To filter by author in iEcoLab: JE Behm, MR Helmus


  • Behm, JE, CF Behm, GM Behm, MC Behm, SP Behm, MR Helmus2018. Hemidactylus turcicus (Mediterranean Gecko) Geographic update. Herpetological Review 49(1): 73. 
  • Behm, JE, BR Waite, ST Hsieh, MR Helmus2018. Benefits and limitations of three-dimensional printing technology for ecological research. bioRxiv 283895. 
  • 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.
  • 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. 


  • 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 macroecology. Biological 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 lizards. Invasion Genetics: The Baker and Stebbins Legacy, 122-138. 


  • 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 Globalization. PloS 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 floor. Soil 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 function. The American Naturalist 188 (4), 398-410. 
  • Behm, JE and MR Helmus. 2016. Microhyla butleri (Tubercled Pygmy frog) predation. Herpetological Review, 47(4): 643-644. 


  • 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 mutualism. Ecological 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 sciences. Bioinformatics 31 (17), 2888-2890. 
  • Vermaat, JE, J Ellers, MR Helmus. 2015. The role of biodiversity in the provision of ecosystem services. Ecosystem Services: From Concept to Practice, 25. Email for pdf.


  • Helmus, MR, DL Mahler, JB Losos. 2014. Island biogeography of the Anthropocene. Nature 513 (7519), 543-546.  
  • Behm, JE, R Geurts, ET Kiers. 2014. Parasponia: a novel system for studying mutualism stability. Trends in Plant Science 19 (12), 757-763. 
  • Behm, JE, ET Kiers. 2014. A phenotypic plasticity framework for assessing intraspecific variation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal traits. Journal 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 abundance. Molecular 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 ecosystems. Proc. R. Soc. B 281 (1788).  
  • Pearse, WD, A Purvis, J Cavender-Bares, MR Helmus. 2014. Metrics and Models of Community Phylogenetics. Modern Phylogenetic Comparative Methods and Their Application in Evolutionary Biology. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 451-464. 


  • Blanchet S, MR Helmus, S Brosse, G Grenouillet. 2013. Regional vs local drivers of phylogenetic and species diversity in stream fish communities. Freshwater 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, China. PloS One 8 (9), e73688. 
  • Behm, JE, DA Edmonds, JP Harmon, AR Ives. 2013. Multilevel statistical models and the analysis of experimental data. Ecology 94 (7), 1479-1486. 
  • Helmus, MR, N Mercado-Silva, MJ Vander Zanden. 2013. Subsidies to predators, apparent competition and the phylogenetic structure of prey communities. Oecologia 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).


  • 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 curves. Ecology 93:S1-S43.  
  • Behm, JE, BE Knaebe, VWK Fu, DA Edmonds. 2012. Polypedates leucomystax (Java Whipping Frog) communal nesting. Herpetological Review 42 (4), 587-588.
  • Edmonds, DA, JE Behm. 2012. Raorchestes menglaensis Geographic Update. Herpetological Review 43 (1), 125-126.
  • Edmonds, DA, JE Behm. 2012. Raorchestes menglaensis (Mengla small treefrog) coloration. Herpetological Review 43 (1), 125-126.


  • Eklöf, A, MR Helmus, M Moore, S Allesina. 2011. Relevance of evolutionary history for food web structure. Proceedings 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 structure. Ecological 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 time. Ecological 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 hypothesis. PloS One 6 (9), e24449. 
  • Gilman, RT, JE Behm. 2011. Hybridization, species collapse, and species reemergence after disturbance to premating mechanisms of reproductive isolation. Evolution 65 (9), 2592-2605. 


  • 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 ecology. Bioinformatics 26 (11), 1463. 
  • Helmus, MR, WB Keller, MJ Paterson, ND Yan, CH Cannon, JA Rusak. 2010. Communities contain closely related species during ecosystem disturbance. Ecology Letters 13 (2), 162-174. 
  • Behm, JE, AR Ives, JW Boughman. 2010. Breakdown in postmating isolation and the collapse of a species pair through hybridization. The 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 plateau. River 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 macroinvertebrates. Freshwater Biology 53 (7), 1423-1433. 
  • Newton, RJ, SE Jones, MR Helmus, KD McMahon. 2007. Phylogenetic ecology of the freshwater Actinobacteria acI lineage. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73 (22), 7169-7176. 
  • Helmus, MR, K Savage, MW Diebel, JT Maxted, AR Ives. 2007. Separating the determinants of phylogenetic community structure. Ecology Letters 10 (10), 917-925.  
  • Helmus, MR, TJ Bland, CK Williams, AR Ives. 2007. Phylogenetic measures of biodiversity. The 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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