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B.S. Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro
My research is focused in studying the morphology and DNA of arachnids to unveil their diversity, systematics and biogeography. Within the arachnids, the study groups I work with are Amblypygi (whip spiders or tailless whip scorpions), Schizomida (shorttailed whipscorpion), Thelyphonida (whip scorpions or vinegaroons), Palpigradi (microwhip scorpion), Araneae (spiders) and Opiliones (harvestmen).