Entomological Museum

Dr. Venus Christina J. Calilung is a Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Weed Science, Entomology and Plant Pathology of the College of Agriculture and Food Science. She received her PhD and MS in Systematic Entomology from the University of the Philippines Los Banos in 1972 and 1967, respectively. She graduated from UP Diliman with a BS degree in Zoology in 1954.

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Dr. Aimee Lynn B. Dupo is MNH's curator for moths and spiders. She is currently Professor 10 at the Institute of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, UPLB and designated as the Secretary of the UPLB Graduate School. Aimee obtained her PhD in Entomology (2011), MS in Entomology minor in Genetics (2003) and BS Agriculture major in Entomology (1999) from UPLB. 

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Dr. Leonila C. Raros, Professor Emeritus at Institute of Weed Science, Entomology and Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture and Food Science is the Museum's Curator for Mites. Dr. Raros obtained her BS Agriculture, 1961 and MS (Entomology) 1964 from UPLB. He garnered her PhD (Entomology) in 1970 from the University of Minnesota. She also spent one term attendance each in the Ohio State University (Summer Institute of Acarology 1965) and University of Kansas (Fall 1965).

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Dr. Jessamyn D. Recuenco-Adorada, Associate Professor 7 at the Institute of Weed Science, Entomology and Plant Pathology of the College of Agriculture and Food Science, is the Museum's curator for Coccinellidae, especially Lady Beetles. She holds a Doctorate Degree in Entomology (Insect Systematics) obtained from the University of the Philippines Los Baños in 2007 and teaches insect taxonomy and systematics and other crop protection courses.

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Dr. Ireneo L. Lit, Jr is Professor 12 at the Environmental Biology Division, Institute of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, UPLB and concurrently its Division Head. Ireneo or "Jun" gained his PhD by Research (2002) and MS degrees (1989) in Systematic Entomology and his BS Agriculture (1983, Major in Entomology) from the University of the Philippines Los Banos. Jun was a Honorary Visiting Postgraduate Research Fellow in Ecology, Evolution and Systematic at the Australian National University from 1994-1997.

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Prof. Juancho B. Balatibat is the museum's curator for forest insects.

An Associate Professor 6 at the Department of Forest Biological Sciences, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, Prof. Juancho specializes in entomology, zoology and wildlife, conservation biology, biodiversity and wildlife conservation.

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Dr. Sheryl A. Yap is MNH's curator for weevils and hoppers. She is currently Associate Professor 6 and the Director of the Institute of Weed Science, Entomology and Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture and Food Science, UPLB. Sheng finishing her PhD studies in Forest Entomology with minor courses in Systematics and Taxonomy and Botany in 2014.

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