Dmitry Telnov


Dmitry Telnov is an entomologist working in taxonomy, biogeography and evolution of two beetle families – Anthicidae and Trictenotomidae. In the last six years he has concentrated on Wallacea and the Papuan region, working partly in co-operation with the Manokwari University in Indonesian Papua, in trying to estimate and understand diversity among various invertebrates (certain groups of insects, snails, millipedes, scorpions etc.) He is the author of over 105 scientific publications including several monographs and books, and has discovered and described 236 species of beetles new to science.