Dr. Fábio Gonçalves de Lima Oliveira


Universität Rostock

Institut für Biowissenschaften

Allgemeine & Spezielle Zoologie

Universitätsplatz 2, 18055 Rostock

Tel.: 0381 / 498-6263

Fax: 0381 / 498-6262

Email: fabio.oliveira (at) uni-rostock.de

ResearchGate: Fábio Oliveira


Study of the internal morphology of Collembola

Morphological reconstructions in 3D and functional morphology of Collembola

Biomechanical mechanisms related to jump behavior in springtails

Phylogenetic Systematics of Collembola using morphological and molecular data

Historical biogeography of Entomobryoidea and Salina genus (Entomobryomorpha: Collembola)

Field research in Brazil, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia

Education and profession

Since 2020: Researcher associated to Institut für Biowissenschaften Allgemeine & Spezielle Zoologie, Universität Rostock. Funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

2014 - 2018: Doctorate with Prof. Dr. Eduardo Almeida in the Universidade de São Paulo (Ribeirão Preto, Brazil) on systematics, biogeography and phylogenetic relationships of Entomobryoidea (Collembola).

2011 - 2013: Master's degree with Dr. José Wellington de Moraes in the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (Manaus, Brazil) on ecology of Collembola in tropical forests in the Amazon.

2007 - 2010: Biology study, by the Universidade do Estado de Minas Gerais (Passos, Minas Gerais).


Oliveira, F.G.L., Cipola, N.G., Almeida, Eduardo A.B. 2020. Systematics and biogeography of Salina MacGillivray (Collembola: Entomobryoidea), with emphasis on the species groups in the New World. Insect Systematics & Evolution, 51: 81-138.

Oliveira, F.G.L.; Greenslade, P.; Bellini, B.C. 2019. Four new species of Plumachaetas Salmon (Collembola: Entomobryoidea) from Oceania with comments on the genus and a key to species. Zootaxa, 4706: 121-146.

Oliveira, F.G.L.; Cipola, N.G. 2016. Two new species of Salina MacGillivray (Collembola, Paronellidae) with rectangular mucro from South America. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia (printed), 60: 128-136.

Cipola, N.G.; Oliveira, F.G.L.; Morais, J.W.; Bellini, B.C. 2016. The Heteromurini Absolon (Collembola, Entomobryidae): a review of the genera status and diagnoses, keys for species of Alloscopus Börner and Heteromurtrella Mari Mutt and description of a new species. Zootaxa (Online), 4084: 151.

Cipola, N.G.; Oliveira, F.G.L. 2016. A new species of Campylothorax Schött, 1893 (Collembola, Paronellidae) from Brazilian Amazon, with an identification key to the genus. Zootaxa (Auckland. Print), 4109: 487.

Zeppelini, D.; Queiroz, G.C.; Abrantes, E.A.; Bellini, B.C.; Medeiros, E.S.F.; Oliveira, E.P.; Silveira, T.C.; Neves, A.C.R.; Soares, A.; Godeiro, N.; Oliveira, F.G.L.; Santos-Rocha, I.M.; Meneses, L.F.; Mendonça, M.C. 2013. Diversity of Collembola (Arthropoda; Hexapoda) across phytogeographic domains in Brazil. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation, 5: 176-184.

Bellini, B.C.; Morais, J.W.; Oliveira, F.G.L. 2013. A new species of Dicranocentrus Schött (Collembola, Entomobryidae, Orchesellinae) from Brazilian Amazon. Zootaxa (Online), 3709: 296-300.


(2019) XXXVIII “Annual Meeting of WilliHennig Society”, California, USA.

(2018) XXXVII “Annual Meeting of WilliHennig Society”, Barcelona, Spain.

(2017) XXXVI “Annual Meeting of WilliHennig Society”, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. 

(2016) Course “XIV Summer Course of Entomology” at Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.

(2015) Course “XIII Summer Course of Entomology” at Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.

(2014) Course “V Workshop of Phylogenetic Systematics” at UNESP, São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.


Willy Hennig Society – as an elected fellow member