Contactul. Lwowska 1, 87-100 Toruń
tel.: +48 56 611-25-05
fax: +48 56 611-47-72
Chair of Ecology and Biogeography [fot. Chair of Ecology and Biogeography]

Recent highlights:

2021 (IF=83.414, MNiSW=2900)

  1. Ulrich W., Olszewski P., Puchałka R., Sewerniak P., Koprowski M. 2021. Inter- and intraspecific spatial distributions, spatial segregation by dominants and emergent neutrality in understorey plants. Oikos: 130: 1813–1822. (IF=3.903, MNiSW=100)
  2. Shabanil, K. R., Grzywacz, A., Akbarzadeh, K., Azam, K., AliMohammadi, A., Ghadi, P. M., & Ali O. M. 201. Thermal requirements of immature stages of Chrysomya albiceps (Diptera: Calliphoridae) as a common forensically important fly. Science & Justice, 61: 227-234 (IF=2.124, MNiSW=100)
  3. Grzywacz, A., Trzeciak, P., Wiegmann, B. M., Cassel, B. K., Pape, T., Walczak, K., Bystrowski, C., Nelson, L. & Piwczyński, M. 201. Towards a new classification of Muscidae (Diptera): a comparison of hypotheses based on multiple molecular phylogenetic approaches. Systematic Entomology, 46: 508-525 (IF=3.844, MNiSW=140)
  4. Pötzelsberger E, Gossner M, Beenken L, Gazda A, Petr M, Ylioja T, La Porta N, Avtzis D, Bay E, De Groot M, Drenkhan R, Duduman M-L, Enderle R, Georgieva M, Hietala A, Hoppe B, Jactel H, Jarni K, Keren S, Keseru Z, Koprowski M, Kormuťák A, Lombardero M, Lukjanova A, Marozas V, Mauri E, Monteverdi M, Nygaard P, Ogris N, Olenici N, Orazio C, Perny B, Pinto G, Power M, Puchałka R, Ravn H, Sevillano I, Stroheker S, Taylor P, Tsopelas P, Urban J, Voolma K, Westergren M, Witzell J, Zborovska O & Zlatkovic M (2021) Biotic threats for 23 major non-native tree species in Europe. Scientific Data 8:210. (IF=6.10, MNiSW=140)
  5. Poznańska-Kakareko, M., Wiśniewski, K., Szarmach, D., Witkowska, A., Kakareko, T., Jermacz, Ł., Kobak, J. 2021 Importance of substratum quality for potential competitive niche overlap between native and invasive unionid mussels in Europe. Science of the Total Environment, 799: 149345 (IF=7,963 MNiSW=200)
  6. Jastrzębowski, S., Ukalska, J., Guziejko, A., Puchałka, R. 2021. Current and predicted future winter warm spells would affect Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.),Franco) seeds in the early stage of germination more than in the late stage of germination. Forests 12: 796 (IF=2.221, MNiSW=100)
  7. Stanicka A., Migdalski Ł., Szopieray K., Cichy A., Jermacz Ł., Lombardo P., Żbikowska E. 2021. Invaders as Diluents of the Cercarial Dermatitis Etiological Agent. Pathogens, 10: 740 (IF=3.03, MNiSW=100)
  8. Vilizzi L., Copp G.H., Hill J.E. (and 195 co-authors including Kakareko T.) 2021. A global-scale screening of non-native aquatic organisms to identify potentially invasive species under current and future climate conditions. Science of the Total Environment, 788: 147868 (IF=6.551, MNiSW=200)
  9. Ulrich W., Kusumoto B., Shiono T., Kubota Y. 2021. Latitudinal gradients and scaling regions in trait space: Taylor’s power law in Japanese woody plants. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 30: 1334-1343. (IF=6.446, MNiSW=140)
  10. Żbikowski J., Żbikowska E., Kobak J. 2021. The presence of fine sand in the muddy sediments affects habitat selection and accelerates the growth rate of Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri and Limnodrilus claparedianus (Oligochaeta). Hydrobiologia, 848: 2761–2771 (IF=2.385, MNiSW=100)
  11. Czarnecka M., Kobak J., Grubisic M., Kakareko T. 2021. Disruptive effect of artificial light at night on leaf litter consumption, growth and activity of freshwater shredders. Science of the Total Environment, 786: 147407 (IF=6.551, MNiSW=200)
  12. Klisz, M., Puchałka, R., Netsvetov, M., Prokopuk, Y., Vítková, M., Sádlo, J., Matisons, R., Mionskowski, M., Chakraborty, D., Olszewski, P., Wojda, T., Koprowski, M. 2021. Variability in climate-growth reaction of Robinia pseudoacacia in Eastern Europe indicates potential for acclimatisation to future climate. Forest Ecology and Management 492: 119194 (IF=3.170, MNiSW=200)
  13. Grzywacz A., Jarmusz M., Walczak K., Skowronek R., Johnston N.P., Szpila K. 2021. DNA barcoding identifies unknown females and larvae of Fannia R.-D. (Diptera: Fanniidae) from carrion succession experiment and case report. Insects, 12: 381. (IF=2.220, MNiSW=100)
  14. Żbikowska E., Stanicka A., Cichy A., Żbikowski J. 2021. Can Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gastropoda) affect the prevalence of Trichobilharzia szidati in Lymnaea stagnalis populations? Knowledge & Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 422: 15 (IF=1.364, MNiSW=100)
  15. Plichta Z., Kobak J., Maciaszek R., Kakareko T. 2021. All shades of shrimp: Preferences of colour morphs of a freshwater shrimp Neocaridina davidi (Decapoda, Atyidae) for substrata of different colouration. Animals 11: 1071 (IF=2.323, MNiSW=100)
  16. Michalski M., Gadawski P., Klemm J., Szpila K. 2021 New species of soldier fly – Sargus bipunctatus (Scopoli, 1763) (Diptera: Stratiomyidae), recorded from a human corpse in Europe – a case report. Insects, 12:302. (IF=2.220, MNiSW=100)
  17. Puchałka, R., Dyderski, M.K., Vítková, M., Sádlo, J., Klisz, M., Netsvetov, M., Prokopuk, Y., Matisons, R., Mionskowski, M., Wojda, T., Koprowski, M., Jagodziński, A.M. 2021. Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) range contraction and expansion in Europe under changing climate. Global Change Biology 8: 1587–1600. (IF=8.555, MNiSW=200)
  18. Poznańska-Kakareko M., Lis M., Kakareko T., Augustyniak M., Kłosiński P., Kobak J. 2021. Near-shore distribution of alien Ponto-Caspian amphipods in a European dam reservoir in relation to substratum type and occurrence of macroinvertebrate taxa. Knowledge & Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 422, 5 (IF=1.364, MNiSW=100 pkt)
  19. Szpila K., Walczak K., Johnston N.P., Pape T., Wallman J.F. 2021. First instar larvae of endemic Australian Miltogramminae (Diptera: Sarcophagidae). Scientific Reports, 11: 2687. (IF=3.998, MNiSW=140 pkt.)
  20. Olszewski P., Bogusch P., Szpila K. 2021. Life History of Oxybelus variegatus Wesmael, 1852 (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) with a Description of the Mature Larva. Insects, 12: 100 (IF=2.220, MNiSW=100)
  21. Jermacz Ł., Balogh C., Kobak J. 2021. Behavioural differences and interactions between two sessile bivalves forming mixed-species assemblages. Animal Behaviour. 171: 13-28. (IF=2.689, MNiSW=140)
  22. Piwczyński M., Trzeciak P., Popa M. O., Pabijan M., Corral, J. M. Spalik K., Grzywacz A. 2021. Using RAD seq for reconstructing phylogenies of highly diverged taxa: A test using the tribe Scandiceae (Apiaceae). Journal of Systematics and Evolution 59: 58-72 (IF=2.779, MNiSW=100)

2020 (IF=86.543, MNiSW=3590)

  1. Olszewski P., Notton D.G., Kitching I.J. 2021. Review of the genus Dinetus Panzer, 1806 (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae: Dinetinae) with descriptions of new subgenera and new species. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 78 (3): 361-377 (IF=1.51, MNiSW=100)
  2. Fiera C., Ulrich W., Popescu D., Buchholz J., Quernerd P.,  Bunea C.-I., Strauss P, Bauer T, Kratzchamer S., Winter S., Zaller J.G. , 2020, Tillage intensity and herbicide application influence surface-active springtail (Collembola) communities in Romanian vineyards. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment: 300: 107006 (IF=4.241, MNiSW=200)
  3. Habel J.C., Husemann M., Schmitt T., Ulrich W. 2020. Island-mainland lepidopteran assemblies: a blue-print for species conservation in fragmented habitats. Biodiversity and Conservation: 29: 3313–3325 (IF=2.935 MNiSW=100)
  4. Olszewski P., Danilov Yu.N. 2020. New species and records of the genus Ammophila  W. Kirby, 1798 (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae). Zootaxa, 4878: 189-194 (IF=0.955, MNiSW=70)
  5. Schmitt T., Ulrich W., Büschel H., Bretzel J., Gebler J., Mwadime L., Habel, J.C. 2020. The relevance of cloud forest fragments and their transition zones for butterfly conservation in Taita Hills, Kenya. Biodiversity and Conservation 29: 3191–3207 (IF=2.935, MNiSW=100)
  6. Johnston N.P., Wallman J.F., Dowton M., Szpila K., Pape T. 2020. Integrated taxonomic revision of the Australian Amobia (Sarcophagidae: Miltogramminae) finds new species and tackles old problems. European Journal of Taxonomy. 722: 75–96. (IF=1.393, MNiSW=70)
  7. Pawlikowski, T., Sparks, T. H., Olszewski, P., Pawlikowski, K., Rutkowski, L., & Jakubowski, R. 2020. Rising temperatures advance the main flight period of Bombus bumblebees in agricultural landscapes of the Central European Plain. Apidologie: 652-663 (IF=1.828, MNiSW: 140)
  8. Pearl, J. K., Keck, J. R., Tintor, W., Siekacz, L., Herrick, H. M., Meko, M. D., & Pearson, C. L. 2020. New frontiers in tree-ring research. The Holocene, 30: 923-941 (IF=2.353, MNiSW=100)
  9. Frątczak-Łagiewska, K., Grzywacz, A., Matuszewski, S. 2020. Development and validation of forensically useful growth models for Central European population of Creophilus maxillosus L. (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). International Journal of Legal Medicine 134: 1531-1545 (IF= 2.222, MNiSW=100)
  10. Frątczak-Łagiewska, K., Grzywacz, A., Matuszewski, S. 2020. Erratum: Correction to: Development and validation of forensically useful growth models for central European population of Creophilus maxillosus L. (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) (International journal of legal medicine (2020) 134 4 (1531-1545)). International Journal of Legal Medicine 134: 1547-1549.
  11. Jarmusz, M., Grzywacz, A., Bajerlein, D. 2020. A comparative study of the entomofauna (Coleoptera, Diptera) associated with hanging and ground pig carcasses in a forest habitat of Poland. Forensic Science International 309: 110212. (IF= 2.108, MNiSW=100)
  12. Habel, J.C., Ulrich, W. 2020. Ecosystem functions in natural and anthropogenic ecosystems across the East African coastal forest landscape. Biotropica 52: 598-607 (IF= 2.09, MNiSW=70)
  13. Jermacz, Ł., Kletkiewicz, H., Krzyżyńska, K., Klimiuk, M., Kobak, J. 2020.Does global warming intensify cost of antipredator reaction? A case study of freshwater amphipods. Science of The Total Environment 742: 140474 (IF=6.551, MNiSW=200)
  14. Sewerniak, P., Puchałka, R. 2020. Topographically induced variation of microclimatic and soil conditions drives ground vegetation diversity in managed Scots pine stands on inland dunes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 291: 108054 (IF=4.189, MNiSW=200)
  15. Jasińska, J., Sewerniak, P., Puchałka, R. 2020. Litterfall in a Scots pine forest on inland dunes in Central Europe: mass, seasonal dynamics and chemistry. Forests 11: 678 (IF=2.116, MNiSW=100)
  16. Johnston, N., Wallman, J.F., Szpila, K., Pape, T. 2020. An enigma no more: an integrated taxonomic revision of Aenigmetopia Malloch reveals novel phylogenetic placement and four new species (Diptera: Sarcophagidae: Miltogramminae). Invertebrate Systematics, 34: 519-534. (IF=2.306, MNiSW=100)
  17. Fiera, C., Ulrich, W., Popescu, D., Bucholz, J., Querner, P., Bunea, C-B., Strauss, P., Bauer, T., Kratschmer, S., Winter, S., Zaller, J.G. 2020. Tillage intensity and herbicide application influence surface-active springtail (Collembola) communities in Romanian vineyards. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 300: 107006 (IF=3.954, MNiSW=200)
  18. Ulrich, W., Kusumoto, B., Fattorini, S., Kubota, Y. 2020. Factors influencing the precision of species richness estimation in Japanese vascular plants.  Diversity and Distributions 26: 769-778 (IF= 4.092, MNiSW=140)
  19. Tessema, M., Jasińska, J., Yadeta, L.T., Świtoniak, M., Puchałka, R., Gebregeorgis, E. 2020. Soil Loss Estimation for Conservation Planning in the Welmel Watershed of the Genale Dawa. Agronomy 10: 777 (IF=2.259; MNiSW=100)
  20. Gebregeorgis, E.G., Robertson, I., Koprowski, M., Zhou, L.P., Gao, P., Williams, A.P., Eshetu, Z., Wils, T.H.G. 2020. Historical droughts recorded in extended Juniperus procera ring-width chronologies from the Ethiopian Highlands. Int. J. Biometeorol., 64: 739–753. (IF=2.377, MNiSW=100)
  21. Jermacz, Ł., Kletkiewicz, H., Nowakowska, H,, Dzierżyńska-Białończyk, A., Klimiuk, M., and Kobak, J. 2020. Continuity of chronic predation risk determines changes in prey physiology. Scientific Reports 10, 6972. (IF=4.011, MNiSW=140)
  22. Ulrich, W., Matthews, T. J., & Kubota, Y. 2020. Constraints on the distribution of species abundances indicate universal mechanisms of community assembly. Ecological Research 35:362–371. (IF= 1.531, MNiSW=70)
  23. Hausmann, A., Segerer, A. H., Greifenstein, T., Knubben, J., Morinière, J., Bozicevic, V., Doczkal, D, Günter, A., Ulrich, W., Habel, J. C. 2020. Toward a standardized quantitative and qualitative insect monitoring scheme. Ecology and Evolution 10:1–12. (IF= 2.415, MNiSW=100)
  24. Przybylak, R., Oliński, P., Koprowski, M., Filipiak, J., Pospieszyńska, A., Chorążyczewski, W., Puchałka, R., and Dąbrowski, H. P. 2020. Droughts in the area of Poland in recent centuries in the light of multi-proxy data. Climate of the Past16: 627-627. (IF=3.47, MNiSW=100)
  25. Buenaventura E., Szpila K., Cassel B. K., Wiegmann M., Pape T. 2020. An anchored hybrid enrichment-based dataset challenges the traditional classification of flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae).  Systematic Entomology 45, 281-301. (IF=3.727, MNiSW=140)
  26. Dengler, J., Matthews, T.J., Steinbauer, M.J., Wolfrum, S., Boch, S., Chiarucci, A., Conradi, T., Dembicz, I., Marcenò, C., García‐Mijango,s I., Nowak, A., Storch, D., Ulrich, W., Campos, J. A., Cancellieri, L., Carboni, M., Ciaschetti, G., De Frenne, P., Dolezal, J., Dolnik, C., Essl, F., Fantinato, E., Filibeck, G., Grytnes, J.‐A.Guarino, R., Güler, B., Janišová, M., Klichowska, E.,Kozub, Ł., Kuzemko, A., Manthey, M., Mimet, A., Naqinezhad, A., Pedersen, C.,Peet, R. K., Pellissier, V.,Pielech, R.,Potenza, G.,Rosati, L., Terzi, M., Valkó, O., Vynokurov, D., White, H., Winkler, M., Biurrun, I. 2020. Species–area relationships in continuous vegetation: Evidence from Palaearctic grasslands. Journal of Biogeography 47: 72-86. (IF=3.884, MNiSW=140)
  27. Habel, J. C., Ulrich, W., Schmitt, T. 2020. Butterflies in corridors: quality matters for specialists. Insect Conservation and Diversity 13:  91-98.(IF= 2.313, MNiSW=100)
  28. Fiera, C., Ulrich, W., Popescu, D., Bunea, C. I., Manu, M., Nae, I., Stan, M.,  Bálint, M., Urák, I., Giurginca, A., Penke, N., Winter, S., Kratschmer, S., Buchholz, J., Querner, P., Zaller J.G. 2020. Effects of vineyard inter-row management on the diversity and abundance of plants and surface-dwelling invertebrates in Central Romania. Journal of Insect Conservation 24:  175-185. (IF= 1.33, MNiSW=70)
  29. Jermacz Ł., Nowakowska A., Kletkiewicz H., Kobak J. 2020. Experimental evidence for the adaptive response of aquatic invertebrates to chronic predation risk. Oecologia, 192: 341-350. (IF=2.915, MNiSW=100)
  30. Szpila K., Wyborska D., Bystrowski C., Pape T. 2020. Redescription of Sphecapatoclea excisa Villeneuve, 1909 (Diptera: Sarcophagidae). Zootaxa, 4728: 110-122. (IF=0.990, MNiSW=70)
  31. Płąchocki, D., Kobak, J., Poznańska-Kakareko, M., & Kakareko, T. 2020. Environmental factors associated with the occurrence of the Ponto–Caspian gobies in a lowland river belonging to the central European invasion corridor. River Research and Applications, 36, 25–35. (IF=1.954, MNiSW=70)
  32. Kamiński, P., Jerzak, L., Kasprzak, M., Kartanas, E., Bocheński, M., Hromada, M., Baszyński, J., Kozera, W., Woźniak, A., Ulrich, W. 2020. Do agricultural environments increase the reproductive success of White Stork Ciconia ciconia populations in South-Western Poland? Science of The Total Environment 702, 134503. (IF=5.589, MNiSW=200)


2019 (IF=88.735, MNiSW=920; 3110)

  1. Niederegger S., Akbarzadeh K., Szpila K. 2019. Muscle attachment site patterns for species determination in West Palaearctic Wohlfahrtia (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) of medical and veterinary importance. Scientific Reports 9:19151. (IF=4.011, MNiSW=40,140)
  2. Habel, J.C., Trusch, R., Schmitt, T., Ochse, M., Ulrich, W. 2019. Long-term large-scale decline in relative abundances of butterfly and burnet moth species across south-western Germany. Scientific Reports 9: 14921 (IF=4.011, MNiSW=40,140)
  3. Habel, J.C., Segerer, A.H., Ulrich, W., Schmitt, T. 2019 Succession matters: Community shifts in moths over three decades increases multifunctionality in intermediate successional stages. Scientific Reports 9: 5586 (IF=4.011, MNiSW=40,140)
  4. Ulrich, W., Hulisz, P., Mantilla-Contreras, J., Elvisto, T., Piernik, A. 2019. Compensatory effects stabilize the functioning of Baltic brackish and salt marsh plant communities. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 231: 106480 (IF=2.611, MNiSW=35, 100)
  5. Klisz, M.*, Puchałka, R.*, Wilczyński, S., Kantorowicz, W., Jabłoński, T. Kowalczyk, J. 2019 The effect of insect defoliations and seed production on the dynamics of radial growth synchrony among Scots pine Pinus sylvestris L. provenances. Forests 10: 934 (IF= 2.116, MNiSW=30;100)(*- corresponding author)
  6. Arias-Robledo, G., Wall, R., Szpila, K., Shpeley, D., Whitworth, T., Stark, T., King, R.A, Stevens, J. R. 2019. Ecological and geographical speciation in Lucilia bufonivora: The evolution of amphibian obligate parasitism. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 10:218-230 (IF= 2.075, MNiSW=-;100)
  7. Maes, D., Verovnik, R., Wiemers, M., Brosens, D., Beshkov, S., Bonelli, S., Buszko, J., Cantú-Salazar, L., Cassar, L-F., Collins, S., Dincă, V., Djuric, M., Dušej, G., Elven, H., Franeta, F.2019. Integrating national Red Lists for prioritising conservation actions for European butterflies. Journal of Insect Conservation 23: 301-330 (IF= 1.330, MNiSW=35,70)
  8. Czarnecka M., Kakareko T., Jermacz Ł., Pawlak R., Kobak J. 2019. Combined effects of nocturnal exposure to artificial light and habitat complexity on fish foraging. Science of the Total Environment  684: 14-22 (IF=5.589, MNiSW=40; 140)
  9. Kletkiewicz H., Maliszewska J., Jaworski K., Jermacz Ł., Smoliński D., Rogalska J. 2019. Thermal conditions during neonatal anoxia affect the endogenous level of brain-derived neurotrophic factor. Journal of Neuroscience Research 97, 1266-1277 (IF=4.139, MNiSW=25; 70)
  10. Żbikowski J., Simčič T., Pajk F., Poznańska-Kakareko M., Kakareko T., Kobak J. 2019. Respiration rates in shallow lakes of different types : contribution of benthic microorganisms, macrophytes, plankton and macrozoobenthos. Hydrobiologia 828: 117-136 (IF=2.325, MNiSW=30; 100)
  11. Wilk-Woźniak E., Walusiak E., Burchardt L., Cerbin S., Chmura D., Gąbka M., Glińska-Lewczuk K., Gołdyn R., Grabowska M., Karpowicz M., Klimaszyk P., Kołodziejczyk A., Kokociński M., Kraska M., Kuczyńska-Kippen N., Ligęza S., Messyasz B., Nanegast B., Ozimek T., Paczuska B., Pełechaty M., Pęczuła W., Pietryka M., Piotrowicz R., Pociecha A., Pukacz A., Richter D., Żbikowski J. 2019 Effects of the environs of waterbodies on aquatic plants in oxbow lakes (habitat 3150). Ecological Indicators 98: 736-742 (IF=4.490, MNiSW=35; 140)
  12. Carnevali F., Franchini D., Otranto D., Giangaspero A., Antonio Di Bello A., Ciccarelli S., Szpila K., Valastro C., van der Esch A.S. 2019. A formulation of neem and hypericum oily extract for the treatment of the wound myiasis by Wohlfahrtia magnifica in domestic animals. Parasitology Research 118:2361-2367 (IF=2.067, MNiSW=30; 70)
  13. Ulrich W., Puchałka R., Koprowski M., Strona G., Gotelli N.J. 2019. Ecological drift and competitive interactions predict unique patterns in temporal fluctuations of population size. Ecology 100: e02623 (IF=4.285, MNiSW=45; 200)
  14. Habel J.C., Segerer A.H., Ulrich W., Schmitt T. 2019. Succession matters: Community shifts in moths over three decades increases multifunctionality in intermediate successional stages. Scientific Reports 9: 5586 (IF=4.011, MNiSW=40; 140)
  15. Winter S., Zaplata M.K., Rzanny M., Schaaf W., Fischer A., Ulrich W. 2019. Increasing ecological multifunctionality during early plant succession. Plant Ecology 220: 499–509 (IF=1.789, MNiSW=30; 70)
  16. Hidasi-Neto J., Bailey R.I., Vasseur C., Woas S., Ulrich W., Jambon O., Santos A.M.C., Cianciaruso M.V., Prinzing A. 2019. A forest canopy as a living archipelago: Why phylogenetic isolation may increase and age decrease diversity. Journal of Biogeography 46: 158-169 (IF=3.884, MNiSW=45; 140)
  17. Misi D., Puchałka R*., Pearson C., Robertson I., Koprowski M. 2019. Differences in the climate-growth relationship of Scots pine: a case study from Poland and Hungary. Forests 10: 243. (IF=2.116, MNiSW=30, 100)(*- corresponding author)
  18. Klisz M., Buras A., Sass-Klaassen U., Puchałka R., Koprowski M., Ukalska J. 2019. Limitations at the limit? Diminishing of genetic effects in Norway spruce provenance trials. Frontiers in Plant Science 10:306 (IF=4.106, MNiSW=40; 100)
  19. Klisz M., Ukalska J., Koprowski M., Tereba A., Puchałka R., Przybylski P., Jastrzębowski S., Nabais C. 2019. Effect of provenance and climate on intra-annual density fluctuations of Norway spruce Picea abies (L.) Karst. in Poland. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 269–270: 145-156 (IF= 4.189, MNiSW=45; 200)
  20. Grzywacz, A. 2019. Thermal requirements for the development of immature stages of Fannia canicularis (Linnaeus) (Diptera: Fanniidae). Forensic Science International 297, 16-26 (IF= 1.999, MNiSW=40; 100)
  21. Giordani, G., Grzywacz, A., Vanin, S. 2019. Characterization and identification of puparia of Hydrotaea Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 (Diptera: Muscidae) from forensic and archaeological contexts. Journal of Medical Entomology 56(1), 45-54. (IF= 1.907, MNiSW=35; 70)
  22. Netsvetov M., Prokopuk Y., Puchałka R., Koprowski M., Klisz M., Romenskyy M. 2019.  River regulation causes rapid changes in relationships between floodplain oak growth and environmental variables. Frontiers in Plant Science 10:96. (IF=4.106, MNiSW=40; 100)
  23. Szpila, K., Żmuda, A., Akbarzadeh, K., Tofilski, A. (2019). Wing measurement can be used to identify European blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) of forensic importance. Forensic Science International 296, 1-8 (IF= 1.999, MNiSW=40; 100)
  24. Matthews, T. J., Aspin, T. W., Ulrich, W., Baselga, A., Kubota, Y., Proios, K., Triantis, K.A., Whittaker, R.J., Strona, G. 2019. Can additive beta diversity be reliably partitioned into nestedness and turnover components? Global Ecology and Biogeography 28: 1146-1154. (IF=5.667; MNiSW=40; 140)
  25. Habel, J. C., Ulrich, W., Biburger, N., Seibold, S., & Schmitt, T. 2019. Agricultural intensification drives butterfly decline. Insect Conservation and Diversity 12: 289-295. (IF=2.313; MNiSW=NA; 100)

2018 (IF=89.816, MNiSW=865)

  1. Puchałka R., Rutkowski L., Oana-Popa M., Pliszko A., Piwczyński M. 2018. Bur-chervil Anthriscus caucalis M. Bieb. (Apiaceae) – potentially invasive species in forests. Baltic Forestry 24 (2), 189-200. (IF=0.548, MNiSW=15)
  2. Zalewski M., Hajdamowicz I., Stańska M., Dudek-Godeau D., Tykarski P. Sienkiewicz P., Ciurzycki W., Ulrich W. 2018. ß-diversity decreases with increasing trophic rank in plant – arthropod food chains on lake islands. Scientific Reports 8:17425 [IF=4.122, MNiSW=40]
  3. Habel J.C., Seibold S., Ulrich W., Schmitt T. 2018. Seasonality overrides differences in butterfly species composition between natural and anthropogenic forest habitats. Animal Conservation 21: 405-413 [IF=2.889, MNiSW=35]
  4. Cuadros-Casanova I., Zamora C., Ulrich W., Seibold S., Habel J.C. 2018. Empty forests: safeguarding a sinking flagship in a biodiversity hotspot. Biodiversity and Conservation 27: 2495-2506 [IF=2.828, MNiSW=30]
  5. Kubota Y., Kusumoto B., Shiono T., Ulrich W. 2018. Environmental filters shaping angiosperm tree assembly along climatic and geographic gradients. Journal of Vegetation Science 29: 607-618 [IF=2.658, MNiSW=40]
  6. Habel J.C., Teucher M., Ulrich W., Schmitt T. 2018. Documenting the chronology of ecosystem health erosion along East African rivers. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 4: 34-43 [MNiSW=5]
  7. Grzywacz, A., Jarmusz, M., Szpila, K. 2018. New and noteworthy records of carrion-visiting Fannia Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Fanniidae) of Poland. Entomologica Fennica, 29(4), 169-174. (IF= 0.256, MNiSW=15)
  8. Gebregeorgis, E. G., Zewdie, S., Wils, T. H. G., Robertson, I., Eshetu, Z., Koprowski, M. 2018. Precipitation as the Main Driver of the Radial Growth of Cupressus lusitanica (Mill.) at Wondo Genet, Ethiopia. Baltic Forestry, 24(1), 77-85. (IF=0.548, MNiSW=15)
  9. Habel, J. C., Husemann, M., Ulrich, W. 2018. Evolution of contact and alarm calls in the Kenyan endemic Hinde?s babbler (Aves: Passeriformes). BMC evolutionary biology, 18(1), 112. (IF= 3.027, MNiSW=30)
  10. Sterzyńska, M., Nicia, P., Zadrożny, P., Fiera, C., Shrubovych, J., Ulrich, W. 2018. Urban springtail species richness decreases with increasing air pollution. Ecological Indicators, 94, 328-335. (IF= 3.898, MNiSW=35)
  11. Ulrich, W., Nakadai, R., Matthews, T. J., Kubota, Y. 2018. The two-parameter Weibull distribution as a universal tool to model the variation in species relative abundances. Ecological Complexity, 36, 110-116. (IF= 1.634, MNiSW=30)
  12. Panahi M., Banasiak Ł., Piwczyński M., Puchałka R., Kanani M.R., Oskolski A.A., Modnicki, D., Miłobędzka A., Spalik K. 2018. Taxonomy of the traditional medicinal plant genus Ferula (Apiaceae) is confounded by incongruence between nuclear rDNA and plastid DNA. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 188 (2), 173-189. (IF=3.124, MNiSW=30)
  13. Klisz, M., Ukalski, K., Ukalska, J., Jastrzębowski S., Puchałka R., Przybylski P., Mionskowski, M., Matras, J. W. 2018. What can we learn from an early test on the adaptation of silver fir populations to marginal environments? Forests 9(7),441 (IF=1.956, MNiSW=30)
  14. Fiera, C., Habel, J.C., Puchalka, R., Ulrich, W. Environmental correlates of community structure in springtails (Collembola) from Romanian caves. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 124(4), 765-775. (IF=2.532, MNiSW=20)
  15. Piwczyński M., Wyborska D., Gołębiewska J., Puchałka R. Phylogenetic positions of seven poorly known species of Ferula (Apiaceae) with remarks on the phylogenetic utility of the plastid trnH-psbA, trnS-trnG and atpB-rbcL intergenic spacers. Systematics and Biodiversity 16 (5), 428-440. (IF=2.127, MNiSW=30).
  16. Lutz L., Williams K.A., Villet M.H., Ekanem M., Szpila K. 2018. Species identification of adult African blowflies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) of forensic importance. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 132: 831-842. (IF=2.382, MNiSW=40)
  17. Kubota Y., Kusumoto B., Shiono T., Ulrich, W. 2018. Multiple filters affect tree species assembly in mid-latitude forest communities. Oecologia. 187(1), 245-253. (IF= 3.130, MNiSW=35)
  18.  Ulrich W., Kubota  Y., Piernik  A., Gotelli N.J.  2018. Functional traits and environmental characteristics drive the degree of competitive intransitivity in European saltmarsh plant communities. Journal of Ecology. 106(3), 865-876. (IF= 5.810, MNiSW=45)
  19. Kunin W.E., Harte J., He F, Hui C., Jobe R.T., Ostling A., Polce C., Šizling A., Smith A.B., Smith K., Smart S.M., Storch D., Tj?rve E., Ugland K.I., Ulrich W., Varma V. 2018. Upscaling biodiversity: estimating the species?area relationship from small samples. Ecological Monographs. 88(2), 170-187. (IF= 8.759, MNiSW=45)
  20. Ulrich W., Kubota Y., Kusumoto B., Baselga A., Tuomisto H., Gotelli, N.J. 2018. Species richness correlates of raw and standardized co-occurrence metrics. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 27(4), 395-399. (IF= 6.045, MNiSW=50)
  21. Williams S.H., Che X., Garcia J.A., Klena J.D., Lee B., Muller D., Ulrich W., Corrigan R.M., Nichol S., Jain K., Lipkin W.I. 2018. Viral diversity of house mice in New York City. mBio. 9(2), e01354-17. (IF= 6.956, MNiSW=40)
  22. Koprowski M., Okoński B., Gričar J., Puchałka R. 2018. Streamflow as an ecological factor influencing radial growth of European ash (Fraxinus excelsior (L.)). Ecol. Indic. 85, 390-399. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.09.051 (IF= 3.898, MNiSW=35)
  23. Ulrich W., Banks-Leite C., De Coster G., Habel J.C., Matheve H., Newmark W.D., Tobias J., Lens L. 2018. Environmentally and behaviourally mediated co-occurrence of functional traits in bird communities of tropical forest fragments. Oikos 127: 274-284 (IF=4,030, MNiSW=35)
  24. Fiera C., Habel J.C., Ulrich W. 2018 Neutral colonisations drive high beta-diversity in cavernicole springtails (Collembola). PLoS ONE, 13:e0189638 (IF=2,806, MNiSW=35)
  25. Strona G., Ulrich W., Gotelli N.J. 2018. Bi-dimensional null model analysis of presence-absence binary matrices. Ecology, 99: 103-115 (IF=4,809, MNiSW=40)
  26. Kurnik K., Krzyżyński M., Treder K., Tretyn A., Tyburski J. 2018. Study on utilizing solid food industry waste with brewers? spent grain and potato pulp as possible peroxidase sources. Journal of Food Biochemistry, 42(1): e12446. (IF=1, MNISW=20)
  27. Marshall L., Biesmeijer J. C., Rasmont P., Rasmont P., Vereecken N. J., Dvorak L., Fitzpatrick U., Francis F., Neumayer J., ?degaard F., Paukkunen J. P. T., Pawlikowski T., Reemer M., Roberts S. P. M., Straka J., Vray S. & Dendoncker N. 2018. The interplay of climate and land use change affects the distribution of EU bumblebees. Global Change Biology, 24: 101-116. (IF=8.044, MNiSW=45)


2017 (IF=52.109)

  1. Mumladze L., Ulrich W., Asanidze Z., Japoshvili G. 2017. An Inverse Elevational Species Richness Gradient of Caucasian Vascular Plants and Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea). Ecoscience 24: 75-79. (IF=0.688)
  2. Ulrich W.,Kryszewski W., Sewerniak P., Puchałka R., Strona G., Gotelli N. 2017. A comprehensive framework for the study of species co-occurrences, nestedness and turnover. Oikos, 126: 1607-1616. (IF=4.030)
  3. Ulrich W., Zaplata, M.K., Winter, S., Fischer, A. 2017. Spatial distribution of functional traits indicates small scale habitat filtering during early plant succession. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 28: 58-66. (IF=3.123)
  4. Grzywacz A., Wallman J. F., Piwczyński M. 2017. To be or not to be a valid genus: the systematic position of Ophyra R.-D. revised (Diptera: Muscidae). Systematic Entomology. 42: 714-723 (IF=4.474)
  5. Piwczyński M., Pape T., Deja-Sikora E., Sikora M., Akbarzadeh K., Szpila K. 2017. Molecular phylogeny of Miltogramminae (Diptera: Sarcophagidae): Implications for classification, systematics and evolution of larval feeding strategies. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 116: 49-60. (IF=4.419)
  6. Nolte D., Schuldt A., Gossner M.M., Ulrich W., Assmann T. 2017. Functional traits drive ground beetle community structures in Central European forests: Implications for conservation. Biological Conservation, 213: 5-12. (IF=4.022)
  7. Grzywacz A., Wyborska D., Piwczyński M. 2017. DNA barcoding allows identification of European Fanniidae (Diptera) of forensic interst. Forensic Science International, 278: 106-114. (IF=1.989)
  8. Szpila K., Pape T. 2017. The first instar larva of two species of Miltogramminae (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) from the Middle East ? examples of peculiar morphology. Acta Zoologica (Stockholm) 98: 237?244 (IF=0.989)
  9. Twerd L., Krzyżyński M., Waldon-Rudzionek B., Olszewski P. 2017. Can soda ash dumping grounds provide replacement habitats for digger wasps (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Spheciformes)? PLoS ONE, 12: e0175664. (IF=3.057).
  10. Grzywacz A., Ogiela J., Tofilski A. 2017. Identification of Muscidae (Diptera) of medico-legal importance by means of wing measurements. Parasitology Research, 116: 1495-1504. (IF=2.027)
  11. Hawro V., Ceryngier P., Kowalska A, Ulrich W. 2017. Landscape structure and agricultural intensification are weak predictors of host range and parasitism rate of cereal aphids. Ecological Research 32: 109-115. (IF=1.338)
  12. Puchałka R., Koprowski M., Gričar J., Przybylak R. 2017. Does tree-ring formation follow leaf phenology in Pedunculate oak (Quercus robur L.)? European Journal of Forest Research, 136: 259-268. (IF=2.041)
  13. Grzywacz A., Hall M.J.R., Pape T., Szpila K. 2017. Muscidae (Diptera) of forensic importance ? an identification key to third instar larvae of the western Palaearctic region and a catalogue of the muscid carrion community. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 131: 855-866. (IF=2.862)
  14. Ulrich W., Sewerniak P., Puchałka R. & Piwczyński M. Environmental filtering triggers community assembly of forest understorey plants in Central European pine stands. Scientific Reports, 7: 274. (IF=5.228)
  15. Ulrich W., Jabot F., Gotelli N.J. 2017. Competitive interactions change the pattern of species co-occurrences under neutral dispersal. Oikos, 126: 91-100. (IF=3.586)
  16. Pape T., Piwczyński M., Wyborska D., Akbarzadeh K., Szpila K. 2017. A new genus and species of hypodermatine bot flies (Diptera, Oestridae). Systematic Entomology, 42: 387-398. (IF=3.343)
  17. Ulrich W., Baselga A., Kusumoto B., Shiono T., Tuomisto H., Kubota Y. 2017. The tangled link between beta- and gamma-diversity: a Narcissus effect weakens statistical inferences in null model analyses of diversity patterns. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 26: 1-5. (IF=5.840)
  18. Szpila K., Akbarzadeh K., Pape T. 2017. First description of the first instar larva of Sphecapatoclea and Sphecapatodes (Diptera: Sarcophagidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger, 266: 129-135. (IF=1.483)

2016 (IF=111.383)

  1. Boratyński Z., Miranda Arias J., Mappes T., Mousseau T.A., M?ller A.P., Mu?oz Pajares A.J., Garcia C., Piwczyński M. & Tukalenko E. 2016. Ionizing radiation from Chernobyl affects development of wild carrot plants. Scientific Reports 6: 39282. (IF=5.228)
  2. Prado e Castro C. Szpila K., Martinez-Sanchez A., Rego C., Silva I., Serrano A.R.M., Boieiro M. 2016. The blowflies of the Madeira Archipelago: species diversity, distribution and indentification (Diptera, Calliphoridae s.l.). ZooKeys, 634: 101-123. (IF=0.938)
  3. Habel J.Chr., Teucher M., Ulrich W., Bauer M., Rödder D. 2016. Drones for butterfly conservation : larval habitat assessment with an unmanned aerial vehicle. Landscape Ecology, 31: 2385-2395. (IF=3.657)
  4. Ulrich W., Lens L., Tobias J.A., Habel J.C. 2016.Contrasting patterns of species richness and functional diversity in bird communities of East African cloud forest fragments. PloS One, 11:e0163338. (IF=3.057)
  5. Olszewski P., Wiśniowski B., Bogusch P., Pawlikowski T., Krzyżyński M. 2016.Distributional history and present status of the species of the family Scoliidae (Hymenoptera) in Poland and the Czech Republic. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 68: 43-54. (IF=0.310)
  6. Olszewski P., Ljubomirov T., Wiśniowski B., Kowalczyk J.K., Krzyżyński M. 2016. New records of the genus Diodontus Curtis, 1834 (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) from Bulgaria, Montenegro and Poland, with a key to Central and Eastern European species. Zootaxa, 4061: 164-172. (IF=0.994)
  7. Pawlikowski T., Olszewski P., Piekarska-Boniecka H., Pawlikowski K. 2016. The diversity of social wasp communities (Hymenoptera: Polistinae, Vespinae) in the agricultural landscape of central Poland. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 68: 553-556. (IF=0.31)
  8. Pawlikowski T., Olszewski P., Żyła W., Przybylińska M. 2016. The rare oligolectic bumblebee Bombus gerstaeckeri Morawitz, 1882 from Poland (Hymenoptera, Apidae). Spixiana 39: 130. (IF=0.673)
  9. Habel J.Ch., Augenstein B., Schmitt T., Ulrich W. 2016. Managing towards extinction : Diverging developments of plant and ground beetle assemblages following restoration of calcareous grasslands. Basic and Applied Ecology, 17: 668-677. (IF=1.836)
  10. Ulrich W., Soliveres S., Thomas A.D., Dougill A.J., Maestre F.T. 2016. Environmental correlates of species rank ? abundance distributions in global drylands. Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution  and Systematics, 20: 56-64. (IF=3.578)
  11. Habel J.C., Segerer A., Ulrich W., […], Wiesser W.W., Schmitt T. 2016. Butterfly community shifts over two centuries. Conservation Biology, 30: 754-762. (IF=4.267)
  12. Zalewski M., Dudek- Godeau D., V., Godeau J.-F., Kujawa K., Sienkiewicz P., Tiunov A., Ulrich W. 2016. Trophic generalism at the population level in ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Canadian Entomologist, 148: 284-293. (IF=1.000)
  13. Ulrich W., Zaplata M.K., Winter S., […], Soliveres S, Gotelli N.J. 2016. Species interactions and random dispersal rather than habitat filtering drive community assembly during early plant succession. Oikos, 125: 698-707. (IF=3.586)
  14. Ulrich W., Kusumoto B., Shiono T., Kubota Y. 2016. Climatic and geographical correlates of global forest tree species abundance distributions and community evenness. Journal of Vegetation Science, 27: 295-305. (IF=3.151)
  15. Kubota Y., Kusumoto B., Shiono T., Ulrich W., Jabot F. 2016. Non-neutrality in forest communities: environmental drivers of tree species abundance distributions. Oikos 125: 237-244. (IF=3.586)
  16. Puchałka R., Koprowski M., Przybylak J., Przybylak R., Dąbrowski H P. 2016. Did the late spring frost in 2007 and 2011 affect tree-ring width and earlywood vessel size in Pedunculate oak (Quercus robur) in northern Poland? International Journal of Biometeorology. 60: 1143-1150. (IF=2.309)
  17. Szpila K., Wallman J., 2016. Morphology and identification of first instar larvae of Australian blowflies of the genus Chrysomya of forensic importance. Acta Tropica, 162: 146-154. (IF=2.380)
  18. Wils T.H.G., Robertson I., Woodborne S.,  Hall G., Koprowski M.,  Eshetu Z., 2016.  Anthropogenic forcing increases the water use efficiency of African trees. Journal of Quaternary Science. 31(4): 386-390. (IF=2.553)
  19. Battipaglia G., Campelo F., Vieira J., Grabner M., De Micco V., Nabais C., Cherubini P., Carrer M., Braeuning A., Cufar K., Di Filippo A., García-González I., Koprowski M., Klisz M., Kirdyanov A.V., Zafirov N., De Luis M. 2016. Structure and Function of Intra?Annual Density Fluctuations: Mind the Gaps. Frontiers in Plant Science. Volume 7. Article 595. (IF=4.495)
  20. Klisz M., Koprowski M., Ukalska J., Nabais C., 2016. Does the Genotype Have a Significant Effect on the Formation of Intra-Annual Density Fluctuations? A Case Study Using Larix decidua from Northern Poland. Frontiers in Plant Science. Volume 7.  Article 691. (IF=4.495)
  21. Banasiak Ł., Wojewódzka A., Baczyński J., Reduron J-P., Piwczyński M., Kurzyna-Młynik R., Gutaker R., Czarnocka-Cieciura A., Kosmala-Grzechnik S. & Spalik K. 2016. Phylogeny of Apiaceae subtribe Daucinae and the taxonomic delineation of its genera. Taxon 65: 563-585. (IF=2.907)
  22. Piwczyński M., Pabijan M., Grzywacz A., Glinkowski W., Bereś P.K. & Buszko J. 2016. High regional genetic diversity and lack of host-specificity in Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) as revealed by mtDNA variation. Bulletin of Entomological Research 106: 512-521. (IF=1.761)
  23. Piwczyński M., Puchałka R. & Ulrich W. 2016. Influence of tree plantations on the phylogenetic structure of understorey plant communities. Forest Ecology and Management 376: 231-237. (IF=2.826)
  24. Grzywacz A., Amendt J., Fremdt H. 2016. Seek, and ye shall find ? the example of Neohydrotaea lundbecki (Michelsen) (Diptera: Muscidae), a rare muscid species or just ignored so far in forensic entomology? North-Western Journal of Zoology 12:196?198. (IF=0.539)
  25. Szpila K., Sinha S.K., Pape T. 2016. First documentation of early preimaginal stages of the blowfly Bengalia (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Zoologischer Anzeiger, 263: 16-23. (IF=1.483)
  26. Prado e Castro C., Szpila K., Rego C., Boieiro M, Serrano A.R.M. 2016. First finding of larviposition in Calliphora loewi from an island relict forest. Entomological Science, 19: 77-81.(IF=1.065)
  27. Matuszewski S., Frątczak K., Konwerski S., Bajerlein D., Szpila K., Jarmusz M., Szafałowicz M., Grzywacz A., Mądra A. 2016. Effect of body mass and clothing on carrion entomofauna. International Journal of Legal Medicine 130: 221-232. (IF=2.714)
  28. Zajac B.K., Martin-Vega D., Feddern N., Fremdt H., Prado e Castro C., Szpila K., Reckel F., Schutt S., Verhoff M.A., Amendt J., Zehner R. 2016. Molecular identification and phylogenetic analysis of the forensically important family Piophilidae (Diptera) from different European locations. Forensic Science International, 259: 77-84. (IF=2,140)
  29. Niederegger S., Szpila K., Mall G. 2015. Muscle attachment site (MAS) patterns for species determination in five species of Sarcophaga (Diptera: Sarcophagidae). Parasitology Research, 115: 241-247. (IF=2,089)
  30. Lyons S.K., Amatangelo K.L., Behrensmeyer A.K., Bercovici A., Blois J.L., Davis M., DiMichele W.A., Du A., Eronen J.T., Faith J. T., Graves G.R., Jud N., Labandeira C., Looy C.V., McGill B., Miller J.H., Patterson D., Pineda-Munoz S., Potts R., Riddle B., Terry R., Tóth A., Ulrich, W., Villase?or A., Wing S., Anderson H., Anderson J., Waller, D., Gotelli N.J. 2016. Holocene shifts in the assembly of terrestrial plant and animal communities implicate increasing human impacts. Nature 529: 80-83. (IF=41.456)