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Neves, D.M.; Dexter, K.G.; Baker, T.R.; Coelho de Souza, F., Oliveira-Filho A.T.; [other 10+ co-authors] & Pennington, R.T. Evolutionary diversity in tropical tree communities peaks at intermediate precipitation. Scientific Reports (in press).

Coelho de Souza, F.; Dexter, K.G.; Pennington, R.T.; Pillips, O.L., Neves, D.M.; [other 50+ co-authors] & Baker, T.R. (2019) Evolutionary diversity is associated with wood productivity in Amazonian forests. Nature Ecology and Evolution 3, 1754–1761.

Carlos‐Júnior, L.A.; Spencer, M.; Neves, D.M.; Moulton, T.P.; Pires, D.O.; Barreira e Castro, C.; Ventura, C.R.R.; Ferreira, C.E.L.; Serejo, C.S.; Oigman‐Pszczol, S.; Casares, F.A.; Mantelatto, M.C. & Creed, J.C. (2019) Rarity and beta diversity assessment as tools for guiding conservation strategies in marine tropical subtidal communities. Diversity and Distributions 25, 743-757.

Enquist, B.J.; Feng, X.; Boyle, B.; Maitner, B.; Newman, E.A.; [other 50+ co-authors]; Neves, D.M.; [other 50+ co-authors] & McGill, B. The commonness of rarity: Global and future distribution of rarity across land plants. Science Advances 5, eaaz0414.

Esser, L.F.; Neves, D.M. & Jarenkow, J.A. (2019) Habitat‐specific impacts of climate change in the Mata Atlântica biodiversity hotspot. Diversity and Distributions 25, 1– 11.

Magalhães, I.L.F.; Neves, D.M.; Santos, F.R.; Vidigal, T.H.D.A.; Brescovit, A.D. & Santos, A.J. Phylogeny of Neotropical Sicarius sand spiders suggests frequent transitions from deserts to dry forests despite antique, broad-scale niche conservatism. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 139, 106569.

Schulz, C.; Whitney, B.S.; Rossetto, O.C.; Neves, D.M.; Crabb, L.; Castro de Oliveira, E.; Lima, P.L.T.; Afzal, M.; Laing, A.F.; Fernandes, L.C.S.; Aparecido da Silva, C.; Steinke, V.A.; Steinke, E.T. & Saito, C.H. (2019) Physical, ecological and human dimensions of environmental change in Brazil’s Pantanal wetland: Synthesis and research agenda. Science of The Total Environment 687, 1011-1027.

Bueno, M.L.; Pennington, R.T.; Dexter, K.G.; Pontara, V. Neves, D.M.; Ratter, J.A. & Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2018) The environmental triangle of the Cerrado Domain: Ecological factors driving shifts in tree species composition between forests and savannas. Journal of Ecology 106, 2109-2120.

Damasceno-Junior, G.A.; Pott, A.; Neves, D.M.; Sciamarelli, A. & Fina, B.G. (2018) Flora lenhosa de florestas estacionais do estado de Mato Grosso do Sul: estado da arte. Iheringia – Série Botânica 73, 65-79.

Dexter, K.G.; Pennington, R.T.; Oliveira-Filho, A.T.; Bueno, M.L.; Silva de Miranda, P.L. & Neves, D.M. (2018) Inserting tropical dry forests into the discussion on biome transitions in the tropics. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6, 104.

Echeverría-Londoño, S.; Enquist, B.J.; Neves, D.M.; Violle, C.; Boyle B.; Kraft, N.J.B; Maitner, B.S.; McGill, B.; Peet, R.K.; Sandel, B.; Smith, S.A.; Svenning, J-C.; Wiser, S.K. & Kerkhoff, A.J. (2018) Plant Functional Diversity and the Biogeography of Biomes in North and South America. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6, 219.

Neves D.M.; Dexter K.G.; Pennington R.T.; Bueno M.L.; Miranda P.L.S. & Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2018) Lack of floristic identity in campos rupestres – a hyperdiverse mosaic of rocky montane savannas in South America. Flora 238, 24-31.

Silva de Miranda, P.L.; Neves, D.M.; Oliveira-Filho, A.T; Pennington, R.T.; Baker, T.R. & Dexter, K.G. (2018) Using tree species inventories to map biomes and assess their climatic overlaps in lowland tropical South America. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27, 899-912.

LPWG – Legume Phylogeny Working Group (2017) A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny. Taxon 66, 44-77.

Neves D.M.; Dexter K.G.; Pennington R.T.; Valente A.M.; Bueno M.L.; Eisenlohr P.V.; Fontes M.A.L.; Miranda P.L.S.; Moreira S.N.; Rezende V.L.; Saiter F.Z. & Oliveira-Filho A.T. (2017) Dissecting a biodiversity hotspot: The importance of environmentally marginal habitats in the Atlantic Forest Domain of South America. Diversity and Distributions 23, 898-909.

Bueno, M.L.; Pennington, R.T.; Dexter, K.G.; Kamino, L.H.Y.; Pontara, V. Neves, D.M.; Ratter, J.A. & Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2016) Effects of quaternary climatic fluctuations on the distribution of neotropical savanna tree species. Ecography 40, 403–414.

DRYFLOR (2016) Plant diversity patterns in neotropical dry forests and their conservation implications. Science 353, 1383-7.

Power, M.J.; Whitney, B.S.; Mayle, F.E., Neves, D.M.; de Boer, E. & MacLean, K. (2016) Fire, climate and vegetation linkages in the Bolivian Chiquitano Seasonally Dry Tropical Forest. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371, 20150165.

Carlos-Júnior, L.A.; Neves, D.M.; Barbosa, N.P.U.; Moulton, T.P. & Creed, J.C. (2015) Occurrence of an invasive coral in the southwest Atlantic and comparison with a congener suggest potential niche expansion. Ecology and Evolution, 5, 2162-2171.

Lehn, C.R.; Assis, E.L.M. & Neves, D.M. (2015) Elaphoglossum discolor (Kuhn) C.Chr. (Dryopteridaceae, Polypodiales, Monilophyta): first record for the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Check List 11, 1715.

Neves D.M.; Dexter K.G.; Pennington R.T.; Bueno M.L. & Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2015) Environmental and historical controls of floristic composition across the South American Dry Diagonal. Journal of Biogeography 42, 1566-1576.

Oliveira-Filho, A.T.; Budke, J.C.; Jarenkow, J.A.; Eisenlohr, P.V. & Neves, D.M. (2015) Delving into the variations in tree species composition and richness across South American subtropical Atlantic and Pampean forests. Journal of Plant Ecology, 8, 242-260.

Bueno, M.L.; Neves, D.M.; Oliveira-Filho, A.T.; Lehn, C.R. & Ratter, J.A. (2013) A study in an area of transition between seasonally dry tropical forest and mesotrophic cerradão in Mato Grosso do Sul, southwestern Brazil. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 70, 469-486.

Bueno, M.L.; Neves, D.M.; Souza, A.F.; Rocha-Júnior, E.O.; Damasceno-Junior, G.A.; Pontara, V.; Laura, V.A. & Ratter, J.A. (2013) Influence of edaphic factors on the floristic composition of an area of cerradão in the Brazilian central-west. Acta Botanica Brasílica 27, 445-455.

Neves, D.M. & Damasceno-Junior, G.A. (2011) Post-fire phenology in a campo sujo vegetation in the Urucum plateau, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Biology, 71, 881-888.