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Publications

Prates I, Paz A, Brown JL, Carnaval A (2019) Links between prey assemblages and poison frog toxins: a landscape ecology approach to assess how biotic interactions affect species phenotypes. Ecology and Evolution, in press.

 

Prates I, Melo-Sampaio PR, de Queiroz K., Carnaval AC, Rodrigues MT, Drummond LO (2019) Discovery of a new species of Anolis lizards from Brazil and its implications for the historical biogeography of montane Atlantic Forest endemics. Amphibia-Reptilia, in press

Brown JL, & Carnaval AC (2019) A tale of two niches: methods, concepts, and evolution. Frontiers of Biogeography.

Rivera D, Prates I, Rodrigues MT, Carnaval AC (2019) Heterogeneous effects of climate and geography on spatial patterns of genetic diversity in Mabuya skinks. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.

Paz A, Spanos Z, Brown JL, Lyra M, Haddad C, Rodrigues M, Carnaval A (2018). Phylogeography of Atlantic Forest glassfrogs (Vitreorana): when geography, climate dynamics and rivers matter. Heredity, 122,545-557

 

Prates I, Penna A, Rodrigues,MT, Carnaval AC (2018) Local adaptation in mainland anole lizards: Integrating population history and genome–environment associations. Ecology and Evolution, 8(23), 11932-11944.

 

Machado CB, Galetti Jr PM, Carnaval AC (2018) Bayesian analyses detect a history of both vicariance and geodispersal in Neotropical freshwater fishes. Journal of Biogeography. PDF

 

Brown JL, Hill, DJ, Dolan AM, Carnaval AC, Haywood AM (2018) PaleoClim, high spatial resolution paleoclimate surfaces for global land areas. Scientific data, 5, 180254.

 

Costa, G. C., Hampe, A., Ledru, M. P., Martinez, P. A., Mazzochini, G. G., Shepard, D. B., ... & Carnaval, AC (2018). Biome stability in South America over the last 30 kyr: Inferences from long‐term vegetation dynamics and habitat modelling. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 27(3), 285-297.

 

Strangas, M., Navas, C. A., Rodrigues, M. T., & Carnaval, AC (2018). Thermophysiology, microclimates, and species distributions of lizards in the mountains of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Ecography.

 

Machado, C. B., Galetti Jr, P. M., & Carnaval, AC (2018). Bayesian analyses detect a history of both vicariance and geodispersal in Neotropical freshwater fishes. Journal of Biogeography. online early.

 

Ledru MP, Carnaval AC, Miyaki CY, “AF biota” participants (2017). Integrating paleoecology and phylogeography reveals congruent bioclimatic regions in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Past Global Changes Magazine, 25(2), 92-93. https://doi.org/10.22498/pages.25.2.92.

 

Prates, I, Melo-Sampaio, PR, Drummond, LDO, Rodrigues, MT and Carnaval, AC (2017). 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. online early.

 

May R, Catenazzi A., Corl A, Santa-Cruz R, Carnaval AC, and Moritz C (2017). Divergence of thermal physiological traits in terrestrial breeding frogs along a tropical elevational gradient. Ecology and Evolution, 1–11. 

 

Prates I, Hernandez L, Samelo RR, Carnaval AC (2016). Molecular identification and geographic origin of an exotic anole lizard introduced to Brazil, with remarks on its natural history. South American Journal of Herpetology, 11(3): 220–227. PDF

 

Prates I, Rivera D, Rodrigues MT, Carnaval AC (2016). A mid‐Pleistocene rainforest corridor enabled synchronous invasions of the Atlantic Forest by Amazonian anole lizards. Molecular Ecology, 25: 5174–5186. PDF

 

Prates I, Xue AT, Brown JL, Alvarado-Serrano DF, Rodrigues MT, Hickerson, MJ, and Carnaval AC (2016). Inferring responses to climate dynamics from historical demography in neotropical forest lizards. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 113(29), 7978-7985. doi:10.1073/pnas.1601063113 PDF

 

Zamborlini Saiter F, Brown JL, Thomas WW, de Oliveira-Filho AT and Carnaval AC. 2016. Environmental correlates of floristic regions and plant turnover in the Atlantic Forest hotspot. J. Biogeography early view. doi:10.1111/jbi.12774 PDF

 

Brown JL, Weber JJ, Alvarado-Serrano DF, Hickerson MJ, Franks SJ, Carnaval AC. 2016. Predicting the genetic consequences of future climate change: The power of coupling spatial demography, the coalescent, and historical landscape changes. American Journal of Botany 103 (1): 153-163. doi: 10.3732/ajb.1500117 PDF

 

Prates I, Rodrigues MT, Melo-Sampaio PR, Carnaval AC, 2015. Phylogenetic relationships of Amazonian anole lizards (Dactyloa): Taxonomic implications, new insights about phenotypic evolution and the timing of diversification. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 82: 258–268. PDF

 

Damasceno R, Strangas ML, Carnaval AC, Rodrigues MT and Moritz C. 2014. Revisiting the vanishing refuge model of diversification. Frontiers in Genetics 5:353. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2014.00353. PDF

 

Carnaval AC, Waltari E, Rodrigues MT, Rosauer D, VanDerWal J, Damasceno R, Prates I, Strangas M, Spanos Z, Rivera D, Pie MR, Firkowski CR, Bornschein MR, Ribeiro LF, Moritz C. 2014. Prediction of phylogeographic endemism in an environmentally complex biome. Proceedings of the Royal Society 281(1792): 20141461. Supplements PDF

 

Waltari E, Schroeder R, McDonald K, Anderson RP, Carnaval A. 2014. Bioclimatic variables derived from remote sensing: assessment and application for species distribution modeling. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5(10): 1033–1042. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12264. PDF

Graham CH, Carnaval AC, Cadena CD, Zamudio KR, Roberts TE, Parra JL, McCain CM, Bowie RCK, Moritz C, Bains SB, Schneider CJ, VanDerWal J, Rahbek C, Kozak KH, and Sanders NJ. 2014. The origin and maintenance of montane biodiversity: integrating evolutionary and ecological processes. Ecography 37: 1-9. PDF

 

Cook JA, Edwards SV, Lacey E, Guralnick RP, Soltis PS, Soltis DE, Welch C, Bell KC, Galbreath KE, Himes C, Allen J, Heath TA, Carnaval AC, Cooper KL, Liu M, Hanken J. 2014. Aiming Up: Natural History Collections as Emerging Resources for Innovative Undergraduate Education in Biology. Bioscience 64(8):725-734. PDF

 

Tonini, J., Costa, L., & Carnaval, A. 2013. Phylogeographic structure is strong in the Atlantic Forest; predictive power of correlative paleodistribution models, not always. Journal Of Zoological Systematics & Evolutionary Research 51(2), 114-121. PDF

 

Valdujo, P. H., Carnaval, A. Q., & Graham, C. H. 2013. Environmental correlates of anuran beta diversity in the Brazilian Cerrado. Ecography 36(6), 708-717. PDF

 

Porto, T., Carnaval, A., & da Rocha, P. 2013. Evaluating forest refugial models using species distribution models, model filling and inclusion: a case study with 14 Brazilian species. Diversity & Distributions 19(3), 330-340. PDF

 

Teixeira M, Dalvechio FH, Recoder RS, Strangas M, Carnaval AC and Rodrigues MT. 2012. Marsupial tree frogs from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest: description of two new species and a preliminary phylogenetic study. Zootaxa 3437: 1-23.

 

Verdade V, Valdujo, PH, Carnaval AC, Schiesari L, Toledo L, Mott T, Andrade G, Eterovick P, Menin M, Pimenta B, Nogueira C, Lisboa C, de Paula C and Silvano D. 2012. A leap further: the Brazilian Amphibian Conservation Action Plan. Alytes Special issue on Amphibian Conservation (invited submission) 29: 28-43. PDF

 

Navas C, Bevier C, and Carnaval AC. 2012. Integrative and objective science is the best link between amphibian decline research and conservation on the ground. Alytes Special issue on Amphibian Conservation (invited submission) 29: 119-132.

 

Costa TRN, Carnaval ACOQ, Toledo LF. 2012. Mudanças climáticas e seus impactos sobre os anfíbios brasileiros. Revista da Biologia, USP 8: 33-37. PDF

 

Fouquet A, Recoder R, Teixeira Jr. M, Cassimiro J, Amaro RC, Guerrero AC, Damasceno R, Carnaval AC, Moritz C, Rodrigues MT. 2012. Molecular phylogeny and morphometric analyses reveal deep divergence between Amazonia and Atlantic Forest species of Dendrophryniscus, with taxonomic implications. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62(3): 826-838. PDF

 

Amaro RC, Carnaval AC, Yonenaga-Yassuda Y, Rodrigues MT. 2012 . Demographic processes in the montane Atlantic rainforest: molecular and cytogenetic evidence from the endemic frog Proceratophrys boiei. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62(3): 880-888. PDF

 

Cadena CD, Kozak KH, Gómez JP, Parra JL, McCain C, Bowie RB, Carnaval AC, Moritz C, Rahbek C, Roberts TE, Sanders N, Schneider CJ, VanDerWall J, Zamudio K, Graham CH. 2012. Latitude, elevational climatic zonation, and speciation in New World vertebrates. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 279: 194-201. PDF

 

Carnaval AC, Moritz C, Hickerson, M., Haddad C., and Rodrigues, M. 2009. Stability predicts diversity in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest hotspot. Science 323: 785-789. PDF

 

Moussalli, A, Moritz, C, Williams, and Carnaval, A. 2009. Variable responses of skinks to a common history of rainforest fluctuation: concordance between phylogeography and palaeo-distribution models. Molecular Ecology 18: 483-499. PDF

 

Puschendorf, R, Carnaval, AC, VanDerWal, J, Chaves, G, Bolaños, F., and Alford, R. 2009. A distribution model for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Costa Rica: implications for amphibian conservation. Diversity and Distributions 15: 401-408. PDF

 

Carnaval, ACOQ and Moritz, CM. 2008. Historical climate change predicts current biodiversity patterns in the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest. Journal of Biogeography 35: 1187-1201. PDF

 

Pounds AJ, Carnaval AC, Puschendorf R, Haddad CFB, and Masters K. 2007. Action on Amphibian Extinctions: Going beyond the Reductive. Science ELetters 28/08/2007. Available online at http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/eletters/313/5783/48.

 

Carnaval, ACOQ and Bates JM. 2007. Amphibian DNA shows marked genetic structure and tracks Pleistocene climate change in northeastern Brazil. Evolution 61: 2942-2957. PDF

 

Pounds AJ, Carnaval AC, Puschendorf R, Haddad CFB, and Masters K. 2006. Responding to Amphibian Loss. Science 314: 1541. PDF

 

Carnaval ACOQ, Puschendorf R, Peixoto OL, Verdade V, and Rodrigues MT. 2006. Amphibian chytrid fungus widely distributed in the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest. Ecohealth 3: 41-48. PDF

 

Toledo LF, Haddad CFB, Carnaval ACOQ, and Britto FB. 2006. A Brazilian anuran (Hylodes magalhaesi: Leptodactylidae) infected by Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis: a conservation concern. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 4: 17-21. PDF

 

Eterovick P, Carnaval ACOQ, Borges-Nojosa DM, Silvano D, Segalla M, and Sazima I. 2005. Amphibian Declines in Brazil: an overview. Biotropica 37: 166-179. PDF

 

Carnaval ACOQ and Peixoto OL. 2004. A new species of Hyla from Northeastern Brazil (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae). Herpetologica 60: 387-395. PDF

 

Carnaval ACOQ, Peixoto OL, and dos Santos EM. 2003. Hylomantis granulosa. Geographic Distribution. Herpetological Review 34: 381.

 

Carnaval ACOQ. 2002. Phylogeography of four frog species in forest fragments of northeastern Brazil – a preliminary study. Integrative and Comparative Biology 42: 913-921. PDF

 

Book Chapters

 

Moritz, C and Carnaval AC. In press. Evolutionary biogeography and conservation on a rapidly changing planet: building on Darwin’s vision. In Darwin Today. W Brown & AC Fabian (editors). Cambridge University Press, UK.

 

Verdade VK, Carnaval AC, Rodrigues MT, Schiesari L, Pavan D, and Bertoluci J. In press. Decline of Amphibians in Brazil. In: Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Western Hemisphere. H. Heatwole, C. Barrios-Amorós and J. Wilkinson (editors).  Volume 9 in: Amphibian Biology, H. Heatwole (ed.), Surrey Beatty and Sons, Pty. Ltd., Sydney. Australia.

 

Pounds A, Carnaval ACOQ and Corn S. 2007. Climate Change, Biodiversity Loss, and Amphibian Declines. In Amphibian Conservation Action Plan: IUCN/SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. Gascon C, Collins JP, Moore RD, Church DR, McKay JE, Mendelson JR III [editors].  Glands, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

 

Dos Santos EM and Carnaval ACOQ. 2002. Anfíbios Anuros do Estado de Pernambuco. In Diagnóstico da Biodiversidade de Pernambuco. Tabarelli M, Silva JMC [eds]. Massangana, Recife, Brazil.

 

Newsletters and outreach publications

 

Angulo A, Carnaval ACOQ, and Richter SC. 2005. Symposium Highlights from “A New Generation of Research on Amphibian Declines”. Froglog 71: 2.

 

Carnaval ACOQ, Toledo LF, Haddad CFB, and Britto FB. 2005. Chytrid fungus infects high-altitude stream-dwelling Hylodes magalhaesi (Leptodactylidae) in the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest. Froglog 70: 3-4.

 

Carnaval ACOQ. 2004. Forest Tales of a Brazilian Graduate Student. In the Field – The Field Museum’s Member Publication 75(4): 16-17.

 

Carvalho e Silva SP and Carnaval ACOQ. 1997. Observations on the biology of Scinax flavoguttatus (Lutz & Lutz) and description of its tadpoles (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae). Revue Française d’Aquariologie 24: 59-64.