2021 papers of the year

Selections from Insect Ecology joint lab meeting and the Vannette Lab: happy reading!

Balfour, N. J., Shackleton, K., Arscott, N. A., Roll-Baldwin, K., Bracuti, A., Toselli, G., and Ratnieks, F. L. W.. 2021. Energetic efficiency of foraging mediates bee niche partitioning. Ecology 102( 4):e03285. 10.1002/ecy.3285

Barr, Anna; Laura J.A. van Dijk, Kristoffer Hylander, Ayco J.M. Tack. 2021. Local habitat factors and spatial connectivity jointly shape an urban insect community. Landscape and Urban Planning. 214 (2021) 104177 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2021.104177

Calabrese, E. J., & Agathokleous, E. (2021). Pollen biology and hormesis: Pollen germination and pollen tube elongation. Science of The Total Environment, 762, 143072. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143072

Cullen, N., Xia, J., Wei, N., Kaczorowski, R., Arceo-Gómez, G., O’Neill, E., Hayes, R., & Ashman, T.-L. (2021). Diversity and composition of pollen loads carried by pollinators are primarily driven by insect traits, not floral community characteristics. Oecologia, 196(1), 131–143. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-021-04911-0

Grainger, T. N., Senthilnathan, A., Ke, P.-J., Barbour, M. A., Jones, N. T., DeLong, J. P., Otto, S. P., O’Connor, M. I., Coblentz, K. E., Goel, N., Sakarchi, J., Szojka, M. C., Levine, J. M., & Germain, R. M. (2021). An Empiricist’s Guide to Using Ecological Theory. The American Naturalist, 000–000. https://doi.org/10.1086/717206

Grewe, F., Kronforst, M. R., Pierce, N. E., & Moreau, C. S. (2021). Museum genomics reveals the Xerces blue butterfly ( Glaucopsyche xerces ) was a distinct species driven to extinction. Biology Letters, 17(7), 20210123. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2021.0123

Hauri, K. C., A. E. Glassmire, and W. C. Wetzel. 2021. Chemical diversity rather than cultivar diversity predicts natural enemy control of herbivore pests. Ecological Applications 31(3):e02289. https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2289.

Karp, Allison T., J. Tyler Faith, Jennifer R. Marlon, and A. Carla Staver. “Global response of fire activity to late Quaternary grazer extinctions.” Science 374, no. 6571 (2021): 1145-1148. DOI: 10.1126/science.abj1580

Le Roy, C., Amadori, D., Charberet, S., Windt, J., Muijres, F. T., Llaurens, V., & Debat, V. (2021). Adaptive evolution of flight in Morpho butterflies. Science, 374(6571), 1158-1162. DOI: 10.1126/science.abh2620

Lopes, S. A., Bergamo, P. J., Najara Pinho Queiroz, S., Ollerton, J., Santos, T., & Rech, A. R. (n.d.). Heterospecific pollen deposition is positively associated with reproductive success in a diverse hummingbird-pollinated plant community. Oikos, n/a(n/a). https://doi.org/10.1111/oik.08714

Pan, H.-S., Xiu, C.-L., Williams, L., & Lu, Y.-H. (2021). Plant Volatiles Modulate Seasonal Dynamics between Hosts of the Polyphagous Mirid Bug Apolygus lucorum. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 47(1), 87–98. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-020-01236-9

Pecenka, J. R., Ingwell, L. L., Foster, R. E., Krupke, C. H., & Kaplan, I. (2021). IPM reduces insecticide applications by 95% while maintaining or enhancing crop yields through wild pollinator conservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(44). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2108429118

Pozo, M. I., van Kemenade, G., van Oystaeyen, A., Aledón-Catalá, T., Benavente, A., Van den Ende, W., Wäckers, F., & Jacquemyn, H. (2020). The impact of yeast presence in nectar on bumble bee behavior and fitness. Ecological Monographs, 90(1), e01393. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1393 ***close enough!

Rytteri, S., M. Kuussaari, and M. Saastamoinen. 2021. Microclimatic variability buffers butterfly populations against increased mortality caused by phenological asynchrony between larvae and their host plants. Oikos 130:753–765. https://doi.org/10.1111/oik.07653

Urban-Mead, K. R., Muñiz, P., Gillung, J., Espinoza, A., Fordyce, R., van Dyke, M., McArt, S. H., & Danforth, B. N. (2021). Bees in the trees: Diverse spring fauna in temperate forest edge canopies. Forest Ecology and Management, 482, 118903. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118903

Wolf, A. A., Funk, J. L., Selmants, P. C., Morozumi, C. N., Hernández, D. L., Pasari, J. R., & Zavaleta, E. S. (2021). Trait-based filtering mediates the effects of realistic biodiversity losses on ecosystem functioning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(26). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2022757118