03/2017: Study led by our phd student Nichola Plowman about ant-plants in New Guinea was highlighted in a blog of Department of Zoology, University in Cambridge
Photo credit: Tom Fayle. Domatia of the most abundant myrmecophytes in this study. (a) Myristica subalulata with ant genus Anonychomyrma, (b) Chisocheton lasiocarpus and (c) Ryparosa amplifolia with ant genus Podomyrma.
Research on Bornean ants:
(Image: Tom Fayle)
Research on phylogeography of Melanesian ants:
The ant you see at home may have come from Australia by The Museum of the University of the Philippines. And a report at Biology Centre webpage.
September/2020. More caterpillars in the temperate forests than in tropical rain forests: Scientists compared the abundance of insects across three continents.
Klimes P., Plowman N.S. (2015) Mystery of high diversity of ants in tropical forest canopies revealed: Migrant workers are more common than the locals [PDF]
LOCAL (CZECH) MEDIA:
V lesích jižní Moravy je víc housenek než v tropech, zjistili čeští vědci
Interview with Petr Klimes about the ants and myrmecological research:
Interview with Milan Janda about his recent expedition to Bougainville Island to sample the unknown ant fauna in this region for the very first time…
Interview with our student Jiri Tuma about his research on soil ants and termites in Sabah, Borneo (Bulletin of Czech Academy of Sciences):
Jana Olivová , Academický Buletin 6/2018:18-20.
Popularization of the research on ant trophobionts living in ant nests in New Guinea:
Klimes et al. 2017 in Myrmecological News
Klimes P. (2016). Unwelcomed ant guests: from Czech native species to invasions from the tropics. Živa 4/2016: 192-194. [In Czech with English summary].
(Janda M., News in CZ, 2015)
Klimes P., Mottl O. (2015) The mystery of the variety of communities of ants in the crowns of tropical trees. Živa 4: 179-182. (PDF) [In Czech with English summary]
Research on New Guinea canopy ants: Tajemství druhové rozmanitosti mravenců v korunách deštného pralesa rozluštěno (Mystery of canopy ant diversity revealed: Osel.cz, 5th April 2015) :
Camponotus wanangus: dedicated to Wanang village and its people (Papua New Guinea; P. Klimes and A. McArthur 2014)
Interview with Tom Fayle, a laureaute of Otto Wichterle prise 2015, about tropical ant research in Czech Science Academy Bulletin (In Czech) [PDF]
Interview with Petr Klimeš about tropical research in New Guinea My family (Naše rodina, In Czech) [PDF] :
Interview with P.Klimeš about research in Papua New Guinea, Radio Vltava (In Czech) :