Línea de Investigación

Filogeografía, sistemática molecular, biogeografía y conservación en ambientes terrestres y acuáticos.

Proyecto Post-doctoral

Postdoctorante del Programa de Cooperación Internacional CONICYT-NERC Nº223449 ICEBERGS: Impacts of the Cryosphere on Benthic Ecosystems via Retreating Glaciers. Chile y UK.



Norambuena HV, Van Els P, Muñoz-Ramírez CP, Victoriano PF (2018). Evolutionary history of a widely distributed Neotropical grassland bird: Phylogeography of the Correndera Pipit complex (Motacillidae: Anthus correndera). PeerJ.  doi: 10.7717/peerj.5886

Oyanedel A, Habit E, Belk MC, Solís-Lufí K, Colin N, Gonzalez J, Jara A, Muñoz-Ramírez CP* (2018). Movement patterns and home range in Diplomystes camposensis (Arratia) (Siluriformes, Diplomystidae), an endemic and threatened species from Chile. Neotropical Ichthyology, 16(1) e170134. Epub March 29. doi: 10.1590/1982-0224-20170134. (*corresponding author).

Alfaro FM*, Muñoz-Ramírez C*, Zúñiga-Reinoso A, Trewick SA, Méndez MA. (2018). Phylogeographic patterns of the Chilean red cricket Cratomelus armatus (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae) reveal high cryptic diversity in Central Chile. Biol. J. Linnean Society, 123(4): 712-727. doi: 10.1093/biolinnean/bly019. *These authors contributed equally

Fuentes-Olivares P, Muñoz-Ramírez CP*. 2018. On the abundance of two co-occurring species of Ceroglossus ground beetles in a rain forest area of South Chile. Revista Chilena de Entomología, 44(1): 15–21. *Corresponding author

Muñoz-Ramírez CP, Bitton J-P, Doucet SM, Knowles L.L. 2016. Mimics here and there, but not everywhere: Müllerian mimicry in Ceroglossus ground beetles? Biology Letters 20160429. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0429. This article was selected for the journal cover.

Muñoz-Ramírez C, Unmack PJ, Habit E, Johnson JB, Victoriano P. 2016. Low Genetic diversity in Diplomystes camposensis, an endemic and endangered catfish from South Chile. Zoological Studies, 55:16. doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-16.

Muñoz-Ramírez C. 2015. The Phylogenetic position of Ceroglossus ochsenii GERMAIN and Ceroglossus guerini GERMAIN (Coleoptera: Carabidae), two endemic ground beetles from the Valdivian forest of Chile. Revista Chilena de Entomologia, 40: 14-21.

Victoriano PF, Munoz-Mendoza C, Saez PA, Salinas HF, Muñoz-Ramírez C, Sallaberry M, Fibla P, Mendez-Torres M. 2015. Evolution and conservation on top of the world: Phylogeography of the Marbled Water Frog (Telmatobius marmoratus species complex; Anura, Telmatobiidae) in protected areas of Chile. Journal of Heredity, 546–559. doi:10.1093/jhered/esv039.

Muñoz-Ramírez CP, Victoriano PF, Habit E. 2015. Inter-basin dispersal through irrigation canals explains low genetic structure in Diplomystes cf. chilensis, an endangered freshwater catfish from Central Chile. Limnologica, 53: 10–16. (doi:10.1016/j.limno.2015.04.004)

Alfaro F, Zuñiga-Reinoso A, Muñoz-Ramirez C, Elgueta M. 2015. New records reveal the actual distribution of Cratomelus meritus Gorochov (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae), a giant red cricket from Chile. Neotropical Entomology, 44: 194–196. (doi: 10.1007/s13744-015-0270-0)

Muñoz-Ramírez C, Unmack PJ, Habit E, Johnson JB, Cussac VE, Victoriano P. 2014. Phylogeography of the ancient catfish family Diplomystidae: biogeographic, systematic, and conservation implications. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 73: 146-160. Doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.01.015

Molina-Montenegro MA, Ricote-Martínez N, Muñoz-Ramírez C, Gómez-González S,  Torres-Díaz C, Salgado-Luarte C, Gianoli E. 2013. Positive interactions between the lichen Usnea antarctica (Parmeliaceae) and the native flora in Maritime Antarctica. Journal of Vegetation Science, 24 (3): 463–472. Doi: 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01480.x

Beltrán-Concha M, Muñoz-Ramírez C, Ibarra J, Habit E. 2012. Dietary analysis of Diplomystes (Siluriformes: Diplomystidae) from Chile. Gayana 76 (2): 103–112.

Victoriano PF, Vera I, Olmos V, Dib M, Insunza B, Muñoz-Ramírez C, Montoya R, Jara A. Habit E. 2012. Idiosyncratic patterns of genetic diversity of native fishes from Río San Pedro (Valdivia River Basin, Región de los Ríos, Chile): a system from glaciated region in southern Chile. Gayana Especial, 71–85.

Muñoz-Ramírez C, Jara A, Beltrán-Concha M, Zúñiga-Reinoso A, Victoriano P, Habit E. 2010. Distribution of Diplomystidae (Pisces, Siluriformes) in Chile: New Records. Boletín de Biodiversidad de Chile, 4: 6–17.

Muñoz-Ramírez C, Zambrano P, Montoya G, Moyano H. 2007. Dientes de tiburones y rayas (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) de la Formacion Quiriquina aflorante en Talcahuano, Chile Central. Boletín de la Sociedad de Biología de Concepción, 78: 7–22.

Torres-Díaz C, Cavieres L, Muñoz-Ramírez C, Arroyo MK. 2007. Consequences of microclimate variation on insect pollinator visitation in two species of Chaetanthera (Asteraceae) in the central Chilean Andes. Rev. chil. hist. nat., 80: 455-468. ISSN 0716-078X.

Leppe M, Michea W, Muñoz C, Palma-Heldt S, Fernandoy F. 2007. Paleobotany of Livingston Island: The first report of a Cretaceous fossil flora from Hannah Point, in Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World – Online Proceedings of the 10th ISAES, edited by A. K. Cooper and C. R. Raymond et al., USGS Open-File Report 2007-1047, Short Research Paper 081, 4 p.; doi:10.3133/of2007-1047.srp081

Muñoz-Ramírez, C. & Moyano H. 2006. First record of a gastropod operculum from Quiriquina Formation (Maastrichtian). Boletín de la Sociedad Biológica de Concepción, 77, pp. 111-114.

  • Cargo: Investigador Postdoctoral CIBAS
  • Grado académico: PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. EEB Department. University of Michigan.