Albert Deler-Hernández


Current position:
PhD student, Charles University in Prague

PhD project:
Taxonomy, phylogeny and phylogeography of the aquatic beetles (Coleoptera: Adephaga, Polyphaga) from the Caribbean region.

E-mail:
adeler1982(at)gmail(dot)com

Postal address:
Department of Entomology
National Museum in Prague
Cirkusova 1740
CZ-19300 Praha 9-Horni Pocernice
Czech Republic

Curriculum vitae: Download my CV here

Albert


I am now working on:
  • Systematics and evolutionary history of the genus Phaenonotum in the Caribbean Region 
  • Radiation of the genus Crenitulus in eastern Cuba
  • Larval morphology and chaetotaxy of the Cuban representatives of the family Hydraenidae
  • Description of a new species of Hydraena from Greater Antilles (Coleoptera: Hydraenidae)

Published scientific papers:
  • Arriaga-Varela E., Seidel M., Deler-Hernández A., Senderov V. & Fikacek M. (2017) A review of Cercyon Leach (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae, Sphaeridiinae) of the Greater Antilles. ZooKeys 681: 39-93. Link to the paper.
  • Deler-Hernandez A., Fikacek M., Delgado J. (2017) The Hydraenidae of Cuba (Insecta: Coleoptera) III. Description of two new hygropetric species of Hydraena Kugelann. Zootaxa 4250(5): 434-446. Link to the paper.
  • Deler-Hernandez A., Fikacek M., Delgado J. (2017) The Hydraenidae of Cuba (Insecta: Coleoptera) III. The Hydraenidae of Cuba (Insecta: Coleoptera) II: Morphology of preimaginal stages and notes on their biology. Zootaxa 4238(4): 451-498. Link to the paper.
  • Deler-Hernández A. & Fikacek M. (2016) Larval morphology and chaetotaxy of three Caribbean Berosus Leach, 1817 with revised adult diagnosis of Berosus undatus (Fabricius, 1792) (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Aquatic Insects 37(2): 99-113. Link to the paper.
  • Deler-Hernández A. & Fikacek M. (2016) Redescriptions and lectotype designations of Central American species of Phaenonotum Sharp (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae) based on the type material from the David Sharp collection. ZooKeys 579: 83-98. Link to the paper.

  • Deler-Hernandez A., Cala-Riquelme F. & Fikacek M. 2014: A review of the genus Oosternum Sharp of the West Indies (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Sphaeridiinae). Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 61: 43-63. Download PDF
  • Deler-Hernández A., F. Cala-Riquelme and Fikáček M. 2013: Description of a new species of Phaenonotum from eastern Cuba (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Sphaeridiinae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 53(2): 615-622. Download PDF
  • Deler-Hernández A., Fikáček M. and F. Cala-Riquelme. 2013: A review of the genus Berosus Leach of Cuba (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Zookeys 273: 73-106. Download PDF
  • Deler-Hernández A. and Delgado J. A. 2012: The Hydraenidae of Cuba (Insecta: Coleoptera) I: Contribution to the fauna of eastern Cuba. Zootaxa 3478: 213–238. See the abstract of the paper
  • Megna Y. S, Deler-Hernández A. and Challet G. L. 2011: Description of a new species of Laccophilus Leach (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae), with notes on other Cuban species. Coleopterists Bulletin 65(3): 213–226. See the abstract of the paper
  • Deler-Hernández A. and Santos-Silva A. 2011: Parandrinae from Cuba (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae). Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 51(14): 221-232. Download PDF
  • Deler-Hernández A. and Delgado J. A. 2010: Primer registro de Enochrus (Lumetus) hamiltoni (Horn, 1890) para Cuba (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) con datos sobre su hábitat. Revista de la Sociedad Colombiana de Entomología 36(2): 338-339. Download PDF
  • Deler-Hernández A. and Cala-Riquelme F. 2010: Escarabajos acuáticos de la reserva florística manejada “Monte Barranca”, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba (Coleoptera: Adephaga, Polyphaga). Novitates Caribaea 3: 69-76. Download PDF
  • Fernández I., Reyes-Sánchez E. E., Álvarez Á. D., Deler-Hernández A. and Megna Y. S. 2010: Colección entomológica “Juan C. Gundlach”: Superfamilias Hydrophiloidea e Histeroidea (Coleoptera: Staphyliniformia). Poeyana 498: 7-10. Download PDF
  • Fernández I., Deler-Hernández A. and Megna Y. S. 2010: Coleópteros de las superfamilias Hydrophiloidea e Histeroidea (Coleoptera: Staphyliniformia) depositados en el Instituto de Ecología y Sistemática, La Habana, Cuba. Poeyana 498: 27-30. Download PDF
  • Alarie Y., Megna Y. S. and Deler-Hernández A. 2009: First West Indies records of Thermonectus succinctus (Aubé, 1838) (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae), with notes on other Cuban species. Koleopterologische Rundschau 79: 5-16. Download PDF
  • Deler-Hernández A. and Megna Y. S. 2007: New records of Desmopachria tarda Spangler (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) an endemic specie from Cuba, with habitat notes. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 80 (3): 262-263. Download PDF
  • Deler-Hernández A., Megna Y. S., González D. and and Carcasés C. N. 2007: Insectos acuáticos y áreas prioritarias para la conservación en la cuenca alta del río Cauto, en la provincia Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Boletín Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 40: 451-461. Download PDF
  • Megna Y. S., Deler-Hernández A. and Naranjo Lopéz J. C. 2007: Estado Actual del Conocimiento de la Familia Haliplidae en Cuba (Coleoptera: Haliploidea). Bioriente 1: 6-8. Download PDF
  • Megna S. Y. and Deler A. 2006: Hydradephaga (Coleoptera: Adephaga) del Sector Baracoa del Parque Nacional Alejandro de Humboldt, Cuba. Boletín Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 38: 153-156. Download PDF
  • Megna S. Y. and Deler A. 2006: Composición taxonómica, distribución y bionomía de la familia Noteridae (Coleoptera: Adephaga) en Cuba. Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 65 (1-2): 69-80. Download PDF

Conference presentations:
  • Deler-Hernández A. and Delgado J. A. 2011: First data on the study of larval morphology and chaetotaxy of the family Hydraenidae from Cuba. P. 736. In: FIKÁČEK M., SKUHROVEC J. & ©ÍPEK P. (eds.): Abstracts of the Immature Beetles Meeting 2011, September 29–30, Prague, Czech Republic. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 51: 731–756. Download PDF
  • Deler-Hernández A., Sýkora V., Fikáček M. 2017: Systematics and biogeography of the hydrophilid and hydraenid beetles (Coleoptera) in the Greater Antilles. Zoologické dny 2017, Brno, Czech Republic, 9-10th February 2017.
  • Arriaga-Varela E., Seidel M., Deler-Hernández A., Fikáček M.: A review of the Cercyon (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) of the Greater Antilles: integrating morphology and DNA. Zoologické dny 2017, Brno, Czech Republic, 9-10th February 2017.