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Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Image of Frog crab Lyreidus tridentatus De Haan, 1841

Frog crab Lyreidus tridentatus De Haan, 1841 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Raninidae)

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Marcos TavaresResearch Associate


  • Phone: (55) (11) 2065-8085
  • Fax: (55) (11) 2065-8116
  • E-mail: mdst@usp.br





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    Responsibilities: Research Associate

    Education:
    Ph. D., Université de Paris VI and Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris
    M.S., National Museum of Natural History, Federal University, Rio de Janeiro
    B.S., Santa Ursula University, Rio de Janeiro

    Research Interests: Taxonomy, Systematics, Morphology and Evolution of Decapod Crustaceans, Phylogenetic reconstruction using morphological and molecular data, Biogeography, Paleontology

    Professional Activities:
    Museum of Zoology, University of São Paulo, Associate Professor
    Correspondant du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris
    Associate Editor – journal Zoologia (Taxonomy & Nomenclature)
    Member – The Crustacean Society, Brazilian Carcinological Society, Brazilian Zoological Society

    Selected Publications:
    Benetti, A.; Tavares, M.; Santos, D.; Tudge, C. 2012. Ultrastructure of the spermatophores and spermatozoa from the gecarcinid land crab, Cardisoma guanhumi Latreille, 1828, (Crustacea, Brachyura, Gecarcinidae) from the western Atlantic. Invertebrate Reproduction & Development, 55(1): 1-9.

    Tavares, M. & Santana, W. 2011. A new genus for Libinia rostrata Bell, 1835, with comments on the validity of Libinia bellicose Oliveira, 1944 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Majoidea, Epialtidae). Zootaxa, 3057: 61-68.

    Tavares, M. & Pinheiro, A. P. 2011. A new species of Chaceon Manning & Holthuis, 1989, from the southwestern Atlantic, with a key to the western Atlantic species (Crustacea, Decapoda, Geryonidae). Zootaxa, 3086: 57-68.

    Tavares, M. 2011. Alien Decapod Crustaceans in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean, p. 251-267. In: GALIL, B., CLARK, P.F., CARLTON, J.T. (Eds.). In the Wrong Place – Alien Marine Crustaceans: Distribution, Biology and Impacts. Invading Nature. Springer Series in Invasion Ecology. Volume 6. London. 723p. (ISBN 978-94-007-0590-6).

    Tavares, M. & Cleva, R. 2010. Trichopeltariidae (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura), a new family and superfamily of Eubrachyuran crabs with description of one new genus and five new species. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia, 50(9): 97-157.

    Guinot, D. & Tavares, M. 2003. A new subfamilial arragement for the Dromiidae de Haan, 1833, with diagnoses and description of new genera and species (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura). Zoosystema, 25(1): 43-129.

    Tavares, M. 2003. A new theoretical approach for the study of monophyly of the Brachyura (Crustacea: Decapoda) and its impact on the Anomura. Memoirs of Museum Victoria, 60: 145-149.

    Tavares, M. 2003. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes: Western Central Atlantic (Fishing Area 31). FAO, Rome. Stomatopods: 245-250, Shrimps: 251-291, Lobsters: 293-325, True Crabs: 327-352.

    Guinot D. & Tavares, M. 2001. Une nouvelle famille de Crabes du Crétacé, et la notion de Podotremata Guinot, 1977 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura). Zoosystema, 23(3): 507-546.

    Tavares, M. 1998. Phyllotymolinidae, nouvelle famille de Brachyoures Podotremata (Crustacea, Decapoda). Zoosystema, 20(1): 109-122.

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