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Raul Adolfo Ringuelet, Argentine zoologist, biogeographer, hydrobiologist, ecologist and parasitologist (La Plata 10 September 1914 – Puerto Madryn, Chubut Province 29 April 1982)

From French ancestry

Authored 202 scientific works and 8 books

Determined new systems of biological types from benthic fauna

Proposed a character-index for differentiation of specific and infraspecific fishes taxa (1964)

Performed the first studies about heterotrophic ciliates of Antarctica

With L.A. Bulla. Un nuevo artefacto para el muestreo estratificado de plankton en ambientes someros (A new stratified sampler for shallow waters) Physis Sect B 33(87):241-6, 1974




Cyclobdellidae 1972

Diestecostomatidae 1953

Mesobdellidae 1972

Nesophilaemonidae 1982


Acritobdella 1978

Adaetobdella 1978

Caribeobdella 1976

Dacnobdella 1978

Gloiobdella 1978

Maiabdella 1980

Orchibdella 1976

Patagoniobdella 1972

Tribothrynobdella 1976




Guaranobunus 1954

Protodiasia 1954

Simplicibunus 1953




Valid Species

Diplomystes cuyanus 1965

Diplomystes mesembrinus 1982

Hyphessobrycon meridionalis 1978 with Miquelarena & Menni









Raulringueletia Zetti 1972 (Fossil Mammalia) 

Ringueletium Garcia 1990 (Protozoa)

His wife, Andreina Celeste Marina Bocchino de Ringuelet, vertebrate paleontologist (1915 – 15 April 2001)



Borhyaenidium 1963 with Pascual

Microbiotheridion 1953 


Austrolepidotes 1974

Luisiella 1967

Neosemionotus 1973

Propygidium 1964


Ringueletia Reig 1958 (Fossil Mammalia)

Daughter of couple, Adela Emilia Ringulet Bocchino, astrophysicist (La Plata, Buenos Aires Province 27 March 1930 -

Married to astronomer Jorge Sahade


With R. Vallverdú, L. Cidale & R. Rohrmann. Atmospheric models of He-peculiar stars: synthetic He I line profiles and absolute visual magnitudes. Astroph. Space Science 352(1):95, 2014  

With J. Zorec, M.L. Arías, L. Cidale & R. Venero. Scale height of circumstellar discs in Be stars. Bol. Asoc. Arg. Astron. La Plata 50:169-72, 2007  

With A. Cruzado, J. Zorec & A. Vazquez. The Balmer discontinuity as a test for density and temperature distributions in circumstellar envelopes. Bol. Asoc. Arg. Astron. La Plata 50:97-100, 2007  

With J. Zorec, M.L. Arías & L. Cidale. Be star disc characteristics near the central object. Astron. Astrophys. 470(1):239-47, 2007 

With A. Cruzado & H.O. DiRocco. Analysis of the SiII and SiIII dielectronic processes applied to stellar envelopes. Astrophys. J. 554, 2001

With R. Venero & L. Cidale. Theoretical He II lambda 4686A line profile in the Wind of hot stars. Rev. Mex. Astron. Astrofis. 8:127-9, 1999   

With O. Cruzado & H.O. DiRocco. Dielectronic recombination of Mg II in stellar envelopes. Astrophys. J. 503, 1998

With L.S. Cidale. Rigorous treatment of the radiative transfer problem in stellar winds. Significance of the velocity law and the chromosphere in the H-alpha profile. Astrophys. J. 411:874-81, 1993

With M.E. Iglesias. Magnetohydrodynamic flows in Be stars. Variable energy flux and heat input distribution. Astrophys. J. 411:342-50, 1993

With A.C. Rovero. 3 Puppis. A peculiar object with infrared excess. Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 266:203, 1993

With H. Chen, J. Sahade & Y. Kondo. Analysis of the velocity law in the wind of the Be star Lambda Pavonis. Astrophys. J. (1990)

With J. Sahade, M. Rovira, Y. Kondo & L. Cidale. The extended atmosphere at the time of the emergence of H-emissions from minimum intensity. Astrophys. J. (1988) 

With J. Sahade & N. Rotstein. Variations in the envelope of the shell star HD50845 (1987)

With A. Costa. The behaviour of the atmosphere of Sigma Scorpii. Rev. Mex. Astron. Astrof. 10:293, 1985

Near ultraviolet spectra of a group of early-type stars with Balmer emission. Mon. Not. R. Astr. Soc. 192:399-407, 1980 

With L. Houziaux. Ecliptic coordinates of selected hot stars (1972)

With J. Sahade. The problem of the determination of the masses in Algol systems, Vistas in Astronomy 12:143-6, 1970

Paschen discontinuity in B stars. Astroph Space Sct 5(4), 1969

With C.O.K. Jaschek. Note on the evolution of the Cepheids. Z. Astrophys. 48:22-7, 1959

With M.L. Arías, J. Zorec & L.S. Cidale. Properties of regions forming the Fe II emission lines in Be stars

Double absorption cores in the shell spectrum of 48 Librae

Spectrophotometry properties of Be stars: the Be shell star

Diagnosis of low density regions through the Fe II line profiles


Asteroid 5793 Ringuelet