The Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change

is a research museum of the Leibniz Association

Weixin Liu

Tel: +49 228 9122-425
Fax: +49 228 9122-212
Mail: da2000wei [at]



Field of work

Liu Weixin is a PhD student in South China Agricultural University. She will spent a research year at the Museum Koenig (ZFMK) in Bonn.

Research interests

Liu is very interested in the taxonomy of millipedes, with a special focus on the cave fauna in China. She has visited over 200 caves in the Chinese provinces or regions of Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan, Sichuan, Chongqing, Hunan, Hubei, Jiangxi from 2011-2015. Liu already described more than 15 previously unknown species of millipedes.

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