Select publications. Underlined names are current or former lab members!
MacIvor JS, de Keyzer CWG, Marshall MG, Thurston G, Onuferko TP (2022) Establishment of the non-native horned-face bee Osmia cornifrons and the taurus mason bee Osmia taurus (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in Canada. PeerJ. 10:e14216 doi.org/10.7717/peerj.14216
Xie GG, Sookhan NG, Carscadden K, MacIvor JS (2022) No evidence for environmental filtering of cavity-nesting solitary bees and wasps by urbanization using trap nests. 12:e9360. Ecology and Evolution. doi.org/10.1002/ece3.9360
Kotze DJ, Hahs A, Ossola A, Norton B, Threlfall CG, Hochuli D, Lowe L, Mata L, Moretti M, Gagne S, MacIvor JS, Handa T, Jones TM (2022) Urban Woodland invertebrates: the overlooked engineers of woodland ecosystems. Urban Ecosystems. 25: 1589–1609. doi.org/10.1007/s11252-022-01240-9
Rega-Brodsky CC, Aronson MFJ, Piana MR, Carpenter ES, Hahs AK, Herrera-Montes A, Knapp S, Kotze DJ, Lepczyk CA, Moretti M, Salisbury AB, Williams NSG, Jung K, Katti M, MacGregor-Fors I, MacIvor JS, La Sorte F, Sheel V, Threfall CG, and Nilon CH (2022) Urban biodiversity: State of the science and future directions. Urban Ecosystems. 25: 1083–1096. doi.org/10.1007/s11252-022-01207-w
MacIvor JS (2022) Parasitism and brood mortality in Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee (Megachile rotundata (Fabricius)), nesting in vacated comb cells of European Paper Wasp (Polistes dominula (Christ)). Canadian Field Naturalist. 135:377-382. doi.org/10.22621/cfn.v135i4.2649
Cadotte M, Wang CJG, Potgieter L, MacIvor JS (2021) Invasion theory as a management tool for increasing native biodiversity in novel ecosystems. Journal of Applied Ecology 58: 2394-2403. doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13953
Vizza KG, Beresford D, Hung K-L J, Schaefer J, MacIvor JS (2021) A survey of wild bees from Ontario’s Far North and Akimiski Island, Nunavut including four new regional records. Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario 152, 57-80.
Moretti M, Fontana S, Carscadden K, MacIvor JS (2021) Reproductive trait differences affect success of urban cavity-nesting bees and wasps. Ecology and Evolution, 11:9932-9948. doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7537
Filazzola AP, Matter SF, MacIvor JS (2021) A call for research into the effects of extreme climate events on insects. Science of the Total Environment. doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145161
Russo L, de Keyzer CW, Harmon-Threatt A, LeCroy K, MacIvor JS (2021) The managed-to-invasive species continuum in social and solitary bees and impacts on native bee conservation. Current Opinion in Insect Science. DOI: 10.1016/j.cois.2021.01.001
Sookhan NG, Lorenzo AU, Tatsumi S, Yuen MU, MacIvor JS (2020) Linking bacterial diversity to floral identity in bumblebee corbiculate pollen. Environmental DNA. DOI: 10.1002/edn3.165. Data available here.
Knapp S, Aronson MFJ, Carpenter E, Herrera-Montes A, Jung K, Kotze DJ, La Sorte FA, Lepczyk CA, MacGregor-Fors I, MacIvor JS, Moretti M, Nilon CH, Piana MR, Rega-Brodsky CC, Salisbury A, Threlfall CG, Williams NSG, Hahs AK (2020) The future of urban biodiversity research. BioScience. DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biaa141.
Malloch BU, Tatsumi S, Seibold S, Cadotte MW, MacIvor JS (2020) Urbanization and plant invasion alter taxonomic and functional community structure of litter microarthropods. Journal of Animal Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13311. Data available here.
Filazzola A, Shrestra N, MacIvor JS (2019) A synthesis and meta-analysis on the contribution of green infrastructure to urban biodiversity. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56: 2131-2143. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13475. Data available here.
Rivkin LR, Santangelo JS, Alberti M, Aronson MFJ, de Keyzer CW, Diamond SE, Fortin M-J, Frazee LJ, Gorton AJ, Hendry AP, Liu Y, Losos JB, MacIvor JS, Martin RA, McDonnell M, Miles LS, Munshi-South J, Ness R, Newman AEM, Stothart MR, Theodorou P, Thompson KA, Verrelli BC, Whitehead A, Winchell KM, Johnson MTJ (2019) A roadmap for urban evolutionary ecology. Evolutionary Applications 12: 384-398.
Nagase A, Kurashina M, Nomura M, MacIvor JS (2018) Patterns in urban butterflies and spontaneous plants across a University campus in Japan. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 94: 195-215. DOI: 10.3956/2018-94.4.195
Sookhan N, Margolis L, MacIvor JS (2018) Inter-annual thermoregulation of extensive green roofs in warm and cool seasons: Plant selection matters. Ecological Engineering, 123: 10-18.
MacIvor JS, Sookhan N, Arnillas CA, Yasui, SLE, Xie G, Bhatt A, Das S, Cadotte MW (2018) Manipulating plant phylogenetic diversity to improve green roof ecosystem services. Evolutionary Applications 11: 2014-2024. Data available here.
Siebold S, Cadotte MW, MacIvor JS, Thorn S, Müller J (2018) The necessity of multi-tropic approaches in community ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 33: 754-764.
Xie G, Lundholm JT, MacIvor JS (2018) Phylogenetic diversity and plant trait composition predict multiple ecosystem functions in green roofs. Science of the Total Environment, 628: 1017-1026.
MacIvor JS, Roberto AN, Sodhi DS, Onuferko TM, Cadotte MW (2017) Honey bees are the dominant diurnal pollinator of native milkweed in a large urban park. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 8456-8462.
Cadotte MW, Yasui SLE, Livingstone S, MacIvor JS (2017) Are urban systems beneficial, detrimental, or indifferent for biological invasion?. Biological Invasions, 19: 3489-3503.
Colla SR, MacIvor JS (2017) Questioning public perception, conservation policy, and recovery actions for honeybees in North America. Conservation Biology, 31: 1202-1204.
Lepczyk CA, Aronson MF, Evans KL, Goddard MA, Lerman SB, MacIvor JS (2017) Biodiversity in the city: fundamental questions for understanding the ecology of urban green spaces for biodiversity conservation. BioScience, 67: 799-807.
Aronson MFJ, Lepczyk CA, Evans, KL, Goddard MA, Lerman SB, MacIvor JS, Nilon CH, Vargo T (2017) Biodiversity in the city: key challenges for urban green space management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 15: 189-196.
MacIvor JS, Packer L (2016) The bees among us: Modelling occupancy of solitary bees. PLoS One. 11: e0164764.
MacIvor JS (2016) DNA barcoding to identify leaf preference of leafcutting bees. Royal Society Open Science. 3: 150623
MacIvor JS (2016) Building height matters: Nesting activity of bees and wasps on vegetated roofs. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution: Green Roof Special Issue. DOI:10.1080/15659801.2015.1052635.
MacIvor JS, Packer L (2015) ‘Bee Hotels’ as tools for native pollinator conservation: A premature verdict?.PLoS-One, 10(3): e0122126.