Michael J. Skvarla

  • Assistant Research Professor of Arthropod Identification

University Park

Michael Skvarla

Areas of Expertise

  • Arthropod identification

  • Arthropod survey, collection, and biodiversity

  • Soil arthropods, with particular emphasis on forest leaf litter Acarology, with particular emphasis on Prostigmata and Cunaxidae


  • Postdoctoral scholar, January 2016-April 2017, Systematic Entomology Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland
  • Ph.D., 2015, University of Arkansas, Department of Entomology, Fayetteville, AR, Doctoral Academy Fellow
  • M.S., 2011, University of Arkansas