Research Publications

Research at The New Guinea Binatang Research Center
has contributed to the following publications:


2017

Plowman, N. S., Hood, A.S.C., Moses, J., Redmond, C., Novotny, V., Klimes, P., Fayle, T. M. Network re-organisation and breakdown of an ant-plant protection mutualism with elevation Proc. R. Soc. Biol. Sci. B 284: 20162564. [ pdf file ]

Sam K, Ctvrtecka R, Miller SE, Rosati ME, Molem K, Damas K, et al. (2017) Low host specificity and abundance of frugivorous lepidoptera in the lowland rain forests of Papua New Guinea. PLoS ONE 12: e0171843 [ pdf file ]

Sam, K., Koane, B., Jeppy, S., Sykorova, J. & Novotny, V. 2017. Diet of land birds along an elevational gradient in Papua New Guinea. Scientific Reports 7, 44018; doi: 10.1038/srep44018 [ pdf file ]


2016

Beck, J. McCain, C. M., Axmacher, J. C., Ashton, L., Bärtschi, F., Brehm, G., Cizek, O., Colwell, R. K., Fiedler, K., Francois, C. L., Holloway, J. D., Intachat, J., Kadlec, T., Kitching, R. L., Maunsell, S. M., Merckx, T., Nakamura, A., Odell, E., Sang, W., Toko, P., Zamecnik, J., Zou, Y. & Novotny, V. 2016. Elevational species richness gradients in a hyperdiverse insect taxon: a global meta-study on geometrid moths. Global Ecology and Biogeography DOI: 10.1111/geb.12548 [ pdf file ]

Chmel, K., Riegert, J., Paul, L. & Novotny, V. 2016. Vertical stratification of an avian community in New Guinean tropical rainforest. Population Ecology 58, 535-547 [ pdf file ]

Colwell, R. K., Gotelli, N. J., Ashton, L., Beck, J., Brehm, G., Fayle, T. M., Fiedler, K., Forister, M. L., Kessler, M., Kitching, R. L., Klimes, P., Kluge, J., Longino, J. T., Maunsell, S. C., McCain, C. M., Moses, J., Noben, S., Sam, K., Sam, L., Shapiro, A. M., Wang, X. & Novotny, V. 2016. Midpoint attractors and species richness: Modeling the interaction between environmental drivers and geometric constraints. Ecology Letters 19, 1009-1022. [ pdf file ]

Ctvrtecka, R., Sam, K., Miller, S. E., Weiblen, G. D., & Novotny, V. 2016. Fruit sizes and the structure of frugivorous communities in a New Guinea lowland rain forest. Austral Ecology 41, 228-237. [ pdf file ]

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 the primary and secondary plots of a lowland rain forest. J. Vegetation Science, 27, 328-339, [ pdf file ]

Leponce M., Novotny V., Pascal O., Robillard T., Legendre F., Villemant C., Munzinger J., Molino J.F., Drew R., Odegaard F., Schmidl J., Tishechkin A., Sam K., Bickel D., Dahl C., Damas K., Fayle T. M., Gewa B., Jacquemin J., Keltim M., Klimes P., Koane B., Kua J., Mantilleri A., Mogia M., Molem K., Moses J., Nowatuo H., Orivel J., Pintaud J.C., Roisin Y., Sam L., Siki B., Soldati L., Soulier-Perkins A., Tulai S., Yombai J., Wardhaugh C. & Basset Y. 2016. Land module of Our Planet Reviewed - Papua New Guinea: aims, methods and first taxonomical results. In Robillard T., Legendre F., Villemant C. & Leponce M. (eds), Insects of Mount Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea. Museum national d Histoire naturelle, 209). ISBN : 978-2-85653-784-8. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V. 2016. Ecology, Conservation, and Adventure of the Tropical Forests in Asia and New Guinea. Conservation Biology DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12682 (Book Review) [ pdf file ]

Robillard T., Legendre F., Villemant C. & Leponce M. (eds), Insects of Mount Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea. French National Museum of Natural History, 595 pp., ISBN : 978-2-85653-784-8.

Segar, S. T., Volf, M., Zima, J., Isua, B., Sisol, M., Sam, L., Sam, K., Souto-Vilaros, D. & Novotny, V. 2016. Speciation in a keystone plant genus is driven by elevation: a case study in New Guinean Ficus. Journal of Evolutionary Biology doi: 10.1111/jeb.13020 [ pdf file ]

Schmiedel, U., Araya, Y., Bortolotto, I. M., Boeckenhoff, L., Hallwachs, W., Janzen, D., Kolipaka, S. S., Novotny, V., Palm, M., Parfondry, & M., Smanis, A. & Toko, P. 2016. The role of paraecologists and parataxonomists in leading citizen science into the biodiversity-rich world. Conservation Biology 30, 506-519 [ pdf file ]


2015

Adamski, D. & Miller, S. E. 2015. Two new yellow-banded sister species of Syntomaula Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Cosmopteridae) from Papua New Guinea associated with Rubiaceae. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 69, 307–316. [ pdf file ]

Anderson-Teixeira, K.; Davies, S.; Bennett, A.; Gonzalez-Akre, E.; Muller-Landau, H.; Wright, S; Abu Salim, K.; Almeyda Zambrano, A.; Baltzer, J.; Basset, Y.; Bourg, N.; Broadbent, E.; Brockelman, W.; Bunyavejchewin, S.; Burslem, D.; Butt, N.; Cao, M.; Cárdenas, D.; Clay, K.; Cordell, S.; Deng, X.; Detto, M.; Du, X.; Duque, A.; Erikson, D.; Ewango, C.; Fischer, G.; Fletcher, C.; Giardina, C. P; Gilbert, G.; Gunatilleke, N.; Gunatilleke, S.; Hao, Z.; Hargrove, W.; Hart, T.; Hau, B.; He, F.; Hoffman, F.; Hower, R; Hubbell, S.; Inman-Narahari, F.; Jansen, P.; Jiang, M.; Kanzaki, M.; Kenfack, D.; Kibet, S.; Kinnaird, M.; Král, K.; Kumar, J.; Larson, A.; Li, Y.; Li, X.; Liu, S.; Lum, S.; Lutz, J.; Ma, K.; Maddalena, D.; Makana, J-R; Malhi, Y.; Marthews, T.; Mat S., Rafizah; McMahon, S.; McShea, W.; Memiaghe, H.; Mi, X.; Mizuno, T.; Myers, J.; Novotny, V.; de Oliveira, A.; Ong, P.; Orwig, D.; Ostertag, R.; den Ouden, J.; Parker, G.; Phillips, R.; Rahman, A.; Sack, L.; Sri-ngernyuang, K.; Sukumar, R.; Sun, I-F.; Sungpalee, W.; Tan, S.; Thomas, S.; Thomas, D.; Thompson, J.; Turner, B.; Uriarte, M.; Valencia, R.; Vallejo, M.; Vincentini, A.; Vrska, T.; Wang, X.; Weiblen, G.; Wolf, A.; Xu, H.; Wang, X.; Yap, S.; Zimmerman, J.. 2015. CTFS-ForestGEO: A worldwide network monitoring forests in an era of global change. Global Change Biology 21, 528-549, doi: 10.1111/gcb.12712 [ pdf file ]

Butterill, P. & Novotny, V. 2015. Gall-forming insects in a lowland tropical rainforest: low species diversity in an extremely specialized guild. Ecological Entomology, 40, 409-419, DOI: 10.1111/een.12198 [ pdf file ]

Fayle, T. M., Turner, E. C., Basset, Y., Ewers, R. M., Reynolds, G. & Novotny, V. 2015. Whole-ecosystem experimental manipulations of tropical forests TREE 30, 334–346. [ pdf file ]

Forister, M. L., Novotny, V., Panorska, A. K., Baje, L., Basset, Y., Butterill, P. T., Cizek, L., Coley, P. D., Dem, F., Diniz, I. R., Drozd, P., Fox, M., Glassmire, A., Hazen, R., Hrcek, J., Jahner, J. P., Kaman, O., Kozubowski, T. J., Kursar, T. A., Lewis, O. T., Lill, J., Marquis, R. J., Miller, S. E., Morais, H. C., Murakami, M., Nickel, H., Pardikes, N., Ricklefs, R. E., Singer, M. S., Smilanich, A. M., Stireman, J. O., Villamarín-Cortez, S., Vodka, S., Volf, M., Wagner, D. L., Walla, T., Weiblen, G. D. & Dyer, L. A. 2015. The global distribution of diet breadth in insect herbivores. PNAS 112, 442-447 [ pdf file ]

Klimes P, Fibich P, Idigel C, Rimandai M (2015) Disentangling the Diversity of Arboreal Ant Communities in Tropical Forest Trees. PLoS ONE 10(2): e0117853.

Kolesik, P. & Butterill, P. T. 2015. New gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Papua New Guinea. Austral Entomology 54: 79-86, doi: 10.1111/aen.12095. [ pdf file ]

Le Cesne, M., Wilson, S. W., Soulier-Perkins, A. 2015. Elevational gradient of Hemiptera (Heteroptera, Auchenorrhyncha) on a tropical mountain in Papua New Guinea. PeerJ 3:e978; DOI 10.7717/peerj.978

Miller, S. E., Rosati, M. E., Gewa, B., Novotny, V., Weiblen, G. D. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2015. DNA Barcodes of Lepidoptera Reared from Yawan, Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 117, 247-250. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V. & Toko, P. 2015. Ecological research in Papua New Guinean rainforests: insects, plants and people. Pp.71-85 in Bryan, J. E. & Shearman, P. L. (Eds.) The State of the Forests of Papua New Guinea 2014. Measuring change over period 2002-2014. University of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby. ISBN 978-9980-89-106-8 [ pdf file ]

Percy, D. M., Butterill, P. T. & Malenovsky, I. 2015. Three new species of gall-forming psyllids (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) from Papua New Guinea, with new records and notes on related species. J. Nat. Hist., http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2015.1104394 [ pdf file ]

Sam, K., Koane, B. & Novotny, V. 2015. Herbivore damage increases avian and ant predation of caterpillars on trees along a complete elevational forest gradient in Papua New Guinea. Ecography, 38, 293–300, doi: 10.1111/ecog.00979 [ pdf file ]

Vincent, J. B., Henning, B., Saulei, S., Sosanika, G. & Weiblen, G. D. 2015. Forest carbon in lowland Papua New Guinea: Local variation and the importance of small trees. Austral Ecology 40, 151-159 [ pdf file ]

Vlasanek, P. & Novotny, V. 2015. Demography and mobility of three common understory butterfly species from tropical rain forest of Papua New Guinea. Population Ecology 57, 445-455. DOI 10.1007/s10144-015-0480-7. [ pdf file ]


2014

Ctvrtecka, R., Sam, K., Brus, E., Weiblen, G. D. & Novotny, V. 2014. Frugivorous weevils are too rare to cause Janzen–Connell effects in New Guinea lowland rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 30, 521-535. [ pdf file ]

Nieves-Aldrey, J. L. & Butterill, P. T. 2014. First evidence of cynipids from the Oceanian Region: the description of Lithonecrus papuanus, a new genus and species of cynipid inquiline from Papua New Guinea (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae, Synergini). Zootaxa, 3846, 221-234.

Sam, K. & Koane, B. 2014. New avian records along the elevational gradient of Mt. Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea. Bulletin of the British Ornithologist’s Club 134, 116-133.

Toussaint, E. F. A., Hall, R., Monaghan, M. T., Sagata, K., Ibalim, S., Shaverdo, H. V., Vogler, A. P., Pons, J. & Balke, M. 2014. The towering orogeny of New Guinea as a trigger for arthropod megadiversity. Nature Communications 5, Article No. 4001, doi:10.1038/ncomms5001 [ pdf file ]

Whitfeld, T. J. S., Lasky, J. R., Damas, K., Sosanika, G., Molem, K. & Montgomery, R. A. 2014. Species richness, forest structure, and functional diversity during succession in the New Guinea lowlands. Biotropica, 46, 538–548, [ pdf file ]

Baje, L., Stewart, A. J. A. & Novotny, V. 2014. Mesophyll cell-sucking herbivores (Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae) on rainforest trees in New Guinea: local and regional diversity of a taxonomically unexplored guild. Ecological Entomology 39, 325-333 [ pdf file ]

Dem, F., Stewart, A. J. A., Gibson, A., Weiblen, G. D. & Novotny, V. Low host specificity in species-rich assemblages of xylem- and phloem-sucking herbivores (Auchenorrhyncha) in a New Guinea lowland rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 29, 467-476 [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V. & Miller, S. E. 2014. Mapping and understanding the diversity of insects in the tropics: past achievements and future directions. Austral Entomology 53, 259–267 IF 0.884 [ pdf file ]

Pokluda, P., Čížek, L., Stříbrná, E., Drag, L., Lukeš, J., & Novotný, V. Goodbye letter to alcohol: an alternate method for preserving DNA in arthropod samples for taxonomic or ecological research suitable also for mass collecting methods. European Journal of Entomology 111, 175-179 [ pdf file ]

Sam, K., Koane, B., Jeppy, S. & Novotny, V. 2014. Effect of forest fragmentation on bird species richness in Papua New Guinea. Journal of Field Ornithology 85, 152–167 [ pdf file ]

Sam, K., Koane, B. & Novotny, V. 2014. Herbivore damage increases avian and ant predation of caterpillars on trees along a complete elevational forest gradient in Papua New Guinea. Ecography, 37, doi: 10.1111/ecog.00979 [ pdf file ]


2013

Hamilton, A. J., Novotny, V., Waters, E. K., Basset, Y., Benke, K. K., Grimbacher1, P. S., Miller, S. E., Samuelson, G. A., Weiblen, G. D., Yen, J. D. L. & Stork, N. E. 2013. Estimating global arthropod species richness: refining probabilistic models using probability bounds analysis. Oecologia, 171: 357-365, DOI 10.1007/s00442-012-2434-5. IF 3.412 [ pdf file ]

Hrcek, J., Miller, S. E., Whitfield, J. B., Shima, H. & Novotny, V. 2012. Parasitism rate, parasitoid community composition and host specificity on exposed and semi-concealed caterpillars from a tropical rainforest Oecologia, DOI 10.1007/s00442-013-2619-6 IF 3.412 [ pdf file ]

Miller, S. E., Hrcek, J., Novotny, V., Weiblen, G. D. & Hevert, P. D. N. 2013. DNA barcodes of caterpillars (Lepidoptera) from Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 115: 107-109. [ pdf file ]

Dahl, C., Richards, S. J. & Novotny, V. 2013. The Sepik River (Papua New Guinea) is not a dispersal barrier for lowland rain-forest frogs. Journal of Tropical Ecology 29, 477–483. [ pdf file ]

Quicke, D. L. J., Smith, M. A., Hrcek, J. & Butcher, B. A. 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 [ pdf file ]

Rota, J. & Miller, S. E. 2013. A new genus of metalmark moths (Lepidoptera, Choreutidae) with Afrotropical and Australasian distribution. ZooKeys 355, 29–47 [ pdf file ]

Smith, M. A., Fern, Andez-Triana, J. L. F., Eveleigh, E., Omez, J. G., Guclu, C., Hallwachs, W., Hebert, P. D. N., Hrcek, J., Huber, J. T., Janzen, D. H., Mason, P. G., Miller, S. E., Quicke, D. L. J., Rodriguea, J. J., Rougerie, R. & Shaw, M. R. 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 [ pdf file ]

Vlasanek, P., Sam, L. & Novotny, V. (2013) Dispersal of butterflies in a New Guinea rainforest: using mark–recapture methods in a large, homogeneous habitat. Ecological Entomology 38, 560-569 [ pdf file ]


2012

Basset, Y., Eastwood, R., Sam, L., Lohman, D. J., Novotny, V., Treuer, T., Miller, S. E., Weiblen, G. D., Pierce, N. E., Bunyavejchewin, S., Sakchoowong, W., Kongnoo, P., and Osorioarenas, M. A. 2012. Cross-continental comparisons of butterfly assemblages in tropical rainforests: implications for biological monitoring. Insect Conservation and Diversity, doi: 10.1111/j.1752-4598.2012.00205.x [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y., Cizek, L., Cuénoud, P., Didham, R. K., Guilhaumon, F., Missa, O., Novotny, V., Odegaard, F., Roslin, T., Schmidl, J., Tishechkin, A. K., Winchester, N. N., Aberlenc, H.-P., Bail, J., Barrios, H., Bridle, J. R., Castano-Meneses, G., Corbara, B., Curletti, G., Debaker, D., Delabie, J. H. C., Dejean, A., Fagan, L. L., Floren, A., Kitching, R. L., Medianero, E., Miller, S. E., Gama de Oliveira, E., Orivel, J. Pollet, M., Ribeiro, S. P., Roisin, Y., Roubik, D. W., Sorensen, L. & Leponce, M. 2012. How many arthropod species live in a tropical forest? Science 338, 1481-1484. IF 31.201 [ pdf file ]

Bito, D., Novotny, V., Burwell, C.J., Nakamura, A., Kitching, R.L. & Odegaard, F. 2011: Predator pressure, herbivore abundance and plant damage along a subtropical altitudinal gradient. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum – Nature 55, 451-461 [ pdf file ]

Dahl, C., Kiatik, I., Baisen, I., Bronikowski, E., Fleischer, R. C., McInerny, N.., Lock, J., Novotny, V., Narayan, E. & Hero, J.-M. 2012. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis not found in rainforest frogs along an altitudinal gradient of Papua New Guinea. Herpetological Journal 22, 183-186. IF 0.812 [ pdf file ]

Klimes, P., Idigel, C., Rimandai, M., Fayle, T. M., Janda, M., Weiblen, G. D. & Novotny, V. 2012. Why are there more arboreal ant species in primary than secondary tropical forests? Journal of Animal Ecology 81, 1103–1112. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2012.02002.x IF 4.937 [ pdf file ]

Laurance, W. F. et al. 2012. Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical protected areas. Nature 489, 290-294 doi:10.1038/nature11318 IF 36.280

Novotny, V., Weiblen, G. D., Miller, S. E. and Basset, Y. 2012. The role of paraecologists in 21st century tropical forest research. Pages 154-157 in M. D. Lowman, T. D. Schowalter, and J. F. Franklin, editors. Methods in forest canopy research. University of California Press, Berkeley. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Miller, S. E., Hrcek, J., Baje, L., Basset, Y., Lewis, O. T., Stewart, A. J. A. & and Weiblen, G. D. 2012. Insects on plants: explaining the paradox of low diversity within specialist herbivore guilds. American Naturalist 179, 351–362. [ pdf file ]

Tvardikova, K. & Novotny, V. 2012. Predation on exposed and leaf-rolling artificial caterpillars in tropical forests of Papua New Guinea. Journal of Tropical Ecology 28, 331-341. IF 1.401 [ pdf file ]

Whitfeld, T. J. S., Novotny, V., Miller, S. E., Hrcek, J., Klimes, P. & Weiblen, G. D. 2012. Predicting tropical insect herbivore abundance from host plant traits and phylogeny. Ecology 93, S211–S223 IF 4.849 [ pdf file ]


2011

Basset, Y., Eastwood, R. Sam, L., Lohman D. J., Novotny, V., Treuer, T., Miller, S. E., Weiblen, G. D., Pierce, N. E., Bunyavejchewin, S., Sakchoowong, W. Kongnoo, P. and Osorio-Arenas, M. A. 2011. Comparison of rainforest butterfly assemblages across three biogeographical regions using standardized protocols. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 44, 17-28 [ pdf file ]

Hoch, H. & Dem, F. 2011. Two new species of Bennaria Melichar, 1914 (Hemiptera, Fulgoromorpha, Cixiidae, Bennini) from Papua New Guinea. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 58, 251–257 [ pdf file ]

Hrcek, J., Miller, S. E., Quicke, D. L. J., & Smith, M. A. 2011. Molecular detection of trophic links in a complex insect host–parasitoid food web. Molecular Ecology Resources 11: 786–794 [ pdf file ]

Janda, M. & Konecna, M. 2011. Canopy assemblages of ants in a New Guinea rainforest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 27, 83–91 [ pdf file ]

Klimes, P., Janda, M., Ibalim, S., Kua, J. & Novotny, V. 2011. Experimental suppression of ants foraging on rainforest vegetation in New Guinea: testing methods for a whole-forest manipulation of insect communities. Ecological Entomology 36, 94–103. [ pdf file ]


2010

Craft, K. J., Pauls, S. U., Darrow, K., Miller, S. E., Hebert, P. N. D., Helgen, L., Novotny, V., and Weiblen, G. D. (2010) Population genetic differentiation of New Guinea lowland rainforest Lepidoptera. PNAS 107, 5041–5046. [ pdf file ]

Hamilton, A. J., Basset, Y., Benke, K. K., Grimbacher, P. S., Miller, S. E., Novotny, V., Samuelson, G. A., Stork, N. E., Weiblen, G. D. & Yen, J. D. L. (2010) Quantifying uncertainty in estimation of global arthropod species richness. American Naturalist, 176: 90-95 [ pdf file ]

Hulcr, J. & Cognato, A. I. (2010) Repeated evolution of crop theft in fungus-farming ambrosia beetles. Evolution doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01055.x [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V. (2010) Rainforest conservation in a tribal world: why forest dwellers prefer loggers to conservationists. Biotropica, DOI 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2010.00658.x [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Miller, S. E., Baje, L., Balagawi, S., Basset, Y., Cizek, L., Craft, K. J., Dem, F., Drew, R. A. I., Hulcr, J., Leps, J., Lewis, O., Pokon, R., Stewart, A. J. A. & Weiblen, G. D. (2010) Guild-specific patterns of species richness and host specialization in plant-herbivore food webs from a tropical forest. Journal of Animal Ecology doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2010.01728.x [ pdf file ]

Schindel, D. E. & Miller, S. E. (2010) Provisional Nomenclature. The On-Ramp to Taxonomic Names. In: Systema Naturae 250 – The Linnaean Ark. Ed. A. Polaszek. CRC Press Pp. 109-115. [ pdf file ]


2009

Balke, M., Ribera, I., Hendrich, L., Miller, M. A., Sagata, K., Posman, A., Vogler, A. P., & Meier, R. (2009) New Guinea highland origin of a widespread arthropod supertramp. Proc. R. Soc. B 276: 2359-2367 [ pdf file ]

Dahl, C., Novotny, V., Moravec, J. & Richards, S. J. (2009) Beta diversity of frogs in the forests of New Guinea, Amazonia and Europe: contrasting tropical and temperate communities. Journal of Biogeography 36, 896-904 [ pdf file ]

Holloway, J. D., Miller, S. E., Pollock, D. M., Helgen, L. & Darrow, K. (2009): GONGED (Geometridae of New Guinea Electronic Database): a progress report on development of an online facility of images. Pp. 122-123 in: Hausmann, A. (ed.): Proceedings of the fifth Forum Herbulot 2008. Global strategies for plotting geometrid biodiversity in web-based databases (Munich, ZSM, 24-28 June 2008). – Spixiana 32/1: 122-123 [ pdf file ]

Hulcr, J. (2009) Some repentance would not hurt taxonomy either: a junior taxonomist’s response to Quentin Wheeler. Systematic Entomology 34: 199–201 [ pdf file ]

Hlavac, P. & Janda, M. (2009) Leptogenopapus mirabilis, a new genus and species of Lomechusini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae) from Papua New Guinea associated with ants of the genus Leptogenys Roger. Zootaxa 2062: 57-64 [ pdf file ]

Maresova, J., Krasa, A. & Frynta, D. (2009) We all Appreciate the Same Animals: Cross-Cultural Comparison of Human Aesthetic Preferences for Snake Species in Papua New Guinea and Europe. Ethology 115: 297-300 [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V. (2009) Beta diversity of plant-insect food webs in tropical forests: a conceptual framework. Insect Conservation and Diversity 2, 5-9. [ pdf file ]


2008

Hulcr, J., Novotny, V., Maurer, B. A. & Cognato, A. I. (2008) Low beta diversity of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae and Platypodinae) in lowland rainforests of Papua New Guinea. Oikos 117, 214-222. [ pdf file ]


2007

Bito. D. 2007. An alien in an archipelago: Spathodea campanulata and the geographic variability of its moth (Lepidoptera) communities in the New Guinea and Bismarck Islands. Journal of Biogeography 34, 769-778 [ pdf file ]

Hulcr, J., Miller, S. E., Setliff, G. P., Darrow, K., Mueller, N. D., Hebert, P. D. N. & Weiblen, G. D. (2007) DNA barcoding confirms polyphagy in a generalist moth, Homona mermerodes (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 7, 549-557. [ pdf file ]

Miller, S. E. DNA (2007) Barcoding and the renaissance of taxonomy. PNAS 104: 4775–4776 [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Miller, S. E., Hulcr, J., Drew, R. A. I., Basset, Y., Janda, M., Setliff, G. P., Darrow, K., Stewart, A. J. A., Auga, J., Isua, B., Molem, K., Manumbor, M., Tamtiai, E., Mogia, M. & Weiblen, G. D. (2007) Low beta diversity of herbivorous insects in tropical forests. Nature, 448, 692-695. [ pdf file ] Supplementary material [ pdf file ] Commentary [ pdf file ]


Part of the research team for the Nature (2007) paper (from left):
Martin Mogia, Elvis Tamtiai, Markus Manumbor, Steven Sau, Kenneth Molem,
Vojtech Novotny and Kokomo the Hornbill:

2006

Miller, S. E. (2006) Insects of Papua. In Marshall, A. J., & Beehler, B. M. (eds.) The Ecology of Papua. Singapore: Periplus Editions. Pp. 515-531. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Drozd, P., Miller, S. E., Kulfan, M., Janda, M., Basset, Y., Weiblen, G. D. (2006) Why are there so many species of herbivorous insects in tropical rainforests? Science 313, 1115-1118 [ pdf file ] Supplementary material [ pdf file ] Commentary [ pdf file ] Correspondence [ pdf file ]

Weiblen, G. D., Webb, C. O., Novotny, V., Basset, Y. & Miller, S. E. (2006) Phylogenetic dispersion of host use in a tropical insect herbivore community. Ecology 87, S62-S75 [ pdf file ]


2005

Bito. D. & Smith, D. R. 2005. Larva and possible food plant of Ancyloneura varipes (Cameron) (Hymenoptera: Pergidae) in Papua New Guinea. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 107, 463-465. [ pdf file ]

Cizek, L. (2005) Diet composition and body size in insect herbivores: Why do small species prefer young leaves? European Journal of Entomology 102, 675-681. 107, 463-465. [ pdf file ]

Lewinsohn, T. M., Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. (2005) Insects on plants: diversity of herbivore assemblages revisited. Annual Reviews of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 36: 597-620 [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Clarke, A. R., Drew, R. A. I., Balagawi, S. & Clifford, B. (2005) Host specialization and species richness of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in a New Guinea rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 21: 67-77 [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. (2005) Host specificity of insect herbivores in tropical forests. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, Biological Sciences 272: 1083-1090 [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Miller, S. E., Basset, Y., Cizek, L., Darrow, K., Kaupa, B., Kua, J. & Weiblen, G. D (2005) An altitudinal comparison of caterpillar (Lepidoptera) assemblages on Ficus trees in Papua New Guinea. Journal of Biogeography 32: 1303-1314 [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V. & Weiblen, G. D. (2005) From communities to continents: beta-diversity of herbivorous insects. Annales Zoologici Fennici 42: 463-475. [ pdf file ]

Pokon, R., Novotny, V & Samuelson, G. A. (2005) Host specialization and species richness of root feeding chrysomelid larvae (Chrysomelidae, Coleoptera) in a New Guinea rainforest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 21, 595-604 107, 463-465. [ pdf file ]


2004

Basset, Y., Mavoungou, J.F., Mikissa, J.B., Missa, O., Miller, S.E., Kitching, R.L. & Alonso, A. (2004) Discriminatory power of different arthropod data sets for the biological monitoring of anthropogenic disturbance in tropical forests. Biodiversity and Conservation 13, 709-732. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E., Weiblen, G.D., Missa, O. & Stewart, A.J.A. (2004) Conservation and biological monitoring of tropical forests: the role of parataxonomists. Journal of Applied Ecology 41, 163-174. [ pdf file ]

Janzen, D. H. (2004) Setting up tropical biodiversity for conservation through non-damaging use: participation by parataxonomists. Journal of Applied Ecology 41, 181-187 [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Basset, Y., Miller, S.E., Kitching, R.L., Laidlaw, M., Drozd, P. & Cizek, L. (2004) Local species richness of leaf-chewing insects feeding on woody plants from one hectare of a lowland rainforest. Conservation Biology 18, 227-237. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Miller, S. E., Leps, J., Bito, D., Janda, M., Hulcr, J., Basset, Y., Damas & K. Weiblen, G. D. (2004) No tree an island: the plant-caterpillar food web of secondary rainforest in New Guinea. Ecology Letters 7: 1090-1100 [ pdf file ]

Sheil, D. & Lawrence, A. (2004) Tropical biologists, local people and conservation: new opportunities for collaboration. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 19, 634-638 [ pdf file ]

Weiblen, G.D. (2004) Correlated evolution in fig pollination. Systematic Biology 53, 1-12. [ pdf file ]


2003

Basset, Y., Aberlenc, H.-P., Barrios, H. & Curletti, G. (2003) Diel activity of arthropods. In Arthropods of Tropical Forests: Spatio-Temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy (Eds. Y. Basset, V. Novotny, S.E. Miller & R. Kitching), pp. 304-314, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y., Hammond, P.M., Barrios, H., Holloway, J.D. & Miller, S.E. (2003) Vertical stratification of arthropod assemblages. . In Arthropods of Tropical Forests: Spatio- Temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy (Eds. Y. Basset, V. Novotny, S.E. Miller & R. Kitching), pp. 17-27, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Kitching. R., eds. (2003) Arthropods of Tropical Forests: Spatio-Temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Title page: [ pdf file ] Internet link at CUP: [ link ]

Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Kitching. R. (2003) Canopy entomology, an expanding field of natural sciences. In Arthropods of Tropical Forests: Spatio-Temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy (Eds. Y. Basset, V. Novotny, S.E. Miller & R. Kitching), pp. 4-6, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Kitching. R. (2003) Methodological advances and limitations in canopy entomology. In Arthropods of Tropical Forests: Spatio-Temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy (Eds. Y. Basset, V. Novotny, S.E. Miller & R. Kitching), pp. 7-16, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [ pdf file 2.3 ]

Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Kitching. R. (2003) Conclusion: arthropods, canopies and interpretable patterns. In Arthropods of Tropical Forests: Spatio-Temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy (Eds. Y. Basset, V. Novotny, S.E. Miller & R. Kitching), pp. 394-405, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [ pdf file 2.4 ]

Brown, J. W., Miller, S. E. & Horak, M. (2003) Studies on New Guinea moths. 2. Description of a new species of Xenothictis Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Archipini). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 105, 1044-1051. [ pdf file ]

Holloway, J. D. & Miller, S. E. (2003) The composition, generic placement and host-plant relationships of the joviana-group in Parallelia generic complex (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Catocalinae). Invertebrate Systematics 17, 111-128. [ pdf file ]

Miller, S. E., Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. (2003) Studies on New Guinea moths. I. Introduction. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 105, 1035-1043. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V. (2003): Ecological research in Papua New Guinea: Some important and interesting problems. [ pdf file ] Presented at seminars at the University of Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby, PNG), the Imperial College (Silwood Park, UK) and the Institute of Entomology, Czech Academy of Sciences (Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic)

Novotny, V., Basset, Y. & Kitching, R. (2003) Herbivore communities and their food resources. In Arthropods of Tropical Forests: Spatio-Temporal Dynamics and Resource Use in the Canopy (Eds. Y. Basset, V. Novotny, S.E. Miller & R. Kitching), pp. 40-53, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Miller, S. E., Cizek, L, Leps, J., Janda, M., Basset, Y., Weiblen, G. W. & Darrow, K. (2003) Colonizing aliens: caterpillars (Lepidoptera) feeding on Piper aduncum and P. umbellatum in rainforests of Papua New Guinea. Ecological Entomology 28: 704-716 [ pdf file ]

Weiblen, G. (2003): Global biodiversity: How many species of arthropods are there? [ pdf file ] Presented at seminars at several universities at USA.


2002

Basset, Y. (2002) Training parataxonomists to survey tropical forest canopies. In: A.W. Mitchell, K. Secoy & T. Jackson (eds) The Global Canopy Handbook. Techniques of Access and Study in the Forest Roof. Global Canopy Programme, Oxford, 215-218. [ pdf file ]

Hulcr, J. (2002): Communities of leaf-chewing insects in rainforests of New Guinea: Story of the parataxonomists' conquest of tropical ecology. [ pdf file ] Presented at 4th New Guinea Biological Conference, Cenderwasih University, Jaypura, Indonesia, August 2002.

Jordal, B. H., Beaver, R. A., Normark, B. B. & Farrell, B. D. (2002) Extraordinary sex ratios and the evolution of male neoteny in sib-mating Ozopemon beetles. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 75, 353-360.

Jordal B. H., Normark, B. B., Farrell, B. D. & Kirkendall, L. R. (2002) Extraordinary haplotype diversity in haplodiploid inbreeders: phylogenetics and evolution of the bark beetle genus Coccotrypes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 23, 171-188.

Leps J., Novotny, V., Cizek, L., Molem, K., Isua, B., Boen, W., Kutil, R., Auga, J., Kasbal, M., Manumbor, M. & Hiuk, S. (2002) The habitat preferences of Piper aduncum, an invasive species in Papua New Guinean rainforests. Applied Vegetation Science 5, 255-267 [ pdf file ]

Miller, S. E., Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. (2002) Case studies of arthropod diversity and distribution. Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology: Key papers and commentaries. (eds. R. L. Chazdon and T. C. Whitmore), pp. 407-413, University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Mogia, M. (2002) Traditional uses of cicadas by Tabare Sine people in Simbu province of Papua New Guinea. Denisia 4, 17-20. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Basset, Y., Miller, S. E., Drozd, P. & Cizek, L. (2002) Host specialisation of leaf chewing insects in a New Guinea rainforest. Journal of Animal Ecology 71, 400-412 [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Basset, Y., Miller, S.E., Weiblen, G.D., Bremer, B., Cizek, L. & Drozd, P. (2002) Low host specificity of herbivorous insects in a tropical forest. Nature 416, 841-844. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Miller, S. E., Basset, Y., Cizek, L, Drozd, P., Darrow, K. & Leps, J. (2002) Predictably simple: communities of caterpillars (Lepidoptera) feeding on rainforest trees in Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, Biological Sciences 269, 2337-2344. [ pdf file ]

Weiblen, G. D. (2002) How to be a fig wasp. Annual Review of Entomology 47, 299-330. [ pdf file ]

Weiblen, G. D. & Bush, G. L. (2002) Speciation in fig pollinators and parasites. Molecular Ecology 11, 1573-1578. [ pdf file ]


2001

Basset, Y. (2001) Rain forests. In: Plant Sciences, Vol. 4. (ed. R. Robinson), pp. 4 -12, Macmillan Reference USA, New York

Basset Y. (2001) Invertebrates in the canopy of tropical rain forests: how much do we really know? Plant Ecology 153, 87-107. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y. (2001) Rain forest canopy. In: Plant Sciences, Vol. 4. (ed. R. Robinson), pp. 1-4 Macmillan Reference USA, New York.

Edwards, J. S. & Thornton, I. W. B. (2001) Colonization of an island volcano, Long Island, Papua New Guinea, and an emergent island, Motmot, in its caldera lake. VI. The pioneer arthropod community of Motmot Journal of Biogeography 28, 1379-1388 [ pdf file ]

Holloway, J.D., Kibby, G. Peggie, D., Miller, S.E. & Carter, D. (2001) Families of Malesian moths and butterflies. Fauna Malesia Handbook Series. Brill, Leiden. [ pdf file ]

Leary, T., Kinibel, A., Dal, C. & Manumbor, M. (2001) A survey of the moth fauna (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of Mt. Sisa, Southern Highlands, PNG - October 1999. KICDP Scientific Report SR-01-03, 1-70, WWF South Pacific, Moro, PNG. Title page: [ pdf file ] (contact WWF for full report)

Leps, J., Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. (2001) Habitat and successional status of plants in relation to the communities of their leaf-chewing herbivores in Papua New Guinea. Journal of Ecology 89, 186-199. [ pdf file ]

Lopez-Vaamonde, C., J.-Y. Rasplus, G. Weiblen & J. M. Cook (2001) DNA-based phylogenies of fig wasps: partial co-cladogenesis between pollinators and parasites. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 21, 55-71. [ pdf file ]

Sequeira, A. S. & Farrell, B. D. (2001) Evolutionary origins of Gondwanan interactions: How old are Araucaria beetle herbivores? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 74, 459-474.

Shanahan M., Harrison R. D., Yamuna, R., Boen, W. & Thornton, I. W. B. (2001) Colonization of an island volcano, Long Island, Papua New Guinea, and an emergent island, Motmot, in its caldera lake. V. Colonization by figs (Ficus spp.), their dispersers and pollinators. Journal of Biogeography 28, 1365-1377. [ pdf file ]

Takeuchi, W. & Golman, M. (2001) Floristic documentation imperatives: Some conclusions from contemporary surveys in Papua New Guinea. Sida 19, 445-468. [ pdf file ]

Thornton, I. W. B. (2001) Colonization of an island volcano, Long Island, Papua New Guinea, and an emergent island, Motmot, in its caldera lake. I. General introduction. Journal of Biogeography 28, 1299-1310. [ pdf file ]

Thornton, I. W. B., Cook, S., Edwards, J. S., Harrison, R. D., Schipper, C. & Shanahan, M., Singadan, R. & Yamuna, R. (2001) Colonization of an island volcano, Long Island, Papua New Guinea, and an emergent island, Motmot, in its caldera lake. VII. Overview and discussion. Journal of Biogeography, 28 1389-1408 [ pdf file ]

Weiblen, G.D. (2001) Phylogenetic relationships of fig wasps pollinating functionally dioecious figs based on mitochondrial DNA sequences and morphology. Systematic Biology 50, 243-267. [ pdf file ]

Weiblen, G.D., D.W. Yu, and S.A. West. (2001) Pollination and parasitism in functionally dioecious figs. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 268, 651-659. [ pdf file ]


2000

van Achterberg, C. & Weiblen, G.D. (2000) Ficobracon brusi gen. nov. & spec. nov. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid reared from figs in Papua New Guinea. Zool. Med. Leiden 74, 51-55. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S. E. & Pyle, R. (2000) Quantifying Biodiversity: Experience with Parataxonomists and Digital Photography in Papua New Guinea and Guyana. BioScience, 50, 899-908. [ pdf file ]

Iqbal, M. & Austin, A. D. (2000) Systematics of the wasp genus Ceratobaeus Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) from Australasia: Parasitoids of spider eggs. Records of the South Australian Museum Monograph Series 6, 1-164.

Medler, J. T. (2000) Flatidae of New Guinea and adjacent areas (Homoptera: Fulgoroidea). Bishop Museum Bulletins in Entomology 8:viii + 117.

Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. (2000) Rare species in communities of tropical insect herbivores: pondering the mystery of singletons. Oikos 89, 564-572. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V. & Drozd, P. (2000) Size distribution of conspecific populations: peoples of New Guinea. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, Biological Sciences 267, 947-952. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V. & Missa, O. (2000) Local and regional species richness in the tropics: sap-sucking insects (Auchenorrhyncha, Hemiptera) from a lowland rain forest site and the island of New Guinea. Ecological Entomology 25, 445-451. [ pdf file ]

Weiblen, G.D. (2000) Phylogenetic relationships of functionally dioecious Ficus (Moraceae) based on ribosomal DNA sequences and morphology. American Journal of Botany 87, 1342-1357. [ pdf file ]


1999

Basset, Y. (1999) Diversity and abundance of insect herbivores collected on Castanopsis acuminatissima (Fagaceae) in New Guinea: relationships with leaf production and surrounding vegetation. European Journal of Entomology 96, 381-391. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y. & Novotny, V. (1999) Species richness of insect herbivore communities on Ficus in Papua New Guinea. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 67, 477-499. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. (1999) Body size and host plant specialisation: a relationship from a community of herbivorous insects from New Guinea. Journal of Tropical Ecology 15, 315-328 [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Basset, Y., Auga, J., Boen, W., Dal, C., Drozd, P., Kasbal, M., Isua, B., Kutil, R., Manumbor, M. and Molem, K. (1999) Predation risk for herbivorous insects on tropical vegetation: a search for enemy-free space and time. Australian Journal of Ecology 24, 477-483. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V., Basset, Y., Samuelson, G. A. & Miller, S. E. (1999) Host use by chrysomelid beetles feeding on Moraceae and Euphorbiaceae in New Guinea. In: M. Cox, ed., Advances in Chrysomelidae Biology 1, pp. 343-360, Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. [ pdf file ]


1998

Adis, J., Basset, Y., Floren, A., Hammond, P.M. & Linsenmair, K.E. (1998) Canopy fogging of an overstorey tree - Recommendations for standardization. Ecotropica 4, 93-97. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y., Novotny, V., Miller, S.E. & Springate, N.D. (1998) Assessing the impact of forest disturbance on tropical invertebrates: some comments. Journal of Applied Ecology 35, 461-466. [ pdf file ]

Miller, S. E. (1998) Taxa group summary: Insects/terrestrial invertebrates. In The Irian Jaya Biodiversity Conservation Priority-Setting Workshop: Final Report (eds. J. B. Burnett, Y. de Fretes & P. Kramadibrata), pp. 46-47 + map, Conservation International, Washington, D.C. ISBN1881173283.

Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. (1998) Seasonality of sap-sucking insects (Auchenorrhyncha, Hemiptera) feeding on Ficus (Moraceae) in a lowland rain forest in New Guinea. Oecologia 115, 514-522. [ pdf file ]

Weiblen, G.D. (1998) Forest composition and structure of a one hectare plot in the Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area, Papua New Guinea. Science in New Guinea 24, 23-32. [ pdf file ]


1997

Allison, A., Samuelson, G. A. & Miller, S. E. (1997) Patterns of beetles species diversity in Castanopsis acuminatissima (Fagaceae) trees studied with canopy fogging techniques in mid-montane New Guinea rain forest. In Canopy Arthropods (eds. N.E. Stork, J. Adis, and R.K. Didham), p. 224-236. Chapman & Hall: London. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y. (1997) Species abundance and body size relationships in insect herbivores associated with New Guinea forest trees, with particular reference to insect host-specificity. In Canopy Arthropods (eds. N. E. Stork, J. Adis, and R. K. Didham), pp. 237-264. Chapman & Hall, London. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y., Springate, N.D., Aberlenc, H.-P. & Delvare, G. (1997) A review of methods for sampling arthropods in tree canopies. In: Canopy Arthropods (eds N.E. Stork, J.A. Adis & R.K. Didham), pp. 27-52. Chapman & Hall, London. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y., Novotny, V. & Weiblen, G. (1997) Ficus: a resource for arthropods in the tropics, with particular reference to New Guinea. In Forests and Insects (eds A. D. Watt, N.E. Stork & M. D. Hunter). Chapman & Hall, London, Pp. 341-361. [ pdf file ]

Hulcr, J., Mogia, M., Isua, B. & Novotny, V. (2007) Host specificity of ambrosia and bark beetles (Col., Curculionidae: Scolytinae and Platypodinae) in a New Guinea rainforest. Ecological Entomology 32: 762-772. [ pdf file ]

Keast, A. & Miller, S.E. (eds) (1997) The origin and evolution of Pacific island biotas, New Guinea to Eastern Polynesia: Patterns and processes. SPB Publications, Amsterdam.

Novotny, V., Basset, Y., Miller, S. E., Allison, A., Samuelson, G. A. and Orsak, L. (1997) The diversity of tropical insect herbivores: an approach to collaborative international research in Papua New Guinea. Proceeding of the International Conference on Taxonomy and Biodiversity Conservation in the East Asia (B. H. Lee, J. C. Choe and H. Y. Han, eds), pp. 112-125. Korean Institute for Biodiversity Research of Chonbuk National University, Chonju. [ pdf file ]


1996

Basset, Y., Samuelson, G.A. & Miller, S.E. (1996) Similarities and contrasts in the local insect faunas associated with ten forest tree species of New Guinea. Pacific Science 50, 157-183. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y. (1996) Local communities of arboreal herbivores in Papua New Guinea: predictors of insect variables. Ecology 77, 1906-1919. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y. & Samuelson, G.A. (1996) Ecological characteristics of an arboreal community of Chrysomelidae in Papua New Guinea. In: Chrysomelidae Biology. Volume 2: Ecological Studies (eds P.H.A. Jolivet & M.L. Cox), pp. 243-262. SPB Academic Publishing, Amsterdam. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y., Samuelson, G.A., Allison, A. & Miller, S.E. (1996) How many host-specific insect species feed on a species of tropical tree? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 59, 201-216. [ pdf file ]

Miller, S. E. (1996) Biogeography of Pacific insects and other terrestrial invertebrates: A status report. In The origin and evolution of Pacific Island biotas, New Guinea to Eastern Polynesia: patterns and processes (eds. A. Keast & S. E. Miller) pp. 463-475. SPB Academic Publishing, Amsterdam. [ pdf file ]

Sekhran, N. & Miller, S. E. editors (1996) Papua New Guinea Country Study on Biological Diversity. Papua New Guinea Department of Environment and Conservation, Waigani. xl + 438 pp. Title page [ pdf file ]

Springate, N.D. & Basset, Y. (1996) Diel activity of arboreal arthropods associated with Papua New Guinean trees. Journal of Natural History 30, 101-112.


1995

Basset, Y. (1995) Arthropod predator-prey ratios on vegetation at Wau, Papua New Guinea. Science in New Guinea 21, 103-112.


1994

Basset, Y. 1994. Palatability of tree foliage to chewing insects: a comparison between a temperate and a tropical site. Acta Oecologia 15, 181-191. [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y., Springate, N.D. & Samuelson, G.A. (1994) Feeding habits and range of body size: a case study in Papua New Guinea using arboreal leaf-beetles and weevils (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Curculionidae). Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 67, 347-361.


1993

Allison, A., Samuelson, G. A. & Miller, S. E. (1993) Patterns of beetle species diversity in New Guinea rain forest as revealed by canopy fogging: preliminary findings. Selbyana 14, 16-20. [ pdf file ]

Miller, S.E. (1993) Biodiversity and conservation of the nonmarine invertebrate fauna of Papua New Guinea. In Papua New Guinea Conservation Needs Assessment, Volume 2, (ed. B. Beehler), pp. 227-325. Department of Environment and Conservation: Boroko.


1992

Basset, Y. (1992) Host specificity of arboreal and free-living insect herbivores in rain forest. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 47, 115-133. [ pdf file ]