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2012

A new specific plant host for the agave snout weevil, Scyphophorus acupunctatus Gyllenhal, 1838 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in South Africa: a destructive pest of species of Agave L. (Agavaceae)

Smith, G. F., Figueiredo, E., Klopper, R. R., Crouch, N. R., Janion-Scheepers, C. & Chown, S. L., 2012, In : Bradleya. 30, p. 19 - 24 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

An information-theoretic approach to evaluating the size and temperature dependence of metabolic rate

White, C. R., Frappell, P. B. & Chown, S. L., 2012, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 279, 1742, p. 3616 - 3621 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

Biotic interactions modify the effects of oxygen on insect gigantism

Chown, S. L., 2012, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109, 27, p. 10745 - 10746 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Collembola diversity in the critically endangered Cape Flats Sand Fynbos and adjacent pine plantations

Liu, W. P. A., Janion, C. & Chown, S. L., 2012, In : Pedobiologia. 55, 4, p. 203 - 209 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Conservation biogeography of the Antarctic

Terauds, A., Chown, S. L., Morgan, F., Peat, H. J., Watts, D. J., Keys, H., Convey, P. & Bergstrom, D. M., 2012, In : Diversity and Distributions. 18, 7, p. 726 - 741 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

119 Citations (Scopus)

Continent-wide risk assessment for the establishment of nonindigenous species in Antarctica

Chown, S. L., Huiskes, A. H. L., Gremmen, N. J. M., Lee, J. E., Terauds, A., Crosbie, K., Frenot, Y., Hughes, K. A., Imura, S., Kiefer, K., Lebouvier, M., Raymond, B., Tsujimoto, M., Ware, C., Van de Vijver, B. & Bergstrom, D. M., 2012, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109, 13, p. 4938 - 4943 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
186 Citations (Scopus)

Density, body size and sex ratio of an indigenous spider along an altitudinal gradient in the sub-Antarctic

Lee, J. E., Somers, M. J. & Chown, S. L., 2012, In : Antarctic Science. 24, 1, p. 15 - 22 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

Litter decomposition in fynbos vegetation, South Africa

Bengtsson, J., Janion, C., Chown, S. L. & Leinaas, H. P., 2012, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 47, p. 100 - 105 6 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogeny and colonization history of Pringlea antiscorbutica (Brassicaceae), an emblematic endemic from the South Indian Ocean Province

Bartish, I. V., Ainouche, A., Jia, D., Bergstrom, D. M., Chown, S. L., Winkworth, R. C. & Hennion, F., 2012, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 65, 2, p. 748 - 756 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogeography of a mite, Halozetes fulvus, reflects the landscape history of a young volcanic island in the sub-Antarctic

Mortimer, E., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Meiklejohn, K. I. & Chown, S. L., 2012, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 105, 1, p. 131 - 145 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Reactive oxygen species production and discontinuous gas exchange in insects

Boardman, L., Terblanche, J. S., Hetz, S. K., Marais, E. & Chown, S. L., 2012, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 279, 1730, p. 893 - 901 9 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Respiratory dynamics of discontinuous gas exchange in the tracheal system of the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria

Groenewald, B., Hetz, S. K., Chown, S. L. & Terblanche, J. S., 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 13, p. 2301 - 2307 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

27 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of acclimation and rates of temperature change on critical thermal limits in Tenebrio molitor (Tenebrionidae) and Cyrtobagous salviniae (Curculionidae)

Allen, J. L., Clusella-Trullas, S. & Chown, S. L., 2012, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 58, 5, p. 669 - 678 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

40 Citations (Scopus)

The Fynbos and Succulent Karoo Biomes do not have exceptional local ant richness

Braschler, B., Chown, S. L. & Gaston, K. J., 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 3, 9 p., e31463.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal limits of wild and laboratory strains of two African malaria vector species, Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles funestus

Lyons, C. L., Coetzee, M., Terblanche, J. S. & Chown, S. L., 2012, In : Malaria Journal. 11, 226, p. 1 - 14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
30 Citations (Scopus)
53 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Climatic predictors of temperature performance curve parameters in ectotherms imply complex responses to climatic change

Clusella-Trullas, S., Blackburn, T. M. & Chown, S. L., 2011, In : American Naturalist. 177, 6, p. 738 - 751 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

234 Citations (Scopus)

Comment on "Erosion of lizard diversity by climate change and altered thermal niches"

Clusella-Trullas, S. & Chown, S. L., 2011, In : Science. 332, 6029, p. 537 - 537 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

35 Citations (Scopus)

Creating novel food webs on introduced Australian acacias: Indirect effects of galling biological control agents

Veldtman, R., Lado, T. F., Botes, A., Proches, S., Timm, A. E., Geertsema, H. & Chown, S. L., 2011, In : Diversity and Distributions. 17, 5, p. 958 - 967 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Cryptic species, biogeographic complexity and the evolutionary history of the Ectemnorhinus group in the sub-Antarctic, including a description of Bothrometopus huntleyi, n. sp.

Grobler, G. C., Bastos, A. D. S., Treasure, A. M. & Chown, S. L., 2011, In : Antarctic Science. 23, 3, p. 211 - 224 14 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a microsatellite library for the flightless moth Pringleophaga marioni Viette (Lepidoptera: Tineidae)

Groenewald, C. W., Born, C., Chown, S. L. & Jansen van Vuuren, B., 2011, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 3, 2, p. 291 - 294 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Discontinuous gas exchange: New perspectives on evolutionary origins and ecological implications

Chown, S. L., 2011, In : Functional Ecology. 25, 6, p. 1163 - 1168 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)

Ecologically relevant measures of tolerance to potentially lethal temperatures

Terblanche, J. S., Hoffmann, A. A., Mitchell, K. A., Rako, L., le Roux, P. C. & Chown, S. L., 2011, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 214, 22, p. 3713 - 3725 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

228 Citations (Scopus)

Food for thought: Risks of non-native species transfer to the Antarctic region with fresh produce

Hughes, K. A., Lee, J. E., Tsujimoto, M., Imura, S., Bergstrom, D. M., Ware, C., Lebouvier, M., Huiskes, A. H. L., Gremmen, N. J. M., Frenot, Y., Bridge, P. D. & Chown, S. L., 2011, In : Biological Conservation. 144, 5, p. 1682 - 1689 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

39 Citations (Scopus)

Inter-island dispersal of flightless Bothrometopus huntleyi (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from the sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Island archipelago

Grobler, G. C., Bastos, A. D. S., Chimimba, C. T. & Chown, S. L., 2011, In : Antarctic Science. 23, 3, p. 225 - 234 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

Intraspecific body size frequency distributions of insects

Gouws, E. J., Gaston, K. J. & Chown, S. L., 2011, In : PLoS ONE. 6, 3, 8 p., e16606.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Mite dispersal among the Southern Ocean Islands and Antarctica before the last glacial maximum

Mortimer, E., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Lee, J. E., Marshall, D. J., Convey, P. & Chown, S. L., 2011, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 278, 1709, p. 1247 - 1255 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

50 Citations (Scopus)

Non-indigenous microorganisms in the Antarctic: Assessing the risks

Cowan, D. A., Chown, S. L., Convey, P., Tuffin, M., Hughes, K. A., Pointing, S. & Vincent, W. F., 2011, In : Trends in Microbiology. 19, 11, p. 540 - 548 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

82 Citations (Scopus)

Quantification of intra-regional propagule movements in the Antarctic

Lee, J. E. & Chown, S. L., 2011, In : Antarctic Science. 23, 4, p. 337 - 342 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal, altitudinal and host plant-related variation in the abundance of aphids (Insecta, Hemiptera) on sub-Antarctic Marion Island

Abraham, S., Somers, M. J. & Chown, S. L., 2011, In : Polar Biology. 34, 4, p. 513 - 520 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial scale and species identity influence the indigenous-alien diversity relationship in springtails

Terauds, A., Chown, S. L. & Bergstrom, D. M., 2011, In : Ecology. 92, 7, p. 1436 - 1447 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)

Springtail diversity in South Africa

Janion, C., Bedos, A., Bengtsson, J., Deharveng, L., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Leinaas, H. P., Liu, A., Malmstrom, A., Porco, D. & Chown, S. L., 2011, In : South African Journal of Science. 107, 11/12, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)

The ecological effectiveness of protected areas: A case study for South African birds

Greve, M., Chown, S. L., van Rensburg, B. J., Dallimer, M. & Gaston, K. J., 2011, In : Animal Conservation. 14, 3, p. 295 - 305 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

25 Citations (Scopus)

Time-course for attainment and reversal of acclimation to constant temperature in two Ceratitis species

Weldon, C. W., Terblanche, J. S. & Chown, S. L., 2011, In : Journal of Thermal Biology. 36, 8, p. 479 - 485 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

43 Citations (Scopus)

Variation in decomposition rates in the fynbos biome, South Africa: The role of plant species and plant stoichiometry

Bengtsson, J., Janion, C., Chown, S. L. & Leinaas, H. P., 2011, In : Oecologia. 165, 1, p. 225 - 235 11 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Water loss in insects: An environmental change perspective

Chown, S. L., Sorensen, J. G. & Terblanche, J. S., 2011, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 57, 8, p. 1070 - 1084 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

137 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Adapting to climate change: A perspective from evolutionary physiology

Chown, S. L., Hoffmann, A. A., Kristensen, T. N., Angilletta Jr., M. J., Stenseth, N. C. & Pertoldi, C., 2010, In : Climate Research. 43, 1-2, p. 3 - 15 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

280 Citations (Scopus)

Ambient, productive and wind energy, and ocean extent predict global species richness of procellariiform seabirds

Davies, R. G., Irlich, U. M., Chown, S. L. & Gaston, K. J., 2010, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 19, 1, p. 98 - 110 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Body size variation in insects: A macroecological perspective

Chown, S. L. & Gaston, K. J., 2010, In : Biological Reviews. 85, 1, p. 139 - 169 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

329 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of flow rate and temperature on cyclic gas exchange in tsetse flies (Diptera, Glossinidae)

Terblanche, J. S. & Chown, S. L., 2010, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 56, 5, p. 513 - 521 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

19 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolic rate, genetic and microclimate variation among springtail populations from sub-Antarctic Marion Island

McGaughran, A., Convey, P., Stevens, M. I. & Chown, S. L., 2010, In : Polar Biology. 33, 7, p. 909 - 918 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen limitation and thermal tolerance in two terrestrial arthropod species

Stevens, M. M., Jackson, S., Bester, S. A., Terblanche, J. S. & Chown, S. L., 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 213, 13, p. 2209 - 2218 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

75 Citations (Scopus)

Parameter landscapes unveil the bias in allometric prediction

Hui, C., Terblanche, J. S., Chown, S. L. & McGeoch, M. A., 2010, In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 1, 1, p. 69 - 74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Phenotypic plasticity of gas exchange pattern and water loss in Scarabaeus spretus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae): Deconstructing the basis for metabolic rate variation

Terblanche, J. S., Clusella-Trullas, S. & Chown, S. L., 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 213, 17, p. 2940 - 2949 10 p.

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43 Citations (Scopus)

Phenotypic plasticity of locomotion performance in the seed harvester Messor capensis (Formicidae)

Clusella-Trullas, S., Terblanche, J. S. & Chown, S. L., 2010, In : Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 83, 3, p. 519 - 530 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

27 Citations (Scopus)

Population responses within a landscape matrix: A macrophysiological approach to understanding climate change impacts

Chown, S. L., Gaston, K. J., van Kleunen, M. & Clusella-Trullas, S., 2010, In : Evolutionary Ecology. 24, 3, p. 601 - 616 16 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Pre-freeze mortality in three species of aphids from sub-Antarctic Marion Island

Worland, M. R., Janion, C., Treasure, A. M. & Chown, S. L., 2010, In : Journal of Thermal Biology. 35, 6, p. 255 - 262 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Realizing a synergy between research and education: How participation in ant monitoring helps raise biodiversity awareness in a resource-poor country

Braschler, B., Mahood, K., Karenyi, N., Gaston, K. J. & Chown, S. L., 2010, In : Journal of Insect Conservation. 14, 1, p. 19 - 30 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

Taxonomic homogenization and differentiation across Southern Ocean Islands differ among insects and vascular plants

Shaw, J. D., Spear, D., Greve, M. & Chown, S. L., 2010, In : Journal of Biogeography. 37, 2, p. 217 - 228 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

55 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal biodiversity change in transformed landscapes: A southern African perspective

Chown, S. L., 2010, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 365, 1558, p. 3729 - 3742 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

34 Citations (Scopus)