Insect Communities

Team

Our research group consists of researchers and students from the Department of Ecology of Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague and the Laboratory of Community Ecology of Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Sciences in Budweis.

Our group in front of the Ruda field station, Southern Bohemia. © G. Wofková (Older group pictures)

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Robert Tropek
Group head,
researcher

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Štěpán Janeček
Researcher

Eliška Padyšáková
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Lenka Storchová

Lenka Storchová
Technician

Pavel Potocký

Pavel Potocký
Technician

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Vincent Maicher
Ph.D student

Jan Mertens

Jan Mertens
Ph.D student

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Mercy Murkwe
Ph.D student

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Sylvain Delabye
Ph.D student

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Yannick Klomberg
Ph.D student

Lucie Palivcová

Lucie Palivcová
Master student

Pavla Halamová

Pavla Halamová
Master student

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Jan Filip
Bachelor student

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Ivan Šonský
Technician

Alumni

(since the group establishment in 2015)
Lucie Palivcová (bachelor and master student, defended 2018)
Jan Mengr (master student, finished 2017)
Gabriela Wofková (master student, finished 2016)
Filip Tichánek (bachelor and master student, finished 2016; Dean’s Award for the outstanding thesis)

Visitors

Julie Desmist (Université Paris-Saclay, Erasmus+ traineeship, May-July 2018)
Laura Mlynárová (University of Prešov, Erasmus+ traineeship, July-August 2017)

Close collaborators

Dr. Michael Bartoš (Botanical Institute, Czech Academy of Science, Třeboň, & Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
Dr. David Boukal (Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic & Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre AS CR)
Dr. Eric B. Fokam (University of Buea, Cameroon)
Dr. David Hořák (Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic)
Dr. Axel Hausmann (Bavarian State Collection of Zoology, Munich, Germany)
Vojtěch Kolář (Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre AS CR & Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic)
Dr. Tomasz Pyrcz (Zoological Museum of the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland)
Dr. Jiří Řehounek (Calla – Association for Preservation of the Environment, České Budějovice, Czech Republic)
Dr. Klára Řehounková (Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic)
Szabolcs Sáfián (University of West Hungary, Sopron, Hungary)
Dr. Pavel Šebek (Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre AS CR)
Dr. Ondřej Sedláček (Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic)
Dr. Jakub Straka (Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic)