Our research in Papua New Guinea would not be possible without the support of Prof. Vojtech Novotny and the staff and students at The New Guinea Binatang Research Centre, especially the ant guys Frank Philip, Bradley Gewa, Cliffson Idigel, Maling Rimandai, Thomas Pius and Jacob Yombai.

Our other collaborators include:

Yves Basset, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama

Paul Eggleton, Natural History Museum, London

Rob M. Ewers, Imperial College London (S.A.F.E. project)

William A. Foster and Edgar C. Turner, University of Cambridge

Maurice Leponce, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Belgium

Jan Leps and Pavel Fibich, University of South Bohemia

Pável Matos-Maraví, Entomology Institute CAS

Kate Parr and the funki ant lab, University of Liverpool

Pavel Pech, University of Hradec Kralove

Naomi Pierce, Harvard University

Nathan Sanders, University of Copenhagen

Pamela Templer, Boston university, Stable Isotope Laboratory

Kalsum M. Yusah, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia