The Dark Side of Animal Phenology

Nico Eisenhauer (Corresponding author), Sylvie Herrmann, Jes Hines, François Buscot, Julia Siebert, Madhav P. Thakur

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Research exploring the timing of recurring biological events has shown that anthropogenic climate change dramatically alters the phenology of many plants and animals. However, we still lack studies on how climate change might alter the phenology of soil invertebrates as well as how this can subsequently affect ecosystem functions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)898-901
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Ecology & Evolution
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2018


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  • aboveground–belowground interactions
  • biotic interactions
  • climate change
  • soil animals
  • temporal dynamics
  • international

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Eisenhauer, N., Herrmann, S., Hines, J., Buscot, F., Siebert, J., & Thakur, M. P. (2018). The Dark Side of Animal Phenology. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 33(12), 898-901.