PUBLICATIONS

2021

Aguilar-Mendez, M., Rosas-Mejia, M., Vasquez-Bolanos, M., Gonzalez-Hernandez, G.A., Janda, M., (2021). New distributional records for ants and the evaluation of ant species richness and endemism patterns in Mexico. Biodiversity Data Journal. In press.

 Rosas-Mejía, M., Guénard, B., Aguilar-Méndez, M.J., Ghilardi, A., Vásquez-Bolaños, M., Economo, E.P., Janda, M., (2021). Alien ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Mexico: the first database of records. Biological Invasions 2021/01/02. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-020-02423-1

 Booher DB, Gibson JC, Liu C, Longino JT, Fisher BL, Janda, M., Narula, N., Toulkeridou, E. Mikheyev A.S., Suarez, A.V., Economo, E.P., (2021). Functional innovation promotes diversification of form in the evolution of an ultrafast trap-jaw mechanism in ants. PLOS Biology 19(3): e3001031. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3001031

Arredondo-Valdés, R., Hernández-Castillo, F. D., Rocandio-Rodríguez, M., Anguiano-Cabello, J. C., Rosas-Mejía, M., Vanoye-Eligio, V., … & Chacón-Hernández, J. C. (2021). In vitro Antibacterial Activity of Moringa oleifera Ethanolic Extract against Tomato Phytopathogenic Bacteria. Phyton90(3), 895.

Rosas-Mejía, M., Vanoye-Eligio, V., & De La Rosa-Manzano, E. (2021). Coleoptera and Hymenoptera Associated with Orchids at el Cielo, Mexico. Southwestern Entomologist45(4), 1153-1156.

Sánchez-Reyes, U.J., Niño-Maldonado, S., Barrientos-Lozano, L., Treviño-Carreón, J., Meléndez-Jaramillo, E., Sandoval-Becerra, F.M. y Jones, R. (2021). Structural changes of vegetation and its association with microclimate in a successional gradient of low thorn forest in northeastern Mexico. Plant Ecology, 222: 65-80. DOI: 10.1007/s11258-020-01088-z

2020

 Antoniazzi, R., Guevara, R., García‐Franco, J., Janda, M., Leponce, M. and Dáttilo, W. (2020), Environmental drivers of ant dominance in a tropical rainforest canopy at different spatial scales. Ecological Entomology, 46: 440-450. https://doi.org/10.1111/een.12988

Antoniazzi, R., García‐Franco, J., Janda, M., Leponce, M. and Dáttilo, W., (2020). Diurnal foraging ant–tree co‐occurrence networks are similar between canopy and understorey in a Neotropical rain forestBiotropica, pp.1-13. Doi:10.1111/btp.12773

Dáttilo, W., Vásquez‐Bolaños, M., Ahuatzin, D. A., Antoniazzi, R., Chávez‐González, E., Corro, E., Luna, P., Guevara, R., Villalobos, F., Madrigal‐Chavero, R., et al. (2019). Mexico ants: incidence and abundance along the Nearctic‐Neotropical interface. Ecology 101(4): e02944. Doi: 10.1002/ecy.2944

Chacón-Hernández, J. C., Monjarás-Barrera, J. I., Mora-Olivo, A., Vanoye-Eligio, V., Rosas-Mejía, M., & Reyes-Zepeda, F. (2020). Two New Hosts of Oligonychus punicae (Acari: Tetranychidae) in Northeastern Mexico: Trichilia havanensis (Meliaceae) and Pithecellobium dulce (Fabaceae). Journal of Entomological Science55(2), 286-287.

Dáttilo, W., Vásquez‐Bolaños, M., Ahuatzin, D. A., Antoniazzi, R., Chávez‐González, E., Corro, E., … & MacGregor‐Fors, I. (2020). Mexico’s Ants: Who are They and Where do They Live?. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America101(2), e01666.

Rosas-Mejía, M., Gaona-García, G., Cesar Chacón Hernández, J., Mora-Ravelo, S., & Vanoye-Eligio, V. (2020). Four New Occurrences of Fungus-Growing Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Agroecosystems of Tamaulipas State in Northeastern Mexico. Journal of Entomological Science55(3), 433-435.

Rosas-Mejía, M., Llarena-Hernández, C., Núñez-Pastrana, R., Vanoye-Eligio, V., Serna-Lagunes, R., & García-Martínez, M. A. (2020). Value of a Heterogeneous Urban Green Space for Ant1 Diversity in a Highland City in Central Eastern Mexico. Southwestern Entomologist45(2), 461-474.

Rosas-Mejía, M., Vásquez-Bolaños, M., Gaona García, G., & Vanoye-Eligio, V. (2020). Hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) del estado de Sinaloa, México. Acta zoológica Mexicana36.

Sánchez-Reyes, U.J., Niño-Maldonado, S., Clark, S., Sandoval-Becerra, F.M., Martínez-Sánchez, I. y Lucio-García, J.N. (2020). New and Remarkable Distribution Record of Proctophana basalis Lacordaire in Northeastern Mexico. Southwestern Entomologist, 45(4): 1085-1089. DOI: 10.3958/059.045.0426

Vanoye-Eligio, V., Berrones-Morales, M., & Rosas-Mejía, M. (2020). Myrmecological fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected with Multilure-type traps in a Neotropical transitional region from northeastern Mexico. Florida Entomologist103(1), 127-129.

Vanoye-Eligio, M., Víctor HortaVega, J., Vanoye-Eligio, V., Rosas-Mejía, M., & Jaime Estrada Ramírez, L. (2020). Review of Occurrence of Vespoidea (Hymenoptera) in the State of Campeche, Mexico. Journal of Entomological Science55(3), 366-381.

Vásquez-Bolaños, M., Castillo-Veras, A., Valle-Pulido, V. A., & Rosas-Mejia, M. (2020). Primer registro de Technomyrmex difficilis Forel, 1892 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dolichoderinae) para México. Folia Entomológica Mexicana (nueva serie)6(3), 163-164.

2019

Janda, M., Rosas-Mejía, M., Corcuera, P., Aguilar-Méndez, M., Vázquez-Bolaños, M. and Tafoya-Alvarado, Y. (2019). Diversity and Community Structure of Ants in the Cuatro Ciénegas Basin, Coahuila, Mexico. In: F. Alvarez and M. Ojeda, ed., Animal Diversity and Biogeography of the Cuatro Ciénegas Basin. Springer 2019, pp.129-145. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-11262-2

Economo, E., Huang, J., Fischer, G., Sarnat, E., Narula, N., Janda, M., Guénard, B., Longino, J. and Knowles, L. (2019). Evolution of the latitudinal diversity gradient in the hyperdiverse ant genus Pheidole. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 28(4), pp.456-470. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12867

García-Martínez, M. A., Vanoye-Eligio, V., Leyva-Ovalle, O. R., Zetina-Córdoba, P., Aguilar-Méndez, M. J., & Mejía, M. R. (2019). Diversity of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a sub-montane and sub-tropical cityscape of northeastern Mexico. Sociobiology66(3), 440-447.

Rosas-Mejía, M., Vanoye-Eligio, V., Vásquez-Bolaños, M., & Lara-Villalón, M. (2019). Occurrence of Camponotus striatus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Associated with Tripsacum dactyloides (Poales: Poaceae) in Northeastern Mexico. Journal of Entomological Science54(1), 103-105.

Rosas-Mejía, M., Vásquez-Bolaños, M., Gaona-García, G., & Vanoye-Eligio, V. (2019). Nuevos Registros de Especies de Hormigas1 para el Estado de Sinaloa, México. Southwestern Entomologist44(2), 551-554.

Vanoye-Eligio, V., Rosas-Mejía, M., Rocandio-Rodriguez, M., Vanoye-Eligio, M., & Coronado-Blanco, J. M. (2019). A spatio-temporal approach for the occurrence of traps capturing sexually mature Anastrepha ludens females over an extensive citrus area in Mexico. Crop Protection124, 104858.

Vanoye‐Eligio, V., de la Luz Vázquez‐Sauceda, M., Rosas‐Mejía, M., Vera, A., Cortés‐Hernández, D. E., & Rocandio‐Rodríguez, M. (2019). Analysis of temporal fluctuations in numbers of sexually mature Anastrepha ludens females over an extensive citrus area in northeastern Mexico. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata167(6), 517-525.

Meléndez-Jaramillo, E., Cantú-Ayala, C., Sánchez-Reyes, U.J., Sandoval-Becerra, F.M. y Herrera-Fernández, B. (2020). Altitudinal and seasonal distribution of butterfies (Lepidoptera, Papilionoidea) in Cerro Bufa El Diente, Tamaulipas, Mexico. ZooKeys 900:31-68. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys900.36978

Sandoval-Becerra, F.M., Rodríguez-Mirón, G.M., Barragán-Ramírez, J.L. y López-Pérez, S. (2020). Gregarious behavior of two species of Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Mexico. Dugesiana, 26(2): 67-68. DOI: 10.32870/dugesiana.v26i2.7069

Sandoval-Becerra, F.M., Venegas-Barrera, C.S., Sánchez-Reyes, U.J., Niño-Maldonado, S., Lucio-García, J.N. y Horta-Vega, J.V. (2020). Markov Chains as a predictive model of replacement in the species richness of Chrysomelidae (Coleoptera). Entomología Mexicana, 6: 356-362.

2018

Matos-Maraví, P., Matzke, NJ., Larabee, FJ., Clouse, RM., Wheeler, WC., Sorger, DM., Suarez, AV., Janda, M. (2018) Taxon Cycle predictions supported by model-based inference in Indo-Pacific trap-jaw ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Odontomachus). Molecular Ecology00:1–18

Novais, S., Macedo-Reis, L.E., Cristobal-Peréz, E., Sánchez-Montoya, G., Janda, M., Neves, F., Quesada, M., (2018) Positive effects of the catastrophic Hurricane Patricia on insect communities. Scientific Reports(In press)

Matos-Maravi, P., Clouse, R. M., Sarnat, E., Economo, E. P., LaPolla, J. S., Borovanska, M., Rabeling, C., Czekanski-Moir, J., Latumahina, F., Wilson E. O., Janda, M. (2018) An ant genus-group (Prenolepis) illuminates the biogeography and drivers of insect diversification in the Indo-Pacific. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Volume 123, June 2018, Pages 16-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.02.007

Arnan X, Andersen AN, Gibb H, et al. (2018) Dominance–diversity relationships in ant communities differ with invasion. Glob Change Biology 2018;00:1–12. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14331

Rosas-Mejía, M., Vásquez-Bolaños, M., Gaona-García, G., & Vanoye-Eligio, V. (2018). First Report of the Exotic Ant Monomorium pharaonis 1 from Tamaulipas State, Mexico. Southwestern Entomologist43(2), 531-533.

Rosas-Mejía, M., Janda, M., (2018). Reporte con la revisión de cuatro especies de hormigas con alto potencial invasor en México: Anoplolepis gracilipes, Hypoponera punctatissima, Monomorium pharaonis y Tapinoma melanocephalum. Proyecto GEF-Invasoras. CONABIO Mexico, 2018. 1-90.

2017

Rosas-Mejía, M. y Janda, M. (2017). PNUD México (Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el desarrollo) Reporte con la revisión de cuatro especies de hormigas con potencial invasor en México: Linepithema humile, Nylanderia fulva, Solenopsis invicta y Pheidole megacephala. Informe entregado a la CONABIO y al PNUD en el marco del proyecto GEF 083999 “Aumentar las Capacidades Nacionales para el Manejo de las Especies Exóticas Invasoras (EEI) a través de la Implementación de la Estrategia Nacional de EEI”.

Chomicki G., Janda M., Renner S. (2017) The assembly of ant-farmed gardens: mutualism specialization following host broadening. Proceedings of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences 284 : article number 20161759.
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.1759

Economo, E. P., Janda M., Guneard, B., Sarnat, E. (2017) Assembling a species-area curve through colonization, speciation, and human-mediated introduction. Journal of Biogeography 44 : 1088–1097.
DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12884

Gibb H., et al., Fayle T. M., et al., Janda M., et al., Klimeš P., et al., Moses J., et al., Parr C. L. (2017) A global database of ant species abundances. Ecology 98 : 883-884.
DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1682

Sharma P., Oberski J.T., Santiago M.A., Kriebel R., Lipps S., Buenavente P., Diesmos A., Janda M., Boyer S., Clouse R. M., Wheeler W. C. (2017) There is no evidence that Podoctidae carry eggs of their own species: Reply to Machado and Wolff (2017). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution in press.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2017.03.026

Sharma P., Santiago, M., Kriebel R., Lipps S., Buenavente P., Diesmos A., Janda M., Boyer S., Clouse R. M., Wheeler W. C. (2017) A multilocus phylogeny of Podoctidae (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores) and parametric shape analysis reveal the disutility of subfamilial nomenclature in armored harvestman systematics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 106 : 164-173.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.09.019

2016

Clouse, R. M., Blanchard, B., Gibson, R., Wheeler, W. C., Janda, M. (2016). Camponotus maculatus-like carpenter ants in Micronesia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Myrmecological News. 23: 139-152, 2016.

Larabee, F.J. Fisher, B.F., Matos-Maravi, P., Janda, M., Suarez, A.V. (2016). Molecular phylogenetics and diversification of trap-jaw ants in the genera Anochetus and Odontomachus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 103, 2016.

Zima, J. Jr., Lebrasseur, O., Borovanska, M., Janda, M. (2016). Development of microsatellite markers for a world-wide distributed, highly invasive ant species Tapinoma melanocephalum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). European Journal of Entomology, 113: 409–414, 2016.

Janda, M., Borovanska M., Zima, J., Youngerman, E., Matos Maravi, P., Pierce, N. (2016). Phylogeny and population genetic structure of ant genus Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Papua New Guinea. Invertebrate Systematics, 2016, 30, 28–4.

2015

Economo, E.P., Sarnat, E.M., Janda, M., Clouse, R., Klimov, P., Fischer, G., Blanchard, B.D., Ramirez, L.N., Andersen, A., Berman, M., Guénard, B., Lucky, A., Rabeling, C., Wilson, E.O., Knowles, L.L. (2015). Breaking out of biogeographic modules: range expansion and taxon cycles in Indo-Pacific Pheidole. Journal of Biogeography. doi: 10.1111/jbi.12592

Tafoya Alavarado, Y., Janda, M., (2015). Estudio de genética de poblaciones, fylogenética y estructura social de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) en diferentes regiones de México. Avances de Formicidae de México. Centro de Estudios en Zoología, Departamento de Botánica y Zoología, CUCBA, Universidad de Guadalajara.

Latumahina, F., Borovanska, M., Susetya Putra, N., Janda, M. (2015). Ants of Ambon Island – diversity survey and checklist. Zookeys, 472 (19 Jan 2015), 43-57.

Clouse, R., Janda, M., Blanchard, B., Sharma, P., Hoffman, B., Andersen, A., Czekanski-Moir, J., Krushelnicky, P., Rabeling, C., Wilson, E.O., Economo, E., Sarnat, E., Alpert, G., General, D., Wheeler, W. (2015) Molecular phylogeny of an Indo-Pacific carpenter ant (Hymenoptera : Formicidae, Camponotus) reveals waves of dispersal and colonization from diverse sources. Cladistics, 31 (4), 424-437.

Rosas-Mejía, M., Correa-Sandoval, A., Venegas-Barrera, C. S., & Horta-Vega, J. V. (2015). Preferencias entre cinco carbohidratos en Pheidole bilimeki (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Acta zoológica mexicana, 31(2), 291-297.

Lara-Villalón, M., Rosas-Mejía, M., Rojas-Fernández, P., & Reyes-Castillo, P. (2015). Hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) asociadas a palma camedor (Chamedorea radicalis Mart.) en el bosque tropical, Gómez Farías, Tamaulipas, México. Acta zoológica mexicana, 31(2), 270-274.

Mejía, M. R., Villalon, M. L., & Bolaños, M. V. 2015. HYMENOPTERA: First record of Nesomyrmex echinatinodis (Forel, 1886) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) for Tamaulipas, México associated with Chamaedorea radicalis (text in Spanish). Dugesiana, 22(1).

Gómez-Gutiérrez J., A., López-Cortés, M.J. Aguilar-Méndez, J.A. Del Angel-Rodríguez, N. Tremblay, T. Zenteno-Savín and C. J. Robinson. Histophagous ciliate Pseudocollinia brintoni and bacterial assemblage interaction with krill Nyctiphanes simplex. I. Transmission process. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 116 (2015): 213-226

Gómez-Gutiérrez J., J.A. Del Angel-Rodríguez, N. Tremblay, T. Zenteno-Savín, M.J. Aguilar-Méndez, A., López-Cortés and C. J. Robinson. Histophagous ciliate Pseudocollinia brintoni and bacterial assemblage interaction with krill Nyctiphanes simplex. II. Host responses. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 116 (2015): 227-236

2014

Rosas-Mejía M., C. S. Venegas-Barrera, G. Gaona-García, M. Vásquez-Bolaños y J. V. Horta-Vega. 2014. Preferencias de los Formícidos del suelo A dos tipos de nutrientes (sacarosa y caseina) en la zona urbana de Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas, México. Entomología mexicana, 1, 379-384.

2013

Rosas-Mejía, M., Vásquez-Bolaños, M., Gaona-García, G., & Horta-Vega, J. V. (2013). Primeros registros de hormigas del género Brachymyrmex para Tamaulipas y nuevos registros del género Nylanderia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) para México. Dugesiana, 20(2), 69-70.

2012

Smith, M. A., Bertrand, C., Crosby, K., Eveleigh, E. S., Fernandez-Triana, J., Fisher, B. L., Gibbs, J., Hajibabaei, M., Hallwachs, W., Hind, K., Hrček, J., Huang, D.-W., Janda, M., Janzen, D. H., Li Y., Miller, S. E., Packer, L., Quicke, D., Ratnasingham, S.,…. Zhou, X. (2012). Wolbachia and DNA barcoding Insects: Patterns, potential, and problems. PloS ONE, 7: e36514.DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036514

Klimes, P., Idigel, C., Rimandai, M., Fayle, T.M., Janda, M., Weiblen, G.D. and Novotný, V. (2012). Why are there more arboreal ant species in primary than in secondary tropical forests? Journal of Animal Ecology, 81: 1103-1112.

Gómez-Gutiérrez, J., M. C. Strüder-Kypke, D. H. Lynn, T. C. Shaw, M. J. Aguilar-Méndez, A. López-Cortés, S. Martínez-Gómez, and C. J. Robinson. “Pseudocollinia brintoni gen. nov., sp. nov.(Apostomatida: Colliniidae), a parasitoid ciliate infecting the euphausiid Nyctiphanes simplex.” Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 99, no. 1 (2012): 57.

2011

Janda, M. and Konecna, M. (2011). Canopy assemblages of ants in a New Guinea rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 27: 83-91.

Klimes, P., Janda, M., Ibalim, S., Kua, J. and Novotný, 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.

Machac, A., Janda, M., Dunn, R. R. and N. J. Sanders (2011). Elevational gradients in phylogenetic structure of ant assemblages reveal the interplay of biotic and abiotic constraints on diversity. Ecography, 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2010.06629.x

2010

Weiser, M.D., Sanders, N.J., Agosti, D. M. Janda., et al. (2010). Canopy and litter ant assemblages share similar climate-species density relationships. Biology Letters, 6(6): 769-772.

2009

Hlavac, P., Janda, M. (2009). New genus of Lomechusini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae) from Papua New Guinea associated with Leptogenys Roger. Zootaxa, 2009.

Dunn, R.R., N.J. Sanders, M. Janda, et al. (2009). Climatic Drivers of Hemispheric Asymmetry in Global Patterns of Ant Species Richness. Ecology Letters, 12: 323-333.

Shattuck, S., Janda, M. A new species of the Camponotus aureopilus species-group (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Papua New Guinea. (2009). Myrmecological News, 12: 251-253.

2007

Janda, M. (2007). Ecology and natural history of Melanesian ants. Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. of South Bohemia. Faculty of Science. České Budějovice, Czech Republic, 124 pp.

Dunn, R.R., Sanders N.J., Fitzpatrick M.C., Laurent E, Lessard J.P., Janda M. et al. (2007). Global ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) biodiversity and biogeography – a new database and its possibilities. – Myrmecological News,10: 77-83.

Janda, M., Klimes, P. & Borowiec, M.L. (2007). Ecology of New Guinea ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) – exploring an unknown fauna. – Myrmecological News, 10: 109.

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

2006

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.

2004

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.

Janda, M., Folkova, D., Zrzavy, J. (2004). Phylogeny of Lasius ants based on mitochondrial DNA and morphology, and the evolution of social parasitism in the Lasiini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 33 (3): 595-614.

2003

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