MSc. Nichola Plowman, Ph.D.

Job Position: Research Scientist - Laboratory of Ecology and Evolution of Social Insects

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Phone: +420 387775378


Mechanisms structuring arboreal ant communities along ecological gradients in New Guinea rainforests

Total found: 14 records
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
DOI: 10.1007/s11829-017-9519-3
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
Májeková M., Paal T., Plowman N., Bryndová M., Kasari L., Norberg A., Weiss M., Bishop T., Luke S., Sam K., Le Bagousse-Pinguet Y., Lepš J., Götzenberger L., d. (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
Mottl O., Plowman N., Novotný V., Klimeš P. (2016) Ants and succession in tropical mountain forest: Its low effect on arboreal ant communities in New Guinea Highlands. European Conference of Tropical Ecology and Annual Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology", 23.-26. února 2016, Göttingen, Německo
Ewers R., Boyle M., Gleave R., Benedick S., Plowman N., Bernard H., Bishop T., Bakhtiar E., Chey V., Chung A., Davies R., Edwards D., Eggleton P., Fayle T. M., Hardwick S., Homathevi R., Kitching R., Khoo M. (2015) Logging cuts the functional importance of invertebrates in tropical rainforest. Nature Communications 6 : article number 6836.
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7836
Mottl O., Plowman N., Klimeš P. (2015) Struktura a dynamika společenstev stromových mravenců podél sukcesního gradientu v horském lese Nové Guineje. In: Bryja J., Řehák Z., Zukal J. (eds.) Zoologické dny Brno 2015. Sborník abstraktů z konference 12.-13. února 2015, p.172-173
Fayle T., Plowman N., Hood A., Klimeš P., Redmond C., Novotný V. (2014) How do terrestrial ant-plant symbiotic networks change with altitude? 17th Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI), Cairns, Australia, 13 - 18 July 2014: Talk OR202 103.
Plowman N., Parr K., Novotný V., Klimeš P. (2014) Exploring functional diversity of arboreal ants in New Guinea rainforests. Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI), Cairns, Australia, 13-18 July 2014: Talk OR64 64.
Plowman N., Klimeš P., Novotný V. (2013) Understanding nesting preferences of New Guinea canopy ants. Royal Entomological Society Symposium, St. Andrews, United Kingdom (poster)


Biology Centre CAS
Institute of Entomology
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370 05 České Budějovice

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