RNDr. Petr Klimeš, Ph.D.

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

Contact details

Phone: +420 38 777 5332
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: 64 records
Hönle P., Plowman N., Matos Maravi P. F., de Bello F., Bishop T., Libra M., Idigel C., Rimandai M., Klimeš P. (2024) Forest disturbance increases functional diversity but decreases phylogenetic diversity of an arboreal tropical ant community Journal of Animal Ecology 93 : 501–516.
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.14060
Moses J., Peters M.K., Tiede Y, Mottl O., Donoso D., Farwig N., Fayle T. M., Novotný V., Sanders N., Klimeš P. (2023) Nutrient use by tropical ant communities varies among three extensive elevational gradients: a cross-continental comparison Global Ecology and Biogeography 32 : 2212–2229.
DOI: 10.1111/geb.13757
Fayle T. M., Klimeš P. (2022) Improving estimates of global ant biomass and abundance Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 119 (42) : e2214825119.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2214825119
Klimeš P., Drescher J., Buchori D., Hidayat P., Nazarreta R., Potocký P., Rimandai M., Scheu S., Matos Maravi P. F. (2022) Uncovering cryptic diversity in the enigmatic ant genus Overbeckia and insights into the phylogeny of Camponotini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) Invertebrate Systematics 36 : 557–579.
DOI: 10.1071/IS21067
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.
DOI: 10.1111/oik.08152
Klimeš 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 : 982-986.
DOI: 10.1111/btp.12952
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.
DOI: 10.1111/icad.12486
Moses J., Fayle T. M., Novotný V., Klimeš P. (2021) Elevation and leaf litter interact in determining the structure of ant communities on a tropical mountain. Biotropica 53 : 906-919.
DOI: 10.1111/btp.12914
Mottl O., Yombai J., Novotný V., Leponce, M.,, Weiblen George D., Klimeš P. (2021) Inter-specific aggression generates ant mosaics in canopies of primary tropical rainforest. Oikos 130 : 1087–1099.
DOI: 10.1111/oik.08069
Yombai J., Klimeš P., Dargush P., Posman A., Mottl O., Mani A., Dem F., Novotný V. (2021) Ant species diversity, distribution and community composition in different forest types in Papua New Guinea. Case Studies in the Environment 5(1) : 1342727.
DOI: 10.1525/cse.2021.1342727
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.
DOI: 10.1111/ele.13579
Mottl O., Yombai J., Fayle T. M., Novotný V., Klimeš P. (2020) Experiments with artificial nests provide evidence for ant community stratification and nest site limitation in a tropical forest. Biotropica 52 : 277-287.
DOI: 10.1111/btp.12684
Plowman N., Mottl O., Novotný V., Idigel C., Philip F.J., Rimandai M., Klimeš P. (2020) Nest microhabitats and tree size mediate shifts in ant community structure across elevation in tropical rainforest canopies. Ecography 43 : 431-442.
DOI: 10.1111/ecog.04730
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
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
Volf M., Klimeš P., Lamarre G., Redmond C. M., Seifert C. L., Abe T., Auga J., Anderson-Teixeira K., Basset Y. F., Beckett S., Butterill P. T., Drozd P., Gonzalez-Akre E., Kaman O., Kamata N., Laird-Hopkins B., Libra M., Manumbor M., Miller S., Molem K., Mottl O., Murakami M., Nakaji T., Plowman N., Pyszko P., Šigut M., Šipoš J., Tropek R., Weiblen G., Novotný V. (2019) Quantitative assessment of plant-arthropod interactions in forest canopies: A plot-based approach. PLOS One 14 : e0222119.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0222119
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

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