Ohyama, L., J.R. King, and D.G. Jenkins. Accepted (2020). Are tiny subterranean ants top predators affecting aboveground ant communities? Ecology.
Steele, C.H.**, J.R. King, E. Boughton and D.G. Jenkins. Accepted (2020). Distribution of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), in central Florida pastures. Environmental Entomology.
Ohyama, L., J.R. King, and B.M. Gochnour. Accepted (2020). Changes in an invaded Florida ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) community over 25 years. Florida Entomologist.
King J.R. 2020. Fire Ants (Solenopsis, in Part). In: Starr C. (eds) Encyclopedia of Social Insects. Springer, Cham.
Warren, R.J., J.R. King, and M.A. Bradford. Accepted (2020). Disentangling resource acquisition from interspecific behavioral aggression to understand the ecological dominance of a comon, widespread temperate forest ant. Insectes Sociaux.
Warren, R.J., K. Elliot, I. Giladi, J.R. King, and M.A. Bradford. 2019. Field experiments show contradictory short- and long-term myrmecochorous plant impacts on seed-dispersing ants. Ecological Entomology. 44: 30-39. PDF Google Scholar
- Leo’s article has received some great commentary: Myrmecological News blog
King, J.R., R.J. Warren, D.S. Maynard and M.A. Bradford. 2018. Ants: ecology and impacts in dead wood. In Saproxylic Insects (M. Ulyshen, ed.). pp. 237-262. Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland. PDF Google Scholar
Warren, R.J., J.R. King, L.D. Chick, and M.A. Bradford. 2017. Global change impacts on ant-mediated seed dispersal in eastern North America. In Ant Plant Interactions: Impacts of Humans on Terrestrial Ecosystems (P.S. Oliveira and S. Koptur, eds.). pp. 93-111. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. Book Google Scholar
Warren, R.J., A. McMillan, J.R. King, L. Chick and M.A. Bradford. 2015. Forest invader replaces predation but not dispersal services by a keystone species. Biological Invasions 17: 3153-3162. PDF Google Scholar
Bradford, M.A., R.J. Warren, S.A Wood, P. Baldrian, T.W. Crowther, D.S. Maynard, E.E. Oldfield, W.R. Wieder, S.A. Wood, and J.R. King. 2014. Climate fails to predict wood decomposition at regional scales. Nature Climate Change 4:625-630. PDF Supplementary Info Google Scholar
King, J.R. and W.R. Tschinkel. 2013. Experimental evidence for weak effects of fire ants in a naturally invaded pine-savanna ecosystem in north Florida. Ecological Entomology 38: 68-75. PDF Google Scholar
- Article commentary:
- Hill, J.K, R.B. Rosengaus, F.S. Gilbert and A.G. Hart. 2013. Invasive ants—are fire ants drivers of biodiversity loss? Ecological Entomology 38: 539. PDF
- Stuble, K.L., L.D. Chick, M.A. Rodriguez-Cabal, J.P. Lessard, N.J. Sanders. 2013. Fire ants are drivers of biodiversity loss: a reply to King and Tschinkel (2013) Ecological Entomology 38: 540–542. PDF
- King, J.R., W.R. Tschinkel. 2013. Fire ants are not drivers of biodiversity change: a response to Stuble et al. (2013) Ecological Entomology 38: 543–545. PDF Google Scholar
King, J.R. 2010. Size-abundance relationships in Florida ant communities reveal how social insects break the energetic equivalence rule. Ecological Entomology 35: 287-298. PDF, Supporting Info. Google Scholar
King, J.R., W.R. Tschinkel, and K.G. Ross. 2009. A case study of human exacerbation of the invasive species problem: transport and establishment of polygyne fire ants in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. Biological Invasions 11: 373-377. PDF Google Scholar
King, J.R. and W.R. Tschinkel. 2008. Experimental evidence that human impacts drive fire ant invasions and ecological change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA. 105: 20339-20343. PDF, Supporting info. Google Scholar
King, J.R. and J.C. Trager. 2007. Natural history of the slave making ant, Polyergus lucidus, sensu lato and its three Formica pallidefulva group hosts in northern Florida. Journal of Insect Science 7: 42. PDF Google Scholar
King, J.R. and W.R. Tschinkel. 2007. Range expansion and local population increase of the exotic ant, Pheidole obscurithorax, in the southeastern United States. Florida Entomologist 90: 435-439. PDF Google Scholar
King, J.R. and W.R. Tschinkel. 2006. Experimental evidence that the introduced fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, does not competitively suppress co-occurring ants in a disturbed habitat. Journal of Animal Ecology 75: 1370-1378. PDF Google Scholar
King, J.R., Andersen, A.N. and Cutter, A.D. 1998. Ants as bioindicators of habitat disturbance: validation of the functional group model for Australia’s humid tropics. Biodiversity & Conservation 7: 1627-1638. PDF Google Scholar
King, J.R. and J.C. Trager. 2012. Book review of Ellison et al.’s: A field guide to the ants of New England. Myrmecological News. PDF
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