Andrei V. Gorokhov

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Academic degree: Doctor of Biological Sciences
Academic title: Senior Researcher
Position: Principal Researcher
Contact phone: +7 (812) 328-12-12, ext. 259
Educational background: Orenburg State Pedagogical Institute, 1974
  • “Crickets (Orthoptera, Grylloidea) of the fauna of Middle Asia.” (PhD)
  • “System and evolution of the suborder Ensifera (Orthoptera).” (PhD habilitation)
Research interests: Taxonomy, phylogeny, morphology, paleontology, ecology, biogeography.
Field studies: European part of USSR, Transcaucasia, Middle Asia, Far East of Russia, Mongolia, Turkey, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Mexico, South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Cameroon, Madagascar.
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Pedagogical activity: Member of the dissertation committee D 002.223.01 in the Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Science
Scientific projects and grants:
  • RFBR 16-04-01143-a. PI L.N. Anisyutkin. “The processes of divergence and convergence in evolution of hemimetabolous insects and origin of modern fauna of fulgoroid cicads (Hemiptera, Fulgoroidea), orthopterans (Orthoptera) and cockroaches (Blattodea)”. 2016-2018.
  • RFBR 10-04-00682-a. PI A.V. Gorochov. “Taxonomic, phylogenetic, and cenotic problems of the Caenozoic evolution of Orthoptera”. 2010-2012.
  • RFBR 07-04-00540-a. PI A.V. Gorochov. “Retrospective analysis of the macrotaxonomical diversity in the recent faunas of orthopteroid insects and Coleoptera (aspects of the Caenozoic stage of evolution)”. 2007-2009.
  • RFBR 04-04-48189-a. PI A.V. Gorochov. “Employment of the complex approach to elaboration of the classification of lower superspecific taxa in orthopteroid insects”. 2004-2006.
  • RFBR 00-04-48833-a. PI A.V. Gorochov. “Complex investigations of orthopteroid insects: systematics, ecology, morphology, cariology, paleontology, phylogeny, historical development and evolution”. 2000-2002.
Selected Publications:
  • Горохов А.В. 1995. Система и эволюция подотряда Ensifera (Orthoptera). Части I и II. Труды Зоологического института РАН, 260: 1–224, 1–213.
  • Gorochov A.V. 2017. Taxonomy of Podoscirtinae (Orthoptera: Gryllidae). Part 11: the tribe Hapithini and other American taxa. Zoosystematica Rossica, 26(1): 11–106.
  • Горохов А.В. 2017. Новые и малоизвестные сверчки подсемейства Palangopsinae (Orthoptera, Gryllidae). 10. Род Parendacustes (часть 1). Зоологический журнал, 96(9): 1–11. DOI: 10.7868/S0044513417090082