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Personal profile

Jan Ševčík, Ph.D.

Research interests

  • Phylogeny, systematics, ecology and zoogeography of mycophagous Diptera in the Palaearctic and Oriental Regions, with special regard to families of Sciaroidea.
  • Distribution and ecology of Neuropterida and Mecoptera in the Czech and Slovak Republics.

PhD students

Mr. David Kaspřák – Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of Sciaroidea, with special regard to the family Mycetophilidae (Diptera).
Mr. Michal Mantič – Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the families Diadocidiidae, Ditomyiidae and Keroplatidae (Diptera).
Host specialisation of mycophagous insects (Coleoptera, Diptera).
Mgr. Nikola Burdíková - Molecular phylogeny of Bolitophilidae and Exechiini (Mycetophilidae).

Selected publications

Photo gallery of some taxa described as new to science