Prof. Dr. Martin Entling

Leiter (Ökosystemanalyse)
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Research

  • Trophic interactions
  • Landscape ecology
  • Ecosystem services
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Spider Ecology

Curriculum vitae

2000 Diploma in Biology, University of Göttingen
2004 PhD in Agricultural Sciences, University of Göttingen
2004-2010 Research and teaching at University of Bern
2009 CAS in Higher Education, University of Bern
2010 Venia Docendi in Ecology, University of Bern
2014-2018

Head of the Institute for Environmental Sciences

since 2010

Head of Ecosystem Analysis lab at University of Koblenz-Landau

 



Publications

2021

Reiff JM, Ehringer M, Hoffmann C & Entling MH (2021) Fungicide reduction favors the natural control of pest mites under both organic and conventional viticulture. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 305: 107172.

Rösch V, Aloisio P & Entling MH (2021) Prey, management and landscape requirements of an endangered population of the woodlark Lullula arborea in Southwest Germany. Journal of Ornithology.

Reiff J, Kolb S, Entling MH, Herndl T, Möth S, Walzer A, Kropf M & Winter S (2021) Organic farming and cover-crop management reduce pest predation in Austrian vineyards. Insects 12: 220.

Narimanov N, Bonte D, Mason P, Mestre L & Entling MH (2021) Disentangling the role of electric fields and wind in aerial dispersal. Journal of Arachnology.

 

2020

Kolb S, Uzman D, Leyer I, Reineke A & Entling MH (2020) Differential effects of semi-natural habitats and organic management on spiders in viticultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 287: 106695.

Graf N, Battes KP, Cimpean M, Entling MH, Frisch K, Link M, Scharmüller A, Schreiner VC, Szöcs E, Zubrod JP & Schäfer RB (2020) Relationship between agricultural pesticides and the diet of riparian spiders in the field. Environmental Sciences Europe 32: 1.

Buse J & Entling MH (2020) Stronger dung removal in forests compared with grassland is driven by trait composition and biomass of dung beetles. Ecological Entomology 45: 223-231.

Uzman D, Reineke A, Entling MH & Leyer I (2020) Habitat area and connectivity support cavity-nesting bees in vineyards more than organic management. Biological Conservation 242: 108419.

Picchi MS, Bocci G, Petacchi R & Entling MH (2020) Taxonomic and functional differentiation of spiders in habitats in traditional olive production landscapes in Italy. European Journal of Entomology 117: 18-26.

Mestre L, Menzel F & Entling MH (2020) Non-consumptive effects between predators depend on the foraging mode of intraguild prey. Journal of Animal Ecology 89: 1690-1700.

Holland JM, Jeanneret P, Moonen A-C, van der Werf W, Rossing WAH, Antichi D, Entling MH, Giffard B, Helsen H, Szalai M, Rega C, Gibert C & Veroman E (2020) Approaches to identify the value of seminatural habitats for conservation biological control. Insects 11: 195.

Holland JM, Sutter L, Albrecht M, Jeanneret P, Pfister SC, Schirmel J, Entling MH, Kaasik R, Kovacs G, Veromann E, Bartual AM, Marini S, Moonen A-C, Szalai M, Helsen H, Winkler K, Lof ME, van der Werf W, McHugh NM, Smith BM, Wallis DW  & Cresswell JE (2020) Moderate pollination limitation in some entomophilous crops of Europe. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 302: 107002.

Ammann L, Moorhouse-Gann R, Bertrand C, Mestre L, Cuff J, Pérez Hidalgo N, Ellison A, Herzog F, Entling MH, Albrecht M & Symondson WOC (2020) Insights into aphid prey consumption by ladybirds: Optimising field sampling methods and primer design for High Throughput Sequencing. PLOS ONE 15: e0235054.

Albrecht M, Kleijn D, Williams NM, Tschumi M, Blaauw BR, Bommarco R, Campbell AJ, Dainese M, Drummond FA, Entling MH, Ganser D, De Groot GA, Goulson D, Grab H, Hamilton H, Herzog F, Isaacs R, Jacot K, Jeanneret P, Jonsson M, Knop E, Kremen C, Landis DA, Loeb GM, Marini L, McKerchar M, Morandin L, Pfister SC, Potts SG, Rundlöf M, Sardinas H, Sciligo A, Thies C, Tscharntke T, Venturini E, Veroman E, Vollhardt IMG, Wäckers F, Ward K, Wilby A, Woltz M, Wratten S & Sutter L (2020) The effectiveness of flower strips and hedgerows on pestcontrol, pollination services and crop yield: a quantitative synthesis. Ecology Letters 23: 1488-1498.

Narimanov N, Kempel A, van Kleunen M & Entling MH (2020) Unexpected sensitivity of the highly invasive spider Mermessus trilobatus to soil disturbance in grasslands. Biological Invasions 23: 1-6.

Uzman D, Entling MH, Leyer I & Reineke A (2020) Mutual and opposing responses of carabid beetles and predatory wasps to local and landscape factors in vineyards. Insects 11: 746.

Eckerter PW, Albus L, Natarajan S, Albrecht M, Ammann L, Gobet E, Herzog F, Tinner W & Entling MH (2020) Using temporally resolved floral resource maps to explain bumblebee colony performance in agricultural landscapes. Agronomy 10: 1993.

 

2019

Michalko R, Pekár S & Entling MH (2019) An updated perspective on spiders as generalist predators in biological control. Oecologia 189: 21-36.

Uzman D, Pliester J, Leyer I, Entling MH & Reineke A (2019) Drivers of entomopathogenic fungi presence in organic and conventional vineyard soils. Applied Soil Ecology 133: 89-97.

Graf N, Battes KP, Cimpean M, Dittrich P, Entling MH, Link M, Scharmüller A, Schreiner VC, Szöcs E & Schaefer RB (2019) Do agricultural pesticides in streams affect riparian spiders? Science of the Total Environment 66: 126-135.

Bartual AM, Sutter L, Bocci G, Moonen A-C, Cresswell J, Entling M, Giffard B, Jacot K, Jeanneret P, Holland J, Pfister S, Pintér O, Veromann E, Winkler K & Albrecht M (2019) The potential of different semi-natural habitats to sustain pollinators and natural enemies in European agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 279: 43-52.

Michalko R, Pekár S, Dul’a M & Entling MH (2019) Global patterns in the biocontrol efficacy of spiders: a meta-analysis. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28:1366–1378.

Martin EA, Dainese M, Clough Y, Báldi A, Bommarco R, Gagic V, Garratt MP, Holzschuh A, Kleijn D, Kovács‐Hostyánszki A, Marini L, … , Entling MH, … , Steffan-Dewenter I (2019) The interplay of landscape composition and configuration: new pathways to manage functional biodiversity and agro-ecosystem services across Europe. Ecology Letters 22: 1083-1094.

Pennington T, Kolb S, Kaiser J, Hoffmann C & Entling MH (2019) Do minimal pruning and reduced plant protection enhance spiders in vineyards? Journal of Arachnology 47: 381–384.

Rösch V, Hoffmann M, Diehl U & Entling MH (2019) Newly created wood pastures as a tool for bird and grasshopper conservation. Biological Conservation 237: 493-503.

Bertrand C, Eckerter P, Ammann L, Entling MH, Gobet E, Herzog F, Mestre L, Tinner W & Albrecht M (2019) Seasonal shifts and complementary use of pollen sources by key pollinators and aphid enemies in European agricultural landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology 56: 2431–2442.

 

2018

Fusser MS, Holland JM, Jeanneret P, Pfister SC, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2018) Interactive effects of local and landscape factors on farmland carabids. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 20: 549-557.

Karp DS, Chaplin-Kramer R, Meehan TD, Martin EA, DeClerck F, ..., Entling MH, ..., Zou Y (2018) Crop pests and predators exhibit inconsistent responses to surrounding landscape composition. PNAS 115: E7863-E7870.

Mestre L, Hetz J, Kolb S, Pfister SC, Amato M, Sutter L, Jeanneret P, Albrecht M, Schirmel J & Entling MH (2018) Both woody and herbaceous semi-natural habitats are essential for spider overwintering in European farmland. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 267: 141-146.

Pennington T, Reiff JM, Entling MH & Hoffmann C (2018) Reduced plant protection in fungus resistant cultivars favors natural control of a major grapevine pest. Biocontrol 63: 687-695.

Pfister SC, Eckerter PW, Krebs J, Cresswell JE, Schirmel J & Entling MH (2018) Dominance of cropland reduces the pollen deposition from bumble bees. Scientific Reports 8: 13873.

Schirmel J, Albrecht M, Bauer P-M, Sutter L, Pfister SC & Entling MH (2018) Semi-natural habitats in the surrounding landscape promote hover flies in agroecosystems of two European countries. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 1747-1758.

 

2017

Fusser MS, Pfister SC, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2017) Effects of field margin type and landscape composition on predatory carabids and slugs in wheat fields. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 247: 182-188.

Graf N, Bucher R, Schaefer RB & Entling MH (2017) Contrasting effects of aquatic subsidies on a terrestrial trophic cascade. Biology Letters 13: 20170129.

Hoffmann C, Köckerling J, Biancu S, Gramm T, Michl G & Entling MH (2017) Can flowering greencover crops promote biological control in German vineyards? Insects 8: 121.

Hudson L, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, ..., Entling MH, ..., Ewers RM, Mace GM, Purves DW, Scharlemann JPW & Purvis A (2017) The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity in Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution 7: 145-188.

Pennington T, Kraus C, Alakina E, Entling MH & Hoffmann C (2017) Minimal pruning and reduced plant protection promote predatory mites in grapevine. Insects 8: 86.

Pfister SC, Sutter L, Albrecht M, Marini S, Schirmel J & Entling MH (2017) Positive effects of local and landscape features on predatory flies in Europen agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 239: 283-292.

Pfister SC, Eckerter PW, Schirmel J, Cresswell JE & Entling MH (2017) Sensitivity of commercial pumpkin yield to potential decline among different groups of pollinating bees. Royal Society Open Science 4: 170102.

Pfister SC, Schirmel J & Entling MH (2017) Aphids and their enemies in pumpkin respond differently to management, local and landscape features. Biological Control 115: 37-45.

Stiegel S, Entling MH & Mantilla-Contreras J (2017) Reading the leaves’ palm: leaf traits and herbivory along the microclimatic gradient of forest layers. PLOS ONE 12: e0169741.

Wendland S, Baudy P, Fusser MS, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2017) Contrasting predation pressure of different ground beetles on slugs and their eggs. Biocontrol 62: 749-756.

 

2016

Binz H, Kraft EF, Entling MH & Menzel F (in press) Behavioral response of a generalist predator to chemotactile cues of two taxonomically distinct prey species. Chemoecology 26: 153-162.

Bucher R, Wedel MF, Entling MH, Andres C & Nickel H (2016) Biodiversity in low-intensity pastures, straw meadows, and fallows of a fen area – a multitrophic comparison. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 219: 190-196.

Buri P, Humbert J-Y, Stanska M, Hajdamowicz I, Tran E, Entling MH & Arlettaz R (2016) Delayed mowing promotes planthoppers, leafhoopers and spiders in extensively managed meadows. Insect Conservation and Diversity 9: 536-545.

Buse J, Entling MH, Ranius T & Assmann T (2016) Response of saproxylic beetles to small-scale habitat connectivity depends on trophic levels. Landscape Ecology 31: 939-949.

Coudrain V, Rittiner S, Herzog F, Tinner W & Entling MH (2016) Landscape distribution of food and nesting sites affect larval diet and nest size, but not abundance of Osmia bicornis. Insect Science 23: 746-753.

De Palma A, Abrahamczyk S, Albrecht M, Baset Y, Blake RJ, Bugter R, Connop S, Cunnigham SA, Darvill B, Diekötter T, Downing N, Entling MH, ... & Purvis A (2016) ) Predicting bee community responses to land-use changes: Effects of geographic and taxonomic biases. Scientific Reports 6: 31153.

Fusser M, Pfister S, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2016) Effects of landscape composition on carabids and slugs in herbaceous and woody field margins. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 226: 79-87.

Holland JM, Bianchi FJJA, Entling MH, Moonen A-C, Smith BM & Jeanneret P (2016) Structure, function and management of semi-natural habitats for conservation biological control: A review of European studies. Pest Management Science 72: 1638-1651.

Müller IB, Buhk C, Alt M, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2016) Plant functional shifts in Central European grassland under traditional flood irrigation. Applied Vegetation Science 19: 122-131.

Müller IB, Buhk C, Lange D, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2016) Contrasting effects of irrigation and fertilization on plant diversity in hay meadows. Basic and Applied Ecology 17: 576-585.

Picchi M, Bocci G, Petacchi R & Entling MH (2016) Effects of local and landscape factors on spiders and olive fruit flies. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 222: 138-147.

Rader R, Bartomeus I, Garibaldi LA, Garratt MPD, Howlett B , Cunningham SA, Mayfield MM, Andersson GKS, Blanche R, Bommarco R, Brittain C, Carvalheiro LG, Chacoff NP, Entling MH, … and Woyciechowski M (2016) Non-bee insects are important contributors to global crop pollination. PNAS 113: 146-151.

Schirmel J, Bundschuh M, Entling MH, Kowarik I & Buchholz S (2016) Invasive plant effects on resident animals across ecosystems, taxa, and feeding types. A meta-analysis. Global Change Biology 22: 594-603.

Schirmel J, Thiele J, Entling MH & Buchholz S (2016) Trait composition and functional diversity of spiders and carabids in linear landscape elements. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 235: 318-328.

Tschumi M, Albrecht M, Bärtschi C, Collatz J, Entling MH & Jacot K (2016) Perennial, species-rich wildflower strips enhance pest control and crop yield. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 220: 97-103.

Tschumi M, Albrecht M, Collatz J, Dubsky V, Entling MH, Najar-Rodriguez AJ & Jacot K (2016) Tailored flower strips promote natural enemy biodiversity and enhance pest control in adjacent potato crops. Journal of Applied Ecology 53: 1169-1176.

Wagner J, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2016) Heuschrecken in biologisch und konventionell genutzten Weinbergen in der Pfalz. Articulata 31: 13-22.

 

2015

Anjum-Zubair M, Entling MH, Bruckner A, Drapela T & Frank T (2015) Differentiation of carabid beetle assemblages between semi-natural habitats and adjoining winter wheat. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 17: 355-365.

Bucher R, Heinrich H & Entling MH (2015) Plant choice, herbivory and weight gain of wood crickets under the risk of predation. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 155: 148-153.

Bucher R, Menzel F & Entling MH (2015) Impact of spider predation risk on arthropod communities and herbivory in the field. Oecologia 178: 571-577.

Buse J, Slachta M, Sladecek F, Carpaneto G & Entling MH (2015) Relative importance of pasture size and grazing continuity for the long-term conservation of European dung beetles. Biological Conservation 187: 112-119.

Buse J, Fassbender S, Entling MH & Pavlicek T (2015) Microclimatic divergence in a Mediterranean canyon affects richness, composition, and body size in saproxylic beetle assemblages. PLOS ONE 10: e0129323.

Hermann JD, Opatovsky I, Lubin Y, Pluess T, Gavish-Regev E & Entling MH (2015) Effects of non-native Eucalyptus plantations on epigeal spider communities in the northern Negev desert, Israel. Journal of Arachnology 43: 101-106.

Krell B, Röder N, Link M, Gergs R, Entling MH & Schäfer RB (2015) Aquatic prey subsidies to riparian spiders in a stream with different land use types. Limnologica 51: 1-7.

Pfister SC, Schäfer RB, Schirmel J & Entling MH (2015) Effects of hedgerows and riparian margins on aerial web-building spiders in cereal fields. Journal of Arachnology 43: 400-405.

Schulz R, Bundschuh M, Gergs R, Brühl CA, Diehl D, Entling MH, Fahse L, Frör O, Jungkunst HF, Lorke A, Schäfer RB, Schaumann GE & Schwenk K (2015) Review on environmental alterations propagating from aquatic to terrestrial ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment 538: 246-261.

Tschumi M, Albrecht M, Entling MH & Jacot K (2015) High effectiveness of tailored flower strips in reducing pests and crop plant damage. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 282: 20151369.

Uhl P, Bucher R, Schäfer RB, Entling MH (2015) Sublethal effects of Imidacloprid in a tritrophic system. Chemosphere 132: 152-158.

 

2014

Binz H, Bucher R, Entling MH & Menzel F (2014) Knowing the risk: crickets distinguish between spider predators of different size and commonness. Ethology 120: 99-110.

Bucher R, Binz H, Menzel F & Entling MH (2014) Spider cues stimulate feeding, weight gain and survival of crickets. Ecological Entomology 39: 667-673.

Bucher R, Binz H, Menzel F & Entling MH (2014) Effects of spider chemotactile cues on arthropod behaviour. Journal of Insect Behavior 27: 567-580.

Coudrain V, Schüepp C, Herzog F, Albrecht M & Entling MH (2014) Habitat amount modulates the effect of patch isolation on host-parasitoid interactions. Frontiers in Environmental Science 2: 27.

Hudson L, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, ..., Entling MH, ..., Ewers RM, Mace GM, Purves DW, Scharlemann JPW & Purvis A (2014) The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human Impacts. Ecology and Evolution 4: 4701-4735.

Mestre L, Bucher R & Entling MH (2014) Trait-mediated effects between predators: ant chemical cues induce spider dispersal. Journal of Zoology 293: 119-125.

Schirmel J, Alt M, Rudolph I & Entling MH (2014). Effects of traditional flood irrigation on invertebrates in lowland meadows. PLOS ONE 9: e110854.

Schüepp C, Herzog F & Entling MH (2014) Disentangling multiple drivers of pollnation in a landscape-scale experiment. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 281: 20132667.

Schüepp C, Uzman D, Herzog F & Entling MH (2014) Habitat isolation affects plant-herbivore-enemy interactions on cherry trees. Biological Control 71: 56-64.

 

2013

Birkhofer K, Entling MH & Lubin Y (2013) Agroecology: Trait composition, spatial relationships, trophic interactions. Spider Research in the 21st Century (ed. D Penney), pp. 200-228. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester.

Buse J, Heinrich C, Weiter S & Entling MH (2013) Die Dungkäfer einer neu eingerichteten Waldweide bei St. Martin in der Pfalz. Mainzer Naturwissenschaftliches Archiv 50: 361-369.

Coudrain V, Herzog F & Entling MH (2013) Effects of habitat fragmentation on abundance, larval food and parasitism of a spider-hunting wasp. PLOS ONE 8: e59286.

 

2012

Schüepp C, Rittiner S & Entling MH (2012) High bee and was diversity in a heterogeneous tropical farming system compared to protected forest. PLOS ONE 7: e52109.

Entling MH, Schweiger O, Bacher S, Espadaler X, Hickler T, Kumschick S, Woodcock BA & Nentwig W (2012) Species richness-environment relationships of European arthropods at two spatial grains: habitats and countries. PLOS ONE 7: e45875.

Entling MH (2012) Book Review: Invasive Alien Arthropod Predators and Parasitoids: An Ecological Approach (eds. H Roy, P De Clercq, L-J Lawson Handley, JJ Sloggett, RL Poland & E Wajnberg) Basic and Applied Ecology 13: 735-736.

Hermann JD, Kormann U, Schüepp C, Stocker Y, Herzog F & Entling MH (2012) Effects of habitat isolation and predation pressure on an arboreal food-web. Community Ecology 13: 82-87.

 

2011

Bucher R & Entling MH (2011) Contrasting effects of habitat fragmentation, population density, and prey availability on body condition of two orb-weaving spiders. Ecological Entomology 36: 680-685.

Entling MH, Stämpfli K & Ovaskainen O (2011) Increased propensity for aerial dispersal in disturbed habitats due to intraspecific variation and species turnover. Oikos 120: 1099-1109.

Kumschick S, Fronzek S, Entling MH & Nentwig W (2011) Rapid spread of the wasp spider Argiope bruennichi across Europe: a consequence of climate change? Climatic Change 109: 319-329.

Sanders D & Entling MH (2011) Large variation of suction sampling efficiency depending on arthropod groups, species traits and habitat properties. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 138: 234-243.

Schüepp C, Herrmann JD, Herzog F & Schmidt-Entling MH (2011) Differential effects of habitat isolation and landscape composition on wasps, bees, and their enemies. Oecologia 165: 713-721.

Stutz S & Entling MH (2011) Effects of the landscape context on aphid-ant-predator interactions on cherry trees. Biological Control 57: 37-43.


2010

Hermann JD, Bailey D, Hofer G, Herzog F & Schmidt-Entling MH (2010) Spiders associated with the meadow and tree canopies of orchards respond differently to habitat fragmentation. Landscape Ecology 25: 1375-1384.

Bailey D, Schmidt-Entling MH, Eberhart P, Herrmann JD, Hofer G, Kormann U & Herzog F (2010) Effects of habitat amount and isolation on biodiversity in fragmented traditional orchards. Journal of Applied Ecology 47: 1003-1013.

Mühlner S, Kormann U, Schmidt-Entling MH, Herzog F & Bailey D (2010) Structural versus functional habitat connectivity measures to explain bird diversity in fragmented orchards. Journal of Landscape Ecology 3: 52-63.

Anjum-Zubair M, Schmidt-Entling MH, Querner P & Frank T (2010) Influence of within-field position and adjoining habitat type on carabid beetle assemblages in winter wheat. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 12: 301-306.

Bruggisser O, Schmidt-Entling MH & Bacher S (2010) Effects of vineyard management on biodiversity at three trophic levels. Biological Conservation 143: 1521-1528.

Entling W, Schmidt-Entling MH, Bacher S, Brandl R & Nentwig W (2010) Body size - climate relationships of European spiders. Journal of Biogeography 37: 233-237.

Pluess T, Opatovski I, Gavish-Regev E, Lubin Y & Schmidt-Entling MH (2010) Non-crop habitats in the landscape enhance spider diversity in wheat fields of a desert agroecosystem. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 137: 68-74.

Opatovski I, Plüss T, Schmidt-Entling MH, Gavish-Regev E & Lubin Y. (2010) Are spider assemblages in fragmented, semi-desert habitat affected by increasing cover of agricultural crops? Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 135: 233-237.

2009

Kumschick S, Schmidt-Entling MH, Bacher S, Hickler T, Entling W & Nentwig W (2009) Water limitation prevails over energy in European diversity gradients of sheetweb spiders (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Basic and Applied Ecology 10: 754-762.

Kumschick S, Schmidt-Entling MH, Bacher S, Hickler T, Espadaler X & Nentwig W (2009) Determinants of local ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) species richness and activity density across Europe. Ecological Entomology 34: 748-754.

Schmidt-Entling MH & Siegenthaler E (2009) Herbivore release through cascading risk effects. Biology Letters 5: 773-776.

Farwig N, Bailey D, Bochud E, Herrmann JD, Kindler E, Reusser N, Schuepp C & Schmidt-Entling MH (2009) Isolation from forest reduces pollination, seed predation and insect scavenging in Swiss farmland. Landscape Ecology 24: 919-927.

Schmidt-Entling MH & Döbeli J (2009) Sown wildflower areas to enhance spiders in arable fields. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 133: 19-22.

Eichenberger B, Siegenthaler E & Schmidt-Entling MH (2009) Body size determines the outcome of competition for webs among alien and native sheetweb spiders (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Ecological Entomology 34: 363-368.

Muff P, Kropf C, Frick H, Nentwig W & Schmidt-Entling MH (2009) Coexistence of divergent communities at natural boundaries: spider (Arachnida: Araneae) diversity across an alpine timberline. Insect Conservation and Diversity 2: 36-44.

2008

Jud P & Schmidt-Entling MH (2008) Fluid type, dilution, and bitter agent influence spider preservation in pitfall traps. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 129: 356-359.

Schmidt MH, Rocker S, Hanafi J & Gigon A (2008) Rotational fallows as overwintering habitat for grassland arthropods: the case of spiders in fen meadows. Biodiversity and Conservation 17: 3003-3012.

Pluess T, Opatovsky I, Gavish-Regev E, Lubin Y & Schmidt MH (2008) Spiders in wheat fields and semi-desert in the Negev (Israel). Journal of Arachnology 36: 368-373.

Schmidt MH, Thies C, Nentwig W & Tscharntke T (2008) Contrasting responses of arable spiders to the landscape matrix at different spatial scales. Journal of Biogeography 35: 157-166.

2007

Entling W, Schmidt MH, Bacher S, Brandl R & Nentwig W (2007) Niche properties of Central European spiders: shading, moisture, and the evolution of the habitat niche. Global Ecology and Biogeography 18: 440-448.

Muff P, Schmidt MH, Frick H, Nentwig W & Kropf C (2007) Spider (Arachnida: Araneae) distribution across the timberline in the Swiss Central Alps (Alp Flix, Grisons) and three morphologically remarkable species. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 34: 16-24.

Schmidt MH & Hänggi A (2007) Zelotes mundus (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) in the Camargue: a continental species meets the Mediterranean coast. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 14: 27-29.

2006

Schmidt MH, Clough Y, Schulz W, Westphalen A & Tscharntke T (2006) Capture efficiency and preservation attributes of different fluids in pitfall traps. Journal of Arachnology 34: 159-162.

Flückiger R & Schmidt MH (2006): Contribution of sown wildflower areas to cereal aphid control: from local to landscape scale. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin 29: 41-44.

2005

Schmidt MH, Roschewitz I, Thies C & Tscharntke T (2005) Differential effects of landscape and management on diversity and density of ground-dwelling farmland spiders. Journal of Applied Ecology 42: 281-287.

Schmidt MH & Tscharntke T (2005) Landscape context of sheetweb spider (Araneae: Linyphiidae) abundance in cereal fields. Journal of Biogeography 32: 467-473.

Schmidt MH & Tscharntke T (2005) The role of perennial habitats for Central European farmland spiders. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 105: 235-242.

Schmidt MH, Lefebvre G, Poulin B & Tscharntke T (2005) Reed cutting affects arthropod communities, potentially reducing food for passerine birds. Biological Conservation 121: 157-166.

2004

Schmidt MH, Thewes U, Thies C & Tscharntke T (2004) Aphid suppression by natural enemies in mulched cereals. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 113: 87-93.

Schmidt MH, Thies C & Tscharntke T (2004) The landscape context of arthropod biological control. Ecological Engineering for Pest Management: Advances in Habitat Manipulation for Arthropods (eds. GM Gurr, SD Wratten & MA Altieri), pp. 55-63. CSIRO, Collingwood VIC.

2003

Schmidt MH, Lauer A, Purtauf T, Thies C, Schaefer M & Tscharntke T (2003) Relative importance of predators and parasitoids for cereal aphid control. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 270: 1905-1909.

 

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