Articles - 2012

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ALFREDO D.S., LEITE A.G., BRAGA-NETO R., CORTEZ V.G., BASEIA I.G. 2012. Scleroderma minutisporum, a new earthball from the Amazon rainforest.  Mycosphere 3(3), 294–299. Key Words: Basidiomycota, Boletales, Gasteromycetes, Neotropics, Taxonomy. Available for download

ALFREDO D.S., LEITE A.G., BRAGA-NETO  R.,  BASEIA I.G.  2012. Two new Morganella  species  from  the Brazilian Amazon rainforest. Mycosphere 3(1), 66-71. Key Words:  Basidiomycota, Gasteromycetes, Neotropics, Taxonomy. Available for download

ARRUDA, R., FADINI, R. F., CARVALHO, L. N., DEL-CLARO, K., MOURÃO, F. A., JACOBI, C.M., TEODORO, G. S., VAN DEN BERG, E., CAIRES, C. S., DETTKE, G. A.  2012.  Ecology of Neotropical mistletoes: an important canopy-dwelling component of Brazilian ecosystems.  Acta Botanica Brasilica, 26(2): 264-274. Key Words:  Hemiparasitas, biologia da conservação, especifi cidade por hospedeiros, compatibilidade por hospedeiros. Available for download

BACCARO, F. B., de SOUZA, J. L. P., FRANKLIN, E., LANDEIRO, V. L., MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2012. Limited effects of dominant ants on assemblage species richness in three Amazon forests. Ecological Entomology, 37: 1-12. Key Words: Behavioural dominance, competition, co-occurrence, numerical dominance, spatial scale, tropical forest. Available for download

BARBOSA, R. I., MOURÃO JUNIOR, M., CASADIO, G. M. L., SILVA, S. J. R. 2012. Reproductive phenology of the main tree species in the Roraima Savanna, Brazilian Amazon. Ecotropica (Bonn) 18: 81-92. Key Words: Amazonia, reproductive phenology, Curatella, Byrsonima, climatic synchrony. Available for download

BARBOSA, R. I., SANTOS, J. R. S., CUNHA, M. S., PIMENTEL, T. P.; FEARNSIDE, P. M. 2012. Root biomass, root: shoot ratio and belowground carbon stocks in the open savannas of Roraima, Brazilian Amazonia. Australian Journal of Botany, 60(5): 405-416. Available for download

BARLOW, J., GARDNER, T. A., LEES, A. C., PARRY, L., PERES, C. A., PERES, C. A. 2012. How pristine are tropical forests? An ecological perspective on the pre-Columbian human footprint in Amazonia and implications for contemporary conservation. Biological Conservation, 151(1): 45-49, Key Words: Archeology, Paleoecology, Naturalness, Hunting, Terra Preta, Enrichment planting, Sustainability. Available for download

BARNETT, A. A., BOYLE, S. A., PINTO, L. P., LOURENÇO, W. C., ALMEIDA, T., SOUSA SILVA, W., RONCHI-TELES, B., BEZERRA, B. M., ROSS, C., MACLARNON, A., SPIRONELLO, W. R. 2012. Primary seed dispersal by three Neotropical seed-predating primates (Cacajao melanocephalus ouakaryChiropotes chiropotes and Chiropotes albinasus). Journal of Tropical Ecology (Print), 28: 543-555. Key Words: Amazonas, frugívore, primates, seed dispersal, seed predator. Available for download

BARRETO, M. R., ROSADO-NETO, G. H. 2012. Dimorfismo Sexual de Onchoscelis germari Boheman, 1837 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Revista Entomobrasilis, 5: 242 -245. Key Words: Gorgulho, Morfologia, Sexagem, Simaroubaceae.Available for download

BARROS, A. B., RODRIGUES, D. J., NORONHA, J. C, ALMEIDA, E. J. 2012. New record and distribution extension of Leptodactylus paraensis Heyer, 2005 (Anura, Leptodactylidae) in state of Mato Grosso, Brazil. Herpetology Notes, 5: 323-324. Available for download

BOTELHO, A. L. M.; CALOURO, A.M.; BORGES, L. H. M.; CHAVES, W. A. 2012. Large and medium-sized mammals of the Humaitá Forest Reserve, southwestern Amazônia, state of Acre, Brazil. Check List (São Paulo. Online), v. 8, p. 1190-1195. Available for download

BUENO, A. S., BRUNO, R. S., PIMENTEL, T. P., SANAIOTTI, T. M., MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2012. The width of riparian habitats for understory birds in an Amazonian forest. Ecological Applications 22: 722-734.Key Words:  Biodiversity conservation, Brazil, buffer strips, community structure, ecological boundaries, environmental gradients, environmental legislation, Neotropical birds, ripariam corridors, species distributions, tropical forest. Available for download

CAMPOS, Z., SANAIOTTI, T., MUNIZ, F. L., FARIAS, I. P., MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2012. Parental care in the dwarf caiman, Paleosuchus palpebrosus - Cuvier 1807 (Reptilia: Crocodilia: Alligatoridae). Journal of Natural History, 46(47-48): 2979-2984, doi: 10.1080/00222933.2012.724723. Key Words: dwarf caiman, maternal care, radiotelemetry. Available for download

CINTRA, R. 2012. Ecological Gradients Influencing Waterbird Communities in Black Water Lakes in the Anavilhanas Archipelago, Central Amazonia. International Journal of Ecology, volume 2012 (2012), article ID 801683, 21 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/801683. Available for download

CINTRA, R. & NAKA, L. N. 2012. Spatial Variation in Bird Community Composition in Relation to Topographic Gradient and Forest Heterogeneity in a Central Amazonian Rainforest. International Journal of Ecology, doi:10.1155/2012/435671. Available for download

COSTA, R. C. 2012. Áreas de Risco: processos da natureza e produção da sociedade . Revista GeoNorte, 4: 89-104. Available for download

CRUZ, D. R. & COSTA, R. C. 2012. Inundações em bacias hidrográficas urbanas de Manaus - Comunidades bairro União e N. S. de Fátima. Revista GeoNorte, 4: 759-771. Key Words: Risco; Bacias Hidrográficas Urbanas; Manaus. Available for download

CURSINO, L. M. D. C.; NUNEZ, C. V.; PAULA, R. C. D.; NASCIMENTO, M. F. A. D.; SANTOS, P. A. D. 2012. Triterpenes from Minquartia guianensis (Olacaceae) and in vitro antimalarial activity. Química Nova35(11), 2165-2168. Key Words: Minquartia guianensis; triterpenes; Plasmodium falciparum. Available for download

DAL MOLIN, I. L., BARRETO, M. R. 2012. Ocorrência e controle de Curculionidae em Cocos nucifera L. em Sinop, Mato Grosso. Semina: Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, 33 (1): 53 - 64. Key Words: Insecta. Coleoptera. Pragas do coqueiro. Amazônia meridional. Available for download

DAMASCO, G., VICENTINI, A., CASTILHO, C. V., PIMENTEL, T. P., NASCIMENTO, H. E. M. 2012. Disentangling the role of edaphic variability, flooding regimes and topography of an Amazonian white-sand forest. Journal of Vegetation Science, 23 (4): 1 - 11. Key Words: Amazon;b-Diversity, Campinarana, Floodplain, Tree community. Available for download

DAMBROS, C. S.; MENDONÇA, D. R. M.; REBELO, T. G.; MORAIS, J. W. 2012. Termite species list in a terra firme and ghost forest associated with a hydroelectic plant in Presidente Figueiredo, Amazonas, Brazil. Check List (São Paulo. Online), 8: 718-721. Available for download

DÁTTILO, W., MARTINS, R. L., UHDE, V., NORONHA, J.C.,  FLORÊNCIO, F.P., IZZOP, T. J. 2012. Floral resource partitioning by ants and bees in a jambolan  Syzygium jambolanum  (Myrtaceae) agroforestry system in Brazilian Meridional Amazon. Agroforestry Systems, 85: 105-111. Key Words: Competitive interactions, Nectar, Pollinator cheaters, Pollination, Agriculture. Available for download

DEICHMANN, J. L., TOFT, C. A., DEICHMANN, P. M., LIMA, A. P., WILLIAMSON, G. B. 2012. Neotropical primary productivity affects biomass of the leaf-litter herpetofaunal assemblage. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 28:427–435. Key Words: Amazonia, amphibians, biomass, geomorphology, lizards, primary productivity, species richness. Available for download

DILKIN, L. P. S., BARRETO, M. R. 2012. Fatores abióticos associados a Aedes aegypti em Sinop, MT, Brasil. Engenharia Ambiental, 9(3): 14-26. Key Words: Dengue, Controle de vetores, Mato Grosso. Available for download

DUTRA, V. S., RONCHI-TELES, B., STECK, G. J., SILVA, J. G. 2012. Description of larvae of Anastrepha spp (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the fraterculus group. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 105: 529-538. Key Words: fruit ßy, larvae, morphology, cephalopharyngeal skeleton. Available for download

FELDPAUSCH, T. R., LLOYD, J., LEWIS, S. L., BRIENEN, R. J. W., GLOOR, M., MONTEAGUDO MENDOZA, A., LOPEZ-GONZALEZ, G. et al. 2012. Tree height integrated into pantropical forest biomass estimates. Biogeosciences, 9: 3381-3403, doi:10.5194/bg-9-3381-2012. Available for download

FERREIRA, R. N. C., FRANKLIN, E., SOUZA, J. L. P., MORAES, J. 2012. Soil oribatid mite (Acari: Oribatida) diversity and composition in semideciduous forest fragments in eastern Amazonia and comparison with the surrounding savanna matrix. Journal of Natural History, 1–14, doi:10.1080/00222933.2012.707245. Key Words: community structure, exclusive species, large-scale surveys, soil fauna, species sensitivity. Available for download

FILHO, J. A. L., MARTINS, J., CARVALHO, L. N., ARRUDA, R. 2012. Air-breathing Behavior of the Jeju Fish Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus in Amazonian Streams. Biotropica,44: 512-520. Available for download

FREITAS, C. G.; COSTA, F. R. C.; SVENNING, J. C.; BALSLEV, H. 2012. Topographic separation of two sympatric palms in the central Amazon - does dispersal play a role? Acta Oecologia (39): 128 - 135.  Available for download

GAMA NETO, J. L., BAIMA, J. M., FREITAS, R. A., PASSOS, M. A. B. 2012. Fauna flebotomínica (Diptera: Psychodidae) em floresta preservada e alterada do município de Caroebe, estado de Roraima, Brasil. Revista Pan-Amazônica de Saúde (Online), 3: 41-46. doi: 10.5123/S2176-62232012000200006. Key Words: : Leishmania, Leishmaniose Cutânea, Lutzomyia, Insetos vetores. Available for download

GAMA NETO, J. L., PASSOS, M. A. B., PAULO, C. S. 2012. Nível de conhecimentos sobre Leishmaniose Tegumentar Americana entre moradores da vila do Apiaú, Município de Mucajaí, Roraima, Brasil. Ambiente: Gestão e Desenvolvimento (UERR), 4: 59-68. Key Words:  Educação em Saúde, Epidemiologia, Leishmania, Doenças negligenciadas. Available for download

GIRIBET, G.; TOURINHO, A. L.; SHIH, C.; REN, D. 2012. An exquisitely preserved harvestman (Arthropoda, Arachnida, Opiliones) from the Middle Jurassic of China. Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 12: 51-56. DOI 10.1007/s13127-011-0067-x. Key Words: Mesozoic, Fossil, Sclerosomatidae, Gagrellinae, Leiobuninae. Available for download

GUALBERTO, T. L., ALMEIDA, L. O., MENIN, M. 2012. Population structure, fecundity and ecological aspects of freshwater shrimp species (decapoda, palaemonidae) of an urban forest fragment in Central Amazonia, Brazil. Crustaceana 85 (10): 1205-1219. Available for download

HENLE, K., BELL, S., BROTONS, L., CLOBERT, J., EVANS, D., GOERG, C., GRODZINSKA-JURCAK, M., GRUBER, B., HAILA, Y., HENRY, P. Y. et al. 2012. Nature Conservation - a new dimension in Open Access publishing bridging science and application. Nature Conservation, 1(2012): 1-10, doi: 10.3897/natureconservation.1.3081. Key Words: Nature Conservation, biodiversity, conservation science, conservation policy, conservation management, semantic markup, semantic enhancements, data publishing.  Available for download

IZZO, T. J., RODRIGUES, D. J., MENIN, M., LIMA, A. P., MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2012. Functional necrophilia: a profitable anuran reproductive strategy? Journal of Natural History, DOI:10.1080/00222933.2012.724720. Key Words: amphibians, davian behaviour, reproduction; mating balls. Available for download

JUNQUEIRA, A. B., CLEMENT, C. R. 2012. Reply to Barlow et al. (2011): Towards an integrated understanding of the pre-conquest human footprint in Amazonia. Biological Conservation. 152: 291-292. ISSN: 0006-3207 DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2012.03.025. Available for download 

KAEFER, I. L., LIMA, A. P. 2012. Sexual signals of the Amazonian frog Allobates paleovarzensis: geographic variation and stereotypy of acoustic traits. Behaviour 149: 15–33. Key Words: acoustic communication, advertisement call, Amazon River, biogeography, Dendrobatoidea, intraspecific variation, signal stereotypy. Available for download

KAEFER, I. L., MONTANARIN, A., da COSTA, R. S., LIMA, A. P. 2012. Temporal Patterns of Reproductive Activity and Site Attachment of the Brilliant-Thighed Frog Allobates femoralis from Central Amazonia. Journal of Herpetology. 46(4): 549–554. Available for download

KAEFER, I. L., SIMÕES, P. I., LIMA, A. P. 2012. First record of Allobates nidicola (Anura: Dendrobatoidea) from the state of Rondônia, southwestern Amazonia, Brazil. Salamandra (Frankfurt), 48: 122-124. Available for download

KAEFER, I. L., TSUJI-NISHIKIDO, B. M., LIMA, A. P. 2012. Beyond the river: underlying determinants of population acoustic signal variability in Amazonian direct-developing Allobates (Anura: Dendrobatoidea). Acta Ethologica. 15:187–194, DOI 10.1007/s10211-012-0126-0. Key Words: Advertisement call . Geographical variation . Isolation by distance . River barrier effect . Sexual signal . Signal plasticity. Available for download

LANDEIRO, V. L., BINI, L. M., COSTA, R. F. C., FRANKLIN, E., NOGUEIRA, A., SOUZA, J. L. P., MORAIS, J. & MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2012. How far can we go in simplifying biomonitoring assessments? An integrated analysis of taxonomic surrogacy, taxonomic sufficiency and numerical resolution in a megadiverse region. Ecological Indicators. 23. 366–373. Key Words: Amazonia, Congruence, Mantel, Procrustean rotation, Spatial patterns, Surrogate groups. Available for download

LANDEIRO, V. L., BINI, L. M., MELO, A. S., PES. A. O. & MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2012. The roles of dispersal limitation and environmental conditions in controlling caddisfly (Trichoptera) assemblages. Freshwater Biology. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2012.02816.x. Key Words: Amazonia, metacommunities, neotropical streams, redundancy analysis, spatial analysis. Available for download

LAURANCE, W. F. et al. 2012. Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas. Nature. 489: 290–294, doi:10.1038/nature11318. Available for download

LEVIS, C., SOUZA, P. F., SCHIETTI, J., EMILIO, T., PINTO, J. L. P. V., CLEMENT, C. R., COSTA, F. R. C. 2012. Historical Human Footprint on Modern Tree Species Composition in the Purus-Madeira Interfluve, Central Amazonia. Plos One. 7 (11): 1 - 10, e48559. Available for download

LIMA, A. P., ERDTMANN, L. K., AMÉZQUITA, A. 2012. Advertisement call and colour in life of Allobates crombiei (Morales) “2000” [2002] (Anura: Aromobatidae) from the type Locality (Cachoeira do Espelho), Xingu River, Brazil. Zootaxa. 3475: 86–88. Available for download

LIMA, N. M., ANDRADE, J. I. A., LIMA, K. C. S., SANTOS, F. N., BARISON, A., SALOME, K. S., MATSUURA, T., NUNEZ, C. V. 2012. Chemical profile and biological activities of Deguelia duckeana A.M.G. Azevedo (Fabaceae). Natural Product Research (Print), 1: 1-8. Available for download

MACENA, L. S. S. & COSTA, R. C. 2012. A cidade como espaço do risco: estudo em bacias hidrográficas de Manaus, Amazonas - BR. Revista GeoNorte, 4: 318-330. Key Words: Manaus, Bacia Hidrográfica, Cultura de Risco e Área de Risco. Available for download

MARSARO JUNIOR, A. L., ADAIME, R., RONCHI-TELES, B., LIMA, C. R., PEREIRA, R. V. S. 2012. Anastrepha species (Diptera: Tephritidae), their hosts and parasitoids in the extreme north of Brazil. Biota Neotropica. 11(4): 117-123. Key Words: fruit flies, diversity, Amazon, Anastrepha bahiensis, Anastrepha montei.. Available for download

MARSARO JUNIOR, A. L., NASCIMENTO, D. B., RONCHI-TELES, B., ADAIME, R. 2012. Faunistic analysis of the species of Anastrepha Schiner (Diptera: Tephritidae) in three municipalities of the state of Roraima, Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Biology. 72(4): 813-819. Key Words: Amazon, diversity, faunistic index, fruit flies. Available for download

MELO-SAMPAIO, P. R., MENEGHELLI, D., VENÂNCIO, N. M., SILVA, T. R. B. ; SUENDEL, U. O., MESSIAS, M. R., SOUZA, M. B. 2012. Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae, Hypsiboas microderma (Pyburn, 1977): First record for the state of Rondônia and new record for the state of Acre, southwestern Amazonia, Brazil. Check List (São Paulo. Online), 8(1): 147-148. Key Words: Available for download

NORONHA, J. C, RODRIGUES, D. J., BARROS, A. B., ALMEIDA, E. J. 2012. New record and distribution map of Hyalinobatrachium cappellei (van Lidth de Jeude 1904) (Anura: Centrolenidae). Herpetology Notes. 5: 467 - 468. Available for download

NUNEZ, C.V., ROUMY, V., MESQUITA, D. W. O., MESQUITA, A. S. S.. SAHPAZ, S., BAILLEUL, F., HENNEBELLE, T. 2012. Indole alkaloids from Duroia macrophylla (Rubiaceae). Planta Medica (Internet), 78: 287. 

OLIVEIRA, A. S., SCHWAMBACK, T. I., SINHORIN, A. P., OLIVEIRA, M. R. C., ALESSI, K. C., OLOVEIRA-FILHO, F. A.; PINA, D. S. 2012. Capacity of ensilage of Jatropha Curcas L. cake degrade forbol Ester. Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia. 41: 1545-1549. Key Words: additives, biodestoxification, biodiesel, co-products, glycerin. Available for download

OLIVEIRA, T. A.; TELES, B. R.; FONSECA, C. R. V.; SILVA, S. L. R.; SANTOS, P. A.; NUNEZ, C. V. 2012. Insecticidal activity of Vitex cymosa (Lamiaceae) and Eschweilera pedicellata (Lecythidaceae) extracts against Sitophilus zeamais adults (Curculionidae). Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, 24(1): 47-54.  Key Words: Botanical insecticides, Plant extracts, Stored grain pests, Weevil. Available for download

PEQUENO, P. A. C. L., PANTOJA, P. O. 2012. Negative Effects of Azteca Ants on the Distribution of the Termite Neocapritermes braziliensis in Central Amazonia. Sociobiology, 59 (3): 1-10. Key Words: Bayesian Inference; Generalized Nonlinear Modeling; Population Limitation; Power Law; Social Insect; Species Distribution. Available for download

PEZZINI, F. F., MELO, P. H. A., OLIVEIRA, D. M. S., AMORIM, R. X., FIGUEIREDO, F. O. G., DRUCKER, D., RODRIGUES, F. R. O., ZUQUIM, G.P.S., SOUSA, T. E. L., COSTA, F., MAGNUSSON, W. E. et al. The Brazilian Program for Biodiversity Research (PPBio) Information System. Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 265-274. Key Words: Amazonia; assessment; data repository; impact; landscape; monitoring; multidisciplinary; remote sensing. Available for download

PINTO-DA-ROCHA, R., TOURINHO, A. L. 2012. Two new genera, ten new species and new records of Amazonian Stygnidae Simon, 1879 (Opiliones: Laniatores). Zootaxa, 3340: 1-28. Key Words: Heterostygninae, Neblina Mountain, Stygninae, Tapirapecó Mountain, tepui. 

PONTES, A. R. M., de PAULA, M. D. & MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2012. Low Primate Diversity and Abundance in Northern Amazonia and its Implications for Conservation. Biotropica 44: 834–839.  Key Words: Aggregation; climate change; northern Brazilian Amazonia; park and reserve design; primate populations. Available for download

RIBEIRO Jr, J. W., LIMA, A. P., MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2012. The Effect of Riparian Zones on Species Diversity of Frogs in Amazonian Forests. Copeia,3: 375–381. Available for download

RODRIGUES, T. F. & COSTA, R. C. 2012. ALguns aspectos do risco na comunidade do Lago Azul, Manaus (AM). Revista GeoNorte, 4: 379-387. Key Words: Risco, Geossistemas, Socioespacialidade. Available for download

RODRIGUES, F. R. O. & COSTA, F. R. C. 2012. Litter as a filter of emergence for herbaceous seedlings and sporophytes in central Amazonia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 28: 445-452. Key Words: germination, plant distribution, pteridophytes, safe microsites, topography, water availability, Zingiberales. Available for download

RODRIGUES, L. F. &  VIDAL, M. D. 2012. Densidade e tamanho populacional de primatas em uma área de terra firme na Amazônia Central. Neotropical Primates 18(01): 9-16, June. Key Words: Ducke reserve, Amazon forest, linear transect, Manaus. Available for download

ROJAS-AHUMADA, D. P., LANDEIRO, V. L. & MENIN, M. 2012. Role of environmental and spatial processes in structuring anuran communities across a tropical rain forest. Austral Ecology. Early view, DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2011.02330.x. Key Words:  Amazonia, distribution pattern, environmental gradient, riparian area. Available for download

SANTOS, G. G. A.; SANTOS, B. A.; NASCIMENTO, H. E. M.; TABARELLI, M. 2012. Contrasting Demographic Structure of Short- and Long-lived Pioneer Tree Species on Amazonian Forest Edges. Biotropica, 44: 771–778. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2012.00882.x. Key Words: Bellucia grossularioides; Cecropia sciadophylla; edge effects; Goupia glabra; habitat fragmentation; Laetia procera; plant demography. Available for download

SAMPAIO, P.R.M., MENEGHELLI, D., VENÂNCIO, N. M., SILVA, T. R. B., SUENDEL, U. O., MESSIAS, M. R., SOUZA, M. B. 2012. Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae, Hypsiboas microderma (Pyburn, 1977): First record for the state of Rondônia and new record for the state of Acre, southwestern Amazonia, Brazil. Check List 8(1): 147-148. Available for download

SILVA, E. S., MATHIAS, C. S., LIMA, M. C. F., VEIGA JUNIOR, V. F., RODIGUES, D. P., CLEMENT, C. R. 2012. Análise físico-química do óleo-resina e variabilidade genética de copaíba na Floresta Nacional do Tapajós. Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira, Brasília, 47(11): 1621-1628. Key Words: Copaifera reticulata, conservação in situ, endogamia, estrutura genética, manejo extrativista, variabilidade físico-química. Available for download

SILVA, M. S., REIS, C., PONTES-PIRES, A. F. P. 2012. Caracterização anatômica foliar de cinco espécies da família Fabaceae ocorrentres em Sinop, MT. Scientific Eletronic Archives, 1(1):16-19. Key Words: anatomia foliar; caracterização anatômica; Fabaceae. Available for download

SIMÕES, P. I., KAEFER, I. L., GOMES, F. B. R., LIMA, A. P. 2012. Distribution extension of Hyalinobatrachium cappellei (van Lidth de jeude, 1904) (Anura: Centrolenidae) across Central Amazonia. Check List 8(4): 636–637. Available for download

SIMÕES, P. I., LIMA, A. P. 2012. The tadpole of Allobates sumtuosus (Morales, ‘2000’ 2002) (Anura: Aromobatidae) from its type locality at Reserva Biológica do Rio Trombetas, Pará, Brazil. Zootaxa, 3499: 86–88. 

SIMÕES, P. I., LIMA, A. P., FARIAS, I. P. 2012. Restricted natural hybridization between two species of litter frogs on a threatened landscape in southwestern Brazilian Amazonia. Conserv Genet, DOI 10.1007/s10592-012-0362-x. Key Words: Amazon Madeira River Hybrid zone Genetic introgression Dendrobatidae Allobates femoralis. Available for download

SOUZA, J. L. P., BACCARO, F. B., LANDEIRO, V. L., FRANKLIN, E. & MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2012. Trade-offs between complementarity and redundancy in the use of different sampling techniques for ground-dwelling ant assemblages. Applied Soil Ecology 56: 63-73. Key Words: Ant survey Clay content Effort reduction Formicidae Terra-firme forest Topographic gradients. Available for download

STARK, S. C., LEITOLD, V.. WU, J. L., HUNTER, M. A O.,  DE CASTILHO, C. V., COSTA, F. R. C., MCMAHON, S. M., PARKER, G. G. et al. 2012. Amazon forest carbon dynamics predicted by profiles of canopy leaf area and light environment. Ecology Letters. 15(12): 1406-1414. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01864.x. Key Words: Biomass growth, carbon balance, gap fraction, leaf area profiles, remote sensing of canopy structure, LiDAR. Available for download

TOLEDO, J. J.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; CASTILHO, C. V.; NASCIMENTO, H. E. M. 2012. Tree mode of death in Central Amazonia: effects of soil and topography on tree mortality associated with storm disturbances. Forest Ecology and Management, 263: 253-261. Key Words: Forest dynamics Permanent plots Soil gradients Topographic position Treefall Tropical forest. Available for download

TSUJI-NISHIKIDO, B. M., KAEFER, I. L., FREITAS, F. C., MENIN, M., LIMA, A. P. 2012. Significant but not diagnostic: Differentiation through morphology and calls in the Amazonian frogs Allobates nidicola and A. masniger. Herpetological Journal. 22: 105–114. Key Words: advertisement call, Anura, Aromobatidae, biogeography, Madeira River. Available for download

VARGAS-ISLA, R., HANADA, R. E., ISHIKAWA, N. K. 2012. Sawdust and fruit residues of Central Amazonian for Panus strigellus spawn s production. Pesquisa Florestal Brasileira ,32: 7-11, doi: 10.4336/2012.pfb.32.70.0. Key Words: Basidiomicetos Cogumelo comestível Lentinus strigellus Lentinus strigosus Simarouba amara Astrocaryum aculeatum. Available for download

VICENTE, R. E., DÁTTILO, W., IZZO, T. J. 2012. New record of a interaction: Myrcidris epicharis Ward 1990 (Pseudomyrmecinae) and its myrmecophyte host Myrcia madida McVaugh (Myrtaceae) in Brazilian Meridional Amazon. Acta Amazonica.  42: 573-576. Key Words: Ant-plant; Mutualism; Geographic distribution; Amazon River basin. Available for download

VILELA-SANTOS, M. C.; BARBOSA, L. F.; COUTINHO, N. A., PINHEIRO, M. H . O.; RODRIGUES, D. J.; CAVALHEIRO, L.; ARRUDA, R.; ALMEIDA, E. J.; BURNHAM, R. J. 2012. Cucurbitaceae, Gurania Cogn., for southern Amazonia, Mato Grosso, Brazil. Check List. 8(2): 239 - 241. Available for download

WIEST, A., BARRETO, M. R. 2012. Evolução dos Insetos-Praga na Cultura da Soja no Mato Grosso. EntomoBrasilis. 5: 84-87. Key Words:  Insecta; Mato Grosso; praga; sojicultura. Available for download

ZUQUIM, G., TUOMISTO, H., COSTA, F. R. C., PRADO, J., MAGNUSSON, W. E., PIMENTEL, T., BRAGA-NETO, R., FIGUEIREDO, F. O. G. 2012. Broad Scale Distribution of Ferns and Lycophytes along Environmental Gradients in Central and Northern Amazonia, Brazil. Biotropica. 44: 752-762. Key Words: Dispersal limitation; environmental factors; extended dissimilarities; pteridophytes; Sørensen index; species turnover; tropical forest; understory. Available for download