Deutsche Version Diptera Section staff and associates

Scientific staff

Marion Kotrba Dr. Marion Kotrba

Martin Spies Dipl. Biol. Martin Spies

  • Staff scientist
  • Tel.: +49-(0)89-8107 144
  • E-Mail:
  • Research: Systematics, taxonomy and nomenclature of non-biting midges (Chironomidae), especially from Europe and the Neotropical Region.
  • Publications

Technical assistant

Dieter Doczkal

  • Technical assistant
  • Tel.: +49-(0)89-8107 146
  • E-Mail:
  • At ZSM since January 2011
  • Work area: Diptera. Responsible for curation of the Diptera section's collections (except those of Chironomidae) under general supervision by Axel Hausmann (head of the entomology department).

Section associates

Susanne Michiels

Dipl. Biol. Susanne Michiels

Nicola Reiff Dr. Nicola Reiff

  • Research associate
  • Aidenbachstr. 111a, 81379 München
  • E-Mail:
  • Research: Taxonomy, biology and faunistics of Chironomidae and Nematodes from springs, caves and gorges, especially in the Alps.
  • Publications

Sophia Wiedenbrug Dr. Sofia Wiedenbrug