The Sphingidae of Southeast-Asia
(incl. New Guinea, Bismarck & Solomon Islands)
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Dept. of Animal Ecology & Tropical Biology, The Natural History Museum, London Institute of Biogeography
University of Würzburg, Germany [in German] Dept. of Environmental Sciences
University of Basel, Switzerland
by Jan Beck & Ian J. Kitching
About the Authors
Dr. Ian J. Kitching is research entomologist at the Natural History Museum, London. His main research interests are the taxonomy, systematics and phylogeny of Sphingidae, their distribution, host plants and parasitoids (click here for more details and publications).
Dr. Jan Beck has received his PhD from the University of Würzburg [Germany] in 2005. After completing a Research Fellowship at the Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre (Universiti Brunei Darussalam), he is now a post-doctoral assistant at the University of Basel (Institute of Biogeography). His main research interests are the behaviour, biodiversity and biogeography of insects, particularly of the tropical Lepidoptera (click here for more details and publications).
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