Luis Alberto Figueroa


Luis Alberto Figueroa.

Luis Figueroa is a researcher at the Natural History Museum at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Lima, Peru. He is interested in Scarabaeidae systematics with an emphasis on Scarabaeinae. His undergradate thesis was the Phanaeini of Peru, and his M.Sc. thesis (ongoing) is the distribution of the more common species of Scarabaeinae of Peru. He is currently working with the museum collections that now have more than 20,000 specimens of Scarabaeoidea.

Luis Figueroa Reynoso

Departmento de Entomología
Museo de Historia Natural de la UNMSM
Av. Arenales 1256 Jesús MaríaApartado Postal 14-0434Lima, PERÚ 


TEL: 51-1 471 0117 Anxo 37/ 51- 997935761


Figueroa, L. and Alvarado, M. (submitted). Estudio preliminar de coleópteros coprofagos  (Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) en la Reserva Nacional Tambopata, Madre de Dios. Revista Peruana de Biología. 

Grados, J., L. Figueroa. and M. Alvarado. 2010. Insectos: Scarabaeinae (Coleoptera) y Arctiidae (Lepidoptera). In: Figueroa, J. and M. Stucchi (Editors). Biodiversidad de los alrededores de Puerto Maldonado. Línea Base ambiental del EIA del lote 111, Madre de Dios, Perú. IPyD Ingenieros y AICB. Lima, Perú. 224 pp.



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