Rafael Sousa


Rafael Souza
Rafael Sousa

Rafael Clayton Sousa is a student at the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, and member of the Systematics, Bionomia and Metamorphosis of the Coleoptera's Laboratory. During his master's degree, Rafael worked with a cladistic analysis of Incini (Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) under the supervision of Dr. Sonia Casari. He is interested in taxonomy, systematics, and geographic distribution of Scarabaeoidea with emphasis on Cetoniinae and morphology of immature stages of Scarabaeidae.
Rafael Sousa
Programa de Sistemática, Taxonomia Animal e Biodiversidade
Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo (MZUSP)

LAC - Laboratório de Coleoptera
Avenida Nazaré, 481 - Ipiranga
04263-000 São Paulo-SP, Brasil
Email: rafael.souza1988@gmail.com

Seidel, M., Arriaga-Varela, E. & Sousa, R. 2018. Catalogue of the Incini with the description of the first Archedinus from Honduras (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 58 (2): 389–405.

Sousa, R., Fuhrmann, J., Kouklík, O. & Šípek P. 2018. Immature stages of three species of Inca LePeletier & Serville, 1828 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) and morphology of phytophagous scarab beetle pupa. Zootaxa 4434 (1): 65–88.


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