Alfredo E. Giraldo Mendoza

      Alfredo Giraldo is a peruvian entomologist currently working in the Museo de Entomología Klaus Raven Büller at Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina. His broader interest is systematic, diversity, and distribution of several beetle taxa, including Carabidae, Tenebrionidae and Scarabaeoidea. He is particularly interested in systematics of Dynastinae, as well as Cetoniinae and Scarabaeinae.
  Alfredo Giraldo
Alfredo Giraldo during a research internship at Instituto Argentino de Investigaciones de Zonas Áridas - IADIZA, Mendoza, Argentina
(Septiembre, 2017).


Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina
Museo de Entomología Klaus Raven Büller
Av. La Molina s/n, Lima 12
Lima – Perú



Ratcliffe, B.C. and Giraldo, A.E. 2014. Piscoperus paracanicola Ratcliffe and Giraldo, a new
genus and new species of Pentodontini from Peru, with a revised key to the New World
genera of Pentodontini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin, 68(1):103-110.

Giraldo-Mendoza, A.E. 2018. Two new species and distributional records of Cyclocephalini
from Peru (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae). Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica
Aragonesa (S.E.A.), 62: 83–88.

López-García, M.M., Giraldo-Mendoza, A.E. and Deloya, C. 2019. Taxonomic synopsis of the genus Tomarus Erichson, 1847 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) in Peru. Zootaxa, 4604 (3): 428–440.

Giraldo-Mendoza, A.E. 2019. A new species of the genus Pucaya from Peru (Coleoptera:
Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae). Acta Zoológica Mexicana (n. s.), 35: 1–6.

Giraldo-Mendoza, A.E. 2021. A new species of Golofa Hope, 1837 from Peruvian Andes
(Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae). Studies and Reports Taxonomical Series, 17(2):