Publications

Peer-review articles (names of lab members and affiliated are presented in bold)

2017

  • Guénard B, MD Weiser, K Gomez, N Narula, & EP Economo. The Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics (GABI) database: synthesizing data on ant species geographic distribution. Myrmecological News 24: 83-89. PDF
  • Lee RH, K Cheung, JR Fellowes, & B. Guénard. Insights into the Chinese pangolin’s (Manis pentadactyla) diet in a peri-urban habitat: A case study from Hong Kong. Tropical Conservation Science 10: 1-7. PDF
  • Wong M, & B Guénard. Subterranean ants: summary and perspectives on field sampling methods, with notes on diversity and ecology (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Myrmecological News 25: 1-16. PDF
  • Leong CM, SF Shiao, & B Guénard. Ants in the city, a preliminary checklist of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) in Macau, one the most heavily urbanized region of the world. Asian Myrmecology (Accepted)
  • Economo EP, M Janda, B Guénard, & E Sarnat. Assembling a species-area curve through colonization, speciation and human-mediated introduction. Journal of Biogeography 44(5): 1088–1097. PDF
  • Dawson W., D. Moser, M. van Kleunen, H. Kreft, J. Pergl, P. Pysek, P. Weigelt, M. Winter, B. Lenzner, T. M. Blackburn, E. E. Dyer, P. Cassey, S. L. Scrivens, E. P. Economo, B Guénard, C. Capinha, H. Seebens, P. Garcia-Diaz, W. Nentwig, E. Garcia-Berthou, C. Casal, N. E. Mandrak, P. Fuller, C. Meyer, & F. Essl. Global hotspots and correlates of alien species richness across taxonomic groups. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 0186. PDF
  • Gibb, H, et al. (+71 co-authors). A global database of ant species abundances. Ecology 98: 883-884. PDF

2016

  • Guénard B, J Shik, D Booher, D Lubertazzi, & G Alpert. Extreme polygyny in the previously unstudied subtropical ant Temnothorax tuscaloosae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with implications for the biogeographic study of the evolution of polygyny. Insectes Sociaux 63: 543-551. PDF
  • Luo YY, & B Guénard. Paratopula bauhinia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), a new nocturnal species from Hong Kong, with an updated taxonomic key and a discussion on the ecology of the genus. Asian Myrmecology 8: 1-16. PDF
  • Wong M, & B GuénardLeptanilla hypodracos, a new species of the cryptic ant genus Leptanilla (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Singapore, with new distribution data and an updated key to Oriental Leptanilla species. Zookeys 551: 129–144. PDF
  • Wong M, & B Guénard. Aenictus seletarius, a new species of hypogaeic army ant from Singapore, with an updated key to the Aenictus minutulus species group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dorylinae) from Southeast Asia. Annales Zoologici  66: 35–42. PDF
  • Wong M, & B Guénard. First confirmed record of the ant genus Myrmecina (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from the Malay Peninsula: description of a new species and a key to Myrmecina species from Sundaland. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 50: 129-140.PDF
  • Jaitrong W, B Guénard, EP Economo,  N Buddhakala, & S Yamane. A checklist of known ant species of Laos (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Asian Myrmecology 8: 1-32.
  • Liu C, B Guénard, B Blanchard, YQ Peng, & EP Economo. Reorganization of taxonomic, functional, and phylogenetic ant biodiversity after conversion to rubber plantation. Ecological Monographs 86: 215-227. PDF
  • Wepfer P, B Guénard, & EP Economo. Influences of climate and historical land connectivity on ant beta diversity in East Asia. Journal of Biogeography 43: 2311–2321. PDF
  • Bharti H, B Guénard, M Bharti, & EP Economo. An updated checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of India with their specific distributions in Indian states. Zookeys 551: 1–83. PDF
  • Janicki JH, N Narula, M Ziegler, B Guénard, & EP Economo. Visualizing and interacting with large-volume biodiversity data using client-server web mapping applications: The design and implementation of antmaps.org. Ecological Informatics 32: 185–193. PDF
  • Amorim DS, CMD Santos, F Krell, A Dubois, SS Nihei, OMP Oliveira, A Pont, H Song, VK Verdade, DA Fachin, B Klassa, CJE Lamas, SS Oliveira, CJB de Carvalho, CA Mello-Patiu, E Hajdu, MS Couri, VC Silva, RS Capellari, RL Falaschi, RM Feitosa, L Prendini, JP Pombal, F Fernández, RM Rocha, JE Lattke, U Caramaschi, M Duarte, AC Marques, RE Reis, O Kurina, DM Takiya, M Tavares, D Silva Fernandes, FL Franco, F Cuezzo, D Paulson, B Guénard, BC Schlick-Steiner, W Arthofer, FM Steiner, BL Fisher, RA Johnson, TD Delsinne, DA Donoso, PR Mulieri, LD Patitucci, JM Carpenter, L Herman, & D Grimaldi (2016) Timeless standards for species delimitation. Zootaxa 4137(1): 121-128.

2015

  • Guénard B, V Perrichot, & EP Economo. Integration of global fossil and modern biodiversity data reveals dynamism and stasis in ant macroecological patterns. Journal of Biogeography 42(12): 2302-2312 PDF
  • Guénard B, & EP Economo. Additions to the checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Peru. Zootaxa 40(2): 225-235. PDF
  • Liu C., B Guénard, F Hita Garcia, Sk Yamane, B Blanchard, & EP Economo. New records of ant species from Yunnan, China. Zookeys 477: 17-68. PDF
  • Fisher BL, B Guénard, & S Robson. Borneo, fANTastique! Asian Myrmecology 7: 171-174. PDF
  • Wetterer J, B Guénard, & D Booher. Geographic spread of Vollenhovia emeryi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Asian Myrmecology 7: 171-174. PDF
  • Probst R, B Guénard, & B Boudinot. Toward understanding the predatory ant genus Myopias (Formicidae: Ponerinae), including a key to global species, male-based generic diagnosis, and new species description. Sociobiology 62(2), 192-212.
  • Sarnat E, G Fischer, B Guénard, & EP Economo. Introduced Pheidole of the world: taxonomy, biology and distribution. Zookeys 543: 1-109. PDF
  • Economo EP, P Klimov, EM Sarnat, B Guénard, MD Weiser, B Lecroq, & LL Knowles. 2015. Global phylogenetic structure of the hyperdiverse ant genus Pheidole reveals the repeated evolution of macroecological patterns. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 282: 20141416 PDF
  • Economo EP, E Sarnat, M Janda, R Clouse, P Klimov, G Fisher, B Blanchard, L Ramirez, A Andersen, M Berman, B Guénard, A Lucky, C Rabeling, EO Wilson, & LL Knowles. Breaking out of biogeographic modules: range expansion and taxon cycles in the hyperdiverse ant genus Pheidole. Journal of Biogeography 42: 2289–2301.

2014

  • Guénard B, A Cardinal-De Casas, & RR Dunn. 2014. High diversity in an urban habitat: are some animal assemblages resilient to long-term anthropogenic change? Urban Ecosystems 18(2): 449-463. DOI 10.1007/s11252-014-0406-8. PDF
  • Savage A, B Hackett, B Guénard, E Youngsteadt, & RR Dunn. Fine-scale heterogeneity across Manhattan’s urban habitat mosaic is associated with variation in ant composition and richness. Insect Conservation and Diversity 8(3): 2016-228.

2013

  • Guénard B, B Blanchard, C Liu, DR Yang, & EP Economo. 2013. Rediscovery of the rare ant genus Bannapone (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Amblyoponinae) and description of the worker caste. Zootaxa 3734(3): 371-379. PDF
  • Guénard B, & T McGlynn. 2013. Intraspecific thievery in the ant Ectatomma ruidum is mediated by food availability. Biotropica 45(4): 497-502. PDF
  • Guénard B 2013. An overview of species and ecological diversity of ants. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, John Wiley & Sons Ltd: Chichester DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0023598. PDF
  • Jenkins C, B Guénard, SE Diamond, MD Weiser, & RR Dunn. 2013. Conservation implications of divergent global patterns of ant and vertebrate diversity. Diversity and Distribution 19(8): 1084-1092. PDF
  • Bertelsmeier C, B Guénard, & F Courchamp. 2013. Climate change may boost the invasion of the Asian needle ant.  PLoS One 8(10): e75438. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0075438 PDF
  • Lucky A, MD Trautwein, B Guénard, MD Weiser, & RR Dunn. 2013. Tracing the Rise of Ants – Out of the Ground. PLoS ONE 8(12): e84012. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084012 PDF
  • Sarnat E, B Blanchard, B Guénard, J Fasi, & EP Economo. 2013. Checklist of the ants of the Solomon Islands and a new survey of Makira island. Zookeys 257: 47–88, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.257.4156. PDF

2012

  • Guénard B, MD Weiser, & RR Dunn. 2012. Global models of ant diversity suggest regions where new discoveries are most likely are under disproportionate deforestation threat. PNAS 109(19): 7368-7373. PDF
  • Guénard B, & RR Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77. PDF
  • Guénard B, KA McCaffrey, A Lucky, & RR Dunn. 2012. Ants of North Carolina: an updated list (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 3552: 1-36. PDF
  • Rodriguez-Cabal MA, KL Stuble, B Guénard, RR Dunn, & NJ Sanders. 2012. Disruption of ant-seed dispersal mutualisms by the invasive Asian needle ant (Pachycondyla chinensis). Biological Invasions 14(3): 557-565. PDF

2011

  • Guénard B, & J Silverman. 2011. Tandem-carrying, a new foraging strategy in ants: description, function and adaptative significance relative to other described foraging strategies. Naturwissenschaften 98(8): 651-659. PDF
  • Guénard B, & A Lucky. 2011. Improved method to collect ground dwelling insects and its implication for large scale comparison. Environmental Entomology 40(6): 1523-1529PDF
  • Menke SB, B Guénard, JO Sexton, MD Weiser, RR Dunn, & J Silverman. 2011. Urban areas may serve as habitat and corridors for dry-adapted, heat tolerant species; an example from ants. Urban Ecosystems 14: 135-163. PDF
  • Roura-Pascual N, C Hui, T Ikeda, G Leday, DM Richardson, S Carpintero, X Espadaler, C Gómez, B Guénard, S Hartley, P Krushelnycky, PJ Lester, MA McGeoch, SB Menke, JS Pedersen, J Pitt, J Reyes, NJ Sanders, AV Suarez, Y Touyama, D Ward, PS Ward, & SP Worner. 2011. The relative roles of climatic suitability and anthropogenic influence in determining the pattern of spread in a global invader. PNAS 108(1): 220-225. PDF
  • Jenkins CN, AN Andersen, X Arnan, CA Brühl, X Cerda, AM Ellison, BL Fisher, MC Fitzpatrick, NJ Gotelli, AD Gove, B Guénard, JE Lattke, JP Lessard, TP McGlynn, SB Menke, CL Parr, SM Philpott, NJ Sanders, MD Weiser, & RR Dunn. 2011. Global diversity in light of climate change: the case of ants. Diversity and Distributions 17(4): 652-662. PDF

2010

  • Guénard B, & RR Dunn. 2010. A new (old), invasive ant in the hardwood forests of eastern North America and its potentially widespread impacts. PlosOne 5(7): e11614. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011614. PDF
  • Guénard B, MD Weiser, & RR Dunn. 2010. Global generic richness and distribution: new maps of the world of ants with examples of their use in the context of Asia. Asian Myrmecology 3: 21-28. PDF
  • Guénard B. 2010. Book review: Adventures among ants – A global safari with a cast of trillions by Mark W. Moffett. Integrative and Comparative Biology: doi: 10.1093/icb/icq135.
  •  Yashiro T, K Matsuura, B Guénard, M Terayama, & RR. Dunn. 2010. On the evolution of the species complex Pachycondyla chinensis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae), including the origin of its invasive form and description of a new species. Zootaxa 2685: 39-50. PDF
  • Weiser MD, NJ Sanders, D Agosti, A Ellison, A Andersen, , B Fisher, H Gibb, N Gotelli, A Gove, K Gross, B Guénard, M Janda, M Kaspari, JP Lessard, JT Longino, J Majer, SB Menke , TP McGlynn, C Parr, S Philpott, J Retana, A Suarez, H Vasconcelos, S Yanoviak, & RR Dunn. 2010. Canopy and litter ant assemblages share similar climate-species density relationships. Biology Letters 6(6): 769-772. PDF

2009

  • Dunn RR, D Agosti, A Andersen, C Bruhl, X Cerda, A Ellison, B Fisher, MC Fitzpatrick, H Gibb, N Gotelli, A Gove, B Guénard, M Janda, M Kaspari, E Laurent, JP Lessard, JT Longino, J Majer, TP McGlynn, SB Menke, C Parr, S Philpott, M.Pfeiffer, J Retana, A Suarez, H Vasconcelos, MD Weiser, & NJ Sanders. 2009. Climatic drivers of hemispheric asymmetry in global patterns of ant species richness. Ecology Letters 12:324-333. PDF

2007

  • Dunn RR, N.J. Sanders, MC Fitzpatrick, E Laurent, JP Lessard, D Agosti, A Andersen, C Bruhl, X Cerda, A Ellison, B Fisher, H. Gibb, N Gotelli, A Gove, B Guénard, M Janda, M Kaspari, JT Longino, J Majer, TP McGlynn, S Menke, C Parr, S Philpott, M Pfeiffer, J Retana, A Suarez, & H Vasconcelos  2007. Global ant biodiversity and biogeography: a new database and its possibilities. Myrmecological news 10: 77-83. PDF

Book chapters

  • Dunn RR, B Guénard, MD Weiser, & NJ Sanders. 2009. Geographic gradients in the diversity, abundance, size, and ecological consequences of ants. In: L Lach C Parr and K Abbot, editors, Ant Ecology. Oxford University Press.
  • Guénard B, & A Poitras Lariviere. 2006. La vie en société. In « L’écologie en ville » by C Messier, LA Giraldeau and B Beisner. Fides. Montréal, Canada.

Technical reports

  • Guénard B, & CA Drew. 2011. Ant species of MacKay Island and Back Bay National Wildlife refuges: results of opportunitistic sampling in diverse habitats in July 2010. Prepared for Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Drew CA, & B Guénard. 2009. Collection of Crematogaster atkinsoni (Wheeler) on Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge, Knotts Island, North Carolina. Prepared for Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service.