Ricardo Pinto-da-Rocha
'Ricardo at his wedding




Brazil, Curitiba, PR

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Ricardo Pinto-da-Rocha is a Brazilian arachnologist who started in speleology. He is active since late 1980s.

Main contributionsEdit

Pinto-da-Rocha organized a World Meeting of ISA in 2007 in Brazil. He also led a team-project who delivered the "Biology of Opiliones" book in 2007. Among his important works may be cited the first reviews and cladistic analyses of the Stygnidae (1997) and Caelopyginae (2002).

Opilionologists formedEdit

  • Márcio Bernardino DaSilva (aka MBS)
  • Marcos R. Hara
  • Cibele Bragagnolo
  • Amanda Coronato

External linksEdit

Ricardo's page on the OmniPaper Project. [1]

Ricardo's page on the Research Gate. [2]

Google Scholar [3]

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