Dr. Professor Ricardo Toshio Fujihara holds Biology degree (State University of Maringa, UEM, Brazil, 2004), as well as Master´s degree in Zoology (2008) and Doctoral degree in Zoology (2012) from São Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil. Nowadays, he is professor of the Department of Natural Sciences, Math and Education (DCNME) and vice director of the Agricultural Sciences Center (CCA) at the Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil. Besides articles and book chapters, he published the book “Insects of economic importance: an illustrated guide to identification of families”, that is used by various institutions and faculties in Brazil.
Biology; Ecology and Management of Leaf-Cutting Ants; Biodiversity Informatics; Alternative Control methods.