Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 6; 61-614 Poznań Poland
room 0.22 phone: +48 61 829 56 61
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Major interests


  • Systematic studies on crab spiders (Araneae, Thomisidae) of Australia and New Guinea
  • Selected ecological problems of spiders (e.g. habitat selection, food choice)
  • Zoogeography of crab spiders (Araneae, Thomisidae)


Current projects


  • Grant of the Polish Ministry of Scientific Research and Information Technology. Title of the grant: "Taxonomic and zoogeographic studies on crab spiders (Araneae, Thomisidae) of Australia. Part I - Thomisinae Sundevall, 1833". Funding period: 36 months (2005-2007).




  • Zoologisches Museum und Institut, Hamburg, Germany, April 27th, 2003- May 4th, 2003; November 5th - November 6th, 2004
  • Museum für Naturkunde, Humboldt Universität, Berlin, Germany, January 25th, 2003
  • Natural History Museum, Vienna, Austria, May 26th - May 30th, 2004
  • University of Turku and Museum of Natural History of Turku, Finland, October 29th, 2006 - November 5th, 2006, cooperation with Dr. Pekka T. Lehtinen.
  • Australian Museum (Sydney), South Australian Museum (Adelaida), Queensland Museum (Brisbane), CSIRO (Canberra), January 15th, 2007 - March 12th, 2007


International cooperation


  • Prof. Pekka T. Lehtinen, Museum of Natural History, University of Turku, Turku, Finland.