RNDr. Petr Klimeš, Ph.D.

Job Position: Head of Laboratory - Laboratory of Ecology and Evolution of Social Insects

Contact details

Phone: +420 387775332
E-mail: klimes@entu.cas.cz
Web: www.antscience.com
Room: 105

Description

Ecology of insects, myrmecology.

Teaching Biology of Social Insects KZO / 398
University of South Bohemia; Charles Univesity in Prague

Publications
Total found: 51 records
Dahl C. N., Čtvrtečka R., Gripenberg S., Lewis O., Segar S. T., Klimeš P., Sam K., Rinan D., et al., Novotný V., Basset Y. F. (2019) The insect-focused classification of fruit syndromes in tropical rain forests: An inter-continental comparison. Biotropica 51 : 39-49.
DOI: 10.1111/btp.12622
Klimeš P., Fayle T. M., Jacquemin J., Moses J., Mottl O., Orivel J., Novotný V., Leponce M. (2019) How much does a tropical forest elevational gradient contribute to biodiversity? Insights from the ant communities of Mt. Wilhelm. Joint Meeting between the British Ecological Society Tropical Ecology Group and the Society for Tropical Ecology. 9.-12.4.2019. Edinburgh, UK
Mottl O., Plowman N., Novotný V., Gewa B., Rimandai M., Klimeš P. (2019) Secondary succession has surprisingly low impact on arboreal ant communities in tropical montane rainforest. Ecosphere 10 : e02848.
DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.2848
Mottl O., Yombai J., Fayle T. M., Novotný V., Klimeš P. (2019) Experiments with artificial nests provide evidence for ant community stratification and nest site limitation in a tropical forest. Biotropica In press : DOI: 10.1111/btp.12684
Tůma J., Fleiss S., Eggleton P., Frouz J., Klimeš P., Lewis O., Yusah K., 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.
DOI: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2019.07.002
Arnan X., Andersen, A. N., Gibb H., Parr C. L., Sanders N., Dunn R., Angulo E., Baccaro F., Bishop T., Boulay R., Castracani C., Cerda X., Del Toro I., Delsinne T., Donoso D., Elten E.K., Fayle T. M., Fitzpatrick M., Gómez C., Grasso D.A., Grossman B., Guénard B., Gunawardene N., Heterick B., Hoffmann B., Janda M., Jenkins C.N., Klimeš P., Lach L., Laeger T., Leponce M., Lucky A., Majer J., Menke S., Mezger D., Mori A., Moses J., Munyai T., Paknia O., Pfeiffer M., Philpott S.M., Souza J.L.P., Tista M., Vasconcelos H., Retana J. (2018) Dominance-diversity relationships in ant communities differ with invasion. Global Change Biology 24 : 4614–4625.
DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14331
Basset Y. F., Dahl C. N., Čtvrtečka R., Gripenberg S., Lewis O., Segar S. T., Klimeš P., Barrios H., Brown J. W., Bunyavejchewin S., Butcher B., Cognato A., Davies S., Kaman O., Knížek M., Miller Scott E., Morse G. E., Novotný V., Pongpattananurak N., Pramual P., Quicke D., 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 rain forests: Faunal composition and rates of attack. Journal of Biogeography 45 : 1395-1407.
DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13211
Houadria M. Y. I., Klimeš P., Fayle T. M., Gullan P.J. (2018) Host-plant dissections reveal contrasting distributions of Crematogaster ants and their symbionts in two myrmecophytic Macaranga species. Ecological Entomology 43 : 601-611.
DOI: 10.1111/een.12633
Klimeš P. (2018) Ant-trophobiont interactions inside nests in tropical trees: opening the black box. 55th ATBC Annual Meeting, Kuching - Malaysia, 30.6.-5.7. 2018. Program & Abstracts, paper n#144
Klimeš P., Borovanská 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.
Orivel J., Klimeš P., Novotný V., Leponce M. (2018) Resource use and food preferences in understorey ant communities along a complete elevational gradient in Papua New Guinea. Biotropica 50 : 641-648.
DOI: 10.1111/btp.12539
Gibb H., et al., Fayle T. M., et al., Janda M., et al., Klimeš P., et al., Moses J., et al., Parr C. L. (2017) A global database of ant species abundances. Ecology 98 : 883-884.
DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1682
Klimeš 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: Paulo S. Oliveira, Suzanne Koptur. Cambridge University Press ISBN: 9781107159754 : 26-51.
Klimeš P. (2017) Jak by vypadal svět bez termitů? Vesmír 96 : 600-601.


Documents to download:
Vesmír Recenze Svět podle termitů (pdf)
Plowman N., Hood A., Moses J., Redmond C. M., Novotný V., Klimeš P., Fayle T. M. (2017) Network reorganization and breakdown of an ant-plant protection mutualism with elevation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B - Biological Sciences 284 : article number 20162564.
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2564
Colwell R., Gotelli N., Ashton L., Beck J., Brehm G., Fayle T. M., Fiedler K., Forister M., Kessler M., Kitching R., Klimeš P., Kluge J., Longino J., Maunsell S., McCain C., Moses J., Noben S., Sam K., Sam L., Shapiro A., Wang X., Novotný V. (2016) Midpoint attractors and species richness: Modelling the interaction between environmental drivers and geometric constraints. Ecology Letters 19 : 1009-1022.
DOI: 10.1111/ele.12640

Documents to download:
Cover photo (pdf)
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 27 : 328-339.
Jacquemin J., Debakker D., Klimeš P., Maraun M., Roisin Y., Leponce M. (2016) Trophic ecology of ants and spiders along a wide elevational gradient in Papua New Guinea revealed by stable isotopes. O45-12-S45. 53rd ATBC Annual Meeting, Montpellier - France, Program & Abstracts 226.
Klimeš P. (2016) Nezvaní mravenčí hosté: od domácích druhů k invazím z tropů. Živa 4/2016 : 192-194.


Documents to download:
Klimeš Živa 2016 (pdf)
Klimeš P. (2016) Diversity and specificity of ant-plant interactions in canopy communities of a primary and secondary tropical rainforest. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, Florida, USA, September 25-30.

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