I am a tropical ecologist based in Sabah, Borneo. My research focuses on changes in animal communities in response to habitat degradation and along altitudinal gradients. I work mainly on canopy ants, although I am also interested in mammals.
Some recent publications
Yusah K.M., Foster W.A., Reynolds G. & Fayle T.M. (2018) Ant mosaics in Bornean rain forest high canopy depend on spatial scale, time of day, and sampling method. PeerJ 6:e4231 [PDF]
Gibb H., Sanders N.J., Dunn R.R., Arnan X., Vasconcelos H.L., Donoso D.A., Andersen A.N., Silva R.R., Bishop T.R., Gomez C., Grossman B.F., Yusah K.M., Luke S.H., Pacheco R., Pearce-Duvet J., Retana J., Tista M. & Parr C.L. (2018) Habitat disturbance selects against both small and large species across varying climates Ecography 41: 1184-1193 [PDF]
Yusah K.M. & Foster W.A. (2016) Tree size and habitat complexity affect ant communities (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the high canopy of Bornean rain forest. Myrmecological News 23: 15-23 [PDF]