Ecology

Environmental DNA: from detectability to amphibian ecology

The success of conservation strategies is directly linked to a precise biodiversity inventory, what represents a challenge when it comes to amphibians...

Analysis of the adaptive value of Scinax machadoi and Bokermannohyla martinsi tadpole coloration against potential predators at a site in Southeastern Brazil

This project aims to investigate potential adaptive roles of colors and behaviors of Scinax machadoi and Bokermannohyla martinsi tadpoles for defense against visually oriented predators...

Evaluation of the adaptive value of Scinax machadoi and Bokermannohyla saxicola tadpoles and the Heteroptera Limnocoris porphyrus coloration against their potential predators at the Serra do Cipó, Southeastern Brazil

This study is aimed at investigating the effects of S. machadoi and B. saxicola tadpole coloration on their predation rates by visually oriented predators. We are also investigating the effects of ...