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Laboratory of dry invertebrates
Chief  Zakariyya Maharram oglu Mammadov

PhD in biology, professor 

Total number of employees 17
Basic activity directions    
Main scientific achievements  54 species of Buprestidae, 29 species of 29 genus (11 of them are new to Azerbaijan fauna), 12 species on Insects (Insecta, Odonata), 5 migratory butterflies (Lepidoptera Geometridae) Arachnida, Opiliones), 72 species belonging to 15 chapters were identified during research conducted in the Highland Shirvan regions of Arachnida (Arachnida: Araneae). 23 of them are recorded for the first time in the mentioned area. More than 35 spiders belonging to 8 chapters have been recorded during the studies conducted in Agstafa. 18 species of spider fauna of the Ganja-Gazakh region and one species, Plexippus Devorans (O. P.-Cambridge, 1872), are recorded for the first time in the Caucasus fauna. 12 genuses and 30 species of Eriophyidae, Rhyncaphytoptidae genes have been recorded, of which eight species of predatory Actineid ticks have been recorded from the Lankaran region for 17 species (Aceria tulipae, A.malherbae, A.saalasi, A.medicaginis, A.absinthii, A.erinea, A.camponulae, Anthocoptes striatus, Vasates unquiculatus, Epitrimerus trilobus etc...) of Azerbaijan fauna. 1 new species - Neomolgus capillatus (Kramer, 1881) was found in the Shabran region for Actineidis ticks from Azerbaijan fauna.Analysis of trophic accumulation of 19 species of beetles (Hymenoptera, Apidae) discovered in Dashkesen-Gedebey zone and trophic connections were investigated. For distribution on biotopes, lane bees can be divided into 4 groups: wild (3 species), forest (9 species), meadow (13 species), evritop (5 species). Planetary phenology of 19 species of humble-bee found according to 2 years researches has been issued.