Publications

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2021

MOI, D.A., ALVES, D.C., FIGUEIREDO, B., ANTIQUEIRA, P.A.P., DE MELLO, F.T., JEPPESEN, E., ROMERO, G.Q., MORMUL, R.P., BONECKER, C. C. 2021. Non-native fishes homogenize native fish communities and reduce ecosystem multifunctionality in tropical lakes over 16-years. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 144524.

 

MOI, D.A., ROMERO, G.Q., ANTIQUEIRA, P.A.P., MORMUL, R.P., DE MELLO, F.T., BONECKER, C.C. 2021. Multitrophic richness enhances ecosystem multifunctionality of tropical shallow lakes. FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, 10.1111/1365-2435.13758

 

MENDES, G.M.S et al. 2021. How much leaf area do insects eat? A data set of insect herbivory sampled globally with a standardized protocol. ECOLOGY, doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3301.

GUZMAN, L.M., TRZCINSKI, M.K., BARBERIS, I.M., CÉRÉGHINO, R., SRIVASTAVA, D.S., GILBERT, B., PILLAR, V.D., DE OMENA, P.M., MACDONALD, A.A.M., CORBARA, B., LEROY, C., OSPINA, F.B, ROMERO, G.Q., KRATINA, P., DEBASTIANI, V.J., GON'ALVES, A.Z., MARINO, N.A.C., FARJALLA, V.F., RICHARDSON, B.A., RICHARDSON, M.J., DÉZERALD, O., PICCOLI, G.C.O., JOCQUÉ, M., MONTERO, G. 2021. Climate influences the response of community functional traits to local conditions in bromeliad invertebrate communities. ECOGRAPHY, ecog.05437-na

 

2020

ROMERO, G.Q., MARINO, N.A.C., MACDONALD, A.A.M. et al. 2020. Extreme rainfall events alter the trophic structure in bromeliad tanks across the Neotropics. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 11, 3215. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17036-4.
***Post from Nature blog ("behind the paper")

MIGLIORINI, G. H. & ROMERO, G. Q. 2020. Warming and leaf litter functional diversity, not litter quality, drive decomposition in a freshwater ecosystem. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 10: p. 20333-na.

RECALDE, F.C., BREVIGLIERI, C.P.B., ROMERO, G.Q. 2020. Allochthonous aquatic subsidies alleviate predation pressure in terrestrial ecosystems. ECOLOGY 101,  e03074-na.

GREENSPAN, S.E., MIGLIORINI, G.H., LYRA, M.L., PONTES, M.R., CARVALHO, T., RIBEIRO, L.P., MOURA-CAMPOS, D., HADDAD, C. F. B.,  TOLEDO, L.F., ROMERO, G.Q. ; BECKER, C.G. 2020. Warming drives ecological community changes linked to host-associated microbiome dysbiosis. NATURE CLIMATE CHANGE. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-020-0899-5

SRIVASTAVA, D.S., CÉRÉGHINO, R., TRZCINSKI, M.K., MACDONALD, A.A.M., MARINO, N.A.C., ACOSTA MERCADO, D., LEROY, C., CORBARA, B., ROMERO, G.Q., FARJALLA, V.F., BARBERIS, I.M., DÉZERALD, O., HAMMILL, E., ATWOOD, T.B., PICCOLI, G.C.O., OSPINA, F., CARRIAS, J.F., LEAL, J.S., MONTERO, G., ANTIQUEIRA, P.A.P., FREIRE, R., REALPE, E., AMUNDRUD, S.L., DE OMENA, P.M., CAMPOS, A.B.A. 2020. Ecological response to altered rainfall differs across the Neotropics. ECOLOGY 101(4): e02984

 

ANTIQUEIRA, P.A.P., DE OMENA, P.M., GONÇALVES-SOUZA, T., VIEIRA, C., MIGLIORINI, G.H., KERSCH-BECKER, M.F., BERNABÉ, T.N., RECALDE, F.C., GORDILLO, S.B., ROMERO, G.Q. 2020. Precipitation and predation risk alter the diversity and behavior of pollinators and reduce plant fitness. OECOLOGIA (10.1007/s00442-020-04612-0)
 

2019

 

MARINO, N. A. C., CÉRÉGHINO, R., GILBERT, B., PETERMANN, J. S., SRIVASTAVA, D. S., OMENA, P M., BAUTISTA, F. O., GUZMAN, L. M., ROMERO, G. Q., TRZCINSKI, M. K., BARBERIS, I. M., CORBARA, B., DEBASTIANI, V. J., DÉZERALD, O., KRATINA, P., LEROY, C., MACDONALD, A. A. M., MONTERO, G., PILLAR, V. D., RICHARDSON, B. A., RICHARDSON, M. J., TALAGA, S., GONÇALVES, A. Z., PICCOLI, G. C. O., JOCQUÉ, M., FARJALLA, V. 2019. Species niches, not traits, determine abundance and occupancy patterns: A multi-site synthesis. GLOBAL ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY (doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12955)

 

GREENSPAN, S. E., LYRA, M. L., MIGLIORINI, G. H., KERSCH-BECKER, M. F., BLETZ, M. C., LISBOA, C. S.; PONTES, M. R.; RIBEIRO, L. P.; NEELY, W. J.; REZENDE, F., ROMERO, G. Q.; WOODHAMS, D. C.; HADDAD, C. F. B.; TOLEDO, L. F.; BECKER, C. G. 2019. Arthropod-bacteria interactions influence assembly of aquatic host microbiome and pathogen defense. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.0924)

 

BENAVIDES-GORDILLO, S., FARJALLA, V. F., GONZÁLEZ, A. L.; ROMERO, G. Q. 2019. Changes in rainfall level and litter stoichiometry affect aquatic community and ecosystem processes in bromeliad phytotelmata. FRESHWATER BIOLOGY (doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13310)

 

PRICE, E.; PERIĆ, M. S.; ROMERO, G. Q.; KRATINA, P. 2019. Land use alters trophic redundancy and resource flow through stream food webs. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY (doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12955)

 

DE OMENA, P. M., SRIVASTAVA, D. S., ROMERO, G. Q. 2019. Consumptive effects and mismatch in predator-prey turnover rates cause inversion of biomass pyramids. OECOLOGIA (DOI: 10.1007/s00442-019-04394-0)

 

BREVIGLIERI, C. P. B., ROMERO, G. Q.; MEGA, A. C. G.; DA SILVA, F. R. 2019. Are trees ecosystem engineers? The effect of decomposing leaves on arthropod communities. BIOTROPICA (doi.org/10.1111/btp.12674)

 

BREVIGLIERI, C. P. B., ROMERO, G. Q. 2019. Acoustic stimuli from predators trigger behavioural responses in aggregate caterpillars. AUSTRAL ECOLOGY (doi.org/10.1111/aec.12757)

 

BREVIGLIERI, C. P. B.; ROMERO, G. Q.. 2019. Prey stimuli trigger trophic interception across ecosystems. AUSTRAL ECOLOGY (doi.org/10.1111/aec.12683)

 

2018

 

ROMERO, G. Q.; GONÇALVES-SOUZA, T.; KRATINA, P.; MARINO, N. A. C.; PETRY, W. K.; SOBRAL-SOUZA, T.; ROSLIN, T. 2018. Global predation pressure redistribution under future climate change. NATURE CLIMATE CHANGE, v. 8, p. 1087-1091.

 

ANTIQUEIRA, P. A. P.; PETCHEY, O. L.; ROMERO, G. Q. 2018. Warming and top predator loss drive ecosystem multifunctionality. ECOLOGY LETTERS, v. 21, p. 72-82.

 

MA, A.; BOHAN, D. A.; CANARD, E.; DEROCLES, S. A.; GRAY, C.; LU, X.; MACFADYEN, S.; ROMERO, G. Q.; KRATINA, P. 2018. A Replicated Network Approach to Big Data in Ecology. ADVANCES IN ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH , v. 59, p. 225-264.

 

BERNABÉ, T. N.; DE OMENA, P. M.; SANTOS, V. P.; SIQUEIRA, V. M.; OLIVEIRA, V. M.; ROMERO, G. Q. 2018. Warming weakens facilitative interactions between decomposers and detritivores, and modifies freshwater ecosystem functioning. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, v. 24, p. 3170-3186.

 

KERSCH-BECKER, M. F.; GRISOLIA, B. B.; CAMPOS, M. J. O.; ROMERO, G. Q. 2019. The role of spider hunting mode on the strength of spider-plant mutualisms. OECOLOGIA, v. 188, p. 213-222.

 

MIGLIORINI, G. H.; SRIVASTAVA, D. S.; ROMERO, G. Q. 2018. Leaf litter traits drive community structure and functioning in a natural aquatic microcosm. FRESHWATER BIOLOGY, v. 63, p. 341-352.

 

LEAL, B. S. S.; MEDEIROS, L. R.; PERES, E. A.; SOBRAL-SOUZA, T.; PALMA-SILVA, C.; ROMERO, G. Q.; CARARETO, C. M. A. 2018. Insights into the evolutionary dynamics of Neotropical biomes from the phylogeography and paleodistribution modeling of Bromelia balansae. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY, v. 105, p. 1725-1734.

 

MARINO, N. A. C.; ROMERO, G. Q.; FARJALLA, V. F. 2018. Geographical and experimental contexts modulate the effect of warming on top-down control: a meta-analysis. ECOLOGY LETTERS, v. 21, p. 455-466.

 

DÉZERALD, O. ; SRIVASTAVA, D. S.; CÉRÉGHINO, R.; CARRIAS, J-F.; CORBARA, B.; FARJALLA, V. F.; LEROY, C.; MARINO, N. A. C.; PICCOLI, G. C. O.; RICHARDSON, B. A.; RICHARDSON, M. J.; ROMERO, G. Q.; GONZÁLEZ, A. L. 2018. Functional traits and environmental conditions predict community isotopic niches and energy pathways across spatial scales. FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, v. 32, p. 2423-2434.

 

ANTIQUEIRA, P. A. P.; PETCHEY, O. L.; SANTOS, V. P.; OLIVEIRA, V. M.; ROMERO, G. Q. 2018. Environmental change and predator diversity drive alpha and beta diversity in freshwater macro and microorganisms. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, v. 24, p. 3715-3728.

 

GONZÁLEZ, A. L. ; CÉRÉGHINO, R.; DÉZERALD, O.; FARJALLA, V. F. ; LEROY, C.; RICHARDSON, B. A.; RICHARDSON, M. J.; ROMERO, G. Q.; SRIVASTAVA, D. S. 2018. Ecological mechanisms and phylogeny shape invertebrate stoichiometry: A test using detritus-based communities across Central and South America. FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, v. 32, p. 2448-2463.

 

CÉRÉGHINO, R.; PILLAR, V. D.; SRIVASTAVA, D. S.; OMENA, P. M.; MACDONALD, A. A. M.; BARBERIS, I.; CORBARA, B.; GUZMAN, L. M.; LEROY, C.; OSPINA B., F.; ROMERO, G. Q.; TRZCINSKI, M. K.; KRATINA, P.; DEBASTIANI, V. J.; GONÇALVES, A.Z.; MARINO, N. A. C.; FARJALLA, V. F.; RICHARDSON, B. A.; RICHARDSON, M. J.; DÉZERALD, O.; GILBERT, B.; PETERMANN, J.; TALAGA, S.; PICCOLI, G. C. O.; JOCQUÉ, M., et al. 2018. Constraints on the functional trait space of aquatic invertebrates in bromeliads. FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, v. 32, p. 2435-2447.

 

KERSCH-BECKER, M. F.; GRISOLIA, B. B.; CAMPOS, M. J. O.; ROMERO, G. Q. 2018. Community-wide responses to predation risk: effects of predator hunting mode on herbivores, pollinators, and parasitoids. ECOLOGICAL ENTOMOLOGY, v. 43, p. 846-849.

 

BUSSE, A.; ANTIQUEIRA, P. A. P.; NEUTZLING, A. S.; WOLF, A. M.; ROMERO, G. Q.; PETERMANN, JANA S. 2018. Different in the dark: The effect of habitat characteristics on community composition and beta diversity in bromeliad microfauna. PLoS One, v. 13, p. e0191426.

 

2017

 

GONZÁLEZ, A. L., DÉZERALD, O., MARQUET, P. A. ; ROMERO, G. Q., SRIVASTAVA, D. S. 2017. The Multidimensional Stoichiometric Niche. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2017.00110.

 

BREVIGLIERI, C. P. B. ; LAUNDRE, J. W. ; ROMERO, GUSTAVO Q. 2017. Effects of puma on the diversity and composition of Neotropical mammals. Journal of Tropical Ecology 33: 317-323.

 

BREVIGLIERI, C. P. B.; ROMERO, G. Q. 2017. Terrestrial vertebrate predators drive the structure and functioning of aquatic food webs. Ecology 98: 2069 - 2080.

 

BREVIGLIERI, C. P. B.; OLIVEIRA, P. S.; ROMERO, G. Q. 2017. Fear Mediates Trophic Cascades: Nonconsumptive Effects of Predators Drive Aquatic Ecosystem Function. American Naturalist189: 490-500.

 

VIEIRA, C.; RAMIRES, E. N.; VASCONCELLOS-NETO, J.; POPPI, R. J.; ROMERO, G. Q. 2017. Crab spider lures prey in flowerless neighborhoods. Scientific Reports. 10.1038/s41598-017-09456-y.

 

GONÇALVES, A. Z.; SRIVASTAVA, D. S.; OLIVEIRA, P. S.; ROMERO, G. Q. 2017. Effects of predatory ants within and across ecosystems in bromeliad food webs. Journal of Animal Ecology 86:  790 - 799.

 

DE OMENA, P. M.; SRIVASTAVA, D. S.; ROMERO, G. Q. 2017. Does the strength of cross-ecosystem trophic cascades vary with ecosystem size? A test using a natural microcosm. Freshwater Biology 62: 724 - 736.

 

KUHNEN, V. V.; ROMERO, G. Q.; LINHARES, A. X.; VIZENTIN-BUGONI, J.; PORTO, E. A. C.; SETZ, E. Z. F. 2017. Diet overlap and spatial segregation between two neotropical marsupials revealed by multiple analytical approaches. PLoS One. v12, p.e0181188.

 

DE OMENA, P. M.; BERNABE, T. N.; KERSCH-BECKER, M.; RECALDE, F. C. R.; ANTIQUEIRA, P. A. P.; VIEIRA, C.; MIGLIORINI, G. H.; BENAVIDES-GORDILLO, S.; ROMERO, G. Q. 2017. Plant architectural traits influence residence time of a specialist jumping spider. Journal of Ethology 35: 313-316.

 

DE OMENA, P.M., KERSCH-BECKER, M.F. ; ANTIQUEIRA, P.A. P. ; BERNABÉ, TN. ; BENAVIDES-GORDILLO, S., RECALDE, F.C., VIEIRA, C., MIGLIORINI, G.H., ROMERO, G.Q. 2017. Bromeliads provide shelter against fire to mutualistic spiders in a fire-prone landscape. Ecological Entomology (doi: 10.1111/een.12497).

 

LECRAW, R.M., ROMERO, G. Q., SRIVASTAVA, D.S. 2017. Geographic shifts in the effects of habitat size on trophic structure and decomposition. Ecography 40: 1445-1454.

 

2016

 

ROMERO, G. Q., PICCOLI, G. C. O., DE OMENA, P. M., GONÇALVES-SOUZA, T. 2016. Food web structure shaped by habitat size and climate across a latitudinal gradient. Ecology 97: 2705-2715.

 

RECALDE, F. C., POSTALI, T. C., ROMERO, G. Q. 2016. Unravelling the role of allochthonous aquatic resources to food web structure in a tropical riparian forest. Journal of Animal Ecology 85: 525-536.

 

ANTIQUEIRA, P. A. P., ROMERO, G. Q. 2016. Floral asymmetry and predation risk modify pollinator behavior, but only predation risk decreases plant fitness. Oecologia 181: 475-485.

 

FARJALLA, V. F., GONZÁLEZ, A. L., CEREGHINO, R., DEZERALD, O., MARINO, N. A. C., PICCOLI, G. C. O., RICHARDSON, B. A., RICHARDSON, M. J., ROMERO, G. Q., SRIVASTAVA, D. S. 2016. Terrestrial support of aquatic food webs depends on light inputs: a geographically-replicated test using tank bromeliads. Ecology 97: 2147-2156. 

 

GONCALVES, A. Z., OLIVEIRA, R. S., OLIVEIRA, P. S., ROMERO, G. Q. 2016. Species-Specific Effects of Ant Inhabitants on Bromeliad Nutrition. Plos One 11: e0152113, 2016.

 

BREVIGLIERI, C. P. B., ROMERO, G. Q. 2016. Snakes and forbidden fruits: non-consumptive effects of snakes on the behaviors of frugivorous birds. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70: 777-783.

 

GONCALVES, A. Z., MERCIER, H., OLIVEIRA, R. S., ROMERO, G. Q. 2016. Trade-off between soluble protein production and nutritional storage in Bromeliaceae. Annals of Botany 118: 1199-1208.

 

MACDONALD, A.A.M., ROMERO, G.Q., SRIVASTAVA, D.S. 2016. Predator phylogenetic diversity decreases predation rate via antagonistic interactions. bioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/089144.

 

ZANATTA, M. F., ROMERO, G. Q., VASCONCELLOS-NETO, J. 2016. Effect of maternal care on egg survival in Aysha piassaguera (Araneae: Anyphaenidae). Insectes Sociaux 63: 439-445.

 

2015

 

ROMERO, G. Q., GONCALVES-SOUZA, T., VIEIRA, C., KORICHEVA, J. 2015. Ecosystem engineering effects on species diversity across ecosystems: a meta-analysis. Biological Reviews 90: 877-890.

 

PETERMANN, J.S., FARJALLA, V.F., JOCQUE, M., KRATINA, P., MACDONALD, A.A.M., MARINO, N.A.C., OMENA, P.M., PICCOLI, G.C., RICHARDSON, B.A., RICHARDSON, M.J., ROMERO, G.Q., VIDELA, M., SRIVASTAVA, D.S. 2015. Dominant predators mediate the impact of habitat size on trophic structure in bromeliad invertebrate communities. Ecology 96: 428-439.

 

GONCALVES-SOUZA, T. , ARAUJO, M. S., BARBOSA, E. P., LOPES, S. M., KAMINSKI, L. A., SHIMIZU, G. H., SANTOS, A.J., ROMERO, G. Q. 2015. Fine-scale Beta-diversity Patterns Across Multiple Arthropod Taxa Over a Neotropical Latitudinal Gradient. Biotropica 47: 588-594.

 

GONCALVES-SOUZA, T., SANTOS, A.J., ROMERO, G.Q., LEWINSOHN, T.M. 2015. Conservation of a hotspot rim: spiders in Brazilian coastal restingas. Biodiversity and Conservation 24: 1131-1146.

 

2014

 

GONÇALVES-SOUZA, T., ROMERO, G. Q., COTTENIE, K. 2014. Metacommunity versus Biogeography: A Case Study of Two Groups of Neotropical Vegetation-Dwelling Arthropods. Plos One, v. 9, p. e115137.

 

LECRAW, R.M., SRIVASTAVA, D.S., ROMERO, G.Q. 2014. Metacommunity size influences aquatic community composition in a natural mesocosm landscape. Oikos 123: 903-911.

 

GONÇALVES, A.Z., HOFFMANN, F.L., MERCIER, H., MAZZAFERA, P., ROMERO, G.Q. 2014. Phyllosphere bacteria improve animal contribution to plant nutrition. Biotropica 46: 170-174.

 

GONCALVES-SOUZA, T., DINIZ-FILHO, J.A.F., ROMERO, G. Q. 2014. Disentangling the phylogenetic and ecological components of spider phenotypic variation. Plos One 9, e89314.

 

GONZÁLEZ, A.L., ROMERO, G.Q., SRIVASTAVA, D.S. 2014. Detrital nutrient content determines growth rate and elemental composition of bromeliad-dwelling insects. Freshwater Biology 59: 737-747.

 

2013

 

VIEIRA, C., ROMERO, G. Q. 2013. Ecosystem engineers on plants: indirect facilitation of arthropod communities by leaf-rollers at different scales. Ecology 94: 1510-1518.

 

BREVIGLIERI, C. P. B., PICCOLI, G. C. O., UIEDA, W., ROMERO, G. Q. 2013. Predation risk effects of predator identity on the foraging behaviours of frugivorous bats. Oecologia 173: 905-912.

 

GONCALVES-SOUZA, T., COTTENIE, K., ROMERO, G. Q. 2013. A critical analysis of the ubiquity of linear local-regional richness relationships. Oikos 122: 961-966.

 

LIMA, V. O., DEMITE, P. R., VIEIRA, C., FERES, R J F, ROMERO, G. Q. 2013. Contrasting engineering effects of leaf-rolling caterpillars on a tropical mite community. Ecological Entomology 38: 193-200.

 

2012

 

GUERRA, T. J., ROMERO, G. Q., COSTA, J. C., LOFEGO, A. C., BENSON, W W. 2012. Phoretic dispersal on bumblebees by bromeliad flower mites (Mesostigmata, Melicharidae). Insectes Sociaux 59: 11-16.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., NISHI, A. H., VASCONCELLOS-NETO, J. 2012. The role of multiple partners in a digestive mutualism with a protocarnivorous plant. Annals of Botany 111: 143-150.

 

KORICHEVA, J., ROMERO, G. Q. 2012. You get what you pay for: reward-specific trade-offs among direct and ant-mediated defences in plants. Biology Letters 8: 628-630.

 

2011

 

ROMERO, G. Q., ANTIQUEIRA, P. A. P., KORICHEVA J. 2011. A Meta-Analysis of predation risk effects on pollinator behavior. Plos One 6, e20689.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., KORICHEVA, J. 2011. Contrasting cascade effects of carnivores on plant fitness: a meta-analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology 80: 696-704.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., DAUD, R. D., SALOMÃO, A T, MARTINS, L. F., FERES, R.J.F., BENSON, W W. 2011. Mites and leaf domatia: no evidence of mutualism in Coffea arabica plants. Biota Neotropica 11, online.

 

GONÇALVES, A. Z., MERCIER, H., MAZZAFERA, P., ROMERO, G. Q. 2011. Spider-fed bromeliads: seasonal and interspecific variation in plant performance. Annals of Botany 107: 1047-1055.

 

2010

 

MARTINS, V. F., ALONSO, A. P. O., PEIXOTO, P. E. C., ROMERO, G. Q. 2010. Are corporal allometric measurements good predictors of palatability in Neotropical butterflies? Entomological News 121: 172-185.

 

GONÇALVES-SOUZA, T., ALMEIDA-NETO, M., ROMERO, G. Q. 2010. Bromeliad architectural complexity and vertical distribution predict spider abundance and richness. Austral Ecology 36: 476-484.

 

GONCALVES-SOUZA, T., BRESCOVIT, A. D., ROSSA-FERES, D.C.R., ROMERO, G. Q. 2010. Bromeliads as biodiversity amplifiers and habitat segregation of spider communities in a Neotropical Rainforest. The Journal of Arachnology 38: 270-279.

 

GUERRA, T. J., ROMERO, G. Q., BENSON, W W. 2010. Flower mites decrease nectar availability in the rain-forest bromeliad Neoregelia johannis. Journal of Tropical Ecology 26: 373-379.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., SRIVASTAVA, D. S. 2010. Food web composition affects cross-ecosystem interactions and subsidies. Journal of Animal Ecology 79: 1122-1131.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., NOMURA, F., GONCALVES, A. Z., DIAS, N. Y. N., MERCIER, H., CONFORTO, E. C., ROSSA-FERES, D.C.R. 2010. Nitrogen fluxes from treefrogs to tank epiphytic bromeliads: an isotopic and physiological approach. Oecologia162: 941-949.

 

MORAIS-FILHO, J. C., ROMERO, G. Q. 2010. Plant glandular trichomes mediate protective mutualism in a spider-plant system. Ecological Entomology 35: 485-494.

 

OMENA, P. M., ROMERO, G. Q. 2010. Using visual cues of microhabitat traits to find home: the case study of a bromeliad jumping spider. Behavioral Ecology 21: 690-695.

 

2009

 

JACOBUCCI, G. B., MEDEIROS, L., VASCONCELLOS-NETO, J, ROMERO, G. Q. 2009. Habitat selection and potential antiherbivore defenses of Peucetia flava (Oxyopidae) on Solanum thomasiifolium (Solanaceae). The Journal of Arachnology 37: 365-367.

 

MORAIS-FILHO, J. C., ROMERO, G. Q. 2009. Natural History of Peucetia flava (Araneae, Oxyopidae): seasonal density fluctuation, phenology and sex ratio on the glandular plant Rhyncanthera dichotoma (Melastomataceae). Journal of Natural History 43: 701-711

 

2008

 

ROMERO, G. Q., SOUZA, J. C., VASCONCELLOS NETO, J. 2008. Antiherbivore protection by mutualistic spiders and the role of plant glandular trichomes. Ecology 89: 3105-3115.

 

NISHI, A. H., ROMERO, G. Q. 2008. Colonization pattern of Cecropia by Azteca ants: influence of plant ontogeny, environment and host plant choice by queens. Sociobiology 52: 367-376.

 

OMENA, P. M., ROMERO, G. Q. 2008. Fine-scale microhabitat selection in a bromeliad-dwelling jumping spider (Salticidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94: 653-662.

 

VIEIRA, C., ROMERO, G. Q. 2008. Maternal care in a Neotropical jumping spider (Salticidae). Journal of Zoology 276: 237-241.

 

MORAIS-FILHO, J. C., ROMERO, G. Q. 2008. Microhabitat use by Peucetia flava (Oxyopidae) on the glandular plant Rhyncanthera dichotoma (Melastomataceae). Journal of Arachnology 36: 374-378.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., VASCONCELLOS NETO, J., TRIVELIN, P.O. 2008. Spatial variation in the strength of mutualism between a jumping spider and a terrestrial bromeliad: evidence from the stable isotope 15N. Acta Oecologica 33: 380-386.

 

GONCALVES-SOUZA, T., OMENA, P. M., SOUZA, J. C., ROMERO, G. Q. 2008. Trait-mediated indirect effects on flowers: artificial spiders deceive pollinators and decrease plant fitness components. Ecology 89: 2407-2413.

 

2007

 

OSSES F., MARTINS, E. G., ROMERO, G. Q. 2007. Association of the stilt bug Jalysus ossesae (Heteroptera: Berytidae) with myrmecophytic plants of the genus Maieta (Melastomataceae) in an upland forest area of the Central Amazon, Brazil. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 109: 331-337.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., SANTOS, A. J., E.H. WIENSKOSKI, VASCONCELLOS NETO, J. 2007. Association of two Coryphasia species (Araneae, Salticidae) with tank-bromeliads in southeastern Brazil: habitats and patterns of host plant use. Journal of Arachnology: 35:181-192.

 

VASCONCELLOS NETO, J, ROMERO, G. Q., SANTOS, A J, A DIPPENAAR-SCHOEMAN. 2007. Associations of spiders of the genus Peucetia (Oxyopidae) with plants bearing glandular hairs. Biotropica 39: 221-226.

 

2006

 

ROMERO, G. Q., MAZZAFERA, P., VASCONCELLOS NETO, J, TRIVELIN, P. C. O. 2006.Bromeliad-living spiders improve host plant nutrition and growth. Ecology 87: 803-808.

 

SALOMÃO, A T, MARTINS, L F, RIBEIRO, R. S., ROMERO, G. Q. 2006. Effects of patch size and floral herbivory on seed set in Trichogoniopsis adenantha (Asteraceae) in southeastern Brazil. Biotropica 38: 272-275.

 

ROMERO, G. Q. 2006. Geographic range, habitats and host plants of bromeliad-living jumping spiders (Salticidae). Biotropica 38: 522-530.

 

2005

 

ROMERO, G. Q., BENSON, W W. 2005. Biotic interactions of mites, plants and leaf domatia. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 8: 436-440.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., VASCONCELLOS-NETO, J. 2005. Flowering phenology, seed set and arthropod guilds in Trichogoniopsis adenantha (Asteraceae) in south-east Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Botânica 28: 171-178.

 

PAULINO NETO, H F, ROMERO, G. Q., VASCONCELLOS-NETO, J. 2005. Interactions between Oncideres humeralis Thomson (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) and Melastomataceae: host-plant selection and patterns of host use in south-east Brazil. Neotropical Entomology 34: 7-14.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., VASCONCELLOS NETO, J. 2005. Population dynamics, age structure and sex ratio of the bromeliad-dwelling jumping spider, Psecas chapoda (Salticidae). Journal of Natural History 39: 153-163.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., VASCONCELLOS-NETO, J. 2005. Spatial distribution and microhabitat preference of Psecas chapoda (Araneae, Salticidae). Journal of Arachnology 33: 124-134.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., VASCONCELLOS NETO, J. 2005. The effects of plant structure on the spatial and microspatial distribution of a bromeliad-living jumping spider (Salticidae). Journal of Animal Ecology 74: 12-21.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., VASCONCELLOS NETO, J, PAULINO NETO, H F. 2005. The effects of the wood-boring Oncideres humeralis (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) on the number and size structure of its host-plants in south-east Brazil. Journal of Tropical Ecology 21: 233-236.

 

2004

 

SANTOS, A J, ROMERO, G. Q. 2004. A new bromeliad-dwelling jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae) from Brazil. Journal of Arachnology 32: 188-190.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., VASCONCELLOS NETO, J. 2004. Beneficial effects of flower-dwelling predators on their host plant. Ecology 85: 446-457.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., VASCONCELLOS NETO, J. 2004. Foraging by the flower-dwelling spider, Misumenops argenteus (Thomisidae), at high prey density sites. Journal of Natural History 38: 1287-1296.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., IZZO, T J. 2004. Leaf damage induces ant recruitment in the Amazonian ant-plant Hirtella myrmecophila. Journal of Tropical Ecology 20: 675-682.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., BENSON, W W. 2004. Leaf domatia mediate mutualism between mites and a tropical tree. Oecologia 140: 609-616.

 

ROMERO, G. Q., VASCONCELLOS-NETO, J. 2004. Spatial distribution patterns of jumping spiders associated with terrestrial bromeliads. Biotropica 36: 596-601.

 

2003 and older

 

ROMERO, G. Q., VASCONCELLOS NETO, J. 2003. Natural history of Misumenops argenteus Rinaldi (1988) (Araneae, Thomisidae): seasonality and diet on Trichogoniopsis adenantha (Asteraceae). Journal of Arachnology 31: 297-304.

 

ROMERO, G. Q. 2002. Protection of Vochysia elliptica (Vochysiaceae) by a nectar-thieving ant. Brazilian Journal of Biology 62: 371-373.

 

ROSSA-FERES, D.C.R., ROMERO, G. Q., GONÇALVES-DE-FREITAS, E., FERES, R.J.F. 2000. Seasonal occurrence and reproductive behavior in Psecas viridipurpureus (Salticidae, Araneae). Brazilian Journal of Biology 60: 221-228.