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Cavanaugh, Kyle C., Kellner, James R., Forde, Alexander J., Gruner, Daniel S., Parker, John D., Rodriguez, Wilfrid and Feller, Ilka C. 2014. Poleward expansion of mangroves is a threshold response to decreased frequency of extreme cold events. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(2): 723-727. doi:10.1073/pnas.1315800111

Cavanaugh, Kyle C., Kellner, James R., Forde, Alexander J., Gruner, Daniel S., Parker, John D., Rodriguez, Wilfrid and Feller, Ilka C. 2014. Reply to Giri and Long: Freeze-mediated expansion of mangroves does not depend on whether expansion is emergence or reemergence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(15): E1449 doi:10.1073/pnas.1401809111

Dangremond, Emily M. and Feller, Ilka C. 2014. Functional traits and nutrient limitation in the rare mangrove Pelliciera rhizophorae. Aquatic Botany, 116: 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.aquabot.2013.12.007

Lovelock, Catherine E., Feller, Ilka C., Reef, Ruth and Ruess, Roger W. 2014. Variable effects of nutrient enrichment on soil respiration in mangrove forests. Plant and Soil, 379(1-2): 135-148. doi:10.1007/s11104-014-2036-6

Reef, Ruth, Feller, Ilka C. and Lovelock, Catherine E. 2014. Mammalian herbivores in Australia transport nutrients from terrestrial to marine ecosystems via mangroves. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 30(3): 179-188. doi:10.1017/S0266467414000054

Feller, Ilka C., Chamberlain, Anne H., Piou, Cyril, Chapman, Samantha and Lovelock, Catherine E. 2013. Latitudinal Patterns of Herbivory in Mangrove Forests: Consequences of Nutrient Over-Enrichment. Ecosystems, 16(7): 1203-1215. doi:10.1007/s10021-013-9678-8

Simpson, Loraé T., Feller, Ilka C. and Chapman, Samantha K. 2013. Effects of competition and nutrient enrichemnt on avicennia germinans in the salt marsh-mangrove ecotone. Aquatic Botany, 104: 55-59. doi:10.1016/j.aquabot.2012.09.006

Vaslet, Amandine, France, Christine, Baldwin, Carole C. and Feller, Ilka C. 2012. Dietary habits of juveniles of the Mayan cichlid Cichlasoma urophthalmus, in mangrove ponds of an offshore islet in Belize, Central America. Neotropical Ichthyology, 10(3): 667-674. doi:10.1590/S1679-62252012000300021

Vaslet, Amandine, Phillips, D. L., France, Christine, Feller, Ilka C. and Baldwin, Carole C. 2012. The relative importance of mangroves and seagrass beds as feeding areas for resident and transient fishes among different mangrove habitats in Florida and Belize: Evidence from dietary and stable-isotope analyses. Journal of experimental marine biology and ecology, 434–435: 81-93. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2012.07.024

Vogt, Juliane, Skóra, Annegret, Feller, Ilka C., Piou, Cyril, Coldren, Glenn and Berger, Uta. 2012. Investigating the role of impoundment and forest structure on the resistance and resilience of mangrove forests to hurricanes. Aquatic Botany, 97(1): 24-29. doi:10.1016/j.aquabot.2011.10.006

Chapman, Samantha K. and Feller, Ilka C. 2011. Away-field advantage: mangrove seedlings grow best in litter from other mangrove species. Oikos, 120(12): 1880-1888. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.19381.x

Lovelock, Catherine E., Feller, Ilka C., Adame, Maria Fernanda, Reef, Ruth, Penrose, Helen M., Wei, Lili and Ball, Marilyn C. 2011. Intense storms and the delivery of materials that relieve nutrient limitations in mangroves of an arid zone estuary. Functional Plant Biology, 38(6): 514-522. doi:10.1071/FP11027

Vaslet, Amandine, France, Christine, Phillips, D. L., Feller, Ilka C. and Baldwin, Carole C. 2011. Stable-isotope analyses reveal the importance of seagrass beds as feeding areas for juveniles of the speckled worm eel Myrophis punctatus (Teleostei: Ophichthidae) in Florida. Journal of Fish Biology, 79(3): 692-706. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2011.03052.x

Feller, Ilka C., Lovelock, Catherine E., Berger, U., McKee, Karen L., Joye, S. B. and Ball, M. C. 2010. Biocomplexity in Mangrove Ecosystems. Annual Review of Marine Science, 2: 395-417. doi:10.1146/annurev.marine.010908.163809

Reef, Ruth, Ball, Marilyn C., Feller, Ilka C. and Lovelock, Catherine E. 2010. Relationships among RNA : DNA ratio, growth and elemental stoichiometry in mangrove trees. Functional Ecology, 24(5): 1064-1072. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2010.01722.x

Reef, Ruth, Feller, Ilka C. and Lovelock, Catherine E. 2010. Nutrition of mangroves. Tree Physiology, 30(9): 1148-1160. doi:10.1093/treephys/tpq048

Feller, Ilka C., Lovelock, Catherine E. and Piou, C. 2009. Growth and nutrient conservation in Rhizophora mangle in response to fertilization along latitudinal and tidal gradients. In: Lang, Michael A., Macintyre, Ian G. and Rützler, Klaus, Proceedings of the Smithsonian Marine Science Symposium. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press,(Smithsonian contributions to the marine sciences) pp.345-358.

Lovelock, Catherine E., Ball, Marilyn C., Martin, Katherine and Feller, Ilka C. 2009. Nutrient enrichment increases mortality of mangroves. PLoS Biology, 4(5): e5600

Martin, Katherine C., Bruhn, Dan, Lovelock, Catherine E., Feller, Ilka C., Evans, John R. and Ball, Marilyn C. 2009. Nitrogen fertilization enhances water-use efficiency in a saline environment. Plant, Cell and Environment, 33(3): 344-357. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3040.2009.02072.x

Piou, C., Berger, U. and Feller, Ilka C. 2009. Spatial structure of a leaf-removing crab population in a mangrove of North-Brazil. Wetlands Ecology and Management, 17(2): 93-106. doi:10.1007/$11273-008-9089-3

Rodriguez, Wilfrid, Urish, Daniel W., Feller, Ilka C. and Wright, Raymond M. 2009. Relationships Between Frequency of Ground Exposure and Forest Cover in a Mangrove Island Ecosystem. Atoll Research Bulletin, 568 doi:10.5479/si.00775630.568

Urish, Daniel W., Wright, Raymond M., Feller, Ilka C. and Rodriguez, Wilfrid. 2009. Dynamic Hydrology of a Mangrove Island: Twin Cays, Belize. In: Lang, Michael A., Macintyre, Ian G. and Rützler, Klaus, Proceedings of the Smithsonian Marine Science Symposium. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press,(Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences) pp.473-490.

Whigham, Dennis F., Whigham, Michael C., Feller, Ilka C., Rodriguez, Wilfred and King, Ryan S. 2009. Ecological characteristics of Batis maritima in Florida and Belize. In: Lang, Michael A., Macintyre, Ian G. and Ruetzler, Klaus, Proceedings of the Smithsonian Marine Science Symposium. pp.491-500.

Erickson, A. A., Feller, Ilka C., Paul, Valerie J., Kwiatkowski, L. M. and Lee, W. 2008. Selection of an omnivorous diet by the mangrove tree crab Aratus pisonii in laboratory experiments. Journal of Sea Research, 59(1-2): 59-69.

Piou, C., Berger, U., Hildenbrandt, H. and Feller, Ilka C. 2008. Testing the intermediate disturbance hypothesis in species-poor systems: A simulation experiment for mangrove forests. Journal of Vegetation Science, 19: 417-424.

Feller, Ilka C. and Chamberlain, Anne. 2007. Herbivore responses to nutrient enrichment and landscape heterogeneity in a mangrove ecosystem. Oecologia, 153(3): 607-616. doi:10.1007/s00442-007-0760-9

Feller, Ilka C., Lovelock, Catherine and Mckee, K. L. 2007. Nutrient addition differentially affects ecological processes of Avicennia germinans in nitrogen versus phosphorus limited mangrove ecosystems. Ecosystems, 10(3): 347-359. doi:10.1007/s10021-007-9025-z

Feller, Ilka C., Lovelock, Catherine E. and McKee, Karen L. 2007. Nutrient addition differentially affects ecological processes of Avicennia germinans in nitrogen vs. phosphorus limited mangrove ecosystems. Ecosystems, 10: 347-359.

Lovelock, Catherine E., Feller, Ilka C., Ellis, J., Schwarz, A. M., Hancock, N., Nichols, P. and Sorrell, B. 2007. Mangrove Growth in New Zealand Estuaries: The Role of Nutrient Enrichment at Sites with Contrasting Rates of Sedimentation. Oecologia, 153(3): 633-641. doi:10.1007/s00442-007-0750-y

Lovelock, Catherine, Feller, Ilka C., Ball, M. C., Ellis, J. and Sorrell, B. 2007. Testing the growth rate vs. geochemical hypothesis for latitudinal variation in plant nutrients. Ecology Letters, 10(12): 1154-1163. doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2007.01112.x

Mckee, K. L., Cahoon, D. R. and Feller, Ilka C. 2007. Caribbean mangroves adjust to rising sea level through biotic controls on change in soil elevation. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 16(5): 545-556. doi:10.1111/j.1466-8238.2007.00317.x

McKee, Karen L., Cahoon, Donald R. and Feller, Ilka C. 2007. Caribbean Mangroves Adjust to Rising Sea Levels through Biotic Controls on Change in Soil Elevation. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 16(5): 545-556. doi:10.1111/j.1466-8238.2007.00317.x

McKee, Karen L., Rooth, J. E. and Feller, Ilka C. 2007. Mangrove recruitment after forest disturbance is facilitated by herbaceous species common to the Caribbean region. Ecological Applications, 17: 1678-1693.

Wanek, W., Hofmann, J. and Feller, Ilka C. 2007. Canopy interactions of rainfall in an off-shore mangrove ecosystem dominated by Rhizophora mangle (Belize). Journal of Hydrology, 345: 70-79.

Lovelock, Catherine E., Ball, M. C., Choat, B., Engelbrecht, Bettina M. J., Holbrook, N. M. and Feller, Ilka C. 2006. Linking physiological processes with mangrove forest structure: phosphorus deficiency limits canopy development, hydraulic conductivity and photosynthetic carbon gain in dwarf Rhizophora mangle. Plant, Cell and Environment, 29: 793-802.

Lovelock, Catherine E., Ball, M. C., Feller, Ilka C., Engelbrecht, Bettina M. J. and Ewe, M. M. 2006. Variation in hydraulic conductivity of mangroves: influence of species, salinity, and nitrogen phosophorus availability. Physiologia Plantarum, 127: 457-464.

Lovelock, Catherine E., Feller, Ilka C., Ball, M. C., Engelbrecht, Bettina M. J. and Ewe, M. L. 2006. Differences in plant function in phosphorus-and-nitrogen-limited mangrove ecosystems. New Phytologist, 172: 514-522.

Lovelock, Catherine E., Ruess, R. W. and Feller, Ilka C. 2006. Fine root respiration int he mangrove Rhizophora mangle over variation in forest stature and nutrient availability. Tree Physiology, 26: 1601-1606.

Piou, C., Feller, Ilka C., Berger, U. and Chi, F. 2006. Zonation patterns of Belizean offshore mangrove forests 41 years after a catastrophic hurricane. Biotropica, 38: 365-374.

Guzman, Hector M., Barnes, Penelope A. G., Lovelock, Catherine E. and Feller, Ilka C. 2005. Site description of the CARICOMP mangrove seagrass and coral reef sites in Bocas del Toro, Panamá. Caribbean Journal of Science, 41: 430-440.

Lovelock, Catherine E., Feller, Ilka C., McKee, Karen L. and Thompson, Ricardo C. 2005. Variation in Mangrove Forest Structure and Sediment Characteristics in Bocas Del Toro, Panamá. Caribbean Journal of Science, 41(3): 456-464.

Levine, M. T. and Feller, Ilka C. 2004. Effects of forest age and disturbance on population persistence in the understory herb, Arisaema triphyllum (Araceae). Plant Ecology, 172: 73-82.

Lovelock, Catherine E., Feller, Ilka C., McKee, Karen L., Engelbrecht, Bettina M. J. and Ball, M. C. 2004. Effect of nutrient enrichment on growth, photosynthesis and hydraulic conductance of dwarf mangroves in Panamá. Functional Ecology, 18(1): 25-33.

Macintyre, Ian G., Rützler, Klaus and Feller, Ilka C. 2004. The Twin Cays Mangrove Ecosystem, Belize: biodiversity, Geological History, and Two Decades of Change. Atoll Research Bulletin, 520

Mckeon, C. S. and Feller, Ilka C. 2004. Supratidal fauna of Twin Cays, Belize. Atoll Research Bulletin, 526: 1-22. doi:10.5479/si.00775630.526.1

Mitten, S., Mckeon, C. S. and Feller, Ilka C. 2004. Winter and summer bird communities of Twin Cays, Belize. Atoll Research Bulletin, 527: 1-18. doi:10.5479/si.00775630.527.1

Rivera-Monroy, V. H., Twilley, R. R., Boness, Daryl J., Childers, D. L., Coronadomolina, C., Feller, Ilka C., Herrera-Silveira, J., Jaffe, R., Mancera, E., Rejmankova, E., Salisbury, J. E. and Weil, E. 2004. Conceptual framework to develop long-term ecological research and management objectives in the wider Caribbean region. Bioscience, 54: 843-856.

Rodriguez, W. and Feller, Ilka C. 2004. Mangrove landscape characterization and change in Twin Cays, Belize using aerial photography and IKONOS satellite data. Atoll Research Bulletin, 513: 1-22. doi:10.5479/si.00775630.513.1

Rützler, Klaus, Goodbody, I., Díaz, M. C., Feller, Ilka C. and Macintyre, Ian G. 2004. The aquatic Environment of Twin Cays, Belize. Atoll Research Bulletin, 512: 1-48. doi:10.5479/si.00775630.512.1

Feller, Ilka C., McKee, Karen L., Whigham, Dennis F. and O'Neill, John P. 2003. Nitrogen vs. phosphorus limitation across an ecotonal gradient in a mangrove forest. Biogeochemistry, 62(2): 145-175.

Feller, Ilka C., Whigham, Dennis F., McKee, Karen L. and Lovelock, Catherine E. 2003. Nitrogen limitation of growth and nutrient dynamics in a disturbed mangrove forest, Indian River Lagoon, Florida. Oecologia, 134: 405-414.

Lovelock, Catherine E. and Feller, Ilka C. 2003. Photosynthetic performance and resource utilization of two mangrove species coexisting in a hypersaline scrub forest. Oecologia, 134: 455-462.

Feller, I. C., Kudoh, H., Tanner, C. E. and Whigham, Dennis F. 2002. Sex-biased herbivory in Jack-in-the-Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum) by a specialist thrips. In: Marullo, R. and Mound, L., Thrips and Tospoviruses: Proceeding of the 7th International Conference on Thysanoptera. Callabrio, Italy: Reggio, pp.163-172.

Feller, Ilka C. 2002. The role of herbivory by wood-boring insects in mangrove ecosystems in Belize. Oikos, 97: 167-176.

McKee, Karen L., Feller, Ilka C., Popp, M. and Wanek, W. 2002. Mangrove isotopic fractionation (15N and 13C) across a nitrogen versus phosphorus limitation gradient. Ecology, 83: 1065-1075.

Feller, Ilka C. and McKee, Karen L. 1999. Small gap creation in Belizian mangrove forests by a wood-boring insect. Biotropica, 31(4): 607-617.

Feller, Ilka C., Whigham, Dennis F., O'Neill, John P. and McKee, Karen L. 1999. Effects of nutrient enrichment on within-stand cycling in a mangrove forest. Ecology, 80(7): 2193-2205.

Rützler, Klaus and Feller, Ilka C. 1999. Mangrove swamp communities: An approach in Belize. In: Yañéz-Arancibia, A. and Lara-Dominguez, L., Mangrove Ecosystems in Tropical America: Structure, Function and Management. Silver Spring, MD: Universidad Autonoma de Campeche,(EPOMEX Serie Científica) pp.39-49.

Whigham, Dennis F., Twilley, Robert R. and Feller, Ilka C. 1999. Within-stand nutrient cycling in wetland ecosystems. Ecology, 80: 2137-2138.

Koltes, K., Tschirky, J. and Feller, I. C. 1998. Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. CARICOMP - Caribbean coral reef, seagrass and mangrove sites, 3: 79-94.

Feller, I. C. 1997. Ecology of mud-poor mangrove systems. In: Flemming, B. W., Delafontaine, M. T. and Liebezeit, G., Muddy Coasts '97.(Forschungszentrum Terramare Berichte) pp.33-35.

Feller, Ilka C. and Mathis, Wayne N. 1997. Primary Herbivory by Wood-Boring Insects along an Architectural Gradient of Rhizophora mangle. Biotropica, 29(4): 440-451.

Feller, Ilka C. 1996. Mangrove ecology workshop manual: a field manual for the Mangrove Education and Training Programme for the Belize Marine Research Center, University College of Belize Edgewater, MD: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.

Feller, Ilka C. 1996. Effects of nutrient enrichment on leaf anatomy of Dwarf Rhizophora mangle L. (Red Mangrove). Biotropica, 28(1): 13-22.

Rützler, Klaus and Feller, C. 1996. Caribbean Mangrove Swamps. Scientific American, 274(3): 94-99.

Rützler, Klaus and Feller, Ilka C. 1996. Ein mangrovenbiotop im barriere-riff vor Belize. Spektrum der Wissenschaftliche, : 60-66.

Tyler, James C. and Feller, Ilka C. 1996. Caribbean marine occurrence in mangroves of a typically fresh-water synbranchiform fish. Gulf of Mexico Science, 14(1): 26-30.

Feller, Ilka C. 1995. Effects of nutrient enrichment on growth and herbivory of dwarf red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle). Ecological Monographs, 65(4): 477-505.

Feller, Ilka C. 1994. Natural history of the spicebush swallowtail. On the Rhode, 4(3): 4-5.

McKee, Karen L. and Feller, Ilka C.. 1994. "Interactions among nutrients, chemical and structural defense, and herbivory in mangroves at Rookery Bay, FL". OCRM/NOAA. NOAA,

McKee, Karen L. and Feller, Ilka C. 1994. Effects of nutrients and shading on growth and architecture of mangroves in Belize. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 75: 149

Feller, Ilka C.. 1993. Effects of nutrient enrichment on growth and herbivory of dward red mangrove. Georgetown University.

Chemsak, J. A. and Feller, Ilka C. 1988. New species of Cerambycidae from Twin Cays, Belize (Coleoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 90: 179-188.

Feller, Candy and Hodges, Elaine R. S. 1988. Coquille board. In: Hodges, Elaine R. S., Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration. New York: Van Nostrand and Reinhold, pp.128-134.

Feller, Candy, Parrish, Mary A. and Sadler, Lewis eds. 1988. Scientific illustration 1986: selected papers from the Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Washington, D. C.: Guild of Natural Science Illustrators.

Rützler, Klaus and Feller, C. 1988. Mangrove swamp communities. Oceanus, 30(4): 16-24.