• Snapshot isolation and isolation history challenge the analogy between mountains and islands used to understand endemism 

      Flantua, Suzette; Payne, Davnah; Borregaard, Michael Krabbe; Beierkuhnlein, Carl; Steinbauer, Manuel J.; Dullinger, Stefan; Essl, Franz; Irl, Severin D.H.; Kienle, David; Kreft, Holger; Lenzner, Bernd; Norder, Sietze J.; Rijsdijk, Kenneth F.; Rumpf, Sabine B.; Weigelt, Patrick; Field, Richard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Aim Mountains and islands are both well known for their high endemism. To explain this similarity, parallels have been drawn between the insularity of “true islands” (land surrounded by water) and the isolation of habitats ...
    • Species–area relationships in continuous vegetation: Evidence from Palaearctic grasslands 

      Dengler, Jürgen; Matthews, Thomas J.; Steinbauer, Manuel J.; Wolfrum, Sebastian; Boch, Steffen; Chiarucci, Alessandro; Conradi, Timo; Dembicz, Iwona; Marcenó, Corrado; García-Mijangos, Itziar; Nowak, Arkadiusz; Storch, David; Ulrich, Werner; Campos, Juan Antonio; Cancellieri, Laura; Carboni, Marta; Ciaschetti, Giampiero; De Frenne, Pieter; Doležal, Jiří; Dolnik, Christian; Essl, Franz; Fantinato, Edy; Filibeck, Goffredo; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Guarino, Riccardo; Güler, Behlül; Janišová, Monika; Klichowska, Ewelina; Kozub, Łukasz; Kuzemko, Anna; Manthey, Michael; Mimet, Anne; Naqinezhad, Alireza; Pedersen, Christian; Peet, Robert K.; Pellissier, Vincent; Pielech, Remigiusz; Potenza, Giovanna; Rosati, Leonardo; Terzi, Massimo; Valkó, Orsolya; Vynokurov, Denys; White, Hannah; Winkler, Manuela; Biurrun, Idoia (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09-19)
      Aim: Species–area relationships (SARs) are fundamental scaling laws in ecology although their shape is still disputed. At larger areas, power laws best represent SARs. Yet, it remains unclear whether SARs follow other ...