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Master's in Zoology from Universidade de São Paulo (1998) and PhD in Zoology from Universidade de São Paulo (2002). Has experience in Zoology, focusing on Taxonomy of the Recent Groups, acting on the following subjects: spider systematics, mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae, aranha-caranguejeira, tarantula and arachnids harmful to humans. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
Barychelidae is a spider mygalomorph family having high species richness in the Oceania, but with representatives in Africa and the New World as well. Two hundreds and ninety five species are known in the world, of which fifty five were described from the New World. Of these, thirty species were included in the genera Psalistops Simon, 1889 and Trichopelma Simon, 1888, that, together, c...
Brazil has the highest Theraphosine spider (Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae)diversity of the world since about 26% of the described species are found in Brazilian territory. To date, the subfamily is composed by 55 genera (being 14 monotypic) and 481species. The last cladistic analysis and key for the subfamily were done 15 years ago and contained only 30 genera but they were never updated...
(Only some records are available in English at this moment)
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