Publications

J.M. Lucas, M. Kaspari. Antibiotic compounds shape the brown food web and influence ecosystem function in tropical forests. In review.

J.M. Lucas, N.A. Clay, M. Kaspari. (2018) External myrmecotrophy benefits host plants of dominant canopy ant, Azteca trigona. Ecological Entomology, doi:10.1111/een.12637.

J.M. Lucas, E.M. Gora, A. Alonso. (2017) A view of the global conservation job market and how to succeed in it. Conservation Biology, 31(6), pp. 1223-1231.

Press: Mongabay

Lucas, J.M., B. Bill, B. Stevenson, M. Kaspari. (2017) The microbiome of the ant-built home: the microbial communities of a tropical arboreal ant and its nest. Ecosphere 8(2):e01639.

Kaspari, M., Clay, N.A., Lucas, J.M., Revzen, S., Kay, A. and Yanoviak, S.P. (2016) Thermal adaptation and phosphorus shape thermal performance in an assemblage of rainforest ants. Ecology, 97(4), pp.1038-1047.

Kaspari M., N.A. Clay, J.M. Lucas, S.P. Yanoviak, A.D. Kay. (2015) Thermal adaptation generates a diversity of thermal limits in a rainforest ant community. Global Change Biology.

Clay, N.A., J.M. Lucas, M. Kaspari and A.D. Kay. (2013) Manna from heaven: Refuse from an arboreal ant connects aboveground and belowground processes in a lowland tropical forest. Ecosphere.

Kaspari M., D. Donoso, J.M. Lucas, T. Zumbusch and A.D. Kay. (2012) Using nutritional ecology to predict community structure: field test in Neotropical ants. Ecosphere.

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