For publications of individual lab members, see:

Jan Klečka: Google Scholar or ResearchGate.
Irena Klečková: Google Scholar or ResearchGate.
Asma Akter: ResearchGate.
Paolo Biella: Google Scholar or ResearchGate.
Pavla Dudová: ResearchGate.
Jiří Hadrava: ResearchGate.

Submitted manuscripts and preprints

Biella, P., Tommasi, N., Akter, A., Guzzetti, L., Klecka, J., Sandionigi, A., Labra, M., & Galimberti, A. (submitted) Strong reduction of colony workforce does not affect the foraging strategy of a social pollinator.

Biella P., Akter A., Ollerton J., Tarrant S., Janeček Š, Jersáková J., Klecka J. (2018) Experimental loss of generalist plants reveals alterations in plant-pollinator interactions and a constrained flexibility of foraging. bioRxiv 279430.

Klecka J., Melián C.J. (submitted) Nonlinear biodiversity loss in disturbed landscapes.

de Santana C.N.*, Klecka J.*, Palamara G.M. & Melián C.J. (2015) Metacommunities in dynamic landscapes. bioRxiv 021220.
* equal contribution


Klecka, J., Hadrava, J., Biella, P., & Akter, A. (2018). Flower visitation by hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) in a temperate plant-pollinator network. PeerJ s 6: e6025.

Nidergas, V., Hadrava, J., Garrouste, R., Prokop, J., Schubnel, T., & Nel, A. (2017). The first pipizine hoverfly from the Oligocene of Céreste, France. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 63: 539-548.

Hadrava, J., Mengual, X., Škorpík, M., & Tkoč, M. (2018) New records of flies (Insecta: Diptera) from the Podyjí National Park, Czech Republic, with special focus on hoverflies (Syrphidae). Klapalekiana 54: 5–13.

Bogusch, P., & Hadrava, J. (2018). European bees of the genera Epeolus Latreille, 1802 and Triepeolus Robertson, 1901 (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Nomadinae: Epeolini): taxonomy, identification key, distribution, and ecology. Zootaxa 4437: 1-60.

Vlašánek, P., Fric, Z. F., Zimmermann, K., Novotný, D., Čížek, O., Klečková, I., Vrba, P., Kadlec, T., & Konvička, M. (2018). Do Butterfly Activity Data from Mark-Recapture Surveys Reflect Temporal Patterns?. Journal of Insect Behavior 31: 385–401.

Talašová, A., Straka, J., Hadrava, J., Benda, D., Kocourek, F., & Kazda, J. (2018). High degree of philopatry is required for mobile insects used as local indicators in biodiversity studies. Ecological indicators 94: 99-103.

Klecka J., Hadrava J. & Koloušková P. (2018). Vertical stratification of plant-pollinator interactions in a temperate grassland. PeerJ: in press (preprint: PeerJ PrePrints 5: e3471v1.

Mikula, P., Hadrava, J., Albrecht, T., & Tryjanowski, P. (2018). Large-scale assessment of commensalistic–mutualistic associations between African birds and herbivorous mammals using internet photos. PeerJ 6: e4520.

Brasero, N., Martinet, B., Lecocq, T., Lhomme, P., Biella, P., Valterová, I., Urbanova K., Cornalba M., Hines H., Rasmont, P. (2018) The cephalic labial gland secretions of two socially parasitic bumblebees Bombus hyperboreus (Alpinobombus) and Bombus inexspectatus (Thoracobombus) question their inquiline strategy. Insect Science 25: 75–86.

Martinet B., Lecocq T., Brasero N., Biella P., Urbanova K., Valterova I., Cornalba M., Gjershaug J.O., Michez D., Rasmont P. (2018). Following the cold: geographic differentiation between interglacial refugia and speciation in arcto-alpine species complex Bombus monticola (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Systematic Entomology 43: 200–217. (link)

Muñoz‐Pajares A. J., Perfectti F., Loureiro J., Abdelaziz M., Biella P., Castro M., Castro S., Gómez J. M. (2018). Niche differences may explain the geographic distribution of cytotypes in Erysimum mediohispanicum. Plant Biology 20: 139–147.


Akter A., Biella P., Klecka J. (2017) Effects of small-scale clustering of flowers on pollinator foraging behaviour and flower visitation rate. PLOS ONE 12: e0187976. (

Biella, P., Bogliani, G., Cornalba, M., Manino, A., Neumayer, J., Porporato, M., Rasmont, P., Milanesi, P. (2017). Distribution patterns of the cold adapted bumblebee Bombus alpinus in the Alps and hints of an uphill shift (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae). Journal of Insect Conservation 21: 357–366.

Tropek R., Cizek O., Kadlec T., Klecka J. (2017) Habitat use of Hipparchia semele (Lepidoptera) in its artificial stronghold: Necessity of the resource-based habitat view in restoration of disturbed sites. Polish Journal of Ecology 65: 385-399.

Pitteloud C., Arrigo N., Suchan T., Mastretta-Yanes A., Vila R., Dincă V., Hernández-Roldán J., Brockmann E., Chittaro Y., Kleckova I., Fumagalli L., Buerki S., Pellissier L., Alvarez N. (2017) Climatic niche evolution is faster in sympatric than allopatric lineages of the butterfly genus Pyrgus. Proceedings of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences 284: 20170208.

Biella P., Ollerton J., Barcella M., Assini S. (2017) Network analysis of phenological units to detect important species in plant-pollinator communities: can it inform conservation strategies? Community Ecology 18: 1-10. (pdf)


Kleckova I., Klecka J. (2016) Facing the heat: thermoregulation and behaviour of lowland species of a cold-dwelling butterfly genus Erebia. PLOS ONE 11: e0150393. (pdf)

Konvicka M., Benes J., Cizek O., Kuras T., Kleckova I. (2016) Has the currently warming climate affected populations of the mountain ringlet butterfly, Erebia epiphron (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), in low-elevation mountains? European Journal of Entomology 113: 295. (pdf)

Sroka P., Klecka, J., Boukal, D. S. (2016) Spatial heterogeneity and habitat permanence affect community assembly, structure and phenology of mayflies (Ephemeroptera) in sandpit pools. Zoosymposia 11: 205-218. (pdf)

Volf M., Redmond C., Albert Á.J., Le Bagousse‐Pinguet Y., Biella P., Götzenberger Z., Hrázský Z., Janeček Š., Klimešová J., Lepš J., Šebelíková L., Vlasatá T., de Bello F. (2016) Effects of long- and short-term management on the functional structure of meadows through species turnover and intraspecific trait variability. Oecologia 180: 941-950. (pdf)


Klecka J. (2015) Aquatic insects of a lowland rainforest in Papua New Guinea: assemblage structure in relation to habitat type. Biologia 70: 1621-1630. (pdf)

Kleckova I., Cesanek M., Fric Z., Pellissier L. (2015) Diversification of the cold-adapted butterfly genus Oeneis related to Holarctic biogeography and climatic niche shifts. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 92: 255-265. (pdf)

Kleckova I., Vrba P., Konvicka M. (2015) Quantitative evidence for spatial variation in the biennial life cycle of the mountain butterfly Erebia euryale (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in the Czech Republic. European Journal of Entomology 112: 114-119. (pdf)

Fronhofer E.A.*, Klecka J.*, Melián C.J., Altermatt F. (2015) Condition-dependent movement and dispersal in experimental metacommunities. Ecology Letters 18: 954-963. (pdf)
* equal contribution

Altermatt F., Fronhofer E.A., Garnier A., Giometto A., Hammes F., Klecka J., Legrand D., Mächler E, Massie T.M., Pennekamp F., Plebani M., Pontarp M., Schtickzelle N., Thuillier V., Petchey O. (2015) Big answers from small worlds: a user’s guide for protist microcosms as a model system in ecology and evolution. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6: 218–231. (pdf) journal cover

Peña C., Witthauer H., Kleckova I., Fric Z., Wahlberg N. (2015) Adaptive radiations in butterflies: evolutionary history of the genus Erebia (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 116: 49-467. (pdf)

Boukal D. S., Ditrich T., Kutcherov D., Sroka P., Dudová P., Papáček M. (2015) Analyses of developmental rate isomorphy in ectotherms: introducing the Dirichlet regression. PLOS ONE 10: e0129341.

Biella P. (2015) Bombus (Alpinobombus) alpinus in the Italian Central Alps (Hymenoptera Apidae Bombinae). Il Naturalista Valtellinese. (pdf)

Biella P., Avesani D., Pont A.C., (2015) New records of flower-visiting Muscidae (Diptera) from the Ligurian Apennines of Italy. Studia dipterologica 22: 51-55. (pdf)