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Dr. Hugo Benítez

SCIENTIFIC TRAINING
  • Licenciado en Biología, Universidad de Concepción, Chile, 2007.
  • Biology, University of Concepción, Chile, 2008.
  • Master’s in Science, mention in Zoology, University of Concepción, Chile, 2011.
  • PhD in Evolutionary Biology, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom, 2016.
INSTITUTIONS
  • Laboratory of Evolutionary Ecology and Morphometry of the Catholic University of Maule.
RESEARCH AREAS
  • Evolutionary Ecology
  • Geometric Morphometry
  • Entomology
  • Biological invasions
  • Systematic Biology
  • Evolution
FEATURED RESEARCHES
  • Benítez HA; Püschel TA; Suazo MJ. 2022. Drosophila Wing Integration and Modularity: A Multi-Level Approach to Understand the History of Morphological Structures. Biology, 11, 567.
  • Alvarez-Varas R; Rojas-Hernández N; Heidemeyer M; Riginos C; Benítez, HA; Araya-Donoso R; Resendiz E; Lara-Uc M; Godoy D; Muñoz JP; Alarcon-Ruales D; Alfaro-Shigueto J; Ortiz-Alvarez C; Mangel J; Vianna J; Veliz D. 2021. Green, yellow or black? Genetic differentiation and adaptation signatures in a highly migratory marine turtle. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 
  • Alvares-Varas R; Heidemeyer M; Riginos C; Benítez HA; Reséndiz E; Lara-Uc M; Godoy D; Muñoz-Pérez J; Alarcón-Ruales D; Vélez-Rubio G; Fallabrino A; Piovano S; Alfaro-Shigueto J; Ortiz-Álvarez C; Mangel J; Esquerre D; Zárate P; Medrano C; Vianna J; Veliz D. 2021. Integrating morphological and genetic data at different spatial scales in a cosmopolitan marine turtle species: challenges for management and conservation. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 
  • Nuñez-Vallecillo M; Rivera A; Górski K; Brante A; Benítez HA. 2021. Ecomorphological analyses reveal stock structure of two commercially important fish species (Lutjanus synagris and Haemulon plumierii) in the Caribbean. Fisheries Research. 234, 105812.
  • Benítez HA; Lemic D; Villalobos-Leiva A; Bažok R; Órdenes-Claveria R; Pajač Živković I; Mikac K. 2020. Breaking Symmetry: Fluctuating Asymmetry and Geometric Morphometrics as tools for evaluating developmental instability under diverse agroecosystems. Symmetry 12 (11), 1789.

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