Alexey S. SHMAKOV

Shmakov

Birth date: November 26, 1982

Educational background:

1996-1999 ― Chemico-Biological School 175, Moscow.
2000-now ― undergraduate student at the Chair of Entomology, Biological Faculty, Moscow State University.

Scientific interests:

Taxonomy and evolution of the order Thysanoptera (Insecta).

Awards:

1998 ― Diploma of the International George Soros Science Education Program.
1998 ― Secondary Diploma of the Annual All-Russian Olympiad of Geology, Geological Faculty, Moscow State University.
1999 ― Diploma of All-Russian Ecological Festival, Ministry of Education of Russia.

Expeditions:

Aug. 2001 ― Expedition of the Paleontological Institute to the Upper Permian-Lower Triassic continental deposits of the Novosibirsk Region, Russia.

Aug. 2002 ― Expedition of the Paleontological Institute to the Upper Jurassic continental deposits of the Chita Region, Russia.

Publications:

Grimaldi D., Shmakov A., and Fraser N. 2004. Mesozoic thrips and early evolution of the order Thysanoptera (Insecta). Journal of Paleontology 78 (5): 941952. [Abstract]
Shmakov A.S. 2008. The Jurassic thrips Liassothrips crassipes (Martynov, 1927) and its taxonomic position in the order Thysanoptera (Insecta). Paleontological Journal 42 (1): 47-52. [Abstract] [English PDF] [Russian PDF]
Shmakov A. A new thrips (Thysanoptera, Insecta) from the Upper Triassic deposits of Eastern Kazakhstan // Bull. Moscow Soc. Nature Explorers. in press

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