Faculty of Natural
Sciences
Comenius University in Bratislava

doc. RNDr. Ján Kodada, CSc.

Department of Zoology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University; Mlynská dolina B1; 842 15 Bratislava

Tel. +421-2-60296519; E-mail: kodadafns.uniba.sk; Room: B1-424

 

Research interests

My research interests are in the areas of taxonomy, systematics, morphology, ekology and the distribution of beetle families Elmidae and Dryopidae worldwide. Besides these activities I study distribution, taxonomy and possibilities of protection of water beetles from Slovakia.

Current research projects

Taxonomy and phylogeny of genera Roraima Kodada & Jäch and Neblinagea Spangler (Coleoptera: Elmidae). VEGA 1/0395/2014 - 2017

 

Taxa described

Taxa dedicated

Pedagogic activity

Lectures:

  • Zoology
  • Invertebrate zoology 2
  • Development biology
  • Systematic entomology

Seminars:

  • Seminar to graduation thesis  2

Practicals:

  • Field methods of zoological research 1
  • Scientific photography

Selected publications

Jäch M.A., Kodada J., Brojer M., Shepard W., Čiampor F. Jr. 2016. Coleoptera: Elmidae, Protelmidae. World Catalogue of Insects Vol. 14, Leiden, Boston, 318 + XXI pp.

Kodada J. 1996. Spalacosostea, an anomalous new terrestrial dryopid from South-East Asia (Coleoptera: Dryopidae). Revue suisse de Zoologie 103 (3): 581–605.

Kodada J. 2001. Pedestrodryops endroedyi gen. et sp. nov., a new terrestrial, wingless dryopid from South Africa (Coleoptera: Dryopidae). Entomological Problems 33 (1): 37–44.

Kodada J., Čiampor F. Jr. 2003. Okalia globosa, a new genus and species of Macronychini from Malaysia (Insecta: Coleoptera: Elmidae). Revue suisse de Zoologie 110 (4): 783−795.

Kodada J., Jäch M.A. 1999. Roraima carinata gen. et sp.nov. and Neblinagena doylei sp.nov., two Larainae from Mount Roraima, Venezuela (Coleoptera: Elmidae). Entomological Problems 30 (1): 13−29.

Kodada J., Jäch M.A. 2005. 18.2. Elmidae Curtis, 1830, pp. 471–496. In: Beutel R.G. & R.A.B. Leschen (eds.), Handbook of Zoology. Vol. IV (38), Coleoptera, Beetles. Vol. 1: Morphology and Systematics (Archostemata, Adephaga, Myxophaga, Polyphaga partim). Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York.

Kodada J., Jäch M.A. 2005. 18.3. Dryopidae Bilberg, 1820, pp. 496-508. In: Beutel R.G. & R.A.B. Leschen (eds.), Handbook of Zoology. Vol. IV (38), Coleoptera, Beetles. Vol. 1: Morphology and Systematics (Archostemata, Adephaga, Myxophaga, Polyphaga partim). Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York.

Kodada J., Jäch M.A., Čiampor F. Jr. 2003. Dryopidae: I. Stenomystax, a new aquatic genus (Coleoptera), pp. 431–472. In: Jäch M.A., L. Ji (eds.) – Water Beetles of China, Vol. III. Zoologisch-Botanische Gesellschaft in Österreich & Wiener Coleopterologenverein, Wien.