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Dr Fedor Konstantinov
Dr Fedor Konstantinov

Fedor Konstantinov


Born 16 January 1974, St. Petersburg.


2000 PhD in Biology, Saint-Petersburg State University
1997 MSc in Entomology, Saint-Petersburg State University

Research interests

diversity and evolution of true bugs
total-evidence phylogenetics
evolution of host-plant associations in the plant bug family Miridae
machine learning for image-based species identification
distributional patterns in time and space
digitalisation of natural history collections
morphology and taxonomy of Miridae


More than 30 field trips for collecting true bugs on all continents except Antarctica, particularly in Kabadino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, Dagestan, Western Transcaucasia, Armenia (Caucasus), Kalmykia, White Sea, North-Western, Central and Southern territories of the European part of Russia, Russian Far East, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan (Central Asia), Switzerland, The Netherlands, Croatia, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Tunisia, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, New Guinea, Australia, USA, and Peru.


Tyts, V. D., Namyatova, A. A., Konstantinov, F. V., 2022. Phylogeny of the Rhinocylapus complex (Heteroptera, Miridae, Cylapinae, Fulviini). — Invertebrate Systematics, 36 (8): 751—779. doi:10.1071/IS21061

Popkov, A., Konstantinov, F., Neimorovets, V., Solodovnikov, A., 2022. Machine learning for expert‐level image‐based identification of very similar species in the hyperdiverse plant bug family Miridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). — Systematic Entomology, 47 (3): 487—503. doi:10.1111/syen.12543

Grozeva, S., Stoianova, D., Konstantinov, F., Simov, N., Kuznetsova, V. G., 2022. A synopsis of the numbers of testicular follicles and ovarioles in true bugs (Heteroptera, Hemiptera)—sixty-five years of progress after J. Pendergrast’s review. — ZooKeys, 1136: 71—123. doi:10.3897/zookeys.1136.96431

Gnezdilov, V., Konstantinov, F., Namyatova, A., 2022. From modern to classic: classification of the planthopper family Issidae (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Fulgoroidea) derived from the total-evidence phylogeny. — Systematic Entomology, 47 (4): 551—468. doi:10.1111/syen.12546

Bolshakova, D. S., Konstantinov, F. V., 2022. Filicicapsus smaragdus gen. et sp. nov. (Heteroptera: Miridae), a new plant bug genus and species from New Guinea. — Austral Entomology, 61 (4): 433—447. doi:10.1111/aen.12624

Konstantinov, F. V., Simov, N., 2018. Review of the subgenus Plumiger of Myrmecophyes, with description of a new species (Heteroptera, Miridae, Halticini). — ZooKeys, 796: 215—239. doi:10.3897/zookeys.796.21877

Konstantinov, F., Simov, N., 2014. A new Cleotomiris species (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae: Phylinae) from North Korea. — Zootaxa, 3786 (1): 65—72.