Recent Submissions

  • Reduced evolutionary potential of a frugivorous bird species in fragmented forests

    Assis, Ana Paula A.; Galetti, Mauro Autor UNESP; Maia, Kate P.; Guimarães, Paulo R. (Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 2022) [Artigo]
    Morphological attributes are important in determining the success of ecological interactions, such as the interactions between fleshy fruited plants and their seed dispersers. Morphological traits can present high levels ...
  • Scale affects the understanding of biases on the spatial knowledge of Atlantic Forest primates

    Bosco, Nicolas Silva; Prasniewski, Victor Mateus; Santos, Jessie Pereira; Silveira, Natália Stefanini da Autor UNESP; Culot, Laurence Autor UNESP; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Tessarolo, Geiziane; Sobral-Souza, Thadeu (Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation, 2022) [Artigo]
    The biodiversity knowledge has several deficits. The wallacean shortfall—related to species distribution unknowledge—is one of the most studied shortfalls. It is important to identify gaps and biases in spatial biodiversity ...
  • Reconstruction and variability of tropical pollination networks in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest

    Pereira, Juliana; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Battiston, Federico; Jordán, Ferenc (Community Ecology, 2022) [Artigo]
    Loss of biodiversity comprehends not only the extinction of individual species, but also the loss of the ecological interactions among them. Survival of species, continuation of ecosystem functioning in nature, and ecosystem ...
  • A seed dispersal effectiveness framework across the mutualism–antagonism continuum

    van Leeuwen, Casper H. A.; Villar, Nacho Autor UNESP; Mendoza Sagrera, Irene; Green, Andy J.; Bakker, Elisabeth S.; Soons, Merel B.; Galetti, Mauro Autor UNESP; Jansen, Patrick A.; Nolet, Bart A.; Santamaría, Luis (Oikos, 2022) [Artigo]
    Many angiosperms rely on vertebrates for seed dispersal via gut passage, an interaction that has been traditionally classified as a mutualism. The seed dispersal effectiveness (SDE) framework provides a mechanistic approach ...
  • Frugivory and seed dispersal by the Red-footed Tortoise Chelonoidis carbonaria

    Lautenschlager, Laís; Souza, Yuri; Galetti, Mauro Autor UNESP (Acta Oecologica, 2022) [Artigo]
    Seed dispersal by frugivores is essential in plant life cycles, with birds and mammals the principal and well-studied dispersal agents. However, there is an increasing recognition that terrestrial tortoises could also be ...
  • First Record of Jaguar (Panthera onca) and Potential Prey Species in Sierra de Quila, Jalisco, Mexico

    Moreno-Arzate, Efrén; Iñiguez-Dávalos, Luis Ignacio; Servín, Jorge; Ramírez-Martínez, María Magdalena; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Sevilla, Rafael (Western North American Naturalist, 2022) [Artigo]
    The jaguar (Panthera onca) is considered a keystone species for neotropical ecosystems. Jaguar records in natural protected areas (NPAs) are important to manage and maintain the long-Term occupancy of the species in a ...
  • Long-term persistence of the large mammal lowland tapir is at risk in the largest Atlantic forest corridor

    Saranholi, Bruno H.; Sanches, Alexandra; Moreira-Ramírez, José F.; Carvalho, Carolina da Silva; Galetti, Mauro Autor UNESP; Galetti Jr, Pedro M. (Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation, 2022) [Artigo]
    Forest corridor has been considered the main strategy for maintaining gene flow between isolated populations, yet their effectivity is poorly tested. Assessing signatures of genetic variation loss, gene flow reduction and ...
  • Forest cover modulates diversity and morphological traits of ants in highly fragmented tropical forest landscapes

    Ahuatzin, Diana A.; González-Tokman, Daniel; Silva, Rogério R.; González, Jorge E. Valenzuela; Escobar, Federico; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Acosta, Juan Carlos López; Dáttilo, Wesley (Biodiversity and Conservation, 2022) [Artigo]
    Landscape changes in tropical environments result in long-lasting and complex changes in biodiversity that involve several biological responses (e.g., loss of species diversity and functional diversity). Both taxonomic and ...
  • Editorial

    McConkey, Kim; Galetti, Mauro Autor UNESP (Global Ecology and Conservation, 2022) [Editorial]
  • Natural habitat cover and fragmentation per se influence orchid-bee species richness in agricultural landscapes in the Brazilian Cerrado

    de Sousa, Fernanda Gonçalves; dos Santos, Juliana Silveira Autor UNESP; Martello, Felipe; Diniz, Milena Fiuza; Bergamini, Leonardo Lima; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Collevatti, Rosane Garcia; Silva, Daniel Paiva (Apidologie, 2022) [Artigo]
    Habitat loss and fragmentation in the human‐modified landscape affect bee assemblages by reducing the available natural resources. The life history features and adaptations of bees to environmental conditions affect how ...
  • Sexual Maturity of an Endemic Insular Land Crab: Priority Information toward the Conservation of Johngarthia lagostoma

    João, Marcio C. A. Autor UNESP; Duarte, Rafael C.; Bispo da Silva, Letícia S. Autor UNESP; Freire, Andrea S.; Pinheiro, Marcelo A. A. Autor UNESP (Biological Bulletin, 2022) [Artigo]
    Insular land crabs (Gecarcinidae) can transit between terrestrial and aquatic environments and inhabit vacant ecological niches that other species do not occupy in oceanic islands. During the reproductive period, these ...
  • Which birds are Brazilians seeing on urban and non-urban feeders? An analysis based on a collective online birding

    Alexandrino, Eduardo Roberto; Camboim, Thaís Abreu; Chaves, Flávia Guimarães; Bovo, Alex Augusto Abreu; Silva, Marco Aurélio Galvão da; Silva, Daniela Alves Maia da; Moss, Margi; Souza, Tatiana Pongiluppi; Santos, Clarissa de Oliveira; Brito, Caio Bezerra de Mattos et al. (Ornithology Research, 2022) [Artigo]
    Many studies have shown the positive and negative impacts of feeding wild birds using feeders; however, none of them considered case studies in Brazil. In 2020, social isolation measures imposed by COVID-19 boosted Brazilians’ ...
  • Coffee cover surrounding forest patches negatively affect Euglossini bee communities (vol 53, 42, 2022)

    Carneiro, Lazaro da Silva; Frantine-Silva, Wilson; Aguiar, Willian Moura de; Melo, Gabriel A. R.; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Sofia, Silvia Helena; Gaglianone, Maria Cristina (Apidologie, 2022) [Errata]
  • Estimating the diversity of tropical anurans in fragmented landscapes with acoustic monitoring: lessons from a sampling sufficiency perspective

    Anunciacao, Paula Ribeiro Autor UNESP; Sugai, Larissa Sayuri Moreira; Martello, Felipe; Carvalho, Luis Marcelo Tavares de; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP (Biodiversity And Conservation, 2022) [Artigo]
    Determining the distribution and abundance of populations is the first step toward assessing biodiversity conservation status. This step is based on field observations that are largely influenced by the sampling method ...
  • The courtship call of Bokermannohyla ibitiguara (Anura: Hylidae) and details of its mating behavior

    Nali, Renato C. Autor UNESP; Turin, Rubens A. F.; Prado, Cynthia P. A. Autor UNESP (Caldasia, 2022) [Artigo]
    Complex courtships have been described for neotropical frogs, but detailed quantifications of calls emitted during this behavior are still rare. Herein, we describe the courtship call of Bokermannohyla ibitiguara, a gladiator ...
  • The effect of past defaunation on ranges, niches, and future biodiversity forecasts

    Sales, Lilian P.; Galetti, Mauro Autor UNESP; Carnaval, Ana; Monsarrat, Sophie; Svenning, Jens-Christian; Pires, Mathias M. (Global Change Biology, 2022) [Artigo]
    Humans have reshaped the distribution of biodiversity across the globe, extirpating species from regions otherwise suitable and restricting populations to a subset of their original ranges. Here, we ask if anthropogenic ...
  • Altitude and temperature drive anuran community assembly in a Neotropical mountain region

    Matavelli, Rodrigo Autor UNESP; Oliveira, Juliano Machado Autor UNESP; Soininen, Janne; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Bertoluci, Jaime (Biotropica, 2022) [Artigo]
    Understanding the spatial variation in species richness and the mechanisms that limit species range sizes along geographical gradients belong to the central research issues in macroecology. Here, we aim to test the topographic ...
  • Best of both worlds: Combining ecological and social research to inform conservation decisions in a Neotropical biodiversity hotspot

    Ferraz, Katia Maria Paschoaletto Micchi de Barros; Marchini, Silvio; Bogoni, Juliano A.; Paolino, Roberta Montanheiro; Landis, Mariana; Fusco-Costa, Roberto; Magioli, Marcelo; Munhoes, Leticia Prado; Saranholi, Bruno H.; Ribeiro, Yuri Geraldo Gomes et al. (Journal for Nature Conservation, 2022) [Artigo]
    Conservation decision is a challenging and risky task when it aims at prioritizing species or protected areas (PAs) to prevent extinction while ensuring fair treatment of all stakeholders. Better conservation decisions are ...
  • Predicting resilience and stability of early second-growth forests

    Maure, Lucas Andrigo; Diniz, Milena Fiuza; Coelho, Marco Túlio Pacheco; Souza de Oliveira, Marina P.; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; da Silva, Fernando Rodrigues; Hasui, Érica (Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, 2022) [Artigo]
    Identifying deforested areas with high potential for natural forest recovery can be used as an aid for ecological restoration projects at large-scale. However, accurate predictions that infer the resilience (i.e. recovery ...
  • Large mammalian herbivores modulate plant growth form diversity in a tropical rainforest

    Souza, Yuri Autor UNESP; Villar, Nacho Autor UNESP; Zipparro, Valesca Autor UNESP; Nazareth, Sérgio Autor UNESP; Galetti, Mauro Autor UNESP (Journal of Ecology, 2022) [Artigo]
    The world’s terrestrial biomes are broadly classified according to the dominant plant growth forms that define ecosystem structure and processes. Although the abundance and distribution of different plant growth forms can ...

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