In press & 2022

Advento A.D., Yusah K., Salim H., Naim M., Caliman J.-P., Fayle T. M. (2022) The first record of the parasitic myrmecophilous caterpillar Liphyra brassolis (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) inside Asian weaver ant (Oecophylla smaragdina) nests in oil palm plantations. Biodiversity Data Journal 10: article number: e83842. (short communication article)

De Wint F., Cornelis M., Reynaert S., González P.A., Bouillard N., Gyselings R., De Bruyn L. (2022) New bat species and records for the Adriatic Islands Vis and Biševo (Croatia). Belgian Journal of Zoology 152: 99-112. (research article)

Fayle T.M., Klimes P. 2022: Improving estimates of global ant biomass and abundance. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS): 119 (42): e2214825119  (commentary article)

Janda M. (2022) Becoming urban: how city life shapes the social structure and genetics of ants. Molecular Ecology (commentary article)

Klimes P., Drescher J., Buchori D., Hidayat P., Nazarreta R., Potocky P., Rimandai M., Scheu S., Matos-Maravi P. (2022): Uncovering cryptic diversity in the enigmatic ant genus Overbeckia and insights into the phylogeny of Camponotini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Invertebrate Systematics 36(6), 557–579. (research article)

Liang J. et al. (including Fayle T.M.) (2022) Co-limitation toward lower latitudes shapes global forest diversity gradients. Nature Ecology & Evolution (research article)

Tuma J., Frouz J., Vesela J., Krivohlavy F., Fayle T.M. (2022) The impacts of tropical mound-building social insects on soil properties vary between taxa and with anthropogenic habitat change. Applied Soil Ecology (research article)

Xing S., Hood A.S.C., Dial R.J., Fayle T.M. (2022) Species turnover in ant assemblages is greater horizontally than vertically in the world’s tallest tropical forest. Ecology and Evolution 2022(12): e9158. (research article)


Antoniazzi R., Guevara R., García‐Franco, J., Janda M., Leponce, M., Dáttilo, W. (2021) Environmental drivers of ant dominance in a tropical rainforest canopy at different spatial scales. Ecological Entomology 46: 440-450. (research article)

Aguilar-Méndez M.J., Rosas-Mejía M., Vásquez-Bolanos M., González-Hernández G.A., Janda M. (2021) New distributional records for ants and the evaluation of ant species richness and endemism patterns in Mexico. Biodiversity Data Journal 9: e60630. (research article)

Basset Y. F., Ré Jorge L., Butterill P. T., Lamarre G., Dahl C. N., Čtvrtečka R., Gripenberg S., Lewis O., Barrios H., Brown J. W., et al., Kaman O., Klimeš P., Knížek M., Miller S., Morse G.E., Novotný V., et al., Weiblen G., Wright S., Segar S.T. (2021) Host specificity and interaction networks of insect feeding on seeds and fruits in tropical rainforests. Oikos 130: 1462-1476. (research article)

Booher D.B., Gibson J.C., Liu C., Longino J.T., Fisher B.L., Janda M., Narula N., Evropi Toulkeridou E., Mikheyev A.S., Suarez A.V. ,Economo E.P. (2021) Functional innovation promotes diversification of form in the evolution of an ultrafast trap-jaw mechanism in ants. PLoS biology 19 (3): e3001031. (research article)

Boyle M.J.W., Bishop T.R., Luke S.H., van Breugel M., Evans T.A., Pfeifer M., Fayle T.M., Hardwick S.R., Lane-Shaw R.I., Yusah K.M., Ashford I.C.R., Ashford O.S., Garnet E., Turner E.C., Wilkinson C.L., Chung A.Y.C., Ewers R.E. (2021) Localised climate change defines ant communities in human-modified tropical landscapes. Functional Ecology  35 (5): 1094-1108. (research article)

Burger H.F., Vondráčková K., Sklodowski M., Koid Q-Q., Dent D.H., Wallace K. & Fayle T.M. (2021) Protection from herbivores varies among ant genera for the myrmecophilic plant Leea aculeata in Malaysian BorneoAsian Myrmecology 14: e014002. (research article)

Edwards F.A, Edwards D., Hamer K.C. & Fayle T.M. (2021) Tropical land-use change alters community assembly. Oecologia 195: 705–717. (research article)

Klimes P., Bishop, T., Fayle T.M. & Xing, S. (2021) Reported climate change impacts on cloud forest ants are driven by sampling bias: a critical evaluation of Warne et al. (2020) Biotropica 53(4): 982–986. (commentary article)

Leponce M., Dejean A., Mottl O., Klimeš P. (2021) Rapid assessment of the three-dimensional distribution of dominant arboreal ants in tropical forests. Insect Conservation and Diversity 14: 426-438. (Techniques & Methodology)

Moses J., Fayle T. M., Novotný V., Klimes P. (2021) Elevation and leaf litter interact in determining the structure of ant communities on a tropical mountain. Biotropica 53: 906-919. (research article)

Mottl O., Yombai J., Novotny V., Leponce M., Weiblen G., Klimes P. (2021) Inter-specific aggression generates ant mosaics in canopies of primary tropical rainforest. Oikos 130: 1087–1099. (research article)

Rosas-Mejía M., Guénard B., Aguilar-Méndez M.J., Ghilardi A., Vásquez-Bolanos M., Economo E., Janda, M. (2021) Alien ants (Formicidae: Hymenoptera) in Mexico – the first database of records. Biological Invasions 23 (6): 1669-1680. (research article)

Sutton S., van der Linden C., Fayle T.M., Yusah K., Biun A., Chung A.Y. Banati L., Sepanggi N., Eting L. Yu F.T.Y. Foronda P., Taradas S. Ginsos J., Whitaker T. Jisimin & Parenti, J. (2021) Troides andromache Staudinger 1892: The natural history and conservation of the Kinabalu or Borneo birdwing butterfly past, present and futureMalayan Nature Journal: 81st Anniversary Special Issue: 157-172. (research article)

Yombai J., Klimes P., Dargush P., Posman A., Mottl O., Mani A., Dem F., Novotny V. Ant species diversity, distribution and community composition in different forest types in Papua New Guinea. Case Studies in the Environment: 5 (1): 1342727. (research article)

Xing S., Fayle, T.M. (2021) The rise of ecological network meta-analyses: Problems and prospects. Global Ecology and Conservation 30 (2021): e01805. (short communication)

Wasti I.G., Khan F.A.A., Bernard H., Hassan NH, Fayle T.M. & Seelan J.S.S. (2021) Fungal communities in bat guano, speloetherm surfaces, and cavern water in Madai cave, northern Borneo, Malaysia. Mycology 12(3): 188-202. (research article)

Wenda C., Xing S., Nakamura A., Bonebrake T.C. (2021) Morphological and behavioural differences facilitate tropical butterfly persistence in variable environments. Journal of Animal Ecology 90: 2888-2900.

Zahra S. Novotny, V. & Fayle T.M. (2021) Do reverse Janzen-Connell effects reduce species diversity? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 36 (5): 387-390. (review &  opinion article)


Antoniazzi, R., García‐Franco, J., Janda M., Leponce, M., Dáttilo, W. (2020) Diurnal foraging ant–tree co‐occurrence networks are similar between canopy and understorey in a Neotropical rain forest. Biotropica 52: 717-729. (research article)

Bladon A.J., Lewis M., Bladon E.K., Buckton S.J., Corbett S., Ewing S.R., Hayes M.P., Hitchcock G.E., Knock R., Lucas C., McVeigh A., Menéndez R., Walker J.M., Fayle T. M., Turner E. (2020) How butterflies keep their cool: Physical and ecological traits influence thermoregulatory ability and population trends. Journal of Animal Ecology 89(11): 2440-2450. (research article)

Chauviré B., Houadria M., Donini B.T., Berger B., Rondeau B., Kritsky G. & Lhuissier P. (2020) Arthropod entombment in weathering‑formed opal: new horizons for recording life in rocks. Scientific Reports 10:10575. (research article)

Dattilo et. al., incl. Janda M. (2020) MEXICO ANTS: incidence and abundance along the Nearctic‐Neotropical interface. Ecology 101: e02944. (data paper)

Dumbrell A.j., Turner E.C., Fayle T.M. editors (2020) Tropical Ecosystems in the 21st Century. Advances in Ecological Research, volume 62, 468 p. (special volume series)

Dumbrell A., Turner E.C. & Fayle, T.M. (2020) Preface: Tropical forest ecosystems in the 21st century. Advances in Ecological Research 62: xvii-xxvi. (introduction to the volume series)

Fayle T.M. (2020) Varying richness need not imply non-random species co-occurrence: implications for specifying null models. bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/2020.11.04.367839

Hood A.S.C., Stone J., Advento A.D., Fayle T.M., Fairnie A.L.M., Waters H.S., Foster W.A., Snaddon J.L., Sudharto Ps, Caliman J-P, Naim M & Turner EC (2020) Removing understory vegetation in oil palm plantations reduces ground-foraging ant abundance but not species richnessBasic and Applied Ecology 48: 1-11.

Houadria M.Y.I. Feldhaar H., Fiala B., Lestina D.,  Chung A., Salleh A., Justin H., Kokorova P., Fayle T.M. (2020) Reduced benefits of ant occupation for ant-trees in oil palm compared with heavily logged forest. Symbiosis 81: 79-91. (research article)

Houadria M.Y.I., Menzel F. (2020) Temporal and dietary niche is context-dependent in tropical ants Ecological Entomology 45: 761-770. (research article)

Lamarre G., Fayle T. M., Segar S. T., Laird-Hopkins B., Nakamura A., Souto-Vilarós D., Watanabe S., Basset Y. F. (2020) Monitoring tropical insects in the 21st century. Advances in Ecological Research 62: 295-330. (review article in a monography)

Mottl O., Fibich P., Klimeš P., Volf M., Tropek R., Anderson-Teixeira K., Auga J., Blair T., Butterill P. T., Carscallen G., Gonzalez-Akre E., Goodman A., Kaman O., Lamarre G., Libra M., Losada M.E., Manumbor M., Miller S., Molem K., Nichols G., Plowman N., Redmond C. M., Seifert C. L., Vrána J., Weiblen G., Novotný V. (2020) Spatial covariance of herbivorous and predatory guilds of forest canopy arthropods along a latitudinal gradient. Ecology Letters 23: 1499–1510. (research article)

Mottl O., Yombai, Fayle T.M., Novotny V., Klimes P. (2020) Experiments with artificial nests provide evidence for ant community stratification and nest site limitation in a tropical forest. Biotropica 52: 277-287. (research article)

Plowman N.S., Mottl, O., Novotny, V., Philip F.J., Idigel, C., Rimandai M., Klimes, P. (2020). Nest microhabitats and tree size mediate shifts in ant community structure across elevation in tropical rainforest canopies. Ecography 43: 431–442. (research article)

Segar S.T., Fayle T.M., Srivastava D.S., Lewinsohn T.M., Lewis O.T., Novotny V., Kitching R.L., Maunsel S.C. (2020) The role of evolution in shaping ecological networks Trends in Ecology and Evolution 35: 454-466. (review article)

Souto-Vilarós D., Houadria M., Michalek J., Sisol M, Isua B., Kuyaiva T., Weiblen G.D., Novotny V., Segar S.T. (2020) Contrasting patterns of fig wasp communities along Mt.Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea. Biotropica 52: 323–334. (research article)

Tuma J., Eggleton P., Fayle T.M. (2020) Ant‐termite interactions: an important but under‐explored ecological linkage Biological Reviews 95: 555-572. (review article)

Zohner C.M. et al, GFBI consortium of 46 co-authors including Fayle T.M. (2020) Late spring-frost risk between 1959 and 2017 decreased in North America, but increased in Europe and Asia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117: 12192-12200. (research article)


Dahl C., Ctvrtecka R., Gripenberg S., Lewis O.T., Segar S.T., Klimes P., Sam K., Rinan D., Filip J.,  Lilip R., Kongnoo P., Panmeng M., Putnaul S.,  Reungaew M., Rivera M., Barrios B., Davies S.J., Bunyavejchewin S., Wright J.S., Weiblen G.D., Novotny V., Basset Y. (2019). The insect-focused classification of fruit syndromes in tropical rainforests: an inter-continental comparison. Biotropica 51: 39–49.   (research article)

Economo E.P., Huang J.P., Fischer B., Sarnat E.M., Narula M., Janda M., Guénard B., John T Longino J.T., Lacey Knowles L. (2019). Evolution of the latitudinal diversity gradient in the hyperdiverse ant genus Pheidole. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28 (4): 456-470.  (research article)

Grevé M.E., Houadria M. Y. I., Andersen A., Menzel F. (2019) Niche differentiation in rainforest ant communities across three continents. Ecology and Evolution 9: 8601-8615.  (research article)

Janda M., Rosas-Mejía M., Corcuera P., Aguilar-Méndez M.J., Vásquez-Bolaños M., Tafoya-Alvarado Y. (2019) Diversity and Community Structure of Ants in the Cuatro Ciénegas Basin, Coahuila, Mexico.  F. In: Animal Diversity and Biogeography of the Cuatro Ciénegas Basin, Cuatro Ciénegas Basin: An Endangered Hyperdiverse Oasis. Ed. by F. Álvarez, M. Ojeda, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 129-144 pp. (book chapter).

Mottl O., Plowman N.S., Novotny V., Gewa B., Rimandai M., Klimes P. Secondary succession has surprisingly low impact on arboreal ant communities in tropical montane rainforest. Ecosphere 10(8): e02848. (research article)

Tuma J., Fleiss S., Eggleton P., Frouz J., Klimes P., Lewis O., Yusah K.M., Fayle T.M. 2019. Logging of rainforest and conversion to oil palm reduces bioturbator diversity but not levels of bioturbation. Applied Soil Ecology 144: 123-133. (research article)

Steidinger B.S., Crowther T.W., Liang J., Van Nuland M.E., Werner G.D.A., Reich P.B., Nabuurs G., de-Miguel S., Zhou M., Picard N., Herault B., Zhao X., Zhang C., Routh D., GFBI consortium of 206 authors including Fayle T.M., & Peay K.G. (2019) Climatic controls of decomposition drive the global biogeography of forest-tree symbioses. Nature 569: 404-408. (research article)

Volf M., Klimes P., Lamarre G.P.A., Redmond C.M., Seifert C.L., Abe T., Auga J., Anderson-Teixeira K., Basset Y., Beckett S., Butterill P.T., Drozd P, Gonzalez-Akre E., Kaman O., Kamata N., Laird-Hopkins B., Libra M., Manumbor M., Miller S.E., Molem K., Mottl O., Murakami M., Nakaji T., Plowman N.S., Pyszko P., Sigut M., Sipos J., Tropek R., Weiblen G.D., Novotny V. 2019. Quantitative assessment of arthropod-plant interactions in forest canopies: a plot-based approach. PLOS One: e0222119. (methodological article)  [*full composed pdf with Apendices: 2019-Volf-etal-FULL]


Arnan, X., Andersen, A. N., Gibb, H., Parr, C. L., Sanders, N. J., Dunn, R. R., Angulo, E., Baccaro, F. B., Bishop, T. R., Boulay, R., Castracani, C., Cerda, X., Del Toro, I., Delsinne, T., Donoso, D. A., Elten, E. K., Fayle, T. M., Fitzpatrick, M. C., Gomez, C., Grasso, D. A., Grossman, B. F., Guenard, B., Gunawardene, N., Heterick, B., Hoffmann, B. D., Janda, M., Jenkins, C. N., Klimes, P., Lach, L., Laeger, T., Leponce, M., Lucky, A., Majer, J., Menke, S., Mezger, D., Mori, A., Moses, J., Munyai, T. C., Paknia, O., Pfeiffer, M., Philpott, S. M., Souza, J. L. P., Tista, M., Vasconcelos, H. L. and Retana, J. Dominance-diversity relationships in ant communities differ with invasion. Global Change Biology 24: 4614–4625. (research article)

Basset Y., Dahl C., Ctvrtecka R., Gripenberg S., Lewis O.T., Segar S.T., Klimes P., Barrios H., Brown J.W., Bunyavejchewin S., Butcher B.A., Cognato A.I., Davies S., Kaman O., Knizek M., Miller S.E., Morse G.E., Novotny V., Pongpattananurak N., Pramual P., Quicke D.L.J., Robbins R.K., Sakchoowong W., Schutze M., Vesterinen E.J., Wang W., Wang Y., Weiblen G., Wright J.S. (2018) A cross-continental comparison of assemblages of seed- and fruit-feeding insects in tropical rainforests: faunal composition and rates of attack. Journal of Biogeography 45: 1395–1407. (research article)

Houadria M.Y.I., Klimes P., Fayle T.M., Gullan P.J. Host-plant dissections reveal contrasting distributions of Crematogaster ants and their symbionts in two myrmecophytic Macaranga species. Ecological Entomology 43: 601–611. (research article)

Klimes P., Borovanska M., Plowman N., Leponce M. (2018) How common is trophobiosis with hoppers (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha) inside ant nests (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)? Novel interactions from New Guinea and a world-wide overview. Myrmecological News 26: 31-45. (research article & review)

Matos Maraví P.F., Clouse R., Sarnat E., Economo E., LaPolla J.S., Borovanská M., Rabeling C., Czekanski-Moir J., Latumahina F., Wilson E., Janda M. (2018) An ant genus-group (Prenolepis) illuminates the biogeography and drivers of insect diversification in the Indo-Pacific. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 123: 16-25. (research article)

Matos‐Maraví P.F., Matzke N.J., Larabee F.J., Clouse R.M., Wheeler W.C., Sorger M.D.,  Suarez A.V., Janda M. (2018) Taxon Cycle predictions supported by model‐based inference in Indo‐Pacific trap‐jaw ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Odontomachus). Molecular Ecology 27: 4090-4107. (research article)

Novais S., Macedo-Reis L.E., Cristobal-Peréz J., Sánchez-Montoya G., Janda M., Neves F., Quesada M. (2018) Positive effects of the catastrophic Hurricane Patricia on insect communities. Scientific Reports 2018(8): 15042. (research article)

Orivel J., Klimes P., Novotny V., Leponce M. (2018) Resource use and food preferences in understorey ant communities along a complete elevational gradient in Papua New Guinea. Biotropica 50(4): 641-648.  (research article)

Philip A.J., Fayle T.M., Yusah K.M. (2018) Selectively logging old growth rain forest twice changes canopy ant species composition, while conversion to oil palm changes composition and reduces species richness and diversity. Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation 15: 139–154.  (research article)

Yusah K.M., Foster W.A., Reynolds G., Fayle T.M. (2018) Ant mosaics in Bornean primary rain forest high canopy depend on spatial scale, time of day, and sampling method. PeerJ 6, e4231. (research article)


Chomicki G., Janda M., Renner S. (2017) The assembly of ant-farmed gardens: mutualism specialization via host broadening. Proceedings of the Royal Society B  284: 20161759. (research article)

Economo, E. P., Janda M., Guneard, B., Sarnat, E. (2017) Assembling a species-area curve through colonization, speciation, and human-mediated introduction. Journal of Biogeography 44: 1088–1097. (research article)

Fayle T.M., Wanji, C, Turner E.C. & Yusah K.M. (2017) Living together in novel habitats: A review of land-use change impacts on mutualistic ant-plant symbioses in tropical forests. In: Ant-Plant Interactions: Impacts of Humans on Terrestrial Ecosystems. Ed. by P.S. Oliveira & S. Koptur, Cambridge University Press, p. 52-72. (book chapter).

Gibb H., Dunn R.D., Sanders N.J., Grossman B.F., Photakis M., Abril S., Agosti D., Andersen A.N., Angulo E., Armbrecht I., Arnan X., Baccaro F.B., Bishop T.R., Boulay R., Brühl C., Castracani C., Cerda X., Del Toro I., Delsinne T., Diaz M., Donoso D.A., Ellison A.M., Enriquez M.L., Fayle T.M., Feener Jr D.H., Fisher B.L., Fisher R.N., Fitzpatrick M.C., Gómez C., Gotelli N.J., Gove A., Grasso D.A., Groc S., Guenard B., Gunawardene N., Heterick B., Hoffmann B., Janda M., Jenkins C., Kaspari M., Klimes P., Lach L., Laeger T., Lattke J., Leponce M., Lessard J.-P., Longino J., Lucky A., Luke S.H., Majer J., McGlynn T.P., Menke S., Mezger D., Mori A., Moses J., Munyai T.C., Pacheco R., Paknia O., Pearce-Duvet J., Pfeiffer M., Philpott S.M., Resasco J., Retana J., Silva R.R., Sorger M.D., Souza J., Suarez A., Tista M., Vasconcelos H.L., Vonshak M., Weiser M.D., Yates M., Parr C.L. (2017) A global database of ant species abundances. Ecology 98(3): 883–884.  (data paper)

Houadria M. Y. I., Menzel F. (2017) What determines the importance of a species for ecosystem processes? Insights from tropical ant assemblages. Oecologia 184: 885-899. (research article)

Hudson L.N., Newbold T., [100s of co-authors including Fayle T.M.] & Purvis A. (2017) The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution 7: 145–188. (data paper)

Klimes P. (2017) Diversity and specificity of ant-plant interactions in canopy communities: insights from primary and secondary tropical forests in New Guinea. In: Ant-Plant Interactions – Impacts of Humans on Terrestrial Ecosystems. Ed. by Oliveira, P.S. & Koptur S.  Cambridge University Press, p. 26-51. (book chapter).

Nakamura A., Kitching R.L., Cao M., Creedy T.J., Fayle T.M., Freiberg M., Hewitt C.N., Itioka T., Koh L.P., Ma K., Mahli Y., Mitchell A., Novotny V., Ozanne C.M.P., Song L., Wang H., & Ashton L. (2017) Forests and their canopies: achievements and horizons in canopy scienceTrends in Ecology and Evolution 32: 438–451. (review article)

Normark B.B. et al.; incl. Janda. M. (2017) Cycad Aulacaspis Scale (Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi, 1977) in Mexico and Guatemala: a threat to native cycads. BioInvasions Records 6: 187–193. (research article)

Parr C.L., Dunn R.R., Sanders N.J., Weiser M., Photakis M., FitzPatrick M., Arnan X., Baccaro F., Bishop T.R., Brandão C., Chick L., Donoso D., Fayle T.M., Gómez C., Grossman B., Pacheco R., Retana J., Sagata K., Silva L.S.R., Silva R.R., Tista M., Vasconcelos H., Yates M., & Gibb H. (2017) GlobalAnts: a new database on the geography of ant traits (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Insect Conservation and Diversity 10: 5–20. (data paper)

Pattrick J.G., Sheperd T., Hoppitt W., Plowman N., Willmer P. (2017) A dual function for 4-methoxybenzaldehyde in Petasites fragrans? Pollinator-attractant and ant-repellent. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 11: 623-627. (research article)

Plowman N.S., Hood A., Moses J., Redmond C., Novotny V., Klimes P., Fayle T.M. (2017) Network reorganization and breakdown of an ant-plant protection mutualism with elevation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20162564. (research article)

Sharma P., Santiago, M., Kriebel R., Lipps S., Buenavente P., Diesmos A., Janda M., Boyer S., Clouse R. M., Wheeler W. C. (2017) A multilocus phylogeny of Podoctidae (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores) and parametric shape analysis reveal the disutility of subfamilial nomenclature in armored harvestman systematics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 106 : 164-173. (research article)


Clouse R. M., Blanchard B.D., Gibson R., Wheeler W. C., Janda M. (2016) Taxonomic updates for some confusing Micronesian species of Camponotus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Myrmecological News 23: 139-152. (research article)

Colwell R.K., Gotelli N.J., Ashton L.A., Beck J., Brehm G., Fayle T.M., Fiedler K., Forister M.L., Kessler M., Kitching R.L., Klimes P., Kluge J., Longino J.T., Maunsell S.C., McCain C.M., Moses J., Noben S., Sam K., Sam L., Shapiro A.M., Wang X., and Novotny V. (2016) Midpoint attractors and species richness: Modeling the interaction between environmental drivers and geometric constraints. Ecology Letters19: 1009–1022. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12640  (research article)

Elwood F.M.D., Bluthgen N., Fayle T.M., Foster W., Menzel F. (2016) Competition can lead to unexpected patterns in tropical ant communities. Acta Oecologica 75: 24-34.  (research article)

Leponce M., Novotny V., Pascal O., Robillard T., Legendre F., Villemant C., Munzinger J., Molino J.-F., Drew R., Odegaard F., Schmidl J., Tishechkin A., Sam K., Bickel D., Dahl C., Damas K., Fayle T.M., Gewa B., Jacquemin J., Keltim M., Klimes P., Koane B., Kua J., Mantilleri A., Mogia M., Molem K., Moses J., Nowatuo H., Orivel J., Pintaud J.-C., Roisin, Y., Sam L., Siki B., Soldati L., Soulier-Perkins A., Tulai S., Yombai J., Wardhaugh C., Basset Y. (2017) Land module of Our Planet Reviewed – Papua New Guinea: aims, methods and first taxonomical results. In: Insects of Mount Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea. Ed. by T. Robillard F. Legendre C. Villemant & M. Leponce, Mémories du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, vol. 209, p 11-48, Paris. (book chapter).

Fibich P., Lepš J., Novotný V., Klimeš P., Těšitel J., Molem K., Damas K. & Weiblen G. D. (2016) Spatial patterns of tree species distribution in New Guinea primary and secondary lowland rain forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 27328-339.   DOI: 10.1111/jvs.12363  (research article)

Gray C.L. , Simmons B.I., Fayle T.M., Mann D.J., Slade E.M. (2016) Are riparian forest reserves sources of invertebrate biodiversity spillover and associated ecosystem functions in oil palm landscapes? Biological Conservation 194:176–183.  (research article)

Janda M., Matos Maravi P., Borovanska M., Zima J. jr., Youngerman E.,  Pierce N., (2016) Phylogeny and population genetic structure of the ant genus Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in New Guinea.  Invertebrate Systematics 30: 28–40. (research article)

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]. (popularisation article)

Krell, F.-T., Klimes P., Rocha L., Fikacek M., Miller S. E. (2016) Preserve specimens for reproducibility. Nature 539: 168.  (letter to editors)

Larabee F.J., Fisher B.K., Schmidt Ch.A., Matos-Maravi P.,  Janda M., Suarez A.V. (2016) Molecular phylogenetics and diversification of trap-jaw ants in the genera Anochetus and Odontomachus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 103: 143–154. (research article)

Májeková M., Paal T., Plowman N.S., Bryndová M., Kasari L., Norberg A., Weiss M., Bishop T.R., Luke S.H., Sam K., Le Bagousse-Pinguet Y., Lepš J., Götzenberger L., de Bello F. (2016) Evaluating functional diversity: Missing trait data and the importance of species abundance structure and data transformation. PLoS ONE 11: e0149270. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0149270 (research article)

Matos Maravi P. (2016) Investigating the timing of origin and evolutionary processes shaping regional species diversity: insights from simulated data and Neotropical butterfly diversification rates. Evolution 70: 1638-1650DOI: 10.1111/evo.12960 (research article)

Sharma P.P., Santiago, M.A., Kreibel R., Lipps S.M., Buenavente, P.A.C., Diesmos A.C., Janda M., Boyer S.L., Clouse R.M., Wheeler W.C. (2016) A multilocus phylogeny of Podoctidae (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores) reveals the disutility of subfamily nomenclature and traditional character systems in armored harvestman systematics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 106:164-173. (research article)

Zima J.,  Lebrasseur O., Borovanská M., Janda M. (2016) Identification of microsatellite markers for a worldwide distributed, highly invasive ant species Tapinoma melanocephalum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). European  Journal of  Entomology 113: 409-414. (research article)


Clouse R.M., Janda M., Blanchard B., Sharma P., Hoffmann B.D., Andersen A.N., Czekanski-Moir J.E., Krushelnycky P., Rabeling C., Wilson E.O., Economo E.P., Sarnat E., General D.M., Alpert G.D., Wheeler W.C. (2015) Molecular phylogeny of Indo-Pacific carpenter ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae, Camponotus) reveals waves of dispersal and colonization from diverse source areas. Cladistics 31: 424-437. (research article)

Economo E.P., Sarnat E.M., Janda M., Clouse R.M., Klimov P., Fischer G., Blanchard B.D., Ramirez L., Andersen A.N., Berman M., Guénard B., Lucky A., Moreau C., Rabeling C., Knowles L. (2015) Breaking out of biogeographic modules: range expansion and taxon cycles in the hyperdiverse ant genus Pheidole. Journal of Biogeography 42(12): 2289–2301. doi:10.1111/jbi.12592 (research article)

Ewers R.M., Boyle M.J.W., Gleave R., Plowman N.S., Benedick S., Bernard H., Bishop T.R., Bakhtiar E.Y., Chey V.K., Chung A.Y.C., Davies R.G., Edwards D.P., Eggleton P., Fayle T.M., Hardwick S.R., Homathevi H., Khoo M.S., Kitching R.L., Luke S.H., March J.J., Nilus R., Pfeifer M., Rao S.V., Stork N.E., Struebig M.J., Wearn O.R., Yusah K.M., and Turner E.C (2015) Logging cuts the functional contribution of invertebrates in tropical rainforest. Nature Communications 6: 6836. [PDF] [Imperial College] (research article)

Fayle T.M. (2015) Moral hazard in ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 3: 3. (comment)

Fayle T.M., Edwards D.P., Foster W.A., Yusah K.M. & Turner E.C. (2015) An ant-plant by-product mutualism is robust to selective logging of rain forest and conversion to oil palm plantation. Oecologia 178: 441-50.  (research article)

Fayle T.M., Eggleton P., Manica A., Yusah K.M. & Foster W.A. (2015) Experimentally testing and assessing the predictive power of species assembly rules for tropical canopy ants. Ecology Letters 18: 254-262. (research article)

Fayle T.M., Scholtz O., Dumbrell A.J., Russell S., Segar S.T. & Eggleton P. (2015) Detection of mitochondrial COII DNA sequences in ant guts as a method for assessing termite predation by ants. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0122533. [PDF] (research article)

Fayle T.M., Turner E.C., Bassett Y., Ewers R.M., Reynolds G. & Novotny V. (2015) Whole-ecosystem experimental manipulations of tropical rainforests. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30(6): 334-346. [PDF] (review/perspective)

Gibb H., Sanders N.J., Dunn R.R., Photakis M., Abril S., Andersen A.N., Angulo E., Armbrecht I., Arnan X., Baccaro F.B., Boulay R., Castracani C., Del Toro I., Delsinne T., Diaz M., Donoso D.A., Enríquez M.L., Fayle T.M., Feener Jr. D.H., Fitzpatrick M., Gómez C., Grasso D.A., Groc S., Heterick B., Hoffmann B., Lach L., Lattke J., Leponce M., Lessard J-P., Longino J., Lucky A., Majer J., Menke S.B., Mezger D., Mori A., Paknia O., Pearce-Duvet J., Pfeiffer M., Philpott S., de Souza J.P.L, Tista M., Vonshak M., Parr C.L. (2015) Climate regulates the effects of anthropogenic disturbance on ant assemblage structure. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological 282(1808): 20150418. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.0418. (research article)

Gray C., Lewis O., Chung A.Y. & Fayle T.M. (2015) Riparian reserves within oil palm plantations conserve logged forest leaf litter ant communities and maintain associated scavenging rates. Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 31-40. (research article)

Klimes P. (2015): Checklist of ants of the Wanang Conservation Area, Papua New Guinea. New Guinea Binatang Research Center. Available at:

Klimes P., Fibich P., Idigel C., Rimandai M. (2015) Disentangling the diversity of arboreal ant communities in tropical forest trees. PLoS ONE 10(2): e0117853. (PDF) (research article)

Klimes P., Okrouhlik J. (2015) Invasive ant Tapinoma melanocephalum: a rare guest or increasingly common indoor pest in Europe? European Journal of Entomology 112(4): 705-712. [pdf] (research article)

Klimes P., Mottl O. (2015) The mystery of the variety of communities of ants in the crowns of tropical trees. Ziva 2015/4: 179-182. (PDF) [In Czech with English summary] (popularisation article)

Latumahina F., Borovanska M., Musyafa, Sumardi, Susetya Putra N., Janda M., (2015) Ants of Ambon Island – diversity survey and checklist. Zookeys 472: 43–57. (research article)


Janda, M., Alpert G., Borowiec M., Klimes P., Sarnat E.M., Guenard B. and S. Shattuck S. (2014). Cheklist of ants described and recorded from New Guinea and associated islands. Available at: (checklist)

Hudson L., Newbold T., [100s of co-authors including Fayle T.M.] & Purvis, A. (2014) The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology and Evolution 4: 4701–473. (research article)

Klimes P., McArthur A (2014) Diversity and ecology of arboricolous ant communities of Camponotus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a New Guinea rainforest with descriptions of four new species. Myrmecological News 20: 141-158. (PDF) (research article)

Konopik, O., Gray, C.L., Ulmar Grafe, T., Steffan-Dewenter, I., Fayle, T.M. (2014) From rainforest to oil palm plantations: Shifts in predator population and prey communities, but resistant interactions. Global Ecology and Conservation 2: 385–394. (PDF) (research article)

Luke, S.H., Fayle, T. M., Eggleton, P., Turner, E.C., Davies, R.G. (2014) Functional structure of ant and termite assemblages in old growth forest, logged forest and oil palm plantation in Malaysian Borneo. Biodiversity and Conservation 23 (11): 2817-2832. (PDF) (research article)

Matos Maravi P., Núňez Águila R., Peňa C., Miller J., Sourakov A., Wahlberg N. (2014) Causes of endemic radiation in the Caribbean: evidence from the historical biogeography and diversification of the butterfly genus Calisto (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Satyrini). BMC Evolutionary Biology 14:199. (PDF) (research article)

Miller J.A., Schilthuizen M., Burmester J.L., van der Graaf L., Merckx V., Jocqué M., Kessler P.J.A., Fayle T.M., Breeschoten T., Broeren R., Bouman R., Chua W., Feijen F., Fermont T., Groen K., Groen M., Kil N.J.C., de Laat H.A., Moerland M.S., Moncoquet C., Panjang E., Philip A.J., Roca-Eriksen R., Rooduijn B., van Santen M., Swakman V., Evans M.N., Evans L.J., Love K., Joscelyne S.H., Tober A.V., Wilson H.F., Ambu L.N., Goossens B. (2014) Dispatch from the field: ecology of ground-web-building spiders with description of a new species (Araneae, Symphytognathidae). Biodiversity Data Journal 2: e1076. (research article)

Yusah, K. & Fayle, T.M. (2014) The first record of a fly of the family Milichiidae (Diptera) interacting with an ant of the genus Polyrhachis Smith, 1857 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Biodiversity Data Journal 2: e4168. (PDF) (research article)


Fayle T.M., Polaszek A. (2013) Wallace’s legacy: from biogeography to conservation biology. Antenna 37: 172-175. (PDF) (popularisation article)

Fayle T.M., Turner E.C. & Foster W.A (2013) Ant mosaics occur in SE Asian oil palm plantation but not rain forest and are influenced by the presence of nest-sites and non-native species. Ecography 36: 1051-1057. (PDF) (research article)

Li, S., Vasemägi, A., Matos-Maraví, P. F., Ramula, S. 2013: Development and testing of microsatellite loci for the invasive herb Lupinus polyphyllus through 454 pyrosequencing. Molecular Ecology Resources 13(4): 760-762. (research article)

Matos-Maraví, P. F., Peña, C., Willmott, K. R., Freitas, A. V. L., Wahlberg, N. 2013: Systematics and evolutionary history of butteflies in the “Taygetis clade” (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Euptychiina): towards a better understanding of Neotropical biogeography. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 66(1): 54-68. (PDF) (research article)

Müller, C. J., Matos-Maraví, P. F., Beheregaray, L. B. 2013: Delving into Delias Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pieridae): fine-scale biogeography, phylogenetics and systematics of the world’s largest butterfly genus. Journal of Biogeography 40(5): 881-893. (research article)

Núñez Aguila, R., Matos Maraví, P. F., Wahlberg, N. 2013: New Calisto species from Cuba (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Zootaxa 3669(4): 503-521. (research article)

Senior M.J.M., Hamer K.C., Bottrell S., Edwards D.P., Fayle T.M., Lucey J.M., Mayhew P.J., Newton R., Peh K. S.-H., Sheldon F.H., Stewart C., Styring A.R., Thom M.D.F., Woodcock P. & Hill J.K. (2013) Trait-dependent declines of species following conversion of rain forest to oil palm plantations. Biodiversity and Conservation 22: 253-268. (PDF) (research article)

Sladecek F.X.J., Hrcek J., Klimes P., Konvicka M. (2013): Interplay of succession and seasonality reflects resource utilization in an ephemeral habitat. Acta Oecologica 46: 17-24. (research article)


Brussaard L., Aanen D.K., Briones M., Decaëns T, De Deyn G.B., Fayle T.M. & James S.W. (2012) Biogeography and phylogenetic community structure of soil invertebrate ecosystem engineers: global to local patterns and implications for ecosystem functioning and global environmental change impacts. In: Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services. Ed. by Wall D.H. et al., Oxford University Press, UK. (PDF) (book chapter)

Fayle T.M., Edwards D.P., Turner, E.C., Dumbrell A.J., Eggleton P. & Foster W.A. (2012). Public goods, public services, and by-product mutualism in an ant-fern symbiosis. Oikos 121: 1279–1286. (PDF) (research article)

Freitas, A. V. L., Wahlberg, N., Matos-Maraví, P. F., Marín, M. A., Mielke, O. H. H. 2012: Euptychia boulleti (Le Cerf) n. comb. (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae), a rare and endangered butterfly from southeastern Brazil. Neotropical Entomology 41(6): 461-467. (research article)

Klimeš P., Idigel C., Rimandai M., Fayle T. M., Janda M., Weiblen G. D. and Novotný V. (2012): Why are there more arboreal ant species in primary than secondary tropical forests? Journal of Animal Ecology 81(5): 1103-1112. (PDF) *Chosen as In Focus paper for the issue. (research article)

Núñez Aguila, R., Oliva Plasencia, E., Matos Maraví, P. F., Wahlberg, N. 2012: Cuban Calisto (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae), a review based on morphological and DNA data. ZooKeys 165: 57-105. (research article)

Smith M. A., Bertrand C., Crosby K., Eveleigh E. S., Fernandez-Triana J., Fisher B. L., Gibbs J., Hajibabaei M., Hallwachs W., Hind K., Hrček J., Huang D.-W., Janda M., Janzen D. H., Li Y., Miller S. E., Packer L., Quicke D., Ratnasingham S., Rodrigu (2012) Wolbachia and DNA barcoding Insects: Patterns, potential, and problems. PloS ONE 7: e36514. (research article)

Snaddon J.L., Turner E.C., Fayle T.M., Chey V.K., Eggleton P.E. & Foster W.A. (2012) Biodiversity hanging by a thread: the importance of fungal-litter trapping systems in tropical rainforests. Biology Letters 8: 397-400. (PDF) (research article)

Turner E.C., Abidin Y.Z., Barlow H., Fayle T.M., Jaafar M.H.H.J., Khen, C.V., Larenus J., Nainar A., Reynolds G., Yusof B.Y., Khoo M.S. & Ewers R.M. (2012) The Stability of Altered Forest Ecosystems Project: Investigating the design of human-modified landscapes for productivity and conservation. The Planter 88: 453-468. (PDF) (research article)

Yusah K.M., Fayle T.M., Harris G. & Foster W.A. (2012). Optimising diversity assessment protocols for high canopy ants in tropical rain forest. Biotropica 44: 73-81. (PDF) (research article)

Yusah K.M., Turner E.C., Yahya B.E. & Fayle T.M. (2012) An elevational gradient in litter-dwelling ant communities in Imbak Canyon, Sabah, Malaysia. Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation 9: 192-199. (PDF) (research article)


Fayle T.M., Bakker L., Cheah C., Ching T.M., Davey A., Dem F., Earl A., Huaimei Y., Hyland S., Johansson B., Ligtermoet E., Lim R., Lin L.K., Luangyotha P., Herlander Martins B., Palmeirim A.F., Paninhuan S., Kepfer Rojas S., Sam L., Sam P.T.T., Susanto D., Wahyudi A., Walsh J., Weigl S., Craze P.G., Jehle R., Metcalfe D. & Trevelyan T. (2011). A positive relationship between ant biodiversity (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and rate of scavenger-mediated nutrient redistribution along a disturbance gradient in a south-east Asian rain forest. Myrmecological News 14: 5-12. (PDF) (research article)

Fayle T.M., Dumbrell A.J., Turner E.C & Foster W.A. (2011). Distributional patterns of epiphytic ferns are explained by the presence of cryptic species. Biotropica 43: 6-7. (PDF) (research article)

Fayle T.M. & Manica A. (2011). Bias in null model analyses of species co-occurrence: a response to Gotelli and Ulrich (2010). Ecological Modelling 222: 1340-1341. (PDF) (response/comment)

Foster W.A., Snaddon J.L., Turner E.C., Fayle T.M., Cockerill T.D., Ellwood M.D.F., Broad G.R., Chung A.Y.C., Eggleton E., Chey V.K., Yusah K.M. (2011). Establishing the evidence base for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem function in the oil palm landscapes of South East Asia. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 366: 3277-3291. (PDF) (research article)

Janda, M., Kotrla, J., Borowiec, M., Klimeš P. and Alpert G. (2011): The Ants of New Guinea: species checklist and database of melanesian ant fauna.

Janda M., Konecna M. (2010) Canopy assemblages of ants in a New Guinea rainforest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 27: 83-91. (research article)

Klimeš P., Janda M., Ibalim S., Kua J. and Novotný V. (2011) Experimental suppression of ants foraging on rainforest vegetation in New Guinea: testing methods for a whole-forest manipulation of insect communities. Ecological Entomology 36: 94–103. (research article)

Machac A., Janda M., Dunn R. R., N. J. Sanders (2011) Elevational gradients in phylogenetic structure of ant assemblages reveal the interplay of biotic and abiotic constraints on diversity. Ecography 2010: 364-371. (research article)

Turner E.C., Snaddon J.L., Ewers R.M., Fayle T.M. and Foster W.A. (2011). The Impact of Oil Palm Expansion on Environmental Change: Putting Conservation Research in Context. In Bernardes M.A.S. (Ed.) Environmental Impact of Biofuels. InTech Press. (PDF) (book chapter)

Whitfeld T. J. S., Novotný V., Miller S. E., Hrcek J., Klimeš P. and Weiblen G. D (2011): Predicting tropical insect herbivore abundance from plant traits and phylogeny. Ecology 93(6): S211-S223. (research article)

Woodcock P., Edwards D.P., Fayle T.M., Newton R.J., Chey V.K.. Bottrell S.H. & Hamer K.C. (2011) The conservation value of Southeast Asia’s highly degraded forests: evidence from leaf-litter ants. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 366: 3256-3264. (PDF) (research article)


Edwards D.P., Ansell F.A., Woodcock P, Fayle T.M., Chey V.K. & Hamer K.C. (2010) Can the failure to punish promote cheating in mutualism? Oikos 119: 45-52. (research article)

Fayle T.M. & Manica A. (2010). Reducing over-reporting of deterministic co-occurrence patterns in biotic communities. Ecological Modelling 221: 2237-2242. (research article)

Fayle T.M. (2010) Go to the ant thou sluggard… Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25: 431-432. (book review)

Fayle T.M., Turner E.C., Snaddon J.L., Chey V.K., Chung A.Y., Eggleton P.E. & Foster W.A. (2010). Oil palm expansion into rain forest greatly reduces ant biodiversity in canopy, epiphytes and leaf litter. Basic and Applied Ecology 11: 337-345. (research article)

Klimeš P. and Saska P. (2010): Larval and adult seed consumption affected by the degree of food specialization in Amara (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Journal of Applied Entomology 134: 659–666. (research article)

Weiser, M.D., Sanders, N.J., Agosti, D., Andersen, A., Arnan, X., Bruhl, C., Cerda, X., Ellison, A., Fisher, B., Janda M., +others & Dun R. (2010) A global model of canopy ant diversity: do mechanisms on the ground drive patterns in the trees? Biology Letters 6: 769-772. (research article)


Dunn, R.R., Agosti D., Andersen A.N., Arnan X., Bruhl C. A., (Janda M. and 22 further coauthors) et al. (2009) Climatic drivers of hemispheric asymmetry in global patterns of ant species richness. Ecology Letters 12: 324-333. (research article)

Fayle T.M., Chung A.Y.C., Dumbrell A.J., Eggleton P. & Foster W.A. (2009). The Effect of Rain Forest Canopy Architecture on the Distribution of Epiphytic Ferns (Asplenium spp.) in Sabah, Malaysia. Biotropica 41: 676-681. (research article)

Hlaváč P., Janda M., (2009) New genus of Lomechusini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae) from Papua New Guinea associated with Leptogenys Roger. Zootaxa 2062: 57-64. (research article)

Koštál V., Tollarová-Borovanská M. (2009) The 70kDa heat shock protein assists during the repair of chilling injury in the insect, Pyrrhocoris apterus. PLoS ONE 4: e4546, 1-9. (research article)

Tollarová-Borovanská M., Lalouette L., Košťál V. (2009) Insect cold tolerance and repair of chill-injury at fluctuating thermal regimes: Role of 70 kDa heat shock protein expression. Cryo Letters 30: 312-319. (research article)

Shattuck S., Janda M., (2009) A new species of the Camponotus aureopilus species-group (Hymenoptera,Formicidae) from Papua New Guinea. Myrmecological News 12: 251-253. (research article)


Disney R.H.L. & Fayle T.M. (2008). A New Species of Scuttle Fly (Diptera: Phoridae) Parasitizing an Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Borneo. Sociobiology 51: 327-332. (research article)

Fayle T.M. (2008). Book Review of Ants of North America: A Guide to the Genera by Brian Fisher & Stefan Cover. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 152: 847. (research article)

Fayle T.M., Ellwood M.D.F., Turner E.C., Snaddon J.L., Yusah K.M. & Foster W.A. (2008). Bird’s nest ferns: islands of biodiversity in the rainforest canopy. Antenna 32: 34-37. (popularisation article)

Košťál V., Tollarová M., Doležel D. (2008) Dynamism in physiology and gene transcription during reproductive diapause in a heteropteran bug, Pyrrhocoris apterus. J. Insect Physiol. 54: 77-88. (research article)

Tollarová M. (2008) Seasonal activity-profiles of enzymes involved in cryoprotectant biosynthesis in Pyrrhocoris apterus (Heteroptera: Pyrrhocoridae). Eur. J. Entomol. 105: 149-152. (research article)

Turner E.C., Snaddon J.L., Fayle T.M. & Foster W.A. (2008). Oil Palm Research in Context: Identifying the Need for Biodiversity Assessment. PLoS ONE 3: e1572. (research article)


Aldridge D.C., Fayle T.M. & Jackson N. (2007). Freshwater mussel abundance predicts biodiversity in UK lowland rivers. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 17: 554-564. (research article)

Dunn, R.R., Sanders N.J., Fitzpatrick M.C., Laurent E, Lessard J.P., (Janda M. and 16 further coauthors) (2007) Global ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) biodiversity and biogeography – a new database and its possibilities. Myrmecological News 10: 77-83. (research article)

Fayle T.M., Sharp R.E. & Majerus M.E.N. (2007). The effect of moth trap type on size and composition in British Lepidoptera. British Journal of Entomology and Natural History 20: 221-232. (research article)

Field J., Turner E., Fayle T.M. & Foster W.A. (2007). Costs of egg-laying and offspring provisioning: multifaceted parental investment in a digger wasp. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 274: 445-451. (research article)

Janda M., Klimeš P. & Borowiec, M.L. (2007) Ecology of New Guinea ants (Hymenoptera:Formicidae) – exploring an unknown fauna. Myrmecological News 10: 109. (Conference abstract)

Novotný V., Miller S.E., Hulcr J., Drew R.A.I., Basset Y., Janda M., Setliff G.P., Darrow K., Stewart A.J.A., Auga J., Isua B., Molem K., Manumbor M. (2007) Low beta diversity of herbivorous insects in tropical forests. Nature 448: 692-695. (research article)


Novotný V., Drozd P., Miller S. E., Kulfan M., Janda M., Basset Y., Weiblen G. D. (2006) Why are there so many species of herbivorous insects in tropical rainforests? Science 313: 1115-1118. (research article)

Tomčala A., Tollarová M., Overgaard J., Šimek P, Košťál V. (2006) Seasonal acquisition of chill tolerance and restructuring of membrane glycerophospholipids in an overwintering insect: triggering by low temperature, desiccation and diapause progression. J. Exp. Biol. 209: 4102-4114. (research article)


Janda M., Folkova D., Zrzavy J. (2004) Phylogeny of Lasius ants based on mitochondrial DNA and morphology, and the evolution of social parasitism in the Lasiini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 33: 595-614. (research article)

Novotný V., Miller S.E., Leps J., Basset Y., Bito D., Janda M., Hulcr J., Damas K., Weiblen G.D. (2004) No tree an island: the plant-caterpillar food web of a secondary rain forest in New Guinea. Ecology Letters 7: 1090-1100. (research article)


Novotný, V., Miller, S.E., Cizek, L., Leps, J., Janda, M., Basset, Y., Weiblen, G.D., Darrow, K. (2003) Colonising aliens: caterpillars (Lepidoptera) feeding on Piper aduncum and P. umbellatum in rainforests of Papua New Guinea. Ecological Entomology 28: 704–716. (research article)