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Rafaela Falaschi

Country of origin: Brazil Currently in: Brazil, Ponta Grossa General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background

Degrees

2012 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
2008 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
2004 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Postdoctoral researcher at Departamento de Biologia Estrutural, Molecular e Genética in Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa (UEPG), Ponta Grossa, PR - Brazil

Research Keywords: 
Entomology
Cladistics
Diptera
Biodiversity
Science Outreach
Women in Science

Publications resulting from Research: 


Slobodian V, Soares KDA, Falaschi RL, Prado LR, Camelier P, Guedes TB, Leal LC, Hsiou AS, Del-Rio G, Costa ER, Pereira KRC, D’Angiolella AB, de A Sousa S, Diele-Viegas LM (2021) Why we shouldn’t blame women for gender disparity in academia: perspectives of women in zoology. Zoologia 38: 1-9. https://doi.org/10.3897/zoologia.38.e61968

FALASCHI, R. .; AMARAL, E. M. ; LAMAS, C. J. E . Catalogue of Rangomaramidae (Diptera: Bibionomorpha) types housed in the collection of the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo), v. 60, p. e20206015, 2020.

FALASCHI, RAFAELA L.; AMARAL, DANILO T. ; SANTOS, ISAIAS ; DOMINGOS, ADÃO H. R. ; JOHNSON, GRANT A. ; MARTINS, ANA G. S. ; VIROOMAL, IMRAN B. ; POMPÉIA, SÉRGIO L. ; MIRZA, JEREMY D. ; OLIVEIRA, ANDERSON G. ; BECHARA, ETELVINO J. H. ; VIVIANI, VADIM R. ; STEVANI, CASSIUS V. . Neoceroplatus betaryiensis nov. sp. (Diptera: Keroplatidae) is the first record of a bioluminescent fungus-gnat in South America. Scientific Reports, v. 9, p. 1-9, 2019.

FALASCHI, R. L.; JOHNSON, GRANT A. ; STEVANI, CASSIUS V. . The new species Neoceroplatus betaryiensis nov. sp. (Diptera: Keroplatidae) from Neotropical Region. PAPÉIS AVULSOS DE ZOOLOGIA (ONLINE), v. 59, p. e20195944, 2019.

FALASCHI, R. L.; TOCZEK, F. C. ; LAMAS, CARLOS J.E. . Catalogue of Ditomyiidae and Diadocidiidae (Diptera: Bibionomorpha) types housed in the collection of the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo), v. 59, p. 1-7, 2019.

OLIVEIRA, SARAH S. ; FALASCHI, R. L. ; LAMAS, CARLOS J.E. . Catalogue of Lygistorrhinidae (Diptera: Bibionomorpha) types housed in the collection of the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. ZOOTAXA, v. 4413, p. 187-192, 2018.

FALASCHI, R. L.; OLIVEIRA, SARAH S. ; LAMAS, CARLOS J.E. . Catalogue of Bibionidae (Diptera: Bibionomorpha) types housed in the collection of the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. PAPÉIS AVULSOS DE ZOOLOGIA (ONLINE), v. 58, p. 27, 2018.

VIVIANI, VADIM R. ; AMARAL, DANILO T. ; BEVILAQUA, VANESSA R. ; FALASCHI, RAFAELA L. . Orfelia -type luciferin and its associated storage protein in the non-luminescent cave worm Neoditomyia sp. (Diptera: Keroplatidae) from the Atlantic rainforest: biological and evolutionary implications. PHOTOCHEMICAL & PHOTOBIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, v. 1, p. 1, 2018.

OLIVEIRA, S. S. ; FALASCHI, R. L. ; URSO-GUIMARAES, M. V. ; AMORIM, D. S. . Lista das espécies de Bibionomorpha (Diptera) do Estado do Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil. IHERINGIA. SÉRIE ZOOLOGIA (ONLINE), v. 107, p. 1-8, 2017.

FALASCHI, R. L.; AMORIM, D. S. . <strong>FAMILY RANGOMARAMIDAE</strong>. Zootaxa (Online), v. 4122, p. 46-49, 2016.

AMORIM, D. S. ; FALASCHI, R. L. ; OLIVEIRA, S. S. . FAMILY ANISOPODIDAE. Zootaxa (Online), v. 4122, p. 15-19, 2016.

FALASCHI, R. L.; OLIVEIRA, S. S. ; AMORIM, D. S. . <strong>FAMILY BIBIONIDAE</strong>. Zootaxa (Online), v. 4122, p. 20-25, 2016.

FALASCHI, R. L.. FAMILY DIADOCIDIIDAE. Zootaxa (Online), v. 4122, p. 53-55, 2016.

FALASCHI, R. L.. FAMILY DITOMYIIDAE. Zootaxa (Online), v. 4122, p. 50-52, 2016.

FALASCHI, R. L.. FAMILY KEROPLATIDAE. Zootaxa (Online), v. 4122, p. 56-61, 2016.

AMORIM, D. S. Santos, C.M.D. KRELL, F. DUBOIS, A. Nihei, S.S. OLIVEIRA, O. M. P. PONT, A. SONG, H. VERDADE, V. K. FACHIN, D. A. Klassa, B. LAMAS, Carlos Einicker OLIVEIRA, S. S. CARVALHO, C. J. B. PATIU, C. A. M. HAJDU, E. COURI, M. S. SILVA, Vera Cristina Capellari, R. S. FALASCHI, R. L. FEITOSA, R. M. PRENDINI, L. POMBAL JR., J. P. FERNANDEZ, F. ROCHA, R. M. , et al. ; Timeless standards for species delimitation. Zootaxa (Online), v. 4137, p. 121-128, 2016.

SANTOS, CHARLES MORPHY D. ; AMORIM, DALTON S. ; KLASSA, BRUNA ; FACHIN, DIEGO A. ; NIHEI, SILVIO S. ; DE CARVALHO, CLAUDIO J. B. ; FALASCHI, RAFAELA L. ; MELLO-PATIU, CÁTIA A. ; COURI, MÁRCIA S. ; OLIVEIRA, SARAH S. ; SILVA, VERA C. ; RIBEIRO, GUILHERME C. ; CAPELLARI, RENATO S. ; LAMAS, CARLOS JOSÉ E. . On typeless species and the perils of fast taxonomy. Systematic Entomology (Print), v. 41, p. 511-515, 2016.

FALASCHI, RAFAELA L.; OLIVEIRA, SARAH SIQUEIRA ; LAMAS, CARLOS J.E. . Catalogue of Anisopodidae (Diptera, Bibionomorpha) types housed in the collection of the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia (Impresso), v. 60, p. 24-29, 2016.

LAMAS, Carlos Einicker ; FALASCHI, R. L. ; EVENHUIS, N. L. .
A new genus and species of micro bee flies from Brazil (Diptera: Mythicomyiidae: Psiloderoidinae). Zootaxa (Online), v. 3955, p. 403-416, 2015.

FALASCHI, R. L.; ALBERTONI, F. F. ; FUSARI, L. M. A new species of Forcipomyia (Microhelea) Meigen (Insecta: Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from the Neotropical region. ZOOTAXA (ONLINE), v. 3878, p. 379-389, 2014.

FALASCHI, R. L.; AMORIM, D. S. . Catalogue of the type-specimens of Bolitophilidae, Diadocidiidae and Ditomyiidae (Diptera, Bibionomorpha) in the Natural History Museum, London. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia (Impresso), v. 57, p. 119-128, 2013.

AMORIM, D. S. ; FALASCHI, R. L. . Catalogue of Neotropical Diptera. Rangomaramidae. Neotropical Diptera, v. 21, p. 1-7, 2012.

FALASCHI, R. L.; OLIVEIRA, S. S. . A catalogue of the types of Bolitophilidae and Ditomyiidae (Diptera, Bibionomorpha) in the collection of the Muséum national d?Histoire naturelle, Paris. Zoosystema (Paris. Imprimé), v. 34, p. 521-524, 2012.

Pinheiro, L.R. ; FALASCHI, R. L. . O papel das coletas e coleções científicas para a biologia. Ciência Hoje, v. 47, p. 68-69, 2011.

FALASCHI, R. L.; Capellari, R. S. ; OLIVEIRA, S. S. . Museus de Ciência: do reconhecimento e conservação da biodiversidade à divulgação científica. Simbio-Logias (Botucatu), v. 4, p. 12-23, 2011.

AMORIM, D. S. ; FALASCHI, R. L. . A second known species of Eratomyia Amorim & Rindal (Diptera, Rangomaramidae, Chiletrichinae) from Colombia. Zootaxa (Auckland. Print), v. 2641, p. 55-61, 2010.

FALASCHI, R. L.; SOLER, M.G. . Museus de ciências, ensino e conhecimento científico. Ciência Hoje, v. 45, p. 66-67, 2010.

FALASCHI, R. L.; AMORIM, D. S. . Review of the Neotropical species of Nervijuncta Marshall, 1896 (Diptera, Ditomyiidae). Zootaxa (Auckland), v. 2219, p. 18-30, 2009.

SANTOS, Charles Morphy dos ; FALASCHI, R. L. . Missing data in phylogenetic analysis: comments on support measures. Darwiniana, v. 45, p. 25-26, 2007.



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
Postdoctoral researcher at Departamento de Biologia Estrutural, Molecular e Genética in Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa (UEPG), Ponta Grossa, PR - Brazil

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