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Boris C. Kondratieff


Professor Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management

Contact Info

Phone: (970) 491-7314   Office: 012A Laurel Hall

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Areas of Interest

 Distribution of aquatic insectsSystematics of aquatic macroinvertebrates


Boris C. Kondratieff is a Professor of Entomology and Director of the 3 million specimen C. P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity at Colorado State University. He received his PhD at Virginia Tech in 1982. His current interests include insect biodiversity surveys of wild lands and other landscapes, aquatic insect ecology, taxonomic revisions and descriptions of new or poorly known species, especially Ephemeroptera (mayflies), Plecoptera (stoneflies), and Diptera (flies), forensic entomology, and management and curatorial work in the C. P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity. He has published 206 peer reviewed scientific papers and coauthor of four books. He currently teaches six or seven different courses at Colorado State University an academic year in the Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management. I am the Subject Editor: Zootaxa, Plecoptera and Megaloptera; Editor: Perla. Newsletter and Bibliography of the International Association of Plecopterologists, and Coordinator, Plecoptera Bibliography for Society of Freshwater Science.