Zdjecie pracownika

dr hab. prof. UAM

Freerk Molleman

pokój: F1.52

telefon: 693352396

e-mail: fremol@amu.edu.pl

I am a broadly trained and creative biologist with expertise in life history evolution, behaviour, insect-plant interactions, predator-prey interactions, and community ecology. My main model systems are fruit-feeding butterflies and insects associated with oaks.



  • Mallick S., Molleman F., Yguel B., Bailey R., Müller J., Jean F., Prinzing A. Ectophagous folivores do not proft from rich resources on phylogenetically isolated trees. Oecologia 10.1007/s00442-022-05260-2
  • Molleman, F., Granados-Tello, J., Chapman, C.A., Tammaru, T. Fruit-feeding butterfly populations respond to variation in adult food availability: evidence from longitudinal body mass and abundance data. Functional Ecology 36:1961– 1972, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.14103
  • Molleman, F.; Walczak, U.; Melosik, I.; Baraniak, E.; Piosik, Ł.; Prinzing, A. What drives caterpillar guilds on a tree: enemy pressure, leaf or tree growth, genetic traits, or phylogenetic neighbourhood? Insects 2022, 13, 367. 10.3390/insects13040367
  • Holm, S., A. Kaasik, J. Javoiš, F. Molleman, E. Õunap, and T. Tammaru. 2022. A comparative study on insect longevity: tropical moths do not differ from their temperate relatives. Evolutionary Ecology:1-12.


  • Halali, S., D. Halali, H. S. Barlow, F. Molleman, U. Kodandaramaiah, P. M. Brakefield, and O. Brattstrom. 2021. Predictability of temporal variation in climate and the evolution of seasonal polyphenism in tropical butterfly communities. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 34:1362-1375.