Thomas Hovestadt

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Evolution of reduced dispersal mortality and 'fat-tailed' dispersal kernels in autocorrelated landscapes
    T Hovestadt
    University of Wurzburg, Ecological Field Station, Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 268:385-91. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Unexpected benefit of a social parasite for a key fitness component of its ant host
    Thomas Hovestadt
    Museum national d histoire naturelle, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 7179, 1 avenue du petit château, 91800 Brunoy, France
    Am Nat 179:110-23. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint An evolutionarily stable strategy model for the evolution of dimorphic development in the butterfly Maculinea rebeli, a social parasite of Myrmica ant colonies
    Thomas Hovestadt
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, University of Wurzburg, Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Am Nat 169:466-80. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Kin competition as a major driving force for invasions
    Alexander Kubisch
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, University of Wurzburg, Glashuettenstrasse 5, 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Am Nat 181:700-6. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Why are metapopulations so rare?
    Emanuel A Fronhofer
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, University of Warzburg, Glashüttenstrasse 5, D 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Ecology 93:1967-78. 2012
  6. pmc Sex-specific dispersal and evolutionary rescue in metapopulations infected by male killing endosymbionts
    Dries Bonte
    University of Wurzburg, Field Station Fabrikschleichach, Rauhenebrach, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 9:16. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Sex-specific spatio-temporal variability in reproductive success promotes the evolution of sex-biased dispersal
    Andreas Gros
    University of Wurzburg, Field Station Fabrikschleichach, Glashüttenstrasse 5, D 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Theor Popul Biol 76:13-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Prey density, value, and spatial distribution affect the efficiency of area-concentrated search
    Kamil A Bartoń
    Field Station, University of Wurzburg, Glashüttenstrasse 5, Fabrikschleichach, D 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    J Theor Biol 316:61-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Population dynamics of plant and pollinator communities: stability reconsidered
    Gita Benadi
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, University of Wurzburg, Glashüttenstrasse 5, 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Am Nat 179:157-68. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Predator-induced dispersal and the evolution of conditional dispersal in correlated environments
    Hans Joachim Poethke
    University of Wurzburg, Field Station Fabrikschleichach, Glashüttenstrasse 5, D 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Am Nat 175:577-86. 2010

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Evolution of reduced dispersal mortality and 'fat-tailed' dispersal kernels in autocorrelated landscapes
    T Hovestadt
    University of Wurzburg, Ecological Field Station, Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 268:385-91. 2001
    ..The evolutionary process was characterized by long periods of stasis with a few bouts of rapid change in the dispersal rate...
  2. doi request reprint Unexpected benefit of a social parasite for a key fitness component of its ant host
    Thomas Hovestadt
    Museum national d histoire naturelle, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 7179, 1 avenue du petit château, 91800 Brunoy, France
    Am Nat 179:110-23. 2012
    ..iii) Low brood : worker ratio is the critical mechanism controlling gyne production. (iv) Brood : worker ratio reduction must be substantial for increased gyne production to become noticeable...
  3. ncbi request reprint An evolutionarily stable strategy model for the evolution of dimorphic development in the butterfly Maculinea rebeli, a social parasite of Myrmica ant colonies
    Thomas Hovestadt
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, University of Wurzburg, Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Am Nat 169:466-80. 2007
    ..The model presented here may be of general applicability for systems where maturing individuals compete in small subgroups...
  4. doi request reprint Kin competition as a major driving force for invasions
    Alexander Kubisch
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, University of Wurzburg, Glashuettenstrasse 5, 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Am Nat 181:700-6. 2013
    ..e., small patches, low environmental stochasticity, and high patch isolation). We demonstrate the importance of kin competition and thus biotic influences on dispersal evolution during invasions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Why are metapopulations so rare?
    Emanuel A Fronhofer
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, University of Warzburg, Glashüttenstrasse 5, D 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Ecology 93:1967-78. 2012
    ..g., corridors) questionable. If one does observe a true CM structure, this means that the focal metapopulation is on the brink of extinction and that drastic conservation measures are needed...
  6. pmc Sex-specific dispersal and evolutionary rescue in metapopulations infected by male killing endosymbionts
    Dries Bonte
    University of Wurzburg, Field Station Fabrikschleichach, Rauhenebrach, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 9:16. 2009
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  7. doi request reprint Sex-specific spatio-temporal variability in reproductive success promotes the evolution of sex-biased dispersal
    Andreas Gros
    University of Wurzburg, Field Station Fabrikschleichach, Glashüttenstrasse 5, D 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Theor Popul Biol 76:13-8. 2009
    ..More generally, members of a group of individuals experiencing higher spatio-temporal variance in fitness expectations may evolve to disperse with greater probability than others...
  8. doi request reprint Prey density, value, and spatial distribution affect the efficiency of area-concentrated search
    Kamil A Bartoń
    Field Station, University of Wurzburg, Glashüttenstrasse 5, Fabrikschleichach, D 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    J Theor Biol 316:61-9. 2013
    ..3) The success and optimal switching level depend not only on the prey's spatial distribution but also on average prey density while the value of prey items has little effect on the optimal movement parameters...
  9. doi request reprint Population dynamics of plant and pollinator communities: stability reconsidered
    Gita Benadi
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, University of Wurzburg, Glashüttenstrasse 5, 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Am Nat 179:157-68. 2012
    ..Our results highlight the complex effects of this particular type of mutualism on community stability and call for further investigations of the mechanisms of diversity maintenance in plant-pollinator systems...
  10. doi request reprint Predator-induced dispersal and the evolution of conditional dispersal in correlated environments
    Hans Joachim Poethke
    University of Wurzburg, Field Station Fabrikschleichach, Glashüttenstrasse 5, D 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Am Nat 175:577-86. 2010
    ..We discuss the analogy between the specific case of PID and the evolution of conditional emigration in the face of spatiotemporally correlated deterioration in reproduction or survival...
  11. doi request reprint A metapopulation paradox: partial improvement of habitat may reduce metapopulation persistence
    Hans J Poethke
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, University of Wurzburg, Glashüttenstrasse, Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Am Nat 177:792-9. 2011
    ..Thus, well-intended conservation efforts that ignore potential evolutionary consequences of habitat management may increase the extinction risk of populations...
  12. pmc Male-killing endosymbionts: influence of environmental conditions on persistence of host metapopulation
    Dries Bonte
    Wurzburg University, Field Station Fabrikschleichach, Glashuettenstrasse 5, D 96181, Rauhenebrach, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 8:243. 2008
    ..High observed infection rates and among-population variation in natural systems can consequently not be explained if defense mechanisms are absent and when transmission efficiency is perfect...
  13. doi request reprint Assortative mating counteracts the evolution of dispersal polymorphisms
    Emanuel A Fronhofer
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, University of Wurzburg, Glashüttenstr 5, D 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Evolution 65:2461-9. 2011
    ..As an alternative, mechanism dominance may explain the occurrence of two discrete morphs...
  14. doi request reprint When can plant-pollinator interactions promote plant diversity?
    Gita Benadi
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, University of Wurzburg, Glashüttenstrasse 5, 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Am Nat 182:131-46. 2013
    ..However, whereas the immediate effects of pollinator loss on plant community composition may be negligible, the long-term population genetic consequences are likely to be severe...
  15. ncbi request reprint Local extinction and the evolution of dispersal rates: causes and correlations
    Hans J Poethke
    University of Wurzburg, Ecological Field Station, Glashüttenstrasse 5, D 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Am Nat 161:631-40. 2003
    ..We conclude that extinction rate, which both affects and is affected by dispersal rates, is not an ideal predictor for optimal dispersal rates...
  16. ncbi request reprint Specialization, constraints, and conflicting interests in mutualistic networks
    Nico Blüthgen
    Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology, University of Wurzburg, Würzburg 97074, Germany
    Curr Biol 17:341-6. 2007
    ..We conclude that quantitative specialization in ecological communities mirrors evolutionary trade-offs and constraints of web architecture. This approach can be easily expanded to other types of biological interactions...
  17. ncbi request reprint On the elasticity of range limits during periods of expansion
    Alexander Kubisch
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, University of Wuerzburg, Glashuettenstrasse 5, 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Ecology 91:3094-9. 2010
    ..We conclude, that the phenomenon of range contraction may emerge, but only under conditions that select for a reduction in dispersal at the range edge in comparison to the core region once the expansion period is over...
  18. doi request reprint The ability of individuals to assess population density influences the evolution of emigration propensity and dispersal distance
    Hans Joachim Poethke
    University of Wurzburg, Field Station Fabrikschleichach, Glashüttenstrasse 5, 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    J Theor Biol 282:93-9. 2011
    ..Yet, already moderate distance-dependent dispersal costs prevent the evolution of multi-step (long-distance) dispersal, irrespective of the dispersal strategy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific emigration decisions sensitive to local male and female density
    Thomas Hovestadt
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, Biozentrum, University of Wurzburg, Glashüttenstrasse 5, 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Am Nat 184:38-51. 2014
    ..The model provides guidelines for implementing density-dependent dispersal in simulations and specifies principal patterns that should emerge in empirical data. ..
  20. pmc Evolution of density- and patch-size-dependent dispersal rates
    Hans Joachim Poethke
    University of Wurzburg, Ecological Field Station, Glashüttenstrasse 5, 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 269:637-45. 2002
    ..With patch capacities in the order of 100 individuals, kin competition seems to be of negligible importance for ES dispersal rates except when overall dispersal rates are low...
  21. doi request reprint Do all inter-patch movements represent dispersal? A mixed kernel study of butterfly mobility in fragmented landscapes
    Thomas Hovestadt
    University of Wurzburg, Biozentrum, Field Station Fabrikschleichach, Glashüttenstraße 5, 96181 Rauhenebrach, Germany
    J Anim Ecol 80:1070-7. 2011
    ..Consequently, applying mixed dispersal kernels to disentangle the two processes is recommended...
  22. pmc An updated algorithm for the generation of neutral landscapes by spectral synthesis
    Joseph D Chipperfield
    Field Station Fabrikschleichach, Universitat Wurzburg, Rauhenebrach, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e17040. 2011
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