Recent publications

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Aliens in the backyard: Does the American Bullfrog conquer the real estate of native frogs in the Semi-deciduous Atlantic Forest?

Ferrante L, Baccaro FB, Kaefer IL. (in press). The Herpetological Journal.

Variation in the production of plant tissues bearing extrafloral nectaries explains temporal patterns of ant attendance in Amazonian understory plants

Nogueira A, Baccaro FB, Leal LC, Rey PJ, Lohmann LG, Bronstein JL. (in press). Journal of Ecology.

Temporal and spatial gradients of humidity shape the occurrence and the behavioral manipulation of ants infected by entomopathogenic fungi in Central Amazon

Cardoso Neto JA, Leal LC, Baccaro FB. (2019). Fungal Ecology. 42: 100871.

Arboreal ant abundance tracks primary productivity in an Amazonian whitewater river system

Pringle EG, Santos TF, Gonçalves MS, Hawes JE, Peres C, Baccaro FB. (2019). Ecosphere. 10: e02902.

Bird assemblages on Amazonian river islands: patterns of species diversity and composition

Borges SH, Baccaro FB, Moreira M, Choueri EL (2019). Biotropica. 51: 903–912.

Igapó seed patches: A potentially key resource for terrestrial vertebrates in a seasonally flooded forest of Central Amazonia

Antunes AC, Baccaro FB, Andreade VLC, Ramos JF, Moreira RS, Barnett AA (in press). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.

Working papers or under review

Fabricio B. Baccaro, João P. M. de Araújo, Harry C. Evans, Jorge L. P. Souza, William E. Magnusson, David P. Hughes. Complex behavioral manipulation drives mismatch between host and parasite diversity.

Renata Ilha, Emiliano Esterci Ramalho, Fabio Rohe, Guilherme Costa Alvarenga, Fabrício Beggiato Baccaro. New Records of Puma yagouaroundi in Central Amazonia, Brasil.


Colmenares, P., Baccaro, F.B., Tourinho, A.L., Assessing the Relationship Between Vegetation Structure and Harvestmen Assemblage in an Amazonian Upland Forest.

Paula Mayara de Souza Holanda, Jorge Luiz Pereira de Souza, Fabricio Beggiato Baccaro. Effect water table level seasonal fucluation on richness, composition and colonization of litter-dwelling ants in Central Amazônia.

Santos-Neto, C.R., Baccaro, F.B., Anderson, L.O., Souza, J.L.P. Vegetation type, soil and climate can predict ant richness at regional but not at local scales in the amazon forests.

Erickson J, Pereira FR, Baccaro FB. Competitive exclusion of fire-ant (Solenopsis geminata) by crazy ant (Nylanderia sp.) facilitate the hatching of yellow-spotted Amazon river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis).

Peer-reviewed articles

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Bird assemblages on Amazonian river islands: patterns of species diversity and composition

Borges SH, Baccaro FB, Moreira M, Choueri EL (2019). Biotropica. 51: 903–912.

Temporal and spatial gradients of humidity shape the occurrence and the behavioral manipulation of ants infected by entomopathogenic fungi in Central Amazon

Cardoso Neto JA, Leal LC, Baccaro FB. (2019). Fungal Ecology. 42: 100871.

Arboreal ant abundance tracks primary productivity in an Amazonian whitewater river system

Pringle EG, Santos TF, Gonçalves MS, Hawes JE, Peres C, Baccaro FB. (2019). Ecosphere. 10: e02902.

Can environmental complexity predict functional trait composition of ground-dwelling ant assemblages? A test covering a wide environmental gradient in the Amazon Basin

Guilherme DR, Souza JLP, Franklin E, Pequeno PACL, Chagas AC, Baccaro FB (2019). Acta Oecologica 99: 103434.

The Amazonas-trap: a new method for sampling plant-inhabiting arthropod communities in tropical forest understory

Lopes MC, Lamarre GPA, Baraloto C, Fine PVA, Vicentini A, Baccaro FB (2019). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 167: 534-543.

Do zombie ant fungi turn their hosts into light seekers?

Andriolli FS, Ishikawa NK, Vargas-Isla R, Cabral TS, de Bekker C, Baccaro FB (2019). Behavioral Ecology. 30: 609-616.

From a bat's perspective, protected riparian areas should be wider than defined by Brazilian laws

Pereira LGA, Capaverde-Jr UD, Tavares VC, Magnusson WE, Bobrowiec PED, Baccaro FB (2019). Journal of Environmental Management 232: 37-44.

 

Occurrence of triatomines (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in domestic and natural environments in Novo Remanso, Itacoatiara, AM

Batista DG, Britto C, Monte GLS, Baccaro FB (2019). Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical. 52: e20190063.

The bitter end: primate avoidance of caterpillar-infested trees in a central Amazon flooded forest

Negreiros AA, Pohlit AM, Baccaro FB, Koolen HHF, Barnett APA (2019). Canadian Journal of Zoology. 97: 181-186. 

2018

Effectiveness of genera as a higher-taxon substitute for species in ant biodiversity analyses is not affected by sampling technique

Souza JLP, Baccaro FB, Pequeno PACL, Franklin E, Magnusson WE. (2018). Biodiversity and Conservation. 27: 3425-3445.

Urban waste disposal explains the distribution of Black Vultures (Coragyps atratus) in an Amazonian metropolis: management implications for birdstrikes and urban planning

Araújo GM, Peres CA, Baccaro FB, Guerta RS (2018). PeerJ. 6: e5491

 

Dissecting bird diversity in the Pantepui area of endemism, Northern South America

Borges S, Santos M, Moreira M, Baccaro FB, Capurucho J, Ribas C (2018). Journal of Ornithology. 159: 1073-1086.

Dominance-diversity relationships in ant communities differ with invasion

Arnan X, Andersen AN, Gibb H, Parr KL, Sanders NJ, Dunn RR, Angulo E, Baccaro FB, Bishop T, Boulay R, Castracani C, Cerda X, Del Toro I, Delsinne T, et al. (2018). Global Change Biology. 24: 4614-4625.

Spatial patterns of medium and large size mammal assemblages in várzea and terra firme forests, Central Amazonia, Brazil

Alvarenga GC, Ramalho EE, Baccaro FB, da Rocha DG, Ferreira-Ferreira J, Bobrowiec PED (2018). PLoS One. 13: e0198120.

Historical stability promoted higher functional specialization and originality in Neotropical stream fish assemblages

Rodrigues-Filho CAS, Leitão RP, Zuanon J, Sánchez-Botero JI, Baccaro FB (2018). Journal of Biogeography. 45: 1345–1354.

Subtle changes in elevation shift bat-assemblage structure in Central Amazonia

Capaverde-Jr UD, Pereira LGA, Tavares VC, Magnusson WE, Baccaro FB, Bobrowiec PED (2018). Biotropica. 50: 674–683.

Optimising survey methods for spiders and harvestmen assemblages in an Amazonian upland forest

Tourinho AL, Dias SC, Lo-Man-Hung NF, Pinto-da-Rocha R, Bonaldo AB, Baccaro FB (2018). Pedobiologia. 67: 35-44.

2017

Limited effects of low-intensity forest management on ant assemblages in southwestern Amazonian forests

Miranda PN, Baccaro FB, Morato EF, Oliveira MA, Delabie JHC. (2017). Biodiversity and Conservation, 26: 2435–2451.

The Matrix Effect: How agricultural matrices shape forest fragment structure and amphibian composition

Ferrante L, Baccaro FB, Ferreira EB, Sampaio MFO, Santos TNS, Justino RC, Angulo A. (2017). Journal of Biogeography, 44: 1911-1922.

Ecology shapes metabolic and life history scalings in termites

Pequeno PACL, Baccaro FB, Souza JLP, Franklin E. (2017). Ecological Entomology, 42: 115-124.

 

A global database of ant species abundances

Gibb H, Dunn RR, Sanders NJ, Grossman BF, Photakis M, Abril S, Agosti D, Andersen AN, Angulo E, Armbrecht I, Arnan X, Baccaro FB, Bishop T, Boulay R, et al. (2017). Ecology, 98: 883-884.

GlobalAnts: a new ant trait database

Parr CL, Dunn RR, Sanders NJ, Weiser MD, Photoakis M, Bishop TR, Fitzpatrick MC, Arena X, Baccaro FB, Brandão CRF, Chick L, Donoso DA, Fayle TM, Gómez C, Grossman B, Munyai TC, Pacheco R, Retana J, Robinson A, Sagata K, Silva RR, Tista M, Vasconcelos H, Yates M & Gibb H. (2017). Insect Conservation and Diversity, 10: 5-20. 

What bite marks can tell us: Use of on-fruit tooth impressions to study seed consumer identity and consumption patterns within a rodent assemblage

Antunes ACBaccaro FB, Barnett A. (2017). Mammalian Biology, 82: 74-79.

2016

2016

Busy nights: high seed dispersal by crickets in a Neotropical forest

Santana F, Baccaro FB, Costa FC. (2016). American Naturalist, 188, E126–E133.

Forest structure along a 600 km transect of natural disturbances and seasonality gradients in central-southern Amazonia

Schietti J, Martins D, Emilio T, Souza P, Levis C, da Veiga Pinto JLP, Moulatlet G, Stark S, Baccaro FB, Sarmento K, de Araújo RNO, Costa FRC, Schöngart J, Quesada CA, Saleska SR, Tomasella J, Magnusson WE. (2016) Journal of Ecology. 104, 1335–1346.

Genomic organization under different environmental conditions: Hoplosternum littorale as a model

Silva FA, Schineider CH, Feldberg E, Baccaro FB, Carvalho NDM, Gross MC. (2016) Zebrafish. 13(3):197-208.

Nest predation of the yellow-spotted Amazon River turtle (Podocnemis unifilis, Troschel, 1848) by the fire ant (Solenopsis geminata, Fabricius, 1804) in the Brazilian Amazon

Erickson J, Baccaro FB (2016) Herpetological Journal. 26: 183-186.

Evolutionary history of the little fire ant Wasmannia auropunctata before global invasion: inferring dispersal patterns, niche requirements, and past and present distribution within its native range

Chifflet L, Rodriguero MS, Calcaterra LA, Rey O, Dinghi PA, Baccaro FB, Souza JLP, Follett P, Confalonieri VA (2016) Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 29: 790–809.

Taxonomic sufficiency and indicator taxa reduce sampling costs and increase monitoring effectiveness for ants

Souza JP, Baccaro FB, Landeiro VL, Franklin E, Magnusson WE, Pequeno PACL, Fernandes IO (2016) Diversity and Distribution. 22: 111-122.

A linha de véu: a biodiversidade brasileira desconhecida

Magnusson WE, Ishikawa NK, Lima AP, Dias DV, Costa FM, Holanda ASS, Santos GGA, Freitas MA, Rodrigues DJ, Pezzini FF, Barreto MR, Baccaro FB, Emilio T, Vargas-Isla R. (2016) Parcerias Estratégicas, 21, 45-60.

2015

Pre-Columbian Floristic Legacies in Modern Homegardens of Central Amazonia

Lins J, Lima HP, Baccaro FB, Kinupp VF, Shepard Jr. GH, Clement CR (2015) PLoS ONE 10(6): e0127067.

Climate mediates the effects of disturbance on ant assemblage structure

Gibb H, Sanders NJ, Dunn RR, Watson S, Photakis M, Abril S, Andersen AN, Angulo E, Armbrecht I, Arnan X, Baccaro FB, Bishop TR, Boulay R, Castracani C, Toro I, et al. (2015) Proc R Soc B. 282: 20150418.

Synthesis of the first 10 years of long-term ecological research in Amazonian Forest ecosystem – implications for conservation and management

Costa FV, Costa FRC, Magnusson WE, Franklin E, Zuanon J, Cintra R, Luizão F, Camargo JLC, Andrade A, Laurance W, Baccaro FB, Souza JLP, Espírito-Santo H (2015) Natureza & Conservação. 13: 3-14.

2014

Complementarity among sampling methods for harvestman assemblages

Tourinho AL, Lança LS, Baccaro FB, Dias SC (2014) Pedobiologia. 57: 37–45.

Vertical distance from drainage drives floristic composition changes in an Amazonian terra-firme rainforest

Schietti J, Emilio T, Rennó CD, Drucker DP, Costa FRC, Nogueira A, Baccaro FB, Figueiredo F, Castilho CV, Kinupp V, Guillaumet J, Garcia ARM, Lima AP, Magnusson WE (2014) Plant Ecology and Diversity. 7: 241–253.

2013

Changes in Ground-dwelling Ant Functional Diversity are Correlated with Water-Table Level in an Amazonian Terra Firme Forest

Baccaro FB, Rocha IF, Aguila BEG, Schietti J, Emilio T, Pinto JLP da V, et al. (2013) Biotropica. 46: 755-763.

Is there a refuge for ants in litter accumulated at the base of Attalea attaleoides (Barb.Rodr.) Wess.Boer (Arecaceae)?

Franken EP, Baccaro FB, Gasnier TR (2013) Entomotropica. 28: 27-37.

Estimating density of ant nests using distance sampling

Baccaro FB & Ferraz G (2013) Insectes Sociaux. 60: 103–110.

2012

Limited effects of dominant ants on assemblage species richness in three Amazon forests

Baccaro FB, de Souza JLP, Franklin E, Landeiro VL, Magnusson WE (2012) Ecological Entomology. 37: 1–12.

Check list of ground-dwelling ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the eastern Acre, Amazon, Brazil

Miranda PN, Oliveira MA, Baccaro FB, Ferreira E, Delabie JHC (2012) Check List. 8: 722–730.

The Brazilian Program for Biodiversity Research (PPBio) Information System

Pezzini FF, Melo PHA de, Oliveira DMS de, Amorim RX de, Figueiredo FOG de, Drucker DP, Rodrigues FRO, Zuquim G, Emilio T, Costa FRC, Magnusson WE, Sampaio AF, Lima AP, Garcia ARM, Manzatto AG, Nogueira A, da Costa CP, Barbosa CEA, Bernardes C,  de Castilho CV, da Cunha CN, de Freitas CG, Cavalcante CO, Brandão DO, Rodrigues DJ, dos Santos ECPR, Baccaro FB, Ishida FY, Carvalho FA, et al. (2012) Biodiversity & Ecology. 4: 265–274.

Trade-offs between complementarity and redundancy in the use of different sampling techniques for ground-dwelling ant assemblages

Souza JLP de, Baccaro FB, Landeiro VL, Franklin E, Magnusson WE (2012) Applied Soil Ecology. 56: 63–73.

2008-2011

Efeitos da distância entre iscas nas estimativas de abundância e riqueza de formigas em uma floresta de terra-firme na Amazônia Central

Baccaro FB, Ketelhut SM, Morais JW de (2011) Acta Amazonica. 41: 115–122.

Resource distribution and soil moisture content can regulate bait control in an ant assemblage in Central Amazonian forest

Baccaro FB, Ketelhut SM, Morais JW de (2010) Austral Ecology. 35: 274–281.

Composição e riqueza de formigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) em savana e ambientes associados de Roraima

Peixoto TS, Praxedes C de L, Baccaro FB, Barbosa RI, Júnior MM (2010) Revista Agro@mbiente. 4: 1–10.

Ant species distribution along a topographic gradient in a “terra-firme” forest reserve in Central Amazonia

Oliveira PY de, Souza JLP de, Baccaro FB, Franklin E. (2009) Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira. 44: 852–860

A Program for Monitoring Biological Diversity in the Amazon: An Alternative Perspective to Threat-based Monitoring

Magnusson WE, Costa F, Lima A, Baccaro FB, Braga-Neto R, Laerte Romero R, et al. (2008) Biotropica. 40: 409–411.

 
Books and chapters

Apresentando o Diagnóstico Brasileiro de Biodiversidade e Serviços Ecossistêmicos

in: Joly CA, Scarano FR, Seixas CS, Metzger JP, Ometto JP, Bustamante MMC, Padgurschi MCG, Pires APF, Castro PFD, Gadda T., Toledo P. (eds.) 1° Diagnóstico Brasileiro de biodiversidade e Serviços Ecossistêmicos.

Joly CA, Padgurschi MCG, Pires APF, Agostinho AA, Marques AC, Amaral AG, Cervone COFO, 

Adams C, Baccaro FB, Sparovek G, Overbeck GE, Espindola GM, Vieira ICG, Metzger JP, Sabino J, Farinaci JS, Queiroz LP, Gomes LC, da Cunha MMC, Piedade MTF, Bustamante MMC, May P, Fearnside P, Prado RB, Loyola RD (2019) Editora Cubo, São Carlos, 6-35.

 

 

Guia para os gêneros de formigas do Brasil

Baccaro FB, Feitosa RM, Fernández F, Fernandes IO, Izzo TJ, de Souza JLP, Solar R (2015). Editora INPA, Manaus. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.32912

Estado da arte sobre a Filogenia, Taxonomia e Biologia de Paraponerinae

In: Jacques HC Delabie, Rodrigo M Feitosa, José Eduardo Serrão, Cléa SF Mariano, Jonathan D Majer. (eds.) As formigas poneromorfas do Brasil.

Fernandes IO, Souza JLP, Baccaro FB (2015) Editora da UESC, Ilhéus. 43-53.

Multi-taxa Surveys: Integrating Ecosystem Processes and User Demands

In: Luciano M Verdade,  Maria Carolina Lyra-Jorge, Carlos I Piña (eds.) Applied Ecology and Human Dimensions in Biological Conservation.

Magnusson W, Lawson B, Baccaro FB, Castilho CV, Castley JG, Costa F, Drucker DP, Franklin E, Lima AL, et al. (2014) Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 177-187.

Biodiversidade e Monitoramento Ambiental Integrado / Biodiversity and Integrated environmental Monitoring

Magnusson W, Braga-Neto R, Pezzini F, Baccaro FB, Bergallo H, Penha J, et al. (2013) Áttema, São Paulo.

Reserva Ducke - A biodiversidade amazonica através de uma grade

Oliveira ML de, Baccaro FB, Braga-Neto R, Magnusson WE (2008) Attema Design Editoral Ltda, Manaus.

 

A Reserva Ducke

In: Oliveira ML, Baccaro FB, Braga-Neto R, Magnusson WE. Reserva Ducke - A biodiversidade amazonica através de uma grade

Baccaro FB, Drucker D, Vale JD, Oliveira ML, Magalhães CU, Lepsch-Cunha N, Magnusson WE (2008) 1ed. Manaus: Attema, p. 11-20.

Insetos e outros artrópodes terrestres

In: Ribeiro OM, Py-Daniel LR, Pimpão DM, Henriques AL, Deus CP. Biodiversidade do Médio Madeira: Bases científicas para propostas de conservação.

Henriques AL, Rafael JA, Ale-Rocha R, Xavier-Filho FF, Baccaro FB, Godoi FSP de. (2007) INPA, Manaus, Amazonas, pp. 57–68.

 
Outreach

Labverde/18 Immersion Program in the Amazon

Labverde/16 Immersion Program in the Amazon

I'm very proud to be a academic consultant of this project!

A linha de véu: a biodiversidade brasileira desconhecida

Magnusson WE, Ishikawa NK, Lima AP, Dias DV, Costa FM, Holanda ASS, Santos GGA, Freitas MA, Rodrigues DJ, Pezzini FF, Barreto MR, Baccaro FB, Emilio T, Vargas-Isla R. (2016) Parcerias Estratégicas, 21, 45-60.

Amazônia e a Democratização Científica

in: Fraiji L, Rotta J, Troost L (Orgs.). Lab Verde: Experimentações Artísticas na Amazônia.

Baccaro FB (2013). ManifestArte, São Paulo, pp. 15-17.

 

Avaliação de um patrimônio 

Baccaro FB, Schietti J, Guariento HF, Oliveira ML, Magalhães CU (2008). Scientific American Brasil, 24–29.

 

Desafios no caminho do conhecimento

Braga-Neto R, Baccaro FB, Penha J, Menin M, Costa FRC, Franklin E, et al. (2008). Scientific American Brasil, 30–35.

Programa eu sou o Bicho da Amazon Sat

set/2015 - UFAM

 
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