This is a list of some of the papers I’ve published over the last few years. You can also find out more about my publications on my Google Scholar profile

Snaddon JL, Turner EC, Fayle TM, Chey VK, Eggleton P & Foster WA (2012) Biodiversity hanging by a thread: the importance of fungal litter-trapping systems in tropical rainforests. Biology Letters 8, pp 397-400 pdf

Fayle TM, Edwards DP, Turner EC, Dumbrell AJ, Eggleton P, & Foster WA (2012) Public goods, public services, and by-product mutualism in an ant-fern symbiosis. Oikos 121, pp 1279-1286 pdf

Turner EC, Snaddon JL, Ewers RM, Fayle TM & Foster WA (September 2011) The impact of oil palm expansion on environmental change: putting conservation research in context. Book Chapter in Environmental Impact of Biofuels, InTech open access publisher (, Edited by Marco Aurélio dos Santos Bernardes, ISBN 978-953-307-479-5 pdf

Ewers RM, Didham RK, Fahrig L, Ferraz G, Hector A, Holt RD, Kapos V, Reynolds G, Sinun W, Snaddon JL & Turner EC (2011) A large-scale forest fragmentation experiment: the Stability of Altered Forest Ecosystems Project. Phil Trans R Soc B 366, pp 3292-3302 pdf

Foster WA, Snaddon JL, Turner EC, Fayle TM, Cockerill TD, Ellwood MDF, Broad GR, Chung AYC, Eggleton P, Chey VK & M. Yusah K (2011) Establishing the evidence base for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem function in the oil palm landscapes of South East Asia. Phil Trans R Soc B 366, pp 3277-3291 pdf

Fayle TM, Dumbrell AJ, Turner EC & Foster WA (2011) Distributional Patterns of Epiphytic Ferns are Explained by the Presence of Cryptic Species. Biotropica 43(1), pp 6-7 pdf

Fayle TM, Turner, EC, Snaddon JL, Vun Khen, C Chung AYC, Eggleton, P & Foster WA. (2010) Oil palm expansion into rainforest greatly reduces ant biodiversity in canopy epiphytes and leaf-litter. J Basic and Appl Ecol 11, pp 337-345 pdf

Turner EC & Foster WA (2009) The impact of conversion of primary rainforest to oil palm plantation on the arthropod fauna of a common epiphyte in Sabah, Malaysia. J Trop Ecol 25, pp 23-30 pdf

Turner EC, Granroth H, Johnson HR, Lucas C, Thompson AM, Froy H, German RN & Holdgate R (2009) Habitat preference and dispersal of the Duke of Burgundy butterfly (Hamearis lucina) on an abandoned chalk quarry in Bedfordshire, UK. J Insect Conserv, 13:475–486 pdf

Turner EC (2008) Investigating the habitat preferences of the Duke of Burgundy at Totternhoe Quarry. In: Action for the Duke of Burgundy: Sharing Good Practice (Noake B, Bulman C & Bourn N eds). Proceedings from a Butterfly Conservation Seminar (Report no. S08-33).

Snaddon JL, Turner EC & Foster WA (2008) Children’s perceptions of rainforest biodiversity: which animals have the lion’s share of environmental awareness? PLoS One 3, e1572 pdf

Turner EC, Snaddon JL, Fayle TM & Foster WA (2008) Oil palm in context: identifying the need for biodiversity assessment. PLoS One 3, e2579 pdf

Fayle TM, Ellwood MDF, Turner EC, Snaddon JL, Mohd Yusah K & Foster WA (2008) Bird’s Nest Ferns: islands of biodiversity in the rainforest canopy. Antenna 32(1), pp 34-37

Turner EC, Snaddon JL, Johnson HR & Foster WA (2007) The impact of bird’s nest ferns on stemflow nutrient concentration in a primary rain forest, Sabah, Malaysia. J Trop Ecol 23, pp 721-724 pdf

Snaddon JL & Turner EC (2007) A child’s eye view of the insect world: modern culture versus nature on perceptions of insect diversity. Environ Conserv 34(1), pp 33-35 pdf

Field J, Turner EC, Fayle T & Foster WA (2007) Costs of egg production and offspring provisioning: multifaceted parental investment in a digger wasp. P Roy Soc B-Biol Sci 274, pp 445-451 pdf

Turner EC & Foster WA (2006) Assessing the influence of Bird’s Nest Ferns (Asplenium spp.) on their local microclimate across a range of habitat disturbances in Sabah, Malaysia. Selbyana 27, pp 195-200 pdf

Dial R, Ellwood MDF, Turner EC & Foster WA (2006) Arthropod abundance, canopy structure, and microclimate in a Bornean lowland tropical rain forest. Biotropica 38, pp 643-652 pdf

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