Mag. Florian Etl

Prae-doc university assistant
PhD-Student
4. floor, room 414
t: +43 (0)1 4277-540 83
m: florian.etl@gmail.com

© F. Etl

Research interests

  • Pollination biology
  • Seed dispersal
  • Entomology
  • Tropical ecology

Curriculum Vitae

Current position

  • 2016 -  Prae-doc university assistant, PhD-student

Education and scientific career

  • 2011 - 2013 Diploma theses
  • 2011 (Oct) Students assistant at the TBA field course in Tropical Ecology and Conservation, Malaysia, Borneo, Danum Valley field centre and data collection on Alocasia sarawakensis (Araceae)
  • 2011 (Feb) Data collection on Dieffenbachia aurantiaca (Araceae) in Costa Rica, tropical field station La Gamba
  • 2010 (Oct) TBA (Tropical Biology Association) field course in Tropical Ecology and Conservation in Malaysia, Borneo, Danum Valley field centre
  • 2010 - 2012 Scientific project collaborator in the FWF-project "Evolution and functionality of kettle traps in the Araceae". Investigating pollination biology, thermogenesis and fruit dispersal of Araceae in Costa Rica and Borneo
  • 2009 - National Park Ranger in the national park "Neusiedlersee-Seewinkel". Generating projects in environmental education
  • 2009 - 2010 Scientific project collaborator on honey bee magnetoreception (IMP Vienna, Oxford University field station). Conditioning honeybees to distinguish between different magnetic fields
  • 2006 - Study of biology (ecology) at the University of Vienna, Austria


Etl, F. (2013). Reproduktionsökologie tropischer Aronstabgewächse (Araceae) am Beispiel von Dieffenbachia aurantiaca (Costa Rica) und Alocasia sarawakensis (Borneo). Diplomarbeit. Universität Wien, Wien.