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Svetlana Aleksandrovna Kuzmina



Research scientist
Paleontological Institute RAS (Moscow)
University of Alberta (Canada)


Taxonomic specialization:

Beetles Quaternary deposits



Province of Alberta,



 26 August 1961.



1. Kuzmina S. 1985. New Orthoptera of Phasmomimidae family from Lower Cretaceous of Transbajkalia. Palaeontological Journal, 3, 59-65 (in Russian)

2. Kuzmina S., Korotyaev B. 1987. New species of the pill beetle genus Morychus Er. (Coleoptera, Byrrhidae) from the North-East of the USSR. Entomol. Review, v. 66, N 2, p. 342-344 (in Russian).

3. Kuznetsova T., Kuzmina S., (2000) Paleontological research at the southern coast of Bol’shoy Lyakhovsky Island Report on Polar Research, Berichte zur Polarforschung, 354, p. 151-161

4. Perkovsky E., Kuzmina S. (2001). Beetles of the genus Cholevinus (Coleoptera, Leiodidae, Cholevinae) from the Nord-West of Asia from the Pleistocene to today. Vestnik Zoologii, pp. 31-38. (in Russian).

5. Kuzmina S., Ponomarenko A. (2001) Paleoentomological data on the environmental condition of mammoths. Mammoth and its environment: 200 years of investigations. Moscow, GEOS, pp. 279-286 (in Russian).

6. Schirrmeister L., Siegert C., Kuznetsova T., Kuzmina S., Andreev A., Kienast F., Meyer H., Bobrov A. (2002). Paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatic records from permafrost deposits in the Arctic region of Northern Siberia. Quaternary International. 89, pp. 97-118.

7. Hubberten, H.W. Andreev, A., Astakhov, V.I., Demidov, I., Dowdeswell, J.A., Henriksen, M., Hjort, Ch., Houmark-Nielsen, M., Jakobsson, M., Kuzmina, S., Larsen, E., Lunkka, J.P., Lyså, A., Mangerud, J., Möller, P., Saarnisto, M., Schirrmeister, L., Sher, A.V., Siegert, Ch., Siegert, M.J. and Svendsen, J.I. 2004. The periglacial climate and environment in Northern Eurasia during the Last Glaciation. Quaternary Science Reviews 23, 1333-1357

8. Elias S.A., Kuzmina S., and Kiselev S. 2006. Late Tertiary origins of the Arctic beetle fauna. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 241 (3-4): 373-392.

9. Kuzmina S., Sher A. 2006. Some features of the Holocene insect faunas of northeastern Siberia. Quaternary Science Reviews, 25 (15-16): 1790-1820.

10. Sher, A. and Kuzmina, S. 2007. Beetle records/ Late Pleistocene of Northern Asia. In S. Elias (ed.) Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, vol. 1, Elsevier, pp. 246-267

11. Zazula, G.D., Froese, D.G., Elias, S.A., Kuzmina, S., and Mathewes, R.W. 2007. Arctic ground squirrels of the mammoth-steppe: paleoecology of Late Pleistocene middens (~24 000-29 450 14C yr BP), Yukon Territory, Canada. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 26, 979-1003

12. Andreev, A.A., Grosse, G., Schirrmeister, L., Kuznetsova, T.V., Kuzmina, S.A., Bobrov, A.A., Tarasov, P.E., Novenko, E.Y., Meyer, H., Derevyagin, A.Y., Kienast, F., Bryantseva, A., Kunitsky, V.V. 2009. Weichselian and Holocene palaeoenvironmental history of the Bol’shoy Lyakhovsky Island, New Siberian Archipelago, Arctic Siberia. Boreas 38(1), 72–110

Last updated: 13 February 2012.