Zoogeography Workshop 2001

International Meeting of Experts on
"Distribution Patterns of East European Geometridae".

5.11.-7.11.2001

Chairman Dr. Axel Hausmann, ZSM

Program:

5.11.2001

13.20: Opening address and Introduction A. Hausmann, ZSM, chairman

13.40: Opening lecture
J. Buszko (University of Torun, Poland) & A. Malkiewicz (Inst. Zool. University of Wroclaw, Poland) On the significance of gravel and sand pits for spreading eastern (steppe) Geometridae in Poland

14.00-14.15 coffee break

14.15-16.20: Seminar session (with coffee, cakes and beverages)
J. Viidalepp (Zool.-Bot. Inst. Tartu, Estonia) Distribution areas, geoelements and faunistical complexes: some problems in East European fauna
V. Mironov (Zool. Inst. Acad. Sci. St. Petersburg, Russia) Eastern Palaearctic Eupithecia species in Europe.
Gy. Laszlo (Budapest, Hungary) Taxonomic studies on the genera Agriopis Hübner, [1825] 1816 and Erannis Hübner, [1825] 1816 (Lepidoptera, Geometridae).
M. Stanescu (Nat. Museum Nat. Hist. Bucharest, Romania) [lecture not presented orally] The present state of the knowledge of the the Geometridae fauna of Romania.
S. Beshkov (National Museum of Natural History Sofia, Bulgaria) New informations on distribution and ecology of Bulgarian Geometridae
I. Kostjuk (Zool. Mus. University of Kiew, Ukraine) State of research on Ukranian Geometridae and little known species from this territory.
V. A. Lukhtanov (University of St. Petersburg, Russia) Biogeography of the butterflies of Altai.

16.20-16.50 break

16.50-18.00: News and informations
- publications, articles in press, new literature
- running projects
- research initiative Forum Herbulot
- contacts and support of specialists, scientists and students, expeditions, cooperations, etc.
- date and venue of the next Zoogeography Workshop

18.00: Dinner at a nearby restaurant (with further discussions)

6.11.2001
8.00-19.00: Visit to the collections, Informal discussions (on the base of the very extensive East European, south-western Asian and central Asian material of the ZSM). Discussion on terminology of distribution patterns.

12.00: Bavarian lunch at the premises of the ZSM

7.11.2001
8.00-12.00: Visit to the collections, Informal discussions (on the base of the very extensive East European, south-western Asian and central Asian material of the ZSM). Presentation of research initiative Forum Herbulot, discussion on coordination of research focussed on Geometridae.

12.00: Bavarian lunch at the premises of the ZSM

Closing