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Héctor Barrios

Entomological Program (at University of Panama (UP)
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Faculty of Sciences
University of McGill, Biology
Montreal Canada

Investigador Distinguido
Sistema Nacional de Investigación
SENACYT, Panama (since 2010)

Universidad de Panama
Programa de Entomologia UP


Ph.D., Biology, Zoological Institute of Academy of Science, Leningrad, URSS, 1987

M.Sc., Biology, University of Frunse, Simferopol, URSS, 1983

Research Interests

I have gained experience with insect-plant-herbivore interactions in the tropics; biodiversity and specificity of herbivorous insects; spatial and temporal distribution of insects; community structure and taxonomy of arborescent arthropods; tropical ecology of the forest canopy

Editing Experience

Entomological Editor, Scientia (since 2019), University of Panama Journal


ORCID number: 0000-0002-0542-1731

70 published papers (October 2020)

ISI WEB OF KNOWLEDGE: 775 citations, h-index = 11.

GOOGLE SCHOLAR: 1,705 citations, h-index =17.

RESEARCH GATE:  1,289 citations, h-index = 17.