Marcos Teixeira

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Address : Rua de Barros, nº77, 3ºdireito, 4710-058 Braga, Portugal

Phone Number : 917974620

Phd Program : PhD program in marine science, technology and management - Do*Mar

Research Area : Biodiversity

Position : Phd students


Graduation in Applied Biology and Master's Degree in Ecology in University of Minho; 2013 / 2014 – Research Grant at University of Minho (Portugal) Project: PTDC/MAR/113435/2009: “Benthic Estuarine Barcode (BEstBarcode): Development and application of massively paralelized sequencing for monitoring of estuarine macrobenthic communities”; Current Year: Mixed PhD scholarship between Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Infrastructure, Tjarno (Sweden) and University of Minho (Portugal) under the Do*Mar doctoral programme. Project: SFRH/BD/131527/2017: “Phyllodocida (Annelida, Polychaeta) of the North East Atlantic as model for the investigation of cryptic species”


  • Filipe Costa



- Jorge Lobo, Pedro M Costa, Marcos AL Teixeira, Maria SG Ferreira, Maria H Costa and Filipe O Costa (2013) Enhanced primers for amplification of DNA barcodes from a broad range of marine metazoans. BMC Ecology, 13:34. DOI:10.1186/1472-6785-13-34

- Jorge Lobo, Marcos AL Teixeira, Luisa MS Borges, Maria SG Ferreira, Claudia Hollatz, Pedro A Gomes, Ronaldo Sousa, Ascensão Ravara, Maria H Costa, Filipe O Costa (2015) Starting a DNA barcode reference library for shallow water polychaetes from the southern European Atlantic coast. Molecular Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12441

- Jorge Lobo, Maria S Ferreira, Ilisa C Antunes, Marcos AL Teixeira, Luisa MS Borges, Ronaldo Sousa, Pedro A Gomes, Maria Helena Costa, Marina R Cunha and Filipe O Costa (2017) Contrasting morphological and DNA barcode suggested species boundaries among shallow-water amphipod fauna from the southern European Atlantic coast. Genome. DOI: 10.1139/gen-2016-0009

- Ascensão Ravara, Diana Ramos, Marcos AL Teixeira, Filipe O Costa, Marina R Cunha (2016) Taxonomy, distribution and Ecology of the order Phyllodocida (Annelida, Polychaeta) in deep-sea habitats. around the Iberian margin. Deep-Sea Research Part II. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.08.008

- Hupało K, Teixeira MAL, Rewicza T, Sezgind M, Iannillie V, Karaman GS, Grabowskia M, Costa FO (2019) Persistence of phylogeographic footprints helps to understand crypticdiversity detected in two marine amphipods widespread in the Mediterranean. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53–66. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.11.013

- Hannah Weigand, Arne J Beermann, Fedor Čiampor, Filipe O Costa, Zoltán Csabai, Sofia Duarte, Matthias F Geiger, Michał Grabowski, Frédéric Rimet, Björn Rulik, Malin Strand, Nikolaus Szucsich, Alexander M Weigand, Endre Willassen, Sofia A Wyler, Agnès Bouchez, Angel Borja, Zuzana Čiamporová-Zat'ovičová, Sónia Ferreira, KD Dijkstra, Ursula Eisendle, Jörg Freyhof, Piotr Gadawski, Wolfram Graf, Arne Haegerbaeumer, Berry B van der Hoorn, Bella Japoshvili, Lujza Keresztes, Emre Keskin, Florian Leese, Jan Macher, Tomasz Mamos, Guy Paz, Vladimir Pešić, Daniela Maric Pfannkuchen, Martin Andreas Pfannkuchen, Benjamin W Price, Buki Rinkevich, Marcos AL Teixeira, Gábor Várbíró, Torbjørn Ekrem (2019) DNA barcode reference libraries for the monitoring of aquatic biota in Europe: Gap-analysis and recommendations for future work. Science of The Total Environment. DOI:

Publications in proceedings of scientific meetings:

- Ilisa C. Antunes, Maria S. Ferreira, Jorge Lobo, Marcos A.L. Teixeira, Luisa M.S. Borges, Ronaldo Sousa, Pedro A. Gomes, Maria Helena Costa, Marina R. Cunha and Filipe O. Costa (2015) Comparison between morphological and DNA barcode-suggested species boundaries among shallow-water amphipod fauna from the southern European Atlantic coast. Genome, 58(5): 187

- Lobo J, Teixeira MAL, Borges LMS, Ferreira MSG, Hollatz C, Gomes PT, Sousa R, Ravara A, Costa MH, Costa FO (2015). DNA barcodes of polychaetes (Annelida: Polychaeta) from the southern European Atlantic coast underscores the incipient state of the global reference library for this taxon. Genome 58 (5): 247-248.

- Hupalo K, Teixeira MAL, Rewicz T, Sezgin M, Iannilli V, Karaman GS, Grabowski M,
Costa FO (2017) Is the Mediterranean Sea a hotspot for cryptic species? The case of two widespread brackishwater Gammarus Fabricius, 1775 species (Crustacea Amphipoda). Biodiversity Journal, 8 (2): 517–518 (Monograph)


- Poster: Teixeira MAL, Ferreira MS, Lobo J, Ravara A, Gomes PA, Sousa R, Costa MH, Costa FO (2013) Construção de uma biblioteca de referência de DNA barcodes para poliquetas de ecossistemas estuarinos portugueses. 14º Encontro Nacional de Ecologia SPECO, 17-19 de Junho 2013, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal.

- Oral Presentation: Teixeira MAL, Nygren A, Ravara A, (2017) Workplan for the study of cryptic polychaete species. 1ºWorkshop Nextsea – Next Generation monitoring of coastal ecosystems in a scenario of global change. University of Minho, IB-S Braga (Portugal), 15th December 2017.

- Oral Presentation: Teixeira MAL, Nygren A, Ravara A, Costa FO (2018). Incidence and distribution of cryptic species among polychaetes of the NE Atlantic: potential consequences for biomonitoring and assessment of climate change-induced impacts. Decaestecker Ellen & Lepoint Gilles (Editors). Zoology 2018, The 25th Benelux congress of Zoology, “Zoology in the Anthropocene”, Abstract Book, 137 pages, Antwerpen, Belgium, 13-15th December 2018.