Marta Goula

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Understanding how global environmental change impacts insect biodiversity is central to the core principals of conservation biology. To preserve the ecosystem services provided by insects in cities, it is crucial to understand how insect species are influenced by the degree of urbanization of the surrounding landscape. Using a hierarchical(More)
Internet photosharing websites is a very recent and powerful tool for the study of biodiversity, and a meeting point of general public fond of nature and professional naturalists. The article discusses when an uploaded picture is scientifically valuable, and the benefits of structured hosting websites for the most fruitful information retrieval. Examples(More)
Perenotus gen. nov. is described based on males and females from the Canary Islands, Spain. This new genus is easily recognized by having a myrmecomorphic appearance and a scutellar hump in both sexes. Systellonotus stysi J. Ribes, Pagola-Carte et Heiss, 2008, was described based on females collected in Tenerife and La Palma, but careful examination showed(More)
Genus Perenotus and species Perenotus malobae were recently described as a new genus and species by Roca-Cusachs & Goula (2016). Article 16.4.2 of ICZN (1999) requires a statement of intent that the holotype is deposited in a collection and a statement indicating the name and location of that collection. Unfortunately, it is unclear if this requirement was(More)
Wheat is a very important crop in Italy, and is infested by wheat bugs belonging to the genera Eurygaster (Hemiptera: Scutellaridae) and Aelia (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Many wheat bug infestations have been reported in the north, south, and center of Italy, both in the past as well as recently. The present study was carried out in Sardinia, Italy, during(More)
With the aim of gaining insight into true bugs assemblages, and of giving tools to enhance environmental manager tasks, an analysis was made of the alpha and beta diversity of true bug assemblages in the NE Iberian Peninsula. The study took place during the years 1999, 2000, and 2001. The diversity of true bug assemblages among four typical Mediterranean(More)
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