Acta Amazonica 47(4) - Summary
   
Issues: 47-4 Agronomy PDF
Title: Analysis of soybean cropland expansion in the southern Brazilian Amazon and its relation to economic drivers
Authors: Anibal GUSSO, Jorge Ricardo DUCATI, Virindiana Colet BORTOLOTTO
Keywords: land use, agriculture, soybean mapping, Amazon biome
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201700543

   
Issues: 47-4 Agronomy PDF
Title: Molecular characterization of progenies of bacurizeiro (Platonia insignis) from Marajó Island, northeastern Amazon
Authors: Lígia Cristine Gonçalves PONTES, Elisa Ferreira MOURA, Mônika Fecury MOURA, Simone de Miranda RODRIGUES, Maria do Socorro Padilha de OLIVEIRA, José Edmar Urano de CARVALHO, Josette THERRIER
Keywords: genetic diversity, germplasm bank, Clusiaceae
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201701302

   
Issues: 47-4 Animal Sciences/Fisheries Resources PDF
Title: Metazoan parasite communities of Leporinus macrocephalus (Characiformes: Anostomidae) in cultivation systems in the western Amazon, Brazil
Authors: Williane M. de O. MARTINS, Marcia C. N. JUSTO, Melissa Q. CÁRDENAS, Simone C. COHEN
Keywords: diversity, Digenea, Monogenoidea, Nematoda
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201701243

   
Issues: 47-4 Ecology PDF
Title: Observational and experimental evaluation of hemiparasite resistance in trees in the urbanafforestation of Santarém, Pará, Brazil
Authors: Francisco Pinheiro da SILVA, Rodrigo Ferreira FADINI
Keywords: Loranthaceae, mistletoe, tree parasites, urban silviculture
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201700033

   
Issues: 47-4 Geography PDF
Title: Population and development in the Amazon: A longitudinal study of migrant settlers in theNorthern Ecuadorian Amazon
Authors: Samuel SELLERS, Richard BILSBORROW, Victoria SALINAS, Carlos MENA
Keywords: family planning, deforestation, livelihoods, migration
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201602663

   
Issues: 47-4 Health Sciences PDF
Title: Antileishmanial activity of extracts from Libidibia ferrea: development of in vitro and in vivo tests
Authors: Claudia Dantas COMANDOLLI-WYREPKOWSKI, Bruno Bezerra JENSEN, Iryna GRAFOVA, Pierre Alexandre dos SANTOS, Angela Maria Comapa BARROS, Fabiane Veloso SOARES, José Fernando Marques BARCELLOS, Aline Fagundes da SILVA, Andriy GRAFOV, Antonia Maria Ramos FRANCO
Keywords: cutaneous leishmaniasis, natural products, topical formulations, experimental treatment
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201700871

   
Issues: 47-4 Health Sciences PDF
Title: Zootherapy in the Amazon: green anaconda (Eunectes murinus) fat as a natural medicine totreat wounds
Authors: Erika SOUZA, Fernanda P. WERNECK, Leonardo BRANDÃO, Rafael de FRAGA
Keywords: ethnozoology, folk medicine, snakes, Wistar
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201702202

   
Issues: 47-4 Zoology PDF
Title: A new species of Sarcofahrtiopsis (Insecta, Diptera, Sarcophagidae) from mangrove forests in the Brazilian Amazon, with a key to species identification
Authors: Fernando da Silva CARVALHO-FILHO, Caroline Costa de SOUZA, Jéssica Maria Menezes SOARES
Keywords: flesh fly, Calyptratae, Oestroidea, Brazil, Pará
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201700302

   
Issues: 47-4 Brief reports PDF
Title: Supplementary taxonomic description of Demidospermus pinirampi (Monogenoidea, Dactylogyridae), with a new host record and anexpansion of its distribution range
Authors: Julio Cesar Cenci de AGUIAR, Glauco Baptista Franco BUENO, Sonia Maria Cursino dos SANTOS, Edson Aparecido ADRIANO
Keywords: South America, Tocantins, morphology, parasite, Pimelodidae
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201700112

   
Issues: 47-4 Brief reports PDF
Title: Range extension of Diclidurus scutatus (Chiroptera,Emballonuridae) to southwestern Amazonia
Authors: Roberto Leonan Morim NOVAES, Vinícius Cardoso CLÁUDIO, Adriana Akemi KUNIY
Keywords: distribution, lesser ghost bat, western Amazon, Rondônia
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201700083

   
Issues: 47-4 Brief reports PDF
Title: Bat necrophagy by a whip-spider (Arachnida, Amblypygi, Phrynidae) in a cave in the eastern Brazilian Amazon
Authors: Xavier PROUS, Thadeu PIETROBON, Mariane S. RIBEIRO, Robson de A. ZAMPAULO
Keywords: Heterophrynus longicornis, Chiroptera, cave, feeding behavior
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201700993

   
Issues: 47-4 Brief reports PDF
Title: Postmortem interval estimation based on Chrysomya albiceps (Diptera, Calliphoridae) in a forensic case in the Andean Amazon, Caquetá, Colombia
Authors: Yardany RAMOS-PASTRANA, Marta WOLFF
Keywords: forensic science, carrion insetcs, death time, Amazon rainforest
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201700392