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Harnessing phylogenomic comparative methods to understand the diversification of fishes of the superfamily Loricarioidea

Grant number: 14/05051-5
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctoral
Effective date (Start): November 01, 2014
Effective date (End): August 31, 2018
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Genetics - Animal Genetics
Acordo de Cooperação: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal Investigator:Claudio de Oliveira
Grantee:Fábio Fernandes Roxo
Host Institution: Instituto de Biociências (IBB). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Botucatu. Botucatu , SP, Brazil
Associated scholarship(s):15/00691-9 - Harnessing phylogenomic comparative methods to understand the diversification of fishes of the Loricarioidea superfamily, BE.EP.PD

Abstract

The Loricarioidea is the largest monophyletic group of catfishes endemic to the Neotropics with about 1,412 valid species assigned to six family-level taxa: Astroblepidae (61 species), Callichthyidae (200 species), Loricariidae (870 species), Nematogenyidae (1 species), Scoloplacidae (6 species) and Trichomycteridae (273 species). Loricarioid fishes are widely distributed throughout freshwater habitats in tropical South America and southern Central America. In addition to their exceptional species richness, loricarioids exhibit an wide range of morphological, physiological and ecological specializations, occupying many habitats and trophic levels, including obligate herbivores, parasites (Vandelia) and the only known wood-eating fish species (Panaque). The sucker-shaped mouth and spoon-shaped teeth morphologies of loricariids allows many species to forage on algae and cling to substrate surfaces, and astroblepids even have the ability to climb waterfalls. The great diversity of loricarioid fishes provides abundant materials for the study of fundamental questions in evolution and ecology: What intrinsic organismal and external environmental factors promoted or restricted diversification within loricarioid clades? Why do some clades have such high species richness (as Loricariidae with 870 species) whereas other clades have such low diversity (as Nematogenyidae with 1 species, or Scoloplacidae with 6 species)? How can a dozen or more species from a single subfamily, all with seemingly equivalent ecological requirements in terms of habitat and food resources, coexist sympatrically within a single river system? Therefore, we propose to combine the intellectual and genetic resources of researchers in the US and in Brazil to reconstruct the phylogeny of Loricarioidea, assessing the most species-dense taxon sampling of these groups to date to study the diversification dynamics and understand the distributions of species and ecosystems in light of Earth history processes that shape landscape evolution. (AU)

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Scientific publications (36)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
ROXO, FABIO F.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Description of a new species of Parotocinclus (Siluriformes, Hypoptopomatinae) from the rio Tapajos basin. ZOOKEYS, n. 634, p. 125-136, . (12/01622-2, 15/00691-9, 14/05051-5)
ROXO, FABIO F.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; OCHOA, LUZ E.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Description of a new genus and three new species of Otothyrinae (Siluriformes, Loricariidae). ZOOKEYS, n. 534, p. 103-134, . (12/01622-2, 14/06853-8, 14/05051-5)
TAGLIACOLLO, VICTOR A.; ROXO, FABIO FERNANDES; DUKE-SYLVESTER, SCOTT M.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO; ALBERT, JAMES S.. Biogeographical signature of river capture events in Amazonian lowlands. Journal of Biogeography, v. 42, n. 12, p. 2349-2362, . (14/05051-5, 12/09990-0)
SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; ROXO, FABIO F.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Two new species of Pseudancistrus (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from the Amazon basin, northern Brazil. ZOOKEYS, n. 482, p. 21-34, . (12/01622-2, 14/05051-5)
SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; ROXO, FABIO F.; OYAKAWA, OSVALDO T.. Description of a new species of Pareiorhina (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the rio Sao Francisco basin, Brazil. Zootaxa, v. 4107, n. 3, p. 381-391, . (12/01622-2, 15/00691-9, 14/05051-5)
ROXO, FABIO F.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; WALTZ, BRANDON T.; MELO, JORGE E. G.. A new species of Hisonotus (Siluriformes: Otothyrinae) from the upper rio Parana and rio Sao Francisco basins, Brazil. Zootaxa, v. 4109, n. 2, p. 227-238, . (12/01622-2, 14/05051-5)
ZAWADZKI, CLAUDIO H.; ROXO, FABIO F.; DA GRACA, WEFERSON J.. Hisonotus pachysarkos, a new species of cascudinho from the rio Ivai basin, upper rio Parana system, Brazil (Loricariidae: Otothyrinae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, v. 26, n. 4, p. 373-383, . (15/00691-9, 14/05051-5)
AZEVEDO-SANTOS, VALTER M.; ROXO, FABIO F.. A new species of the genus Pareiorhina (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the upper rio Parana basin, southeastern Brazil. Zootaxa, v. 3937, n. 2, p. 377-384, . (14/05051-5)
ROXO, FABIO F.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. A new species of Hisonotus (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from rio Sao Francisco basin, Brazil. ZOOKEYS, n. 498, p. 127-143, . (12/01622-2, 14/05051-5)
OCHOA, LUZ E.; ROXO, FABIO F.; DONASCIMIENTO, CARLOS; SABAJ, MARK H.; DATOVO, ALESSI; ALFARO, MICHAEL; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Multilocus analysis of the catfish family Trichomycteridae (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Siluriformes) supporting a monophyletic Trichomycterinae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 115, p. 71-81, . (15/13382-4, 14/06853-8, 14/26508-3, 15/00691-9, 10/17009-2, 14/05051-5)
DIAS, ANGELICA C.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO; ROXO, FABIO F.. A new species of Hisonotus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from Aripuana river, Amazon basin, Brazil. Zootaxa, v. 4504, n. 4, p. 577-585, . (14/05051-5)
ROXO, FABIO F.; DIAS, ANGELICA C.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Two new species of Curculionichthys (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the rio Amazonas basin, Brazil. Zootaxa, v. 4341, n. 2, p. 258-270, . (15/00691-9, 14/05051-5)
SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; COVAIN, RAPHAEL; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO; ROXO, FABIO F.. Description of two new species of Lithoxus (Hypostominae: Loricariidae) from rio Jari and rio Amapa basins, Brazilian Guiana Shield. Zootaxa, v. 4347, n. 1, p. 151-168, . (15/00691-9, 14/05051-5)
SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; ROXO, FABIO F.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Two new species of Pseudancistrus (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from the Amazon basin, northern Brazil. ZOOKEYS, v. N/A, n. 482, p. 14-pg., . (14/05051-5, 12/01622-2)
ROXO, FABIO F.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. A new species of Hisonotus (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from rio Sao Francisco basin, Brazil. ZOOKEYS, v. N/A, n. 498, p. 17-pg., . (14/05051-5, 12/01622-2)
OCHOA, LUZ E.; DATOVO, ALESSIO; DONASCIMIENTO, CARLOS; ROXO, FABIO F.; SABAJ, MARK H.; CHANG, JONATHAN; MELO, BRUNO F.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; FORESTI, FAUSTO; ALFARO, MICHAEL; et al. Phylogenomic analysis of trichomycterid catfishes (Teleostei: Siluriformes) inferred from ultraconserved elements. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, v. 10, n. 1, . (15/13382-4, 14/06853-8, 14/26508-3, 16/11313-8, 15/00691-9, 16/19075-9, 14/05051-5)
ROXO, FABIO F.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; OCHOA, LUZ ENEIDA; ZAWADZKI, CLAUDIO H.. Description of a new species of Gymnotocinclus from the rio Tocantins basin with phylogenetic analysis of the subfamily Hypoptopomatinae (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Zootaxa, v. 4268, n. 3, p. 337-359, . (12/01622-2, 14/05051-5)
MATEUSSI, NADAYCA T. B.; MELO, BRUNO F.; OTA, RAFAELA P.; ROXO, FABIO F.; OCHOA, LUZ E.; FORESTI, FAUSTO; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Phylogenomics of the Neotropical fish family Serrasalmidae with a novel intrafamilial classification (Teleostei: Characiformes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 153, . (15/00691-9, 14/06853-8, 18/23883-9, 18/24040-5, 16/11313-8, 16/09204-6, 18/20610-1, 14/05051-5, 14/26508-3)
FAIRCLOTH, BRANT C.; ALDA, FERNANDO; HOEKZEMA, KENDRA; BURNS, MICHAEL D.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO; ALBERT, JAMES S.; MELO, BRUNO F.; OCHOA, LUZ E.; ROXO, FABIO F.; CHAKRABARTY, PROSANTA; et al. A Target Enrichment Bait Set for Studying Relationships among Ostariophysan Fishes. Copeia, v. 108, n. 1, p. 47-60, . (16/11313-8, 14/26508-3, 14/06853-8, 14/05051-5)
ROXO, FABIO F.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Description of a new species of Parotocinclus (Siluriformes, Hypoptopomatinae) from the rio Tapajos basin. ZOOKEYS, v. N/A, n. 634, p. 12-pg., . (15/00691-9, 14/05051-5, 12/01622-2)
ROXO, FABIO F.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; ZAWADZKI, CLAUDIO H.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Neoplecostomus canastra, a new catfish (Teleostei: Siluriformes) species from upper Rio Parana basin. Zootaxa, v. 4294, n. 2, p. 226-240, . (12/01622-2, 15/00691-9, 14/05051-5)
OCHOA, LUZ ENEIDA; PEREIRA, LUIZ HENRIQUE G.; COSTA-SILVA, GUILHERME JOSE; ROXO, FABIO F.; BATISTA, JACQUELINE S.; FORMIGA, KYARA; FORESTI, FAUSTO; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Genetic structure and historical diversification of catfish Brachyplatystoma platynemum (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae) in the Amazon basin with implications for its conservation. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, v. 5, n. 10, p. 2005-2020, . (14/06853-8, 14/05051-5)
SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; ROXO, FABIO F.; LUJAN, NATHAN K.; TAGLIACOLLO, VICTOR A.; ZAWADZKI, CLAUDIO H.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Transcontinental dispersal, ecological opportunity and origins of an adaptive radiation in the Neotropical catfish genus Hypostomus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Molecular Ecology, v. 25, n. 7, p. 1511-1529, . (12/01622-2, 15/00691-9, 14/05051-5)
SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; ROXO, FABIO F.; MELO, BRUNO F.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. New species of Curculionichthys (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the eastern Guiana Shield. Zootaxa, v. 4175, n. 3, p. 281-291, . (12/01622-2, 15/00691-9, 14/26508-3, 14/05051-5)
ROXO, FABIO F.; LUJAN, NATHAN K.; TAGLIACOLLO, VICTOR A.; WALTZ, BRANDON T.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO; ALBERT, JAMES S.. Shift from slow- to fast-water habitats accelerates lineage and phenotype evolution in a clade of Neotropical suckermouth catfishes (Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae). PLoS One, v. 12, n. 6, . (12/01622-2, 15/00691-9, 14/05051-5)
COSTA-SILVA, GUILHERME J.; RODRIGUEZ, MONICA S.; ROXO, FABIO F.; FORESTI, FAUSTO; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Using Different Methods to Access the Difficult Task of Delimiting Species in a Complex Neotropical Hyperdiverse Group. PLoS One, v. 10, n. 9, . (14/05051-5)
ROXO, F. F.; SILVA, G. S. C.; MELO, B. F.. Hisonotus devidei, a new species from the SAo Francisco basin, Brazil (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Journal of Fish Biology, v. 92, n. 6, p. 1687-1701, . (16/11313-8, 14/05051-5)
ROXO, FABIO F.; MELO, BRUNO F.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. New species of Parotocinclus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from coastal drainages of Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil. Zootaxa, v. 4232, n. 2, p. 260-270, . (15/00691-9, 14/05051-5)
SOUZA, CAMILA S.; COSTA-SILVA, GUILHERME J.; ROXO, FABIO F.; FORESTI, FAUSTO; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Genetic and Morphological Analyses Demonstrate That Schizolecis guntheri (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) Is Likely to Be a Species Complex. FRONTIERS IN GENETICS, v. 9, . (15/00691-9, 14/05051-5)
ROXO, FABIO F.; OCHOA, LUZ E.; SABAJ, MARK H.; LUJAN, NATHAN K.; COVAIN, RAPHAEL; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; MELO, BRUNO F.; ALBERT, JAMES S.; CHANG, JONATHAN; FORESTI, FAUSTO; et al. Phylogenomic reappraisal of the Neotropical catfish family Loricariidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes) using ultraconserved elements. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 135, p. 148-165, . (12/01622-2, 14/06853-8, 14/26508-3, 16/11313-8, 15/00691-9, 14/05051-5)
SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; ROXO, FABIO F.; SOUZA, CAMILA S.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Two new species of Corumbataia (Hypoptopomatinae: Loricariidae) from Rio Corrente, upper Rio Parana basin, Brazil. Zootaxa, v. 4483, n. 2, p. 317-330, . (14/26508-3, 14/05051-5)
MELO, BRUNO F.; SIDLAUSKAS, BRIAN L.; NEAR, THOMAS J.; ROXO, FABIO F.; GHEZELAYAGH, AVA; OCHOA, LUZ E.; STIASSNY, MELANIE L. J.; ARROYAVE, JAIRO; CHANG, JONATHAN; FAIRCLOTH, BRANT C.; et al. ccelerated Diversification Explains the Exceptional Species Richness of Tropical Characoid Fishe. Systematic Biology, v. 71, n. 1, p. 78-92, . (14/06853-8, 14/05051-5, 18/24040-5, 15/00691-9, 16/11313-8, 18/23883-9, 14/26508-3)
MELO, BRUNO F.; SIDLAUSKAS, BRIAN L.; NEAR, THOMAS J.; ROXO, FABIO F.; GHEZELAYAGH, AVA; OCHOA, LUZ E.; STIASSNY, MELANIE L. J.; ARROYAVE, JAIRO; CHANG, JONATHAN; FAIRCLOTH, BRANT C.; et al. ccelerated Diversification Explains the Exceptional Species Richness of Tropical Characoid Fishe. Systematic Biology, v. 71, n. 1, p. 78-92, . (14/05051-5, 16/11313-8, 15/00691-9, 18/24040-5, 18/23883-9, 14/26508-3, 14/06853-8)
ROXO, FABIO F.; SILVA, GABRIEL S. C.; OCHOA, LUZ E.; OLIVEIRA, CLAUDIO. Description of a new genus and three new species of Otothyrinae (Siluriformes, Loricariidae). ZOOKEYS, v. N/A, n. 534, p. 32-pg., . (14/06853-8, 12/01622-2, 14/05051-5)

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