Published papers that use iNaturalist data - wiki 3 (2022 and 2023)

This is a third wiki for providing a user-curated list of scientific publications that use iNaturalist data, covering the years 2022 and 2023. We reached the character limit with previous wikis for the period up to 2019, and for 2020 and 2021. Having moved relevant articles to the newest wiki, it should still be possible to add any additional older publications to the first two.

Please add relevant publications, including, where possible (1) a link to the paper itself, (2) a link to the observation filter that encompasses as closely as possible what was used by the paper, and (3) contact details for the author(s) in cases where the paper is not open access. There is no need to additionally comment that you have added a paper.

Articles are organised in sections for each year, and then in alphabetical order within year.

These wikis are intended to complement the list of papers that cite GBIF data including iNaturalist exports so papers already on that list need not be included here.

2022

Antunez-Fonseca, C.A., Hofmann, E.P., Barahona, A.R., Ordonez-Mazier, D.I., Dubon, F.J., Reyes, H.D., & Townsend, J.H. (2022) New records and range expansion of Norops sagrei (Squamata: Dactyloidae) in Honduras highlight the importance of citizen science in documenting non-native species. Caldasia 44(2): 325–331.

Boevski, D. & Georgiev, D. (2022) First record of Cassida seraphina Ménétries, 1836 from Bulgaria. ZooNotes, Supplement 11: 61–63. [Observation]

Carnahan, S.D., Makings, E., Morefield, J.D. (2022) First report of Lasiopogon glomerulatus for Arizona, USA, and northern and western hemispheres. Phytoneuron 2022-34: 1–7. [Observations]

Connors, M.G., et al. (+28 additional co-authors) (2022) Citizen scientists track a charismatic carnivore: Mapping the spread and impact of the South African Mantis (Miomantidae, Miomantis caffra) in Australia. Journal of Orthoptera Research 31(1): 69–82.

Davis, A. K. & Frick, B. L. (2022) Physiological evaluation of newly invasive jorō spiders (Trichonephila clavata) in the southeastern USA compared to their naturalized cousin, Trichonephila clavipes. Physiological Entomology: Early View.

Demetriou J., Díaz-Calafat J., Kalaentzis K., Kazilas C., Georgiadis C., Turrisi G.F., Koutsoukos E. (2022) The alien Black-and-yellow Mud Dauber, Sceliphron caementarium (Drury, 1773) (Hymenoptera, Sphecidae), continues its spread: new citizen-science records from Eastern Europe
and the Balkans
. Check List 18 (3): 535–543.

Faúndez, E. (2022) On the distribution of Arioge germainii (Signoret) and Encedonia mutica (Signoret) (Heteroptera: Coreidae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 81: 70–72.

Forti, L. R., Hepp, F., de Souza, J. M., Protazio, A., & Szabo, J. K. (online early) Climate drives anuran breeding phenology in a continental perspective as revealed by citizen‐collected data. Diversity and Distributions.

Forti, L. R., Pontes, M. R., Augusto-Alves, G., Martins, A., Hepp, F., & Szabo, J. K. (2022) Data collected by citizen scientists reveal the role of climate and phylogeny on the frequency of shelter types used by frogs across the Americas. Zoology 126052.

Fritz, U. & Ihlow, F. (2022) Citizen Science, taxonomy and grass snakes: iNaturalist helps to clarify variation of coloration and pattern in Natrix natrix subspecies. Vertebrate Zoology 72: 533-549.

Garduño, F. S., Tepos Ramírez, M., et al. (2022) Confirmation and new records of herpetofauna for Querétaro, Mexico through a citizen science portal. Revista Latinoamericana de Herpetologia 5(1): 142–150.

Kment, P. & van der Heyden, T. (2022) Zelus renardii (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae): first records from Croatia, Montenegro, and an accidental introduction to the Czech Republic. Heteroptera Poloniae – Acta Faunistica 16: 7–14.

Lantz, C.A., Leggatt, W., Bergman, J.L., Fordyce, A., Page, C., Mesaglio, T. &Ainsworth, T.D. (2022) Will daytime community calcification reflect reef accretion on future, degraded coral reefs?. Biogeosciences 19, 891-906. [Project]

Maioglio A., Repetto, E.(2022) Nuova segnalazione di Saga pedo (Pallas, 1771) in provincia di Alessandria, Piemonte e relative osservazioni ecologiche (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). [New observation of Saga pedo (Pallas, 1771) in province of Alessandria, Piedmont, and related ecological observations (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)]. Rivista Piemontese di Storia Naturale 43: 49-58. Abstract . Original observation

Morefield, J.D., Neubauer, D.M., Forsell, T., Matson, S., Taylor, D.W., DeDecker, M. (2022) Working checklist of the vascular flora of the White Mountains, California and Nevada, updated 8 July 2022. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.30206.87361.

Parys KA, Davis KA, James ST, Davis JB, Tyler H, Griswold T (2022) First report of a gynandromorph of Florilegus condignus (Cresson, 1878) (Hymenoptera, Apidae), with notes on phenology and abundance. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 89: 233-244. https://doi.org/10.3897/jhr.89.75857

Polašek O, Bellingan T, van Noort S (2022) A new species of paper wasp from the genus Ropalidia Guérin-Méneville from South Africa (Hymenoptera, Vespidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 90: 213–222. https://jhr.pensoft.net/article/81581/
[original observation]

Rabanal FE, Correa C, Gargiulo M. (2022) End to uncertainty. Distribution extension of Alsodes valdiviensis Formas, Cuevas & Brieva, 2002 (Anura: Alsodidae) towards southern Chile confirms the presence of the genus on the island of Chiloé. Revista Latinoamericana de Herpetologia 5(2): 54–64. [Observation.]

Roberts, C. J., Vergés, A., Callaghan, C. T., Poore, A. G. B. (2022) Many cameras make light work: opportunistic photographs of rare species in iNaturalist complement structured surveys of reef fish to better understand species richness. Biodivers Conserv (2022).

Rosa, R.M., Cavallari, D.C. & Salvador, R.B. (2022) iNaturalist as a tool in the study of tropical molluscs. PLoS ONE 17: e0268048.

Rosa, R.M., Salvador, R.B., Teixeira, L., Bornschein, M.R. & Cavallari, D.C. (2022) The rapid expansion of the Jumping Snail Ovachlamys fulgens in Brazil. Diversity 14(10): 815.

Smith, G.B., Mitchell, A. and Mesaglio, T. (2022) Two new Australian silverfish (Zygentoma: Lepismatidae: Ctenolepismatinae and Nicoletiidae: Subnicoletiinae). Records of the Australian Museum, 74(2), 59–74. [Observation]

Tran, Theodore T., et al. (2022) Predicted threats to a native squirrel from two invading species based on citizen science data. Biol Invasions (2022).

van der Heyden, T. (2022) Confirmation of the presence of Zelus renardii Kolenati, 1857 (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) on the Canary Islands (Spain). Arquivos Entomolóxicos 25: 51.

van der Heyden, T. (2022) First record of Sastrapada baerensprungi (Stål, 1859) (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Stenopodainae) in Croatia. Journal of the Heteroptera of Turkey 4(1): 56–57.

van der Heyden, T. (2022) Stenolemus novaki Horváth, 1888 (Hemiptera Reduviidae) in the autonomous communities of Andalusia and Madrid (Spain). Arquivos Entomolóxicos 25: 177-178.

van der Heyden, T. (2022) First record of Anisoscelis podalicus (BRAILOVSKY & MAYORGA, 1995) (Heteroptera: Coreidae: Coreinae: Anisoscelini) in Nicaragua. Revista Nicaragüense de Entomología 282: 1-8.

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Here two more papers:

Forti, L. R., Hepp, F., de Souza, J. M., Protazio, A., & Szabo, J. K. (2022). Climate drives anuran breeding phenology in a continental perspective as revealed by citizen‐collected data. *Diversity and Distributions.

Forti, L. R., Pontes, M. R., Augusto-Alves, G., Martins, A., Hepp, F., & Szabo, J. K. (2022). Data collected by citizen scientists reveal the role of climate and phylogeny on the frequency of shelter types used by frogs across the Americas. Zoology , 126052.

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Amazing, congratulations on the papers, Lucas! I’ve added them to the wiki above. Note that you can add and edit yourself too by clicking on the edit icon below the wiki post.

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Okay, I’ll show my stupidity here, I’m not shy. :wink:. I knew that some of my photos get the research grade and have no problem with others using them if they allow where/who it came from but I never thought anyone that is actually a scientist or professional in whatever area actually does see them and decide to use them. Interesting. If mine are ever used, which how would I ever know, I’ll be proud to have been a part of something useful and knowledgeable.

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You use a strict license, if you choose a more opened one your observations will be translated to GBIF, where most scientists are looking at data, with all rights reserved observations they can’t use it.

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Thank you, Ben! The idea to treck these papers is very useful. Congrats!

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No worries, Lucas, it’s great to see observations being used in this way!

Another paper just out by @rafaelmrosa @danielcavallari @sacred_ibis and others, and added to the wiki, which uses verified iNaturalist observations (green on the map below) as well as other sources to map the spread of a recent invader.

Rosa, R.M., Salvador, R.B., Teixeira, L., Bornschein, M.R. & Cavallari, D.C. (2022) The rapid expansion of the Jumping Snail Ovachlamys fulgens in Brazil. Diversity 14(10): 815.

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