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Aiello-Lammens, M.E., Slingsby, J.A., Merow, C., Mollmann, H.K., Euston-Brown, D., Jones, C.S., Silander, J.A., 2017. Processes of community assembly in an environmentally heterogeneous, high biodiversity region. Ecography 40:561–576. doi:10.1111/ecog.01945

Altwegg, R., Visser, V., Bailey, L.D., Erni, B., 2017. Learning from single extreme events. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 372:20160141. doi:10.1098/rstb.2016.0141

Barnard, P., Altwegg, R., Ibrahim, I., Underhill, L.G., 2017. Early warning systems for biodiversity in southern Africa - how much can citizen science mitigate imperfect data. Biological Conservation 208:183–188. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2016.09.011

Borchers, D.L., Marques, T.A., 2017. From distance sampling to spatial capture–recapture. AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis 1–20. doi:10.1007/s10182-016-0287-7

Canavan, S., Richardson, D., Visser, V., Le Roux, J., Vorontsova, M., Wilson, J., 2017. The global distribution of bamboos: assessing correlates of introduction and invasion. AoB PLANTS 9, plw078. doi:10.1093/aobpla/plw078

Cowling, R.M., Bradshaw, P.L., Colville, J.F., Forest, F., 2017. Levyns’ Law: explaining the evolution of a remarkable longitudinal gradient in Cape plant diversity. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 72:184–201. doi:10.1080/0035919X.2016.1274277

Cumming, G.S., Henry, D.A.Reynolds, C., 2017. A framework for testing assumptions about foraging scales, body mass, and niche separation using telemetry data. Ecology and Evolution Early View. doi:10.1002/ece3.3078

Durbach, I., Merven, B., McCall, B., 2017. Expert elicitation of autocorrelated time series with application to e3 (energy-environment-economic) forecasting models. Environmental Software & Modelling 88:93–105. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.11.007

Fernández-Llamazares, Á., Garcia, R.A., Díaz-Reviriego, I., Cabeza, M., Pyhälä, A., Reyes-García, V., 2017. An empirically tested overlap between indigenous and scientific knowledge of a changing climate in Bolivian Amazonia. Regional Environmental Change, 17:1673–1685. doi:10.1007/s10113-017-1125-5

Froese, R., Demirel, N., Coro, G., Kleisner, K.M., Winker, H., 2017. Estimating fisheries reference points from catch and resilience. Fish and Fisheries 18:506–526. doi:10.1111/faf.12190

Lee, A., Altwegg, R., Barnard, P., 2017. Estimating conservation metrics from atlas data: the case of southern African endemic birds. Bird Conservation International, In press. doi:10.1017/S0959270916000307

Leos-Barajas, V., Photopoulou, T., Langrock, R., Patterson, T.A., Watanabe, Y.Y., Murgatroyd, M., Papastamatiou, Y.P., 2017. Analysis of animal accelerometer data using hidden Markov models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8:161–173. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12657

Lockerbie, E., Coll, M., Shannon, L., Jarre, A., 2017. The use of indicators for decision support in northwestern Mediterranean Sea fisheries. Journal of Marine Systems 174:64–77. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2017.04.003

Maphisa, D.H., Smit-Robinson, H., Underhill, L.G.Altwegg, R., 2017. Management factors affecting densities of common grassland birds of high elevation grasslands of eastern South Africa: Ingula as a case study. Avian Research 8, 5. doi:10.1186/s40657-017-0063-8

Marques, T.A., Thomas, L., Kéry, M., Buckland, S.T., Borchers, D.L., Rexstad, E., Fewster, R.M., MacKenzie, D.I., Royle, J.A., Guillera-Arroita, G., Handel, Colleen M., Pavlacky Jr., David C., Camp, Richard J., 2017. Model-based approaches to deal with detectability: a comment on Hutto (2016). Ecological Applications. doi:10.1002/eap.1553

Measey, J., Stevenson, B., Scott, T., Altwegg, R.Borchers, D., 2017. Counting chirps: acoustic monitoring of cryptic frogs. Journal of Applied Ecology 54:894–902. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12810

Mollet, P., Hardegger, R., Altwegg, R., Korner, P., Birrer, S., 2017. Die Brutvogelfauna eines Nadelwaldes der nördlichen Voralpen nach dem Sturm Lothar. Schweizerische Zeitschrift fur Forstwesen 168:59–66. doi:10.3188/szf.2017.0059

Mutumi, G.L., Jacobs, D.S., Winker, H., 2017. The relative contribution of drift and selection to phenotypic divergence: A test case using the horseshoe bats Rhinolophus simulator and Rhinolophus swinnyi. Ecology and Evolution 7:4299–4311. doi:10.1002/ece3.2966

Photopoulou, T., Ferreira, I.M., Best, P.B., Kasuya, T., Marsh, H., 2017. Evidence for a postreproductive phase in female false killer whales Pseudorca crassidens. Frontiers in Zoology 14, 30. doi:10.1186/s12983-017-0208-y

Remisiewicz, M., Tree, A., Underhill, L.G.Burman, M., 2017. Age-specific and seasonal variation in relationship between moult and pre-migratory fuelling in Wood Sandpipers Tringa glareola in southern Africa. Ibis 159:91–102. doi:10.1111/ibi.12436

Reynolds, C., Cumming, G.S., Vilà, M., Green, A.J., 2017. Birds as key vectors for the dispersal of some alien species: Further thoughts. Diversity and Distributions 23:577–580. doi:10.1111/ddi.12549

Roberson, L., Attwood, C., Winker, H., Cockroft, A., Van Zyl, D., 2017. Potential application of baited remote underwater video to survey abundance of west coast rock lobster Jasus lalandii. Fisheries Management and Ecology 24:49–61. doi:10.1111/fme.12201

Roux, M., Wilkin, P., Balkwill, K., Boatwright, J.S., Bytebier, B., Filer, D., Klak, C., Klopper, R.R., Koekemoer, M., Livermore, L., Lubke, R., Magee, A.R., Manning, J.C., Paton, A., Pearce, T., Slingsby, J., van Wyk, B.-E., Victor, J.E., von Staden, L., 2017. Producing a plant diversity portal for South Africa. Taxon 66:421–431. doi:10.12705/662.9

Slingsby, J.A., Merow, C., Aiello-Lammens, M., Allsopp, N., Hall, S., Mollmann, H.K., Turner, R., Wilson, A.M., Silander, J.A., 2017. Intensifying postfire weather and biological invasion drive species loss in a Mediterranean-type biodiversity hotspot. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114:4697–4702. doi:10.1073/pnas.1619014114

Staude, H., Mecenero, S., Oberprieler, R., Sharp, A., Sharp, I., Williams, M., Maclean, M., 2016. An illustrated report on the larvae and adults of 962 African Lepidoptera species. Results of the Caterpillar Rearing Group: a novel, collaborative method of rearing and recording lepidopteran life-histories. Metamorphosis 27:46–59.

Tate, G., Sumasgutner, P., Koeslag, A., Amar, A., 2017. Pair complementarity influences reproductive output in the polymorphic Black Sparrowhawk Accipiter melanoleucus. Journal of Avian Biology 48:387–398. doi:10.1111/jav.01100

Treurnicht, M., Colville, J.F., Joppa, L.N., Huyser, O., Manning, J., 2017. Counting complete? Finalising the plant inventory of a global biodiversity hotspot. PeerJ 5, e2984. doi:10.7717/peerj.2984

van Velden, J., Altwegg, R., Shaw, K., Ryan, P., 2017. Movement patterns and survival estimates of Blue Cranes in the Western Cape. Ostrich 88, 33–43. doi:10.2989/00306525.2016.1224782

Visser, V., Wilson, J.R., Canavan, K., Canavan, S., Fish, L., Maitre, D.L., Nänni, I., Mashau, C., O’Connor, T.G., Ivey, P., Kumschick, Sabrina, Richardson, David M, 2017. Grasses as invasive plants in South Africa revisited: Patterns, pathways and management. Bothalia-African Biodiversity & Conservation 47, 1–29. doi:10.4102/abc.v47i2.2169

Vonesh, J., McCoy, M., Altwegg, R., Landi, P., Measey, J., 2017a. Functional responses can’t unify invasion ecology. Biological Invasions 19, 1673–1676. doi:10.1007/s10530-016-1356-2

Vonesh, J., McCoy, M., Altwegg, R., Landi, P., Measey, J., 2017b. Rather than unifying invasion biology, Dick et al.’s approach rests on subjective foundations. Biological Invasions 19, 1679–1680. doi:10.1007/s10530-016-1361-5