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55. Pinceel, T., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Hawinkel, W., Tuytens, K. & Brendonck, L. (2017). Aridity promotes bet hedging via delayed hatching: a case study with two temporary pond crustaceans along a latitudinal gradient. Oecologia DOI 10.1007/s00442-017-3858-8 (SCI: 2.902)

54. Pinceel, T., , Hawinkel, W., Wynants, E., Brendonck, L. & Vanschoenwinkel, B. (2017).Habitat uncertainty explains variation in offspring provisioning strategies in a temporary pond crustacean. Hydrobiologia DOI 10.1007/s10750-017-3121-7 (SCI: 2.051)

53. Trekels, H. & Vanschoenwinkel, B. (2017When fear kicks in: predator cues initially do not but eventually do affect insect distribution patterns in a new articial pond cluster. Hydrobiologia  790: 157–166 (SCI: 2.051)


52. Buschke, F.T., Brendonck., L.& Vanschoenwinkel, B. (2016) Adding energy gradients and long-distance dispersal to a neutral model improves predictions of Madagascan bird diversity. Ecology & Evolution, 6: 6919-6929 (SCI: 2.537)

51. Coccia, C., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Brendonck,  L., Boyero, L. Green, A.J. (2016) Newly created ponds complement natural waterbodies for restoration of macroinvertebrate assemblages. Freshwater Biology 61: 1640-1654 (SCI: 2.933)

50. Pinceel, T., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Brendonck, L. & Buschke, F.T. (2016) Modelling the sensitivity of life history traits to climate change in  a temporary pool crustacean. Scientific Reports, 6: (SCI: 5.228)

49. Pinceel, T., Wynants, E., Tonné, N., Brendonck, L. & Vanschoenwinkel, B. (2016) µCT scanning – a novel method for 3D in vivo characterization of zooplankton resting eggs. Limnology & Oceanography Methods  14: 759-766 (SCI: 2.008)

48. Hubin, E., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Broersen, K., De Deyn, P.P., Koedam, N., van Nuland, N.A., Pauwels, K. (2016) Could ecosystem management provide a new framework for Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s & Dementia 12: 65-74 (SCI: 12.407)

47. Pinceel, T., Brendonck, L. & Vanschoenwinkel, B. (2016) Propagule size and shape may promote local wind dispersal in freshwater zooplankton – a wind tunnel experiment. Limnology & Oceanography 62: 122-131 (SCI: 3.794)


46. Geerts, A. N., Vanoverbeke, J., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Van Doorslaer, W., Feuchtmayr, H., Atkinson, D., Moss, B., Davidson, T. A., Sayer, C. D. & De Meester, L. (2015). Rapid evolution of thermal tolerance in the water flea Daphnia. Nature Climate Change 5: 665-668. (SCI: 14.547)

45. Tuytens, K., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Clegg, B., Nhiwatiwa, T. & Brendonck L. (2015) Exploring links between geology, hydroperiod and branchiopod diversity and distribution patterns in a subtropical savannah habitat in SE Zimbabwe Journal of Crustacean Biology 35-309-318. (SCI: 1.181pdf

44. Van der Stocken, T., Vanschoenwinkel, B., De Ryck, D. J. R.,, Michiels, F., Bouma, T. J., Dahdouh-Guebas, F. & Koedam, N. (2015). Interaction between wind and water as a driver of passive dispersal in mangroves. PLoS ONE 10(4) e0127132 (SCI: 3.534pdf

43. Van der Stocken, T., De Ryck, D. J. R., Vanschoenwinkel, B.,, Bouma, T. J. & Koedam, N. (2015). Impact of landscape structure on propagule dispersal in mangrove forests. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 524: 95-106 (SCI: 2.64) pdf

42. Pinceel, T., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Deckers, P., Grégoir, A., Ver Eecke, T. & Brendonck, L. 2015. Early and late developmental arrest as complementary embryonic bet-hedging strategies in African killifish. (2015) Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 114: 941-948 (SCI: 2.535) pdf

41. Reniers, J., Brendonck, L., Roberts, J. D., Verlinden, W. & Vanschoenwinkel, B. (2015). Environmental harshness shapes life-history variation in an Australian temporary pool breeding frog: a skeletochronological approach. Oecologia 178: 931-941 (SCI: 3.248) pdf

40. Buschke, F. T., Brendonck, L. & Vanschoenwinkel, B. (2015) Simple mechanistic models can partially explain local but not range-wide co-occurrence of African mammals. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24: 767-773 (SCI: 7.242pdf


39. Buschke, F. T., Brendonck, L. & Vanschoenwinkel, B. (2014). Differences between regional and biogeographic species pools highlight the need for multi-scale theories in macroecology. Frontiers of Biogeography 6: 173-184. pdf

38. Brendonck L., Jocque M., Tuytens K., Timms B.V., Vanschoenwinkel B. (2014) Hydrological stability drives both local and regional diversity patterns in rock pool metacommunities. Oikos 124: 741-749 (SCI: 3.559) pdf


37. Buschke F.T., De Meester L., Brendonck L., Vanschoenwinkel B. (2014) Partitioning the variation in African vertebrate distributions into environmental and spatial components – exploring the link between ecology and biogeography. Ecography 38: 450-461 (SCI: 4.207pdf

36. Buschke F.T., Vanschoenwinkel B. (2014) Mechanisms for the inclusion of cumulative impacts in conservation decision-making are sensitive to vulnerability and irreplaceability in a stochastically simulated landscape. Journal of Nature Conservation 22: 265-271 (SCI: 1.833) pdf

35. Tuytens K., Vanschoenwinkel B., Waterkeyn A., Brendonck L. (2014) Predictions of climate change infer increased environmental harshness and altered connectivity in a cluster of temporary pools Freshwater Biology 59: 955-968 (SCI: 2.905 ) pdf


34. Vandam R., Kaptijn E., Vanschoenwinkel B. (2013) Disentangling the spatio-environmental drivers of human settlement: an eigenvector based variation decomposition. Plos One 8(7) (SCI: 3.730) pdf

33. Pinceel T., Vanschoenwinkel B., Brendonck L. (2013) Flexible dispersal dimorphism in zooplankton resting eggs: an example of repeated phenotypic coin flipping? Biological journal of the Linnean society 110: 749-756 (SCI: 2.535) pdf

32. Vanschoenwinkel B., Brendonck L., Pinceel T., Dupriez P., Waterkeyn A. (2013) Rediscovery of Branchipus schaefferi (Branchiopoda: Anostraca) in Belgium – notes on habitat requirements and conservation management. Belgian Journal of Zoology 143: 3-14  (SCI: 0.702) pdf

31. Vanschoenwinkel, B., Buschke, F., Brendonck, L. (2013) Disturbance alters the impact of dispersal on alpha and beta diversity in a natural metacommunity. Ecology 94: 2547–25571 (SCI: 5.175) pdf

30. Reniers, J. , Vanschoenwinkel, B., Rabet, N., Brendonck, L. (2013) Mitochondrial gene trees support persistence of cold tolerant fairy shrimp throughout the Pleistocene glaciations in both southern and more northerly refugia. Hydrobiologia 714:155–167 (SCI: 1.784) pdf

29. Vanschoenwinkel B., Reniers J., Pinceel T., Brendonck L., Waterkeyn A. (2013) Primitive crustaceans rediscovered in Belgium.A promising sign or the last gasp of a remnant of freshwater diversity? Natuurfocus 12, 61-68. pdf

28. Pinceel, T., Brendonck., L., Larmuseau, M.H.D., Vanhove M.P.M., Timms, B.V. & Vanschoenwinkel B. (2013) Environmental change as a driver of diversification in temporary aquatic habitats – does the genetic structure of extant fairy shrimp populations reflect historic aridification? Freshwater Biology 8: 1556-1772 (SCI: 3.082) pdf

27. Pinceel, T., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Uten, J., Brendonck, L. (2013) Mechanistic and evolutionary aspects of light induced dormancy termination in a temporary pond crustacean. Freshwater Science  (SCI: 2.8) pdf

26. Buschke, F. T., Esterhuyse, S., Kemp, M.E., Seaman, M.T., Brendonck, L., Vanschoenwinkel, B. (2013) Long term dynamics of a mountain rock pool system- do aquatic and terrestrial habitat patches represent alternative stable states? Acta Oecologica 47: 24-29  (SCI: 1.65) pdf

25. Waterkeyn, A., Van Pottelbergh, N., Vanoverbeke, J., Vanschoenwinkel, B., De Meester, L., Brendonck, L. (2013). Constitutive but no Triops-induced differences in bet-hedging strategies for hatching in Daphnia. Hydrobiologia 715: 29-35 (SCI: 1.784). pdf

24. Pinceel, T., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Waterkeyn, A., Vanhove, M.P.M., Pinder, A., Timms, B.V, Brendonck, L. (2013) Fairy shrimps in distress: a molecular taxonomic review of the diverse fairy shrimp genus Branchinella (Anostraca: Thamnocephalidae) in Australia in the light of ongoing environmental change. Hydrobiologia  700: 313-327 (SCI: 1.784) pdf


23. Vanschoenwinkel, B., Pinceel, T., Vanhove, M.P.M., Jocque, M., Timms, B.V., Brendonck, L. (2012) Toward a global phylogeny of the “living fossil” crustacean order of the Notostraca.  PLoS-ONE 7(4) e34998. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034998 (SCI: 4.411) pdf


22. Vanschoenwinkel, B., Mergeay, J., Pinceel, T., Waterkeyn, A., Vandewaerde, H., Seaman, M., Brendonck, L. (2011) Long distance dispersal of zooplankton endemic to isolated mountaintops – an example of an ecological process operating on an evolutionary time scale. PLoS-ONE 6(11), e26730 (SCI: 4.411) pdf

21. Waterkeyn, A., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Vercampt, H., Grillas, P., Brendonck, L. (2011) Long-term effects of salinity and disturbance regime on active and dormant crustacean communities. Limnology and Oceanography 56: 1008-1022. (SCI: 3.385) pdf

20.Waterkeyn, A., Grillas, P., Anton-Pardo, M., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Brendonck, L. (2011) Can large branchiopods shape microcrustacean communities in Mediterranean temporary wetlands? Marine and Freshwater Research 62: 46-53. (SCI: 1.572) pdf

19. Vanschoenwinkel, B., Waterkeyn, A., Nhiwatiwa, T., Pinceel, T., Spooren, E., Geerts, A., Clegg, B. & Brendonck, L. (2011) Passive external transport of freshwater invertebrates by elephant and other mud-wallowing mammals in an African savannah habitat. Freshwater Biology 56: 1606-1619. (SCI: 3.082) pdf

18. Nhiwatiwa, T., Brendonck, L., Waterkeyn, A. & Vanschoenwinkel, B. (2011) The importance of landscape and habitat properties in explaining instantaneous and long-term distributions of large branchiopods in subtropical temporary pans. Freshwater Biology 56: 1992-2008. (SCI: 3.082) pdf


17. Vanschoenwinkel, B., Seaman, M.T. & Brendonck, L. (2010) Species sorting in space and time: the impact of disturbance regime on community assembly in a temporary pool metacommunity. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29: 1267-1278 (SCI: 2.36) pdf

16. Vanschoenwinkel, B., Seaman, M.T. & Brendonck, L. (2010) Hatching phenology, life history and egg bank size of fairy shrimp Branchipodopsis spp. (Branchiopoda, Crustacea) in relation to the ephemerality of their rock pool habitat. Aquatic Ecology 44:771-780 (SCI: 1.105) pdf

15. Waterkeyn, A., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Elsen, S., Anton-Pardo, M., Grillas, P. and Brendonck., L. (2010) Unintentional human-mediated dispersal of aquatic invertebrates via foot wear and motor vehicles in a Mediterranean wetland area. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 20: 580-587 (SCI: 1.476) pdf

14.Brendonck, L., Jocqué, M., Hulsmans, A. & Vanschoenwinkel, B. (2010) Pools ‘on the rocks’: freshwater rock pools as model systems in ecological and evolutionary research. Limnetica 29: 25-40.

13.Jocqué, M., Vanschoenwinkel, B. & Brendonck, L. (2010) Freshwater rock pools: a review of habitat characteristics, faunal diversity and conservation value. Freshwater Biology 55, 1587-1602 (SCI: 2.650) pdf

12.Jocqué, M., Vanschoenwinkel B. & Brendonck, L. (2010) Anostracan monopolization of early succesional phases in temporary waters? Fundamental and applied limnology/ Archiv für hydrobiologie 176: 127-132 (SCI: 1.293) pdf

11. Waterkeyn A., Vanschoenwinkel B., Grillas P. & Brendonck, L. (2010) Effect of salinity on seasonal community patterns of Mediterranean temporary wetland crustaceans: a mesocosm study. Limnology & Oceanography 55: 1712-1722 (SCI: 3.663) pdf

10. Waterkeyn A., Grillas P., Vanschoenwinkel B. & Brendonck, L. (2008) Invertebrate community patterns in Mediterranean temporary wetlands along hydroperiod and salinity gradients. Freshwater Biology, 53: 1808-1822 (SCI:  2.650) pdf

9. Boven, L., Vanschoenwinkel, B., De Roeck, E. R., Hulsmans, A. & Brendonck, L. (2008). Diversity and distribution of large branchiopods in Kiskunság (Hungary) in relation to local habitat and spatial factors: implications for their conservation. Marine and Freshwater Research 59: 940–950. (SCI:  1.646). pdf

8. De Roeck, E. R., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Day, J.A., Xu, Y., Raitt, L. & Brendonck, L. (2007) Conservation status of large branchiopods in the western cape, South Africa. Wetlands 27: 162-173. (SCI: 1.274). pdf

7. Hulsmans A.*, Vanschoenwinkel, B.*, Pyke, C., Riddoch, B.J. & Brendonck, L. (2007). Quantifying the hydroregime of a temporary pool habitat: a modelling approach for ephemeral rock pools in SE Botswana. Ecosystems 11: 89-100 (SCI: 3.455). * (equal contribution of first and second author) pdf

6. Vanschoenwinkel, B., Gielen, S., Seaman, M.T. & Brendonck, L. (2009) Wind mediated dispersal of freshwater invertebrates: differences in dispersal capacities and modes. Hydrobiologia 635: 363-372 (SCI: 1.449) pdf

5. Vanschoenwinkel, B., Hulsmans A., De Roeck E.R., De Vries C., Seaman M. & Brendonck L. (2009) Community structure in temporary freshwater pools: disentangling effects of habitat size and hydroregime. Freshwater Biology, 54: 1487-1500 (SCI: 2.650) pdf

4. Vanschoenwinkel, B., Waterkeyn, A., Vandecaetsbeek,T., Pineau, O., Grillas, P. & Brendonck, L. (2008c). Dispersal of freshwater invertebrates by large terrestrial mammals: a case study with wild boar (Sus scrofa) in Mediterranean wetlands. Freshwater Biology 53: 2264-2273 (SCI: 2.650) pdf

3. Vanschoenwinkel, B., Gielen, S., Vandewaerde, H., Seaman, M.T. & Brendonck, L. (2008b) Relative importance of different dispersal vectors for small freshwater invertebrates in a rockpool metacommunity. Ecography 31: 567-577 (SCI: 3.066) pdf

2. Vanschoenwinkel, B., Gielen, S., Seaman, M.T. & Brendonck, L. (2008a) Any way the wind blows: frequent wind dispersal drives species sorting in ephemeral aquatic communities. Oikos 117: 125-134 (SCI: 3.309) pdf

1.  Vanschoenwinkel, B., De Vries, C., Seaman, M.T. & Brendonck, L. (2007) The role of metacommunity processes in shaping invertebrate rock pool communities along a dispersal gradient. Oikos 116: 1255-1266. (SCI: 3.309) pdf

  1. Bookchapters

 1.      Vanschoenwinkel, B., De Meester, L. (2011) De huidige crisis. In: Tijd voor biodiversiteit. Een verhaal over genen, soorten en ecosystemen. Eds. Waelkens, S. & Volckaert, F.A.M., Acco, Leuven, ISBN: 9789033481093

2. Brendonck, L., Timms, B., Lanfranco, S. & Vanschoenwinkel, B.. (2016) Invertebrates in Rock Pools. In: Invertebrates in Freshwater Wetlands : An International Perspective on their Ecology. Batzer, D. & Boix, D. (eds.). 1 ed. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 645 p.

All papers are also available for download via my Rearchgate profile