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Pedro is a vertebrate palaeontologist interested in the evolution of reptiles in deep time. His research interests include macroevolution and systematics of archosaurs and other reptiles. Particularly, his work has focused on the evolution of Crocodylomorpha, the >200-million-year old group that includes living crocodylians (crocodiles, alligators, caimans and gharials) and all their extinct relatives.


  • –present
    Postdoctoral researcher, Stony Brook University (The State University of New York)


  • 2018 
    University of Birmingham, PhD in Earth Sciences
  • 2014 
    University of São Paulo, MSc in Comparative Biology
  • 2011 
    University of São Paulo, BSc in Biological Sciences