173. Graf, Nadin, Bucher, Roman, Schäfer, Ralf B., Entling, Martin H. 2017. Contrasting effects of aquatic subsidies on a terrestrial trophic cascade. Biology Letters. 13 (5): Download

172. Meier, Melanie, Gerlach, Rebekka, Schirmel, Jens, Buhk, Constanze 2017. Plant diversity in a water-meadow landscape: the role of irrigation ditches. Plant Ecology. 218 (8): 971-981.

171. Pfister, Sonja C., Suter, Louis, Marini, Simone, Schirmel, Jens, Entling, Martin H, Allbrecht, Mathias 2017. Positive effects of local and landscape features on predatory flies in European agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 239 283-292.

170. Fusser, Moritz, Pfister, Sonja C., Entling, Martin H, Schirmel, Jens 2017. Effects of field margin type and landscape composition on predatory carabids and slugs in wheat fields.. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.

169. Pfister, Sonja C., Eckerter, Philipp, Schirmel, Jens, Cresswell, James, Entling, Martin H 2017. Sensitivity of commercial pumpkin yield to potential decline among different groups of pollinating bees. Royal Society Open Science.

168. 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.

167. 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.

166. 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.

165. 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.

164. 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.

163. Birkhofer, K, Bylund, H, Dalin, P, Ferlian, O, Gagic, V, Hambäck, PA, Klapwijk, M, Mestre, L, Roubinet, E, Schroeder, M, Stenberg, JA, Porcel, M, Björkman, C, Jonsson, M 2017. Methods to identify the prey of invertebrate predators in terrestrial field studies. Ecology and Evolution. 7 1942-1953.

162. Treitler, J, Buse, J, Carpaneto, GM, Zerbe, S, Mantilla-Contreras, J 2017. Effects of dung-pad conditions and density on coprophagous beetle assemblages in a Mediterranean rangeland. Biodiversity and Conservation. 26 1431-1444.


161. Müller, Isabell, Buhk, Constanze, Alt, Martin, Entling, Martin, Schirmel, Jens 2016. Plant functional shifts in Central European grassland under traditional flood irrigation. Applied Vegetation Science. 19 (1): 122-131. Download

160. Kappes, Heike, Sulikowska-Drozd, Anna 2016. Heterogeneity of mollusc communities between and within forest fragments in a much modified floodplain landscape. Folia Malacologica. 24 (1): 9-24. Download

159. Müller, Isabell, Buhk, Constanze, Lange, Dagmar, Entling, Martin H,, Schirmel, Jens 2016. Contrasting effects of irrigation and fertilization on plant diversity in hay meadows. Basic and Applied Ecology. 17 576-585. Download

158. Schirmel, J, Bundschuh, M, Entling, M, Kowarik, I, Buchholz, S 2016. Impacts of invasive plants on resident animals across ecosystems, taxa, and feeding types: A global assessment. Global Change Biology. 22 594–603.

157. Piatek, Marcin, Riess, Kai, Karasinski, Dariusz, Yorou, Nourou S., Lutz, Matthias 2016. Integrative analysis of the West African Ceraceosorus africanus sp. nov. provides insights into the diversity, biogeography, and evolution of the enigmatic Ceraceosorales (Fungi: Ustilaginomycotina). Organisms Diversity Evolution. 16 (4): 743-760. Download

156. Fusser, Moritz S., Pfister, Sonja C., Entling, Martin H., Schirmel, Jens 2016. Effects of landscape composition on carabids and slugs in herbaceous and woody field margins. Agriculture, Ecosystems Environment. 226 79-87. Download

155. Schirmel, Jens, Thiele, Jan, Entling, Martin H., Buchholz, Sascha 2016. Trait composition and functional diversity of spiders and carabids in linear landscape elements. Agriculture, Ecosystems Environment. 235 318-328. Download

154. Wagner, J., Entling, Martin H,, Schirmel, Jens 2016. Heuschrecken in biologisch und konventionell genutzten Weinbergen in der Pfalz. Articulata. 31 13-22.

153. Coudrain, Valérie, Rittiner, Sarah, Herzog, Felix, Tinner, Willy, Entling, Martin H. 2016. Landscape distribution of food and nesting sites affect larval diet and nest size, but not abundance of Osmia bicornis. Insect Science. 23 (5): 746-753. Download

152. Buri, Pierrick, Humbert, Jean-Yves, Sta324;ska, Marzena, Hajdamowicz, Izabela, Tran, El#onore, Entling, Martin H., Arlettaz, Rapha#l 2016. Delayed mowing promotes planthoppers, leafhoppers and spiders in extensively managed meadows. Insect Conservation and Diversity. 9 (6): 536-545. Download

151. Holland, John M, Bianchi, Felix JJA, Entling, Martin H, Moonen, Anna-Camilla, Smith, Barbara M, Jeanneret, Philippe 2016. Structure, function and management of semi-natural habitats for conservation biological control: a review of European studies. Pest Management Science. 72 (9): 1638-1651. Download

150. De Palma, Adriana, Abrahamczyk, Stefan, Aizen, Marcelo A., Albrecht, Matthias, Basset, Yves, Bates, Adam, Blake, Robin J., Boutin, C#line, Bugter, Rob, Connop, Stuart, Cruz-L#pez, Leopoldo, Cunningham, Saul A., Darvill, Ben, Diek#tter, Tim, Dorn, Silvia, Downing, Nicola, Entling, Martin H., et al., 2016. Predicting bee community responses to land-use changes: Effects of geographic and taxonomic biases. Scientific Reports. 6 31153. Download

149. Buse, Joern, Entling, Martin H., Ranius, Thomas, Assmann, Thorsten 2016. Response of saproxylic beetles to small-scale habitat connectivity depends on trophic levels. Landscape Ecology. 31 939-949. Download

148. Tschumi, Matthias, Albrecht, Matthias, Collatz, Jana, Dubsky, Viktor, Entling, Martin H., Najar-Rodriguez, Adriana J., Jacot, Katja 2016. Tailored flower strips promote natural enemy biodiversity and pest control in potato crops. Journal of Applied Ecology. 53 (4): 1169-1176. Download

147. Binz, Helena, Kraft, Elena F., Entling, Martin H., Menzel, Florian 2016. Behavioral response of a generalist predator to chemotactile cues of two taxonomically distinct prey species. Chemoecology. 26 (4): 153-162. Download

146. Tschumi, Matthias, Albrecht, Matthias, B#rtschi, C#dric, Collatz, Jana, Entling, Martin H., Jacot, Katja 2016. Perennial, species-rich wildflower strips enhance pest control and crop yield. Agriculture, Ecosystems Environment. 220 97-103. Download

145. Bucher, Roman, Andres, Christian, Wedel, Martin F., Entling, Martin H., Nickel, Herbert 2016. Biodiversity in low-intensity pastures, straw meadows, and fallows of a fen areaA multitrophic comparison. Agriculture, Ecosystems Environment. 219 190-196. Download

144. Rader, Romina, Bartomeus, Ignasi, Garibaldi, Lucas A., Garratt, Michael P. D., Howlett, Brad G., Winfree, Rachael, Cunningham, Saul A., Mayfield, Margaret M., Arthur, Anthony D., Andersson, Georg K. S., Bommarco, Riccardo, Brittain, Claire, Carvalheiro, Lu#sa G., Chacoff, Natacha P., Entling, Martin H., et al., 2016. Non-bee insects are important contributors to global crop pollination. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113 (1): 146-151. Download

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


142. Anjum-Zubair, M., Entling, M. H., Bruckner, , Drapela, , Frank, T. 2015. Differentiation of spring carabid beetle assemblages between semi-natural habitats and adjoining winter wheat. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 17 (4): 355-365.

141. Tschumi, Matthias, Albrecht, Matthias, Entling, M. H., Jacot, Katja 2015. High effectiveness of tailored flower strips in reducing pests and crop plant damage. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B- BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES. 282 (1814): 189-196.

140. Buse, Jörn, Fassbender, Samuel, Entling, Martin H., Pavlicek, Tomas 2015. Microclimatic divergence in a Mediterranean canyon affects richness, composition, and body size in saproxylic beetle assemblages. PLOS One. 10 (6): e0129323.

139. Bucher, R., Menzel, Florian, Entling, M. H. 2015. Risk of spider predation alters food web structure and reduces local herbivory in the field. Oecologia. 178 (2): 571-577.

138. Bucher, R., Heinrich, , Entling, M. H. 2015. Plant choice, herbivory and weight gain of wood crickets under the risk of predation. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata. 155 (2): 148-153.

137. Krell, Bonny, Röder, Nina, Link, Moritz, Gergs, René, Entling, Martin H., Schäfer, Ralf B. 2015. Aquatic prey subsidies to riparian spiders in a stream with different land use types. Limnologica. 51 (0): 1-7. Download

136. Uhl, Philipp, Bucher, Roman, Schäfer, Ralf B., Entling, Martin H. 2015. Sublethal effects of imidacloprid on interactions in a tritrophic system of non-target species. Chemosphere. 132 152-158. Download

135. Seibold, Sebastian, Brandl, Roland, Buse, Jörn, Hothorn, Torsten, Schmidl, Jürgen, Thorn, Simon, Müller, Jörg 2015. Association of extinction risk of saproxylic beetles with ecological degradation of forests in Europe. Conservation Biology. 29 (2): 382-390.

134. Buse, Jörn, Slachta, Martin, Sladecek, Frantisek X.J., Pung, Markus, Wagner, Thomas, Entling, Martin H, 2015. Relative importance of pasture size and grazing continuity for the long-term conservation of European dung beetles. Biological Conservation. 187 112-119.

133. Buse, Jörn, Boch, Steffen, Hilgers, Jörg, Griebeler, Eva Maria 2015. Conservation of threatened habitat types under future climate change – lessons from plant-distribution models and current extinction trends in southern Germany. Journal for Nature Conservation. 27 18-25.

132. Buse, Jörn, Görtz, Mathias 2015. Wiederfund von Aphodius (Sigorus) porcus (FABRICIUS, 1792) und Aphodius (Melinopterus) consputus CREUTZER, 1799, in Rheinland-Pfalz (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Fauna und Flora in Rheinland-Pfalz . 13 49-54.

131. Assmann, Thorsten, Austin, Kevin, Boutaud, Esteve, Buse, Jörn, Chikatunov, Vladimir, Drees, Claudia, Felix, Ron F.F.L., Friedman, Ariel-Leib-Leonid, Khoury, Fares, Marcus, Tamar, Renan, Ittai, Schmidt, Constantin, Wrase, David W. 2015. The ground beetle supertribe Zuphiitae in the southern Levant (Coleoptera, Carabidae). Spixiana. 38 (2): 237-262.

130. Assmann, Thorsten, Boutaud, Esteve, Buse, Jörn, Drees, Claudia, Friedman, Ariel-Leib-Leonid, Härdtle, Werner, Homburg, Katharina, Marcus, Tamar, Renan, Ittai, Wrase, David W. 2015. The ground beetle tribe Cyclosomini s.l. in Israel (Coleoptera, Carabidae). Spixiana. 38 (1): 49-69.

129. Schulz, R., Bundschuh, M., Gergs, R., Brühl, C.A., Diehl, D., Entling, M.H., Fahse, L., Frör, O., Jungkunst, H.F., Lorke, A., Schäfer, R.B., Schaumann, G.E., Schwenk, K. 2015. Review on environmental alterations propagating from aquatic to terrestrial ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment. 538 246-261. Download

128. Herrmann, J. D., Opatovsky, I., Lubin, Y., Pluess, T., Gavish-Regev, E., Entling, M. H. 2015. Effects of non-native Eucalyptus plantations on epigeal spider communities in the northern Negev desert, Israel. Journal of Arachnology. 43 (1): 101-106.

127. Pfister, Sonja, Schäfer, R. B., Schirmel, J, Entling, M. H. 2015. Effects of hedgerows and riparian margins on aerial web-building spiders in cereal fields. Journal of Arachnology. 43 (3): 400-405. Download

126. Kappes, Heike 2015. Bestandsaufnahme von Schneckengesellschaften eines agrarisch genutzten Niederrheinbogens und seiner naturnahen Randbereiche. Mitteilungen der deutschen malakozoologischen Gesellschaft. 94 9-18.

125. Buchholz, S, Tietze, H, Kowarik, I, Schirmel, J 2015. Effects of a major tree invader on urban woodland arthropods. journal.pone.

124. Pehle, A, Schirmel, J 2015. Moss invasion influences ground-dwelling arthropod community structure and reduces soil biological activity. Biological Invasions. 17 3467-3477.


123. Bucher, Roman, Binz, Helena, Menzel, Florian, Entling, Martin H 2014. Effects of spider chemotactile cues on arthropod behaviour. Journal of Insect Behavior. 27 567-580.

122. Bucher, Roman, Binz, Hellena, Menzel, Florian, Entling, Martin 2014. Spider cues stimulate feeding, weight gain and survival of crickets. Ecological Entomology. 39 667-673. Download

121. Binz, Helena, Bucher, Roman, Entling, Martin H, Menzel, Florian 2014. Knowing the risk: crickets distinguish between spider predators of different size and commonness. Ethology. 120 99-110.

120. Mestre, Laia, Bucher, Roman, Entling, Martin H 2014. Trait-mediated effects between predators: ant chemical cues induce spider dispersal. Journal of Zoology. 293 119-125.

119. Schirmel, Jens, Fartmann, Thomas 2014. Coastal heathland succession influences butterfly community composition and threatens endangered butterfly species. Journal of Insect Conservation. 18 111-120.

118. Coudrain, Valérie, Schüepp, Christof, Herzog, Felix, Albrecht, Matthias, Entling, Martin H 2014. Habitat amount modulates the effect of patch isolation on host-parasitoid interactions. Frontiers in Environmental Science. 2 27. Download

117. Schüepp, Christof, Herzog, Felix, Entling, Martin H 2014. Disentangling multiple drivers of pollination in a landscape-scale experiment. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences. 281 20132667.

116. Schüepp, Christof, Uzman, Deniz, Herzog, Felix, Entling, Martin H 2014. Habitat isolation affects plant-herbivore-enemy interactions on cherry trees. Biological Control. 71 56-64.

115. Tschumi, Matthias, Albrecht , Matthias, Entling, Martin H, Jacot, Katja 2014. Targeted flower strips effectively promote natural enemies of aphids. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin. 100 131-135.

114. Holland, John M, Jeanneret, Philippe, Herzog, Felix, Moonen, Anna-Camilla, Rossing, Walter, van der Werf, Wopke, Kiss, Jozsef, van Helden, Maarten, Paracchini, Maria Luisa, Cresswell, James, Pointereau, Philippe, Heijne, Bart, Veromann, Eve, Antichi, Daniele, Entling, Martin H, Balazs, Balint 2014. The QuESSA Project: Quantification of Ecological Services for Sustainable Agriculture. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin. 100 55-58.

113. Blick, Theo, Entling, Martin H, Fritze, Michael-Andreas, Muster, Christoph, Schneider, Marc, Weber, Dieter 2014. Arachnida - Spinnentiere: Araneae, Opiliones, Pseudoscorpiones.. Annales Scientifiques de la Réserve de Biosphère transfrontalière Vosges du Nord-Pfälzerwald. 17 43-45.

112. Siewers, Johanna, Schirmel, Jens, Buchholz, Sascha 2014. The effeciency of pitfall traps as a method of sampling epigeal arthropods in litter rich forest habitats. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY. 111 69-74.

111. Schirmel, Jens, Alt, Martin, Rudolph, Isabell, Entling, Martin H. 2014. Effects of traditional flood irrigation on invertebrates in lowland meadows. PLOS One. 9 e110854. Download

110. 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.

109. Buse, Jörn, Herrmann, Bastian, Roth, Sven 2014. Die Dungkäfer einer halboffenen Weidelandschaft mit einer Dauerbeweidung durch Rinder und Pferde. Mainzer Naturwissenschaftliches Archiv. 51 309-317.

108. , , Schirmel, Jens, Mantilla-Contreras, Jasmin, Gauger, D, Blindow, I 2014. Carabid beetles as indicators for shrub encroachment in dry grasslands. Ecological Indicators. 49 76-82.


107. Alt, Martin, Buhk, Constanze, Diehl, Dörte, Gerlach, Rebekka, Rudolph, Isabell, Schirmel, Jens, Theissinger, Kathrin, Schaumann, Gabriele E. 2013. Historical Irrigated Meadows at the River Queich, Rhineland-Palatinate. Berichte der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft. 1-4. Download

106. 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. Download

105. Merckx, Vincent, Kissling, Jonathan, Hentrich, Heiko, Janssens, Steven, Mennes, Constantijn, Specht, Chelsea, Smets, Erik 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of the mycoheterotrophic genus Voyria and the implications for the biogeographic history of Gentianaceae. American Journal of Botany. 100 (4): 712-721.

104. Waterman, Richard, Klooster, Matthew, Hentrich, Heiko, Bidartondo, Martin 2013. Species interactions of mycoheterotrophic plants – specialization and its potential consequences.. Springer.

103. Birkhofer, Klaus, Entling, Martin H, Lubin, Yael 2013. Spider Research in the 21st Century. Manchester: Siri Scientific Press. 220-228.

102. Schirmel, Jens, Fartmann, Thomas 2013. Coexistance of two related bush-cricket species (Orthoptera: Tettigonia caudata, T. viridissima) in an agricultural landscape.. Biologia. 68 510-516.

101. Buchholz, Sascha, Rolfsmeyer, Dorothea, Schirmel, Jens 2013. Simulating small-scale climate-change effects - lessons from a short term field manipulation experiment on grassland arthropods.. Insect Science. 20 662-670.

100. Buchholz, Sascha, Hannig, Karsten, Schirmel, Jens 2013. Losing uniqueness - shifts in carabid species composition during dry grassland and heathland succession. Animal Conservation. 16 661-670.

99. Assmann, Thorsten, Buse, Jörn, Dieker, Petra, Drees, Claudia, Eggers, Britta, Harry, Ingmar, Homburg, Katharina, Krause, Harald, Matern, Andrea, Schuldt, Andreas, Taboada, Angela 2013. Historisch alte Waldstandorte: Bedeutung und Wert von Lebensraumkontinuität für Tiere. Naturschutz und Biologische Vielfalt. 131 65-81.

98. Buse, Jörn, Assmann, Thorsten, Friedman, Ariel-Leib-Leonid, Rittner, Oz, Pavlicek, Tomas 2013. Wood-inhabiting beetles (Coleoptera) associated with oaks in a global biodiversity hotspot: a case study and checklist for Israel. Insect Conservation and Diversity. 6 687-703.

97. Buse, Jörn, Heinrich, Carolin, Weiter, Siegfried, Entling, Martin H. 2013. Die Dungkäfer einer neu eingerichteten Waldweide bei St. Martin in der Pfalz. Mainzer Naturwissenschaftliches Archiv. 50 361-369.

96. Buse, Jörn, Griebeler, Eva Maria, Niehuis, Manfred 2013. Rising temperatures explain past immigration of the thermophilic oak-inhabiting beetle Coraebus florentinus (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in southern Germany. Biodiversity and Conservation. 22 1115-1131.

95. Schirmel, Jens, Buchholz, Sascha 2013. Invasive moss alters patterns in life-history traits and functional diversity of spiders and carabids. BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS. 15 1089-1100.


94. Entling, M. H., 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. Download

93. Herrmann, J. D., Kormann, U., Schuepp, C., Stocker, Y., Herzog, F., Entling, M. H. 2012. Effects of habitat isolation and predation pressure on an arboreal food-web. Community Ecology. 13 (1): 82-87. Download

92. Buse, Joern 2012. Determinants and congruence of species richness patterns across multiple taxonomic groups on a regional scale. International Journal of Zoology. 2012 Article ID 297657. Download

91. 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.

90. SCHÜEPP, C, Rittiner, S, Entling, MH 2012. High bee and wasp diversity in a heterogeneous tropical farming system compared to protected forest. PLOS One. 7 e52109. Download

89. HERRMANN, 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.

88. Hentrich, Heiko, Jürgens, Andreas, Gottsberger, Gerhard 2012. Ethological isolation due to different floral scent chemotypes within a population of Gongora quinquenervis (Stanhopeinae). 15th European Orchid Congress and Show. 15th European Orchid Congress and Show. x-x.

87. Hentrich, Heiko 2012. The pollination biology of Paphinia cristata (Stanhopeinae) - a scentless perfume orchid?. 15th European Orchid Congress and Show. 15th European Orchid Congress and Show. x-x.

86. Assmann, Thorsten, Buse, Jörn, Chikatunov, Vladimir, Drees, Claudia, Friedman, Ariel-Leib-Leonid, Haerdtle, Werner, Levanony, Tal, Renan, Itai, Seyfferth, Anika, Wrase, David 2012. The ground beetle tribe Trechini in Israel and adjacent regions (Coleoptera, Carabidae). Spixiana. 35 193-208.

85. Trautmann, Sven, Lötters, Stefan, Ott, Jürgen, Buse, Jörn, Filz, Katharina, Rödder, Dennis, Wagner, N, Jaeschke, Anja, Schulte, U, Veith, Michael, Griebeler, Eva Maria, Böhning-Gaese, Katrin 2012. Klimawandel und Biodiversität – Folgen für Deutschland. Mosbrugger, V; Brasseur, G; Schaller, M; Stribrny, B Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft. 260-289.

84. Buse, Jörn, Hübner, Susann, Hilgers, Jörg 2012. Wiederfund von Amara quenseli ssp. silvicola Zimmermann, 1832 in Rheinland-Pfalz (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Fauna und Flora in Rheinland-Pfalz . 12 479-483.

83. Mantilla-Contreras, Jasmin, Schirmel, Jens, Zerbe, Stefan 2012. Influence of soil and microclimate on species composition and grass encroachment in heath succession. Journal of Plant Ecology. 5 249-259.

82. Schirmel, Jens, Blindow, Irmgard, Buchholz, Sascha 2012. Life-history trait and functional diversity patterns of ground beetles and spiders along a coastal heathland successional gradient. Basic and Applied Ecology. 13 606-614.

81. Schirmel, Jens 2012. Die Laufkäferfauna (Coleoptera: Carabidae) der Küstendünenheide auf der Insel Hiddensee (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern). Archiv der Freunde der Naturgeschichte in Mecklenburg. L-2011 111-122.

80. Wünsch, Yvonne, Schirmel, Jens, Fartmann, Thomas 2012. Conservation management of coastal dunes has to consider oviposition and nymphal preferences. JOURNAL OF INSECT CONSERVATION. 16 501-510.


79. Schirmel, J 2011. Response of the grasshopper Myrmeleotettix maculatus (Orthoptera: Acrididae) to invasion by the exotic moss Campylopus introflexus in acidic coastal dunes. JOURNAL OF COASTAL CONSERVATION. 15 159-162.

78. Schirmel, J, Timler, L, Buchholz, S 2011. Impact of the invasive moss Campylopus introflexus on carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and spiders (Araneae) in acidic coastal dunes at the southern Baltic Sea. BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS. 13 605-620.

77. Schirmel, Jens, Buchholz, Sascha 2011. Response of carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and spiders (Araneae) to coastal heathland succession. Biodiversity and Conservation. 20 1469-1482.

76. Schüepp, Christof, Herrmann, John D, Herzog, Felix, Schmidt-Entling, Martin H 2011. Differential effects of habitat isolation and landscape composition on wasps, bees, and their enemies. Oecologia. 165 713-721.

75. Entling, M. H., Stampfli, K., Ovaskainen, O. 2011. Increased propensity for aerial dispersal in disturbed habitats due to intraspecific variation and species turnover. Oikos. 120 (7): 1099-1109. Download

74. Bucher, R., Entling, M. H. 2011. Contrasting effects of habitat fragmentation, population density, and prey availability on body condition of two orb-weaving spiders. Ecological Entomology. 36 (6): 680-685. Download

73. Kumschick, S., Fronzek, S., Entling, M. H., Nentwig, W. 2011. Rapid spread of the wasp spider Argiope bruennichi across Europe: a consequence of climate change?. Climatic Change. 109 (3-4): 319-329. Download

72. Sanders, D., Entling, M. H. 2011. Large variation of suction sampling efficiency depending on arthropod groups, species traits, and habitat properties. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata. 138 (3): 234-243. Download

71. Stutz, S., Entling, M. H. 2011. Effects of the landscape context on aphid-ant-predator interactions on cherry trees. Biological Control. 57 (1): 37-43. Download

70. Buse, Joern, Griebeler, Eva Maria 2011. Incorporating classified dispersal assumptions in predictive distribution models – a case study with grasshoppers and bush-crickets. Ecological Modelling. 222 2130-2141.

69. Buse, Joern 2011. Neue Methoden und Forschungsansätze zur Lösung von ökologischen Fragestellungen im Kontext der Entomologie – Ergebnisse eines Treffens von Nachwuchswissenschaftlern der deutschen Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU).

68. Schirmel, Jens, Niehuis, Manfred 2011. Nachweis der Großen Schiefkopfschrecke - Ruspolia nitidula (Scopoli, 1786) - in Rheinland-Pfalz. Fauna und Flora in Rheinland-Pfalz . 12 311–314.

67. Schirmel, Jens, Mantilla-Contreras, Jasmin, Blindow, Irmgard, Fartmann, Thomas 2011. Impacts of succession and grass encroachment on heathland Orthoptera. Journal of Insect Conservation. 15 633-642.

66. Bucholz, Sascha, Schirmel, Jens 2011. Spinnen (Araneae) in Küstendünenheiden der Insel Hiddensee (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern). ARACHNOLOGISCHE MITTEILUNGEN. 41 7–16.

65. Krause, Harald, Buse, Joern, Matern, Andrea, Schroeder, Boris, Haerdtle, Werner, Assmann, Thorsten 2011. Eresus kollari (Araneae: Eresidae) calls for heathland management. Journal of Arachnology. 39 384-392.

64. Drees, Claudia, Brandmayer, Pietro, Buse, Joern, Diecker, Petra, Guerlich, Stephan, Habel, Jan, Harry, Ingmar, Haerdtle, Werner, Matern, Andrea, Meyer, Hartmut, Pizzolotto, Roberto, Quante, Markus, Schaefer, Katharina, Schuldt, Andreas, Taboada, Angela, Assmann, Thorsten 2011. Poleward range expansion without a southern contraction in the ground beetle Agonum viridicupreum (Coleoptera, Carabidae). Zookeys. 100 333-352.

63. Köhler, Frank, Buse, Jörn, Köhler, Jonas, Stegner, Jan 2011. Stichprobenmonitoring zur FFH-Richtlinie: Käfer (Coleoptera) in Rheinland-Pfalz 2011. Mitteilungen der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Rheinischer Koleopterologen. 21 (1-4): 23-91.


62. Hentrich, Heiko, Kaiser, Roman, Gottsberger, Gerhard 2010. Floral biology and reproductive isolation by floral scent in three sympatric aroid species in French Guiana. Plant Biology. 12 (4): 587-596. Download

61. Hentrich, Heiko, Kaiser, Roman, Gottsberger, Gerhard 2010. The reproductive biology of Voyria (Gentianaceae) species in French Guiana. Taxon. 59 (3): 867-880. Download

60. Buchholz, S, Hannig, K, Schirmel, J 2010. Ground beetle assemblages of peat bog remnants in Northwest Germany (Coleoptera: Carabidae). ENTOMOLOGIA GENERALIS. 32 127-144.

59. Anjum-Zubair, M., Schmidt-Entling, M. H., Querner, P., Frank, T. 2010. Influence of within-field position and adjoining habitat on carabid beetle assemblages in winter wheat. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 12 (3): 301-306.

58. Entling, W., Schmidt-Entling, M. H., Bacher, S., Brandl, R., Nentwig, W. 2010. Body size-climate relationships of European spiders. Journal of Biogeography. 37 (3): 477-485.

57. Herrmann, J. D., Bailey, D., Hofer, G., Herzog, F., Schmidt-Entling, M. H. 2010. Spiders associated with the meadow and tree canopies of orchards respond differently to habitat fragmentation. Landscape Ecology. 25 (9): 1375-1384.

56. 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.

55. BUCHER, R, HERRMANN, JD, SCHÜEPP, C, HERZOG, F, ENTLING, MH 2010. Arthropod colonisation of trees in fragmented landscapes depends on species traits. OPEN ECOLOGY JOURNAL. 3 111-117.

54. Bailey, D., Schmidt-Entling, M. H., Eberhart, P., Herrmann, J. D., Hofer, G., Kormann, U., Herzog, F. 2010. Effects of habitat amount and isolation on biodiversity in fragmented traditional orchards. Journal of Applied Ecology. 47 (5): 1003-1013.

53. Schirmel, J, Lenze, S, Katzmann, D, Buchholz, S 2010. Capture efficiency of pitfall traps is highly affected by sampling interval. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata. 136 206-210.

52. Pluess, T., Opatovsky, I., Gavish-Regev, E., Lubin, Y., Schmidt-Entling, M. H. 2010. Non-crop habitats in the landscape enhance spider diversity in wheat fields of a desert agroecosystem. Agriculture Ecosystems Environment. 137 (1-2): 68-74.

51. Opatovsky, I., Pluess, T., Schmidt-Entling, M. H., Gavish-Regev, E., Lubin, Y. 2010. Are spider assemblages in fragmented, semi-desert habitat affected by increasing cover of agricultural crops?. Agriculture Ecosystems Environment. 135 (4): 233-237.

50. Schirmel, J, Blindow, I, Fartmann, T 2010. The importance of habitat mosaics for Orthoptera (Caelifera and Ensifera) in dry heathlands. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY. 107 129-132.

49. Buchholz, S, Jess, A-M, Hertenstein, F, Schirmel, J 2010. Effect of the colour of pitfall traps on their capture efficiency of carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae), spiders (Araneae) and other arthropods. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY. 107 277-280.

48. Schirmel, J, Buchholz, S, Fartmann, T 2010. Is pitfall trapping a valuable sampling method for grassland Orthoptera?. JOURNAL OF INSECT CONSERVATION. 14 289-296.

47. Bruggisser, O. T., Schmidt-Entling, M. H., Bacher, S. 2010. Effects of vineyard management on biodiversity at three trophic levels. Biological Conservation. 143 (6): 1521-1528.

46. Tscharntke, T., Dormann, C., Fischer, C., Flohre, A., Hänke, S., Holzschuh, A., Scheid, B., Scherber, C., Schmidt-Entling, M. H., Vollhardt, I., Thies, C. 2010. Landschaftsmanagement für eine nachhaltige biologische Schädlingsbekämpfung. Hotes, S.; Wolters, V. Fokus Biodiversität. Wie Biodiversität in der Kulturlandschaft erhalten und nachhaltig genutzt werden kann. München: Oekom.

45. Hentrich, Heiko, Gottsberger, Gerhard 2010. Die Nektarblumen der Prachtbienen – hohe Spezifität als Grundlage für eine erfolgreiche Bestäubung?. 9. Hymenopterologen-Tagung. x-x.

44. Buse, Joern, Levanony, Tal, Timm, Annika, Dayan, Tamar, Assmann, Thorsten 2010. Saproxylic beetle assemblages in the Mediterranean region: impact of forest management on richness and structure. Forest Ecology and Management. 259 1376-1384.

43. Sama, Gianfranco, Buse, Joern, Orbach, Eylon, Friedman, Ariel-Leib-Leonid, Rittner, Oz, Chikatunov, Vladimir 2010. A new catalogue of the Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Israel with notes on their distribution and host plants. Munis Entomology and Zoology. 5 1-51.

42. Schirmel, Jens 2010. Short-term effects of modern heathland management measures on carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Applied Ecology and Environmental Research. 8 165-175.

41. Wünsch, Yvonne, Schirmel, Jens, Fartmann, Thomas 2010. Habitatnutzung juveniler Myrmeleotettix maculatus (Caelifera: Gomphocerinae) und Platycleis albopunctata (Ensifera: Tettigoniinae) in Küstendünenheiden. Articulata. 25 167–183.

40. Schirmel, Jens, Buchholz, Sascha 2010. Conservation value of dry grasslands in Westphalia (Northwest Germany) based on pitfall trap data of Orthoptera. Articulata. 25 185–198.


39. Schmidt-Entling, M. H., Dobeli, J. 2009. Sown wildflower areas to enhance spiders in arable fields. Agriculture Ecosystems Environment. 133 (1-2): 19-22.

38. Schmidt-Entling, M. H., Siegenthaler, E. 2009. Herbivore release through cascading risk effects. Biology Letters. 5 (6): 773-776.

37. Farwig, N., Bailey, D., Bochud, E., Herrmann, J. D., Kindler, E., Reusser, N., Schuepp, C., Schmidt-Entling, M. H. 2009. Isolation from forest reduces pollination, seed predation and insect scavenging in Swiss farmland. Landscape Ecology. 24 (7): 919-927.

36. Kumschick, S., Schmidt-Entling, M. H., 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 (8): 754-762.

35. Leuschner, C, Lendzion, J 2009. Air humidity, soil moisture and soil chemical factors as determinants of the herb layer composition in beech forests. JOURNAL OF VEGETATION SCIENCE. 20 288-298.

34. Lendzion, J, Leuschner, C 2009. Temperate forest herbs are adapted to high air humidity- evidence from climate chamber and humidity manipulation experiments in the field. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF FOREST RESEARCH. 39 2332-2342.

33. Linares-Palomino, R, Cardona V Hennig EI Hoffmann D Lendzion J Soto D Herzog SK, Kessler, M 2009. Non-woody life-form contribution to vascular plant species richness in a tropical American forest. Plant Ecology. 201 87-99.

32. Kumschick, S., Schmidt-Entling, M. H., 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 (6): 748-754.

31. Muff, P., Kropf, C., Frick, H., Nentwig, W., Schmidt-Entling, M. H. 2009. Co-existence of divergent communities at natural boundaries: spider (Arachnida: Araneae) diversity across an alpine timberline. Insect Conservation and Diversity. 2 (1): 36-44.

30. Eichenberger, B., Siegenthaler, E., Schmidt-Entling, M. H. 2009. Body size determines the outcome of competition for webs among alien and native sheetweb spiders (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Ecological Entomology. 34 (3): 363-368.

29. 2009. Saproxylic Beetles. Their Role and Diversity in European Woodland and Tree Habitats. Buse, Joern; Alexander, Keith; Ranius, Thomas; Assmann, Thorsten Sofia-Moscow: Proceedings of the 5th Symposium and Workshop on the Conservation of Saproxylic Beetles.

28. Buse, Joern, Guerlich, Stephan, Assmann, Thorsten 2009. Saproxylic beetles in the Gartow region of Lower Saxony, a hotspot of invertebrate diversity in north-western Germany. Buse, Joern; Alexander, Keith; Ranius, Thomas; Assmann, Thorsten Saproxylic beetles. Their role and diversity in European woodland and tree habitats. Sofia-Moscow: Proceedings of the 5th Symposium and Workshop on the Conservation of Saproxylic Beetles. 77-103.

27. Timm, Annika, Buse, Joern, Dayan, Tamar, Haerdtle, Werner, Levanony, Tal, Assmann, Thorsten 2009. At the interface of historical and present day ecology: Ground beetles in woodlands and open habitats in Upper Galilee (Israel) (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Zoolog in the Middle East. 47 75-104.

26. Matthes, Ulrich, Vasconcelos, Ana Catia, Konold, Werner, Grygoryan, Gayane, Casper, Markus, Sauer, Tilmann, Spies, Ernst-Dieter, Tintrup, Gregor, Trapp, Matthias, Buse, Joern, Griebeler, Eva Maria, Seitz, Alfred, Kraus, Clementine, Bücking, Michael 2009. Klima- und Landschaftswandel in Rheinland-Pfalz. Projekt zur Vulnerabilitätsanalyse und zur Entwicklung landesspezifischer Strategien zur Anpassung. Archiv für Forstwesen und Landschaftsökologie. 43 57-69.


25. Schmidt, M. H., 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 (12): 3003-3012.

24. Lendzion, J, Leuschner, C 2008. Growth of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) saplings is limited by elevated atmospheric vapour pressure deficits. Forest Ecology and Management. 256 648-655.

23. Jud, P., Schmidt-Entling, M. H. 2008. Fluid type, dilution, and bitter agent influence spider preservation in pitfall traps. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata. 129 (3): 356-359.

22. Schmidt, M. H., Thies, C., Nentwig, W., Tscharntke, T. 2008. Contrasting responses of arable spiders to the landscape matrix at different spatial scales. Journal of Biogeography. 35 (1): 157-166.

21. Pluess, T., Opatovsky, I., Gavish-Regev, E., Lubin, Y., Schmidt, M. H. 2008. Spiders in wheat fields and semi-desert in the Negev (Israel). Journal of Arachnology. 36 (2): 368-373.

20. Buse, Joern, Levanony, Tal, Dayan, Tamar, Assmann, Thorsten 2008. Saproxylic beetle assemblages of three managed oak woodlands in the Eastern Mediterranean. Zoology in the Middle East. 45 55-66.

19. Buse, Joern, Ranius, Thomas, Assmann, Thorsten 2008. An endangered longhorn beetle associated with old oaks and its possible role as an ecosystem engineer. Conservation Biology. 22 329-337.

18. Assmann, Thorsten, Buse, Joern, Drees, Claudia, Friedman, Ariel-Leib-Leonid, Levanony, Tal, Matern, Andrea, Timm, Annika, Wrase, David 2008. The Carabus fauna of Israel – updated identification key, faunistics, and habitats (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Zookeys. 1 9-22.

17. Buse, Joern, Zabransky, Peter, Assmann, Thorsten 2008. The xylobiontic beetle fauna of old oaks colonised by the endangered longhorn beetle Cerambyx cerdo (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Angewandte Entomologie (DGAAE). 16 109-112.

16. Assmann, Thorsten, Buse, Joern, Drees, Claudia, Habel, Jan, Haerdtle, Werner, Matern, Andrea, von Oheimb, Goddert, Schuldt, Andreas, Wrase, David 2008. From Latreille to DNA systematics – towards a modern synthesis for carabidology. Back to the roots and back to the future? Towards a new synthesis amongst taxonomic, ecological and and biogeographical approaches in carabidology. Pensoft Publishers. 41-76.

15. Schirmel, Jens 2008. Hinweise zur Unterscheidung der Larven von Tettigonia cantans, T. caudata und T. viridissima im Freiland. Articulata. 23 69–72.


14. 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.

13. 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 16-27.

12. Entling, W., Schmidt, M. H., 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. 16 (4): 440-448.

11. Schirmel, Jens, Fartmann, Thomas 2007. Larvalökologie des Grünen Heupferds Tettigonia viridissima (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Articulata. 22 173–190.

10. Buse, Joern, Schroeder, Boris, Assmann, Thorsten 2007. Modelling habitat and spatial distribution of an endangered longhorn beetle – A case study for saproxylic insect conservation. Biological Conservation. 137 372-381.

9. Schirmel, Jens, Fartmann, Thomas 2007. Gibt es Unterschiede in der tages- und jahreszeitlichen Aktivität von Tettigonia caudata und T. viridissima (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)?. Articulata. 22 191–203.


8. 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.

7. Schmidt, M. H., Clough, Y., Schulz, W., Westphalen, A., Tscharntke, T. 2006. Capture efficiency and preservation attributes of different fluids in pitfall traps. Journal of Arachnology. 34 (1): 159-162.


6. Schmidt, M. H., 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 (2): 281-287.

5. Schmidt, M. H., Tscharntke, T. 2005. The role of perennial habitats for Central European farmland spiders. Agriculture Ecosystems Environment. 105 (1-2): 235-242.

4. Schmidt, M. H., Lefebvre, G., Poulin, B., Tscharntke, T. 2005. Reed cutting affects arthropod communities, potentially reducing food for passerine birds. Biological Conservation. 121 (2): 157-166.


3. Schmidt, M. H., Thewes, U., Thies, C., Tscharntke, T. 2004. Aphid suppression by natural enemies in mulched cereals. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata. 113 (2): 87-93.

2. Schmidt, M. H., Thies, C., Tscharntke, T. 2004. The landscape context of arthropod biological control. Gurr, G. M.; Wratten, S. D.; Altieri, M. A. Ecological Engineering for Pest Management: Advances in Habitat Manipulation for Arthropods. Collingwood: CSIRO. 9. Download


1. Schmidt, M. H., 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 (1527): 1905-1909.