Advanced search
Start date

Diversification of Thamnodynastes hypoconia and Thamnodynastes nattereri species complex within the tribe Tachymenini (Serpentes, Dipsadidae, Xenodontinae)

Grant number: 15/08318-5
Support Opportunities:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): January 20, 2016
Effective date (End): July 19, 2016
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Zoology - Applied Zoology
Principal Investigator:Hussam El Dine Zaher
Grantee:Vivian Carlos Trevine
Supervisor: Brice P. Noonan
Host Institution: Museu de Zoologia (MZ). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Research place: University of Mississippi (UM), United States  
Associated to the scholarship:12/13327-5 - Phylogeny of the tribe Tachymenini Bailey, 1967 (Serpentes, Dipsadidae, Xenodontinae), BP.DR


The present internship project focuses on the elucidation of species boundaries and population genetics of species complexes within a Neotropical tribe of snakes (Dipsadidae, Xenodontinae,Tachymenini). This proposal has two main objectives: 1) the study of phylogeographic patterns oftwo species complexes that belong to the genus Thamnodynastes, targeting a better resolution oftheir phylogenetic relations as well as clearer taxonomical definitions; and 2) the assemblage of amorphological data set for most members of the tribe Tachymenini. With these results, we expect to enlighten the evolutionary relationships of Tachymenini, within the Xenodontinae radiation. (AU)

News published in Agência FAPESP Newsletter about the scholarship:
Articles published in other media outlets (0 total):
More itemsLess items

Scientific publications
(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)
TREVINE, VIVIAN C.; CAICEDO-PORTILLA, JOSE RANCES; HOOGMOED, MARINUS; THOMAS, ROBERT A.; FRANCO, FRANCISCO L.; MONTINGELLI, GIOVANNA G.; OSORNO-MUNOZ, MARIELA; ZAHER, HUSSAM. new species of Thamnodynastes Wagler, 1830 from western Amazonia, with notes on morphology for members of the Thamnodynastes pallidus group (Serpentes, Dipsadidae, Tachymenini. Zootaxa, v. 4952, n. 2, p. 235-256, . (11/50206-9, 15/08318-5, 12/13327-5)

Please report errors in scientific publications list by writing to: