Invertebrate Zoology – research

Introduction Research projects Publications Group members

Current research projects

  • Using population genetics to understand the evolutionary potential of an introduced parasitic nematode, the raccoon roundworm (Baylisascaris procyonis). Postdoctoral Research. Natalia Osten-Sacken (2014- ) Abstract
  • Investigation of the helminth fauna of central European carnivores. Cooperation with a scientific collaborator of museum. Mike Heddergott (2014- )
  • Spatiotemporal changes and current consistency of the Cerambycofauna of Luxembourg for purposes of biodiversity conservation and forestry management. PhD Research in collaboration with Trier University (G) Francesco Vitali (2010- )
  • Inventory of the species diversity . Internal project
  • Faunal inventory and barcoding of natural and artificial caves in Luxembourg. Cooperation with a scientific collaborator of museum. Dieter Weber (2008- ).

Research projects in preparation

  • Updated atlas of Luxembourg’s diurnal butterflies. Cooperation with a scientific collaborator of museum. Yuri Martin (2015)
  • Investigating dispersal pathways of a range-expanding longhorn beetle (Rhagium inquisitor) using genetic methods. Submitted Postdoctoral Project.