Publications


For CVs click here for JE Behm and MR Helmus. Links to News are listed below each publication.

2018

  • Behm, JE, BR Waite, ST Hsieh, MR Helmus2018. Benefits and limitations of three-dimensional printing technology for ecological research. BMC Ecology 18(32) 1:13 
  • Behm, JE, G van Buurt, BM DiMarco, J Ellers, CG Irian, KE Langhans, K McGrath, TJ Tran, MR Helmus. in press. First records of the mourning gecko (Lepidodactylus lugubris Duméril and Bibron, 1836), common house gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus Schlegel, 1836), and Tokay gecko (Gecko gecko Linnaeus, 1758) on the island of Curaçao, Dutch Antilles, and remarks on their distributions in the Caribbean region. BioInvasion Records
  • Helmus, MR and JE Behm. 2018. Anthropocene Island Biogeography. In: Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene. (eds. D. DellaSala, M. Goldstein). Elsevier. pp 37-43. Book chapter. 
  • Jesse, WAM, JE Behm, MR Helmus, J Ellers. in press. Human land use promotes the abundance and diversity of exotic species on Caribbean islands. Global Change Biology 
  • Behm, JE, CF Behm, GM Behm, MC Behm, SP Behm, MR Helmus2018. Hemidactylus turcicus (Mediterranean Gecko) Geographic update. Herpetological Review 49(1): 73. 
  • Marin, J, G Rapacciuolo, GC Costa, CH Graham, TM Brooks, BE Young, VC Radeloff, JE Behm, MR Helmus, SB Hedges. 2018. Evolutionary time drives global tetrapod diversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285 (1872), 1-8.

2017

  • Rapacciuolo, G, J Marin, GC Costa, MR Helmus, JE Behm, TM Brooks, SB Hedges, VC Radeloff, BE Young, CH Graham. 2017. The signature of human pressure history on the biogeography of body mass in tetrapods. Global Ecology and Biogeography 1-13.
  • Tucker, CM, MW Cadotte, SB Carvalho, TJ Davies, S Ferrier, SA Fritz, R Grenyer, MR Helmus, LS Jin, AO Mooers, S Pavoine, O Purschke, DW Redding, DF Rosauer, M Winter, F Mazel. 2017. A guide to phylogenetic metrics for conservation, community ecology and macroecologyBiological Reviews 92 (2), 698-715.  
  • Helmus, MR, JE Behm, WAM Jesse, JJ Kolbe, J Ellers, JB Losos. 2017. Exotics exhibit more evolutionary history than natives: A comparison of the ecology and evolution of exotic and native anole lizardsInvasion Genetics: The Baker and Stebbins Legacy, 122-138. 

2016

  • Nelson, EJ, MR Helmus, J Cavender-Bares, S Polasky, JR Lasky, AE Zanne, WD Pearse, NJB Kraft, DA Miteva, WF Fagan. 2016. Commercial Plant Production and Consumption Still Follow the Latitudinal Gradient in Species Diversity despite Economic GlobalizationPloS One 11 (10), e0163002. 
  • Liu, S, JE Behm, J Chen, S Fu, X He, J Hu, D Schaefer, J Gan, X Yang. 2016. Functional redundancy dampens the trophic cascade effect of a web-building spider in a tropical forest floorSoil Biology and Biochemistry 98, 22-29.
  • Yguel, B, H Jactel, IS Pearse, D Moen, M Winter, J Hortal, MR Helmus, I Kühn, S Pavoine, O Purschke, E Weiher, C Violle, W Ozinga, M Brändle, I Bartish, A Prinzing. 2016. The evolutionary legacy of diversification predicts ecosystem functionThe American Naturalist 188 (4), 398-410. 
  • Behm, JE and MR Helmus. 2016. Microhyla butleri (Tubercled Pygmy frog) predation. Herpetological Review, 47(4): 643-644. 

2015

  • Jamshidi, S, JE Behm, D Eveillard, ET Kiers, P Vandenkoornhuyse. 2015. Using hybrid automata modelling to study phenotypic plasticity and allocation strategies in the plant mycorrhizal mutualismEcological Modelling 311, 11-19. 
  • Pearse, WD, MW Cadotte, J Cavender-Bares, AR Ives, CM Tucker, SC Walker, MR Helmus. 2015. pez: phylogenetics for the environmental sciencesBioinformatics 31 (17), 2888-2890. 
  • Vermaat, JE, J Ellers, MR Helmus. 2015. The role of biodiversity in the provision of ecosystem servicesEcosystem Services: From Concept to Practice, 25. Email for pdf.

2014

  • Helmus, MR, DL Mahler, JB Losos. 2014. Island biogeography of the AnthropoceneNature 513 (7519), 543-546.  
  • Behm, JE, R Geurts, ET Kiers. 2014. Parasponia: a novel system for studying mutualism stabilityTrends in Plant Science 19 (12), 757-763. 
  • Behm, JE, ET Kiers. 2014. A phenotypic plasticity framework for assessing intraspecific variation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal traitsJournal of Ecology 102 (2), 315-327. 
  • Engelmoer, DJP, JE Behm, ET Kiers. 2014. Intense competition between arbuscular mycorrhizal mutualists in an in vitro root microbiome negatively affects total fungal abundanceMolecular Ecology 23 (6), 1584-1593. 
  • Vasseur, DA, JW Fox, A Gonzalez, R Adrian, BE Beisner, MR Helmus, C Johnson, P Kratina, C Kremer, C de Mazancourt, E Miller, WA Nelson, M Paterson, JA Rusak, JB Shurin, CF Steiner. 2014. Synchronous dynamics of zooplankton competitors prevail in temperate lake ecosystemsProc. R. Soc. B 281 (1788).  
  • Pearse, WD, A Purvis, J Cavender-Bares, MR Helmus. 2014. Metrics and Models of Community PhylogeneticsModern Phylogenetic Comparative Methods and Their Application in Evolutionary Biology. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 451-464. 

2013

  • Blanchet S, MR Helmus, S Brosse, G Grenouillet. 2013. Regional vs local drivers of phylogenetic and species diversity in stream fish communitiesFreshwater Biology 59 (3), 450-462. 
  • Behm, JE, X Yang, J Chen. 2013. Slipping through the cracks: rubber plantation is unsuitable breeding habitat for frogs in Xishuangbanna, ChinaPloS One 8 (9), e73688. 
  • Behm, JE, DA Edmonds, JP Harmon, AR Ives. 2013. Multilevel statistical models and the analysis of experimental dataEcology 94 (7), 1479-1486. 
  • Helmus, MR, N Mercado-Silva, MJ Vander Zanden. 2013. Subsidies to predators, apparent competition and the phylogenetic structure of prey communitiesOecologia 173 (3), 997-1007. 
  • Behm, JE, WKV Fu. 2013. Field guide to the frogs of the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Garden. Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Garden Education Center Publication. Book description (in Chinese).

2012

  • Kua, CS, J Ruan, J Harting, CX Ye, MR Helmus, J Yu, CH Cannon. 2012. Reference-Free Comparative Genomics of 174 Chloroplasts. PloS One 7 (11), e48995. 
  • Helmus, MR, AR Ives. 2012. Phylogenetic diversity–area curvesEcology 93:S1-S43.  
  • Behm, JE, BE Knaebe, VWK Fu, DA Edmonds. 2012. Polypedates leucomystax (Java Whipping Frog) communal nestingHerpetological Review 42 (4), 587-588.
  • Edmonds, DA, JE Behm. 2012. Raorchestes menglaensis Geographic UpdateHerpetological Review 43 (1), 125-126.
  • Edmonds, DA, JE Behm. 2012. Raorchestes menglaensis (Mengla small treefrog) colorationHerpetological Review 43 (1), 125-126.

2011

  • Eklöf, A, MR Helmus, M Moore, S Allesina. 2011. Relevance of evolutionary history for food web structureProceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 279 (1733), 1588-1596. 
  • Ives, AR, MR Helmus. 2011. Generalized linear mixed models for phylogenetic analyses of community structureEcological Monographs 81 (3), 511-525.  
  • Scheiner, SM, A Chiarucci, GA Fox, MR Helmus, DJ McGlinn, MR Willig. 2011. The underpinnings of the relationship of species richness with space and timeEcological Monographs 81 (2), 195-213. 
  • Quan, RC, G Ren, JE Behm, L Wang, Y Huang, Y Long, J Zhu. 2011. Why does Rhinopithecus bieti prefer the highest elevation range in winter? A test of the sunshine hypothesisPloS One 6 (9), e24449. 
  • Gilman, RT, JE Behm. 2011. Hybridization, species collapse, and species reemergence after disturbance to premating mechanisms of reproductive isolationEvolution 65 (9), 2592-2605. 

2010

  • Ives, AR, MR Helmus. 2010. Phylogenetic metrics of community similarity. The American Naturalist 176, E128-E142. 
  • Kembel, SW, PD Cowan, MR Helmus, WK Cornwell, H Morlon, DD Ackerly, SP Blomberg, CO Webb. 2010. Picante: R tools for integrating phylogenies and ecologyBioinformatics 26 (11), 1463. 
  • Helmus, MR, WB Keller, MJ Paterson, ND Yan, CH Cannon, JA Rusak. 2010. Communities contain closely related species during ecosystem disturbanceEcology Letters 13 (2), 162-174. 
  • Behm, JE, AR Ives, JW Boughman. 2010. Breakdown in postmating isolation and the collapse of a species pair through hybridizationThe American Naturalist 175 (1), 11-26. 

2009 and earlier

  • Ahrenstorff, TD, GG Sass, MR Helmus. 2009. The influence of littoral zone coarse woody habitat on home range size, spatial distribution, and feeding ecology of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides)Hydrobiologia 623 (1), 223-233. 
  • Helmus, MR, LB Allen, O Dominguez-Dominguez, ED Pardo, P Gesundheit, J Lyons, N Mercado-Silva. 2009. Threatened fishes of the world: Allotoca goslinei Smith and Miller, 1987 (Goodeidae)Environmental Biology of Fishes 84 (2), 197-198. 
  • Mercado‐Silva, N, MR Helmus, M Zanden. 2008. The effects of impoundment and non‐native species on a river food web in Mexico’s central plateauRiver Research and Applications 25 (9), 1090-1108. 
  • Helmus, MR, GG Sass. 2008. The rapid effects of a whole‐lake reduction of coarse woody debris on fish and benthic macroinvertebratesFreshwater Biology 53 (7), 1423-1433. 
  • Newton, RJ, SE Jones, MR Helmus, KD McMahon. 2007. Phylogenetic ecology of the freshwater Actinobacteria acI lineageApplied and Environmental Microbiology 73 (22), 7169-7176. 
  • Helmus, MR, K Savage, MW Diebel, JT Maxted, AR Ives. 2007. Separating the determinants of phylogenetic community structureEcology Letters 10 (10), 917-925.  
  • Helmus, MR, TJ Bland, CK Williams, AR Ives. 2007. Phylogenetic measures of biodiversityThe American Naturalist 169 (3), E68-E83. 
  • Helmus, MR, DE Dussourd. 2005. Glues or poisons: which triggers vein cutting by monarch caterpillars? Chemoecology 15 (1), 45-49. 
  • Drake, DL, MA Hagerty, JE Behm, SJ Goldenberg, JR Spotila. 2003. Marine turtle nesting activity at Playa Naranjo Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica for the 1998-99 season. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 4 (3), 675-678. 
  • Drake, DL, JE Behm, SJ Goldenberg, MA Hagerty. 2001. Lepidochelys olivacea (olive ridley sea turtle) predation. Herpetological Review 32, 104.

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