Peer-reviewed papers

2021

Byamungu RM, Schleuning M, Ferger SW, Helbig-Bonitz M, Hemp A, Neu A, Vogeler A, Böhning-Gaese K, Tschapka M, Albrecht J (2021) Abiotic and biotic drivers of functional diversity and functional composition of bird and bat assemblages along a tropical elevation gradient. Diversity and Distributions (early view). https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.13403

Grzywacz B,Warchałowska‑Śliwa E, Kociński M, Heller K-G, Hemp C (2021) Diversification of the Balloon bushcrickets (Orthoptera, Hexacentrinae, Aerotegmina) in the East African mountains. Scientific Reports 11: 9878. https://doi.org/10.1038/S41598-021-89364-4

Seibold S, Rammer W, Hothorn, T, […], Hemp A, Hemp C, […], Müller J (2021) The contribution of insects to global forest deadwood decomposition. Nature 597: 77-81. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03740-8

Cuni-Sanchez A, Sullivan, MJP, Platts PJ, […], Hemp A, […], Zibera E (2021) High aboveground carbon stock of African tropical montane forests. Nature 596: 536-542. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03728-4

Prunera-Olivé J, Vorontsova MS, Williams EV, Mollel NP, Hemp A (2021) Checklist of Kilimanjaro grasses shows that both plot and herbarium methods are necessary to record diversity. Phytotaxa 501: 201-244. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.501.2.1

van der Plas GW, Rucina SM, Hemp A, Marchant RA, Hooghiemstra H, Schüler L, Verschuren D (2021) Climate-human-landscape interaction in the eastern foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro (equatorial East Africa) during the last two millennia. The Holocene 31: 556-569. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683620981694

Heller K-G, Heller M, Samietz J, Volleth M, Hemp C (2021) Similar songs, but divers mate localization strategies in the three Phaneroptera species occurring in Western Europe (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea). European Journal of Entomology 118: 111-122. https://doi.org/10.14411/eje.2021.012

Hemp C (2021) A new species of Physocrobylus (Caelifera, Acridoidea, Acrididae, Coptacrinae), with notes on the phenology and habitat of the genus. Journal of Orthoptera Research 30: 1-6. https://doi.org/10.3897/jor.30.53375

Hemp C, Massa B (2021) Biogeographical and evolutionary aspects of a Guineo-Congolian bushcricket tribe: revision of the genera Cestromoecha Karsch, 1893 and Poreuomena Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1878, with the description of new species (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae, Phaneropterinae). Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 68: 45-79. https://doi.org/10.3897/dez.68.60193

Kaasalainen U, Tuovinen V, Kirika PM, Mollel NP, Hemp A, Rikkinen J (2021) Diversity of Leptogium (Collemataceae, Ascomycota) in East African montane ecosystems. Microorganisms 9: 314. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms9020314

Mollel NP, Hemp A, Fischer M (2021) Phylogenetic diversity of plant communities in relation to elevation and human impact at Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation 90: 54-66.

2020

Bodé S, de Wispelaere L, Hemp A, Verschuren D, Boeckx P (2020) Water‐isotope ecohydrology of Mount Kilimanjaro. Ecohydrology 13: e2171. https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.2171

Sierra Cornejo N, Hertel D, Becker JN, Hemp A, Leuschner C (2020) Biomass, morphology, and dynamics of the fine root system across a 3,000-m elevation gradient on Mt. Kilimanjaro. Frontiers in Plant Science 11: 13.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.00013

Classen A, Eardley CD, Hemp A, Peters MK, Peters RS, Ssymank A, Steffan-Dewenter I (2020) Specialization of plant-pollinator interactions increases with temperature at Mt. Kilimanjaro. Ecology and Evolution 10: 2182-2195. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ece3.6056

Heller K-G, Hemp C (2020) Hyperdiverse songs, duetting, and the roles of intra- and intersexual selection in the acoustic communication of the genus Eurycorypha (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea, Phaneropterinae). Organims Diversity & Evolution 20: 597-617. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13127-020-00452-1

Hemp C (2020) A new species of Stenampyx Karsch, 1890 from East Africa (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae, Pseudophyllinae, Phyllomimini) – evidence of a former connection of West-Central and East African forests. Zootaxa 4763: 593-599.  https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4763.4.9

Hemp C (2020) New species of Mecopodinae (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae) from Tanzania. Zootaxa 4790: 138-150. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4790.1.8

Hemp C, Scherer C, Brandl R, Pinkert S (2020) The origin of the endemic African grasshopper family Lentulidae (Orthoptera: Acridoidea) and its climate-induced diversification. Journal of Biogeography 47: 1805-1815. https://doi. org/10.1111/jbi.13880

Molina-Venegas R, Fischer M, Hemp A (2020) Plant evolutionary assembly along elevational belts at Mt. Kilimanjaro: using phylogenetics to assess biodiversity threats under climate change. Environmental and Experimental Botany 170: 103853. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0098847219302928?via%3Dihub

Molina-Venegas R, Fischer M, Mollel NP, Hemp A (2020) Connecting plant evolutionary history and human well-being at Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 194: 397-409. https://academic.oup.com/botlinnean/article/194/4/397/5900935

Ndossi EM, Becker JN, Hemp A, Dippold MA, Kuzyakov Y, Razavi BS (2020) Effects of land use and elevation on the functional characteristics of soil enzymes at Mt. Kilimanjaro. European Journal of Soil Biology 97: 103167. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S116455631930072X?via%3Dihub

Shen C, Gunina A, Luo Y, Wang J, He J-Z, Kuzyakov Y, Hemp A, Classen AT, Ge Y (2020) Contrasting patterns and drivers of soil bacterial and fungal diversity across a mountain gradient. Environmental Microbiology 22: 3287-3301. https://sfamjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1462-2920.15090

Vollstädt MGR, Albrecht J, Böhning-Gaese K, Hemp A, Howel KM, Kettering L, Neu A, Neuschulz EL, Quitián M, Santillán VE, Töpfer T, Schleuning M, Fritz SA (2020) Direct and plant-mediated effects of climate on bird diversity in tropical mountains. Ecology and Evolution 10: 14196-14208. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ece3.7014

Warchałowska-Śliwa E, Grzywacz B, Maryańska-Nadachowska A, Heller K-G, Hemp C (2020) Rapid chromosomal evolution in the bush-cricket Gonatoxia helleri (Orthoptera: Phaneropterinae). Comparative Cytogenetics 14: 417-435. https://doi.org/10.3897/CompCytogen.v14i3.54422