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Systematics and evolution of the herpetological fauna from Neotropical areas

Grant number: 03/10335-8
Support type:Research Projects - Thematic Grants
Duration: August 01, 2004 - December 31, 2011
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Zoology
Principal researcher:Miguel Trefaut Urbano Rodrigues
Grantee:Miguel Trefaut Urbano Rodrigues
Home Institution: Instituto de Biociências (IB). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


The present proposal aims to continue and expand the ongoing multidisciplinary research on the systematic and evolution of the herpetological fauna from Neotropical areas, as well as on the aspects of historical biogeography of neotropical reptile, amphibian and small mammal faunas. We intend to: 1) expand the karyological data so far gathered to include new species and localities for Brazilian lizards, amphibians and rodents, in order to better understand their chromosomal evolution with a great effort to use methodologies that allow the identification of useful characters for phylogenetic analyses; 2) complete the ongoing studies on taxonomy, karyotypes and DNA sequencing (molecular) about the herpetological fauna of the São Francisco river, with special attention to gather intra and interspecific rates of divergences for endemic taxes; 3) study the heterocrony of the genus Calyptommatus and aspects of ontogeny of the Gymnophthalmini, collecting data that should guide a broad future study on the developmental biology of the group. The inclusion of this new approach may provide useful information to the understanding of the genetic mechanisms that controls the limb reduction present in several lineages of Gymnophthalmidae; 4) proceed with the collection of karyotypes and DNA sequences data on lizards of genus Leposoma to better understand the phylogeny of its species and the high level of genetic diversity within the genus; investigate the origin of parthenogenesis of clones in L.percarinatum and compare with that of clones of Gymnophthalmus underwoodii; 5) add more data (morphological, karyological and molecular) to the study of the phylogenetic relationships within the family Gymnophthalmidae, to obtain a robust hypothesis based on multiple data sets for a more complete sample of genera; 6) increase the sampling for lizards of genera Gymnodactylys, Coleodactylus and Mabuya to allow phylogenetic and historical biogeography studies using morphological, karyological and molecular data; 7) conduct preliminary comparative studies on selected taxes of herps and small rodents with discontinuous distribution on Amazon and Atlantic forests and on rainforest remnants in the northeastern Caatingas, in order to obtain approximate times of divergence for different groups in these forested areas. These estimations will be compared to those gathered for populations of lizard's genus Gymnodactylus from island and mainland areas, and to those of disjunctive populations in the dunes of São Francisco river. (AU)

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Scientific publications (58)
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PAZ, ANDREA; BROWN, JASON L.; CORDEIRO, CARLOS L. O.; AGUIRRE-SANTORO, JULIAN; ASSIS, CLAYDSON; AMARO, RENATA CECILIA; RAPOSO DO AMARAL, FABIO; BOCHORNY, THUANE; BACCI, LUCAS F.; CADDAH, MAYARA K.; et al. Environmental correlates of taxonomic and phylogenetic diversity in the Atlantic Forest. Journal of Biogeography, v. 48, n. 6, . (17/26162-8, 11/50225-3, 11/23155-4, 11/50146-6, 13/50297-0, 18/03428-5, 03/10335-8, 11/50143-7)
FONSECA, EMANUEL M.; GEHARA, MARCELO; WERNECK, FERNANDA P.; LANNA, FLAVIA M.; COLLI, GUARINO R.; SITES, JR., JACK W.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; GARDA, ADRIAN A.. Diversification with gene flow and niche divergence in a lizard species along the South American ``diagonal of open formations{''}. Journal of Biogeography, v. 45, n. 7, p. 1688-1700, . (13/50297-0, 03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
MACHADO PELLEGRINO, KATIA CRISTINA; BRUNES, TULIANA OLIVEIRA; SOUZA, SERGIO MARQUES; LAGUNA, MARCIA MARIA; SAUER AVILA-PIRES, TERESA CRISTINA; HOOGMOED, MARINUS STEVEN; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT. On the distinctiveness of Amapasaurus, its relationship with Loxopholis Cope 1869, and description of a new genus for L. guianensis and L. hoogmoedi (Gymnophthalmoidea/Ecpleopodini: Squamata). Zootaxa, v. 4441, n. 2, p. 332-346, . (11/50146-6, 13/50297-0, 12/10163-1, 16/03146-4, 03/10335-8)
LANNA, FLAVIA; WERNECK, FERNANDA; GEHARA, MARCELO; FONSECA, EMANUEL; COLLI, GUARINO; SITES, JR., JACK; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL; GARDA, ADRIAN. The evolutionary history of Lygodactylus lizards in the South American open diagonal. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 127, p. 638-645, . (13/50297-0, 03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
DAL VECHIO, FRANCISCO; PRATES, IVAN; GRAZZIOTIN, FELIPE G.; ZAHER, HUSSAM; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT. Phylogeography and historical demography of the arboreal pit viper Bothrops bilineatus (Serpentes, Crotalinae) reveal multiple connections between Amazonian and Atlantic rain forests. Journal of Biogeography, v. 45, n. 10, p. 2415-2426, . (11/50206-9, 03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
PRATES, IVAN; PENNA, ANNA; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; CARNAVAL, ANA CAROLINA. Local adaptation in mainland anole lizards: Integrating population history and genome-environment associations. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, v. 8, n. 23, p. 11932-11944, . (13/50297-0, 03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
RECODER, RENATO SOUSA; DAL VECHIO, FRANCISCO; MARQUES-SOUZA, SERGIO; TEIXEIRA, JR., MAURO; SILVA-DA-SILVA, MAIUME; SANTOS, JR., ALFREDO P.; RIBEIRO, SIRIA; BARRIO-AMOROS, CESAR; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT. Geographic variation and taxonomy of red-tailed Gymnophthalmus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from Amazonian Savannas. Zootaxa, v. 4497, n. 1, p. 61-81, . (13/50297-0, 03/10335-8, 12/09463-0, 17/08357-6)
BRUNES, TULIANA O.; DA SILVA, ANDRE JUSTINO; MARQUES-SOUZA, SERGIO; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; PELLEGRINO, KATIA C. M.. Not always young: The first vertebrate ancient origin of true parthenogenesis found in an Amazon leaf litter lizard with evidence of mitochondrial haplotypes surfing on the wave of a range expansion. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 135, p. 105-122, . (13/50297-0, 03/10335-8, 12/10163-1, 16/03146-4)
PELOSO, PEDRO L. V.; DE OLIVEIRA, RENAN M.; STURARO, MARCELO J.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; LIMA-FILHO, GERALDO R.; BITAR, YOUSZEF O. C.; WHEELER, WARD C.; ALEIXO, ALEXANDRE. Phylogeny of Map Tree Frogs, Boana semilineata Species Group, with a New Amazonian Species (Anura: Hylidae). South American Journal of Herpetology, v. 13, n. 2, p. 150-169, . (03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
STURARO, MARCELO JOSE; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; COLLI, GUARINO R.; KNOWLES, L. LACEY; AVILA-PIRES, TERESA C. S.. Integrative taxonomy of the lizards Cercosaura ocellata species complex (Reptilia: Gymnophthalmidae). ZOOLOGISCHER ANZEIGER, v. 275, p. 37-65, . (13/50297-0, 03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
PELOSO, PEDRO L. V.; FROST, DARREL R.; RICHARDS, STEPHEN J.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; DONNELLAN, STEPHEN; MATSUI, MASAFUMI; RAXWORTHY, CRISTOPHER J.; BIJU, S. D.; LEMMON, EMILY MORIARTY; LEMMON, ALAN R.; et al. The impact of anchored phylogenomics and taxon sampling on phylogenetic inference in narrow-mouthed frogs (Anura, Microhylidae). CLADISTICS, v. 32, n. 2, p. 113-140, . (03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
DAL VECHIO, FRANCISCO; TEIXEIRA, JR., MAURO; SENA, MARCELO; ARGOLO, ANTONIO; GARCIA, CAROLINE; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT. Taxonomic Status and the Phylogenetic Placement of Amphisbaena leucocephala Peters, 1878 (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae). South American Journal of Herpetology, v. 11, n. 3, p. 157-175, . (03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
SANCHEZ-PACHECO, SANTIAGO J.; TORRES-CARVAJAL, OMAR; AGUIRRE-PENAFIEL, VANESSA; SALES NUNES, PEDRO M.; VERRASTRO, LAURA; RIVAS, GILSON A.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; GRANT, TARAN; MURPHY, ROBERT W.. Phylogeny of Riama (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae), impact of phenotypic evidence on molecular datasets, and the origin of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta endemic fauna. CLADISTICS, v. 34, n. 3, p. 260-291, . (03/10335-8, 12/10000-5, 11/50146-6)
PRATES, IVAN; MELO-SAMPAIO, PAULO ROBERTO; DRUMMOND, LEANDRO DE OLIVEIRA; TEIXEIRA, JR., MAURO; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; CARNAVAL, ANA CAROLINA. Biogeographic links between southern Atlantic Forest and western South America: Rediscovery, re-description, and phylogenetic relationships of two rare montane anole lizards from Brazil. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 113, p. 49-58, . (13/50297-0, 03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
CAMACHO, AGUSTIN; RECODER, RENATO; TEIXEIRA, JR., MAURO; KOHLSDORF, TIANA; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; LEE, MICHAEL S. Y.. Overcoming phylogenetic and geographic uncertainties to test for correlates of range size evolution in gymnophthalmid lizards. ECOGRAPHY, v. 40, n. 6, p. 764-773, . (11/18868-1, 11/50146-6, 13/50297-0, 12/15754-8, 03/10335-8)
SALES NUNES, PEDRO M.; FOUQUET, ANTOINE; CURCIO, FELIPE F.; KOK, PHILIPPE J. R.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT. Cryptic species in Iphisa elegans Gray, 1851 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) revealed by hemipenial morphology and molecular data. ZOOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, v. 166, n. 2, p. 361-376, . (07/00811-8, 03/10335-8)
PELLEGRINO, KATIA C. M.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; JAMES HARRIS, D.; YONENAGA-YASSUDA, YATIYO; SITES, JR., JACK W.. Molecular phylogeny, biogeography and insights into the origin of parthenogenesis in the Neotropical genus Leposoma (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae): Ancient links between the Atlantic Forest and Amazonia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 61, n. 2, p. 446-459, . (03/10335-8)
PELOSO, PEDRO L. V.; PELLEGRINO, KATIA C. M.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; AVILA-PIRES, TERESA C. S.. Description and Phylogenetic Relationships of a New Genus and Species of Lizard (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae) from the Amazonian Rainforest of Northern Brazil. American Museum Novitates, n. 3713, p. 1-24, . (03/10335-8)
LOVEJOY, NATHAN R.; LESTER, KRISTIE; CRAMPTON, WILLIAM G. R.; MARQUES, FERNANDO P. L.; ALBERT, JAMES S.. Phylogeny, biogeography, and electric signal evolution of Neotropical knifefishes of the genus Gymnotus (Osteichthyes: Gymnotidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 54, n. 1, p. 278-290, . (04/09961-4, 03/10335-8, 05/01299-3)
FOUQUET, ANTOINE; LOEBMANN, DANIEL; CASTROVIEJO-FISHER, SANTIAGO; PADIAL, JOSE M.; ORRICO, VICTOR G. D.; LYRA, MARIANA L.; ROBERTO, IGOR JOVENTINO; KOK, PHILIPPE J. R.; HADDAD, CELIO F. B.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.. From Amazonia to the Atlantic forest: Molecular phylogeny of Phyzelaphryninae frogs reveals unexpected diversity and a striking biogeographic pattern emphasizing conservation challenges. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 65, n. 2, p. 547-561, . (10/51071-7, 11/50146-6, 03/10335-8)
FOUQUET, ANTOINE; LEONARDO BLOTTO, BORIS; MARONNA, MAXIMILIANO MANUEL; VERDADE, VANESSA KRUTH; JUNCA, FLORA ACUNA; DE SA, RAFAEL; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT. Unexpected phylogenetic positions of the genera Rupirana and Crossodactylodes reveal insights into the biogeography and reproductive evolution of leptodactylid frogs. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 67, n. 2, p. 445-457, . (03/10335-8)
TEIXEIRA, JR., MAURO; PRATES, IVAN; NISA, CAROLINA; CAMARAO SILVA-MARTINS, NATHALIA SUZAN; STRUESSMANN, CHRISTINE; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT. Molecular data reveal spatial and temporal patterns of diversification and a cryptic new species of lowland Stenocercus Dumeril & Bibron, 1837 (Squamata: Tropiduridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 94, n. A, p. 410-423, . (13/50297-0, 03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
WERNECK, FERNANDA P.; LEITE, RAFAEL N.; GEURGAS, SILVIA R.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.. Biogeographic history and cryptic diversity of saxicolous Tropiduridae lizards endemic to the semiarid Caatinga. BMC Evolutionary Biology, v. 15, . (13/50297-0, 03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
GEHARA, MARCELO; CRAWFORD, ANDREW J.; ORRICO, VICTOR G. D.; RODRIGUEZ, ARIEL; LOETTERS, STEFAN; FOUQUET, ANTOINE; BARRIENTOS, LUCAS S.; BRUSQUETTI, FRANCISCO; DE LA RIVA, IGNACIO; ERNST, RAFFAEL; et al. High Levels of Diversity Uncovered in a Widespread Nominal Taxon: Continental Phylogeography of the Neotropical Tree Frog Dendropsophus minutus. PLoS One, v. 9, n. 9, . (12/12500-5, 10/51071-7, 08/50928-1, 11/50146-6, 03/10335-8)
FOUQUET, ANTOINE; RECODER, RENATO; TEIXEIRA, JR., MAURO; CASSIMIRO, JOSE; AMARO, RENATA CECILIA; CAMACHO, AGUSTIN; DAMASCENO, ROBERTA; CARNAVAL, ANA CAROLINA; MORITZ, CRAIG; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT. Molecular phylogeny and morphometric analyses reveal deep divergence between Amazonia and Atlantic Forest species of Dendrophryniscus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 62, n. 3, p. 826-838, . (03/10335-8)
PIRANI, RENATA M.; PELOSO, V, PEDRO L.; PRADO, JOYCE R.; POLO, ERICO M.; KNOWLES, L. LACEY; RON, SANTIAGO R.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; STURARO, MARCELO J.; WERNECK, FERNANDA P.. Diversification history of clown tree frogs in Neotropical rainforests (Anura, Hylidae, Dendropsophus leucophyllatus group). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 150, . (03/10335-8, 11/50146-6, 13/50297-0, 14/22444-0)
CARVALHO, THIAGO R. D.; MORAES, LEANDRO J. C. L.; LIMA, ALBERTINA P.; FOUQUET, ANTOINE; PELOSO, V, PEDRO L.; PAVAN, DANTE; DRUMMOND, LEANDRO O.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; GIARETTA, ARIOVALDO A.; GORDO, MARCELO; et al. Systematics and historical biogeography of Neotropical foam-nesting frogs of the Adenomera heyeri clade (Leptodactylidae), with the description of six new Amazonian species. ZOOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, v. 191, n. 2, p. 395-433, . (17/08489-0, 13/50741-7, 11/50146-6, 15/13404-8, 03/10335-8)
RIVERA, DANIELLE; PRATES, IVAN; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; CARNAVAL, ANA CAROLINA. Effects of climate and geography on spatial patterns of genetic structure in tropical skinks. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 143, . (03/10335-8, 11/50146-6, 13/50297-0)
DAMASCENO, ROBERTA P.; CARNAVAL, ANA CAROLINA; SASS, CHODON; RECODER, RENATO SOUSA; MORITZ, CRAIG; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT. Geographic restriction, genetic divergence, and morphological disparity in the Brazilian Atlantic Forests: Insights from Leposoma lizards (Gymnophthalmidae, Squamata). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 154, . (03/10335-8, 11/50146-6, 15/11498-5, 13/50297-0, 13/22477-3)
RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; VINA BERTOLOTTO, CAROLINA ELENA; AMARO, RENATA CECILIA; YONENAGA-YASSUDA, YATIYO; XAVIER FREIRE, ELIZA MARIA; MACHADO PELLEGRINO, KATIA CRISTINA. Molecular phylogeny, species limits, and biogeography of the Brazilian endemic lizard genus Enyalius (Squamata: Leiosauridae): An example of the historical relationship between Atlantic Forests and Amazonia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 81, p. 137-146, . (13/50297-0, 03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
VERDADE, VANESSA K.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEI T.. ON THE IDENTITY OF CYCLORAMPHUS JORDANENSIS HEYER, 1983 (ANURA: CYCLORAMPHIDAE). Herpetologica, v. 64, n. 4, p. 452-457, . (01/05470-8, 03/10335-8)
PEPATO, ALMIR R.; DA ROCHA, CARLOS E. F.; DUNLOP, JASON A.. Phylogenetic position of the acariform mites: sensitivity to homology assessment under total evidence. BMC Evolutionary Biology, v. 10, . (08/06604-7, 04/09961-4, 05/03458-1, 03/10335-8, 05/01299-3)
PRATES, IVAN; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; MELO-SAMPAIO, PAULO ROBERTO; CARNAVAL, ANA CAROLINA. Phylogenetic relationships of Amazonian anole lizards (Dactyloa): Taxonomic implications, new insights about phenotypic evolution and the timing of diversification. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 82, n. A, p. 258-268, . (13/50297-0, 03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
CARNAVAL, ANA CAROLINA; WALTARI, ERIC; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; ROSAUER, DAN; VANDERWAL, JEREMY; DAMASCENO, ROBERTA; PRATES, IVAN; STRANGAS, MARIA; SPANOS, ZOE; RIVERA, DANIELLE; et al. Prediction of phylogeographic endemism in an environmentally complex biome. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, v. 281, n. 1792, . (13/50297-0, 13/22477-3, 03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
THOME, MARIA TEREZA C.; SEQUEIRA, FERNANDO; BRUSQUETTI, FRANCISCO; CARSTENS, BRYAN; HADDAD, CELIO F. B.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; ALEXANDRINO, JOAO. Recurrent connections between Amazon and Atlantic forests shaped diversity in Caatinga four-eyed frogs. Journal of Biogeography, v. 43, n. 5, p. 1045-1056, . (13/50741-7, 11/50146-6, 11/51392-0, 12/06611-9, 03/10335-8)
LEE, MICHAEL S. Y.; SKINNER, ADAM; CAMACHO, AGUSTIN. The relationship between limb reduction, body elongation and geographical range in lizards (Lerista, Scincidae). Journal of Biogeography, v. 40, n. 7, p. 1290-1297, . (03/10335-8)
FAIVOVICH, JULIAN; FERRARO, DAIANA P.; BASSO, NESTOR G.; HADDAD, CELIO F. B.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; WHEELER, WARD C.; LAVILLA, ESTEBAN O.. A phylogenetic analysis of Pleurodema (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Leiuperinae) based on mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences, with comments on the evolution of anuran foam nests. CLADISTICS, v. 28, n. 5, p. 460-482, . (05/56756-0, 01/13341-3, 08/50928-1, 06/52088-5, 03/10335-8)
ALMEIDA-SILVA, DIEGO; SILVA-SOARES, THIAGO; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; VERDADE, VANESSA KRUTH. New species of flea-toad, genus Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the Atlantic Forest of Espirito Santo, Brazil. Zootaxa, v. 5068, n. 4, p. 517-532, . (11/50146-6, 01/05470-8, 03/10335-8)
RIVERA, DANIELLE; PRATES, IVAN; FIRNENO, JR., THOMAS J.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; CALDWELL, JANALEE P.; FUJITA, MATTHEW K.. hylogenomics, introgression, and demographic history of South American true toads (Rhinella. Molecular Ecology, v. 31, n. 3, . (13/50297-0, 12/15754-8, 03/10335-8, 17/08357-6, 11/50206-9, 11/50146-6)
FOUQUET, ANTOINE; LEBLANC, KILLIAN; FRAMIT, MARLENE; REJAUD, ALEXANDRE; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; CASTROVIEJO-FISHER, SANTIAGO; PELOSO, V, PEDRO L.; PRATES, IVAN; MANZI, SOPHIE; SUESCUN, UXUE; et al. Species diversity and biogeography of an ancient frog clade from the Guiana Shield (Anura: Microhylidae: Adelastes, Otophryne, Synapturanus) exhibiting spectacular phenotypic diversification. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 132, n. 2, p. 233-256, . (13/50297-0, 03/10335-8, 11/50146-6, 12/15754-8)
THOME, MARIA TEREZA C.; CARSTENS, BRYAN C.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; GALETTI JR, PEDRO MANOEL JR; ALEXANDRINO, JOAO; HADDAD, CELIO F. B.. A role of asynchrony of seasons in explaining genetic differentiation in a Neotropical toad. HEREDITY, v. 127, n. 4, . (11/51392-0, 13/50741-7, 11/50146-6, 18/03428-5, 03/10335-8, 12/06611-9)
FOUQUET, ANTOINE; LEBLANC, KILLIAN; FABRE, ANNE-CLAIRE; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; MENIN, MARCELO; COURTOIS, ELODIE A.; DEWYNTER, MAEL; HOLTING, MONIQUE; ERNST, RAFFAEL; PELOSO, PEDRO; et al. Comparative osteology of the fossorial frogs of the genus Synapturanus (Anura, Microhylidae) with the description of three new species from the Eastern Guiana Shield. ZOOLOGISCHER ANZEIGER, v. 293, p. 46-73, . (03/10335-8, 11/50146-6)
BLOTTO, BORIS L.; LYRA, MARIANA L.; CARDOSO, MONICA C. S.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; DIAS, IURI R.; MARCIANO-JR, EUVALDO; DAL VECHIO, FRANCISCO; ORRICO, VICTOR G. D.; BRANDAO, REUBER A.; DE ASSIS, CLODOALDO LOPES; et al. The phylogeny of the Casque-headed Treefrogs (Hylidae: Hylinae: Lophyohylini). CLADISTICS, v. 37, n. 1, p. 36-72, . (03/10335-8, 13/50741-7, 11/50146-6, 12/12500-5, 18/15425-0, 13/20423-3, 14/50342-8, 12/10000-5, 17/26162-8)
VERDADE, VANESSA KRUTH; ALMEIDA-SILVA, DIEGO; CASSIMIRO, JOSE; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT. Rediscovering Cycloramphus bandeirensis (Anura: Cycloramphidae): natural history and breeding biology of a vulnerable species with a variant reproductive mode. Phyllomedusa, v. 18, n. 2, p. 159-175, . (03/10335-8)
DE SA, FABIO P.; HADDAD, CELIO F. B.; GRAY, MIRANDA M.; VERDADE, VANESSA K.; THOME, MARIA TEREZA C.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; ZAMUDIO, KELLY R.. Male-male competition and repeated evolution of terrestrial breeding in Atlantic Coastal Forest frogs. Evolution, v. 74, n. 2, . (14/24972-4, 01/05470-8, 13/50741-7, 14/50342-8, 08/50928-1, 18/17993-6, 16/06876-3, 03/10335-8)
PRATES, IVAN; D'ANGIOLELLA, ANNELISE B.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; MELO-SAMPAIO, PAULO R.; DE QUEIROZ, KEVIN; BELL, RAYNA C.. Evolutionary drivers of sexual signal variation in Amazon Slender Anoles. Evolution, v. 75, n. 6, p. 1361-1376, . (11/50146-6, 03/10335-8, 13/50297-0)
FOUQUET, ANTOINE; MARINHO, PEDRO; REJAUD, ALEXANDRE; CARVALHO, THIAGO R.; CAMINER, MARCEL A.; JANSEN, MARTIN; RAINHA, RAISSA N.; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL T.; WERNECK, FERNANDA P.; LIMA, ALBERTINA P.; et al. Systematics and biogeography of the Boana albopunctata species group (Anura, Hylidae), with the description of two new species from Amazonia. SYSTEMATICS AND BIODIVERSITY, v. 19, n. 4, p. 375-399, . (11/50146-6, 13/50741-7, 13/50297-0, 03/10335-8, 17/08489-0)
DAL VECHIO, FRANCISCO; PRATES, IVAN; GRAZZIOTIN, FELIPE G.; GRABOSKI, ROBERTA; RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT. Molecular and phenotypic data reveal a new Amazonian species of pit vipers (Serpentes: Viperidae: Bothrops). Journal of Natural History, v. 54, n. 37-38, p. 2415-2437, . (11/50146-6, 03/10335-8, 13/50297-0)
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