Margarita A. Erbajeva
Geological Institute
Siberian Branch
Russian Academy of Sciences
Ulan-Ude, Russia 670047

Research palaeontologist of the Cenozoic Laboratory of the Geological Institute, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ulan-Ude. Specialist on the Pliocene-Recent small mammals of Siberia and Paleogene-Recent ochotonids of the world. She is the author and co-author of a number of papers on small mammals and ochotonids and of  8 monographs.

The main subject of interest is systematics, evolution and phylogeny of small mammals, moreover the paleonvironmental reconstruction, biostratigraphy and interregional correlation of the Late Cenozoic deposits and faunas.