Acta Amazonica 48(2) 2018 - Summary
   
Issues: 48-2 Agronomy and Forestry PDF
Title: Allometric equations for total, above - and below - ground biomass and carbon of the Amazonian forest type known as campinarana
Authors: Cecilia P.I.B. WOORTMANN, Niro HIGUCHI, Joaquim dos SANTOS, Roseana P. da SILVA
Keywords: modelling; forests on sand; climate change
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201700673

   
Issues: 48-2 Agronomy and Forestry PDF
Title: Genetic diversity among accessions of sacha inchi (Plukenetia volubilis) by phenotypic characteristics analysis
Authors: Haroldo Silva RODRIGUES, Aluízio BORÉM, Mágno Sávio Ferreira VALENTE, Maria Teresa Gomes LOPES, Cosme Damião CRUZ, Francisco Célio Maia CHAVES, Caroline de Souza BEZERRA
Keywords: Euphorbiaceae, biometrics, Amazon region, genetic resources
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201702591

   
Issues: 48-2 Animal and Fisheries Sciences PDF
Title: Development of a quality index scheme and shelf-life study for whole tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum)
Authors: Márcio Luís Bernardo Pontes da SILVA, Jane Mello LOPES, Sidely Gil Araújo VIEIRA, Thaís Danyelle Santos ARAUJO, Rodrigo Maciel CALVET, Alitiene Moura Lemos PEREIRA, Fabiola Helena dos Santos FOGAÇA
Keywords: food quality, storage time, spoilage, sensory parameters
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201703441

   
Issues: 48-2 Biodiversity and Conservation PDF
Title: Survey of social wasps (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Polistinae) in Amazon rainforest fragments in Acre, Brazil
Authors: Bruno GOMES, Samilla Vanessa de Lima KNIDEL, Heroílson da Silva MORAES, Marjorie da SILVA
Keywords: distribution records, Neotropical Region, swarm-founding wasps, Western Amazon
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201700913

   
Issues: 48-2 Biodiversity and Conservation PDF
Title: Diversity patterns of hawkmoths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) in the canopy of an ombrophilous forest in the central Amazon, Brazil
Authors: Gilcélia Melo LOURIDO, Catarina da Silva MOTTA, Márlon Breno GRAÇA, José Albertino RAFAEL
Keywords: Amazon rainforest, flight activity, forest canopy, species composition, species richness
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201704721

   
Issues: 48-2 Biodiversity and Conservation PDF
Title: Insects of forensic importance associated to cadaveric decomposition in a rural area of the Andean Amazon, Caquetá, Colombia
Authors: Yardany RAMOS-PASTRANA, Yenny VIRGÜEZ-DÍAZ, Marta WOLFF
Keywords: cadaveric decomposition, carrion, forensic entomology, Colombian Amazon
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201701033

   
Issues: 48-2 Biodiversity and Conservation PDF
Title: Ecological studies of mayflies (Insecta, Ephemeroptera): Can sampling effort be reduced without losing essential taxonomic and ecological information?
Authors: Yulie SHIMANO, Mylena CARDOSO, Leandro JUEN
Keywords: congruence, environmental monitoring, functional feeding group, taxonomic resolution
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201700583

   
Issues: 48-2 Biodiversity and Conservation PDF
Title: Biting the hand that feeds you: wedge-billed hummingbird is a nectar robber of a sicklebill - adapted Andean bellflower
Authors: Mannfred M.A. BOEHM
Keywords: nectar robbing, bird pollination, neotropical bellflowers, Schistes geoffroyi, co-evolution
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201703932

   
Issues: 48-2 Biodiversity and Conservation PDF
Title: Death-feigning behaviour in Iphisa elegans: the second reported case in the Family Gymnophthalmidae (Reptilia: Squamata)
Authors: Paulo Roberto MACHADO-FILHO, Guilherme Marson MOYA, Fábio MAFFEI
Keywords: reptiles, Ethology, antipredator display, lizard, thanatosis
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201704021

   
Issues: 48-2 Biodiversity and Conservation PDF
Title: Filling gaps in the distribution of the white-winged vampire bat, Diaemus youngii (Phyllostomidae, Desmodontinae): new records for southern Amazonia
Authors: Mônica A. PEDROSO, Patrício A. da ROCHA, Marcus V. BRANDÃO, Guilherme S. T. GARBINO; Carolina O. de MORAES, Caroline C. AIRES
Keywords: rainforest, hematophagous bat, Mato Grosso, Rondônia, Tocantins
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201704291

   
Issues: 48-2 Chemistry and Pharmacology PDF
Title: Antioxidant activity and physicochemical characteristics of honeys from the eastern Amazon region, Brazil
Authors: Adelene Menezes Portela BANDEIRA, Victor Valentim GOMES, Arthur Abinader VASCONCELOS, Paulo Sérgio TAUBE, Emerson Cristi de BARROS, Samuel Carvalho COSTA, Alan Kelbis Oliveira LIMA, Aline Augusti BOLIGON, Emily Pansera WACZUK, João Batista Teixeira ROCHA
Keywords: Apis mellifera, quercetin, DPPH radical, flavonoids
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201702721

   
Issues: 48-2 Geosciences PDF
Title: Agricultural land use and cover change in the Cerrado/ Amazon ecotone: A case study of the upper Teles Pires River basin
Authors: Ana Paula Sousa Rodrigues ZAIATZ, Cornélio Alberto ZOLIN, Laurimar Goncalves VENDRUSCULO, Tarcio Rocha LOPES, Janaina PAULINO
Keywords: Amazon Basin, remote sensing, GIS, territorial management
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1809-4392201701930