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Darli Massardo
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Darli Massardo  

Darli Massardo



Ph.D. 2009-2013
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS – Brazil
Department of Zoology - Animal Biology
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Visiting Ph.D. student 2011-2012: focusing on evolution and genomics of Dione.
Thesis: Evolution and Natural History of Dione Hübner, [1819]: a morphological and molecular approach

M. Sc. 2007-2009
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS – Brazil

Department of Zoology - Animal Biology

Bachelor of Science in Biology, 2003-2006
Universidade do Oeste de Santa Catarina – UNOESC, São Miguel do Oeste, SC, Brazil

Current Position  

Current Position
Aug 2014-present
University of Chicago, Chicago IL, Department of Ecology & Evolution

Postdoctoral Fellow: genetics and evolution of mimicry in butterflies
PI: Dr. Marcus Kronforst


Massardo, Darli; Fornel, Rodrigo; Kronforst, Marcus R.; Gonçalves, G.L.; Moreira, Gilson R. P. Diversification of the silverspot butterflies (Nymphalidae) in the Neotropics inferred from multi-locus DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 2014.

Vargas, Héctor A.; Barão, Kim R.; Massardo, Darli; Moreira, Gilson R. P. External morphology of the immature stages of Neotropical heliconians: IX. Dione glycera (C. Felder & R. Felder) (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Heliconiinae). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia, v. 58, p. 129-141, 2014.

Massardo, Darli; Roratto, Paula A.; Vargas, Héctor A.; Kronforst, Marcus R.; Moreira, Gilson R. P. Development of a microsatellite library for the passion flower butterfly Dione moneta Hübner (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae). Conservation Genetics Resources, v. 4, p. 1-6, 2012.

Morales, M. N.; Massardo, Darli; Moreira, G. R. P.; Thompson, F. C. A new species of Alipumilio Shannon (Diptera, Syrphidae) found in association with the exudate resin of Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi (Anacardiaceae). Zootaxa, v. 2112, p. 53-64, 2009.

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