Publications

Peer-reviewed

Hansen DM (2010) On the use of taxon substitutes in rewilding projects on islands. Pages 111-146 in: Islands and Evolution, Eds. Pérez-Mellado V & Ramon MM, Institut Menorquí d’Estudis, Spain.

Hansen DM, Donlan CJ, Griffiths CJ & Campbell K (2010). Ecological history and latent conservation potential: Large and giant tortoises as a model for taxon substitutions Ecography 33: 272-284

Kaiser-Bunbury CN, Traveset A & Hansen DM (2010) Conservation and restoration of plant-animal mutualisms on oceanic islands Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 12: 131-143  Plus cover photo by CNK

Griffiths CJ, Jones CG, Hansen DM, Puttoo M, Tatayah RV, Müller CB & Harris SJ (2010) The use of extant non-indigenous tortoises as a restoration tool to replace extinct ecosystem engineers Restoration Ecology 18: 1-7

Linnebjerg J, Hansen DM, Bunbury N & Olesen JM (2009) Diet of the Invasive Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus in Mauritius Journal of Tropcial Ecology 34: 272-277

Hansen DM & Galetti M (2009) The forgotten megafauna Science 324: 42-43

Linnebjerg JF, Hansen DM & Olesen JM (2009) Gut passage effect of the introduced red-whiskered bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus) on germination of invasive plant species in Mauritius Austral Ecology 34: 272-277

Hansen DM & Müller CB (2009) Invasive ants disrupt gecko pollination and seed dispersal of the endangered plant Roussea simplex in Mauritius Biotropica 41: 202-208  Plus cover picture

Hansen DM & Müller CB (2009) The critically endangered enigmatic Mauritian endemic plant Roussea simplex (Rousseaceae): geckos as pollinators and seed dispersers International Journal of Plant Sciences 170: 42-52  Plus cover picture

Hansen DM, Kaiser CN & Müller CB (2008) Endangered endemic plants on oceanic islands: seed dispersal, seedling establishment, and the use of ecological analogues PLoS ONE 3(5): e2111. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002111

Kaiser CN, Hansen DM & Müller CB (2008) Exotic pest insects: another perspective on coffee and conservation Oryx 42: 143-146

Kaiser CN, Hansen DM & Müller CB (2008) Habitat structure affects reproductive success of the rare endemic tree Syzygium mamillatum (Myrtaceae) in restored and unrestored sites in Mauritius Biotropica 40: 86-94

Olesen JM, Dupont YL, Ehlers BK & Hansen DM (2007) The openness of a flower and its number of flower-visitor species Taxon 56: 729-736  Plus cover photos by JMO

Hansen DM, Kiesbüy HC, Jones CG & Müller CB (2007) Positive indirect interactions between neighboring plant species via a lizard pollinator American Naturalist 169: 534-542  Online supplementary material

Hansen DM, Olesen JM, Mione T, Johnson SD & Müller CB (2007) Coloured nectar: distribution, ecology, and evolution of an enigmatic floral trait Biological Reviews 82: 83-111

Hansen DM, Beer K & Müller CB (2006) Mauritian coloured nectar no longer a mystery: a visual signal for lizard pollinators Biology Letters 2: 165-168  Plus cover picture

Olesen JM, Dupont YL. Ehlers BK & Hansen DM (2005) Heterostyly in the Canarian endemic Jasminum odoratissimum (Oleaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 23: 537-539

Hansen DM (2005) Phelsuma ornata (Ornate Day-gecko) Tail loss Herpetological review 36: 453

Hansen DM (2005) The enigmatic Mauritian endemic Roussea simplex (Rousseaceae): Bird or gecko pollination? Ecotropica 11: 69-72

Dupont YL, Hansen DM, Rasmussen JT & Olesen JM (2004) Evolutionary changes in nectar sugar composition associated with switches between bird and insect pollination: the Canarian bird-flower element revisited Functional Ecology 18: 670-676

Dupont YL, Hansen DM, Valido A & Olesen JM (2004) Impact of introduced honey bees on native pollination interactions of the endemic Echium wildpretii (Boraginaceae) on Tenerife, Canary Islands Biological Conservation 118: 301-311

Dupont YL, Hansen DM & Olesen JM (2003) Structure of a plant – flower-visitor network in the high-altitude sub-alpine desert of Tenerife, Canary Islands Ecography 26: 301-310

Hansen DM, Olesen JM &  Jones CG (2002) Trees, birds, and bees in Mauritius: exploitative competition between introduced honey bees and endemic nectarivorous birds? Journal of Biogeography 29: 721-734

Valido A, Dupont YL & Hansen DM (2002) Native birds and insects, and introduced honey bees visiting Echium wildpretii (Boraginaceae) in the Canary Islands Acta Oecologica 23: 413-419

Reviews & comments

Hansen DM (2009) Comments on the proposed conservation of usage of Testudo gigantea Schweigger, 1812 (currently Geochelone (Aldabrachelys) gigantea; Reptilia, Testudines) Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 66: 279