Žygimantas Obelevičius


Name Surname: Žygimantas Obelevičius

Biomedical Sciences, Ecology and Environmental Research Institute, laboratory: Nature Research Center, Laboratory of Chemical and Behavioural Ecology

Scientific Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eduardas Budrys

Consultant Supervisor

Study period: 2017-12-21 – 2022-12-20

Research theme: Chrysomelid beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) feeding on short rotation coppice willow and their trophic networks in Lithuania

Short annotation (the aim, objectives)

The aim: to investigate main pests of short rotation coppice willow – Chrysomelid beetles (Chrysomelidae): their diversity, impact on feeding plant and diversity of their natural enemies, to model network of interactions in this tritrophic system.


Zaberga J., Legzdina L., Otfinowski W., Obelevičius Ž., 2014. First faunistic data of the Nepticulidae fauna (Lepidoptera) of northwestern Lithuania. In: Stonis J.R., Hill S.R., Diškus A., Auškalnis T. (eds.). Selected abstracts and papers of the First Baltic International Conference on Field Entomology and Faunistic. Edukologija Publishers: 92-95.

Obelevičius Ž., 2015. Rare species of beetles (Coleoptera) found in Žaliosios pievų botanical-zoological preserve. New and Rare for Lithuania Insect Species, 27: 39–46.

Obelevičius Ž., 2016. Interesting findings of beetle (Coleoptera) species in Lithuania in 2012–2016. New and Rare for Lithuania Insect Species, 28: 32–37.



Training courses



Ž. Obelevičius. Žygių (Coleoptera: Carabidae) bendrijos natūralių ir kanalizuotų upelių krantuose. XI-oji nacionalinė mokslinė konferencija „Lietuvos biologinė įvairovė: būklė, struktūra, apsauga“. Lietuva, Vilnius, 2017.

Contacts: e-mail, phone z.obelevicius@gmail.com, +37066219505