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Guillermo Aguilera Nuñez

Guillermo Aguilera Nuñez
Working with landscape monitoring


I am an ecologist interested in entomology and landscape ecology. Right now I work together with Anders Glimskär monitoring diffrent habitats in agricultural landscapes in Sweden. During my PhD I worked with food web ecology in agroecosystems and natural control of insect pests. Among many things I examined how crop diversity affects insect diversity in agricultural landscapes; how organic management influences soil fauna and its consequences for pest control; or how landscape complexity can modified species interaction foodwebs (predator-prey and parasitoid-host). I am also interested in ornithology and urban biodiversity.

Selected publications

Boetzl, F. A., Bommarco, R., Aguilera, G., et al. (2023). Spatiotemporal isolation of oilseed rape fields reduces insect pest pressure and crop damage. Journal of Applied Ecology, 00, 1– 11.

Raderschall, C., Lundin, O., Aguilera, G., et al. (2022) Legacy of landscape crop diversity enhances carabid beetle species richness and promotes granivores, Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 2022; 240.

Tamburini, G., Aguilera, G., & Öckinger, E. (2022). Grasslands enhance ecosystem service multifunctionality above and below-ground in agricultural landscapes. J. Appl. Ecol., 00, 1– 11.

Miller, K., Aguilera, G., Bommarco, R., et al. (2021). Land-use intensity affects the potential for apparent competition within and between habitats. J. Anim. Ecol. 2021; 90: 1891– 1905.

Aguilera, G., Riggi, L., Miller, K., et al. (2021). Organic fertilisation enhances generalist predators and suppresses aphid growth in the absence of specialist predators. J. Appl. Ecol. 2021; 58: 1455– 1465.

Aguilera, G., Roslin, T., Miller, K., et al. (2020). Crop diversity bene ts carabid and pollinator communities in landscapes with semi-natural habitats. J. Appl. Ecol. 2020; 57: 2170- 2179.

Aguilera, G., Ekroos, J., Persson, A.S. et al.(2019). Intensive management reduces butterfly diversity over time in urban green spaces. Urban Ecosyst. 22, 335-344.


Environmental Assessment Specialist at the Department of Ecology; NJ, Landscape Ecology Unit
Telephone: +46702671640
Postal address:
Inst för Ekologi, Box 7044
750 07 UPPSALA
Visiting address: Ulls Väg 16, Uppsala