Pietro de Mello


Pietro De Mello
  • Doctoral Candidate

Contact Info

BI - Dyche Hall

Biography

Faculty Mentor:  Richard Glor
Research interests: Biogeography, ecological speciation, ecology, phylogeography, phylogenetics
Hometown: São Paulo, Brazil

Education

B.S. in Biology, University of Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Lic. Biology, University of Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
M.S. in Ecology, University of Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil

Selected Publications

  • de Mello, Pietro L. H., Machado, Ricardo B., Nogueira, Cristiano C. 2015. Conserving Biogeography: Habitat Loss and Vicariant Patterns in Endemic Squamates of the Cerrado Hotspot. PLoS ONE, 10(8): e0133995.

Selected Presentations

  • de Mello, Pietro L.H., Machado, Ricardo B., Nogueira, Cristano C. Extinction Risk and Conservation of Endemic Squamates in the Cerrado Savana, a Highly Threatened Biodiversity Hotspot. 2014 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists & Herpetologists, Chatanooga, Tennessee, U.S.A., July 2014. Contributed Oral Presentation
  • de Mello, Pietro L.H., Machado, Ricardo B., Nogueira, Cristano C. Conservation Biogeography: Habitat Loss and Vicariant Patterns in Endemic Squamates of the Cerrado Hotspot. 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Cairns, Australia, July 2014. Contributed Oral Presentation.
  • de Mello, Pietro L.H., Falcon, G.B. Space Usage of Dendropsophus jimi (Anura : Hylidae) in an Urban Area. VI Brazilia Congress of Herpetlogy, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. July, 2013. Poster Presentation.
  • de Mello, Pietro L. H., Brito, F.A. Amphibian Communities in Lentic and Lotic Environments at Fazenda Tanguro, Querência, MT. XI Brazilian Ecology Congress and I International Ecology Congress, Porto Seguro, BA, Brazil. July 2013. Poster Presentation.
  • Maia, Maia.R., Gering, A.L.M.C., Mello, Pietro L.H., Ribeiro, G.F.O.D., Almeida, R. & Macedo, Regina H. Social Grouping Effect on the Foraging Strategy of Vanellus chilensis. UnB’s Ecology Symposia, Brasília, DF, Brazil. July, 2011. Poster Presentation.