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Edgard Roquette Pinto

Edgard Roquette Pinto, Brazilian anthropologist, ethnologist and writer (Rio de Janeiro 25 September 1884 – Rio de Janeiro 18 October 1954)

His full name was Edgar Roquette Carneiro de Mendonça Pinto Vieira de Mello


Performed anthropometric measurements in Indians of Nambiquara, Paresis and Urupás tribes


With B. Vinelli Baptista. Contribution à l’Anatomie Comparée des Races Humaines (1926)


Laid the basis of forensic entomology in tropical lands

With O. Freire. Nota sobre a fauna cadavérica no Rio de Janeiro. A Tribuna Médica 21:413-7, 1908


With O.B. de Couto e Silva & A. Ozorio de Almeida. Sobre um novo veneno sagitário dos índios Purus-Borós. Anais Acad. Bras. Ciencias (1926)


Honored in genus Roquettea Mello-Leitão 1931 (Arachnida)