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Andrei Sourakov hiking in CaliforniaCollections Coordinator
McGuire Center for Lepidoptera & Biodiversity
Florida Museum of Natural History
3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611-2710
352-273-2013
Email: asourakov@flmnh.ufl.edu

Ph. D. (1997) in Entomology, University of Florida

Select Recent Publications

visit Google Scholar profile and Research Gate pages for complete list/reprints

 

Most cited:

Lukhtanov V. A., A. Sourakov, E. V. Zakharov, and P. D. N. Hebert, 2009. DNA barcoding Central Asian butterflies: Increasing geographical dimension does not reduce the success of species identification. Molecular Ecology Resources. 9: 1302-1310. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2009.02577.x

Matos-Maraví, P., Águila, R.N., Peña, C., Miller, J.Y., Sourakov, A. and Wahlberg, N., 2014. Causes of endemic radiation in the Caribbean: evidence from the historical biogeography and diversification of the butterfly genus Calisto (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Satyrini). BMC Evolutionary Biology14(1), pp.1-18.

Books

Book of Caterpillars coverJames D, Albaugh D, Cammarata B, Field R, Greeney H, Hortsman J, Morgan S, Pittaway T, Scott JA, Sourakov A, Townsend M, Wolfe K. 2017. The Book of Caterpillars. A life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world. (James DJ, editor). Un. Chicago Pr. 656pp.

encyclopedia

6 articles, and over 100 photographs in Encyclopedia of Entomology. 2008. (Capinera, J.L., editor). Springer. 4,346pp, 128 color plates.

 

 

 

Sourakov A, Warren Chadd, R.. 2022. The Lives of Moths: A Natural History of Our Planet’s Moth Life. Princeton University Press. 288 p.

Lives of Moths

The book can be ordered from the Amazon , Princeton University Press, or purchased at the giftshop of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

Teaching

Recent Curatorial Activities

See Florida Museum’s PR release on donation of Knudson/Bordellon collection to the University of Florida

Outreach

Ep. 251 – A Florida Moth Keeping Invasive Species in Check

Ep. 274 – Hollow Trees = Habitat

Recent Blog Posts

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Varia

My work featured in Florida Museum’s Science Stories:

Jul 17, 2013

Exotic plants affect native moth

Florida Museum of Natural History researcher Andrei Sourakov has a soft spot for small, winged creatures, and an extraordinary commitment…

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