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Research Output 1996 2019

2019

Adaptive changes in sexual signalling in response to urbanization

Halfwerk, W., Blaas, M., Kramer, L., Hijner, N., Trillo, P. A., Bernal, X. E., Page, R. A., Goutte, S., Ryan, M. J. & Ellers, J., Mar 2019, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 3, p. 374-380 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
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urbanization
frogs
frog
phenotype
sexual selection

Effects of abiotic factors on plant-insect multitrophic interactions

Chen, C., 2019, 185 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
File

Feeling the Heat: Effects of extreme climatic events on species performance, interactions and community composition

Franken, O., 2019, 205 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
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First records of the mourning gecko (Lepidodactylus lugubris Duméril and Bibron, 1836), common house gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus in Duméril, 1836), and Tokay gecko (Gekko gecko Linnaeus, 1758) on Curaçao, Dutch Antilles, and remarks on their Caribbean distributions

Behm, J. E., van Buurt, G., DiMarco, B. M., Ellers, J., Irian, C. G., Langhans, K. E., McGrath, K., Tran, T. J. & Helmus, M. R., Mar 2019, In : BIOINVASIONS RECORDS. 8, 1, p. 34-44 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Functional characterisation of two Δ12-desaturases demonstrates targeted production of linoleic acid as pheromone precursor in Nasonia

Semmelmann, F., Kabeya, N., Malcicka, M., Bruckmann, A., Broschwitz, B., Straub, K., Merkl, R., Monroig, O., Sterner, R., Ruther, J. & Ellers, J., 16 May 2019, In : The Journal of experimental biology. 222, 10, p. 1-8 8 p., jeb201038 .

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Nasonia
Pheromones
Linoleic Acid
pheromone
pheromones

Gene expression changes associated with the evolutionary loss of a metabolic trait: Lack of lipogenesis in parasitoids

Lammers, M., Kraaijeveld, K., Mariën, J. & Ellers, J., 23 Apr 2019, In : BMC Genomics. 20, p. 1-14 14 p., 309.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Lipogenesis
Gene Expression
Genes
malonyl-CoA decarboxylase
Metabolic Networks and Pathways

Genome expansion of an obligate parthenogenesis-associated Wolbachia poses an exception to the symbiont reduction model

Kampfraath, A. A., Klasson, L., Anvar, S. Y., Vossen, R. H. A. M., Roelofs, D., Kraaijeveld, K. & Ellers, J., 6 Feb 2019, In : BMC Genomics. 20, p. 1-14 14 p., 106.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Genomic resources for Goniozus legneri, Aleochara bilineata and Paykullia maculata, representing three independent origins of the parasitoid lifestyle in insects

Kraaijeveld, K., Neleman, P., Mariën, J., de Meijer, E. & Ellers, J., 1 Apr 2019, In : G3 (Bethesda, Md.). 9, 4, p. 987-991 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Wasps
Insects
Life Style
Genome
Biological Control Agents

Temporal expression profile of an accessory-gland protein that is transferred via the seminal fluid of the simultaneous hermaphrodite Lymnaea stagnalis

Swart, E. M., Davison, A., Ellers, J., Filangieri, R. R., Jackson, D. J., Mariën, J., van der Ouderaa, I. B. C., Roelofs, D. & Koene, J. M., May 2019, In : Journal of Molluscan Studies. 85, 2, p. 177-183 7 p., eyz005.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Lymnaea stagnalis
hermaphrodite
protein
fluid
prostate gland

The importance of validating the demethylating effect of 5-aza-2-deoxycytidine in model species: (A comment on Cook et al., “DNA methylation and sex allocation in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis”)

Ellers, J., Visser, M., Mariën, J., Kraaijeveld, K. & Lammers, M., Sep 2019, In : American Naturalist. 194, 3, p. 422-431 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalComment / Letter to the editorAcademic

Nasonia vitripennis
sex allocation
methylation
DNA methylation
wasp

What are the costs of learning? Modest trade-offs and constitutive costs do not set the price of fast associative learning ability in a parasitoid wasp

Liefting, M., Rohmann, J. L., Le Lann, C. & Ellers, J., Sep 2019, In : Animal Cognition. 22, 5, p. 851–861 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
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Wasps
Aptitude
wasp
parasitoid
learning
2018

A common yardstick to measure the effects of different extreme climatic events on soil arthropod community composition using time-series data

Franken, O., Ferreira, S. S. D., Jesse, W. A. M., Berg, M. P. & Ellers, J., 23 Nov 2018, In : Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 6, p. 1-11 11 p., 195.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
soil arthropods
arthropod communities
extreme event
arthropod
community composition

An Evolutionary Perspective on Linoleic Acid Synthesis in Animals

Malcicka, M., Visser, B. & Ellers, J., Mar 2018, In : Evolutionary Biology. 45, 1, p. 15-26

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
linoleic acid
synthesis
animal
acid
organisms

Ant-like Traits in Wingless Parasitoids Repel Attack from Wolf Spiders

Harvey, J. A., Visser, B., Lammers, M., Marien, J., Gershenzon, J., Ode, P. J., Heinen, R., Gols, R. & Ellers, J., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Chemical Ecology. 44, 10, p. 894-904 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Lycosidae
Spiders
Ants
spider
parasitoids

Corrigendum: Internet Blogs, Polar Bears, and Climate-Change Denial by Proxy (BioScience 68 (281-287))

Harvey, J. A., van den Berg, D., Ellers, J., Kampen, R., Crowther, T. W., Roessingh, P., Verheggen, B., Nuijten, R. J. M., Post, E., Lewandowsky, S., Stirling, I., Balgopal, M., Amstrup, S. C. & Mann, M. E., 1 Apr 2018, In : BioScience. 68, 4, p. 237 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalErratumAcademic

Open Access
File
Blogging
Ursidae
Ursus maritimus
Climate Change
Proxy

Diversity in form and function: Vertical distribution of soil fauna mediates multidimensional trait variation

Ellers, J., Berg, M. P., Dias, A. T. C., Fontana, S., Ooms, A. & Moretti, M., Jul 2018, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 87, 4, p. 933-944 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
soil fauna
vertical distribution
abiotic stress
life history
soil

Evolution of linoleic acid biosynthesis in Collembola and different species of arthropods

Malcicka, M., 2018, 155 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
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Functional diversity of Collembola is reduced in soils subjected to short-term, but not long-term, geothermal warming

Holmstrup, M., Ehlers, B. K., Slotsbo, S., Ilieva-Makulec, K., Sigurdsson, B. D., Leblans, N. I. W., Ellers, J. & Berg, M. P., May 2018, In : Functional Ecology. 32, 5, p. 1304-1316 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Open Access
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Plantago
Plantago lanceolata
Phosphorus
mycorrhizal fungi
Fungi

Heated communities: large inter- and intraspecific variation in heat tolerance across trophic levels of a soil arthropod community

Franken, O., Huizinga, M., Ellers, J. & Berg, M. P., Feb 2018, In : Oecologia. 186, 2, p. 311–322

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
soil arthropods
arthropod communities
interspecific variation
intraspecific variation
heat tolerance

Human land use promotes the abundance and diversity of exotic species on Caribbean islands

Jesse, W. A. M., Behm, J. E., Helmus, M. R. & Ellers, J., Oct 2018, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 10, p. 4784-4796 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Land use
land use
anthropogenic effect
native species
habitat structure

Impact of Multiple Ecological Stressors on a Sub-Arctic Ecosystem: No Interaction Between Extreme Winter Warming Events, Nitrogen Addition and Grazing

Bokhorst, S., Berg, M. P., Edvinsen, G. K., Ellers, J., Heitman, A., Jaakola, L., Maehre, H. K., Phoenix, G. K., Tommervik, H. & Bjerke, J. W., 30 Nov 2018, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 9, p. 1-13 13 p., 1787.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Internet Blogs, Polar Bears, and Climate-Change Denial by Proxy

Harvey, J. A., Van Den Berg, D., Ellers, J., Kampen, R., Crowther, T. W., Roessingh, P., Verheggen, B., Nuijten, R. J. M., Post, E., Lewandowsky, S., Stirling, I., Balgopal, M., Amstrup, S. C. & Mann, M. E., 1 Apr 2018, In : BioScience. 68, 4, p. 281-287 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Blogging
Ursidae
Global Warming
Ursus maritimus
Climate Change

Regulatory and sequence evolution in response to selection for improved associative learning ability in Nasonia vitripennis

Kraaijeveld, K., Oostra, V., Liefting, M., Wertheim, B., De Meijer, E. & Ellers, J., 10 Dec 2018, In : BMC Genomics. 19, p. 1-15 15 p., 892.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Aptitude
Gene Regulatory Networks
Learning
Gene Frequency
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism

Selection for associative learning of color stimuli reveals correlated evolution of this learning ability across multiple stimuli and rewards

Liefting, M., Hoedjes, K. M., Le Lann, C., Smid, H. M. & Ellers, J., 1 Jul 2018, In : Evolution. 72, 7, p. 1449-1459 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Aptitude
Reward
learning
Color
Learning

Symbiont interactions with non-native hosts limit the formation of new symbioses

Niepoth, N., Ellers, J. & Henry, L. M., 12 Mar 2018, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 18, p. 1-12 12 p., 27.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
symbiont
symbiosis
symbionts
aphid
clone
2017

Coping with living in the soil: the genome of the parthenogenetic springtail Folsomia candida

Faddeeva-Vakhrusheva, A., Kraaijeveld, K., Derks, M. F. L., Anvar, S. Y., Agamennone, V., Suring, W., Kampfraath, A. A., Ellers, J., Le Ngoc, G., van Gestel, C. A. M., Mariën, J., Smit, S., van Straalen, N. M. & Roelofs, D., 28 Jun 2017, In : BMC Genomics. 18, 493.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Candida
Soil
Genome
Multigene Family
Wolbachia

De novo Synthesis of Linoleic Acid in Multiple Collembola Species

Malcicka, M., Ruther, J. & Ellers, J., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Chemical Ecology. 43, 9, p. 911-919

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Ecomorphological adaptations in Collembola in relation to feeding strategies and microhabitat

Malcicka, M., Berg, M. P. & Ellers, J., 1 Jan 2017, In : European Journal of Soil Biology. 78, p. 82-91

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

feeding methods
Collembola
microhabitat
microhabitats
mouthparts

Environmental conditions limit attractiveness of a complex sexual signal in the túngara frog

Halfwerk, W., Smit, J. A. H., Loning, H., Lea, A. M., Geipel, I., Ellers, J. & Ryan, M. J., 1 Dec 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 1891 (2017).

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
frogs
Anura
Display devices
Water
Body Water

Gold Open Access Publishing in Mega Journals: Developing Countries Pay the Price of Western Premium Academic Output

Ellers, J., Crowther, T. W. & Harvey, J. A., 2017, In : Journal of Scholarly Publishing . 49, 1, p. 89-102

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

File
open access
premium
gold
Developing countries
Gold

Handbook of protocols for standardized measurement of terrestrial invertebrate functional traits

Moretti, M., Dias, A. T. C., de Bello, F., Altermatt, F., Chown, S. L., Azcarate, F. M., Bell, J. R., Fournier, B., Hedde, M., Hortal, J., Ibanez, S., Ockinger, E., Sousa, J. P., Ellers, J. & Berg, M. P., Mar 2017, In : Functional Ecology. 31, 3, p. 558-567

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Honey and honey-based sugars partially affect reproductive trade-offs in parasitoids exhibiting different life-history and reproductive strategies

Harvey, J. A., Essens, T. A., Las, R. A., van Veen, C., Visser, B., Ellers, J., Heinen, R. & Gols, R., 1 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 98, p. 134-140

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Honey
honey
parasitoids
life history
sugars

Love at first sniff: a spermatophore-associated pheromone mediates partner attraction in a collembolan species

Zizzari, Z. V., Engl, T., Lorenz, S., van Straalen, N. M., Ellers, J. & Groot, A. T., 1 Feb 2017, In : Animal Behaviour. 124, p. 221-227

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

spermatophore
spermatophores
Collembola
pheromone
pheromones

Sexual selection gradients change over time in a simultaneous hermaphrodite

Hoffer, J. N., Mariën, J., Ellers, J. & Koene, J. M., 14 Jun 2017, In : eLife. 6

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Animals
Experiments
Spermatozoa
2016

Decay of sexual trait genes in an asexual parasitoidwasp

Kraaijeveld, K., Anvar, S. Y., Frank, J., Schmitz, A., Bast, J., Wilbrandt, J., Petersen, M., Ziesmann, T., Niehuis, O., De Knijff, P., Den Dunnen, J. T. & Ellers, J., 2016, In : Genome Biology and Evolution. 8, 12, p. 3685-3695 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

deterioration
mutation
gene
Genes
genes

EXOTICS EXHIBIT MORE EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY THAN NATIVES: A COMPARISON OF THE ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION OF EXOTIC AND NATIVE ANOLE LIZARDS

Helmus, M. R., Behm, J. E., Jesse, W. A. M., Kolbe, J. J., Ellers, J. & Losos, J. B., 2016, Invasion Genetics: The Baker and Stebbins Legacy. Barrett, S. C. H., Colautti, R. I., Dlugosch, K. M. & Rieseberg, L. H. (eds.). 1 ed. John Wiley and Sons Ltd., p. 122-138

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
lizard
colonization
ecology
history
rare species

Gevoeligheid grasland voor bodemvochtextremen

Ooms, A., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Ellers, J. & Berg, M. P., 2016, In : Landschap. 2016/1, p. 15-17

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

Insecten als wijnmakers

Sundstrom, J., Gardner, J., Whiteside, M. D., Kraaijeveld, K., Kiers, E. T., Ellers, J. & Jiranek, V., 2016, In : Entomologische Berichten. 76, 4, p. 122-125 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademic

Plants, microbes and markets: Evolution and maintenance of belowground cooperation

Werner, G. D. A., 2016, 's-Hertogenbosch: Uitgeverij BoxPress. 228 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
File

Replacing qualitative life-history traits by quantitative indices in parasitoid evolutionary ecology

Boivin, G. & Ellers, J., 2016, In : Entomologia experimentalis et applicata. 159, Special Issue on parasitoid wasps: Mark Jervis Memorial, p. 163-172

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
life history trait
parasitoid
life history
ecology
insect ecology

Transgenerational effects of nutrition are different for sons and daughters

Zizzari, Z. V., van Straalen, N. M. & Ellers, J., 2016, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 29, 7, p. 1317-1327

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Orchesella cincta
food availability
nutrition
adverse effects
life history
2015

Biofumigation using a wild Brassica oleracea accession with high glucosinolate content affects beneficial soil invertebrates

Zuluaga, D. L., van Ommen Kloeke, A. E. E., Verkerk, R., Roling, W. F. M., Ellers, J., Roelofs, D. & Aarts, M. G. M., 2015, In : Plant and Soil. 394, 1, p. 155-163

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
biofumigation
soil invertebrates
glucosinolates
Brassica oleracea
invertebrate

Editorial overview: Behavioural ecology of insects and its metamorphosis into a multidisciplinary field

Ellers, J. & Le Lann, C., 2015, In : Current Opinion in Insect Science. 9, p. ix-x

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Extending the integrated phenotype: covariance and correlation in plasticity of behavioural traits

Ellers, J. & Liefting, M., 2015, In : Current Opinion in Insect Science. 9, p. 31-35

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

phenotypic plasticity
plasticity
phenotype
genetic correlation
plastics

Integrating more biological and ecological realism into studies of multitrophic interactions

Harvey, J. A., Malcicka, M. & Ellers, J., 2015, In : Ecological Entomology. 40, 4, p. 349-352

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Interplay of robustness and plasticity of life-history traits drives ecotypic differentiation in thermally distinct habitats

Liefting, M., van Grunsven, R. H. A., Morrissey, M. B., Timmermans, T. J. T. N. & Ellers, J., 2015, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 28, 5, p. 1057-1066

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

life history trait
plasticity
life history
habitat
habitats

The role of biodiversity in the provision of ecosystem services.

Vermaat, J. E., Ellers, J. & Helmus, M. R., 2015, Ecosystem Services: From Concept to Practice. Bouma, J. A. & van Beukering, P. J. H. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, p. 22-39

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

ecosystem service
biodiversity
textbook
valuation
student
2014

Convergence and divergence in direct and indirect life-history traits of closely related parasitoids (Braconidae: Microgastrinae)

Harvey, J. A., Visser, B., Le Lann, C., de Boer, J., Ellers, J. & Gols, R., 2014, In : Evolutionary Biology. 2014, 41, p. 134-144

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Microplitis
Braconidae
life history trait
parasitoids
Cotesia