Karine Monceau

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InstitutionCentre d’Etudes Biologiques de Chizé UMR 7372 CNRS – Université de la Rochelle
Postal address-
Office phone+33662305147
Job /  professional statusProfessor/Lecturer
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Pests & Pathogens
Research interestsVespa velutina
 behavioural ecology
 invasive species
24. Monceau, K. & Thiéry D. Vespa velutina nest distribution at a local scale:an eight-year
survey of the invasive honeybee predator. Accepted in Insect Science.
23. Moreau, J., Monceau, K. and Thiéry, D. Larval food influences temporal oviposition and egg quality traits in females of Lobesia botrana. Journal of Pest Science, doi: 10.1007/s10340-015-0695-6
22. Vogelweith, F., Moret, Y., Monceau, K., Thiéry, D., & Moreau, J. Effect of diet and immune challenge on the relative abundance of hemocyte types in polyphagous caterpillar. Journal of Insect Physiology, 88, 33-39.
21. Monceau, K. 2015. The next meeting for animal personality: population genetics.
Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 27, 428-435.
20. Biard, C., Monceau, K., Motreuil, S. and Moreau, J. 2015. Interpreting immunological indices: The importance of taking parasite community into account. An example in blackbirds (Turdus merula). Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6, 960-972.
19. Monceau, K., Moreau, J., Poidatz, J., Bonnard, O. and Thiéry, D. 2015. Behavioral syndrome in a native and an invasive hymenoptera species. Insect Science, 22, 541-548.
18. Monceau, K., Maher, N., Bonnard, O. and Thiéry, D. 2015. Evaluation of competition between a native and an invasive hornet species: do seasonal phenologies overlap? Bulletin of Entomological Research, 105, 462-469.
17. Couto, A., Monceau, K., Bonnard, O., Thiéry, D. and Sandoz, J.-C. 2014. Olfactory attraction of the hornet Vespa velutina to honeybee colony odors and pheromones. PLoS ONE, 9, e115943.
16. Monceau, K., Bonnard, O., Moreau, J. and Thiéry, D. 2014. Spatial distribution of Vespa velutina individuals hunting at domestic honeybee hives: heterogeneity at a local scale. Insect Science, 21, 765-774.
15. Thiéry, D., Monceau, K. and Moreau, J. 2014. Larval intraspecific competition for food in the European grapevine moth Lobesia botrana. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 104, 517- 524.
14. Arca, M., Papachristoforou, A., Mougel, F., Rortais, A., Monceau, K., Bonnard, O., Tardy, P., Thiéry, D., Silvain, J.-F. and Arnold, G. 2014. Defensive behaviour of Apis mellifera against Vespa velutina in France: testing whether European honeybees can develop an effective collective defence against a new predator. Behavioural Processes, 106, 122-129.
13. Thiéry, D., Monceau, K. and Moreau, J. 2014. Different emergence phenology of European grapevine moth (Lobesia botrana, Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) on six varieties of grapes in an experimental vineyard. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 104, 277-287.
12. Monceau, K., Bonnard, O. and Thiéry, D. 2014. Vespa velutina: a new invasive predator of honeybees in Europe. Journal of Pest Science, 87, 1-16.
11. Monceau, K., Cézilly, F., Moreau, J., Motreuil, S. and Wattier, R.A. 2013. Colonisation and diversification of the Zenaida dove (Zenaida aurita) in the Antilles: Phylogeography, contemporary gene flow and morphological divergence. PLoS ONE, 8, e82189.
10. Monceau, K., Bonnard, O. and Thiéry, D. 2013. Relationship between the age of Vespa velutina workers and their defensive behaviour established from colonies maintained in the laboratory. Insectes Sociaux, 60, 437-444.
9. Monceau, K., Arca, M., Leprêtre, L., Mougel, F., Bonnard, O., Silvain, J.-F., Maher, N., Arnold, G. and Thiéry, D. 2013. Native prey and invasive predator patterns of foraging activity: the case of the yellow-legged hornet predation at European honeybee hives. PLoS ONE, 8, e66492.
8. Monceau, K., Maher, N., Bonnard, O. and Thiéry, D. 2013. Predation dynamics study of the recently introduced honeybee killer Vespa velutina: learning from the enemy. Apidologie, 44, 209-221.
7. Monceau, K., Wattier, R.A., Dechaume-Moncharmont, F.-X., Dubreuil, C. and Cézilly, F. 2013. Heterozygosity-fitness correlations in adult and juvenile Zenaida dove, Zenaida aurita. Journal of Heredity, 104, 47-56.
6. Monceau, K., Bonnard, O. and Thiéry, D. 2012. Chasing the queens of the alien predator of
honeybees: a water drop in the invasiveness ocean. Open Journal of Ecology, 2, 183-191.
5. Monceau, K. and van Baaren, J. 2012. Female teneral mating in a monandrous species.
Ecology and Evolution, 2, 1426-1436.
4. Monceau, K., Wattier, R.A., Dechaume-Moncharmont, F.-X., Motreuil, S. and Cézilly, F. 2011. Territoriality vs. flocking in the Zenaida Dove, Zenaida aurita: Resource polymorphism revisited using morphological and genetic analyses. Auk, 128, 15-25.
3. Dechaume-Moncharmont, F.-X., Monceau, K. and Cézilly, F. 2011. Sexing birds using discriminant function analysis based on morphometric measurements: A critical appraisal. Auk, 128, 78-86.
2. Boogert, N.J., Monceau, K. and Lefebvre, L. 2010. A field test of behavioural flexibility in
Zenaida Doves (Zenaida aurita). Behavioural Processes, 85, 135-141.
1. Monceau, K., Gaillard, M., Harrang, E., Santiago-Alarcon, D., Parker, P.G., Cézilly, F. and Wattier, R.A. 2009. Twenty-three polymorphic microsatellite markers for the Caribbean endemic Zenaida Dove, Zenaida aurita, and its conservation in related Zenaida species. Conservation Genetics, 10, 1557-1581.