RNDr. František ŠŤáhlavský, Ph.D.

Phone: +420/221951072

Fax: +420/221951841

E-mail: stahlf@natur.cuni.cz

 

Research interests:

Arachnology in the Czech Republic: http://arachnology.cz

Karyology of arachnids especially pseudoscorpions; taxonomy and biology of pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones)

Current projects:

Chromosome evolution and sex chromosomes systems in pseudoscorpions, scorpions and harvestmen, cytotaxonomy of the pseudocorpions

Lectures and courses:

Special zoology of invertebrates (partially)

System and Phylogeny of Invertebrates (practices, field trip)

Biology of Arachnids (partially)

Arachnology (partially)

Selected chapters of Invertebrate zoology I., II. – advanced lecture

 

Selected papers:

Sadílek D., Angus R.B., Šťáhlavský F. & Vilímová J. (2016) Comparison of different cytogenetic methods and tissue suitability for the study of chromosomes in Cimex lectularius (Heteroptera, Cimicidae). Comparative Cytogenetics 10: 731-752.

Kotrbová J., Opatova V., Gardini G. & Šťáhlavský F. (2016) Karyotype diversity of pseudoscorpions of the genus Chthonius (Pseudoscorpiones, Chthoniidae) in the Alps. Comparative Cytogenetics 10: 325-345.

Plíšková J., Kovařík F., Košulič O. & Šťáhlavský F. (2016) Description of a new species of Heterometrus Ehrenberg, 1828 (Scorpiones: Scorpionidae) from Thailand with remarks about the utilization of cytogenetic data in taxonomy of the genus. Annales Zoologici (Warszawa) 66: 467-476.

Svojanovská H., Nguyen P., Hiřman M., Tuf I.H., Wahab R.A., Haddad C.R., Šťáhlavský F. (2016) Karyotype evolution in harvestmen of the suborder Cyphophthalmi (Opiliones). Cytogenetic and Genome Research 148: 227−236.

Kovařík F., Lowe G. & Šťáhlavský F. (2016) Review of Northwestern African Buthacus, with description of Buthacus stockmanni sp. n. from Morocco and Western Sahara (Scorpiones, Buthidae). Euscorpius 236: 1-18.

Kovařík F., Lowe G. & Šťáhlavský F. (2016). Scorpions of the Horn of Africa (Arachnida: Scorpiones). Part IX. Lanzatus, Orthochirus, and Somalicharmus (Buthidae), with description of Lanzatus somalilandus sp. n. and Orthochirus afar sp. n. Euscorpius 232: 1-38.

Kovařík F., Lowe G., Plíšková J. & Šťáhlavský F. (2016) Scorpions of the Horn of Africa (Arachnida: Scorpiones). Part VII. Parabuthus Pocock, 1890 (Buthidae), with Description of P. hamar sp. n. and P. kajibu sp. n. from Ethiopia. Euscorpius  228: 1-58.

Kovařík F., Lowe G., Plíšková J. & Šťáhlavský F. (2016) Scorpions of the Horn of Africa (Arachnida: Scorpiones). Part VI. Compsobuthus Vachon, 1949 (Buthidae), with a description of C. eritreaensis sp. n. Euscorpius  226: 1-21.

Kovařík F., Lowe G., Ranawana K.B., Hoferek D., Jayarathne V.A.S., Plíšková J. & Šťáhlavský F. (2016) Scorpions of Sri Lanka (Arachnida, Scorpiones: Buthidae, Chaerilidae, Scorpionidae) with Description of Four New Species of the Genera Charmus Karsch, 1879 and Reddyanus Vachon, 1972, stat. n. Euscorpius 220: 1−130.

Kovařík F., Lowe G., Hoferek D., Plíšková J. & Šťáhlavský F. (2016) Scorpions of Ethiopia. Part IV. Genus Uroplectes Peters, 1861 (Scorpiones: Buthidae). Euscorpius 217: 1−14.

Sadílek D., Nguyen P., Koç H., Kovařík F., Yağmur E. A. & Šťáhlavský F. (2015) Molecular cytogenetics of Androctonus scorpions: an oasis of calm in the turbulent karyotype evolution of the diverse family Buthidae. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 115: 69-75.

Kovařík F., Košulič O., Šťáhlavský F., Plíšková J., Dongkhamfu W. &  Wongprom P. (2015) Two New Species of Euscorpiops Vachon, 1980 from Thailand and Myanmar (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae: Scorpiopinae). Annales Zoologici (Warszawa) 65: 109-122.

Kovařík F., Soleglad M.E., Lowe G., Plíšková J. & Šťáhlavský F. (2015) Observations on Growth and Maturation of a Male Alloscorpiops wongpromi (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae: Scorpiopinae: Scorpiopini). Euscorpius 205: 1−17.

Kovařík F., Lowe G., Seiter M., Plíšková J. & Šťáhlavský F. (2015) Scorpions of Ethiopia (Arachnida: Scorpiones). Part II. Genus Babycurus Karsch, 1886 (Buthidae), with description of two new species Euscorpius 196: 1−31.

Šťáhlavský F., Koç H.  & Yağmur E. A. (2014) The first record of karyotypes in Leiurus abdullahbayrami and Compsobuthus matthiesseni (Scorpiones: Buthidae) from Turkey. North-Western Journal of Zoology 10: 355-358.

Christophoryová J., Šťáhlavský F. & Krajčovičová K. (2014) Šťúriky (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpiones) pohoria Burda (NPR Kováčovske kopce). Folia faunistica Slovaca 19: 161-167.

Sadílek D., Šťáhlavský F., Vilímová J. & Zima J. (2013) Extensive fragmentation of the X chromosome in the bed bug Cimex lectularius Linnaeus, 1758 (Heteroptera, Cimicidae): a survey across Europe. Comparative Cytogenetics 7: 253-269.

Šťáhlavský F., Christophoryová J. & Henderickx H. (2013) A karyological study of four European species of Roncus (Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae). European Journal of Entomology 110: 393-399.

Šťáhlavský F. & Chytil J. (2013) Štírci (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) Biosférické rezervace Dolní Morava a okolí (Česká republika). Klapalekiana 49: 73-88.

Kovařík F., Lowe G., Plíšková J. & Šťáhlavský F. (2013) A new scorpion genus, Gint gen.n., from the Horn of Africa (Scorpiones: Buthidae). Euscorpius 173: 1−19.

Kovařík F., Plíšková J. & Šťáhlavský F. (2013) Euscorpiops neradi sp. n. from Thailand (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae: Scorpiopinae). Euscorpius 158: 1−8.

Bozanic B., Hradilek Z., Machac O. Pizl V., Stahlavsky F., Tufova J. Vele A. & Tuf I.H. (2013) Factors Affecting Invertebrate Assemblages in Bryophytes of the Litovelske Luhy National Nature Reserve, Czech Republic. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 65: 197-206.

Šťáhlavský F., Boyer S.L., Harvey M.S. & Giribet G. (2012): First cytogenetic study of a member of the harvestman family Pettalidae (Opiliones: Cyphophthalmi). Australian Journal of Entomology 51: 299-302. PDF

Šťáhlavský F., Král J., Harvey M.S. & Haddadd C.R. (2012): The first cytogenetic characterisation of atemnids: pseudoscorpions with the highest chromosome numbers (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). Cytogenetic and Genome Research 137: 22-30. PDF

Christophoryová J., Šťáhlavský F., Krumpál M. & Fedor P. (2012): Pseudoscorpions of the Czech Republic and Slovakia: An annotated and revised checklist (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). North-Western Journal of Zoology 8: 1-21 PDF

Christophoryová J., Šťáhlavský F. & Fedor P. (2011): An updated identification key to the pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Zootaxa 2876: 35-48. PDF

Harvey M.S. & Šťáhlavský F. (2010): A review of the pseudoscorpion genus Oreolpium (Pseudoscorpiones: Garypinidae), with remarks on the composition of the Garypinidae and on pseudoscorpions with bipolar distributions. Journal of Arachnology 38(2): 294-308. PDF

Šťáhlavský F. & Tuf I.H. (2009): Štírci (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) CHKO Litovelské Pomoraví. Acta rerum naturalium 7: 97-102. PDF

Šťáhlavský F., Zeh J.A., Zeh D.W. & Král J. (2009): Karyotypes of the Neotropical pseudoscorpions Semeiochernes armiger and Cordylochernes scorpioides (Pseudoscorpiones: Chernetidae). Journal of Arachnology 37(3): 287-291.

Kovařík F., Šťáhlavský F., Kořínková T. & Král J. (2009): Tityus ythieri Lourenço, 2007 is a synonym of Tityus magnimanus Pocock, 1897 (Scorpiones: Buthidae): a combined approach using morphology, hybridization experiments, chromosomes, and mitochondrial DNA. Euscorpius No. 77: 112. PDF

Král J., Kováč L., Šťáhlavský F., Lonský P. & Ľuptáčik P. (2008): The first karyotype study in palpigrades, a primitive order of arachnids (Arachnida: Palpigradi). Genetica 134: 79-87. PDF

Zaragoza J.A. & Šťáhlavský F. 2008: A new Roncus species (Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae) from Montseny Natural Park (Catalonia, Spain), with remarks on karyology. Zootaxa 1693: 27-40. PDF

Petrov B.P. & Šťáhlavský F. 2007: New species of pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) for the fauna of Bulgaria. Historia Naturalis Bulgarica 18: 15-27. PDF

Šťáhlavský F. & Krásný L. 2007: Štírci (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) Dolního Povltaví a Podřipska. [Pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) of the lower part of Vltava river and the Říp Mt. area] Bohemia Centralis 28: 418-428. In Czech with English summary. PDF

Ducháč V., Mlejnek R. & Šťáhlavský F. 2007: Chthonius (Chthonius) heterodactylus (Pseudoscorpiones: Chthoniidae), eine neue Art für die Tschechische Republik. - Arachnologische Mitteilungen 33: 31-33. PDF

Král J., Musilová J., Šťáhlavský F., Řezáč M., Akan Z.,  Edwards R., Coyle F.A. & Ribera C.A. 2006:  Evolution of the karyotype and sex chromosome systems in basal clades of araneomorph spiders (Araneae: Araneomorphae). Chromosome Research 14: 859-880. PDF

Šťáhlavský F. 2006: Štírci Národního parku Podyjí. [Pseudoscorpions of the Podyjí National Park]. Klapalekiana 42: 167-178. In Czech with English summary. PDF

Harvey M.S., Šťáhlavský F. & Theron P. 2006: The distribution of Eukoenenia mirabilis (Palpigradi: Eukoeneniidae): a widespread tramp. Records of the Western Australian Museum 23: 199-203. PDF

Šťáhlavský F. 2006: Štírci (Pseudoscorpiones, Arachnida) CHKO Kokořínsko. [Pseudoscorpions (Pseudoscorpiones, Arachnida) of the Kokořínsko Protected Landscape Area] Bohemia Centralis 27: 161-165. In Czech with English abstract. PDF

Šťáhlavský F., Král J., Harvey M.S. & Haddad C.R. 2006: A karyotype study on the pseudoscorpion families Geogarypidae, Garypinidae and Olpiidae (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). European Journal of Entomology 103(2): 277-289. PDF

Šťáhlavský F. & Ducháč V. 2005: Pseudoscorpiones (štírci), 83-84pp. In: Farkač, Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds) 2005: Červený seznam ohrožených druhů České republiky. Bezobratlí. [Red list of threated species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates]. AOPK ČR, SOP ČR, Praha, 760 pp.

Šťáhlavský F., henderickx H. & Král J. 2005: Karyotype study on pseudoscorpions of the genus Lasiochernes Beier (Pseudoscorpiones: Chernetidae). Folia Biologica-Krakow 53: 69-74. PDF

Šťáhlavský F. & Král J. 2004: Karyotype analysis and achiasmatic meiosis in pseudo-scorpions of the family Chthoniidae (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones). Hereditas, 140: 49-60. PDF

Šťáhlavský F. 2001: Pseudoscorpions of Prague. in Czech, with English summary. Klapalekiana 37: 73-121.

Šťáhlavský F. & Ducháč V. 2001: Neue und wenig bekannte Afterskorpion-Arten aus der Tschechischen Republik . Arachnol. Mitt., 21: 46-49. In German. PDF