Jonathan Z. Shik
Jonathan Z. Shik
Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen & Research Associate at the Smithsonian Tropical
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The global ant genomics Alliance (GAGA)
JJ Boomsma, SG Brady, RR Dunn, J Gadau, J Heinze, L Keller, ...
Towards a nutritional ecology of invasive establishment: aphid mutualists provide better fuel for incipient Argentine ant colonies than insect prey
JZ Shik, J Silverman
Biological Invasions 15, 829-836, 2013
Nutrition mediates the expression of cultivar–farmer conflict in a fungus-growing ant
JZ Shik, EB Gomez, PW Kooij, JC Santos, WT Wcislo, JJ Boomsma
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113 (36), 10121-10126, 2016
Reconstructing the functions of endosymbiotic Mollicutes in fungus-growing ants
P Sapountzis, M Zhukova, JZ Shik, M Schiott, JJ Boomsma
Elife 7, e39209, 2018
More food, less habitat: how necromass and leaf litter decomposition combine to regulate a litter ant community
JZ Shik, M Kaspari
Ecological Entomology 35 (2), 158-165, 2010
Ant colony size and the scaling of reproductive effort
JZ Shik
Functional Ecology, 674-681, 2008
Metabolism and the rise of fungus cultivation by ants
JZ Shik, JC Santos, JN Seal, A Kay, UG Mueller, M Kaspari
The American Naturalist 184 (3), 364-373, 2014
Evidence for locally adaptive metabolic rates among ant populations along an elevational gradient
JZ Shik, X Arnan, CS Oms, X Cerdá, R Boulay
Journal of Animal Ecology 88 (8), 1240-1249, 2019
Towards a general life-history model of the superorganism: predicting the survival, growth and reproduction of ant societies
JZ Shik, C Hou, A Kay, M Kaspari, JF Gillooly
Biology Letters 8 (6), 1059-1062, 2012
The metabolic costs of building ant colonies from variably sized subunits
JZ Shik
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64, 1981-1990, 2010
Disentangling nutritional pathways linking leafcutter ants and their co‐evolved fungal symbionts using stable isotopes
JZ Shik, W Rytter, X Arnan, A Michelsen
Ecology 99 (9), 1999-2009, 2018
Diet composition does not affect ant colony tempo
AD Kay, JZ Shik, A Van Alst, KA Miller, M Kaspari
Functional Ecology 26 (2), 317-323, 2012
Scaling community structure: how bacteria, fungi, and ant taxocenes differentiate along a tropical forest floor
M Kaspari, BS Stevenson, J Shik, JF Kerekes
Ecology 91 (8), 2221-2226, 2010
Nutritional dimensions of invasive success
JZ Shik, A Dussutour
Trends in Ecology & Evolution 35 (8), 691-703, 2020
Aphid honeydew provides a nutritionally balanced resource for incipient Argentine ant mutualists
JZ Shik, AD Kay, J Silverman
Animal behaviour 95, 33-39, 2014
The evolution of multicellular complexity: the role of relatedness and environmental constraints
RM Fisher, JZ Shik, JJ Boomsma
Proceedings of the Royal Society B 287 (1931), 20192963, 2020
The life history continuum hypothesis links traits of male ants with life outside the nest
JZ Shik, DA Donoso, M Kaspari
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 149 (2), 99-109, 2013
Diet specialization in an extreme omnivore: nutritional regulation in glucose‐averse German cockroaches
JZ Shik, C Schal, J Silverman
Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27 (10), 2096-2105, 2014
Using nutritional geometry to define the fundamental macronutrient niche of the widespread invasive ant Monomorium pharaonis
BA Krabbe, X Arnan, P Lannes, CE Bergstedt, RS Larsen, JS Pedersen, ...
PLoS One 14 (6), e0218764, 2019
Can interaction specificity in the fungus-farming termite symbiosis be explained by nutritional requirements of the fungal crop?
RR da Costa, SME Vreeburg, JZ Shik, DK Aanen, M Poulsen
Fungal Ecology 38, 54-61, 2019
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