Background and activities

Key qualifications:

·         Very good knowledge of biodiversity, taxonomy and ecology of northern European beetles (Coleoptera), bugs (Hemiptera) and wasps (Hymenoptera: particularly Aculeata, Proctotrupoidea and Diaprioidea).

·         Good knowledge of taxonomy and ecology of European, Australian and Neotropical beetles (Coleoptera) true bugs (Heteroptera) and wasps (Hymenoptera, Aculeata)

·         Long experience with assessments and classification of threats and endangered species for Red Data Lists

·         Monitoring and mapping of biological diversity

·         Alien species

·         Nature types

·         International and national experience in experimental research on several aspects of entomology.

·         Broad experience with applied research projects for nature management, private and public employers.

·         Several national and international collaboration partners

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database








  • Gjershaug, Jan Ove; Staverløkk, Arnstein; Kleven, Oddmund; Ødegaard, Frode. (2013) Species status of Bombus monticola Smith (Hymenoptera: Apidae) supported by DNA barcoding. Zootaxa. vol. 3716 (3).


  • Basset, Yves; Cizek, Lukas; Cuénoud, Philippe; Didham, Raphael K.; Guilhaumon, François; Missa, Olivier; Novotny, Vojtech; Ødegaard, Frode; Roslin, Tomas; Schmidl, Jürgen; Tishechkin, Aleksey K.; Winchester, Neville N.; Roubik, David W.; Aberlenc, Henri-Pierre; Bail, Johannes; Barrios, Héctor; Bridle, John R.; Castano-Meneses, Gabriela; Corbara, Bruno; Curletti, Gianfranco; da Rocha, Wesley D.; de Bakker, Domir; Delabie, Jacques H.C.; Dejean, Alain; Fagan, Laura L.; Florén, Andreas; Kitching, Roger L.; Medianero, Enrique; Miller, Scott E.; de Oliveira, Evandro G.; Orivel, Jérôme; Pollet, Marc; Rapp, Matthieu; Ribeiro, Sérvio P.; Roisin, Yves; Schmidt, Jesper B.; Sørensen, Line M.; Leponce, Maurice. (2012) Arthropod Diversity in a Tropical Forest. Science. vol. 338 (6113).