Mónica Nova Delgado

Current position

  • Collaborator at Department of Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Environmental Sciences. University of Barcelona

Education and positions

  • Ph.D. Dental morphometric variability in Platyrrhine primates. University of Barcelona, 2015.
  • M.S. Primatology. Universitat de Barcelona, 2011.
  • B.S. Biology. Universidad pedagógica Nacional, Colombia

Research interests

  • Taxonomy and evolution of primates
  • Dental morphology  and ecology
  • Phylogeny and adaptation
  • Geometric Morphometrics  2D and 3D

Field experience

  • Primate tooth molding at Museu de Zoologia Universidade de São Paulo, and Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil (2012).
  • Roman Macaca tooth molding at Museu Cerdà, Puigcerdà (2011).
  • Primate tooth molding at Natural Science Museum of Barcelona (2011).

Last Publications

  1. Nova Delgado M, Galbany J & Pérez-Pérez A (2016) Molar shape variability in platyrrhine primates. Journal of Human Evolution 99:79-92.
  2. Nova Delgado M, Galbany J & Pérez-Pérez A (2016) Morphometric variation of extant platyrrhine molars: taxonomic implications for fossil platyrrhines. PeerJ 4:e1967
  3. Gamarra B, Nova Delgado M, Romero A, Galbany J & Pérez-Pérez A (2016) Phylogenetic signal in molar dental shape of extant and fossil catarrhine primates. Journal of Human Evolution 94: 13-27.
  4. Nova Delgado M, Galbany J, Górka K & Pérez-Pérez A (2015) Taxonomic implications of molar morphology variability in capuchins. International Journal of Primatology 36: 707-727.
  5. Nova Delgado M, Gamarra B, Nadal J, Mercadal O, Olesti O, Guàrdia J, Pérez-Pérez A & Galbany J (2014) Dental shape variability in cercopithecoid primates: A model for the taxonomic attribution of macaques from roman archaeological contexts. Folia Primatologica 85(6): 361-378.

Working address

  • Department of Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Environmental Sciences. University of Barcelona. Avinguda Diagonal, 643. 08028 Barcelona. Spain