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Towards an ecologically-sustainable forestry in the Atlantic Forest
Since pristine Atlantic Forest remnants are vanishing, and biological reserves are in short, conservation of biodiversity will largely depend on proper management of the anthropogenic matrix. Here,Expand
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Revision and cladistic analysis of Isoctenus and description of a new neotropical genus (Araneae, Ctenidae, Cteninae)
A cladistic analysis was applied to test the monophyly of the genus Isoctenus. The data matrix comprised 28 taxa scored for 53 morphological and two behavioural characters. The analysis resulted inExpand
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On the largest chelodesmid millipedes: taxonomic review and cladistic analysis of the genus Odontopeltis Pocock, 1894 (Diplopoda; Polydesmida; Chelodesmidae)
The chelodesmid genus Odontopeltis Pocock, 1894, is revised. It currently contains eight species, four of which are described as new here: Odontopeltis aleijadinho sp. nov., Odontopeltis donabeja sp.Expand
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A contribution to the knowledge of the spider fauna (Arachnida: Araneae) of the floodplain forests of the main Amazon River channel.
We collected spiders during an expedition along 3000 km of the floodplains of the Brazilian part of the main channel of the Amazon River and identified them to family, genus and species /Expand
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Seasonal variation of ground spiders in a Brazilian Savanna
The Brazilian Savanna Ecoregion (Cerrado) is one of the richest biomes in the world, with a characteristic highly seasonal climate a dry season between May and September and a rainy season fromExpand
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The spider genus Chrysometa (Araneae, Tetragnathidae) from the Pico da Neblina and Serra do Tapirapeco mountains (Amazonas, Brazil): new species, new records, diversity and distribution along two
Eight new species of the spider genus Chrysometa Simon, 1894 (Araneae, Tetragnathidae) are described and illustrated. Chrysometa nubigena n. sp., C. waikoxi n. sp., C. petrasierwaldae n. sp., C.Expand
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Phylogenetic analysis of the tropical wolf spider subfamily Cteninae (Arachnida, Araneae, Ctenidae)
A cladistic analysis based on parsimony was performed to test the monophyly of Cteninae. The data matrix comprises 72 terminal taxa scored for 88 characters from external morphology, female internalExpand
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Catanduba, a new Theraphosinae spider genus from Central Brazil (Araneae, Theraphosidae)
A new genus, Catanduba, is proposed and supported on the cladistic analysis with the following synapomorphies: em-bolus tapering abruptly from half of the length, embolus tooth associated with PIKExpand
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THE FIRST NEW SPECIES OF NEONELLA GERTSCH FROM BRAZIL (ARANEAE: SALTICIDAE)
Se describe Neonella sala fraria sp. n. de la caatinga de Caninde do Sao Francisco, estado de Sergipe, Brasil, convirtiendose en la primera especie de Neonella que se describe de este pais. EstaExpand
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List of species of spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) from the Pico da Neblina, state of Amazonas, Brazil
We present a list of species of spiders collected at the Pico da Neblina, the highest mountain in Brazil (Amazonas, Brazil). We sampled at six altitudes (100, 400, 860, 1,550, 2,000 and 2,400 mExpand
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