630091 Фрунзе, 11
Новосибирск, Россия

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Vadim Kryukov



Head of Laboratory, Doctor of Science

Laboratory of Ecological Parasitology

Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science

Working address
Laboratory of Ecological Parasitology, Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals SB RAS, 630091, Frunze str. 11, Novosibirsk, Russia

Phone: +7(383)2170079

Fax: +7(383)2170973



Professional Society
Russian Entomology Society (since 2000)
Russian Parasitology Society (since 2008)


Educational history and career:

Student of Kurgan State University Department of Natural Science and Geography 1994 – 1999
PhD student of Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University Department of Natural Science and Geography 1999 – 2002
Lecturer of Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University (PhD in entomology) 2002 –2008
Principal engineer - Researcher of Laboratory of insect pathology of Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals SB RAS 2004 – 2009
Senior researcher of Laboratory of insect pathology of Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals SB RAS (PhD in entomology) 2009- 2016
Head of Laboratory of Ecological Parasitology 2016- present time


Current interests:

Forest entomology, Lepidopterology, Micology, Insect pathology, Biological control of insects

Selected publications:



Kryukov V.Yu., Tomilova O. G., Yaroslavtseva O. N., Wen T.-C., Kryukova N. A., Polenogova O. V., Tokarev Y. S., Glupov V. V. Temperature adaptations of Cordyceps militaris, impact of host thermal biology and immunity on mycosis development // Fungal Ecology 2018. V. 35. P. 98-107. pdf

Krukov V.Yu., Tomilova O.G., Luzina O.A., Yaroslavtseva O.N., Akhanaev Yu.B., Tyurin M.V., Duisembekov B.A, Salakhutdinov N.F., Glupov V.V. Effects of fluorine-containing usnic acid and fungus Beauveria bassiana on the survival and immune-physiological reactions of Colorado potato beetle larvae // Pest Management Science. V. 74. P. 598-606. pdf

Kryukov V., Yaroslavtseva O. N., Whitten M.M.A, Tyurin M. V., Ficken K., Greig C., Melo N.R, Glupov V.V., Dubovskiy I. M., Butt T. Fungal infection dynamics in response to temperature in the lepidopteran insect Galleria mellonella // Insect Science. 2018. V. 25 (3). P. 454-466. pdf

Belevich O., Yurchenko Y., Krivopalov A., Kryukov V., Glupov V. Effects of Metarhizium robertsii on the bloodsucking mosquito Aedes flavescens and non?target predatory insects (Odonata) // Journal of Applied Entomology. 2018. V.142 (6). P. 632-635. pdf

Kryukov V.Yu., Kryukova N.A., Tyurin M.V., Yaroslavtseva O.N., Glupov V. V. Passive vectoring of entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana among the wax moth Galleria mellonella larvae by the ectoparasitoid Habrobracon hebetor females // Insect Science. 2018. V. 25. P.643-654. pdf

Vorontsova Y.L., Slepneva I.A., Alekseev A.A., Kryukov V.Y., Tyurin M.V., Glupov V.V. The effect of entomopathogenic fungi Metarhizium robertsii of different virulence on the generation of reactive oxygen species in Galleria mellonella larvae // Invertebrate Survival Journal 2018. 15:276-284.

Zha L., Huang S.-K., Xiao Y.-P., Boonmee S., Eungwanichayapant P., McKenzie E., Kryukov V., Wu X.-L., Hyde K., Wen T. An evaluation of common Cordyceps (Ascomycetes) species found in Chinese markets // International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms. 2018. V. 20 N. 12. P. 1149-1162. pdf


Yaroslavtseva O.N., Dubovskiy I.M., Khodyrev V.P., Duisembekov B.A., Kryukov V.Yu., Glupov V.V. Immunological mechanisms of synergy between fungus Metarhizium robertsii and bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. morrisoni on Colorado potato beetle larvae // Journal of Insect Physiology 2017. V. 96. P. 14–20 pdf

Novgorodova T., Kryukov V. Quarantining behaviour of ants towards infected aphids as an antifungal mechanism in ant-aphid interactions // Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 2017. V162 (3) P. 293-301. pdf

Kryukov V., Yaroslavtseva O., Tyurin M., Akhanaev Y., Elisaphenko E., Wen T.-C., Tomilova O., Tokarev Y., Glupov V. Ecological preferences of Metarhizium spp. from Russia and neighboring territories and their activity against Colorado potato beetle larvae // Journal of Invertebrate Pathology (2017) V. 149 . P. 1-7.pdf

Belevich O.E., Yurchenko Y.A., Glupov V.V., Kryukov V.Yu. Effect of entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium robertsii on non-target organisms, water bugs (Heteroptera: Corixidae, Naucoridae, Notonectidae) // Applied Entomology and Zoology. 2017. V. 52 (3) pp 439–445 pdf

Kerchev I.A., Kryukova N.A., Kryukov V.Yu., Glupov V.V. Entomoparasitic nematodes Sychnotylenchus sp. (Anguinidae) on the four-eyed fir bark beetle Polygraphus proximus: effects on the host's immunity and its susceptibility to Beauveria bassiana // Invertebrate Survival Journal 14: 324-329, 2017


Tomilova O.G., Kryukov V.Y., Duisembekov B.A., Yaroslavtseva O.N., Tyurin M.V., Kryukova N.A., Skorokhod V., Dubovskiy I.M., Glupov V.V. Immune-physiological aspects of synergy between avermectins and the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium robertsii in Colorado potato beetle larvae. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 2016. 140. pp. 8-15. DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2016.08.008 pdf

M.V. Tyurin, V.Yu. Kryukov, O.N. Yaroslavtseva, E.A. Elisafenko, I.M.Dubovskiy, V.V. Glupov. Comparative analysis of immune responses in Colorado potato beetle larvae during development of mycoses caused by Metarhizium robertsii, M. brunneum, and M. pemphigi.Journal of Evolutionary Biochemistry and Physiology, 2016, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 252—260. pdf


Kryukov V. Yu., Yaroslavtseva O. N., Surina E. V., Tyurin M. V., Dubovskiy I. M. , Glupov V. V. 2015 Immune reactions of the greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella L. (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) larvae under combined treatment of the entomopathogens Cordyceps militaris (L.: Fr.) Link and Beauveria bassiana (Bals.-Criv.) Vuill. // Entomological Review, 2015, Vol. 95, No. 6, pp. 693–698. PDF

Kryukov V. Yu. 2015 Adaptation of entomopathogenic fungi (Ascomycota, Hypocreales) to insect hosts and environmental factors in continental climate of West Siberia and Kazahstan.  Abstract of a doctoral thesis 41 p.  (in Russian)  PDF


Khodyrev V.P., Dubovskiy I.M., Kryukov V.Y., Glupov V.V. 2014 Susceptibility of Anopheles messeae Fall. and Culex pipiens pipiens L. larvae to entomopathogenic fungi Metarhizium // Contemporary Problems of Ecology №3. P. 435-438.

Kryukov V., Yaroslavtseva O. N., Dubovskiy I. M., Tyurin M. V., Kryukova N. A., Glupov V. V. 2014 Insecticidal and immunosuppressive effect of ascomycete Cordyceps militaris on the larvae of the colorado potato beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata // Biology Bulletin 41(3):276–283.

Dubovskiy I., Yaroslavtseva O., Kryukov V., Benkovskaya G., Glupov V. 2013 An increase in the immune system activity of the wax moth Galleria mellonella and of the colorado potato beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata under effect of organophosphorus insecticide //Journal of Evolutionary Biochemistry and Physiology 49(6), pp 592-596.

Dubovskiy I.M., Whitten M.M.A., Kryukov V.Y., Yaroslavtseva O.N., Grizanova E.V., Greig C., Mukherjee K., Vilcinskas A., Mitkovets P.V., Glupov V.V., Butt T.M. 2013 More than a colour change: insect melanism, disease resistance and fecundity // Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 280: 20130584. PDF

Dubovskiy I.M., Whitten M.M.A., Yaroslavtseva O.N., Greig C., Kryukov V.Y., Grizanova E.V., Mukherjee K., Vilcinskas A., Glupov V.V., Butt T.M. 2013 Can Insects Develop Resistance to Insect Pathogenic Fungi? // PLoS ONE 8(4): e60248. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060248 PDF

Kryukov V.Yu., Kryukova N.A., Glupov V.V. Susceptibility of Galleria mellonella Larvae to Anamorphic Entomopathogenic Ascomycetes under Envenomation and Parasitization by Habrobracon hebetor  // Russian Journal of Ecology, 2013, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 89–92. Rus. PDF Eng PDF

Kryukov V.Yu., Yaroslavtseva O.N., Elisaphenko E.A., Mitkovets P.V., Lednev G.R., Duisembekov B.A., Zakian S.M., Glupov V.V. Change in the Temperature Preferences of Beauveria bassiana sensu lato isolates in the Latitude Gradient of Siberia and Kazakhstan // Microbiology. 2012. Vol. 81. No. 4. pp. 453–459. Rus. PDF Eng PDF

Lednev G.R., Levchenko M.V., Kryukov V.Yu., Mitkovets P.V., Yaroslavtseva O.N.,  Uspanov A.M.,  Pavlyushin  V.A. Perspects to use entomopathogenic fungi against  locusts and grasshoppers / Zashita i karantin rastenii. 2012. № 6. C .18-21.Rus. PDF

Kryukov V. Yu.,Yaroslavtseva O.N. Kukharenko A. E.,  Glupov V.V. Sromata cultivation of entomopathogenic fungus Cordyceps militaris on nonspecific hosts // Mikologia i fitopatologia. 2012. V. 46. № 4. P. 269-272. Rus. PDF

Kryukov V.Yu.,  Luzina O.A.,  Yaroslavtseva O.N.,  Polovinka M.P.,  Salakhutdinov N.F.,  Glupov V.V.  Screening of Usnic Acid Derivatives as Potential Synergists of the Entomopathogenic Fungus Beauveria bassiana for the Control of Colorado Potato Beetle // Agrochimia. 2012, № 2, P. 59–66. Rus. PDF

Kryukov V. Yu., Kukharenko A., Dubovskiy I. M., Glupov V. V. 2012 Production of cordycepin and adenosine in mycelium and cultural broth by the environmental isolates of Cordyceps militaris Mycology and Phytopathology, V. 46. №6. P. 390-396.

Dubovskiy I. M., Slyamova N. D., Kryukov V. Yu., Yaroslavtseva O. N., Levchenko M. V., Belgibaeva A. B., Adilkhankyzy A., Glupov V. V. 2012 The activity of nonspecific esterases and glutathione-S-transferase in Locusta migratoria larvae infected with the fungus Metarhizium anisopliae (Ascomycota, Hypocreales) Entomological Review, ,Vol. 92, No. 1, pp. 27-32. PDF

Gorbunova I.A., Kryukov V.Yu., Zibzeev E.G. First records of the entomopathogenic fungus Ophiocordyceps gracilis (Ascomycota, Hypocreales) from Siberia // Euroasian Entomol. J. 2011. Vol. 10 № 1. P. 17–18. +22. (in English with Russian abstract)

Kryukov V.Yu., Yaroslavtseva O.N., Lednev G.R., Borisov B. A. Local Epizootics Caused by Teleomorphic Cordycipitoid Fungi (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) in Populations of Forest Lepidopterans and Sawflies of the Summer–Autumn Complex in Siberia // Microbiology, 2011, Vol. 80, No. 2. P. 286–296. Russian PDF English PDF

Kryukov V. YU., Dubovskiy I.M., Yaroslavtseva O. N., Levchenko Ì. V., Slyamova N. D., Belgibaeva A. B., Khodyrev V. P., Lednev G. R., Glupov V. V. Comparative analysis of two strains of entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae with different pathogenesis strategies // Mikologiya I fitopatologiya 2011. V. 45. №2. pp. 164-176. (in Russian with English abstract)

Kryukov V.Yu. Lednev, G.R., Levchenko М.А., Yaroslavtseva O.N., Makarov E.M., Bajmagambetov E.Zh. Dujsembekov B.А. V.V. Glupov. Biological Activity of Different Formulations of the Entomopathogenic Fungus Beauveria bassiana against Locusts and Grasshoppers of Kazakhstan // Agrochimiya 2010. № 12 P. 24-28. (in Russian with English abstract).

Polovinko G. P., Yaroslavtseva O. N., Teshebaeva Z. A., Kryukov V. Yu. Dominating Species of Entomophilous Ascomycetes Anamorphs in West Siberia, Primorsky Krai, and Kyrgyzstan // Contemporary Problems of Ecology, 2010, Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 515–521. Russian PDF English PDF

Dubovskiy I.M. , Kryukov V.Yu., Benkovskaya G.V., Yaroslavtseva O.N., Surina E.V., Glupov V.V. Activity of detoxificative enzymes system and encapsulation rate in Colorado potato beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata larvae under organophosphorus insecticide treatment and entomopathogenic fungus Metharizium anisopliae infection // Euroasian Entomol. J. 2010. Vol. 9.  N 4. P. 577-582. (in English with Russian abstract).

Kryukov V. Yu., Yaroslavtseva O. N., Levchenko M. V., Lednyov G. R., Glupov V. V. Phenotypic Variability of Environmental Isolates of the Entomopathogenic Fungus Beauveria bassiana // Microbiology. 2010. Vol. 79. No. 2. pp. 265–269.PDF in English, PDF in Russian

Kryukov V.Yu., Khodyrev V.P., Yaroslavtseva O.N., Kamenova A.S., Duisembekov B.A., Glupov V.V. Synergistic action of entomopathogenic Hyphomycetes and the bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. morrisoni in the infection of Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata // Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology. 2009. Vol. 45. No. 5. pp. 511–516. PDF in English, PDF in Russian

Khodyrev V.P., Chadinova A.M. , Isin M.M. , Mukhamadiev N.S. , Kryukov V.Yu. Outbreaks of Pheosia tremula (Clerck) in the south of West Siberia, with notes on enthomopatogenic microorganisms infecting caterpillars Euroasian Entomol. Journ. 7(4): 373–376(in Russian) PDF

Krukov V.J., Martemyanov V.V., Polovinka M.P., Luzina O.A., Dubovskiy I.M., Serebrov V.V., Hodirev V.P., Malarchuk A.A., Gerber O.N., Jaroslavceva O.N., Bojarisheva E.A., Levchenko M.V., Glupov V.V., Salakhutdinov N.F., Tolstikov G.A. 2008. Usnic acid - promising synergist for biopesticide containing entomopathogenic microorganisms // Doklady Biological Sciences. 423, № 2. (in Russian)PDF (in russian) PDF (in english)

G.R. Lednev, V.Yu. Kryukov, S.E. Tshernyshev. 2007. First record of Cordyceps militaris Fries. (Ascomycota, Clavicipitales) in West Siberia // Euroasian Entomol. Journ. V.6. No.3. P.253-254. (in Russian) PDF

V.Yu. Kryukov, O.N. Yaroslavtseva. 2007. Cordyceps militaris - medicinal “Herb that eats caterpillars” // Science first hand. No.4. P.6-9. (in English) PDF

V.Yu. Kryukov, G.R. Lednyov, I.M. Dubovskiy, V.V. Serebrov, М.А. Levchenko, V.P. Khodyrev, A.O. Sagitov, V.V. Glupov. 2007. New approaches to the biological control of insects by entomopathogenic Hyphomycetes (Deuteromycota, Hyphomycetes) // Euroasian Entomol. Journ. V.6. No.2. P.195-204. (in Russian) PDF

V Kryukov, V Khodyrev, V Glupov M Levchenko, G Lednev. 2007. Influence of entomopathogenic hyphomycetes and bacteria(Pseudomonas sp.) on locusts // Best Practice in Disease, Pest and Weed Management. Proceedings of an international Symposium held at Humbouldt University. No.72. Berlin. P. 90-91. (in English) PDF

G.R. Lednev, V.Yu. Kryukov, V.P. Khodyrev, М.А. Levchenko, B.А. Dujsembekov, А.О. Sagitov, V.V. Glupov. 2007. Dynamics of mortality of the migratory locust under synchronous infection with enthomopathogenic fungi (Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae) and bacteria Pseudomonas sp. // Sib. Ecol. Journ. No.4. P.527-531. (in Russian) PDF

V.Yu. Kryukov, V.V. Serebrov, A.A. Malyarchuk, B.S. Kopzhasarov, N.S. Mukhamadiev, A.K. Orynbayeva, V.P. Khodyrev. 2007. Prospect to use entomopathogenic filamentous fungi (Deuteromycota, Hyphomycetes) against colorado potato beetle under conditions of South-Eastern Kazachstan // Siberian herald of the agricultural science. No.4 (172). P.52-60. (in Russian) PDF

Gninenko Yu., Kryukov V.Yu. 2007. Siberian moth in forest of the European part of Russia // Rastenievdni nauki. Sofia.  No.44. P.256-258. (in English)

V.Yu. Kryukov. 2006. Trophic relationship of phyllophagous moths (Lepidoptera, Macroheterocera) – phyllophagous on woody plants of the Southern Trans-Urals // Euroasian Entomol. Journ. V.5. No.1. P.77-87. (in Russian) PDF

M.A Beketov, V.Yu. Kryukov. 2004. Caddisflies (Trichoptera) of the southern Trans–Ural region // Euroasian Entomol. Journ. V.3. No.3. P.213-215. (in Russian) PDF

V.Yu. Kryukov. 2004. Some results of investigations of dendrobiont lepidopterans of Southern Trans–Ural region // Autumn zoological sessions. P. 7-19. (in Russian) PDF

V.Yu. Kryukov. 2003. Heteroceriid moths (Lepidoptera, Macroheterocera) - phyllophagous of main woody plants in  Southern Trans-Urals // Abstract of a thesis of cand. biol. sci. 22 p.  (in Russian) PDF

V.Yu. Kryukov. 2002. Thyatirid moths (Lepidoptera, Thyatiridae) of Southern Trans-Urals // Biological protection of forest and forest-pathological control in Russia. No.1. P.166-171. (in Russian).