Ales Bezdek


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Ales Bezdek


Ales Bezdek works at the Institute of Entomology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. His research interests include the faunistics of Central European Scarabaeoidea, the systematics of Palaearctic and Oriental Scarabaeoidea as well as community ecology of insects associated with wetlands. Ales is currently studying large genus Apogonia (Melolonthinae: Diplotaxini) and its Old World relatives.

Institute of Entomology
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Branisovska 31
CZ-370 05 Ceske Budejovice

Tel: 00 42 038 7775270
Fax: 00 42 038 5300354
List of papers dealing with Scarabaeoidea:

Bezdek, A. & Bezdek, J. 1995: Faunistic records from the Czech Republic. Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Aphodiidae. Klapalekiana, 31: 72.

Bezdek, A. & Kral, D. 1996: Faunistic records from the Czech Republic. Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae. Klapalekiana, 32: 158.

Bezdek, A. & Spitzer, K. 1996: Notes on distribution of Cheirotonus jansoni and Cheirotonus parryi (Coleoptera: Euchiridae) in Vietnam. Klapalekiana, 32: 135-136.

Bezdek, A., Kral, D., Keith, D. & Lacroix, M. 1999: Revision of the genus Europtron with description of Europtron atlanticum sp. n. from Morocco (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae). Acta Societatis Zoologicae Bohemicae 63: 395-406.

Jurena, D., Bezdek, A. & Tyr, V. 2000: Interesting faunistic records of Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) from Bohemia, Moravia and Slovakia. Klapalekiana 36: 233-257 (in Czech, Engl. summary).

Bezdek, A. & Krivan, V. 2001: Odochilus (Parodochilus) jani sp.nov. from Sabah, Borneo (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Entomological Problems 32: 65-67.

Bezdek, A. & Pacholatko, P. 2001: A review of the genus Dicaulocephalus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae). Folia Heyrovskyana 9: 137-146.

Bezdek, A. 2004: Catalogue of the tribe Diplotaxini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) of the Old World. Zootaxa 463: 1-90.

In preparation:

Bezdek A.: Scarabaeidae: Euchirinae. In: Lobl I. & Smetana A. (eds): Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera.

Bezdűk A.: Revision of the genus Ceratogonia (Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae: Diplotaxini).

Kral D. & Bezdűk A.: Revision of the Aphodius (Bodilus) gregarius species aggregate.

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