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Unravelling the Ecology of an Invasive Ladybird

A group of scientists associated in the Benefits and risks of exotic biological control agents working group of the International Organisation for Biological Control (IOBC) has produced a special issue a journal BioControl dedicated to the ecology of an Invasive Ladybird, Harmonia axyridis. Of the twelve articles in the issue, the Czech scientists participated in five of them and members of the Department of Zoology on three of them (as co-authors and as a guest editor).

Awad M, Piálek L, Krejčí A, Laugier G, Nedvěd O, 2017: Paternity following multiple mating in Harmonia axyridis. BioControl 62 (3): 297–307. DOI: 10.1007/s10526-017-9806-z

Viglášová S., Nedvěd O., Zach P., Kulfan J., Parák M., Honěk A., Martinková Z., Roy H.E., 2017: Species Assemblages of ladybirds including the Harlequin ladybird Harmonia axyridis: a comparison at large spatial scale in urban habitats. BioControl 62: 409–421. DOI: 10.1007/s10526-017-9793-0

Haelewaters D, Zhao S, Clusella-Trullas S, Cottrell TE, De Kese A, Fiedler L, Herz A, Hesketh H, Hui C, Kleespies RG, Losey JE, Minaar IA, Murray KM, Nedvěd O, Pfliegler WP, Raak-van den Berg CL, Riddick EW, Shapiro-Ilan DI, Smyth RR, Steenberg T, van Wielink PS, Viglášová S, Zhao Z, Ceryngier P, Roy HE, 2017: Parasites of Harmonia axyridis: current research and perspectives. BioControl, 62: 355–371. DOI: 10.1007/s10526-016-9766-8