Taxonomy, phylogeny, biogeography and ecology of tropical tiger moths (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae), especially tribe Syntomini and genus Euchromia Hübner, .
Current Research Projects
PhD Student – co-investigator in the grant of Dr Łukasz Przybyłowicz: “In and Out-of-Madagascar – testing the colonization events in space and time on the diverse, endemic lineage of tiger moths (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae)”.
PI in the NSC grant PRELUDIUM 20: “Journey between worlds - directions of dispersal and colonisation of the Old World by the Neotropical fauna, on the example of genus Euchromia (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae)”.
The presence / absence of retinaculum in Syntomini – importance of the character for the tribe’s systematics.
Taxonomy and phylogeny of selected genera of Malagasy Syntomini (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae) – genus Thyrosticta Hampson, 1898.
Endosymbiont Wolbachia in Malagasy Syntomini – potential impact on present diversity of the tribe.