Publications by Tomas Roslin

In the list below, my research interests are tagged by my main research themes: spatial ecology, [SPE]; food web ecology [FWE] sensu lato, biodiversity studies [BIO] and biodiversity versus ecosystem functioning [BEF].

As a second descriptor, studies are classified by study systems and key methods: dung beetles [DUN]; Arctic communities [ARC]; oak-living organisms [OAK], molecular tools [MOL], and citizen science [CSC].

Contribution by Roslin specified by superscript as follows: A = alphabetical, C = contribution, S = senior author

Articles in refereed international scientific journals

  • [FWE,ARC] Schmidt, N.M., Mosbacher, J.B., Vesterinen, E.J., Roslin, T., Michelsen, A. 2018. Limited dietary overlap amongst resident Arctic herbivores in winter – complementary insights from complementary methods. Oecologia, accepted.

  • [FWE,ARC] Schmidt, N.M., Mosbacher, J.B., Eitzinger, B., Vesterinen, E.J., Roslin, T. 2018. High resistance towards herbivore-induced habitat change in a high arctic arthropod community. Biology Letters, accepted.

  • [FWE] Laubmeier A.N., Wootton, K., Banks, J.E., Bommarco, R., Curtsdotter, A., Jonsson, T., Roslin, T., Banks, H. T. 2018. From theory to experimental design - quantifying a trait-based theory of predator-prey dynamics. PLoS ONE, accepted.

  • [FWE, ARC] Cirtwill, A. R., Roslin, T., Rasmussen, C., Olesen, J. M., Stouffer, D. B. 2018.. Between-Year Changes in community composition shape species' roles in an Arctic plant-pollinator network. OIKOS, in press. 

  • [OAK] Blanchet, F. G., Roslin, T., Kimura, M. T., Huotari, T., Kaartinen, R., Gripenberg, S., Tack, A. J. M. 2018. Related herbivore species show similar temporal dynamics. Journal of Animal Ecology, accepted. 

  • [SPE, ARC] Kankaanpää, T., Skov, K., Abrego, N., Lund, M., Schmidt, N. M., Roslin, T. 2017. Spatiotemporal snowmelt patterns within a high Arctic landscape – with implications for flora and fauna. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, accepted. 

  • [DUN, BEF] Piccini, I., Nervo, B., Forshage, M., Celi, L., Palestrini, C., Rolando, A., Roslin, T. 2017. Dung beetles as drivers of ecosystem multifunctionality: are response and effect traits interwoven? Science of the Total Environment, accepted.

  • [SPE, FWE] Pellissier, L., Albouy, C., Bascompte, J., Farwig, N., Graham, C., Loreau M., Maglianesi-Sandoz, M. A., Melian, C., Pitteloud, C., Roslin, T., Rohr, R., Saavedra, S., Thuiller, W., Woodward, G., Zimmermann, N. E., Gravel, D. 2017. Comparing species interaction networks along environmental gradients. Biological reviews, accepted. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12366

  • [FWE, MOL] Kaunisto, K. M., Roslin, T., Sääksjärvi, I. E., Vesterinen, E. 2017. Pellets of proof: First glimpse of the dietary composition of adult odonates as revealed by metabarcoding of feces. Ecology and Evolution, accepted. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3404

  • [MOL, OAK] Landvik, M., Miraldo, A., Niemelä, P., Valainis, U., Cibuļskis, R., Roslin, T. 2017. Evidence for geographic substructuring of mtDNA variation in the East European Hermit beetle (Osmoderma barnabita). Nature Conservation 19: 171–189.

  • [SPE, OAK] Ekholm, A., Roslin, T., Pulkkinen, P., Tack, A. J. M. 2017. Dispersal, host genotype and environment shape the spatial dynamics of a parasite in the wild. Ecology, in press. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1949

  • [BEF, DUN] Slade, E. M., Kirwan, L., Bell, T., Philipson, C., Lewis, O., Roslin, T. 2017. The importance of species identity and interactions on multifunctionality depends on how ecosystem functions are valued. Ecology, in press. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1954

  • [SPE, FWE] Kopelke, J-P, Nyman, T., Cazelles, K., Gravel, D., Vissault, S., Roslin, T. 2017. Food-web structure of willow-galling sawflies and their natural enemies across Europe. Ecology 98: 1730.

  • [ARC] Schmidt, N. M., Christensen, T. R., Roslin, T. 2017. A high arctic experience of uniting research and monitoring. Earth's Future 5: 650–654. DOI: 10.1002/2017EF000553

  • [BEF, CSC] Roslin, T. V., Hardwick, B., Novotny, V., Petry, W. K., Andrew, N. R., Asmus, A., Barrio, I. C., Basset, Y., Boesing, A. L., Bonebrake, T. C., Cameron, E. K., Dáttilo, W., Donoso, D. A., Drozd, P., Gray, C. L., Hik, D. S., Hill, S. J., Hopkins, T., Huang, S., Koane, B., Laird-Hopkins, B., Laukkanen, L., Lewis, O. T., Milne, S., Mwesige, I., Nakamura, A., Nell, C. S., Nichols, E., Prokurat, A., Sam, K., Schmidt, N. M., Slade, A., Slade, V., Suchanková, A., Teder, T., van Nouhuys, S., Vandvik, V., Weissflog, A., Zhukovich, V. & Slade, E. M. 2017. Higher Predation Risk for Insect Prey at Low Latitudes and Elevations, Science 356: 742–744. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaj1631

  • [FWE] Ovaskainen, O., Tikhonov, G., Norberg, A., Blanchet, F. G., Duan, L., Dunson, D., Roslin, T., Abrego, N. 2017. How to make more out of community data? A conceptual framework and its implementation as models and software. Ecology Letters 20: 561–576.

  • [FWE, ARC] Schmidt, N. M., Hardwick, B., Gilg, O., Høye, T. T., Krogh, P. H., Meltofte, H., Michelsen, A., Mosbacher, J. B., Raundrup, K., Reneerkens, J., Stewart, L., Wirta, H., Roslin, T. 2017. Interaction webs in arctic ecosystems: Determinants of arctic change? AMBIO 46, Supplement 1: 12–25.

  • [SPE, MOL] Hambäck, P.A., Weingartner, E., Dalén, L., Wirta, H., and Roslin, T. 2016. Spatial subsidies in spider diets vary with shoreline structure: Complementary evidence from molecular diet analysis and stable isotopes. Ecology and Evolution 6: 8431–8439.

  • [MOL] Pentinsaari, M., Salmela, H., Mutanen, M. & Roslin. T. 2016. Molecular evolution of a widely-adopted taxonomic marker (COI) across the animal tree of life. Scientific Reports 6: 35275.

  • [FWE, ARC, MOL] Tiusanen, M., Hebert, P. D. N., Schmidt, N. M., Roslin T.2016 One fly to rule them all – muscid flies are the key pollinators in the Arctic. Proc. R. Soc. B 20161271. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.1271

  • [BEF, DUN, MOL] Hammer, T. J., Fierer, N., Hardwick, B., Simojoki, A., Slade, E., Taponen, J., Viljanen, H., Roslin, T. 2016. Treating cattle with antibiotics affects greenhouse gas emissions, and microbiota in dung and dung beetles. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20160150.

  • [OAK] Landvik, M., Niemelä, P. & Roslin, T. 2016. Mother knows the best mould – An essential role for non-wood dietary components in the life cycle of a saproxylic scarab beetle. Oecologia 182: 163–175.

  • [FWE, MOL] Roslin, T. & Majaneva, S. 2016. The use of DNA barcodes in food web construction – terrestrial and aquatic ecologists unite! Genome 59: 603-628. DOI: 10.1139/gen-2015-0229.

  • [SPE, MOL, OAK] Pohjanmies T., Elshibli S., Pulkkinen P., Rusanen M., Vakkari P., Korpelainen H., Roslin T. 2016. Fragmentation-related patterns of genetic differentiation in pedunculate oak (Quercus robur) at two hierarchical scales. Silva Fennica 50: 1510.

  • [FWE, MOL] Vesterinen, E. J., Ruokolainen, L., Wahlberg, N., Peña, C., Roslin, T.C, Laine, V. N., Vasko, V., Sääksjärvi, I. E., Norrdahl, K., Lilley, T. M. 2016. What you need is what you eat? Prey selection by the bat Myotis daubentonii. Molecular Ecology 25: 1581–1594

  • [BEF, ARC] Schmidt, N., Mosbacher, J., Nielsen, P., Rasmussen, C., Høye, T., Roslin, T. 2016. An ecological function in crisis? – the temporal overlap between plant flowering and pollinator function shrinks as the Arctic warms. Ecography 39: 1250–1252. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.02261.

  • [BEF, DUN] Slade, E. & Roslin, T.S 2016. Dung beetle species interactions and multifunctionality are affected by an experimentally warmed climate. Oikos, 125: 1607–1616 DOI: 10.1111/oik.03207.

  • [BEF, DUN] Slade, E.M., Riutta, T.,  Roslin, T. & Tuomisto, H.L. 2016. The role of dung beetles in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from cattle farming. Scientific Reports 6: 18140.

  • [CSC, OAK] Hardwick, B., Kaartinen, R., Koponen, M. & Roslin, TS2016. A rapid assessment of a poorly known insect group. Insect Conservation and Diversity 9: 49–62.

  • [CSC, OAK] Landvik, M., Niemelä, P. & Roslin, TS2016. Opportunistic habitat use by Osmoderma barnabita (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), a saproxylic beetle dependent on tree cavities. Insect Conservation and Diversity 9: 38–48.

  • [MOL, ARC] Wirta, H., Várkonyi, G., Rasmussen, C., Kaartinen, R., Schmidt, N. M., Hebert, P. D. N., Barták, M., Blagoev, G., Disney, H., Ertl, S., Gjelstrup, P., Gwiazdowicz, D. J., Huldén, L., Ilmonen, J., Jakovlev, J., Jaschhof, M., Kahanpää, J., Kankaanpää, T., Krogh, P. H., Labbee, R., Lettner, C., Michelsen, V., Nielsen, S. A., Nielsen, T. R., Paasivirta, L., Pedersen, S., Pohjoismäki, J., Salmela, J., Vilkamaa, P., Väre, H., von Tschirnhaus, M. & Roslin, TS2016.Establishing a community-wide DNA barcode library as a new tool for arctic research. Molecular Ecology Resources16: 809–822.

  • [BEF, DUN] Slade, E. M., Roslin, TC., Santalahti, M., & Bell, T. 2016. Disentangling the 'brown world' faecal-detritus interaction web: dung beetle effects on soil microbial properties. Oikos 125: 629–635 doi: 10.1111/oik.02640

  • [SPE, OAK] Zheng, C., Ovaskainen, O., Roslin, T.C, Tack, A. 2015. Beyond metacommunity paradigms: habitat configuration, life-history and movement shape an herbivore community on oak Ecology 96: 3175–3185.

  • [FWE, ARC] Visakorpi, K. V., Wirta, H. K., Ek, M., Schmidt, N. M. & Roslin, T. 2015. No detectable trophic cascade in a high-Arctic arthropod food web. Basic and Applied Ecology 16: 652–660.
  • [FWE, ARC] Wirta, H. K., Vesterinen, E. J., Hambäck, P. A., Weingartner, E., Rasmussen, C., Reneerkens, J., Schmidt, N. M., Gilg, O. and Roslin, TS2015. Exposing the structure of an Arctic food web. Ecology and Evolution 5: 3842–3856.

  • [FWE, MOL, OAK] Pohjanmies, T., Tack, A., Pulkkinen, P., Elshibli, S., Vakkari, P. & Roslin, T. 2015. Genetic diversity and connectivity shape herbivore load within an oak population at its range limit. Ecosphere 6:art101.

  • [FWE, OAK] Baker, N.J., Kaartinen, R., Roslin, TC. & Stouffer, D.B. 2015. Species' roles in food webs show fidelity across a highly variable oak forest. Ecography 38: 1380–139.
  • [FWE, MOL, ARC] Wirta, H. K., Weingartner, E., Hambäck, P. A. and Roslin, T. 2015. Extensive niche overlap among the dominant arthropod predators of the High Arctic. Basic and Applied Ecology 16: 86–98.

  • [BIO] Basset, Y., Cizek, L., Cuénoud, P., Didham, R. K., Guilhaumon, F., Missa, O., Novotny, V., Ødegaard, F., Roslin, TA., Schmidl, J., Tischechkin, A. K., Winchester, N. N.C, Castaño-Meneses, G., Corbara, B., Curletti, G., Duarte da Rocha, W., De Bakker, D., Delabie, J. H. C., Dejean , A., Fagan, L. L., Floren, A., Kitching, R. L., Medianero, E., Miller, S. E., Gama de Oliveira, E., Orivel, J., Pollet, M., Rapp, M., Ribeiro, S. P., Roisin, Y., Schmidt, J. B., Sørensen, LC. & Leponce, M. 2015. Arthropod distribution in a tropical rainforest: tackling a four dimensional puzzle. PLoS ONE DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0144110.

  • [BEF, DUN] Lähteenmäki, S., Slade, E. M., Hardwick, B., Schiffler, G., Louzada, J., Barlow, J. & Roslin, TS2015. MESOCLOSURES - Increasing realism in mesocosm studies of ecosystem functioning. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6: 916–924.

  • [CSC, MOL] Telfer, A. C., Young, M. R., Quinn, J., Perez, K., Sobel, C. N., Sones, J. E., Levesque-Beaudin, V., Derbyshire, R., Fernandez-Triana, J., Rougerie, R., Thevanayagam, A., Boskovic, A., Borisenko, A. V., Cadel, A., Brown, A., Pages, A., Castillo, A. H., Nicolai, A., Mockford, B., Mockford, G., Bukowski, B., Wilson, B., Trojahn, B., Lacroix, C. A., Brimblecombe, C., Hay, C., Ho, C., Steinke, C., Warne, C. P., Cortes, C. G., Engelking, D., Wright, D., Lijtmaer, D. A., Gascoigne, D., Martich, D. H., Morningstar, D., Neumann, D., Steinke, D., DeBruin, D., DeBruin, M., Dobias, D., Sears, E., Richard, E., Damstra, E., Zakharov E. V., Laberge, F., Collins, G. E., Blagoev, G. A., Grainge, G., Ansell, G., Meredith, G., Hogg, I., McKeown, J., Topan, J., Bracey, J., Guenther, J., Sills-Gilligan, J., Addesi, J., Persi, J., Layton, K. K. S., D'Souza, K., Dorji, K., Grundy, K., Nghidinwa, K., Ronnenberg, K., Lee, K. M., Xie, L., Lu, L., Penev, L., Gonzalez, M., Rosati, M. E., Kekkonen, M., Kuzmina, M., Iskandar, M., Mutanen, M., Fatahi, M., Pentinsaari, M., Bauman, M., Nikolova, N., Ivanova, N. V., Jones N., Weerasuriya, N., Monkhouse, N., Lavinia, P. D., Jannetta, P., Hanisch, P. E., McMullin, R. T., Flores, R. O., Mouttet, R., Vender, R., Labbee, R. N., Forsyth, R., Lauder, R., Dickson, R., Kroft, R., Miller, S. E., MacDonald, S., Panthi, S., Pedersen, S., Sobek-Swant, S., Naik, S., Lipinskaya, T., Eagalle, T., Decaëns, T., Kosuth, T., Braukmann, T., Woodcock, T., RoslinC, T., Zammit, T., Campbell, V., Dinca, V., Peneva, V., Hebert, P. D. N., deWaard, J. R. 2015. Biodiversity inventories in high gear: DNA barcoding facilitates a rapid biotic survey of a temperate nature reserve. Biodiversity Data Journal e6313.
  • [DUN] Kuusijärvi, A., Hardwick, B., Luoto, M. & Roslin, T.S 2015. A stable, genetically determined colour dimorphism in the dung beetle Aphodius depressus: patterns and mechanisms. Ecological Entomology 40: 575–584.

  • [ARC] Hansen, J., Ek, M., Roslin, T., Moreau, J., Teixeira, M., Gilg, O. and Schmidt N.M. 2015. First observation of a four-egg clutch of Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudusWilson Journal of Ornithology 127(1): 149–153.

  • [FWE, MOL, ARC] Wirta, H. K., Hebert, P. D. N., Kaartinen, R. Prosser, S. W., Várkonyi, G. & Roslin, T. 2014. Complementary molecular information changes our perception of food web structure. PNAS 111: 1885–1890.
  • [FWE] Morris, R., Gripenberg, S., Lewis, O. & Roslin, T. 2014. Antagonistic interaction networks are structured independently of latitude and host guild. Ecology Letters 53: 340–349.

  • [MOL, DUN] Miraldo, A., Krell, F.-T., Smalén, M., Angus, R. and Roslin, TS2014. Making the cryptic visible - resolving the species complex of Aphodius fimetarius (Linnaeus) and Aphodius pedellus (de Geer) (Coleoptera: Aphodiidae) by three complementary methods. Systematic Entomology 39: 531–547.

  • [SPE, FWE] Roslin, T.C, Várkonyi, G., Koponen, M., Vikberg, V. & Nieminen, M. 2013. Species-area relationships across four trophic levels – decreasing island size truncates food chains. Ecography 37: 443-453.

  • [FWE, ARC] Roslin, T.C, Wirta, H., Hopkins, T., Hardwick, B., Várkonyi, G. 2013. Indirect interactions in the High Arctic. PLoS ONE 8(6): DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067367.

  • [FWE, OAK] Kaartinen, R. & Roslin, T.S 2013. Apparent competition leaves no detectable imprint on patterns of community change: observations from a natural experiment. Ecological Entomology 38: 522–530.

  • [BIO, ARC] Várkonyi, G. & Roslin, T.S 2013. Freezing cold yet diverse – dissecting a High-Arctic parasitoid community associated with lepidopteran hosts. The Canadian Entomologist, special issue 2: 193–218.

  • [BEF, DUN] Penttilä, A., Slade, E. M., Simojoki, A., Riutta, T. E., Minkkinen, K., Roslin, T. V.S 2013. Quantifying Beetle-Mediated Effects on Gas Fluxes from Dung Pats. PLoS ONE 8(8): DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071454.

  • [BEF, CSC, DUN] Kaartinen, R., Hardwick, B. & Roslin, T.S 2013. Using citizen scientists to measure an ecosystem service nationwide. Ecology 94: 2645–2652.

  • [MOL, OAK] Landvik, M., Wahlberg, N. & Roslin, T.S 2013. The identity of the Finnish Osmoderma (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Cetoniinae) population established by COI sequencing. Entomologica Fennica 24: 147–155.

  • [FWE, OAK] Kaartinen, R. & Roslin, T.S 2012. High temporal consistency in quantitative food web structure in the face of extreme species turnover. Oikos 121: 1771–1782.

  • [FWE, OAK] Tack, A., Roslin, T.C and Gripenberg, S. 2012. Cross-kingdom interactions matter: fungal-mediated interactions structure an insect community on oak. Ecology Letters, 15: 177–185.

  • [BIO] Basset, Y., Cizek, L., Cuénoud, P., Didham, R. K., Guilhaumon, F., Missa, O., Novotny, V., Ødegaard, F., Roslin, T.A, Schmidl, J., Tischechkin, A. K., Winchester, N. N.C, Castaño-Meneses, G., Corbara, B., Curletti, G., Duarte da Rocha, W., De Bakker, D., Delabie, J. H. C., Dejean , A., Fagan, L. L., Floren, A., Kitching, R. L., Medianero, E., Miller, S. E., Gama de Oliveira, E., Orivel, J., Pollet, M., Rapp, M., Ribeiro, S. P., Roisin, Y., Schmidt, J. B., Sørensen, L.C & Leponce, M. 2012. Arthropod Diversity in a Tropical Forest. Science 338: 1481–1484.

  • [SPE, OAK] Tack, A.J.M, Johnson, M.T.J. and Roslin, T.C 2011. Sizing up community genetics: it's a matter of scale. Oikos 121: 481–488.

  • [SPE, FWE, OAK] Kaartinen, R. & Roslin, T.S 2011. Shrinking by numbers: Landscape context affects the species composition but not the quantitative structure of local food webs. Journal of Animal Ecology, 80: 622–631.

  • [FWE, OAK] Tack, A.J.M. & Roslin, T.C 2011. The relative importance of host plant genetic diversity in structuring the associated herbivore community. Ecology, 92: 1594-1604.

  • [FWE, OAK] Tack, A., Gripenberg, S. and Roslin, T.S 2011. Can we predict indirect interactions from quantitative food webs? – An experimental approach. Journal of Animal Ecology, 80: 108-118.

  • [SPE, OAK] Tack, A., Ovaskainen, O., Pulkkinen, P. and Roslin, T.S 2010. Spatial location dominates over host plant genotype in structuring an herbivore community. Ecology, 91: 2660-2672

  • [SPE, OAK] Tack, A. and Roslin, T.S 2010. Overrun by the neighbors: landscape context affects strength and sign of local adaptation. Ecology, 91: 2253-2260.

  • [FWE, MOL, OAK] Kaartinen, R., Stone, G. N., Hearn, J., Lohse, K. & Roslin, T.S 2010. Revealing secret liaisons: DNA bar-coding changes our understanding of food webs. Ecological Entomology, 35: 623-638.

  • [BIO] Gripenberg, S., Mayhew, P., Parnell, M. and Roslin, T.S 2010. A meta-analysis of preference-performance relationships in phytophagous insects. Ecology Letters, 13(3):383-393. pdf

  • [SPE, OAK] Tack, A., Ovaskainen, O., Harrison, P. and Roslin, T.S 2009. Competition as a structuring force in leaf miner communities. Oikos 118: 809-818.

  • [BIO, DUN] Roslin, T.C, Avomaa, T., Leonard, M., Luoto, M. and Ovaskainen, O. 2009. Some like it hot: Microclimatic variation affects the abundance and movements of a critically endangered dung beetle. Insect Conservation and Diversity 2: 232-241.

  • [OAK] Roslin, T.C and Salminen, J-P. 2009. A tree in the jaws of a moth – temporal variation in oak leaf quality and leaf-chewer performance. Oikos 118: 1212-1218.

  • [SPE, OAK] Gripenberg, S., Ovaskainen, O., Morriën, E. and Roslin, T.S 2008. Spatial population structure of a specialist leaf-mining moth. Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 757-767.

  • [SPE] Roslin, T.C, Syrjälä, H., Roland, J., Harrison, P. J., Fownes, S. and Matter, S. F. 2008. Caterpillars on the run - induced defences create spatial patterns in host plant damage. Ecography 31: 335-347.

  • [SPE, OAK] Gripenberg, S. and Roslin, T.S 2008. Neither the devil nor the deep blue sea: larval mortality factors fail to explain the abundance and distribution of Tischeria ekebladellaEcological Entomology 33: 346-356.

  • [BIO] Lewinsohn, T and Roslin, T.A 2008. Four ways toward tropical herbivore megadiversity. Ecology Letters 11: 398-416.
  • [BEF, DUN] Rosenlew. H. and Roslin, T.S 2008. Habitat fragmentation and the functional efficiency of temperate dung beetles. Oikos 117: 1659-1666.

  • [OAK] Roslin, T.C and Salminen, J. P. 2008. Specialization pays off: contrasting effects of two types of tannins on oak specialist and generalist moth species. Oikos 117: 1560-1568.

  • [SPE, OAK] Roslin, T.C, Laine, A.-L. and Gripenberg, S. 2007. Spatial population structure in an obligate plant pathogen colonizing oak (Quercus robur). Functional Ecology 21: 1168-1177.

  • [SPE, OAK] Gripenberg, S., Morriën, E., Cudmore, A., Salminen, J-P. and Roslin, T.S 2007. Resource selection by female moths in a heterogeneous environment: What is a poor girl to do? Journal of Animal Ecology 76: 854–865.

  • [SPE, OAK] Gripenberg, S., Salminen J-P. and Roslin, T.S 2007. A tree in the eyes of a moth - temporal variation in oak leaf quality and leaf-miner performance. Oikos 116:592-600.

  • [SPE] Gripenberg, S. and Roslin, T.S 2007. Up or down in space? Uniting the bottom-up versus top-down paradigm and spatial ecology. Oikos 116:181–188.

  • [BIO] Basset, Y., Corbara, B., Barrios, H., Cuénoud, P., Leponce, M., Aberlenc, H.-P., Bail, J., Bito, D., Bridle, J. R., Castaño-Meneses, G., Cizek, L., Cornejo, A., Curletti, G., Delabie, J. H. C., Dejean, A., Didham, R. K., Dufrêne, M., Fagan, L. L., Floren, A., Frame, D. M., Hallé, F., Hardy, O. J., Hernandez, A., Kitching, R. L., Lewinsohn, T. M., Lewis, O. T., Manumbor, M., Medianero, E., Missa, O., Mitchell, A. W., Mogia, M., Novotny, V., Oliveira, E. G. d., Ødegaard, F., Orivel, J., Ozanne, C. M. P., Pascal, O., Pinzón, S., Rapp, M., Ribeiro, S. P., Roisin, Y., Roslin, T.A, Roubik, D. W., Samaniego, M., Schmidl, J., Sørensen, L. L., Tishechkin, A., Van Osselaer, C. and Winchester, N. N. 2007. IBISCA-Panama, a large-scale study of arthropod beta-diversity and vertical stratification in a lowland rainforest: rationale, description of study sites and field methodology. Bulletin de l’Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique- Entomologie 77: 39-69.

  • [SPE] Roth, D., Roland, J. and Roslin, T.S 2006. Parasitoids on the loose - experimental lack of support of the parasitoid movement hypothesis. Oikos 115: 277-285.

  • [SPE, OAK] Roslin, TC, Gripenberg, S, Salminen, J-P, Karonen, M, O'Hara, R B, Pihlaja, K and Pulkkinen, P. 2006. Seeing the trees for the leaves - oaks as mosaics for a host-specific moth. Oikos 113: 106-120.

  • [SPE] Matter, S.F., Roslin, T.C and Roland, J. 2005. Predicting immigration of two species in contrasting landscapes: effects of scale, patch size and isolation. Oikos 111: 359-367.

  • [SPE, OAK] Gripenberg, S. and Roslin, T.S 2005. Host plants as islands: Resource quality and spatial setting as determinants of insect distribution. Annales Zoologici Fennici 42: 335-345.

  • [SPE] Roslin, T.C and Roland, J. 2005. Competitive effects of the forest tent caterpillar on the gallers and leaf-miners of trembling aspen. Ecoscience 12: 172-182.

  • [BEF, DUN] Quintero, I. and Roslin, T.S 2005. Rapid recovery of dung beetle communities following habitat fragmentation in Central Amazonia. Ecology 86: 3303–3311.

  • [OAK] Salminen, J.-P., Roslin, T.C, Vienola, M., Sinkkonen, J., Pihlaja, K. and Pulkkinen, P. 2004. Seasonal variation in the content of hydrolysable tannins, flavonoid glycosides and proanthocyanidins in oak leaves. Journal of Chemical Ecology 30: 1675-1693.

  • [BIO] Roslin, T. 2003. Not so quiet on the high frontier. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 18: 376-379.

  • [SPE, DUN] Roslin, T. 2001. Large-scale spatial ecology of dung beetles. Ecography 24: 511-524.
  • [SPE, DUN] Roslin, T. 2001. Spatial population structure in a patchily distributed beetle. Molecular Ecology 10: 823-837.

  • [SPE, DUN] Roslin, T. and Koivunen, A. 2001. Distribution and abundance of dung beetles in fragmented landscapes. Oecologia 127: 69-77. [C]
  • [SPE, DUN] Roslin, T. 2000. Dung beetle movements at two spatial scales. Oikos 91: 323-335.

  • [BIO, DUN] Roslin, T. 1998. Is Aphodius contaminatus (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) a threatened species in Finland? Entomologica Fennica 9:79-84.

  • [SPE] Kilpi, M., Lindström, K., Candolin, U. and Roslin, T.C 1990. Distribution of Eider (Somateria mollissima) broods off the Hanko peninsula during the breeding season. Memoranda Soc. Fauna Flora Fennica 66:91-96.

Non-refereed scientific articles

Non-refereed journal articles

  • Roslin, T. 2012. Comments on the proposed conservation of usage of the specific name of Scarabaeus fimetarius Linnaeus, 1758 (currently Aphodius fimetarius; Insecta, Coleoptera, SCARABAEIDAE) by designation of a neotype. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 69 (2): 128-140.
  • Roslin, T. 2002. Fishy behaviour. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17: 547.
  • Roslin, T. 2002. Explaining a little is often a lot. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17: 498.
  • Roslin, T. 2002. Herbivory passing the limits. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17: 355.
  • Roslin, T. 2002. Arboreal antics. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17: 254.
  • Roslin, T. 2002. So near and yet so far – habitat fragmentation and bird movement.Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17: 61.
  • Roslin, T. 2002. Who said that size is all that matters? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17: 10-11.
  • Roslin, T. 2001. A letter from the frontier: forecasting species expansions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16: 484.
  • Roslin, T. 2001. Inbreeding in nature: brothers and sisters, do not unite! Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16: 225.
  • Roslin, T. 2001. Other mothers’ ducklings – why look after them? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16: 73-74.
  • Kaila, L. and Roslin, T. 1987Eupithecia irriguata (Hb.) tavattu Suomesta. [Eupithecia irriguata (Hb.) encountered in Finland; in Finnish] Baptria 12(4):77-80.
  • Kaila, L. and Roslin, T. 1986. Havaintoja Hepialus fuscoargenteuksen parveilusta. [Observations on the swarming of Hepialus fuscoargenteus; in Finnish] Baptria 11(3):56-58.

Electronic material

  • Roslin, T. 2003. Lots of nurture with your nature: summer daughters make better grandmothers. Electronic commentary at update.bmn.com
  • Roslin, T. 2003. American coots keep count of their own eggs, even when the neighbour slinks in a few extras. Electronic commentary at update.bmn.com
  • Roslin, T. 2003. Mating with strangers provides no apparent fitness benefits for the coal tit. Electronic commentary at update.bmn.com

 

Books

Books

  • Roslin, T., Forshage M., Ødegaard, F., Ekblad, C. & Liljeberg, G. 2014. Nordens dyngbaggar. TIBIALE Ltd. 360 pp. ISBN: 978-952-67544-4-4.
  • Roslin, T. and Heliövaara, K. 2007. Suomen lantakuoriaiset. Yliopistopaino Kustannus, Helsinki. 244 p.

Book sections, chapters in peer-reviewed research books

  • Roslin, T. and Viljanen, H. 2011. Dung beetle populations: structure and consequences. In: Simmons, L. W. and Ridsdill-Smith, J. (eds): Dung Beetle Ecology and Evolution. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 220-244

Book sections

  • Pitkänen, M. and Roslin, T. 2001. Dung beetles. In: Pitkänen, M. and Tiainen, J. (eds.): Biodiversity of Agricultural Landscapes in Finland. BirdLife Finland Conservation Series (No 3.), Helsinki University Press, Helsinki. pp. 62-70.
  • Roslin, T. 2012. Luonnon monimuotoisuus viljelymaisemissa. In: Seppänen, M. (ed.). Maailma muuttuu: muuttuuko  maatalous. Helsingin yliopisto, Maataloustieteiden laitos, pp. 18-30.

Edited volumes

  • Roslin, T. and Kotze, D. J. (Eds.) 2005. Spatial ecology of herbivorous insects. Annales Zoologici Fennici 42: 291-475. [Special Issue incl. 13 articles, 185 pp.]

 

Academic theses

  • Roslin, T. 1999. Spatial ecology of dung beetles. PhD thesis, University of Helsinki, Finland.
  • Roslin, T. 1993. Vem bör man befrukta? En jämförelse mellan olika reproduktionsstrategier hos stora dammsnäckan Lymnaea stagnalis. [Whom to fertilize? A comparison of different reproductory strategies in the aquatic snail Lymnaea stagnalis.] MSc thesis, University of Helsinki, Finland.

 

Popularising science

Articles

  • Kunttu, P., Bonnevier, K., Fritzén, N., Ikonen, I., Kaunisto, K., Kaunisto, P., von Numers, M., Mussaari, M., Roslin, T., Vasko, V., Östman, M. 2015. Eliölajistonselvitystä 24 tuntia – bioblitz ensi kertaa Suomessa. Luonnon tutkija 119: 36-47.
  • Roslin, T., Wirta, H. 2014. Arktiset ravintoverkot uusiksi. Luonnon tutkija 118: 144-150.
  • Roslin, T., Hardwick, B. and Kaartinen, R. 2011. 4H:laiset tekivät tieteen historiaa. 4H-Pilke.
  • Roslin, T., Hardwick, B. and Kaartinen, R. 2011. Kumpi häviää ensin, kuoriaiset vai lanta? - 4H:laiset tutkijoina. 4H-Pilke.
  • Hardwick, B., Kaartinen, R. and Roslin, T. 2009. Äkämäpistiäiset. Suomen Luonto.
  • Roslin, T. 2008. Ett ton kodynga grundligt synad. Finlands Natur.
  • Roslin, T. 2008. 4H-laisten ämpäreistä nousi 15 000 lantakuoriaista. 4H-Pilke.
  • Roslin, T. 2004. Lehmänläjässä kuhisee. In: Tiainen, J., Kuussaari, M., Laurila, I.P. and Toivonen, T. (eds.): Elämää pellossa – Suomen maatalousympäristön monimuotoisuus. Edita, Helsinki. p. 210.
  • Roslin, T. and Pitkänen, M. 2001. Kovakuoriaisia lehmänläjässä. Luonnon Tutkija 105: 120-127.
  • Roslin, T. 1997. Lehmänläjätutkimus oli menestys. Nuorten Sarka 3/1997: 28.
  • Roslin, T. 1996. Kuka asuu lehmänläjässä? Sinustako tutkija? Nuorten Sarka 3/1996: 14-15.

TV appearances

  • Interview on insect phenology YLE, May 1st, 2016 (Ulos Luontoon: Kevätseuranta)
  • Interview of dung beetle research, MTV3, May 20th, 2015 (MTV3 Uutiset, loppukevennys)
  • Interview on tropical research YLE TV 1, August 21, 2013 (Aamu-TV: Luonto lähellä: 25000 niveljaljkaislajia, ed. Paul Segersvärd)
  • Interview on dung beetle ecology YLE TV 1, August 27, 2007, additional broadcast June 23, 2008 (Aamu-tv, Luonto lähellä, ed. Paul Segersvärd).
  • Interview on dung beetle ecology YLE TV1, March 28, 2007, additional broadcasts on March 29 and 30 (YLE Teema). (Prisma Studio, ed. Mari Keinänen)
  • Interview on dung beetle ecology. YLE Koulu-TV, August 29, 2006 (Ekolokero, ed. Risto Salovaara ja Juha Laaksonen)
  • Interview regarding Academy award. YLE TV1, 10.11.2005 (Prisma Studio, ed. Mari Keinänen).
  • Interview for programme profiling Ilkka Hanski, YLE TV1, Prisma Studio, August 31, 2005 (ed. Mari Keinänen)
  • Interview on dung beetle biology, Salon seudun paikalliskanava, August, 2003. (Vihreä Laakso, ed. Paula Hiljanen)
  • Interview on dung beetle biology, YLE TV1, August 29, 2001. (Luonnossa, eds. Juha Laaksonen and Minna Pyykkö)
  • Interview on dung beetle biology, MTV3 news, July 2000. (ed. Mika Tommola)
  • Several short inserts on Finnish wildlife, YLE Skol-TV, May 1994 and November 1995. (Pussel, director Elianne Rehn)
  • Program on bird watching, intended for school-children. YLE Skol-TV 1992. (Fågelskådaren, director Lucille Aminoff)

Radio appearances

  • Interview on effects on antibiotics on dung, dung beetles and dung microbes, BBC World Service, Newsday 25.5.2016
  • Interview on dung beetle research, Sveriges Radio P1, Naturmorgon, 7 June 2014
  • Interview on tropical research, Radio Vega Morgonöppet, 7 January 2013
  • Interview on tropical research, Sveriges Radio: Vetenskap & miljö, 14 December 2012
  • Interview on dung beetle research, Yle Radio 1, 30 September 2010
  • Interview on dung beetle ecology, Radio Vega, October 22, 2008, additional broadcast October 27. (Kvanthopp, ed. Marcus Rosenlund)
  • Interview on dung beetle ecology, Radio Suomi, June 6, 2008 (Ajantasa, ed. NN)
  • Interview on dung beetle ecology, Radio Suomi, May 16, 2007 (Ajantasa, ed. Liisa Syrjälä)
  • Interview on dung beetle ecology, Radio Vega, April 5, 2007 (Radiohuset, ed. Heidi Finnilä)
  • Interview on dung beetle ecology, Yle Radio 1, March 29 2007, additional broadcast on April 1. (Tieteen viikko, ed. Marko Pulkkinen)
  • Interview regarding Academy award, YLE Radio Suomi, November 11 and 15, 2005 (Tieteen viikko, ed. Minttu Heimovirta)
  • Interview on dung beetle ecology, YLE Radio Suomi, September 1, 2004 (Suomi tänään, Luonto-Suomi, ed. Juha Laaksonen)
  • Interview on dung beetle biology, YLE Radio Suomi, August 19, 2001 (Luontoretki, ed. Juha Laaksonen)
  • Interview on bird biology, YLE Radio Vega Mellannyland, April 25, 2001 (ed. Carmela Walder)
  • Interview on dung beetle biology, YLE Radio Suomi, July 2000 (Luontoretki, ed. Juha Laaksonen)
  • Interview on dung beetle biology, YLE Radio Suomi, September 1999 (ed. Minna Pyykkö)
  • Interview on dung beetle biology, YLE Radio Vega, September 1999 (Oasen, ed. NN)
  • Several short presentations of Finnish bird species, YLE 1988-90. (Veckans djur, ed. Heinz-Rudolf Voigt)

Appearances in newspapers and magazines

  • Yliopisto 10/2015, “Grönlannin oppi: Voivatko ekologit antaa arktisen alueen käyttösuosituksia?” (written by Katri Pajusola)
  • September 2013: For a summary of media coverage of our paper in PLoS ONE, see http://www.plosone.org/article/comments/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0071454
  • December 2012: For a summary of more than 100 articles covering our paper in Science, see http://www.ibisca.net/ibisca-Science-paper-2012.htm
  • Itä-Savo 12.9.2011, ”Tehopelloilta katoavat linnut ja lierotkin”
  • Yliopisto 9/2008, “Ötökkäsäilykkeitä Mynämäeltä” (written by Virve Pohjanpalo)
  • Matkaan 8/2008, “Kumman huvittava tiede” (anonymous)
  • Tiede 7/2008 “Lantakuoriaista etsimässä” (anonymous)
  • HUB, Helsinki University Bulletin 2/2008. Shovelling for beetles (written by Virve Pohjanpalo)
  • Kittilälehti 25/2008, “Kittilän lantakuoriaisia lähetetään etelään” (anonymous)
  • Uusi Rovaniemi 25.6.2008, “Rovaniemellä kerätään lantakuoriaisia” (anonymous)
  • Maaseudun Tulevaisuus 18.6.2008, “Lehmän lantakasa tarjoaa elämän kymmenille lantakuoriaislajeille” (written by Markus Mykkänen)
  • Hämeen Sanomat 16.6.2008, “Lehmänläjä kuhisee kuoriaiselämää” (written by Pirkko-Liisa Kastari)
  • Kaleva 8.6.2008, “Lehmänläjät tutkitaan tänä kesänä Turusta Inariin” (written by Pekka Rahko).
  • Ympäristö 4/2008, p. 35 “Kiinnostavat lantaläjät” (anonymous)
  • Alasatakunta 1/2008, “Miksi kannattaa elää kengurun perskarvoissa” (written by Tuomo Hurme).
  • Aamulehti 17.8.2007, p. B21, “Maukas kuin myslipaketti” (written by Mika Remes). The same article was also published on the science pages of Hämeen Sanomat, Etelä-Suomen Sanomat, Kainuun Sanomat, Pohjolan Sanomat and Satakunnan Kansa.
  • Baptria 1/2007, p. 8, “Tulossa: uusi kirja lantakuoriaisista” (written by myself)
  • Eläinmaailma 4/2007, p. 46, “Kirjat: Suomen lantakuoriaiset – opas santiaisista lantiaisiin” (written by Kiti Saarinen)
  • Finlands Natur 3/2007, “Nya insektböcker: Tomas Roslin och Kari Heliövaara 2007: Suomen lantakuoriaiset. Yliopistopaino. 244 s. (written by Magnus östman)
  • Helsingin Sanomat 17.6.2007, Nimiä tänään, “Lehmänläjä on kuin aamiaismysliä” (written by Marko Leppänen)
  • Helsingin Sanomat 21.8.2007, Tiede ja Luonto, “Sontiainen vai sittiäinen?” (written by Matti Nummelin)
  • Hufvudstadsbladet 10.6.2007, p. 1, p. 16-17, “Vetenskap: Det kryllar av kryp i komockan” (written by Katja Bargum), p. 17 including Editorial for the science section “Hardcore-vetenskap” (written by Erik Wahlström)
  • Luonnon Tutkija 2/2007, pp. 69-70, “Kurkistamaan lantaläjiin!” (written by Kauri Mikkola)
  • Maasedudun Tulevaisuus, 13.4.2007, “Lantakasa kuhisee salattua elämää” (written by Tarja Halla)
  • Metsälehti 8/2007, p. 22, “Lantakasasta kirjan sivuille” (written by Liina Kjellberg)
  • Suomen Luonto 6/2007, p. 59, “Lanta on hyvää!” (written by Terho Poutanen)
  • Yliopisto 4/2007, “Lantakasan kiehtova kansa” (written by Mikko Puttonen)
  • Helsingin Sanomat 11.11.2005, “Tutkija ottaa nuoret mukaan tieteen tekoon” (written by Pirjo Helasti)
  • åbo Underrättelser 11.11.2005, “Hederspris för forskning som engagerar folket” (written by Malin Hollmén)
  • Hufvudstadsbladet 11.11.2005, “Han gör det lättare förstå vetenskapen” (written by Tua Ranninen)
  • A propos, 4/2005 pp. 4-6. “Tiedeviestintä osa tukijantyötä” (written by Riitta Tirronen)
  • Maaseudun Tulevaisuus, p. 12 "Lehmänläjässä elää uhanalainen kovakuoriainen (written by Maija Päivärinta)
  • Luonnonvara 3/2003, pp. 10-11 "Ötökkäkavalkadi (written by Kati Leppälahti)
  • Eläinmaailma 7/2000, pp. 30-34, "Liukumiinassa on elämää" (written by Jani Kaaro)
  • Helsingin Sanomat 7.5.2000 "Mistä koti sontiaiselle" (written by S. Korpimo)
  • Kaleva 29.11.1999 “Kuoriaiset löytyvät lannan kätköistä” (written by Pekka Rahko)
  • Etelä-Suomen Sanomat 25.7.1999, “Lantakokkare on ötökän aarreaitta”, written by Pirjo Kamppila)
  • Tidningen åland, September 1999, “Åländsk koskit i stor avhandling” (written by Charlotte Mäkelä)
  • Helsingin Sanomat, October 1999, “Lehmänläjien tutkija kummastutti” (written by Matti Nummelin)
  • Nauta 5/1999, “Lehmä – lantiaisen paras ystävä” (written by Kristina Sternberg)
  • Finlands Natur 5-6/1999, “Möte med kodyngans invånare” (written by Magnus östman)
  • Suomen Luonto 8/1996, “Lantahyönteisiin iskee asuntopula” (written by Salla Tynys)
  • Helsingin Sanomat 15.6.1996, “Hyvässä lehmänläjässä asuu paljon ötököitä” (written by Katja Niemelä)
  • Tidningen åland 29.6.1995, “Med koskit som arbetsmaterial” (written by Charlotte Mäkelä)

Appearances in electronic media