Institut für Evolution und Ökologie

Erich Lara Spiessberger

Doctoral student
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University of Tübingen
Institute of Evolution and Ecology
Auf der Morgenstelle 28
72076 Tübingen
Germany

Short CV

since 2019
Doctoral student

University of Tübingen; thesis: “Comparative functional head morphology in modern rove beetles (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae)”

2019
M.Sc. in Entomology

Montana State University; thesis: “Studies on West Indian Tenebrionidae”

2016
Biological Sciences degree

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Research Interests

  • Biodiversity of Neotropical Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera)
  • Comparative functional mouthpart morphology of Staphylinidae (Coleoptera)
  • Comparative head anatomy and phylogenetic analysis of Staphylinidae
  • Three-dimensional geometric morphometrics

 

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Selected Publications

Spiessberger, E. L. and M. A. Ivie. 2018. Revision of the West Indian Cyrtosoma Perty (Tenebrionidae: Cnodalonini) with Description of Three New Species. Coleopterists Bulletin 72 (4): 825–837.

Ferreira, V. S. and E. L. Spiessberger. 2018. First record of Peripatus juanensis Bouvier, 1900 (Onychophora, Peripatidae) found in Cecropia (Rosales, Urticaceae) fallen trunks in Puerto Rico. Entomological News 128 (1): 75–77. 

Spiessberger, E. L. and J. R. M. Mermudes. 2018. Notes on the Distribution and Ovipositor Morphology of Mylaris gigas (Linnaeus, 1767), Mylaris maxima (Germar, 1824) and Taphrosoma dorhni Kirsch, 1866 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae, Stenochiinae, Cnodalonini). Coleopterists Bulletin 72 (1): 209–213.

Ivie, M. A., and E. L. Spiessberger. 2017. Clarification of the correct original spelling of Caecomenimopsis jamaicensis Dajoz (Tenebrionidae: Diaperinae: Gnathidiini: Anopidiina). Coleopterists Bulletin 71(1): 118–119.