Carlos Viquez

Arachnids Researcher

My info

Full name
Carlos Viquez
I am
a professional scientist
Curator level
Full Curator


35 objects curated
5 taxa curated
0 images set as exemplar
0 articles selected for Overview
0 preferred classifications selected

0 common names added
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0 common names curated

3 taxa commented
4 comments submitted
4 articles added
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Curator qualifications

Arachnid Curator at National Institute for Biodiversity (INBio), Costa Rica. With taxonomy research experience at Central America. Publication references: - Viquez, C. & Luis. F. de Armas. 2007. A new species of Mastigoproctus Pocock, 1894 (Thelyphonida: Thelyphonidae) from Venezuela. Zootaxa: 1463: 39-45. - Viquez, C. & Luis. F. de Armas. 2006. Un nuevo género y dos nuevas especies de vinagrillos centroamericanos (Arachnida: Thelyphonida). Bol. S.E.A. 38: 37-41 - Viquez, C. & Luis. F. de Armas. 2007. Mastigoproctus liochirus Pocock is a junior synonym of Mimoscorpius pugnator (Butler) (Arachnida: Thelyphonida). Bol. S.E.A. 40: 507-509 - Viquez, C. & Luis. F. de Armas. 2005. Dos nuevos géneros de vinagrillos de Centroamérica y las Antillas (Arachnida: Thelyphonida). Bol. S.E.A. 37: 95-98. Member of the SEA: Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa Actually work on Opiliones (Cosmetidae), Scorpions, Uropygi, Schizomids, Amblypygi and some families of Spiders, specially Theraphosidae (Tarantulas)
Curation scope
2012 class of EOL Rubenstein Fellows for Arachnids of Central America (Except Acari) (