Cor Vink PhD, MSc

Curator Natural History

Cor's main research interest is the systematics and taxonomy of New Zealand spiders, but he has also worked on spider ecology, biosecurity and biological control.

Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Department of Pest-management and Conservation
Lincoln University
New Zealand

Research Associate
Centre for Natural History
University of Hamburg

Research Interests

  • The systematics and taxonomy of spiders (especially the New Zealand fauna)
  • Spider ecology
  • New Zealand terrestrial arthropods
  • Biosecurity

Academic Education
2003: Ph.D., Lincoln University 
1995: Master of Science, Lincoln University
1990: Bachelor of Science, University of Canterbury

International Society of Arachnology - Council Member
Australasian Arachnological Society
New Zealand Entomological Society

Editorial Activities
Senior Editor for the New Zealand Journal of Zoology
Associate Editor for the New Zealand Entomologist
Editorial Board for the Fauna of New Zealand
Editor for Records of the Canterbury Museum

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