HR Excellence in Science

RNDr. Robert Tropek, Ph.D.

Position Head of Laboratory - Laboratory of Community Ecology
Department of Ecology
Institute of Entomology

Contact details +420 387775037

Total found: 133 records
Chmel K., Ewome F.L., Uceda Goméz G., Klomberg Y., Mertens J., Tropek R., Janeček Š. (2021) Bird pollination syndrome is the plant’s adaptation to ornithophily, but nectarivorous birds are not so selective. Oikos 130: 1411-1424.
DOI: 10.1111/oik.08052
Chmelová E., Kolář V., Jan J., Carreira B., Landeira Dabarca A., Otáhalová Š., Poláková M., Vebrová L., Borovec J., Boukal D., Tropek R. (2021) Valuable secondary habitats or hazardous ecological traps? Environmental risk assessment of minor and trace elements in fly ash deposits across the Czech Republic. Sustainability 13: article number: 10385.
DOI: 10.3390/su131810385
Delabye S., Maicher V., Sáfián S., Doležal J., Altman J. , Janeček Š., Kobe I.N., Murkwe M., Šebek P., Tropek R. (2021) Butterfly and moth communities differ in their response to habitat structure in rainforests of Mount Cameroon. Biotropica 53: 567-580.
DOI: 10.1111/btp.12900
Hejda M., Čuda J., Pyšková K., Zambatis G., Foxcroft L.C., MacFadyen S., Storch D., Tropek R., Pyšek P. (2021) Water availability, bedrock, disturbance by herbivores, and climate determine plant diversity in South‑African savanna. Scientific Reports in press.
Janeček Š., Chmel K., Ewome F.L., Hrubá K., Klomberg Y., Kobe I.N., Kouede R.D., Mertens J., Njie M.M., Tropek R. (2021) Differences in nectar traits between ornithophilous and entomophilous plants on Mount Cameroon. Plants 10: 1161.
DOI: 10.3390/plants10061161
Kolář V., Tichánek F., Tropek R. (2021) Evidence-based restoration of freshwater biodiversity after mining: Experience from Central European spoil heaps. Journal of Applied Ecology 58: 1921-1932.
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13956
Mertens J., Brisson L., Janeček Š., Klomberg Y., Maicher V., Sáfián S., Delabye S., Potocký P., Kobe I.N., Pyrcz T., Tropek R. (2021) Elevational and seasonal patterns of butterflies and hawkmoths in plant-pollinator networks in tropical rainforests of Mount Cameroon. Scientific Reports 11: 9710.
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-89012-x
Bartoš M., Janeček Š., Janečková P., Chmelová E., Tropek R., Götzenberger L., Klomberg Y., Jersáková J. (2020) Are reproductive traits related to pollen limitation in plants? A case study from a Central European meadow. Plants 9: 640.
DOI: 10.3390/plants9050640
Bartoš M., Janeček Š., Janečková P., Padyšáková E., Tropek R., Götzenberger L., Klomberg Y., Jersáková J. (2020) Self-compatibility and autonomous selfing of plants in meadow communities. Plant Biology 22: 120-128.
DOI: 10.1111/plb.13049
Delabye S., Maicher V., Sáfián S., Potocký P., Mertens J., Przybylowicz L., Murkwe M., Kobe I.N., Fokam E., Janeček Š., Tropek R. (2020) First records of 31 species of butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera) in Cameroon, with remarks on their elevational ranges. Biodiversity Data Journal 8: e50543.
DOI: 10.3897/BDJ.8.e50543
Delabye S., Sedláček O., Maicher V., Tropek R. (2020) New records of six moth (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Lasiocampidae) species in south African countries, with comments on their distribution. Biodiversity Data Journal 8: e59339.
DOI: 10.3897/BDJ.8.e59339
Duplouy A., Pranter R., Warren-Gash H., Tropek R., Wahlberg N. (2020) Towards unravelling Wolbachia global exchange: a contribution from the Bicyclus and Mylothris butterflies in the Afrotropics. BMC Microbiology 23: 319.
DOI: 10.21203/
Maicher V., Delabye S., Murkwe M., Doležal J., Altman J., Kobe I.N., Desmist J., Fokam E., Pyrcz T., Tropek R. (2020) Effects of disturbances by forest elephants on diversity of trees and insects in tropical rainforests on Mount Cameroon. Scientific Reports 10: 21618.
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-78659-7
Maicher V., Sáfián S., Murkwe M., Delabye S., Przybylowicz L., Potocký P., Kobe I.N., Janeček Š., Mertens J., Fokam E., Pyrcz T., Doležal J., Altman J. , Hořák D., Fiedler K., Tropek R. (2020) Seasonal shifts of biodiversity patterns and species’ elevation ranges of butterflies and moths along a complete rainforest elevational gradient on Mount Cameroon. Journal of Biogeography 47: 342-354.
DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13740
Mertens J., Janeček Š., Dzekashu F., Chmelová E., Fokam E., Tropek R. (2020) Changes in pollinator community of Scadoxus cinnabarinus (Amaryllidaceae) along its elevational range on Mount Cameroon Arthropod-Plant Interactions 14: 215-226.
DOI: 10.1007/s11829-020-09741-0
Mottl O., Fibich P., Klimeš P., Volf M., Tropek R., Anderson-Teixeira K., Auga J., Blair T., Butterill P. T., Carscallen G., Gonzalez-Akre E., Goodman A., Kaman O., Lamarre G., Libra M., Losada M.E., Manumbor M., Miller S., Molem K., Nichols G., Plowman N., Redmond C. M., Seifert C. L., Vrána J., Weiblen G., Novotný V. (2020) Spatial covariance of herbivorous and predatory guilds of forest canopy arthropods along a latitudinal gradient. Ecology Letters 23: 1499–1510.
DOI: 10.1111/ele.13579
Pyšek P., Hejda M., Čuda J., Zambatis G., Pyšková K., MacFadyen S., Storch D., Tropek R., Foxcroft L.C. (2020) Into the great wide open: do alien plants spread from rivers to dry savanna in the Kruger National Park? NeoBiota 60: 61-77.
DOI: 10.3897/neobiota.60.54608
Ustjuzhanin P., Kovtunovich V., Maicher V., Sáfián S., Delabye S., Streltzov A., Tropek R. (2020) Even hotter hotspot: description of seven new species of many-plumed moths (Lepidoptera, Alucitidae) from Mount Cameroon. ZooKeys issue 935: 103-119.
DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.935.49843
Faltýnek Fric Z., Marešová J., Kadlec T., Tropek R., Pyrcz T., Wiemers M. (2019) World travellers – Phylogeny and biogeography of the butterfly genus Leptotes (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Systematic Entomology 44: 652-665.
DOI: 10.1111/syen.12349
Klomberg Y., Kouede R.D., Mertens J., Bartoš M., Tropek R., Fokam E., Janeček Š. (2019) The role of ultraviolet reflectance and pattern in the pollination system of Hypoxis camerooniana (Hypoxidaceae). AoB Plants 11: plz057.
DOI: 10.1093/aobpla/plz057

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