Raphael Didham

Professor, BSc MSc Cant. , PhD ICL

  • The University of Western Australia (M092), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 7953 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
20052023

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Research Output

2019

Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence: Knowledge shortfalls threaten the effective conservation of freshwater crocodiles

Somaweera, R., Brien, M. L., Sonneman, T., Didham, R. K. & Webber, B. L., 1 Oct 2019, In : Global Ecology and Conservation. 20, e00773.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

An entomocentric view of the Janzen–Connell hypothesis

Basset, Y., Miller, S. E., Gripenberg, S., Ctvrtecka, R., Dahl, C., Leather, S. R. & Didham, R. K., 1 Jan 2019, In : Insect Conservation and Diversity. 12, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2 Citations (Scopus)

Cross-scale drivers of plant trait distributions in a fragmented forest landscape

Jin, Y., Didham, R. K., Yuan, J., Hu, G., Yu, J., Zheng, S. & Yu, M., 1 Dec 2019, In : Ecography. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

FragSAD: A database of diversity and species abundance distributions from habitat fragments

Chase, J. M., Liebergesell, M., Sagouis, A., May, F., Blowes, S. A., Berg, Å., Bernard, E., Brosi, B. J., Cadotte, M. W., Cayuela, L., Chiarello, A. G., Cosson, J. F., Cresswell, W., Dami, F. D., Dauber, J., Dickman, C. R., Didham, R. K., Edwards, D. P., Farneda, F. Z., Gavish, Y. & 22 othersGonçalves-Souza, T., Guadagnin, D. L., Henry, M., López-Baucells, A., Kappes, H., Mac Nally, R., Manu, S., Martensen, A. C., McCollin, D., Meyer, C. F. J., Neckel-Oliveira, S., Nogueira, A., Pons, J. M., Raheem, D. C., Ramos, F. N., Rocha, R., Sam, K., Slade, E., Stireman, J. O., Struebig, M. J., Vasconcelos, H. & Ziv, Y., 1 Dec 2019, In : Ecology. 100, 12, e02861.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

Rediscovery of the 'extinct' bee Hesperocolletes douglasi Michener, 1965 (Colletidae: Colletinae: Paracolletini) in Western Australia and first description of the female

Arnold, J. P., Murphy, M. V., Didham, R. K. & Houston, T. F., 26 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 3, p. 13310-13319 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Saproxylic beetles in tropical and temperate forests - A standardized comparison of vertical stratification patterns

Weiss, M., Didham, R. K., Prochazka, J., Schlaghamersky, J., Basset, Y., Odegaard, F., Tichechkin, A., Schmidl, J., Floren, A., Curletti, G., Aberlenc, H-P., Bail, J., Barrios, H., Leponce, M., Medianero, E., Fagan, L. L., Corbara, B. & Cizek, L., 15 Jul 2019, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 444, p. 50-58 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Termites mitigate the effects of drought in tropical rainforest

Ashton, L. A., Griffiths, H. M., Parr, C. L., Evans, T. A., Didham, R. K., Hasan, F., Teh, Y. A., Tin, H. S., Vairappan, C. S. & Eggleton, P., 11 Jan 2019, In : Science. 363, 6423, p. 174-+ 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)

The scorpion-tailed orb-weaving spiders (Araneae, Araneidae, Arachnura) in Australia and New Zealand

Castanheira, P. D. S., Didham, R. K., Vink, C. J. & Framenau, V. W., 6 Dec 2019, In : Zootaxa. 4706, 1, p. 147-170 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2018

A global strategy to mitigate the environmental impact of China’s ruminant consumption boom

Du, Y., Ge, Y., Ren, Y., Fan, X., Pan, K., Lin, L., Wu, X., Min, Y., Meyerson, L. A., Heino, M., Chang, S. X., Liu, X., Mao, F., Yang, G., Peng, C., Qu, Z., Chang, J. & Didham, R. K., 1 Dec 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, 4133.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Is habitat fragmentation good for biodiversity?

Fletcher, R. J., Didham, R. K., Banks-Leite, C., Barlow, J., Ewers, R. M., Rosindell, J., Holt, R. D., Gonzalez, A., Pardini, R., Damschen, E. I., Melo, F. P. L., Ries, L., Prevedello, J. A., Tscharntke, T., Laurance, W. F., Lovejoy, T. & Haddad, N. M., 1 Oct 2018, In : Biological Conservation. 226, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

60 Citations (Scopus)

Logging, exotic plant invasions, and native plant reassembly in a lowland tropical rain forest

Döbert, T. F., Webber, B. L., Sugau, J. B., Dickinson, K. J. M. & Didham, R. K., 1 Mar 2018, In : Biotropica. 50, 2, p. 254-265 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogeography of trapdoor spiders of the genus aname: Using genes and genomes to reveal biogeographic and evolutionary history

Gruber Gonzalez, K. F., 2018, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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Plant, herbivore and parasitoid community composition in native Nothofagaceae forests vs. exotic pine plantations

Peralta, G., Frost, C. M. & Didham, R. K., May 2018, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 55, 3, p. 1265-1275

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Resistance, resilience and adaptation to climate change in riparian ecosystems

White, H. A., 2018, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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140 Downloads (Pure)
2017
9 Citations (Scopus)

Dispersal modality determines the relative partitioning of beta diversity in spider assemblages on subtropical land-bridge islands

Wu, L., Si, X., Didham, R. K., Ge, D. & Ding, P., 1 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Biogeography. 44, 9, p. 2121-2131 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Don't be a zero-sum reviewer

Didham, R. K., Leather, S. R. & Basset, Y., 1 Jan 2017, In : Insect Conservation and Diversity. 10, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

3 Citations (Scopus)

Landscape context alters cost of living in honeybee metabolism and feeding

Tomlinson, S., Dixon, K. W., Didham, R. K. & Bradshaw, S. D., 8 Feb 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284, 1848, 20162676.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Logging increases the functional and phylogenetic dispersion of understorey plant communities in tropical lowland rain forest

Dobert, T. F., Webber, B. L., Sugau, J. B., Dickinson, K. J. M. & Didham, R. K., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Ecology. 105, 5, p. 1235-1245 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Non-random food-web assembly at habitat edges increases connectivity and functional redundancy

Peralta, G., Frost, C. M., Didham, R. K., Rand, T. A. & Tylianakis, J. M., 1 Apr 2017, In : Ecology. 98, p. 995-1005

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Soil fertility shapes belowground food webs across a regional climate gradient

Laliberté, E., Kardol, P., Didham, R. K., Teste, F. P., Turner, B. L. & Wardle, D. A., 1 Oct 2017, In : Ecology Letters. 20, 10, p. 1273-1284 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

The matrix matters, but how should we manage it? Estimating the amount of high-quality matrix required to maintain biodiversity in fragmented landscapes

Ruffell, J., Clout, M. N. & Didham, R. K., 1 Jan 2017, In : Ecography. 40, 1, p. 171-178 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Woody plant richness does not influence invertebrate community reassembly trajectories in a tree diversity experiment

Yeeles, P., Lach, L., Hobbs, R. J., Van Wees, M. & Didham, R. K., 1 Feb 2017, In : Ecology. 98, 2, p. 500-511 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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4 Citations (Scopus)
455 Downloads (Pure)
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Accounting for the causal basis of collinearity when measuring the effects of habitat loss versus habitat fragmentation

Ruffell, J., Banks-Leite, C. & Didham, R., Jan 2016, In : OIKOS. 125, 1, p. 117-125

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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14 Citations (Scopus)
236 Downloads (Pure)

Apparent competition drives community-wide parasitism rates and changes in host abundance across ecosystem boundaries

Frost, C. M., Peralta, G., Rand, T. A., Didham, R. K., Varsani, A. & Tylianakis, J. M., 2016, In : Nature Communications. 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
21 Citations (Scopus)
11 Citations (Scopus)

Habitat fragmentation and biodiversity conservation: key findings and future challenges

Wilson, M. C., Chen, X. Y., Corlett, R. T., Didham, R. K., Ding, P., Holt, R. D., Holyoak, M., Hu, G., Hughes, A. C., Jiang, L., Laurance, W. F., Liu, J., Pimm, S. L., Robinson, S. K., Russo, S. E., Si, X., Wilcove, D. S., Wu, J. & Yu, M., 2016, In : Landscape Ecology. 31, 2, p. 219-227 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

106 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanisms linking fungal conditioning of leaf litter to detritivore feeding activity

Harrop-Archibald, H., Didham, R., Standish, R., Tibbett, M. & Hobbs, R., Feb 2016, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 93, p. 119-130

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Towards a better mechanistic understanding of edge effects

Ruffell, J. & Didham, R. K., Dec 2016, In : Landscape Ecology. 31, 10, p. 2205-2213

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Agricultural intensification exacerbates spillover effects on soil biogeochemistry in adjacent forest remnants

Didham, R., Barker, G. M., Bartlam, S., Deakin, E. L., Denmead, L., Fisk, L., Peters, J. M. R., Tylianakis, J. M., Wright, H. R. & Schipper, L. A., 9 Jan 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 1, 32 p., e0116474.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
17 Citations (Scopus)

Arthropod distribution in a tropical rainforest: Tackling a four dimensional puzzle

Basset, Y., Cizek, L., Cuénoud, P., Didham, R., Novotny, V., Ødegaard, F., Roslin, T., Tishechkin, A. K., Schmidl, J., Winchester, N. N., Roubik, D. W., Aberlenc, H. P., Bail, J., Barrios, H., Bridle, J. R., Castaño-Meneses, G., Corbara, B., Curletti, G., Duarte Da Rocha, W., De Bakker, D. & 16 othersDelabie, J. H. C., Dejean, A., Fagan, L. L., Floren, A., Kitching, R. L., Medianero, E., Gama De Oliveira, E., Orivel, J., Pollet, M., Rapp, M., Ribeiro, S. P., Roisin, Y., Schmidt, J. B., Sørensen, L., Lewinsohn, T. M. & Leponce, M., 3 Dec 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 12, p. 1-22 22 p., e0144110.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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35 Citations (Scopus)
215 Downloads (Pure)

Can leaf area index and biomass be estimated from Braun-Blanquet cover scores in tropical forests?

Döbert, T. F., Webber, B., Sugau, J. B., Dickinson, K. J. M. & Didham, R., 2015, In : Journal of Vegetation Science. 26, 6, p. 1043-1053

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges and opportunities in harnessing satellite remote-sensing for biodiversity monitoring

Mairota, P., Cafarelli, B., Didham, R., Lovergine, F. P., Lucas, R. M., Nagendra, H., Rocchini, D. & Tarantino, C., 2015, In : Ecological Informatics. 30, p. 207-214

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Community-level net spillover of natural enemies from managed to natural forest

Frost, C. M., Didham, R., Rand, T. A., Peralta, G. & Tylianakis, J. M., 1 Jan 2015, In : Ecology. 96, 1, p. 193-202 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
31 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy of chew-track-card indices of rat and possum abundance across widely varying pest densities

Ruffell, J., Innes, J. G. & Didham, R., 29 Jan 2015, In : New Zealand Journal of Ecology. 39, 1, p. 87-92 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental evidence that even minor livestock trampling has severe effects on land snail communities in forest remnants

Denmead, L., Barker, G. M., Standish, R. & Didham, R., Feb 2015, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 52, 1, p. 161-170

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
322 Downloads (Pure)

Experimental evidence that the effectiveness of conservation biological control depends on landscape complexity

Jonsson, M., Straub, C. S., Didham, R., Buckley, H. L., Case, B. S., Hale, R. J., Gratton, C. & Wratten, S. D., Oct 2015, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 52, 5, p. 1274-1282 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

Intensive agroforestry practices negatively affect ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) diversity and composition in southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia

Asfiya, W., Lach, L., Majer, J., Heterick, B. & Didham, R., 2015, In : Asian Myrmecology. 7, 1, p. 87-104

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term data suggest jarrah-forest establishment at restored mine sites is resistant to climate variability

Standish, R., Daws, M. I., Gove, A. D., Didham, R., Grigg, A. H., Koch, J. M. & Hobbs, R., 7 Jan 2015, In : Journal of Ecology. 103, 1, p. 78-89 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogenetic diversity and co-evolutionary signals among trophic levels change across a habitat edge

Peralta, G., Frost, C. M., Didham, R., Varsani, A. & Tylianakis, J. M., 19 Feb 2015, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 84, 2, p. 364-372 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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13 Citations (Scopus)
207 Downloads (Pure)

Physiological plasticity of metabolic rates in the invasive honey bee and an endemic Australian bee species

Tomlinson, S., Dixon, K., Didham, R. & Bradshaw, D., Dec 2015, In : Journal Comparative Physiology B. 185, 8, p. 835-844 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Using pest monitoring data to inform the location and intensity of invasive-species control in New Zealand

Ruffell, J., Innes, J., Bishop, C., Landers, T., Khin, J. & Didham, R., Nov 2015, In : Biological Conservation. 191, p. 640-649 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Very high resolution earth observation features for testing the direct and indirect effects of landscape structure on local habitat quality

Mairota, P., Cafarelli, B., Labadessa, R., Lovergine, F. P., Tarantino, C., Nagendra, H. & Didham, R., 2015, In : International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 34, 1, p. 96-102

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Airborne LiDAR reveals context dependence in the effects of canopy architecture on arthropod diversity

Müller, J. M., Bae, S., Röder, J., Chao, A. & Didham, R., 15 Jan 2014, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 312, p. 129-137 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Applications and implications of ecological energetics

Tomlinson, S., Arnall, S., Munn, A. J., Bradshaw, D., Maloney, S., Dixon, K. & Didham, R., 2014, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 29, 5, p. 280-290

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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56 Citations (Scopus)
428 Downloads (Pure)

Complementarity and redundancy of interactions enhance attack rates and spatial stability in host-parasitoid food webs

Peralta, G., Frost, C. M., Rand, T. A., Didham, R. & Tylianakis, J. M., Jul 2014, In : Ecology. 95, 7, p. 1888-1896

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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36 Citations (Scopus)
215 Downloads (Pure)

Discriminating the drivers of edge effects on nest predation: Forest edges reduce capture rates of ship rats (rattus rattus), a globally invasive nest predator, by altering vegetation structure

Ruffell, J., Didham, R., Barrett, P., Gorman, N., Pike, R., Hickey-Elliott, A. B., Sievwright, K. A. & Armstrong, D. P., 20 Nov 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 11, p. 1-10 10 p., e113098.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)