HR Excellence in Science

Mgr. Martin Libra, Ph.D.

Position 1 Research Scientist - Laboratory of Tropical Ecology
Department of Ecology
Institute of Entomology

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

Contact details +420 38 777 5293

Total found: 11 records
Hönle P., Plowman N., Matos Maravi P. F., de Bello F., Bishop T., Libra M., Idigel C., Rimandai M., Klimeš P. (2024) Forest disturbance increases functional diversity but decreases phylogenetic diversity of an arboreal tropical ant community Journal of Animal Ecology 93: 501–516.
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.14060
Volf M., Fontanilla A., Vanhakylä S., Abe T., Libra M., Kogo R., Lilip R., Kamata N., Murakami M., Novotný V., Salminen J.-P., Segar S.T. (2024) High intraspecific variability and previous experience affect polyphenol metabolism in polyphagous Lymantria mathura caterpillars. Ecology and Evolution 14: article number: e10973.
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.10973
Abe T., Volf M., Libra M., Kumar R., Abe H., Fukushima H., Lilip R., Salminen J.-P., Novotný V., Kamata N., Murakami M. (2021) Effects of plant traits on caterpillar communities depend on host specialisation. Insect Conservation and Diversity 14: 756-767.
DOI: 10.1111/icad.12510
Matsuda H., Elsayed A.K., Kim W., Yamauchi S., Libra M., Kamata N., Yukawa J., Tokuda M. (2021) A new species of Pseudasphondylia (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) associated with Magnolia kobus DC. var. borealis Sarg. (Magnoliaceae) in Japan. Biodiversity Data Journal 9: article number: e68016.
DOI: 10.3897/BDJ.9.e68016
Shima H., Abe T., Libra M. (2021) Tachinid flies (Diptera: Tachinidae) reared from deciduous plant-feeding lepidopteran larvae at Hokkaido University Tomakomai Forest (Japan),with descriptions of three new species. Zootaxa 5060: 275-295.
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.5060.2.8
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
Seifert C. L., Volf M., Ré Jorge L., Abe T., Carscallen G., Drozd P., Kumar R., Lamarre G., Libra M., Losada M.E., Miller S., Murakami M., Nichols G., Pyszko P., Šigut M., Wagner D.L., Novotný V. (2020) Plant phylogeny drivers arboreal caterpillar assemblages across the Holartic. Ecology and Evolution 10: 14137-14151.
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7005
Libra M., Tulai S., Novotný V., Hrček J. (2019) Elevational contrast in predation and parasitism risk to caterpillars in a tropical rainforest. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 167: 922-931.
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12851
Volf M., Klimeš P., Lamarre G., Redmond C. M., Seifert C. L., Abe T., Auga J., Anderson-Teixeira K., Basset Y. F., Beckett S., Butterill P. T., Drozd P., Gonzalez-Akre E., Kaman O., Kamata N., Laird-Hopkins B., Libra M., Manumbor M., Miller S., Molem K., Mottl O., Murakami M., Nakaji T., Plowman N., Pyszko P., Šigut M., Šipoš J., Tropek R., Weiblen G., Novotný V. (2019) Quantitative assessment of plant-arthropod interactions in forest canopies: A plot-based approach. PLOS One 14: e0222119.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0222119
Szefer P., Carmona C., Chmel K., Konečná M., Libra M., Molem K., Novotný V., Segar S. T., Švamberková E., Topliceanu T., Lepš J. (2017) Determinants of litter decomposition rates in a tropical forest: functional traits, phylogeny and ecological succession. Oikos 126: 1101-1111.
DOI: 10.1111/oik.03670
Volf M., Pyszko P., Abe T., Libra M., Kotásková N., Šigut M., Kumar R., Kaman O., Butterill P. T., Šipoš J., Abe H., Fukushima H., Drozd P., Kamata N., Murakami M., Novotný V. (2017) Phylogenetic composition of host plant communities drives plant-herbivore food web structure. Journal of Animal Ecology 86: 556-565.
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12646


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