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AMARAL, I. L. do; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; MATOS, F. D. de A.; ALBERNAZ, A. L. K.; FEITOSA, Y. O.; GUILLAUMET, Jeans-Louis. 2017. Disentangling structural patterns of natural forest fragments in a savanna matrix in the eastern Brazilian Amazon. Key Words: Bray-Curtis, Cluster analysis, diameter structure, small trees. Acta Amazonica. Key Words: Bray-Curtis, análise de grupamento, estrutura diamétrica, pequenas árvores. Available for download e em

APPEL, G.; LÓPEZ-BAUCELLS, A.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; BOBROWIEC, P. E. D. 2017. Aerial insectivorous bat activity in relation to moonlight intensity. Key Words: Foraging strategy, Chiroptera, Moon, Rainforest, Hourly activity. Mammalian Biology (2017), v. 85, pp. 37-46. Key Words: Foraging strategy Chiroptera Moon Rainforest Hourly activity. Available for download e em

ARAUJO, M.A.M; ROCHA, A.E.S.; MIRANDA, I.S.; 2017. Hydro-edaphic conditions defining richness and species composition in savanna areas of the northern Brazilian Amazonia. Biodiversity Data Journal 5: e13829 doi: 10.3897/BDJ.5.e13829. Key Words: Amazonian savanna, floristic survey, species richness, environmental factors, plant community. Available for download

BARÃO-NÓBREGA, J. A. L.; MARIONI, B.; BOTERO-ARIAS, R.; NOGUEIRA, A. J. A.; LIMA, E. S.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; DA SILVEIRA, R.; MARCON, J. L. 2017. The metabolic cost of nesting: body condition and blood parameters of Caiman crocodilus and Melanosuchus niger in Central Amazonia. Journal of comparative physiology. B, Biochemical, systemic, and environmental physiology, v. 188. DOI: 10.1007/s00360-017-1103-8. Key Words: Amazon, Blood, Body condition, Caiman, Nest, Várzea. Available for download 

BARBOSA, R.I.; CASTILHO, C.V.; PERDIZ, R.O.; DAMASCO, G.; RODRIGUES, R.; FEARNSIDE, P.M. 2017. Decomposition rates of coarse woody debris in undisturbed Amazonian seasonally flooded and unflooded forests in the Rio Negro-Rio Branco Basin in Roraima, Brazil. Forest Ecology and Management, 397: 1-9. Key Words: Carbon flux, Dead biomass, Roraima, Undisturbed forests, Wood density, Wood fragmentation. Available for download

BOBROWIEC, P.E.D.; TAVARES, V.D.C. (2017) Establishing baseline biodiversity data prior to hydroelectric dam construction to monitoring impacts to bats in the Brazilian Amazon. PLoS ONE12 (9): e0183036. Available for download 

COSME, L. H. M.; SCHIETTI, J.; COSTA, F. R. C. C.; OLIVEIRA, R. S. 2017. The importance of hydraulic architecture to the distribution patterns of trees in a central Amazonian forest. New Phytologist 215, pp. 113-125. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14508. Key Words: environmental filters, functional trade-offs, plant traits, topographical and hydrological conditions, tropical forest, wood anatomy, wood specific gravity. Available for download

FERNANDES, G.W.; VALE, M.M.; OVERBECK, G.E.; BUSTAMANTE, M.M.; GRELLE, C.E.V.; BERGALLO, H.G.; MAGNUSSON, W.E.; AKAMA, A.; ALVES, S.S.; AMORIM, A.; ARAUJO, J.; BARROS, C.F.; BRAVO, F.; CARIM, M.J.V.; CERQUEIRA, R.; COLLEVATTI, R.G.; COLLI, G.R.; CUNHA, C.N.; DANDREA, P.S.; DIANESE, J.C.; DINIZ, S.; ESTRELA, P.C.; FERNANDES, M.R.M.; FONTANA, C.S.; GIACOMIN, L.L.; GUSMÃO, L.F.P.; JUNCÁ, F.; SILVA, A.C.B.L.; LOPES, C.R.A.S.; LORINI, M.L.; QUEIROZ, L.P.; MALABARBA, L.R.; MARIMON, B.S.; MARIMON JUNIOR, B.H.; MARQUES, M.C.M.; MARTINELLI, B.M.; MARTINS, M.B.; MEDEIROS, H.F.; MENIN, M.; MORAIS, P.B.; MUNIZ, F.H.; NECKEL-OLIVEIRA, S.; OLIVEIRA, J.A.; OLIVEIRA, R.P.; PEDRONI, F.; PENHA, J.; PODGAISKI, L.R.; RODRIGUES, D.J.; SCARIOT, A.; SILVEIRA, L.F.; SILVEIRA, M.; TOMAS, W.M.; VITAL, M.J.S.; PILLAR, V.D. 2017. Dismantling Brazil's science threatens global biodiversity heritage. Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation 15:239-243. Key Words: Biodiversity research network Brazil Global environmental commitments Political and fiscal crisis. Available for download

FERNANDEZ, R.; SHARMA, P. P.; TOURINHO, A. L.; GIRIBET, F. 2017. The Opiliones tree of life: shedding light on harvestmen relationships through transcriptomics. Proc. R. Soc. B , 284: 20162340. Key Words: Eupnoi, Dyspnoi, Cyphophthalmi, Laniatores, phylogenomics, Arachnida. Available for download

FERRÃO, M.; MORAVEC, J.; FRAGA, R DE; ALMEIDA, A. P.; KAEFER, I. L.; LIMA, A.P. 2017 A new species of Scinax from the Purus-Madeira interfluve, Brazilian Amazonia (Anura, Hylidae). ZooKeys 706: 137-162. Key Words: Amazonian rainforest, Amazonas, anuran diversity, Brazil, Rondônia, Scinax onca sp. n. Available for download

GRAÇA, M.B.; PEQUENO, P.A.C.L.; FRANKLIN, E.; MORAIS, J.W. 2017, Coevolution between flight morphology, vertical stratification and sexual dimorphism: what can we learn from tropical butterflies? J. Evol. Biol., 30: 1862–1871. doi:10.1111/jeb.13145. Key Words: Amazon rainforest; fruit-feeding butterflies; habitat preference; phylogenetic signal; physiological trade-off; wing–thorax ratio. Available for download

KOBLITZ, R.; LIMA, A.P.; MENIN, M.; ROJAS-AHUMADA, D.P.; CONDRATI, L.; MAGNUSSON, W.E. 2017. Effect of species-counting protocols and the spatial distribution of effort on rarefaction curves in relation to decision making in environmental-impact assessments. Austral Ecology 42:723-731.  DOI: 10.1111/aec.12490. Key Words: decision making, environmental impact assessment, environmental legislation, species rarefaction curve, species richness. Available for download

LEVIS, C.; COSTA, F. R.; BONGERS, F.; PEÑA-CLAROS, M.; CLEMENT, C. R.; et al. 2017. Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition. Science, 355(6328): 925-931. Available for download

MAIA, G. F.; LIMA, A. P.; KAEFER. I. L. 2017. Not just the river: genes, shapes, and sounds reveal population- structured diversification int he Amazonian frog Allobates tapajos (Dendrobatidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, v.  121, n. 1, p. 95–108. DOI: Palavras-chave: Amazon, Anura, biacustics, microevolution, phylogeography, Tapajós River. Available for download

MATOS, L. S. ; SILVA, J. O. S. ; BECKMANN, M. ; Moreira, P.S.A. ; OLIVEIRA, A. S. ; CARVALHO, L. N. 2017. Effect of dietary supplement (cevas) on the chemical composition of wild fish Brycon falcatus (Müller & Troschel, 1844) in the Teles Pires river basin. Acta Scientiarum Biological Sciences (OnLine), v. 39, p. 7-12. DOI: 10.4025/actascibiolsci.v39i1.30470. Key Words: Amazon basin, fresh soybean, feeding, lipids, matrinxã, protein. Available for download

MATOS, L. S. ; PARISOTTO, D. ; CARVALHO, L. N. 2017. Length-weight relationship and condition factor of the Characidae matrinxã, (Müller & Troschel, 1844), in the Teles Pires River, southern Amazon. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, v. 34, p. 1-7. DOI: 10.1111/jai.13576. Available for download

MENGER, J.; UNREIN, J.; WOITOW, M.; SCHLEGEL, M.; HENLE, K.; MAGNUSSON, W.E. 2017. Weak evidence for fine‑scale genetic spatial structure in three sedentary Amazonian understorey birds. Ornithol., november. DOI 10.1007/s10336-017-1507-y. Key Words: Gymnopithys rufgula · Glyphorynchus spirurus · Microsatellites · Neotropical birds · Percnostola ruffrons · Spatial genetic structure. Available for download

MENGER, J.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; ANDERSON, M. J.; SCHLEGEL, M.; PE'ER, G.; HENLE, K. 2017. Environmental characteristics drive variation in Amazonian understorey bird assemblages. PLoS ONE 12(2):e0171540. Available for download

MENIN, M.; PINTO, R.M.C.; PEGORINI, R.J.; SILVA, M.R. 2017. Redescription of the tadpole of Ameerega hahneli (Boulenger, 1884) (Anura: Dendrobatidae) with notes on ontogenetic variations and development habitats. South American Journal of Herpetology 12:236-243. Key Words: Central Amazonia; Pond characteristics; Tadpole morphology; Terra firme forest. Available for download em:

MENIN, M.; CARVALHO, V. T. de; ALMEIDA, A. P.; GORDO, M.; OLIVEIRA, D. P.; LUIZ, L. F.; CAMPOS, J. V.; HRBEK, T. 2017. Amphibians from Santa Isabel do Rio Negro, Brazilian Amazonia. Phyllomedusa 16(2), pp. 183-199. DOI: Key Words: Anura, areas of endemism, Caudata, similarity index, species richness, western Amazonia. Available for download

MOULATLET, G.M.; ZUQUIM, G.; FIGUEIREDO, F.O.G; LEHTONEN, S.; EMILIO, T.; RUOKOLAINEN, K.; TUOMISTO, H. 2017. Using digital soil maps to infer edaphic affinities of plant species in Amazonia: Problems and prospects. Ecol Evol. 1–15. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3242. Key Words: Amazonia, ferns, HWSD, soil properties, SoilGrids, SOTERLAC, species distribution modeling, species tolerances. Available for download

NASCIMENTO, M.T.; BARBOSA, R.I.; DEXTER, K.G.; VOLKMER, C.C.; CARVALHO, L.C.S.; VILLELA, D.M. 2017. Is the Peltogyne gracilipes monodominant forest characterised by distinct soils? Acta Oecologica 85 (2017) 104–107. Key Words: Amazonia Maracá Island Monodominance Soil-plant relationships Tropical forest. Available for download

NORONHA, J. C.; RODRIGUES, D. J. 2017. Reproductive behaviour of the glass frog Hyalinobatrachium cappellei (Anura: Centrolenidae) in the Southern Amazo. Journal of Natural History, 52: 3-4, pp. 207-224. DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2017.1414324. Key Words: Egg attendance; courtship; courtship call; male care. Available for download

NUNES, C. A.; BRAGA, R. F.; RESENDE, F. de M.; NEVES, F. de S.; FIGUEIRA, J. E. C.; FERNANDES, G. W. 2017. Linking biodiversity, the environment and ecossystem functioning: ecological functions of dung beetles along a tropical elevation gradient. Ecosystems (2017): 1-11. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-017-0216-y. Available for download

PEQUENO, P. A. C. L. 2017. Spatial abundance pattern of a common soil arthropod chagens suddenly with season in a tropical rainflorest. Pedobiologia - Journal of Soil Ecology, vol. 63, pp. 46-51. Key Words: Amazon rainforest Oribatid mite Population dynamics Seasonality Species distribution. Available for download 

PEQUENO, P. A. C. L.; BACCARO, F. B.; SOUZA, J. L. P.; FRANKLIN, E. 2017. Ecology shapes metabolic and life history scalings in termites. Ecological Entomology 42, pp. 115-124. DOI: 10.1111/een.12362. Key Words: Allometry, comparative analysis, ecological niche, eusociality, Isoptera, metabolic-level boundaries hypothesis. Available for download

PINTO, R.M.C.; MENIN, M. 2017. Aspects of the natural history of Leptodactylus knudseni Heyer, 1972 (Anura: Leptodactylidae) in a pristine forest in Central Amazonia, Brazil, with comments on ontogenetic variation of its tadpoles. Journal of Natural History 51:2523-2534. Key Words: Leptodactylus pentadactylus species group; reproductive behaviour; sexual dimorphism; tadpole morphology. Available for download em:

QUEIROZ, L. J. de; TORRENTE-VILARA, G.; QUILODRAN, C.; DORIA, C. R. da C.; MONTOYA-BURGOS, J. I. 2017. Multifactorial genetic divergence processes drive the onset of speciation in an Amazonian fish. PLoS ONE 12(12):e0189349. Available for download e em

RODRIGUES, R. S.; PERDIZ, R. de O.; FLORES, A. S. 2017. Novas ocorrências de angiospermas para o estado de Roraima, Brasil. Rodriguésia 68(2): 783-790. DOI: 10.1590/2175-7860201768229. Key Words: Amazon, geographic distribution, flora, conservation units. Available for download

SILVA, M.I.; SCHIESARI, L.C.; MENIN, M. 2017. The egg clutch and tadpole of Rhinella merianae (Gallardo, 1965) (Anura: Bufonidae) from Central Amazonia, Brazil. Zootaxa 4294:145-150. Key Words: Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae. Available for download  em:

SILVA, F.P. da.; FADINI, R. F. 2017. Observational and experimental evaluation of hemiparasite resistance in trees in the urban afforestation of Santarém, Pará, Brazil. Acta Amazonica, v. 47, n. 4, p. 311 - 320. DOI: Key Words: Loranthaceae; mistletoe; tree parasites; urban silviculture. Available for download

SOUSA, T. R.; COSTA, F. R. C.; BENTOS, T. V.; LEAL FILHO, N.; MESQUITA, R. C. G.; RIBEIRO, I. O. 2017. The effect of forest fragmentation on the soil seed bank of Central Amazonia. Foresty Ecology and Management 393 (2017), pp. 105-112. Key Words: Natural regeneration Seed stock Floristic composition Deforestation Forest fragments Seed bank. Available for download

TOLEDO, J. J.; CASTILHO, C. V.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; NASCIMENTO, H. E. M. 2017. Soil controls biomass and dynamics of an Amazonian forest through the shifting of species and traits. Brazilian Journal of Botany, v. 40 (2), p. 451-461. doi 10.1007/s40415-016-0351-2. Key Words: Central Amazonia Coarse wood production Functional traits Mesoscale variation Tree mortality Wood density. Available for download

TORRALVO, RABELO, R. M.; ANDRADE, A,; BOTERO-ARIAS, R. 2017. Tool use by Amazonian capuchin monkeys during predation on caiman nests in a high-productivity forest. Primates (2017) 58: pp. 279-283. DOI: 10.1007/s10329-017-0603-1. Key Words: Behavior Nest predation Opportunistic tool use Primate culture Sapajus. Available for download

TORRALVO, K.; BOTERO-ARIAS, R.; MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2017. Temporal variation in black-caiman-nest predation in varzea of central Brazilian amazonia. PLoS ONE 12(8):e0183476. Available for download