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Prof Kate Parr PhD

Professor Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences

    Publications

    2019

    Suspended Dead Wood Decomposes Slowly in the Tropics, with Microbial Decay Greater than Termite Decay (Journal article)

    Law, S., Eggleton, P., Griffiths, H., Ashton, L., & Parr, C. (2019). Suspended Dead Wood Decomposes Slowly in the Tropics, with Microbial Decay Greater than Termite Decay. ECOSYSTEMS, 22(6), 1176-1188. doi:10.1007/s10021-018-0331-4

    DOI: 10.1007/s10021-018-0331-4

    Anthropogenic modifications to fire regimes in the wider Serengeti-Mara ecosystem (Journal article)

    Probert, J. R., Parr, C. L., Holdo, R. M., Anderson, T. M., Archibald, S., Mustaphi, C. J. C., . . . Beale, C. M. (2019). Anthropogenic modifications to fire regimes in the wider Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, 25(10), 3406-3423. doi:10.1111/gcb.14711

    DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14711

    Animal movements in fire-prone landscapes (Journal article)

    Nimmo, D. G., Avitabile, S., Banks, S. C., Bird, R. B., Callister, K., Clarke, M. F., . . . Bennett, A. F. (2019). Animal movements in fire-prone landscapes. BIOLOGICAL REVIEWS, 94(3), 981-998. doi:10.1111/brv.12486

    DOI: 10.1111/brv.12486

    Cross-boundary human impacts compromise the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem (Journal article)

    Veldhuis, M. P., Ritchie, M. E., Ogutu, J. O., Morrison, T. A., Beale, C. M., Estes, A. B., . . . Olff, H. (2019). Cross-boundary human impacts compromise the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. SCIENCE, 363(6434), 1424-+. doi:10.1126/science.aav0564

    DOI: 10.1126/science.aav0564

    Thermoregulatory traits combine with range shifts to alter the future of montane ant assemblages. (Journal article)

    Bishop, T. R., Parr, C. L., Gibb, H., van Rensburg, B. J., Braschler, B., Chown, S. L., . . . Robertson, M. P. (2019). Thermoregulatory traits combine with range shifts to alter the future of montane ant assemblages.. Global change biology. doi:10.1111/gcb.14622

    DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14622

    Dissimilar effects of human and elephant disturbance on woodland structure and functional bird diversity in the mopane woodlands of Zambia (Journal article)

    Tripathi, H. G., Mzumara, T. I., Martin, R. O., Parr, C. L., Phiri, C., & Ryan, C. M. (2019). Dissimilar effects of human and elephant disturbance on woodland structure and functional bird diversity in the mopane woodlands of Zambia. LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY, 34(2), 357-371. doi:10.1007/s10980-019-00774-2

    DOI: 10.1007/s10980-019-00774-2

    Termites can decompose more than half of deadwood in tropical rainforest (Journal article)

    Griffiths, H. M., Ashton, L. A., Evans, T. A., Parr, C. L., & Eggleton, P. (2019). Termites can decompose more than half of deadwood in tropical rainforest. CURRENT BIOLOGY, 29(4), R118-R119. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2019.01.012

    DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.01.012

    Termites mitigate the effects of drought in tropical rainforest (Journal article)

    Ashton, L. A., Griffiths, H. M., Parr, C. L., Evans, T. A., Didham, R. K., Hasan, F., . . . Eggleton, P. (2019). Termites mitigate the effects of drought in tropical rainforest. SCIENCE, 363(6423), 174-177. doi:10.1126/science.aau9565

    DOI: 10.1126/science.aau9565

    Grazing by large savanna herbivores indirectly alters ant diversity and promotes resource monopolisation (Journal article)

    Purdon, J., Parr, C. L., & Somers, M. J. (2019). Grazing by large savanna herbivores indirectly alters ant diversity and promotes resource monopolisation. PEERJ, 7. doi:10.7717/peerj.6226

    DOI: 10.7717/peerj.6226

    2018

    The future of hyperdiverse tropical ecosystems (Journal article)

    Barlow, J., Franca, F., Gardner, T. A., Hicks, C. C., Lennox, G. D., Berenguer, E., . . . Graham, N. A. J. (2018). The future of hyperdiverse tropical ecosystems. NATURE, 559(7715), 517-526. doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0301-1

    DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0301-1

    Dominance-diversity relationships in ant communities differ with invasion (Journal article)

    Arnan, X., Andersen, A. N., Gibb, H., Parr, C. L., Sanders, N. J., Dunn, R. R., . . . Retana, J. (2018). Dominance-diversity relationships in ant communities differ with invasion. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, 24(10), 4614-4625. doi:10.1111/gcb.14331

    DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14331

    Woody encroachment slows decomposition and termite activity in an African savanna. (Journal article)

    Leitner, M., Davies, A. B., Parr, C. L., Eggleton, P., & Robertson, M. P. (2018). Woody encroachment slows decomposition and termite activity in an African savanna. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, 24(6), 2597-2606. doi:10.1111/gcb.14118

    DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14118

    Pyrodiversity interacts with rainfall to increase bird and mammal richness in African savannas (Journal article)

    Beale, C. M., Mustaphi, C. J. C., Morrison, T. A., Archibald, S., Anderson, T. M., Dobson, A. P., . . . Parr, C. L. (2018). Pyrodiversity interacts with rainfall to increase bird and mammal richness in African savannas. ECOLOGY LETTERS, 21(4), 557-567. doi:10.1111/ele.12921

    DOI: 10.1111/ele.12921

    Ants are the major agents of resource removal from tropical rainforests (Journal article)

    Griffiths, H. M., Ashton, L. A., Walker, A. E., Hasan, F., Evans, T. A., Eggleton, P., & Parr, C. L. (2018). Ants are the major agents of resource removal from tropical rainforests. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY, 87(1), 293-300. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.12728

    DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12728

    Ecological engineering through fire-herbivory feedbacks drives the formation of savanna grazing lawns (Journal article)

    Donaldson, J. E., Archibald, S., Govender, N., Pollard, D., Luhdo, Z., & Parr, C. L. (2018). Ecological engineering through fire-herbivory feedbacks drives the formation of savanna grazing lawns. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY, 55(1), 225-235. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12956

    DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12956

    2017

    Long-term land-cover/use change in a traditional farming landscape in Romania inferred from pollen data, historical maps and satellite images (Journal article)

    Feurdean, A., Munteanu, C., Kuemmerle, T., Nielsen, A. B., Hutchinson, S. M., Ruprecht, E., . . . Hickler, T. (2017). Long-term land-cover/use change in a traditional farming landscape in Romania inferred from pollen data, historical maps and satellite images. REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE, 17(8), 2193-2207. doi:10.1007/s10113-016-1063-7

    DOI: 10.1007/s10113-016-1063-7

    Comment on "The extent of forest in dryland biomes" (Journal article)

    Griffith, D. M., Lehmann, C. E. R., Stromberg, C. A. E., Parr, C. L., Pennington, R. T., Sankaran, M., . . . Bond, W. J. (2017). Comment on "The extent of forest in dryland biomes". SCIENCE, 358(6365). doi:10.1126/science.aao1309

    DOI: 10.1126/science.aao1309

    Habitat attribute similarities reduce impacts of land-use conversion on seed removal (Journal article)

    Rabello, A. M., Parr, C. L., Queiroz, A. C. M., Braga, D. L., Santiago, G. S., & Ribas, C. R. (2018). Habitat attribute similarities reduce impacts of land-use conversion on seed removal. BIOTROPICA, 50(1), 39-49. doi:10.1111/btp.12506

    DOI: 10.1111/btp.12506

    Habitat disturbance selects against both small and large species across varying climates (Journal article)

    Gibb, H., Sanders, N. J., Dunn, R. R., Arnan, X., Vasconcelos, H. L., Donoso, D. A., . . . Parr, C. L. (2018). Habitat disturbance selects against both small and large species across varying climates. ECOGRAPHY, 41(7), 1184-1193. doi:10.1111/ecog.03244

    DOI: 10.1111/ecog.03244

    The underestimated biodiversity of tropical grassy biomes (Journal article)

    Murphy, B. P., Andersen, A. N., & Parr, C. L. (2016). The underestimated biodiversity of tropical grassy biomes. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 371(1703). doi:10.1098/rstb.2015.0319

    DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0319

    Continent-level drivers of African pyrodiversity (Journal article)

    Hempson, G. P., Parr, C. L., Archibald, S., Anderson, T. M., Mustaphi, C. J. C., Dobson, A. P., . . . Beale, C. M. (2018). Continent-level drivers of African pyrodiversity. ECOGRAPHY, 41(6), 889-899. doi:10.1111/ecog.03109

    DOI: 10.1111/ecog.03109

    Contributions of smaller fauna to ecological processes and biodiversity (Chapter)

    Owen-Smith, N., Gosling, C. M., Hagenah, N., Byrne, M. J., & Parr, C. L. (2017). Contributions of smaller fauna to ecological processes and biodiversity. In Conserving Africa's Mega-Diversity in the Anthropocene: The Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park Story (pp. 211-232). doi:10.1017/9781139382793.014

    DOI: 10.1017/9781139382793.014

    GlobalAnts : a new database on the geography of ant traits (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., Dunn, R. R., Sanders, N. J., Weiser, M. D., Photakis, M., Bishop, T. R., . . . Gibb, H. (2017). GlobalAnts: a new database on the geography of ant traits (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). INSECT CONSERVATION AND DIVERSITY, 10(1), 5-20. doi:10.1111/icad.12211

    DOI: 10.1111/icad.12211

    2016

    A global database of ant species abundances. (Journal article)

    Gibb, H., Dunn, R. R., Sanders, N. J., Grossman, B. F., Photakis, M., Abril, S., . . . Parr, C. L. (2017). A global database of ant species abundances. ECOLOGY, 98(3), 883-884. doi:10.1002/ecy.1682

    DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1682

    Coping with the cold: minimum temperatures and thermal tolerances dominate the ecology of mountain ants (Journal article)

    Bishop, T. R., Robertson, M. P., Van Rensburg, B. J., & Parr, C. L. (2017). Coping with the cold: minimum temperatures and thermal tolerances dominate the ecology of mountain ants. ECOLOGICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 42(2), 105-114. doi:10.1111/een.12364

    DOI: 10.1111/een.12364

    Tropical grassy biomes: linking ecology, human use and conservation (Journal article)

    Lehman, C. E. R., & Parr, C. L. (2016). Tropical grassy biomes: linking ecology, human use and conservation. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 371(1703). doi:10.1098/rstb.2016.0329

    DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0329

    Ant assemblages have darker and larger members in cold environments (Journal article)

    Bishop, T. R., Robertson, M. P., Gibb, H., van Rensburg, B. J., Braschler, B., Chown, S. L., . . . Parr, C. L. (2016). Ant assemblages have darker and larger members in cold environments. GLOBAL ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY, 25(12), 1489-1499. doi:10.1111/geb.12516

    DOI: 10.1111/geb.12516

    Morphological characteristics of ant assemblages (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) differ among contrasting biomes (Journal article)

    Schofield, S. F., Bishop, T. R., & Parr, C. L. (2016). Morphological characteristics of ant assemblages (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) differ among contrasting biomes. MYRMECOLOGICAL NEWS, 23, 129-137. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    Seasonal variation in the relative dominance of herbivore guilds in an African savanna (Journal article)

    Davies, A. B., van Rensburg, B. J., Robertson, M. P., Levick, S. R., Asner, G. P., & Parr, C. L. (2016). Seasonal variation in the relative dominance of herbivore guilds in an African savanna. ECOLOGY, 97(6), 1618-1624. doi:10.1890/15-1905.1

    DOI: 10.1890/15-1905.1

    Suppression of savanna ants alters invertebrate composition and influences key ecosystem processes (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., Eggleton, P., Davies, A. B., Evans, T. A., & Holdsworth, S. (2016). Suppression of savanna ants alters invertebrate composition and influences key ecosystem processes. ECOLOGY, 97(6), 1611-1617. doi:10.1890/15-1713.1

    DOI: 10.1890/15-1713.1

    Termite mounds differ in their importance for herbivores across savanna types, seasons and spatial scales (Journal article)

    Davies, A. B., Levick, S. R., Robertson, M. P., van Rensburg, B. J., Asner, G. P., & Parr, C. L. (2016). Termite mounds differ in their importance for herbivores across savanna types, seasons and spatial scales. OIKOS, 125(5), 726-734. doi:10.1111/oik.02742

    DOI: 10.1111/oik.02742

    2015

    Beta-diversity patterns differ between taxonomic and functional approaches along an elevational gradient. (Journal article)

    Bishop, T., Robertson, M. P., van Rensberg, B. J., & Parr, C. (2015). Beta-diversity patterns differ between taxonomic and functional approaches along an elevational gradient.. Journal of Biogeography, 42, 1776-1786.

    Climate mediates the effects of disturbance on ant assemblage structure (Journal article)

    Gibb, H., Sanders, N. J., Dunn, R. R., Watson, S., Photakis, M., Abril, S., . . . Parr, C. L. (2015). Climate mediates the effects of disturbance on ant assemblage structure. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 282(1808). doi:10.1098/rspb.2015.0418

    DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.0418

    Contrasting species and functional beta diversity in montane ant assemblages (Journal article)

    Bishop, T. R., Robertson, M. P., van Rensburg, B. J., & Parr, C. L. (2015). Contrasting species and functional beta diversity in montane ant assemblages. JOURNAL OF BIOGEOGRAPHY, 42(9), 1776-1786. doi:10.1111/jbi.12537

    DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12537

    Density-body mass relationships: Inconsistent intercontinental patterns among termite feeding-groups (Journal article)

    Dahlsjoe, C. A. L., Parr, C. L., Malhi, Y., Meir, P., Rahman, H., & Eggleton, P. (2015). Density-body mass relationships: Inconsistent intercontinental patterns among termite feeding-groups. ACTA OECOLOGICA-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY, 63, 16-21. doi:10.1016/j.actao.2015.01.003

    DOI: 10.1016/j.actao.2015.01.003

    Describing termite assemblage structure in a Peruvian lowland tropical rain forest: a comparison of two alternative methods (Journal article)

    Dahlsjoe, C. A. L., Parr, C. L., Malhi, Y., Meir, P., & Eggleton, P. (2015). Describing termite assemblage structure in a Peruvian lowland tropical rain forest: a comparison of two alternative methods. INSECTES SOCIAUX, 62(2), 141-150. doi:10.1007/s00040-014-0385-z

    DOI: 10.1007/s00040-014-0385-z

    Savanna ant species richness is maintained along a bioclimatic gradient of increasing latitude and decreasing rainfall in northern Australia (Journal article)

    Andersen, A. N., Del Toro, I., & Parr, C. L. (2015). Savanna ant species richness is maintained along a bioclimatic gradient of increasing latitude and decreasing rainfall in northern Australia. JOURNAL OF BIOGEOGRAPHY, 42(12), 2313-2322. doi:10.1111/jbi.12599

    DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12599

    Seasonal activity patterns of African savanna termites vary across a rainfall gradient (Journal article)

    Davies, A. B., Eggleton, P., van Rensburg, B. J., & Parr, C. L. (2015). Seasonal activity patterns of African savanna termites vary across a rainfall gradient. INSECTES SOCIAUX, 62(2), 157-165. doi:10.1007/s00040-014-0386-y

    DOI: 10.1007/s00040-014-0386-y

    2014

    Tropical grassy biomes: misunderstood, neglected, and under threat (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., Lehmann, C. E. R., Bond, W. J., Hoffmann, W. A., & Andersen, A. N. (2014). Tropical grassy biomes: misunderstood, neglected, and under threat. TRENDS IN ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, 29(4), 205-213. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2014.02.004

    DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2014.02.004

    Burning for biodiversity: highly resilient ant communities respond only to strongly contrasting fire regimes in Australia's seasonal tropics (Journal article)

    Andersen, A. N., Ribbons, R. R., Pettit, M., & Parr, C. L. (2014). Burning for biodiversity: highly resilient ant communities respond only to strongly contrasting fire regimes in Australia's seasonal tropics. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY, 51(5), 1406-1413. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12307

    DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12307

    Elevation-diversity patterns through space and time: ant communities of the Maloti-Drakensberg Mountains of southern Africa (Journal article)

    Bishop, T. R., Robertson, M. P., van Rensburg, B. J., & Parr, C. L. (2014). Elevation-diversity patterns through space and time: ant communities of the Maloti-Drakensberg Mountains of southern Africa. JOURNAL OF BIOGEOGRAPHY, 41(12), 2256-2268. doi:10.1111/jbi.12368

    DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12368

    First comparison of quantitative estimates of termite biomass and abundance reveals strong intercontinental differences (Journal article)

    Dahlsjoe, C. A. L., Parr, C. L., Malhi, Y., Rahman, H., Meir, P., Jones, D. T., & Eggleton, P. (2014). First comparison of quantitative estimates of termite biomass and abundance reveals strong intercontinental differences. JOURNAL OF TROPICAL ECOLOGY, 30, 143-152. doi:10.1017/S0266467413000898

    DOI: 10.1017/S0266467413000898

    Spatial variability and abiotic determinants of termite mounds throughout a savanna catchment (Journal article)

    Davies, A. B., Levick, S. R., Asner, G. P., Robertson, M. P., van Rensburg, B. J., & Parr, C. L. (2014). Spatial variability and abiotic determinants of termite mounds throughout a savanna catchment. ECOGRAPHY, 37(9), 852-862. doi:10.1111/ecog.00532

    DOI: 10.1111/ecog.00532

    Termites promote soil carbon and nitrogen depletion: Results from an in situ macrofauna exclusion experiment, Peru (Journal article)

    Dahlsjoe, C. A. L., Parr, C. L., Malhi, Y., Meir, P., Chevarria, O. V. C., & Eggleton, P. (2014). Termites promote soil carbon and nitrogen depletion: Results from an in situ macrofauna exclusion experiment, Peru. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 77, 109-111. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.05.033

    DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.05.033

    Tropical grassy biomes: misconceptions and emerging threats. (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., Lehmann, C. E. R., Bond, W. J., Hoffmann, W. A., & Andersen, A. N. (2014). Tropical grassy biomes: misconceptions and emerging threats.. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 29, 205-213.

    Variable effects of termite mounds on African savanna grass communities across a rainfall gradient (Journal article)

    Davies, A. B., Robertson, M. P., Levick, S. R., Asner, G. P., van Rensburg, B. J., & Parr, C. L. (2014). Variable effects of termite mounds on African savanna grass communities across a rainfall gradient. JOURNAL OF VEGETATION SCIENCE, 25(6), 1405-1416. doi:10.1111/jvs.12200

    DOI: 10.1111/jvs.12200

    2013

    Assessing the Relative Efficiency of Termite Sampling Methods along a Rainfall Gradient in African Savannas (Journal article)

    Davies, A. B., Eggleton, P., van Rensburg, B. J., & Parr, C. L. (2013). Assessing the Relative Efficiency of Termite Sampling Methods along a Rainfall Gradient in African Savannas. BIOTROPICA, 45(4), 474-479. doi:10.1111/btp.12030

    DOI: 10.1111/btp.12030

    Biodiversity variability across elevations in the Carpathians: Parallel change with landscape openness and land use (Journal article)

    Feurdean, A., Parr, C. L., Tantau, I., Farcas, S., Marinova, E., & Persoiu, I. (2013). Biodiversity variability across elevations in the Carpathians: Parallel change with landscape openness and land use. HOLOCENE, 23(6), 869-881. doi:10.1177/0959683612474482

    DOI: 10.1177/0959683612474482

    Does Structural Complexity Determine the Morphology of Assemblages? An Experimental Test on Three Continents (Journal article)

    Gibb, H., & Parr, C. L. (2013). Does Structural Complexity Determine the Morphology of Assemblages? An Experimental Test on Three Continents. PLOS ONE, 8(5). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064005

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064005

    Interactive Effects of Fire, Rainfall, and Litter Quality on Decomposition in Savannas: Frequent Fire Leads to Contrasting Effects (Journal article)

    Davies, A. B., van Rensburg, B. J., Eggleton, P., & Parr, C. L. (2013). Interactive Effects of Fire, Rainfall, and Litter Quality on Decomposition in Savannas: Frequent Fire Leads to Contrasting Effects. ECOSYSTEMS, 16(5), 866-880. doi:10.1007/s10021-013-9657-0

    DOI: 10.1007/s10021-013-9657-0

    SPECIAL ISSUE REACHABILITY PROBLEMS (RP 2011) PREFACE (Book)

    Delzanno, G., & Potapov, I. (2013). SPECIAL ISSUE REACHABILITY PROBLEMS (RP 2011) PREFACE (Vol. 24). doi:10.1142/S0129054113020024

    DOI: 10.1142/S0129054113020024

    2012

    Unpacking the impoverished nature of secondary forests (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L. (2012). Unpacking the impoverished nature of secondary forests. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY, 81(5), 937-939. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2012.02016.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2012.02016.x

    Cascading biodiversity and functional consequences of a global change-induced biome switch (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., Gray, E. F., & Bond, W. J. (2012). Cascading biodiversity and functional consequences of a global change-induced biome switch. DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTIONS, 18(5), 493-503. doi:10.1111/j.1472-4642.2012.00882.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2012.00882.x

    Does long-term fire exclusion in an Australian tropical savanna result in a biome shift? A test using the reintroduction of fire (Journal article)

    Scott, K., Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M. M., Parr, C. L., Schatz, J., & Andersen, A. N. (2012). Does long-term fire exclusion in an Australian tropical savanna result in a biome shift? A test using the reintroduction of fire. AUSTRAL ECOLOGY, 37(6), 693-711. doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2012.02379.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2012.02379.x

    Savanna burning for biodiversity: Fire management for faunal conservation in Australian tropical savannas (Journal article)

    Andersen, A. N., Woinarski, J. C. Z., & Parr, C. L. (2012). Savanna burning for biodiversity: Fire management for faunal conservation in Australian tropical savannas. AUSTRAL ECOLOGY, 37(6), 658-667. doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2011.02334.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2011.02334.x

    The discovery-dominance trade-off is the exception, rather than the rule (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., & Gibb, H. (2012). The discovery-dominance trade-off is the exception, rather than the rule. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY, 81(1), 233-241. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2011.01899.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2011.01899.x

    The pyrodiversity-biodiversity hypothesis: a test with savanna termite assemblages (Journal article)

    Davies, A. B., Eggleton, P., van Rensburg, B. J., & Parr, C. L. (2012). The pyrodiversity-biodiversity hypothesis: a test with savanna termite assemblages. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY, 49(2), 422-430. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02107.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02107.x

    2011

    Global diversity in light of climate change: the case of ants (Journal article)

    Jenkins, C. N., Sanders, N. J., Andersen, A. N., Arnan, X., Bruehl, C. A., Cerda, X., . . . Dunn, R. R. (2011). Global diversity in light of climate change: the case of ants. DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTIONS, 17(4), 652-662. doi:10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00770.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00770.x

    Biological Invasions and the Homogenization of Faunas and Floras (Chapter)

    Olden, J. D., Lockwood, J. L., & Parr, C. L. (2011). Biological Invasions and the Homogenization of Faunas and Floras. In Conservation Biogeography (pp. 224-243). doi:10.1002/9781444390001.ch9

    DOI: 10.1002/9781444390001.ch9

    Diversity in light of climate change: the case of ants (Journal article)

    Jenkins, C. N., Andersen, A. N., Arnan, X., Brühl, C. A., Cerda, X., Ellison, A. M., . . . Dunn, R. R. (2011). Diversity in light of climate change: the case of ants. Diversity and Distributions, 17, 652-662.

    Termite Diversity along an Amazon-Andes Elevation Gradient, Peru (Journal article)

    Palin, O. F., Eggleton, P., Malhi, Y., Girardin, C. A. J., Rozas-Davila, A., & Parr, C. L. (2011). Termite Diversity along an Amazon-Andes Elevation Gradient, Peru. BIOTROPICA, 43(1), 100-107. doi:10.1111/j.1744-7429.2010.00650.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2010.00650.x

    Termite diversity along an Andes-Amazon elevational gradient (Journal article)

    Palin, O. F., Eggleton, P., Malhi, Y., Girardin, C., Rozas-Dávila, A., & Parr, C. L. (2011). Termite diversity along an Andes-Amazon elevational gradient. Biotropica, 43, 100-107.

    2010

    Post-glacial patterns in vegetation dynamics in Romania: homogenization or differentiation? (Journal article)

    Feurdean, A., Willis, K. J., Parr, C. L., Tantau, I., & Farcas, S. (2010). Post-glacial patterns in vegetation dynamics in Romania: homogenization or differentiation?. JOURNAL OF BIOGEOGRAPHY, 37(11), 2197-2208. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02370.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02370.x

    Preliminary investigations into a potential ant invader in Kruger National Park, South Africa (Journal article)

    Sithole, H., Smit, I. P. J., & Parr, C. L. (2010). Preliminary investigations into a potential ant invader in Kruger National Park, South Africa. AFRICAN JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY, 48(3), 736-743. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01171.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01171.x

    Termites and fire: Current understanding and future research directions for improved savanna conservation (Journal article)

    Davies, A. B., Parr, C. L., & van Rensburg, B. J. (2010). Termites and fire: Current understanding and future research directions for improved savanna conservation. AUSTRAL ECOLOGY, 35(4), 482-486. doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2010.02124.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2010.02124.x

    Ant Ecology (Book)

    Lach, L., Parr, C. L., & Abbott, K. L. (2010). Ant Ecology. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.001.0001

    DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.001.0001

    Ant diversity and Function in Disturbed and Changing Habitats (Chapter)

    Philpott, S. M., Perfecto, I., Armbrecht, I., & Parr, C. L. (2010). Ant diversity and Function in Disturbed and Changing Habitats. In Ant Ecology. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.003.0008

    DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.003.0008

    Competition and the Role of Dominant Ants (Chapter)

    Parr, C. L., & Gibb, H. (2010). Competition and the Role of Dominant Ants. In Ant Ecology. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.003.0005

    DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.003.0005

    Synthesis and Perspectives (Chapter)

    Lach, L., Parr, C. L., & Abbott, K. L. (2010). Synthesis and Perspectives. In Ant Ecology. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.003.0017

    DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.003.0017

    Beyond the forest edge: Ecology, diversity and conservation of the grassy biomes (Journal article)

    Bond, W. J., & Parr, C. L. (2010). Beyond the forest edge: Ecology, diversity and conservation of the grassy biomes. BIOLOGICAL CONSERVATION, 143(10), 2395-2404. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2009.12.012

    DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2009.12.012

    Canopy and litter ant assemblages share similar climate-species density relationships (Journal article)

    Weiser, M. D., Sanders, N. J., Agosti, D., Andersen, A. N., Ellison, A. M., Fisher, B. L., . . . Dunn, R. R. (2010). Canopy and litter ant assemblages share similar climate-species density relationships. BIOLOGY LETTERS, 6(6), 769-772. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2010.0151

    DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0151

    Habitat Complexity and Invasive Species: The Impacts of Gamba Grass (Andropogon gayanus) on Invertebrates in an Australian Tropical Savanna (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., Ryan, B. J., & Setterfield, S. A. (2010). Habitat Complexity and Invasive Species: The Impacts of Gamba Grass (Andropogon gayanus) on Invertebrates in an Australian Tropical Savanna. BIOTROPICA, 42(6), 688-696. doi:10.1111/j.1744-7429.2010.00637.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2010.00637.x

    How does habitat complexity affect ant foraging success? A test using functional measures on three continents (Journal article)

    Gibb, H., & Parr, C. L. (2010). How does habitat complexity affect ant foraging success? A test using functional measures on three continents. OECOLOGIA, 164(4), 1061-1073. doi:10.1007/s00442-010-1703-4

    DOI: 10.1007/s00442-010-1703-4

    Postglacial patterns in tree diversity and distribution in Romania: homogenization or differentiation? (Journal article)

    Willis, K. J., Feurdean, A., Tantau, I., Farcas, S., & Parr, K. (2010). Postglacial patterns in tree diversity and distribution in Romania: homogenization or differentiation?. Journal of Biogeography, 37, 2197-2208.

    2009

    Cornerstones of biodiversity conservation? Comparing the management effectiveness of Kruger and Kakadu National Parks, two key savanna reserves (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., Woinarski, J. C. Z., & Pienaar, D. J. (2009). Cornerstones of biodiversity conservation? Comparing the management effectiveness of Kruger and Kakadu National Parks, two key savanna reserves. BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION, 18(13), 3643-3662. doi:10.1007/s10531-009-9669-4

    DOI: 10.1007/s10531-009-9669-4

    Climatic drivers of hemispheric asymmetry in global patterns of ant species richness (Journal article)

    Dunn, R. R., Agosti, D., Andersen, A. N., Arnan, X., Bruhl, C. A., Cerda, X., . . . Sanders, N. J. (2009). Climatic drivers of hemispheric asymmetry in global patterns of ant species richness. ECOLOGY LETTERS, 12(4), 324-333. doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01291.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01291.x

    2008

    Fire resilience of ant assemblages in long-unburnt savanna of northern Australia (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., & Andersen, A. N. (2008). Fire resilience of ant assemblages in long-unburnt savanna of northern Australia. AUSTRAL ECOLOGY, 33(7), 830-838. doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2008.01848.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2008.01848.x

    An invasion revisited: the African big-headed ant (Pheidole megacephala) in northern Australia (Journal article)

    Hoffmann, B. D., & Parr, C. L. (2008). An invasion revisited: the African big-headed ant (Pheidole megacephala) in northern Australia. BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS, 10(7), 1171-1181. doi:10.1007/s10530-007-9194-x

    DOI: 10.1007/s10530-007-9194-x

    A preliminary investigation of temporal patterns in semiarid ant communities: Variation with habitat type (Journal article)

    Barrow, L., & Parr, C. L. (2008). A preliminary investigation of temporal patterns in semiarid ant communities: Variation with habitat type. AUSTRAL ECOLOGY, 33(5), 653-662. doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2008.01832.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2008.01832.x

    Dominant ants can control assemblage species richness in a South African savanna (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L. (2008). Dominant ants can control assemblage species richness in a South African savanna. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY, 77(6), 1191-1198. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2008.01450.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2008.01450.x

    Foreword. (Chapter)

    Lees, A. J. (2016). Foreword.. In Unknown Book (Vol. 33 Suppl 1, pp. S1). doi:10.1016/j.parkreldis.2016.11.002

    DOI: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2016.11.002

    2007

    Contrasting fire-related resilience of ecologically dominant ants in tropical savannas of northern Australia (Journal article)

    Andersen, A. N., Parr, C. L., Lowe, L. M., & Muller, W. J. (2007). Contrasting fire-related resilience of ecologically dominant ants in tropical savannas of northern Australia. DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTIONS, 13(4), 438-446. doi:10.1111/j.1472-4642.2007.00353.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2007.00353.x

    Habitat type influences fire resilience of ant assemblages in the semi-arid tropics of Northern Australia (Journal article)

    Barrow, L., Parr, C. L., & Kohen, J. L. (2007). Habitat type influences fire resilience of ant assemblages in the semi-arid tropics of Northern Australia. JOURNAL OF ARID ENVIRONMENTS, 69(1), 80-95. doi:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2006.08.005

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2006.08.005

    Fine-scale temporal and spatial dynamics of epigaeic ants in Fynbos: sampling implications (Journal article)

    Boonzaaier, C., McGeoch, M. A., & Parr, C. L. (2007). Fine-scale temporal and spatial dynamics of epigaeic ants in Fynbos: sampling implications. AFRICAN ENTOMOLOGY, 15(1), 1-11. doi:10.4001/1021-3589-15.1.1

    DOI: 10.4001/1021-3589-15.1.1

    Savanna fires increase rates and distances of seed dispersal by ants (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., Andersen, A. N., Chastagnol, C., & Duffaud, C. (2007). Savanna fires increase rates and distances of seed dispersal by ants. OECOLOGIA, 151(1), 33-41. doi:10.1007/s00442-006-0570-5

    DOI: 10.1007/s00442-006-0570-5

    2006

    Patch mosaic burning for biodiversity conservation: a critique of the pyrodiversity paradigm (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., & Andersen, A. N. (2006). Patch mosaic burning for biodiversity conservation: a critique of the pyrodiversity paradigm. CONSERVATION BIOLOGY, 20(6), 1610-1619. doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2006.00492.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2006.00492.x

    Biogeography and diversity of ants in Purnululu (Bungle Bungle) National Park and Conservation Reserve, Western Australia (Journal article)

    Barrow, L., Parr, C. L., & Kohen, J. L. (2006). Biogeography and diversity of ants in Purnululu (Bungle Bungle) National Park and Conservation Reserve, Western Australia. AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 54(2), 123-136. doi:10.1071/ZO06009

    DOI: 10.1071/ZO06009

    2005

    Constraint and competition in assemblages: A cross-continental and modeling approach for ants (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., Sinclair, B. J., Andersen, A. N., Gaston, K. J., & Chown, S. L. (2005). Constraint and competition in assemblages: A cross-continental and modeling approach for ants. AMERICAN NATURALIST, 165(4), 481-494. doi:10.1086/428292

    DOI: 10.1086/428292

    2004

    Response of African savanna ants to long-term fire regimes (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., Robertson, H. G., Biggs, H. C., & Chown, S. L. (2004). Response of African savanna ants to long-term fire regimes. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY, 41(4), 630-642. doi:10.1111/j.0021-8901.2004.00920.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.0021-8901.2004.00920.x

    2003

    Burning issues for conservation: A critique of faunal fire research in Southern Africa (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., & Chown, S. L. (2003). Burning issues for conservation: A critique of faunal fire research in Southern Africa. Austral Ecology, 28(4), 384-395. doi:10.1046/j.1442-9993.2003.01296.x

    DOI: 10.1046/j.1442-9993.2003.01296.x

    The size-grain hypothesis: a phylogenetic and field test (Journal article)

    Parr, Z. J. E., Parr, C. L., & Chown, S. L. (2003). The size-grain hypothesis: a phylogenetic and field test. ECOLOGICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 28(4), 475-481. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2311.2003.00529.x

    DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2311.2003.00529.x

    Apomyrminae and Aenictogitoninae: two new subfamilies of ant (Hymenoptera : Formicidae) for southern Africa (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., Robertson, H. G., & Chown, S. L. (2003). Apomyrminae and Aenictogitoninae: two new subfamilies of ant (Hymenoptera : Formicidae) for southern Africa. AFRICAN ENTOMOLOGY, 11(1), 128-129. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    2002

    A preliminary study of the effect of fire on ants (Formicidae) in a South African savanna (Conference Paper)

    Parr, C. L., Bond, W. J., & Robertson, H. G. (2002). A preliminary study of the effect of fire on ants (Formicidae) in a South African savanna. In AFRICAN ENTOMOLOGY Vol. 10 (pp. 101-111). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    2001

    Inventory and bioindicator sampling: Testing pitfall and Winkler methods with ants in a South African savanna (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., & Chown, S. L. (2001). Inventory and bioindicator sampling: Testing pitfall and Winkler methods with ants in a South African savanna. JOURNAL OF INSECT CONSERVATION, 5(1), 27-36. doi:10.1023/A:1011311418962

    DOI: 10.1023/A:1011311418962

    1999

    Patch-mosaic burning: A new paradigm for savanna fire management in protected areas? (Journal article)

    Parr, C. L., & Brockett, B. H. (1999). Patch-mosaic burning: A new paradigm for savanna fire management in protected areas?. Koedoe, 42(2), 117-130.