Tom Maurice Fayle, Dr.

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

Contact details

Phone: +420 387775332
E-mail: tmfayle@gmail.com
Web: www.tomfayle.com/

Description

Community ecology, conservation biology and behavioural ecology with focus on tropical ants.

Publications
Total found: 41 records
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., 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
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 including, Fayle T. M., Peay K.G. (2019) Climatic controls of decomposition drive the global biogeography of forest-tree symbioses. Nature 569 : 404-408.
DOI: 10.1038/s41586-019-1128-0
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
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
Philip A.J., Fayle T. M., Yusah K. (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.
Yusah K., Foster W., 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 : article number: e4231.
DOI: 10.7717/peerj.4231
Fayle T. M., Wanji C., Turner E., Yusah K. (2017) Living together in novel habitats: A review of land-use change impacts on mutualistic ant-plant symbioses in tropical forests. In P. Oliveira & S. Koptur (Eds.), Ant-Plant Interactions: Impacts of Humans on Terrestrial Ecosystems. Cambridge University Press 52-72.
DOI: 10.1017/9781316671825.004
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
Hudson L., Newbold T., Contu S., et al., Basset Y. F., et al., Fayle T. M., et al., Sam K., et al. (2017) The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution 7 : 145-188.
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2579
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., Novotný V., Ozanne C.M.P., Song L., Wang H., Ashton L. (2017) Forests and their canopies: achievements and horizons in canopy science. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32 : 438–451.
DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.02.020

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Nakamura et al (2017) ()
Parr C. L., Dunn R., Sanders N., Weiser M., Photakis M., Bishop T., Fitzpatrick M., Arnan X., Baccaro F., Chick L., Brandao C., Fayle T. M., Donoso D., Gómez C., Grossman B., Munyai T., Pacheco R., Retana J., Robinson A., Sagata K., Silva 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.
DOI: 10.1111/icad.12211
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

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Ellwood M. D., Blüthgen N., Fayle T. M., Foster W., Menzel F. (2016) Competition can lead to unexpected patterns in tropical ant communities. Acta Oecologia 75 : 24-34.
DOI: 10.1016/j.actao.2016.06.001
Fayle T. M., Sam K., Humlová A., Cagnolo L., Novotný V. (2016) The LifeWebs project: A call for data describing plant-herbivore interaction networks. Frontiers of Biogeography 8(4) : e31122.
DOI: 10.21425/F58431122
Gray C., Simmons B., Fayle T. M., Mann D., Slade E. (2016) Are riparian forest reserves sources of invertebrate biodiversity spillover and associated ecosystem functions in oil palm landscapes? Biological Conservation 194 : 176-183.
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.12.017
Leponce M., Novotný V., Pascal O., Robillard T., Legendre F., Villemant C., Munzinger J., Molino J., Drew R., Ødegaard F., Schmidl J., Tishechkin A. K., Sam K., Bickel D., Dahl C., Damas K., Fayle T. M., Gewa B., Jacquemin J., Keltim M., Klimeš P., Koane B., Kua J., Mantilleri A., Mogia M., Molem K., Moses J., Nowatuo H., Orivel J., Pintaud J., Roisin Y., Sam L., Siki B., Soldati L., Soulier-Perkins A., Tulai S., Yombai J., Wardhaugh C. W., Basset Y. F. (2016) Land module of Our Planet Reviewed - Papua New Guinea: aims, methods and first taxonomical results. Robillard T., Legendre F., Villemant C. & Leponce M. (eds), Insects of Mount Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea, Mémories du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, vol. 209, Paris, ISBN:978-2-85653-784-8 11-48.
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

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