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Type: Editorial
Published: 2023-04-28
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To memory of Daniil Sergeevich Aristov (1979–2022): biography and list of publications

Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, 123, Profsoyuznaya ul., 117647 Moscow, Russia; Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
Federal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, 690022, Russia


On October 3, 2022, at the age of 43, the leading researcher of the Arthropod Laboratory of the Paleontological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Biological Sciences Daniil Sergeevich Aristov (Figs 1, 2) died suddenly. He was born on January 27, 1979 in the city of Perm (former USSR) in a family of scientists. His father, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences Sergey Nikolayevich Aristov, worked as a chief researcher at the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and his mother, Tatyana Aleksandrovna Aristova, was a linguist engineer and was engaged in scientific translation. As a child, Daniel was interested in biology, read a lot of popular science literature, and his favorite author was Gerald Malcolm Durrell. Daniil was a creative person: while studying at school, he went to the children’s painting studio and the creative workshop “Woodcarving” and participated with his works in exhibitions in Perm and other cities of Russia.