Agricultural implications of insect population dynamics and the conservation of biodiversity

Project (past)

Project dates01 Apr 1999 to end of 31 Mar 2008
FunderBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Project number4193
DepartmentPlant and Invertebrate Ecology (PIE)
Research fish codeBBS/E/C/00004193
Grant IDBBS/E/C/00004193

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Flight periodicity and the vertical distribution of high-altitude moth migration over southern Britain

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wood, C. R., Reynolds, D. R., Wells, P. M., Barlow, J. F., Woiwod, I. P. and Chapman, J. W. 2009. Flight periodicity and the vertical distribution of high-altitude moth migration over southern Britain. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 99, pp. 525-535.

Mysteries of Lepidoptera migration revealed by entomological radar

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Chapman, J. W. and Nesbit, R. L. 2008. Mysteries of Lepidoptera migration revealed by entomological radar. Atropos. 35, pp. 28-36.

A seasonal switch in compass orientation in a high-flying migrant moth

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Chapman, J. W., Reynolds, D. R., Hill, J. K., Sivell, D., Smith, A. D. and Woiwod, I. P. 2008. A seasonal switch in compass orientation in a high-flying migrant moth. Current Biology. 18, pp. R908-R909.

The Rothamsted Insect Survey: the role of citizen scientists in collecting long-term biological data

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Gould, P. J. L. 2008. The Rothamsted Insect Survey: the role of citizen scientists in collecting long-term biological data. Abstracts 93rd Ecological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, 3-8 August 2008 .

Phenotypic changes and reduced genetic diversity have accompanied the rapid decline of the garden tiger moth (Arctia caja) in the U.K.

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Anderson, S. J., Conrad, K. F., Gillman, M. P., Woiwod, I. P. and Freeland, J. R. 2008. Phenotypic changes and reduced genetic diversity have accompanied the rapid decline of the garden tiger moth (Arctia caja) in the U.K. Ecological Entomology. 33 (5), pp. 638-645.

The Rothamsted Insect Survey light-trap network

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. and Woiwod, I. P. 2008. The Rothamsted Insect Survey light-trap network. GMS News. Spring 2008, pp. 8-12.

Long-term moth studies at Rothamsted

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Woiwod, I. P. and Gould, P. J. L. 2008. Long-term moth studies at Rothamsted. in: Plant, C. W. (ed.) The moths of Hertfordshire Hertfordshire Natural History Society, Welwyn Garden City. pp. 31-44

Second record of the Scarce Hook-tip Sabra harpagula Esp. (Lep.: Drepanidae) on The Channel Islands

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2008. Second record of the Scarce Hook-tip Sabra harpagula Esp. (Lep.: Drepanidae) on The Channel Islands. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 120, p. 124.

A radar study of emigratory flight and layer formation by insects at dawn over southern Britain

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Reynolds, D. R., Smith, A. D. and Chapman, J. W. 2008. A radar study of emigratory flight and layer formation by insects at dawn over southern Britain. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 98, pp. 35-52.

Wind selection and drift compensation optimize migratory pathways in a high-flying moth

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Chapman, J. W., Reynolds, D. R., Mouritsen, H., Hill, J. K., Riley, J. R., Sivell, D., Smith, A. D. and Woiwod, I. P. 2008. Wind selection and drift compensation optimize migratory pathways in a high-flying moth. Current Biology. 18 (7), pp. 514-518.

Noteworthy records of late-flying moths (Lepidoptera) in Rothamsted Insect Survey light traps, 2006

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2008. Noteworthy records of late-flying moths (Lepidoptera) in Rothamsted Insect Survey light traps, 2006. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 120, pp. 43-44.

The Triangle Heterogenea asella (D. & S.) (Lep.: Limacodidae) in Devon

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2008. The Triangle Heterogenea asella (D. & S.) (Lep.: Limacodidae) in Devon. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 120, pp. 142-143.

Blair's Mocha Cyclophora puppillaria (Hb.) (Lep.: Geometridae) in Rothamsted light traps, 2006

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2008. Blair's Mocha Cyclophora puppillaria (Hb.) (Lep.: Geometridae) in Rothamsted light traps, 2006. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 120, p. 42.

The Marbled Pug Eupithecia irriguata (Hb.) (Lep.: Geometridae) in Dorset (VC9)

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2008. The Marbled Pug Eupithecia irriguata (Hb.) (Lep.: Geometridae) in Dorset (VC9). Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 120, pp. 35-36.

Unusual flight time of the Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata (Borkh.) (Lep.: Geometridae) in south Devon (VC3)

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2008. Unusual flight time of the Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata (Borkh.) (Lep.: Geometridae) in south Devon (VC3). Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 120, p. 18.

First and second records of adult Yarrow Pug Eupithecia millefoliata Rossl. (Lep.: Geometridae) for Bedfordshire (VC30)

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2008. First and second records of adult Yarrow Pug Eupithecia millefoliata Rossl. (Lep.: Geometridae) for Bedfordshire (VC30). Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 120, p. 31.

The Buttoned Snout Hypena rostralis (L.) (Lep.: Noctuidae) recorded from a new site in Hertfordshire (VC20)

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2008. The Buttoned Snout Hypena rostralis (L.) (Lep.: Noctuidae) recorded from a new site in Hertfordshire (VC20). Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 120, p. 24.

Early record of the Cyprus Carpet Thera cupressata Geyer (Lep.: Geometridae) in Dorset (VC9)

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2008. Early record of the Cyprus Carpet Thera cupressata Geyer (Lep.: Geometridae) in Dorset (VC9). Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 120, p. 10.

Second record of Pyrausta cingulata (Lep.: Pyralidae) in Bedfordshire (VC30)

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. and Chapman, J. W. 2008. Second record of Pyrausta cingulata (Lep.: Pyralidae) in Bedfordshire (VC30). Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 120, p. 32.

The Mocha Cyclophora annularia (Fabr.) and False Mocha Cyclophora porata (L.) (Lep.: Geometridae) at Monks Wood National Nature Reserve, Huntingdonshire (VC31)

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2008. The Mocha Cyclophora annularia (Fabr.) and False Mocha Cyclophora porata (L.) (Lep.: Geometridae) at Monks Wood National Nature Reserve, Huntingdonshire (VC31). Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 120, p. 36.

Noteworthy records of late-flying moths (Lepidoptera) from Rothamsted Insect Survey light traps, 2005

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2008. Noteworthy records of late-flying moths (Lepidoptera) from Rothamsted Insect Survey light traps, 2005. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 120, p. 28.

National-scale metacommunity dynamics of carabid beetles in UK farmland

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Brooks, D. R., Perry, J. N., Clark, S. J., Heard, M. S., Firbank, L. G., Holdgate, R., Mason, N. S., Shortall, C. R., Skellern, M. P. and Woiwod, I. P. 2008. National-scale metacommunity dynamics of carabid beetles in UK farmland. Journal of Animal Ecology. 77 (2), pp. 265-274.

The implications of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops for UK farmland biodiversity: a summary of the results of the Farm Scale Evaluations project

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Brooks, D. R., Firbank, L. G., Bohan, D. A., Champion, G. T., Clark, S. J., Dewar, A. M., Haughton, A. J., Hawes, C., Heard, M. S., May, M. J., Osborne, J. L., Perry, J. N., Rothery, P., Roy, D. B., Scott, R. J., Squire, G. R. and Woiwod, I. P. 2007. The implications of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops for UK farmland biodiversity: a summary of the results of the Farm Scale Evaluations project. Proceedings Open Seminar on the Cultivation of Genetically Modified Crops and Evaluation of Ecological Effects, Tokyo, 3 November 2007 . NIAES, Tsukuba. pp. 29-52

The Small Chocolate-tip Clostera pigra (Hufn.) (Lep.: Notodontidae) in Kent

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2007. The Small Chocolate-tip Clostera pigra (Hufn.) (Lep.: Notodontidae) in Kent. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 119, p. 286.

A fourth Hertfordshire (VC20) record of the Apple Pith Moth Blastodacna atra (Haworth) (Lep.: Agonoxenidae)

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2007. A fourth Hertfordshire (VC20) record of the Apple Pith Moth Blastodacna atra (Haworth) (Lep.: Agonoxenidae). Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 119, p. 212.

Coleophora squamosella Stainton (Lep.: Coleophoridae), new to the Hertfordshire (VC20) county list

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2007. Coleophora squamosella Stainton (Lep.: Coleophoridae), new to the Hertfordshire (VC20) county list. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 119, p. 202.

Confirmation of the hybrid status of the Autumnal Snout Schrankia intermedialis Reid (Lep.: Noctuidae)

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2007. Confirmation of the hybrid status of the Autumnal Snout Schrankia intermedialis Reid (Lep.: Noctuidae). Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 119, pp. 193-194.

The Rothamsted Insect Survey light trap on Jersey - species of note in 2004

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2007. The Rothamsted Insect Survey light trap on Jersey - species of note in 2004. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 119, p. 220.

Genetically modified crops and insect conservation

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Woiwod, I. P. and Schuler, T. H. 2007. Genetically modified crops and insect conservation. Stewart, A. J. A., Lewis, O. T. and New, T. R. (ed.) Insect Conservation Biology: Proceedings of the 22nd Symposium of the Royal Entomological Society . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 405-430

Monitoring biodiversity: measuring long-term changes in insect abundance

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Conrad, K. E., Fox, R. and Woiwod, I. P. 2007. Monitoring biodiversity: measuring long-term changes in insect abundance. Stewart, A. J. A., Lewis, O. T. and New, T. R. (ed.) Insect Conservation Biology: Proceedings of the 22nd Symposium of the Royal Entomological Society . CABI International, Wallingford, Oxon (CABI). pp. 203-225

Repetitive flanking sequences (ReFS): novel molecular markers from microsatellite families

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Anderson, S. J., Gould, P. J. L. and Freeland, J. R. 2007. Repetitive flanking sequences (ReFS): novel molecular markers from microsatellite families. Molecular Ecology Notes. 7 (3), pp. 374-376.

Recent applications of radar to entomology

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Riley, J. R., Chapman, J. W., Reynolds, D. R. and Smith, A. D. 2007. Recent applications of radar to entomology. Outlooks on Pest Management. 18 (2), pp. 62-68.

Compensatory dynamics are rare in natural ecological communities

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Houlahan, J. E., Currie, D. J., Cottenie, K., Cumming, G. S., Ernest, S. K. M., Findlay, C. S., Fuhlendorf, S. D., Gaedke, U., Legendre, P., Magnuson, J. J., Mcardle, B. H., Muldavin, E. H., Noble, D., Russell, R., Stevens, R. D., Willis, T. J., Woiwod, I. P. and Wondzell, S. M. 2007. Compensatory dynamics are rare in natural ecological communities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America - PNAS. 104, pp. 3273-3277.

Foresight from hindsight: the Rothamsted Insect Survey

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Harrington, R. and Woiwod, I. P. 2007. Foresight from hindsight: the Rothamsted Insect Survey. Outlooks on Pest Management. 18 (1), pp. 9-14.

The migration of insect vectors of plant and animal viruses

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Reynolds, D. R., Chapman, J. W. and Harrington, R. 2006. The migration of insect vectors of plant and animal viruses. Advances in Virus Research. 67, pp. 453-517.

Late-flying Silver-ground Carpets Xanthoroe montanata D.& S. (Lep.: Geometridae) in Scotland - evidence of a second generation?

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2006. Late-flying Silver-ground Carpets Xanthoroe montanata D.& S. (Lep.: Geometridae) in Scotland - evidence of a second generation? Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 118, p. 227.

The Scarce Hook-tip Sabra harpagula Esp. (Lep.: Drepanidae) new to the Channel Islands

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2006. The Scarce Hook-tip Sabra harpagula Esp. (Lep.: Drepanidae) new to the Channel Islands. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 118, p. 202.

Unusual flight time of the Sword-grass Xylena exoleta (L.) (Lep.: Noctuidae) in Perthshire

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2006. Unusual flight time of the Sword-grass Xylena exoleta (L.) (Lep.: Noctuidae) in Perthshire. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 118, p. 226.

Aberrant Blood-vein Timandra comae Peters (Lep.: Geometridae) in Carmarthenshire

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2006. Aberrant Blood-vein Timandra comae Peters (Lep.: Geometridae) in Carmarthenshire. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 118, p. 228.

Further evidence of a second generation of Chrysoteuchia culmella (L.) (Lep.: Pyralidae) in Hertfordshire

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Gould, P. J. L. 2006. Further evidence of a second generation of Chrysoteuchia culmella (L.) (Lep.: Pyralidae) in Hertfordshire. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation. 118, pp. 228-229.