Gizelle A. Batomalaque, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 5
Ecology and Taxonomy Academic Group Member
Ph.D. Environmental Science, Drexel University, 2019
Research Labs:Terrestrial Research in Ecology and Evolution (TREE) Laboratory
Invertebrate Museum


BIO 12 (Fundamentals of Biology II)
BIO 116 (Invertebrate Biology)
BIO 191 (Systematics and Evolution)
BIO 210 (Advanced Systematics)
BIO 260 (Advanced Ecology)


Phylogeny and biogeography of Philippine land snails; Molluscan systematics; Evolutionary ecology of land snails; Natural History Museum curation




(7) Batomalaque GA, Que GCL, Atong TAB, Masanga ARL, de Chavez ERC, Fontanilla IKC. 2019. Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (COI) profile of the Philippine Helicostylinae (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora: Camaenidae). Philippine Journal of Science 148(S1): 1-13.

(6) Batomalaque GA, and Rosenberg G. 2018. Three new species of Zaptyx, (Gastropoda: Eupulmonata: Clausiliidae) from the Babuyan and Batanes Islands, Philippines. Archiv Fur Molluskenkunde, 147(1), 77–86.

(5) Ramos DAE, Batomalaque GA, and Anticamara JA. 2018. Current status of Philippine mollusk museum collections and research, and their implications on biodiversity science and conservation. Philippine Journal of Science, 147(1).

(4) De Chavez ERC, Fontanilla IKC, Batomalaque GA, and Chiba S. 2015. A new Helicostyla species (Bradybaenidae: Helicostylinae) from Patnanungan Island, Philippines. Asia Life Sciences 24(1):37-49.

(3) Pedales Ronniel DC and Batomalaque GA. 2014. An Account of the Accessioned Collections of the UP Biology Invertebrate Museum. Science Diliman 26(2):40-48.

(2) Batomalaque GA, Sales PRL, and Fontanilla IKC. 2013. DNA barcoding using cytochrome oxidase I (COI) of the pulmonate gastropods from Batan Island, Batanes, Philippines. Asia Life Sciences 22(2): 341-357.

(1) Batomalaque GA, Arce BGP, Hernandez MBM, and Fontanilla IKC. 2010. Survey and spatial distribution of shoreline malacofauna in Grande Island, Subic Bay. Philippine Journal of Science 139(2): 149-159.