Insect Communities

Fernando P. Gaona – publications

Gaona F.P., Iñiguez-Armijos C., Brehm G., Fiedler K., Espinosa C.I. (in press) Drastic loss of insects (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) in urban landscapes in a tropical biodiversity hotspot. Journal of Insect Conservation.

Zúñiga-Sarango W., Gaona F.P., Reyes-Castillo V., Iñiguez-Armijos C. (2020) Disrupting the biodiversity–ecosystem function relationship: Response of shredders and leaf breakdown to urbanization in Andean streams. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 8: 592404.

Gaona F.P., Guerrero A., Gusman E., Espinosa C.I. (2019) Pollen resources used by two species of stingless bees (Meliponini) in a tropical dry forest of southern Ecuador. Journal of Insect Science 19: 22.

Chuquimarca L., Gaona F.P., Iñiguez-Armijos C., Benítez A. (2019) Lichen responses to disturbance: clues for biomonitoring the land-use effects on riparian Andean Ecosystems. Diversity 11: 73.

Székely D., Gaona F.P., Székely P., Cogălniceanu D. (2019) What does a Pacman eat? Macrophagy and necrophagy in a generalist predator (Ceratophrys stolzmanni). PeerJ 7: e6406

Brehm G., Gaona F.P., Fiedler K. (2016) Andean rainforests: studying the global hotspot of Lepidopteran diversity. Pp 110-115. In Bogner F.X., Bendix J., Beck E. (eds). Biodiversity Hotspot Tropical Mountain Rainforest. NCI Foundation, Loja, Ecuador. ISBN 978-9942-14-583-3

Torres-Carvajal O., Gaona F.P., Zaragoza C., Székely P. (2015) First record of Macropholidus ruthveni Noble 1921 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from Ecuador. Herpetology Notes 8: 25-26.