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

CT3 Gradients, Range Limits, and Beta Diversity

Chair: Carl Beierkuhnlein

Saturday, 13:00-15:00, H 25, RW I

13:00CT3.1: Jonathan M. Chase: β-diversity is like a Siren’s song: Conceptually beautiful but operationally deadly
13:15CT3.2: David Nipperess: Putting evolutionary history on the map: finding the unique phylogenetic contribution to spatial patterns of biodiversity
13:30CT3.3: Even Tjørve: Which spatial patterns of species diversity overthrow Diamond’s reserve-design rules? – Predicting outcomes of the SLOSS question by combining species-area curves at landscape and geographic scales
13:45CT3.4: Laura Nunes et al.: A novel null biogeographical model to study ecological speciation
14:00CT3.5: Alessandro Chiarucci et al.: Biogeography is the major determinant of plant diversity in European forests
14:15CT3.6: Dirk N. Karger et al.: Unifying species pools in ecology and biogeography
14:30CT3.7: Howard Cornell: How are regional species pools used in community ecology?
14:45CT3.8: Ole R. Vetaas et al.: Principal factors controlling biodiversity: water, energy and their interaction
15:00Coffee Break (Foyer RW I)

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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

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