Publicações

2021

1. Freitas, A. V. L., J. P. Santos, A. H. B. Rosa, C. A. Iserhard, A. Richter, R. R. Siewert, P. E. Gueratto, J. Y. O. Carreira & G. M. Lourenço. 2021. Sampling Methods for Butterflies (Lepidoptera). pp 101-123. In Santos, J. C. & G. W. Fernandes (eds). Measuring Arthropod Biodiversity. Springer, Cham. [PDF]

2. Machado, R. J. P., A. V. L. Freitas & G. C. Ribeiro. 2021. A new giant species of the remarkable extinct family Kalligrammatidae (Insecta: Neuroptera) from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Formation of Brazil. Cretaceous Research 120: 104724. [PDF]

3. Marín, M. A., A. López-Rubio, A. Clavijo, T. W. Pyrcz, A. V. L. Freitas, S. I. Uribe & C. F. Álvarez. 2021. Use of species delimitation approaches to tackle the cryptic diversity of an assemblage of high Andean butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea). Genome. [PDF]

4. Ramos, R.R., R. B. Francini, M. E. M. Habib & A. V. L. Freitas. 2021. Seasonal Patterns of Host Plant Use in an Assemblage of Heliconiini Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in a Neotropical forest. Neotropical Entomology. [PDF]

5. Garraffoni, A., M. V. Sørensen, K. Worsaae, M. Di Domenico, L. P. Sales, J. P. Santos, A. Lourenço. 2021. Geographical sampling bias on the assessment of endemism areas for marine meiobenthic fauna. Cladistics 38: 1-15. [PDF]

6. Araujo, P. F., A. V. L. Freitas, G. A. S. Gonçalvez & D. B. Ribeiro. 2021. Vertical stratification on a small scale: the distribution of fruit-feeding butterflies in a semi-deciduous Atlantic forest in Brazil. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 56(1): 10-39. [PDF]

7. Birskis-Barros, I., A. V. L. Freitas & P. R. Guimarães Jr. 2021. Habitat generalist species constrain the diversity of mimicry rings in heterogeneous habitats. Scientific Reports 11(5072): 1-12. [PDF]

8. Pablos, J. L., A. K. Silva, N. Seraphim, L. M. Magaldi, A. P. Souza, A. V. L. Freitas & K. L. Silva-Brandão. 2021. North-south and climate-landscape-associated pattern of population structure for the Atlantic Forest White Morpho butterflies. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 161: 107157. [PDF]

9. Freitas, A. V. L., A. H. B. Rosa, K. S. Brown Jr., C. E. B. Nobre, D. H. A. Melo & S. M. Kerpel. 2021. A new and rare Ithomiini from Northeastern Brazil (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Danainae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 75(1): 44–48. [PDF]

10. Moraes, S. S., L. Murillo-Ramos, P. A. Machado, H. R. Ghanavi, L. Magaldi, K. L. Silva-Brandão, M. J. Kato, A. V. L. Freitas & N. Wahlberg. 2021. A Double-Edged Sword: Unrecognized cryptic diversity and taxonomic impediment in Eois (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Zoologica Scripta 2021: 1-14. [PDF]

12. Freitas, A. V. L., D. G. Muniz, J. Y. O. Carreira & P. S. Oliveira. Fruit-Feeding Butterfly Assemblages in a Neotropical Savanna: Assessing Phenological Patterns Using Baited Traps. The Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 75(2): 88-103. [PDF]

 

2020

1. Freitas, A. V. L., M. S. Miranda & F. D. Passos. 2020. Land snails of the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago, Brazil. American Malacological Bulletin 37(2): 66-69.

2. Santos, J. P., T. Sobral-Souza, K. S. Brown Jr., M. H. Vancine, M. C. Ribeiro & A. V. L. Freitas. 2020. Effects of landscape modification on species richness patterns of fruit-feeding butterflies in Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Diversity and Distributions 26(2): 196-208.

3. Gueratto, P. E., P. A. Machado, T. M. C. Aguiar, E. P. Barbosa, F. M. S. Dias, J. F. Oliveira-Neto, M. M. Casagrande & A. V. L. Freitas. 2020. Identifying Memphis: A comprehensive and comparative description of the immature stages and natural history of Memphis acidalia victoria (H. Druce, 1877) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Austral Entomology 59(1): 127-141.

4. Gueratto, P. E., J. Y. O. Carreira, J. P. Santos, A. Tacioli & A. V. L. Freitas. 2020. Effects of forest trails on the community structure of tropical butterflies. Journal of Insect Conservation 24(2): 309-319. [PDF]

5. Lourenço, G. M., P. Luna, R. Guevara, W. Dattilo, A. V. L. Freitas & S. P. Ribeiro. 2020. Temporal shifts in butterfly diversity: responses to natural and anthropic forest transitions. Journal of Insect Conservation 24(2): 353-363.

6. Freitas, A. V. L. 2020. A new clearwing butterfly from northeastern Brazil (Nymphalidae: Danainae: Ithomiini). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 30(1): 28-32.

7. Mota, L. L., L. A. Kaminski & A. V. L. Freitas. 2020. The tortoise caterpillar: carnivory and armoured larval morphology of the metalmark butterfly Pachythone xanthe (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae). Journal of Natural History 54(5-6): 309-319. [PDF]

8. Zacca, T., M. M. Casagrande, O. H. H. Mielke, B. Huertas, E. P. Barbosa, A. V. L. Freitas, G. Lamas, M. Espeland, C. Brévignon, S. Nakahara, M. F. Checa & K. R. Willmott. 2020. Systematics of the Neotropical butterfly genus Paryphthimoides (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae), with descriptions of seven new taxa. Insects Systematics & Evolution 1: 1-55. [PDF]

9. Barbosa, E. P., T. M. C. Aguiar, A. H. B. Rosa, T. Zacca & A. V. L. Freitas. 2020. A new species of butterfly (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) from the highlands of Southeastern Brazil. Zootaxa 4819(1): zootaxa.4819.1.6. [PDF]

10. Rosa, A. H. B., D. B. Ribeiro & A. V. L. Freitas. 2020. Population biology, natural history and conservation of two endangered high elevation Neotropical butterflies. Journal of Insect Conservation 24(4): 681-694. [PDF]

11. Zacca, T., M. M. Casagrande, O. H. H. Mielke, B. Huertas, E. P. Barbosa, A. V. L. Freitas & K. R. Willmott. 2020. Description of Emeryus Zacca, Mielke & Casagrande gen. nov. (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) to accommodate three species formerly placed in Paryphthimoides Forster, 1964. Austral Entomology 59(3): 505-523. [PDF]

12. Brown, J. L., A. Paz, M. Reginato, C. A. Renata, C. Assis, M. Lyra, M. K. Caddah, J. Aguirre-Santoro, F. d’Horta, F. R. Amaral, R. Goldenberg, K. L. Silva-Brandão, A. V. L. Freitas, M. T. Rodrigues, F. A. Michelangeli, C. Y. Miyaki & A. C. Carnaval. 2020. Seeing the forest through many trees: Multi‐taxon patterns of phylogenetic diversity in the Atlantic Forest hotspot. Diversity and Distributions 26(9): 1160-1176. [PDF]

13. Zacca, T., M. M. Casagrande, O. H. H. Mielke, B. Huertas, M. Espeland, A. V. L. Freitas, K. R. Willmott, S. Nakahara & G. Lamas. 2020. Revalidation of Vareuptychia Forster, 1964, description of Vanima gen. nov., and notes on Euptychia cleophes Godman & Salvin, 1889 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Zootaxa 4858(1): 1-34. [PDF]

14. Freitas, A. V. L., R. B. Francini, O. H. H. Mielke, A. H. B. Rosa, L. M. Magaldi & K. L. Silva-Brandão. 2020. A New and Rare Actinote Hübner (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae: Acraeini) from Southeastern Brazil. Neotropical Entomology 49: 696-703. [PDF]

15. Freitas, A. V. L., A. H. B. Rosa, C. E. B. Nobre, D. H. A. Melo, L. L. Mota, K. L. Silva-Brandão, P. A. Machado & J. Y. O. Carreira. 2020. Immature Stages, Natural History, Systematics and Conservation of an Endangered Neotropical Butterfly: the Case of Scada karschina delicata (Nymphalidae: Ithomiini). Neotropical Entomology 49(5): 685-695. [PDF]

16. Rosser, N., L. T. Shirai, K. K. Dasmahapatra, J. Mallet & A. V. L. Freitas. 2020. The Amazon river is a suture zone for a polyphyletic group of co‐mimetic heliconiine butterflies. Ecography 43: 1–11. [PDF] [Vídeo]

17. Massardo, D., N. W. VanKuren, S. Nallu, R. R. Ramos, P. G. Ribeiro, K. L. Silva-Brandão, M. M. Brandão, M. B. Lion, A. V. L. Freitas, M. Z. Cardoso & M. R. Kronforst. The roles of hybridization and habitat fragmentation in the evolution of Brazil’s enigmatic longwing butterflies, Heliconius nattereri and H. hermathena. BMC Biology 18(1): 1-21. [PDF]

18. Nascimento, A.R., I. K. Malinov, G. Freire Jr, A. V. L. Freitas & I. R. Diniz. 2020. The Temporal Dynamics of Two Morpho Fabricius, 1807 Species (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) are Affected Differently by Fire in the Brazilian Savanna. Environmental Entomology 49(6): 1449–1454. [PDF]

19. Freitas, A. V. L. 2020. Immature stages of the Neotropical skipper Saliana longirostris (Sepp, [1840]) (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 30(2): 81-85. [PDF]

20. Rodríguez-Ramírez, J. V., S. D. Ríos, S. S. Moraes, F. C. Penco & J. M. González. 2020. Catálogo de los Castniidae (Lepidoptera) del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales “Bernardino Rivadavia”, Buenos Aires: descripción de tipos y notas generales e históricas. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales 22(2): 173-190. [PDF]

 

2019

1. Espeland, M., J. W. Breinholt, E. P. Barbosa, M. M. Casagrande, B. Huertas, G. Lamas, M. A. Marín, O. H. H. Mielke, J. Y. Miller, S. Nakahara, D. Tan, A. D. Warren, T. Zacca, A. Y. Kawahara, A. V. L. Freitas & K. R. Willmott. 2019. Four hundred shades of brown: Higher level phylogeny of the problematic Euptychiina (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) based on hybrid enrichment data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 131: 116 – 124.

2. Filgueiras, B. K. C., D. H. A. Melo, M. Uehara-Prado, A. V. L. Freitas, I. R. Leal & M. Tabarelli. 2019. Compensatory dynamics on the community structure of fruit-feeding butterflies across hyper-fragmented Atlantic forest habitats. Ecological Indicators 98: 276-284.

3. Dias, F. M. S., R. R. Siewert, A. V. L. Freitas, G. Lamas, L. M. Magaldi, O. H. H. Mielke & M. M. Casagrande. 2019. An integrative approach elucidates the systematics of Sea Hayward and Cybdelis Boisduval (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Biblidinae). Systematic Entomology 44(1): 226 – 250.

4. Melo, D. H. A., M. Duarte, O. H. H. Mielke, R. K. Robbins & A. V. L. Freitas. 2019. Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea) of an urban park in northeastern Brazil. Biota Neotropica 19(1): e20180614.

5. Iserhard, C. A., L. Duarte, N. Seraphim & A. V. L. Freitas. 2019. How urbanization affects multiple dimensions of biodiversity in tropical butterfly assemblages. Biodiversity and Conservation 28(3): 621-638.

6. Lourenço, G. M., G. R. Soares, T. P. Santos, W. Dattilo, A. V. L. Freitas & S. P. Ribeiro. 2019. Equal but different: Natural ecotones are dissimilar to anthropic edges PLoS ONE 14(3): e0213008. 18pp.

7. Uehara-Prado, M & A. V. L. Freitas. 2019. Population structure of Taygetis ypthima (nymphalidae, euptychiina) in Southeast Brazil. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 73(1): 63-64

8. Rosser, N., A. V. L. Freitas, B. Huertas, M. Joron, G. Lamas, C. Mérot, F. Simpson, K. R. Willmott, J. Mallet & K. K. Dasmahapatra. 2019. Cryptic speciation associated with geographic and ecological divergence in two Amazonian Heliconius butterflies. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 186(1): 233-249.

9. Willmott, K. R., M. A. Marín, S. Nakahara, T. Pomerantz, G. Lamas, B. Huertas, M. Espeland, L. Xiao., J. P. W. Hall, J. I. R. Willmott & A. V. L. Freitas. 2019. A revision of the new Andean butterfly genus Optimandes Marín, Nakahara & Willmott, n. gen., with the description of a new species (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Euptychiina). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 29(1): 29-44.

10. Carvalho, M. R. M., E. P. Barbosa & A. V. L. Freitas. 2019. Immature stages of Mechanitis polymnia casabranca (Nymphalidae, Danainae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 29(1): 12-18.

11. Freitas, A. V. L., M. S. Woodbury, E. P. Barbosa & K. R. Willmott. 2019. A new subspecies of Adelpha messana (C. Felder & R. Felder) from the Brazilian Atlantic forest (Nymphalidae: Limenitidinae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 29(2): 62-66.

12. Freitas, A. V. L., R. R. Ramos, K. L. Silva-Brandão, N. Coutoné, L. M. Magaldi, J. L. Pablos, N. Rosser & K. S. Brown Jr. 2019. A New Subspecies of Heliconius hermathena (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae) from Southern Amazonia. Neotropical Entomology 48(3): 467-475.

13. Melo, D. H. A., B. K. C. Filgueiras, C. A. Iserhard, L. Iannuzzi, A. V. L. Freitas & I. R. Leal. 2019. Effect of habitat loss and fragmentation on fruit-feeding butterflies in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 97(7): 588-596.

14. Freitas, A. V. L., L. L. Mota, E. P. Barbosa & J. Y. O. Carreira. 2019. Immature stages of the Selaginella-feeding Euptychia mollina (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) from the Brazilian Amazon. Zoologia, 36: e32053. [PDF]

15. Shirai, L. T., P. A. Machado, L. L. Mota, A. H. B. Rosa & A. V. L. Freitas. 2019. DnB, the Database of nymphalids in Brazil, with a checklist for standardized species lists. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 73(2): 93-108.

16. Chazot, N., K. R. Willmott, G. Lamas, A. V. L. Freitas, F. Piron‐Prunier, C. F. Arias, J. Mallet & D. L. De-Silva. 2019. Renewed diversification following Miocene landscape turnover in a Neotropical butterfly radiation. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28(8): 1118-1132.

17. Rosa, A. H. B., L. V. Perillo, F. S. Neves, D. B. Ribeiro & A. V. L. Freitas. 2019. Butterflies collected using malaise traps as useful bycatches for ecology and conservation. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(9): 14235-14237.

18. Cosmo, L. G.A. R. Nascimento, R. Cogni & A. V. L. Freitas. 2019. Temporal distribution in a tri-trophic system associated with Piper amalago L. in a tropical seasonal forest. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 13(4): 647-652.

19. Freitas, A. V. L., L. L. Mota, T. Zacca & E. P. Barbosa. 2019. Description of a new and highly distinctive genus and species of Euptychiina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) from the Brazilian southern Amazon. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 63(3): 254-261.

20. Freitas, A. V. L., P. E. Gueratto & A. R. Nascimento. 2019. New records of high altitude Actinote (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae) from central Brazil extend the known distribution by 650 km. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 73(3): 208-210.

21. Chazot, N., N. Wahlberg, A. V. L. Freitas, C. Mitter, C. Labandeira, J-C. Sohn, R. K. Sahoo, N. Seraphim, R. de Jong &. M. Heikkilä. 2019. Priors and posteriors in Bayesian Timing of Divergence analyses: The age of butterflies revisited. Systematic Biology 68(5): 797-813.

22. Nakahara, S., P. Matos-Maraví, E. P. Barbosa, K. R. Willmott, G. Lamas & A. V. L. Freitas. 2019. Two new species of Taygetina with a possible case of ‘juxta loss’ in Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Insect Systematics and Diversity, 3(6): 9; 1-13.

23. Rosa, A. H. B., P. A. Machado, K. L. Silva-Brandão, M. M. De Souza, P. P. Gomes, M. P. Martins & A. V. L. Freitas. 2019. New geographical records for the critically endangered butterfly Parides panthonus castilhoi (Papilionidae: Troidini). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 73(4): 279-281.

24. Waichert, C., T. G. Sobrinho, A. V. L. Freitas, A. H. B. Rosa, C. de A. Sampaio, D. Zeppelini, F. C. Massariol, F. Z. Vaz-de-Melo, F. F. Salles, J. Musiello-Fernandes, K. S. Furieri, K. G. da Costa & V. S. do Amaral. 2019. Invertebrados ameaçados de extinção no estado do Espírito Santo. Páginas 216-229. Capítulo 10. In: Fauna e flora ameaçadas de extinção no estado do Espírito Santo. Fraga, C. N. de, M. de H. Formigoni & F. G. Chaves (organizadores). Instituto Nacional da Mata Atlântica. 432 pp. ISBN 978-65-81414-01-6

25. Dos Santos, J. P., A. V. L. Freitas, K. S. Brown, J. Y. O. Carreira, P. E. Gueratto, A. H. B. Rosa, G. M. Lourenço, G. M. Accacio, M. Uehara-Prado, C. A. Iserhard, A. Richter, K. Gawlinski, H. P. Romanowski, N. O. Mega, M. O. Teixeira, A. Moser, D. B. Ribeiro, P. F. Araujo, B. K. C. Filgueiras, D. H. A. Melo, I. R. Leal, M. V. Beirão, S. P. Ribeiro, E. C. B. Cambuí, R. N. de Vasconcelos, Márcio Zikán Cardoso, Marlon Paluch, R. R. Greve, J. C. Voltolini, M. Galetti, A. L. Regolin, T. Sobral-Souza, M. C. Ribeiro. 2019. Fruit-Feeding Butterflies from the Atlantic Forests. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America (Online) 100: p. e01484. [PDF]

 

2018

1. Seraphim, N., Kaminski, L. A., DeVries, P. J., Penz, C., Callaghan, C., Wahlberg, N., Silva-Brandão, K. L., & Freitas, A. V. L. 2018. Molecular phylogeny and higher systematics of the metalmark butterflies (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae). Systematic Entomology. 43: 407-425

2. Braga, L., Ramos, R. R.; Aguiar, T. M. C. & Freitas, A. V. L. 2018. Distribution Extension of Godartiana byses (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) and First Record for the State of São Paulo, Brazil. The Lepidopterists’ Society 72(2): 176-179. [PDF]

3. Freitas A.V.L., Barbosa E.P., Zacca T., Marín M.A., Beirão M.V., Silva A.R.M., Casagrande M., Espeland M. & Willmott K.R. 2018. Before it is too late: description of a new genus and species of butterfly from a highly threatened Brazilian biome. – Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 62: 148–158. doi: 10.1016/j.rbe.2018.02.003

4. Freitas A.V.L., Francini R.B., Paluch M., Barbosa E.P. 2018. A new species of Actinote Hübner (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae: Acraeini) from southeast Brazil. – Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 62: 135-147.

5. Husch, P.E., Ferreira, D. G., Seraphim, N., Harvey,N., Silva‐Brandão, K.L., Sofia, S.H. & Sosa‐Gómez, D.R. 2018. Structure and genetic variation among populations of Euschistus heros from different geographic regions in Brazil. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 166(3): 191-203

6. Benmesbah M., Zacca T., Casagrande M.M., Mielke O.H.H., Lamas G. & Willmott K.R. 2018. Taxonomic notes on Papilio ocypete Fabricius, 1776 and Papilio helle Cramer, 1779 with description of two new similar species from South America (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). – Zootaxa 4425: 115-145. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4425.1.7

7. Barbosa E.P., Siewert R.R., Mielke O.H.H., Lamas G., Willmott K.R. & Freitas A.V.L. 2018. Redescription of Yphthimoides patricia (Hayward, 1957), with taxonomic notes on the names Euptychia saltuensis Hayward, 1962 and Yphthimoides manasses
(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1867) (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). – Zootaxa 4422(4): 537-557. [PDF]

8. Silva-Brandão K.L., Peruchi A., Seraphim N., Murad N.F., Carvalho R.A., et al. (2018) Loci under selection and markers associated with host plant and host-related strains shape the genetic structure of Brazilian populations of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). PLOS ONE 13(5): e0197378. [PDF]


9. Freitas, A. V. L., Zacca, T.; Moraes, S. S.; Aguiar, T. M. C.; Barbosa, E. P. 2018. Muito além de um simples acervo. Coletiva (Revista eletrônica de divulgação científica) – Diversidade Socioambiental, v. 3., 21 de setembro de 2018. [PDF]

10. Pyrcz T. W., Freitas A. V. L., Boyer P., Dias F. M. S., Dolibaina D. R., Barbosa E. P., Magaldi L. M., Mielke O. H. H., Casagrande M. M. & Lorenc-Brudecka J. 2018. Uncovered Diversity of a Predominantly Andean Butterfly Clade in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest: a Revision of the Genus Praepedaliodes Forster (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Satyrinae, Satyrini). Neotropical Entomology v. 2017, p. 1-45, 2017. [PDF]

11. Freitas, A. V. L., A. H. B. Rosa, J. Y. O. Carreira, P. E. Gueratto, J. P. Santos, A. Tacioli. 2018. Immature stages of two Moneuptychia from southeastern Brazil (Nymphalidae: Euptychiina). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 28(2): 100-105. [PDF]

12. Dos Santos, J. P., A. V. L. Freitas, K. S. Brown, J. Y. O. Carreira, P. E. Gueratto, A. H. B. Rosa, G. M. Lourenço, G. M. Accacio, M. Uehara-Prado, C. A. Iserhard, A. Richter, K. Gawlinski, H. P. Romanowski, N. O. Mega, M. O. Teixeira, A. Moser, D. B. Ribeiro, P. F. Araujo, B. K. C. Filgueiras, D. H. A. Melo, I. R. Leal, M. V. Beirão, S. P. Ribeiro, E. C. B. Cambuí, R. N. de Vasconcelos, Márcio Zikán Cardoso, Marlon Paluch, R. R. Greve, J. C. Voltolini, M. Galetti, A. L. Regolin, T. Sobral-Souza, M. C. Ribeiro. 2018. Atlantic butterflies: a data set of fruit-feeding butterfly communities from the Atlantic forests. Ecology 99: 2875-2875. [PDF]

 

2017

Bächtold, A., L. A. Kaminski, L. M. Magaldi, P. S. Oliveira, K. Del-Claro, D. H. Janzen, J. M. Burns, N. Grishin, M. Hajibabaei, W. Hallwachs & A. V. L. Freitas. 2017. Integrative data helps the assessment of a butterfly within the Udranomia kikkawai species complex (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae): Immature stages, natural history, and molecular evidence. Zoologischer Anzeiger 266: 169–176.

de Andrade, R. B., J. K. Balch, J. Y. O. Carreira, P. M. Brando & A. V. L. Freitas. 2017. The impacts of recurrent fires on diversity of fruit-feeding butterflies in a south-eastern Amazon forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 33 (1): 22-32. [PDF]

Garraffoni, A. R. S. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2017. Photos belong in the taxonomic Code. Science 355(6327): 805.

Shirai, L. T., E. P. Barbosa, R. R. Greve, L. M. Magaldi, A. R. Nascimento & A. V. L. Freitas. 2017. Natural History of Selenophanes cassiope guarany (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Brassolini): an integrative approach, from molecules to ecology. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 110(2): 145-159.

Zenker, M. M., N. Wahlberg, G. Brehm, J. A. Teston, L. Przybylowicz, M. R. Pie & A. V. L. Freitas. 2017. Systematics and origin of moths in the subfamily Arctiinae (Lepidoptera, Erebidae) in the Neotropical region. Zoologica Scripta 46(3): 348-362.

De-Silva, D. L., L. L. Mota, N. Chazot, R. Mallarino, K. L. Silva-Brandão, L. M. Gómez-Piñerez, A. V. L. Freitas, G. Lamas, M. Joron, J. Mallet, C. E. Giraldo, S. Uribe, T. Särkinen, S. Knapp, C. D. Jiggins, K. R. Willmott & M. Elias. 2017. North Andean origin and diversification of the largest ithomiine butterfly genus. Scientific Reports 7(45966): 1-17.

Zacca, T., M. Paluch, R. Siewert, A. V. L. Freitas, E. P. Barbosa, O. H. H. Mielke & M. M. Casagrande. 2017. Revision of Godartiana Forster (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), with the description of a new species from northeastern Brazil. Austral Entomology 56(2): 169-190.

Nakahara, S., E. P. Barbosa & A. V. L. Freitas. 2017. A potentially endangered new species of Euptychia Hübner, 1818 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) from the Atlantic Coastal Forest of Brazil. Neotropical Entomology 46(3): 302-309.

Moraes, S. S., L. S. Otero & A. V. L. Freitas. 2017. Natural history and comparative morphology of immatures of Gamelia anableps (C. Felder & R. Felder) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae, Hemileucinae). Neotropical Entomolgy 46(4): 397-408.

Zacca, T., M. Paluch, R. Siewert, A. V. L. Freitas, E. P. Barbosa, O. H. H. Mielke & M. M. Casagrande. 2017. Corrigendum. Austral Entomology 56(3): 349.

Kaminski, L. A., C. J. Callaghan, N. Seraphim, L. M. Magaldi, L. Volkmann & A. V. L. Freitas. 2017. Sertania gen. nov., a new genus of butterflies (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae) from the South American dry diagonal. Zootaxa 4312 (1): 165-179.

Seixas, R. R., S. E. Santos, Y. Okada & A. V. L. Freitas. 2017. Population biology of the sand forest specialist butterfly Heliconius hermathena hermathena (Hewitson) (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae) in central Amazonia. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 71(3): 133–140.

Freitas, A. V. L. 2017. Immature stages of the Neotropical satyrine butterfly Taygetis acuta (Nymphalidae: Euptychiina). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 27(1): 1-5.

Marín, M. A., C. Peña, S. I. Uribe & A. V. L. Freitas. 2017. Morphology agrees with molecular data: phylogenetic affinities of Euptychiina butterflies (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Systematic Entomology 42(4): 768-785.

Santos, J. P., C. A. Iserhard, J. Y. O. Carreira & A. V. L. Freitas. 2017. Monitoring fruit-feeding butterfly assemblages in two vertical strata in seasonal Atlantic Forest: temporal species turnover is lower in the canopy. Journal of Tropical Ecology 33(5): 345-355. [PDF]

Rosa, A. H. B., M. C. Campis, D. B. Ribeiro & A. V. L. Freitas. 2017. New record of the threatened butterfly Drephalys mourei (Hesperiidae) in a heavily disturbed area in Southeastern Brazil. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 71(4): 278-280.

D´Ambrosio, M., A. V. L. Freitas & F. S. Santos. 2017. Investigating how undergraduate Biological Sciences students understand tree-thinking: results from two Brazilian institutions. Conexão Ciência 12(número especial 2): 204-209.

Shirai, L. T., L. L. Mota & A. V. L. Freitas. 2017. Aggregation of Epityches eupompe (Nymphalidae: Ithomiini) in southern Brazil. Tropical Lepidoptera Research 27(2): 111-114.

Freitas, A. V. L. 2017. Biological notes on Utetheisa pulchelloides (Erebidae) in Tuamotu, French Polynesia. Tropical Lepidoptera Research 27(2): 115-116.

2016

Barbosa, E. P., M. Marín, C. E. Giraldo, S. Uribe & A. V. L. Freitas. 2016. Description of two new species of the Neotropical genus Yphthimoides Forster, 1964 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) from the ‘renata clade’. Neotropical Biodiversity 2(1): 87-98.

Chazot, N., K. R. Wilmott, A. V. L. Freitas, D. L. De-Silva, T. Pellens & M. Elias. 2016. Patterns of species, phylogenetic and mimicry diversity of clearwing butterflies in the Neotropics. Páginas 333-354. In: Biodiversity Conservation and Phylogenetic Systematics. Pellens, R. & P. Grandcolas (Editors). Springer International Publishing, AG, Switzerland. xvii + 390p.

Chazot, N., K. R. Willmott, F. L. Condamine, D. L. de-Silva, A. V. L. Freitas, G. Lamas, H. Morlon, C. E. Giraldo, C. D. Jiggins, M. Joron, J. Mallet, S. Uribe & M. Elias. 2016. Into the Andes: multiple independent colonizations drive montane diversity in the Neotropical clearwing butterflies Godyridina Molecular Ecology 25 (22): 5765-5784.

Duarte, L. D. S., V. J. Debastiani, A. V. L. Freitas & V. D. Pillar. 2016. Dissecting phylogenetic fuzzy weighting: theory and application inmetacommunity phylogenetics. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7(8): 937-946.

Filgueiras, B. K. C., D. H. A. Melo, I. R. Leal, M. Tabarelli, A. V. L. Freitas & Luciana Iannuzzi. 2016. Fruit-feeding butterflies in edge-dominated habitats: community structure, species persistence and cascade effect. Journal of Insect Conservation 20(3): 539-548.

Freitas, A. V. L., E. P. Barbosa, K. R. Willmott, N. Wahlberg & G. Lamas. 2016. ‘Species’ from two different butterfly genera combined into one: description of a new genus of Euptychiina (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) with unusually variable wing pattern. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia, 60 (2): 157-165.

Freitas, A. V. L., J. Y. O. Carreira, J. P. Santos & E. P. Barbosa. 2016. Immature stages and natural history of two species of Forsterinaria from southeastern Brazil (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 26(1): 13-18. [PDF]

Freitas, A. V. L., E. P. Barbosa & M. A. Marín. 2016. Immature stages and natural history of the neotropical satyrine Pareuptychia ocirrhoe interjecta (Nymphalidae: Euptychiina). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 70(4): 271-276.

Freitas, A. V. L., L. M. Magaldi & K. R. Willmott. 2016. A new subspecies of Oleria gunilla (Nymphalidae: Danainae) from north Mato Grosso, Brazil. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 70(4): 295-301.

Freitas, A. V. L., K. S. Brown Jr., O. H. H. Mielke, J. P. Santos & J. Vasconcellos-Neto. 2016. Borboletas da Reserva Natural Vale, Linhares/ES. Páginas 317-328. Capítulo 19. In: Floresta Atlântica de Tabuleiro: Diversidade e Endemismos na Reserva Natural Vale. Rolim, S. G., L. F. T. Menezes & A. C. Srbek-Araujo (Editores). Editora Rupestre. 496 pp.

Kaminski, L. A., C. A. Iserhard & A. V. L. Freitas. 2016. Thisbe silvestre sp. nov. (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae): a new myrmecophilous butterfly from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Austral Entomology, 55(2): 138-146.

Mota, L. L., A. K. Silva, A. V. L. Freitas & L. A. Kaminski. 2016. Immature stages of Archonias brassolis tereas (Godart) (Pieridae: Pierini), with notes on interspecific interactions between mistletoe butterflies. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 70(4): 289-294.

Nakahara, S., E. P. Barbosa, M. A. Marín, A. V. L. Freitas, T. Pomerantz & K. R. Willmott. 2016. Graphita gen. nov., a new genus for Neonympha griphe C. Felder & R. Felder, 1867 (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Neotropical Entomology 45(6): 675-691.

Pinheiro, C. E. G., A. V. L. Freitas, V. C. Campos, P. J, DeVries & C. M. Penz. 2016. Both palatable and unpalatable butterflies use bright colors to signal difficulty of capture to predators. Neotropical Entomology 45(2): 107-113.

Ribeiro, D. B., M. R. Williams, A. Specht & A. V. L. Freitas. 2016. Vertical and temporal variability in the probability of detection of fruit-feeding butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera) in tropical forest. Austral Entomology, 55(1): 112-120.

Santos, J. P., O. J. Marini-Filho, A. V. L. Freitas & M. Uehara-Prado. 2016. Monitoramento de Borboletas: o Papel de um Indicador Biológico na Gestão de Unidades de Conservação. Biodiversidade Brasileira, 6(1): 87-99.

Seraphim, N., M. A. Barreto, G. S. S. Almeida, A. P. Esperanço, R. F. Monteiro, A. P. Souza, A. V. L. Freitas & K. L. Silva-Brandão. 2016. Genetic diversity of Parides ascanius (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae: Troidini): implications for the conservation of Brazil’s most iconic endangered invertebrate species. Conservation Genetics 17(3): 533-546. [PDF]

Silva-Brandão, K. L., D. B. Ribeiro, M. M. Brito, A. J. A. Olavarrieta & A. V. L. Freitas. 2016. The influence of agricultural and forest landscapes on the diversity of Lepidoptera. Páginas 190-205. Capítulo 12. In: Biodiversity in Agricultural Landscapes of Southeastern Brazil. Gheler-Costa, C., M. C. Lyra-Jorge & L. M. Verdade (Editors). De Gruyter Open Ltd, Warsaw/Berlin. XXIV + 342 pp.

Talavera, G., L. A. Kaminski, A. V. L. Freitas & R. Vila. 2016. One-note samba: the biogeographical history of the relict Brazilian butterfly Elkalyce cogina. Journal of Biogeography, 43(4): 727–737.

Willmott, K. R., O. H. H. Mielke & A. V. L. Freitas. 2016. A new subspecies and validation of the enigmatic species Adelpha herbita Weymer endemic to the Brazilian Atlantic forest (Nymphalidae: Limenitidinae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 26(1): 32-37.

Zenker, M. M., A. V. L. Freitas, R. Rougerie, M. Laguerre, J. A. Teston & M. R. Pie. 2016. Uncovering tiger moth diversity in Brazil’s most endangered biome. Barcode Bulletin 7(2): 22-23.

Zenker, M. M., R. Rougerie, J. A. Teston, M. Laguerre, M. R. Pie & A. V. L. Freitas. 2016. Fast census of moth diversity in the Neotropics: A comparison of field-assigned morphospecies and DNA barcoding in tiger moths. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0148423.

2015

Barbosa, E. P., A. K. Silva, M. Paluch, A. M. L. Azeredo-Espin & A. V. L. Freitas. 2015. Uncovering the hidden diversity of the Neotropical butterfly genus Yphthimoides Forster (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae): description of three new species based on morphological and molecular data. Organisms Diversity and Evolution, 15(3): 577-589.

Garzón-Orduña, I. J., K. L. Silva-Brandão, K. R. Willmott, A. V. L. Freitas & A. V. Z. Brower. 2015. Incompatible ages for clearwing butterflies based on alternative secondary calibrations. Systematic Biology, 65(5): 752-767.

Freitas, A. V.L. 2015. The taxonomic identity of Heliconius melpomene f. pyritosa var. fumigata Zikán (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 59(2): 124–125.

Freitas, A. V.L., T. M. Lewinsohn, L. M. Magaldi & N. Wahlberg. 2015. A new subspecies of Anthanassa (Nymphalidae: Nymphalinae: Melitaeini) from southeastern Brazil. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 69(2): 83-90.

Freitas, A. V. L., E. P. Barbosa, R. R. Siewert, O. H. H. Mielke, T. Zacca & A. M. L. Azeredo-Espin. 2015. Four new species of Moneuptychia (Lepidoptera: Satyrinae: Euptychiina) from Brazil. Zootaxa, 3981 (4): 521–541.

Kaminski, L.A.; Ramos, G.R.; Seraphim, N.; Wahlberg, N.; Marini-Filho, O.J.; Freitas, A.V.L. 2015. Natural history and systematic position of Rhetus belphegor (n.comb) (Lepidoptera:Riodinidae), an endangered butterfly with narrow distribution in Southeast Brazil. Journal of Insect Conservation, 19: 1141-1151.

Kaminski, L. A., R. Dell’Erba, E. P. Barbosa & A. V. L. Freitas. 2015. New distribution records and notes on the habitat of Magneuptychia flavofascia Zacca & Siewert, 2014 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Checklist, 11(4): article 1692.

Zenker, M. M., P. J. DeVries, C. M. Penz, J. A. Teston, A. V. L. Freitas & M. R. Pie. 2015. Diversity and composition of Arctiinae moth assemblages along elevational and spatial dimensions in Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Journal of Insect Conservation 19(1): 129–140.

2014

Brower, A. V. Z., K. R. Willmott, K. L. Silva-Brandão, I. J. Garzón-Orduña & A. V. L. Freitas. 2014. Phylogenetic relationships of ithomiine butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Danainae) as implied by combined morphological and molecular data. Systematics and Biodiversity 12(2): 133-147 (including a “corrigenda”: pp. 259-260).

Cosmo L. G., Barbosa E. P. & Freitas A. V. L. 2014. Biology and morphology of the immature stages of Hermeuptychia atalanta (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Annales de la Société entomologique de France (N.S.) 50 (1): 82-88

Freitas, A. V. L. & L. A. Kaminski. 2014. Ovipositing off the host plant by two tropical nymphalid butterflies. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 68(2): 143-144.

Freitas, A. V. L., C. A. Iserhard, J. P. Santos, J. Y. O. Carreira, D. B. Ribeiro, D. H. A. melo, A. H. B. Rosa, O. J. Marini-Filho, G. M. Accacio & M. Uehara-Prado. 2014. Studies with butterfly bait traps: an overview. Revista Colombiana de Entomología 40 (2): 209-218. [PDF]

Freitas, A. V. L., L. A. Kaminski, C. A. Iserhard, L. M. Magaldi, N. Wahlberg, K. L. Silva-Brandão & O. H. H. Mielke. 2014. Paulogramma hydarnis (n. comb.) (Nymphalidae: Biblidinae): distribution, systematic position, and conservation status of a rare and endangered butterfly. Neotropical Entomology 43 (3): 218-226.

Gomes, V., G. M. Lourenço, D. Soldati, C. A. Iserhard, T. S. Souza, L. A. Kaminski & A. V. L. Freitas. 2014. New geographical records for the threatened butterfly Actinote quadra (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 68(4): 289-291.

Kaminski, L. A., L. L. Mota & A. V. L. Freitas. 2014. Larval cryptic coloration and mistletoe use in the metalmark butterfly Dachetola azora (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae). Entomologica Americana 120(1): 18–23.

Kerpel, S. M., A. Ferreira-Junior & A. V. L. Freitas. 2014. New record of the endangered Brazilian swallowtail Heraclides himeros baia (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 68(2): 145-146.

Leite, L. A. R., A. V. L. Freitas, E. P. Barbosa, M. M. Casagrande & O. H. H. Mielke. 2014. Immature stages of nine species of genus Dynamine Hübner, [1819]: morphology and natural history (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Biblidinae). SHILAP Revista de Lepidopterologia 42(165): 27-55.

Melo, D. H. A., B. K. C. Filgueiras, I. R. Leal & A. V. L. Freitas. 2014. Recent records of Morpho menelaus eberti Fischer (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), an endangered butterfly in Northeast Brazil. Tropical Lepidoptera Research 24(2): 102-104.

Mota, L. L., L. A. Kaminski & A. V. L. Freitas. 2014. Last instar larvae and pupae of Ourocnemis archytas and Anteros formosus (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae), with a summary of known host plants for the tribe Helicopini. Zootaxa 3838(4): 435-444.

Pinheiro, C. E. G. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2014. Some possible cases of escape mimicry in Neotropical butterflies. Neotropical Entomology 43(5): 393-398.

Ribeiro, D. B. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2014. Brazil’s new laws bug collectors. Science 345(6204): 1571.

Sant’Anna, C. L. B., D. B. Ribeiro, L. C. Garcia & A. V. L. Freitas. 2014. Fruit-feeding butterfly communities are influenced by restoration age in tropical forests. Restoration Ecology 22(4): 480-485.

Santos, J. P., A. V. L. Freitas, P. A. L. Constantino & M. Uehara-Prado. 2014. Guia de identificação de tribos de borboletas frugívoras. Amazônia. In. Pereira, A. B. & P. A. L. Constantino (Eds.). Monitoramento de Biodiversidade. MMA/ICMBio/GIZ. 12 pp.

Santos, J. P., A. V. L. Freitas, P. A. L. Constantino & M. Uehara-Prado. 2014. Guia de identificação de tribos de borboletas frugívoras. Cerrado. In. Pereira, A. B. & P. A. L. Constantino (Eds.). Monitoramento de Biodiversidade. MMA/ICMBio/GIZ. 12 pp.

Santos, J. P., A. V. L. Freitas, P. A. L. Constantino & M. Uehara-Prado. 2014. Guia de identificação de tribos de borboletas frugívoras. Mata Atlântica – Norte. In. Pereira, A. B. & P. A. L. Constantino (Eds.). Monitoramento de Biodiversidade. MMA/ICMBio/GIZ. 12 pp.

Santos, J. P., A. V. L. Freitas, P. A. L. Constantino & M. Uehara-Prado. 2014. Guia de identificação de tribos de borboletas frugívoras. Mata Atlântica – Sul. In. Pereira, A. B. & P. A. L. Constantino (Eds.). Monitoramento de Biodiversidade. MMA/ICMBio/GIZ. 12 pp.

Seraphim, N., M. A. Marín, A. V. L. Freitas & K. L. Silva-Brandão. 2014. Morphological and molecular marker contributions to disentangling the cryptic Hermeuptychia hermes species complex (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Euptychiina). Molecular Ecology Resources 14: 39–49.

2013

Freitas, A. V. L., E. P. Barbosa, J. P. Santos & O. H. H. Mielke. 2013. A new genus, Atlanteuptychia gen. nov., for Euptychia ernestina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae. Zoologia 30(6): 661-668.

Giraldo, C. E., E. P. Barbosa & A. V. L. Freitas. 2013. Immature stages of Pagyris cymothoe cymothoe (Hewitson, 1855) (Lepidoptera, Danainae, Ithomiini). Tropical Zoology 26(4): 145-153.

Greve, R. R., C. Callaghan, L. A. Kaminski & A. V. L. Freitas. 2013. The rediscovery of Joiceya praeclarus Talbot 1928 (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae), more than 80 years after its description. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 67(1): 56-57.

Herkenhoff, E. V., R. F. Monteiro, A. P. Esperanço & A. V. L. Freitas. 2013. Population biology of the endangered fluminense swallowtail butterfly Parides ascanius (Papilionidae: Papilioninae: Troidini). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 67(1): 29-34.

Iserhard, C. A., K. S. Brown Jr. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2013. Maximized sampling of butterflies to detect temporal changes in tropical communities. Journal of Insect Conservation, 17: 615-622.

Kaminski, L. A., L. L. Mota, A. V. L. Freitas & G. R. P. Moreira. 2013. Two ways to be a myrmecophilous butterfly: natural history and comparative immature-stage morphology of two species of Theope (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 108: 844-870.

Matos-Maravi, P. F., C. Peña, K. R. Willmott, A. V. L. Freitas & N. Wahlberg. 2013. Systematics and evolutionary history of butterflies in the ‘‘Taygetis clade’’ (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Euptychiina): Towards a better understanding of Neotropical biogeography. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 66(1): 54-68.

Penz, C. M., A. V. L. Freitas, L. A. Kaminski, M. M. Casagrande & P. J. DeVries. 2013. Adult and early-stage characters of Brassolini contain conflicting phylogenetic signal (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae). Systematic Entomology 38: 316-333.

Rodrigues, D. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2013. Contrasting egg and larval performances help explain polyphagy in a florivorous butterfly. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 7: 159-167.

Silva, R. R., R. M. Feitosa, C. R. F. Brandão & A. V. L. Freitas. 2013. The first Leptanilloides species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Leptanilloidinae) from eastern South America. Journal of Natural History 47(31-32): 2039-2047.

Siewert, R. R., T. Zacca, F. M. S. Dias, A. V. L. Freitas, O. H. H. Mielke & M. M. Casagrande. 2013. The “Taygetis ypthima species group” (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae): taxonomy, variation and description of a new species. Zookeys 356: 11-29.

Zacca, T., O. H. H. Mielke, T. W. Pyrcz, M. M. Casagrande, A. V. L. Freitas & P. Boyer. 2013. Stegosatyrus, a new genus of Euptychiina from the grasslands of neotropical realm (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Zootaxa 3682 (2): 331–350.

2012

Almeida, A. C & A. V. L. Freitas. 2012. Lepidoptera. Borboletas e Mariposas do Brasil. Exclusiva Publicações, São Paulo. 208pp. ISBN: 85-61931-05-6 (BOOK)

Bächtold, A., K. Del-Claro, L. A. Kaminski, André V.L. Freitas & P. S. Oliveira. 2012. Natural history of an ant–plant–butterfly interaction in a Neotropical savanna. Journal of Natural History, 46(15-16): 943-954.

Beirão, M. V., F. C. Campos-Neto, I. A. Pimenta & A. V. L. Freitas. 2012. Population biology and natural history of Parides burchellanus (Papilionidae: Papilioninae: Troidini), an endangered Brazilian butterfly. Annals of the entomological Society of America, 105(1): 36-43.

Freitas, A. V. L., L. A. Kaminski, O. H. H. Mielke, E. P. Barbosa & K. L. Silva-Brandão. 2012. A new species of Yphthimoides (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) from the southern Atlantic forest region. Zootaxa, 3526: 31-44.

Freitas, A. V. L., N. Wahlberg, P. F. Matos-Maravi, M. A. Marin & O. H. H. Mielke. 2012. Euptychia boulleti (Le Cerf) n. comb. (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae), a Rare and Endangered Butterfly from Southeastern Brazil. Neotropical Entomology, 41(4): 461-467.

Freitas, A. V. L. & A. Sourakov. ELEN IV – The Fourth Meeting on Neotropical Lepidoptera. Association for Tropical Lepidoptera Notes. June 2012: 3.

Kaminski, L. A., D. Rodrigues & A. V. L. Freitas. 2012. Immature stages of Parrhasius polibetes (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae): host plants, tending ants, natural enemies, and morphology. Journal of Natural History, 46(11-12): 645-667.

Kaminski, L. A., E. P. Barbosa & A. V. L. Freitas. 2012. Immature stages of the neotropical mistletoe butterfly Cunizza hirlanda planasia Fruhstorfer (Pieridae: Anthocharidini). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 66(3): 143-146.

Kaminski, L. A., L. L. Mota & A. V. L. Freitas. 2012. Life history of Porthecla ravus (Druce) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae), with discussion on the use of Annonaceae by Eumaeini butterflies. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France, 48(3-4): 309-312.

Leite, L. A. R., M. M. Casagrande, O. H. H. Mielke & A. V. L. Freitas. 2012. Immature stages of the Neotropical butterfly, Dynamine agacles agacles. Journal of Insect Science, 12, Article 37: 1-12.

Moraes, A. R., H. F. Greeney, P. S. Oliveira, E. P. Barbosa & A. V. L. Freitas. 2012. Morphology and behavior of the early stages of the skipper, Urbanus esmeraldus, on Urera baccifera, an ant–visited host plant. Journal of Insect Science, 12, Article 52: 1-18.

Muniz, D. G., A. V. L. Freitas & P. S. Oliveira. 2012. Phenological relationships of Eunica bechina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) and its host plant, Caryocar brasiliense (Caryocaraceae), in a Neotropical savanna. Studies in Neotropical Fauna and Environment 47(2): 111-118.

Paluch, M., O. H. H. Mielke, C. E. B. Nobre, M. M. Casagrande, D. H. A. Melo & A. V. L. Freitas. 2012. Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioides) of the Parque Ecológico João Vasconcelos Sobrinho, Caruaru, Pernambuco, Brazil. Biota Neotropica, 11(4): 229-238.

Ramos, R. R., D. Rodrigues & A. V. L. Freitas. 2012. Oviposition preference and larval performance in a Heliconius erato phyllis (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) population from southeastern Brazil: is there a positive relationship? Journal of Natural History, 46(11-12): 669-681.

Ribeiro, D. B. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2012. The effect of reduced-impact logging on fruit-feeding butterflies in Central Amazon, Brazil. Journal of Insect Conservation, 16: 733-744.

Ribeiro, D. B., R. Batista, P. I. Prado, K. S. Brown Jr. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2012. The importance of small scales to the fruit-feeding butterfly assemblages in a fragmented landscape. Biodiversity and Conservation, 21: 811-827.

2011

Francini, R. B., M. Duarte, O. H. H. Mielke, A. Caldas & A. V. L. Freitas. 2011. Butterflies (Lepidoptera, Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea) of the “Baixada Santista” region, coastal São Paulo, Southeastern Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia, 55(1): 55-68.

Francini, R. B., E. P. Barbosa & A. V. L. Freitas. 2011. Immature stages of Actinote zikani (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae), a critically endangered butterfly from southeastern Brazil. Tropical Lepidoptera Research 21(1): 20-26.

Freitas, A. V. L., O. H. H. Mielke, A. Moser, K. L. Silva-Brandão & C. A. Iserhard. 2011. A new genus and species of Euptychiina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) from south Brazil. Neotropical Entomology, 40(2): 231-237.

Freitas, A. V. L., L. A. Kaminski, C. A. Iserhard, E. P. Barbosa & O. J. Marini-Filho. 2011. The endangered butterfly Charonias theano (Boisduval) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae): current status, threats and its rediscovery in São Paulo state, southeastern Brazil. Neotropical Entomology, 40(6): 669-676.

Freitas, A. V. L. & O. J. Marini-Filho (Organizadores). 2011. Plano de ação nacional para a conservação dos lepidópteros ameaçados de extinção. Série Espécies Ameaçadas nº 13. ICMBio, Brasília, Brasil. 124p. Disponível em: http://www.icmbio.gov.br/portal/images/stories/docs-plano-de-acao/pan-lepidoptera/livro_lepidopteras_web2.pdf (BOOK)

Freitas, A. V. L. 2011. Local polyphagy in Theope lycaenina Bates, 1868 (Riodinidae: Nymphidiini). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 65(4): 264-265.

Freitas, A. V. L., A. Camargo, C. A. Iserhard, G. M. Accacio, H. P. Romanowski, J. Galinkin, K. S. Brown Jr, M. Duarte, M. Uehara-Prado, M. Z. Cardoso, M. M. Casagrande, O. H. H. Mielke, O. J. Marini Filho, R. F. Monteiro, R. W. H. Honegger & W. L. Overal. 2011. Parte I. Informações Gerais. Páginas 15-74. In: Plano de ação nacional para a conservação dos lepidópteros ameaçados de extinção. Série Espécies Ameaçadas nº 13. Freitas, A. V. L. & O. J. Marini-Filho (Organizadores). ICMBio, Brasília, Brasil. 124p. (BOOK CHAPTER)

Jorge, L. R., P. Cordeiro-Estrela, L. B. Klaczko, Gilson R. P. Moreira & A. V. L. Freitas. 2011. Host-plant dependent wing phenotypic variation in Heliconius erato. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 102: 765-774.

Magrini, M. J., A. V. L. Freitas & M. Uehara-Prado. 2011. The effects of four types of anthropogenic disturbances on composition and abundance of terrestrial isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea). Zoologia, 28 (1): 63–71

Marín, M. A., C. Peña, A. V. L. Freitas, N. Wahlberg & S. I. Uribe. 2011. From the phylogeny of the Satyrinae butterflies to the systematics of Euptychiina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae): History, progress and prospects. Neotropical Entomology 40(1): 1-13.

Martins C. I. O, R. M. Cesar Junior., L. R. Jorge & A. V. L. Freitas. 2011. Segmentation of Similar Images using Graph Matching and Community Detection. 8th IAPR-TC-15 Workshop on Graph-based Representations in Pattern Recognition Münster. Proc. GbRPR 2011: 265-274.

Ribeiro, D. B. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2011. Large-sized insects show stronger seasonality than small-sized ones: a case study of fruit-feeding butterflies. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, (104): 820–827.

Silva-Brandão, K. L. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2011. Capítulo 8. Interações entre borboletas e plantas. Páginas 171-180. In: Ecologia das Interações Plantas-Animais: Uma abordagem ecológico-evolutiva. Del-Claro, K. & H. M. Torezan-Silingardi (Editores). Technical Books Editora, Rio de Janeiro. 333p. (BOOK CHAPTER)

Silva, P. L., N. P. Oliveira, E. P. Barbosa, Y. Okada, L. A. Kaminski & A. V. L. Freitas. 2011. Immature stages of the Brazilian crescent butterfly Ortilia liriope (Cramer) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Neotropical Entomology, 40(3): 322-327.

2010

Barbosa, E. P., L. A. Kaminski & A. V. L. Freitas. 2010. Immature stages of the butterfly Diaethria clymena janeira (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Biblidinae). Zoologia. 27(5): 696-702.

Duarte, M., R. K. Robbins, A. V. L. Freitas, K. S. Brown Jr., R. F. Monteiro, M. M. Casagrande, O. H. H. Mielke, M. S. Nascimento & T. G. Alves. 2010. Borboletas da Mata Atlântica do Estado do Rio de Janeiro: Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera). Arquivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, 67 (3-4): 291-302.

Francini, R. B. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2010. Aggregated oviposition in Actinote pellenea pellenea Hübner (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). The Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 42: 74-78.

Freitas, A. V. L., E. O. Emery & O. H. H. Mielke. 2010. A new species of Moneuptychia Forster (Lepidoptera: Satyrinae: Euptychiina) from Central Brazil. Neotropical Entomology 39(1): 83-90.

Freitas, A. V. L. 2010. Impactos potenciais das mudanças propostas no Código Florestal Brasileiro sobre as borboletas. Biota Neotropica, 10(4): 53-57.

Freitas, A. V. L., Barbosa, E. P. & R. B. Francini. 2010. Immature stages of the butterfly Actinote conspicua (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae: Acraeini). Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 20(2): 100-104.

Kaminski, L. A. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2010. Natural history and morphology of immature stages of the butterfly Allosmaitia strophius (Godart) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) on flower buds of Malpighiaceae. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 45(1): 11-19.

Kaminski, L. A., A. V. L. Freitas & P. S. Oliveira. 2010. Interaction between mutualisms: Ant-tended butterflies exploit enemy-free space provided by ant-treehopper associations. The American Naturalist, 176(3): 322-334.

Monteiro, R. F., A. V. L. Freitas, M. A. F. Costa-Filho, M. S. Nascimento, T. G. Alves, K. S. Brown Jr., O. H. H. Mielke, M. M. Casagrande & M. Duarte. 2010. Borboletas da Mata Atlântica do Estado do Rio de Janeiro: Pieridae (Lepidoptera). Arquivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, 67 (3-4): 283-289.

Peña, C., S. Nylin, A. V. L. Freitas & N. Wahlberg. 2010. Biogeographic history of the butterfly subtribe Euptychiina (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Zoologica Scripta, 39(3): 243-258.

Ribeiro, D. B. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2010. Differences in thermal responses in a fragmented landscape: Temperature affects the sampling of diurnal, but not nocturnal fruit-feeding Lepidoptera. The Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 42: 1-4.

Ribeiro, D. B., P. I. Prado, K. S. Brown Jr. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2010. Temporal diversity patterns and phenology in fruit-feeding butterflies in the Atlantic Forest. Biotropica, 42(6): 710-716.

Rodrigues, D., L. A. Kaminski, A. V. L. Freitas & P. S. Oliveira. 2010. Trade-offs underlying polyphagy in a facultative ant-tended florivorous butterfly: the role of host plant quality and enemy-free space. Oecologia, 163: 719-728.

2009

Aguiar, A. P., B. F. dos Santos, M. S. Couri, J. A. Rafael, C. Costa, S. Ide, M. Duarte, J. Grazia, C. F. Schwertner, A. V. L. Freitas & C. O. Azevedo. 2009. Insecta. Páginas 131-155. Capítulo 8. In: Estado da Arte e Perspectivas para a Zoologia no Brasil. Rocha, R. M. & W. A. P. Boeger (Editores). Resultados dos Simpósios do XXVII Congresso Brasileiro de Zoologia. Curitiba, Editora UFPR. 296 p. (BOOK CHAPTER)

Elias, M., M. Joron, K. Willmott, K. L. Silva-Brandão, V. Kaiser, C. F. Arias, L. M. Gómez Piñeres, S. Uribe, A.V.Z. Brower, A V. L. Freitas & C. Jiggins. 2009. Out of the Andes: patterns of diversification in clearwing butterflies. Molecular Ecology, 18: 1716-1729.

Kaminski, L. A., S. F. Sendoya, A. V. L. Freitas & P. S. Oliveira. 2009. Ecologia comportamental na interface formiga-planta-herbívoro: interações entre formigas e lepidópteros. Oecologia Brasiliensis, 13(1): 27-44.

Kaminski, L. A. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2009. Fabaceae, a new host plant family for Hypanartia and for the Neotropical Nymphalinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). The Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 41: 76-77.

Sendoya, S. F., A. V. L. Freitas & P. S. Oliveira. 2009. Egg-laying butterflies distinguish predaceous ants by sight. The American Naturalist 174(1): 134-140.

Freitas, A. V. L., L. A. Kaminski, R. G. Matos & K. L. Silva-Brandão. 2009. Immature stages of the Andean butterfly Actinote rufina (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae: Acraeini). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 19(1): 18-21.

Freitas, A. V. L., R. B. Francini & T. S. Souza. 2009. Immature stages and natural history of the threatened butterfly Actinote quadra (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae: Acraeini). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 19(2): 82-88.

Matavelli, C., M. Uehara-Prado, F. P. P. Leite & A. V. L. Freitas. 2009. Some aspects of the population ecology of the exotic amphipod, Talitroides topitotum, in an Atlantic Forest Reserve in Brazil. Crustaceana, 82(2): 241-251.

Marin, M. A., A. López, A. V. L. Freitas & S. I. Uribe. 2009. Caracterización molecular de Euptychiina (Lepidoptera: Satyrinae) del norte de la cordillera central de los Andes. Revista Colombiana de Entomología 35(2): 235-244.

Raimundo, R. G., A. V. L. Freitas & P. S. Oliveira. 2009. Seasonal patterns in activity rhythm and foraging ecology in the Neotropical forest-dwelling ant, Odontomachus chelifer (Formicidae: Ponerinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 102(6): 1151-1157.

Silva-Brandão, K. L., M. L. Lyra & A. V. L. Freitas. 2009. Barcoding Lepidoptera: Current situation and perspectives on the usefulness of a contentious technique. Neotropical Entomology 38(4): 441-451.

Tourinho, J. L. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2009. Population biology of Euptoieta hegesia (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae: Argynnini) in an urban area in Southeastern Brazil. The Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 41: 40-44.

Uehara-Prado. M. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2009. The effect of rainforest fragmentation on species diversity and mimicry ring composition of ithomiine butterflies. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 2: 23-28.

Uehara-Prado, M., J. O. Fernandes, A. M. Bello, G. Machado, A. J. Santos, F. Z. Vaz-de-Mello & A. V. L. Freitas. 2009. Selecting terrestrial arthropods as indicators of small-scale disturbance: a first approach in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Biological Conservation 142: 1220-1228.

Willmott, K. R., A. V. L. Freitas, J. P. W. Hall, K. L. Silva-Brandão & M. Paluch. 2009. A new species of Actinote Hübner from the Eastern Andes of Ecuador (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 111(1): 47-56.

Wahlberg, N., J. Leneveu, U. Kodandaramaiah, C. Peña, S. Nylin, A. V. L. Freitas & A. V. Z. Brower. 2009. Nymphalid butterflies diversify following near demise at the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 276: 4295-4302.

2008

Accacio, G. M., A. V. L. Freitas & M. V. Urso-Guimarães. 2008. Invertebrados. Páginas 99-103 (+ 1 mapa). Capítulo 6.5. In: Diretrizes para a conservação e restauração da biodiversidade no Estado de São Paulo. Rodrigues, R. R., C. A. Joly, M. C. W. Brito, A. Paese, J. P. Metzger, L. Casatti, M. A. Nalon, N. Menezes, N. M. Ivanauskas, V. Bolzani & V. L. R. Bononi (organizadores). Governo do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP. (BOOK CHAPTER)

Algarin, C. M., M. A. Marin, S. Uribe & A. V. L. Freitas. 2008. Tabla de vida de Pseudodirphia pallida (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) en condiciones de laboratório. Revista Colombiana de Entomologia, 34(1): 116-120.

Brown, K. S. Jr. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2008. Arawacus aethesa. Página 400; Eresia erysice erysice. Página 412; Heliconius nattereri. Páginas 414-415; Melinaea mnasias thera. Página 418; Napeogenes cyrianassa xanthone. Página 419; Tithorea harmonia caissara. Páginas 428-429; Eurytides iphitas. Página 429; Heraclides himeros baia. Página 430; Heraclides himeros himeros. Página 431; Mimoides lysithous harrisianus. Página 432; Parides ascanius. Página 433; Parides bunichus chamissonia. Página 434; Parides lysander matogrossensis. Páginas 436-437; Parides panthonus castilhoi. Páginas 437-438. In: Livro vermelho da fauna brasileira ameaçada de extinção. Machado, A. B. M., G. M. M. Drummond & A. P. Paglia (Eds.). Brasília, DF: MMA; Belo Horizonte, MG: Fundação Biodiversitas. (BOOK CHAPTER)

Canuto, J. Z., T. A. Nogueira, K. S. Brown Jr. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2008. Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Ithomiinae, Scada reckia reckia: suggestion of recent range expansion throughout the State of Espirito Santo, SE Brazil. Checklist, 3(2): 159-160.

Freitas, A. V. L. & K. S. Brown Jr. 2008. Immature stages of Ithomia salapia ardea (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Ithomiinae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 18(1): 17-19.

Freitas, A. V. L. 2008. Description of the early stages of Leucidia (Lepidoptera, Pieridae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 18(1): 30-31.

Freitas, A. V. L. & K. S. Brown Jr. 2008. Immature stages of Vila emilia (Nymphalidae: Biblidinae). Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 18(2): 74-77.

Freitas, A. V. L. & K. S. Brown Jr. 2008. Magnastigma julia. Página 401; Actinote quadra. Páginas 402-403; Actinote zikani. Páginas 403-404; Caenoptychia boulletti. Páginas 404-405; Episcada vitrea. Página 411; Grasseia menelaus eberti. Página 413; Hyalyris fiammetta. Página 415; Hyalyris leptalina. Página 416; Hypoleria fallens. Página 417; Paititia neglecta. Página 422; Pessonia epistrophus nikolajewna. Página 424; Polygrapha suprema. Página 425; Scada kasrchina delicata. Página 427; Nirodia belphegor. Páginas 445-446. In: Livro vermelho da fauna brasileira ameaçada de extinção. Machado, A. B. M., G. M. M. Drummond & A. P. Paglia (Eds.). Brasília, DF: MMA; Belo Horizonte, MG: Fundação Biodiversitas. (BOOK CHAPTER)

Kaminski, L. A. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2008. Immature stages of the butterfly Magneuptychia libye (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Neotropical Entomology, 37(2): 169-172.

Ribeiro, D. B., P. I. Prado, K. S. Brown Jr. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2008. Additive partitioning of butterfly diversity in a fragmented landscape: Importance of scale and implications for conservation. Diversity and Distributions, 14: 961-968.

Silva-Brandão, K. L., A. M. L. Azeredo-Espin & A. V. L. Freitas. 2008. New evidence on the systematic and phylogenetic position of Parides burchellanus (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae). Molecular Ecology Resources, 8(3): 502-511.

Silva-Brandão, K. L., N. Wahlberg, R. B. Francini, A. M. L. Azeredo-Espin, K. S. Brown Jr., M. Paluch, D. C. Lees & A. V. L. Freitas. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of butterflies of the tribe Acraeini (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Heliconiinae) and the evolution of host plant use. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 46: 515-531.

2007

Azevedo, C. O., F. Z. Vaz-de-Mello, M. T. Tavares, A. D. Brescovit, P. de Marco Jr., K. Furieri, K. S. Brown Jr. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2007. Os invertebrados terrestres ameaçados de extinção no estado do Espírito Santo. Páginas 105-119 In: Espécies da fauna ameaçados de extinção no estado do Espírito Santo. Pasamani, M. & S. L. Mendes (organizadores.). IPEMA, Vitória, 140pp. (BOOK CHAPTER)

Brown Jr K. S., A. V. L. Freitas, N. Wahlberg, B. Von Schoultz, A. O. Saura & A. Saura. 2007. Chromosomal evolution in the South American Nymphalidae. Hereditas, 144: 137-148.

Brown Jr K. S., A. V. L. Freitas, B. Von Schoultz, A. O. Saura & A. Saura. 2007. Chromosomal evolution of South American frugivorous butterflies in the Satyroid clade (Nymphalidae: Charaxinae, Morphinae and Satyrinae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 92: 467-481.

Freitas, A. V. L. 2007. A new species of Moneuptychia Forster (Lepidoptera: Satyrinae: Euptychiina) from the highlands of Southeastern Brazil. Neotropical Entomology, 36(6): 919-925.

Uehara-Prado, M. K. S. Brown Jr. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2007. Species richness, composition and abundance of fruit-feeding butterflies in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest: comparison between a fragmented and a continuous landscape. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 16: 43-54.

Wahlberg, N. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2007. Colonization of and radiation in South America by butterflies in the subtribe Phyciodina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 44: 1257-1272.


 

2006

Brower, A. V. Z., A. V. L. Freitas, M. Lee, K. L. Silva-Brandão, A. Whinnett & K. R. Willmott. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships among the Ithomiini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) inferred from one mitochondrial and two nuclear gene regions. Systematic Entomology 31: 288-301.

Dutra, H. P., A. V. L. Freitas & P. S. Oliveira. 2006. Dual ant attraction in the Neotropical shrub Urera baccifera (Urticaceae): the role of ant visitation to pearl bodies and fruits in herbivore deterrence and leaf longevity. Functional Ecology, 20(2): 252-260.

Freitas, A. V. L. & C. Peña. 2006. Description of Genus Guaianaza for “Euptychiapronophila (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) with a description of the immature stages. Zootaxa, 1163: 49-59.

Freitas, A. V. L. 2006. Immature Stages of Adelpha malea goyama Schaus (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Limenitidinae). Neotropical Entomology, 35(5): 625-628.

Freitas, A. V. L., I. R. Leal, M. Uehara-Prado & L. Iannuzzi. 2006. Insetos como indicadores de conservação da paisagem. Páginas 357-384, Capítulo 15 In: Biologia da Conservação: Essências. Rocha, C. F. D., H. G. Bergallo, M. Van Sluys &. M. A. S. Alves (editores). RiMa Editora, São Carlos., 587pp. (BOOK CHAPTER)

Peña, C., N. Wahlberg, E. Weingartner, U. Kodandaramaiah, S. Nylin, A. V. L. Freitas & A. V. Z. Brower. 2006. Higher level phylogeny of Satyrinae butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) based on DNA sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 40: 29-49.

Willmott, K. R. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2006. Higher-level phylogeny of the Ithomiinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae): classification, patterns of larval hostplant colonization and diversification. Cladistics, 22(4): 297-368.

2005

Andrade, R. B. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2005. Population biology of two species of Heliconius (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae) in a semi-deciduous forest in Southeastern Brazil. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 59(4): 223-228.

Francini, R. B., A. V. L. Freitas & K. S. Brown Jr. 2005. Rediscovery of Actinote zikani (D’Almeida) (Nymphalidae, Heliconiinae, Acraeini): Natural history, population biology and conservation of an endangered butterfly in SE Brazil. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 59(3): 134-142.

Freitas, A. V. L. & K. S. Brown Jr. 2005. Immature stages of Napeogenes sulphurina Bates, 1862 (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Ithomiinae) from Northeastern Brazil. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 59(1): 35-37.

Freitas, A. V. L. 2005. Borboletas. Borboletas da Mata Atlântica. Publicação privada (1000 cópias) – Tuim Parque. 12 pp.

Lewinsohn, T. M., A. V. L. Freitas & P. I. Prado. 2005. Conservation of Terrestrial Invertebrates and Their Habitats in Brazil. Conservation Biology, 19(3): 640-645.

Lewinsohn, T. M., A. V. L. Freitas & P. I. Prado. 2005. Conservação de Invertebrados Terrestres e Seus Hábitats no Brasil. Megadiversidade 1 (1): 62-69.

Uehara-Prado, M., A. V. L. Freitas & K. S. Brown Jr. 2005. Biological traits of frugivorous butterflies in a fragmented and a continuous landscape in the South Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 59(2): 96-106.

Silva-Brandão, K. L., A. V. L. Freitas, A. V. Z. Brower & V. N. Solferini. 2005. Phylogenetic relationships of the New World Troidini swallowtails (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) based on COI, COII, and EF-1a genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 36: 468-483.


 

2004

Francini, R. B., A. V. L. Freitas & C. M. Penz. 2004. Two new species of Actinote (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) from Southeastern Brazil. Zootaxa, 719: 1-10.

Freitas, A. V. L. 2004. A new species of Yphthimoides (Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) from southeastern Brazil. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 58(1): 7-12.

Freitas, A. V. L. 2004. Immature stages of Amphidecta reynoldsi (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 58(1): 53-55.

Freitas, A. V. L. & K. S. Brown Jr. 2004. Phylogeny of the Nymphalidae (Lepidoptera). Systematic Biology, 53(3): 363-383.

Oliveira, P. S. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2004. Ant-Plant-Herbivore Interactions in the Neotropical Cerrado Savanna. Review. Naturwissenschaften, 91(12): 557-570.

Rodrigues, L. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2004. Borboletas: delicada beleza. Obra em 4 volumes. Lemos Editorial & Gráficos Ltda/Biosintética, São Paulo. 184pp. ISBN: 85-7450-170-0 (BOOK)

Schulz, S., G. Beccaloni, K. S. Brown Jr., M. Boppré, A. V. L. Freitas, P. Ockenfels & J. R. Trigo. 2004. Semiochemicals derived from pyrrolizidine alkaloids in male ithomiine butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Ithomiinae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 32 (8): 699-713.

Uehara-Prado, M., A. V. L. Freitas, R. B. Francini & K. S. Brown Jr. 2004. Guia das borboletas frugívoras da Reserva Estadual do Morro Grande e região de Caucaia do Alto, Cotia (SP). Biota Neotropica, 4(1): 1-25.

2003

Brown Jr., K. S. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2003. Butterfly Communities of Urban Forest Fragments in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil: Structure, Instability, Environmental Correlates, and Conservation. Journal of Insect Conservation, 6(4): 217-231.

Cogni, R., A. V. L. Freitas & P. S. Oliveira. 2003. Interhabitat differences in ant activity on plant foliage: Ants at extrafloral nectaries of Hibiscus pernambucensis in sandy and mangrove forests. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 107: 125-131.

Freitas, A. V. L. 2003. Description of a new genus for “Euptychia peculiaris (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae): Immature stages and systematic position. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 57(2): 100-106.

Freitas, A. V. L., R. B. Francini & K. S. Brown Jr. 2003. Insetos como indicadores ambientais. Páginas 125-151, Capítulo 5 In: Métodos de estudos em biologia da conservação e manejo da vida silvestre. Cullen Jr., L., R. Rudran & C. Valladares-Pádua (organizadores). Editora da UFPR; Fundação O Boticário de Proteção à Natureza, 667pp. (BOOK CHAPTER)

Raimundo, R. L. G., A. V. L. Freitas, R. N. S. Costa, J. B. F. Oliveira, A. B. Melo & K. S. Brown Jr. 2003. Manual de monitoramento ambiental usando borboletas e libélulas – Reserva Extrativista do Alto Juruá, 36 pp. (il). Série Pesquisa e Monitoramento Participativo em Áreas de Conservação Gerenciadas por Populações Tradicionais, Volume 1. Campinas, CERES/Laboratório de Antropologia e Ambiente. ISBN: 85-86572-13-6 (BOOK)

Uehara-Prado, M., A. V. L. Freitas, J. P. Metzger, L. Alves, W. G. Silva & K. S. Brown Jr. 2003. Borboletas frugívoras (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) como indicadoras de fragmentação florestal no Planalto Atlântico Paulista. Volume 1 dos Anais do VI Congresso de Ecologia do Brasil. Fortaleza, CE. pp. 297-299.

2002

Brown Jr., K. S. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2002. Diversidade Biológica no Alto Juruá: Avaliação, Causas e Manutenção. Páginas 33-42; pranchas 13-16 In: Enciclopédia da floresta. O Alto Juruá: Práticas e conhecimentos das populações. Carneiro da Cunha, M. M. & M. B. Almeida (organizadores). São Paulo: Companhia das Letras, 735pp. (BOOK CHAPTER)

Cogni, R. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2002. The ant assemblage visiting extrafloral nectaries of Hibiscus pernambucensis (Malvaceae) in a mangrove forest in southeast Brazil (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 40(2): 373-383.

Cogni, R., A. V. L. Freitas & B. F. Amaral-Filho. 2002. Influence of prey size on predation success by Zelus longipes L. (Het., Reduviidae). Journal of Applied Entomology, 126: 1-5.

Freitas, A. V. L. & K. S. Brown Jr. 2002. Immature stages of Sais rosalia (Nymphalidae, Ithomiinae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 56(2): 104-106.

Freitas, A. V. L., D. Murray & K. S. Brown Jr. 2002. Immatures, natural history and the systematic position of Bia actorion (Nymphalidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 56(3): 117-122.

Freitas, A. V. L. 2002. Immature stages of Eteona tisiphone (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 56(4): 286-288.

Oliveira, P. S., A. V. L. Freitas & K. Del-Claro. 2002. Ant foraging on plant foliage: contrasting effects on the behavioral ecology of insect herbivores. Páginas 287-305 In: The Cerrados of Brazil: Ecology and Natural History of a Neotropical Savanna. Oliveira, P. S. & R. J. Marquis (editores). Columbia University Press, NY, viii + 398pp. (BOOK CHAPTER)

2001

Freitas, A. V. L., K. S. Brown Jr. & A. Aiello. 2001. Biology of Adelpha mythra feeding on Asteraceae, a novel plant family for the Neotropical Limenitidinae (Nymphalidae), and new data on Adelpha “Species-Group VII”. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 54(3): 97-100.

Freitas, A. V. L., J. Vasconcellos-Neto, F. Vanini, J. R. Trigo & K. S. Brown Jr. 2001. Population studies of Aeria olena and Tithorea harmonia (Nymphalidae, Ithomiinae) in Southeastern Brazil. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 55(4): 150-157.

Freitas, A. V. L. & R. R. Ramos. 2001. Population biology of Parides anchises nephalion (Papilionidae) in a coastal site in Southeast Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Biology, 61(4): 623-630.

Machado, G. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2001. Larval defence against ant predation in the butterfly Smyrna blomfildia. Ecological Entomology, 26: 436-439.

2000

Brown Jr., K. S. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2000. Diversidade de Lepidoptera em Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo. Boletim do Museu de Biologia Mello Leitão, Nova Série, 11/12: 71-116.

Brown Jr., K. S. & A. V. L. Freitas. 2000. Atlantic Forest Butterflies: Indicators for Landscape Conservation. Biotropica, 32 (4b): 934-956.

1988-1999

Freitas, A. V. L. 1988. Pesquisando – Série Ano Nacional do Turismo. Boletim O Calunga. Ano VII, n° 21 (edição janeiro-março de 1988): 22-23. AFISAVI – Associação Filatélica de São Vicente.

Freitas, A. V. L. 1991. Variação Morfológica, ciclo de vida e sistemática de Tegosa claudina (Eschscholtz) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Melitaeinae) no Estado de São Paulo. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 35(2): 301-306.

Oliveira, P. S. & A. V. L. Freitas. 1991. Hostplant record for Eunica bechina magnipunctata (Nymphalidae) and observations on ovipositions sites and immature biology. The Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 30(1-2): 140-141.

Freitas, A. V. L. & P. S. Oliveira. 1992. Biology and behavior of the neotropical butterfly Eunica bechina (Nymphalidae) with special reference to larval defence against ant predation. The Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 31(1-2): 1-11.

Freitas, A. V. L. 1993. Biology and Population dynamics of Placidula euryanassa, a relict ithomiine butterfly (Lepidoptera: Ithomiinae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 47(2): 87-105.

Leal, I. R., S. O. Ferreira & A. V. L. Freitas. 1993. Diversidade de formigas de solo em um gradiente sucessional de Mata Atlântica, ES, Brasil. Biotemas, 6(2): 42-53.

Brown Jr., K. S. & A. V. L. Freitas. 1994. Juvenile stages of Ithomiinae: overview and systematics (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Tropical Lepidoptera, 5(1): 9-20.

Brown Jr., K. S. & A. V. L. Freitas. 1994. Manual de monitoramento ambiental com borboletas (REAJ). Publicação particular/ASAREAJ, Campinas, SP, 32pp.

Freitas, A. V. L. 1995. Nest relocation and prey specialization in the ant Leptogenys propefalcigera Roger (Formicidae: Ponerinae) in an urban area in southeastern Brazil. Insects Sociaux 42: 453-456.

Oliveira, P. S., A. V. L. Freitas & K. Del-Claro. 1995. Forrageamento de formigas sobre plantas: conseqüências para a ecologia comportamental de herbívoros. Anais do XII encontro de Mirmecologia, UNISINOS, São Leopoldo, RS. pp. 41-46.

Freitas, A. V. L. & P. S. Oliveira. 1996. Ants as selective agents on herbivore biology: effects on the behaviour of a non – myrmecophilous butterfly. Journal of Animal Ecology 65: 205-210.

Freitas, A. V. L. 1996. Population biology of Heterosais edessa (Nymphalidae) and its associated Atlantic Forest Ithomiinae community. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 50(4): 273-289.

Freitas, A. V. L., J. R. Trigo, K. S. Brown Jr., L. Witte, T. Hartmann & L. E. S. Barata. 1996. Tropane and pyrrolizidine akaloids in the ithomiines Placidula euryanassa and Miraleria cymothoe (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Chemoecology 7: 61-67.

Freitas, A. V. L., K. S. Brown jr. & L. D. Otero. 1997. Juvenile stages of Cybdelis, a key genus uniting the diverse branches of Eurytelinae (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae). Tropical Lepidoptera 8 (1): 29-34.

Freitas, A. V. L., W. W. Benson, O. J. Marini-Filho & R. M. Carvalho. 1997. Territoriality by the dawn’s early light: the Neotropical butterfly Caligo idomenaeus (Nymphalidae: Brassolinae). The Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 34: 14-20.

Ramos, R. R. & A. V. L. Freitas. 1999. Population biology, wing color variation and ecological plasticity in Heliconius erato phyllis (Nymphalidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 53(1): 11-21.

Freitas, A. V. L., I. R. Leal & S. O. Ferreira. 1999. Selection of oviposition sites by a lepidopteran community in a tropical forest in southeastern Brazil. Biotropica 31 (2): 372-375.

Freitas, A. V. L. 1999. An anti-predator behavior in larvae of Libytheana carinenta (Nymphalidae, Libytheinae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 53 (3): 130-131.

Vanini, F., V. Bonato & A. V. L. Freitas. 1999. Polyphenism and population biology of Eurema elathea (Pieridae) in a disturbed environment in tropical Brazil. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 53 (4): 159-168.

Natércia, F. & A. V. L. Freitas. 1999. Mister M dos Insetos. Veja Kid+ (revista infantil). Ano 1 n° 11 (edição de 15 de novembro): 28-30. Editora Abril. (Fotos de C. G. E. Patto).

Brown Jr., K. S. & A. V. L. Freitas. 1999. Lepidoptera. Páginas 225-243 In: C. A. Joly e C. E. M. Bicudo (orgs). Biodiversidade do Estado de São Paulo, Brasil: síntese do conhecimento ao final do século XX, 5 – Invertebrados terrestres/C. R. F. Brandão & E. M. Cancello (editores) – São Paulo: FAPESP, 1999. xviii + 279 pp. (BOOK CHAPTER)