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Fernando Flávio Marques de Almeida

Fernando Flávio Marques de Almeida, Brazilian geologist (Rio de Janeiro 18 February 1916 - São Paulo 02 August 2013)
Authored over 250 works 

Described first Pre-Cambrian fossils in South America Collenia itapevensis (1944) 


Defined South American platform (1969)

Co-authored a paper with great repercussion that confirmed the geochronological correlation between Brazil and Africa continent

With P.M. Hurley, G.C. Melcher, U.G. Cordani, J.R. Rand, K. Kawashita, P. Vandoros, W.H. Pinson & H.W. Fairbarn. Test of continental drift by means of radiometric ages. Science 157 (3788):495-500, 1967 


DESCRIBED (Fossil Crustacea) 


Acantholeaia 1950

Candonopsis 1950

Pachecoia 1950


Acantholeaia regoi 1950

Palaeolimnadia petrii 1950

Cyzicus (Lioestheria) mendesi

Cyzicus (Lioestheria) barbosai

Pachecoia acuminata

Pachecoia rodriguesi

Candonopsis pyriformis

Correspondent fellow, Societé Geologique de France

Vice-President, International Union of Geological Sciences (1980-4)

Who's Who in the World, Marquis Who's Who (1971-2)

Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Alberta (1991)

Genus Fernandoalmeidium Novozhilov 1961 (Fossil Crustacea)

Almeidaite Menezes Filho, Chukanov, Rastsvetaeva, Aksenov et al. 2013 (Mineral)