HR Excellence in Science

MSc. Leonardo Ré Jorge, Ph.D.

Position 1 Research Scientist - Laboratory of Multitrophic Interactions
Department of Ecology
Institute of Entomology

Position 2 Research Scientist - Laboratory of Tropical Ecology
Department of Ecology
Institute of Entomology

Contact details +420 38 777 5031


Ecology of plant-insect interactions, food webs, biostatistics

Total found: 28 records
Finnie S., Butterill P. T., Novotný V., Redmond C. M., Ré Jorge L., Abe T., Lamarre G., Maicher V., Sam K. (2024) Vertical stratification and defensive traits of caterpillars against parasitoids in a lowland tropical forest in Cameroon. Oecologia 204: 915-930.
DOI: 10.1007/s00442-024-05542-x
Maglianesi M.A., Varassin I.G., Ávalos G., Ré Jorge L. (2024) A phylogenetic perspective on ecological specialisation reveals hummingbird and insect pollinators have generalist diets Oikos 2024: article number: e10208.
DOI: 10.1111/oik.10208
Segar S. T., Ré Jorge L., Nicholls L., Basset Y. F., Rota J., Kaman O., Sisol M., Gewa B., Dahl C. N., Butterill P. T., Mezzomo P., Miller S., Weiblen G., Salminen J.-P., Novotný V., Volf M. (2024) Species swarms and their caterpillar colonisers: phylogeny and polyphenols determine host plant specificity in New Guinean Lepidoptera. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 11: article number: 1308608.
DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2023.1308608
Houska Tahadlová M., Mottl O., Ré Jorge L., Koane B., Novotný V., Sam K. (2023) Trophic cascades in tropical rainforests: Effects of vertebrate predator exclusion on arthropods and plants in Papua New Guinea Biotropica 55: 70-80.
DOI: 10.1111/btp.13160

Documents to download:
Tahadlova_2022 (pdf)
Kik A., Duda P., Bajzeková J., Baro N., Opasa R., Sosanika G., Ré Jorge L., West P., Sam K., Zrzavý J., Novotný V. (2023) Hunting skills and ethnobiological knowledge among the young, educated Papua New Guineans: Implications for conservation. Global Ecology and Conservation 43: article number: e02435.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2023.e02435
Mezzomo P., Weinhold A., Aurová K., Ré Jorge L., Kozel P., Michálek J., Nováková N., Seifert C.L., Volfová T., Engström M., Salminen J.-P., Sedio B.E., Volf M. (2023) Leaf volatile and nonvolatile metabolites show different levels of specificity in response to herbivory. Ecology and Evolution 13: article number: 10123.
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.10123
Sam K., Ré Jorge L., Koane B., Amick P., Sivault E. (2023) Vertebrates, but not ants, protect rainforest from herbivorous insects across elevations in Papua New Guinea. Journal of Biogeography 50: 1803-1816.
DOI: 10.1111/jbi.14686
Braga M.R., Ré Jorge L., Jahn A.E., Loyola R., Varela S. (2022) Future climate change will impact the migration of New World migrant flycatchers (Tyrannidae). Ornithology Research 30: 63-74.
DOI: 10.1007/s43388-022-00081-6
de Alvarenga A.M.S.B., Borges M.E., Ré Jorge L., Varassin I.G., Araújo S.B.L. (2022) Consumers’ active choice behavior promotes coevolutionary units in antagonistic networks. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 35: 134-145.
DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13956
Felix G.M., Pinheiro R.B.P., Ré Jorge L., Lewinsohn T. (2022) A framework for hierarchical compound topologies in species interaction networks. Oikos 2022: article number: e09538.
DOI: 10.1111/oik.09538
Leong J., Ré Jorge L., Seifert C.L., Volf M. (2022) Quantity and specialisation matter: Effects of quantitative and qualitative variation in willow chemistry on resource preference in leaf-chewing insects. Insect Conservation and Diversity 15: 453-460.
DOI: 10.1111/icad.12559
Lewinsohn T., Almeida-Neto M., Almeida A., Prado P.I., Ré Jorge L. (2022) From insect-plant interactions to ecological networks Biota Neotropica 22: e20221399.
DOI: 10.1590/1676-0611-BN-2022-1399

Documents to download:
Lewinsohn2022FromInsectPlantInteractions (pdf)
Mäntylä E., Ré Jorge L., Koane B., Sam K., Segar S. T., Volf M., Weinhold A., Novotný V. (2022) Ficus trees with upregulated or downregulated defence did not impact predation on their neighbours in a tropical rainforest. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 16: 285-296.
DOI: 10.1007/s11829-022-09892-2
Volf M., Volfová T., Seifert C. L., Ludwig A., Engelmann R.A., Ré Jorge L., Richter R., Schedl A., Weinhold A., Wirth C., van Dam N.M. (2022) A mosaic of induced and non‐induced branches promotes variation in leaf traits, predation and insect herbivore assemblages in canopy trees. Ecology Letters 25: 729-739.
DOI: 10.1111/ele.13943
Basset Y. F., Ré Jorge L., Butterill P. T., Lamarre G., Dahl C. N., Čtvrtečka R., Gripenberg S., Lewis O., Barrios H., Brown J. W., et al., Kaman O., Klimeš P., Knížek M., Miller S., Morse G.E., Novotný V., et al., Weiblen G., Wright S., Segar S.T. (2021) Host specificity and interaction networks of insect feeding on seeds and fruits in tropical rainforests. Oikos 130: 1462-1476.
DOI: 10.1111/oik.08152
Butterill P. T., Ré Jorge L., Xing S., Fayle T. M. (2021) LifeWebs: A (global) database of bipartite ecological interaction networks. Biodiversity Information Science and Standards 5: e75626 (Conference Abstract).
DOI: 10.3897/biss.5.75626
de Brito V.L.G., Leite F.B., Ré Jorge L., Sazima M. (2021) Distinct pollen release dynamics between stamens generate division of labour in pollen flowers of two Pleroma species (Melastomataceae). Flora 285: article number: 151961.
DOI: 10.1016/j.flora.2021.151961
de Brito V.L.G., Leite F.B., Telles F.J., Ré Jorge L., Sazima M. (2021) The attractive role of floral elements in heterantherous species without pronounced stamen differences. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 15: 23-31.
DOI: 10.1007/s11829-020-09794-1
Kik A., Adamec M., Aikhenvald A.Y., Bajzeková J., Baro N., Bowern C., Colwell R., Drozd P., Duda P., Ibalim S., Ré Jorge L., Mogina J., Ruli B., Sam K., Sarvasy H., Saulei S., Weiblen G., Zrzavý J., Novotný V. (2021) Language and ethnobiological skills decline precipitously in Papua New Guinea, the world's most linguistically diverse nation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 118: e2100096118.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2100096118
Leal C.R.O., Ré Jorge L., de Souza A.P., Lewinsohn T., Silva-Brandao K.L. (2021) Characterization of microsatellite loci for three species of Tomoplagia (Diptera: Tephritidae) and absence of cross-species amplification. Applied Entomology and Zoology 56: 125-132.
DOI: 10.1007/s13355-020-00706-6

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