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Alexey K. Tishechkin
 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Citizenship: Belarus

Address: Louisiana State Arthropod Museum, Department Entomology, Louisiana State University, 404 Life Sciences Building, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-1710 USA

Phone: (225) 819-7386

E-mail: atishe8@gmail.com

Web: http://lsuinsects.org/people/

EDUCATION

Ph. D. (Entomology) - Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge (2005)

M. S. (Biology, minor in Chemistry) - Belarusian State University, Minsk (1983)

POSITIONS HELD AND PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

2013-date: Research & Curatorial Associate, Louisiana State Arthropod Museum, Louisiana State University. Beetle taxonomic and ecological research, Coleoptera collection curation.

2010-2013: Research Fellow, Santa Barbara Museum Natural History. Researcher in the NSF- funded revisionary study of Neotropical histerid beetles (Coleoptera: Histeridae).

2005-2008: Postdoctoral Researcher, Louisiana State University. Researcher in the NSF-funded beetle inventory of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

1998-2005: Graduate Research/Curatorial Assistant, Louisiana State University. Graduate student in Doctoral Program.

1995-1997: Assisstant Professor (adjunct appointment), Department of Biology, Belarusian State University, Minsk. Teaching invited courses.

1989-1998: Research Biologist, Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk. Monitoring of animal populations, ecological research on predatory animals, development of protected area network, beetle identification.

1992-1998: Research Associate (adjunct appointment), Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St.Petersburg. Curation of Histeridae (Coleoptera) in the systematic collection.

1991-1998: Research Associate (adjunct appointment), Zoological Museum, Belarusian State University, Minsk. Curation of beetle systematic collection.

1984-1989: Research Biologist, Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve, Domzheritsy (Lepel, Vitebsk), Belarus. Faunistic inventory, monitoring and research of endangered animal species, beetle survey and identification.

1983-1984: Biology Teacher, High & Middle School, Mir (Baranawiczi, Brest), Belarus.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Audubon Bird Conservation - Belarus

Coleopterists Society Entomological Society of America

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Meetings/Symposia

 

2013. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. Oral presentation (co- authors: V. L. Bayless, C. E. Carlton, M. L. Ferro, N. H. Nguyen, J.-S. Park).

 

2012. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Knoxville, TN. Poster presentations (co-author: M. S. Caterino).

 

2011. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Reno, NV. Poster and oral presentations (co-author: M. S. Caterino).

 

2010. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Poster and oral presentations (co-author: M. S. Caterino).

 

2006 . Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. Oral presentation.

 

2005. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Poster and oral presentations (co-authors: M. S. Caterino, A. J. Mayor).

 

2005. 9th Great Smoky Mountains All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory Annual Conference, Gatlinburg, TN. Poster presentation (co-author: A. J. Mayor).

 

2004. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. Coleopterists' Society Meeting.

 

2002. 2nd International Conference on the Ecology and Conservation of Floodplains and Lowland Mires in the Polesia Region, Minsk, Belarus. Specially invited participant, round table discussions.

 

2001. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Oral presentation.

2000. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. Poster presentation (co-authors: C. E. Carlton, M. K. Dean).

2000. 21st International Congress of Entomology, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil. Poster presentation (co- authors: C. E. Carlton, M. K. Dean).

1999. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. Oral presentation.

1998. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. Poster presentation (co-author: C. E. Carlton).

1997. 1st International Conference on the Ecology and Conservation of Floodplains and Lowland Mires in the Polesia Region, Minsk, Belarus. Organizing committee member, oral presentation (co-authors: A. V. Kozulin, M. E. Nikiforov).

1997. 2nd International Symposium on the Biology and Conservation of Owls of the Northern Hemisphere, Winnipeg, Canada. Oral presentations (co-authors: W. W. Gritschik, V. N. Vorobiov, and G. A. Mindlin).

1995. 13th International Conference on the European Bird Census Council, Pärnu, Estonia. Oral presentation (co-authors: V. V. Ivanovsky, A. E. Vintchevsky).

1994. Birdlife International Corncrake Action Plan Workshop, Gdansk, Poland. Invited country representative.

1993. Baltic Birds - 5. 5th International Conference on the Ecology and Conservation of Migratory Birds in the Baltic Basin, Palanga, Lithuania. Oral presentation (co-author: V. V. Ivanovsky)

1992. 4th Congress of the World Working Group on Birds of Prey and Owls, Berlin, Germany. Poster presentation.

1991. 10th All-Union Ornithological Conference, Vitebsk, Byelorussian SSR. Organizing committee member, poster presentation.

1989. 2nd All-Union Conference on Birds of Prey, Kiev, Ukrainian SSR. Oral and poster presentations (co-authors: V. V. Ivanovsky, B. V. Yaminsky).

1988. 12th East Baltic Ornithological Conference, Palanga, Lithuania. Oral and poster presentations (co-author: I. I. Byshnev)

1986. 1st All-Union Ornithological Congress and 9th All-Union Ornithological Conference, Leningrad, Russian SFSR. Poster presentation

 

Invitational Institutional Seminars

 

2014. Department of Biodiversity, Evolution and Environment, Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Ouro Preto, Brazil. "Systematic revisions and biodiversity inventories in the Neotropics: personal experience with obscure beetle taxon (Coleoptera: Histeridae)."

2011. Department of Engineering and Agronomy, Universidade Estadual de Sao Paolo, Ilha Solteira, Brazil. "Insect taxonomy and community and biodiversity studies: personal experience with obscure beetle taxon (Coleoptera: Histeridae)" and "Sytematics of the New World Exosternini (Coleoptera: Histeridae)."

2011. Department of Biological Sciences, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Cuiabá, Brazil. "Insect taxonomy and community and biodiversity studies: personal experience with obscure beetle taxon (Coleoptera: Histeridae)" and "Sytematics of the New World Exosternini (Coleoptera: Histeridae)."

2011. Department of Biological Sciences, Universidade Federal de Paraná, Curituba, Brazil. "Insect taxonomy and community and biodiversity studies: personal experience with obscure beetle taxon (Coleoptera: Histeridae)" and "Sytematics of the New World Exosternini (Coleoptera: Histeridae)."

2009. Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University. "The IBISCA initiative: from a canopy project in Panamá to global insect diversity task force."

2007. Department of Biology, Belarusian State University, Minsk. "Inventoring tropical beetle diversity: the perspective of a BSU alumnus taxonomist."

2004. Bambi Seminar, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Barro Colorado Island, Panamá. "Story of army ant pets: phylogenetic revision of Mesynodites (Coleoptera: Histeridae: Hetaeriinae).

2002. Museum of Natural Science, Louisiana State University. "Current state of bird conservation in Belarus."

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journals

Caterino M. S., and A. K. Tishechkin. 2014. New genera and species of Neotropical Exosternini (Coleoptera, Histeridae). ZooKeys 381: 11-78.

Caterino M. S., and A. K. Tishechkin. 2013. Case 3610. Phelister Marseul, 1853 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Histeridae): proposed conservation of usage. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 70: 12-14.

 

Caterino M. S., A. K. Tishechkin, and G. A. Proudfoot. 2013. A new genus and species of North

American Exosternini associated with cavity nesting owls and a reassignment of Phelister simoni Lewis (Histeridae: Histerinae: Exosternini). Coleopterists Bulletin 67: 557-565.

 

Derunkov, A., A. Konstantinov and A. Tishechkin. 2013. Diabrotica lopatini, a new species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae) from Central America. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 9: 116-117.

 

Ferro, M. L., N. H. Nguyen, A. Tishechkin, J.-S. Park, V. Bayless, and C. E. Carlton. 2013. Coleoptera collected from rotting Fishhook Barrel Cacti (Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britton and Rose), with a review of Nearctic Coleoptera associated with succulent necrosis. Coleopterists Bulletin 67: 419-443.

 

Lundyshev, D. S., and A. K. Tishechkin. 2013. Beetles of the subfamily Saprininae (Histeridae, Coleoptera) inhabiting bird nests in Belarus. Archives of the Hrodna State University. Series 5. Economics, Sociology, Biology 2 (153): 136-144.

 

Basset, Y., L. Čižek, P. Cuénoud, R. K. Didham, F. Guilhaumon, O. Missa, V. Novotny, F. Ødegaard, T. Roslin, J. Schmidl, A. K. Tishechkin, N. N. Winchester, H.-P. Aberlenc, J. Bail, H. Barrios, J. R. Bridle, G. Castaño-Meneses, B. Corbara, G. Curletti, W. D. DaRocha, D. Debaker, J. H. C. Delabie, A. Dejean, L. L. Fagan, A. Floren, R. L. Kitching, E. Medianero, S. E. Miller, E. G. de Oliveira, J. Orivel, M. Pollet, M. Rapp, S. P. Ribeiro, Y. Roisin, D. W. Roubik, J. B. Schmidt, L. Sorensen, and M. Leponce. 2012. Arthropod diversity in a tropical forest. Science 338: 1481-1484.

 

Caterino M. S., A. K. Tishechkin, and N. Dégallier. 2012. A revision of the genus Mecistostethus Marseul (Histeridae, Histerinae, Exosternini). ZooKeys 213: 63-78.

 

Caterino M. S., A. K. Tishechkin, and Y. Gomy. 2012. Lactholister tricinctus Cooman, 1932: une double synonymie, conséquence de l'isolement (Coleoptera Histeridae). L'Entomologiste 68: 151-153.

 

Dégallier, N., S. Mazur, A. K. Tishechkin, and M. S. Caterino. 2012. A revision of the genus Kaszabister Mazur (Histeridae, Histerinae, Exosternini). ZooKeys 199: 71-89.

 

Tishechkin, A. K., and T. Lackner. 2012. Revision of the genus Eremosaprinus Ross, with elevation of Erebidus Reichardt to genus and description of new species (Coleoptera: Histeridae: Saprininae). Folia Heyrovskyana. Series A 20: 1-53.

 

Tishechkin, A. K., and A. Mercado Cárdenas. 2012. Description of three new species of Nymphistrini (Coleoptera: Histeridae: Haeteriinae) from Central America. Zootaxa 3500: 36-48.

 

Tishechkin, A. K., A.S. Konstantinov, S. Bista, R. W. Pemberton, and T. D. Center. 2011. Review of the continental Oriental species of Lilioceris Reitter (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Criocerinae) closely related to Lilioceris impressa (F.). ZooKeys 103: 63-83.

 

Tishechkin, A. K. 2010. Record of two species of Histeridae new to the North American fauna, Hypocacculus metallescens (Erichson) and Atholus confinis (Erichson), in Florida. Coleopterists Bulletin 64: 287-288.

 

Sokolov, A. V., and A. K Tishechkin. 2010. Description of a new species of the genus Iliotona (Coleoptera: Histeridae) from Guatemala. Russian Journal of Entomology 19: 47-49.

 

Tishechkin, A. K. 2009. Discovery of Chlamydopsinae (Insecta, Coleoptera, Histeridae) in Vanuatu with the description of eight new species from Espiritu Santo Island. Zoosystema 31: 661-690.

 

Tishechkin, A. K., and M. S. Caterino. 2009. A new North American genus of Hetaeriinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae), with descriptions of six new species from the U.S.A. and Mexico. Zootaxa 2311: 1-18.

 

Tishechkin, A. K. and A. V. Sokolov. 2009. Description of the second species of Chlamydopsinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae) from continental Asia. Russian Journal of Entomology 18: 191-194.

 

Caterino M. S., and A. K. Tishechkin. 2008. A review of Hippeutister Reichensperger with new species from California and Costa Rica (Coleoptera: Histeridae: Hetaeriinae). Zootaxa 1895: 39-52.

 

Tishechkin, A. K., and A. R. Cline. 2008. The beetle (Coleoptera) fauna of pocket gopher burrows in Louisiana. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 110: 331-339.

 

Basset, Y., B. Corbara, H. Barrios, P. Cuénoud, M. Leponce, H.-P. Aberlenc, J. Bail, D. Bito, J. R. Bridle, G. Castaño-Meneses, L. Čižek, A. Cornejo, G. Curletti, J. H. C. Delabie, A. Dejean, R. K. Didham, M. Dufrê, L. L. Fagan, A. Floren, D. M. Frame, F. Hallé, O. Hardy, A. Hernandez, R. L. Kitching, T. M. Lewinsohn, O. T. Lewis, M. Manumbor, E. Medianero, O. Missa, A. W. Mitchell, M. Mogia, V. Novotny, E. G. de Oliveira, F. Ødegaard, J. Orivel, C. M. P. Ozanne, O. Pascal, S. Pinzón, M. Rapp, S. P. Ribeiro, Y. Roisin, T. Roslin, D. W. Roubik, M. Samaniego, J. Schmidl, L. L. Sørensen, N. D. Springate, A. Tishechkin, C. Van Osselaer and N. N. Winchester. 2007. IBISCA- Panama, a large-scale study of arthropod beta-diversity and vertical stratification in a lowland rainforest: Rationale, study sites and field methodology. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique. Entomologie 77: 39-69.

 

Medianero, E., G. Castaño-Meneses, A. Tishechkin, Y. Basset, E. Barrios, F. Ødegaard, A. R. Cline, and J. Bail. 2007. Influence of local illumination and plant composition on the spatial and seasonal distribution of litter-dwelling arthropods in a tropical rainforest. Pedobiologia 51: 131-145.

Tishechkin, A. K. 2007. Phylogenetic revision of the genus Mesynodites Reichardt (Coleoptera: Histeridae: Hetaeriinae) with descriptions of new tribes, genera and species. Sociobiology 47: 1-167.

Tishechkin, A. K. 2007. A new species of Ptomaphagus (Appadelopsis) (Coleoptera: Leiodidae) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, U.S.A. Zootaxa 1478: 61-64.

 

Tishechkin, A. K., and M. S. Caterino. 2007. Description of the first Chlamydopsinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae) from the Philippines. Zootaxa 1527: 39-44.

 

Caterino M. S., and A. K. Tishechkin. 2006. DNA identification and morphological description of the first confirmed larvae of Hetaeriinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae). Systematic Entomology 31: 405-418.

Carlton, C., M. Dean, and A. Tishechkin. 2004. Diversity of two beetle taxa at a Western Amazonian locality (Coleoptera: Histeridae; Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae). Coleopterists Bulletin 58: 163-170.

Konstantinov, A., and A. Tishechkin. 2004. The first Nearctic leaf litter flea beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Coleopterists Bulletin 58: 71-76.

Kovarik, P. W., and A. K. Tishechkin. 2004. A new genus and species of Hetaeriinae Coleoptera: Histeridae) from southwestern North America. Coleopterists Bulletin 58: 317-327.

Tishechkin, A. K., and V. V. Ivanovsky. 2003. Breeding performance of the Ural Owl Strix uralensis in northern Belarus from 1986-1999. Vögelwelt 124: 265-269.

Tishechkin, A. K. 2003. New distribution records of Neotropical Hetaeriinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae). Sociobiology 41: 673-683.

Gritschik, W. W., and A. K. Tishechkin. 2002. Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo) in Belarus: distribution and breeding biology. Subbuteo. Belarusian Ornithological Bulletin 5: 3-19 (in Russian).

Dombrovski, V. C., A. K. Tishechkin, D.V . Zhurauliov, M. G. Dzmitranok, and P. V. Pinchuk. 2000. Breeding records of Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga) in central Palessia. Subbuteo. Belarusian Ornithological Bulletin 3: 3-13 (in Russian).

Tishechkin, A. K., and W. V. Ivanovsky. 2000. Die Brutleistung des Uralkauzes im nördlischen Weißrußland. Ornithologische Mitteilungen 51: 76-88.

Flade, M., B. Giessing, I. Gorban, M. Kalyakin, O. Keišs, J. Kloskowski, G. Kovács, A. Kozulin, J. Krogulec, A. Poluda, Z. Preikša, N. Schäffer, K. Schulze-Hagen, A. Tishechkin, Z. Végvári, A. Vinchevski. 1999. World population, trends and conservation status of the Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola. Vögelwelt 120: 65-85.

Dombrovski, V., A. Tishechkin, V. Grichik, and V. Ivanowsky. 1998. La Grand Corbeau Corvus corax en Bielorusie: ecologie de nidificacion. Alauda 66: 13-24.

Kozulin, A. V., M. Flade, A. K. Tishechkin, and O. N. Pareiko. 1998. Recent distribution and numbers of Aquatic Warbler (Acrocephalus paludicola) in Belarus. Subbuteo. Belarusian Ornithological Bulletin 1: 3-16 (in Russian).

Tishechkin, A. K., and V. V. Ivanovsky. 1998. Ural Owl in the northern Belarus: nesting density and breeding biology. Berkut 7: 55-63 (in Russian).

Yèlamos, T., and A. K. Tishechkin. 1998. Revision of Asian species of the genus Epitoxus Lewis (Coleoptera: Histeridae). Zapateri. Revista Aragonesa de Entomologia 8: 157- 168.

Yèlamos, T., and A. K. Tishechkin. 1996. Contribution to the knowledge of genus Notodoma Lacordaire (Coleoptera: Histeridae). Zapateri. Revista Aragonesa de Entomologia 6: 69- 82.

Kryzhanovskij, O. L., and A. K. Tishechkin. 1994. New data on distribution of Palaearctic Histeridae with description of a new species of Saprinus (Coleoptera). Zoosystematica Rossica 3: 93-95.

Gomy, Y., and A. Tishechkin. 1993. Description de deux micro-Histeridae nouveaux de Sibèrie orientale (Coleoptera). Nouvelle Revue d'Entomologie (N.S.) 10: 13-16.

Ivanovsky, V. V., and A. K. Tishechkin. 1993. Monitoring of Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina) in Belorussia. Ring 15: 267-273.

Tishechkin, A. K., and V. V. Ivanovsky. 1992. Status and breeding performance of the Osprey Pandion haliaetus in northern Byelorussia. Ornis Fennica 69: 149-154.

Gritschik, W. W., and A. K. Tishechkin. 1991. New data on the breeding of Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo) in Byelorussia. Archives of the Byelorussian State University. Series 2. Chemistry, Biology, Geography 23: 29-32 (in Russian).

Tishechkin, A. K. 1991. Numbers and productivity of Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) in the Berezinsky Reserve and adjacent areas. Investigations in Nature Reserves of Byelorussia 14: 154-159 (in Russian).

Tishechkin, A. K. 1991. Two new species of Histeridae (Coleoptera) from Palaearctic Asia. Elytron 5: 325-329.

Books

Caterino M. S., and A. K. Tishechkin. 2013. A systematic revision of Baconia Lewis (Coleoptera, Histeridae, Exosternini). ZooKeys 343: 1-297.

 

Caterino M. S., and A. K. Tishechkin. 2013. A systematic revision of Operclipygus Marseul (Coleoptera: Histerdiade: Exosternini). ZooKeys 271: 1-401.

 

Konstantinov, A., A. Tishechkin, L. Penev (eds.). 2005. Contributions to Systematics and Biology of Beetles. Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of I. K. Lopatin. Sofia - Moscow: Pensoft. 388 pp.

Byshniov, I. I., D. D. Stavrovsky, M. M. Pikulik, and A. K. Tishechkin. 1997. Atlas of vertebrates of the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve. Minsk: Navuka i Tekhnika. 287 pp.

Nikiforov, M. E., A. V. Kozulin, W. W. Gritschik, and A. K. Tishechkin. 1997. Birds of Belarus on the edge of XXI century: status, numbers, distribution. Minsk: N. A. Korolyov. 188 pp. (in Russian).

Book Chapters and Symposia Proceedings

 

Tishechkin, A. K. On the diet of Great Gray Owl (Strix nebulosa) in Belarus. 2013. Pp. 13-15 in: Yanchurevich O. V. (chief ed.). Zoological Readings 2013: Proceedings of International Scientific and Practical Conference. Hrodna (Belarus): Hrodna State Univ. Press.

 

Dégallier, N., G. Arriagada, M. S. Caterino, P. Kanaar, D. P. Moura, A. K. Tishechkin, and W. B. Warner. 2012. Coleoptera Histeridae de Guyane. VII. Compléments au catalogue avec des données sur la faune du Surinam et une contribution à la connaissance des Saprininae. Pp. 33-52 in: Turoult J. (ed.). Contribution à l'Étude des Coléoptères de Guyane. Tome VI. Supplément au Bulletin de Liaison d'A.C.O.R.E.P.France.

 

Tishechkin, A. K. 2012. New records of Histeridae (Coleoptera) in Belarus. Pp. 155-156 in: Yanchurevich O. V. (chief ed.). Zoological Readings 2012: Proceedings of Belarusian Scientific and Practical Conference. Hrodna (Belarus): Hrodna State Medical Univ. Press (in Russian).

 

Tishechkin, A. K., and J. Schmidl. 2011. Beetles in Saratsi Range, Santo. Pp. 146-155 in: Bouchet P., H. Le Guyader, and O. Pascal (eds.). The Natural History of Santo. Paris - Marseille: Patrimoines Naturels 70.

 

Gritschik, W. W., A. K. Tishechkin, A. N. Pozhah, M. N. Kolosov. 2005. Owls of Belarus: status, distribution, numbers and state of knowledge. Pp. 116-120 in: Volkov, S. V., V. V. Morozov, A. V. Sharikov (eds.). Owls of Northern Eurasia. Moscow: Menzbir Ornithological Society (in Russian).

 

Tishechkin, A. K. 2005. Descriptions of new taxa of the Palaearctic Saprininae (Coleoptera: Histeridae). Pp. 347-355 in: Konstantinov, A., A. Tishechkin, L. Penev (eds.) Contributions to Systematics and Biology of Beetles. Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of I. K. Lopatin. Sofia - Moscow: Pensoft.

 

Navarrete-Heredia, J. L., G. A. Quiroz Rocha, P. W. Kovarik, M. S. Caterino, A. Tishechkin, and M. Vásques-Bolaños. 2004. Histeridae (Coleoptera). Pp. 649-658 in: Bousquets, J. L., J. J. Morrone, O. Y. Ordóñez, and I. V. Fernández (eds.) Biodiversidad, Taxonomía, y Biogeografía de Artrópodos de México: Hacia Una Síntesis de sus Conocimiento. Vol. IV. México City: UNAM.

Tishechkin, A. K. 2002. New data on the fauna of Palaearctic Histeridae (Coleoptera). Pp. 138- 142 in: Yurin, V.M. (chief ed.) Advances in Modern Biology & Biological Education. Proceeding of the 2nd International Scientific Conference. Minsk: Belarusian State Univ. Press (in Russian).

Alexandrovich, O. R., I. K. Lopatin, E. I. Khotko, A. D. Pisanenko, L. S. Chumakov, V. A. Tsinkevich, M. D. Moroz, S. V. Saluk, A. K. Tishechkin, T. M. Shavanova, A. V. Derunkov, K. E. Dovgailo, and E. V. Shaverdo. 1997. Order Coleoptera. Pp. 59-128 in: Khotko, E. I. (chief ed.) Invertebrates of the Pripiatsky National Park. Minsk: Navuka i Tekhnika (in Russian).

Sidorovich, V. E., and A. K. Tishechkin. 1997. Methods of studying diets and interspecific trophic relationships. P. 18 in: Sidorovich, V. E. (ed.) Mustelids of Belarus. Evolutionary Biology, Demography and Interspecific Relationships. Minsk: Zolotoi Ulei (in Russian).

Sidorovich, V. E., A. K. Tishechkin and G. O. Lauzhel. 1997. The mustelid status in trophic structure of the vertebrate predator community. Pp. 149-151 in: Sidorovich, V. E. (ed.) Mustelids of Belarus. Evolutionary Biology, Demography and Interspecific Relationships. Minsk: Zolotoi Ulei (in Russian).

Tishechkin, A. K. 1997. Comparative food niche analysis of Strix owls in Belarus. Pp. 456-460 in: J. R. Duncan, D. H. Johnson, and T. H. Nicholls (eds.) Biology & Conservation of Owls of the Northern Hemisphere: 2nd International Symposium. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report NC-190. St. Paul, MN: North Central Research Station.

Tishechkin, A. K., W. W. Gritschik, V. N. Vorobiov, and G. A. Mindlin. 1997. Breeding population of Great Gray Owl (Strix nebulosa Forster) in Belarus: summary of recent knowledge. Pp. 449-455 in: J. R. Duncan, D. H. Johnson, and T. H. Nicholls (eds.) Biology & Conservation of Owls of the Northern Hemisphere: 2nd International Symposium. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report NC-190. St. Paul, MN: North Central Research Station.

Tishechkin, A. K., and V. E. Sidorovich. 1997. Mustelids as prey of the other vertebrate predators. Pp. 153-154 in: Sidorovich, V. E. (ed.) Mustelids of Belarus. Evolutionary Biology, Demography and Interspecific Relationships. Minsk: Zolotoi Ulei (in Russian).

Tishechkin, A. K., V. E. Sidorovich, V. V. Ivanovsky, and A. E. Vintchevsky. 1997. Diets of vertebrate predators in Belarus. Pp. 142-148 in: Sidorovich, V. E. (ed.) Mustelids of Belarus. Evolutionary Biology, Demography and Interspecific Relationships. Minsk: Zolotoi Ulei (in Russian).

Strazds, M., W. Van den Bossche, P. Sackl, and A. Tischechkin. 1996. Population trends of the black stork in Europe. P. 31 in: Abstracts. 2nd International Conference on the Black Stork. Mérida (Spain): ADENEX.

Tishechkin, A. K. 1996. The Osprey Pandion haliaetus in Berezinsky Biosohere Reserve. Pp. 35-38 in: Meyburg, B.-U., and R. D. Chancellor (eds.) Eagle Studies. Berlin- London-Paris: World Working Group on Birds of Prey and Owls.

Nikiforov, M. E., A. K. Tishechkin, I. E. Samusenko, and O. A. Pareiko. 1995. Dynamics of bird communities and populations of model bird species. Pp. 158-174 in: Sushchenia, L. M., M. M. Pikulik, and A. E. Plenin (eds.) Animals in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station Accident Zone. Minsk: Navuka i Tekhnika (in Russian).

Nikiforov, M. E., A. K. Tishechkin, and B. V. Yaminsky. 1995. Status of shrikes in Belarus. Proceeding of the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology 6: 107.

Tishechkin, A. K., and W. W. Gritschik. 1994. Some preliminary results of the Eagle Owl research in Belarus. Pp. 12-21 in: Voronetsky, V. I. (ed.) Eagle Owl in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine. Moscow: Moscow State Univ. (in Russian).

Alexandrovich, O. R., and A. K. Tishechkin. 1991. Revision of Histeroidea (Coleoptera) of the fauna of Byelorussia. Pp. 94-104 in: Lopatin, I. K., and E. I. Khotko (eds.) Fauna & Ecology of Beetles in Belarus. Minsk: Navuka i Tekhnika (in Russian).

Tishechkin, A. K. 1991. Numbers and distribution of raptors in the Berezinsky Reserve. Pp. 248- 249 in: Proceedings of the X All-Union Ornithological Conference. Part 2, vol. 2. Minsk: Navuka i Tekhnika (in Russian).

Voronetsky, V. I., A. K. Tishechkin, and V. T. Demianchik. 1990. Owl census methods. Pp. 23- 37 in: Krever, V. E., and A. G. Sorokin (eds.) Methods of Censuses and Conservation of Birds of Prey. Moscow: Central Research Laboratory of Glavokhota (in Russian).

Byshniov, I. I., and A. K. Tishechkin. 1989. Birds. Pp. 13-35 in: Sokolov, V. E. (ed.) Flora & Fauna of Nature Reserves of the USSR. Veretebrates of the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve. Moscow: VINITI (in Russian).

Khotko, E. I., N. K. Lavrova, S. V. Saluk, L. S. Chumakov, M. V. Maximenkov, A. K. Tishechkin, S. V. Buga. 1989. Beetles (Coleoptera) Pp. 19-57 in: Kryzhanovskij, O. L. (ed.) Flora & Fauna of Nature Reserves of the USSR. Insects of the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve. Moscow: VINITI (in Russian).

Tishechkin, A. K. 1989. Numbers and distribution of owls in the Berezinsky Reserve. Pp. 261- 262 in: Proceedings of the VI Zoological Conference of the Byelorussian SSR. Minsk: Navuka i Tekhnika (in Russian).

Tishechkin, A. K., and A. E. Vintchevsky. 1989. Some observations on the sibling agression in Osprey (Pandion haliaetus L.). Pp. 263-264 in: Proceedings of the VI Zoological Conference of the Byelorussian SSR. Minsk: Navuka i Tekhnika (in Russian).

Byshniov, I. I., and A. K. Tishechkin. 1988. Common Crane in the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve. Pp. 29-31 in: Proceedings of the XII East Baltic Ornithological Conference. Vilnius: Mosklas (in Russian).

Tishechkin, A. K. 1988. On the diet of Ural Owl in Byelorussia. Pp. 226-227 in: Proceedings of the XII East Baltic Ornithological Conference. Vilnius: Mosklas (in Russian).

Tishechkin, A. K. 1986. Some peculiarities of Ural Owl vocalizationin Byelorussia. Pp. 281- 282 in: Proceedings of the I All-Union Ornithological Congress & IX All-Union Ornithological Conference. Part 2. Leningrad: (in Russian).

Other

Caterino, M. S., Dégallier, N., Y. Gomy, A. K. Tishechkin, and S. Mazur. 2013. The Fourth World Congress of Histeridology, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, February 2012. Le Coléoptériste 16: 43-45.

Derunkov, A., A. Konstantinov, A. Tishechkin, L. Hartje, and A. J. Redford. 2013. Diabrotica ID: Identification of Diabrotica species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from North and Central America. First posted in February 2013. http://idtools.org/id/beetles/diabrotica/

Zuyonak, S., A. Tishechkin. 2013. Great Bustard, with the hope for return. Ptuszki i My (Minsk, Belarus) 15 (2): 16-18 (in Belarusian).

Dégallier, N., Y. Gomy, F. Penati, M. Caterino, T. Théry, and A. K. Tishechkin. 2011. Troisième Congrès mondial d'Histéridologie á Paris, le 3 Septembre 2010. Le Coléoptériste 14: 199-203.

Tishechkin, A. K. 2007. Species web pages of the beetles of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Families Eucnemidae, Histeridae, Leiodidae, Staphylinidae. 85 pp. First posted in June 2007, last updated - June 2010. http://www.lsuinsects.org/research/smokymountainsnationalpark/checklist_coleoptera.html

Tishechkin, A. K., and C. E. Carlton. 2007. Introduction to beetle inquilinism and systematics of the histerid subfamily Hetaeriinae. First posted in November 2007, last updated - February 2008. http://lsuinsects.org/inquilines/InquilineHetaeriine.htm

Caterino M. S., A. K. Tishechkin, and C. E. Carlton. 2005. Lucid key to genera of Chlamydopsinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae). First posted in December 2005, last updated - January 2007. http://www.lsuinsects.org/keys/chlamydopsinae/

Tishechkin, A.K. 2005. Litter Blitz 2004. Southeastern Biology 52: 437-438.

Tishechkin, A. K., and A. S. Konstantinov. 2005. Words about the Mentor - Minsk perspective. Pp. XIII-XVI in: Konstantinov, A., A. Tishechkin, L. Penev (eds.) Contributions to Systematics and Biology of Beetles. Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of I.K. Lopatin. Sofia - Moscow: Pensoft.

 

Tishechkin, A.K. 2004. Litter Blitz 2004: New discoveries from Thunderhead Mountain and elsewhere. A.T.B.I. Quarterly 5 (4): 4.

 

Tishechkin, A.K. 2003. Yakoub's ornithology: reading "The New Land." Ptuszki i My (Minsk, Belarus) 5: 6-7 (in Belarusian).

Dombrovski, V. C., A. K. Tishechkin, and V. V. Ivanovski. 2002. Belarus' National Action Plan for Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga). Unpublished conservation document. 43 pp. Minsk: A.P.B - BirdLife-Belarus (in Russian and English).

Tishechkin, A.K. 2001. Histerid beetles (Coleoptera, Histeridae) of Louisiana. An annotated list with image links. First posted at in January 2001, last updated - February 2013. http://www.lsuinsects.org/research/histeridae/

Gritschik, W. W., and A. K. Tishechkin. 1993. New data on some rare and poorly-known bird species in upper Szczara River valley (Brest Region). Protected Animals of Belarus 3: 9- 11 (in Russian).

Tishechkin, A. K., and A. V. Kozulin. 1993. Materials on some bird species in Stviga River basin. Protected Animals of Belarus 3: 11-14 (in Russian).

Byshniov, I. I., and A. K. Tishechkin. 1990. New data on some rare birds of the Berezinsky Nature Reserve. Protected Animals of Belarus 1: 30-36 (in Russian).

 

In Press / Submitted

 

Caterino M. S., and A. K. Tishechkin (accepted, January 2014). Phylogeny and generic limits in New World Exosternini (Coleoptera: Histeridae: Histerinae). Systematic Entomology.

 

 

Lackner, T., and A. K. Tishechkin. (submitted, January 2014). Supplement to the revision of the genus Eremosaprinus Ross, 1939 (Coleoptera: Histeridae: Saprininae): new distributional data and description of a new species from Arizona, U.S.A. ZooKeys.

 

GRANTS and CONTRACTS

2009. A systematic revision of the New World Exosternini (Histeridae: Histerinae). National Science Foundation (DEB 0949790), 2010-2012, with M. S Caterino. $ 400,000.

2009. Revision of the Oriental species of the impressa-group of the genus Lilioceris (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Criocerinae). USDA-ARS - PSI (order # AG-3K06-P-09- 0283), 2009-10, with A. S. Konstantinov. $13,000.

2007. Imaging primary types of Coleoptera in the collection of U.S. National Museum, Smithsonian Institution. USDA-ARS & Smithsonian Institution (contract # 07-PO-331- 0000132511), 2007-08. $6,000

2004. Study of leaf beetles in Neotropical canopy fogging samples. USDA-ARS & Smithsonian Institution (contract # 43-3K84-5-410), 2004-05, with A. S. Konstantinov. $7,500.

2004. Identification of the Oregon Caves National Park beetle collection. US National Park Service, 2004, with C. E. Carlton. $2,300.

2001. Study of sap and myrmecophilous histerid beetles (Nitidulidae and Hetaeriinae) in SE Arizona. Sigma Xi, LSU Chapter. Grant-in-Aid of Research, with A. R. Cline. $ 1,000

1999. Systematics of the Inquilinous Hister Beetle Complex Mesynodites (Histeridae: Hetaeriinae). National Science Foundation (DEB 9815394), 1999-2003. with C. E. Carlton. $81,300.

1999. Pilot survey of the status and density of Spotted Eagles (Aquila pomarina and A. clanga) in Belarusian Polessia. Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Sandy, UK, 1999, with V. C. Dombrovsky. $3,000.

1998. Study of the Neotropical Hetaeriinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae) at the Canadian National Insect Collection. Visiting Researcher's Grant, CanaCol Foundation, Ottawa, Canada. CAN$750.

1998. Study of the Neotropical Hetaeriinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae) at the collection of the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago. Visiting Research Scholarship, Field Museum of Natural History. $500.

1996. Survey of lowland sedge mires as a habitat for endangered animal species in Belarus. Michael Otto Stiftung für Naturschutz, Hamburg, Germany, 1996-97 with A. V. Kozulin. DEM14,000.

1996. Survey of the status of wildlife and natural habitats and improvement of protected area network in the Pripyat River floodplain (Belarus and Ukraine) Michael Otto Stiftung für Naturschutz, Hamburg, Germany, 1996-97, with A. V. Kozulin and M.E. Nikiforov. DEM25,000.

1996. Taxonomic research on the Neotropical Hetaeriinae (Coleoptera: Histeridae) at German insect collections. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (436 WER 17/5/96), Bonn, Germany. DEM4,000.

TEACHING

Courses Taught

ENTM 7008 Special Topics in Entomology: Insects Systematics through the Ages. Louisiana State University. Fall 2013. Co-advised with Dr. Chris Carlton

ENTM 7001 General Entomology. Louisiana State University. Fall 2007. Co-advised with Dr. James Ottea

ENTM 8900 Special Topics in Entomology: Advanced Coleopterology. Louisiana State University. Spring 2006. Co-advised with Dr. Chris Carlton

Biology & Chemistry for 6-11th grades. Mir Middle & High School, Baranawiczi District, Belarus. Fall 1983, spring and fall 1984

Graduate Advisees

Alexander E. Vintchevsky. MS (1989). Grodno State University, Belarus. Co-advised with Dr. Alexander Bakharev. Currently: the President, BirdLife Belarus.

Svetlana A. Adamovich. MS (1998). Belarusian State University. Co-advised with Dr. Vadim Sidorovich. Currently: high school teacher, Maladzeczna District, Belarus.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Peer reviews

Journal articles: Acta Entomologica Musei Nacionalis Pragae, Annales Zoologici, Coleopterists Bulletin, Dugesiana, Florida Entomologist, Insectes Sociaux, Invertebrate Taxonomy, Pan-Pacific Entomologist, Psyche, Subbuteo, ZooKeys, Zootaxa

Proposals: National Science Foundation

Editorial service

Co-editor: Contributions to Systematics and Biology of Beetles. Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of I. K. Lopatin. Pensoft: Sofia - Moscow. xvi+388 pp.

Editorial board member: Coleopterists Bulletin (2004-05), Ptuszki i My (—Birds and Us,' Minsk, Belarus) (2013), Subbuteo. Belarusian Ornithological Bulletin (1999-2013).

SYSTEMATIC & CURATORIAL WORK in MAJOR COLLECTIONS

Visits

Alexander König Museum, Bonn, Germany. 2000, 1 week; 1996, 2 weeks.

 

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada. 2000 and 1998, 3 days each.

 

Canadian National Insect Collection, Ottawa, Canada. 2000, 3 days; 1998, 1 week.

 

Deutsche Entomologische Institut, Eberswalde, Germany. 1995-1996, 3 days each year.

 

Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL. 1998, 10 days.

 

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Gainesville, FL. 2004, 1997, 3 days each year.

 

Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France. 2010, 1 week.

 

Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany. 2010, 1 week. 1996, 4 days.

 

National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. 2009, 3 weeks. 2008, 2 weeks. 2007. 1 week. 2006, 3 days. 2005, 2 weeks. 2004, 1 week; 2000, 1998, 3 days each year.

 

Natural History Museum, London, UK. 2010, 1 week.

 

New Zealand Arthropod Collection, Auckland, New Zealand. 2006, 1 week

 

Natuurhistorisch Museum (J.Wasmann's Collection), Maastricht, Netherlands. 2000, 1996, 3 days each year.

 

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, CA. 2006, 2 weeks.

 

Zoological Institute, St.Petersburg, Russia. 2000, 2 days; 1989-1997, 2 weeks annually.

 

Zoologische Museum, Humboldt Universität, Berlin, Germany. 2010, 1 week. 1996, 4 days.

 

Zoologische Staadtsammlung, München, Germany. 1996, 4 days.

 

Major Loans Processed (several thousand specimens each)

 

2010-2005. California State Collection of Arthropods, Sacramento, CA

 

2007-2005. Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

 

2014. Enns Entomological Museum, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

 

2011-2003. Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Gainesville, FL

 

2010-2001. Insect Collection, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX

 

2004-1998. Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Heredia, Costa Rica

 

2013-2006. M.L. Bean Life Science Museum, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

 

2011-2002. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

 

2013-1996. Snow Entomological Collections, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

 

2009. Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

 

FIELD EXPERIENCE

Brazil (cerrado and Antlantic forests of the South). 2014, 3 weeks. 2011, 3 weeks. General beetle collecting with a special attention to Histeridae and inquilinous beetles.

Argentina (monte, chaco and yungas of the North-West). 2011, 3 weeks. General beetle collecting with a special attention to Histeridae and inquilinous beetles.

Perú (premontane and montane forests of Eastern Andean slope). 2009, 4 weeks. Beetle collecting with a special attention to inquilinous and forest litter beetles.

Vanuatu (montane forests of Espiritu Santo I.). 2006, 5 weeks. Arthropod sampling and beetle collecting for SANTO 2006 biodiversity survey.

Panamá (lowland forests). 2003, 6 weeks. 2004, 4 weeks. Arthropod sampling for IBISCA- Panamá Project, collecting inquilinous beetles.

Arizona (Sky Islands Region). 2001, 2 weeks. General beetle collecting with a special attention to inquilinous beetles.

Tennessee/N Carolina/Virgina (southern Appalachian Mountains). 2001-08, 2-4 weeks each year. General beetle collecting within the Great Smoky Mountains All-Taxa Biodiversity Inventory with an emphasis on forest litter beetles.

Texas (Big Bend National Park). 2000, 1 week. General beetle collecting with a special attention to inquilinous beetles.

Ecuador (Amazonian lowland, coastal deciduous and montane forests). 1999. 8 weeks. 2008. 4 weeks. 2011. 3 weeks. General beetle collecting with a special attention to Histeridae, inquilinous and canopy beetles.

Costa Rica (lowland and montane forests). 1998, 2 weeks. 2002, 4 weeks. General beetle collecting with a special attention to Histerdiae and inquilinous beetles.

Louisiana. 1998-2010, 2013. 2-4 weeks annually. General beetle collecting with a special attention to inquilinous and pocket gopher burrow-dwelling beetles.

Kazakhstan (Tien Shan and Djungarian Mountains). 1989, 3 weeks. 1991, 4 weeks. Beetle collecting in a variety of steppe, montane forest and alpine habitats.

Russian Far East (Ussuri Region). 1988, 3 weeks. Beetle collecting in forest and coastal habitats.

Turkmenistan (Karakum Desert). 1985, 3 weeks. 1993, 3 weeks. Beetle, bird and mammal collecting.

Ukraine (Carpathian Mountains, Danube Delta, Black Sea coast, Polessia). 1983, 2 weeks. 1984, 4 weeks. 1990, 2 weeks. 1996, 2 weeks. Insect collecting and wildlife surveys in a variety of coastal, floodplain, forest, and subalpine habitats.

Russian Arctic (White Sea coast, S Yamal Peninsula). 1981, 5 weeks. 1982, 17 weeks. 1986, 5 weeks. Surveys and collecting of birds, beetles and mammals in various taiga, tundra and coastal habitats.

Belarus. 1979-97, 8-15 weeks annually. Surveys, field research and collecting, primarily on/of birds, beetles and mammals in various habitats throughout the country. 1999. 3 weeks. Surveys of Spotted Eagles, beetle and bird collecting in Polessia. 2000. 3 weeks. Surveys of Spotted Eagles, Aquatic Warblers, beetle and bird collecting in Polessia.