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No. 349
January 2014

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Go Orchids Interactive Website Has Launched

More than half of North America's orchids are threatened or endangered somewhere in their native range. The North American Orchid Conservation Center (NAOCC) just launched Go Orchids, a searchable database where users can see which ones are in danger, find the orchids nearest them...or just look at lots of pretty pictures. Go Orchids is a tool to explore orchids native to the U.S. and Canada. Go Orchids will initially focus on orchids in New England and the mid-Atlantic region. Orchids of the southeast and Alaska will be added early in 2014. This site will be similar to Go Botany, developed by our partners at the New England Wild Flower Society and will eventually include all of the orchid species in the U.S. and Canada.

Platanthera leucophaea, commonly called  Eastern Prairie Fringed Orchid, is primarily distributed in the mid-western  United States and Canada, from Oklahoma to Ontario, with a limited distribution  in the northern mid-Atlantic and New England regions. The species is  considered globally imperiled and is listed as federally threatened; it is rare  or presumed extirpated throughout most of its range. (Photo by Christopher  David Benda)

Platanthera leucophaea, commonly called Eastern Prairie Fringed Orchid, is primarily distributed in the mid-western United States and Canada, from Oklahoma to Ontario, with a limited distribution in the northern mid-Atlantic and New England regions. The species is considered globally imperiled and is listed as federally threatened; it is rare or presumed extirpated throughout most of its range. (Photo by Christopher David Benda)

NAOCC is a coalition of organizations dedicated to conserving the diverse orchid heritage of the U.S. and Canada. Based at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, it also includes the National Zoological Park, the National Museum of Natural History, and Smithsonian Gardens. The U.S. Botanic Garden is the other founding partner. The initial group of public and private organizations that support NAOCC have joined forces with a common goal: to ensure the survival of native orchids for future generations.

Go Orchids has been developed to interact across a variety of platforms, including smart phones and tablets. We encourage you to explore the site.

Current Literature

Abecasis, D., Afonso, P., O'Dor, R.K., and Erzini, K. 2013. Small MPAs do not protect cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis). Fish. Res. 147:196-201.

Ahumada, J.A., Hurtado, J., and Lizcano, D. 2013. Monitoring the status and trends of tropical forest terrestrial vertebrate communities from camera trap data: a tool for conservation. PLoS ONE 8(9):e73707.

Alda, F., González, M.A., Olea, P.P., Ena, V., Godinho, R., and Drovetski, S.V. 2013. Genetic diversity, structure and conservation of the endangered Cantabrian Capercaillie in a unique peripheral habitat. Eur. J. Wildlife Res. 59(5):719-728.

Aldea-Guevara, M.I., Hargrove, J., and Austin, J.D. 2013. Diversity and geneflow in a migratory frugivorous fish: implications for Amazonian habitat connectivity. Conserv. Genet. 14(5):935-942.

Amat, M.E., Silvertown, J., and Vargas, P. 2013. Strong spatial genetic structure reduces reproductive success in the critically endangered plant genus Pseudomisopates. J. Heredity 104(5):692-703.

Amat, M.E., Vargas, P., and Gómez, J.M. 2013. Effects of human activity on the distribution and abundance of an endangered Mediterranean high-mountain plant (Erysimum penyalarense). J. Nature Conserv. 21(5):262-271.

Anačkov, G.T., Rat, M.M., Radak, B.D., Igić, R.S., Vukov, D.M., Rućando, M.M., Krstivojević, M.M., Radulović, S.B., Cvijanović, D.L., Milić, D.M., Panjković, B.I., Szabados, K.L., Perić, R.D., Kiš, A.M., Stojšić, V.R., and Boža, P.P. 2013. Alien invasive neophytes of the Southeastern part of the Pannonian Plain. Cent. Eur. J. Biol. 8(10):1032-1043.

Andam, K.S., Ferraro, P.J., and Hanauer, M.M. 2013. The effects of protected area systems on ecosystem restoration: a quasi-experimental design to estimate the impact of Costa Rica's protected area system on forest regrowth. Conserv. Lett. 6(5):317-323.

Angiolini, C., Nucci, A., Landi, M., and Bacchetta, G. 2013. Distribution of endemic and alien plants along Mediterranean rivers: a useful tool to identify areas in need of protection? C.R. Biologies 336(8):416-423.

Apps, C.D., McLellan, B.N., Kinley, T.A., Serrouya, R., Seip, D.R., and Wittmer, H.U. 2013. Spatial factors related to mortality and population decline of endangered mountain caribou. J. Wildlife Manag. 77(7):1409-1419.

Ariani, C.V., Pickles, R.S.A., Jordan, W.C., Lobo-Hajdu, G., and Rocha, C.F.D. 2013. Mitochondrial DNA and microsatellite loci data supporting a management plan for a critically endangered lizard from Brazil. Conserv. Genet. 14(5):943-951.

Arizaga, J., Unamuno, E., Clarabuch, O., and Azkona, A. 2013. The impact of an invasive exotic bush on the stopover ecology of migrant passerines. Anim. Biodivers. Conserv. 36(1):1-11.

Armstrong, A.J., and Louw, S.L. 2013. Monitoring of the eggs of the Karkloof blue butterfly, Orachrysops ariadne, for its conservation management. Koedoe 55(1):1150.

Avalos, G., Otárola, M.F., and Engeln, J.T. 2013. Successional stage, fragmentation and exposure to extraction influence the population structure of Euterpe precatoria (Arecaeae). Rev. Biol. Trop. 61(3):1415-1424.

Aziz, A., Barlow, A.C.D., Greenwood, C.C., and Islam, A. 2013. Prioritizing threats to improve conservation strategy for the tiger Panthera tigris in the Sundarbans Reserve Forest of Bangladesh. Oryx 47(4):510-518.

Baamrane, M.A.A., Znari, M., Loggers, C., El Mercht, S., and Naimi, M. 2013. Demographic decline of the last surviving Moroccan dorcas gazelles Gazella dorcas massaesyla in M'Sabih Talaa Reserve, Morocco. Oryx 47(4):578-583.

Baisre, J.A. 2013. Shifting baselines and the extinction of the Caribbean monk seal. Conserv. Biol. 27(5):927-935.

Baraza, E., and Fernández-Osores, S. 2013. The role of domestic goats in the conservation of four endangered species of cactus: between dispersers and predators. Appl. Veg. Sci. 16(4):561-570.

Barbosa, A.M., Real, R., Muñoz, A.R., and Brown, J.A. 2013. New measures for assessing model equilibrium and prediction mismatch in species distribution models. Divers. Distrib. 19(10):1333-1338.

Barker, N.P., Fearon, J.L., and Herbert, D.G. 2013. Moisture variables, and not temperature, are responsible for climate filtering and genetic bottlenecks in the South African endemic terrestrial mollusc Prestonella (Orthalicoidea). Conserv. Genet. 14(5):1065-1081.

Barun, A., Niemiller, M.L., Fitzpatrick, B.M., Fordyce, J.A., and Simberloff, D. 2013. Can genetic data confirm or refute historical records? The island invasion of the small Indian mongoose (Herpestes auropunctatus). Biol. Invasions 15(10):2243-2251.

Bashari, H., and Hemami, M.R. 2013. A predictive diagnostic model for wild sheep (Ovis orientalis) habitat suitability in Iran. J. Nature Conserv. 21(5):319-325.

Beaudry, F., Radeloff, V.C., Pidgeon, A.M., Plantinga, A.J., Lewis, D.J., Helmers, D., and Butsic, V. 2013. The loss of forest birds habitats under different land use policies as projected by a coupled ecological-econometric model. Biol. Conserv. 165:1-9.

Bennett, V.J., Pack, S.M., Smith, W.P., and Betts, M.G. 2013. Sex-biased dispersal in a rare butterfly and the implications for its conservation. J. Insect Conserv. 17(5):949-958.

Benscoter, A.M., Reece, J.S., Noss, R.F., Brandt, L.A., Mazzotti, F.J., Romanach, S.S., and Watling, J.I. 2013. Threatened and endangered subspecies with vulnerable ecological traits also have high susceptibility to sea level rise and habitat fragmentation. PLoS ONE 8(8):e70647.

Berhane, A., Totland, Ø., and Moe, S.R. 2013. Woody plant assemblages in isolated forest patches in a semiarid agricultural matrix. Biodivers. Conserv. 22(11):2519-2535.

Berjano, R., Gauthier, P., Fisogni, A., Doblas, D., Pons, V., and Thompson, J.D. 2013. Mate limitation in populations of the endangered Convolvulus lineatus L.: a case for genetic rescue? J. Nature Conserv. 21(5):334-341.

Berman, M., Andersen, A.N., and Ibanez, T. 2013. Invasive ants as back-seat drivers of native ant diversity decline in New Caledonia. Biol. Invasions 15(10):2311-2331.

Bertness, M.D., and Coverdale, T.C. 2013. An invasive species facilitates the recovery of salt marsh ecosystems on Cape Cod. Ecology 94(9):1937-1943.

Besnard, G., Christin, P.A., Malé, P.J.G., Coissac, E., Ralimanana, H., and Vorontsova, M.S. 2013. Phylogenomics and taxonomy of Lecomtelleae (Poaceae), an isolated panicoid lineage from Madagascar. Ann. Botany 112(6):1057-1066.

Billionnet, A. 2013. Mathematical optimization ideas for biodiversity conservation. Eur. J. Oper. Res. 231(3):514-534.

Bissiengou, P., Chatrou, L.W., Wieringa, J.J., and Sosef, M.S.M. 2013. Taxonomic novelties in the genus Campylospermum (Ochnaceae). Blumea 58(1):1-7.

Bodare, S., Tsuda, Y., Ravikanth, G., Shaanker, R.U., and Lascoux, M. 2013. Genetic structure and demographic history of the endangered tree species Dysoxylum malabaricum (Meliaceae) in Western Ghats, India: implications for conservation in a biodiversity hotspot. Ecol. Evol. 3(10):3233-3248.

Boets, P., Holguin, G.J.E., Lock, K., and Goethals, P.L.M. 2013. Data-driven habitat analysis of the Ponto-Caspian amphipod Dikerogammarus villosus in two invaded regions in Europe. Ecol. Inform. 17:36-45.

Boets, P., Lock, K., and Goethals, P.L.M. 2013. Modelling habitat preference, abundance and species richness of alien macrocrustaceans in surface waters in Flanders (Belgium) using decision trees. Ecol. Inform. 17:73-81.

Bombi, P., D'Amen, M., and Luiselli, L. 2013. From continental priorities to local conservation: a multi-level analysis for African tortoises. PLoS ONE 8(10):e77093.

Bonnot, T.W., Thompson, F.R., Millspaugh, J.J., and Jones-Farrand, D.T. 2013. Landscape-based population viability models demonstrate importance of strategic conservation planning for birds. Biol. Conserv. 165:104-114.

Bothma, J.D., and Bothma, M.D. 2012. Leopard range size and conservation area size in the southern Kalahari. Koedoe 54(1):1076.

Boyer, S., Wratten, S.D., Holyoake, A., Abdelkrim, J., and Cruickshank, R.H. 2013. Using next-generation sequencing to analyse the diet of a highly endangered land snail (Powelliphanta augusta) feeding on endemic earthworms. PLoS ONE 8(9):e75962.

Bracken, M.E.S., and Williams, S.L. 2013. Realistic changes in seaweed biodiversity affect multiple ecosystem functions on a rocky shore. Ecology 94(9):1944-1954.

Bramley, G.L.C. 2013. The genus Callicarpa (Lamiaceae) in the Philippines. Kew Bull. 68(3):369-418.

Bristol, R.M., Tucker, R., Dawson, D.A., Horsburgh, G., Prys-Jones, R.P., Frantz, A.C., Krupa, A., Shah, N.J., Burke, T., and Groombridge, J.J. 2013. Comparison of historical bottleneck effects and genetic consequences of re-introduction in a critically endangered island passerine. Mol. Ecol. 22(18):4644-4662.

Brugière, D., and Scholte, P. 2013. Biodiversity gap analysis of the protected area system in poorly-documented Chad. J. Nature Conserv. 21(5):286-293.

Brüniche-Olsen, A., Burridge, C.P., Austin, J.J., and Jones, M.E. 2013. Disease induced changes in gene flow patterns among Tasmanian devil populations. Biol. Conserv. 165:69-78.

Bruton, M.J., McAlpine, C.A., and Maron, M. 2013. Regrowth woodlands are valuable habitat for reptile communities. Biol. Conserv. 165:95-103.

Cabrini, I., Grella, M.D., Andrade, C.F.S., and Thyssen, P.J. 2013. Richness and composition of Calliphoridae in an Atlantic Forest fragment: implication for the use of dipteran species as bioindicators. Biodivers. Conserv. 22(11):2635-2643.

Cajade, R., Etchepare, E.G., Falcione, C., Barrasso, D.A., and Alvarez, B.B. 2013. A new species of Homonota (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkota: Phyllodactylidae) endemic to the hills of Paraje Tres Cerros, Corrientes Province, Argentina. Zootaxa 3709(2):162-176.

Calçada, E.A., Closset-Kopp, D., Gallet-Moron, E., Lenoir, J., Rêve, M., Hermy, M., and Decocq, G. 2013. Streams are efficient corridors for plant species in forest metacommunities. J. Appl. Ecol. 50(5):1152-1160.

Campos, F.A., and Jack, K.M. 2013. A potential distribution model and conservation plan for the critically endangered Ecuadorian capuchin, Cebus albifrons aequatorialis. Int. J. Primatol. 34(5):899-916.

Canessa, S., and Parris, K.M. 2013. Multi-scale, direct and indirect effects of the urban stream syndrome on amphibian communities in streams. PLoS ONE 8(7):e70262.

Cano, A., Perret, M., and Stauffer, F.W. 2013. A revision of the genus Trithrinax (Cryosophileae, Coryphoideae, Arecaceae). Phytotaxa 136(1):1-53.

Carbutt, C., and Goodman, P.S. 2013. How objective are protected area management effectiveness assessments? A case study from the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Koedoe 55(1):1110.

Carvalho-Silva, M., Guimarães, E.F., and Câmara, P.E.A.S. 2013. New species of Peperomia (Piperaceae) from Brazil. Syst. Bot. 38(3):571-575.

Carvallo, G.O., Medel, R., and Navarro, L. 2013. Assessing the effects of native plants on the pollination of an exotic herb, the blueweed Echium vulgare (Boraginaceae). Arthropod-Plant Interact. 7(5):475-484.

Čelik, T. 2013. Oviposition preferences of a threatened butterfly Leptidea morsei (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) at the western border of its range. J. Insect Conserv. 17(5):865-876.

Chakraborty, A., Joshi, P.K., Ghosh, A., and Areendran, G. 2013. Assessing biome boundary shifts under climate change scenarios in India. Ecol. Indic. 34:536-547.

Chalermglin, P., and Kiew, R. 2013. A new species of Jasminum (Oleaceae) from Thailand. Blumea 58(1):80-81.

Chau, M.M., Reyes, W.R., and Ranker, T.A. 2013. Ecological factors influencing growth of the endangered Hawaiian fern Marsilea villosa (Marsileaceae) and implications for conservation management. Am. J. Bot. 100(8):1532-1543.

Cheek, M., and Jebb, M. 2013. Nepenthes samar (Nepenthaceae), a new species from Samar, Philippines. Blumea 58(1):82-84.

Cheek, M., and Jebb, M. 2013. Typification and redelimitation of Nepenthes alata with notes on the N. alata group, and N. negros sp. nov. from the Philippines. Nord. J. Bot. 31(5):616-622.

Cheek, M., and Lachenaud, O. 2013. Psychotria elephantina sp. nov. (Rubiaceae) an endangered rainforest shrub from Cameroon. Nord. J. Bot. 31(5):569-573.

Chelliah, K., Bukka, H., and Sukumar, R. 2013. Modeling harvest rates and numbers from age and sex ratios: a demonstration for elephant populations. Biol. Conserv. 165:54-61.

Cheruvelil, K.S., Soranno, P.A., Webster, K.E., and Bremigan, M.T. 2013. Multi-scaled drivers of ecosystem state: quantifying the importance of the regional spatial scale. Ecol. Appl. 23(7):1603-1618.

Christian, C., Ainley, D., Bailey, M., Dayton, P., Hocevar, J., LeVine, M., Nikoloyuk, J., Nouvian, C., Velarde, E., Werner, R., and Jacquet, J. 2013. Not "the best environmental choice in seafood": a response to Gutierrez and Agnew (2013). Biol. Conserv. 165:214-215.

Cianciaruso, M.V., Batalha, M.A., and Petchey, O.L. 2013. High loss of plant phylogenetic and functional diversity due to simulated extinctions of pollinators and seed dispersers in a tropical savanna. Nat. Conservacao 11(1):36-42.

Cires, E., Pérez, R., Bueno, Á., and Prieto, J.A.F. 2013. Genetic diversity in peripheral and central populations of the Cantabrian endemism Genista legionensis (Pau) M. Laínz (Fabaceae). An. Jardin Bot. Madrid 70(1):91-96.

Clemann, N., Scroggie, M.P., Smith, M.J., Peterson, G.N.L., and Hunter, D. 2013. Characteristics of refugia used by the threatened Australian growling grass frog (Litoria raniformis) during a prolonged drought. Wildlife Res. 40(5):385-392.

Clements, C.F. 2013. Public interest in the extinction of a species may lead to an increase in donations to a large conservation charity. Biodivers. Conserv. 22(11):2695-2699.

Coetsee, C., and Wigley, B.J. 2013. Virgilia divaricata may facilitate forest expansion in the afrotemperate forests of the southern Cape, South Africa. Koedoe 55(1):1128.

Cook, C.N., Possingham, H.P., and Fuller, R.A. 2013. Contribution of systematic reviews to management decisions. Conserv. Biol. 27(5):902-915.

Coverdale, T.C., Bertness, M.D., and Altieri, A.H. 2013. Regional ontogeny of New England salt marsh die-off. Conserv. Biol. 27(5):1041-1048.

Crawford, L.A., Koscinski, D., Watt, K.M., McNeil, J.N., and Keyghobadi, N. 2013. Mating success and oviposition of a butterfly are not affected by non-lethal tissue sampling. J. Insect Conserv. 17(5):859-864.

Crone, E.E., Ellis, M.M., Morris, W.F., Stanley, A., Bell, T., Bierzychudek, P., Ehrlén, J., Kaye, T.N., Knight, T.M., Lesica, P., Oostermeijer, G., Quintana-Ascencio, P.F., Ticktin, T., Valverde, T., Williams, J.L., Doak, D.F., Ganesan, R., McEachern, K., Thorpe, A.S., and Menges, E.S. 2013. Ability of matrix models to explain the past and predict the future of plant populations. Conserv. Biol. 27(5):968-978.

Croucher, P.J.P., Mascheretti, S., and Garbelotto, M. 2013. Combining field epidemiological information and genetic data to comprehensively reconstruct the invasion history and the microevolution of the sudden oak death agent Phytophthora ramorum (Stramenopila: Oomycetes) in California. Biol. Invasions 15(10):2281-2297.

Csiky, J., and Purger, D. 2013. Herbaceous periwinkle, Vinca herbacea Waldst. et Kit. 1799 (Apocynaceae), a new species of the Croatian flora. Acta Bot. Croat. 72(2):399-406.

Cullen, L., Sana, D.A., Lima, F., de Abreu, K.C., and Uezu, A. 2013. Selection of habitat by the jaguar, Panthera onca (Carnivora: Felidae), in the upper Paraná River, Brazil. Zoologia 30(4):379-387.

Cushman, S.A., Landguth, E.L., and Flather, C.H. 2013. Evaluating population connectivity for species of conservation concern in the American Great Plains. Biodivers. Conserv. 22(11):2583-2605.

Cuvertino-Santoni, J., and Montenegro, G. 2013. Bioprospecting, a tool to conserve Chilean bryophytes. Gayana Bot. 70(1):16-25.

Dai, Z.C., Si, C.C., Zhai, D.L., Huang, P., Qi, S.S., Zhong, Q.X., Hu, X., Li, H.M., and Du, D.L. 2013. Human impacts on genetic diversity and differentiation in six natural populations of Madhuca hainanensis, an endemic and endangered timber species in China. Biochem. Syst. Ecol. 50:212-219.

Dambros, C.D., da Silva, V.N.V., Azevedo, R., and de Morais, J.W. 2013. Road-associated edge effects in Amazonia change termite community composition by modifying environmental conditions. J. Nature Conserv. 21(5):279-285.

Damnyag, L., Saastamoinen, O., Blay, D., Dwomoh, F.K., Anglaaere, L.C.N., and Pappinen, A. 2013. Sustaining protected areas: identifying and controlling deforestation and forest degradation drivers in the Ankasa Conservation Area, Ghana. Biol. Conserv. 165:86-94.

Daniel, T.F., Letsara, R., and Martín-Bravo, S. 2013. Four new species of Anisotes (Acanthaceae) from Madagascar. Novon 22(4):396-408.

Dar, G.H., and Khuroo, A.A. 2013. Floristic diversity in the Kashmir Himalaya: progress, problems and prospects. Sains Malays. 42(10):1377-1386.

Davies, A.L., Bryce, R., and Redpath, S.M. 2013. Use of multicriteria decision analysis to address conservation conflicts. Conserv. Biol. 27(5):936-944.

De Assis, C.L., Santana, D.J., Da Silva, F.A., Quintela, F.M., and Feio, R.N. 2013. A new and possibly critically endangered species of casque-headed tree frog Aparasphenodon Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920 (Anura, Hylidae) from southeastern Brazil. Zootaxa 3716(4):583-591.

de Carvalho, F.G., de Oliveira, J.M.B., de Farias, A.P.J., and Juen, L. 2013. Use of the ABC curve as a method to detect the effect of anthropogenic change on the Odonata (Insecta) assembly. Interciencia 38(7):516-522.

de Lima, R.F., Olmos, F., Dallimer, M., Atkinson, P.W., and Barlow, J. 2013. Can REDD+ help the conservation of restricted-range island species? Insights from the endemism hotspot of São Tomé. PLoS ONE 8(9):e74148.

De Stefano, R.D., Arce, M.D.R., Contreras, J.E.L., Can, L.L., and Ruiz, S.C. 2013. Re-establishment of Pithecellobium subglobosum in Colombia and Venezuela (Leguminosae, Mimosoideae, tribe Ingeae). Phytotaxa 138(1):15-24.

Derocher, A.E., Aars, J., Amstrup, S.C., Cutting, A., Lunn, N.J., Molnár, P.K., Obbard, M.E., Stirling, I., Thiemann, G.W., Vongraven, D., Wiig, Ø., and York, G. 2013. Rapid ecosystem change and polar bear conservation. Conserv. Lett. 6(5):368-375.

Dexter, N., Hudson, M., James, S., MacGregor, C., and Lindenmayer, D.B. 2013. Unintended consequences of invasive predator control in an Australian forest: overabundant wallabies and vegetation change. PLoS ONE 8(8):e69087.

Di Marco, M., Rondinini, C., Boitani, L., and Murray, K.A. 2013. Comparing multiple species distribution proxies and different quantifications of the human footprint map, implications for conservation. Biol. Conserv. 165:203-211.

Dias, J., da Fonte, M.A.M.A., Baptista, R., Mantoani, M.C., Holdefer, D.R., and Torezan, J.M.D. 2013. Invasive alien plants In Brazil: a nonrestrictive revision of academic works. Nat. Conservacao 11(1):31-35.

Dickins, E.L., Yallop, A.R., and Perotto-Baldivieso, H.L. 2013. A multiple-scale analysis of host plant selection in Lepidoptera. J. Insect Conserv. 17(5):933-939.

Dítě, D., Hájek, M., Hájková, P., and Eliáš, P. 2013. The occurrence of the relict plant, Trichophorum pumilum, in the Western Carpathians in the context of its distribution and ecology in Eurasia. Preslia 85(3):333-348.

Dobrovolski, R., Loyola, R.D., Guilhaumon, F., Gouveia, S.F., and Diniz, J.A.F. 2013. Global agricultural expansion and carnivore conservation biogeography. Biol. Conserv. 165:162-170.

Dortel, E., Thuiller, W., Lobo, J.M., Bohbot, H., Lumaret, J.P., and Jay-Robert, P. 2013. Potential effects of climate change on the distribution of Scarabaeidae dung beetles in Western Europe. J. Insect Conserv. 17(5):1059-1070.

Dosso, K., Deligne, J., Yéo, K., Konaté, S., and Linsenmair, K.E. 2013. Changes in the termite assemblage across a sequence of land-use systems in the rural area around Lamto Reserve in central Côte d'Ivoire. J. Insect Conserv. 17(5):1047-1057.

Dostál, P., Müllerová, J., Pyšek, P., Pergl, J., and Klinerová, T. 2013. The impact of an invasive plant changes over time. Ecol. Lett. 16(10):1277-1284.

Dostine, P.L., Reynolds, S.J., Griffiths, A.D., and Gillespie, G.R. 2013. Factors influencing detection probabilities of frogs in the monsoonal tropics of northern Australia: implications for the design of monitoring studies. Wildlife Res. 40(5):393-402.

Doğan Güner, E., and Duman, H. 2013. The revision of genus Seseli (Umbelliferae) in Turkey. Turk. J. Bot. 37(6):1018-1037.

Driscoll, D.A., Banks, S.C., Barton, P.S., Lindenmayer, D.B., and Smith, A.L. 2013. Conceptual domain of the matrix in fragmented landscapes. Trends Ecol. Evol. 28(10):605-613.

Dubey, V.K., Sarkar, U.K., Pandey, A., and Lakra, W.S. 2013. Fish communities and trophic metrics as measures of ecological degradation: a case study in the tributaries of the river Ganga basin, India. Rev. Biol. Trop. 61(3):1351-1363.

Durigan, G., Ivanauskas, N.M., Zakia, M.J.B., and de Abreu, R.C.R. 2013. Control of invasive plants: ecological and socioeconomic criteria for the decision making process. Nat. Conservacao 11(1):23-30.

Dutta, P.K., Dutta, B.K., Sundriyal, R.C., and Das, A.K. 2013. Diversity, representativeness and biotic pressure on plant species along alpine timberline of western Arunachal Pradesh in the Eastern Himalaya, India. Curr. Sci. 105(5):701-708.

Edman, M., and Fällström, I. 2013. An introduced tree species alters the assemblage structure and functional composition of wood-decaying fungi in microcosms. Forest Ecol. Manag. 306:9-14.

Edwards, D.P., Woodcock, P., Newton, R.J., Edwards, F.A., Andrews, D.J.R., Docherty, T.D.S., Mitchell, S.L., Ota, T., Benedick, S., Bottrell, S.H., and Hamer, K.C. 2013. Trophic flexibility and the persistence of understory birds in intensively logged rainforest. Conserv. Biol. 27(5):1079-1086.

Ellis, C.J., Coppins, B.J., Eaton, S., and Simkin, J. 2013. Implications of ash dieback for associated epiphytes. Conserv. Biol. 27(5):899-901.

Ewing, S.R., Benn, S., Cowie, N., Wilson, L., and Wilson, J.D. 2013. Effects of weather variation on a declining population of Slavonian Grebes Podiceps auritus. J. Ornithol. 154(4):995-1006.

Farinaccio, M.A. 2013. Barjonia furlanii (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae), a new species from the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, and a key to genus. Syst. Bot. 38(3):764-768.

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