Diversity and Distributions

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

Edited By: Janet Franklin

Impact Factor: 3.667

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 7/44 (Biodiversity Conservation); 32/145 (Ecology)

Online ISSN: 1472-4642

Associated Title(s): Global Ecology and Biogeography, Journal of Biogeography


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  1. Biodiversity Research

    1. Can protected areas mitigate the impacts of climate change on bird's species and communities?

      Pierre Gaüzère, Frédéric Jiguet and Vincent Devictor

      Article first published online: 9 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12426

    2. Projected impacts of climate change on three freshwater fishes and potential novel competitive interactions

      Thomas M. Van Zuiden, Miranda M. Chen, Samantha Stefanoff, Lianna Lopez and Sapna Sharma

      Article first published online: 9 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12422

    3. Metabarcoding reveals strong spatial structure and temporal turnover of zooplankton communities among marine and freshwater ports

      Frédéric J. J. Chain, Emily A. Brown, Hugh J. MacIsaac and Melania E. Cristescu

      Article first published online: 5 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12427

    4. Use of marine protected areas and exclusive economic zones in the subtropical western North Atlantic Ocean by large highly mobile sharks

      Fiona Graham, Patrick Rynne, Maria Estevanez, Jiangang Luo, Jerald S. Ault and Neil Hammerschlag

      Article first published online: 5 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12425

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      Independent evolutionary histories in allopatric populations of a threatened Caribbean land mammal

      Samuel T. Turvey, Stuart Peters, Selina Brace, Richard P. Young, Nick Crumpton, James Hansford, Jose M. Nuñez-Miño, Gemma King, Katrina Tsalikidis, José A. Ottenwalder, Adrian Timpson, Stephan M. Funk, Jorge L. Brocca, Mark G. Thomas and Ian Barnes

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12420

    6. New findings about the spatial and temporal use of the Eastern Atlantic Ocean by large juvenile loggerhead turtles

      Nuria Varo-Cruz, Juan A. Bermejo, Pascual Calabuig, Daniel Cejudo, Brendan J. Godley, Luis F. López-Jurado, Stephen K. Pikesley, Matthew J. Witt and Lucy A. Hawkes

      Article first published online: 24 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12413

    7. Regional variation in climate change winners and losers highlights the rapid loss of cold-dwelling species

      Catherine M. Tayleur, Vincent Devictor, Pierre Gaüzère, Niclas Jonzén, Henrik G. Smith and Åke Lindström

      Article first published online: 24 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12412

    8. Spatial replacement of dung beetles in edge-affected habitats: biotic homogenization or divergence in fragmented tropical forest landscapes?

      Bruno K. C. Filgueiras, Marcelo Tabarelli, Inara R. Leal, Fernando Z. Vaz-de-Mello, Carlos A. Peres and Luciana Iannuzzi

      Article first published online: 24 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12410

    9. Applying global criteria to tracking data to define important areas for marine conservation

      B. G. Lascelles, P. R. Taylor, M. G. R. Miller, M. P. Dias, S. Oppel, L. Torres, A. Hedd, M. Le Corre, R. A. Phillips, S. A. Shaffer, H. Weimerskirch and C. Small

      Article first published online: 12 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12411

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      Threatened or Data Deficient: assessing the conservation status of poorly known species

      David L. Roberts, Lin Taylor and Lucas N. Joppa

      Article first published online: 12 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12418

    11. Mixture or mosaic? Genetic patterns in UK grey squirrels support a human-mediated ‘long-jump’ invasion mechanism

      A. L. Signorile, P. W.W. Lurz, J. Wang, D. C. Reuman and C. Carbone

      Article first published online: 10 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12424

    12. Native versus non-native invasions: similarities and differences in the biodiversity impacts of Pinus contorta in introduced and native ranges

      Kimberley T. Taylor, Bruce D. Maxwell, Aníbal Pauchard, Martin A. Nuñez and Lisa J. Rew

      Article first published online: 10 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12419

    13. Natural disturbance regimes as templates for the response of bird species assemblages to contemporary forest management

      Pierre Drapeau, Marc-André Villard, Alain Leduc and Susan J. Hannon

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12407

    14. Environmental dynamics and anthropogenic development alter philopatry and space-use in a North American cervid

      Joseph M. Northrup, Charles R. Anderson Jr and George Wittemyer

      Article first published online: 5 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12417

    15. Conservation Biogeography of the Sahara-Sahel: additional protected areas are needed to secure unique biodiversity

      José C. Brito, Pedro Tarroso, Cândida G. Vale, Fernando Martínez-Freiría, Zbyszek Boratyński, João C. Campos, Sónia Ferreira, Raquel Godinho, Duarte V. Gonçalves, João V. Leite, Vanessa O. Lima, Paulo Pereira, Xavier Santos, Maria J. Ferreira da Silva, Teresa L. Silva, Guillermo Velo-Antón, Joana Veríssimo, Pierre-André Crochet, Juan M. Pleguezuelos and Sílvia B. Carvalho

      Article first published online: 5 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12416

    16. Use of expert knowledge to elicit population trends for the koala (Phascolarctos cinereus)

      Christine Adams-Hosking, Marissa F. McBride, Greg Baxter, Mark Burgman, Deidre de Villiers, Rodney Kavanagh, Ivan Lawler, Daniel Lunney, Alistair Melzer, Peter Menkhorst, Robyn Molsher, Ben D. Moore, David Phalen, Jonathan R. Rhodes, Charles Todd, Desley Whisson and Clive A. McAlpine

      Article first published online: 5 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12400

    17. The dynamic regeneration niche of a forest following a rare disturbance event

      Annabel L. Smith, Wade Blanchard, David P. Blair, Lachlan McBurney, Sam C. Banks, Don A. Driscoll and David B. Lindenmayer

      Article first published online: 5 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12414

    18. Occupancy dynamics in human-modified landscapes in a tropical island: implications for conservation design

      Julissa I. Irizarry, Jaime A. Collazo and Stephen J. Dinsmore

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12415

    19. Invasion debt – quantifying future biological invasions

      Mathieu Rouget, Mark P. Robertson, John R. U. Wilson, Cang Hui, Franz Essl, Jorge L. Renteria and David M. Richardson

      Article first published online: 20 DEC 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12408

    20. Contemporary niche contraction affects climate change predictions for elephants and giraffes

      Fernando Martínez-Freiría, Pedro Tarroso, Hugo Rebelo and José C. Brito

      Article first published online: 15 DEC 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12406

    21. Changes in abundances of forest understorey birds on Africa's highest mountain suggest subtle effects of climate change

      Hamadi I. Dulle, Stefan W. Ferger, Norbert J. Cordeiro, Kim M. Howell, Matthias Schleuning, Katrin Böhning-Gaese and Christian Hof

      Article first published online: 15 DEC 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12405

    22. Species richness representation within protected areas is associated with multiple interacting spatial features

      América Paz Durán, Richard Inger, Lisette Cantú-Salazar and Kevin J. Gaston

      Article first published online: 7 DEC 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12404

    23. Freshwater fishes of China: species richness, endemism, threatened species and conservation

      Yingchun Xing, Chunguang Zhang, Enyuan Fan and Yahui Zhao

      Article first published online: 1 DEC 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12399

  2. Biodiversity Researches

    1. Non-random patterns and temporal trends (1912–2012) in the transport, introduction and establishment of exotic birds in Spain and Portugal

      Pedro Abellán, Martina Carrete, Jose D. Anadón, Laura Cardador and José L. Tella

      Article first published online: 18 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12403

    2. Deconstructing Darwin's Naturalization Conundrum in the San Juan Islands using community phylogenetics and functional traits

      Hannah E. Marx, David E. Giblin, Peter W. Dunwiddie and David C. Tank

      Article first published online: 18 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12401

  3. Biodiversity Research

    1. Drifting to oblivion? Rapid genetic differentiation in an endangered lizard following habitat fragmentation and drought

      Amy G. Vandergast, Dustin A. Wood, Andrew R. Thompson, Mark Fisher, Cameron W. Barrows and Tyler J. Grant

      Article first published online: 13 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12398

    2. Incorporating dynamic distributions into spatial prioritization

      Claire A. Runge, Ayesha I. T. Tulloch, Hugh P. Possingham, Vivitskaia J. D. Tulloch and Richard A. Fuller

      Article first published online: 12 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12395

    3. Positive plant and bird diversity response to experimental deer population reduction after decades of uncontrolled browsing

      Simon Chollet, Sophie Padié, Stephen Stockton, Sylvain Allombert, Anthony J. Gaston and Jean-Louis Martin

      Article first published online: 5 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12393


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