My research focuses on the impacts of alien species on community structure and competitive interactions. Specifically I look at the impacts of invasive species on the ant community. My previous research was on invasive plant impacts but now I focus on alien ant impacts on native ant species.
Species: Terrestrial Invertebrates, Terrestrial plants, Yellow-footed ant (Nylanderia flavipes), Crazy ant (Paratrechina longicornis), Tropical fire ant (Solenopsis geminata), Red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta), Ghost ant (Tapinoma melanocephalum), Vollenhovia emeryii, Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata), Oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculata), English ivy (Hedera helix), Honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.), Multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora),