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Ittai Renan, Israel

Posted by Blaps Oct 30, 2013

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Ittai Renan



Visiting from: National Museum of Natural History, Tel Aviv University, Israel


Working with: Beulah Garner, Curator Carabidae


Arrived at the Museum:  05/12/2011


Leaving date: 09/12/2011


Whilst at the museum, Ittai worked on Graphipterus serrator group whose revision is the subject of his PhD research.


A selection of undetermined material in the Graphipterus accessions now identified to genus level by Ittai and is currently residing in Tel Aviv University for further research!



Research interests:


Revision of Graphipterus serrator group (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiinae). An integrative approach to species discovery in Carabidae, using morphology, molecular analysis and ecological methods.


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Relevant publications:

Kfir, Y; Renan, I; Schneidman, E ; Segev, R. 2012. A Natural Variation of a Neural Code. PLOS ONE.  Volume: 7.  Issue: 3  


Renan, I; Freidberg, A ; Bar Kutiel, P. 2010. The Sandy Islands of West Negev. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution. Volume: 56, Issue: 1