Sondeo biótico e inventario de los escarabajos dinastinos de Mesoamérica, Norteamérica y las Antillas: un proyecto multinacional a largo plazo

Ronald D. Cave, Brett C. Ratcliffe
2009 Cuadernos de Biodiversidad  
A Biotic Survey and Inventory of the Dynastine Scarab Beetles of Mesoamerica, North America, and the West Indies: a Long-term, Multi-country Project. Our long-term, multicountry inventory explores the diversity of the subfamily Dynastinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in a megadiverse region seriously imperiled by deforestation, invasive species, and urbanization. The project's objectives are (1) study and document the diversity, spatial and temporal distributions, and ecological preferences of
more » ... astines north of South America, and clarify the nomenclature of the genera and species; (2) disseminate knowledge to the scientific community, students, and public through monographs and an electronic database; (3) train students, parataxonomists, and collection Los insectos no heredaron la Tierra. Ya son los dueños. Pues debemos hacer la paz con los dueños. Thomas Eisner (1989)
doi:10.14198/cdbio.2009.29.02 fatcat:g3alpl7sz5gkxngjobmn2ubyk4