Publications - Tylianakis - Biological Sciences - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Professor Jason M. Tylianakis - Publications

reprints available on request
updated July 2012

Peer reviewed journals (ISI)

Thompson, R.M., Brose, U., Dunne, J.A., Hall, R.O. Jr., Hladyz, S., Kitching, R.L., Martinez N.D., Rantala, H., Romanuk, T., Stouffer, D.B. & Tylianakis, J.M. (in press) Food webs: reconciling the structure and function of biodiversity.Trends in Ecology and Evolution.

Laliberté, E., Lambers, H., Norton, D.A., Tylianakis, J.M. & Huston, M.A. (in press) A long-term experimental test of the dynamic equilibrium model of species diversity. Oecologia.

de Sassi, C., Staniczenko, P.P.J. & Tylianakis, J.M. (in press) Warming and nitrogen affect size structuring and density dependence in a host-parasitoid food web. Philosphical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B.

Hagen M., Kissling W.D., Rasmussen C., DeAguiar M.A.M., Brown L., Carstensen D.W., Alves-dos-Santos I., Dupont Y.L., Edwards F.K., Genini J., Guimaraes P.R., Jenkins G.B., Jordano P., Kaiser-Bunbury C.N., Ledger M., Maia K.P., Marquitti F.M.D., McLaughlin O., Morellato L.P.C., O'Gorman E.J., Trøjelsgaard K., Tylianakis J.M., Vidal M.M., Woodward G. & Olesen J.M. (in press). Biodiversity, species interactions and ecological networks in a fragmented world. Advances in Ecological Research.

de Sassi, C., Lewis, O.T. & Tylianakis, J.M. (in press) Plant-mediated and non-additive effects of two global change drivers on an insect herbivore community. Ecology.

Kross, S.M., Tylianakis, J.M. & Nelson, X.J. (2012) Translocation of Threatened New Zealand Falcons to Vineyards Increases Nest Attendance, Brooding and Feeding Rates. PLoS One. 7(6): e38679. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038679

Poole, A.M., Stouffer, D.B. & Tylianakis, J.M. (2012) “Ecosystomics”: Ecology by sequencer. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 27, 309-310.

Aizen, M.A., Sabatino, M. & Tylianakis, J.M. (2012) Specialization and rarity predict non-random loss of interactions from mutualist networks. Science. 335, 1486-1489.

Tscharntke, T., Tylianakis, J.M., Rand, T.A., Didham, R.K., Fahrig, L., Batary, P., Bengtsson, J., Clough, Y., Crist, T.O., Dormann, C.F., Ewers, R.M., Holt, R.D., Holzschuh, A., Klein, A.M., Kleijn, D., Kremen, C., Landis, D.A., Laurance, W., Lindenmayer, D., Scherber, C., Sodhi, N., Steffan-Dewenter, I., Thies, C., van der Putten, W.H., Westphal, C. (2012) Landscape moderation of biodiversity patterns and processes – eight hypotheses. Biological Reviews. 87, 661–685.

Laliberté, E. & Tylianakis, J.M. (2012) Cascading effects of long-term land-use changes on plant traits and ecosystem functioning. Ecology 93, 145-155.

Hoover, S.E.R., Ladley, J.J., Shchepetkina, A.A., Tisch, M., Gieseg, S.P. & Tylianakis, J.M. (2012) Warming, CO2, and nitrogen deposition interactively affect a plant-pollinator mutualism. Ecology Letters, 15, 227-234.

Kross S.M., Tylianakis, J.M. & Nelson, X.J. (2012) Effects of introducing threatened falcons into vineyards on abundance of passerine birds and grape yield. Conservation Biology. 26, 142-149.

Thompson, I.D., Okabe, K., Tylianakis, J.M., Kumar, P., Brockerhoff, E.G., Schellhorn, N., Parrotta, J.A. & Nasi R. (2011) The role of forest biodiversity in delivery of ecosystem goods and services: translating science into policy. Bioscience. 61, 972-981.

Teodoro, A.V., Muñoz, A., Tscharntke, T., Klein, A.-M. and Tylianakis, J.M. (2011) Early succession arthropod community changes on experimental passion fruit plant patches along a land-use gradient in Ecuador. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 140(1-2), 14-19.

Laliberté, E. & Tylianakis, J.M. (2010) Deforestation homogenizes tropical parasitoid-host networks. Ecology, 91, 1740-1747. Doi: 10.1890/09-1328.1. Doi: 10.1890/09-132

Tscharntke, T. and Tylianakis, J. (2010) Conserving complexity: Global change and community-scale interactions. Biological Conservation, 143(10), 2249-2250.

Tylianakis, J.M., Laliberté, E., Nielsen, A. and Bascompte, J. (2010) Conservation of species interaction networks. Biological Conservation, 143(10), 2270-2279.

Laliberté, E., Norton, D.A., Tylianakis, J.M. and Scott, D. (2010) Comparison of two sampling methods for quantifying changes in vegetation composition under rangeland development. Rangeland Ecology and Management, 63(5), 537-545.

Veddeler, D., Tylianakis, J.M., Tscharntke, T. & Klein, A.-M. (2010) Natural enemy and host diversity reduce temporal variability in bee and wasp parasitism. Oecologia, 162, 755-762.

Tylianakis, J.M. (2009) Warming up food webs. Science, 323, 1300-1301.

Tylianakis, J.M. (2008) Understanding the Web of Life: the Birds, the Bees and Sex with Aliens. PLoS Biology. 6(2): e47.

Tylianakis, J.M., Didham, R.K., Bascompte, J. & Wardle, D.A. (2008) Global change and species interactions in terrestrial ecosystems. Ecology Letters, 11, 1351-1363. (

Hoehn, P., Steffan-Dewenter, I., Tylianakis, J.M. & Tscharntke (2008) Functional group diversity of bee pollinators is related to crop yield. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B, 275, 2283–2291.

Bos, M.M., Tylianakis, J.M., Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Tscharntke, T. (2008) Habitat modification promotes dominance by an invasive tropical ant species. Biological Invasions, 10, 1399-1409.

Tylianakis, J.M., Rand, T.A., Kahmen, A., Klein, A.-M., Buchmann, N., Perner, J. & Tscharntke, T. (2008) Resource heterogeneity moderates the biodiversity-function relationship in real world ecosystems. PLoS Biology, 6(5): e122

Tscharntke, T., Sekercioglu, C.H., Dietsch, T.V., Sodhi, N.S., Hoehn, P. & Tylianakis, J.M. (2008) Landscape constraints on functional biodiversity in tropical agroecosystems. Ecology, 89, 944-951.

Tscharntke, T., Bommarco, R., Clough, Y., Crist, T.O, Kleijn, D., Rand, T.A., Tylianakis, J.M., van Nouhuys, S., and S. Vidal. (2007)Conservation biological control and enemy diversity on a landscape scale.  Biological Control, 43, 294-309.

Didham, R.K., Tylianakis, J.M., Gemmell, N.J., Rand, T.A. & Ewers, R. M. (2007) Interactive effects of habitat modification and species invasion on native species decline. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 22, 489-496.

Bos, M.M., Veddeler, D., Bogdanski, A.K., Klein, A.-M. Tscharntke, T., Steffan-Dewenter, I. and Tylianakis, J.M. (2007) Caveats to quantifying ecosystem services: fruit abortion blurs benefits to crop pollination. Ecological Applications, 17, 1841-1849.

Tylianakis, J.M., Tscharntke, T. & Lewis, O.T. (2007) Habitat modification alters the structure of tropical host-parasitoid food webs. Nature,455, 202-205.

Richter, A., Klein, A.-M., Tscharntke, T. & Tylianakis, J.M. (2007) Abandonement of coffee agroforests increases insect abundance and diversity. Agroforestry Systems, 69, 175-182.

Tylianakis, J.M., Tscharntke, T. & Klein, A.M. (2006) Diversity, ecosystem function and stability of parasitoid-host interactions across a tropical habitat gradient. Ecology, 87, 3047-3057.

Rand, T., Tylianakis, J.M., & Tscharntke, T. (2006) Spillover edge effects: the dispersal of agriculturally-subsidized insect natural enemies into adjacent natural habitats. Ecology Letters, 9, 603-614.

Tylianakis, J.M., Klein, A.M., Lozada, T. & Tscharntke, T. (2006) Spatial scale of observation affects α, β and γ diversity of cavity-nesting bees and wasps across a tropical land-use gradient. Journal of Biogeography, 33, 1295-1304.

Irvin, N. A., Scarratt, S.L., Wratten, S.D., Frampton, C.M., Chapman R.B. & Tylianakis, J.M. (2006). The effects of floral understoreys on parasitism of leafrollers (Tortricidae: Lepidoptera) on apples in New Zealand. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 8, 25-34.

Tylianakis, J.M., Klein, A.M. & Tscharntke, T. (2005) Spatiotemporal variation in the diversity of Hymenoptera across a tropical habitat gradient. Ecology, 86, 3296-3302.

Didham, R.K, Tylianakis, J.M., Hutchison, M.A, Ewers, R.M. & Gemmel, N.J. (2005) Are invasive species the drivers of ecological change? Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 20, 470-474.

Ewers, R. Didham, R.K, Wratten, S.D. & Tylianakis, J.M. (2005) Remotely-sensed landscape heterogeneity as a rapid tool for assessing local biodiversity value in a highly modified New Zealand landscape. Biodiversity and Conservation, 14, 1469-1485.

Tylianakis, J.M., Didham, R.K and Wratten, S.D.  (2004) Improved fitness of aphid parasitoids receiving resource subsidies. Ecology 85, 658-666.

Kean, J., Wratten, S., Tylianakis, J. and Barlow, N. (2003) The population consequences of natural enemy enhancement, and implications for biological control. Ecology Letters,  6(7), 604-612.

Wratten, S.D., Bowie, M.H., Hickman, J.M., Evans, A.M., Sedcole, J.R. & Tylianakis, J.M. (2003) Field boundaries as barriers to movement of hover flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) in cultivated land. Oecologia, 134(4), 605-611.

Book chapters

Hoover, S.E.R. & Tylianakis, J.M. (in press) Species Interactions. In: Behavioural Responses in a Changing World. R. Wong & U. Candolin (eds).

Snyder, W.E. & Tylianakis, J.M. (in press) The ecology of biodiversity-biocontrol relationships. In: Biodiversity and Pest Management. G. M. Gurr, S. D. Wratten & W. E. Snyder (eds), Wiley Blackwell.

Tscharntke, T., J. M. Tylianakis, et al. (2007). Insect conservation in agricultral landscapes. Insect Conservation Biology. A. J. A. Stewart, T. R. New and O. T. Lewis, The Royal Entomological Society, 16: 383-404.

Wratten, S.D., Gurr, G.M., Tylianakis, J.M. & Robinson, K.A. (2007). Cultural control.   In: Aphids as crop pests.  H.F. van Emden and R. Harrington (eds).  CAB International, Wallingford. Pp.423-439.

Wratten, S. D., Hochuli, D. F., Gurr, G. M., Tylianakis, J. M. and Scarratt, S. (2007). Conservation, biodiversity, and perspectives in ecological theory and integrated pest management. M. Kogan and P. Jepson (eds), Cambridge University Press. Pp.223-245.

Gurr, G.M., Wratten, S.D. Tylianakis, J., Kean, J. and Keller, M. (2005).    Providing plant foods for insect natural enemies in farming systems: balancing practicalities and theory.  In: Plant-provided food for carnivorous insects: a protective mutualism and its applications.  F.L. Wackers, P.C.J. van Rijn and J. Bruin (eds).  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pp. 326-347.

Tylianakis, J., Wratten, S.D. and Gurr, G.M. (2005).  Interactions of insects with other pests (weeds, pathogens, nemotodes).  In: Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science.  R.M. Goodman (ed.).  Marcel Dekker: New York. DOI: 10.1081/E-EPCS-120010495

Lavandero, B.I., Wratten, S.D., Hagler, J. and Tylianakis, J. (2004) Marking and tracking techniques for insect predators and parasitoids in ecological engineering. In: Ecological Engineering for Pest Management. G. Gurr, S.D. Wratten and M. Altieri (eds.). CSIRO Publishing. Pp. 117-131.

Additional publications

Tylianakis, J. & Dimaki, M. (2006) A catalogue of the Coleoptera of the G.P. Moazzo collection in the Goulandris Natural History Museum. Part II. Ann. Musei. Goulandris 11, 289-296.

Dimaki, M. & Tylianakis, J. (2006) A catalogue of the Coleoptera of the G.P. Moazzo collection in the Goulandris Natural History Museum. Part I. Ann. Musei. Goulandris 11, 281-287.

Wratten, S.D., Lavandero, B.I., Tylianakis, J., Vattala, D., Cilgi, T. & Sedcole, R. (2003) Effects of flowers on parasitoid longevity and fecundity. New Zealand Plant Protection 56, 239-245.