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Research centre “Ilgas”

Name of the RI

Research centre “Ilgas”

website of the RI

Location of RI


Skrudaliena parish,

Daugavpils Municipality,

LV 5400


Scientific domain(s) of the RI

Systematic Biology,


Type of RI


Research services at the RI

Scientifical research in the field of coleopterology, phylogenesis, structures and nanoarchitectures of beetles, administration of scientific database “Carabidae of the World” (

Equipment at the RI

1. Laser Scanning Microscope Zeiss LSM 5 Pascal

2. Nikon AZ 100 stereomicroscope

3. Nikon SMZ 800 stereomicroscopes

4. Mobile laboratory Toyota Hiace with field equipment


National users – 6

Other users – 4

Status of RI

Operational since 2012

Key words

Systems biology, Taxonomy, Coleopterology

Description of RI

The main purpose of RI is to carry out scientific research in the field of Coleopterology, as well as interdisciplinar research.

Hosting Organization and its address

Institute of Systematic Biology,

Daugavpils University,

13 Vienibas Street,





Uldis Valainis

Administrator’s Phone

 (+371) 26113065

Administrator’s Contact e-mail