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Camilla Souto
Marshall Lab

Camilla Souto


Phone: (510) 643-2549

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"I am passionate about understanding the evolution and biogeography of echinoderms, relying on the integration of morphological, molecular and paleontological data. I am interested in studying the influence of heterochronic processes in the evolution of morphologically conservative echinoids, and the geological and biological events that explain the speciation and distribution of cosmopolitan/endemic taxa."


Martins, L., C. Souto, and C. Menegola. 2012. A new genus and new species of Sclerodactylidae (Holothuroidea: Dendrochirotida) from the south-western Atlantic coast. Zootaxa (Online). 3506:54-62.  Read it

Martins, L., C. Souto, and C. Menegola. 2012. First record of Holothuria (Theelothuria) princeps and Thyone pawsoni [Echinodermata: Holothuroidea] in the South Atlantic Ocean. Marine Biodiversity Records. 5:e98.  Read it

Martins, L., C.A. Souto, W.F. Magalhaes, O.F.S. Alves, I.L. Rosa, C. Sampaio. 2012. Echinoderm harvesting in Todos-os-Santos Bay, Bahia state, Brazil: the aquarium trade. Sitientibus. Série Ciências Biológicas. 12:53-59.   Read it

Souto, C.A., C.L.C. Manso, and L.R. Martins. 2011. Rediscovery and redescription of Cassidulus infidus (Echinoidea: Cassidulidae) from Northeastern Brazil. Zootaxa (Online). 3095:39-48.  Read it