Mariano Michat

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Degree

Doctor in Biological Sciences (University of Buenos Aires)

Researcher (CONICET)

Researcher (University of Buenos Aires)

JTP (University of Buenos Aires)

 

Research interests

Morphology, chaetotaxy, biodiversity, phylogeny and evolution of aquatic Coleoptera, with emphasis on Hydradephaga

 

Courses taught

1 – Diversity and bionomics of aquatic insects

2 – Digital scientific illustration (assistant)

 

Research articles

1 – Bachmann, A. O., Torres, P. L. M. & Michat, M. C. (2002) La hembra de Hydrobiomorpha iguazu Bachmann 1988 (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae). Acta Zoológica Lilloana 46(1): 141.

2 – Trémouilles, E. R., Torres, P. L. M. & Michat, M. C. (2004) New distributional records and comments for the species of the genus Queda (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 63(1-2): 38-40.

3 – Archangelsky, M., Torres, P. L. M. & Michat, M. C. (2004) Immature stages of Hydrobiomorpha spinosa (Orchymont, 1928) (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Aquatic Insects 26(3-4): 253-264.

4 – Fontanarrosa, M. S., Torres, P. L. M. & Michat, M. C. (2004) Comunidades de insectos acuáticos de charcos temporarios y lagunas en la ciudad de Buenos Aires (Argentina). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 63(3-4): 55-65.

5 – Trémouilles, E. R., Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2005) A synopsis of the South American Hydrovatus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae), with notes on habitat and distribution, and a key to species. Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 64(1-2): 61-69.

6 – Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2005) Larval morphology of Macrovatellus haagi (Wehncke) and phylogeny of Hydroporinae (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Insect Systematics & Evolution 36(2): 199-217.

7 – Michat, M. C., Archangelsky, M. & Torres, P. L. M. (2005) Descriptions of the preimaginal stages of Lancetes marginatus (Steinheil) and L. biremis Říha (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae), and comparative notes with other Lancetes larvae. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 40(2): 129-142.

8 – Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2005) Larval morphology of Thermonectus succinctus (Aubé 1838) (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Dytiscinae), with biological notes and chaetotaxic analysis. Aquatic Insects 27(4): 281-292.

9 – Michat, M. C. (2005) Larval morphology and phylogenetic relationships of Bunites distigma (Brullé) (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Colymbetinae: Colymbetini). The Coleopterists Bulletin 59(4): 433-447.

10 – Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2006) Hydaticus tuyuensis Trémouilles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae): larval morphology and phylogenetic relationships within Dytiscinae. Hydrobiologia 563(1): 479-492.

11 – Michat, M. C. (2006) Descriptions of larvae of Megadytes (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Dytiscinae): The hypothesis of monophyletic origin revisited. European Journal of Entomology 103(4): 831-842.

12 – Michat, M. C. & Alarie, Y. (2006) The larvae of Amarodytes duponti (Aubé) (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae), with comments on Bidessini larval morphology and chaetotaxy. Zootaxa 1351: 1-13.

13 – Michat, M. C. (2006) The phylogenetic position of Hydrovatus Motschulsky: evidence from larval morphology of H. caraibus Sharp (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae). Insect Systematics & Evolution 37(4): 419-432.

14 – Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2006) The unknown larva of Anodocheilus Babington (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae: Bidessini): description of A. maculatus Babington and chaetotaxic considerations. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 132(3-4): 431-444.

15 – Michat, M. C., Alarie, Y., Torres, P. L. M. & Megna, Y. S. (2007) Larval morphology of the diving beetle Celina and the phylogeny of ancestral hydroporines (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae). Invertebrate Systematics 21(3): 239-254.

16 – Alarie, Y., Michat, M. C., Archangelsky, M. & Barber-James, H. M. (2007) Larval morphology of Liodessus Guignot, 1939: generic characteristics, descriptions of five species and comparisons with other members of the tribe Bidessini (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae). Zootaxa 1516: 1-21.

17 – Michat, M. C. & Archangelsky, M. (2007) Descriptions of larvae of Desmopachria Babington (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae): the D. vicina Sharp species group. The Coleopterists Bulletin 61(2): 264-276.

18 – Alarie, Y. & Michat, M. C. (2007) Primary setae and pores on the maxilla of larvae of the subfamily Hydroporinae (Coleoptera: Adephaga: Dytiscidae): ground plan pattern reconsidered. The Coleopterists Bulletin 61(2): 310-317.

19 – Alarie, Y. & Michat, M. C. (2007) Phylogenetic analysis of Hydroporinae (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) based on larval morphology, with description of first instar of Laccornellus lugubris. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100(5): 655-665.

20 – Torres, P. L. M., Mazzucconi, S. A. & Michat, M. C. (2007) Los coleópteros y heterópteros acuáticos del Parque Nacional El Palmar (Provincia de Entre Ríos, Argentina): lista faunística, diversidad y distribución. Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 66(3-4): 127-153.

21 – Archangelsky, M. & Michat, M. C. (2007) Morphology and chaetotaxy of the larval stages of Andogyrus seriatopunctatus Régimbart (Coleoptera: Adephaga: Gyrinidae). Zootaxa 1645: 19-33.

22 – Torres, P. L. M., Michat, M. C. & Archangelsky, M. (2008) Description of the preimaginal stages of three species of the genus Tropisternus Solier, subgenus Strepitornus Hansen (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae), with emphasis on morphometry and chaetotaxy. Zootaxa 1702: 1-25.

23 – Torres, P. L. M., Mazzucconi, S. A., Michat, M. C. & Bachmann, A. O. (2008) Los coleópteros y heterópteros acuáticos del Parque Nacional Calilegua (Provincia de Jujuy, Argentina). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 67(1-2): 127-144.

24 – Michat, M. C. & Alarie, Y. (2008) Morphology and chaetotaxy of larval Hypodessus cruciatus (Régimbart) (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae), and analysis of the phylogenetic relationships of the Bidessini based on larval characters. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 43(2): 135-146.

25 – Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2008) On the systematic position of the diving-beetle genus Pachydrus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae): evidence from larval chaetotaxy and morphology. European Journal of Entomology 105(4): 737-750.

26 – Michat, M. C., Archangelsky, M. & Bachmann, A. O. (2008) Generic keys for the identification of larval Dytiscidae from Argentina (Coleoptera: Adephaga). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 67(3-4): 17-36.

27 – Michat, M. C. (2008) Description of the larvae of three species of Laccophilus Leach and comments on the phylogenetic relationships of the Laccophilinae (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Zootaxa 1922: 47-61.

28 – Michat, M. C. & Archangelsky, M. (2009) Phylogenetic relationships of Leuronectes Sharp (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Agabinae) based on larval morphology and chaetotaxy. Insect Systematics & Evolution 40(2): 209-228.

29 – Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2009) A preliminary study on the phylogenetic relationships of Copelatus Erichson (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Copelatinae) based on larval chaetotaxy and morphology. Hydrobiologia 632(1): 309-327.

30 – Michat, M. C. & Alarie, Y. (2009) Phylogenetic relationships of Notaticus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) based on larval morphology. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 102(5): 797-808.

31 – Alarie, Y., Michat, M. C. & Watts, C. H. S. (2009) Larval morphology of Paroster Sharp, 1882 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae): reinforcement of the hypothesis of monophyletic origin and discussion of phenotypic accommodation to a hypogaeic environment. Zootaxa 2274: 1-44.

32 – Alarie, Y., Michat, M. C., Nilsson, A. N., Archangelsky, M. & Hendrich, L. (2009) Larval morphology of Rhantus Dejean, 1833 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Colymbetinae): descriptions of 22 species and phylogenetic considerations. Zootaxa 2317: 1-102.

33 – Michat, M. C. (2010) Descriptions of larvae of Megadytes (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Dytiscinae): The subgenera Trifurcitus and Megadytes s. str., ground plan of chaetotaxy of the genus and phylogenetic analysis. European Journal of Entomology 107(3): 377-392.

34 – Michat, M. C., Archangelsky, M. & Fernández L. A. (2010) Larval description and chaetotaxic analysis of Gyrinus monrosi Mouchamps, 1957 (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae). Koleopterologische Rundschau 80: 1-14.

35 – Michat, M. C., Alarie, Y. & Watts, C. H. S. (2010) Descriptions of the first-instar larva of the hypogaeic species Neobidessodes limestoneensis (Watts & Humphreys) and of the third-instar larva of Hydroglyphus balkei Hendrich (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Bidessini) with phylogenetic considerations. Zootaxa 2658: 38-50.

36 – Fernández, L. A., Torres, P. L. M., Michat, M. C., Fischer, S., Oliva, A. & Bachmann, A. O. (2010) Coleópteros acuáticos y semiacuáticos del Parque Provincial Ernesto Tornquist (Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina). Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 69(3-4): 189-199.

37 – Torres, P. L. M., Michat, M. C. & Archangelsky, M. (2011) The immature stages of Tropisternus (Pleurhomus) sahlbergi (Sharp) (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae), with considerations on the primary chaetotaxy of Tropisternus Solier. Zootaxa 2777: 25-40.

38 – Michat, M. C., Alarie, Y. & Watts, C. H. S. (2011) Larval morphology of Allodessus Guignot (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Aquatic Insects 33(1): 27-40.

39 – Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2011) Phylogenetic relationships of the tribe Vatellini based on larval morphology, with description of Derovatellus lentus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 104(5): 863-877.

40 – Alarie, Y., Michat, M. C., & Miller, K. B. (2011) Notation of primary setae and pores on larvae of Dytiscinae (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae), with phylogenetic considerations. Zootaxa 3087: 1-55.

41 – 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.

42 – 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.

43 – Michat, M. C., Alarie, Y. & Watts, C. H. S. (2012) Phylogenetic relationships and comparative larval morphology of epigean and stygobitic species of Limbodessus Guignot, 1939 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Bidessini), with a key of identification. Zootaxa 3584: 1-110.

44 – Michat, M. C. & Archangelsky, M. (2013) Description of the second and third instars of Laccornellus lugubris (Aubé) (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 67(1): 23-27.

45 – Michat, M. C. & Alarie, Y. (2013) Phylogenetic relationships, larval morphology, and chaetotaxy of the subfamily Coptotominae (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). The Canadian Entomologist 145(3): 247-264.

46 – Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2013) The unknown larva of the minute diving beetle genus Brachyvatus Zimmermann, 1919 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Bidessini). Entomological News 123(2): 139-153.

47 – Michat, M. C. & Balke, M. (2013) El escarabajo acuático de Juan Fernández, Anisomeria bistriata (Brullé 1835): hábitat, comunidades y conservación. Boletín del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Chile 62(1): 29-39.

48 – Balke, M.; Schmidt, S.; Hausmann, A.; Toussaint, E. F. A.; Bergsten, J.; Buffington, M.; Häuser, C. L.; Kroupa, A.; Hagedorn, G.; Riedel, A.; Polaszek, A.; Ubaidillah, R.; Krogmann, L.; Zwick, A.; Fikácek, M.; Hájek, J.; Michat, M. C.; Dietrich, C.; La Salle, J.; Mantle, B.; Ng, P. K. L.; Hobern, D. (2013) Biodiversity into your hands – A call for a virtual global natural history ‘metacollection’. Frontiers in Zoology 10:55.

49 – Michat, M. C. (2013) Description of the larvae of Thermonectus alfredi Griffini, 1898 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Koleopterologische Rundschau 83: 7-15.

50 – 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.

51 – Torres, P. L. M., Michat, M. C., Archangelsky, M. & Fernández, L. A. (2014) A description of immatures of the genus Tropisternus Solier, subgenus Pristoternus Orchymont (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae), with emphasis on the chaetotaxy and morphometry of larval forms. Zootaxa 2790(2): 380-398.

52 – Barman, E. H., Michat, M. C., Alarie, Y. & Wolfe, G. W. (2014) A description of the first instar of Hoperius planatus Fall, 1927 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Colymbetinae: Colymbetini), with phylogenetic implications. The Coleopterists Bulletin 68(2): 321-330.

53 – Michat, M. C., Alarie, Y. & Hendrich, L. (2014) Description of the third instar of Hygrobia nigra (Clark, 1862) (Coleoptera: Paelobiidae), with a key for the identification of mature larvae of Hygrobia Latreille, 1804 and phylogenetic analysis. Zootaxa 3827(3): 318-330.

54 – Michat, M. C., Alarie, Y., Jia, F., Xu, S., Hájek, J. & Balke, M. (2014) Description of the second and third instars of Aspidytes wrasei Balke, Ribera & Beutel, 2003, with comments on the identification of larvae of Aspidytes Ribera, Beutel, Balke & Vogler, 2002 (Coleoptera: Aspidytidae), and phylogenetic considerations. Zootaxa 3881(4): 362-372.

55 – Morinière, J., Michat, M. C., Jäch, M. A., Bergsten, J., Hendrich, L. & Balke, M. (2015) Anisomeriini diving beetles—an Atlantic–Pacific Island disjunction on Tristan da Cunha and Robinson Crusoe Island, Juan Fernández? Cladistics 31(2): 166-176.

56 – Toledo, M. & Michat, M. C. (2015) Description of Laccomimus gen. n. and eleven new species from the Neotropical region (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae, Laccophilinae). Zootaxa 3990(3): 301-354.

57 – Michat, M. C., Alarie, Y. & Watts, C. H. S. (2015) Phylogenetic placement of the genus Sternhydrus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Cybistrini) based on larval morphology, with description of S. atratus. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 108(5): 881-892.

58 – Michat, M. C., Alarie, Y. & Hájek, J. (2015) Larval morphology of Yola Gozis, 1886 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Bidessini) and comparison with other genera of the tribe Bidessini. The Coleopterists Bulletin 69(3): 489-497.

59 – Michat, M. C. & Toledo, M. (2015) Phylogenetic relationships and larval morphology of the recently described diving beetle genus Laccomimus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Laccophilinae). European Journal of Entomology 112(4): 831-843.

60 – 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.

61 – Toussaint, E. F. A.; Beutel, R. G., Morinière, J., Jia, F., Xu, S., Michat, M. C., Zhou, X., Bilton, D. T., Ribera, I., Hájek, J. & Balke, M. (2016) Molecular phylogeny of the highly disjunct cliff water beetles from South Africa and China (Coleoptera, Aspidytidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 176(3): 537-546.

62 – Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2016) Thermonectus tremouillesi sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Aciliini): description of the adults and larvae and comparisons with other species of the genus. Journal of Natural History 50(25-26): 1633-1648.

63 – Morinière, J., Van Dam, M. H., Hawlitschek, O., Bergsten, J., Michat, M. C., Hendrich, L., Ribera, I., J. Toussaint, E. F. A. & Balke, M. (2016) Phylogenetic niche conservatism explains an inverse latitudinal diversity gradient in freshwater arthropods. Scientific Reports 6: 26340.

64 – Michat, M. C. & Gustafson, G. T. (2016) Larval morphology and chaetotaxy of Macrogyrus oblongus (Boisduval, 1835) (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae). Aquatic Insects 37(2): 87-98.

65 – Michat, M. C., Marinho Alvarenga, T., Souza Silva, M. & Alarie, Y. (2016) First larval description and chaetotaxic analysis of the neotropical whirligig beetle genus Enhydrus Laporte, 1834 (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 60(3): 231-237.

66 – Silvestro, V. A. & Michat, M. C. (2016) Description of the egg and first-instar larva of Scotobius pilularius Germar, 1823 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Scotobiini), and analysis of larval primary chaetotaxy. Annales Zoologici 66(4): 681-691.

67 – Ramírez, L. C. & Michat, M. C. (2016) First fossil predacious diving beetle from the Late Pleistocene of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Ameghiniana 53(4): 512-516.

68 – Toussaint, E. F. A., Hendrich, L., Hájek, J., Michat, M. C., Panjaitan, R., Short, A. E. Z. & Balke, M. (2017) Evolution of Pacific Rim diving beetles sheds light on Amphi-Pacific biogeography. Ecography 40(4): 500-510.

69 – Alarie, Y., Michat, M. C., & Challet, G. L. (2017) Larval description and phylogenetic placement of the South African endemic genera Coelhydrus Sharp and Darwinhydrus Sharp (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae: Hyphydrini). The Coleopterists Bulletin 72(2): 389-401.

70 – Michat, M. C., Alarie, Y. & Miller, K. B. (2017) Higher-level phylogeny of diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) based on larval characters. Systematic Entomology 42(4): 734-767.

71 – Michat, M. C., Gustafson, G. T. & Bergsten, J. (2017) Larval description and chaetotaxic analysis of Dineutus sinuosipennis Laporte, 1840, with a key for the identification of larvae of the tribe Dineutini (Coleoptera, Gyrinidae). ZooKeys 718: 95-114.

72 – Michat, M. C. & Balke, M. (2018) Evolution of the Juan Fernández diving beetle, Rhantus selkirki (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae). Zoologica Scripta 47: 187-196.

73 – Libonatti, M. L., Jorge, G., Archangelsky, M. & Michat, M. C. (2018) The last instar larva and pupa of Ora depressa (Coleoptera: Scirtidae), a marsh beetle with underwater pupation. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 58(2): 441-455.

74 – Rodriguez, G., Archangelsky, M., Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2018) Comparative analysis of diagnostic and phylogenetic chaetotaxic characters of Berosus Leach and their implications on the relationships of the tribe Berosini (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger 277: 203-217.

75 – Michat, M. C., Alarie, Y. & Hájek, J. (2018) Larvae of Huxelhydrus syntheticus Sharp, 1882 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Bidessini). Zootaxa 4524(1): 121-131.

76 – Colpani, D., Benetti, C. J., Hamada, N., Andrade-Souza, V. & Michat, M. C. (2018) Gyretes Brullé (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae) from Brazil: Morphology of eggs and early instars. Zootaxa 4526(3): 331-346.

 

Book chapters

1 – Archangelsky, M., Manzo, V., Michat, M. C. & Torres, P. L. M. (2009) Capítulo 14: Coleoptera. In: Domínguez, E. & Fernández, H. R. (eds.), Macroinvertebrados bentónicos sudamericanos: sistemática y biología. Fundación Miguel Lillo, San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina, pp. 411-468.

2 – Alarie, Y. & Michat, M. C. (2014) Bridging ecology and systematics: 25 years of study of larval morphology of world Dytiscidae (Coleoptera). In: Yee, D. A. (ed.), Ecology, systematics, and the natural history of predaceous diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Springer, pp. 17-47.

3 – Michat, M. C. & Archangelsky, M. (2014) Coleoptera: Gyrinidae. In: Roig-Juñent, S. A., Claps, L. E. & Morrone, J. J. (dirs.), Biodiversidad de Artrópodos Argentinos, vol. 3. Editorial INSUE – Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina, pp. 455-465.

4 – Archangelsky, M. & Michat, M. C. (2014) Coleoptera: Haliplidae. In: Roig-Juñent, S. A., Claps, L. E. & Morrone, J. J. (dirs.), Biodiversidad de Artrópodos Argentinos, vol. 3. Editorial INSUE – Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina, pp. 467-473.

5 – Benetti, C. J., Michat, M. C. & Archangelsky, M. (2018) Order Coleoptera: Introduction. In: Thorp and Covich’s Freshwater Invertebrates (4th edition): keys to Neotropical Hexapoda. Elsevier, pp. 497-517.

6 – Benetti, C. J., Michat, M. C., Ferreira-Jr., N., Benzi Braga, R., Megna, Y. S. & Toledo, M. (2018) Family Dytiscidae. In: Thorp and Covich’s Freshwater Invertebrates (4th edition): keys to Neotropical Hexapoda. Elsevier, pp. 539-560.

 

Doctoral theses supervised

1 – Libonatti, M. L.: Morphology, systematics, phylogeny and bionomy of Scirtidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Polyphaga) of Argentina. 2011-2016.

2 – Silvestro, V. A.: Systematic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the tribe Scotobiini (Insecta: Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). 2013-2018.

3 – Urcola, J. I.: Morfología larval, quetotaxia y filogenia de Noteridae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Adephaga) de la Argentina. 2017-current.

 

Degree theses supervised

Libonatti, M. L.: Genera of Dytiscidae (Coleoptera: Adephaga) from Argentina: morphology, distribution, and key to the identification of adults. 2010-2011.

 

Researchers supervised

Torres, P. L. M.: Biodiversity and conservation of Neotropical aquatic beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera). 2016-current.

 

Scholarships supervised

1 – Libonatti, M. L.: Generic key to the identification of adult Dytiscidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) of Argentina. 2010-2011.

2 – Libonatti, M. L.: Morphology, systematics, phylogeny and bionomy of Scirtidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Polyphaga) of Argentina. 2014-2016.

3 – Silvestro, V. A.: Systematic revision and cladistic analysis of the tribe Scotobiini (Insecta: Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). 2013-2018.

4 – Ramírez, L. C.: Insectos del cuaternario de las turberas de Tierra del Fuego. 2015-2017.

5 – Rodriguez, G.: Phylogenetic systematics of Hydrophilidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Polyphaga) based on the study of the sensory system of larvae: external morphology and ultrastructure, morpho-functional relationships, and distribution patterns of chaetotaxy. 2016-current.

6 – Libonatti, M. L.: Preimaginal morphology, systematics and phylogeny of Scirtidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Polyphaga) from Argentina. 2016-current.

7 – Pereyra, E.: Sistemática y biogeografía de isópodos Valvifera (Crustacea: Peracarida) de la Plataforma y el Talud Continental Argentino. 2017-current.

8 – Urcola, J. I.: Morfología larval, quetotaxia y filogenia de Noteridae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Adephaga) de la Argentina. 2017-current.

9 – Silvestro, V. A.: Systematic revision and cladistic analysis of the tribe Scotobiini (Insecta: Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). 2018-current.