Water and Cave Beetle Evolution Lab
Animal Biodiversity and Evolution Programme
Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CSIC-UPF)
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Running

  • Convergent evolution in subterranean Coleoptera [Abstract]. Duration: 2017-2019. Funding: Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitivity (ref. CGL2016-76705-P). PI: Ignacio Ribera (IBE). Researchers: Caio Antunes-Carvalho (Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brasil), Rolf G. Beutel (Phyletisches Museum, Jena, Germany), Charles Bourdeau (Toulouse), Alexandra Cieslak (Barcelona), Arnaud Faille (ZSM, Munich), Javier Fresneda (Llesp, Lleida), Markus Friedrich (Wayne State University, US), Adrian Villastrigo (IBE, Barcelona).
  • The evolution of habitat transitions in aquatic Coleoptera [Abstract]. Duration: 2014-2017. Funding: Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitivity (ref. CGL2013-48950-C2-1-P). PI: Ignacio Ribera (IBE). Researchers: Luis Felipe Valladares (Universidad de León); Manfred A. Jach (Naturhistorisches Museum Wien). Project coordinated with CGL2013-48950-C2-2-P, IPs: Josefa Velasco & Andrés Millán (Universidad de Murcia).

Recent

  • Evolution of the thermal tolerance in Pleistocene range expansions of aquatic Coleoptera from Mediterranean refugia [Abstract]. Duration: 1.1.2011-31.12.2013. Funding: Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (ref. CGL2010-15755). PI: Ignacio Ribera (IBE). Researchers: Amparo Hidalgo (IBE); Josefina Garrido, Cesar J. Benetti (Universidad de Vigo); Luis Felipe Valladares (Universidad de León); David Bilton (University of Plymouth, UK).
  • Atlas y Libro Rojo de los Coleópteros acuáticos de España Peninsular [Abstract]. Duration: 15.10.2010-17.9.2013. Funding: Spanish Ministry of Environment. PI: Andrés Millán (Universidad de Murcia).
  • Effectiveness of the peninsular National Park Net in the conservation of aquatic biodiversity [Efectividad de la Red de Parques Nacionales peninsulares en la conservación de la biodiversidad acuática] [Abstract]. Duration: 20.12.2007-31.12.2011. Funding: Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, research programme on National Parks (ref. 023/2007). PI: Andrés Millán (Universidad de Murcia). Researchers: Ignacio Ribera, Pedro Abellán (IBE, MNCN), Jorge Lobo (MNCN), Josefa Velasco, David Sánchez-Fernández, Félix Picazo, Cayetano Gutiérrez (Universidad de Murcia).
  • The evolution of the size of the geographical range as a key factor in the generation of biodiversity [Abstract]. Duration: 1.10.2007-31.12.2010. Funding: Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (ref. CGL2007-61665). PI: Ignacio Ribera (IBE, MNCN). Researchers: Josefina Garrido (Universidad de Vigo), Juan Angel Díaz-Pazos (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela), Luis Felipe Valladares (Universidad de León), David Bilton (University of Plymouth, UK), Michael Balke (Zoologische Staatssammlung München).
  • Macroecology and macroevolution of aquatic Coleoptera [Abstract]. Duration: 13.12.2004-13.12.2007. Funding: Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology (ref. CGL2004-00028). PI: Ignacio Ribera (MNCN). Researchers: Josefina Garrido, Cesar Benetti (Universidad de Vigo), Juan Angel Díaz-Pazos (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela), Garth Foster (The Scottish Agricultural College).
  • Origen de las diferencias en el tamaño del rango geográfico entre especies filogenéticamente próximas. Duration: 1.1.2007- 31.12.2007. Funding: CSIC-Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid (Ref. 200630M049). PI: Ignacio Ribera (MNCN). Researchers: Alexandra Cieslak (MNCN).
  • Origen y evolución de la fauna de coleópteros cavernícolas Leptodirini del Pirineo (Coleoptera, Leiodidae). Duration: 1.9.2006-31.12.2007. Funding: CSIC, Proyectos Intramurales Especiales I3 (Ref. 2006 3 0I 071). PI: Ignacio Ribera.
  • Phylogenetic approaches to the evolution of life cycles in Leptodirini (Coleoptera). Duration: 1.10.2007-31.12.2010. Funding: Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. PI: Alexandra Cieslak (MNCN, IBE).

 

 


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