Publications

Beckmann Bjorn C.; Purse Bethan V.; Roy David B.; Roy Helen E.; Sutton Peter G.; Thomas Chris D.; , 2015, Two species with an unusual combination of traits dominate responses of British grasshoppers and crickets to environmental change. , 10

Purse Bethan V.; Comont Richard; Butler Adam; Brown Peter M. J.; Kessel Clare; Roy Helen E.; Parr Kate; , 2015, Landscape and climate determine patterns of spread for all colour morphs of the alien ladybird Harmonia axyridis. Journal of Biogeography, 42, 575-588

Purse B.V.; Carpenter S.; Venter G.J.; Bellis G.; Mullens B.A.; , 2015, Bionomics of temperate and tropical Culicoides midges: knowledge gaps and consequences for transmission of Culicoides-borne viruses. , 60, 373-392

Bessell P.R. ; Robinson R.A. ; Golding N. ; Searle K.R.; Handel I.G. ; Boden L.A.; Purse B.V.; Bronsvoort B.M. de C.; , 2014, Quantifying the risk of introduction of West Nile virus into Great Britain by migrating passerine birds.

Searle Kate R.; Barber James ; Stubbins Francesca ; Labuschagne Karien ; Carpenter Simon ; Butler Adam ; Denison Eric; Sanders Christopher ; Mellor Philip S. ; Wilson Anthony ; Nelson Noel ; Gubbins Simon; Purse Bethan V.; , 2014, Environmental drivers of Culicoides phenology: how important is species-specific variation when determining disease policy?. , 9

Comont Richard F.; Roy Helen E.; Harrington Richard; Shortall Christopher R.; Purse Bethan V.; , 2014, Ecological correlates of local extinction and colonisation in the British ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). , 16, 1805-1817

Comont, Richard F.; Purse, Bethan V.; Phillips, William; Kunin, William E.; Hanson, Matthew; Lewis, Owen T.; Harrington, Richard; Shortall, Christopher R.; Rondoni, Gabriele; Roy, Helen E., 2014, Escape from parasitism by the invasive alien ladybird, Harmonia axyridis . Insect Conservation and Diversity, 7, 334-342

Bessell, Paul R.; Auty, Harriet K.; Searle, Kate R.; Handel, Ian G.; Purse, Bethan V.; Bronsvoort, B. Mark de C., 2014, Impact of temperature, feeding preference and vaccination on Schmallenberg virus transmission in Scotland. Scientific Reports, 4

Harrup L.E.; Gubbins S.; Barber J.; Denison E.; Mellor P.S.; Purse B.V.; Carpenter S.; , 2014, Does covering of farm-associated Culicoides larval habitat reduce adult populations in the United Kingdom?. Veterinary Parasitology, 1-2, 137-145

Shaw A.E.; Mellor D.J.; Purse B.V.; Shaw P.E.; McCorkell B.F.; Palmarini M.; , 2013, Transmission of Schmallenberg virus in a housed dairy herd in the UK. Veterinary Record, 173

Harrup, L.E.; Purse, B.V.; Golding, N.; Mellor, P.S.; Carpenter, S., 2013, Larval development and emergence sites of farm-associated Culicoides in the United Kingdom. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 27, 441-449

Carpenter, Simon; Groschup, Martin H.; Garros, Claire; Felippe-Bauer, Maria Luiza; Purse, Bethan V., 2013, Culicoides biting midges, arboviruses and public health in Europe . Antiviral Research, 100, 102-113

Searle, K.R.; Blackwell, A.; Falconer, D.; Sullivan, M.; Butler, A.; Purse, B.V., 2013, Identifying environmental drivers of insect phenology across space and time: Culicoides in Scotland as a case study . Bulletin of Entomological Research, 103, 155-170

Purse, Bethan V.; Graeser, Philipp; Searle, Kate; Edwards, Colin; Harris, Catriona, 2013, Challenges in predicting invasive reservoir hosts of emerging pathogens: mapping Rhododendron ponticum as a foliar host for Phy. Biological Invasions, 15, 529-545

Bessell, Paul R.; Searle, Kate R.; Auty, Harriet K.; Handel, Ian G.; Purse, Bethan V.; Bronsvoort, B. Mark deC, 2013, Epidemic potential of an emerging vector borne disease in a marginal environment: Schmallenberg in Scotland. Scientific Reports, 3

Sedda, Luigi; Brown, Heidi E.; Purse, Bethan V.; Burgin, Laura; Gloster, John; Rogers, David J., 2012, A new algorithm quantifies the roles of wind and midge flight activity in the bluetongue epizootic in northwest Europe. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 279, 2354-2362

Harrup, L.E.; Logan, J.G.; Cook, J.I.; Golding, N.; Birkett, M.A.; Pickett, J.A.; Sanders, C.; Barber, J.; Rogers, D.J.; Mellor, P.S.; Purse, B.V.; Carpenter, S., 2012, Collection of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) using CO2 and Enantiomers of 1-Octen-3-ol in the United Kingdom. Journal of Medical Entomology, 49, 112-121

Purse, B.V.; Falconer, D.; Sullivan, M.J.; Carpenter, S.; Mellor, P.S.; Piertney, S.B.; Mordue (Luntz), A.J.; Albon, S.; Gunn, G.J.; Blackwell, A., 2012, Impacts of climate, host and landscape factors on Culicoides species in Scotland. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 26, 168-177

Salido, L.; Purse, B.V.; Marrs, R.; Chamberlain, D.E.; Shultz, S., 2012, Flexibility in phenology and habitat use act as buffers to long-term population declines in UK passerines. Ecography, 35, 604-613

Comont, Richard F.; Roy, Helen E.; Lewis, Owen T.; Harrington, Richard; Shortall, Chris; Purse, Bethan V., 2013. Does niche overlap with Harmonia axyridis correlate with population declines in the British ladybird fauna?. In: Sloggett, John J.; Brown, Peter M.J.; Roy, Helen E., (eds.) , IOBC-WPRS Working Group “Benefits and Risks of Exotic Biological Control Agents”: proceedings of the second meeting at Hluboká, Czech Republic, 30th October - 3rd November 2011. International Organization for Biological and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Plants, West Palearctic Regional Section (IOBC-WPRS), 9-14. (IOBC-WPRS Bulletin).