Anos das Publicações

* Em negrito os nomes dos discentes ou egressos do PPG Ecologia UFV.


  • Frederico Fernandes Ferreira, Mariella Bontempo Duca de Freitas, Neucir Szinwelski, Natállia Vicente, Laila Carine Campos Medeiros, Carlos Ernesto Gonçalves Reynaud Schaefer, Jorge Abdala Dergam, Carlos Frankl Sperber. Impacts of the Samarco Tailing Dam Collapse on Metals and Arsenic Concentration in Freshwater Fish Muscle from Doce River, Southeastern Brazil. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 16(5), 622-630.
  • Italo Salvatore De Castro Pecci-Maddalena, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade, Paul Skelley.The metendosternite and penile flagellum: two unexplored character systems of pleasing fungus beetles (Coleoptera: Erotylidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 193(3), 953–972.
  • Igor Souza-Gonçalves,Cristiano Lopes-Andrade,John F Lawrence.Three new species of Hadreule Thomson (Coleoptera: Ciidae) from the Southern Hemisphere with an identification key to world species. Austral Entomology, 59(1), 74-87.
  • Igor Souza-Gonçalves e Cristiano Lopes-Andrade.Ceracis tzotzilicus sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea: Ciidae) from Guatemala and Mexico Authors. ZOOTAXA, 4780(2).
  • Italo Salvatore De Castro Pecci-Maddalena, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade. Mycomystes nigriventris sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Erotylidae: Tritomini) from South America, with insights into the genus Mycomystes Gorham. ZOOTAXA, 4780(3).
  • Igor Souza-Gonçalves e Cristiano Lopes-Andrade. A Peculiar New Species Of Ceracis Mellié (Coleoptera: Ciidae) From The Neotropical Region. JOURNAL OF COLEOPTEROLOGY.
  • Mariana Neves Moura, Danon Clemes Cardoso, Brenda Carla Lima Baldez, Maykon Passos Cristiano. Intraspecific variation in the karyotype length and genome size of fungus-farming ants (genus Mycetophylax), with remarks on procedures for the estimation of genome size in the Formicidae by flow cytometry. Plos One.
  • Mariana Neves Moura, Danon Clemes Cardoso, Maykon Passos Cristiano. The tight genome size of ants: diversity and evolution under ancestral state reconstruction and base composition. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 193(1), 124–144.
  • F. C. Azevedo, F. G. Lemos,M. C. Freitas-Junior,R. C. Arrais,R. G. Morato,F. C. C. Azevedo. The importance of forests for an apex predator: spatial ecology and habitat selection by pumas in an agroecosystem. Animal Conservation, 24(3), 499–509.
  • Alex Josélio Pires Coelho, Luiz Fernando Silva Magnago, Fábio Antônio Ribeiro Matos, Nayara Mesquita Mota, Écio Souza Diniz & João Augusto Alves Meira-Neto. Effects of anthropogenic disturbances on biodiversity and biomass stock of Cerrado, the Brazilian savanna. Biodiversity and Conservation 29, 3151–3168.
  • Dinaíza Abadia Rocha-Reis, Rubens Pasa, Fabiano Bezerra Menegidio, John Seymour Heslop-Harrison, Trude Schwarzacher and Karine Frehner Kavalco. The Complete Mitochondrial Genome of Two Armored Catfish Populations of the Genus Hypostomus (Siluriformes, Loricariidae, Hypostominae). Frontiers In Ecology And Evolution.
  • Michelle Cristine Pedrosa, Magno Augusto Zazá Borges, Álvaro Eduardo Eiras, Sérgio Caldas, Alzira Batista Cecílio, Maria Fernanda Brito, Sérvio Pontes Ribeiro. Invasion of Tropical Montane Cities by Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) Depends on Continuous Warm Winters and Suitable Urban Biotopes. Journal of Medical Entomology, 58(1), 333–342.
  • Soares Simon, José Henrique Schoereder, Marcos da Cunha Teixeira. Environmental Response of Dinoponera lucida Emery 1901 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), an Endemic Threatened Species of the Atlantic Forest Central Corridor. Sociobiology67(1), 65–73.


  • Kelly da Silva Coutinho Detmann, Tiago de Souza Leite, Ricardo Rodrigues de Oliveira Neto, Marina Neves Delgado, Vitor Paiva Alcoforado Rebello, Aristéa Alves Azevedo, Maria Catarina Megumi Kasuya, Marc-André Selosse & Andréa Miyasaka de Almeida. Arbuscular mycorrhizae and absence of cluster roots in the Brazilian Proteaceae Roupala montana Aubl. Symbiosis volume 77, pages 115–122.
  • Gabriel Lobregat, Thiago Gechel Kloss, Paulo Enrique Cardoso Peixoto, Carlos Frankl Sperber. Fighting in rounds: males of a neotropical cricket switch assessment strategies during contests . Behavioral Ecology, Volume 30, Issue 3, Pages 688–696.
  • Sergio Aloquio, Paschoal Coelho Grossi e Cristiano Lopes-Andrade. Esemephe peba sp. nov., the first Brazilian Esemephina (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Cossyphodini) . Zootaxa, Vol. 4648 No. 1.
  • Igor Souza-Gonçalves, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade, Vivian Eliana Sandoval-Gómez, and John Francis Lawrence. The Australian Paratrichapus Scott (Coleoptera: Ciidae) . Insect Systematics & Evolution, Pages: 679–701.
  • Italo Salvatore De Castro Pecci-Maddalena, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade, Paul Skelley. Xalpirta mauryi sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Erotylidae: Tritomini) from Southeast Brazil. Zootaxa, Vol. 4629 No. 3.
  • Sergio Aloquio, Gustavo E. Flores, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade. A New Species of Discopleurus Lacordaire: The First Stenosini (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Pimeliinae) from Brazil. Annales Zoologici, 69(1):99-103 .
  • Sergio Aloquio, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade. Complementary description of Neanopidium mexicanum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Anopidiina). Iheringia, Sér. Zool. 109.
  • Santos et al. NEOTROPICAL XENARTHRANS: a data set of occurrence of xenarthran species in the Neotropics. Ecology, Vol. 100, Issue 7.
  • João Augusto Alves Meira-Neto, Hélder Marcos Nunes Cândido, Ângela Miazaki,Vanessa Pontara,Marcelo Leandro Bueno,Ricardo Solar,Markus Gastauer. Drivers of the growth–survival trade-off in a tropical forest. Journal of Vegetation Science,Volume 30, Issue 6.
  • Helder Marcos Nunes Candido, Ângela Miazaki, Vanessa Pontara, Marcelo Leandro Bueno, Ricardo Solar, Markus Gastauer, João Augusto Alves Meira-Neto.Colonization-related functional traits of plants in a 50-hectare plot of secondary tropical forest. Acta Bot. Bras. 34 (1).
  • M. P. Cristiano, D. C. Cardoso, M. V. Beirão, A. C. C. C. Reis, T. P. Pereira and M. N. Moura. Nesting and distribution of Trachymyrmex holmgreni in Brazilian restinga. Insectes Sociaux volume 66, pages 139–151.
  • Mariana Neves Moura, Danon Clemes Cardoso, Brenda Carla Lima Baldez, Maykon Passos Cristiano. Genome size in ants: retrospect and prospect. Caryologia, Vol. 72, No. 4.
  • Inácio J. M. T. Gomes, Diogo F. Santiago, Ricardo I. Campos, Heraldo L. Vasconcelos. Why do Pheidole oxyops (Forel, 1908) ants place feathers around their nests?. Ecological Entomology, Volume 44, Issue 4.
  • Tiago V. Fernandes, Lucas N. Paolucci, Ricardo R. C. Solar, Frederico S. Neves & Ricardo I. Campos. Ant removal distance, but not seed manipulation and deposition site increases the establishment of a myrmecochorous plant. Oecologia volume 192, pages 133–142 .
  • Giselle M. Lourenço, Glória R. Soares,Talita P. Santos,Wesley Dáttilo,André V. L. Freitas,Sérvio P. Ribeiro. Equal but different: Natural ecotones are dissimilar to anthropic edges. PLoS ONE.


  • Italo Salvatore de Castro Pecci Maddalena and Cristiano Lopes-Andrade. Redescriptions, Lectotype Designations, New Synonyms and New Geographic Records for the “Tiger” Species of Mycotretus Lacordaire, 1842 (Coleoptera: Erotylidae: Tritomini). Insects 2018, 9(4), 168.
  • Igor Souza-Gonçalves, Artur Orsetti, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade. Synopsis of Cis Latreille (Coleoptera: Ciidae) from southern Africa. Insects 2018, 9(4), 184.
  • Paula V. Borlini, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade, Lucimar S. Araujo. Cis pallidus Mellié, 1849: redescription, new synonym, geographic distribution, and host fungi records. ZooKeys 762; 117-129.
  • Igor Souza-Gonçalves, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade e Vivian e. Sandoval-Gómez. Redescription of Cis renominatus and Paratrichapus javanus (Coleoptera: Ciidae). Zootaxa Vol. 4429 No. 1: 5 Jun. 2018.
  • Italo Salvatore De Castro Pecci-Maddalena, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade. Mycotretus alvarengai sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Erotylidae: Tritomini) from the Amazon Biome. Annales Zoologici, 68(4):837-842.
  • Igor Souza-Gonçalves, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade. The Cis bilamellatus species-group (Coleoptera, Ciidae) in southern Africa: Cis mooihoekite sp. n. and new distributional records. African Invertebrates 59(1) 25-35.
  • Igor Souza-Gonçalves, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade.The Cis multidentatus Species-Group (Coleoptera: Ciidae): New Species, New Records, Complementary Descriptions and an Identification Key. Annales Zoologici, 68(3):501-518.
  • Danon Clemes Cardoso, Jürgen Heinze, Mariana Neves Moura, Maykon Passos Cristiano. Chromosomal variation among populations of a fungus-farming ant: implications for karyotype evolution and potential restriction to gene flow. BMC Evolutionary Biology volume 18, Article number: 146.
  • Tássia Tatiane Pontes Pereira, Ana Caroline Coelho Corrêa dos Reis, Danon Clemes Cardoso, Maykon Passos Cristiano. Molecular phylogenetic reconstruction and localization of the (TTAGG)n telomeric repeats in the chromosomes of Acromyrmex striatus (Roger, 1863) suggests a lower ancestral karyotype for leafcutter ants (Hymenoptera). Comparative Cytogenetics 12(1) 13-26 .
  • F. C. Azevedo, F. G. Lemos, M. C. Freitas-Junior, D. G. Rocha,F. C. C. Azevedo. Puma activity patterns and temporal overlap with prey in a human-modified landscape at Southeastern Brazil. Journal Of Zoology Volume 305, Issue 4, Pages 246-255.
  • Mariana Neves Moura, Rafaela Campostrini Forzza, Maykon Passos Cristiano. Reconstruction of ancestral genome size in Pitcairnioideae (Bromeliaceae): what can genome size tell us about the evolutionary history of its five genera?. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, Volume 186, Issue 3, Pages 321–333.
  • V. B. Rodrigues, F. M. Jesus, R. I. Campos. Local habitat disturbance increases bird nest predation in the brazilian atlantic rainforest. Animal Biodiversity And Conservation.
  • Tiago V. Fernandes, Lucas N. Paolucci, Flávia M. S. Carmo,Carlos F. Sperber,Ricardo I. Campos. Seed manipulation by ants: disentangling the effects of ant behaviours on seed germination. Ecological Entomology Volume 43, Issue 6, Pages 712-718
  • Karina de Oliveira Brandão, Dinaíza Abadia Rocha-Reis, Caroline Garcia, Rubens Pazza, Lurdes Foresti de Almeida-Toledo, Karine Frehner Kavalco. Studies in two allopatric populations of Hypostomus affinis (Steindachner, 1877): the role of mapping the ribosomal genes to understand the chromosome evolution of the group. Comparative Cytogenetics 12(1) 1-12.
  • Rocha-Reis D.A., Oliveira Brandão K., Almeida-Toledo L.F.,Pazza R., Kavalco K.F . The Persevering Cytotaxonomy: Discovery of a Unique XX/XY Sex Chromosome System in Catfishes Suggests the Existence of a New, Endemic and Rare Species. Cytogenet Genome Res 2018;156:45-55.


  • André Araújo da Paz; Cléberson Ribeiro; Aristéa Alves Azevedo; Eraldo Rodrigues de Lima; Flávia Maria da Silva Carmo. Induced flooding as environmental filter for riparian tree species. Environmental and Experimental Botany
    Volume 139, Pages 31-38.
  • Fabiane Maria de Jesus, Marcelo Ribeiro Pereira; Geanne Carla Ripani Rodrigues; Carlos Frankl Sperber. A New Genus And Species Of Neotropical Nemobiinae (insecta: Orthoptera: Grylloidea: Trigonidiidae). Zootaxa .
  • Italo Salvatore De Castro Pecci-Maddalena and Cristiano Lopes-Andrade. Systematics of the Ceracis furcifer Species-Group (Coleoptera: Ciidae): The Specialized Consumers of the Blood-Red Bracket Fungus Pycnoporus sanguineus. Insects 2017, 8(3), 70 .
  • Sergio Aloquio, Gustavo E. Flores; Cristiano Lopes-andrade. A new synonym of Neomida luteonotata (Pic, 1926) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Diaperini). Zootaxa Vol. 4300 No. 3.
  •  Italo Salvatore De Castro Pecci-maddalena, Cristiano Lopes-andrade. Redescription of two species and proposal of a new synonym in the genus Mycotretus Lacordaire, 1842 (Coleoptera: Erotylidae: Tritomini) . Zootaxa Vol. 4282 No. 1.
  • Igor Souza-Gonçalves,Cristiano Lopes-Andrade. Seven new species of Cis Latreille (Coleoptera: Ciidae) from southern Africa . Entomological Science Volume 20, Issue 1 Pages 338-356.
  • Sergio Aloquio, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade. A new species of Lelegeis (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Diaperini) from the Atlantic Forest of Brazil . Zoologia 34, 1-5.
  • Igor Souza-Gonçalves, Cristiano Lopes-Andrade. Taxonomy of Xylographellini (Coleoptera: Ciidae) from the Australian and Oriental regions with descriptions of new species of Scolytocis and Xylographella . Zoologia 34, 1-7.
  • Maykon Passos Cristiano,Tássia Tatiane Pontes Pereira ,Laysa Peneda Simões 3,Vivian Eliana Sandoval-Gómez  and Danon Clemes Cardoso 1. Reassessing the Chromosome Number and Morphology of the Turtle Ant Cephalotes pusillus (Klug, 1824) Using Karyomorphometrical Analysis and Observations of New Nesting Behavior . Insects 2017, 8(4), 114.
  • Cynthia Elisa Widmer, Miriam Lúcia Lages Perilli, Eliana Reiko Matushima and Fernando Cesar Cascelli Azevedo. Live-trapping Ocelots (Leopardus pardalis): traps, baits, injuries, immobilization and costs . Biota Neotrop. 17 (1) .
  • Anaïs de Almeida Campos Cordeiro, Sara Deambrozi Coelho, Nina Celli Ramos and João Augusto Alves Meira-Neto. Agroforestry systems reduce invasive species richness and diversity in the surroundings of protected areas . Agroforestry Systems volume 92, pages 1495–1505 .
  • Juan Fernando Carrióna Markus Gastauera, Nayara Mesquita Mota and João Augusto Alves Meira-Neto. Facilitation as a driver of plant assemblages in Caatinga . Journal of Arid Environments
    Volume 142, Pages 50-58
  • Gabriel Lobregat, Miriam Lúcia Lages Perilli, Frederico de Siqueira Neves & Ricardo Ildefonso Campos. Fluctuating asymmetry, leaf thickness and herbivory in Tibouchina granulosa: an altitudinal gradient analysis . Arthropod-Plant Interactions volume 12, pages 277–282  .
  • Sérvio P. Ribeiro,Vinícius Londe,Amauri P. Bueno,Juliana S. Barbosa,Tatiana L. Corrêa,Tatiana Soeltl, Márcia Maia, Victor D. Pinto, Grazieli de França Dueli, Hildeberto Caldas de Sousa, Alessandra R. Kozovits, Hermínio A. Nalini Jr . Plant defense against leaf herbivory based on metal accumulation: examples from a tropical high altitude ecosystem . Plant Species Biology,

    Volume 32, Issue 2,Pages 147-15.

  • Lucas N.Paolucci, José H.Schoerederc Paulo M.Brandobd Alan N.Andersenef . Fire-induced forest transition to derived savannas: Cascading effects on ant communities. Biological Conservation
    Volume 214, Pages 295-302.