Claudia Nuñez Penichet

Doctoral Aspirant
Primary office:
Dyche Hall


Summary

Advisor name: Jorge Soberon
Research Interests: Ecology and conservation of Lepidoptera. Ecological Niche Modeling. Biogeography, Biodiversity informatics.
Hometown: Havana, Cuba

 

Education:

  • 2013. Bachelor in Biology, Havana University, Cuba
  • 2017. Master in Zoology and Animal Ecology, Havana University, Cuba

Publications:

  • Nuñez-Penichet, C., M.E. Cobos, J. Gutiérrez y A. Barro. 2016. Potential distribution of the genus Omphalea (Euphorbiaceae) in Cuba: an approach to its actual distribution. Revista del Jardín Botánico Nacional 37: 165–175.
  • Cobos M. E., C. Nuñez-Penichet y K. Valarezo- Aguilar. 2015. First record of an American Bullfrog (Litobathes catesbeianus) population in Loja, Ecuador. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 22(1): 46-48.

Presentations, Symposia, Meetings, Workshops:

  • Nuñez-Penichet, C., Cobos M.E., A. Barro and J. Soberón. Potential migrations routes of Urania boisduvalii (Lepidoptera: Uraniidae) between his host-plants population (Omphalea spp.). VI Encuentro de Lepidoptera Neotropicales. Concepción, Chile (2018). Contributed oral paper.
  • Nuñez-Penichet, C., Cobos M.E. and A. Barro. Study of the migration of a species endemic from Cuba using GIS tools. GIS Day. Loja, Ecuador (2016). Contributed oral paper.
  • Cobos, M.E., C. Nuñez-Penichet, C Mendoza and K. Valarezo-Aguilar. Impact of climate change on the potential distribution of Perico Pechi Blanco (Pyrrhura albipectus). V Ecuadorian Ornithological Meeting. Zamora. Ecuador (2016). Contributed oral paper.
  • Cobos, M.E. and C. Nuñez-Penichet. Forest loss and climate change: searching for possible synergies to identify priority areas for restoration. I Ecuadorian Landscape Restoration Congress. Loja, Ecuador (2016). Contributed oral paper.
  • Nuñez-Penichet C., M. E. Cobos and A. Barro. Possible migratory routes of Urania boisduvalii (Lepidoptera: Uranidae) in Cuba: connectivity and conservation. V Conservation of Biological Diversity in Cuba Meeting, Havana, Cuba (2015). Contributed oral paper.
  • Nuñez-Penichet, C., A. Barro y M.E. Cobos. Relationship between the probability of the presence of Urania boisduvalii (Lepidoptera: Uranidae) and its host plants (genus Omphalea). IV Conservation of Biological Diversity in Cuba Meeting, Havana, Cuba (2014). Contributed oral paper.
  • Nuñez-Penichet C. y A. Barro. Modeling the ecological niche of Greta cubana (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Ithomiinae). III Conservation of Biological Diversity in Cuba Meeting, Havana, Cuba (2013). Contributed oral paper.
  • Nuñez-Penichet C., Y. Ferrer y D. Denis. Comparison of the ecological niche models of Grus canadensis nesiotes (Aves: Gruidae) between two Cuban populations. XVII Mesoamerican Congress of Biology and Conservation; VII Symposium of Zoology. Havana, Cuba (2013). Contributed oral paper.
  • Nuñez-Penichet C., Y. Ferrer y D. Denis. Comparison of the ecological niche of Grus canadensis nesiotes (Aves: Gruidae) between the populations of the Isle of Youth and the Great Northern Wetland of Ciego de Ávila, Cuba. II Conservation of Biological Diversity in Cuba Meeting, Havana, Cuba (2012). Contributed oral paper.
  • Nuñez-Penichet C., Y. Ferrer y D. Denis. Is it possible to predict the presence and abundance of Grus canadensis nesiotes in the Fauna Refuge El Venero, based on geographic and spectral habitat variables? II International Symposium on Ecology and Conservation "S.O.S NATURA", Santiago de Cuba, Cuba (2012). Contributed oral paper.
  • Nuñez-Penichet C., Y. Ferrer y D. Denis. Modeling potential distribution of Grus canadensis nesiotes (Aves: Gruidae) in Cuba. III National Workshop on Ornithology. Ciénaga de Zapata, Matanzas, Cuba (2012). Contributed oral paper.
  • Nuñez-Penichet C., Y. Ferrer y D. Denis. Potential value of habitat spectral indices in the study of nesting site selection of Grus canadensis nesiotes (Aves: Gruidae) in marsh grasslands. III Symposium on Ecology, Society, and Environment, Pinar del Río, Cuba (2011). Contributed oral paper.
  • Nuñez-Penichet C., A. Rodríguez, Z. Navarro, N. Valentín, A. Márquez y Y. La Rosa. Relationship between habitat characteristics and bird communities of the Great Northern Wetland of Ciego de Ávila. II National Workshop on Ornithology. Pinares de Mayarí, Holguín, Cuba (2010). Contributed oral paper.
  • Rodríguez A., Z. Navarro, N. Valentín, C. Nuñez-Penichet, A. Márquez y Y. La Rosa. Composition and structure of the bird communities of the Great Northern Wetland of Ciego de Ávila, Cuba. II National Symposium on the Administration, Management and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources. Ciego de Ávila, Cuba (2010). Contributed oral paper.

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