Articles - 2016

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ALVES-OLIVEIRA, J. R.; MENDES, D. M. M.; CAMPOS, D.; SILVA-NETO, A. M.; MORAIS, J. W.; GROSSI, P. C. 2016. First report of two species of scarab beetles (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) inside nests of Azteca cf. chartifex Forel (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in Brazilian Amazonian Rainforest. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia. 60(4): 356-361. Key Words: Central Amazonia Flower chafer Myrmecophily Rhinoceros beetle. Available for download

APPEL, G.; LÓPEZ-BAUCELLS, A.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; BOBROWIEC, P. E. D. 2016. Aerial insectivorous bat activity in relation to moonlight intensity. Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde. Key Words: Foraging strategy Chiroptera Moon Rainforest Hourly activity. Available for download

BARÃO-NÓBREGA, J. A. L.; MARIONI, B.; DUTRA-ARAÚJO, D.; BOTERO-ARIAS, R.; NOGUEIRA, A. J. A.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; DA SILVEIRA, R. 2016. Nest attendance influences the diet of nesting female spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus) in Central Amazonia, Brazil. Herpetological Journal, volume 26 (April 2016), 65-71. Key WordsAmazonia, diet, feeding, nest, parental care, spectacled caiman. Available for download

BASEIA, I. G.; SILVA, B. D. B.; ISHIKAWA, N. K.; SOARES, J. V. C.; FRANÇA, I. F.; USHIJIMA, S.; MAEKAWA, N.; MARTÍN, M. P. 2016. Discovery or extinction of New Scleroderma species in Amazonia? PLoS ONE 11(12):e0167879. Available for download

BORGES-MATOS, C.; ARAGÓN, S.; da SILVA, M. N. F.; FORTIN, M. J.; MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2016. Importance of the matrix in determining small-mammal assemblages in an Amazonian forest-savanna mosaic. Biological Conservation 204 (2016) 417-425. Available for download

CADENA-CASTAÑEDA, O. J.; MENDES, D. M. D. M.; ALVES-OLIVEIRA, J. R.P 2016. A new genus of katydid from the Amazon Rainforest (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae; Phaneropterinae; Steirodontini): Ninth contribution to the suprageneric organization of the Neotropical phaneropterines. Key Words: Phaneropterinae, Stilpnochlora, giant katydids, cone-head, thanatosis, distributio.Zootaxa, 4150(4), 493-500.

CAMPOS, Z.; MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2016. Density and Biomass Estimates by Removal for an Amazonian Crocodilian, Paleosuchus palpebrosus.  PloS one, 11(5). Available for download

CARNEIRO, L. R. A.; LIMA, A. P.; MACHADO, R. B.; MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2016. Limitations to the Use of Species-Distribution Models for Environmental-Impact Assessments in the Amazon. PloS one11(1), 10.1371/journal.pone.0146543. Available for download

CHIFFLET, L.; RODRIGUERO, M. S.; CALCATERRA, L. A.; REY, O.; DINGHI, P. A.; BACCARO, F. B.; SOUZA, J. L. P.; FOLLETT, P.; CONFALONIERI, V. A. 2016. Evolutionary history of the little fire ant Wasmannia auropunctata before global invasion: inferring dispersal patterns, niche requirements and past and present distribution within its native range. Journal of evolutionary biology. Key Words: Bayesian phylogeography; biological invasion; invasive ant; mitochondrial DNA; Pleistocene refugia; range expansion; South America; species distribution model. Available for download

CIPOLA, N. G.; MORAIS, J. W.; BELLINI, B. C.  2016. A new epigeous species of Troglobius (Collembola, Paronellidae, Cyphoderinae) from Brazil and notes on the chaetotaxy of the genus. Florida Entomologist, vol. 99, n.4. Available for download

CIPOLA, N. G.; MORAIS, J. W.; BELLINI, B. C. 2016. A new genus of Entomobryinae (Collembola, Entomobryidae) from Brazilian Amazon with body scales and dental spines. Zootaxa (Online), v. 4105, p. 261-273, 2016. Key Words: haetotaxy, neotropics springtails, Willowsiini, keys.

CIPOLA, N. G.; OLIVEIRA, F. G. L. 2016. A new species of Campylothorax Schött, 1893 (Collembola, Paronellidae) from Brazilian Amazon, with an identification key to the genus. Zootaxa, 4109(4). Key Words: Idiochaetotaxia, região neotropical, Paronellini, Paronellinae, chaetae especializado, Collembola, Amazônia brasileira. 

CIPOLA, N. G.; OLIVEIRA, F. G. L.; MORAIS, J. W.; BELLINI, B. C. 2016. The Heteromurini Absolon Ksenemann (Collembola, Entomobryidae): A review of the genera status and diagnoses, keys for species of Alloscopus Börner and Heteromurtrella Mari-Mutt and description of a new species. Zootaxa, 4884: 151-186. Key Words: Chaetotaxy, Heteromurinae, Neotropical Region, Orchesellinae, taxonomy.

COELHO, A. C.; DE MATTOS, T. L.; VIANA, P.; TERENCIO, M. L.; SCHNEIDER, C. H.; MENIN, M.; GROSS, M. C. 2016. Intra-generic and interspecific karyotype patterns of Leptodactylus and Adenomera (Anura, Leptodactylidae) with inclusion of five species from Central Amazonia. Genetica, 144(1), 37-46. Key Words: Leptodactylid diversity Anuran cytotaxonomy Chromosome banding rDNA FISH NOR phenotypes. Available for download

COLMENARES, P. A.; PORTO, W. L.; TOURINHO A. L. 2016. Taxonomic notes on the genus Auranus (Opiliones, Laniatores, Stygnidae), with description of two new species.  Zootaxa (Online), v. 4103, p. 117. Key Words: Amazon basin, Gonyleptoidea, harvestmen, Neotropics, taxonomy.

CURSINO, L.; LIMA, N. M.; MURILLO, R.; NUNEZ, C. V.; MERFORT, I.; HUMAR, M. 2016. Isolation of Flavonoids from Deguelia duckeana and Their Effect on Cellular Viability, AMPK, eEF2, eIF2 and eIF4E. Molecules, 21(2), 192. Key Words: Deguelia duckeana; Fabaceae; flavonoids; eukaryotic elongation and initiation factor 2; AMPK. Available for download

DAMBROS, C. S.; MORAIS, J. W.; AZEVEDO, R. A.; GOTELLI, N. J. 2016. Isolation by distance, not rivers, control the distribution of termite species in the Amazonian rain forest. Ecography, doi: 10.1111/ecog.02663.  Key Words: Dispersal limitation; Moran Eigenvector Maps; riverine barrier hypothesis; spatial autocorrelation; spatial filtering. Available for download

DAMBROS, C. S.; MORAIS, J. W.; VASCONCELLOS, A.; SOUZA, J. L.; FRANKLIN, E.; GOTELLI, N. J. 2016. Association of Ant Predators and Edaphic Conditions with Termite Diversity in an Amazonian Rain Forest. Biotropica, 48(2), 237–245. Key Words: environmental gradients; predator–prey interaction; species composition; species richness; top-down effect; tropical rain forest. Available for download

DORIA, C. R. da C.; MACHADO NETO, L. F.; SOUZA, S. T. B. de; LIMA, M. A. L. 2016. A pesca em comunidades ribeirinhas na região do médio rio Madeira, Rondônia. Novos Cadernos NAEA, v. 19, n. 3, oo. 163-188. Key Words: Fishery Resources. Fish Consumption and Species Composition. Amazon. Available for download

FERRÃO, M.; COLATRELI, O.; FRAGA, R.; KAEFER, I. L.; MORAVEC, J.; LIMA, A. P. High Species Richness of Scinax Treefrogs (Hylidae) in a Threatened Amazonian Landscape Revealed by an Integrative Approach. Plos One, v. 11, p. e0165679, 2016. Available for download

GRAÇA, M. B.; SOUZA, J. L. P.; FRANKLIN, E.; MORAIS, J. W.; PEQUENO, P. A. C. L. 2016. Sampling effort and common species: optimizing surveys of understory fruit-feeding butterflies in the Central Amazon. Ecological Indicators, 73: 181-188. Key Words: Biomonitoring Frequent species Monetary cost Nymphalidae Sampling scheme Tropical rainfores.  Available for download

JEFFREYS, M. F.; NUNEZ, C. V. 2016. Triterpenos das folhas de Piranhea trifoliata (Picrodendraceae). Revista Acta Amazonica, v. 46 (2), p. 189-194. Available for download

JORGE, R. F.; SIMÕES, P. I.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; LIMA, A. P. 2016. Fine-scale habitat heterogeneity explains the local distribution of two Amazonian frog species of concern for conservation. Biotropica, 48(5): 694-703. Available for download

LAVOR, P.; PERDIZ, R. de O.; VERSIEUX, L. M.; CALVENTE, A. 2016. Rediscovery of Pilosocereus oligolepsis (Cactaceae) in the State of Roraima, Brazil. BioOne Research Evolved, v. 88, n. 3. DOI: Key Words: Pilosocereus, new record, Roraima, Cactaceae, Cactoideae. Available for download

MAGNUSSON, W. E.; ISHIKAWA, N. K.; LIMA, A. P.; DIAS, D. V.; COSTA, F. M. C.; HOLANDA, A. S. S.; SANTOS, G. G. A.; FREITAS, M. A.; RODRIGUES, D. J.; PEZZINI, F. F.; BARRETO, M. R.; BACCARO, F. B.; EMILIO, T.; VARGAS-ISLA, R. 2016. A linha de véu: a biodiversidade brasileira desconhecida. Parcerias Estratégicas. Brasília-DF, v. 21, n. 42, p. 45-60. Key Words: Biodiversidade. Financiamento. Regionalização. Capacitação. Conhecimento tradicional. Available for download

MATOS, L. S. ; CARVALHO, L. N. Consumo de fast-food por peixes: um estudo de caso do uso da ceva no matrinxã (Brycon falcatus, Müller & Troschel, 1844) em afluentes da bacia do rio Tapajós. Boletim, Sociedade Brasileira de Ictiologia , v. 116, p. 41-44. Available for download

MELO, T. N.; BORGES, L. H. M. ; MOURA, A. L. B. 2016. Behaviour and plumage of juvenile Rufous-vented Ground Cuckoo Neomorphus g. geoffroyi, with new records for Acre state, Amazonian Brazil. Cotinga (Sandy), v. 38, p. 49-51. Available for download

MOREIRA, L. F. B.; SOLINO-CARVALHO, L. A.; STRÜSSMANN, C.; SILVEIRA, R. M. L. 2016. Effects of exotic pastures on tadpole assemblages in Pantanal floodplains: assessing changes in species composition. Amphibia-Reptilia. DOI: 10.1163/15685381-00003043. Key Words: amphibians, detection probability, land use, Urochloa, wooded grasslands. Available for download

NAKAZONO, E. M.; MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2016. Unsustainable Management of Arumã (Ischnosiphon polyphyllus [Poepp. & Endl.] Körn.) by the Novo Airão Artisans Association, Rio Negro, Amazon, Brazil1. Economic Botany, 1-13. Key Words: Non–timber forest product, handicrafts, resource rights, traditional peoples, ethnobotany. Available for download

PANSINI, S.; SAMPAIO, A. F.; REIS, N. F. C.; BERNARDI, J. V. E.; QUESADA, C. A. N.; ANDRADE, R. T. G. de; MANZATTO, A. G. 2016. Riqueza e seletividade de palmeiras ao longo de gradientes ambientais na região do interflúvio Purus-Madeira em Porto Velho, RO. Biota Amazônica  Open Journal System, Macapá, v. 6, n. 2, pp. 93-100. Key Words: Arecaceae, palmeiras, fatores ambientais, Amazônia, distribuição vegetal. Available for download

PEQUENO, P. A.; BACCARO, F. B.; SOUZA, J. L.; FRANKLIN, E. 2016. Ecology shapes metabolic and life history scalings in termites. Ecological Entomology. DOI: 10.1111/een.12362. Key Words: Allometry, comparative analysis, ecological niche, eusociality, Isoptera, metabolic-level boundaries hypothesis. Available for download

PERES, C. A.; EMILIO, T.; SCHIETTI, J.; DESMOULIÈRE, S. J.; LEVI, T. 2016. Dispersal limitation induces long-term biomass collapse in overhunted Amazonian forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences113(4), pp.892-897. Key Words: tropical forest, hunting, forest carbon, ecosystem services, large frugivores. Available for download

PONTES-DA-SILVA, E.; PACHECO, M. L. T.; PEQUENO, P. A. C. L.; FRANKLIN, E.; KAEFER, I. L. 2016. Attitudes Towards Scorpions and Frogs: A survey among teachers and students from schools in the vicinity of an Amazonian protected área. Journal of Ethnobiology, v. 36, p. 395-411. Key Words: Amazonia, Anura, ecological reserve, environmental education, Scorpiones. Available for download

PORTO, W.; PEQUENO, P. ; TOURINHO, A. L. 2016. When less means more: Reduction of both effort and survey methods boosts efficiency and diversity of harvestmen in a tropical forest. Ecological Indicators, v. 69, p. 771-779. Key Words: Arachnida Opiliones Amazon basin Reserva ducke Community ecology Species composition Species richness. Available for download

PRADO, L. P.; VICENTE, R. E.; SILVA, T. S.; SOUZA, J. L. 2016. Strumigenys fairchildi Brown, 1961 (Formicidae, Myrmicinae): first record of this rarely collected ant from Brazil. Check List12(4), p.1922. Key Words: Amazon basin; Brazilian ant fauna; distribution; Formicidae; Neotropical ants. Available for download

SAMPAIO, A. F.; RIBEIRO, M. S.; PANSINI, S.; CUNHA, M. F. M. da; MANZATTO, A. G. 2016. Acta Biológica Catarinense, Jul-Dez, 3(2), pp. 73-79. Key Words: Helosis; holoparasita; PPBio; Santalales. Available for download

SANTANA, F. D.; BACCARO, F. B.; COSTA, F. R. C., 2016. Busy Nights: High Seed Dispersal by Crickets in a Neotropical Forest. The American Naturalist, 188 (5), DOI: 10.1086/688676. Key Words: arillate seeds, Amazonia, seed removal, Orthoptera, Grylloidea, ants. Available for download

SCARPASSA, V. M.; CUNHA-MACHADO, A. S.; SARAIVA, J. F. 2016. Evidence of new species for malaria vector Anopheles nuneztovari sensu lato in the Brazilian Amazon region. Malaria Journal, 15(1), 1. doi 10.1186/s12936-016-1217-6. Key Words: Cryptic species complex, Evolutionary genetics, Molecular entomology, Malaria vector.  Available for download

SCHIETTI, J.; MARTINS, D.; EMILIO, T.; SOUZA, P. F.; LEVIS, C.; BACCARO, F. B.; PINTO, J. L. P. D. V.; et al. 2016. Forest structure along a 600 km transect of natural disturbances and seasonality gradients in central‐southern Amazonia. Journal of Ecology. Key Words: above-ground biomass, carbon stocks, density of stems, determinants of plant community diversity and structure, Purus–Madeira interfluve, soil, storms, tropical forest. Available for download

SILVA, L. F. S. G.; CASTILHO, C. V.; CAVALCANTE, C. O.; PIMENTEL, T. P.; FEARNSIDE, P. M.; BARBOSA, R. I. 2016. Production and stock of coarse woody debris across a hydro-edaphic gradient of oligotrophic forests in the northern Brazilian Amazon. Forest Ecology and Management, 364 (doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2015.12.045). Key Words: Necromass Oligotrophic forests Dead biomass Hydro-edaphic determinants. Available for download

SILVA, E. P.; PACHECO, M. L. T.; PEQUENO, P. A. C. L.; FRANKLIN, E.; KAEFER, I. L. 2016. Attitudes towards scorpions and frogs: a survey among teachers and students from schools in the vicinity of an Amazonian protected area. Journal of Ethnobiology, 36(2):395-411. doi: Key Words: Amazonia, Anura, ecological reserve, environmental education, Scorpiones. Available for download

SILVA, J. I. M.; SOUZA, M. C. S.; SOARES, M. L. C.; COSTA, R.C.; NUNEZ, C. V. 2016. Óleos essenciais das raízes das espécies de Philodendron maximumP. solimoesense e P. goeldii (Araceae). Revista Fitos Eletrônica10(1), pp.77-86. Key Words: Philodendron maximum. Philodendron solimoesense. Philodendron goeldii. Terpenos. Bioautografia. Araceae. Available for download

SMIRNOVA, L.; MERGEN, P.; GROOM, Q.; DE WEVER, A.; PENEV, L.; STOEV, P.; PE’ER, I.; RUNNEL, V.; CAMACHO, A.; VINCENT, T.;  AGOSTI, D.; ARVANITIDIS, C.; BONET, F.; SAARENMAA, H. 2016. Data sharing tools adopted by the European Biodiversity Observation Network Project. Research Ideas and Outcomes 2: e9390. Key Words: EU BON, GEO BON, Interoperability, data standards. Available for download

SOUZA, J. L.; BACCARO, F. B.; LANDEIRO, L.; FRANKLIN, E.; MAGNUSSON, W.E.; PEQUENO, A. C. L.; FERNANDES, I. O. 2016. Taxonomic sufficiency and indicator taxa reduce sampling costs and increase monitoring effectiveness for ants. Diversity and Distributions, 22, 111–122. Key Words: alpha diversity, amazonia, beta diversity, latitudinal gradient, monitoring, sampling standardized protocol, tropical forest. Available for download

TAVARES, G. C.; SOVANO, R. S. S.; GUTJAHR, A. L. N. 2016. Clarification of the katydid genus Uchuca Giglio-tos, 1898 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae): A new species in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest. Zootaxa (Online), v. 4139, p. 542-550. Key Words: Katydids, New records, New synonym, Conocephalinae, Agraeciini, Brazil, Almeirim.

TUOMISTO, H.; MOULATLET, G. M.; BALSLEV, H.; EMILIO, T.; FIGUEIREDO, F. O.; PEDERSEN, D.; RUOKOLAINEN, K. 2016. A compositional turnover zone of biogeographical magnitude within lowland Amazonia. Journal of Biogeography43(12), pp.2400-2411. Key Words: Amazonia, dispersal barriers, edaphic heterogeneity, indicator species, Nauta/ Ica Formation, parapatric speciation, Pebas/Solimoes Formation, plant species ~ turnover, soil cation concentration. Available for download

WAGNER, F. H.; ANDERSON, L. O.; BAKER, T. R.; BOWMAN, D. M.; CARDOSO, F. C. et al. 2016. Climate seasonality limits leaf carbon assimilation and wood productivity in tropical forests. Biogeosciences13(8), p.2537. doi:10.5194/bg-13-2537-2016. Available for download