Dr. Jonas Hagge

Nordwestdeutsche Forstliche Versuchsanstalt
Abteilung Waldnaturschutz /Forest Nature Conservation
Sachgebiet Arten- und Biotopschutz
Professor-Oelkers-Str. 6
34346 Hann. Münden
Tel.: +49 551 694 01 425
Jonas.Hagge@nw-fva.de oder jonas.hagge@forst.uni-goettingen.de
Google scholar: https://scholar.google.de/citations?hl=de&user=aAQg5QwAAAAJ

Editorial board membership

Reviewer for

  • Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • European Journal of Forest Research
  • Forest Ecology and Management
  • Insect Conservation and Diversity
  • Journal of Applied Ecology
  • Journal of Environmental Management
  • Oecologia
  • Scientific Reports



Kriegel, P., Vogel, S., Angeleri, R., Baldrian, P., Borken, W., Bouget, C., Brin, A., Bussler, H., Cocciufa, C., Feldmann, B., Gossner, M.M., Haeler, E., Hagge, J., Hardersen, S., Hartmann, H., Hjältén, J., Kotowska, M.M., Lachat, T., Larrieu, L., Leverkus, A.B., Macagno, A.L.M., Mitesser, O., Müller, J., Obermaier, E., Parisi, F., Pelz, S., Schuldt, B., Seibold, S., Stengel, E., Sverdrup‐Thygeson, A., Weisser, W. & Thorn, S. (2023) Ambient and substrate energy influence decomposer diversity differentially across trophic levels. Ecology Letters early view. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.14227

Rothacher, J., Hagge, J., Bässler, C., Brandl, R., Gruppe, A. & Müller, J. (2023) Logging operations creating snags, logs, and stumps under open and closed canopies promote stand-scale beetle diversity. Forest Ecology and Management 540, 121022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2023.121022

Ungelenk, R. & Hagge, J. (2023) Wahrnehmung und Bewertung trockenheitsgestörter Buchenwälder − Ergebnisse einer Bevölkerungsbefragung und einer Besucherbefragung im Nationalpark Hainich. Natur und Landschaft 98, 225–232. https://doi.org/10.19217/NuL2023-04-04

Sebastian, S., Weisser, W., Ambarli, D., Gossner, M.M., Mori, A., Cadotte, M., Hagge, J., Bässler, C. & Thorn, S. (2023) Drivers of community assembly change during succession in wood-decomposing beetle communities. Journal of Animal Ecology 92, 965–978. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13843


Graf, M., Lettenmaier, L., Müller, J. & Hagge, J. (2022) Saproxylic beetles trace deadwood and differentiate between deadwood niches before their arrival on potential hosts. Insect Conservation and Diversity 15, 48–60. https://doi.org/10.1111/icad.12534

Graf, M., Seibold, S., Gossner, M.M., Hagge, J., Weiß, I., Bässler, C. & Müller, J. (2022) Coverage based diversity estimates of facultative saproxylic species highlight the importance of deadwood for biodiversity. Forest Ecology and Management 517, 120275. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2022.120275

Krah, F.-S., Hagge, J., Schreiber, J., Brandl, R., Müller, J. & Bässler, C. (2022) Fungal fruit body assemblages are tougher in harsh microclimates. Scientific Reports 12, 1633. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-05715-9

Lettenmaier, L., Seibold, S., Bässler, C., Brandl, R., Gruppe, A., Müller, J. & Hagge, J. (2022) Beetle diversity is higher in sunny forests due to higher microclimatic heterogeneity in deadwood. Oecologia 198, 825–834. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-022-05141-8

Neff, F., Hagge, J., Achury, R., Ambarlı, D., Ammer, C., Schall, P., Seibold, S., Staab, M., Weisser, W. & Gossner, M.M. (2022) Hierarchical trait filtering at different spatial scales determines beetle assemblages in deadwood. Functional Ecology 12, 2929–2942. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.14186

Orazi, V., Hagge, J., Gossner, M.M., Müller, J. & Heurich, M. (2022) A Biodiversity Boost From the Eurasian Beaver (Castor fiber) in Germany ’ s Oldest National Park. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 10, 873307. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2022.873307 * These authors have contributed equally to this work and share first authorship.

Schuldt, A., Huke, P., Glatthorn, J., Hagge, J., Wildermuth, B., Matevski, D. (2022) Tree mixtures mediate negative effects of introduced tree species on bird taxonomic and functional diversity. Journal of Applied Ecology 59 (12), 3049-3060 https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/1365-2664.14300

Seibold, S., Müller, J., Allner, S., Willner, M., Baldrian, P., Ulyshen, M.D., Brandl, R., Bässler, C., Hagge, J. & Mitesser, O. (2022) Quantifying wood decomposition by insects and fungi using computed tomography scanning and machine learning. Scientific Reports 12, 16150, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-20377-3

Seibold, S., Weisser, W.W., Ambarlı, D., Gossner, M.M., Mori, A.S., Cadotte, M.W., Hagge, J., Bässler, C. & Thorn, S. (2022) Drivers of community assembly change during succession in wood‐decomposing beetle communities. Journal of Animal Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13843

Thom, D., Ammer, C., Annighöfer, P., Aszalós, R., Dittrich, S., Hagge, J., Keeton, W.S., Kovacs, B., Krautkrämer, O., Müller, J., von Oheimb, G. & Seidl, R. (2022) Regeneration in European beech forests after drought: the effects of microclimate, deadwood and browsing. European Journal of Forest Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10342-022-01520-1

Uhl, B., Krah, F.-S., Baldrian, P., Brandl, R., Hagge, J., Müller, J., Thorn, S., Vojtech, T. & Bässler, C. (2022) Snags, logs, stumps, and microclimate as tools optimizing deadwood enrichment for forest biodiversity. Biological Conservation 270, 109569. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2022.109569

Valdés‐Correcher, E., Popova, A., Galmán, A., Prinzing, A., Selikhovkin, A. V, Howe, A.G., Mrazova, A., Dulaurent, A., Hampe, A., Tack, A.J.M., Bouget, C., Lupaștean, D., Harvey, D., Musolin, D.L., Lövei, G.L., Centenaro, G., Halder, I. Van, Hagge, J., Dobrosavljević, J., Pitkänen, J., Koricheva, J., Sam, K., Barbaro, L., Branco, M., Ferrante, M., Faticov, M., Tahadlová, M., Gossner, M., Cauchoix, M., Bogdziewicz, M., Duduman, M., Kozlov, M. V., Bjoern, M.C., Mamaev, N.A., Fernandez‐Conradi, P., Thomas, R.L., Wetherbee, R., Green, S., Milanović, S., Moreira, X., Mellerin, Y., Kadiri, Y. & Castagneyrol, B. (2022) Herbivory on the pedunculate oak along an urbanization gradient in Europe: Effects of impervious surface, local tree cover, and insect feeding guild. Ecology and Evolution 12, e8709. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.8709


Adelmann, W., Hagge, J., Langhammer, P., Höhna, N., Hotes, S., Werneyer, M., Drexler, M. & Müller, J. (2021) Aktiv im Wald – Naturschutz mit der Kettensäge. Bayerische Akademie für Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege (ANL), Laufen, 64 pp. https://www.bestellen.bayern.de/shoplink/anl_nat_0056.htm

Graf, M., Lettenmaier, L., Müller, J. & Hagge, J. (2021) Saproxylic beetles trace deadwood and differentiate between deadwood niches before their arrival on potential hosts. Insect Conservation and Diversity. https://doi.org/10.1111/icad.12534

Hagge, J., Müller, J., Birkemoe, T., Buse, J., Christensen, R.H.B., Gossner, M.M., Gruppe, A., Heibl, C., Jarzabek‐Müller, A., Seibold, S., Siitonen, J., Gonçalo Soutinho, J., Sverdrup‐Thygeson, A., Thorn, S., Drag, L., (2021). What does a threatened saproxylic beetle look like? Modelling extinction risk using a new morphological trait database. J. Anim. Ecol. 1365-2656.13512. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13512

Hoefs, Chr., Van der Meer, T., Antkowiak, P., Hagge, J., Green, M., Gottwald, J. (2021). Exploring the Dotterel Mountains: Improving the understanding of breeding habitat characteristics of an Arctic-breeding specialist bird. Wader Study. 128 (3). https://doi.org/10.18194/ws.00250


Müller, J., Ulyshen, M., Seibold, S., Cadotte, M., Chao, A., Bässler, C., Vogel, S., Stengel, E., Hagge, J., Weiß, I., Baldrian, P., Tláskal, V., & Thorn, S. (2020). Primary determinants of communities in deadwood vary among taxa but are regionally consistent. Oikos, (in press). https://doi.org/10.1111/oik.07335

Thom, D., Sommerfeld, A., Sebald, J., Hagge, J., Müller, J., & Seidl R. (2020). Effects of disturbance patterns and deadwood on the microclimate in European beech forests. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 291, 108966. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2020.108066


Hagge, J., Bässler, C., Gruppe, A., Hoppe, B., Kellner, H., Krah, F., Müller, J., Seibold, S., Stengel, E., Thorn, S. (2019). Bark coverage shifts assembly processes of microbial decomposer communities in dead wood. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 286, 20191744

Hagge, J., Müller, J., Bässler, C., Biebl, S.S., Brandl, R., Drexler, M., Gruppe, A., Hotes, S., Hothorn, T., Langhammer, P., Stark, H., Wirtz, R., Zimmerer, V., & Mysterud, A., (2019). Deadwood retention in forests lowers short-term browsing pressure on silver fir saplings by overabundant deer. Forest Ecology and Management, 451, 117531. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2019.117531

Richter, T., Jestädt, K., Leitl, R., Linner, J., Müller, J., & Hagge, J. (2019). Roost tree selection of the barbastelle bat (Barbastella barbastellus) in the Bavarian Forest National Park and an evaluation of sampling methods. Nyctalus, 19, 270-284.

Biedermann, P. H. W., Müller, J., Grégoire, J.-C., Gruppe, A., Hagge, J., Hammerbacher, A., Hofstetter, R., Kandasamy, D., Kolarik, M., Kostovcik, M., Krokene, P., Sallé, A., Six, D. L., Turrini, T., Vanderpool, D., Wingfield, M., & Bässler, C. (2019). Bark beetle population dynamics in the Anthropocene: challenges and solutions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 34, 914–924. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2019.06.002

Hagge, J., Abrego, N., Bässler, C., Bouget, C., Brin, A., Brustel, H., Christensen, M., Gossner, M. M., Heilmann-Clausen, J., Horak, J., Gruppe, A., Isacsson, G., Köhler, F., Lachat, T., Larrieu, L., Schlaghamersky, J., Thorn, S., Zapponi, L., & Müller, J. (2019). Congruent patterns of functional diversity in saproxylic beetles and fungi across European beech forests. Journal of Biogeography, 46, 1054–1065. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13556

Hagge, J., Seibold, S., & Gruppe, A. (2019). Beetle biodiversity in anthropogenic landscapes with a focus on spruce plantations, Christmas tree plantations and maize fields. Journal of Insect Conservation, 23, 565–572. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10841-019-00146-w

Hagge, J., Leibl, F., Müller, J., Plechinger, M., Soutinho, J. G., & Thorn, S. (2019). Reconciling pest control, nature conservation and recreation in coniferous forests. Conservation Letters, 12, e12615. https://doi.org/10.1111/conl.12615


Albrecht, J., Hagge, J., Schabo, D., Schaefer, H. M., & Farwig, N. (2018). Reward regulation in plant–frugivore networks requires only weak cues. Nature Communications, 9, 4838. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-07362-z

Seibold, S.*, Hagge, J.*, Müller, J., Gruppe, A., Brandl, R., Bässler, C., & Thorn, S. (2018). Experiments with dead wood reveal the importance of dead branches in the canopy for saproxylic beetle conservation. Forest Ecology and Management, 409, 564–570. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.11.052

* These authors contributed equally to this study.

Articles in non-peer-reviewed journals

Richter, T., & Hagge, J. (2020): Stolpersteine bei der telemetrischen Quartiererfassung von Fledermäusen. ANLiegen Natur, 42, 1– 4, (online preview)

Richter, T., & Hagge, J. (2020): Quartiererfassung von Fledermäusen anpassen. Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung, 52, 161.

Hotes, S., Hagge, J., Härtl, F., Sacher, P., Simons, N. (2019): Biodiversitätsstrategien in Wäldern: Das BioHolz-Projekt. AFZ-DerWald, 16, 16–20.

Hagge, J., Leibl, F., Müller, J., Plechinger, M., & Thorn, S. (2019). Streifenförmige Entrindung bekämpft Buchdrucker in bereits befallenen Fichten. ANLiegen Natur, 41, 157–162.

Hagge, J., Simons, N., Weisser, W. W., Thorn, S., Seibold, S., Gruppe, A., & Müller, J. (2018). Biodiversity and ecosystem services in forest - the ‘BioHolz’ project. 5th European Congress of Conservation Biology. doi.org/10.17011/conference/eccb2018/107379

Thorn, S., Müller, J., Hagge, J., & Becka, P. (2018). Drázkování – cesta k zachování druhové rozmanitosti. Šumava, Jaro, 10–11. ISSN: 0862-5166

Gossner, M., Hagge, J., & Seibold, S. (2017). Lamprodema maura (FABRICIUS, 1803) – Erstnachweis für Deutschland aus dem Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald (Heteroptera: Rhyparochromidae, Megalontini). Nachrichtenblatt der Bayerischen Entomologen, 66, 93–97.

Hagge, J. (2016). Atmung bei aquatischen Käfern: Lebensweise und morphologische Anpassungen bei Schilfkäfern Donacia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Naturkundliche Beiträge des DJN, 38, 1–3.