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Senior Investigator
Rudy Jocqué, Ph.D.
Invertebrates non-insects
Royal Museum for Central Africa
Steenweg op Leuven, 13, Tervuren,
Belgium B-3080

Phone: 003227695410
Fax: 00327695695
PBI Role:
Member of steering committee
Responsible for collections originating from Africa
Professional Experience:
Revisionary work on Zodariidae on species and genus level on global scale.
Revisionary work on genera of African Zodariidae, Ctenidae, Lycosidae, Corinnidae, Linyphiidae.
Occasional alpha-taxonomic work on African spider taxa.
Family level overviews of the Araneae on African and global scale (in collaboration with A. Dippenaar-Schoeman).

Ecological work on spiders concerning biodiversity assessment in African biota; density measurements of particular groups; resilience of spider fauna in forest habitats.

Responsible for canopy spider project of RMCA.
The American Museum of Natural History, New York, in collaboration with
The California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco   The University of California, Berkeley
The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago   George Washington University, Washington DC
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