Machado Luís

Luís Machado

People Detail

Research Area : Biodiversity

Position : Integrated members


Integrated Member - Junior Postdoc (2021, CBMA); PhD in Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution (2019, University of Porto); MSc in Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution (2012, University of Porto); BSc in Applied Biology (2009, UMinho).

Ongoing Projects

Team Member
2021-2023: River2Ocean (NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000068; Comissao de Coordenacao e Desenvolvimento Regional do Norte)

Concluded Projects

Principal Investigator
2015-2016: Taxonomic revaluation of selected endemic geckos from Maghreb : a case for Saurodactylus and Ptyodactylus oudrii (FR-TAF-5444, SYNTHESYS grant fromEuropean Commission) .

Team Member
2013-2017: Arabian Reptiles as a model to investigate how biodiversity is generated and maintained in arid area (CGL2015-70390-P; Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas).

2010 - 2013: Padrões paralelos de arrasto selectivo mitocondrial em osgas europeias: um modelo para investigar discordâncias cito-nucleares em estudos filogeográficos (PTDC/BIA-BEC/105327/2008; Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia).


Research Articles

2021b: Machado, L., Harris, D.J., Salvi, D. Biogeographic and demographic history of the Mediterranean snakes Malpolon monspessulanus and Hemorrhois hippocrepis across the Strait of Gibraltar. BMC Ecology and Evolutionthis link is disabled, 21(1), 210.

2021a: Machado, L., Salvi, D., James Harris, D., ...Ahmadzadeh, F., Carranza, S. Systematics, biogeography and evolution of the Saharo-Arabian naked-toed geckos genus Tropiocolotes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolutionthis, 155, 106969.

2019: Machado, L., Šmíd, J., Mazuch, T., ...Al Shukaili, A.S., Carranza, S. Systematics of the Saharo-Arabian clade of the Palearctic naked-toed geckos with the description of a new species of Tropiocolotes endemic to Oman. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Researchthis, 57(1), pp. 159–178.

2018: Carranza, S., Xipell, M., Tarroso, P.,.... Machado, L.,...Shukaili, A.S.A., Akhzami, S.N.A. Diversity, distribution and conservation of the terrestrial reptiles of Oman (Sauropsida, Squamata). PLoS ONE, 13(2), e0190389.

2016b: de Pous, P., Machado, L., Metallinou, M., ...Sanuy, D., Carranza, S. Taxonomy and biogeography of Bunopus spatalurus (Reptilia; Gekkonidae) from the Arabian Peninsula. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 54(1), pp. 67–81.

2016a : Rato, C., Harris, D.J., Carranza, S., Machado, L., Perera, A. The taxonomy of the Tarentola mauritanica species complex (Gekkota: Phyllodactylidae): Bayesian species delimitation supports six candidate species. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 94, pp. 271–278.