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Peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals


19. Cassini CS, Carvalho TR, Taucce PPG, Haddad CFB, Sole M. (under review). Unexplored Urban Diversity: A New Species of Adenomera (Anura, Leptodactylidae) Related to A. ajurauna from the Atlantic Forest of Southeastern and Southern Brazil. Herpetologica.

18. Brunes TO, Pinto FCS, Taucce PPG, Santos MTT, Nascimento LB, Carvalho DC, Oliveira G, Vasconcelos S, Leite FSF. (In press). Traditional taxonomy underestimates the number of species of frogs (Amphibia: Anura: Bokermannohyla) diverging in the mountains of southeastern Brazil since the Miocene. Systematics and Biodiversity.

17. Andrade P, Lyra ML, Zina J, Bastos DFO, Brunetti AE, Baeta D, Afonso S, Brunes TO, Taucce PPG, Carneiro M, Haddad CFB, Sequeira F. 2022. Draft genome and multi-tissue transcriptome assemblies of the Neotropical leaf-frog Phyllomedusa bahiana. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 12, jkac270. ResearchGate link

16. Taucce PPG, Costa-Campos CE, Carvalho TR, Michalski F. 2022. Anurans (Amphibia: Anura) of the Brazilian state of Amapá, eastern Amazonia: species diversity and knowledge gaps. European Journal of Taxonomy, 836, 96–130. ResearchGate link


15. Motta, AP, Taucce, PPG, Haddad, CFB, Canedo, Clarissa. (2021). A new terraranan genus from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest with comments on the systematics of Brachycephaloidea (Amphibia: Anura). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 59, 663-679. ResearchGate link


14. Taucce, PPG, Costa-Campos, CE, Haddad, CFB & Carvalho, TR. (2020). A new Amazonian species of the diminutive frog genus Adelophryne (Anura: Brachycephaloidea: Eleutherodactylidae) from the state of Amapá, northern Brazil. Copeia, 108, 746-757. ResearchGate link

13. Candioti, FV, Goldberg, J, Akmentis, M, Nogueira-Costa, P, Taucce, PPG, Pombal Jr, JP. (2020). Skeleton in the closet: hidden diversity in patterns of cranial and postcranial ontogeny in Neotropical direct-developing frogs (Anura: Brachycephaloidea). Organism Diversity and Evolution, 20, 763-783. ResearchGate link

12. Taucce, PPG, Nascimento, JS, Trevisan, CC, Leite, FSF, Santana, DJ, Haddad, CFB, Napoli, MF. (2020). A new rupicolous species of the Pristimantis conspicillatus group (Anura: Brachycephaloidea: Craugastoridae) from central Bahia, Brazil. Journal of Hepetology, 54, 245-257. ResearchGate link

11. Cassini*, CS, Taucce*, PPG, Carvalho, TR, Fouquet, A, Solé, M, Haddad, CFB, Garcia, PCA. (2020). One step beyond a broad molecular phylogenetic analysis: Species delimitation of Adenomera marmorata Steindachner, 1867 (Anura: Leptodactylidae). PLOS ONE, 15, e0229324 . *Equal contributors ResearchGate link

10. Goldberg, J, Taucce, PPG, Quinzio, SI, Haddad, CFB, Candioti, FV. (2020). Increasing our knowledge on direct-developing frogs: the ontogeny of Ischnocnema henselii (Anura: Brachycephalidae) . Zoologischer Anzeiger, 284, 78-87. ResearchGate link


9. Taucce, PPG, Zaidan, BF, Zaher, H & Garcia, PCA. (2019). A new species of Ischnocnema Reinhardt and Lütken, 1862 (Anura: Brachycephalidae) of the I. lactea species series from southeastern Brazil . Zootaxa, 4706, 531-545. ResearchGate link

8. Carvalho, TR, Cassini, CS, Taucce, PPG & Haddad, CFB. (2019). A new morphologically cryptic species of Adenomera closely related to A. araucaria from the Atlantic Forest of southern Brazil (Anura, Leptodactylidae). Journal of Herpetology, 53, 131-143. ResearchGate link


7. Taucce, PPG, Canedo, C, Parreiras, JS, Drummond, LO, Nogueira-Costa, P & Haddad, CFB. (2018). Molecular phylogeny of Ischnocnema (Anura: Brachycephalidae) with the redefinition of its series and the description of two new species. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 128, 123-146. ResearchGate link

6. Taucce, PPG, Canedo, C, Haddad, CFB, Lemmon, AR, Moriarty Lemmon, E, Vences, M & Lyra, ML. (2018). The mitochondrial genomes of five frog species of the Neotropical genus Ischnocnema (Anura: Brachycephaloidea: Brachycephalidae). Mitochondrial DNA part B: Resources, 3, 915-917. Open access

5. Taucce, PPG, Canedo, C & Haddad, CFB. (2018). Two new species of Ischnocnema (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from southeastern Brazil and their phylogenetic position within the I. guentheri series. Herpetological Monographs, 32, 1-21 (cover). ResearchGate link

Before 2018

4. Taucce, PPG, Pinheiro, PDP, Leite, FSF & Garcia, PCA. (2015). Advertisement call and morphological variation of the poorly known and endemic Bokermannohyla juiju Faivovich, Lugli, Lourenço and Haddad, 2009 (Anura: Hylidae) from central Bahia, Brazil. Zootaxa, 3915, 99–110. ResearchGate link

3. Pinheiro, PDP, Taucce, PPG, Leite, FSF & Garcia PCA. (2014). The call of the narrowly endemic Bokermannohyla martinsi (Bokermann, 1964) (Anura: Hylidae) from southern Espinhaço range, southeastern Brazil. Zootaxa, 3815, 147–150. ResearchGate link

2. Taucce, PPG, Leite, FSF, Santos, PS, Feio, RN & Garcia, PCA. (2012). The advertisement call, color patterns, and distribution extension of Ischnocnema izecksohni (Caramaschi and Kisteumacher, 1989) (Anura, Brachycephalidae). Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia, 52, 111–119. ResearchGate link

1. Melo, MC, Taucce, PPG. & Borba, EL. (2011). Reproductive biology and isolation mechanisms in rupicolous species of the Acianthera prolifera complex (Orchidaceae) occurring in southeastern Brazil. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 293, 161–176. ResearchGate link

Book Chapters


2. Ferreira, RB, Mônico, AT, Cruz, CAG, ... Taucce, PPG, ... Pertel, W. (2019). List of threatened amphibians in the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil. In: Fraga, CN, Formigoni, MH, Chaves, FG. (Eds.) List of threatened fauna and flora in the state of Espírito Santo. Santa Teresa, Instituto Nacional da Mata Atlântica. pp. 256-269 (book published in Portuguese). ResearchGate link

1. Fraga CN, Peixoto AL, Leite YLR, ... Taucce PPG, ... Nóbrega YC. (2019). List of threatened fauna and flora in the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil. In: Fraga CN, Formigoni MH, Chaves FG. (Eds.) Threatened fauna and flora in the state of Espírito Santo. Santa Teresa, Instituto Nacional da Mata Atlântica. pp. 342-419 (book published in Portuguese). ResearchGate link