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Journal Articles

Boyle, S. A. Online-Early View. Pitheciids in fragmented habitats: land cover change and its implications for conservation. American Journal of Primatology doi:10.1002/ajp.22325.


Barnett, A. A., T. Almeida, R. Andrade, S. A. Boyle, M. G. de Lima, A. MacLarnon, C. Ross, W. S. Silva, W. R. Spironello, and B. Ronchi-Teles. 2015. Ants in their plants: Pseudomyrmex ants reduce primate and parrot predation on Macrolobium acaciifolium (Fabaceae) seeds in Brazilian Amazonia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 114: 260-273. (pdf)


Boyle, S. A., C. M. Kennedy, J. Torres, K. Colman, P. E. Pérez-Estigarribia, and N. U. de la Sancha. 2014. High-resolution satellite imagery is an important yet underutilized resource in conservation biology. PLoS ONE 9:e86908. (pdf


Boyle, S. A., C. E. Zartman, W. R. Spironello, and A. T. Smith. 2012. Implications of habitat fragmentation on the diet of bearded saki monkeys in Central Amazonian forest. Journal of Mammalogy 93: 957-976. (pdf


Barnett, A. M.*, S. A. Boyle*, L. Pinto, W. C. Lourenço, T. Almeida, W. Sousa Silva, B. Ronchi-Teles, B. Bezerra, C. Ross, A. MacLarnon, and W. R. Spironello. 2012. Primary seed dispersal by three Neotropical seed-predating primates (Cacajao melanophalus ouakary, Chiropotes chiropotes, and Chiropotes albinasus). Journal of Tropical Ecology 28: 545-555. *Equal contribution. (pdf)


Barnett, A. A., L. P. Pinto, J. C. Bicca-Marques, S. F. Ferrari, M. Gordo, P. G. Guedes, M. A. Lopes, J. C. Opazo, M. Port-Carvalho, R. R. dos Santos, R. F. Soares, W. R. Spironello, L. M. Veiga, T. M. Vieira, and S. A. Boyle. 2012. A proposal for the common names for species of Chiropotes (Pitheciinae: Primates). Zootaxa 3507: 79-83. (pdf)


Barnett, A. A., S. A. Boyle, M. A. Norconk, S. Palminteri, R. R. Santos, L. M. Veiga, T. H. G. Alvim, M. Bowler, J. Chism, A. Di Fiore, E. Fernandez-Duque, A. C. P. Guimarães, A. Harrison-Levine, T. Haugaasen, S. Lehman, K. C. MacKinnon, F. R. de Melo, L. S. Moreira, V. S. Moura, L. P. Pinto, M. Port-Carvalho, E. Z. F. Setz, C. Shaffer, L. R. da Silva, R. F. S. da Silva, S.S. B. da Silva, C. L. Thompson, T. M. Vieira, A. Vreedzaam, S. E. Walker-Pacheco, W. R. Spironello, A. MacLarnon, and S. F. Ferrari. 2012. Terrestrial activity in pitheciins (Cacajao, Chiropotes and Pithecia). American Journal of Primatology 74: 1106-1127. (pdf


Davis*, J. R., S. A. Boyle*, A. Khan, A. L. J. Gay, J. M. Grisham, and L. E. Luque*. 2012. Snake parasitism in an urban old-growth forest. Urban Ecosystems15: 739-752. (pdf) *Equal contribution


Laurance, W. F., J. L. C. Camargo, R. C. C. Luizão, S. G. Laurance, S. L. Pimm, E. M. Bruna, P. C. Stouffer, G. B. Williamson, J. Benítez-Malvido, H. L. Vasconcelos, K S. Van Houtan, C. E. Zartman, S. A. Boyle, R. K. Didam, A. Andrade, and T. E. Lovejoy. 2011. The fate of Amazonian forest fragments: a 32-year investigation. Biological Conservation 144: 56-67. (pdf)


Boyle, S. A. and A. T. Smith. 2010. Can landscape and species characteristics predict primate presence in forest fragments in the Brazilian Amazon? Biological Conservation 143: 1134-1143. (pdf)


Boyle, S. A. and A. T. Smith. 2010. Behavioral modifications in northern bearded saki monkeys (Chiropotes satanas chiropotes) in forest fragments of central Amazonia. Primates 51: 43-51. (pdf)


Boyle, S. A., W. C. Lourenço, L. R. da Silva, and A. T. Smith. 2009. Travel and spatial patterns change when northern bearded saki monkeys (Chiropotes satanas chiropotes) live in forest fragments. International Journal of Primatology 30: 515-531. (pdf)


Boyle, S. A., W. C. Lourenço, L. R. da Silva, and A. T. Smith. 2009. Home range estimates vary with sample size and methods. Folia Primatologica 80: 33-42. (pdf)


Boyle, S. A. 2008. Human impacts on primate conservation in central Amazonia. Tropical Conservation Science 1: 6-17. (pdf)


Book Chapters

Boyle, S. A., B. B. Lenz, K. A. Gilbert, W. R. Spironello, M. Santamaria Gómez, E. Z. F. Setz, A. Marajó dos Reis, O. Ferreira da Silva, A. Keuroghlian, F. Pinto. The primates of the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project: a history. In Primates in Fragments: Complexity and Resilience. Marsh, L. K. and C. A. Chapman (eds.), Springer: New York, pp. 57-74.


Pitheciine BookBoyle, S. A., A. T. Smith, W. R. Spironello, and C. E. Zartman. 2013. The behavioural ecology of bearded sakis (Chiropotes satanas chiropotes) living in forest fragments of central Brazilian Amazonia. In Evolutionary Biology and Conservation of Titis, Sakis and Uacaris. Veiga, L., A. Barnett, S. Ferrari, and M. Norconk (eds), Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK, pp. 255-261.


Ferrari, S., S. Boyle, L. Marsh, M. Port-Carvalho, R. Santos, S. Silva, T. Vieira, J.-C. Vié, and L. Veiga. 2013. Pitheciines: the challenge of living in fragments. In Evolutionary Biology and Conservation of Titis, Sakis and Uacaris. Veiga, L., A. Barnett, S. Ferrari, and M. Norconk (eds), Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK, pp. 350-358.


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