I have published 12 articles, comprising 8 research articles (not including 2 submitted) and 5 technical productions (presented separately below). For up to date citation data, please visit my google scholar profile


1.Melville, J; Chapple, DJ; Keogh, js; Sumner, J; Amey, A; Bowles, P; Brennan, IG; Couper, P; Donellan, S; Doughty, P; Edwards, D; Ellis, RJ; Esquerré, D; Fenker, J; Gardner, M; Georges, A; Haines, M; Hoskin, CJ; Hutchinson, M; Moritz, C; Nankivell, J; Oliver, P; Pavon-Vazquez, CJ; Pepper, M; Rabosky, DL; Sanders, K; Shea, G; Singhal, S; Worthington Wilmer, J; Tingley, R. Response to the biodiversity crisis impeded by incomplete taxonomy.

2. Tonini, JRV; Ferrari, TB; Fenker, J; Guedes, TB; Domingos, FMCB. Os determinantes da diversidade biológica da herpetofauna Neotropical. Book chapter.


8. Brandão, R; Fenker, J; Lopes, BE; de Sena, VM; Vasconcelos, B. Diet of terrestrial anurans in an ephemeral and simplified habitat during the dry season in the Brazilian Cerrado. Ethology Ecology & Evolution. [access here]

7. Fenker, J; Domingos, FMCB; Tedeschi, LG; Rosauer, DF; Werneck, FP; Colli, GR; Ledo, RMD; Fonseca, EM; Garda, AA; Sites Jr, JW; Breitman, MF; Soares, F; Giugliano, LG; Moritz, C. Evolutionary history of Neotropical savannas geographically concentrates species, phylogenetic and functional diversity of lizards. Journal of Biogeography. [access here]

6. Oliver, PM; Prasetya, AM; Tedeschi, LG; Fenker, J; Ellis, RJ; Doughty, P; Moritz, CM. Convergence and crypsis: Integrative taxonomic revision of the Gehyra australis group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northern Australia. PeerJ. [access here]


5. Zozaya, SM; Fenker, J; MacDonald, SL. A new species of rock-dwelling gecko (Gekkonidae: Gehyra) from the Mt Surprise region of northern Queensland, Australia. Zootaxa.[access here]


4. Pontes-da-Silva, E; Magnusson, WE; Sinervo, BR; Caetano, GH; Miles, DB; Colli, GR; Fenker, J; Santos, JC; Werneck, FP. Extinction risks forced by climatic change and intraspecific variation in the thermal physiology of a tropical lizard. Journal of Thermal Biology [access here]


3. Colli, GR; Fenker, J; Tedeschi, LG; Barreto-Lima, AF; Mott, T; Ribeiro, S. In the depths of obscurity: knowledge gaps and extinction risk of Brazilian worm lizards (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae). Biological Conservation [access here]


2. Guarnizo, CE; Werneck, FP; Giugliano, LG. ; Santos, MG; Fenker, J; Sousa, L; D’Angiolella, AB; Dos Santos, AR; Strussmann, C; Rodrigues, MT; Dourado-Rodrigues, TF; Gamble, T; Colli, GR. Cryptic lineages and diversification of an endemic anole lizard (Squamata, Dactyloidae) of the Cerrado hotspot. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution [access here]


1. Fenker, J; Tedeschi, LG; Pyron, RA; Nogueira, C. Phylogenetic diversity, habitat loss and conservation in South American pitvipers (Crotalinae: Bothrops and Bothrocophias). Diversity and Distributions [access here]

Technical Production

5. ACT Bush Blitz report- Reptile group (2019). Assistance in the fieldwork and report writing.

4. Empowering Latina scientists (2019). Letter for Science magazine (v.363, issue 6429) in support of empowerment of Latin American women scientists. [access here]

3. Redbook of the endangered Brazilian fauna – volume IV- Reptiles (2018). Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação e Biodiversidade. Assisted with analysis and report writing for all lizards and amphisbaenian species. [access here]

2. State of the Wet Tropics Report 2015-2016- Ancient, Endemic, Rare and Threatened Vertebrates of the Wet Tropics (2016). Presented for the Wet Tropics Management Authority. Assisted with analysis and report writing. [access here]

1. Levantamento da fauna da BR-135 (2013) Proposal: Assistance in the inventory of herpetofauna of some remnants of Cerrado on BR-135.