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Maria del Carmen Viera Paulino

Country of origin: Uruguay Currently in: Uruguay, Montevideo General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


1995 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Prof. Entomology of Faculty of Sciences, UdelaR and Associated Research of Institute of Biological Sciences Research. First Level of Research of the Postgraduate Program. General Coodinator of Animal Biology Area.

Research Keywords: 
social spiders
predatory behavior of spiders in agroecosystem

Publications resulting from Research: 

Behaviour and Ecology of Spiders: Contributions from de Neotropical Region. 2017. Viera, C. & M. Olivera-Gonzaga. Springer Ed. 437 pp
Comparison of the capture efficiency, prey processing and nutrient extraction in a generalist and a specialist spider predator. 2018. García, L , C. Viera & Pekar, S. 2018. Naturwissenschaften
Predatory versatility in females of the scorpion Bothriurus bonariensis (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae): Overcoming prey with different defensive mechanisms. 2018. Simone, Y., Viera, C. García, L. & van der Meijden, A. Journal of Insect Behavior.
Loading the male pedipalps: sperm induction in a subsocial spider. Rojas, A. & Viera, C. 2016. Journal of Arachnology.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 


American Arachnological Society