Austral Ecology

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: Michael Bull

Impact Factor: 1.598

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 91/149 (Ecology)

Online ISSN: 1442-9993

Associated Title(s): Ecological Management & Restoration


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  1. Original Articles

    1. Differences in life-cycle stage components between native and introduced ranges of five woody Fabaceae species

      Carla J. Harris, Anthony Manea, Angela T. Moles, Brad R. Murray and Michelle R. Leishman

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12456

    2. An invasive tree facilitates the persistence of native rodents on an over-grazed floodplain in tropical Australia

      Georgia Ward-Fear, Gregory P. Brown, David J. Pearson and Richard Shine

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12454

    3. Life history and population dynamics of a tree species in tropical semi-arid climate: A case study with Cordia oncocalyx

      Andréa P. Silveira, Fernando R. Martins and Francisca S. Araújo

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12447

    4. Legacy effects of top–down disturbances on woody plant species composition in semi-arid systems

      R. Scholtz, I. P. J. Smit, C. Coetsee, G. A. Kiker and F. J. Venter

      Version of Record online: 22 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12402

    5. Extrafloral-nectaries and interspecific aggressiveness regulate day/night turnover of ant species foraging for nectar on Bionia coriacea

      Diego V. Anjos, Bárbara Caserio, Felipe T. Rezende, Sérvio P. Ribeiro, Kleber Del-Claro and Roberth Fagundes

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12446

    6. The perfect storm: Weed invasion and intense storms in tropical forests

      Helen T. Murphy and Daniel J. Metcalfe

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12376

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      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12457

  3. Original Articles

    1. The effect of wildfire on scattered trees, ‘keystone structures’, in agricultural landscapes

      Mason Crane, David B. Lindenmayer, Ross B. Cunningham and John A. R. Stein

      Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12414

    2. Density-dependent reproduction and pollen limitation in an invasive milkweed, Calotropis procera (Ait.) R. Br. (Apocynaceae)

      Enock O. Menge, Michele Lisa Greenfield, Cameron A. McConchie, Sean M. Bellairs and Michael J. Lawes

      Version of Record online: 14 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12401

    3. Moving from autonomous to planned adaptation in the montane forests of southeastern Australia under changing fire regimes

      Michael D. Doherty, Sandra Lavorel, Matthew J. Colloff, Kristen J. Williams and Richard J. Williams

      Version of Record online: 14 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12437

    4. Eliciting and integrating expert knowledge to assess the viability of the critically endangered golden sun-moth Synemon plana

      Luis Mata, Georgia E. Garrard, Alex S. Kutt, Bonnie C. Wintle, Yung En Chee, Anna Backstrom, Brian Bainbridge, Jake Urlus, Geoff W. Brown, Arn D. Tolsma, Alan L. Yen, Timothy R. New and Sarah A. Bekessy

      Version of Record online: 6 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12431

    5. Space–time interactions and invertebrate assemblage change in stream networks

      Rebecca E. Campbell and Angus R. McIntosh

      Version of Record online: 1 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12425

    6. Trial reintroduction of buff weka to an unfenced mainland site in central South Island, New Zealand

      Jim O. Watts, Antoni Moore, Dawn Palmer, Tim C. A. Molteno, Mariano R. Recio and Philip J. Seddon

      Version of Record online: 31 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12422

    7. Recovery from a fish kill in a semi-arid Australian river: Can stocking augment natural recruitment processes?

      Jason D. Thiem, Ian J. Wooden, Lee J. Baumgartner, Gavin L. Butler, Jamin P. Forbes and John Conallin

      Version of Record online: 29 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12424

    8. Scratching beneath the surface: Bandicoot bioturbation contributes to ecosystem processes

      Leonie E. Valentine, Michael Bretz, Katinka X. Ruthrof, Rebecca Fisher, Giles E. St J. Hardy and Patricia A. Fleming

      Version of Record online: 29 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12428

    9. Environmental factors exert predominant effects on testate amoeba metacommunities during droughts in floodplains

      Rodrigo Leite Arrieira, Leilane Talita Fatoreto Schwind, Claudia Costa Bonecker and Fábio Amodêo Lansac-Tôha

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12423

    10. Ngadju kala: Australian Aboriginal fire knowledge in the Great Western Woodlands

      Suzanne M. Prober, Emma Yuen, Michael H. O'Connor and Les Schultz

      Version of Record online: 25 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12377

    11. Biodiversity friend or foe: land use by a top predator, the dingo in contested landscapes of the Australian Wet Tropics

      Damian S. Morrant, Christopher N. Johnson, James R. A. Butler and Bradley C. Congdon

      Version of Record online: 25 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12427

    12. Edge influence on plant litter biomass in forest and savanna in the Brazilian cerrado

      Pavel Dodonov, Andreza L. Braga, Karen A. Harper and Dalva M. Silva Matos

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12420

    13. The importance of food supply in high-productivity ecosystems: Short-term experimental tests with small rodents

      Jayme A. Prevedello, Marcus V. Vieira, Emerson M. Vieira and Chris R. Dickman

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12417

    14. Vegetation, fire and soil feedbacks of dynamic boundaries between rainforest, savanna and grassland

      Harry J. MacDermott, Roderick J. Fensham, Quan Hua and David M. J. S. Bowman

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12415

    15. Southern Hemisphere biodiversity and global change: Data gaps and strategies

      Lynda E. Chambers, Phoebe Barnard, Elvira S. Poloczanska, Alistair J. Hobday, Marie R. Keatley, Nicky Allsopp and Les G. Underhill

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12391

    16. Forecasting the fate of high mountain ponds in the Andean region under future climate change

      Sara Itzel Montemayor, María Cecilia Melo and Erica Elizabeth Scheibler

      Version of Record online: 19 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12392

  4. Review Articles

    1. On pessimism in Australian ecology

      S. R. Morton

      Version of Record online: 17 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12410

  5. Original Articles

    1. Seasonal variation in epifaunal communities associated with giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) at an upwelling-dominated site

      Natalia S. Winkler, Alejandro Pérez-Matus, Álvaro A. Villena and Martin Thiel

      Version of Record online: 16 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12407

    2. Effect of volcanic ash deposition on length and radial growths of a deciduous montane tree (Nothofagus pumilio)

      Amaru Magnin, Ricardo Villalba, Cristian Daniel Torres, Marina Stecconi, Alfredo Passo, Claudia Maricel Sosa and Javier Guido Puntieri

      Version of Record online: 16 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12405

  6. Invited Reviews

  7. Original Articles

    1. Habitat heterogeneity drives bird species richness, nestedness and habitat selection by individual species in fluvial wetlands of the Paraná River, Argentina

      Rodrigo E. Lorenzón, Adolfo H. Beltzer, Pamela F. Olguin and Ana L. Ronchi-Virgolini

      Version of Record online: 10 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12375

    2. Invasion, alien control and restoration: Legacy effects linked to folivorous insects and phylopathogenic fungi

      Malebajoa A. Maoela, Shayne M. Jacobs, Francois Roets and Karen J. Esler

      Version of Record online: 8 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12383

    3. Effects of intense wildfires on the nesting ecology of oviparous montane lizards

      Richard Shine, Gregory P. Brown and Melanie J. Elphick

      Version of Record online: 8 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12362

  8. Review Articles

    1. The importance of considering both taxonomic and habitat guild approaches in small mammal research

      Manoel Santos-Filho, Christine S. S. Bernardo, Dionei José Da Silva, Aurea Regina Alves Ignácio and Gustavo Rodrigues Canale

      Version of Record online: 2 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12380

  9. Original Articles

    1. Variation in plant functional traits across and within four species of Western Australian Banksia (Proteaceae) along a natural climate gradient

      Anne Cochrane, Gemma L. Hoyle, Colin J. Yates, Teresa Neeman and Adrienne B. Nicotra

      Version of Record online: 2 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12381

    2. Polyphagy in an uncertain environment: Helicoverpa punctigera in inland Australia

      Peter C. Gregg, George S. Henderson, Alice P. Del Socorro, Kris Le Mottee and Craig Birchall

      Version of Record online: 29 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12374

    3. The effects of land use change on native dung beetle diversity and function in Australia's Wet Tropics

      Tania M. Kenyon, Margaret M. Mayfield, Geoff B. Monteith and Rosa Menéndez

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12366

    4. Role of small rodents in the seed dispersal process: Microcavia australis consuming Prosopis flexuosa fruits

      Claudia M. Campos, Valeria E. Campos, Stella M. Giannoni, Daniela Rodríguez, Soledad Albanese and Mónica I. Cona

      Version of Record online: 29 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12406

    5. Wading bird functional diversity in a floodplain: Influence of habitat type and hydrological cycle

      Bia de Arruda Almeida, Márcio Rodrigo Gimenes and Luiz dos Anjos

      Version of Record online: 29 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12403

    6. Post-fire recovery of litter detritivores is limited by distance from burn edge

      Kate T. Arnold, Nicholas P. Murphy and Heloise Gibb

      Version of Record online: 29 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12404

    7. Distribution dynamics of South American savanna birds in response to Quaternary climate change

      Vivian Ribeiro, Fernanda P. Werneck and Ricardo B. Machado

      Version of Record online: 13 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12363

    8. Testing specialization hypothesis on a stress gradient

      Fatih Fazlioglu, Justin S. H. Wan and Stephen P. Bonser

      Version of Record online: 7 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12399

    9. Does grazing induce intraspecific trait variation in plants from a sub-humid mountain ecosystem?

      Juan I. Whitworth-Hulse, Ana M. Cingolani, Sebastián R. Zeballos, María Poca and Diego E. Gurvich

      Version of Record online: 24 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12361

    10. Diurnal temporal patterns of the diversity and the abundance of reef fishes in a branching coral patch in New Caledonia

      Delphine Mallet, Laurent Vigliola, Laurent Wantiez and Dominique Pelletier

      Version of Record online: 20 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/aec.12360


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