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Asian lady beetle (Harmonia axyridis)
by Andreas Trepte (CC BY-SA 2.5)
Native to China.
Introduced all over the world
as a biological control agent.
Often becomes a pest itself.

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Volume 19(3) — 2018
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Volume 19(3), May 2018

Changes in host discrimination behaviour of Callosobruchus maculatus: shifting from habitual to ancestral hosts.
Soumaya Haouel Hamdi, Olfa Bachrouch, Mariam Hedjal Chebheb, Meriem Labidi, Ali Ouji, Emna Boushih & Jouda Mediouni-Ben Jemâa — 2018(2) (
Keywords: behaviour, Callosobruchus maculatus, host discrimination, host shift.

How will climate change affect the temporal and spatial distributions of a reservoir host, the Indian gerbil (Tatera indica), and the spread of zoonotic diseases that it carries?
Kordiyeh Hamidi, Saeed Mohammadi, Naeimeh Eskandarzadeh — 2018(2) (
Keywords: climate change, ectoparasites, Indian gerbil, leishmaniasis, species distribution projections.

Phenotypic plasticity during external embryonic development is affected more by maternal effects than multiple abiotic factors in brook trout.
Heather D. Penney, J. Beirão & C.F. Purchase — 2018(2) (
Keywords: hatch size, hatch time, maternal effects, pH, Salvelinus fontinalis, temperature.

Modeling the evolution of periodicity in the periodical cicadas.
Jaakko Toivonen & Lutz Fromhage — 2018(2) (
Keywords: Allee effect, individual-based simulation, numerical analysis, periodical cicadas, semelparity, structured population model.

One for all: can individual plant species indicate the overall number of plant species?
Polina A. Volkova, Maria O. Ivanova, Liudmila A. Abramova — 2018(2) (
Keywords: anthropogenic disturbance, diversity of forest species, Eastern Europe, indicators, number of plant species, Russia.

Eco-evolutionary feedbacks in the functional role of a polymorphic colonizer: Arctic charr in subarctic lakes of Alaska and Iceland.
Pamela J. Woods, Skúli Skúlason, Sigurður S. Snorrason & Thomas P. Quinn — 2018(2) (
Keywords: Arctic charr, eco-evolutionary feedback, food web, resource polymorphism, subarctic lake.

Dental ecometrics of tropical Africa: linking vegetation types and communities of large plant-eating mammals.
Indrë Žliobaitë, Hui Tang, Juha Saarinen, Mikael Fortelius, Janne Rinne & Janina Rannikko — 2018(2) (
Keywords: ecometrics, grasslands, mammalian teeth, pastoralism, Sahel, vegetation types.