I am the Coleoptera (beetles) curator at Finnish Museum of Natural History. My background and interests are dung beetle systematics, modeling trait evolution and development of new ontology-based tools for species description.
Marcely is visiting LUOMUS during 22 Aug 2019 - 29 Jan 2020. She is a PhD student at Universidade Federal do Para (Brazil). Her project focuses on reconstructing phylogeny of the diverse Neotropical dung beetle tribe Dichotomiini.
Sheila is visiting LUOMUS during 4 Sep 2019 - 29 Feb 2020. She is doing her PhD at Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM) (Brazil). Her PhD project is entitled “Taxonomy, Biogeography and Phylogeny of Neotropical Dichotomius from carbonarius species group”.