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 ONE12: 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., Tìšitel, 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 Science27, 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 naturelle209). 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 Entomology40, 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 (DipteraCecidomyiidae) 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 Washington117, 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. Ecography38, 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. Biotropica46, 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., Èížek, L., Støíbrná, 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. Ecography37, 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. Oecologia171: 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 Washington115: 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 (BraconidaeRogadinae): 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. Nature448, 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 Evolution21, 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 Biogeography28 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. BioScience50, 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 (HomopteraFulgoroidea). 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 ]

 

Congresses attended by paraecologists:

  • Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation Conference, Bali, Indonesia, July 2010
  • New Guinea Biological Conference in Port Moresby, 2006   
  • 6th New Guinea Biological Conference, Manokwari University, Manokwari, Indonesia, October 2004
  • Biotic Interactions in the Tropics conference organised by the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation and the British Ecological Society, Aberdeen, U.K., 2003
  • New Guinea Biological "Conference Conservation through Education and Research", University of Goroka, Goroka, Papua New Guinea, 2003
  • The Royal Entomological Society Meeting, Reading, U. K., 2003
  • New Guinea Biological Conference, Cenderwasih University, Jayapura, Indonesia, 2002
  • Third International Canopy Conference, Cairns, Australia, 2002
  • Science and Technology in Developing Countries: Emerging Trends in the New Millenium, University of Goroka, Goroka, 2001
  • New Guinea Biological Conference, Wau Ecology Institute, Wau, 2000
  • New Guinea Biological Conference, Tabubil, 1996

Kenneth Molem speaking at the congress Science and Technology in Developing Countries: Emerging Trends in the New Millenium, organised by the University of Goroka:

And their congress presentations:

Auga, J., Kutil, R. & Isua, B. (2003) Host specificity of cerambycid beetles (Cerambycidae) and fruit flies (Tephritidae) in a lowland rainforest in Papua New Guinea. Poster at the Biotic Interactions in the Tropics conference organised by the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation and the British Ecological Society, Aberdeen, U. K., 7. - 11. July 2003 and at Royal Entomological Society Meeting, Reading, U. K., August 2003 [ pdf file 2.6 MB ]

Boen, W. (2004) Beta diversity of Lepidoptera in lowland rainforests of Northern New Guinea. Oral presentation at the 6th New Guinea Biological Conference, Manokwari University, Manokwari, Indonesia, October 2004

Boen, W. & Molem, K. (2002) Parataxonomists: a new approach to ecological research. Poster presented at the 3rd International Canopy Conference, Cairns, June 25-30, 2002 Poster: [ pdf file 5.8 MB ]

Boen, W. (2000) Host specificity and species richness of leaf-chewing herbivores on some rainforest trees around Madang (Papua New Guinea). Oral presentation at the 2nd New Guinea Biological Conference, Wau Ecology Institute, Wau September 28-28, 2000. Abstract: [ pdf file ]

Bito, D. (2003) Caterpillars colonising Spathodea campanulata (Bignoniaceae), an alien tree in Papua New Guinea lowlands. Oral presentation at the 5th New Guinea Biological Conference "Conservation through Education and Research", University of Goroka, Goroka, 23-25 August 2003. Presentation: [ pdf file 9.0 MB ] Abstract: [ pdf file ]

Dal, C. & Basset, Y. (1996) Leaf chewing insects feeding on figs (Ficus spp.) in the Madang area: methods and faunal composition . New Guinea Biological Society Conference, Tabubil, 1995. Abstract published in Science in New Guinea 21, 141.

Isua, B & Auga, J. (2002) Host specificity and species richness of long horn beetles (Cerambycidae) reared from rainforest trees in Papua New Guinea. Poster at the 4th New Guinea Biological Conference, Cenderwasih University, Jayapura, Indonesia, August 2002. Poster: [ pdf file 3.0 MB ] Abstract: [ pdf file ]

Kua, J., Kaupa, B., Nimai, K., Eresula, L., Auga, J., Boen, W., Isua, B., Kutil, R., Manaono, M., Manumbor, M., Molem, K., Mogia, M. & Tamtiai, E. (2003) Caterpillars feeding on Piper aduncum (Piperaceae), an alien tree in Papua New Guinea, at high and low elevations. Poster and oral presentation at the 5th New Guinea Biological Conference "Conservation through Education and Research", University of Goroka, Goroka, 23-25 August 2003. Presentation: [ pdf file ] Abstract: [ pdf file ]

Kua, J., Kaupa, B., Eresula, L. & Sinebare, D. (2002) Caterpillars feeding on Ficus trees in Chimbu mountains (Papua New Guinea). Oral presentation at 4th New Guinea Biological Conference, Cenderwasih University, Jayapura, Indonesia, August 2002. Presentation: [ pdf file ] Abstract: [ pdf file ]

Kutil, R, Hiuk, S., & Damag, M. (2002) Host specificity and species richness of fruit flies feeding on fruits in a Papua New Guinean rainforest. Oral presentation at  the 4th New Guinea Biological ConferenceCenderwasih University, Jaypura, Indonesia, August 2002. Presentation: [ pdf file ] Abstract: [ pdf file ]

Manumbor, M. (2006) Studying insect communities in PNG rainforests: a parataxonomist approach. New Guinea Biological Conference, Port Moresby, 2006. Presentation: [ pdf file 4,2 MB ]

Manumbor, M. (2000) Predation on the leaves of some rainforest species of trees around Madang (Papua New Guinea). Oral presentation at the 2nd New Guinea Biological ConferenceWau Ecology Institute, Wau, September 28-28, 2000. Abstract: [ pdf file]

Mogia, M. (2006) What generates the diversity of bark and ambrosia beetles. New Guinea Biological Conference, Port Moresby, 2006.

Mogia, M. & Hulcr, J. (2004) Host specialization of bark beetles (Curculionidae: Scolytinae and Platypodinae) in lowland rainforests of Papua New Guinea Oral presentation at the 6th New Guinea Biological ConferenceManokwari University, Manokwari, Indonesia, October 2004 Presentation: [ pdf file 2.0 MB ]

Mogia, M., Andreas, M., Hulcr, J. & Setliff, G. P. (2003) Host specificity of bark beetles (Curculionidae: Scolytinae and Platypodinae) in lowland rainforests of Papua New Guinea. Oral presentation and poster at the 5th New Guinea Biological Conference "Conservation through Education and Research", University of Goroka, Goroka, 23-25 August 2003. Presentation: [ pdf file 2.0 MB ] Poster: [ pdf file 6.5 MB ] Abstract: [ pdf file ]

Molem K., Boen, W., Auga, J., Damag, M., Hiuk, S., Isua, B., Kutil, R., Manaono, M., Manumbor, M., Mogia, M., Tamtiai, E., Hulcr, J., Janda, M., Novotny, V., Cizek, L., & Basset, Y. Parataxonomists: a new approach to ecological research. Poster at the Association of Tropical Biology Meeting, July 2002, Panama. Poster: [ pdf file 5.8 MB ]

Molem, K., Mogia, M., Kutil, R. & Auga, J. (2001) Scientific and traditional taxonomies of rainforest plants. Oral presentation at Science and Technology in Developing Countries: Emerging Trends in the New Millenium Conference, University of Goroka, Goroka, Sept 12-14, 2001. Abstract: [ pdf file ]

Pokon, R. & Setliff, G. (2003) Host specificity of leaf beetle larvae (Chrysomelidae) feeding on the roots of trees in the lowland rainforest in Madang, Papua New Guinea. Oral presentation at the 5th New Guinea Biological Conference "Conservation through Education and Research", University of Goroka, Goroka, 23-25 August 2003. Presentation: [ pdf file ] Abstract: [ pdf file ]

Sau, S. (2006) Host specialization of leaf miners in a lowland rainforest. New Guinea Biological Conference, Port Moresby, 2006. Presentation: [ pdf file 2.0 MB ]

Tamtiai, E. (2006) Geographic distribution of Lepidoptera in PNG rainforests. New Guinea Biological Conference, Port Moresby, 2006. Presentation: [ pdf file 2.9 MB ]

Tamtiai, E., Manumbor, M., Boen, W. & Isua, B. (2001) Parataxonomists: A new approach to training for science. Oral presentation at the Science and Technology in Developing Countries: Emerging Trends in the New Millenium Conference, University of Goroka, Goroka, Sept 12-14, 2001 Abstract: [ pdf file ]

Media reports authored by paraecologists and PNG students

 

Auga, J. (2002) PNG Entomologist wok long Wes Papua sevei. Wantok 13 July 2002, p. 4 [ pdf file ]

Auga, J., Boen, W. K., Dal, C. D., Manumbor, M. I. & Molem, K. S. (1998) The importance of leaf chewing insects in the lowland rainforest of Papua New Guinea. The

          New Guinea Tropical Ecology and Biodiversity Digest 5, 5-6. [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. K. (1999) PNG bai stap olsem wanem bihain taim? Wantok , 20 May 1999, p. 28. [ pdf file ]

Bito, D. (2006) Research on the last frontier. I, science. The Imperial College Science Magazine, Spring 2006, 4:16-17 [ pdf file 2.1 MB ]

Dahl, C. (2009) The frog and moth of Mt. Wilhelm National Park. Post-Courier December 5, 2009 [ pdf file ]

 

Short newspaper reports on activities of New Guinea Binatang Research Centre

 

Anonymous (2000): In the spotlight: The Paraecologist Training Center devoted to training Papua New Guinean parataxonomists. Diwai Newsletter, 2000(4), p. 3.

           [ pdf file ]

Basset, Y. (1998) From different worlds... A Guyanese parataxonomist in Papua New Guinea. Guyana Chronicle, July 19, 1998 [ pdf file 1.0 MB ]

Hulcr, J. & Janda, M. (2002) Science enters the village. Paradise Magazine No. 153, 3-4. [ pdf file ] 

           Also on-line at Papua New Guinea Tourism and Business Directory 

           [http://www.pngbd.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&postid=18999#post18999 ]

Mack, A. (2002) Understanding tropical ecosystems: Study of PNG insects and plants improves knowledge of tropical biology across the world. Post-Courier,
           July 12-14,
2002, p. 29. [ pdf file ]

Miller, S. E. (2001) Building Expertise at Research Locations: Relying upon Parataxonomists. National Museum of Natural History (Washington) Research                              Highlights at [http://www.mnh.si.edu/highlight/parataxonomy/index.html ] .

            [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V. (2000) Surrounded by insects all day, dreaming about them all night: parataxonomists at work in Madang. PNG Business, April, p. 8. [ pdf file 1.0 MB ]

Novotny, V. (2000) Ol binatang kisim nem bilong Madang. Wantok, April 13, p. 8  [ pdf file 1.9 MB ]

Novotny, V. (2000) The Parataxonomist Training Center opens in Madang. The New Guinea Tropical Ecology and Biodiversity Digest 9, 6-7. [ pdf file ]

Novotny, V. & Basset, Y. (1998) From different words. Mangi binatang work together in Madang. The Independent(PNG), July 10, 1998 Issue 164, p.8. [ pdf file]

Sinebare, E. (2001) Simbu bataplai fam treningMama Graun Nius 5, 1-3 [ pdf file 1.3 MB ]

Weiblen, G. (2001) People and plants in Papua New Guinea. Imprint 18, 2-5. [ pdf file ]

 

Media reports on research:

 

Selected reports on American Naturalist (2010) 176: 90-95 paper  [ pdf file ]

May, R.M. (2010) Tropical Arthropod Species, More or Less, Science 239, 41–42.  [ pdf file ]

Fields, H. (2010). Life’s pageant not so rich. ScienceNOW, Science (online only, May 21, 2010).  link ]

Zukerman, W. (2010). Species count slashed. New Scientist 202 (2764), 4. (12 June 2010).  link ]

Miner, M. (2010). Earth holds less biodiversity than thought. Cosmos (May 31, 2010).  link ]

Leong, M. (2010). Fewer species on Earth than thought. Australian Geographic. (June 1, 2010).  link ]

selected reports on Nature (2007) 448:692 paper [ pdf file ]

ScienceDaily (internet) Rainforest Biodiversity Shows Differing Patterns [ pdf file ]

selected reports on Science (2006) 313:1115 paper [ pdf file ]

The New York Times, July 25, 2006, More plants, more bugs. [ pdf file ]

Hindu Times, July 20, 2006: Direct link established between tropical tree and insect diversity. [ pdf file ]

LiveScience (internet), July 20, 2006 Insect herbivory [ pdf file ]

Spektrumdirekt: die Wissenschaftszeitung im Internet. Daniel Lingenhöhl: Das große KrabbelnWarum leben so viele Insekten in tropischen Regenwäldern?

          18 Juli 2006.

Elements of Science (internet), Giljarov, A. Why there are so many insect species in tropical forests? [in Russian] [ pdf file ]

Roslin, T. (2003) Herbivory passing the limits. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17, 355. [ pdf file ]

selected reports on the Nature (2002) 416,841 paper [ pdf file ]

Anonymus (2002): Six years of research in Papua New Guinea published in Nature.   Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute News, 3 May, 2002, p. 1-2.

          [ pdf file 1.3 MB ]

Anonymus (2002) Forscher korrigieren Insektenzahl. Der Speigel [ pdf file ]

Anonymus (2002) Scientists find fewer tropical insect species than expected. Entomological Society of America Newsletter 25 [ pdf file ]

Kirby, A. (2002) Insect species 'fewer than thought' BBC [ pdf file ]

Ritter, M. (2002) There may be fewer insect species. Los Angeles Times [ pdf file ]

 

Short newspaper reports on activities of New Guinea Binatang Research Centre

 

Researchers return. By Lucy Kapi. The National, 19 September 2002, p. 7 [ pdf file ]

Radio Madang, programme about the Parataxonomist Training Center, October 2002 UK grants K1.5m biodiversity aid. Post-Courier, 2 April 2001, p. 6 [ pdf file ]

Britain funds eco project. Post-Courier, 23 May 2001, p. 8 [ pdf file ]

Britain to fund biodiversity study. Diwai 2001(3), 2 [ pdf file ]

Madang pair off to UK. Independent, 12 July 2001 [ pdf file ]

Local scientists bound for UK. Post-Courier, 26 July 2001 [ pdf file ]

Tupela man Madang go stadi long UK. Wantok, 2 August 2001 [ pdf file ]

Village in a first. Post-Courier, 14 August 2001, p. 5 [ pdf file ]

Britain to fund biodiversity study. The National, 21 May 2001 [ pdf file ]

Preserving the biodiversity of Papua New Guinea. The University of Sussex Newsletter, 25 May 2001 [ pdf file ] 

 

 

Educational Leaflets:

These are leaflets created by the paraecologists and students mostly for village schools and also for general public interested in environment. They are written in Tok Pisin (Melanesian Pidgin) or English.

They can be obtained below as pdf files or sent by the Center upon request.

 

Grassroots educational materials authored by paraecologists and students

NEWS:

Birds of Wanang [ pdf file ]

Wanang Conservation Booklet [ pdf file ]

Legi, S., Pagi, T., Dem, F., Dahl, C., Kimbeng, F., Herman, B., Gibson, A., Kiatik, I. BaisenI. & TvardikovaK. (2010) Kain kain animol (binatang, rok rok na pisin)                     long Mt Wilhelm maunten51 pp. [ pdf file ]

Andreas, M. (2002) We have remarkable insects that other countries do not have! [ pdf file ]

Andreas, M. (2002) Tripela Papua Niugini man long yia 1999 Oktoba i lukluk raun long America. COMPARATION!! (Three Papua New Guineans visited America in                    1999: COMPARISON!! [ pdf file ]

Andreas, M. (2003) Binatang em spesol (Protect insects) [ pdf file ]

Andreas, M. (2003) Orchids: Lukim wanem spesol long lukautim bus? [ pdf file ]

Andreas, M. (2003) Tuna tin fish factory in Madang: Yu laikim wanem kain divelopmen? [ pdf file ]

Andreas, M. & Bito, D. (2004) Wamangu (E. Sepik) tradition: pasin bilong stretim hevi. [ pdf file ]

Bito, D. (2003) Ol kainkain snek bilong stik masis diwai. (Diversity of caterpillars feeding on Spathodea campanulata tree) [ pdf file 1.3 MB ]

Boen, W. (2002) Stori bilong bataplai (About the Butterfies) [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2002) Olsem wanem dispela ol samting I wok long lus? (How is all this disappearing?) [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2002) Save Papua New Guinean tropical rainforest - species too [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2002) Maining i save kamapim bikpela distraksen tru long ol resorses bilong yumi (Mining is causing vast destruction of our resources) [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2002) Coral reefs are very important [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2002) Rip em wanpela bikpela samting tru (The reef really matters) [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2002) Senisim pasin bilong kisim pis (Change the way you catch the fish!) [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2003) Wildlife facing extinction in PNG. [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) Hercules: Bikpela bataplai bilong nait (Hecules: a large moth) [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) Dispela i wanem kain developmen tru. (What kind of development?) [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) Bikpela bataplai bilong de (Bird wing) (Birdwings: giant butterflies) [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) Ol bataplai bilong Pikus diwai (Butterflies feeding on fig trees) [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) Comparison of forests in PNG and Europe. [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) New Guinea Binatang Research Center information leaflet. [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) Zoological and botanical gardens in developed countries. [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) A grassroots parataxonomist overseas. [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) Ton tree (Pomentia pinnata) hosts the richest insect fauna [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) Figs: the special plants for many living creatures on Earth [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) Hawkmoths (Sphingidae) in Papua New Guinea [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) Geometrid moths in Papua New Guinea [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) Macaranga plants and moths feeding on them [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) Kau Wildlife Management Area - wanpela spesol ples (Kau Wildlife Management Area, a special place) [ pdf file ]

Boen, W. (2004) Light trapping moths in New Guinea rain forest [ pdf file ]

Hiuk, S. (2002) Tingting gut na lukautim bus. (Think about protecting your forests.) [ pdf file ]

Hiuk, S. (2002) Bikpela kapul bilong diwai i gat longpela tel (About the Great Tree Kangaroo) [ pdf file ]

Hiuk, S. (2002) Lukautim bus na grauna na wara! (Take care of the forest, of the ground, of the water!) [ pdf file ]

Hiuk, S. (2002) Ol kainkain binatang bilong Papua New Guinea (Various insects of Papua New Guinea) [ pdf file ]

Hiuk, S. (2002) Bilas bilong bus. Ol bataplai bilong madang Provins. (Jewels in the forest. Butterflies of the Madang Province). [ pdf file ]

Hiuk, S. (2002) Ol tumbuna save bilas bipo. (Traditional ornaments of the past) [ pdf file ]

Hiuk, S. (2002) Pukpuk gat biknem long kantri bilong yumi (Crocodiles make our country famous). [ pdf file ]

Kutil, R. (2002) Dispela em soim wonem kain environment (This shows what is this environment like) [ pdf file ]

Kutil, R. (2002) Why na fruits bilong mipela binatang save bagarapim? (Why do insect damage our fruit?) [ pdf file ]

Kutil, R. (2003) Yu save holim tumbana pasin bilong yu yet o nogat(Do you keep your tradition?) [ pdf file ]

Kutil, R. (2003) Jayapura town life. [ pdf file ]

Kutil, R. (2003) Bai yu kisim pis olsem o nogat? [ pdf file ]

Kutil, R. & Auga, J. (2003) Traditional life style in Papua New Guinea. 10 pp. [ pdf file 2.9 MB ]

Kutil, R. (2004) Hao bai yumi lukautim ol bus na wara (How to concerve our forests and waters) [ pdf file ]

Kutil, R. (2004) Wanpela kain habitat i stap long USA (An interesting habitat in USA) [ pdf file ]

Kutil, R. (2004) Various habitats across the world [ pdf file ]

Kutil, R. (2004) Lik katim anis bilong South America. (Leaf-cutter ants of South America) [ pdf file ]

Kutil, R. (2004) Wanem kain wok bilong lik katim anis (Life history of leaf-cutter ants) [ pdf file ]

Manaono, M. (2002) Tree Cangaroo Conservation [ pdf file ]

Manumbor, M. (2002) Yu tingim mi long bihain tu? (Will you think about me in the future?) [ pdf file ]

Manumbor, M. (2002) What's these children's future gonna be like? [ pdf file ]

Manumbor, M. (2002) Pacific leatherback turtles face extinction [ pdf file ]

Manumbor, M. (2003) Kapul bilong diwai o bilong graun? [ pdf file ]

Manumbor, M. (2003) Namba bilong trausel i go down (Turtles are disappearing) [ pdf file ]

Manumbor, M. (2003) Unique biological richness in Papua New Guinea [ pdf file ]

Manumbor, M. (2003) Lip i kisim hamas de? (How long does it take for a leaf to grow?) [ pdf file ]

Manumbor, M. (2003) Konsevesen em wonem samtink? (What is the meaining of conservation?) [ pdf file ]

Manumbor, M. (2004) School drop-outs: a stori [ pdf file ]

Manumbor, M. (2004) Kainkain bataplai bilong nait long Ohu Konseversen Eria (Moth diversity in Ohu Conservation Area) [ pdf file ]

Manumbor, M. (2004) Ohu Conservation Area [ pdf file ]

Mogia, M. (2002) Gutpela yus na wok blong cicada (Useful work of Cicadas) [ pdf file ]

Mogia, M. (2002) The rich tropical rainforest of PNG [ pdf file ]

Mogia, M. (2003) Wanem binatang save kaikai diwai dai (What insects kill trees?) [ pdf file 2.2 MB ]

Mogia, M. (2003) Labelling insect specimens. [ pdf file ]

Mogia, M. (2003) Traditional ways of cooking food in PNG. [ pdf file ]

Mogia, M. (2003) Vegetation types on Mt. Giluwe. [ pdf file ]

Mogia, M. (2003) Some bark beetles of Madang, Papua New Guinea. [ pdf file ]

Mogia, M. (2003) Methods of collecting insects. [ pdf file 1.4 MB ]

Mogia, M. (2003) Lukautim bus, graun, wara na olgeta ol animols. [ pdf file ]

Mogia, M. (2003) Kalsa em wanem samtink? [ pdf file ]

Mogia, M. (2003) Insect body parts. [ pdf file ]

Mogia, M. & Boen, W. (2004) PNG valuable insects. [ pdf file ]

Mogia, M. (2004) Rich diversity of Kau Wildlife Area. [ pdf file 4.5 MB ]

 

Leaflets produced by the Center displayed at our station in Madang:

Internet Resources:

Hulcr, J. Images of New Guinea bark beetles

           [ link ]

Hulcr, J. 2009. Key to the World Genera of Xyleborina ambrosia beetles.             

           [ link ]

Janda, M. Ants of New Guinea

           [ link ]

Miller, S. E., Darrow, K., Basset, Y., Weiblen, G. D.& Novotny, V.: CATS

            - Caterpillars feeding on New Guinea plants

           [ link ]

Tvardikova, K. Birds of New Guinea

           [ link ]

Weiblen G. et al. Digital flora of New Guinea

           [ link ]

Weiblen, G. D. Online interactive key to New Guinea figs

           [ link ]

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