Dr. Matjaz Kuntner is a renowned researcher in the field of arachnology, the study of spiders. Across his rich experience of learning and teaching about spiders, Kuntner has managed to achieve a lot of esteemed feats. For instance, his descriptions of new species of spiders was selected among the top 10 in the years 2010 and 2011.

Some of his most notable works include –

  • Improving taxonomic practices in araneology
  • First insights into the origin of Iranian cave beetle 
  • The effect of genetics, diet, and social environment on adult male size in a sexually dimorphic spider
  • Spider webs as eDNA tool for biodiversity assessment of life’s domains
  • Biogeographical history of golden orbweavers
  • Biogeography of the Caribbean Cyrtognatha spiders
  • The evolution of genital complexity and mating rates in sexually size dimorphic spiders