Current members

Lan-Wei Yeh
Lan-Wei Yeh
PhD Student 2010-
Ecology and evolution of Taiwanese Carabus ground beetles.
Chung-Hsin Huang
Chung-Hsin Huang
Master Student 2010-2013; TIGP Biodiversity PhD Student 2021-
Master topic: Flucuating Asymmetry and Developmental Asymmetry of Cyclommatus mniszechi; PhD topic: Evolution of Mandible Morphology and Fighting Behavior in Stag Beetles
Ying-Yuan Lo
Ying-Yuan Lo
PhD Student 2015- ; Research fellow of Endemic Species Research Institute
Systematics, Behavior and Evolution of Lynx Spiders.
Leocris Batucan Jr.
Leocris Batucan Jr.
Master student, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, Mindanao, the Philippines (MECO-TECO exchange student 2014-2015); TIGP Biodiversity PhD Student 2016-
New Species and DNA Barcoding of the Mayfly (Ephemeroptera) in Mt. Malindang, Mindanao, Philippines.
Chun-Yu Lin
Chun-Yu Lin
Undergraduate Student 2016-2019; Master Student 2019-
Parasitoid Wasps of Damselflies; Phylogenetics and Evolution Histories of Treehoppers
Hsu-Yi Lin
Hsu-Yi Lin
Undergraduate Student 2017-2019; ; Master Student 2019-
Fighting Behavior of Odontolabis siva parryi Stag Beetles
Sheng Lin
Sheng Lin
Master Student 2019-
Transcriptome Profiling Psolodesmus mandarinus mandarinus Damselfly
Pei-Hsuan Chang
Pei-Hsuan Chang
Undergraduate Student 2018-2020; Master Student 2020-
Thermal Adaptation and Habitat Preference of Psolodesmus mandarinus Damselfly
Masahiko Tanahashi
Masahiko Tanahashi
Postdoctoral Fellow 2018-
Ecology and Evolution of Pachyrhynchus Weevils.
Su-Ping Lin
Su-Ping Lin
Master Student 2020-
Symbiotic Yeasts of Stag Beetles
Jun-Ying Wang
Jun-Ying Wang
Master Student 2020-
Conservation of Mortonagrion hirosei Damselflies
Chin-Han Hsiao
Chin-Han Hsiao
Master Student 2021-
Fighting Behavior of Rhaetulus crenatus Stag Beetles
Wei-Zhe Tseng
Wei-Zhe Tseng
Master Student 2022-
Systematics and Evolution of Weevils
Cheng-Tse Yung
Cheng-Tse Yung
2022 Master Student 2019-
Maternal Gift of Pachyrhynchus sarcitis Weevils

 

Past members

Jo-Fan Wang
Jo-Fan Wang
Master Student 2006-2010, Research Assistant 2010-2022
Territorial behavior, trait evolution.
Yu-Hsun Hsu
Yu-Hsun Hsu
Postdoctoral Research Fellow 2015-
Mating strategy, behavioural ecology, molecular ecology, population genetics, molecular phylogenetics, biostatistics.
Yi-Shou Yang
Yi-Shou Yang
Master Student 2014-2018
Reproductive Isolation of Psolodesmus mandarinus subspecies.
Wataru Kojima
Wataru Kojima
JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad 2016-
Evolution of male sexual traits in Taiwanese scarab beetles.
Zhen-Yi Chen
Zhen-Yi Chen
Master Student 2016-
Fighting behavior and reproductive strategy of stag beetles.
Teng-Yu Liu
Teng-Yu Liu
Undergraduate Student 2016-
Fighting behaviour and life history observation of a stag beetle Rhaetulus crenatus crenatus.
Princess Angelie S. Casas
Princess Angelie S. Casas
TIGP PhD Student 2016-
Insect Diversity and Evolution
Lu-Yi Wang
Lu-Yi Wang
Master Student 2015-
Defense Mechanism of Pachyrhynchus weevils.
Hui-Yun Tseng
Hui-Yun Tseng
PhD Student 2011-2017
Aposematic coloration, island biogeography.
Yu-Jen Yu
Yu-Jen Yu
Master Student 2015-
Variation and Adaptation of wings.
Yen-Ting Chen
Yen-Ting Chen
Undergraduate Student 2011-2013, Master Student 2013-2016
Systematics and evolution of insects.
Yun-Chieh Cheng
Yun-Chieh Cheng
Undergraduate Student 2010-2012, Master Student 2012-2016
Damselfly larval diet, molecular evolution.
Tai-Chia Chiang
Tai-Chia Chiang
Master Student 2014-
The effect of aposematic colors of Pachyrhynchus weevils on avian predators.
Yong-Chao Su
Yong-Chao Su
Postdoc 2012-2014
Behavioral ecology, sociobiology, population genetics, and molecular phylogenetics.
I-Ting Hsiao
I-Ting Hsiao
Undergraduate Student 2011
Variation of genitalia in Euphaea amphicyana.
Jyun-Huei Huang
Jyun-Huei Huang
Undergraduate Student 2011
The fighting behavior of a stag beetle, Rhaetulus crenatus.
Shi-Ting Wu
Shi-Ting Wu
Undergraduate Student 2011
Membracis Phyllotropis.
Chiao-Wei Lin
Chiao-Wei Lin
Undergraduate Student 2011
The fighting behavior of a stag beetle, Rhaetulus crenatus.
Wei-Liang Xiao
Wei-Liang Xiao
Undergraduate Student 2010
Variation of wing veins in Euphaea amphicyana.
Hung-Nien Chen
Hung-Nien Chen
Master Student 2009
1. The effect of typhoon on survivalship of Matrona cyanoptera. 2. Modes of phenotypic variation in Euphaea amphicyana.
Chu-Yen Cheng
Chu-Yen Cheng
Research Assistant 2009-2010
Phylogeography of a Philippine's treehopper, Leptocentrus reponens.
Che-Yu Kuan
Che-Yu Kuan
Master Student 2008-2011
Variation of mandibles in stag beetles.
Yat-Hung Lee
Yat-Hung Lee
Master student 2007-2011
Speciation of Euphaea damselflies.
Ming-Yu Chen
Ming-Yu Chen
Master Student & Research Assistant 2005-2010
Phylogeography and population history of the treehoppers, Centrochares horifficus from the Philippines Archipelago.
Shao-Chang Huang
Shao-Chang Huang
Research Assistant 2009-2010
Visual Communication of Matrona cyanoptera
Jen-Pan Huang
Jen-Pan Huang
Master student 2005-2008
Population Genetics and Phylogeographic Analyses of Formosan Damselfly, Euphaea Formosa (Insecta: Odonata: Euphaeidae) from Taiwan
Wei-Yun Chen
Wei-Yun Chen
Master student 2005-2008
Molecular and Phylogenetic Characterization of Endosymbiotic Bacteria of the Froghopper, Okiscarta uchidae (Insecta: Hemiptera: Cercopidae)

 

Visiting scholars and students

Jillian del Sol
Jillian del Sol
PhD student, University of Montana
Behavioral Ecology; Mating System Ecology; Weapon Ecology and Evolution; Evolutionary Biology
Ian Dela Cruz
Ian Dela Cruz
Master student, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, Mindanao, the Philippines (MECO-TECO exchange student 2014-2015)
New Species and DNA Barcoding of the Stonefly (Plecoptera) in Mt. Malindang, Mindanao, Philippines.
Shinya Komata
Shinya Komata
PhD student, Kyoto University, Japan 2013-
Ecology & Evolution of Wing Polymorphism in a Mimetic Swallowtail Butterfly, Papilio memnon.
Vanitha Williams
Vanitha Williams
Visting scholar, 2012 fall, Women’s Christian College, India.
Predatory potential of waterbug, Diplonychus rusticus and dragonfly, Diplacodes trivialis on mosquito larvae.
Marina Vilenica
Marina Vilenica
Visting student, 2010, Faculty of teacher education, Trg matice hrvatske 12, Petrinja, Croatia
Dragonfly composition (Insecta, Odonata) in wetland area of Turopolje region, Croatia
Klaas-Douwe 'KD' B. Dijkstra
Klaas-Douwe 'KD' B. Dijkstra
Visiting Scholar, Netherlands Centre for Biodiversity (NCB Naturalis), Leiden, Netherlands, 2010
History, diversity and identification of dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata).
Erin McCullough
Erin McCullough
PhD student, University of Montana (NSC-NSF exchange student 2009)
" Diversification of weapon form: aerodynamic costs of beetle horns.
Ashley E. King
Ashley E. King
PhD student, University of Montana (NSC-NSF exchange student 2006-7)
Intrasexual combat and intersexual antagonistic co-evolution in horned beetles.