Research publications

Caitlin M. Baker, Jesús A. Ballesteros, Shlomi Aharon, Guilherme Gainett, IgorArmiach, Gil Wizen, Prashant P. Sharma and Efrat Gavish-Regev (2022) Recent speciation and phenotypic plasticity within a parthenogenetic lineage of levantine whip spiders (Chelicerata: Amblypygi: Charinidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 175: 107560


Gideon T. Haug, Viktor Baranov, Gil Wizen, Paula G. Pazinato, Patrick Müller, Carolin Haug and Joachim T. Haug (2021) The morphological diversity of long-necked lacewing larvae (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontiformia). Bulletin of Geosciences 96(4): 1-27


Ariel-Leib-Leonid Friedman and Gil Wizen (2019) Notes on the distribution and host plant of Ocladius paucisquamis Meregalli & Colonnelli, 2006 (Curculionidae: Brachycerinae: Erirhinini) in Israel. Israel Journal of Entomology 49(1): 131–135


Gil Wizen (2017) Consecutive breeding in human-made infrastructure by Cruziohyla craspedopus (Funkhouser, 1957) in Ecuador. Herpetology Notes 10: 721–722


Gil Wizen, Anish Pardeshi and Kaka Bhise (2017) Pseudophilautus amboli (Amboli Bush Frog). Predation by terrestrial beetle larvae. Herpetological Review 48(3): 612


Gustavo Silva De Miranda, Shlomi Aharon, Efrat Gavish-Regev, Alessandro Ponce De Leão Giupponi and Gil Wizen (2016) New species of Charinus Simon, 1892 (Arachnida: Amblypygi: Charinidae) from Israel from Israel and new records of C. ioanniticus (Kritscher, 1959). European Journal Of Taxonomy 234: 1–17


Gil Wizen and Javier Aznar (2016) Pristimantis achatinus (Cachabi Robber Frog). Predation. Herpetological Review 47(3): 440–441


Gustavo Silva De Miranda, Alessandro Ponce De Leão Giupponi and Gil Wizen (2016) Two new species of whip spider (Amblypygi): an epigean and a cave dwelling Charinus Simon, 1892 from Belize. Zootaxa 4098(3): 545–559


Zohar Yanai, Noa Truskanov, Avital Gasith and Gil Wizen (2015) First record of Epomis circumscriptus Duftschmid, 1812 (Carabidae, Chlaeniini) from the eastern Dead Sea area, Jordan. Israel Journal of Entomology 44–45: 1–4


Derek R. MacFadden, Brittany Waller, Gil Wizen and Andrea K. Boggild (2014) Imported and Locally Acquired Human Myiasis in Canada: A Report of Two Cases. Canadian Medical Association Journal 187(4): 272–275


Gil Wizen, Claudia Drees and Avital Gasith (2012) Distribution of two Epomis species (Carabidae) in Israel, with notes on their habitat. Israel Journal of Entomology 41: 95–106


Jaroslav Starý, Gil Wizen and Amnon Freidberg (2012) A new Phyllolabis from Israel, with reduced wings and halteres (Diptera: Limoniidae). Israel Journal of Entomology 41: 107–114


Gil Wizen and Avital Gasith (2011) Color variability and body size of larvae of two Epomis species (Coleoptera, Carabidae) in Israel, with a key to the larval stages. ZooKeys 119: 37–52


Gil Wizen and Avital Gasith (2011) An Unprecedented Role Reversal: Ground Beetle Larvae (Coleoptera: Carabidae) Lure Amphibians and Prey upon Them. PLoS ONE 6(9): e25161


Gil Wizen and Avital Gasith (2011) Predation of amphibians by carabid beetles of the genus Epomis found in the central coastal plain of Israel. ZooKeys 100: 181–191 (Images:


Gil Wizen, Bella S. Galil, Alex Shlagman and Avital Gasith (2008) First record of red swamp crayfish, Procambarus clarkii (Girard, 1852) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Cambaridae) in Israel – too late to eradicate? Aquatic Invasions 3 (2): 181-185

Sarax israelensis face
Dielocroce hebraea larva
Cruziohyla craspedopus
Charinus israelensis
Charinus belizensis
Epomis circumscriptus