Tomas Pavlíček

Research Interests

  • Evolutionary genetics
  • Population genetics
  • Ecology
  • Zoogeography
  • Phylogeography
  • Taxonomy

Model taxa: Insects, earthworms, mammals, plants

Selected Publications

Chikatunov V., Pavlíček T. & Nevo E. 1999. Coleoptera of "Evolution Canyon", Lower Nahal Oren, Mount Carmel, Israel. Part I. Families: Buprestidae, Carabidae, Cerambycidae, Glaphyridae, Hybosoridae, Hydrophilidae, Lucanidae, Scarabaeidae, Tenebrionidae, and Trogidae. Pensoft Publishers, 174 pp.

Lillig M. & Pavlíček T. 2003. The Darkling Beetles of the Sinai Peninsula. Kasparek Verlag, 87 pp. (Link)

Chikatunov V., Pavlíček T. & Nevo E. 2004. Coleoptera of "Evolution Canyon", Lower Nahal Oren, Mount Carmel, Israel. Part II. Pensoft Publishers, 200 pp. (Link)

Gershenson Z., Pavlíček T., Kravchenko V. & Nevo E. 2006. Yponomeutoid Moths (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae, Plutellidae, Argyresthiidae) of Israel. Pensoft Publishers, 200 pp.

Nevo E., Rashkovetsky E., Pavlíček T. & Korol A. 1998. A complex adaptive syndrome in Drosophila caused by microclimatic contrasts. Heredity 80: 9-16. (Link)

Nevo E., Travleev A. P., Belova N. A., Tsatskin A., Pavlíček T., Kulik A. F., Tsvetkova N. N. & Yemshanov D. C. 1998. Edaphic interslope and valley bottom divergence at "Evolution Canyon", Lower Nahal Oren, Mount Carmel, Israel. Catena 340: 241-254. (Link)

Nevo E., Beiles A., Korol A. B., Ronin Y. I., Pavlíček T. & Hamilton W. 2000. Extraordinary multilocus organization in mole crickets, Gryllotalpidae. Evolution 54: 586-605. (Link)

Lopatin I., Chikatunov V. & Pavlíček T. 2003. Catalogue of the beetles (Coleoptera) in Israel and adjacent areas: 3. Chrysomelidae (without Alticinae). Zoology in the Middle East 28: 87-112. (Link)

Pavlíček T., Sharon D., Kravchenko V., Saaroni H. & Nevo E. 2003. Microclimatic interslope differences underlying biodiversity contrasts in "Evolution Canyon", Mt. Carmel, Israel. J. Earth Sci. 52: 1-9.

Uhmann G., Chikatunov V. & Pavlíček T. 2005. Catalogue of the beetles (Coleoptera) in Israel and adjacent areas: 4. Anthicidae. Biocosme Mésogéen, Nice, 22: 1-64.

Pavlíček T., Csuzdi Cs. & Nevo E. 2006. Biodiversity of earthworms in the Levant. Isr. J. Ecol. Evol. 52: 461-466. (Link)

Pavlíček T. & Nevo E. 2008. Local species richness distribution at "Evolution Canyon" microsite, Mt. Carmel, Israel. Ecologia Mediterranea 34: 25-34.

Pavlíček T., Mienis H. K., Raz S., Hassid V., Rubenyan A. & Nevo E. 2008. Gastropod biodiversity at the "Evolution Canyon" microsite, lower Nahal Oren, Mt. Carmel, Israel. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 93: 147-155. (Link)

Vilenkin B., Chikatunov V. I. & Pavlíček T. 2009. The pattern of species turnover resulting from stochastic population dynamics: The model and field data. Ecological Modelling 220: 657-661. (Link)

Sharaf K., Horová L., Pavlíček T., Nevo E. & Bureš P. 2010. Genome size and base composition in Oryzaephilus surinamensis (Coleoptera: Sylvanidae) and differences between native (feral) and silo pest populations in Israel. Journal of Stored Products Research 46: 34-37. (Link)