The Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change

is a research museum of the Leibniz Association

Prof. Dr. J. Wolfgang Wägele

former Director ZFMK
former Chair in "Systematic Zoology"
Tel: +49 228 9122-233
Fax: +49 228 9122-212
Mail: w.waegele [at]



Research interests

  • Taxonomy and systematics of Isopoda (Crustacea)
  • Arthropod phylogeny
  • The theory of phylogenetic systematics
  • Estimation of data quality in molecular data sets used for phylogenetic analyses
  • Discovery of systematic errors in molecular phylogenetics
  • Development of methods for rapid species identification

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