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13.01.2015 New study accepted in Oecologia by Bucher R, Menzel F, Entling MH. "Risk of spider predation alters food web structure and reduces local herbivory in the field"
22.12.2014 New study accepted in Molecular Ecology by Patel T, Schell T, Eifert C, Feldmeyer B and Pfenninger M. "Characterising a Hybrid Zone between a Cryptic Species Pair of Freshwater Snails".
02.12.2014 New study accepted in Philosophical Transaction of the Royal Society B by Meunier J. "Social immunity and the evolution of group living in insects".
16.10.2014 New study accepted in Ecological Entomology by Sandrin L, Meunier J, Raveh S, Walser JC & Kölliker M. "Multiple paternity and mating group size in the European earwig, Forficula auricularia".
26.09.2014 New study accepted in Biotropica by Houadria M*, Salas-Lopez A*, Orivel J, Blüthgen N & Menzel F. "Dietary and temporal niche differentiation in tropical ants - can they explain local ant coexistence?" *equal contribution to the work
29.08.2014 New study accepted in Journal of Evolutionary Biology by Pamminger T, Foitzik S, Metzler D &Pennings PS. "Oh sister, where art thou? Spatial population structure and the evolution of an altruistic defence trait".
22.07.2014 New study accepted in Proceeding of the Royal Society B by Wong J*, Meunier J*, Lucas C & Kölliker M. "Paternal signature in kin recognition cues of a social insect: Concealed in juveniles, revealed in adults". *equal contribution to the work
16.07.2014 New study accepted in Proceeding of the Royal Society B by Jongepier E, Kleeberg I, Job S & Foitzik S. "Collective defense portfolios of ant hosts shift with social parasite pressure".
04.06.2014 New study accepted in BMC Evolutionary Biology by Koch LK & Meunier J. "Mother and offspring fitness in an insect with maternal care: phenotypic trade-offs between egg number, egg mass and egg care".
16.05.2014 New Study accepted in Animal Behaviour by Binz H,  Foitzik S, Staab F & Menzel F. "The chemistry of competition: Exploitation of heterospecific cues depends on the dominance rank in the community".

Contact Director
Institute of Zoology
Dept. of Evolutionary Biology
Prof. Dr. Susanne Foitzik
Joh.-v.-Müller-Weg 6
55128 Mainz
Tel +49 (0)6131 - 39 27840
Visiting Time
by arrangement

Contact Contact
Office Prof. Foitzik
Dept. of Evolutionary Biology
Kaija Krüger
Joh.-v.-Müller-Weg 6
55128 Mainz
Tel +49 (0)6131-39 27841
Fax +49 (0)6131 - 39 27850
Opening hours
Moday-Thursday 09-11 h

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