8th to 12th January, 2015 - Bayreuth, Germany

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Poster - First floor

PPS: Poster of Plenary Symposia
P: Poster of contributed talk sessions


PS2 Tracking Changes from Space: Advances of Remote Sensing in Biogeography

PPS2.1 Michael Beckmann, Tomáš Václavík, Ameur Manceur, Henrik von Wehrden, Erik Welk, Anna Cord

glUV: a global UV-B radiation data set for macroecological studies

PPS2.2⚡ Palma Blonda, Maria Adamo, Cristina Tarantino, Richard Lucas, Valeria Tomaselli, Antonio Sigismondi, Paola Mairota

(Semi-) Natural grasslands monitoring from multi-seasonal Very High Resolution Earth Observation data (WorldView2):  achievemnts of the FP7 BIO_SOS project

PPS2.3⚡ Caroline Curtis, Bethany Bradley

Using time series of remotely sensed imagery to understand the dispersal dynamics of invasive species  

PPS2.4⚡ Michael Douglas, Rahama Beida

Artifacts in WORLDCLIM precipitation fields

PPS2.5 Fabian Fassnacht, Li Li, Andreas Fritz

Assessing avian species richness in the eastern Tibetian Plateau with multi-scale remote sensing data

PPS2.6 Michelle Greve

Vegetation types at large spatial scales. Can we predict where they meet?

PPS2.7⚡ Kate He, Nathalie Pettorelli, Bethany Bradley, Anna Cord, Duccio Rocchini, Mao-Ning Tuanmu, Woody Turner, Martin Wegmann

Remote sensing to shape the next generation species distribution models

PPS2.8 Buho Hoshino, Kazuya Nishimura, Shunsuke Yabuki, Kiyotsugu Yoda, Hiroshi Yasuda, Hiroshi Nawata, Karamalla Abdelaziz, Suliman Mahgoub, Elgamri Mohamed

Remote sensing approach for evaluating the invasion strategic of Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora) in Sub-Saharan Africa

PPS2.9⚡ Emily Lines, Jose Gomez-Dans, Philip Lewis

Assimilation of Remote Sensing Data for Land Surface Models

PPS2.10⚡ Matteo Marcantonio, Baldacchino Frederic, Metz Markus, Rosà Roberto, Arnoldi Daniele, Kleinschmit Birgit, Förster Michael, Bussola Francesca, Montarsi Fabrizio, Capelli Gioia, Neteler Markus, Rizzoli Annapaola

Species distribution modelling of a new invasive mosquito in North East Italy: A Bayesian approach

PPS2.11 Katherine Mertes, Walter Jetz

Evaluating scale-dependence in species-environment relationships

PPS2.12⚡ Rasmus Revermann, Finckh Manfred, Stellmes Marion, Oldeland Jens

Using remotely sensed predictors for SDMs to explain distribution of canopy tree species of Miombo woodlands

PPS2.13⚡ Kim André Vanselow, Cyrus Samimi

Predictive mapping of dwarf shrub vegetation in an arid high mountain ecosystem using remote sensing and random forests

PPS2.14⚡ Adam Wilson, Walter Jetz

High-resolution global cloud dynamics for ecosystem and biodiversity monitoring

PS4 Global Functional Diversity in a Data-Rich Era

PPS4.1 Leonor Alvarez-Cansino, Stefan Schnitzer

Seasonal differences in growth and leaf physiology between lianas and trees.  A test of the dry season growth advantage hypothesis.

PPS4.2⚡ Matthias Dehling, Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Matthias Schleuning

Functional relationships between interacting species across scales - from species interactions to regional patterns

PPS4.3⚡ Hannes Feilhauer

A tale of bees and flowers – mapping pollination traits with imaging spectroscopy

PPS4.4 Nicholas Friedman, Vladimir Remes

Global geographic patterns of sexual size dimorphism in birds and their climatic correlates

PPS4.5 Lucie Hemrova, James Bullock, Danny Hooftman, Steven White, Zuzana Münzbergová

The importance of local dynamics and species’ dispersal for species’ potential to spread in landscape

PPS4.6⚡ David Hořák, Anna Tószögyová, David Storch

Relative food limitation drives geographic clutch size variation in South African passerines: a large-scale test of Ashmole’s seasonality hypothesis

PPS4.7⚡ Jens Kattge, Sandra Diaz, Sandra Lavorel, Paul Leadley, Colin Prentice, Gerhard Boenisch, Christian Wirth

TRY – a global database of plant traits

PPS4.8 Mario Liebergesell, Christian Wirth, Björn Reu, Martin Freiberg, Erik Welk, Ulrike Stahl, Jens Kattge

Functional resilience towards climate-driven extinction - the trait signature of the European and North American tree floras.

PPS4.9⚡ Girardello Marco, Svenning Jens-Christian

Multi-million year climate change legacies in global mammal functional diversity patterns

PPS4.10⚡ Shai Meiri, Inon Scharf, Uri Roll, Anat Feldman, Maria Novosolov, Daniel Pincheira-Donoso, Yuval Itescu

Cold vegetarians live longer - on longevity and biogeography of reptiles

PPS4.11⚡ Robert Muscarella, María Uriarte

Do community-mean trait values reflect optimal strategies?  Insights from niche models of Puerto Rican trees.

PPS4.12⚡ Oliver Purschke, Jürgen Dengler, Helge Bruelheide, Milan Chytrý, Florian Jansen, Stephan M. Hennekens, Ute Jandt, Borja Jiménez-Alfaro, Jens Kattge, Valério De Patta Pillar, Brody Sandel, Marten Winter, The sPlot Consortium

sPlot – the new global vegetation-plot database for addressing trait-environment relationships across the world’s biomes

PPS4.13⚡ Björn Reu, Ulrike Stahl, Christian Wirth

Species physiological tolerances and ecological niche processes jointly shape regional-scale biodiversity gradients

PPS4.14⚡ Bianca Saladin, Wilfried Thuiller, Sébastien Lavergne, Luigi Maiorano, Nicolas Salamin, Niklaus E. Zimmermann

Biodiversity turnover along environmental and spatial gradients in Europe

PPS4.15⚡ Franziska Schrodt, Miguel D. Mahecha, Fabian Gans, Sophia Ratcliffe, Mario Liebergesell, Erik Welk, Martin Jung, Matthias Forkel, Jens Kattge, Ingolf Kühn

Plant functional diversity effects on ecosystem resilience – linking traits and ecosystem functioning at the continental scale 

PPS4.16 Irena Šímová, Brody Sandel, Cyrille Violle, Jens-Christian Svenning, John C. Donoghue II, Brad Boyle, Naia Morueta-Holme, Nathan J.B. Kraft, Brian J. McGill, Brian J. Enquist

Functional traits and global productivity gradient: can we predict ecosystem processes using plant assemblage composition?

PPS4.17 Mariana Tsianou, Athanasios Kallimanis

Cross-function congruence of functional diversity patterns

PPS4.19⚡ Bastian Göldel, W. Daniel Kissling, Jens-Christian Svenning

Geographic variation and environmental correlates of functional trait distributions in Neotropical palms (Arecaceae) 

CT1 Island Biogeography

P1.1 Marc S. Appelhans, Jun Wen, Warren L. Wagner

Age and distribution patterns of Melicope (Rutaceae) in the Pacific

P1.2⚡ Paulo Borges, Thomas Matthews, Luis Borda-de-Água, Pedro Cardoso, Christophe Thébaud, Rui Elias, Simone Fattorini, François Rigal, Fernández-Palacios José, Michael Borregard, Dominique Strasberg, Brent Emerson

Species abundance distributions (SADs) in different trophic groups accross archipelagos

P1.3⚡ Andreu Castillo-Escrivà, Luis Valls, María Belenguer, Máximo Florín, José Antonio Gil-Delgado, Rafael U. Gosálvez, Celia Laguna, Antonio Picazo, Carlos Rochera, Ángel Velasco, Xavier Armengol, Antonio Camacho, Francesc Mesquita-Joanes

Species sorting in metacommunities of endorheic shallow lakes

P1.4 Michael Dawson, Lauren Schiebelhut

Diversity, differentiation, and zonation of marine lake communities

P1.5⚡ Diego Ellis Soto, Stephen Blake, Stefan Lötters

Wasted seed dispersal by Galapagos tortoises?

P1.6 Michal Ferenc, Jon Fjeldså, Ondřej Sedláček, Francis Njie Motombi, Eric Djomo Nana, Karolína Mudrová, David Hořák

Abundance-area relationships in passerines on Mt Cameroon: montane forest species compensate for less space available

P1.7⚡ Richard Field, Manuel Steinbauer, José-Maria Fernández-Palacios, Rüdiger Otto, Carl Beierkuhnlein

Biogeographic ranges not predicted by niche theory in radiating Canary Island plant genera

P1.8⚡ Mauro Fois, Giuseppe Fenu, Gianluigi Bacchetta

Spatial and environmental drivers of vascular plant richness across the islets of Sardinia

P1.9 Pauline Gauffre Autelin, Christian Albrecht, Thomas von Rintelen

Biogeography of the high-spired planorbids (Gastropoda: Planorbidae) in Wallacea

P1.10⚡ Elisavet Georgopoulou, Thomas A. Neubauer, Mathias Harzhauser, Andreas Kroh, Oleg Mandic

Biodiversity patterns of freshwater snails in European lakes

P1.11⚡ Itamar Giladi, Yaron Ziv

Scale-dependent species–area relationships in a uniform habitat in fragmented Mediterranean grasslands.

P1.12 Severin D.H. Irl, David E.V. Harter, Anke Jentsch, Carl Beierkuhnlein

What drives range size differences of endemic plant species on an oceanic island?

P1.13⚡ Yuval Itescu, Colin Donihue, Alex Slavenko, Johannes Foufopoulos, Panyiotis Pafilis, Shai Meiri

Body size evolution across insular populations of two Mediterranean lizards – playing by the rules?

P1.14⚡ José María Fernández-Palacios, Rüdiger Otto, Cristophe Thebaud, Jonathan Price

Habitat history in subtropical oceanic island summit ecosystems, with special reference to the Canarian flora

P1.15⚡ Paulina Kondraskov, Nicole Schütz, Christina Schuessler, Mike Thiv

Historical Biogeography of selected Macaronesian Laurel forest species

P1.16 Christian König, Patrick Weigelt, Holger Kreft

Assessing peculiarities of island biota: A global analysis of taxonomic and functional disharmony in vascular plants

P1.17 Christoph Kueffer, Jialin Zhang

Island biogeography: moving beyond species numbers

P1.18 Bernd Lenzner, Manuel Steinbauer, Patrick Weigelt, Holger Kreft, Carl Beierkuhnlein

The general dynamic model of island biogeography revisited on the level of major plant families 

P1.19⚡ Jun Ying Lim, Tiago Quental, Charles Marshall

Island ontogeny and the macroevolutionary dynamics of clades on oceanic islands: testing hypothesized diversity under and overshoots in Hawaii

P1.20 Ye Liu, Zehao Shen, François Rigal, Zhiheng Wang, Kostas A. Triantis

The relationships between local abundance, range size and niche breadth of woody plant species in a mountain context 

P1.21⚡ Pavel Matos-Maravi

Endemic butterfly radiation on the Caribbean: insights from historical biogeography and phylogenetic diversification

P1.22⚡ Caroline M. Pannell, Melanie Grudinski, Alexandra Muellner-Riehl

Wallace's Line and the biogeography of Aglaia (Meliaceae)

P1.23 Luka Negoita, Jason Fridley

A framework and experimental approach for testing the role of plant dispersal on ecosystem function

P1.25⚡ Maria Panitsa, Anna Kontopanou

Factors affecting chasmophytic plant species diversity and endemism on the habitat islands of rocky limestone slopes and cliffs in Greece.

P1.26⚡ Jairo Patiño, Carine Mark, Mardulyn Patrick, Devos Nicolas, Mateo Rubén G., González-Mancebo Juana M., Shaw A. Jonathan, Vanderpoorten Alain

Approximate Bayesian Computation reveals the crucial role of oceanic islands for the assembly of continental biodiversity

P1.27 Maria Pil, Robert Ricklefs

Using genetic variation to infer the comparative demographic history of avian populations in the West Indies 

P1.28 François Rigal, Isabel R. Amorim, Ana M.C. Santos, Kostas A. Triantis, Robert J. Whittaker, Luis Borda-de-Água, Joaquin Hortal, Brent C. Emerson, Paulo A.V. Borges, Aristeidis Parmakelis

Global patterns of diversification on oceanic islands

P1.29⚡ Andy Rominger, Rosemary Gillespie

Macroevolutionary signals of insular adaptive radiations: Synthesizing across island systems with a novel statistical method

P1.30⚡ Christina Schüßler, Christian Bräuchler, Mike Thiv

Biogeography of Macaronesian-Mediterranean distributed Urticaceae

P1.31⚡ Alex Slavenko, Yuval Itescu, Johannes Foufopoulos, Panayiotis Pafilis, Shai Meiri

Clutch size variability in an ostensibly fix-clutched lizard: effects of insularity on a Mediterranean gecko

P1.32⚡ Claudia Speciale, Girolamo Fiorentino

Aeolian Islands as an observatory for human-environment dynamics: resilience and reliance of prehistoric communities

P1.33⚡ Joeri Sergej Strijk, Timothée Le Péchon

Patterns of colonization and diversification in the Western Indian Ocean: creating a phylogeographic synthesis

P1.34 Kostas Triantis, Francois Rigal, Christine E. Parent, Robert A. D. Cameron, Bernd Lenzner, Aris Parmakelis, Norine W. Yeungh, Miguel Ibáñez, António M. de Frias Martins, Dinarte N.F. Teixeira, Kenneth A. Hayes, María R. Alonso, Owen L. Griffiths, Richard C. Preece, Robert H. Cowie

Morphological and taxonomical diversity patterns of oceanic archipelagos

P1.35⚡ Luis Valente, Albert Phillimore, Rampal Etienne

A novel phylogenetic method for exploring the dynamics of island community assembly

P1.36 Alfons Weig, David Harter, Mike Thiv, Anke Jentsch, Carl Beierkuhnlein

Island scale spatial and ecological differentiation within two species of a radiating genus on the Canary archipelago

P1.37 Patricia Wepfer, Benoit Guénard, Evan P. Economo

The effect of historical land connectivity on ant species composition in the Japanese Archipelago

CT2 Climate-Change Biogeography

P2.1 Carlos Eduardo Arlé, Michelle Tavares Cardoso Andreu, Vanessa Schwan, Maria Lucia Lorini, Rafael Fortes

Assessing the exposure of Hemitriccus Mirandae (AVES, Tyrannidae) to future climate change

P2.2⚡ Maaike Bader, Gerhard Zotz, Hannah Loranger

Alpine treeline responses to experimental climate change: germination and seedling establishment

P2.3 Anne Bjorkman, Greg Henry, Mark Vellend

Climate adaptation is not enough: warming does not facilitate success of southern populations at northern latitudes in an Arctic tundra ecosystem

P2.4⚡ Juergen Boehmer, Linda Mertelmeyer, James D. Jacobi

Dynamics of canopy dieback in the montane rainforest belt of a tropical volcanic island

P2.5 Filippo Botta, Anders Svensson, David Nogués-Bravo

Consequences of abrupt climate change on biodiversity

P2.6⚡ Maria Brobrowski, U. Schickhoff

Modelling changing distribution ranges of Betula utilis in the Himalayan region under climate change conditions

P2.8⚡ César Capinha, Dennis Rödder, Henrique Pereira, Heike Kappes

Traits of European terrestrial gastropods indicate response to novel climates

P2.9⚡ Gudrun Carl, Daniel Doktor, Oliver Schweiger, Ingolf Kühn

The relationship of climate and land cover with vegetation phenology: a scale-specific analysis using wavelets across central Europe

P2.10 Cristiana Cerrato, Ramona Viterbi, Antonello Provenzale

State and expected changes of animal biodiversity in the northwestern Italian Alps

P2.11⚡ LuAnna L Dobson, Frank A La Sorte, Lisa L Manne, Bradford A Hawkins

The diversity and abundance of North American bird assemblages fail to track changing productivity

P2.12 Klara Dolos, Agnes Bauer, Steffen Albrecht

Estimating climate change impacts on forests: How does tree species distribution relate to tree growth and mortality?

P2.13⚡ Milen Duarte, Pablo Guerrero, Ramiro Bustamante

Climate refugia and impacts of global climate change on threatened status of endemic plant species in southwestern South America

P2.14⚡ Bettina Engelbrecht, Julian Gaviria, Delicia Pino, Ben Turner, Rick Condit

Drought as well as nutrients and herbivores shape tree distribution in tropical forests: implications under global climate change

P2.15⚡ Alba Estrada, Catarina Meireles, Ignacio Morales-Castilla, Peter Poschlod, David Vieites, Miguel B. Araújo, Paul Caplat, Regan Early

What can life-history traits tell us about species’ ability to cope with climate change? A multi-taxon approach

P2.16 Gang Feng, Lingfeng Mao, Brody Sandel, Nathan G. Swenson, Jens-Christian Svenning

Plant endemism patterns across China are shaped by glacial-interglacial climate change

P2.17 Rui F. Fernandes, João P. Honrado, Antoine Guisan, Alice Roxo, João Martins, Joana R. Vicente

Using models and connectivity analysis to predict current and future patterns of invasion in a transfrontier context – a case study of Acacia dealbata invasion in the Galicia-North of Portugal Euro-region

P2.18⚡ Rosalina Gabriel, Jacques Bardat, Olivier Flores, Juana Gonzalez-Mancebo, Terry Hedderson, Dominique Strasberg, Silvia Calvo Aranda, Márcia C. M. Coelho, Débora S. G. Henriques, Raquel Hernandez-Hernandez, Lovanomanjanahary Marline, Nicholas Wilding, Claudine Ah-Peng

Elevation gradients in islands: Variation in bryophyte community structure at different spatial scales

P2.19 Antonio González-Hernández, Julio Peñas, Diego Nieto-Lugilde, Francisca Alba-Sánchez

Lean pattern in an altitude range shift of a tree species (Abies pinsapo Boiss.)

P2.21⚡ Laura Hernández, Isabel Cañellas, Fernando Montes, Helios Sainz-Ollero, Rut Sánchez de Dios

Bioclimatic transition zones as bridges for migration of tree species under global change.

P2.22⚡ Christian Hof, Imran Khaliq, Roland Prinzinger, Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Markus Pfenninger

The global variation of thermal tolerances: what can the integration of physiology and biogeography tell us about species’ vulnerability to climate change?

P2.23 Emily Hollenbeck, Dov Sax

Elevational distributions of tropical epiphyte species indicate potential risk due to climate change

P2.24 Daniel Hornstein, Ewald Jörg

Characteristics of beech forests communities at their warm dry distribution limit

P2.25 Zheng Huaizhou, Zhu Jinmao, Zhong Xiaohui, Zheng Liwei, Duan Lili, Zhang Yunfei

Plant water-use strategies in serious soil erosion area: surviving the experimental drought 

P2.26 Dave Jenkins

Terrestrial primary production scaling is unimodal and hierarchical

P2.27 Anke Jentsch, SIGNAL Consortiu

Thresholds of European grassland resilience in the face of climatic extremes - The SIGNAL Experiment

P2.28 Imran Khaliq, Susanne A. Fritz, Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Markus Pfenninger, Christian Hof

Endotherms in a warming world: limits to metabolic heat generation and phylogenetic constraints

P2.29⚡ Robert Koch, Markus Günther, Birgit Kleinschmit

Spatial patterns of floristic richness and threatened plant species of Caatinga biome (Brazil) under climate change conditions

P2.30 Martin Kopecký, František Máliš, Petr Petřík, Jozef Vladovič

Increasing precipitation buffers plant species against climate warming

P2.32⚡ Hongyan Liu, Fengjun Zhao, Xu Liu, Shuang Qiu

How will climate change alter vegetation geography in the temperate steppe of China?

P2.33⚡ Ziyu Ma, Brody Sandel, Jens-Christian Svenning

Continental-scale phylogenetic assemblage patterns in angiosperm and gymnosperm trees across North America

P2.34⚡ Andrey Malyshev, Carl Beierkuhnlein, Hugh A. L. Henry, Mohammed A. S. Arfin Khan, Anke Jensch, Manuel Steinbauer, Juergen Dengler, Evelin Willner, Juergen Kreyling

Plant responses to climatic extremes: within-species variation equals among-species variation

P2.35⚡ Aigi Margus, Tiit Teder

Temperature-size rule in insects: evidence from natural populations

P2.36 A.L. Márquez, R. Real

Broad-extent vs small extent distribution models: an alternative by updating broad-extent models with small-extent data

P2.37 Chunjing Qiu, Zehao Shen

How does contemporary climate vs. climate change velocity affect endemic plant species richness in China? 

P2.38 Viktoriia Radchuk, Jörns Fickel, Andreas Wilting, Norbert Marwan, Jürgen Kurths, Christian Voigt, Alex Greenwood, Juliane Maaß, Renata Martins, Riddhi Patel, Stephanie Kramer-Schadt

Abrupt versus gradual environmental change: Effects on species adaptation

P2.39 Giovanni Rapacciuolo, Rosemary Gillespie, Sarah Hinman, Maggi Kelly, Michelle Koo, Kevin Koy, George Roderick, Charles Marshall

Berkeley Ecoinformatics Engine: Rescuing and integrating biological and environmental data in the face of global change

P2.40⚡ Francisco Rodriguez-Sanchez, Jordano Pedro

SDM ensembles cannot overcome bias: caveats for inferring range dynamics 

P2.41⚡ Rut Sánchez de Dios, Laura Hernández, Fernando Montes, Helios Sainz-Ollero

Fagus sylvatica leading edge in North-Western Iberia: Holocene migration inertia, forest recovery and recent climate change

P2.42⚡ David Sánchez-Fernández, Valeria Rizzo, Alexandra Cieslak, Arnaud Faille, Javier Fresneda, Ignacio Ribera

The fate of deep subterranean biodiversity under climate change

P2.43⚡ Udo Schickhoff, Maria Bobrowski, Juergen Boehner, Birgit Buerzle, Ram Chaudhary, Lars Gerlitz, Helge Heyken, Jelena Lange, Michael Mueller, Thomas Scholten, Niels Schwab, Ronja Wedegaertner

Do Himalayan treelines respond to recent climate change? An evaluation of sensitivity indicators

P2.45⚡ Niels Schwab, Birgit Bürzle, Michael Müller, Udo Schickhoff, Thomas Scholten, Ram P. Chaudhary

Near natural treeline ecotone, species patterns and species transitions influenced by soil factors in Rolwaling Himal, Nepal

P2.46 Andreas Schweiger, Manuel Steinbauer, Carl Beierkuhnlein

Advantages on the dark side of insect colouration

P2.47⚡ Valerie Steen, Susan Skagen, Barry Noon, Gordon Reese

Resilience of freshwater wetland habitats for migrating shorebirds under climate change

P2.48 Matthew J. Strübig, Andreas Wilting, David Gaveau, Eric Meijaard, Robert J. Smith, The Borneo Mammal Distribution Consortium, Manuela Fischer, Kristian Metcalfe, Stephanie Kramer-Schadt

Targeted conservation planning accounting for the effects of climate and land-cover change on Borneo's terrestrial mammals

P2.49⚡ Shirin Taheri, Babak Naimi, Miguel Araújo

Have British birds extended northward?

P2.50 Nils Tjaden, Stephanie Thomas, Anja Jaeschke, Dominik Fischer, Carl Beierkuhnlein

Defining risk zones for Chikungunya Fever in Europe: A biogeographical approach.

P2.51 Tiago Vasconcelos, Bruno Nascimento

Potential climate-driven impacts on the distribution of generalist treefrogs in South America

P2.52 Carrie Wells, David Tonkyn

Range collapse in the Diana fritillary, Speyeria diana (Nymphalidae)

P2.53⚡ Marie Westover

Drivers of body size evolution in pikas (Ochotona) vary between taxonomic levels

P2.54 J. Eric Williams, Jessica L. Blois

The effects of dispersal ability and climate velocity on the extent of species range shifts

P2.55 Yue Xu, Zehao Shen

The exposure, sensitivity and vulnerability of natural vegetation in China to thermal climate variability (1901-2013): An multiple indicators-based approach

P2.56 Juliane Zenner, Thomas Müller, Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Susanne A. Fritz

Seasonal relationships of avian diversity with climate in Australia 

P2.57⚡ Dirk Zeuss, Roland Brandl, Martin Brändle, Carsten Rahbek, Stefan Brunzel

Global warming favours light-coloured insects in Europe

P2.58 Constantin Zohner, Susanne Renner

Does biogeographic origin influence leaf-out phenology?

CT3 Gradients, Range Limits, and Beta Diversity

P3.1⚡ Abdulatif Alnafie

Boundaries of Saharo-Arabian and Sudanian regions in Saudi Arabia

P3.2 A. Márcia Barbosa

A fuzzy implementation of binary similarity indices for assessing biogeographic associations, biotic regions, and beta diversity

P3.3⚡ Andrés Baselga, Fabien Leprieur

The debate on beta diversity partitioning: linking measures to concepts

P3.4⚡ Jan Beck, Christy McCain

Individualistic Gleasonian patterns in beta diversity prevail along elevational gradients

P3.5 Joanne. M Bennett, Adam. C Algar, Miguel .B Araújo, Piero Calosi, Susana Clusella-Trullas, Jose Alexandre Felizola Diniz-Filho, Bradford A. Hawkins, Sally A. Keith, Ingolf Kühn, Brezo Martínez, Carsten Rahbek, Laura Rodríguez, Jennifer Sunday, Fabricio Villalobos, Ignacio Morales-Castilla, Miguel Ángel Olalla-Tárraga

Synthetizing Worldwide Ecology, Evolution and Physiology (sWEEP):  Unifying marine and terrestrial biodiversity at the interplay of macroecology, macroevolution and macrophysiology

P3.6⚡ Jessica Blois, Stephen T. Jackson

Biodiversity across varying environments: accumulation, loss, or stasis?

P3.7⚡ Gunnar Brehm

Bergmann’s rule applies but Rensch’s rule does not: two species rich moth taxa along a Neotropical elevational gradient

P3.8 Chelsea Chisholm, Jonathan Davies

Species interactions across varying phylogenetic depths

P3.9⚡ Alice Claßen, Marcell Peters, William Kindeketa, Tim Appelhans, Connal Eardley, Mary Gikungu, Andreas Hemp, Thomas Nauss, Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter

Temperature versus resource constraints: which factors determine bee diversity on Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)?

P3.10 Jean-Francois Cornu

Spatial distribution and diversity of parasites: macroscale estimations based on host-parasite inferences

P3.11⚡ David Cowley, Erin Peterson, Sabela Lois, Daniel Isaak

A spatial analysis framework for population genetics in river networks

P3.12⚡ Jessica Coyle, Allen Hurlbert

Is environmental heterogeneity a driver of species richness at local and regional scales? A comparison of lichen families across North American forests

P3.13⚡ Leonardo Dapporto, Gianni Ciolli, Roger Dennis, Vlad Dinca, Simone Fattorini, Richard Fox, Matteo Ramazzotti, Tim Shreeve, Gerard Talavera, Roger Vila, Raluca Voda

Robust techniques for regionalization reveal historical and ecological fingerprints on species assemblages

P3.14⚡ Christoph Digel, David Ott, Björn C. Rall, Brose Ulrich

Neutral species distributions yield non-random food webs

P3.15 Jan Divíšek

Towards spatial coherence of biogeographical regions

P3.16⚡ Petr Dostal, Daniel Prati, Markus Fischer

Phenotypic plasticity of Central European herbs is negatively related to niche breadth and commonness

P3.17⚡ Stefan Ferger, Matthias Schleuning, Katrin Böhning-Gaese

Effects of climate and land use on alpha and beta diversity of birds at Mt. Kilimanjaro

P3.18 Jose Antonio Gil-Delgado, Andreu Castillo-Escriva, Luis Valls, Xavier Armengol, Antonio Camacho, Rafael U. Gosálvez, Daniel Guijarro, Germán López-Iborra, Adrian Ponz, Carlos Rochera, Angel Velasco, Francesc Mesquita-Joanes

Flying plants and crustaceans: waterfowl as vectors of passively dispersing organisms in endorheic lakes

P3.19 Lenka Harmáčková, Vladimír Remeš

Species diversity, habitat and food specialisation in Australian birds

P3.20⚡ Janin Hochheimer, Matthias Hoffmann

Competition may shape species ranges at global scales and forces regional extinction

P3.21⚡ Marta Jarzyna, Walter Jetz

Variation in fine-scale functional and phylogenetic diversity of assemblages: scale, detection, and multi-species models

P3.22⚡ Michael Kessler, Dirk N. Karger

Evolution of elevational diversity patterns

P3.23 David Kienle, Severin D.H. Irl, Carl Beierkuhnlen

Mass elevation effect, continentality and isolation – drivers of global treeline elevation?

P3.24⚡ Ching-Feng Li, David Zelený, Tze-Ying Chen, Chang-Fu Hsieh

Does the number of species or individuals change along temperature and moisture gradients?

P3.25 Qin Li, Amy L. Angert

Spatial effects on niche evolution in Mimulus: climate to microhabitat

P3.27 Amom Luiz, Thiago Pires, Ricardo Sawaya

Geomorphological, climatic and spatial drivers of amphibian beta diversity in Atlantic Forest lowlands of southeastern Brazil

P3.28⚡ Felix May, Andreas Huth, Sebastian Lehmann, Thorsten Wiegand

The unification of unified biodiversity theories fails at predicting spatial patterns in a tropical forest

P3.29⚡ Andreas Menzel, Stefan Hempel, Ameur M Manceur, Lars Götzenberger, Mari Moora, Matthias C Rillig, Martin Zobel, Ingolf Kühn

Large-scale distribution patterns of arbuscular mycorrhizal and non-mycorrhizal plant species

P3.30⚡ Naia Morueta-Holme, Benjamin Blonder, Brian J. McGill, Brian J. Enquist, Jens-Christian Svenning, The BIEN Working Group

Inferring species associations from occurrence data – a cautionary tale

P3.31⚡ Zuzana Münzbergová, Lucie Hemrová, Jana Knappová

Plant-soil feedback as potential factor driving distribution of dominant species in the landscape

P3.32⚡ Jens Mutke, Maximilian Weigend

Finescale latitudinal and altitudinal patterns of selected Andean plant genera at the continental scale

P3.33⚡ Jens Oldeland, Ute Schmiedel, Norbert Jürgens, Alexander Gröngröft, Jürgen Dengler

Large extent and small grain monitoring data provide new insights into scale-dependent plant diversity patterns in southern Africa

P3.34 David Ott, Christoph Digel, Björn C. Rall, Mark Maraun, Stefan Scheu, Ulrich Brose

Unifying elemental stoichiometry and metabolic theory in predicting species abundances 

P3.35⚡ Marcell Peters, Andreas Hemp, Tim Appelhans, Christina Behler, Alice Classen, Andreas Ensslin, Stefan Ferger, Maria Helbig-Bonitz, Claudia Hemp, William Kindeketa, Ephraim Mwangomo, Christine Ngereza, Juliane Röder, Gemma Rutten, David Schellenberger Costa, Giulia Zancolli, Connal Eardley, Ralph Peters, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Axel Ssymank, Victor Kakengi, Jie Zhang, Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Roland Brandl, Elisabeth Kalko, Michael Kleyer, Thomas Nauss, Marco Tschapka, Markus Fischer, Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter

Patterns and predictors of biodiversity at Mt. Kilimanjaro across taxa

P3.36⚡ Gwendolyn Peyre, J.Sebastián Tello, Xavier Font, Henrik Balslev

Large-scale patterns of variation in species richness in the Páramo region and its environmental determinants

P3.37⚡ Samuel Pironon, Amy Angert, Daniel Doak, William Morris, Guillaume Papuga, John Thompson, Jesus Villellas, Maria Begoña Garcia

The “centre-periphery hypothesis”: a biogeographical paradigm revisited

P3.38⚡ Kalle Ruokolainen, Hanna Tuomisto, Gabriela Zuquim, Gabriel Moulatlet, Glenda Cárdenas

Response shapes of dominant and subdominant plant species in Amazonian rain forests

P3.39⚡ Zehao Shen, Ye Liu, Rong Li, Hang Sun

Comparison of altitudinal patterns of plant diversity between East Himalaya and Taiwan Island: determinents and linkage

P3.40⚡ Xingfeng Si, Andrés Baselga, Ping Ding

Partitioning beta diversity into turnover and nestedness components in assemblages of breeding birds and lizards on inundated land-bridge islands

P3.41⚡ Arnošt L. Šizling, Eva Šizlingova, Kathleen M.C. Tjørve, Even Tjørve

Which spatial patterns do the indices actually measure, and which indices measure the same thing? – Systemizing measures that compare species compositions in areas and linking them to spatial phenomena

P3.42⚡ Arnošt, L. Šizling, William E. Kunin, Even Tjørve, David Storch

Invariances and non-invariances in biogeography and macroecology: Looking for fundamental scales

P3.43 Tim Szewczyk, Christy McCain

Testing diversity hypotheses: A global analysis of ant diversity across elevations

P3.44⚡ Krishnapriya Tamma, Uma Ramakrishnan

Exploring the drivers of mammalian diversity patterns in the Himalayas

P3.45 Claire Teitelbaum, William Fagan, Gunnar Dressler, Thomas Mueller

Environmental determinants of migration distances of large mammalian herbivores

P3.46⚡ Timothy Thrippleton, Harald Bugmann, Rebecca Snell

Impact of herbaceous vegetation on post-disturbance forest dynamics – effects across an elevation gradient

P3.47⚡ Benedikt Wiggering, Matthias Glaubrecht

Regions, Range and Redundancy – Correlating chorology and taxonomy in marine gastropods

CT4 Historical and Paleo-Biogeography

P4.1 Ellie Armstrong, Andrew Rominger, Rosemary Gillespie

Rarity, niche differentiation and species formation in Hawaiian Philodromid spiders

P4.2 Dennise Stefan Bauer, Kristina Vanessa Klaus, Christian Schulz, Thomas Stützel

Dated phylogeny and biogeography of the genus Selaginella

P4.3⚡ Jovani B. de Souza Pereira, Christian Schulz, Paulo H. Labiak, Thomas Stützel

The lycophyte genus Isoetes from South America: Evidence to Understanding its Evolution

P4.4⚡ Michael Borregaard, Carsten Rahbek, Jon Fjeldså, Juan Parra, Robert Whittaker, Catherine Graham

Node-based analysis of species distributions

P4.5⚡ Plauto Carvalho

Miocene divergent species lineages contributed to high levels of species diversity in the Atlantic Forest and Cerrado biomes of South America.

P4.6⚡ Julien Clavel

Impact of the Mio-Pliocene Messinian salinity crisis on large mammals

P4.7 J. Ebersbach, A. Favre, N. Tkach, M. H. Hoffmann, A. N. Muellner-Riehl

Saxifraga L. on a cold tin roof: Diversification and biogeography on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and beyond

P4.8⚡ Georg Fischer, Lacey Knowles, Jen-Pan Huang, Evan Economo

Colonization and radiation of the hyperdiverse ant genus Pheidole in Madagascar

P4.9⚡ Susanne Fritz, Jussi Eronen, Jan Schnitzler, Christian Hof, Christine Janis, Andreas Mulch, Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Catherine Graham

Fossil mammalian diversity has tracked primary productivity over 20 million years

P4.10 Carola Gómez-Rodriguez, Adrián Castro-Insua, Andrés Baselga, John J. Wiens

Niche divergence drives diversification in vertebrate clades

P4.11⚡ Jahnavi Joshi, Praveen Karanth

Cretaceous–Tertiary diversification among select Scolopendrid centipedes of South India

P4.12⚡ Michelle Lawing, David Polly, Diana Hews, Emília Martins

Including fossils in phylogenetic climate reconstructions: A deep time perspective on the climatic niche evolution and diversification of Spiny Lizards (Sceloporus)

P4.13 Ingo Michalak, Robert Kellner, Adrien Favre, Alexandra N. Muellner-Riehl

Challenging disjunctions across the globe: the biogeographic history of Nartheciaceae

P4.14⚡ Rasmus Østergaard Pedersen, Søren Faurby, Jens-Christian Svenning

Improved phylogeny integrated estimates of abundance and their potential uses in macroecology

P4.15⚡ Danny Rojas, Omar Warsi, Liliana Davalos

The elusive case for neotropical refugia

P4.16⚡ Patrick Strutzenberger, Sun Yue-Hua, Martens Jochen, Tietze Dieter-Thomas, Päckert Martin

Colonization and diversification patterns of passerine birds at the margins and in the centre of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau

P4.17⚡ Mike Thiv, Paulina Kondraskov, Christina Schüßler, Nicole Schütz

Islands as refugia? - Are Macaronesian laurel forests 'Tertiary' relicts?

P4.18⚡ Dieter Thomas Tietze, Ulf S. Johansson

Does evolution of habitat niche in tits (Aves: Paridae) follow distributional range shifts?

CT5 Conservation Biogeography

P5.1 Seda Akkurt, Meral Avcı, Hatice Yılmaz

Karasu dune vegetation (N Turkey), important and conservation problems

P5.2 Janne Alahuhta, Jan Hjort, Jani Heino

Determinants of aquatic macrophyte floras across North America

P5.3 Camille Albouy, Valentine Delattre, Séverine Boyer, Fabien Leprieur

Vulnerability of marine mammals to projected climate change: potential consequences for the phylogenetic and functional components of biodiversity

P5.4⚡ Elina Aletrari, Mark Mulligan, Neil Brummitt

Assessing plant species ranges against the degree of human impact

P5.5⚡ Harriet Allen, William Simonson, Erin Parham, Paul Hotham, Eduardo Santos

Mediterranean wood pastures for biodiversity – making the lynx

P5.6 Jenica Allen, Adrienne Keller, Bethany Bradley

Plant invasion hotspots in the contiguous United States 

P5.7 Joseph Bailey, Richard Field, Doreen Boyd, Jan Hjort, Helena Tukiainen, Janne Alahuhta

Advancing biodiversity modelling using geodiversity information

P5.8 Andrew Barnes, Malte Jochum, Steffen Mumme, Noor Farikhah Haneda, Achmad Farajallah, Tri Heru Widarto, Ulrich Brose

Consequences of tropical land use for multitrophic biodiversity and ecosystem functioning

P5.9 Patrice Betz, Rob Channell

Effects of anthropogenic and environmental factors on the range contraction of North American bird and mammal species

P5.10⚡ Benjamin Bleyhl, Taras Sipko, Eugenia Bragina, Aurel Heidelberg, Pedro J. Leitão, Rustam Pshegusov, Volker C. Radeloff, Sergej Trepet, Pavel Weinberg, Tobias Kuemmerle

Potential European bison habitat in the Caucasus

P5.11⚡ Nina Curcic, Rajko Dimitrijevic, Bozidar Curcic

The Pseudoscorpions of Montenegro - An overview and conservation status 

P5.12 Jens Dauber

Energy crops, neglected players in the ‘land sparing vs. land sharing’ debate

P5.13 Rafael De Camargo, David Currie

An empirical investigation of why species-area relationships overestimate species losses

P5.15⚡ Felipe Domínguez Lozano

The role of species by family shares in biogeographical and conservation patterns in old versus new biotas

P5.16 Joaquin Duque Lazo, Hein van Gils, Thomas Groen, Rafael Maria Navarro-Cerrillo

Transferability of species distribution models: the case of Phytophthora cinnamomi in southwest Spain and southwest Australia

P5.17 Katharina J. Filz, Stefan Lötters

How does UV-B radiation perform in predicting alien reptile invasions?

P5.18 David Goldblum, Adam Bauer

Spatial modeling of tree species diversity in eastern North America using geographically weighted regression

P5.19⚡ Sidney Gouveia, João Pedro Souza-Alves, Raone Beltrão-Mendes, Ricardo Dobrovolski, Ludmila Rattis, Leandro Jerusalinsky, Stephen Ferrari

Maintaining current forests would still lead to reduced landscape conditions for eastern titi monkeys following climate change

P5.20⚡ Ingo Hahn, Pablo Vergara, Uwe Römer, Julia Baumeister

Tsunami impact on the population development of a critically endangered bird species in a island ecosystem

P5.21⚡ Marwa Halmy, Manal Ahmed, Arege Yehia

Predicting the potential distribution of the critically endangered Medemia argun using remotely sensed data

P5.22 Jani Heino, Janne Alahuhta

Phylogenetic diversity of regional beetle faunas at high latitudes: geographical patterns and ecological drivers

P5.23⚡ Marcellinus Hula

Analysis of mangrove forest distribution change using remote sensing and GIS from 1986-2006 in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

P5.24⚡ Tobias Kuemmerle, Leonid Baskin, Leitao Pedro, Prishchepov Alexander, Thonicke Kirsten, Radeloff Volker

Mapping reindeer calving grounds across the Russian Arctic

P5.25 Buntarou Kusumoto, Takayuki Shiono, Yasuhiro Kubota, Masashi Konoshima, Atsushi Yoshimoto

Spatial mismatches between biodiversity hotspots and protected area in Japan: process-based assessment of biases in conservation planning

P5.26 Emma Ladouceur, Costantino Bonomi, Borja Jiménez-Alfaro, Pietro Ianetta

A bio-geographical approach to species selection for restoration projects in the grasslands of the Atlantic and alpine bioregions of Europe

P5.27 Flavia Landucci, Kateřina Šumberová, Milan Chytrý, Liene Aunina, Claudia Bita-Nicolae, Aleksandr Bobrov, Lyubov Borsukevych, Andraž Čarni, Csiky Csiky, Els De Bie, Dmytro Dubyna, Panayotis Dimopoulos, Tetiana Dziuba, Úna Fitzpatrick, Xavier Font Castell, Daniela Gigante, Valentin Golub, Stephan Hennekens, Richard Hrivnák, Lorenzo Lastrucci, Svitlana Iemelianova, Ute Jandt, Florian Jansen, Zygmunt Kącki, Konrád Lájer, Dalytė Matulevičiutė, Attila Mesterházy, José Antonio Molina, Jaanus Paal, Eva Papastergiadou, Alessandro Properzi, Vladimir Ranđelović, Marcela Řezníčková, John Rodwell, Joop Schaminée, Urban Šilc, Zofija Sinkevicienė, Aleksei Sorokin, Zvjezdana Stančić, Jazep Stepanovič, Boris Teteryuk, Rossen Tzonev, Roberto Venanzoni, Lynda Weekes, Wolfgang Willner, Igor Zelnik

The WetVegEurope project: a formalized vegetation-based typology of European aquatic and wetland habitats as a tool for biogeography and nature conservation

P5.28 Kirsti Leinonen, Jaakko Erkinaro, Grönroos Mira, Hjort Jan, Karjalainen Satu Maaria, Kärnä Olli-Matti, Luoto Miska, Manninen Marja, Nokela Tiina, Soininen Janne, Tokola Laura, Heino Jani

How well can catchment productivity be used as a proxy of stream biodiversity at high latitudes?

P5.29 Zemagho Mbouzang Lise Arlette, Meve Ulrich, Sonké Bonaventure, Dessein Steven, Liede-Schumann Sigrid

Distribution patterns of Anisophyllous Sabicea (Sabiceeae, Rubiaceae) in Continental Africa

P5.30 Shannon McCarragher, Lesley Rigg, David Goldblum

The role of Amur honeysuckle encroachment in the white oak regeneration and recruitment gap: Modeling seasonal carbon gain in a midwest tall-grass oak savanna restoration at Nachusa Grasslands, Illinois, USA

P5.32⚡ Anna Lena Müller, Jens Dauber

Visitation of the energy plant Silphium perfoliatum L. (Asteraceae) by hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) in landscapes of different farming intensity

P5.33⚡ Antonio Roman Muñoz, Ana Luz Marquez, Raimundo Real

Biogeographical interactions of ecologically related species using fuzzy logic: is the endangered Egyptian Vulture being affected by the abundant Griffon Vulture?

P5.34⚡ Jorge Ari Noriega, Joaquin Hortal, Ana Margarida Coelho dos Santos, Isaac Pozo

Analysis of the biogeographic distribution patterns of the scarab beetle tribe Phanaeini in Colombia (Coleoptera: Scarabaeinae)

P5.35 Jonas Nüchel, Peder Klith Bøcher, Jens-Christian Svenning

Species distribution modeling of snub-nosed monkey

P5.36 Gualberto Pacheco-Sierra, Ella Vázquez-Domínguez, Jerónimo Domínguez-Laso, Zachariah Gompert

Extensive and rapid hybridization between Crocodylus moreletii and C. acutus throughout their distribution along the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean 

P5.37⚡ Josep Padullés

Plant Richness and Composition of Urban Domestic Gardens are Strongly Related to Socioeconomic and Demographic Characteristics of their Owners in Touristic Residential Areas of the Costa Brava (SPAIN)

P5.38 Salza Palpurina, Viktoria Wagner, Milan Chytrý, Henrik von Wehrden, Annika Brinkert, Jiři Danihelka, Norbert Hölzel, Johannes Kamp, Pavel Lustik, Kristina Merunková, Zdenka Preislerová, Karsten Wesche

Eurasian temperate grasslands: A consistent soil pH optimum for fine-scale species richness across biogeographical regions

P5.39 Luciano Pataro, Santiago Pajarón, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, Juan Carlos Moreno-Saiz

New insights in European pteridophyte distribution patterns

P5.40 Hannah Perkins, David Jenkins

Projecting the spread of a large carnivorous reptile

P5.42 Ludmila Rattis, Ricardo Dobrovolski, Maurício Talebi, Loyola Rafael

Measuring range-wide carrying capacity and connectivity within species’ geographic distribution providing their conservation status diagnosis 

P5.44⚡ Yuri Rocha, Patricia Oliveira

Urban flora of São Paulo city, Brazil: Data from an education project

P5.45 Alexander Rockinger, Susanne S. Renner

Does rarity leave a footprint in herbarium material? A case study in Bavaria

P5.46⚡ Liina Saar, Krista Takkis, Aveliina Helm

Plant extinctions and colonizations in European grasslands due to loss of habitat area and quality: a meta-analysis 

P5.47 Gustavo Schacht, Yuri Rocha

Conservation areas in private properties, Paraná State, Brazil

P5.48⚡ Thomas Schmitt, Jan Habel, Dennis Rödder, Dirk Louy

Effects of recent and past climatic shifts on the range dynamics and genetic structure of the high mountain Yellow-spotted ringlet butterfly (Lepidoptera, Satyrinae): a conservation problem

P5.49 Stephanie Shooner, Jonathan Davies, Selvadurai Dayanandan

Elucidating patterns of diversity and phylogenetic structure in the Eastern Himalayas.

P5.50⚡ Anika Sieber, Tobias Kuemmerle, Nikolai Uvarov, Alexey Pankov, Leonid Baskin, Volker Radeloff

Effects of post-Soviet land-use change on large mammals‘ habitat in European Russia

P5.51⚡ Andre Silva, Mats Björklund, Carlos Fernandes, Shomita Mukherjee

Mapping the occurrence of small cats in India: co-occurrence in Prionailurus spp.  

P5.53 Jiri Smid, Jindrich Brejcha, Sara Varela

Assessment of the diversity and distribution of the lizards of Iran at different geographic and taxonomic scales

P5.54 Sofia Terzopoulou, Francois Rigal, Robert J. Whittaker, Paulo A.V. Borges, Kostas A. Triantis

Drivers of extinction: The case of Azorean beetles

P5.55⚡ Johanna Toivonen, Carlos Gonzales-Inca, Kalle Ruokolainen, Michael Kessler

Terrain features shaping the spatial distribution patterns of Polylepis forest stands in the high Andes of southern Peru

P5.56 Katri Tolonen, Jaakko Erkinaro, Mira Grönroos, Jan Hjort, Olli-Matti Kärnä, Laura Tokola, Jani Heino

Deconstructing trait patterns of stream macroinvertebrate communities at high latitudes

P5.57⚡ Ramona Viterbi, Emanuel Rocchia, Cristina Movalli, Luca Pedrotti, Enrico Vettorazzo, Cristiana Cerrato, Antonello Provenzale

Monitoring of biodiversity in the Italian Alps: a multi-taxa approach

P5.58⚡ Jessica Weyer, Ortwin Elle, Michael Veith, Thomas Schmitt, Axel Hochkirch, Joe Chipperfield

Dispersal capability is a major determinant of the genetic population structure of two wetland insects

P5.59⚡ John Young, Tim King, David Smith

Assessing the genetic diversity, distribution, and population status of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) in the eastern U.S. 

CT6 Modelling Species and Ecosystems

P6.1⚡ Miguel Araújo, Babak Naimi

sdm: an extendable R framework for species distribution modelling

P6.3⚡ Ben Carlson

The effects of scale, data type and sample size on occurrence-based characterization of species environmental niches

P6.4⚡ Valeria Di Cola, Antoine Guisan

Evaluation of SDM with a biological approach: How realistic or how ecologically meaningful is the model?

P6.5⚡ Antoine Guisan, Valeria Di Cola

ecospat: a miscellaneous R package for spatial analyses and modelling of species niches and distributions

P6.6⚡ Maria Hällfors, Jishan Liao, Jason Dzurisin, Ralph Grundel, Kevin Towle, Marko Hyvärinen, Grace Wu, Jessica Hellmann

Implications for conservation decisions of modeling populations versus species under climate change

P6.7⚡ Norbert Kühl, Wiebke Schult, Sophie Stolzenberger, Christian Ohlwein

On the universality of plant-climate relationships

P6.8⚡ Boris Leroy, Christine Meynard, Céline Bellard, Franck Courchamp

Testing species distribution modelling techniques and hypotheses with virtual species: the 'virtualspecies' R package

P6.9⚡ Xueyan Li, Babak Naimi, Miguel Araujo

Data uncertainty confuse richness patterns and ecological gradient drivers.

P6.10⚡ Kaitlin Clare Maguire, Diego Nieto-Lugilde, Jessica Blois, Matthew Fitzpatrick, John Williams

Community level models outperform traditional species distribution models in no-analog climatic and ecological regimes 

P6.11⚡ Brezo Martínez, Francisco Arenas, Christine Maggs, Olivier De Clerck, Galice Hoarau, Alexander Jueterbock

Combining knowledge on intraspecific variation of thermal niches to species distribution models in geographical projections under climate change

P6.12⚡ Aidin Niamir

The importance of absences in species distribution modelling

P6.13⚡ Diego Nieto-Lugilde, Kaitlin C. Maguire, Matthew C. Fitzpatrick, Jessica L. Blois, John W. Williams

Improving species distribution model transferability by incorporating co-occurrence patterns and the fossil record

P6.14⚡ Juliano Sarmento Cabral, Kerstin Wiegand, Holger Kreft

From population dynamics to biogeography: a mechanistic model unifying ecological, evolutionary and environmental processes

P6.15⚡ Darius Stiels, Jan O. Engler, Kathrin Schidelko, Dennis Rödder, Dieter Thomas Tietze

Are seasonal niches in migratory birds conservative or divergent? Niche evolution in Nearctic Oreothlypis warblers

P6.16⚡ Mao-Ning Tuanmu, Walter Jetz

A global remote sensing-based characterization of terrestrial habitat heterogeneity for biodiversity and ecosystem modeling

P6.17⚡ Matthew H. Van Dam, Andrew J. Rominger, Michael S. Brewer

Environmental niche trackers and niche adapters revealed through fine scale phenological niche modeling

P6.18 Bruno Vilela, Fabricio Villalobos

letsR: a new R package for data handling and analysis in macroecology

P6.19⚡ Jennifer Weaver, George K. Roderick

Comparing single-species, co-occurrence and joint species distribution model predictions for invasive pollinators and plants

P6.20⚡ David Zelený, Li-Wan Chang, Chang-Fu Hsieh

Variation in species composition explained by spatially autocorrelated environmental variables

CT7 Phylogeography

P7.2⚡ Ana Catarina A. Silva, Jason Bragg, Sally Potter, Dan Rosauer, Carlos Fernandes, Maria Manuela Coelho, Craig Moritz

Phylogeography of two closely related skink species with different climatic niche breadth in Australia

P7.3⚡ Laura Bertola, Klaas Vrieling, Hans de Iongh

Phylogeographic patterns in Africa and high resolution delineation of genetic clades in the African lion

P7.4 Gabriela Bittencourt-Silva, David Blackburn, Michele Menegon, Peter Nagel, Simon Loader

Combining phylogeny and niche models to unravel the biogeographic history of the shovel-footed squeaker

P7.5⚡ Guillaume Chomicki, Susanne Renner

Biogeographic patterns underlying the increasing specialization or loss of symbiotic association between ant and plants

P7.6⚡ David Garcia Vazquez, Ignacio Ribera Galan

The Mediterranean peninsulas and central Asia were both post-glacial colonization sources for the widespread European species of water beetles 

P7.7 Paolo Gratton, Gaelle Bocksberger, Hjalmar Kuehl

A phylogeographic synthesis for Sub-Saharan Africa

P7.9 David Harter, Anke Jentsch, Walter Durka

Holocene re-colonisation, central-marginal-distribution and habitat specialisation shape population genetic patterns within an Atlantic European grass species

P7.10 Emma Howard-Williams, Xiao-Dong Dang, Colin Kelleher, Pablo Vargas, Kevin Walker, Conor Meade

The British-Irish Ice Sheet at the end of the LGM: Tabula rasa? Perhaps not

P7.11⚡ Anna K. Hundsdoerfer, Martin Päckert, Christian Kehlmaier, Ian J. Kitching

Museum archives revisited: Biogeographic discoveries in brain-teasing high elevation Hyles (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae)

P7.12⚡ Carolin Kindler, Wolfgang Böhme, Claudia Corti, Václav Gvoždík, Daniel Jablonski, David Jandzik, Margarita Metallinou, Pavel Široký, Uwe Fritz

Implications of phylogeography and population genetics for the taxonomy of grass snakes (Natrix natrix)

P7.13 Matthias Kropf, Katharina Bardy, Kristina Plenk

Performance of steppe plants in Central Europe – a comparative analysis of four steppe species based on fruit set and germination data

P7.14 Sen Li, Carina Schlebusch, Mattias Jakobsson

Genetic variation reveals large-scale population expansion and migration during the expansion of Bantu-speaking peoples

P7.15⚡ Sigrid Liede-Schumann, Riwana Khanum, Abdul Samed Mumtaz, Iulian Ghergel, Amirhossein Pahlevani

Going West – a subtropical lineage (Vincetoxicum, Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) expanding into Europe

P7.16⚡ Katharine Marske, Mirnesa Rizvanovic

Climate change, phylogeography and the future of genetic diversity

P7.17⚡ Thomas Mutton, Andrew Baker, Susan Fuller

 Phylogeography and evolution of the Australian marsupial genus Antechinus

P7.18 Sarah Noben, Anna Weigand, Michael Krug, Michael Kessler, Dietmar Quandt, Marcus Lehnert

Biogeographic and phylogenetic analysis of the tree fern family Dicksoniaceae (Cyatheales)

P7.19⚡ Kristina Plenk, Katharina Bardy, Maria Höhn, Mike Thiv, Matthias Kropf

Genetic variation of steppe plants in Central Europe – a comparative analysis of four steppe species based on AFLPs and cpDNA sequence data

P7.20 Nikolaos Psonis, Aglaia Antoniou, Oleg V. Kukushkin, Boyan Petrov, Jelca Crnobrnja - Isailović, Iulian Gherghel, Daniel Jablonski, Petros Lymberakis, Nikos Poulakakis

Investigating the phylogeography and population structure of Podarcis tauricus group

P7.21⚡ V.V. Robin, C.K Vishnudas, Pooja Gupta, Uma Ramakrishnan

Deep and wide valleys drive nested phylogeographic impacts across an entire montane bird community

P7.22 Amy Runck, Marjorie Matocq, Joseph Cook

Repeatability of patterns of hybridization after post-glacial contact of Myodes rutilus and M. gapperi

P7.23 Lauren M. Schiebelhut, Michael N Dawson

Correlates of gene flow in terrestrial and marine environments

P7.24 Gerald M. Schneeweiss, Peter Schönswetter

The role of ecogeographic isolation in the diversification of alpine Androsace (Primulaceae)

P7.25⚡ Peter Schönswetter, Bozo Frajman

Spatiotemporal diversification of Balkan biota

P7.26 M.J. Serra Varela, D. Grivet, L. Vincenot, O. Broennimann, J. Gonzalo-Jiménez, N.E. Zimmerman

Connecting environmental, genetic and geographical distances: A case study of maritime pine

P7.28 Karin Tamar, Salvador Carranza, Roberto Sindaco, Jiří Moravec, Jean-François Trape, Shai Meiri

Biogeography of the genus Acanthodactylus Fitzinger, 1834

P7.29⚡ Melita Vamberger, Heiko Stuckas, Francesco Sacco, Stefania D'Angelo, Marco Arculeo, Marc Cheylan, Claudia Corti, Federico Marrone, Michael Wink, Uwe Fritz

Differences in gene flow in a twofold secondary contact zone of pond turtles in southern Italy (Testudines: Emydidae: Emys orbicularis galloitalica, E. o. hellenica, E. trinacris)

P7.30 Michael Veith, Sarah Kieren, Bayram Göçmen, Konstantinos Sotiropoulos, Stefan Lötters

How to survive past climate changes - lessons from Lyciasalamandra

P7.31⚡ Christophe Vieira, Olga Camacho, Zhongmin Sun, Suzanne Fredericq, Claude Payri, Olivier De Clerck

Phylogeography and speciation of the brown algal genus Lobophora (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae)

P7.32 Beatriz Vigalondo, Isabel Draper, Ricardo Garilleti, Vicente Mazimpaka, Jairo Patiño, James Shevock, Ana Losada-Lima, Juana María González-Mancebo, Francisco Lara

Orthotrichum shevockii, another moss species displaying the rare biogeographic disjunction California-Macaronesia?

CT8 Quaternary and Cultural Legacies

P8.1⚡ Vojtěch Abraham, Libor Petr, Helena Svitavská-Svobodová, Radka Kozáková, Eva Jamrichová, Petr Pokorný, Petr Kuneš, Markéta Gabriela Švarcová

Natural species distribution inferred from pollen-based quantitative land-cover reconstruction

P8.2⚡ Meghan Balk, Felisa Smith, Stephen Jackson, Julio Betancourt

Asymmetrical responses of woodrats (Neotoma sp.) across their range to late Quaternary climate

P8.3 Carl Beierkuhnlein, Josephine Beuter, Reinhold Stahlmann

Reconstructing the Environment and Climate of NE-Africa in the Holocene based on Records of Animals in Ancient Egyptian Art

P8.4⚡ Blas M. Benito, Trine Kellberg Nielsen, Jens C. Svenning, Felix Riede, Brody S. Sandel, Peter C. Jkaergaard

Reconstructing the geographic distribution and ecological niche of Neanderthals during Oxygen Isotope Stage 5e (~125 ka BP)

P8.5 Lea de Nascimento, Michela Mariani, Cesare Ravazzi, Constantino Criado, Sandra Nogué, Francisco Perez-Torrado, Robert J. Whittaker, Kathy J. Willis, José María Fernández-Palacios

Holocene vegetation dynamics in the island of Gran Canaria: new palaeoecological evidences

P8.6⚡ Søren Faurby, Svenning Jens-Christian

Historic and prehistoric extinctions have reshaped global mammal diversity patterns

P8.7 Daniel G. Gavin

Endemism-stability association on the Olympic Peninsula, Washington, assessed from palynological records

P8.8⚡ Konstantinos Giampoudakis, Katharine Ann Marske, Andrew Ugan, Joy Singarayer, Michael Krabbe Borregaard, Paul Valdes, Carsten Rahbek, David Nogues-Bravo

Niche dynamics of Early Modern Humans in the Palearctic reveal south Siberian dispersal route

P8.9 Jacquelyn L. Gill, Dov Sax

Prevalent known and cryptic extinctions during the Quaternary have conservation lessons for the 21st century

P8.10 Franziska Hoppe, U. Schickhoff

Degradation of Pastoral Resources in the Kyrgyz Republic under Post-Soviet Transformation

P8.11⚡ Ivan Horacek

Paleobiogeography of the Pleistocene/Holocene transition in Central Europe: small mammals in a high-resolution fossil record

P8.12⚡ Michal Horsák, Michal Hájek, Petra Hájková

Central European fen mollusc and plant assemblages in modern and quaternary perspective

P8.13⚡ Veronika Horsáková, Michal Horsák

Endangered molluscs of European fens: current data and conservation of glacial relicts

P8.14⚡ Sonja Knapp, Marten Winter, Stefan Klotz

The legacy and future of phylogenetic diversity in urbanizing areas

P8.15⚡ Oliver Korch, Arne Friedmann

Flora and vegetation dynamics on the Zugspitzplatt (Bavarian Alps, Germany)

P8.16⚡ Sandra Nogué, Carolina Tovar, Shonil Bhagwat, Walter Finsinger, Kathy Willis

How dynamic are tropical forests? Long term human impact drives landscape ” hyperdynamism” in an ancient tropical forest

P8.17 Marta Rodríguez-Rey, Frédérik Saltré, Salvador Herrando-Pérez, Barry W. Brook, Corey J.A. Bradshaw

A high-quality fossil database for addressing causes of Australian megafauna extinctions

P8.18⚡ Frédérik Saltré, Barry Brook, Joël Chadoeuf, Damien Fordham, Marta Rodriguez-Rey, Corey Bradshaw

Spatial pattern of Eurasian woolly mammoth extinctions during the Late Pleistoicene based on statistical inference from fossil records

P8.20⚡ Philipp Stojakowits, Arne Friedmann

Reconstructing the paleoenvironment of the western German Alpine Foreland – a high resolution 14C-dated pollen diagram from the Mehlblockmoos (Allgäu, Bavaria)

P8.21⚡ Carolina Tovar, Elinor Breman, Laurent Bremond, Jean-François Gillet, David Harris, Kathy Willis

Marantaceae forest and mixed forest: Two alternative stable states in central Africa?

P8.22⚡ Sara Varela

General introduction to paleobioDB, an rOpenSci R-package to get fossil data for research

P8.23⚡ Raluca Voda, Leonardo Dapporto, Vlad Dinca, Tim Shreeve, Mourad Khaldi, Ghania Barech, Khellaf Rebbas, Paul Sammut, Roger Vila

Biodiversity loss in the Maltese islands hits relictual species

P8.24⚡ John Williams, Simon Goring, Madeline Ruid, Charles Cogbill, Michael Dietze, Stephen Jackson, Jason McLachlan, David Mladenoff, Christopher Paciorek, Sydne Record

The effect of historic land use and climate change on taxa-climate relationships for major tree genera in northeastern US forests

P8.25 Xuefei Yang, Linlin Wang, Eike Luedeling, Yongping Yang, Yuanwen Duan

From past to future: Ecological, spatial divergence and range dynamics of Halenia in China

CT10 Invasions

P10.1⚡ Mohammed Abu Sayed Arfin Khan, Anke Jentsch

Seedling emergence of invasive plants is limited by low temperature and humidity in experimental target-climate and can be predicted by climate of native and non-native origin

P10.3⚡ Laure Gallien, Bianca Saladin, Florian Boucher, Niklaus Zimmermann

The legacy of biogeography and evolutionary history explains pine invasiveness

P10.4 Qinfeng Guo

Invasion biogeography: comprehensive information from native ranges is needed

P10.6 Julie Sheard

Rosa Rugosa: Differences between native and invasive ranges

P10.7⚡ Stephanie Thomas, Nils Benjamin Tjaden, Anja Jaeschke, Helge Kampen, Doreen Werner, Jürgen Kreyling, Carl Beierkuhnlein

The invasive vector mosquito Aedes japonicus in Europe: Still no end in sight!

P10.9⚡ Aurèle Toussaint, Nicolas Charpin, Sébastien Villéger, Sébastien Brosse

Taxonomic and functional diversity of freshwater fish accross the world

CT11 Latitudinal Biodiversity Gradients

P11.1 Hercules Araclides, Jonathan Davies, Pedro Peres-Neto

A phylogenetic approach to detecting competition in a global dataset

P11.2⚡ Malte Ebach, Carlos E. González-Orozco, Regina Varona

Francisco José de Caldas: a missing link in the origins of phytogeography

P11.4⚡ Kristine Engemann, Brody Sandel, Brian Enquist, Jens-Christian Svenning

Origin of the latitudinal species richness gradient in the New World

P11.5 Trevor Fristoe

The contribution of migrants to diversity and energy use in North American bird communities across the seasons

P11.6⚡ John Grady, James Brown

Why endotherms dominate cold, productive oceans

P11.7 Lenka Kopsová, David Hořák

Migration mode influences geographical patterns in clutch size of European Passerines

P11.8⚡ Antonin Machac, Catherine Graham

Global dynamics of mammalian diversity

P11.9⚡ Caterina Penone, Ben J. Weinstein, Catherine H. Graham, Gabriel C. Costa

Exploring mechanisms underlying global mammal beta-diversity patterns

P11.10 Anke Stein, Jan Beck, Carsten Meyer, Elisabeth Waldmann, Patrick Weigelt, Holger Kreft

Differential effects of environmental heterogeneity on global mammal species richness

CT12 Biodiversity Hotspots

P12.1 Beryl Akoth, Peter Nagel, Simon Loader

At a crossroads of two global biodiversity hotspots: Amphibian assemblage wide evaluation of the biogeographic patterns of the Shimba Hills of Kenya.  

P12.2 Chris Barratt, Michele Menegon, Nike Doggart, Peter Nagel, Simon Loader

Speciation patterns in the lowland forests of East Africa  

P12.3⚡ Wilhelm Barthlott, Kirsten Burstedde, Laurens Geffert, Pierre Ibisch, Nadja Korotkova, Daud Rafiqpoor, Anke Stein, Jens Mutke

Biogeography and biodiversity of cacti – a first complete biogeographical analysis of a large plant family

P12.4⚡ Rahama Beida, Michael Douglas, Marcia Fuentes

Identifying critical habitats for conservation focus in eastern Africa and Madagascar with the aid of MODIS-based cloud climatologies

P12.5⚡ Peter Borchardt, Habtamu Assaye, Ben Jones, Kirsty Shaw

Arbopro - A project to protect Afromontane tree species diversity of Ethiopia

P12.6⚡ Silvia Carvalho, Ricardo Cardoso, Pedro Tarroso, Mafalda Barata, Craig Moritz, Salvador Carranza, Guillermo Velo-Antón

Amphibian evolutionary hotspots in the Iberian Peninsula

P12.7⚡ Joyshree Chanam, Srinivasan Kasinathan, Gautamkumar Pramanik, Amaraja Jagdeesh, Kanchan Joshi, Renee Borges

Geographical variation and context-dependency in an ant-plant interaction in the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot, India

P12.8⚡ Jürgen Dengler, Carl Beierkuhnlein, Franz Essl, Jose Maria Fernández-Palacios, Carsten Hobohm, Anke Jentsch, Holger Kreft, Pavel Krestov, Swantje Löbel, Reinhold Stahlmann, Manuel J. Steinbauer, David Storch, Kostas Triantis, Patrick Weigelt, Alessandro Chiarucci

Global patterns of vascular plant species richness, endemic richness and endemicity: a new approach to identify hotspots and cold spots

P12.9⚡ Adrien Favre, Martin Päckert, Steffen Pauls, Sonja Jähnig, Dieter Uhl, Ingo Michalak, Alexandra Muellner-Riehl

Direct and indirect effects of the uplift of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau on the evolution of Tibetan biotas

P12.10 Amir Lewin, Shai Meiri, Anat Feldman, Yuval Itescu

Patterns and drivers of vertebrate species richness in West Africa

P12.11⚡ Ashlyn Levadia Padayachee

Mapping the distribution of ancient plant and animal lineages in southern Africa

P12.13⚡ Alke Voskamp, David J. Baker, Philip A. Stephens, Stephen G. Willis

Avian phylogenetic diversity: global patterns and their drivers

CT13 Marine Biogeography

P13.1 Marc Fernandez, Chris Yesson, Alexandre Gannier, Peter Miller, James Bowcot, Jose Manuel Neto Azevedo

Modelling the ecological niche of highly mobile species in a dynamic environment

P13.2 Théo Gaboriau, Nicolas Hubert, David Mouillot

Analysis of historical and evolutionnary constraints on reef fishes distribution at the Indo-pacific scale

P13.3 Yasuhiro Kubota, Youta Miyagi, Buntarou Kusumoto

Biodiversity of coral reefs and geographical pattern of marine protected area

P13.4 Fabien Leprieur, Simona Colosio, Patrice Descombes, Valeriano Parravicini, Michel Kulbicki, Peter Cowman, David Bellwood, David Mouillot, Loic Pellissier

Global-scale patterns of phylogenetic structure in tropical reef fish assemblages

P13.5 Anja Singer, Ulrike Schückel, Heiko Westphal, Karsten Lettmann, Gerald Millat, Melanie Beck, Ingrid Kröncke

Modelling the past, present and future distribution of macrofauna species in the Jade Bay (North Sea, Germany)

P13.6 Amy Waterson, Kirsty Edgar, Daniela Schmidt, Paul Valdes

Planktic foraminifera: modelling the climatic constraints on modern and palaeo-biogeography

CT14 Natural-Disturbance Biogeography

P14.1 Alina Baranova, Udo Prof. Dr. Schickhoff, Shunli Wang

Feed values variation in arid mountain pastureland under grazing impact in Qilian Shan, NW China

P14.2 Caitlyn Debevec

Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) biodiversity in south-central Florida and the dilution effect for exposure to zoonotic disease

P14.3 Lisa Guan, Chris DiVittorio, Justin Chin, Julianne Hay, Natalie Holt, Tyner Pesch, Amelia Weiss, William Dietrich, Mary Power

Causes and consequences of riparian tree recruitment in a steep Mediterranean river

P14.4⚡ Anke Jentsch

Towards generality in studies of disturbance and ecosystem dynamics

P14.5 Eunyoung Jung, Bettina Engelbrecht

Variation of plant drought tolerance in temperate grasslands: Effects on community assembly and ecosystem resilience

P14.6 İpek Özalp, Meral Avci

Geographical fundamenthals of the plant diversity at the south of the Göksu Valley (TAŞELI Plateau) Turkey

P14.7 Birgit Schwabe

Disturbances in an alpine valley, Reintal, Wetterstein