André Mori

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Betanodaviruses are the causal agents of viral encephalo-retinopathy, an infectious disease affecting more than 40 marine fish species, characterized by high morbidity and mortality. Because of its severe impact, robust diagnostic tools are required. The aim of this work was to develop and validate a real-time TaqMan PCR assay to detect betanodaviruses in(More)
Spiders of the islands on the coast of the state of São Paulo, Brazil are poorly known. Herein, we redescribe and discuss the taxonomic position of Psalistops crassimanus Mello-Leitão, 1923, described from Alcatrazes Island and formerly included in the Barychelidae. This species is, herein, transferred to the genus Stenoterommata Holmberg, 1881, Nemesiidae,(More)
Among neotropical mygalomorph spider families, Barychelidae is one of the most neglected in taxonomic studies. Most genera have never been revised and only the original descriptions are available. Herein, one of these more obscure genera, Cosmopelma Simon, 1892, with two described species in Brazil and Venezuela, is revised. The type species C. decoratum(More)
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