Carlos Peña

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


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1 taxon curated
1 image set as exemplar
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Curator qualifications

Postdoc at University of Turku Authorship in several peer-reviewed publications: 1. Heikkilä, M., Kaila, L., Mutanen, M., Peña, C., & Wahlberg, N. 2012. Cretaceous origin and repeated Tertiary diversification of the redefined butterflies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 279: 1093-1099 | doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.1430 2. Peña, C., Nylin, S., & Wahlberg, N. 2011. The radiation of Satyrini butterflies (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae): a challenge for phylogenetic methods. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 161(1): 64-87. | doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00627.x 3. Peña, C., Nylin, S., Freitas, A.V.L. & N. Wahlberg. 2010. Biogeographic history of the butterfly subtribe Euptychiina (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Zoologica Scripta, 38: 243-258. | doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2010.00421.x 4. Kodandaramaiah, U., Peña, C., Braby, M., Grund, R., Müller, C. J., Nylin, S. & N. Wahlberg. 2010. Phylogenetics of Coenonymphina (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) and the problem of rooting rapid radiations. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 54: 386-394. | doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.08.012 5. Wahlberg, N., Leneveu, J., Kodandaramaiah, U., Peña, C., Nylin, S., Freitas, A. V. L. & Brower, A. V. Z. 2009. Nymphalid butterflies diversify following near demise at the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B, 276: 4295–4302 | doi:10.1098/rspb.2009.1303. 6. Peña, C., & N. Wahlberg. 2008. Prehistorical climate change increased diversification of a group of butterflies. Biology Letters 4(3): 274-278. | Supplementary Material | Commentary in Telegraph | doi:10.1098/rsbl.2008.0062 7. Peña, C., N. Wahlberg, E. Weingartner, U. Kodandaramaiah, S. Nylin, A.V.L. Freitas & A.V.Z. Brower. 2006. Higher level phylogeny of Satyrinae butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) based on DNA sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40(1): 29-49. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2006.02.007 | 8. Peña, C. & G. Lamas. 2005. Revision of the butterfly genus Forsterinaria Gray, 1973 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Revista peruana de Biología 12(1): 5-48. | BibTeX
Curation scope
Butterflies in the family Nymphalidae