Coetzer, W: O Gon; M Hamer; F Parker-Allie (2012) A new era for specimen databases and biodiversity information management in South Africa. Biodiversity Informatics 8: 1–11. Link to JRS Grant
  • Marino J; F Lemma; G Rskay; C Sillero-Zubiri (September 2012) Poster: Citizen science: Ethiopian wolf ambassadors monitor threatened carnivore populations. Biodiversity Technologies – Biodiversity Institute Symposium, University of Oxford. Link to JRS Grant
  • Morse, SF; KJ Olival: M Kosoy; S Billeter; BD Patterson; CW Dick; K Dittmar (2012) Global distribution and genetic diversity of Bartonella in bat flies (Hippoboscoidea, Streblidae, Nycteribiidae). Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 12(8): 1717-1723.  Link to JRS Grant
  • Patterson, BD; PW Webala (2012) Keys to the bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of East Africa. Fieldiana: Life and Earth Sciences. 6: 1 – 160.  Link to JRS Grant
  • Snyman, LP; Ohl, M; Mansell, MW; Scholtz, CH (2012) A revision and key to the genera of Afrotropical Mantispidae (Neuropterida, Neuroptera), with the description of a new genus. ZooKeys. 184:67-93.Link to JRS Grant

2011 Publication Year

  • Bachman S; J Moat; AW Hill; J de la Torre; B Scott (2011) Supporting Red List threat assessments with GeoCAT: geospatial conservation assessment tool. Special Issue: e-Infrastructures for data publishing in biodiversity scienceZooKeys 150: 117–126. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.150.2109. Link to JRS Grant
  •  Cable, S (2011) New directions and challenges for the conservation of the flora of Madagascar. In:  The Biology of Island Floras (D Bramwell; J Caujapé-Castells; Eds). Cambridge University Press, UK. Link to JRS Grant

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