The Tropical Biology Award 2010 has been awarded to zoologist Diomedes Quintero Arias
Panamanian zoologist Diomedes Quintero
Arias (born December 20, 1940 in Panama City)
has received the Tropical Biology Award 2010.
For several decades he has conducted field
research throughout the Americas, from the
USA to Chile (Atacama Desert), but his work
has concentrated on the biodiversity of tropical
arthropods, including research trips to the
Amazon jungles of Peru and Brazil.