Recent Submissions

  • ATLANTIC MAMMALS: a data set of assemblages of medium- and large-sized mammals of the Atlantic Forest of South America

    Souza, Yuri Autor UNESP; Gonçalves, Fernando Autor UNESP; Lautenschlager, Laís Autor UNESP; Akkawi, Paula Autor UNESP; Mendes, Calebe Autor UNESP; Carvalho, Mariana M. Autor UNESP; Bovendorp, Ricardo S. Autor UNESP; Fernandes-Ferreira, Hugo; Rosa, Clarissa; Graipel, Maurício Eduardo et al. (Ecology, 2019) [Data paper]
    Biodiversity inventories contain important information about species richness, community structure, and composition, and are the first step in developing any conservation and mitigation strategies. The Atlantic Forest of ...
  • The cryptic regulation of diversity by functionally complementary large tropical forest herbivores

    Villar, Nacho Autor UNESP; Siqueira, Tadeu Autor UNESP; Zipparro, Valesca Autor UNESP; Farah, Fabiano Autor UNESP; Schmaedecke, Gabriela Autor UNESP; Hortenci, Luana Autor UNESP; Brocardo, Carlos Rodrigo Autor UNESP; Jordano, Pedro; Galetti, Mauro Autor UNESP (Journal of Ecology, 2019) [Artigo]
    Tropical forests hold some of the world's most diverse communities of plants. Many populations of large-bodied herbivores are threatened in these systems, yet their ecological functions and contribution towards the maintenance ...
  • Landscape structure shapes the diversity of beneficial insects in coffee producing landscapes

    Medeiros, Hugo Reis Autor UNESP; Martello, Felipe; Almeida, Eduardo A.B.; Mengual, Ximo; Harper, Karen A.; Grandinete, Yuri Campanholo Autor UNESP; Metzger, Jean Paul; Righi, Ciro Abbud; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP (Biological Conservation, 2019) [Artigo]
    The expansion of monocultures and the overuse of agrochemicals have resulted in the loss of beneficial insects and disruption of ecosystem services such as pollination and biological control in agricultural landscapes. ...
  • Predicting the potential hybridization zones between native and invasive marmosets within Neotropical biodiversity hotspots

    Moraes, Andreia Magro Autor UNESP; Vancine, Maurício Humberto Autor UNESP; Moraes, Andreza Magro; de Oliveira Cordeiro, Carlos Leandro Autor UNESP; Pinto, Míriam Plaza; Lima, Adriana Almeida; Culot, Laurence Autor UNESP; Silva, Thiago Sanna Freire Autor UNESP; Collevatti, Rosane Garcia; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP et al. (Global Ecology and Conservation, 2019) [Artigo]
    The human-induced introductions of marmoset species (Callithrix genus) threaten the native species persistence within Brazilian biodiversity hotspots. Invasive marmosets can hybridize with native congeners reducing the ...
  • Spatial isotopic dietary plasticity of a Neotropical forest ungulate: The white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari)

    Bradham, Jennifer; Jorge, Maria Luisa S.P.; Pedrosa, Felipe Autor UNESP; Keuroghlian, Alexine; Costa, Vladimir Eliodoro Autor UNESP; Bercê, William Autor UNESP; Galetti, Mauro Autor UNESP (Journal of Mammalogy, 2019) [Artigo]
    White-lipped peccaries (WLPs; Tayassu pecari, Tayassuidae, Cetartiodactyla) are forest-dwelling ungulates critical to maintaining healthy Neotropical forest ecosystems through key aspects of their dietary behaviors, including ...
  • Insights on the functional composition of specialist and generalist birds throughout continuous and fragmented forests

    dos Anjos, Luiz; Bochio, Gabriela Menezes; Medeiros, Hugo Reis Autor UNESP; Almeida, Bia de Arruda; Lindsey, Barbara Rocha Arakaki; Calsavara, Larissa Corsini; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Domingues Torezan, José Marcelo (Ecology and Evolution, 2019) [Artigo]
    A decline in species number often occurs after forest fragmentation and habitat loss, which usually results in the loss of ecological functions and a reduction in functional diversity in the forest fragments. However, it ...
  • The key role of protection status in safeguarding the ecological functions of some Neotropical mammals

    Nagy-Reis, Mariana B.; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Setz, Eleonore Z. F.; Chiarello, Adriano G. (Biodiversity and Conservation, 2019) [Artigo]
    Protected areas can mediate negative effects of habitat loss and human-related pressures on key ecological groups. However, different protected area categories can vary substantially in their degree of enforcement, which ...
  • NEOSQUIRREL: a data set of ecological knowledge on Neotropical squirrels

    Mendes, Calebe Pereira Autor UNESP; Koprowski, John L.; Galetti, Mauro Autor UNESP (Mammal Review, 2019) [Resenha]
    The squirrels (Sciuridae), with 292 species, make up the second most diverse family of rodents. Squirrels play important roles as seed and spore dispersers and seed predators in all regions where they occur. In Neotropical ...
  • Impacts of climate changes on spatio-temporal diversity patterns of Atlantic Forest primates

    Lima, Adriana Almeida de; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Grelle, Carlos Eduardo de Viveiros; Pinto, Míriam Plaza (Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation, 2019) [Artigo]
    Changes in Earth's climatic conditions may affect the geographic distributions of species causing variations in diversity patterns through space and time. Projections of species distributions over time can measure how ...
  • Divergent flows of avian-mediated ecosystem services across forest-matrix interfaces in human-modified landscapes

    Barros, Fabio M. Autor UNESP; Peres, Carlos A.; Pizo, Marco A. Autor UNESP; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP (Landscape Ecology, 2019) [Artigo]
    Context: The ecological interplay between edge and matrix effects along forest-matrix interfaces is closed linked to landscape processes modulating biodiversity and ecosystem services provision in disturbed landscapes. ...
  • Joint species movement modeling: how do traits influence movements?

    Ovaskainen, Otso; Ramos, Danielle Leal Autor UNESP; Slade, Eleanor M.; Merckx, Thomas; Tikhonov, Gleb; Pennanen, Juho; Pizo, Marco Aurélio Autor UNESP; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Morales, Juan Manuel (Ecology, 2019) [Artigo]
    Joint species distribution modeling has enabled researchers to move from species-level to community-level analyses, leading to statistically more efficient and ecologically more informative use of data. Here, we propose ...
  • Road Permeability Index: Evaluating the heterogeneous permeability of roads for wildlife crossing

    Assis, Julia C. Autor UNESP; Giacomini, Henrique C.; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP (Ecological Indicators, 2019) [Artigo]
    Roads impede ecological flows through landscapes, mainly by acting as barriers to animal movement, reducing habitat connectivity and increasing animal mortality. Road permeability is not homogeneous, and animals perceive ...
  • Forest cover and landscape heterogeneity shape ant–plant co-occurrence networks in human-dominated tropical rainforests

    Corro, Erick J.; Ahuatzin, Diana A.; Jaimes, Armando Aguirre; Favila, Mario E.; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; López-Acosta, Juan C.; Dáttilo, Wesley (Landscape Ecology, 2019) [Artigo]
    Context: The effects of habitat loss and fragmentation on biodiversity involve a series of mechanisms and processes that cannot be studied in isolation, mainly because human-modified landscapes are spatially heterogeneous. ...
  • ATLANTIC-PRIMATES: a dataset of communities and occurrences of primates in the Atlantic Forests of South America

    Culot, Laurence Autor UNESP; Pereira, Lucas Augusto Autor UNESP; Agostini, Ilaria; de Almeida, Marco Antônio Barreto; Alves, Rafael Souza Cruz Autor UNESP; Aximoff, Izar; Bager, Alex; Baldovino, María Celia; Bella, Thiago Ribas; Bicca-Marques, Júlio César et al. (Ecology, 2019) [Artigo]
    Primates play an important role in ecosystem functioning and offer critical insights into human evolution, biology, behavior, and emerging infectious diseases. There are 26 primate species in the Atlantic Forests of South ...
  • Atlantic butterflies: a data set of fruit-feeding butterfly communities from the Atlantic forests

    Santos, Jessie Pereira dos; Freitas, André Victor Lucci; Brown, Keith Spalding; Carreira, Junia Yasmin Oliveira; Gueratto, Patrícia Eyng; Rosa, Augusto Henrique Batista; Lourenço, Giselle Martins; Accacio, Gustavo Mattos; Uehara-Prado, Márcio; Iserhard, Cristiano Agra et al. (Ecology, 2018) [Nota]
    Butterflies are one of the best-known insect groups, and they have been the subject of numerous studies in ecology and evolution, especially in the tropics. Much attention has been given to the fruit-feeding butterfly guild ...
  • Estimating interaction credit for trophic rewilding in tropical forests

    Marjakangas, Emma-Liina; Genes, Luísa; Pires, Mathias M.; Fernandez, Fernando A. S.; De Lima, Renato A. F.; De Oliveira, Alexandre A.; Ovaskainen, Otso; Pires, Alexandra S.; Prado, Paulo I.; Galetti, Mauro Autor UNESP (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 2018) [Artigo]
    Trophic rewilding has been suggested as a restoration tool to restore ecological interactions and reverse defaunation and its cascading effects on ecosystem functioning. One of the ecological processes that has been ...
  • ATLANTIC BIRD TRAITS: a data set of bird morphological traits from the Atlantic forests of South America

    Rodrigues, Rodolpho Credo; Hasui, Érica; Assis, Julia Camara Autor UNESP; Pena, João Carlos Castro Autor UNESP; Muylaert, Renata L. Autor UNESP; Tonetti, Vinicius Rodrigues Autor UNESP; Martello, Felipe; Regolin, André Luis Autor UNESP; Costa, Thiago Vernaschi Vieira da; Pichorim, Mauro et al. (Ecology, 2019) [Data paper]
    Scientists have long been trying to understand why the Neotropical region holds the highest diversity of birds on Earth. Recently, there has been increased interest in morphological variation between and within species, ...
  • Forest cover drives leaf litter ant diversity in primary rainforest remnants within human-modified tropical landscapes

    Ahuatzin, Diana A.; Corro, Erick J.; Jaimes, Armando Aguirre; Valenzuela González, Jorge E.; Feitosa, Rodrigo Machado; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Acosta, Juan Carlos López; Coates, Rosamond; Dáttilo, Wesley (Biodiversity and Conservation, 2019) [Artigo]
    The main effects of habitat loss and fragmentation have been addressed through changes in diversity patterns at different spatial levels. Species richness and diversity are the most used descriptors to assess the effect ...
  • Spatial prediction of risk areas for vector transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi in the State of Parana, southern Brazil

    Ferro e Silva, Andreia Mantovani; Sobral-Souza, Thadeu Autor UNESP; Vancine, Mauricio Humberto Autor UNESP; Muylaert, Renata Lara Autor UNESP; Abreu, Ana Paula de; Pelloso, Sandra Marisa; Barros Carvalho, Maria Dalva de; Andrade, Luciano de; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Ornelas Toledo, Max Jean de (Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018) [Artigo]
    After obtaining certification of the absence of transmission of the Trypanosoma cruzi by Triatoma infestans in 2006, other native species of protozoan vectors have been found in human dwellings within municipalities of the ...
  • Variation in body size of Phanocerus clavicornis Sharp, 1882 (Coleoptera: Elmidae: Larainae) in Atlantic Rainforest streams in response to hydraulic disturbance

    Segura, M. O.; Siqueira, T. Autor UNESP; Fonseca-Gessner, A. A. (Brazilian Journal Of Biology, 2014) [Artigo]
    In this study, patterns of body size of Phanocerus clavicornis Sharp, 1882 (Coleoptera: Elmidae: Larainae) were investigated along a gradient of change in speed of flow conditions in streams of low order in the Atlantic ...

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