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Peer-reviewed publications:

37. Ostap-Chec, M., Bajorek, D., Antoł, W., Stec, D., Miler, K. (AOP). Occasional and constant exposure to dietary ethanol shortens the lifespan of worker honey bees. Journal of Comparative Physiology B.

36. Turza, F., Miler, K. (2023). Small workers are more persistent when providing and requiring help in a monomorphic ant. Scientific Reports 13:21580.

35. Turza, F., Miler, K. (2023). Injury shortens life expectancy in ants and affects some risk-related decisions of workers. Animal Cognition 26:1643-1647.


34. Miler, K., Scharf, I. (2023). Behavioral differences between pit-building antlions and wormlions suggest limits to convergent evolution. Integrative Zoology 18:710-719.

33. Miler, K., Scharf, I. (2022). Wind impairs pit trap construction and hunting success in a pit-building predator. Journal of Zoology 317:185-194.

32. Miler, K., Czarnoleski, M. (2022). Heat stress during development makes antlion larvae more responsive to vibrational cues. Current Zoology 68:345-350.

31. Miler, K., Scharf, I. (2022). Operant conditioning in antlion larvae and its impairment following exposure to elevated temperatures. Animal Cognition 25:509-518.

30. Miler, K., Stec, D., Pardyak, L., Kamińska, A., Kuszewska, K. (2022). No increase in alcohol dehydrogenase levels following repeated ethanol exposure in young honeybee workers. Physiological Entomology 47:110-116.

29. Turza, F., Miler, K. (2022). Comparative analysis of experimental testing procedures for the elicitation of rescue actions in ants. Current Zoology 68:159-168.

28. Miler, K., Scharf, I. (2022). Convergent evolution of antlions and wormlions: similarities and differences in the behavioral ecology of unrelated trap-building predators. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 76:12.

27. Miler, K., Turza, F. (2021). “O Sister, Where Art Thou?” – A review on rescue of imperiled individuals in ants. Biology 10:1079.

26. Ostap-Chec, M., Opalek, M., Stec, D., Miler, K. (2021). Discontinued alcohol consumption elicits withdrawal symptoms in honeybees. Biology Letters 17:20210182.

25. Miler, K., Czarnoleski, M. (2021). Past thermal conditions affect hunting behaviour in larval antlions. Royal Society Open Science 8:210163.

24. Miler, K., Opalek, M., Ostap-Chec, M., Stec, D. (2021). Diel rhythmicity of alcohol-induced intoxication in the honeybee workers. Journal of Zoology 314:96-103.

23. Miler, K., Stec, D., Kamińska, A., Pardyak, L., Kuszewska, K. (2021). Alcohol intoxication resistance and alcohol dehydrogenase levels differ between the honeybee castes. Apidologie 52:230-241.

22. Miler, K., Stec, D., Czarnoleski, M. (2020). Heat wave effects on the behavior and life history traits of sedentary antlions. Behavioral Ecology 31:1326-1333.

21. Turza, F., Zuber, G., Bzoma, M., Prus, M., Filipiak, M., Miler, K. (2020). Ants co-occurring with predatory antlions show unsuccessful rescue behavior towards captured nestmates. Journal of Insect Behavior 33:1-6.

20. Peryga, M., Miler, K. (2020). A certain note on the wrestling behavior of Haemadipsa picta leeches. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution 66:91-93.

19. Kuszewska, K., Miler, K., Woyciechowski, M. (2019). Rebel honeybee workers preferentially respond to high concentrations of sucrose. Apidologie 50:253-261.

18. Miler, K., Gurgul, A., Peryga, M., Czarnoleski, M. (2019). Larger leeches attack from higher ground: size-dependent preferences for ambush sites in the Bornean terrestrial leech Haemadipsa picta. Journal of Tropical Ecology 35:140-143.

17. Miler, K., Yahya, B.E., Czarnoleski, M. (2019). Substrate moisture, particle size and temperature preferences of trap-building larvae of sympatric antlions and wormlions from the rainforest of Borneo. Ecological Entomology 44:488-493.

16. Kuszewska, K., Miler, K., Rojek, W., Ostap-Chec, M., Woyciechowski, M. (2018). Rebel honeybee workers have a tendency to become intraspecific reproductive parasites. Ecology and Evolution 8:11914-11920.

15. Kuszewska, K., Miler, K., Woyciechowski, M. (2018). Honeybee rebel workers invest less in risky foraging than normal workers. Scientific Reports 8:9459.

14. Miler, K., Kuszewska, K., Privalova, V., Woyciechowski, M. (2018). Honeybees show adaptive reactions to ethanol exposure. Scientific Reports 8:8707.

13. Miler, K., Kuszewska, K., Zuber, G., Woyciechowski, M. (2018). Larval antlions show a cognitive ability/hunting efficiency trade-off connected with the level of behavioural asymmetry. Animal Cognition 21:613-617.

12. Antoł, A., Rojek, W., Miler, K., Czarnoleski, M. (2018). Thermal dependence of trap building in predatory antlion larvae (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae). Journal of Ethology 36:199-203.

11. Kierat, J., Miler, K., Celary, W., Woyciechowski, M. (2018). Interspecific interactions in solitary Aculeata – is the presence of heterospecifics important for females establishing nests? Bulletin of Entomological Research 108:35-39.

10. Miler, K., Yahya, B.E., Czarnoleski, M. (2018). Different predation efficiencies of trap-building larvae of sympatric antlions and wormlions from the rainforest of Borneo. Ecological Entomology 43:255-262.

9. Miler, K., Symonowicz, B., Godzińska, E.J. (2017). Increased risk proneness or social withdrawal? The effects of shortened life expectancy on the expression of rescue behavior in workers of the ant Formica cinerea (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 30:632-644.

8. Miler, K., Yahya, B.E., Czarnoleski, M. (2017). Pro-social behaviour of ants depends on their ecological niche – rescue actions in species from tropical and temperate regions. Behavioural Processes 144:1-4.

7. Kuszewska, K., Miler, K., Rojek, W., Woyciechowski, M. (2017). Honeybee workers with higher reproductive potential live longer lives. Experimental Gerontology 98:8-12.

6. Miler, K., Kuszewska, K. (2017). Secretions of mandibular glands are not involved in the elicitation of rescue behaviour in Formica cinerea ants. Insectes Sociaux 64:303-305.

5. Miler, K., Kuszewska, K., Woyciechowski, M. (2017). Larval antlions with more pronounced behavioural asymmetry show enhanced cognitive skills. Biology Letters 13:20160789.

4. Miler, K., Yahya, B.E., Czarnoleski, M. (2016). Reduced damage and epiphyll cover of leaves of Korthalsia rattans that host Camponotus ants in the rain forest of Malaysian Borneo. Journal of Tropical Ecology 32:330-334.

3. Kuszewska, K., Miler, K., Filipiak, M., Woyciechowski, M. (2016). Sedentary antlion larvae (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae) use vibrational cues to modify their foraging strategies. Animal Cognition 19:1037-1041.

2. Miler, K. (2016). Moribund ants do not call for help. PLOS ONE 7:e0151925.

1. Plesnar-Bielak, A., Skrzynecka, A.M., Miler, K., Radwan, J. (2014). Selection for alternative male reproductive tactics alters intralocus sexual conflict. Evolution 68:2137-2144.

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