Yakovlev Roman V.

department Faculty of Biology
position Assistant Professor of Department of Ecology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology
degree Doctor of Biological Sciences
e-mail yakovlev_asu@mail.ru


  • General Pathology.


  • Degree of Candidate of Biological Sciences, Thesis: "Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera of Altai Highlands: Ecology and Zoogeography".
  • Qualification of Medical Doctor, Altai State Medical University.


  • Neurophysiology specialization.

Professional interests

  • Biological classification.
  • Zoogeography.
  • Organization of scientific work in a university.

Professional activity

  • Total lenght of service is 16 years.
  • Academic taineeships and working trips (more than 2 years in total) - Great Britain, Germany, Japan, Belgium. France, Netherlands, Austria, Hungary, Sweden.
  • Expedition trips (more than 3 years in total) - Altai, Tuva, the Far East, Egypt, Peru, Mongolia, Mozambique, Republic of South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Kazakhstan.


  • More than 150 academic publications, including 8 monographs (2 of them were published in Czech Republic, 1 - in Germany). The majority of his publications are about Cossidae and Papilionoidea.
  • Yakovlev R.V. 2011. Catalogue of Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Old World // Neue Entomologischen Nachrichten. Bd. 66.
  • Yakovlev R.V. 2012. Checklist of Butterflies (Papilonoidea) of the Mongolian Altai Mountains, including description of new taxa // Nota lepidopterologica, Vol. 35 (1).
  • Nieukerken van E. J., Kaila L., Kitching I. J., Kristensen N. P., Lees D. C., ..., Yakovlev R. V., Zolotuhin V. V., Zwick A. 2011. Order Lepidoptera // Zootaxa. Vol. 3148.
  • Tshikolovets V., Yakovlev R., Balint Z. 2009. The Butterflies of Mongolia. Kiyv-Pardubice.
  • Yakovlev R.V., Murphey R. 2013. The Cossidae of Malawi with descriptions of two new species // Zootaxa 3709 (4).