Alexander Keller

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InstitutionUniversity of Würzburg, Zoology III, Biocenter
Postal addressAm Hubland
Office phone+49 931 3184427
Job /  professional statusResearcher
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Pests & Pathogens,Environment,Diversity & Conservation
Research interestsDiversity
Publicationsonly those related to pollination ecology are listed:

Junker, R, A Keller (2015) “Microhabitat heterogeneity across leaves and flower organs promotes bacterial di-
versity” FEMS Microbiology Ecology in press

Fiala, B, K Wells, J Haubenreisser, A Pittroff, S Kaya-Zeeb, A Chung, R Hashim, A Keller (2015) “Monophyletic clades of Macaranga pollinating thrips with high specificity to host plant taxonomic sections” Biological Journal of the Linnean Society in press

Sickel, W, M Ankenbrand, G Grimmer, A Holzschuh, S Härtel, J Lanzen, I Steffan-Dewenter, A Keller (2015) “Increased efficiency in identifying mixed pollen samples by meta-barcoding with a dual-indexing approach” BMC Ecology in press

Becker, M, A Keller (2015) “Standardized and manipulable laboratory rearing of solitary bees and wasps” Insect Science in press

Keller, A, N Danner, G Grimmer, M Ankenbrand, K von der Ohe, W von der Ohe, S Rost, S Härtel, I Steffan- Dewenter (2015) “Evaluating multiplexed next-generation sequencing as a method in palynology for mixed pollen samples” Plant Biology 17 pp. 558–566

Junker, R, N Blüthgen, A Keller (2015) “Functional and phylogenetic diversities of plant communities differently affect the structure of flower-visitor interactions and reveal convergences in floral traits” Evolutionary Ecology 29 pp. 437–450

Junker, R, T Romeike, A Keller, D Langen (2014) “Density-dependent responses by bumblebees to flower dwelling bacteria” Apidologie 45 pp. 467–477

Keller, A, G Grimmer, I Steffan-Dewenter (2013) “Diverse microbiota identified in whole intact nest chambers of the red mason bee Osmia bicornis (Linnaeus 1758)” PloS one 8 e78296

Junker, R, C Loewel, R Gross, S Dötterl, A Keller, N Blüthgen (2011) “Composition of epiphytic bacterial com- munities differs on petals and leaves” Plant Biology 13 pp. 918–924

Junker, R, C Daehler, S Dötterl, A Keller, N Blüthgen (2011) “Hawaiian ant-flower networks: nectar-thieving ants prefer undefended native over introduced plants with floral defenses” Ecological Monographs 81 pp. 295–311