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邊安台 (Anthony Bain)



邊安台(Anthony Bain) 

職 稱



理BI 3001

專 長 領 域

Community Ecology, Plant Phenology, Plant-insect Interactions, Plant Population Genetics




  最高學歷:National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan & University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France, Dual-degree Ph.D. (2012年)

Phenology of the Ficus and its mutualistic pollinating wasps
Population genetics of the fig trees
Conservation of Ficus pedunculosa var. mearnsii
Mutualism between ants and Ficus trees
Community ecology and fighting behaviour of the nonpollinating fig wasps


1 Chiu, Y.-T., Bain, A., Deng, S.-L., Ho, Y.-C., Chen, W.-H., Tzeng, H.-Y. Effects of climate change on a mutualistic coastal species: Recovery from typhoon damages and risks of population erosion. 2017. PLoS ONE. 12, e0186763.
2 Kuo, C.-C., Bain, A., Chiu, Y.-T., Ho, Y.-C., Chen, W.-H., Chou, L.-S., Tzeng, H.-Y. Topographic effect on the phenology of Ficus pedunculosa var. mearnsii (Mearns fig) in its northern boundary distribution, Taiwan. 2017. Scientific Reports 7, 14699.
3 Lin, S.-Y., Chou, L.-S., Bain, A. Sugar secretion and ant protection in Ficus benguetensis: Toward a general trend of fig-ant interactions. 2017. Acta Oecologica. In press.
4 Chiang, Y.-P., Bain, A., Wu, W.-J., Chou, L.-S. The adaptive phenology of Ficus subpisocarpa and Ficus caulocarpa in Taipei, Taiwan. 2017. Acta Oecologica. In press.
5 Walther, B.A., Geier, J., Chou, L.-S., Bain, A. The figs of winter: Seasonal importance of fruiting fig trees (Ficus: Moraceae) for urban birds. Acta Oecologica. In press.
6 Rodriguez, L.J., Bain, A., Chou, L.-S., Conchou, L., Cruaud, A., Gonzales, R., Hossaert-McKey, M., Rasplus, J.-Y., Tzeng, H.-Y., Kjellberg, F. 2017. Diversification and spatial structuring in the mutualism between Ficus septica and its pollinating wasps in insular South East Asia. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 17, 207.
7 Bain, A., R. M. Borges, M.-H. Chevallier, H. Vignes, N. Kobmoo, Y. Q. Peng, A. Cruaud, J.-Y. Rasplus, F. Kjellberg, and M. Hossaert-Mckey. 2016. Geographic structuring into vicariant species-pairs in a wide-ranging, high-dispersal plant–insect mutualism: the case of Ficus racemosa and its pollinating wasps. Evolutionary Ecology. 30, 663-684.
8 Lin, S.-Y., Di Giusto, B., Bain, A., Chou, L.-S., 2016. Variation of ant community structure on Ficus benguetensis. Taiwania 61, 49-57.
9 Bain, A., Tzeng, H.-Y., Wu, W.-J.,Chou, L.-S., 2015. Ficus (Moraceae) and fig wasps (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) in Taiwan. Botanical studies. 56, 11.
10 Lin, S.-Y., L.-S. Chou, B. Di Giusto and A. Bain. 2015. Sexual specialization in phenology in dioecious Ficus benguetensis and its consequences for the mutualism. Botanical studies. 56, 32.
11 Bain, A., Chou, L.-S., Tzeng, H.-Y., Ho, Y.-C., Chiang, Y.-P., Chen, W.-H., Chio, Y.-T., Li, G.-Y., Yang, H.-W., Hossaert-Mckey, M., Kjellberg, F., 2014. Plasticity and diversity of the phenology of dioecious Ficus species in Taiwan. Acta Oecologica 57, 124-134.
12 Bain, A., Harrison, R.D., Schatz, B., 2014. How to be an ant on figs. Acta Oecologica 57, 97-108.
13 Tzeng, H-Y, C-H Ou, F-Y Lu, A. Bain, L-S Chou and F Kjellberg, 2014. The effect of fig wall thickness in Ficus erecta var. beecheyana on parasitism: a trade-off strategy. Acta Oecologica 57, 38-43.
14 Yang H.-W., Bain, A., Garcia, M., Chou, L.-S., Kjellberg, F., 2014. Genetic influence on flowering pattern of Ficus microcarpa. Acta Oecologica. 57, 117-123.
15 Bain, A, B Chantarasuwan, M Hossaert-McKey, B Schatz, F Kjellberg and L-S Chou. 2012. A new case of ants nesting within branches of a fig tree: the case of Ficus subpisocarpa in Taiwan. Sociobiology 59, 415-434.
16 Garcia, M, A Bain, H-Y Tzeng, Y-Q Peng, L-S Chou and F Kjellberg, 2012. Portable microsatellite primers for Ficus (Moraceae). American Journal of Botany.


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