Recent Publications from the Lab

2020

Klinges, D. H. and B.R.Scheffers. Microgeography, not just latitude, drives climate overlap on mountains from tropical to polar ecosystems. The American Naturalist doi/10.1086/711873

 

Basham, E. W., R. Saporito, M., González-Pinzón, A. Romero-Marcucci, and B.R. Scheffers. In press. Chemical defenses shift with the seasonal vertical migration of a Panamanian poison frog. Biotropica doi.org/10.1111/btp.12842

 

González-del-Pliego, P., B.R. Scheffers, R.P. Freckleton, E.W. Basham, M.B. Araujo, A.R. Acosta-Galvis, C.A. Medina Uribe, T. Haugaasen, D.P Edwards. In press. Thermal tolerance and the importance of microhabitats for Andean frogs in the context of land-use and climate change. Journal of Animal Ecology doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13309

 

Lembrechts, J. J., Aalto, J., Ashcroft, M. B., De Frenne, P., Kopecký, M., Lenoir, J., ... & García, R. A. (Scheffers B.R.; 1 of >50 co-authors). 2020. SoilTemp: a global database of near‐surface temperature.Global Change Biology doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15123

 

Basham, E. and B.R. Scheffers. 2020.Vertical stratification collapses under seasonal shifts in climate. Journal of Biogeography doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13857

 

Khazan, E.,J. Bujan, J., and B.R. Scheffers. 2020. Patterns of ant activity and nesting ecology depend on flooding intensity in a Neotropical floodplain. Internat. Journal of Tropical Insect Science, 1-9.

 

Diesmos, A.C., B.R. Scheffers, N.A.D Mallari, C.D. Siler, and R.M Brown. 2020. A new forest frog of the genus Platymantis (Amphibia: Anura: Ceratobatrachidae: subgenus Tirahanulap) from Leyte and Samar islands, eastern Philippines. Zootaxa 4830: 573-591.

 

Oliveira, B.,J.M. Flenniken,R.P. Guralnick, S.E. Williams, and B.R Scheffers.2020.Historical environmental stability drives discordant niche filling dynamics across phylogenetic scales. Journal of Biogeography 47:807-816

 

Oliveira, B.,B.R. Scheffers and G.G. Costa. 2020.Decoupled erosion of amphibians’ phylogenetic and functional diversity due to extinction. Global Ecology and Biogeography 29: 309-319

 

Seidl, C.M.,Basham, E.W., andB.R. Scheffers. 2019. Bird’s nest fern epiphytes facilitate herpetofaunal arboreality and climate refuge in two Paleotropic canopies. Oecologia 192:297-309.

 

2019

Scheffers B.R., B. Oliveira,I. Lamb, and D.P. Edwards. 2019.Global wildlife trade across the tree of life. Science 366: 71-76

*Scheffers et al 2019 Science received an Altmetric score of 874. Press coverage by 55 News Outlets 

 

Scheffers B.R.and G. Pecl. 2019. The future of biodiversity under climate change – persecuted, protected, or ignored? Nature Climate Change 9: 581-586

                        *Highlighted in Nature Climate Change Editorial (Nat. Clim. Chang. 10, 377 (2020))

 

González-del-Pliego, P., Freckleton, R.P., Edwards, D.P., Koo, M.S., Scheffers, B.R., Pyron, R.A. and Jetz, W., 2019. Phylogenetic and trait-based prediction of extinction risk for data-deficient amphibians. Current Biology 29: 1557-1563. 

 

De Frenne, P., F. Zellweger, F. Rodríguez-Sánchez, B.R. Scheffers,K. Hylander, M. Luoto, M. Vellend, K. Verheyen, and J. Lenoir. 2019. Global buffering of temperatures under forest canopies. Nature Ecology and Evolution 3: 744​

 

Oliveira, B.and B.R. Scheffers. 2019. Vertical stratification influences global patterns of biodiversity. Ecography 42:249-258

 

Basham, E.W.,C.M. Seidl,L.R. Andriamahohatra,B.F. Oliveira, and B.R. Scheffers. 2019. 

Distance-decay differs among vertical strata in a tropical rainforest. J. Anim. Ecology 88:114-124

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