Dr. Andrei Sourakov

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

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

Select Publications (for complete list, see CV):

Most cited (127 citations on 10-3-2017): 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


James 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.


  • “Insects and Plants”  IDH2930 or ENY4905  Offered again Spring 2018; to register for ENY section of this course, please, e-mail me. Course Syllabus 
  • Individual Studies in Entomology” (arrange by e-mail)

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Curriculum Vitae and List of Publications – PDF