Predictors of elevational biodiversity gradients change from single taxa to the multi-taxa community level
This work quantifies cross-taxon consensus in diversity gradients and evaluates predictors of diversity from single taxa to a multi-taxa community level and points to the importance of temperature for diversification and species coexistence in plant and animal communities.
Climate–land-use interactions shape tropical mountain biodiversity and ecosystem functions
The study reveals that climate can modulate the effects of land use on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, and points to a lowered resistance of ecosystems in climatically challenging environments to ongoing land-use changes in tropical mountainous regions.
Taxonomic, bioacoustic and faunistic data on a collection of Tettigonioidea from Eastern Congo (Insecta: Orthoptera).
Two phaneropterines, Horatosphaga leggei and Pardalota asymmetrica, showed remarkable calling songs lasting more than 10 s and produced by quite complicated stridulatory movements, and a new subgenus Arantia (Euarantia) Heller subgen.
Annotated list of Ensifera (Orthoptera) and further records on Caelifera (Orthoptera) of Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.
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Two Catantopinae (Acrididae) species are newly recorded for Mt Kilimanjaro and one pyrgomorphid species, Maura lurida (Fabricius, 1781), recovered again for the area.
Canthariphilous Insects in East Africa
A canthariphilous species from the dipteran family Platystomatidae was found in an indigenous forest of Mt Kilimanjaro, and the baiting sites are briefly characterised.
Global warming, elevational ranges and the vulnerability of tropical biota
The Phlesirtes complex (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae, Conocephalinae, Conocephalini) reviewed: integrating morphological, molecular, chromosomal and bioacoustic data
Morphological, ecological and molecular data prompt the erection of the new genus Chortoscirtesgen.n.
SALTATORIA COENOSES OF HIGH-ALTITUDE GRASSLANDS ON MT. KILIMANJARO, TANZANIA (ORTHOPTERA: SALTATORIA)
From 1996 to 2001 field studies on Saltatoria were undertaken in half-year periods from October to April and August to September on the southern slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. The focus was on…
The Chagga Homegardens on Kilimanjaro : Diversity and refuge function for indigenous fauna and flora in anthropogenically influenced habitats in tropical regions under global change on Kilimanjaro,…