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Cuban biologist with a Ph.D. by the University of Alicante (Spain) and a M.Sc. by Institute of Ecology and Systematic (Cuba). Four years as Postdoctoral Researcher in the Instituto Butantan (Brazil). Proved experience in Systematics, Ecology and Biogeography of spiders. Leadership of working groups and inventories of biodiversity, experience management of a large amount of diverse data (e.g., specimens, tissue samples, images). Curator of arachnid's collections; more than 30 000 specimens acquired by personal collections and donations from colleagues. Able to identify a wide variety of spiders at families, genera and species levels. Knowledge of anatomy, morphology, ethology, taxonomy and phylogenetic relationships of several Synspermiata spider families. 46 Scientific publications (24 Peer-reviewed articles, 14 Books Chapters and 8 other publications). Wide experience in fieldworks and structured sampling proved in hundreds of expeditions to study and collect arachnids in the Caribbean Islands, Colombia and Brazil. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
The family Caponiidae, is a group of Haplogynae spiders composed by 15 genera and 83 species. The study of this family is considered insufficient. Some genera as Caponina, Cubanops and Orthonops, have been acceptably revised, others as Calponia, Diploglena, Iraponia, Laoponia, Nopsides, Notnops, Nyetnops, Taintnops and Tisentnops need other studies, while Caponia, Nops and Tarsonops sti...
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