Invertebrate Zoology – research
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.