Journal of Animal Ecology

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Accepted Articles (Accepted, unedited articles published online and citable. The final edited and typeset version of record will appear in future.)

Edited By: Ken Wilson, Ben Sheldon, Jean-Michel Gaillard and Nate Sanders

Impact Factor: 4.827

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 2/161 (Zoology); 18/150 (Ecology)

Online ISSN: 1365-2656

Associated Title(s): Functional Ecology, Journal of Applied Ecology, Journal of Ecology, Methods in Ecology and Evolution


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  1. Standard Papers

    1. Nitrogen deposition cancels out exotic earthworm effects on plant-feeding nematode communities

      Yuanhu Shao, Weixin Zhang, Nico Eisenhauer, Tao Liu, Yanmei Xiong, Chenfei Liang and Shenglei Fu

      Accepted manuscript online: 21 FEB 2017 10:50PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12660

    2. Sex Differences and Allee Effects Shape the Dynamics of Sex-Structured Invasions

      Allison K. Shaw, Hanna Kokko and Michael G. Neubert

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 FEB 2017 09:55PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12658

    3. Caching reduces kleptoparasitism in a solitary, large felid

      Guy A. Balme, Jennifer R. B. Miller, Ross T. Pitman and Luke T. B. Hunter

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 FEB 2017 08:50PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12654

    4. Range shifting species reduce phylogenetic diversity in high latitude communities via competition

      Robert Fitt and Lesley T. Lancaster

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 FEB 2017 08:50PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12655

    5. Population dynamics of wild rodents induce stochastic fadeouts of a zoonotic pathogen

      Giorgio Guzzetta, Valentina Tagliapietra, Sarah E. Perkins, Heidi C. Hauffe, Piero Poletti, Stefano Merler and Annapaola Rizzoli

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 FEB 2017 08:45PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12653

    6. Life-history strategy determines constraints on immune function

      Benjamin J. Parker, Seth M. Barribeau, Alice M. Laughton, Lynn H. Griffin and Nicole M. Gerardo

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 FEB 2017 01:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12657

    7. Detecting signals of chronic shedding to explain pathogen persistence: Leptospira interrogans in California sea lions

      M. G. Buhnerkempe, K. C. Prager, C. C. Strelioff, D. J. Greig, J. L. Laake, S. R. Melin, R. L. DeLong, F. M. D. Gulland and J. O. Lloyd-Smith

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 FEB 2017 03:35PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12656

    8. To graze or gorge: consistency and flexibility of individual foraging tactics in tits

      Nicole D. Milligan, Reinder Radersma, Ella F. Cole and Ben C. Sheldon

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 FEB 2017 02:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12651

    9. Complex Inter-Kingdom interactions: Carnivorous plants affect growth of an aquatic vertebrate

      Jon M. Davenport and Alex W. Riley

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 FEB 2017 02:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12652

    10. Functional and phylogenetic structure of island bird communities

      Xingfeng Si, Marc W. Cadotte, Di Zeng, Andrés Baselga, Yuhao Zhao, Jiaqi Li, Yiru Wu, Siyu Wang and Ping Ding

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 FEB 2017 01:55AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12650

    11. You have full text access to this OnlineOpen article
      Social and environmental factors affect tuberculosis related mortality in wild meerkats

      Stuart Patterson, Julian A. Drewe, Dirk. U. Pfeiffer and Tim H. Clutton-Brock

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 FEB 2017 07:10AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12649

    12. Habitat connectivity and local conditions shape taxonomic and functional diversity of arthropods on green roofs

      S Braaker, M K Obrist, J Ghazoul and M Moretti

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 FEB 2017 03:20AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12648

    13. Organismal responses to habitat change: herbivore performance, climate, and leaf traits in regenerating tropical dry forests

      Salvatore J. Agosta, Catherine M. Hulshof and Ethan G. Staats

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 FEB 2017 09:05AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12647

    14. Phylogenetic composition of host plant communities drives plant-herbivore food web structure

      M Volf, P Pyszko, T Abe, M Libra, N Kotásková, M Šigut, R Kumar, O Kaman, P T Butterill, J Šipoš, H Abe, H Fukushima, P Drozd, N Kamata, M Murakami and V Novotny

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 FEB 2017 09:01AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12646

    15. Field manipulations of resources mediate the transition from intraspecific competition to facilitation

      Karin Svanfeldt, Keyne Monro and Dustin J. Marshall

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 FEB 2017 08:57AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12644

    16. Many Places Called Home: the Adaptive Value of Seasonal Adjustments in Range Fidelity

      Alexandre Lafontaine, Pierre Drapeau, Daniel Fortin and Martin-Hugues St-Laurent

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 FEB 2017 08:57AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12645

    17. Hidden survival heterogeneity of three Common eider populations in response to climate fluctuations

      L. Guéry, S. Descamps, R. Pradel, S. A. Hanssen, K. E. Erikstad, G.W. Gabrielsen, H. G. Gilchrist and J. Bêty

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 JAN 2017 11:35PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12643

    18. Parasites and a host's sense of smell: reduced chemosensory performance of fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas) infected with a monogenean parasite

      Ebrahim Lari, Cameron P. Goater, David K. Cone and Greg G. Pyle

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 JAN 2017 11:35PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12642

    19. Competitor phenology as a social cue in breeding site selection

      Jelmer M. Samplonius and Christiaan Both

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 JAN 2017 03:20PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12640

    20. Land-use type and intensity differentially filter traits in above- and belowground arthropod communities

      Klaus Birkhofer, Martin M. Gossner, Tim Diekötter, Claudia Drees, Olga Ferlian, Mark Maraun, Stefan Scheu, Wolfgang W. Weisser, Volkmar Wolters, Susanne Wurst, Andrey S. Zaitsev and Henrik G. Smith

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 JAN 2017 03:20PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12641

    21. Size structuring and allometric scaling relationships in coral reef fishes

      Jillian C. Dunic and Julia K. Baum

      Accepted manuscript online: 18 JAN 2017 02:50PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12637

    22. Low migratory connectivity is common in long-distance migrant birds

      Tom Finch, Simon Butler, Aldina Franco and Will Cresswell

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 JAN 2017 10:55PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12635

    23. The changing contribution of top-down and bottom-up limitation of mesopredators during 220 years of land use and climate change

      Marianne Pasanen-Mortensen, Bodil Elmhagen, Harto Lindén, Roger Bergström, Märtha Wallgren, Ype van der Velde and Sara A. O. Cousins

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 JAN 2017 07:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12633

    24. The Physiological Costs of Prey Switching Reinforce Foraging Specialization

      Oliver E. Hooker, Travis E. Van Leeuwen and Colin E. Adams

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 JAN 2017 07:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12632


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