Biological Reviews

(The TQCC of Biological Reviews is 71. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-03-01 to 2023-03-01.)
Confounding factors in the detection of species responses to habitat fragmentation1385
Emerging threats and persistent conservation challenges for freshwater biodiversity1165
Terrestrial insects along elevation gradients: species and community responses to altitude659
Modulation of aggressive behaviour by fighting experience: mechanisms and contest outcomes508
Using experimental manipulation to assess the roles of leaf litter in the functioning of forest ecosystems471
Pollen and seed dispersal among dispersed plants376
Multiple successional pathways in human-modified tropical landscapes: new insights from forest succession, forest fragmentation and landscape ecology research312
The evolution of egg colour and patterning in birds287
The evolutionary origins of pesticide resistance277
Analysing ecological networks of species interactions253
Environmental constraints on life histories in Antarctic ecosystems: tempos, timings and predictability222
A complete phylogeny of the whales, dolphins and even-toed hoofed mammals (Cetartiodactyla)182
Complex interactions among mammalian carnivores in Australia, and their implications for wildlife management170
Sexual selection research on spiders: progress and biases169
Acoustic sequences in non-human animals: a tutorial review and prospectus169
Fire as a key driver of Earth's biodiversity168
Human cell type diversity, evolution, development, and classification with special reference to cells derived from the neural crest156
Genetics of dispersal150
Resilience and restoration of tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and grassy woodlands145
Fungal evolution: diversity, taxonomy and phylogeny of the Fungi139
The community and ecosystem consequences of intraspecific diversity: a meta-analysis135
The ecology of overwintering among turtles: where turtles overwinter and its consequences129
Fungal functional ecology: bringing a trait‐based approach to plant‐associated fungi126
Reproductive senescence: new perspectives in the wild121
Fungal evolution: major ecological adaptations and evolutionary transitions120
Trait‐based ecology of terrestrial arthropods118
The functions of societies and the evolution of group living: spider societies as a test case116
Mycorrhizal types differ in ecophysiology and alter plant nutrition and soil processes116
Global effects of non‐native tree species on multiple ecosystem services110
Uncovering trophic positions and food resources of soil animals using bulk natural stable isotope composition109
Sex-biased dispersal: a review of the theory98
Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in naturally assembled communities87
A long winter for the Red Queen: rethinking the evolution of seasonal migration86
Synzoochory: the ecological and evolutionary relevance of a dual interaction83
How do herbivorous insects respond to drought stress in trees?82
Sexual selection and its evolutionary consequences in female animals82
Enigmatic ear stones: what we know about the functional role and evolution of fish otoliths80
Intrasexually selected weapons78
Emergent properties from organisms to ecosystems: towards a realistic approach77
Primate spermatogenesis: new insights into comparative testicular organisation, spermatogenic efficiency and endocrine control77
The evolution of molluscs76
Diversity in warning coloration: selective paradox or the norm?75
Roles of microRNAs in mammalian reproduction: from the commitment of germ cells to peri-implantation embryos75
Positive selection in the evolution of cancer74
Causes and consequences of ontogenetic dietary shifts: a global synthesis using fish models74
Tectonics, climate and the diversification of the tropical African terrestrial flora and fauna72
Permian-Triassic Osteichthyes (bony fishes): diversity dynamics and body size evolution71