Abstracts of Interest: June 2018

Aquatic Invasions

Distribution, abundance and condition of an invasive bivalve (Corbicula fluminea) along an artificial thermal gradient in the St. Lawrence River

The role of waterway connections and downstream drift of veliger larvae in the expanding invasion of inland lakes by zebra mussels in Minnesota, USA

New North American paratenic hosts of Anguillicola crassus and molecularly-inferred source of invasion


Biodiversity and Conservation

Differences in the community composition of nocturnal Lepidoptera between native and invaded forests are linked to the habitat structure

Invasive aquatic pets: failed policies increase risks of harmful invasions


Biological Control

Host utilization, reproductive biology, and development of the larval parasitoid Tetrastichus planipennisi as influenced by temperature: Implications for biological control of the emerald ash borer in North America

Host specificity and risk assessment of Archanara geminipuncta and Archanara neurica, two potential biocontrol agents for invasive Phragmites australis in North America

Mortality factors of Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) infesting Salix and Populus in central, northwest, and northeast China


Biocontrol Science and Technology

Phototactic behaviour of Eucryptorrhynchus scrobiculatus and E. brandti (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) adults


Biological Invasions

Evaluation of wetted surface area of commercial ships as biofouling habitat flux to the United States

Sounding out pests: the potential of hydroacoustics as a surveillance and compliance tool in aquatic biosecurity

Biogeographic differences between native and non-native populations of crayfish alter species coexistence and trophic interactions in mesocosms

Role of winter severity on juvenile Bighead Carp and Silver Carp growth and survival across latitudes

The potential invasiveness of an aquatic macrophyte reflects founder effects from native niche

Extensive gypsy moth defoliation in Southern New England characterized using Landsat satellite observations


Conservation Biology

Combined use of eDNA metabarcoding and video surveillance for the assessment of fish biodiversity


Diversity and Distributions

Interactions among stressors may be weak: Implications for management of freshwater macroinvertebrate communities

Environmental context and differences between native and invasive observed niches of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans affect invasion risk assessments in the Western Palaearctic

Slimy invasion: Climatic niche and current and future biogeography of Arion slug invaders

Alien futures: What is on the horizon for biological invasions?



Competitive and agonistic interactions between the invasive Asian shore crab and juvenile American lobster

Do natural enemies explain fluctuations in low‐density spruce budworm populations?



Invasive species risk assessments need more consistent spatial abundance data


Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution

Biologging Physiological and Ecological Responses to Climatic Variation: New Tools for the Climate Change Era


Functional Ecology

Landscape structure and ecology influence the spread of a bat fungal disease


Journal of Applied Ecology

“The CarP‐N neutral Project”: Removal, processing and reuse of invasive fish in local terrestrial conservation projects

European ornamental garden flora as an invasion debt under climate change

Using revegetation to suppress invasive plants in grasslands and forests



Litter quality, dispersal and invasion drive earthworm community dynamics and forest soil development

To spend or to save? Assessing energetic growth-storage tradeoffs in native and invasive woody plants


Restoration Ecology

Short‐term efficacy and nontarget effects of aerial glyphosate applications for controlling Lonicera maackii (Amur honeysuckle) in oak‐hickory forests of Eastern Missouri, U.S.A.

Weed control and overstory reduction improve survival and growth of under‐planted oak and hickory seedlings

Effects of Experimental Harvesting of an Invasive Hybrid Cattail on Wetland Structure and Function

Evaluating outcomes of restoration ecology projects on limited budgets: assessment of variation in sampling intensity and sampling frequency for four habitat types

Restoring a Mediterranean‐climate shrub community with perennial species reduces future invasion