Mag. Florian Etl

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 Title of the Doctoral Thesis

Mechanisms of reproductive isolation and adaptations to different pollinators in complex pollination networks of tropical Araceae

Media contributions

Research interests

  • Pollination biology
  • Seed dispersal
  • Entomology
  • Tropical ecology


Current Courses

 Curriculum Vitae

Education and scientific career

  • 2016– PhD-student
  • 2016–2020 University assistant (prae doc)
  • 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


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Brandt, K., Dötterl, S., Ramírez, S. R., Etl, F., Machado, I. C., Navarro, D. M. D. A. F., Dobler, D., Reiser, O., Ayasse, M., & Milet-Pinheiro, P. (2021). Unraveling the Olfactory Biases of Male Euglossine Bees: Species-Specific Antennal Responses and Their Evolutionary Significance for Perfume Flowers. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9, [727471].


Maia, A. C. D., Grimm, C., Schubert, M., Etl, F., Gonçalves, E. G., Do Amaral Ferraz Navarro, D. M., Schulz, S., & Dötterl, S. (2019). Novel Floral Scent Compounds from Night-Blooming Araceae Pollinated by Cyclocephaline Scarabs (Melolonthidae, Cyclocephalini). Journal of Chemical Ecology, 45(2), 204-213.


Junker, R. R., Kuppler, J., Amo, L., Blande, J. D., Borges, R. M., van Dam, N. M., Dicke, M., Doetterl, S., Ehlers, B. K., Etl, F., Gershenzon, J., Glinwood, R., Gols, R., Groot, A. T., Heil, M., Hoffmeister, M., Holopainen, J. K., Jarau, S., John, L., ... Koellner, T. G. (2018). Covariation and phenotypic integration in chemical communication displays: biosynthetic constraints and eco-evolutionary implications. New Phytologist, 220(3), 739-749.



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