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 (arthropod ecology including ant barcoding)

Paul Eggleton, Natural History Museum, London (termite ecology in Borneo)

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 (canopy ants)

Jan Leps and Pavel Fibich, University of South Bohemia (forest structure and spatial statistics)

Pável Matos-Maraví, Entomology Institute CAS (phylogenetics and evolutionary ecology)

Kate Parr, Tom Bishop, and the funki ant lab, University of Liverpool

Pavel Pech, University of Hradec Kralove (Czech ant ecology)

Naomi Pierce, Harvard University (ant and butterfly ecology)

Nathan Sanders, University of Copenhagen (ant macroecology and nutrition ecology)

Pamela Templer, Boston university, Stable Isotope Laboratory

Kalsum M. Yusah, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia (ants of Sabah)