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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.

 

Relevant webpages:

 

http://taxonomy.tau.ac.il/en/?cmd=grants.56&act=read&id=96

 

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