Research

 

Invertebrate community ecology, especially in temperate grasslands, tropical and temperate forests; restoration of species-rich invertebrate communities after intensive agriculture; invertebrate conservation; the ecology and conservation of selected insect species, currently including glow worms, Lampyris noctiluca and Donacia reed beetles; ecology, systematics and biogeography of leafhoppers (Auchenorrhyncha); insect-plant interactions, especially the control of insect herbivore pests; ecology and genetics of colour/pattern polymorphism in insects.