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.

Keywords: Tropical Biology Award, 2010