Yurii Petrovich KORSHUNOV
(Sept., 22, 1933 - Aug., 1, 2002)
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Prof. M.I. Falkovich (left), Y.P. Korshunov (middle), V.V. Dubatolov (right)

Entomologist (lepidopterologist).

Curriculum vitae
Was born September 22, 1933 in Siberia (village Chernorechka near Novosibirsk).
Since 1956 Yu.P.Korshunov is working in Biological Institute, West Siberian Branch of the Academy of Science of the USSR, now - Institute of Animal Systematics and Ecology, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science, in Novosibirsk. Yu. P. Korshunov is a founder of the butterfly collection of the Siberian Zoological Museum in this institute.

Here is an Autobiography.

Main directions of scientific research:
fauna and systematics of butterflies in Asian Russia and neighbouring territories.

main one (the catalogue, key and books):
Korshunov, J.P. 1972. [Catalogue of diurnal butterflies (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera) of the fauna of the U.S.S.R.]. - Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie 51 (1): 136-154; 51 (2): 352-368. (In Russian).
Kumakov, A.P. & Korshunov, Yu.P. 1979. [Lepidoptera of the Saratov Province]. - Saratov: Saratov University Press, 241 p. (In Russian).
Korshunov, J.P. 1985. [Butterflies of the West Siberian plain (general information and a key). In: Pauki i nasekomye Sibiri [Spiders and insects of Siberia]. Novosibirsk, p. 32-118. (In Russian).
Korshunov, Yu. & Gorbunov, P. 1995. [Butterflies of the Asian Ruissia. A Guide]. - Ekaterinburg: Ural State University Press, 202 p. (In Russian). (For English translation click here!)
Korshunov, Yu. 1996. [Additions and corrections to the book: "Butterflies of the Asian Russia"]. - Novosibirsk: Eta Grp, 66 p. (In Russian).
Korshunov, Yu. 1998. [New descriptions and improvements for the book: "Butterflies of the Asian Russia"]. - Novosibirsk, 71 p. (In Russian).

Pedagogical activity (disciples):
Barantshikov, Yu.N. (Sverdlovsk - Krasnoyarsk)
Dubatolov, V.V. (Novosibirsk)
Ivonin, V.V. (Novosibirsk)
Nikolaev, S.L. (Moscow)
Tatarinov, A.G. (Syktyvkar)

New insect taxa, named in honour to Yu.P.Korshunov.

Address (home):
p/b 132
Novosibirsk 5, 630005 Russia

Address (work):
Siberian Zoological Museum
Institute of Animal Systematics and Ecology SB RAS
Frunze street 11, Novosibirsk 91
630091 Russia

Phone: +7(3832)170426
Fax: +7(3832)170973
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