publications

2014

Sandau S, Rohr RP, Naisbit RE, Fabian Y, Bruggisser OT, Kehrli P, Aebi A and Bersier LF (in press) Including community composition in biodiversity-productivity models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution

Aebi A, Derungs N, Amossé J, Morard G et Vuilleumier J (2014) L’Université de Neuchâtel, au service de la biodiversité urbaine / Die Universität Neuenburg im Dienst der städtischen Biodiversität. Anthos 2: 52-55 PDF

Fabian, Y., N. Sandau, O. T. Bruggisser, A. Aebi, P. Kehrli, R. P. Rohr, R. E. Naisbit, and L.-F. Bersier (2014) Plant diversity in a nutshell: testing for small-scale effects on trap nesting wild bees and wasps. Ecosphere 5(2):18. http://dx. doi.org/10.1890/ES13-00375.1 PDF

Bacon SJ, Aebi A, Calanca P, Bacher S (2014) Quarantine arthropod invasions in Europe: the role of climate, hosts and propagule pressure. Diversity and Distributions 20: 84-94 PDF

2013

Fabian Y, Sandau N, Bruggisser OT, Aebi A, Kehrli P, RE and Bersier LF (2013) The importance of landscape and spatial structure for hymenopteran-based food webs in an agro-ecosystem. Journal of Applied Ecology  doi:10.1111/1365-2656.12103 PDF

Ingels B,  Aebi A,  Van Leeuwen T and De Clercq P (2013) Molecular gut content analysis for detection of intraguild predation by H. axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on non-coccinellid aphidophagous predators. European Journal of Entomology 110 (4): 567-576, 2013 | 10.14411/eje.2013.077

Rey O, Estoup A, Facon B , Loiseau A, Aebi A, Duron O, Vavre F and Foucaud J (2013) Distribution of Endosymbiotic Reproductive Manipulators Reflects Invasion Process and Not Reproductive System Polymorphism in the Little Fire Ant Wasmannia auropunctata. PlosOne 8(3): e58467 PDF

Zindel R, Ofek M, Minz D, Palevsky E, Zchori-Fein E and Aebi A (2013) The bacterial community rules the nutritional ecology of its host, the bulb mite Rhizoglyphus robini (Acari: Astigmata: Acaridae). The FASEB Journal doi: 10.1096/fj.12-216242

Thomas AP, Trotman J, Wheatley A, Aebi A , Zindel R and Brown PMJ (2013) Predation of native coccinelids by the invasive alien Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): detection in Britain by PCR based gut analysis. Insect Conservation and Diversity 6:20-27 PDF

Howe AG, Aebi A, Ravn HP (2013) Investigation of trophic interactions between Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) and Anthocoris nemoralis (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) associated with Tilia x europaea in a post-invasion cityscape. Benefits and Risks of Exotic Biological Control Agents IOBC-WPRS Bulletin Vol. 94, 2013 pp. 77-78 77 PDF

Aebi A, Schönenberger N and Bigler F (2013) Towards an environmental risk assessment of Torymus sinensis against the chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus in Switzerland, report for the FOEN. 34 pp.

Aebi A, Guaschino E, Hertz E (2013) Châtaigniers: un patrimoine biologique et culturel. Université de Neuchâtel, 8pp. PDF

Aebi A, Zindel R (2013) Symbiontes et arthropodes – quelles implications pour la lutte biologique? Recherche Agronomique Suisse 4(2), 68-73. Translations in German. PDF_D PDF_F

2012

Bruggisser OT, Sandau, Aebi A, Blandenier G, Fabian Y, Kehrli P, Naisbit RE and Bersier LF (2012) Direct and indirect bottom-up and top-down forces shape the abundance of the orb-web spider Argiope bruennichi. Basic and Applied Ecology 13: 706–714 PDF

Bacon SJ, Bacher S and Aebi A (2012) Gaps in border controls are related to quarantine alien insect invasions in Europe. PlosOne 7(10): e47689 PDF

Fabian Y, Sandau N, Bruggisser O, Kehrli P, Aebi A , Naisbit RE, Rohr RP and Bersier LF (2012) Diversity protects plant communities against generalist molluscan herbivores. Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1002/ece3.359 PDF

2011

Aebi A , Vaissière BE, vanEngelsdorp D, Delaplane KS, Roubik DW and Neumann P (2011) Back to the future: Apis vs. non-Apis pollination. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 27(3):142-143 PDF

Aebi A and Neumann P (2011) Endosymbionts and honey bee colony losses? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 26(10) 494 PDF

*Aebi A, Brown PMJ, de Clercq P, Hautier L, Howe AG, Ingels B, Ravn HP, Sloggett JJ, Zindel R and Thomas A (2011) Detecting arthropod intraguild predation in the field. BioControl 56:429–440 PDF

*Handley LJL, Estoup A, Thomas C, Lombaert E, Evand D, Lunt D, Aebi A and Roy H (2011) Ecological genetics of invasive species. BioControl 56:409–42 PDF

*Gibbs M, Schönrogge K, Alma A, Melika G, Quacchia Q, Stone GN and Aebi A (2011) Torymus sinensis: a viable management option for the biological control of Dryocosmus kuriphilus in Europe? BioControl 56:527–538 PDF

Zindel R, Gottlieb Y, Aebi A. (2011) Arthropod symbiosis, a neglected parameter in pest and disease control programs. Journal of Applied Ecology 48: 864–872 PDF

Aebi A, Pawlowski J (2011) Un code-barres génétique pour la biodiversité Suisse? SCNATinfo 20 PDF

Aebi A, Schönenberger N, Bigler F (2011) Evaluating the use of Torymus sinensis against the chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus in the Canton Ticino, Switzerland. Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon Report (ISBN: 978-3-905733-20-4) pp. 71 PDF

2010

Babendreier D, Aebi A, Kenis M and Roy H (2010) IOBC/WPRS Working group “Benefits and Risks of Exotic Biological Control Agents”, Proceedings of the first meeting on “Harmonia axyridis and other ladybirds” . IOBC/wprs Bulletin 58. 201 pp PDF

Aebi A and Zindel R (2010). What can endosymbionts tell us about the Harmonia axyridis invasion? Benefits and Risks of Exotic Biological Control Agents. IOBC/wprs Bulletin 58: 5-6 PDF

Zindel R and Aebi A (2010) PCR-based gut content analysis in Harmonia axyridis. Benefits and Risks of Exotic Biological Control Agents. IOBC/wprs Bulletin 58: 193-194 PDF

Aebi A, Bacher S, Claudon AS and Bacon S (2010) Die Invasion des Jetsets. ART Schriftenreihe 14: 27-31 (French translation) PDF

2009

Weinert LA, Werren JH, Aebi A, Stone GN and Jiggins FM (2009) Evolution and diversity of Rickettsia bacteria. BMC Biology 7:6 PDF

Aebi A, Linder C, Kenis M and Zindel R (2009) Quelles mesures de lutte? / Was bahnt sich an? UFA-revue 1: 38-39  PDF_F PDF_D

2008

Aebi A, Shani T, Hansson C, Contreras-Garduno J, Mansion G and Benrey B (2008) The potential of native parasitoids for the control of Mexican bean beetles: A genetic and ecological approach. Biological Control 47: 289-297 PDF

2007

Challis RJ, Stone GN, Mutun S, Nieves-Aldrey J-L, Preuss S, Rokas A, Aebi A, Sadeghi E and Tavakoli M (2007) Longitudinal range expansion and cryptic eastern species in the western Palaearctic oak gallwasp Andricus coriarius. Molecular Ecology 16 (10): 2103-2114 PDF

Aebi A, Schönrogge K, Melika G, Quacchia A, Alma A and Stone GN (2007) Native and introduced parasitoids attacking the invasive chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus. EPPO Bulletin 37: 166-171 PDF

2006

Alvarez N, Mercier L, Hossaert-McKey M, Kunstler G, Aebi A and Benrey B. (2006) Ecological distribution and niche segregation of sibling species: the case of bean beetles, Acanthoscelides obtectus Say and A. obvelatus Bridwell. Ecological Entomology 31 (6): 582-590 PDF

Aebi A, Schönrogge K, Melika G, Alma A, Bosio G, Quacchia A, Picciau L, Abe Y, Moriya S, Yara K, Seljak G and Stone GN (2006) Parasitoid Recruitment to the globally invasive chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus. In: Ecology and evolution of galling arthropods and their associates (eds. Ozaki K, Yukawa J, Ohgushi T, Price PW) Springer-Verlag, Tokyo. p: 103-121 PDF

Schönrogge K, Moriya S, Melika G, Randle Z, Begg T, Aebi A and Stone GN (2006) Early parasitoid recruitment in invading cynipid galls. In: Ecology and evolution of galling arthropods and their associates (eds. Ozaki K, Yukawa J, Ohgushi T, Price PW) Springer-Verlag, Tokyo. p: 91-101 PDF

Schönrogge K. Randle Z, Hately S, Begg T, Aebi A, Stone G (2006) Cynipid invasions throughout Europe and within the UK. Antenna 30. 187

2004

Hansson C, Aebi A and Benrey B. (2004) Horismenus species (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in a bruchid beetle parasitoid guild, including the description of a new species. Zootaxa 548: 1-16 PDF

Aebi A, Butcher RDJ, Risterucci A-M, C. Hansson C and Benrey B. (2004) Microsatellite markers in a complex of Horismenus sp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), parasitoids of bruchid beetles. Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 707-709 PDF

Aebi A, Shani T, Butcher RDJ, Alvarez N, Risterucci A-M and Benrey B. (2004) Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers in Zabrotes subfasciatus Boheman (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 752-754 PDF

Alvarez N, Hossaert-McKey M, Rasplus J-Y, McKey D, Mercier L, Soldati L, Aebi A, Shani T and Benrey B (2004) Sibling species of bean bruchids: morphological and phylogenetic studies among Acanthoscelides obtectus Say and A. obvelatus Bridwell. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 43 (1): 29-37 PDF

Aebi A (2004) The influence of host plants on the ecological genetics of the third trophic level: The case of beans, bruchids and their parasitoids. PhD Thesis, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

2003

Alvarez N, Aebi A, Risterucci A-M, Hossaert-McKey M and Benrey B. (2003) Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci in Acanthoscelides obvelatus Bridwell (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 3(1): 12-14 PDF

Aebi A and Benrey B (2003) “Can plants structure parasitoids populations? The case of beans and parasitoids of bruchids” In: Abstracts from the XIII International Entomophagous Insects Workshop. Journal of Insect Science 3: 33 30 pp.

1999

Aebi A (1999) Chemically mediated host-location of a parasitoid of Zabrotes subfasciatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Master Thesis, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

* these peer-reviewed papers are published as chapters in the book:

Roy HE, De Clercq P, Lawson Handley LJ, Sloggett JJ, Poland RL and Wajnberg E (2012) Invasive Alien Arthropod Predators and Parasitoids: An Ecological Approach, Springer-Verlag. 275 pp.