2015

Open access papers are marked with *

Botham, M., Fernandez-Ploquin, E., Brereton, T., Harrower, C., Roy, D. & Heard, M. 2015. Lepidoptera communities across an agricultural gradient: how important are habitat area and habitat diversity in supporting high diversity? Journal of Insect Conservation 19, 403-420.

Curtis, R., Botham, M., Brereton, T. & Isaac, N. 2015. The rise and demise of the Glanville fritillary on the Isle of WightJournal of Insect Conservation 19, 305-311.

Curtis, R.J., Brereton, T.M., Dennis, R.L., Carbone, C. & Isaac, N.J. 2015. Butterfly abundance is determined by food availability and is mediated by species traitsJournal of Applied Ecology 52, 1676-1684.

Dapporto, L., Ciolli, G., Dennis, R.L. H., Fox, R. & Shreeve, T. 2015. A new procedure for extrapolating turnover regionalization at mid-small spatial scales, tested on British butterfliesMethods in Ecology and Evolution 6, 1287-1297.

*Eaton, M.A., Burns, F., Isaac, N.J., Gregory, R.D., August, T.A., Barlow, K.E., Brereton, T., Brooks, D.R., Al Fulaij, N. & Haysom, K.A. 2015. The priority species indicator: measuring the trends in threatened species in the UKBiodiversity 16, 108-119.

Eglington, S.M., Brereton, T.M., Tayleur, C.M., Noble, D., Risely, K., Roy, D.B. & Pearce-Higgins, J.W. 2015. Patterns and causes of covariation in bird and butterfly community structureLandscape Ecology 30, 1461-1472.

*Gilburn, A.S., Bunnefeld, N., Wilson, J., Botham, M.S., Brereton, T., Fox, R. & Goulson, D. 2015. Are neonicotinoid insecticides driving declines of widespread butterflies? PeerJ 3, e1402. News story

*Gillingham, P.K., Alison, J., Roy, D.B., Fox, R. & Thomas, C.D. 2015. High abundances of species in protected areas in parts of their geographic distributions colonised during a recent period of climatic changeConservation Letters 8, 97-106.

Gillingham, P.K., Bradbury, R.B., Roy, D.B., Anderson, B.J., Baxter, J.M., Bourn, N.A.D., Crick, H.Q.P., Findon, R.A., Fox, R., Franco, A., Hill, J.K., Hodgson, J.A., Holt, A.R., Morecroft, M.D., O’Hanlon, N.J., Oliver, T.H., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Procter, D.A., Thomas, J.A., Walker, K.J., Walmsley, C.A., Wilson, R.J. & Thomas, C.D. 2015. The effectiveness of protected areas to conserve species undertaking geographic range shifts. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 115, 707-717.

*Macgregor, C.J., Pocock, M.J.O., Fox, R. & Evans, D.M. 2015. Pollination by nocturnal Lepidoptera, and the effects of light pollution: a reviewEcological Entomology 40, 187-198.

*Mason, S.C., Palmer, G., Fox, R., Gillings, S., Hill, J.K., Thomas, C.D. & Oliver, T.H. 2015. Geographical range margins of a wide range of taxonomic groups continue to shift polewardsBiological Journal of the Linnean Society 115, 586-597.

Oliver, T.H., Marshall, H.H., Morecroft, M.D., Brereton, T., Prudhomme, C. & Huntingford, C. 2015. Interacting effects of climate change and habitat fragmentation on drought-sensitive butterfliesNature Climate Change 5, 941-945. News story

Pescott, O.L., Simkin, J.M., August, T.A., Randle, Z., Dore, A.J. & Botham, M.S. 2015. Air pollution and its effects on lichens, bryophytes, and lichen-feeding Lepidoptera: review and evidence from biological recordsBiological Journal of the Linnean Society 115, 611-635.

*Pocock, M.J., Newson, S.E., Henderson, I.G., Peyton, J., Sutherland, W.J., Noble, D.G., Ball, S.G., Beckmann, B.C., Biggs, J. & Brereton, T. 2015. Developing and enhancing biodiversity monitoring programmes: a collaborative assessment of prioritiesJournal of Applied Ecology 52, 686-695.

*Roy, D.B., Oliver, T.H., Botham, M.S., Beckmann, B., Brereton, T., Dennis, R.L., Harrower, C., Phillimore, A.B. & Thomas, J.A.2015. Similarities in butterfly emergence dates among populations suggest local adaptation to climateGlobal Change Biology 21, 3313-3322.

Roy, D., Ploquin, E., Randle, Z., Risely, K., Botham, M., Middlebrook, I., Noble, D., Cruickshanks, K., Freeman, S. & Brereton, T.2015. Comparison of trends in butterfly populations between monitoring schemesJournal of Insect Conservation 19, 313-324.

Suggitt, A.J., Wilson, R.J., August, T.A., Fox, R., Isaac, N.J.B., Macgregor, N.A., Morecroft, M.D. & Maclean, I.M.D. 2015. Microclimate affects landscape level persistence in the British LepidopteraJournal of Insect Conservation 19, 237-253.