The Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change

is a research museum of the Leibniz Association

Dr. Marianne Espeland

Head of section
Tel: +49 228 9122-220
Fax: +49 228 9122-212
Mail: m.espeland [at]



Field of work

Curator and Head of Lepidoptera Section

Research interests

  • Phylogenetics
  • Genomics
  • Integrative Taxonomy
  • DNA Taxonomy
  • Biogeography
  • Butterfly-ant interactions
  • African Polyommatines (Lycaenidae)
  • South American satyrines (Nymphalidae)
  • Caddisflies

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