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Publications: Dr Elizabeth Clare

Villa-Galaviz E, Smart SM, Clare EL, Ward SE, Memmott J ( 2021 ) . Differential effects of fertilisers on pollination and parasitoid interaction networks . J Anim Ecol vol. 90 , ( 2 ) 404 - 414 .
Novella-Fernandez R, Ibañez C, Juste J, Clare EL, Doncaster CP, Razgour O ( 2020 ) . Trophic resource partitioning drives fine-scale coexistence in cryptic bat species . Ecology and Evolution vol. 10 , ( 24 ) 14122 - 14136 .
Bogdanowicz W, Worobiec E, Grooms C, Kimpe LE, Smol JP, Stewart RS, Suchecka E, Pomorski JJ et al. ( 2020 ) . Pollen assemblage and environmental DNA changes: A 4300-year-old bat guano deposit from Jamaica . Quaternary International
Chan AAQ, Aziz SA, Clare EL, Coleman JL ( 2020 ) . Diet, ecological role and potential ecosystem services of the fruit bat, Cynopterus brachyotis, in a tropical city . Urban Ecosystems
De Oliveira HFM, Camargo NF, Hemprich-Bennett DR, Rodríguez-Herrera B, Rossiter SJ, Clare EL ( 2020 ) . Wing morphology predicts individual niche specialization in Pteronotus mesoamericanus (Mammalia: Chiroptera) . PLoS ONE vol. 15 , ( 5 )
Gallant LR, Grooms C, Kimpe LE, Smol JP, Bogdanowicz W, Stewart RS, Clare EL, Fenton MB et al. ( 2020 ) . A bat guano deposit in Jamaica recorded agricultural changes and metal exposure over the last >4300 years . Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology vol. 538 ,
Hemprich-Bennett DR, Oliveira HFM, Le Comber SC, Rossiter SJ, Clare EL ( 2020 ) . Assessing the impact of taxon resolution on network structure . Ecology
Drinkwater R, Jucker T, Potter JHT, Swinfield T, Coomes DA, Slade EM, Gilbert MTP, Lewis OT et al. ( 2020 ) . Leech blood-meal invertebrate-derived DNA reveals differences in Bornean mammal diversity across habitats . Molecular Ecology
Faulkes CG, Elmore JS, Baines DA, Fenton B, Simmons NB, Clare EL ( 2019 ) . Chemical characterisation of potential pheromones from the shoulder gland of the Northern yellow-shouldered-bat, Sturnira parvidens (Phyllostomidae: Stenodermatinae) . PeerJ vol. 7 , Article e7734 , e7734 - e7734 .
Drinkwater R, Williamson J, Swinfield T, Deere NJ, Struebig MJ, Clare EL, Coomes D, Rossiter SJ ( 2019 ) . Occurrence of blood-feeding terrestrial leeches (Haemadipsidae) in a degraded forest ecosystem and their potential as ecological indicators . Biotropica
Gordon R, Ivens S, Ammerman LK, Fenton MB, Littlefair JE, Ratcliffe JM, Clare EL ( 2019 ) . Molecular diet analysis finds an insectivorous desert bat community dominated by resource sharing despite diverse echolocation and foraging strategies . Ecology and Evolution vol. 9 , ( 6 ) 3117 - 3129 .
Clare EL, Fazekas AJ, Ivanova NV, Floyd RM, Hebert PDN, Adams AM, Nagel J, Girton R et al. ( 2019 ) . Approaches to integrating genetic data into ecological networks . Molecular Ecology vol. 28 , ( 2 ) 503 - 519 .
Drinkwater R, Schnell IB, Bohmann K, Bernard H, Veron G, Clare E, Gilbert MTP, Rossiter SJ ( 2019 ) . Using metabarcoding to compare the suitability of two blood-feeding leech species for sampling mammalian diversity in North Borneo . Molecular Ecology Resources vol. 19 , ( 1 ) 105 - 117 .
Littlefair JE, Zander A, Costa CDS, Clare EL ( 2018 ) . DNA metabarcoding reveals changes in the contents of carnivorous plants along an elevation gradient . MOLECULAR ECOLOGY vol. 28 , ( 2 ) 281 - 292 .
Gresty CEA, Clare E, Devey DS, Cowan RS, Csiba L, Malakasi P, Lewis OT, Willis KJ ( 2018 ) . Flower preferences and pollen transport networks for cavity-nesting solitary bees: Implications for the design of agri-environment schemes . Ecol Evol vol. 8 , ( 15 ) 7574 - 7587 .
Czenze ZJ, Tucker JL, Clare EL, Littlefair JE, Hemprich-Bennett D, Oliveira HFM, Brigham RM, Hickey AJR et al. ( 2018 ) . Spatiotemporal and demographic variation in the diet of New Zealand lesser short-tailed bats (Mystacina tuberculata) . Ecology and Evolution
Deagle BE, Thomas AC, McInnes JC, Clarke LJ, Vesterinen EJ, Clare EL, Kartzinel TR, Eveson JP ( 2018 ) . Counting with DNA in metabarcoding studies: how should we convert sequence reads to dietary data? . Mol Ecol
Herrera JP, Duncan N, Clare E, Fenton MB, Simmons N ( 2018 ) . Disassembly of fragmented bat communities in Orange Walk District, Belize . ACTA CHIROPTEROLOGICA vol. 20 , ( 1 ) 147 - 159 .
Brandon-Mong G-J, Littlefair JE, Sing K-W, Lee Y-P, Gan H-M, Clare EL, Wilson J-J ( 2018 ) . Temporal changes in arthropod activity in tropical anthropogenic forests . Bull Entomol Res1 - 8 .
Arrizabalaga-Escudero A, Clare EL, Salsamendi E, Alberdi A, Garin I, Aihartza J, Goiti U ( 2018 ) . Assessing niche partitioning of co-occurring sibling bat species by DNA metabarcoding . Mol Ecol
Pearson CE, Symondson WOC, Clare EL, Ormerod SJ, Iparraguirre Bolaños E, Vaughan IP ( 2017 ) . The effects of pastoral intensification on the feeding interactions of generalist predators in streams . Mol Ecol
Becker DJ, Chumchal MM, Broders HG, Korstian JM, Clare EL, Rainwater TR, Platt SG, Simmons NB et al. ( 2017 ) . Mercury bioaccumulation in bats reflects dietary connectivity to aquatic food webs . Environ Pollut
Nielsen JM, Clare EL, Hayden B, Brett MT, KRATINA P ( 2017 ) . Diet tracing in ecology: method comparison and selection . Methods in Ecology and Evolution
CLARE EL, Lim VC, Littlefair JE, Ramli R, Bhassu S, Wilson JJ ( 2017 ) . Impact of urbanisation and agriculture on the diet of fruit bats . Urban Ecosystems
Littlefair JE, Clare EL ( 2016 ) . Barcoding the food chain: from Sanger to high-throughput sequencing . Genome vol. 59 , ( 11 ) 946 - 958 .
Adamowicz SJ, Chain FJ, Clare EL, Deiner K, Dinc¿ V, Elías-Gutiérrez M, Hausmann A, Hogg ID et al. ( 2016 ) . From Barcodes to Biomes: Special Issues from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference . Genome vol. 59 , ( 9 ) v - ix .
Murphy M, Clare EL, Rydell J, Yovel Y, Bar-On Y, Oelbaum P, Fenton MB ( 2016 ) . Opportunistic use of banana flower bracts by Glossophaga soricina . ACTA CHIROPTEROLOGICA vol. 18 , ( 1 ) 209 - 213 .
Clare EL, Chain FJJ, Littlefair JE, Cristescu ME, Deiner K ( 2016 ) . The effects of parameter choice on defining molecular operational taxonomic units and resulting ecological analyses of metabarcoding data 1 . Genome1 - 10 .
Adamowicz SJ, Chain FJJ, Clare EL, Deiner K, Dinc¿ V, Elías-Gutiérrez M, Hausmann A, Hogg ID et al. ( 2016 ) . From Barcodes to Biomes: Special Issues from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference . Genome vol. 59 , ( 11 ) v - ix .
Clare EL, Holderied MW ( 2015 ) . Acoustic shadows help gleaning bats find prey, but may be defeated by prey acoustic camouflage on rough surfaces . eLife vol. 4 , ( September2015 )
de Oliveira HFM, Clare E, Rossiter S, Emrich M, Koenig S, Fenton MB ( 2015 ) . DNA barcoding unravels the role of morphology and echolocation in bat-insect relationships in Jamaica . GENOME vol. 58 , ( 5 ) 250 - 250 .
Salinas-Ramos VB, Herrera Montalvo LG, Leon-Regagnon V, Arrizabalaga-Escudero A, Clare EL ( 2015 ) . Dietary overlap and seasonality in three species of mormoopid bats from a tropical dry forest . GENOME vol. 58 , ( 5 ) 275 - 275 .
Teixeira TSM, Rossiter S, Clare E ( 2015 ) . Using DNA barcoding to document interactions among bats, insects and plants in the highly fragmented Atlantic forest of Brazil . GENOME vol. 58 , ( 5 ) 287 - 287 .
Arrizabalaga-Escudero A, Clare EL, Alberdi A, Salsamendi E, Aihartza J, Goiti U, Garin I ( 2015 ) . What can DNA barcoding tell us about the dietary niche overlap of sibling sympatric bat species? . GENOME vol. 58 , ( 5 ) 188 - 188 .
Salinas-Ramos VB, Herrera Montalvo LG, León-Regagnon V, Arrizabalaga-Escudero A, Clare EL ( 2015 ) . Dietary overlap and seasonality in three species of mormoopid bats from a tropical dry forest . Molecular Ecology vol. 24 , ( 20 ) 5296 - 5307 .
Clare EL ( 2014 ) . Molecular detection of trophic interactions: emerging trends, distinct advantages, significant considerations and conservation applications . Evol Appl vol. 7 , ( 9 ) 1144 - 1157 .
Clare EL, Symondson WOC, Broders H, Fabianek F, Fraser EE, MacKenzie A, Boughen A, Hamilton R et al. ( 2014 ) . The diet of Myotis lucifugus across Canada: assessing foraging quality and diet variability . Mol Ecol vol. 23 , ( 15 ) 3618 - 3632 .
Pinol J, San Andres V, Clare EL, Mir G, Symondson WOC ( 2014 ) . A pragmatic approach to the analysis of diets of generalist predators: the use of next-generation sequencing with no blocking probes . MOLECULAR ECOLOGY RESOURCES vol. 14 , ( 1 ) 18 - 26 .
Clare EL, Symondson WOC, Fenton MB ( 2014 ) . An inordinate fondness for beetles? Variation in seasonal dietary preferences of night-roosting big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) . Molecular Ecology vol. 23 , ( 15 ) 3633 - 3647 .
Krüger F, Clare EL, Greif S, Siemers BM, Symondson WOC, Sommer RS ( 2014 ) . An integrative approach to detect subtle trophic niche differentiation in the sympatric trawling bat species Myotis dasycneme and Myotis daubentonii . Molecular Ecology vol. 23 , ( 15 ) 3657 - 3671 .
Krüger F, Clare EL, Symondson WOC, Keišs O, Petersons G ( 2014 ) . Diet of the insectivorous bat Pipistrellus nathusii during autumn migration and summer residence . Molecular Ecology vol. 23 , ( 15 ) 3672 - 3683 .
Brown DS, Burger R, Cole N, Vencatasamy D, Clare EL, Montazam A, Symondson WOC ( 2014 ) . Dietary competition between the alien Asian Musk Shrew (Suncus murinus) and a re-introduced population of Telfair's Skink (Leiolopisma telfairii) . Molecular Ecology vol. 23 , ( 15 ) 3695 - 3705 .
Sedlock JL, Krüger F, Clare EL ( 2014 ) . Island bat diets: Does it matter more who you are or where you live? . Molecular Ecology vol. 23 , ( 15 ) 3684 - 3694 .
Emrich MA, Clare EL, Symondson WOC, Koenig SE, Fenton MB ( 2014 ) . Resource partitioning by insectivorous bats in Jamaica . Molecular Ecology vol. 23 , ( 15 ) 3648 - 3656 .
Clare EL, Goerlitz HR, Drapeau VA, Holderied MW, Adams AM, Nagel J, Dumont ER, Hebert PDN et al. ( 2014 ) . Trophic niche flexibility in Glossophaga soricina: How a nectar seeker sneaks an insect snack . Functional Ecology vol. 28 , ( 3 ) 632 - 641 .
Clare EL, Schiestl FP, Leitch AR, Chittka L ( 2013 ) . The promise of genomics in the study of plant-pollinator interactions . Genome Biol vol. 14 , ( 6 )
Clare EL, Schiestl FP, Leitch AR, Chittka L ( 2013 ) . The promise of genomics in the study of plant-pollinator interactions . Genome Biology
Jarrin-Pablo V, Clare EL ( 2013 ) . Systematics of Sturnira (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) in Ecuador, with comments on species boundaries . ZOOTAXA vol. 3630 , ( 1 ) 165 - 183 .
Clare EL, Adams AM, Maya-Simões AZ, Eger JL, Hebert PDN, Fenton MB ( 2013 ) . Diversification and reproductive isolation: cryptic species in the only New World high-duty cycle bat, Pteronotus parnellii . BMC Evol Biol vol. 13 ,
Clare EL, Symondson WOC, Fenton MB ( 2013 ) . An inordinate fondness for beetles? Variation in seasonal dietary preferences of night-roosting big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) . Molecular Ecology
Krüger F, Clare EL, Greif S, Siemers BM, Symondson WOC, Sommer RS ( 2013 ) . An integrative approach to detect subtle trophic niche differentiation in the sympatric trawling bat species Myotis dasycneme and Myotis daubentonii . Molecular Ecology
Krüger F, Clare EL, Symondson WOC, Keišs O, Petersons G ( 2013 ) . Diet of the insectivorous bat Pipistrellus nathusii during autumn migration and summer residence . Molecular Ecology
Emrich MA, Clare EL, Symondson WOC, Koenig SE, Fenton MB ( 2013 ) . Resource partitioning by insectivorous bats in Jamaica . Molecular Ecology
Clare EL, Symondson WOC, Broders H, Fabianek F, Fraser EE, Mackenzie A, Boughen A, Hamilton R et al. ( 2013 ) . The diet of Myotis lucifugus across Canada: Assessing foraging quality and diet variability . Molecular Ecology
Clare EL, Goerlitz HR, Drapeau VA, Holderied MW, Adams AM, Nagel J, Dumont ER, Hebert PDN et al. ( 2013 ) . Trophic niche flexibility in Glossophaga soricina: How a nectar seeker sneaks an insect snack . Functional Ecology
Morgan ER, Clare EL, Jefferies R, Stevens JR ( 2012 ) . Parasite epidemiology in a changing world: Can molecular phylogeography help us tell the wood from the trees? . Parasitology vol. 139 , ( 14 ) 1924 - 1938 .
Ivanova NV, Clare EL, Borisenko AV ( 2012 ) . DNA barcoding in mammals . Methods Mol Biol vol. 858 , 153 - 182 .
Razgour O, Clare EL, Zeale MRK, Hanmer J, Schnell IB, Rasmussen M, Gilbert TP, Jones G ( 2011 ) . High-throughput sequencing offers insight into mechanisms of resource partitioning in cryptic bat species . Ecology and Evolution vol. 1 , ( 4 ) 556 - 570 .
Bohmann K, Monadjem A, Noer C, Rasmussen M, Zeale MRK, Clare E, Jones G, Willerslev E et al. ( 2011 ) . Molecular diet analysis of two African free-tailed bats (molossidae) using high throughput sequencing . PLoS ONE vol. 6 , ( 6 )
Clare EL, Barber BR, Sweeney BW, Hebert PDN, Fenton MB ( 2011 ) . Eating local: influences of habitat on the diet of little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus) . Mol Ecol vol. 20 , ( 8 ) 1772 - 1780 .
Clare EL ( 2011 ) . Cryptic species? Patterns of maternal and paternal gene flow in eight neotropical bats . PLoS One vol. 6 , ( 7 )
Clare EL, Lim BK, Fenton MB, Hebert PDN ( 2011 ) . Neotropical bats: estimating species diversity with DNA barcodes . PLoS One vol. 6 , ( 7 )
Ashlock D, Clare EL, von Königslöw TE, Ashlock W ( 2010 ) . Evolution and instability in ring species complexes: an in silico approach to the study of speciation . J Theor Biol vol. 264 , ( 4 ) 1202 - 1213 .
Dzal Y, Hooton LA, Clare EL, Fenton MB ( 2009 ) . Bat activity and genetic diversity at long point, ontario, an important bird stopover site . Acta Chiropterologica vol. 11 , ( 2 ) 307 - 315 .
Faure PA, Re DE, Clare EL ( 2009 ) . Wound healing in the flight membranes of big brown bats . Journal of Mammalogy vol. 90 , ( 5 ) 1148 - 1156 .
Clare EL, Fraser EE, Braid HE, Fenton MB, Hebert PDN ( 2009 ) . Species on the menu of a generalist predator, the eastern red bat (Lasiurus borealis): using a molecular approach to detect arthropod prey . Mol Ecol vol. 18 , ( 11 ) 2532 - 2542 .
Ashlock D, von Königslöw T, Clare E, Ashlock W ( 2008 ) . Transience in the Simulation of Ring Species . 256 - 263 .
Clare EL, Kerr KCR, von Königslöw TE, Wilson JJ, Hebert PDN ( 2008 ) . Diagnosing mitochondrial DNA diversity: applications of a sentinel gene approach . J Mol Evol vol. 66 , ( 4 ) 362 - 367 .
Ashlock D, von Koenigsloew T, Clare E, Ashlock W, IEEE ( 2008 ) . Transience in the Simulation of Ring Species . 2008 IEEE SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN BIOINFORMATICS AND COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY . 37 - + .
Hajibabaei M, Singer GAC, Clare EL, Hebert PDN ( 2007 ) . Design and applicability of DNA arrays and DNA barcodes in biodiversity monitoring . BMC Biol vol. 5 ,
Clare EL, Lim BK, Engstrom MD, Eger JL, Hebert PDN ( 2007 ) . DNA barcoding of Neotropical bats: Species identification and discovery within Guyana: Barcoding . Molecular Ecology Notes vol. 7 , ( 2 ) 184 - 190 .