María Laura Libonatti

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Degree

Doctor in Biological Sciences (University of Buenos Aires)

Post-doctoral researcher (CONICET)

 

Research interests

Morphology, systematics, phylogeny and bionomics of Neotropical Scirtidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Polyphaga).

 

Courses taught

Diversity and bionomics of aquatic insects

 

Research articles

1 – Libonatti, M. L., Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2011) Key to the subfamilies, tribes and genera of adult Dytiscidae of Argentina (Coleoptera: Adephaga). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 70(3-4): 317-336.

2 – Torres, P. L. M., Michat, M. C., Libonatti, M. L., Fernández, L. A., Oliva, A. & Bachmann, A. O. (2012) Aquatic Coleoptera from Mburucuyá National Park (Corrientes Province, Argentina). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 71(1-2): 57-71.

3 – Libonatti, M. L. & Ruta, R. (2013) Review of the Argentinean species of Pseudomicrocara Armstrong (Coleoptera: Scirtidae). Zootaxa 3718(2): 137-157.

4 – Libonatti, M. L., Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2013) Aquatic Coleoptera from two protected areas of the Humid Chaco eco-region (Chaco Province, Argentina). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 72(3-4): 155-168.

5 – Libonatti, M. L. (2014) A revision of the genus Ora Clark, 1865 (Coleoptera: Scirtidae) in Argentina (part I) – descriptions of new species. Zootaxa 3884(1): 27-44.

6 – Libonatti, M. L. (2015) A revision of the genus Ora Clark, 1865 (Coleoptera: Scirtidae) in Argentina (part II) – redescriptions, updated distributions and a key to species. Zootaxa 3985(1): 69-97.

7 – Macchia, G. A., Libonatti, M. L., Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2015) Aquatic Coleoptera from El Cristal Natural Reserve (Santa Fe Province, Argentina). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 74(3-4): 111-116.

8 – Ruta, R. & Libonatti, M. L. (2016) Redescriptions of Scirtidae (Coleoptera: Scirtoidea) described by Carl Henrik Boheman (1796–1868) with notes on Scirtes adustus diversenotatus Pic, 1930. Zootaxa 4072(2): 203-2016.

9 – Libonatti, M. L. (2017) Notes on some South American species of Scirtes Illiger, 1807 (Coleoptera: Scirtidae). Annales Zoologici 67(2): 349-368.

 

Book chapters

Libonatti, M. L. & Ruta, R. (in press) Scirtidae. In: Thorp and Covich’s Freshwater Invertebrates: keys to Neotropical Hexapoda. Elsevier.

 

Master’s thesis supervised

Jorge de Melo, G.: Taxonomy and biology of Scirtidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) in Amazonas, Brazil. 2016-current.