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Refereed articles (available at ResearchGate)

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Manuscripts (in press, review or preparation)

Miranda, P.L.S.; Neves, D.M.; Oliveira-Filho, A.T; Pennington, R.T.; Baker, T.R. & Dexter, K.G. Climatic overlaps amongst biomes in lowland tropical South America. Global Ecology and Biogeography (in press).

Cavender-Bares, J. & Arroyo, M.T.K. Chapter 3: Status and trends of biodiversity and ecosystem functions underpinning nature’s benefit to people. Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services – Regional Assessment for the Americas (in press; contributing author).

Damasceno-Junior, G.A.; Pott, A.; Neves, D.M.; Sciamarelli, A. & Fina, B.G. Flora lenhosa de Florestas estacionais do estado de Mato Grosso do Sul: estado da arte. Iheringia – Botanical Series (in press).

Neves, D.M.; Dexter, K.G.; Baker, T.R.; Souza, F.C., Oliveira-Filho A.T.; [other 10+ co-authors] & Pennington, R.T. The Environmental Crossroads Hypothesis of lineage diversity. Nature Ecology and Evolution (in review).

Carlos-Júnior, L.A.; Spencer, M.; Neves, D.M.; Moulton, T.P.; Pires, D.O.; Castro, C.; Ventura, C.R.R.; Ferreira, C.E.L.; Serejo, C.S.; Pszczol, S.O.; Casares, F.; Mantelatto, M.C. & Creed, J.C. The relative roles of species loss and replacement in community assembly processes and the delimitation of unique compositions in tropical subtidal communities. Diversity and Distributions (in review).

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. Journal of Biogeography (in review).

Neves, D.M.; Kerkhoff, A.J.; Echeverría-Londoño, S.; Enquist, B.J. Overdispersed phylogenetic impoverishment leads to high evolutionary diversity. In preparation to Nature.

Souza, F.C.; Dexter, K.G.; Phillips, O.L.; Pennington, R.T.; Neves, D.M.; [other 50+ co-authors] & Baker, T.R. Evolutionarily diverse communities provide greater ecosystem function. In preparation to Nature Ecology and Evolution.