Gatti et al. Gondwana breakup under the ephemeral look. J Zool Syst Evol Res


Zanchetta; Rocha; Leite. Comparative phytogeography and demographic history of two marsupials of the Atlantic Forest in eastern Brazil. J Zool Syst Evol Res.


Guimarães; Loss; Costa. New records of the rare little rufous mouse opossum, Marmosa lepida (Thomas, 1888) (Mammalia, Didelphidae) in southeastern Amazonia, Brazil. Check List.

Abreu-Júnior et al. Unveiling the identity of Kerr’s Atlantic tree rat, Phyllomys kerri (Rodentia, Echimydae). Mammalian Biology.

Machado et al. Phylogeny and biogeography of Phyllomys (Rodentia: Echimyidae) reveal a new species from the Cerrado and suggest Miocene connections of the Amazon and Atlantic Forest. Journal of Mammalogy.

Dalapicolla; Leite. Historical connections among river basins and climatic changes explain the biogeographic history of a water rat. Peer J.

Guimarães; Bolzan; Costa. Levantamento de pequenos mamíferos não-voadores de Autazes, Amazônia, Brasil, incluindo novos táxons e ampliações de distribuição. Boletim da Sociedade Brasileira de Mastozoologia.

Alencar; Weicher; Azevedo. Opening Pandora’s box of Pristocerinae: molecular and morphological phylogenies of Apenesia (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae) reveal hidden genera. Systematic Entomology.


Rocha et al. Cryptic diversity in the Oecomys roberti complex: revalidation of  Oecomys tapajinus (Rodentia, Cricetidae). Journal of Mammalogy.

Martinelli et al. The use of Proteinase K to access genitalia morphology, vouchering and DNA extraction in minute wasps. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências.


Leite et al. Neotropical forest expansion during the last glacial period challenges refuge hypothesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

Leite at al. (Reply to Raposo do Amaral et al) The “Atlantis Forest hypothesis” adds a new dimension to Atlantic Forest biogeography. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.


Duda & Costa. Morphological, morphometric and genetic variation among cryptic and sympatric species of southeastern South America three-striped opossums (Monodelphis: Mammalia: Didelphidae). Zootaxa.

Leite; Kok; Weksler. Evolutionary affinities of the “Lost World” mouse suggest a late Pliocene connection between the Guiana and Brazilian shields. Journal of Biogeography.

Loss et al. Range extension and first record of Euryzygomatomys spinosus (Rodentia, Echimydae) in the Brazilian Cerrado. Check list.

Rocha et al. DNA from owl pellet bones uncovers hidden biodiversity. Systematics and Biodiversity.

Rocha et al. The Araguaia River as an important biogeographical divide for didelphid marsupials in Centre Brazil. Journal of Heredity.


Colombi & Fagundes. First record of Calomys cerqueirai (Rodentia: Phyllotini) in Espírito Santo (Brazil) with description of the 2n=36, FNA=66 karyotype. Mammalia.

Machado et al. Phylogeny and biogeography of tetralophodont rodents of the tribe Oryzomini (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae). Zoologica Scripta.

Rocha et al. Seasonal flooding regime and ecological traits influence genetic structure of two small rodents. Ecology and Evolution.


Tonini; Costa; Carnaval. Phylogeographic structure is strong in the Atlantic Forest; predictive power of correlative paleodistribution models, not always. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research.

Ventura at al. The phylogenetic position of the enigmatic Atlantic forest-endemic spiny mouse Abrawayaomys (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae). Zoological Studies.


Agrizzi et al. Molecular diagnosis of Atlantic Forest mammals using mitochondrial DNA sequences: Didelphid Marsupials. The Open Zoology Journal.

Rocha et al. Highly conserved d-loop sequences in woolly mouse opossums Marmosa (Micoreus). Mitochondrial DNA.


Leite et al. Designation of a neotype for the Brazilian porcupine, Coendou prehensilis (Linnaeus, 1758). Zootaxa.

Loss & Leite. Evolutionary diversification of Phyllomys (Rodentia: Echimydae) in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Journal of Mammalogy.

Lóss; Costa; Leite. Geografic variation, phylogeny and systematic status of Gracilinanus microtarsus (mammalia: Didelphimorphia: Didelphidae). Zootaxa.

Rocha et al. Small mammals of the mid-Araguaia River in central Brazil, with the description of a new species of climbing rat. Zootaxa.


Colombi; Ramira; Fagundes. Testing the Rio Doce as a riverine barrier in shaping the Atlantic rainforest population divergence in the rodent Akodon cursor. Genetics and Molecular Biology.