Dr. Aimee Lynn B. Dupo is MNH's curator for moths and spiders. She is currently Associate Professor 4 at the Institute of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, UPLB.

Aimee obtained her PhD in Entomology (2011), MS in Entomology minor in Genetics (2003) and BS Agriculture major in Entomology (1999) from UPLB.

She is a member of the following organisations: Philippine Society for the Study of Nature, Association of Systematic Biologists, Biology Teachers’ Association, Philippine Association of Entomologists and the National Research Council of the Philippines.


Barrion-Dupo ALA, Banaay CGB, Lambio IAF, Maranan FS, Rabena MAF, Flores RJD, Deyto RC, Fajardo AM, Lit ILJr. 2013. Effect of population density on larval dispersion and pit construction of the antlion, Myrmeleon angustipennis Banks (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae). Asian Journal of Biological Sciences . vol.6(2): 131-137.

Perez, JEJ and ALA Barrion-Dupo. 2013. Arthropod Community Structure during the Early Stages of Leaf Litter Decomposition. Asian Journal of Biodiversity. Vol.4:84-98.

Barrion-Dupo ALA. 2013. New Records of two species of Cleora Curtis (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) from Mt. Makiling, Luzon, with a full checklist of species known ‘ from the Philippines. Checklist. 9(2):452-454. 

LAAdamat, EE Bermudo, MAJTorres, ALABarrion-Dupo and Cesar G. Demayo. 2013. Describing frequency of occurrence, size and stabilimentum-building behavior of four species of orb-web building Argiope spiders. ELBA Bioflux 5(1): 28-37.

AT Barrion, ALABarrion-Dupo, JLA Catindig, SC Villareal, D Cai, Q Yuan and KL Heong. 2012. New species of spiders (Araneae) from Hainan Island, China. UPLB Museum Publications in Natural History. No.3: 1-103.

LAAdamat, MAJ Torres, JAGorospe, ALABarrion-Dupo and CGDemayo. 2011. Orb web design of garden spider, Argiope appensa (Walckenaer, 1841) (Araneae: Araneidae).Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 5 (3): 175-184.

AT Barrion, ALA Barrion-Dupo, SS Villareal and C Ducheng. 2011. Tetragnatha heongi,a new species of long-jawed orb spider (Araneae: Tetragnathidae: Tetragnathinae) from Hainan Island, China. Asia Life Sciences. 20(2): 385-394.

Barrion-Dupo, ALA, Costales EF & IT Ngaloy. 2010. Annotated List of Described Milionia (Lepidoptera:Geometridae) Species in the Philippines with Notes on their Distribution. Journal of Nature Studies 9(1): 49-52.

MAJ Torres, AT Barrion, RC Joshi, LS Sebastian, AA Barrion, ALA Barrion-Dupo and CG Demayo. 2010. Systematic relationships of rice black bugs, Scotinophara spp. inferred using nonmetric multidimensional scaling technique and parsimony analysis. Egypt. Acad. J. biolog. Sci., 3 (1): 113 – 131.

Abrenica-Adamat, LR, MAJ Torres, A. A. Barrion, A L B Dupo and CG Demayo. 2009. The influence of prey on size, capture area and mesh height of the orb-web of The garden spider, Argiope aemula(Walckenaer, 1841) (Araneae: Araneidae). Egypt. Acad. J. biolog. Sci., 1 (1): 65-71.

Abrenica-Adamat, LR, MAJ Torres, A. A. Barrion, A L B Dupo and CG Demayo. 2009. Salient features of the orb-web of the garden spider, Argiopeluzona (Walckenaer, 1841) (Araneae: Araneidae)Egypt. Acad. J. biolog. Sci., 1 (1): 73- 83.

Barrion-Dupo, ALA, Lambio IAF, Maranan FSM & TLA Honrade. 2009. Community Structure of a Fragmented Mossy Forest in Bauko, Mt. Province. Journal of Nature Studies 8(3):1-8.

Barrion-Dupo, ALA. 2009. Arachnophagy by the Philippine Scops Owl, Otusmegalotis Walden.Philipp. Ent. 23(2): 174-178.

Barrion-Dupo, ALA. 2008. Taxonomy of Philippine Derby Spider. AsiaLife Sciences 17(2): 231-248.

Genil FGdM, Barrion AA, Villamael LN, Barrion-Dupo ALA & Barrion AT. 2007. Testicular Cells and Chromosomes of the Rice Black bug, Scotinophara sp. (coarctata group) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) Sampled from Rice Fields in the Bicol Region. Philipp. Ent. 21(2): 173-185.

C.M.V. Velasco, A.A. Barrion and A.L.A. Barrion. 2006. Research Note: Egg Choromosomes of the Subterranean Termites Hospitalitermes Luzonensis OSHIMA (ISOPTERA: TERMITIDAE). Philipp. Ent. 20(1):94-101.

Barrion A.T., A.A. Barrion and A.L.A. Barrion. 2000. Checklist of Philippine Spiders (Araneae: Arachnida). U.P. Los Baños Museum of Natural History. 17p.

Barrion A.T. and A.L.A. Barrion. 2002. Rice Entomology: Recent Developments in the Management of Insect Pests in the Philippines.Philipp.Ent. 16(2):117-127.

A.L.B. Dupo and A.T. Barrion. 2009. Taxonomy and General Biology of DelphacidPlanthoppers in Rice Agroecosystems. inPlanthoppers: new threats to the sustainability of rice production systems in Asia. Los Banos (Philippines: International Rice Research Institute. pp. 3-156.

Barrion A.T. , R.C. Joshi, A.L.A. Barrion-Dupo and L.C. Sebastian. 2007. Systematics of the Philippine Rice Black Bug, ScotinopharaStal (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in Rice Black Bugs. Philippines: PhilRice. pp.1-179.

A.L.A. Barrion-Dupo, F.G. dM.Genil, L.N. Villamael and A.A. Barrion. 2007. Comparative Karyology of Philippine Black Bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) Sampled from the Bicol Region and Laguna in Rice Black Bugs. Philippines: PhilRice. pp.191-202.