Publikationen • AG Ökosystemanalyse


Reiff JM, Theiss K, Hoffmann C & Entling MH (2024) Arthropods in the spotlight – identifying predators of vineyard pest insects with infrared photography. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 00: 1–9. doi: 10.1111/eea.13456 

Pernat N, Buchholz S & Schirmel J (2024) Urbanization reduces Orthoptera diversity and changes community structure towards mobile species. Insect Conservation and Diversity 17: 259-272. doi: 10.1111/icad.12727

Ammann L, Bosem-Baillod A, Herzog F, Frey D, Entling MH & Albrecht M (2024) Spatio-temporal complementarity of floral resources sustains wild bee pollinators in agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 359: 108754.

Schulz R, Bundschuh M, Entling MH, Jungkunst H, Lorke A, Schwenk K & Schaefer RB (2024) A synthesis of anthropogenic stress effects on emergence-mediated aquatic-terrestrial linkages and riparian food webs. Science of the Total Environment 908: 168186.

Edo M, Entling MH & Rösch V (2024) Agroforestry supports high bird diversity in European farmland. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 44: 1.

Boetzl FA, Sponsler D, Albrecht M, Batáry P, Birkhofer K, Knapp M, Krauss J, Maas B, Martin EA, Sirami C, Sutter L, Bertrand C, Bosem Baillod A, Bota G, Bretagnolle V, Brotons L, Frank T, Giralt D, González E, Hof A, Luka H, Marrec R, Nash MA, Ng K, Plantegenest M, Poulin B, Siriwardena GM, Tscharntke T, Tschumi M, Vialatte A, Van Vooren L, Zubair-Anjum M, Entling MH, Steffan-Dewenter I & Schirmel J (2024) Distance functions of carabid richness and density in crop fields depend on functional traits, crop type and adjacent habitat: a synthesis. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 291: 20232383.

Duque T, Chowdhury S, Isaia M, Pekár S, Riess K, Scherf G, Schäfer RB & Entling MH (2024) Chemical sensitivity of spiders from different ecosystems: effects of phylogeny and climate. Pest Management Science 80: 857-865.

Duque T, Schaefer RB & Entling MH (2024) Temperature influence on the chemical sensitivity of Pardosa amentata. Journal of Applied Entomology 148: 171-179.

Reiff JM, Hoffmann C & Entling MH (2024) Effect of fungicide sprays on spiders in vineyards. European Journal of Entomology 121: 19-28.



Manfrin A, Schirmel J, Mendoza Lera C, Adeel A, Bohde R, Brunn M, Brühl C, Buchmann C, Bundschuh M, Burgis F, Diehl D, Entling MH, Ganglo C, Geissler S, Gerstle V, Girardi J, Graf T, Huszarik M, Jamin J, Joschko T, Jungkunst H, Knäbel A, Kolbenschlag S, Lorke A, Munos K, Ogbeide C, Osakpolor S, Pietz S, Riess K, Roodt A, Rovelli L, Röder N, Rösch V, Schaumann G, Schäfer R, Schmitt T, Schmitz D, Schützenmeister K, Schwenk K, Stehle S, Schulz R (2023) SystemLink: moving beyond aquatic-terrestrial interactions to incorporate food web studies. Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin 32: 77-81.

Wersebeckmann V, Warzecha D, Entling MH & Leyer I (2023) Contrasting effects of vineyard type, soil and landscape factors on ground- versus above-ground nesting bees. Journal of Applied Ecology 60: 601-613.

Kolbenschlag S, Bollinger E, Gerstle V, Brühl CA, Entling MH, Schulz R & Bundschuh M (2023) Impact across ecosystem boundaries – does Bti application change the quality and composition of the diet of riparian spiders? Science of the Total Environment 873: 162351.

Duque T, Nuriyev R, Römbke J, Schäfer RB & Entling MH (2023) Variation in the chemical sensitivity of earthworms from field populations to imidacloprid and copper. Environemntal Toxicology and Chemistry 42: 939-947.

Huszarik M, Röder N, Eberhardt L, Kennedy S, Krehenwinkel H, Schwenk K & Entling MH (2023) External DNA contamination and efficiency of bleach decontamination for arthropod diet analysis. Environmental DNA 5: 540-550.

Beaumelle L, Giffard B, Tolle P, Winter S, Entling MH, Benítez E, Zaller JG, Auriol A, Bonnard O, Charbonnier Y, Fabreguettes O, Joubard B, Kolb S, Ostandie N, Reiff JM, Richart-Cervera S & Rusch A (2023) Biodiversity conservation and organic wine production: a glass half-full. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 351: 108474.

Reiff JM, Sudarsan K, Hoffmann C & Entling MH (2023) Arthropods on grapes benefit more from fungicide reduction than from organic farming. Pest Management Science 79: 3271-3279.

Rösch V, Hafner G, Reiff JM & Entling MH (2023) Increase in breeding bird abundance and diversity with semi-natural habitat in vineyard landscapes. PLOS ONE 18: e0284254. 

Kaczmarek M, Entling MH & Hoffmann C (2023) Differentiating the effects of organic management, pesticide reduction and landscape on arthropods in viticulture using metabarcoding. Biodiversity and Conservation 32: 2637-2635.

Roodt AP, Huszarik M, Entling MH & Schulz R (2023) Aquatic-terrestrial transfer of neonicotinoid insecticides in riparian food webs. Journal of Hazardous Materials 455: 131635.

Kaczmarek M, Gillich M, Entling MH, Hoffmann C & Schirmel J (2023) Differential responses of Orthoptera in vineyards to organic farming, pesticide reduction, and landscape heterogeneity. Journal of Insect Conservation 27: 729-741.

Huszarik M, Roodt AP, Wernicke T, Chávez F, Metz A, Link M, Lima-Fernandes E, Schulz R & Entling MH (2023) Increased bat hunting at polluted streams suggests chemical exposure rather than prey shortage. Science of the Total Enviornment 905: 167080.

Reiff JM, Pennington T, Kolb S, Theiss K, Alakina E, Ehringer M, Mason P, Shrestha R, Entling MH & Hoffmann C (2023) Consistent benefits of fungicide reduction on arthropod predators and predation rates in viticulture: a five-year experiment. Biocontrol 68: 495-509.

Möth S, Richart-Cervera S, Comsa M, Alcalá Herrera R, Hoffmann C, Kolb S, Popescu D, Reiff JM, Rusch A, Tolle P, Walzer A, Winter S (2023) Local management and landscape composition affect predatory mites in European wine-growing regions. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 344: 108292.

Rösch V, Biedermann R, Entling MH, Gjonov I, Helbing F, Jakovljevic M, van Klink R, Marinkovic S, Sára A, Sára H, Schuch S, Achtziger R (2023) Leafhopper diversity in home gardens – results of a survey in four countries across Europe (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha). Cicadina 22: 39-57.

Bollinger E, Zubrod J, Englert D, Graf N, Weisner O, Kolb S, Schäfer R, Entling MH & Schulz R (2023) Riparian spiders as key predators in the aquatic-terrestrial linkage: role of season, hunting mode, and habitat specialization. Scientific Reports 13: 22950.

Schmitz D, Girardi JP, Jamin J, Bundschuh M, Geng B, Feldmann R, Rösch V, Riess K & Schirmel J (2023) Copper uptake and its effects on two riparian plant species, the native Urtica dioica and the invasive Fallopia japonica. Plants 12: 481

Schmitz D, Girardi J, Ullrich E, Munoz-Sepulveda K, Bundschuh M, Riess K & Schirmel J (2023) Fallopia japonica and Impatiens glandulifera are colonized by species-poor root-associated fungal communities but have minor impacts on soil properties in riparian habitats. Biological Invasions 25: 2199-2218

Gerlach R, Buhk C, Schirmel J & Jungkunst H (2023) Exploration of the response of soil properties and plant species composition to centuries-old traditional meadow irrigation. Journal of Plant Ecology 16: rtac072

Ergin K & Schirmel J (2023) Beeinflussen urbane Umweltstressoren den Reproduktionserfolg von Pseudochorthippus parallelus? Articulata 38: 85-96

Jüds M, Heidemann K, Eitzinger B & Scheu S (2023). Testing the effectiveness of different wash protocols to remove body surface contaminants in invertebrate food web studies. PeerJ 11: e16018.

Dittrich A, Lang J, Schütz C, Sittler, B & Eitzinger B (2023). Identifying invertebrate species in Arctic muskox dung using DNA barcoding. Polar Research 42: 9017.

Rösch V, Achtziger R, Adam P, Andreä J, Attinger A, Edo M, Frenzel M, Kramer D, Malenovský I, Mollmann C, Mühlethaler R, Nickel, Niedringhaus R, van Klink R, Walter S, Witsack W & Zeman Š (2023) Zur Fauna der Zikaden, Wanzen und Blattflöhe der Pfalz, Deutschland (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha, Heteroptera und Psylloidea). Cicadina 22: 1–26.



Narimanov N, Bonte D & Entling MH (2022) Heritability of dispersal in a rapidly spreading invasive spider in Europe. Animal Behaviour 183: 93-101.

Ammann L, Bosem-Baillod A, Eckerter PW, Entling MH, Albrecht M & Herzog F (2022) Comparing floral resource maps and land cover maps to predict predators and aphid suppression on field bean. Landscape Ecology 37: 431-441.

González E, Felix B, Eckerter PW, Pfaff V, Weiler S & Entling MH (2022) Ecological requirements drive pest and natural enemy response to landscape context in wheat. Journal of Applied Ecology 59: 444-456.

Allen-Perkins A, Magrach A, Dainese M, Garibaldi LA, Kleijn D, Rader R, Reilly JR, Winfree R, Lundin O, McGrady CM, …, Entling MH, …, Bartomeus I (2022) CropPol: a dynamic, open and global database on crop pollination. Ecology 103: e3614.

Buse J, Reiff D & Entling MH (2022) Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) on a recently established wood-pasture: a case study from southwest Germany. Angewandte Carabidologie 14: 32-39.

Kaczmarek M, Entling MH & Hoffmann C (2022) Using Malaise Traps and Metabarcoding for Biodiversity Assessment in Vineyards: Effects of Weather and Trapping Effort. Insects13: 507.

Eckerter PW, Albrecht M, Bertrand C, Gobet E, Herzog F, Pfister SC, Tinner W & Entling MH (2022) Efects of temporal foral resource availability and non‑crop habitats on broad bean pollination. Landscape Ecology 37: 1573-1586.

Wersebeckmann V, Entling MH & Leyer I (2022) Revegetation of vineyard terrace embankments: a matter of seed mixture and seeding technique. Journal of Environmental Management 317: 115409.

Schirmel J, Petschner S & Entling MH (2022) Positive effects of organic viticulture on carabid beetles depend on landscape and local habitat conditions. Annals of Applied Biology 181: 192-200.

Laux M, Lyu H, Entling MH, Schirmel J, Narang A, Köhler M & Saha S (2022) Native pedunculate oaks support more biodiversity than non-native oaks, but non-native oaks are healthier than native oaks: A study on street and park trees of a city. Science of the Total Environment 853: 158603.

Eckerter PW, Albrecht M, Herzog F & Entling MH (2022) Flower availability in agricultural landscapes, resource use and fitness consequences for two species of wild bees. Basic and Applied Ecology 65: 1-15.

Gerstle V, Manfrin A, Kolbenschlag S, Gerken M, Mufachcher Ul Islam ASM, Entling MH, Bundschuh M & Brühl C (2022) Benthic macroinvertebrate community shifts based on Bti-induced chironomid reduction also decrease Odonata emergence. Environmental Pollution 316: 120488.

González E, Bianchi FJJA, Wizorek S, Schumacher M & Entling MH (2022) Variation in pollen digestion times by the green lacewing Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) between plant species. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 170: 1049-1054.

Narimanov N, Bauer T, Bonte D, Fahse L & Entling MH (2022) Accelerated invasion through the evolution of dispersal behavior. Global Ecology and Biogeography 31: 2423-2436.

Stehle S, Manfrin A, Feckler A, Graf T, Joschko TJ, Jupke J, Noss C, Rösch V, Schirmel J, Schmidt T, Zubrod JP & Schulz R (2022) Structural and functional development of twelve newly established floodplain pond mesocosms. Ecology and Evolution 2: e8674.

Rech F, Narimanov N, Bauer T & Schirmel J (2022) Urbanization increases fluctuating asymmetry and affects behavioral traits of a common grasshopper. Ecology and Evolution 12: e9658

Schirmel J & Gerlach R C (2022) Conservation value of traditional flood irrigation for carabids in hay meadows. Ecological Indicators 144: 109553

Buse J, Reif D & Entling MH (2022) Laufkäfer (Coleoptera: Carabidae) auf einer jungen Waldweide: eine Fallstudie aus Südwest-Deutschland. Angewandte Carabidologie 14: 33-39.

Girardi J, Korz S, Muñoz K, Jamin J, Schmitz D, Rösch V, Riess K, Schützenmeister K, Jungkunst H & Brunn M (2022) Nitrification inhibition by polyphenols from invasive Fallopia japonica under copper stress. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science: 185: 923–934.

Rösch V, Marques E, Miralles-Núñez A, Zahniser JN & Wilson MR (2022) Draeculacephala robinsoni Hamilton, 1967 (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae), a newly introduced species and genus in Europe with comments on its identification. Zootaxa 5116(3): 439–448.



Herbertsson L, Ekroos J, Albercht M, Bartomeus I, Batáry P, Bommarco R, Caplat P, Diekötter T, Eikestam JM, Entling MH, Farbu S, Farwig N, Gonzalez-Varo JP, Hass A, Holzschuh A, Hopfenmüller S, Jakobsson A, Jauker B, Kovács-Hostyánszki A, Kunin WE, Lindström S, Mullen S, Öckinger E, Pentanidou T, Potts SG, Power EF, Rundlöf M, Seibel K, Sober V, Sönderman A, Steffan-Dewenter I, Stout J, Teder T, Tscharntke T, Winsa M & Smith HG (2021) Bees increase seed set of wild plants while increasing proportion of arable land has a variable effect on pollination in European agricultural landscapes. Plant Ecology and Evolution 154: 341-350.

Hussain RI, Brandl M, Maas B, Rabl D, Walcher R, Krautzer B, Entling MH, Moser D & Frank T (2021) Re-established grasslands on farmland promote pollinators more than predators. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 319: 107543.

Narimanov N, Bonte D, Mason P, Mestre L & Entling MH (2021) Disentangling the role of electric fields and wind in aerial dispersal. Journal of Arachnology 49: 380-383.

Narimanov N, Hatamli K & Entling MH (2021) Prey naïveté rather than enemy release dominates the relation of an invasive spider toward a native predator. Ecology and Evolution 11: 11200-11206.

Narimanov N, Kempel A, van Kleunen M & Entling MH (2021) Unexpected sensitivity of the highly invasive spider Mermessus trilobatus to soil disturbance in grasslands. Biological Invasions 23: 1-6.

Reiff JM, Kolb S, Entling MH, Herndl T, Möth S, Walzer A, Kropf M, Hoffmann C, Winter S (2021) Organic Farming and Cover-Crop Management Reduce Pest Predation in Austrian Vineyards. Insects 12: 220.

Reiff JM, Ehringer M, Hoffmann C, Entling MH (2021) Fungicide reduction favors the control of phytophagous mites under both organic and conventional viticulture. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 305: 107172.

Rösch V, Aloisio P & Entling MH (2021) Prey, management and landscape requirements of an endangered population of the woodlark Lullula arborea in Southwest Germany. Journal of Ornithology 162:689-698.

Wersebeckmann V, Kolb S, Entling MH & Leyer I (2021) Maintaining steep slope viticulture for spider diversity. Global Ecology and Conservation 29: e01727.

Osakpolor S, Kattwinkel M, Schirmel J, Feckler A, Manfrin A & Schäfer RB (2021) Mini-review of process-based food web models and their application in aquatic-terrestrial meta-ecosystems. Ecological Modelling 458: 109710

Schirmel J (2021) COVID-19 Pandemic Turns Life-science Students into "Citizen Scientists": Data Indicate Multiple Negative Effects of Urbanization on Biota. Sustainability 13: 2992

Bauer T, Bäte D, Kempfer F & Schirmel J (2021) Differing impacts of two major plant invaders on urban plant-dwelling spiders (Araneae) during flower season. Biological Invasions 23: 1473-1485

Stapf J, Röller O & Schirmel J (2021) Heuschreckengemeinschaften auf Wiesen und Weiden im Pfälzerwald. Articulata 36: 91-104

Stapf J, Röller O & Schirmel J (2021) Neue Nachweise der Grünen Strandschrecke (Aiolopus thalassinus) im Pfälzerwald. Pollichia Kurier 37: 33–34

Garnica S, Sandoval-Leiva P & Riess K (2021) Phylogenetic relationships in the genus Podoserpula and description of P. aliweni, a new species from Chile. Mycologia 113: 1110-1121.

Kenngott KGJ, Riess K, Muñoz K, Schaumann GE, Buhk C & Diehl D (2021) Flood Pulse Irrigation of Meadows Shapes Soil Chemical and Microbial Parameters More Than Mineral Fertilization. Soil Systems 5: 24.

Trivellone V, Achtziger R, Fründ E, Funke L, Hollier J, Holzinger WE, Huber E, Kunz G, Mühlethaler R, Nickel H, Niedringhaus R, Panassiti B, Ramsay A, Rösch V, Seljak G, van Klink R & Pollini Paltrinieri L (2021) Auchenorrinchi ed eterotteri (Hemiptera) di ecosistemi naturali di rilevante valore in Cantone Ticino (Svizzera), Bollettino della Società ticinese di scienze naturali 109: 183–197.

Achtziger R, Chen P, Funke L, Hartung V, van Klink R, Malenovský I, Nickel H, Nieser N, Rösch V, Walter S, Zeman Š & Jessat M (2021) Zur Zikaden- und Wanzenfauna von Wasserbüffelweiden und angrenzenden Flächen im Altenburger Land (Thüringen) – Ergebnisse der Sammelexkursionen zur 26. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Zikaden Mitteleuropas 2019 (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha, Heteroptera), Mauritiana 38: 137–162.

Fahrig L, Watling J, Arnillas C, Arroyo-Rodríguez V, Jörger-Hickfang T, Müller J, Pereira H, Riva F, Rösch V, Seibold S, Tscharntke T & May F (2021) Resolving the SLOSS dilemma for biodiversity conservation: a research agenda. Biological Reviews 97: 99–114.



Kolb S, Uzman D, Leyer I, Reineke A & Entling MH (2020) Differential effects of semi-natural habitats and organic management on spiders in viticultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 287: 106695.

Graf N, Battes KP, Cimpean M, Entling MH, Frisch K, Link M, Scharmüller A, Schreiner VC, Szöcs E, Zubrod JP & Schäfer RB (2020) Relationship between agricultural pesticides and the diet of riparian spiders in the field. Environmental Sciences Europe 32: 1.

Buse J & Entling MH (2020) Stronger dung removal in forests compared with grassland is driven by trait composition and biomass of dung beetles. Ecological Entomology 45: 223-231.

Uzman D, Reineke A, Entling MH & Leyer I (2020) Habitat area and connectivity support cavity-nesting bees in vineyards more than organic management. Biological Conservation 242: 108419.

Picchi MS, Bocci G, Petacchi R & Entling MH (2020) Taxonomic and functional differentiation of spiders in habitats in traditional olive production landscapes in Italy. European Journal of Entomology 117: 18-26.

Mestre L, Menzel F & Entling MH (2020) Non-consumptive effects between predators depend on the foraging mode of intraguild prey. Journal of Animal Ecology 89: 1690-1700.

Holland JM, Jeanneret P, Moonen A-C, van der Werf W, Rossing WAH, Antichi D, Entling MH, Giffard B, Helsen H, Szalai M, Rega C, Gibert C & Veroman E (2020) Approaches to identify the value of seminatural habitats for conservation biological control. Insects 11: 195.

Holland JM, Sutter L, Albrecht M, Jeanneret P, Pfister SC, Schirmel J, Entling MH, Kaasik R, Kovacs G, Veromann E, Bartual AM, Marini S, Moonen A-C, Szalai M, Helsen H, Winkler K, Lof ME, van der Werf W, McHugh NM, Smith BM, Wallis DW  & Cresswell JE (2020) Moderate pollination limitation in some entomophilous crops of Europe. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 302: 107002.

Ammann L, Moorhouse-Gann R, Bertrand C, Mestre L, Cuff J, Pérez Hidalgo N, Ellison A, Herzog F, Entling MH, Albrecht M & Symondson WOC (2020) Insights into aphid prey consumption by ladybirds: Optimising field sampling methods and primer design for High Throughput Sequencing. PLOS ONE 15: e0235054.

Albrecht M, Kleijn D, Williams NM, Tschumi M, Blaauw BR, Bommarco R, Campbell AJ, Dainese M, Drummond FA, Entling MH, Ganser D, De Groot GA, Goulson D, Grab H, Hamilton H, Herzog F, Isaacs R, Jacot K, Jeanneret P, Jonsson M, Knop E, Kremen C, Landis DA, Loeb GM, Marini L, McKerchar M, Morandin L, Pfister SC, Potts SG, Rundlöf M, Sardinas H, Sciligo A, Thies C, Tscharntke T, Venturini E, Veroman E, Vollhardt IMG, Wäckers F, Ward K, Wilby A, Woltz M, Wratten S & Sutter L (2020) The effectiveness of flower strips and hedgerows on pestcontrol, pollination services and crop yield: a quantitative synthesis. Ecology Letters 23: 1488-1498.

Uzman D, Entling MH, Leyer I & Reineke A (2020) Mutual and opposing responses of carabid beetles and predatory wasps to local and landscape factors in vineyards. Insects 11: 746.

Eckerter PW, Albus L, Natarajan S, Albrecht M, Ammann L, Gobet E, Herzog F, Tinner W & Entling MH (2020) Using temporally resolved floral resource maps to explain bumblebee colony performance in agricultural landscapes. Agronomy 10: 1993.

Schirmel J (2020) Differential effects of American pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) invasion on ground-dwelling forest arthropods in southwest Germany. Biological Invasions 22: 1289-1298

Schirmel J, Entling MH & Eckerter PW (2020) Eichenschrecken als Hauptbeute des neozoischen Stahlblauen Grillenjägers Isodontia mexicana (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in der südpfälzischen Agrarlandschaft. Articulata 35: 149-160

Schirmel J, Schmidt T, Loeb C, Joschko TJ & Schulz R (2019-2020) Gewässerlandschaften im Wandel: Laufkäfer und Fische an der Ökosystemforschungs-Anlage Eußerthal. Wissenschaftliches Jahrbuch des grenzüberschreitenden Biosphärenreservates Pfälzerwald-Vosges du Nord 20: 126-143

Buchholz S, Kasper J, Schirmel J & Hannig K (2020) Laufkäfererfassungen (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in vier Waldgebieten Westfalens (Nordrhein-Westfalen). Natur und Heimat 80: 81-90

Rösch V (2020) Die Zikadenfauna der bodensauren Magerwiesen und -weiden des Haigerachtals im westlichen Schwarzwald (Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland) (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha). Cicadina 19: 33–48.

Batáry P, Rösch V, Dormann CF & Tscharntke T (2020) Increasing connectivity enhances habitat specialists but simplifies plant–insect food webs. Oecologia 195: 539–546.



Michalko R, Pekár S & Entling MH (2019) An updated perspective on spiders as generalist predators in biological control. Oecologia 189: 21-36.

Uzman D, Pliester J, Leyer I, Entling MH & Reineke A (2019) Drivers of entomopathogenic fungi presence in organic and conventional vineyard soils. Applied Soil Ecology 133: 89-97.

Graf N, Battes KP, Cimpean M, Dittrich P, Entling MH, Link M, Scharmüller A, Schreiner VC, Szöcs E & Schaefer RB (2019) Do agricultural pesticides in streams affect riparian spiders? Science of the Total Environment 66: 126-135.

Bartual AM, Sutter L, Bocci G, Moonen A-C, Cresswell J, Entling M, Giffard B, Jacot K, Jeanneret P, Holland J, Pfister S, Pintér O, Veromann E, Winkler K & Albrecht M (2019) The potential of different semi-natural habitats to sustain pollinators and natural enemies in European agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 279: 43-52.

Michalko R, Pekár S, Dul’a M & Entling MH (2019) Global patterns in the biocontrol efficacy of spiders: a meta-analysis. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28:1366–1378.

Martin EA, Dainese M, Clough Y, Báldi A, Bommarco R, Gagic V, Garratt MP, Holzschuh A, Kleijn D, Kovács‐Hostyánszki A, Marini L, … , Entling MH, … , Steffan-Dewenter I (2019) The interplay of landscape composition and configuration: new pathways to manage functional biodiversity and agro-ecosystem services across Europe. Ecology Letters 22: 1083-1094.

Pennington T, Kolb S, Kaiser J, Hoffmann C & Entling MH (2019) Do minimal pruning and reduced plant protection enhance spiders in vineyards? Journal of Arachnology 47: 381–384.

Rösch V, Hoffmann M, Diehl U & Entling MH (2019) Newly created wood pastures as a tool for bird and grasshopper conservation. Biological Conservation 237: 493-503.

Bertrand C, Eckerter P, Ammann L, Entling MH, Gobet E, Herzog F, Mestre L, Tinner W & Albrecht M (2019) Seasonal shifts and complementary use of pollen sources by key pollinators and aphid enemies in European agricultural landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology 56: 2431–2442.

Schirmel J, Gerlach R & Buhk C (2019) Disentangling the role of management, vegetation structure and plant quality for Orthoptera in lowland meadows. Insect Science 26: 366-378

Riess K, Schön ME, Ziegler R, Lutz M, Shivas RG, Piątek M & Garnica S (2019) The origin and diversification of the Entorrhizales: deep evolutionary roots but recent speciation with a phylogenetic and phenotypic split between associates of the Cyperaceae and Juncaceae. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 19: 13-30.

van Klink R, den Bieman K, Funke L, de Haas M, Helbing F, Herwig S, Huber E, Malenovský I, Nickel H, Niedringhaus R, Poniatowski D, Rösch V, Seyen F & Witsack W (2019) Auchenorrhyncha and Psylloidea collected during the 25th Central European Auchenorrhyncha meeting, Arnhem, The Netherlands (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha and Psylloidea). Cicadina 18: 43–58.

Rossetti MR, Rösch V, Videla M, Tscharntke T & Batáry P (2019) Insect and plant traits drive local and landscape effects on herbivory in grassland fragments. Ecography 10(5).

Scherber C, Reininghaus H, Brandmeier J, Everwand G, Gagic V, Greiwe T Kormann U, Meyer M, Nagelsdiek S, Rösch V, Sobek-Swant S, Thies C & Ott D (2019) Insektenvielfalt und ökologische Prozesse in Agrar- und Waldlandschaften. Natur und Landschaft 94 (6/7): 245–254.



Fusser MS, Holland JM, Jeanneret P, Pfister SC, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2018) Interactive effects of local and landscape factors on farmland carabids. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 20: 549-557.

Karp DS, Chaplin-Kramer R, Meehan TD, Martin EA, DeClerck F, ..., Entling MH, ..., Zou Y (2018) Crop pests and predators exhibit inconsistent responses to surrounding landscape composition. PNAS 115: E7863-E7870.

Mestre L, Hetz J, Kolb S, Pfister SC, Amato M, Sutter L, Jeanneret P, Albrecht M, Schirmel J & Entling MH (2018) Both woody and herbaceous semi-natural habitats are essential for spider overwintering in European farmland. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 267: 141-146.

Pennington T, Reiff JM, Theiss K, Entling MH, Hoffmann C (2018) Reduced fungicide applications improve insect pest control in grapevine. BioControl 63: 687-695.

Pfister SC, Eckerter PW, Krebs J, Cresswell JE, Schirmel J & Entling MH (2018) Dominance of cropland reduces the pollen deposition from bumble bees. Scientific Reports 8: 13873.

Schirmel J, Albrecht M, Bauer P-M, Sutter L, Pfister SC & Entling MH (2018) Semi-natural habitats in the surrounding landscape promote hover flies in agroecosystems of two European countries. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 1747-1758.

Schirmel J, Albert J, Kurtz MP & Muñoz K (2018) Plasticulture changes soil invertebrate assemblages of strawberry fields and decreases diversity and soil microbial activity. Applied Soil Ecology 124: 379-393

Thiele J, Buchholz S & Schirmel J (2018) Using resistance distance from circuit theory to model dispersal through habitat corridors. Journal of Plant Ecology 11: 385-393

Thiele J, Kellner S, Buchholz S & Schirmel J (2018) Connectivity or area - what drives plant species richness in habitat corridors? Landscape Ecology 33: 173-181

Buchholz S, Hannig K, Möller M & Schirmel J (2018) Reducing management intensity and isolation as promising tools to enhance ground-dwelling arthropod diversity in urban grasslands. Urban Ecosystems 21: 1139-1149

Thiele J, Schirmel J & Buchholz S (2018) Effectiveness of corridors varies among phytosociological plant groups and dispersal syndromes. PLoSOne 13(7): e0199980.

Madeira F, di Lascio A, Costantini ML, Rossi L, Rösch V & Pons X (2018) Intercrop movement of heteropteran predators between alfalfa and maize examined by stable isotope analysis. Journal of Pest Science 92(2): 757–767.

Happe A-K, Riesch F, Rösch V, Gallé R, Tscharntke T & Batáry P (2018) Small-scale agricultural landscapes and organic management support wild bee communities of cereal field boundaries. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 254: 92–98.



Fusser MS, Pfister SC, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2017) Effects of field margin type and landscape composition on predatory carabids and slugs in wheat fields. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 247: 182-188.

Graf N, Bucher R, Schaefer RB & Entling MH (2017) Contrasting effects of aquatic subsidies on a terrestrial trophic cascade. Biology Letters 13: 20170129.

Hoffmann C, Köckerling J, Biancu S, Gramm T, Michl G & Entling MH (2017) Can flowering greencover crops promote biological control in German vineyards? Insects 8: 121.

Hudson L, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, ..., Entling MH, ..., Ewers RM, Mace GM, Purves DW, Scharlemann JPW & Purvis A (2017) The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity in Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution 7: 145-188.

Pennington T, Kraus C, Alakina E, Entling MH & Hoffmann C (2017) Minimal pruning and reduced plant protection promote predatory mites in grapevine. Insects 8: 86.

Pfister SC, Sutter L, Albrecht M, Marini S, Schirmel J & Entling MH (2017) Positive effects of local and landscape features on predatory flies in Europen agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 239: 283-292.

Pfister SC, Eckerter PW, Schirmel J, Cresswell JE & Entling MH (2017) Sensitivity of commercial pumpkin yield to potential decline among different groups of pollinating bees. Royal Society Open Science 4: 170102.

Pfister SC, Schirmel J & Entling MH (2017) Aphids and their enemies in pumpkin respond differently to management, local and landscape features. Biological Control 115: 37-45.

Stiegel S, Entling MH & Mantilla-Contreras J (2017) Reading the leaves’ palm: leaf traits and herbivory along the microclimatic gradient of forest layers. PLOS ONE 12: e0169741.

Wendland S, Baudy P, Fusser MS, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2017) Contrasting predation pressure of different ground beetles on slugs and their eggs. Biocontrol 62: 749-756.

Meier M, Gerlach R, Schirmel J & Buhk C (2017) Plant diversity in a water-meadow landscape: the role of irrigation ditches. Plant Ecology 218: 971-981

Schirmel J (2017) Phaneroptera falcata (Poda, 1761) jetzt auch auf Hiddensee. Articulata 32: 103-106

Siegrist J, Schirmel J & Buse J (2017) Zur Bedeutung von Mahd und Beweidung für Laufkäfer (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in den Rüppurrer Wiesen bei Karlsruhe (Baden-Württemberg). Mainzer naturwissenschaftliches Archiv 54: 241-250

Treitler JT, Buse J, Carpaneto GM, Zerbe S & Mantilla-Contreras J (2016) Effects of dung-pad conditions and density on coprophagous beetle assemblages in a Mediterranean rangeland. Biodiversity and Conservation 26: 1431-1444

Escoriza D, Mestre L, Pascual G & Buse J (2017) First case of attack of an adult Bufo spinosus Daudin, 1803 by a carabid beetle larva of Epomis circumscriptus (Duftschmid, 1812). Boletín de la Asociación Herpetológica Española 28: 50-52

Batáry P, Gallé R, Riesch F, Fischer C, Dormann CF, Mußhoff O, Császár P, Fusaro S, Gayer C, Happe A-K, Kurucz K., Molnár D, Rösch V, Wietzke A & Tscharntke T (2017) The former Iron Curtain still drives biodiversity–profit trade-offs in German agriculture. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1279–1284.



Binz H, Kraft EF, Entling MH & Menzel F (in press) Behavioral response of a generalist predator to chemotactile cues of two taxonomically distinct prey species. Chemoecology 26: 153-162.

Bucher R, Wedel MF, Entling MH, Andres C & Nickel H (2016) Biodiversity in low-intensity pastures, straw meadows, and fallows of a fen area – a multitrophic comparison. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 219: 190-196.

Buri P, Humbert J-Y, Stanska M, Hajdamowicz I, Tran E, Entling MH & Arlettaz R (2016) Delayed mowing promotes planthoppers, leafhoopers and spiders in extensively managed meadows. Insect Conservation and Diversity 9: 536-545.

Buse J, Entling MH, Ranius T & Assmann T (2016) Response of saproxylic beetles to small-scale habitat connectivity depends on trophic levels. Landscape Ecology 31: 939-949.

Coudrain V, Rittiner S, Herzog F, Tinner W & Entling MH (2016) Landscape distribution of food and nesting sites affect larval diet and nest size, but not abundance of Osmia bicornis. Insect Science 23: 746-753.

De Palma A, Abrahamczyk S, Albrecht M, Baset Y, Blake RJ, Bugter R, Connop S, Cunnigham SA, Darvill B, Diekötter T, Downing N, Entling MH, ... & Purvis A (2016) ) Predicting bee community responses to land-use changes: Effects of geographic and taxonomic biases. Scientific Reports 6: 31153.

Fusser M, Pfister S, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2016) Effects of landscape composition on carabids and slugs in herbaceous and woody field margins. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 226: 79-87.

Holland JM, Bianchi FJJA, Entling MH, Moonen A-C, Smith BM & Jeanneret P (2016) Structure, function and management of semi-natural habitats for conservation biological control: A review of European studies. Pest Management Science 72: 1638-1651.

Müller IB, Buhk C, Alt M, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2016) Plant functional shifts in Central European grassland under traditional flood irrigation. Applied Vegetation Science 19: 122-131.

Müller IB, Buhk C, Lange D, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2016) Contrasting effects of irrigation and fertilization on plant diversity in hay meadows. Basic and Applied Ecology 17: 576-585.

Picchi M, Bocci G, Petacchi R & Entling MH (2016) Effects of local and landscape factors on spiders and olive fruit flies. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 222: 138-147.

Rader R, Bartomeus I, Garibaldi LA, Garratt MPD, Howlett B , Cunningham SA, Mayfield MM, Andersson GKS, Blanche R, Bommarco R, Brittain C, Carvalheiro LG, Chacoff NP, Entling MH, … and Woyciechowski M (2016) Non-bee insects are important contributors to global crop pollination. PNAS 113: 146-151.

Schirmel J, Bundschuh M, Entling MH, Kowarik I & Buchholz S (2016) Invasive plant effects on resident animals across ecosystems, taxa, and feeding types. A meta-analysis. Global Change Biology 22: 594-603.

Schirmel J, Thiele J, Entling MH & Buchholz S (2016) Trait composition and functional diversity of spiders and carabids in linear landscape elements. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 235: 318-328.

Tschumi M, Albrecht M, Bärtschi C, Collatz J, Entling MH & Jacot K (2016) Perennial, species-rich wildflower strips enhance pest control and crop yield. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 220: 97-103.

Tschumi M, Albrecht M, Collatz J, Dubsky V, Entling MH, Najar-Rodriguez AJ & Jacot K (2016) Tailored flower strips promote natural enemy biodiversity and enhance pest control in adjacent potato crops. Journal of Applied Ecology 53: 1169-1176.

Wagner J, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2016) Heuschrecken in biologisch und konventionell genutzten Weinbergen in der Pfalz. Articulata 31: 13-22.

Wagner J, Entling MH & Schirmel J (2016) Heuschrecken in biologisch und konventionell genutzten Weinbergen in der Pfalz. Articulata 31: 13-22

Buse J, Görtz M & Ludewig H-H (2016) Aktuelle Funde von Blatthornkäfern aus dem Mainzer Sand und Umgebung (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae, Scarabaeidae et Aphodiidae). Fauna und Flora in Rheinland-Pfalz 13: 313-321

Buse J Görtz M, Ludewig H-H & Remmers W (2016) Eine Momentaufnahme der Käferfauna (Coleoptera) auf einer pferdebeweideten Weinbergsbrache bei Oberdiebach – Erstnachweis von Aphodius satellitius (Scarabaeidae) für das Rheinland. Fauna und Flora in Rheinland-Pfalz 13: 323-330

Piątek M, Riess K, Karasiński D, Yorou NA & Lutz M (2016) Integrative analysis of the West African Ceraceosorus africanus sp. nov. provides insights into the diversity, biogeography, and evolution of the enigmatic Ceraceosorales (Fungi: Ustilaginomycotina). Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 16: 743–760.

Madeira F, Tscharntke T, Elek Z, Kormann UG, Pons X., Rösch V, Samu F, Scherber C & Batary P (2016) Spillover of arthropods from cropland to protected calcareous grassland - the neighbouring habitat matters. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 235, 127–133.



Anjum-Zubair M, Entling MH, Bruckner A, Drapela T & Frank T (2015) Differentiation of carabid beetle assemblages between semi-natural habitats and adjoining winter wheat. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 17: 355-365.

Bucher R, Heinrich H & Entling MH (2015) Plant choice, herbivory and weight gain of wood crickets under the risk of predation. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 155: 148-153.

Bucher R, Menzel F & Entling MH (2015) Impact of spider predation risk on arthropod communities and herbivory in the field. Oecologia 178: 571-577.

Buse J, Slachta M, Sladecek F, Carpaneto G & Entling MH (2015) Relative importance of pasture size and grazing continuity for the long-term conservation of European dung beetles. Biological Conservation 187: 112-119.

Buse J, Fassbender S, Entling MH & Pavlicek T (2015) Microclimatic divergence in a Mediterranean canyon affects richness, composition, and body size in saproxylic beetle assemblages. PLOS ONE 10: e0129323.

Hermann JD, Opatovsky I, Lubin Y, Pluess T, Gavish-Regev E & Entling MH (2015) Effects of non-native Eucalyptus plantations on epigeal spider communities in the northern Negev desert, Israel. Journal of Arachnology 43: 101-106.

Krell B, Röder N, Link M, Gergs R, Entling MH & Schäfer RB (2015) Aquatic prey subsidies to riparian spiders in a stream with different land use types. Limnologica 51: 1-7.

Pfister SC, Schäfer RB, Schirmel J & Entling MH (2015) Effects of hedgerows and riparian margins on aerial web-building spiders in cereal fields. Journal of Arachnology 43: 400-405.

Schulz R, Bundschuh M, Gergs R, Brühl CA, Diehl D, Entling MH, Fahse L, Frör O, Jungkunst HF, Lorke A, Schäfer RB, Schaumann GE & Schwenk K (2015) Review on environmental alterations propagating from aquatic to terrestrial ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment 538: 246-261.

Tschumi M, Albrecht M, Entling MH & Jacot K (2015) High effectiveness of tailored flower strips in reducing pests and crop plant damage. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 282: 20151369.

Uhl P, Bucher R, Schäfer RB, Entling MH (2015) Sublethal effects of Imidacloprid in a tritrophic system. Chemosphere 132: 152-158.

Pehle A & Schirmel J (2015) Moss invasion influences ground-dwelling arthropod community structure and reduces soil biological activity. Biological Invasions 17: 3467-3477

Buchholz S, Tietze H, Kowarik I & Schirmel J (2015) Effects of a major tree invader on urban woodland arthropods. PLoSOne 10: e0137723

Buse J, Boch S, Hilgers J & Griebeler EM (2015) Conservation of threatened habitat types under future climate change – Lessons from plant-distribution models and current extinction trends in southern Germany. Journal for Nature Conservation 27: 18-25

Assmann T, Boutaud E, Buse J, Chikatunov V, Drees C, Friedman A-L-L, Härdtle W, Homburg K, Marcus T, Renan I & Wrase DW (2015) The ground beetle tribe Cyclosomini s. l. in Israel. Spixiana 38: 49-69

Buse J & Görtz M (2015) Wiederfund von Aphodius (Sigorus) porcus (Fabricius, 1792) und Aphodius (Melinopterus) consputus creutzer,1799, in Rheinland-Pfalz (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Fauna und Flora in Rheinland-Pfalz 13: 49-54

Assmann T, Austin K, Boutaud E, Buse J, Chikatunov V, Drees C, Felix RFFL, Friedman A-L-L, Khoury F, Marcus T, Renan I, Schmid C & Wrase DW (2015) The ground beetle supertribe Zuphiitae in the southern Levant. Spixiana 38: 237-262



Binz H, Bucher R, Entling MH & Menzel F (2014) Knowing the risk: crickets distinguish between spider predators of different size and commonness. Ethology 120: 99-110.

Bucher R, Binz H, Menzel F & Entling MH (2014) Spider cues stimulate feeding, weight gain and survival of crickets. Ecological Entomology 39: 667-673.

Bucher R, Binz H, Menzel F & Entling MH (2014) Effects of spider chemotactile cues on arthropod behaviour. Journal of Insect Behavior 27: 567-580.

Coudrain V, Schüepp C, Herzog F, Albrecht M & Entling MH (2014) Habitat amount modulates the effect of patch isolation on host-parasitoid interactions. Frontiers in Environmental Science 2: 27.

Hudson L, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, ..., Entling MH, ..., Ewers RM, Mace GM, Purves DW, Scharlemann JPW & Purvis A (2014) The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human Impacts. Ecology and Evolution 4: 4701-4735.

Mestre L, Bucher R & Entling MH (2014) Trait-mediated effects between predators: ant chemical cues induce spider dispersal. Journal of Zoology 293: 119-125.

Schirmel J, Alt M, Rudolph I & Entling MH (2014). Effects of traditional flood irrigation on invertebrates in lowland meadows. PLOS ONE 9: e110854.

Schüepp C, Herzog F & Entling MH (2014) Disentangling multiple drivers of pollnation in a landscape-scale experiment. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 281: 20132667.

Schüepp C, Uzman D, Herzog F & Entling MH (2014) Habitat isolation affects plant-herbivore-enemy interactions on cherry trees. Biological Control 71: 56-64.

Schirmel J, Mantilla-Contreras, Gauger D & Blindow I (2014) Carabid beetles as indicators for shrub encroachment in dry grasslands. Ecological Indicators 49: 76-82

Schirmel J & Fartmann T (2014) Coastal heathland succession influences butterfly community composition and threatens endangered butterfly species. Journal of Insect Conservation 18: 111-120

Siewers J, Schirmel J & Buchholz S (2014) The efficiency of pitfall traps as a method of sampling epigeal arthropods in litter rich forest habitats. European Journal of Entomology 111: 69-74

Blick T, Blum E, Burger R, … Schirmel J, …  & Werno A (2013-2014) Eine Momentaufnahme aus der Flora und Fauna im grenzüberschreitenden Biosphärenreservat Pfälzerwald – Nordvogesen. Ergebnisse des 14. GEO-Tags der Artenvielfalt am 16. Juni 2012. Annales scientifiques de la réserve de Biosphère transfrontalière Vosges du Nord – Pfälzerwald 17: 29–69

Buse J, Herrmann J & Roth S (2014) Die Dungkäfer einer halboffenen Weidelandschaft mit einer Dauerbeweidungdurch Rinder und Pferde. Mainzer naturwissenschaftliches Archiv 51: 309-371

Seibold S, Brandl R, Buse J, Hothorn T, Schmidl J, Thorn S & Müller J (2014) Association of extinction risk of saproxylic beetles with ecological degradation of forests in Europe. Consrvation Biology 29: 382-390



Birkhofer K, Entling MH & Lubin Y (2013) Agroecology: Trait composition, spatial relationships, trophic interactions. Spider Research in the 21st Century (ed. D Penney), pp. 200-228. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester.

Buse J, Heinrich C, Weiter S & Entling MH (2013) Die Dungkäfer einer neu eingerichteten Waldweide bei St. Martin in der Pfalz. Mainzer Naturwissenschaftliches Archiv 50: 361-369.

Coudrain V, Herzog F & Entling MH (2013) Effects of habitat fragmentation on abundance, larval food and parasitism of a spider-hunting wasp. PLOS ONE 8: e59286.

Buchholz S, Hannig K & Schirmel J (2013) Losing uniqueness - shifts in carabid species composition during dry grassland and heathland succession. Animal Conservation 16: 661-670

Buchholz S, Rolfsmeyer D & Schirmel J (2013) Simulating small-scale climate-change effects - lessons from a short term field manipulation experiment on grassland arthropods. Insect Science 20: 662-670

Schirmel J & Fartmann T (2013) Coexistance of two related bush-cricket species (Orthoptera: Tettigonia caudata, T. viridissima) in an agricultural landscape. Biologia 68: 510-516

Schirmel J & Buchholz S (2013) Invasive moss alters patterns in life-history traits and functional diversity of spiders and carabids. Biological Invasions 15: 1089-1100

Alt M, Buhk C, Diehl D, Gerlach R, Rudolph I, Schirmel J, Theissinger K & Schaumann G (2013) Historical irrigated meadows at the river Queich, Rhineland-Palatinate. Berichte der DBG, DBG-Jahrestagung 2013, 07-12 September, Rostock.

Buse J, Griebeler EM & Niehuis M (2013) Rising temperatures explain past immigration of the thermophilic oak-inhabiting beetle Coraebus florentinus (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in south-west Germany. Biodiversity and Conservation 22: 1115-1131

Buse J, Assmann T, ALL F, Rittner O & Pavlícek T (2013) Wood-inhabiting beetles (Coleoptera) associated with oaks in a global biodiversity hotspot: A case study and checklist for Israel. Insect Conservation and Diversity 6: 687-703



Schüepp C, Rittiner S & Entling MH (2012) High bee and was diversity in a heterogeneous tropical farming system compared to protected forest. PLOS ONE 7: e52109.

Entling MH, Schweiger O, Bacher S, Espadaler X, Hickler T, Kumschick S, Woodcock BA & Nentwig W (2012) Species richness-environment relationships of European arthropods at two spatial grains: habitats and countries. PLOS ONE 7: e45875.

Entling MH (2012) Book Review: Invasive Alien Arthropod Predators and Parasitoids: An Ecological Approach (eds. H Roy, P De Clercq, L-J Lawson Handley, JJ Sloggett, RL Poland & E Wajnberg) Basic and Applied Ecology 13: 735-736.

Hermann JD, Kormann U, Schüepp C, Stocker Y, Herzog F & Entling MH (2012) Effects of habitat isolation and predation pressure on an arboreal food-web. Community Ecology 13: 82-87.

Schirmel J, Blindow I & Buchholz S (2012) Life-history trait and functional diversity patterns of ground beetles and spiders along a coastal heathland successional gradient. Basic and Applied Ecology 13: 606-614

Wünsch Y, Schirmel J & Fartmann T (2012) Conservation management of coastal dunes for Orthoptera has to consider oviposition and nymphal preferences. Journal of Insect Conservation 16: 501-510

Schirmel J (2012) Die Laufkäferfauna (Coleoptera: Carabidae) der Küstendünenheide auf der Insel Hiddensee (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern). Archiv der Freunde der Naturgeschichte in Mecklenburg L-2011: 111–122

Buse J, Hübner S & Hilgers J (2012) Wiederfund von Amara quenseli ssp. silvicola ZIMMERMANN,1832, in Rheinland-Pfalz (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Fauna und Flora Rheinland-Pfalz 12: 479-483

Buse J & Griebeler EM (2012) Determinants and Congruence of Species Richness Patterns across Multiple Taxonomic Groups on a Regional Scale. International Journal of Zoology 7: 297657

Assmann T, Buse J, Chikatunov V, Drees C, Friedmann A-L-L, Härdtle W, Levanony T, Renan I, Seyfferth A & Wrase DW (2012) The ground beetle tribe Trechini in Israel and adjacent regions. Spixiana 35: 193-208



Bucher R & Entling MH (2011) Contrasting effects of habitat fragmentation, population density, and prey availability on body condition of two orb-weaving spiders. Ecological Entomology 36: 680-685.

Sanders D & Entling MH (2011) Large variation of suction sampling efficiency depending on arthropod groups, species traits and habitat properties. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 138: 234-243.

Stutz S & Entling MH (2011) Effects of the landscape context on aphid-ant-predator interactions on cherry trees. Biological Control 57: 37-43.

Schirmel J & Niehuis M (2011) Nachweis der Großen Schiefkopfschrecke - Ruspolia nitidula (Scopoli, 1786) - in Rheinland-Pfalz. Fauna und Flora in Rheinland-Pfalz 12: 311–314

Köhler F, Buse J, Köhler J & Stegner J (2011) Stichprobenmonitoring zur FFH-Richtlinie: Käfer (Coleoptera) in Rheinland-Pfalz 2011. Mitteilungen der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Rheinischer Koleopterologen 21: 23-91