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  1. ALMEIDA-CORRÊA, T.; FRAZÃO, L.; COSTA, D. M.; MENIN, M.; KAEFER, I. L. 2020. Effect of environmental parameters on squamate reptiles in an urban forest fragment in central Amazonia. Acta Amazonica v. 50, n. 3, pp. 239-245. DOI: Words: amphisbaenians, edge effect, lizards, snakes, urban ecology. Available for download
  2. CALLE-RENDÓN, B. R.; TOLEDO, J. J. de; MUSTIN, K.; HILÁRIO, R. R. 2020. Drivers of primate richness and occurence in a naturally patchy landscape in the Brazilian Amazon. Biodiversity and Conservation, v. 29, pp. 3369-3391. DOI: Key Words: Amapá, habitat amount, human-modified landscape, primate conservation, savanna, scale of effect. Available for download
  3. CAMPOS, Z.; MUNIZ, F.; MOURÃO, G.; MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2020. Responses of crocodilians to construction of a hydroelectric dam on the Madeira River in the Brazilian Amazon. Herpetological Journal, v. 30 (october 2020), pp. 215-221. DOI: Key Words: environmental impact, dam, crocodilians, Amazonia, conservation. Available for download
  4. CARVALHO, W. D.; MEYER, C. F.; XAVIER, B. S.; MUSTIN, K.; CASTRO, I. J.; SOUSA, S. M. S.; PATHEK, D. B.; CAPAVERDE JR, U, D.; HILÁRIO, R. R.; TOLEDO, J. J. de. 2020. Consequences of Replacing Native Savannahs with Acacia Plantations for the Taxonomic, Functional and Phylogenetic α and ß-Diversity of Bats in the Northern Brazilian Amazon. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, v. 8, p. 609214. DOI: 10.3389/FEVO.2020.609214. Key Words: Amazonian ecosystems, Amazonian savannahs, Chiroptera, landscape change, Lavrados de Roraima, non-forest habitats. Available for download
  5. COSTA, F. R. C.; ZUANON, J. A. S.; BACCARO, F. B.; ALMEIDA, J. S. de; MENGER, J. da S.; SOUZA, J. L. P.; BORBA, G. C.; ESTEBAN, E. J. L.; BERTIN, V. M.; GEROLAMO, C. S.; NOGUEIRA, A.; CASTILHO, C. V. de. 2020. Effects of climate change on Central Amazonian Forests: a two decades synthesis of monitoring tropical biodiversity. Oecologia Australis, v. 24, n. 2, pp. 317-335. DOI: Key Words:: community ecology, functional ecology, LTER, long-term ecological sites. Available for download
  6. DAMBROS, C. S.; MORAIS, J. W. ; VASCONCELLOS, A.; FRANKLIN, E. 2020. Defining a termite sampling protocol for ecological studies: An effective method to increase statistical power. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SOIL BIOLOGY, v. 96, p. 103145. Key Words: Jones & Eggleton protocol, Social insect, Species distribution, Transect method, Termite survey, Trophic groups, Beta-diversity. Available for download
  7. DAMBROS, C.; ZUQUIM, G.; MOULATLET, G. M.; COSTA, F. R. C.; TUOMISTO, H.; RIBAS, C. C.; AZEVEDO, R.; BACCARO, F.; BOBROWIEC, P. E. D.; DIAS, M. S.; EMILIO, T.; ESPIRITO-SANTO, H. M. V.; FIGUEIREDO, F. O. G.; FRANKLIN, E.; FREITAS, C.; GRAÇA, M. B.; D"HORTA, F.; LEITÃO, R. P.; MAXIMIANO, M.; MENDONÇA, F. P.; MENGER, J.; MORAIS, J. W.; SOUZA, A. H. N. de; SOUZA, J. L. P.; TAVARES, V. da C.; VALE, J. D. do; VENTICINQUE, E. M.; ZUANON, J.; MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2020. The role of environmental filtration, geographical distance and dispersion barriers in the formation of plant and animal species turnover in the Amazon. Biodivers Conserv. (2020). DOI: https// Key WordsTropical forest, species distribution, community composition, endemism areas, environmental filtering, Ferns, Termites, Birds, Bats, Gingers, Fish, Palms, Ants, Butterflies. Available for download.
  8. DORIA, C. R. C.; ATHAYDE, S.; LIMA, H. M. de; CARVAJAL-VALLEJOS, F. M.; DUTKA-GIANELLI, J. 2020. Challenges for the governance of small-scale fisheries on the Brazil-Bolivia transboundary region. Society & Natural Resources. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2020.1771492. Key Words: Amazon, common-pool resources, fisheries governance, inland fisheries, riverine communities, transboundary fisheries systems. Available for download
  9. DORIA, C. R. C.; DUTKA-GIANELLI, J.; SOUSA, S. T. B. de; CHU, J.; GARLOCK, T. M. 2020. Understanding impacts of dams on the small-scale fisheries of the Madeira River through the lens of the Fisheries Performance Indicators. Marine Policy. DOI: Key Words: Amazon, Fisheries, Development, Riverine communities, Fishery evaluation indicators. Available for download
  10. ESTEBAN, E. J. L.; CASTILHO, C. V.; MELGAÇO, K. L.; COSTA, F. R. C. 2020. The outher side of droughts: wet extremes and topography as buffers of negative drought effects in an Amazonian forest. New Phytologist, v. earlyv, p. 1, 2020.
  11. FADINI, S. R. M. C.; BARBOSA, R. I.; RODE, R.; CORRÊA, V.; FADINI, R. 2020. Above-ground biomass estimation for a shrubby mistletoe in an Amazonian savanna. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 36(1), 6-12. DOI:10.1017/S0266467419000294. Key Words: Epiphytes, fire-prone savanna, hemiparasites, host-parasite interactions.
  12. FARIAS, H. L. S.; SILVA, W. R.; PERDIZ, R. de O.; CITÓ, A. C.;  CARVALHO, L. C. da S.; BARBOSA, R. I. 2020. Dataset on wood density of trees in ecotone forests in Northern Brazilian Amazonia. Dataset on wood density of trees in ecotone forests in Northern Brazilian Amazonia. Data in Brief, v. 30: june 2020, 105378. DOI: Key Words: Specific gravity, Forest ecology, Tropical forest, Tree, Wood technology. Available for download
  13. FERRÃO, M.; MORAVEC, J.; HANKEN, J.; LIMA, A. P. 2020. A new species of Dendropsophus (Anura, Hylidae) from southwestern Amazonia with a green bilobate vocal sac. ZooKeys, 942: 77-104. DOI: Key Words: Amphibia, advertisement call, Amazonian biodiversity, Dendropsophus microcephalus species group, Dendropsophus bilobatus sp. nov., integrative taxonomy, morphology, upper Madeira River. Available for download
  14. FERREIRA, A. S.; LIMA, A. P.; JEHLE, R.; FERRÃO, M.; STOW, A. 2020. The influence of environmental variation on the genetic structure of a poison frog distributed across continuous Amazonian rainforest. Journal of Heredity, 2020, pp. 457-470. DOI: 10.1093/hered/esaa034. Key Words: RADseq, genetic clusters, landscape genetics, Amazonia, amphibians. Available online
  15. FONSÊCA, K. A.; FIGUEIREDO, D. G.; CELLA-RIBEIRO, A.; DORIA, C. R. da C. 2020. Reproductive and food bioecology of the electric fish Sternarchella calhamazon (Gymnotiformes) from the Madeira River basin. Revista Brasileira de Ciências da Amazônia, v. 9, n. 3, pp. 90-106. ISSN 2317-5729 (edição online). Key Words: Amazon, trophic ecology, benthic fish, reproductive ecologyAvailable for download
  16. GADELHA, S. de S.; COSTA, G. da S.; ALMEIDA e SILVA, A. de. 2020. New Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea) records from Cuniã Ecological Station, Porto Velho, Rondônia, Brazilian Western Amazon. Rev. Bras. de Ciências da Amazônia 9(3): 36-45. Key Words: Parasitoids, Microgastrinae, Doryctinae, diversity. Available for download
  17. JACOBI, C. M.; VILLAMARÍN, F.; CAMPOS-SILVA, J. V.; JARDINE, T.; MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2020. Feeding of Arapaima sp.: integrating stomach contents and local ecological knowledge. J Fish Biol. 2020 Jul;97(1):265-272. DOI: 10.1111/jfb.14372. Key Words: Amazon, diet, ethnobiology, ichthyology, predatorAvailable online
  18. JORGE, R. F.; FERRÃO, M.; LIMA, A. P. 2020. Out of Bond: A new threatened harlequin toad (Bufonidae, Atelopus) from the outer borders of the Guiana shield in Central Amazonia described through integrative taxonomy. Diversity 12, 310. DOI: 10.3390/d1208310. Key Words: conservation, genetics, integrative taxonomy, morphology, vocalization. Available for download
  19. JORGE, R. F.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; SILVA, D. A. da; POLO, E. M.; LIMA, A. P. 2020. Urban growth threatens the lowland Amazonian Manaus harlequin frog which represents and evolutionarily significant unit within the genus (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, v. 1, p. jzs. 12390-11. DOI:10.1111/jzs.12390. Key Words: Amazonia Central, heterogeneidade ambiental, risco de extinção, modificação ambiental, sapo arlequim. Available Online
  20. LIMA, J. M.; CASTRO, A. B.; LIMA, A. P.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; LANDEIRO, V. L.; FADINI, R. F. 2020. Influência do regime de queimadas sobre a riqueza e composição florística de uma savana isolada na Amazônia - PELD Oeste do Pará. Oecologia Australis, v. 24, n. 2, pp. 301-316. DOI: Key Words: Amazonian savanna (Cerrado), vegetation mosaic, long-term ecological research. Available for download
  21. LIMA, M. A. L.; DORIA, C. R.; CARVALHO, A. R.; ANGELINI, R. 2020. Fisheries and trophic structure of a large tropical river under impoundment. Ecologial Indicators, v. 113, june 2020, 106162. DOI: Key Words: Fisheries management, Trophic impact matrix, Damming, Amazonian River, Ecopath with Ecosim. Available for download
  22. LIMA, A. P.; FERRÃO, M.; SILVA, D. L. da. 2020. Not as widespread as throught: Integrative taxonomy reveals cryptic diversity in the Amazonian nurse frog Allobates tinae Melo-Sampaio, Oliveira and Prates, 2018 and description of a new species. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, v. 58, n. 4, pp. 1173-1194. DOI: 10.1111/jzs.12406. Key-words: Amazonia, bioacoustics, egg coloration, interfluve purus, Madeira, morphology, tadpoles. Available for download
  23. LOURENÇO, I. H.; ANJOS, M. R.; BARREIROS, J. P. S. R. 2020. Low-cost technology for fish monitoring applied to the fishing of two species of pacu in Amazonas, Brazil. Boletim do Instituto de Pesca (Online), v. 46, pp. 1-6. Keywords: Southern Amazonas, Artisanal fishing, Fisheries management.
  24. MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2020. Environmental Forum, v. 37, Issue 3, May-June 2020, pp. 27-31. 
  25. MAGNUSSON, W. E.; ROSA, C.; LAYME, V. M. G.; GHIZONI JR., I. R.; LIMA, A. P. 2020. Local effects of global climate on a small rodent Necromys lasiurus. Journal of Mammalogy, XX(X):1-7, 2020. DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyaa140. Key-words Amazon, climate change, metapopulation, population fluctuation, small mammals, Southern Oscillation Index. Available for download
  26. MATOS, L. C. N. de; SANTANA, F. D.; BACCARO, F. B. 2020. Relações alométricas entre os tamanhos de sementes artificiais removidas e de formigas em um fragmento florestal na Amazônia Central. Bol. Mus. Para. Emílio Goeldi, Cienc. Nat., Belém, v. 15, n. 1, pp. 155-164, jan-abr. 2020. Key-words: Comportamento, Mirmecocoria, Mutualismo, Floresta Tropical. Available for download
  27. MOTA. E. P.; KAEFER, I. L.; NUNES, M. da S.; LIMA, A. P.; FARIAS, I. P. 2020. Hidden diversity within the broadly distributed Amazonian giant monkey frog (Phyllomedusa bicolor: Phyllomedusidae). Amphibia-Reptilia, n. 41, pp. 439-359. DOI: 10.1163/15685381-bja10003. Key-words: cryptic diversity, genetic diversity, Phyllomedusidae, phylogeography, tropical rainforest. Available for download
  28. PEIXOTO, G. M.; De Fraga, R.; ARAÚJO, M. C.; KAEFER, I. L.; LIMA, A. P. 2020. Hierarchical effects of historical and environmental factors on lizard assemblages in the upper Madeira River, Brazilian Amazonia. PLoS ONE 15(6): e0233881. Available for download and
  29. PENHACEK, M.; ANJOS, S.; OLIVEIRA, E.; HERNÁNDEZ-RUZ, E. J.; RODRIGUES, L. R.; GUERRA, V.; RODRIGUES, D. 2020. First record of Vitreorana ritae (Anura, Centrolenidae) for southern Amazonia inferred from molecular, reproductive and acoustic evidence. Caldasia, 42(2): xx-xx, Julio-diciembre. Available for download and
  30. PEQUENO, P.; MENDEL, B.; ROSA, C.; BOSHOLN, M.; SOUZA, J. L.; BACCARO, F.; BARBOSA, R.; MAAGNUSSON, W. 2020. Air transportation, population density and temperature predict the spread of COVID-19 in Brazil. PeerJ 8:e9322. Key Words: Biogeography, ecology, epidemiology, Science and Medical Education, climate, coronavirus, health, pandemic. Available from
  31. ROCHA, E. X.; SHIETTI, J,; GEROLAMO, C. S.; BURNHAM, R. B.; NOGUEIRA, A. 2020. Higher rates of liana regeneration after canopy fall drives species abundance patterns in central Amazonia. Journal of Ecology, v. 00, p. 1–11. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.13345. Key Words: adventitious roots, Amazonia, Bignoniaceae, canopy gap, disturbance, forest dynamic, resprouters, treefall. Available for download
  32. ROJAS, D.; LIMA, A. P.; MOMIGLIANO, P.; SIMÕES, P. I.; DUDANIEC, R. Y.; AVILA-PIRES, T. C. S.; HOOGMOED, M. S.; BITAR, Y. O. da C.; KAEFER, I. L.; AMÉZQUITA, A.; STOW, A. 2020. The evolution of polymorphism in the warning coloration of the Amazonian poison frog Adelphobates galactonotus. Heredity (2020): v. 124, pp. 439-456. DOI: Available online
  33. ROSA, C. Savannah for sale: is there hope for neotropical biodiversity on private, Brazilian properties? Animal Conservation 24(2021), pp. 1-2. DOI: 10.1111/acv.12617. Available online
  34. ROSA, C.; BACCARO, F.; CRONEMBERGER, C.; HIPÓLITO, J.; BARROS, C. F.; RODRIGUES, D. de J.; NECKEL-OLIVEIRA, S.; OVERBECK, G. E.; DRECHSLER-SANTO, E. R. et al. 2021. The program of biodiversity Research in Brazil: The role of regional networks for biodiversity knowledge, dissemination, and conservation. An Acad Bras Cienc. (2021) 93(2),  e20201604, pp. 11-19. Available online
  35. SALES, N. G.; KAIZER, M. da C.; COSCIA, I.; PERKINS, J. C.; HIGHLANDS, A.; BOUBLI, J. P.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; SILVA, M. N. F. da; BENVENUTO, C.; McDEVITT, A. D. 2020. Assessing the potential of environmental DNA metabarcoding for monitoring Neotropical mammals: a case study in the Amazon and Atlantic Forest, Brazil. Mammal Review (2020), Short Communication, p. 1-5. DOI: Key Words: Brazil, camera traps, Critically Endangered, eDNA, mammals, river, terrestrial. Available for download
  36. SANTANA, M. D. F.; VARGAS-ISLA, R.; NOGUEIRA, J. da C.; ACCIOLY, T.; SILVA, B. D. B. da; COUCEIRO, S. R. M.; BASEIA, I. G.; ISHIKAWA, N. K. 2020. Obtaining monokaryotic and dikaryotic mycelial cultures of two Amazonian strains of Geastrum (Geastraceae, Basidiomycota). Acta Amazonica, v.  50, n. 1, p. 61 - 67. DOI: Key Words: earthstars; gasteroid fungus; Geastrum lloydianum; Geastrum subiculosum; mycelial growth. Available for download
  37. SANTOS, E. A. dos; MEDEIROS, M. B.; FERREIRA, E. J. L.; SIMON, M. F.; OLIVEIRA, W. L.; COSTA, F. R. C. 2020. Palm distribution patterns in the southwestern Brazilian Amazon: Impact of a large hydroelectric dam. Forest Ecology and Management, v. 463, 118032. DOI: Key Words: Arecaceae, Campinarana, Environmental impacts, Extreme weather events, Madeira River, Várzea forests, Terra-firme forests. Available for download
  38. SILVA, E. P. da; BORBA, G. C.; MAGALHÃES, C.; ZUANON, J.; MAGNUSSON, W. E. 2020. Habitat segregation among freshwater shrimp species in an Amazonian rainforest stream system. Freshwater Biology 2020; 65: p. 674-687. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.13458. Key Words: apparent competition, habitat dimensions, predator composition, resource partitioning, catchment. Available online
  39. SILVA, R. C.; SILVEIRA, M.; VERDE, R. S. 2020. Vertical stratification of phyllostomid bats assemblage (Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae) in a florest fragment in Brazilian Southwestern Amazon. Neotropical Biology and Conservation 15(2): pp. 107-120. DOI: Key Words: Chiroptera, diversity, feeding guilds, habitat use, species composition. Available for download
  40. SINHORIN, A. P.; KERKHOFF, J.; OGLIO, E. L. D.; RODRIGUES, D. de J.; VASCONCELOS, L. G. de; SINHORIN, V. D. G. 2020. Chemical profile of the paratoid gland secretion of the Amazonian toad (Rhinella margaritifera). Toxicon 182, pp. 30-33. DOI: Key Words: Bufonidae, Bufadienolides, Amazonian anuranfauna. Available online
  41. SILVESTRE, S. M.; CALLE-RÉNDON, B. R.; TOLEDO, J. J. de; HILÁRIO, R. R. 2020. Drivers of hunting in the savannahs of Amapá: implications for conservation, ORYX, v. 54, pp. 1-7. DOI: Key Words: Amazon, Amazonian savannah, bushmeat, Cerrado of Amapá, commercial hunting, game species, subsistence hunting, wild meat. Available for download
  42. SOUSA, T. R.; SCHIETTI, J.; COELHO DE SOUZA, F.; ESQUIVEL-MUELBERT, A.; RIBEIRO, I. O.; EMÍLIO, T.; PEQUENO, P. A. C. L.; PHILLIPS, O.; COSTA, F. R. C. 2020. Palms and trees resist extreme drought in Amazon forests with shallow water tables. Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.13377. Key Words: water table, groundwater, Arecaceae, drought, extreme events, forest dynamics, tropical forest, climate change. Available for download
  43. SOUZA, E.B.R., SOUSA-JÚNIOR, P.T., VASCONCELOS, L.G., RODRIGUES, D.J., SINHORIN, V.D.G., KERKHOFF, J., PELISSARI, S.R.N., SINHORIN, A.P., 2020. Comparative study of the chemical profile of the parotoid gland secretions from Rhaebo guttatus from different regions of the Brazilian Amazon. Toxicon 179, p. 01-106.
  44. SOUZA, J. L. P.; FERNANDES, I. O. 2020. Do spatial and temporal scales affect the efficiency of surrogates in ant monitoring on the hydroelectric power-plant area in Brazilian Amazon? Ecological Indicators, DOI: Key Words: Amazon, Madeira River, Species occurence, Standardized sampling protocol, Tropical forest. Available for download
  45. SOUZA, M. C. de; FADER, A. A. C.; SILVEIRA, M.; LIESENFELD, M. V. A. 2020. Diodia kuntzei K. Schum (Rubiaceae, Spermacoceae): a new record for the state of Acre, Brazil. Check List 16(3): pp. 675-679. DOI: Key Words:: Alto Juruá flora, geographic distribution, taxonomy. Available for download
  46. ter STEEGE, H.; PRADO, P. I.; LIMA, R. A. F. de; POS, E.; COELHO, L. de S.; LIMA FILHO, D. de A.; SALOMÃO, R. P.; AMARAL, I. L.; MATOS, F. D. de A.; CASTILHO, C. V.; PHILLIPS, O. L.; GUEVARA, J. E.; CARIM, M. de J. V.; LÓPEZ, D. C.; MAGNUSSON, W. E. et al. 2020. Bias-corrected richness estimates for the Amazonian tree flora. Scientific Reports (2020) 10:10130. DOI: Available for download
  47. TODESCHINI, F.; TOLEDO, J. J.; ROSALINO, L. M. C.; HILÁRIO, R. R. 2020. Niche differentiation mechanisms among canopy frugivores and zoochoric trees in the northeastern extreme of the Amazon. Acta Amazonica, v. 50, pp. 263-272. DOI: Key Words: Amapá National Forest, frugivory, phenology, seed dispersal, tropical rainforest. Available for download
  48. TORRALVO, K.; MAGNUSSON, W. E.; DURGANTE, F. 2020. Efectiveness of Fourier transform near-infrared spectroscopy spectra for species identification of anurans fixed in formaldehyde and conserved in alcohol: A new tool for integrative taxonomy. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, p. 1-14. DOI: 10.1111/jzs.12442. Key Words:  Amazonian frog, near-infrared spectroscopy, species identification, taxonomy, methods, zoological collections. Available for download
  49. TORRES, M. T.; SOUZA, J. L.; BACCARO, F. B. Distribution of epigeic and hypogeic ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) at ombrophilous forests in the Brazilian Amazon. Sociobiology, v. 67, pp. 186-200. Key WordsAmazonia, Community ecology, Environment gradient, Stratification, Subterranean. Available for download
  50. TOURINHO, A. L.; BECHIMOL, M.; PORTO, W.; PERES, C. A.; STORCK'TONON, D. 2020. Marked composition changes in harvestmen assemblages in Amazonian forest islands induced by a mega dam. Insect Conservation and Diversity, v. 13, pp. 432-440. Key Words: Conservation biology, landscape ecology, habitat fragmentation, hydroelectric dams, environmental quality, indicators species. 
  51. VALENCIA-AGUILAR, A.; RODRIGUES, D. de J.; PRADO, C. P. A. 2020. Male care status influences the risk-taking decisions in a glassfrog. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 74:84. DOI: Key Words: Anura, Hyalinobatrachium cappellei, Time allocation, Paternal care, Predation risk, Offspring survival. Available for download
  52. VICENTE, R. E.; SILVA, I. V. da; IZZO, T. J. 2020. Jardins de formigas: qual o estado do conhecimento sobre essas interações mutualísticas entre formigas e plantas? Bol. Mus. Para. Emílio Goeldi, Cienc. Nat., Belém, v. 15, n. 1, pp. 55-63, jan. - abr. 2020. Key Words: Camponotus femoratusCrematogaster levior, dominância, mutualismo, parabiose. Available for download