Mgr. Jan Hrček, Ph.D.

Job Position: Head of Laboratory - Laboratory of Experimental Ecology

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Phone: +420 387775374

Total found: 27 records
Hrček J., Parker B., McLean A., Simon J.-C., Mann C.M., Godfray, H. (2018) Hosts do not simply outsource pathogen resistance to protective symbionts. Evolution 72 : 1488–1499.
DOI: 10.1111/evo.13512
McLean A., Parker B., Hrček J., Kavanagh J., Wellham P., Godfray, H. (2018) Consequences of symbiont co-infections for insect host phenotypes. Journal of Animal Ecology 87 : 478–488.
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12705
Reyes, M.L., Laughton, A.M., Parker, B.J., Wichmann, H., Fan, M., Sok, D., Hrček J., Acevedo, T., Gerardo, N.M. (2018) The influence of symbiotic bacteria on reproductive strategies and wing polyphenism in pea aphids responding to stress. Journal of Animal Ecology in press :
McLean A., Hrček J., Parker B., Godfray, H. (2017) Cascading effects of herbivore protective symbionts on hyperparasitoids. Ecological Entomology 42 : 601-609.
DOI: 10.1111/een.12424
Parker B., Hrček J., McLean A., Godfray, H. (2017) Genotype specificity among hosts, pathogens, and beneficial microbes influences the strength of symbiont-mediated protection Evolution 71 : 1222-1231.
DOI: 10.1111/evo.13216
Parker B., McLean A., Hrček J., Godfray, H., Gerardo, N.M. (2017) Establishment and maintenance of aphid endosymbionts after horizontal transfer is dependent on host genotype. Biology Letters 13 : 20170016.
DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2017.0016
Šigut M., Kostovčík Martin, Šigutová Hana, Hulcr J., Drozd P., Hrček J. (2017) Performance of DNA metabarcoding, standard barcoding, and morphological approach in the identification of host-parasitoid interactions. PLoS ONE 12 : e0187803.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0187803
Hrček J., McLean A., Godfray, H. (2016) Symbionts modify interactions between insects and natural enemies in the field. Journal of Animal Ecology 10.1111/1365-2656.12586.
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12586
McLean A., Parker B., Hrček J., Henry L., Godfray, H. (2016) Insect symbionts in food webs. Philosophical Transactions B 371 : 20150325.
DOI: doi.:10.1098/rstb.2015.0325
Quicke D., Belokobylskij S., Smith M., Rota J., Hrček J., Butcher B. (2016) A new genus of rhysipoline wasp (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) with modified wing venation from Africa and Papua New Guinea, parasitoid on Choreutidae (Lepidoptera). Annales Zoologici 66 : 173-192.
DOI: 10.3161/00034541ANZ2016.66.2.003
Forister M., Novotný V., Panorska A., Baje L., Basset Y. F., Butterill P. T., Čížek L., Coley P., Dem F., Diniz I., Drozd P., Fox M., Glassmire A., Hazen R., Hrček J., Jahner J., Kaman O., Kozubowski T., Kursar T., Lewis O., Lill J., Marquis R., Miller S., Morais H., Murakami M., Nickel H., Pardikes N., Ricklefs R., Singer M., Smilanich A., Stireman J., Villamarín-Cortez S., Vodka Š., Volf M., Vagner D., Walla T., Weiblen G. D., Dyer L. (2015) The global distribution of diet breadth in insect herbivores. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112 : 442-447.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1423042112
Hrček J., Godfray, H. (2015) What do molecular methods bring to host–parasitoid food webs? Trends in Parasitology 31 : 30-35.
Volf M., Hrček J., Julkunen-Tiitto R., Novotný V. (2015) To each its own: differential response of specialist and generalist herbivores to plant defence in willows. Journal of Animal Ecology 84 : 1123-1132.
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12349
Volf M., Julkunen-Tiitto R., Hrček J., Novotný V. (2015) Insect herbivores drive the loss of unique chemical defense in willows. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 156 : 88-98.
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12312
Hrček J., Miller S., Whitfield J., Shima H., Novotný V. (2013) Parasitism rate, parasitoid community composition and host specificity on exposed and semi-concealed caterpillars from a tropical rainforest. Oecologia 173 : 521-532.
DOI: 10.1007/s00442-013-2619-6
Miller S., Hrček J., Novotný V., Weiblen G., Hebert P. (2013) DNA barcodes of caterpillars (Lepidoptera) from Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 115 : 107-109.
DOI: 10.4289/0013-8797.115.1.107
Quicke D., Smith M., Hrček J., Butcher B. (2013) Cystomastacoides van Achterberg (Braconidae, Rogadinae): first host record and descriptions of three new species from Thailand and Papua New Guinea. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 31 : 65-78.
DOI: 10.3897/JHR.31.3385
Sládeček F., Hrček J., Klimeš P., Konvička M. (2013) Interplay of succession and seasonality reflects resource utilization in an ephemeral habitat. Acta Oecologica 46 : 17-24.
DOI: 10.1016/j.actao.2012.10.012,
Smith M., Fernández-Triana J., Eveleigh E., Gómez J., Guclu C., Hallwachs W., Hebert P., Hrček J., Huber J., Janzen D., Mason P., Miller S., Quicke D., Rodriguez J., Rougerie R., Shaw M., Várkonyi G., Ward D. (2013) DNA barcoding and the taxonomy of Microgastrinae wasps (Hymenoptera, Braconidae): impacts after 8 years and nearly 20 000 sequences. Molecular Ecology Resources 13 : 168-176.
DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12038
Novotný V., Miller S., Hrček J., Baje L., Basset Y., Lewis O., Stewart A., Weiblen G. (2012) Insects on plants: explaining the paradox of low diversity within specialist herbivore guilds. American Naturalist 179 : 351-362.
DOI: 10.1086/664082

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