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Alexander Sanchez Ruiz

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Secretaria da Saúde (São Paulo - Estado). Instituto Butantan  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Cuba

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). Seventeen years (2000?) as curator of arachnid's collections; more than 20 000 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); media of publications per year: 2.36. 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)

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Scientific publications resulting from Research Grants and Scholarships under the grantee's responsibility (9)

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BRESCOVIT, ANTONIO D.; SANCHEZ-RUIZ, ALEXANDER. Descriptions of two new genera of the spider family Caponiidae (Arachnida, Araneae) and an update of Tisentnops and Taintnops from Brazil and Chile. ZOOKEYS, n. 622, p. 47-84, . Web of Science Citations: 1. (11/50689-0, 12/09680-1)

BRESCOVIT, ANTONIO D.; SANCHEZ-RUIZ, ALEXANDER; BONALDO, ALEXANDRE B.. On the spider genus Syspira Simon, 1895 (Araneae: Miturgidae) in the Caribbean: four new species from Dominican Republic. Zootaxa, v. 4370, n. 1, p. 57-66, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (12/09680-1)

SANCHEZ-RUIZ, ALEXANDER; BRESCOVIT, ANTONIO D.. A revision of the Neotropical spider genus Nops MacLeay (Araneae: Caponiidae) with the first phylogenetic hypothesis for the Nopinae genera. Zootaxa, v. 4427, n. 1, p. 1-121, . Web of Science Citations: 1. (11/50689-0, 12/09680-1)

BRESCOVIT, ANTONIO D.; RUIZ, ALEXANDER SANCHEZ; ALAYON GARCIA, GIRALDO. The Filistatidae in the Caribbean region, with a description of the new genus Antilloides, revision of the genus Filistatoides F. O. P.-Cambridge and notes on Kukulcania Lehtinen (Arachnida, Araneae). Zootaxa, v. 4136, n. 3, p. 401-432, . Web of Science Citations: 3. (11/50689-0, 12/09680-1)

SANCHEZ-RUIZ, ALEXANDER; BRESCOVIT, ANTONIO D.. A new genus with seven species of the Subfamily Nopinae (Araneae, Caponiidae) from the Neotropical region. Zootaxa, v. 4291, n. 1, p. 117-143, . Web of Science Citations: 1. (11/50689-0, 12/09680-1)

BRESCOVIT, ANTONIO D.; RUIZ, ALEXANDER SANCHEZ. The first species of the genus Caponina from Brazilian Amazonia (Araneae: Caponiidae). Zootaxa, v. 3640, n. 2, p. 296-298, . Web of Science Citations: 1. (11/50689-0, 12/09680-1)

RUIZ, ALEXANDER SANCHEZ; BRESCOVIT, ANTONIO D.. The genus Loxosceles Heineken & Lowe (Araneae: Sicariidae) in Cuba and Hispaniola, West Indies. Zootaxa, v. 3731, n. 2, p. 212-222, . Web of Science Citations: 3. (11/50689-0, 12/09680-1)

RUIZ, ALEXANDER SANCHEZ; BRESCOVIT, ANTONIO D.. On the taxonomic placement of the Cuban spider Nops ariguanabo Alayon and the description of a new Mexican Tarsonops (Araneae, Caponiidae). Zootaxa, v. 3914, n. 2, p. 131-143, . Web of Science Citations: 3. (11/50689-0, 12/09680-1)

SANCHEZ-RUIZ, ALEXANDER; BRESCOVIT, ANTONIO D.; ALAYON, GIRALDO. Four new caponiids species (Araneae, Caponiidae) from the West Indies and redescription of Nops blandus (Bryant). Zootaxa, v. 3972, n. 1, p. 43-64, . Web of Science Citations: 4. (11/50689-0, 12/09680-1)

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