11. Marques-Souza S., Prates I., Fouquet A., Camacho A., Kok P.J.R., Nunes P.M.S., Dal-Vechio F., Recoder R.R., Mejia N., Teixeira Jr. M., Barrio-Aimorós C., Cassimiro J., Lima J.D., Sena M.A., Rodrigues M.T. (2018). Reconquering the water: evolution and systematics of South and Central American Cercosaurini aquatic lizards (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae). Zoologica Scripta, 47 (3), 255-265. PDF


10. Prates I., Melo-Sampaio P.R., Drummond L.O., Teixeira Jr. M., Rodrigues M.T., Carnaval A.C. (2017). Biogeographic links between southern Atlantic Forest and western South America: rediscovery, redescription, and phylogenetic relationships of two rare montane anole lizards from Brazil. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 113: 49-58. PDF


9. Prates I., Xue A.T., Brown J.L., Alvarado-Serrano D.F., Rodrigues M.T., Hickerson M.J., Carnaval A.C. (2016). Inferring responses to climate dynamics from historical demography in neotropical forest lizards. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(29): 7978-7985. PDF

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

7. Prates I., Hernandez L., Samelo R.R., Carnaval, A.C. (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

6. Teixeira-Jr. M., Prates I., Nisa C., Silva-Martins N.S.C., Strüssmann C., Rodrigues M.T. (2016). Molecular data reveal spatial and temporal patterns of diversification and a cryptic new species of lowland Stenocercus Duméril & Bibron, 1837 (Squamata: Tropiduridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 94: 410-423. PDF


5. Prates I., Rodrigues M.T., Melo-Sampaio P.R., Carnaval A.C. (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


4. Carnaval A.C., Waltari E., Rodrigues M.T., Rosauer D., VanDerWal J., Damasceno R., Prates I., Strangas M., Spanos Z., Rivera D., Pie M.R., Firkowski C.R., Bornschein M.R., Ribeiro L.F., Moritz C. (2014). Prediction of phylogeographic endemism in an environmentally complex biome. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 281: 20141461. PDF

Pre-Ph.D. Research

3. Prates I., Angilleta Jr M.J., Wilson R.S., Niehaus A.C., Navas C.A. (2013). Dehydration hardly slows hopping toads (Rhinella granulosa) from xeric and mesic environments. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 86(4): 451-457. PDF

2. Prates I., Antoniazzi M.M., Sciani J.M., Pimenta D.C., Toledo L.F., Haddad C.F.B., Jared C. (2012). Skin glands, poison and mimicry in dendrobatid and leptodactylid amphibians. Journal of Morphology, 273(3): 279-290. PDF

1. Prates I., Navas C.A. (2009). Cutaneous resistance to evaporative water loss in Brazilian Rhinella (Anura: Bufonidae) from contrasting environments. Copeia, 2009(3): 618-622. PDF

2. Prates I., Moreira L.S.D. (2007). Invertebrados [Invertebrates]. In: Trajano, E. (Ed.), Sistema Areias: 100 Anos de Estudos [Areias Cave System: 100 Years of Study], p. 72-84. Redespeleo Brasil, São Paulo.

1. Moreira L.S.D., Prates I., Trajano, E. (2007). Biologia [Biology]. In: Trajano, E. (Ed.), Sistema Areias: 100 Anos de Estudos [Areias Cave System: 100 Years of Study], p. 45-54. Redespeleo Brasil, São Paulo.

1. Oliveira J.C.F., Castro T.M., Drago M.C., Vrcibradic D., Prates I. (2018). A second Caribbean anole lizard species introduced to Brazil. Herpetology Notes, in press.

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