Georgina Rodriguez

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Doctor in Biological Sciences (University of Buenos Aires).

Post-doctoral scholarship (CONICET).

Research interests

Coming out of the water: morphology and diversity of semiterrestrial and terrestrial larvae of the family Hydrophilidae (Coleoptera: Polyphaga), and evolution of the sensiliar system in relation to the environment. 2021-current.

Courses taught

Digital scientific illustration (assistant).

Research articles

1 – Rodriguez, G.; Archangelsky, M. & Torres, P. L. M. (2015) Description of immatures of Berosus decolor Knisch, 1924 (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Berosini), with emphasis on chaetotaxy and morphometry. Zootaxa 3981(4): 577-591.

2 – Archangelsky, M.; Rodriguez, G. & Torres, P. L. M. (2016) Primary chaetotaxy and larval morphometry of Phaenonotum exstriatum and Dactylosternum cacti (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 56(1): 167-193.

3 – 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.

4 – Urcola, J. I., Alarie, Y., Benetti, C. J., Rodriguez, G. & Michat, M. C. (2019) Larval morphology and analysis of primary chaetotaxy in the genus Suphis Aubé, 1836 (Coleoptera: Noteridae). Zootaxa 4619(1): 121-138.

5 – Rodriguez, G., Torres, P. L. M. & Archangelsky, M. (2020) Chaetotaxy and morphometry of the head capsule and head appendages of the genus Derallus Sharp (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Zootaxa 4722(5): 423-442.

6 – Urcola, J. I., Benetti, C. J., Alarie, Y., Rodriguez, G. & Michat, M. C. (2020) Characterization and mapping of sensilla on the head appendages of noterid larvae (Coleoptera: Noteridae), and development of a preliminary biometric method for taxa delimitation. Journal of Morphology 281(10), 1210-1222.

7 – Rodriguez, G., Fikacek, M., Minoshima, Y., Archangelsky, M. & Torres, P. L. M. (2021) Going underwater: multiple origins and functional morphology of piercing-sucking feeding and tracheal system adaptations in water scavenger beetle larvae (Coleoptera: Hydrophiloidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (DOI: 10.1093/zoolinnean/zlaa132).