Jacqueline Rodríguez


Jacqueline is an entomologist working on different projects related to insect diversity, ecology, taxonomy and conservation. She has been working at the Charles Darwin Foundation since 2014, first as acting head of the Terrestrial Invertebrate Collection (ICCDRS) for 3 years. She is currently leading terrestrial invertebrate monitorings in different habitats, such as the threatened Scalesia (giant daisy) forests and the agricultural zone. In addition, Jacqueline is working on a project to find an effective control method for the yellow paper wasp (Polistes versicolor), an invasive species in Galapagos. She is also in charge of the identification of insects intercepted in cargo, airports, tourist boats, urban areas and protected areas. She has a degree in Biological Sciences from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (PUCE) and is currently finishing her Master's degree in Sustainability and Conservation Planning, also at PUCE.

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