Andrei V. Frolov

ResearcherID: https://publons.com/researcher/N-2628-2013
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RSCI: https://www.elibrary.ru/author_profile.asp?authorid=154334
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6724-6828
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.ru/citations?user=HfFh8zEAAAAJ
Academic degree: Candidate of Biological Sciences
Academic title: No title
Position: Senior Researcher
E-mail: Andrei.Frolov@zin.ru
Contact phone: +7 (812) 328-12-12, ext.203
Educational background: Belarusian State University, 1996
Dissertations: “Species diversity and morphological characteristics of the scarab beetles of the subfamily Aphodiinae in Belarus.” (PhD)
Research interests: Systematics, morphology, ecology and zoogeography of the beetles of the superfamily Scarabaeoidea.
Field studies: Russia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Namibia, Brazil.
Professional membership: Russian Entomological Society, http://www.zin.ru/societies/res/
Editorial activity: ZooKeys, subject editor, https://zookeys.pensoft.net/journals.php?journal_name=zookeye
Scientific projects and grants:
  • RFBR 16-04-00412-а. PI B.A. Korotyaev. “Taxonomic study of largest groups of the Coleoptera based on morphological, ecological and zoogeographic data”
  • RFBR 13-04-01002-а. PI B.A. Korotyaev. “Morphology, bionomics and distribution of the largest Coleoptera taxa as the prerequisites and characteristics of their evolutionary success”
  • RFBR 10-04-00539-а. PI B.A. Korotyaev. “Taxonomic revisions and conspects of coleopterous insects as a ground base for revealing tendencies of evolution of the regional faunas in the recent time and in the nearest future”
  • RFBR 07-04-00482-а. PI G.S. Medvedev. “Taxonomic studies of Coleoptera of the fauna of Russia and adjacent territories based on analysis of their morphology, trophic associations, the landscape and altitudinal distribution”
  • RFBR 04-04-49109-а. PI G.S. Medvedev. “A comparative taxonomic diversity and historical links of the faunae of Coleoptera of natural regions of Russia and neighbouring territories of the Palaearctic Region”
Selected Publications:
  • Frolov A. V., Akhmetova L. A., Vaz-de-Mello F. Z. 2017. Revision of the mainland species of the Neotropical genus Aegidium Westwood (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae). Journal of Natural History. 51 (19–20): 1035–1090. https://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2017.1319519
  • Frolov A. V., Akhmetova L. A., Vaz-de-Mello F. Z. 2017. Revision of the Neotropical scarab beetle genus Aegidiellus Paulian (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae) with description of two new species. Journal of Natural History. 51 (29–30): 1767–1779. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2017.1353153
  • Frolov A. V., Akhmetova L. A., Vaz-de-Mello F. Z. 2017. Revision of the South American genus Paraegidium (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae). Journal of Natural History. 51 (17–18): 995–1014. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2017.1326640
  • Frolov A. V., Ocampo F., Akhmetova L. A., Vaz-de-Mello F. Z. 2017. A new genus and species of the Neotropical Hybosoridae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) from the Cerrado Ecoregion. Journal of Natural History. 51 (29–30): 1759–1765. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2017.1353150
  • Frolov A. V., Akhmetova L. A. 2016. Revision of the subgenus Orphnus (Phornus) (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Orphninae). European Journal of Taxonomy. 241: 1–20. https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2016.241
  • Frolov A. V., Montreuil O., Akhmetova L. A. 2016. Review of the Madagascan Orphninae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) with a revision of the genus Triodontus Westwood. Zootaxa. 4207: 1-93. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4207.1.1
  • Frolov A. V. 2014. Revision of the genus Delopleurus Erichson (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) with description of new species from Africa. Journal of Natural History. 49 (3-4): 129-154. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2014.909072
  • Montreuil O., Frolov A. V. 2014. Revision of the genus Adorodocia Brenske 1893 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Rutelinae: Adoretini) endemic to Madagascar. Annales de la Société entomologique de France (NS). 49 (4): 460-475. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00379271.2014.895124
  • Akhmetova L. A., Frolov A. V. 2014. A review of the scarab beetle tribe Aphodiini (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) of the fauna of Russia. Entomological Review. 94 (6): 846-879. https://doi.org/10.1134/S0013873814060074
  • Frolov A. V. 2012. Diagnosis, classification, and phylogenetic relationships of the orphnine scarab beetles (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae: Orphninae). Entomological Review. 92 (7): 782–797. https://doi.org/10.1134/S0013873812070056
  • Frolov A. V. 2010. Revision of the Madagascan genus Madecorphnus Paulian (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Orphninae). Journal of Natural History. 44 (17): 1095–1111. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222931003632765
  • Akhmetova L. A., Frolov A. V. 2008. A Review of Scarabs of the Subgenus Nobius Mulsant et Rey, Genus Aphodius Illiger (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae), of the Fauna of Russia and Neighboring Countries. Entomological Review. 88 (4): 421-434.
  • Davis A. L. V., Frolov A. V., Scholtz C. H. The African Dung Beetle Genera. Pretoria: Protea Book House. 2008, 276 с.
  • Frolov A. V., Akhmetova L. A., Scholtz C. H. 2008. Revision of the obligate mushroom-feeding African “dung beetle” genus Coptorhina Hope (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Journal of Natural History. 42 (21-22): 1477-1508. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222930802002535
  • Frolov A. V., Scholtz C. H. 2005. Revision of the southern African genus Frankenbergerius Balthasar with description of new taxa (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Journal of Natural History. 39 (25): 2355-2377. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222930502005829
  • Frolov A. V., Scholtz C. H. 2005. Revision of the southern African genus Macroderes Westwood (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (N. S.). 40 (3-4): 371-391. https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00379271.2004.10697429
  • Frolov A. V., Scholtz C. H. 2003. Revision of the Afrotropical dung beetle genus Sarophorus Erichson (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). African Entomology. 11 (2): 183-198.
  • Frolov A. V. 2002a. A Review of Aphodiines of the Subgenus Chilothorax Motschulsky, Genus Aphodius Illiger (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae), from Russia and Neighboring Countries. Entomological Review. 82 (1): 1–18.
  • Frolov A. V. 2002. A review of the Aphodius Illiger, 1798 subgenus Chilothorax Motschulsky, 1859 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of China. Russian Entomological Journal. 10 (4): 395–399.
  • Frolov A. V. 2001. A review of the subgenus Chilothorax of the genus Aphodius (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) occuring in Mongolia with description of new species. Vestnik zoologii. 35 (3): 39–45.
  • Frolov A. V. 2001. Species of the subgenus Bodilus (genus Aphodius) from Russia and adjacent countries (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Zoosystematica Rossica. 10 (1): 89–95.