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About petaklimes

Biology Centre v.v.i., Czech Academy of Sciences


15/03/2017: Two papers by our ant lab members published in a new special issue of: 


Ant interactions with their biotic environments


1/12/2016: Our ant data collected during  “Our Planet Reviewed” (IBISCA. PAPUA NEW GUINEA) Mt. Wilhelm expedition now part of the new study of Rob Colwell et al. covered in Ecology Letters in August 2016. Check it out!


Midpoint attractors and species richness: Modelling the interaction between environmental drivers and geometric constraints Ecology Letters 19: 1009-1022. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12640

Report For Media: Klimes P. and Plowman N. S. (2015): Mystery of high diversity of ants in tropical forest canopies revealed: Migrant workers are more common than the locals [PDF]


Camponotus wanangus: a new ant species dedicated to Wanang village and its people in Papua New Guinea.

(P. Klimes and A. McArthur 2014)

See our new ‘Media’ page for media coverage in Czech and English.

Interview with Tom Fayle, a laureaute of Otto Wichterle prise 2015, about tropical ant research in Czech Science Academy Bulletin (In Czech) [PDF] :