Dr. Jessaymn R. Adorada, Assistant Professor 4 at the Crop Protection Cluster of the College of Agriculture, is the Museum's curator for Lady Beetles.

She holds a Doctorate Degree in Entomology (Insect Systematics) from the University of the Philippines Los Baños and teaches insect taxonomy and systematics and other crop protection courses.

Jessaymyn as served as the Deputy Director, Crop Protection Cluster, Secretary (Division 5-Biological Sciences) of the National Research Council of the Philippines and Chair, of Division 3- Society of UP Research, Extension and Professional Staff. She is also a member of the Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture.

Selected Publications

SAPIN, GD, Caoili BL and JD Recuenco-Adorada. 2013. Morphometrics of four genital traits in some Philippine populations of the Asian corn borer, Ostrinia furnacalis (Guenee) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Philipp. Ent. 27(2): 134-150.

DELA CRUZ, B. M. N. and J. R. ADORADA. 2012. Six new species of the genus Callimetopus Blanchard (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Pteropliini) from the Philippines. Philipp. Ent. 26(2): 103-119.

ADORADA, J. D. R. 2011. Anew genus and species of Ortaliini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Ortaliinae) from Palawan, Philippines. Philipp. Ent. 25(2): 116-121.

RECUENCO-ADORADA, J. D. 2008. Systematics of Philippine Chilocorinae. I. Tribe Chilocorini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Philipp Ent 22(2): 147-162.

RECUENCO-ADORADA, J. D. 2009. A new species of Philippine Ortaliini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Ortaliinae). Philipp. Ent. 23(2):149-154.

RECUENCO-ADORADA, J.D. 2006. Netted ladybug, Heteroneda billardieri Crotch (Coleoptera: Coccinellinae: Coccinellini), a potential predator of mango leafhoppers in the Philippines. Philipp. Ent. 20(2):171-173.

GAPUD, V. P. and J. D. Recuenco-Adorada. 2001. Contributions to the taxonomy of Philippine Megapodagrionidae (Odonata: Zygoptera). Philipp. Ent. 15(2): 115-124.

CAYABYAB, B. F., B. S. Ligat, R. G. Bayot, M. D. Ebuenga, C. L. Padilla, A. G. Aquino, S. A. Bacud and J. R. Adorada. 2000. Hispodonta sp. (Hispinae, Chrysomelidae, Coleoptera), a potentially harmful non-quarantine pest of banana in the Philippines. Philipp. Ent. 14(1): 101-102.

RECUENCO-ADORADA, J. D. 2000. Color variation of Coelophora inaequalis (Fabricius) in the Philippines. Philipp. Ent. 14(1):97-99.

RECUENCO-ADORADA, J. D. and V. P. Gapud. 1998. Taxonomy of Philippine Psylloborini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Philipp. Ent. 12(1):43-53.

GAPUD, V. P. and J. D. Recuenco. 1993. An interesting Argiolestes Selys (Odonata: Zygoptera: Megapodagrionidae) from the Philippines. Philipp. Ent. 9(2): 155-162.

RECUENCO, J. D. and J. D. Recuenco. 1992. Macrosiphum (Sitobion) miscanthi Takahashi: A new aphid attacking sugarcane (Homoptera: Aphididae). Philipp. Sug. Quarterly. 3(1-2): 28-31