Effectiveness of sampling methods and further sampling for accessing spider diversity: a case study in a Brazilian Atlantic rainforest fragment
For a better sampling of the spider community, it is suggested that a proportion of 55, 29 and 16% of total sampling hours should be dedicated to nocturnal hand collecting, pitfall traps and beating trays, respectively, in the rainy season.
The tadpoles of two species of the Bokermannohyla circumdata group (Hylidae, Cophomantini).
- T. Pezzuti, M. T. T. Santos, Sofia Velasquez Martins, F. Leite, P. Garcia, J. Faivovich
- 25 November 2015
We describe the external morphology and oral cavity of the tadpoles of Bokermannohyla caramaschii and B. diamantina respectively from the states of Espírito Santo and Bahia, Brazil. Larvae of both…
A new species of Crossodactylodes (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from Minas Gerais, Brazil: first record of genus within the Espinhaço Mountain Range.
The new species inhabits rupicolous bromeliads in open areas of rocky fields, and is recorded in altitudes between 1836 and 2062 m above sea level, extending the genus distribution for about 325 km northwest from where it was known.
Amphibia, Anura, Hylodidae, Megaelosia apuana Pombal, Prado and Canedo, 2003: distribution extension, new state record and geographic distribution map
- P. S. Santos, E. T. Silva, Bruno Henrique Barbosa Felhberg, M. T. T. Santos, P. C. Garcia
- 1 June 2011
The first record of the giant torrent frog Megaelosia apuana is reported in the state of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil, extending its geographic distribution by 120 km from the type locality, and 45 km northwest from its westernmost known record.
The tadpole of Odontophrynus monachus Caramaschi & Napoli, 2012 (Amphibia, Anura: Odontophrynidae).
- R. Menegucci, M. T. T. Santos, R. F. Magalhães, I. Machado, P. Garcia, T. Pezzuti
- 7 September 2016
In these analyses, the O. cultripes group is not recovered and the monophyly of O. occidentalis is still inconclusive due to low support values and limited taxon sampling.
Uncovering the Natural History of the Bromeligenous Frog Crossodactylodes izecksohni (Leptodactylidae, Paratelmatobiinae)
The complex behavior of C. izecksohni makes it a model taxon for the study of behavioral and evolutionary ecology and limited resources within bromeliads may drive selective pressure and result in the deposition of few large eggs, parental care behaviors, and territoriality.
Systematic Revision of the Rare Bromeligenous Genus Crossodactylodes Cochran 1938 (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Paratelmatobiinae)
All species of Crossodactylodes occur in highly threatened environments, are restricted to very small geographic ranges, and probably have limited dispersal capacity due to their small body size and dependence on bromeliads, which emphasize the need for habitat protection to safeguard species viability.
Multilocus phylogeny of Paratelmatobiinae (Anura: Leptodactylidae) reveals strong spatial structure and previously unknown diversity in the Atlantic Forest hotspot.
A new species of Paratelmatobius (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Paratelmatobiinae) from the Atlantic Forest of southern Brazil.
A new species of Paratelmatobius is described from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest in the state of Paraná in southern Brazil, classified as an explosive breeder, having reproductive activity strongly associated with heavy rainfall.
The Tadpole of the Microendemic, Bromeligenous Crossodactylodes itambe (Anura, Leptodactylidae) from the Endangered ‘Campo Rupestre’ of Southeastern Brazil, with Additional Comments on Natural History
- M. T. T. Santos, T. Pezzuti, Izabela M. Barata, F. Leite, P. Garcia
- BiologySouth American Journal of Herpetology
- 26 April 2017
The tadpole of C. itambe differs from the previously described Crossodactylodes tadpole in total length, origin of dorsal fin, development of tail musculature, spiracle position, absence of inner wall of spiracle and shape, and direction of vent tube.