MegaSus Publication List

Last changed: 25 May 2020

Peer-reviewed publications

Veldhuis MP, Hofmeester TR, Balme G, Druce DJ, Pitman RT, Cromsigt JPGM. 2020. Predation risk constrains herbivores' adaptive capacity to warming. Nature Ecology & Evolution. Accepted.

Kerley, G.I.H., Cromsigt JPGM, Kowalczyk, R. 2020. European bison conservation cannot afford to ignore alternative hypotheses: A response to Perzanowski et al. Animal Conservation. In press.

Kerley GIH, Cromsigt JPGM. 2020. From reindeer to rhino: reflections on 'Climate change mitigation and adaptation benefits of wilder rangelands'. South African Journal of Science 116: 1-2.

Kerley GIH, te Beest M, Cromsigt JPGM, Pauly D, Shultz S. 2020. The protected area paradox and refugee species: the giant panda and shifted baselines towards conserving species in marginal habitats. Conservation Science and Practice.

Barnardo, T., Tambling, C.J., Davies, A.B., Klein-Snakenborg, S., Asner, G.P., le Roux, E., Cromsigt JPGM, Druce, D.J., Kerley, G.I.H. 2020. Opportunistic feeding by lions: non-preferred prey comprise an important part of lion diets in a habitat where preferred prey are abundant. Mammal Research. DOI: 10.1007/s13364-020-00481-3.

Felton, A. M., Holmström, E., Malmsten, J., Felton, A., Cromsigt JPMG, Edenius, L., Ericsson G, Widemo, F. & Wam, H. K. 2020. Varied diets, including broadleaved forage, are important for a large herbivore species inhabiting highly modified landscapes. Scientific Reports 10: 1-13.

Kattge et al. 2020. TRY plant trait database – Enhanced coverage and open access. Global Change Biology 26: 119-188.

Spong G, Gould NP, Sahlen E, Cromsigt JPGM, Kindberg J and DePerno CS. 2020. Large-scale spatial variation of chronic stress signals in moose. PLoS ONE 15(1): e0225990.

Hofmeester TR, Young S, Juthberg S, Singh NJ, Widemo F, Andrén H, Linnell JDC and Cromsigt JPGM. 2019. Using by‐catch data from wildlife surveys to quantify climatic parameters and the timing of phenology for plants and animals using camera traps. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. Early online.

Veldhuis MP, Kihwele ES, Cromsigt JPGM, Ogutu JO, Hopcraft JGC, Owen-Smith N and Olff H. 2019. Large herbivore assemblages in a changing climate: incorporating water dependence and thermoregulation. Ecology Letters. In press.

Hofmeester TR, Bügel EJ, Hendrikx B, Maas M, Franssen FFJ, Sprong H and Matson KD. 2019. Parasite load and site-specific parasite pressure as determinants of immune indices in two sympatric rodent species. Animals 9: 1015. doi: 10.3390/ani9121015

Takumi K, Sprong H and Hofmeester TR. 2019. Impact of vertebrate communities on Ixodes ricinus-borne disease risk in forest areas. Parasites & Vectors 12: 434. doi: 10.1186/s13071-019-3700-8

van Beeck Calkoen STS, Leigh-Moy K, Cromsigt JPGM, Spong G, Lebeau LC, Heurich M. 2019. The Blame Game: Using eDNA to identify species-specific tree browsing by red deer (Cervus elaphus) and roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) in a temperate forest. Forest Ecology and Management 451: 117483.

Flezar U, le Roux E, Kerley GIH, Kuijper D, te Beest M, Druce DJ, Prinsloo D and Cromsigt JPGM. 2019. Simulated elephant-induced habitat changes can create dynamic landscapes of fear. Biological Conservation 237: 267-279.

Kuijper DPJ, Churski M, Trouwborst A, Heurich M, Smit C, Kerley GIH & Cromsigt JPGM. 2019. Keep the wolf from the door: How to conserve wolves in Europe's human-dominated landscapes? Biological Conservation 235: 102-111.

Landman M, Mgqatsa N, Cromsigt JPGM & Kerley GIH. 2019. Elephant effects on treefall and logfall highlight the absence of megaherbivores in coarse woody debris conceptual frameworks. Forest Ecology and Management 438: 57-62.

Hyvärinen O, Hoffman TM and Reynolds C. 2019. Vegetation dynamics in the face of a major land-use change: a 30-year case study from semi-arid South Africa. African Journal of Range & Forage Science, 36, 141-150.

Spitzer R, Churski M, Felton A, Heurich M, Kuijper DPJ, Landman M, Rodriguez E, Singh NJ, Taberlet P, van Beeck Calkoen S, Widemo F & Cromsigt JPGM. 2019. Doubting dung: eDNA reveals high rates of misidentification in diverse European ungulate communities. European Journal of Wildlife Research 65: 28.

Hofmeester TR, Cromsigt JPGM, Odden J, Andrén H, Kindberg J and Linnell JDC. 2019. Framing pictures: a conceptual framework to identify and correct for biases in detection probability of camera traps enabling multi-species comparison. Ecology and Evolution 9: 2320-2336.

le Roux E, Marneweck D, Clinning G, Druce DJ, Kerley GIH and Cromsigt JPGM. 2019. Top-down limits on prey populations may be more severe in larger prey species, despite having fewer predators. Ecography 42: 1115-1123.

Hofmeester TR, Dijkstra V, Dekker JJA, Van der Meij T and Broekhuizen S. 2019. The status of the Dutch polecat population: correction of recently published errors. Mammalia 83: 453-454. doi: 10.1515/mammalia-2018-0051

Fayolle A, Swaine MD, Aleman J, Azihou AF, Bauman D, te Beest M, Chidumayo EN, Cromsigt JPGM, Finck M, Gonçalves FMP, Gillet J-F, Gorel A, Hick A, Holdo R, Kirunda B, Mahy G, McNicol I, Ryan CM, Revermann R, Plumptre A, Pritchard R, Nieto-Quintano P, Schmitt CB, Seghieri J, Swemmer T, Talila H, Woollen E. 2019. A sharp floristic discontinuity revealed by the biogeographic regionalization of African savannas. Journal of Biogeography 46: 454-465.

Cromsigt JPGM, te Beest M, Kerley GIH, Landman M, le Roux E and Smith FA. 2018. Trophic rewilding as a climate change mitigation strategy? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 373: 20170440.

Le Roux E, Kerley GIH and Cromsigt JPGM. 2018. Megaherbivores modify trophic cascades triggered by fear of predation in an African savanna ecosystem. Current Biology 28: 2493-2499.

Hofmeester TR, Krawczyk AI, Docters van Leeuwen A, Fonville M, Montizaan MGE, Van den Berge K, Gouwy J, Ruyts SC, Verheyen K and Sprong H. 2018. Role of mustelids in the life cycle of Ixodid ticks and transmission cycles of four tick-borne pathogens. Parasites & Vectors 11: 600. doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-3126-8

Valdés-Correcher E, Rodriguez E, Kemp YJ, Wassen MJ and Cromsigt JPGM. 2018. Comparing the impact of a grazing regime with European bison versus one with free-ranging cattle on coastal dune vegetation in the Netherlands. Mammal Research, 1-12.

Coipan EC, van Duijvendijk LAG, Hofmeester TR, Takumi K and Sprong H. 2018. Borrelia afzelii's genetic diversity is not maintained by the diversity of the rodent hosts. Parasites & Vectors 11: 454. doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-3006-2

Cromsigt JPGM, Kemp YJM, Rodriguez E and Kivit H. 2018. Rewilding Europe's large grazer community: how functionally diverse are the diets of European bison, cattle and horse? Restoration Ecology 26: 891-899.

van Beeck Calkoen ST, Kuijper DPJ, Sand H, Singh NJ, van Wieren SE and Cromsigt JPGM. 2018. Does wolf presence reduce moose browsing intensity in young forest plantations? Ecography 41: 1776-1787.

Pfeffer SE, Spitzer R, Allen AM, Hofmeester TR, Widemo F, Singh NJ and Cromsigt JPGM. 2018. Pictures or Pellets? Comparing camera trapping and dung counts as methods for estimating population densities of ungulates. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 4: 173-183.

Peer-reviewed book chapters

Chamaillé‐Jammes S, Valeix M and Cromsigt JPGM. 2019. Predator Effects on Herbivore Dynamics and Behavior: What Mechanisms Lead to Trophic Cascades in Savannas? In: Savanna Woody Plants and Large Herbivores (eds, Scogins PF & Sankaran M), pp. 279-308, Wiley.