Articles - 2018

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  1. ACCIOLY, T.; CRUZ, R. H. S. F.; ASSIS, N. M.; ISHIKAWA, N. K.; HOSAKA, K.; MARTIN, M. P.; BASEIA, I. G. 2018. Amazonian bird's nest fungi (Basidiomycota): current knowdledge and novelties on Cyathus species. Mycoscience, v. 59, p. 333. Key Words: Gasteroid fungi, Integrative taoxonomy, Molecular phylogenetics, Neotropics, Nidulariaceae. Available for download
  2. AYLA. D. M.; LIMA, M. A. L.; HAUSER, M.; DORIA, C. R. C. 2018. Jatuarana fishing dynamics Brycon amazonicus (Spix & Agassiz, 1829) of the upper and middle Madeira River Basin. Acta Scientiarum Biological Sciences (Online), v. 40, p. 1-7. Key Words: fishery production, fishing gear, fishing effort, Amanzon. Available for download
  3. ALVARENGA, G. C.; RAMALHO, E. E.; BACCARO, F. B.; ROCHA, D. G. da; FERREIRA-FERREIRA, J.; BOBROWIEC, P. E. D. 2018. Spatial patterns of medium and large size mammal assemblages in va´rzea and terra firme forests, Central Amazonia, Brazil. PLoS ONE 13(5): e0198120. Available for download
  4. 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. 2018. Correction to: The metabolic cost of nesting: body condition and blood parameters of Caiman crocodillus and Melanosuchus niger in Central Amazonia. J. Comp. Physiol B (2018), v. 188, Issue 1, pp. 127-140. Key Words: Amazon, blood, body condition, Caiman, Nest, várzea. Available for download e em
  5. BUENO, A. S.; PERES, C. A. 2019. Patch-scale biodiversity retention in fragmented landscapes: Reconciling the habitat amount hypothesis with the island biogeography theory. Journal of Biogeography, pp. 1-12. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13499. Key Words: habitat amount hypothesis, habitat fragmentation, habitat loss, insularization, island biogeography theory, SLOSS, species richness, Species-area relationship, tropical forest. Available for download
  6. CAMPOS, Z.; MUNIZ, F.; MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2018. Where are the black caimans, Melanosuchus niger (Crocodylia: Alligatoridae), int he Xingu River basin, Brazil? Herpetology Notes, v. 11, pp. 1021-1024. Available for download
  7. CARVALHO, L. C. da S.; FEARNSIDE, P. M.; NASCIMENTO, M. T.; BARBOSA, R. I. 2018. Amazon soil charcoal: Pyrogenic carbon stock depends of ignition source distance and forest type in Roraima, Brazil. Glob Change Biol (2018), p. 1–9. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14277. Key Words: carbon sequestration, charcoal stock, global carbon cycle, pyrogenic carbon, seasonal forest, soil charcoal. Available for download e em
  8. CAPAVERDE, U. D.; PEREIRA, L. G. do A.; TAVARES, V. da C.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; BACCARO, F. B.; BOBROWIEC, P. E. 2018. Subtle changes in elevation shift bat-assemblage structure in Central Amazon. Biotropica 50: 674-683. DOI: 10.1111/btp.12546. Key Words: bat assemblages, Chiroptera, diversity, environmental filter, environmental heterogeneity, food availability, topography, vegetation structure. Available for download
  9. COSTA, F. R. C.; LANG, C.; ALMEIDA, D. R. A.; CASTILHO, C. V.; POORTER, L. 2018. Near-infrared spectrometry allows fast and extensive predictions of functional traits from dry leaves and branches. Ecological Applications 28(5), pp. 1157-1167. Key Words: Amazon, individual level traits, leaf spectra, tropical forests, up-scalling, wood spectra. Key Words: Amazon, individual level traits, leaf spectra, tropical forests, up-scaling, wood spectra. Available for download
  10. CUEVAS-REYES, P.; PEREIRA, G. C. N.; GÉLVEZ-ZÚÑIGA, I.; FERNANDES, G. W.; VENÂNCIO, H.; SANTOS, J. C. 2018. Effects of ferric soils on arthropod abundance and herbivory on Tibouchina heteromalla (Melastomataceae): is fluctuating asymmetry a good indicator of environmental stress? Plant Ecol (2018) 219:69-78. DOI: 10.1007/s11258-017-0778-y. Available for download
  11. de FRAGA, R.; FERRÃO, M.; STOW, A. J.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; LIMA, A. P. 2018. Different environmental gradients affect different measures of snake ß-diversity in the Amazon rainforests. PeerJ Preprints 6:e27146v1. Available for download e em
  12. DIELE-VIEGAS, L. M.; VITT, L. J.; SINERVO, B.; COLLI, G. R.; WERNECK, F. P.; MILES, D. B.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; SANTOS, J. C.; SETTE, C. M.; CAETANO, G. H. O.; PONTES, E.; ÁVILA-PIRES, T. C. S. 2018. Thermal physiology of Amazonian lizards (Reptilia: Squamata). PLoS ONE 13(3): e0192834. Available for download
  13. do COUTO, A. P.; Da SILVEIRA, R.; SOARES, A. M. V. M.; MENIN, M. 2018. Diet of the smoky  jungle frog, Leptodactylus pentadactylus, (Anura, Leptodactylidae) in an urban forest fragment and in a preserved forest in Central Amazonia, Brazil. Herpetology Notes, v. 11, pp. 519-525. Key Words: Amphibia, feeding ecology, stomach flushing, trophic niche breadth. Available for download e em
  14. DORIA, C. R. da C.; DUPONCHELLE, F.; LIMA, M. A. L.; GARCIA, A.; CARVAJAL-VALLEJOS, F. M.; MÉNDEZ, C. C.; CATARINO, M. F.; FREITAS, C. E. de C.; VEGA, B.; MIRANDA-CHUMACERO, G.; DAMME, P. A. V. 2018. Review of fisheries resource use and status in the Madeira River Basin (Brazil, Bolivia, and Peru) before hydroelectric dam completion. Reviews in Fisheries Science & Aquaculture. DOI: 10.1080/23308249.2018.1463511. Key Words: Amazon, freshwater, ecosystem, trophic level, diversity, fish catch. Available for download
  15. DORIA, C. R. da C.; LIMA, M. A. L.; ANGELINI, R. 2018. Ecosystem indicators of a small-scale fisheries with limited data in Madeira River (Brazil). Instituto de Pesca 44(3):e317. DOI: 10.20950/1678-2305.2018.317. Key Words: limited data, fisheries, amazon region, size spectra, trophic level. Available for download
  16. DORIA, C. R. da C.; DUTKA-GIANELLI, J.; ATHAYDE, S.; LUIZ, A. M. M. T.; BRASIL, W.; ESTUPIÑÁN, G. M. B.; HAUSER, M.; DAMME, P. A. V.; TORRENTE-VILARA, G. 2018. Grandes hidrelétricas na Amazônia: impactos no recurso pesqueiro e na pesca artesanal, desafios e lições aprendidas na bacia do Rio Madeira. Revista Ciências da Sociedade (RCS), v. 2, n. 4, p. 79-106, jul/dez. Key Words: pesquisa transdisciiplinar, recursos pesqueiros, pesca artesanal, Rio Madeira, perspectiva dos atores, governança, águas internacionais. Available for download
  17. FADINI, R. F.; FISCHER, E.; CASTRO, S. J.; ARAÚJO, A. C.; ORNELAS, J. F.; SOUZA, P. R. de. 2018. Bat and bee pollination in Psittacanthus mistletoes, a genus regarded as exclusively hummingbird-pollinated. Ecology, 99 (5), 1239-1241. Available for download.
  18. FERRÃO, M.;  MORAVEC, J.; KAEFER, I. L.; FRAGA, R. de.; LIMA, A. P. 2018. New species of Scinax (Anura: Hylidae) with red-striped eyes from Brazilian Amazonia. Journal of Herpetologia, v. 52, nº 4, pp. 472-485. Available for download e em
  19. FERRÃO, M.; FRAGA, R. de.; MORAVEC, J.; KAEFER, I. L.; LIMA, A. P. 2018. A new species of Amazonian snouted treefrog (Hylidae: Scinax) with description of a novel species-habitat association for an aquatic breeding frog. PeerJ 6:e4321. DOI 10.7717/peerj.4321. Disponível em Key Words: Amazonia, Anura, Taxonomy, Ecology, Environmental heterogeneity, Edaphic factors.  Available for download
  20. FERREIRA, A. S.; JEHLE, R.; STOW, A. J.; LIMA, A. P. 2018. Soil and forest structure predicts large-scale patterns of occurence and local abundance of a widespread Amazonian frog. . PeerJ 6:e5424; DOI 10.7717/peerj.5424. Key Words: Amazonia, Ecology, Allobates femoralis, Environmental heterogeneity, Ecology limiting factors, Tropical forest. Available for download
  21. FIGUEIREDO, F. O. G.; ZUQUIM, G.; TUOMISTO, H.; MOULATLET, G. M.; BALSLEV, H.; COSTA, F. R. C. 2018. Beyond climate control on species range: The importance of soil data to predict distribution of Amazonian plant species. Journal of Biogeography. 2018, 45: 190-200. DOI: 10.1111/bji.13104. Available for download
  22. FREITAS, F.; LUNARDI, S.; SOUZA, L. B.; von der OSTEN, J. S. C.; ARRUDA, R.; ANDRADE, R. L. T.; BATTIROLA, L. D. 2018. Accumulation of copper by the aquatic macrophyte Salvinia biloba Raddi (Salviniaceae). Brazilian Journal of Biology. 2018, v. 78, n. 1, pp. 133-139. DOI: 10.1590/1519-6984.166377. Available for download
  23. GEROLAMO, C. Z.; NOGUEIRA, A.; COSTA, F. R. C.; CASTILHO, C. V. de; ANGYALOSSI, V. 2018. Local dynamic variation of lianas along topography maintains unchanging abundance at the landscape scale in central Amazonia. Journal of Vegetation Science, , n. 29, pp. 651-661. DOI: 10.1111/JVS.12644. Key Words: above-ground biomass, central Amazonia, climbing ecology, liana mortality, liana recruitment, liana-turnover, old-growth rain forest, tree turnover, vines. Available for download
  24. GIACOMIN, L. L.; GOMES, E. S. C. 2018. Flora das cangas da Serra dos Carajás, Pará, Brasil: Solanaceae. Rodriguésia 69(3): pp. 1373-1396. DOI: 10.1590/2175-7860201869332. Key Words: FLONA Carajás, Solanum, floristics, taxonomy, iron-ore. Available for download
  25. GOMES, V. H. F.; IJFF, S. D.; RAES, N.; AMARAL, I. L.; SALOMÃO, R. P.; COELHO, L. de S.; MATOS, F. D. de A.; CASTILHO, C. V.; LIMA FILHO, D. de A.; LÓPEZ, D. C.; GUEVARA, J. E. et al.,. 2018. Species Distribution Modelling: Constrasting presence-only models with plot abundance data. Scientific Reports| (2018), 8:1003. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-18927-1. Available for download
  26. HAUSER, M.; DORIA, C. R. da C.; MELO, L. R. C.; SANTOS, A. R.; AYALA, D. M.; NOGUEIRA, L. D.; AMADIO, S.; FABRÉ, N.; TORRENTE-VILARA, G.; GARCÍA-VÁSQUEZ, A.; RENNO, JEAN-FRANÇOIS; CARVAJAL-VALLEJOS, F. M.; ALONSO, J. C.; NUÑEZ, J.; DUPONCHELLE, F. 2018. Age and growth of the Amazonian migratory catfish Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii in the Madeira River basin before the construction of dams. Neotropical Ichthyology, 16(1):e170130. DOI: 10.1590/1982-0224-20170130. Palavas-chave: Amazon, Biannual rings, Goliath catfish, Life cycle, Otolith. Available for download
  27. MACHADO, K. da C.; SOUSA, L. Q. de; LIMA, D. J. B.; SOARES, B. M.; CAVALCANTI, B. C.; MARANHÃO, S. S.; NORONHA, J. da C. de; RODRIGUES, D. de J.; MILITÃO, G. C. G.; CHAVES, M. H.; VIEIRA-JÚNIOR, G. M.; PESSOA, C.; MORAES, M. O. de; CASTRO E SOUSA, J. M. de; MELO-CAVALCANTE, A. A. de; FERREIRA, P. M. P. 2018. Marinobufagin, a molecule from poisonus frogs, causes biochemical, morphological and cell cycle changes in human neoplasms and vegetal cells. Toxicology Letters, v. 235, p. 121-131. Key Words: Anticancer action, Apoptosis, Murine lines, Chromosomal alterations, Allium cepa. Available for download
  28. MAGNUSSON, W. E.; GRELLE, C. E. V.; MARQUES, M. C. M.; ROCHA, C. F. D.; DIAS, B.; FONTANA, C. S.; BERGALLO, H.; OVERBECK, G. E.; VALE. M. M.; TOMAS, W. M.; CERQUEIRA, R.; COLLEVATTI, R.; PILLAR, V. D.; MALABARBA, L. R.; LINS-E-SILVA, A. C.; NECKEL-OLIVEIRA, S.; MARTINELLI, B.; AKAMA, A.; RODRIGUES, D.; SILVEIRA, L. F.; SCARIOT, A.; FERNANDES, G. W. 2018. Effects of Brazil's political crisis on the science needed for biodiversity conservation. Journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, v. 6, artigo 163, october 2018. DOI=10.3389/fevo.2018.00163. Key Words: Brazil, biodivesity, climate change, governance, funding. Available for download
  29. MATOS, L. S. de; SILVA, J. O. S. ; KASPER, D. ; CARVALHO, L. N. 2018. Assessment of mercury contamination in Brycon falcatus (Characiformes: Bryconidae) and human health risk by consumption of this fish from the Teles Pires River, Southern Amazonia. Neotropical Ichthyology , v. 16, p.  e160106[1]-e160106[11]. DOI: 10.1590/1982-0224-20160106. Key Words: Bacia do Tapajós, Fator de Condição, Índice hepatossomático, Matrinxã, Relação peso-comprimento. Available for download
  30. MORTATI, A. F.; ANDRÉ, T. 2018. Water Controls Amazonian Biodiversity. Front. Young Minds, v. 6, article 47. DOI: 10.3389/frym.2018.00047. Available for download
  31. MOTTA, J.; MENIN, M.; ALMEIDA, A.P.; HRBEK, T.; FARIAS, I.P. 2018. When the unknown lives next door a study of central Amazonian anurofauna. Zootaxa 4438(1):79-104. Key Words: Reptilia, 16S rRNA gene, Anura, cryptic species, Amazonia. Available for download (
  32. NORONHA, J. da C. de; RODRIGUES, D. de J. 2018. Reproductive behaviour of the glass frog Hyalinobatrachium cappellei (Anura: Centrolenidae) in the Southern Amazon. Journal of Natural History, v. 52, no. 3-4, pp. 207-224. Key Words: Egg attendance; courtship; courtship call; male care. Available for download e em
  33. NORRIS, D.; MICHALSKI, F.; GIBBS, J. P. 2018. Beyond harm's reach? Submersion of river turtle nesting areas and implications for restoration actions after Amazon hydropower development. PeerJ 6: e4228. Key Words: Reptilia, Testudines, Podocnemididae, Conservation, Habitat, South America, Brazil, Before-after-control-impact. Available for download e em
  34. ORTIZ, D. A.; Lima, A.P.; Werneck, F.P. 2018. Environmental transition zone and rivers shape intraspecific population structure and genetic diversity of an Amazonian rain forest tree frog. Evolutionay Ecology, v. 32, p. 359–378. DOI: Key Words: Amazonia, Amphibia, contact zone, gradient hypothesis, Osteocephalus taurinus, species group, Riverine barrier hypothesis. Available for download
  35. PEREA, R.; FERNANDES, G. W.; DIRZO, R. 2018. Embryo size as a tolerance trait against seed predation: Contribution of embryo-damage seeds to plant regeneration. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Ecovution and Systematics 31 (2018) 7-16. Available for download
  36. PEQUENO, PACL; FRANKLIN, E. 2018. The scaling of growth, reproduction and defense in colonies of amazonian termites. Sociobiology 65(1), 1-9 (March-18). DOI: 10.13102/sociobiology.v65il.1786. Key Words: Adptative demography, caste allocation, Isoptera, optimal caste ratio, resource limitation, social insect.  Available for download
  37. PEQUENO, P. A. C. L.; FRANKLIN, E.; NORTON, R. A.; MORAIS, J. W. de. 2018. A tropical arthropod unravels local and global environmental dependence of seasonal temperature - size response. Biol. Lett. 14: 20180125. Key Words: food quality, life history, local adaptation, oxygen hypothesis, phenotypic plasticity, supply - demand model. Available for download
  38. PONTES-DA-SILVA, E.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; SINERVO, B.; CAETANO, G. H.; MILES, D. B.; COLLI, G. R.; DIELE-VIEGAS, L. M.; FENKER, J.; SANTOS, J. C.; WERNECK, F. P. 2018. Extinction risks forced by climatic change and intraspecific variation in the thermal physiology of a tropical lizard. Journal of Thermal Biology 73(2018), pp. 50-60. Key Words: Amazon, Cerrado, Ecophysiology, Global warming, Preferred temperature, Performance. Available for download
  39. POORTER, L.; CASTILHO, C. V.; SCHIETTI, J.; OLIVEIRA, R. S.; COSTA, F. R. C. 2018. Can traits predict individual growth performance? A test in a hyperdiverse tropical forest. New Phytologist, 219, pp. 109-121. DOI: 10.1111/nph.15206. Key Words: acclimation, Amazon defense, functional traits, growth, plant strategies, plasticity, tropical rainforest. Available for download
  40. RABELO, R. M.; GONÇALVES, J. R.; SILVA, F. E.; ROCHA, D. G.; CANALE, G. R.; BERNARDO, C. S. S.; BOUBLI, J. P. 2018. Predicted distribution and habitat loss for the Endangered black-faced black spider monkey Ateles chamek in the Amazon. Oryx, 1-7. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605318000522. Key Words: Amazon, Ateles chamek, Brazil, deforestation, Maxent, primate, protected area, reserve design. Available for download
  41. ROCHA, S. M. C. da; LIMA, A. P.; KAEFER, I. L. 2019. Reproductive behavior of the Amazonian Nurse-Frog Allobates paleovarzensis (Dendrobatoidea, Aromobatidae). South American Journal of Herpetology 13(3): 260-270. DOI: Key Words: Courtship; Mating; Parental care; Territoriality. Available for download e em
  42. RODRIGUES-FILHO, C. A. S.; LEITÃO, R. P.; ZUANON, J.; SANCHEZ-BOTERO, J. I.; BACCARO, F. B. 2018. Historical stability promoted higher functional specialization and originality in Neotropical stream fish assemblages. Journal of Biogeography. 2018:1-10. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13205. Available for download
  43. ROQUE, F. de O.; UEHARA-PRADO, M.; VALENTE-NETO, F.; QUINTERO, J. M. U.; RIBEIRO, K. T.; MARTINS, M. B.; LIMA, M. G. de; SOUZA, F. L.; FISCHER, E.; SILVA JR, U. L. da; ISHIDA, F. Y.; GRAY-SPENCE, A.; PINTO, J. O. P.; RIBEIRO, D. B.; MARTINS, C. de A.; RENAUD, P. C.; PAYS, O.; MAGNUSSON, W. E. A network of monitoring  networks for evaluating biodiversity consertation effectiveness in Brazilian protected areas. Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation 16 (2018), 177-185. Key Words: Biomonitoring, Conservation biology, Environmental organizations, Fuzzy logic. Available for download
  44. SANTORELLI JR, S.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; DEUS, C. P. 2018. Most species are not limited by an Amazonian river postulated to be a border between endemism areas. Scientific Reports| (2018) 8:2294| DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-20596-7. Available for download
  45. SOUZA, J. L. P.; BACCARO, F. B.; PEQUENO, P. A. C. L.; FRANKLIN, E.; MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2018. Effectiveness of genera as a higther-taxon substitute for species in ant biodiversity analyses is not affected by sampling technique. Biodiversity and Conservation (2018) 27:3425–3445. Key Words: Amazon, Ants, Beta diversity, Standardized sampling protocol, Surrogate, Tropical forest. Available for download
  46. SOUZA, A. O.; CHAVES, M. do P. S. R.; BARBOSA, R. I.; CLEMENT, C. R. 2018. Local ecological knowledge concerning the invasion of Amerindian lands in the northern Brazilian Amazon by Acacia mangium (Willd.). Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 14:33. Key Words: Ethnoecology, Traditional knowledge, Biological invasion, Non-native species, Indigenous nations. Doi: Available for download
  47. STAUDE, I. R.; VÉLEZ-MARTIN, E.; ANDRADE, B. O.; PODGAISKI, L. R.; BOLDRINI, I. I.; MENDONÇA JR, M.; PILLAR, V. D.; OVERBECK, G. E. 2018. Local biodiversity erosion in south Brazilian grasslands under moderate levels of landscape habitat loss. Journal of Applied Ecology, 2018: 1-11. Available for download
  48. TORRALVO, K.; RABELO, R. 2018. Melanosuchus niger (Black Caiman) and Caiman Crocodilus (Spectacled Caiman). Nesting. Herpetological Review, n. 49 (1), pp. 113-114. Available for download
  49. TOURINHO, A. L.; DIAS, S. C.; MANG-HUNG, F. LO; PINTO-DA-ROCHA, R.; BONALDO, A. B.; BACCARO, F. B. 2018. Optimizing survey methods for spiders and harvestmen assemblages in an Amazonian upland forest. Pedobiologia - Journal of Soil Ecology, 67 (2018), pp. 35-44. Key Words: Biological surveys, Sampling methods, Ecological assemblage, Species richness, Tropical spiders and harvestmen, Amazonia. Available for download
  50. VERDE, R. S.; SILVA, R. C.; CALOURO, A. M. 2018. Activity patterns of frugivorous phyllostomid bats in an urban fragment in southwest Amazonia, Brazil. Iheringia, Série Zoologia, 108: e2018016. DOI: 101590/1678-4766e2018016. Key Words: Amazon forest, forest fragmentation, fruit-eating, pattern hourly activity, Phyllostomidae. Available for download
  51. VILLAMARÍN, F.; JARDINE, T. D.; BUNN, S. E.; MARIONI, B.; MAGNUSSON, W.E. 2018. Body size is more important than diet in determining stable-isotope estimates of trophic position in crocodilians. Scientific Reports (2018) 8:2020|DOI: 10.1038./s41598-018-19918-6. Available for download