Ecology and Evolution

Papers
(The median citation count of Ecology and Evolution is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
ArticleCitations
Why students do not turn on their video cameras during online classes and an equitable and inclusive plan to encourage them to do so210
Meta‐analysis shows that environmental DNA outperforms traditional surveys, but warrants better reporting standards103
SDMtune: An R package to tune and evaluate species distribution models102
Abundance decline in the avifauna of the European Union reveals cross‐continental similarities in biodiversity change79
Impacts of the COVID‐19 pandemic on field instruction and remote teaching alternatives: Results from a survey of instructors73
Variation in leaf traits at different altitudes reflects the adaptive strategy of plants to environmental changes68
Changes in soil carbon fractions and enzyme activities under different vegetation types of the northern Loess Plateau59
Marine water environmental DNA metabarcoding provides a comprehensive fish diversity assessment and reveals spatial patterns in a large oceanic area54
Shifting spaces: Which disparity or dissimilarity measurement best summarize occupancy in multidimensional spaces?54
Paint it black: Efficacy of increased wind turbine rotor blade visibility to reduce avian fatalities54
From panic to pedagogy: Using online active learning to promote inclusive instruction in ecology and evolutionary biology courses and beyond52
Automated facial recognition for wildlife that lack unique markings: A deep learning approach for brown bears51
Acoustic localization of terrestrial wildlife: Current practices and future opportunities50
The traits of “trait ecologists”: An analysis of the use of trait and functional trait terminology47
Cell size, genome size, and maximum growth rate are near‐independent dimensions of ecological variation across bacteria and archaea46
Automatic detection of fish and tracking of movement for ecology45
Molecular diet analysis of neotropical bats based on fecal DNA metabarcoding43
Moving academic conferences online: Aids and barriers to delegate participation42
Generation and application of river network analogues for use in ecology and evolution42
Effect of soil microorganisms and labile C availability on soil respiration in response to litter inputs in forest ecosystems: A meta‐analysis42
Collecting eco‐evolutionary data in the dark: Impediments to subterranean research and how to overcome them41
Revisiting the effect of PCR replication and sequencing depth on biodiversity metrics in environmental DNA metabarcoding40
A total crapshoot? Evaluating bioinformatic decisions in animal diet metabarcoding analyses40
Current and future distribution of the deciduous shrub Hydrangea macrophylla in China estimated by MaxEnt40
Tackling unresolved questions in forest ecology: The past and future role of simulation models39
Spatiotemporal maintenance of flora in the Himalaya biodiversity hotspot: Current knowledge and future perspectives39
Which factors contribute most to genome size variation within angiosperms?39
NGSpeciesID: DNA barcode and amplicon consensus generation from long‐read sequencing data38
Coexistence of predators in time: Effects of season and prey availability on species activity within a Mediterranean carnivore guild37
Evolutionary origins of taro (Colocasia esculenta) in Southeast Asia36
Are native and non‐native pollinator friendly plants equally valuable for native wild bee communities?36
The conservation status and population decline of the African penguin deconstructed in space and time36
Meta‐replication, sampling bias, and multi‐scale model selection: A case study on snow leopard (Panthera uncia) in western China36
Soil physicochemical properties drive the variation in soil microbial communities along a forest successional series in a degraded wetland in northeastern China36
Predicting the potential global distribution of Ageratina adenophora under current and future climate change scenarios35
Heat stress responses and population genetics of the kelp Laminaria digitata (Phaeophyceae) across latitudes reveal differentiation among North Atlantic populations35
The transformation of Caribbean coral communities since humans35
How many replicates to accurately estimate fish biodiversity using environmental DNA on coral reefs?34
Evolution of habitat preference in 243 species of Bent‐toed geckos (GenusCyrtodactylusGray, 1827) with a discussion of karst habitat conservation34
Improving the accessibility and transferability of machine learning algorithms for identification of animals in camera trap images: MLWIC234
Empirical and philosophical problems with the subspecies rank33
What do you mean “functional” in ecology? Patterns versus processes33
MaxEnt brings comparable results when the input data are being completed; Model parameterization of four species distribution models33
Is population subdivision different from speciation? From phylogeography to species delimitation32
A contrast of meta and metafor packages for meta‐analyses in R32
Bringing function to structure: Root–soil interactions shaping phosphatase activity throughout a soil profile in Puerto Rico31
Consequences of multiple imputation of missing standard deviations and sample sizes in meta‐analysis31
Impacts of multiple anthropogenic stressors on stream macroinvertebrate community composition and functional diversity31
You are welcome here: A practical guide to diversity, equity, and inclusion for undergraduates embarking on an ecological research experience30
Resilience of terrestrial and aquatic fauna to historical and future wildfire regimes in western North America30
Rewilding with invertebrates and microbes to restore ecosystems: Present trends and future directions30
When are hypotheses useful in ecology and evolution?30
Plant species identity drives soil microbial community structures that persist under a following crop30
Habitat suitability and connectivity implications for the conservation of the Persian leopard along the Iran–Iraq border30
Comparative plastome analysis of Blumea, with implications for genome evolution and phylogeny of Asteroideae30
Individual dietary specialization in a generalist predator: A stable isotope analysis of urban and rural red foxes29
Breaking barriers? Ethnicity and socioeconomic background impact on early career progression in the fields of ecology and evolution29
Temperature but not ocean acidification affects energy metabolism and enzyme activities in the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis29
How the ecology and evolution of the COVID‐19 pandemic changed learning29
Moving academic conferences online: Understanding patterns of delegate engagement29
Leaf litter quality drives the feeding by invertebrate shredders in tropical streams29
A national‐scale dataset for threats impacting Australia’s imperiled flora and fauna28
Some like it cold: Temperature‐dependent habitat selection by narwhals28
Observer‐oriented approach improves species distribution models from citizen science data28
Pool choice in a vertical landscape: Tadpole‐rearing site flexibility in phytotelm‐breeding frogs28
Targeted and passive environmental DNA approaches outperform established methods for detection of quagga mussels, Dreissena rostriformis bugensis in flowing water28
Honey bees and wild pollinators differ in their preference for and use of introduced floral resources28
DNA Barcoding and geographical scale effect: The problems of undersampling genetic diversity hotspots28
Environmental DNA metabarcoding primers for freshwater fish detection and quantification: In silico and in tanks28
Human–wildlife conflict in the roof of the world: Understanding multidimensional perspectives through a systematic review28
A review of conspecific attraction for habitat selection across taxa28
Waste not, want not: Microsatellites remain an economical and informative technology for conservation genetics28
Diet of a rare herbivore based on DNA metabarcoding of feces: Selection, seasonality, and survival28
“Into and Out of” the Qinghai‐Tibet Plateau and the Himalayas: Centers of origin and diversification across five clades of Eurasian montane and alpine passerine birds27
Fixed or random? On the reliability of mixed‐effects models for a small number of levels in grouping variables27
On the importance of predictor choice, modelling technique, and number of pseudo‐absences for bioclimatic envelope model performance27
Advancing biodiversity assessments with environmental DNA: Long‐read technologies help reveal the drivers of Amazonian fungal diversity27
Worldclim 2.1 versus Worldclim 1.4: Climatic niche and grid resolution affect between‐version mismatches in Habitat Suitability Models predictions across Europe27
Wildlife roadkill patterns in a fragmented landscape of the Western Amazon26
Influence of intra‐ and interspecific variation in predator–prey body size ratios on trophic interaction strengths26
Is color data from citizen science photographs reliable for biodiversity research?26
Genome structure and content of the rice root‐knot nematode (Meloidogyne graminicola)26
Don’t judge toxic weeds on whether they are native but on their ecological effects26
Light heterogeneity affects understory plant species richness in temperate forests supporting the heterogeneity–diversity hypothesis26
Eco‐oncology: Applying ecological principles to understand and manage cancer26
Modeling vegetation greenness and its climate sensitivity with deep‐learning technology26
Extreme rainfall events and cooling of sea turtle clutches: Implications in the face of climate warming25
A review of spatial capture–recapture: Ecological insights, limitations, and prospects25
Geographic range estimates and environmental requirements for the harpy eagle derived from spatial models of current and past distribution25
Non‐native species have multiple abundance–impact curves25
Genetic differentiation underlies seasonal variation in thermal tolerance, body size, and plasticity in a short‐lived copepod25
Understanding the unexplained: The magnitude and correlates of individual differences in residual variance25
Predictive ability of a process‐based versus a correlative species distribution model25
How citizen science could improve species distribution models and their independent assessment25
The botanical education extinction and the fall of plant awareness25
Tool for genomic selection and breeding to evolutionary adaptation: Development of a 100K single nucleotide polymorphism array for the honey bee24
Pollen DNA metabarcoding identifies regional provenance and high plant diversity in Australian honey24
Mixing tree species associated with arbuscular or ectotrophic mycorrhizae reveals dual mycorrhization and interactive effects on the fungal partners24
Comparative assessment of range‐wide patterns of genetic diversity and structure with SNPs and microsatellites: A case study with Iberian amphibians24
Lineage‐specific plastid degradation in subtribe Gentianinae (Gentianaceae)23
There’s a storm a‐coming: Ecological resilience and resistance to extreme weather events23
Amelioration of ocean acidification and warming effects through physiological buffering of a macroalgae23
Movement patterns of large juvenile loggerhead turtles in the Mediterranean Sea: Ontogenetic space use in a small ocean basin23
Intraspecific genetic variation of a Fagus sylvatica population in a temperate forest derived from airborne imaging spectroscopy time series23
From leaf to label: A robust automated workflow for stomata detection23
Learning principles of evolution during a crisis: An exploratory analysis of student barriers one week and one month into the COVID‐19 pandemic22
How to make methodological decisions when inferring social networks22
Monitoring the dead as an ecosystem indicator22
Accelerated vegetation succession but no hydrological change in a boreal fen during 20 years of recent climate change22
Simulated heat waves reduce cognitive and motor performance of an endotherm22
High concentrations of environmental ammonia induced changes in large‐scale loach (Paramisgurnus dabryanus) immunity22
Potential geographical distribution and environmental explanations of rare and endangered plant species through combined modeling: A case study of Northwest Yunnan, China22
Root morphological responses to population density vary with soil conditions and growth stages: The complexity of density effects22
Molecular evolution and SSRs analysis based on the chloroplast genome of Callitropsis funebris22
High‐resolution multi‐marker DNA metabarcoding reveals sexual dietary differentiation in a bird with minor dimorphism22
Evaluating the effect of reference genome divergence on the analysis of empirical RADseq datasets21
Coupling of green and brown food webs and ecosystem stability21
Effects of drought and mycorrhiza on wheat and aphid infestation21
Leaf shape in Populus tremula is a complex, omnigenic trait21
Predicted declines in suitable habitat for greater one‐horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) under future climate and land use change scenarios21
Molecular study of drought response in the Mediterranean conifer Pinus pinaster Ait.: Differential transcriptomic profiling reveals constitutive water deficit‐independent drought tolerance mech21
Direct effects of nitrogen addition on seed germination of eight semi‐arid grassland species21
Evolution of breeding plumages in birds: A multiple‐step pathway to seasonal dichromatism in New World warblers (Aves: Parulidae)21
Applications of deep convolutional neural networks to predict length, circumference, and weight from mostly dewatered images of fish21
Understanding 3D structural complexity of individual Scots pine trees with different management history21
Persistence of microbial extracellular enzymes in soils under different temperatures and water availabilities21
Genetic diversity, population structure, and gene flow analysis of lowland bamboo [Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A. Rich.) Munro] in Ethiopia21
Non‐reef habitats in a tropical seascape affect density and biomass of fishes on coral reefs21
Modeling the effects of grassland management intensity on biodiversity21
Temporal patterns of visitation of birds and mammals at mineral licks in the Peruvian Amazon21
DNA metabarcoding quantifies the relative biomass of arthropod taxa in songbird diets: Validation with camera‐recorded diets21
Off to new shores: Climate niche expansion in invasive mosquitofish (Gambusia spp.)21
Reproducibility in ecology and evolution: Minimum standards for data and code20
Natural history of model organisms: The secret (group) life of Drosophila melanogaster larvae and why it matters to developmental ecology20
Highly variable chloroplast genome from two endangered Papaveraceae lithophytes Corydalis tomentella and Corydalis saxicola20
Biosurveillance for invasive insect pest species using an environmental DNA metabarcoding approach and a high salt trap collection fluid20
Evaluating wildlife translocations using genomics: A bighorn sheep case study20
Drought has negative consequences on aphid fitness and plant vigor: Insights from a meta‐analysis20
Globally, plant‐soil feedbacks are weak predictors of plant abundance20
An endangered flightless grasshopper with strong genetic structure maintains population genetic variation despite extensive habitat loss20
Who let the dogs out? Exploring the spatial ecology of free‐roaming domestic dogs in western Kenya20
High foliar K and P resorption efficiencies in old‐growth tropical forests growing on nutrient‐poor soils20
Environmental factors affect the response of microbial extracellular enzyme activity in soils when determined as a function of water availability and temperature20
Environmental filtering and dispersal limitation jointly shaped the taxonomic and phylogenetic beta diversity of natural forests in southern China20
Cultivating inclusive instructional and research environments in ecology and evolutionary science20
COVID‐19 lockdown frees wildlife to roam but increases poaching threats in Nepal20
Life‐history traits of Tubastraea coccinea: Reproduction, development, and larval competence20
Rethinking trophic niches: Speed and body mass colimit prey space of mammalian predators20
Candidate‐species delimitation in Desmognathus salamanders reveals gene flow across lineage boundaries, confounding phylogenetic estimation and clarifying hybrid zones20
Multidecadal changes in functional diversity lag behind the recovery of taxonomic diversity20
Physiological basis of interactive responses to temperature and salinity in coastal marine invertebrate: Implications for responses to warming20
Drivers of Collembola assemblages along an altitudinal gradient in northeast China19
Online conferences for better learning19
Spatial capture–recapture with random thinning for unidentified encounters19
Hibernacula microclimate and declines in overwintering bats during an outbreak of white‐nose syndrome near the northern range limit of infection in North America19
Lunar synchronization of daily activity patterns in a crepuscular avian insectivore19
Finding common ground: Toward comparable indicators of adaptive capacity of tree species to a changing climate19
Evaluating new technology for biodiversity monitoring: Are drone surveys biased?19
Insectivorous birds can see and smell systemically herbivore‐induced pines19
Gut microbiome of migratory shorebirds: Current status and future perspectives19
Color pan traps often catch less when there are more flowers around19
Exploring the drivers of variation in trophic mismatches: A systematic review of long‐term avian studies19
Patterns and determinants of elephant attacks on humans in Nepal19
Documentation of en route mortality of summer chum salmon in the Koyukuk River, Alaska and its potential linkage to the heatwave of 201919
DNA degradation in fish: Practical solutions and guidelines to improve DNA preservation for genomic research19
An introduction to agent‐based models as an accessible surrogate to field‐based research and teaching19
The dark side of pseudoscorpion diversity: The German Barcode of Life campaign reveals high levels of undocumented diversity in European false scorpions19
Freshwater wild biota exposure to microplastics: A global perspective19
Contrasting vulnerability of monospecific and species‐diverse forests to wind and bark beetle disturbance: The role of management19
Seasonality of floral resources in relation to bee activity in agroecosystems19
Toward reliable habitat suitability and accessibility models in an era of multiple environmental stressors19
Leaf nonstructural carbohydrate concentrations of understory woody species regulated by soil phosphorus availability in a tropical forest19
Potential risk zone for anthropogenic mortality of carnivores in Gandaki Province, Nepal19
Predicting seasonal movements and distribution of the sperm whale using machine learning algorithms19
Removing climbers more than doubles tree growth and biomass in degraded tropical forests19
Environmental drivers of Cheirogaleidae population density: Remarkable resilience of Madagascar’s smallest lemurs to habitat degradation19
A new direction for differentiating animal activity based on measuring angular velocity about the yaw axis18
Long‐term persistence of wildlife populations in a pastoral area18
Decades of dietary data demonstrate regional food web structures in the Southern Ocean18
Miocene diversification of a golden‐thread nanmu tree species (Phoebe zhennan, Lauraceae) around the Sichuan Basin shaped by the East Asian monsoon18
Larval sites of the mosquito Aedes aegypti formosus in forest and domestic habitats in Africa and the potential association with oviposition evolution18
Molecular gut content analysis indicates the inter‐ and intra‐guild predation patterns of spiders in conventionally managed vegetable fields18
Tree recruitment is determined by stand structure and shade tolerance with uncertain role of climate and water relations18
Amplicon_sorter: A tool for reference‐free amplicon sorting based on sequence similarity and for building consensus sequences18
Relative influence of wild prey and livestock abundance on carnivore‐caused livestock predation18
Integrated analysis of three newly sequenced fern chloroplast genomes: Genome structure and comparative analysis18
Projected impacts of climate change on snow leopard habitat in Qinghai Province, China18
Creating outbred and inbred populations in haplodiploids to measure adaptive responses in the laboratory18
Moderate grazing increased alpine meadow soils bacterial abundance and diversity index on the Tibetan Plateau18
A review of applications of environmental DNA for reptile conservation and management18
Large‐scale movement patterns in a social vulture are influenced by seasonality, sex, and breeding region18
Not a cakewalk: Insights into movement of large carnivores in human‐dominated landscapes in India18
Thanks for inviting me to the party: Virtual poster sessions as a way to connect in a time of disconnection18
Errors in aerial survey count data: Identifying pitfalls and solutions18
Spatial phylogenetics of the native woody plant species in Hainan, China17
Soil microarthropods respond differently to simulated drought in organic and conventional farming systems17
The gut bacterial community affects immunity but not metabolism in a specialist herbivorous butterfly17
Trophic niche overlap between round sardinella (Sardinella aurita) and sympatric pelagic fish species in the Western Mediterranean17
The role of context in elucidating drivers of animal movement17
Tropical understory herbaceous community responds more strongly to hurricane disturbance than to experimental warming17
A real‐world implementation of a nationwide, long‐term monitoring program to assess the impact of agrochemicals and agricultural practices on biodiversity17
Small differences in root distributions allow resource niche partitioning17
Different responses of soil respiration to environmental factors across forest stages in a Southeast Asian forest17
Characterizing niche differentiation among marine consumers with amino acid δ13C fingerprinting17
Distribution of genetic variation underlying adult migration timing in steelhead of the Columbia River basin17
A phylogenetic and trait‐based analysis of community assembly in a subtropical forest in central China17
Temporal and palaeoclimatic context of the evolution of insular woodiness in the Canary Islands17
Repeatable individual variation in migration timing in two anadromous salmonids and ecological consequences17
Drones, automatic counting tools, and artificial neural networks in wildlife population censusing17
Contrasting mitochondrial diversity of European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) across three invasive continental distributions17
Measuring nestedness: A comparative study of the performance of different metrics17
Geographical pattern of genetic diversity in Capsella bursa‐pastoris (Brassicaceae)—A global perspective17
Deep reefs are not refugium for shallow‐water fish communities in the southwestern Atlantic17
Non‐invasive monitoring of multiple wildlife health factors by fecal microbiome analysis17
Foraging in a dynamic environment: Response of four sympatric sub‐Antarctic albatross species to interannual environmental variability17
Evolutionary and plastic variation in larval growth and digestion reveal the complex underpinnings of size and age at maturation in dung beetles17
Past, current, and potential future distributions of unique genetic diversity in a cold‐adapted mountain butterfly17
Six years of wild bee monitoring shows changes in biodiversity within and across years and declines in abundance17
Tree litter functional diversity and nitrogen concentration enhance litter decomposition via changes in earthworm communities17
Bats partition activity in space and time in a large, heterogeneous landscape17
How do less‐expensive nitrogen alternatives affect legume sanctions on rhizobia?17
For flux's sake: General considerations for energy‐flux calculations in ecological communities17
Ecological and morphological determinants of evolutionary diversification in Darwin's finches and their relatives17
Contrasting population structure and demographic history of cereal aphids in different environmental and agricultural landscapes17
occAssess: An R package for assessing potential biases in species occurrence data17
High‐altitude adaptation in vertebrates as revealed by mitochondrial genome analyses17
Comparing whole‐genome shotgun sequencing and DNA metabarcoding approaches for species identification and quantification of pollen species mixtures17
Contrasting patterns in the occurrence and biomass centers of gravity among fish and macroinvertebrates in a continental shelf ecosystem17
The fate of Meconopsis species in the Tibeto‐Himalayan region under future climate change17
Effects of Hedysarum leguminous plants on soil bacterial communities in the Mu Us Desert, northwest China17
Variability in the estimation of ungulate group sizes complicates ecological inference17
Analytical methods matter too: Establishing a framework for estimating maximum metabolic rate for fishes16
Population abundance in arctic grayling using genetics and close‐kin mark‐recapture16
Fine‐scale oceanographic drivers of reef manta ray (Mobula alfredi) visitation patterns at a feeding aggregation site16
Use of an exotic host plant shifts immunity, chemical defense, and viral burden in wild populations of a specialist insect herbivore16
Detection of the elusive Dwarf sperm whale (Kogia sima) using environmental DNA at Malpelo island (Eastern Pacific, Colombia)16
Zonation of mangrove flora and fauna in a subtropical estuarine wetland based on surface elevation16
3D genital shape complexity in female marine mammals16
Extensive daily movement rates measured in territorial arctic foxes16
Characterization of soil microbes associated with a grazing‐tolerant grass species, Stipa breviflora, in the Inner Mongolian desert steppe16
Effective distance of volatile cues for plant–plant communication in beech16
Skin resistance to water gain and loss has changed in cane toads (Rhinella marina) during their Australian invasion16
Past, present, and future geographic range of the relict Mediterranean and Macaronesian Juniperus phoenicea complex16
Sweet tooth: Elephants detect fruit sugar levels based on scent alone16
Biocultural diversity of common walnut (Juglans regia L.) and sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) across Eurasia16
Using community photography to investigate phenology: A case study of coat molt in the mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) with missing data16
The efficacy of DNA barcoding in the classification, genetic differentiation, and biodiversity assessment of benthic macroinvertebrates16
Embryo ecology: Developmental synchrony and asynchrony in the embryonic development of wild annual fish populations16
The impact of climate change on the distribution of rare and endangered tree Firmiana kwangsiensis using the Maxent modeling16
Behavioral strategies during incubation influence nest and female survival of Wild Turkeys16
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