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J.C. Santos CV

Santos, J.C., Tarvin, R. D., O’Connell, L. A. 2015. A review of chemical defense in poison frogs (Dendrobatidae): Ecology, pharmacokinetics and autoresistance. Invited review. Chemical Signals in Vertebrates (CSiV) Volume 13

Santos, J.C., Baquero, M., Barrio-Amorós, C.L., Coloma, L.A., Erdtmann, L.K., Lima, A.P., Cannatella, D.C. 2014. Aposematism increases acoustic diversification and speciation in poison frogs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 281:9. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1761 PDF

Shik, J.Z., Santos, J.C., Seal, J.N., Adam Kay, A., Mueller, U.G., Kaspari, M. 2014 Metabolism and the rise of fungus cultivation by ant societies. American Naturalist 184 (3): 364-373 PDF

Santos, J.C. 2012. Fast molecular evolution associated with high active metabolic rates in poison frogs. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29(8): 2001-2018. PDF

Barrio-Amorós, C.L., Santos, J.C. 2012. Three new cloud frogs (Aromobates: Dendrobatidae) from the Andes of Venezuela, with notes on Aromobates saltuensis and A. inflexus, and the conservation status and phyogeny of Aromobates). Zootaxa 3422: 1-31 PDF

Santos, J.C., Cannatella, D.C. 2011. Phenotypic integration emerges from aposematism and scale in poison frogs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108: 6175-6180. PDF

Barrio-Amorós, C.L., Santos, J.C. 2011. Redescription and generic assignation of Dendrobates rufulus Gorzula (Anura, Dendrobatidae) from Chimantá tepui, Venezuela. Salamandra 47(3): 155-160. PDF

Páez-Vacas, M.I.*, Coloma, L.A., Santos, J.C. 2010. Systematics of the Hyloxalus bocagei complex (Anura: Dendrobatidae): description of two new species and recognition of H. maculosus. Zootaxa Monographs (2711): 1-149. * Undergraduate mentee PDF

Barrio-Amorós, C.L., Santos, J.C., Molina, C.R. 2010. An addition to the diversity of dendrobatid frogs in Venezuela: description of three new collared frogs (Anura: Dendrobatidae:Mannophryne). Phyllomedusa 9(1): 3-35. PDF

Barrio-Amorós, C.L., Santos, J.C. 2010. Amphibia, Anura, Dendrobatidae, Allobates femoralis (Boulenger, 1884): First confirmed country records, Venezuela. CheckList 6 (2): 208-209. PDF

Barrio-Amorós, C.L., Rivas, G.A., Molina, C.R., Santos, J.C., Kaiser, H. 2010. Intraspecific variation in the endangered frog Mannophryne riveroi (Anura, Dendrobatidae, Aromobatinae), with comments on coloration and natural history. Herpetological Notes 3: 151-160. PDF

Barrio-Amorós, C.L., Santos, J.C., Jovanovic, O. 2010. A new dendrobatid frog (Anura: Dendrobatidae: Anomaloglossus) from the Orinoquian rainforest, southern Venezuela. Zootaxa 2413: 37-50 PDF

Santos, J.C., Coloma, L.A., Caldwell, J.P., Summers, K., Ree, R., Cannatella, D.C. 2009. Amazonian amphibian diversity is primarily derived from late Miocene Andean lineages. PLoS-Biology 7:3 (March 10, 2009) PDF

Barrio-Amorós, C.L., Santos, J.C. 2009. Description of a new Allobates (Anura, Dendrobatidae) from the eastern Andean piedmont, Venezuela. Phyllomedusa 8(2): 89-104. PDF

Ron, S.R., Santos, J.C., Cannatella, D.C 2006. Phylogeny of the túngara frog genus Engystomops (= Physalaemus pustulosus species group; Anura: Leptodactylidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 39:392–403. PDF

Graham, C.H., Ron, S.R., Santos, J.C., Schneider, C.J., Moritz, C. 2004. Integrating phylogenetics and environmental niche models to explore speciation mechanisms in dendrobatid frogs. Evolution 58 (8): 1781-1793. PDF

Santos, J.C., Coloma, L.A., Cannatella D.C. 2003. Multiple recurring origins of aposematism and diet specialization in poison frogs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 100(22):12792–12797. PDF

Paz-y-Mino, C., Burgos, R., Morillo, S.A., Santos, J.C., Fiallo, B.F., Leone, P.E. 2002. BCR-ABL rearrangement frequencies in chronic myeloid leukemia and acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Ecuador, South America. Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics 132:65-67. (as an undergraduate) PDF