Biology Letters

(The H4-Index of Biology Letters is 23. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
The sex with the reduced sex chromosome dies earlier: a comparison across the tree of life72
The effects of anthropogenic noise on animals: a meta-analysis65
Plastics everywhere: first evidence of polystyrene fragments inside the common Antarctic collembolan Cryptopygus antarcticus52
Disparities in the analysis of morphological disparity49
Nocturnal pollinators strongly contribute to pollen transport of wild flowers in an agricultural landscape39
Salinity tolerance and geographical origin predict global alien amphipod invasions38
A paraphyletic ‘Silesauridae' as an alternative hypothesis for the initial radiation of ornithischian dinosaurs37
Structural colours reflect individual quality: a meta-analysis36
Otolith chemistry indicates recent worsened Baltic cod condition is linked to hypoxia exposure36
Microplastics disrupt hermit crab shell selection36
The hidden army: corallivorous crown-of-thorns seastars can spend years as herbivorous juveniles35
Plastic but repeatable: rapid adjustments of mitochondrial function and density during reproduction in a wild bird species35
Does urbanization favour exotic bee species? Implications for the conservation of native bees in cities34
Honeybee microbiome is stabilized in the presence of propolis32
Extreme and variable torpor among high-elevation Andean hummingbird species31
Temporal and spatial limitations in global surveillance for bat filoviruses and henipaviruses30
Cuttlefish show flexible and future-dependent foraging cognition29
Parasite-induced plasticity in host social behaviour depends on sex and susceptibility29
A review of clothing microbiology: the history of clothing and the role of microbes in textiles29
Whole-genome analysis across 10 songbird families within Sylvioidea reveals a novel autosome–sex chromosome fusion29
Predator type influences the frequency of functional responses to prey in marine habitats26
Early warning signals of malaria resurgence in Kericho, Kenya25
Climate warming and trophic mismatches in terrestrial ecosystems: the green–brown imbalance hypothesis24
Egg incubation temperature does not influence adult heat tolerance in the lizard Anolis sagrei23
The dynamics underlying avian extinction trajectories forecast a wave of extinctions23
Do penguins’ vocal sequences conform to linguistic laws?23
Reactivity, fate and functional roles of dissolved organic matter in anoxic inland waters23
Field-realistic antidepressant exposure disrupts group foraging dynamics in mosquitofish23
Examining the mechanisms underlying the acquisition of animal tool behaviour23
Predation risks of signalling and searching: bats prefer moving katydids23