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RNDr. František X. J. Sládeček, Ph.D.

Research focus:

– Ecology of communities inhabiting ephemeral habitats
– Mechanisms of maintaining diversity of coprophilic communities

Contact:

e-mail: franzsladecek@gmail.com
tel.: +420 606 420 548
room: 127 A

 

 

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Education:

– Ph.D. (2013-2017): University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science. Topic: “Community ecology of insects inhabiting ephemeral habitats”, supervisor doc. Mgr. Martin Konvička, Ph.D.
– RNDr. (2013): University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science. Topic: “Interplay of succession and seasonality reflects resource utilization in an ephemeral habitat”, supervisor doc. Mgr. Martin Konvička, Ph.D.
– Mgr. (2010-2013): University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science. Topic: “Heterotrophic succession of dung insect communities of the warmer part of European temperate region”, supervisor doc. Mgr. Martin Konvička, Ph.D.
– Bc. (2007-2010): University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science. Topic: “Sukcese společenstev koprofágních brouků”, supervisor Mgr. Jan Hrček

Professional appointments:

– Since 2018, Research assistant, Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia
– Since 2013, Research assistant, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Sciences

Internships:

– University of Pretoria, JAR, 2014-2015 (3 months)
– University of Salzburg, 2014-2016 (1 month)

Teaching

PřF JU:
– KZO 151 Cvičení ze zoologie bezobratlých
– KZO 153 Chov bezobratlých
– KZO 154 Speciální zoologie bezobratlých
– KZO 155 Zoologie bezobratlých
– KZO 390 Entomologické praktikum

Publications

Research papers:

2018

Buse J, Slachta M, Sladecek FXJ, Carpaneto G (2018) A summary of the morphological and ecological traits of Central European dung beetles. Entomological Science. in press.

2017

Sladecek FXJ, Segar ST, Lee C, Wall R, Konvicka M (2017) Temporal segregation between dung-inhabiting beetles and flies. PLOS ONE 12(1): 1-19. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170426.

Sladecek FXJ, Sulakova H, Konvicka M. (2017) Temporal segregations in the surface community of an ephemeral habitat: time separates the potential competitors of coprophilous Diptera. Entomological Science 20(1): 111-121.

2015

Bezdek A, Kral D, Sladecek FXJ (2015) Oniticellus (Liatongus) boucomonti Balthasar, 1932 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Oniticellini) – clarification of its taxonomic status by lectotype designation. Zootaxa 3974(1): 145-147.

Buse J,; Slachta, M; Sladecek FXJ, Pung M, Wagner T, Entling MH (2015) Relative importance of pasture size and grazing continuity for the long-term conservation of European dung beetles. Biological Conservation 187 (112-119).

2013

Sladecek FXJ, Hrcek J, Klimes P, Konvicka M (2013) Interplay of succession and seasonality reflects resource utilization in an ephemeral habitat. Acta Oecologica 46: 17-24.

2012

Bezdek A, Sladecek F (2012) Platyonitis oberthueri Janssens, 1942 and Epionitis tarsatus Balthasar, 1942 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Onitini) — synonymy confirmed. Zootaxa 3267: 65-68.

Popular science articles:

Sládeček FXJ (2014) Jen trochu blíže, Hrdobci… Aneb ne každý hovnivál válí. Živa 5: 227-229.

Conferences:

– ENTO’ 16 (2016), Royal Entomological Society, UK, Harper Adams University

Links:

ResearchGate

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