Large Banded Grasshopper (Arcyptera fusca)

Petra Dieker

Former postdoc in the Population Ecology Group ​with a focus on the ecology of grasshoppers.
Large Banded Grasshopper (Arcyptera fusca)
Image: Holger Schielzeth

Populations from Jena (2016-2018)

Heinze, P., Dieker, P., Rowland, H.M. & Schielzeth, H. (2022). Evidence for morph-specific substrate choice in a green-brown polymorphic grasshopper. Behavioral Ecology 30: 17-26.  doi: 10.1093/beheco/arab133External link [Data and code availability]External link

Schielzeth, H. & Dieker, P. (2020). The green-brown polymorphism of the club-legged grasshopper Gomphocerus sibiricus is heritable and appears genetically simple. BMC Evolutionary Biology 20: 63. doi: 10.1186/s12862-020-01630-7External link

Dieker, P., Beckmann, L., Teckentrup, J. & Schielzeth, H. (2018). Spatial analyses of two colour polymorphisms in an alpine grasshopper reveal a role of small-scale heterogeneity. Ecology and Evolution 8: 7273-7284. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4156External link [Data availability:doi: 10.5061/dryad.676c7g5External link]

Muenchow, J., Dieker, P., Kluge, J., Kessler, M. & von Wehrden, H. (2018). A review of ecological gradient research in the tropics: Identifying research gaps, future research directions, and conservation priorities. Biodiversity and Conservation 27: 273-285. doi: 10.1007/s10531-017-1465-yExternal link

Drees, C., Husemann, M., Homburg, K., Brandt, P., Dieker, P., Habel, J.C., von Wehrden, H., Zumstein, P. & Assmann, T. (2016). Molecular analyses and species distribution models indicate cryptic northern mountain refugia for a forest-dwelling ground beetle. Journal of Biogeography 23: 2223-2236. doi: 10.1890/15-1110.1External link