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Matthias Dehling

Matthias Dehling

Ph.D. student

7-3.10: BIODIVERSITY AND AREA DYNAMICS OF VERTEBRATES

Current projects:

Doctoral thesis: “Functional relationships between frugivorous birds and fleshy-fruited plants along an elevational gradient in the tropical Andes”

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Publications

Recent publications

Dehling, D.M., T. Töpfer, H.M. Schaefer, P. Jordano, K. Böhning-Gaese & M. Schleuning (in press) Functional relationships beyond species richness patterns: trait matching in plant-bird mutualisms across scales – Global Ecology and Biogeography

Stevens, V.M., S. Whitmee, J.–F. LeGalliard, J. Clobert, K. Böhning-Gaese, D. Bonte, M. Brändle, D.M. Dehling, C. Hof, A. Trochet & M. Baguette (in press) A comparative analysis of dispersal syndromes in terrestrial and semi-terrestrial animals. – Ecology Letters

Dehling, D.M., S. Fritz, T. Töpfer, M. Päckert, P. Estler, K. Böhning-Gaese & M. Schleuning (in press) Functional and phylogenetic diversity and assemblage structure of frugivorous birds along an elevational gradient in the tropical Andes. – Ecography

Schleuning, M., L. Ingmann, R. Strauß, S. Fritz, B. Dalsgaard, D.M. Dehling, M. Plein, F.V. Saavedra, B. Sandel, J.-C. Svenning, K. Böhning-Gaese & C.F. Dormann (2014) Ecological, historical and evolutionary determinants of modularity in weighted seed-dispersal networks. – Ecology Letters 17: 454-463

Schleuning M., K. Böhning-Gaese, D.M. Dehling & K.C. Burns (2014) At a loss for birds: Insularity increases asymmetry in seed-dispersal networks. – Global Ecology and Biogeography 23: 385-394

Contact:
Phone: 069 7542 1806
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Key words: Andes, biodiversity, biogeography, birds, elevational gradient, frugivore, fruit, functional diversity, interaction, macroecology, mutualistic, networks, Peru, plants, seed dispersal, tropics