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 Jimmy Moses.

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

Rudolf J. Kohout, Queensland Museum

Maurice Leponce and Justine Jacquemin, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Belgium

Jan Leps and Pavel Fibich, University of South Bohemia

Mr Archie McArthur, South Australian Museum

Kate Paar and the funki ant lab, University of Liverpool

Pavel Pech, University of Hradec Kralove

Naomi Pierce and Jack Boyle, Harvard University

Jake L. Snaddon, University of Oxford

Nathan Sanders, University of Copenhagen

Steve Shattuck, CSIRO Entomology

Pamela Templer, Boston university, Stable Isotope Laboratory

Kalsum M. Yusah, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia