Chris Shortall

NameChris Shortall
Email addresschris.shortall@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentBiointeractions and Crop Protection
Research clusterBCP: Surveillance and Monitoring
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-7175-5393
Preferred citationShortall, C. R.
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

Insect population trends and the IUCN Red List process

Fox, R., Harrower, C.A., Bell, J. R., Shortall, C. R., Middlebrook, I. and Wilson, R.J. 2018. Insect population trends and the IUCN Red List process. Journal of Insect Conservation.

The origins of global invasions of the German wasp (Vespula germanica) and its infection with four honey bee viruses

Brenton-Rule, E., Doblemann, J., Baty, J. W., Brown, R., Dvorak, L., Grangier, J., Massiochi, M., McGrannachan, C., Shortall, C. R., Schmack, J., Van Zyl, C., Veldtman, R. and Lester, P. J. 2018. The origins of global invasions of the German wasp (Vespula germanica) and its infection with four honey bee viruses. Biological Invasions. 20 (12), p. 3445–3460.

The potential of fluorescence imaging to distinguish insect pest and non-pest species

Perryman, S. A. M., Shortall, C. R., Halsey, K. and West, J. S. 2018. The potential of fluorescence imaging to distinguish insect pest and non-pest species. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Mechanistic model for predicting the seasonal abundance of Culicoides biting midges and the impacts of insecticide control

White, S. M., Sanders, C. J., Shortall, C. R. and Purse, B. V. 2017. Mechanistic model for predicting the seasonal abundance of Culicoides biting midges and the impacts of insecticide control. Parasites & Vectors. 10 (1), p. 162.

The long-term population dynamics of common wasps in their native and invaded range

Lester, P. J., Haywood, J., Archer, M. E. and Shortall, C. R. 2017. The long-term population dynamics of common wasps in their native and invaded range. Journal of Animal Ecology. 86 (2), pp. 337-347.

UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) coarse grain vegetation data: 1993-2012

Rennie, S., Adamson, J., Anderson, R., Andrews, C., Bater, J., Bayfield, N., Beaton, K., Beaumont, D. A., Benham, S., Bowmaker, V., Britt, C., Brooker, R., Brooks, D., Brunt, J., Common, G., Cooper, R., Corbett, S., Critchley, N., Dennis, P., Dick, J., Dodd, B., Dodd, N., Donovan, N., Easter, J., Eaton, E., Flexen, M., Gardiner, A., Hamilton, D., Hargreaves, P., Hatton-Ellis, M., Howe, M., Kahl, J., Lane, M., Langan, S., Lloyd, D., McElarney, Y., McKenna, C., Mcmillan, S., Milne, F., Milne, L., Morecroft, M., Murphy, M., Nelson, A., Nicholson, H., Pallett, D., Parry, D., Pearce, I., Pozsgai, G., Rose, R., Schafer, S., Scott, T., Sherrin, L., Shortall, C. R., Smith, R., Smith, P., Tait, R., Taylor, C., Taylor, M., Thurlow, M., Turner, A., Tyson, K., Watson, H. and Whittaker, M. 2016. UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) coarse grain vegetation data: 1993-2012. Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) baseline vegetation data: 1991-2000

Rennie, S., Adamson, J., Anderson, R., Andrews, C., Bater, J., Bayfield, N., Beaton, K., Beaumont, D. A., Benham, S., Bowmaker, V., Britt, C., Brooker, R., Brooks, D., Brunt, J., Common, G., Cooper, R., Corbett, S., Critchley, N., Dennis, P., Dick, J., Dodd, B., Dodd, N., Donovan, N., Easter, J., Eaton, E., Flexen, M., Gardiner, A., Hamilton, D., Hargreaves, P., Hatton-Ellis, M., Howe, M., Kahl, J., Lane, M., Langan, S., Lloyd, D., McElarney, Y., McKenna, C., Mcmillan, S., Milne, F., Milne, L., Morecroft, M., Murphy, M., Nelson, A., Nicholson, H., Pallett, D., Parry, D., Pearce, I., Pozsgai, G., Rose, R., Schafer, S., Scott, T., Sherrin, L., Shortall, C. R., Smith, R., Smith, P., Tait, R., Taylor, C., Taylor, M., Thurlow, M., Turner, A., Tyson, K., Watson, H. and Whittaker, M. 2016. UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) baseline vegetation data: 1991-2000. Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

An indicator highlights seasonal variation in the response of Lepidoptera communities to warming

Martay, B., Monteith, D. T., Brewer, M. J., Brereton, T., Shortall, C. R. and Pearce-Higgins, J. W. 2016. An indicator highlights seasonal variation in the response of Lepidoptera communities to warming. Ecological Indicators. 68 (September), pp. 126-133.

Large-scale migration synchrony between parasitoids and their host

Perez-Rodriguez, J., Shortall, C. R. and Bell, J. R. 2015. Large-scale migration synchrony between parasitoids and their host. Ecological Entomology. 40 (5), pp. 654-659.

Developing and enhancing biodiversity monitoring programmes: a collaborative assessment of priorities

Pocock, M. J. O., Newson, S. E., Henderson, I. G., Peyton, J., Sutherland, W. J., Noble, D. G., Ball, S. G., Beckmann, B. C., Biggs, J., Bereton, T., Bullock, D. J., Buckland, S. T., Edwards, M., Eaton, M. A., Harvey, M. C., Hill, M. O., Horlock, M., Hubble, D. S., Julian, A. M., Mackey, E. C., Mann, D. J., Marshall, M. J., Medlock, J. M., O'Mahoney, E. M., Pacheco, M., Porter, K., Prentice, S., Procter, D. A., Roy, H. E., Southway, S. E., Shortall, C. R., Stewart, A. J. A., Wembridge, D. E., Wright, M. A. and Roy, D. B. 2015. Developing and enhancing biodiversity monitoring programmes: a collaborative assessment of priorities. Journal of Applied Ecology. 52 (3), pp. 686-695.

Accented Hawk Nephele accentifera: a new species for Europe

Shortall, C. R., Wilmot-Dear, C. M. and Thomas, E. A. 2015. Accented Hawk Nephele accentifera: a new species for Europe. Atropos.

Long-term phenological trends, species accumulation rates, aphid traits and climate: five decades of change in migrating aphids

Bell, J. R., Alderson, L. J., Izera, D., Kruger, T., Parker, S. J., Pickup, J., Shortall, C. R., Taylor, M. S., Verrier, P. J. and Harrington, R. 2015. Long-term phenological trends, species accumulation rates, aphid traits and climate: five decades of change in migrating aphids. Journal of Animal Ecology. 84 (1), pp. 21-34.

Ecological correlates of local extinction and colonisation in the British ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)

Comont, R. F., Roy, H. E., Harrington, R., Shortall, C. R. and Purse, B. V. 2014. Ecological correlates of local extinction and colonisation in the British ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Biological Invasions. 16 (9), pp. 1805-1817.

Escape from parasitism by the invasive alien ladybird, Harmonia axyridis

Comont, R. F., Purse, B. V., Phillips, W., Kunin, W. E., Hanson, M., Lewis, O. T., Harrington, R., Shortall, C. R., Rondoni, G. and Roy, H. E. 2014. Escape from parasitism by the invasive alien ladybird, Harmonia axyridis. Insect Conservation and Diversity. 7 (4), pp. 334-342.

The Rothamsted Insect Survey: gold standard aphid monitoring

Harrington, R., Taylor, M. S., Alderson, L. J., Shortall, C. R., Kruger, T., Izera, D., Verrier, P. J. and Pickup, J. 2013. The Rothamsted Insect Survey: gold standard aphid monitoring. Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists. pp. 7-10

Using biological traits to explain ladybird distribution patterns

Comont, R. F., Roy, H. E., Lewis, O. T., Harrington, R., Shortall, C. R. and Purse, B. V. 2012. Using biological traits to explain ladybird distribution patterns. Journal of Biogeography. 39 (10), pp. 1772-1781.

The Rothamsted Insect Survey: old traps, new tricks

Harrington, R., Taylor, M. S., Shortall, C. R., Alderson, L. J., Mallott, M. and Verrier, P. J. 2012. The Rothamsted Insect Survey: old traps, new tricks. Crop Protection in Southern Britain. Aspects of Applied Biology 117 . pp. 157-164

Adapt and overcome

Harrington, R., Taylor, M. S., Mallott, M., Shortall, C. R., Alderson, L. J., Foster, S., Oliphant, L., Hallsworth, P. and Stevens, M. 2012. Adapt and overcome.

The trait and host plant ecology of aphids and their distribution and abundance in the United Kingdom

Bell, J. R., Taylor, M. S., Shortall, C. R., Welham, S. J. and Harrington, R. 2012. The trait and host plant ecology of aphids and their distribution and abundance in the United Kingdom. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 21 (4), pp. 405-415.

Long-term changes in the abundance and phenology of Hoplia philanthus (Fuessly) Col: Scarabaeidae at Silwood Park

Shortall, C. R. and Timmis, G. L. S. 2011. Long-term changes in the abundance and phenology of Hoplia philanthus (Fuessly) Col: Scarabaeidae at Silwood Park.

Influence of season and meteorological parameters on flight activity of Culicoides biting midges

Sanders, C. J., Shortall, C. R., Gubbins, S., Burgin, L., Gloster, J., Harrington, R., Reynolds, D. R., Mellor, P. S. and Carpenter, S. 2011. Influence of season and meteorological parameters on flight activity of Culicoides biting midges. Journal of Applied Ecology. 48 (6), pp. 1355-1364.

Aerial insect biomass: trends from long-term monitoring

Harrington, R., Shortall, C. R. and Woiwod, I. P. 2010. Aerial insect biomass: trends from long-term monitoring. in: Maclean, N. (ed.) Silent summer: the state of wildlife in Britain and Ireland Cambridge University Press (CUP) Cambridge. pp. 540-555

Complementary methods for monitoring sugar beet aphids to improve risk management of virus yellows

Harrington, R., Stevens, M., Alderson, L. J., Cox, D., Denholm, I., Foster, S. P., Hall, M. J., Hallsworth, P., Oliphant, L., Parker, S., Shortall, C. R., Taylor, M. S. and Wright, S. 2009. Complementary methods for monitoring sugar beet aphids to improve risk management of virus yellows. pp. 215-217

Aphids: insecticide resistance update

Harrington, R., Foster, S. P., Alderson, L. J., Cox, D., Hall, M. J., Mallott, M., Oliphant, L., Parker, S., Shortall, C. R., Taylor, M. S., Wright, S. and Denholm, I. 2009. Aphids: insecticide resistance update.

Long-term changes in the abundance of flying insects

Shortall, C. R., Moore, A., Smith, E., Hall, M. J., Woiwod, I. P. and Harrington, R. 2009. Long-term changes in the abundance of flying insects. Insect Conservation and Diversity. 2 (4), pp. 251-260.

Population and insecticide resistance dynamics in aphid vectors of beet viruses. Final report to BBRO on project number 05/14

Harrington, R., Denholm, I., Dewar, A., Foster, S., Stevens, M., Alderson, L. J., Anstead, J., Cox, D., Garner, B., Hall, M. J., Hallsworth, P., Haylock, L., Kruger, T., Oliphant, L., Parker, S., Shortall, C. R., Taylor, M. S. and Wright, S. 2009. Population and insecticide resistance dynamics in aphid vectors of beet viruses. Final report to BBRO on project number 05/14.

National-scale metacommunity dynamics of carabid beetles in UK farmland

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.

Quantifying and comparing bumblebee nest densities in gardens and countryside habitats

Osborne, J. L., Martin, A. P., Shortall, C. R., Todd, A. D., Goulson, D., Knight, M. E., Hale, R. J. and Sanderson, R. A. 2008. Quantifying and comparing bumblebee nest densities in gardens and countryside habitats. Journal of Applied Ecology. 45 (3), pp. 784-792.

Monitoring potential mosquito vectors of West Nile virus in the UK using the Rothamsted suction trap network. A reporton work carried out by Rothamsted Research for the Department of Health

Sivell, D., Harrington, R. and Shortall, C. R. 2006. Monitoring potential mosquito vectors of West Nile virus in the UK using the Rothamsted suction trap network. A reporton work carried out by Rothamsted Research for the Department of Health.

Long-term trends in aerial insect populations. Final report to English Nature

Shortall, C. R., Harrington, R., Hall, M. J. and Clark, S. J. 2006. Long-term trends in aerial insect populations. Final report to English Nature.