Jiří Háva

Jiří Háva (*1972, Prague, Czech Republic)

I’m working on the systematic, taxonomy and faunistics of the beetle family Dermestidae Worldwide and other families belong´s to Bostrichiformia and Derodontiformia.

At Paris museum


Research projects
Biodiversity of insects in the Czech Republic

Taxonomy and zoogeography (Coleoptera: Dermestidae, Nosodendridae, Derodontidae, Ptinidae, Bostrichidae)

Revision and taxonomy of beetles of the family Dermestidae (Coleoptera: Bostrichiformia)

Faunistic surveys of Insects


Work placements and important foreign stays
Study stays in foreign museums (Amsterdam, Bratislava, Budapest, Daugavpils, Genova, Paris, Stuttgart, Vienna, Wroclaw)

Field foreign experience: Bulgaria, Crete, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kenya, Morocco, Poland, Slovakia, Tanzania, Tunisia

Professional practice
1990 – 1998   Professional technician
1999 – 2002   National Museum, Entomology, Prague – assistant to the curator of entomological collections
2002 – continues   Private Entomological Laboratory & Collection – science research, preparation, the publication of expert works, expert consultations, purchase, and sale of laboratory and entomological aids, cooperation with museums and other organizations related to research in the natural sciences
2010 – 2018   Czech University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Forestry and Entomology – project manager, entomologist, publishing activities
2015 – 2019   Elementary school – teaching assistant and biology teacher for children at the second grade (6. – 9. class)
2019 – 2020  Daugavpils University, Institute of Life Sciences and Technology, Department of Biosystematics – entomologist, publishing activities
2019 – continues   Forestry and Game Management Research Institute, Prague – assistant, entomologist

Other activities
Member of the Czech Entomological Society

Member of the Researchgate

Member of Editorial Board of Expert Journals:
Folia Heyrovskyana, Series A (Prague, Czech Republic)
Studies and Reports, Taxonomical Series (Prague, Czech Republic)