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The global distribution of diet breadth in insect herbivores
Significance Dietary specialization determines an organism’s resource base as well as impacts on host or prey species. There are important basic and applied reasons to ask why some animals haveExpand
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Auchenorrhyncha communities as indicators of disturbance in grasslands (Insecta, Hemiptera)—a case study from the Elbe flood plains (northern Germany)
Diversity of insect communities in grasslands is often negatively correlated with management intensity. Targets of sustainable husbandry practices in agricultural systems should include theExpand
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Artenliste der Zikaden Deutschlands, mit Angabe von Nährpflanzen, Nahrungsbreite, Lebenszyklus, Areal und Gefährdung
Check list of the planthoppers and leafhoppers of Germany, with notes on food plants, diet width, life cycles, geographic range and conservation status (Hemi- ptera, Fulgoromorpha et Cicadomorpha). -Expand
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Habitat structure mediates top–down effects of spiders and ants on herbivores
Abstract Differences in structural complexity of habitats have been suggested to modify the extent of top–down forces in terrestrial food webs. In order to test this hypothesis, we manipulatedExpand
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Rapid range expansion of Ligurian leafhopper, Eupteryx decemnotata Rey, 1891 (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae), a potential pest of garden and greenhouse herbs, in Europe.
1 University of Göttingen, Department of Ecology, Institute of Zoology, Anthropology and Developmental Biology, Berliner Strasse 28, D-37073 Göttingen, Germany, E-mail: hnickel@gwdg.de. 1 УниверситетExpand
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First addendum to the Leafhoppers and Planthoppers of Germany (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha)
Abstract: Recen t additions to the fauna of leafhoppers and planthoppers of Germany are communicated. Cixidia lapponica (Zett.), Empoasca decedens Paoli, Kyboasca maligna (Walsh), Ribautiana cruciataExpand
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Penestragania apicalis (Osborn & Ball, 1898), another invasive Nearctic leafhopper found in Europe (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae, Iassinae)
Summary : In 2010 the Nearctic leafhopper Penestragania apicalis (Osb. & Ball) was found for the first time in Europe. Altogether there are now 16 known localities in France, Switzerland, Germany andExpand
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Reprint of “Biodiversity in low-intensity pastures, straw meadows, and fallows of a fen area–A multitrophic comparison”
Abstract Despite the Europe-wide protection of wetlands, knowledge on the performance of management strategies for biodiversity conservation across different trophic levels is still relativelyExpand
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Artenliste der Zikaden Deutschlands, mit Angaben zu Nährpflanzen, Lebenszyklen und Verbreitung (Hemiptera, Fulgoromorpha et Cicadomorpha)
Abstract: Check list of the planthoppers and leafhoppers of Germany, with notes on food plants, life cycle and distribution (Hemiptera, Fulgoromorpha et Cicadomorpha). – An annotated check list ofExpand
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