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Castro RRM, Barbosa PEF, Sant'Anna LG,  Pereira CMS, Ferreira BG (2023)  Sun and shade galls of Clinodiplosis profusa (Cecidomyiidae) on Eugenia uniflora (Myrtaceae): Are there differences in their establishment and growth?. FLORA, v. 303, p. 152281.

Freitas MSC, Ferreira BG, Bragança GPP, Boanares D, Isaias RMS (2023) Can the galling Eriophyidae (Trombidiformes) manipulate leaf structural and histochemical profiles over environmental stressors? AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY 71:146-156.

Migliorini Mendes RS, Costa EC, Oliveira LC, Goms, FM, Oliveira DC, Isaias RMS (2023) Dynamics of cell wall components and histochemical profile of a rust fungi gall (Basidiomycota: Pucciniales) on Byrsonima variabilis A.Juss. (Malpighiaceae). AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY 71: 93-109.

Jorge NC, Pimenta TS, Oliveira LTC, Isaias RMS (2023) The Curious Case of Ants That Live in Galls. AMERICAN BIOLOGY TEACHER 85:141-146.

Guedes LBM, Costa EC, Isaias RMS, Sáez-Carillo K, Narciso A (2023) Structural patterns of Lepidoptera galls and the case of Andescecidium parrai (Cecidosidae) galls on Schinus polygama (Anacardiaceae). JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH  136: 715-728.

Martins GS, Castro RRM, Valeriano FR, Sant'Anna LG, Barbosa PEF, Ferreira BG (2023) Who are the superhosts? The chemical and structural profiles of superhosts of galling arthropods and the gaps in gall studies. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, p. Online.

Migliorini Mendes RS, Isaias RMS (2023) Galhas: Planta-Inseto X Ciências-Educação. Botânica Pública 4: 16-23.

Nobrega LP, Sá-Haiad B, Ferreira BG (2023) Mechanisms of hydraulic conductivity in the leaf galls of sp. (Cecidomyiidae) in (Acanthaceae): does vascularization explain the preferred sites of induction?. PLANT BIOLOGY 25: 198-207.

Rezende UC, Gonçalves PHP, Kuster VC, Carneiro RGS, Oliveira DC (2023) Every end is a new beginning: Histological features of galls induced on Macairea radula (Melastomataceae) allow a post-senescence colonization. FLORA 306: 152369

Silva AFM, Oliveira DC, Isaias RMS (2023) Influence of the sex of galling insects on gall metabolism: The case of eriococcid galls. BIOCHEMICAL SYSTEMATICS AND ECOLOGY 108: 104643.

Vilela RMIF, Kuster VC, Magalhães TA, Martini VC Oliveira RM, Oliveira DC (2023) Galls induced by a root-knot nematode in Petroselinum crispum (Mill.): impacts on host development, histology, and cell wall dynamics. PROTOPLASMA 260:1287-1302.

Nobrega LP, Sá-Haiad B, Ferreira BG (2023) Epidermal and subepidermal changes during the formation of hairy galls induced by Eriophyidae on Avicennia schaueriana leaves. Science of Nature 110: 49.




Aguilera N, Isaias RMS, Jorge NC, Conejeros MJ, Becerra J, Nieves-Aldrey JL, Guedes, LM (2022) Distinctive anatomical and histochemical responses of Nothofagus obliqua (Mirb.) Oerst (Nothofagaceae) to two galling Pteromalidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) in Chile. FLORA 290: 152056.


Costa EC, Bragança GPP, Arriola IA, Freitas MSC, Isaias RMS (2022) Host plant traits define the strategies of success to the Cecidomyiidae in a restinga environment. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY 146: 751-759.

Costa EC, Martini VC, Souza-Silva A, Lemos-Filho JP, Oliveira DC,Isaias RMS (2022) How galling herbivores share a single superhost plant during their phenological cycle: the case of Mimosa gemmulata Barneby (Fabaceae). TROPICAL ECOLOGY 63: 61-74.


Costa EC, Freitas MSC, Carneiro RGS, Oliveira DC, Isaias RMS (2022) The ontogenesis of four Lopesia Rübsaamen (Cecidomyiidae) galls on the super-host Mimosa gemmulata Barneby (Fabaceae) reveals peculiar anatomical traits. FLORA 287: 151996.

Costa EC, Oliveira DC, Isaias RMS (2022) Parasitoid impairment on the galling Lopesia activity reflects on the cytological and histochemical profiles of the globoid bivalve-shaped gall on Mimosa gemmulata. PROTOPLASMA 1: 1-11.

Gonçalves PHP, Rezende UC, Bomfim PMS, Maia VC, Oliveira DC (2022)  Sexually dimorphic galls induced on leaflets of Matayba guianensis (Sapindaceae): a rare phenomenon occurring in Diptera (Cecidomyiidae). Science of Nature 109: 10. 


Jorge NC, Guedes, L, Narciso A, Becerra J, Isaias RMS (2022) Allelopathic potential of the extracts of non-galled stems and globoid stem
galls of Eremanthus erythropappus (DC) McLeish (Asteraceae). BIOCHEMICAL SYSTEMATICS AND ECOLOGY 100 (2022) 104379

Jorge NC, Freitas MSC, Caffaro R, Vale FHA, Lemos Filho, JP, Isaias RMS (2022) Vascular traits of stem galls: Cell increment versus morphogenetic constraints in wood anatomy. Plant Biology 24: 450-457.

Kuster VC, Cardoso JCF, Moreira ASFP, Isaias RMS, Oliveira DC (2022) Assessing oxidative stress and photosynthetic activity in leaf galls induced by different species of galling insect on Aspidosperma spp.. Biologia 1: 1-14.

Ferreira BG, Moreira GRP,  Carneiro RGS, Isaias RMS (2022) Complex meristematic activity induced by on turns shoots into galls. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY 109: 209-225.

Gonçalves PHP, Rezende UC, Bomfim PMS, Maia VC, Oliveira DC (2022) Sexually dimorphic galls induced on leaflets of Matayba guianensis (Sapindaceae): a rare phenomenon occurring in Diptera (Cecidomyiidae). Science of Nature 109: 10p.

Nogueira RM, Costa EC, Silva JS, Isaias RMS (2022) A phenological trick and cell wall bricks toward adaptive strategies of Mimosa tenuiflora-Lopesia mimosae interaction in Caatinga environment. FLORA 294: 152121-13.




Alvarez R, Ferreira BG, Lopez B, Martinez JJI, Gonzalez-Karlsson A, Boso S, Martinez MC (2021) Histological Study of Leaf Galls Induced by Phylloxera in Vitis (Vitaceae) Leaves. P NATL A SCI INDIA B 91:117-122.

Bomfim PMS, Kuster VC, Caetano APS, Gonçalves LA, Oliveira DC (2021) Ovule-gall stimulating a large fake fruit on Miconia chamissois Naudin (Melastomataceae): a structural overview? Botany: 99-115126.

Bragança GPP, Ferreira BG, Isaias RMS (2021) Distinct cytological mechanisms for food availability in three Inga ingoides (Fabaceae)-Cecidomyiidae gall systems. PROTOPLASMA, v. 1, p. 1-8.

Costa EC, Oliveira DC, Ferreira DKL, Isaias RMS (2021) Structural and Nutritional Peculiarities Related to Lifespan Differences on Four Lopesia Induced Bivalve-Shaped Galls on the Single Super-Host Mimosa gemmulata. Frontiers in Plant Science, v. 12, p. Article 660557. 10.3389/fpls.2021.660557

Isaias RMS, Jorge NC, Ferreira BG, Fochezato J, Moreira GRP (2021)How cells and tissues of Daphnopsis fasciculata (Thymelaeaceae) react to the leaf-mining habit of Phyllocnistis hemera (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH 134:535–541

Jara-Chiquito JL, Pujase-Villar J, Ferreira BG, Álvarez R (2021) Histological changes induced by the cynipid wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) in leaves of the chestnut Castanea sativa (Fagaceae): Mechanisms of galling impact on host vigor. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 15: 223-233.

Martini VC, Raymundo D, Prado-Junior JA, Oliveira DC (2021) Bottom-up and top-down forces in plant-gall relationships: Testing the hypotheses of resource concentration, associational resistance 38and host fitness reduction. ECOLOGICAL ENTOMOLOGY  46:1072-1081.

Naves GFS, Kuster VC, Machado M,  Santos PD, Martini VC, Oliveira DC (2021) Metabolite investments and stress levels among tissue compartments of Palaeomystella olygophaga (Lepidoptera) galls on Macairea radula (Melastomataceae). AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY 69 :131.

Nobrega LP, Silva JB, Luna BN, Ferreira BG (2021) Modulation of anatomical adaptations of leaves of Avicennia schaueriana (Acanthaceae) by a galling Meunieriella (Cecidomyiidae). FLORA 274: 151750.

Silva JO, Oliveira CM, Carneiro RGS, Rocha MR (2021) Meloidogyne enterolobii development and reproduction in tomato plants treated with resistance inducers. Nematology v. x: p. 1-6. 

Silva AFM, Lana LG, Kuster VC, Oliveria DC (2021) Chemical composition of cell wall changes during developmental stages of galls on Matayba guianensis (Sapindaceae): perspectives obtained by immunocytochemistry analysis. Science of Nature 108:1-11.

Vilela RMIF, KUSTER VC, Magalhães TA, Moraes CA, Paula Filho AC, Oliveira DC (2021) Impact of Meloidogyne incognita (Nematode) infection on root tissues and cell wall composition of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench, Malvaceae). PROTOPLASMA 258:979-990.



Álvarez R, Morena-González V, Martinez JJI, Ferreira BG, Hidalgo NP (2020) Microscopic study of nine galls induced in Populus nigra by aphids of the Iberian Peninsula. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 14:799-809.

Arriola IA, Figueiredo MA, Boanares D, França MGC, Isaias RMS (2020) Apoplast-symplast compartmentalization and functional traits of iron and aluminum in promeristematic tissues of nematode induced galls on Miconia spp.. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY 154: 360-368.

Arriola IA, Isaias RMS (2020) Extending the knowledge on the histological patterns of leaf galls induced by Ditylenchus gallaeformans (Nematoda) on Miconia (Melastomataceae) hosts. FLORA 274: 51753.

Bragança GPP; Alencar CF, Freitas MSC, Isaias RMS (2020) Hemicelluloses and associated compounds determine gall functional traits. PLANT BIOLOGY 22: 981-991.

Bragança GPP, Freitas MSC, Isaias RMS (2020) The influence of gall position over xylem features in leaflets of Inga ingoides (Rich.) Willd. (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae). TREES-STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION 35: 199-209.


Ferreira BG, Bragança GP, Isaias RMS (2020) Cytological attributes of storage tissues in nematode and eriophyid galls: pectin and hemicellulose functional insights. PROTOPLASMA  257, p. 229-244.

Martini VC, Fuzaro L, Gonçalves LA, Moreira ASFP, Oliveira DC (2020) Pseudophacopteron longicaudatum (Hemiptera) induces intralaminar leaf galls on Aspidosperma tomentosum (Apocynaceae): a qualitative and quantitative structural overview. ANAIS DA ACADEMIA BRASILEIRA DE CIENCIAS 92: e20181002.

Martini VC, Moreira ASFP, Kuster VC, Oliveira DC (2020) Photochemical performance and source-sink relationships in galls induced by Pseudophacopteron longicaudatum (Hemiptera) on leaves of Aspidosperma tomentosum (Apocynaceae). PHOTOSYNTHETICA 58(3): 827-835.

Rezende UC, Cardoso JCF, Hanson PW, Oliveira DC (2020) Gall traits and galling insect survival in a multi-enemy context. REVISTA DE BIOLOGIA TROPICAL 69: 1-12.


Baronio GJ, Oliveira DC (2019) Eavesdropping on gal-plant interactions: the importance of the signaling function of induced volatiles. PLANT SIGNALLING & BEHAVIOR (ONLINE) 14: p. 1665454.

Bomfim PMS, Cardoso JCF, Rezende UC, Martini VC, Oliveira DC (2019) Red galls: the different stories of two gall types on the same host. PLANT BIOLOGY 21: 284-291.


Ferreira BG, Freitas MSC, Bragança GP, Moreira ASFP, Carneiro RGS, Isaias RMS (2019) Enzyme-mediated metabolism in nutritive tissues of galls induced by Ditylenchus gallaeformans (Nematoda: Anguinidae). PLANT BIOLOGY 21: 1052-1062.

Ferreira BG, Bragança GP, Isaias RMS (2019) Cytological attributes of storage tissues in nematode and eriophyid galls: pectin and hemicellulose functional insights. PROTOPLASMA 257: 229–2441.


Ferreira BG, Álvarez R, Bragança GP, Alvarenga D, Pérez-Hidalgo N. Isaias RMS (2019) Feeding and Other Gall Facets: Patterns and Determinants in Gall Structure. BOTANICAL REVIEW 85: 78-106.

Guedes LM, Aguilera N, Ferreira BG, Riquelme S, Sáez-Carrillo K, Becerra J, Pérez C, Bustos E, Isaias RMS (2019) Spatiotemporal variation in phenolic levels in galls of calophyids on Schinus polygama (Anacardiaceae). JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH, 132: 509-520.

Joele FR, Rezende UC, Samaca-Saenz E, Cardoso JCF, Oliveira DC, Zaldivar-Riveron A (2019)  A new species of (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Doryctinae) inducing ovule galls on Naudin, a potentially invasive shrub in the Brazilian cerrado. JOURNAL OF NATURAL HISTORY 53: 2073-2085.

Martini VC, Küster VC, Moreira A|SFP, Oliveira DC (2019) Galling insects as phenotype manipulators of cell wall composition during the development of galls induced on leaves of Aspidosperma tomentosum (Apocynaceae). SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY 127: 226-233.

Oliveira DC, Burckhardt D, Calácio TF, Küster VC, Queiroz DL. (2019) Ceropsylla pouteriae Burckhardt sp. nov. (Hemiptera: Psylloidea: Triozidae),  a new species of jumping plant-louse inducing galls on the leaves of (Mart.) Radlk. (Sapotaceae): taxonomy, gall structure and histochemistry. JOURNAL OF NATURAL HISTORY 53: 1923-1950.

Silva AFM, Küster VC, Rezende UC, Oliveira DC (2019) The early developmental stages of gall-inducing insects define final gall structural and histochemical profiles: the case of Bystracoccus mataybae galls on Matayba guianensis. BOTANY (OTTAWA. ONLINE) 97: 1-12.



Arriola IA, Melo Jr JCF, Ferreira BG, Isaias RMS (2018) Galls on Smilax campestris Griseb. (Smilacaceae) protect the insects against restinga constraints, but do not provide enriched nutrition. REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE BOTÂNICA  41: 145-153.


Bedetti CS, Jorge NC, Trigueiro F, Bragança GP, Modolo LV, Isias RMS (2018) Detection of cytokinins and auxin in plant tissues using histochemistry and immunocytochemistry. Biotechnic & Histochemistry 93(2):149-154.

Costa EC, Carneiro RGS, Silva JS, Isaias RMS (2018) Biology and development of galls induced by Lopesia sp. (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on leaves of Mimosa gemmulata (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae). AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY 66:161-172.

Guedes LM, Aguilera N, Ferreira BG, Becerra J, Hernández V, Isaias RMS (2018) Anatomical and phenological implications between Schinus polygama (Cav.) (Cabrera) (Anacardiaceae) and the galling insect Calophya rubra (Blanchard) (Hemiptera: Psylloidea). PLANT BIOLOGY 20: 507-515.


Isaias RMS, Ferreira BG,Alvarenga DR, Barbosa LR, Salminen J, Steinbauer M (2018) Functional compartmentalisation of nutrients and phenolics in the tissues of galls induced by Leptocybe invasa (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) on Eucalyptus camaldulensis (Myrtaceae). AUSTRAL ENTOMOLOGY 57: 238-246.

Pfeffer L, Rezende UC, Baronio GJ, Oliveira DC (2018) Building two houses on a single host plant: gallin insect synchronizes its life cycle with plant phenology. Oecologia Australis 22: 438-448.

Rezende UC, Moreira ASFP, Küster VC, Oliveira DC (2018)  Structural, histochemical and photosynthetic profiles of galls induced by Eugeniamyia dispar (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) on the leaves of Eugenia uniflora (Myrtaceae). REVISTA DE BIOLOGIA TROPICAL 66: 1469-1480.

Rezende UC, Cardoso JCF, Küster VC, Gonçalves LA, Oliveira DC (2018) How the activity of natural enemies changes the structure and metabolism of the nutritive tissue in galls? Evidence from the Palaeomystella oligophaga (Lepidoptera) -Macairea radula (Metastomataceae) system. Protoplasma 256: 669-677.



Amorim DO, Ferreira BG, Fleury G (2017) Plant potentialities determine anatomical and histochemical diversity in Mikania glomerata Spreng. galls. Brazilian Journal of Botany 40: 517-527.


Bedetti CS, Bragança GP, Isaias RMS (2017) Influence of auxin and phenolic accumulation on the patterns of cell differentiation in distinct gall morphotypes on Piptadenia gonoacantha (Fabaceae). AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY 65: 411-42.

Ferreira BG, Álvarez R, Avritzer SC, Isaias RMS (2017) Revisiting the histological patterns of storage tissues: beyond the limits of gall-inducing taxa. BOTANY 95:173-184.

Ferreira BG, Avritzer SC, Isaias RMS (2017) Totipotent nutritive cells and indeterminate growth in galls of Ditylenchus gallaeformans (Nematoda) on reproductive apices of Miconia. FLORA (Jena) 227: 36-45.


Ferreira BG, Falcioni R, Guedes LM, Avritzer SC, Antunes W, Souza LA, Isaiais RMS  (2017) Preventing False Negatives for Histochemical Detection of Phenolics and Lignins in PEG-Embedded Plant Tissues. JOURNAL OF HISTOCHEMISTRY & CYTOCHEMISTRY  65:105-116.


Moura RR, Ribeiro PVA, Pereira BG, Quero A, Carvalho RL, Oliveira DC (2017) Food, shelter or competitors? Overlapping of life stages and host plant selection in a Neotropical stink bug species. Journal of Plant Interactions 12: 560-566.

Oliveira DC, Moreira ASFP, Isaias RMS,  Martini V,  Rezende U (2017) Sink Status and Photosynthetic Rate of the Leaflet Galls Induced by Bystracoccus mataybae (Eriococcidae) on Matayba guianensis (Sapindaceae). Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 1-12.

Oliveira DC, Isaias RMS, Fernandes GW, Ferreira BG, Carneiro RGS, Fuzaro L  (2017) Manipulation of host plant cells and tissues by gall-inducing insects and adaptive strategies used by different feeding guilds. Journal of Insect Physiology 84: 103-113.

Souza-Silva EA, Saboia G, Jorge NC,  Hoffman C, Isaias RMS, Soares GLG, Zini CA (2017) Development of a HS-SPME-GC/MS protocol assisted by chemometric tools to study herbivore-induced volatiles in Myrcia splendens. TALANTA 175: 9-20.



Arriola IA, Melo Jr JCF, Mouga DMDS, Isaias RMS, Costa EC (2016) Where host plant goes, galls go too: new records of the Neotropical galling Cecidomyiidae (Diptera) associated to Calophyllum brasiliense Cambess. (Calophyllaceae). Check List (São Paulo. Online) 12: 1-8.

Bragança GP. Oliveira DC, Isaias RMS (2016) Compartmentalization of Metabolites and Enzymatic Mediation in Nutritive Cells of Cecidomyiidae Galls on Piper arboreum Aubl. (Piperaceae). JOURNAL OF PLANT STUDIES 6: 1- 11.

Guedes LM, Aguilera N, Becerra J, Hérnandez V, Isaias RMS (2016) Leaf and stem galls of Schinus polygamus (Cav.) Cabr (Anacardiaceae): Anatomical and chemical implications. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 69: 266-273.

Jorge NC, Cavalleri A, Bedetti CS, Isaias RMS (2016)  A new leaf-galling Holopothrips (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) and the structural alterations on Myrcia retorta (Myrtaceae). Zootaxa (Online)  4200: 174-180.



Arriola IA, Melo Jr JCF,  Isaias RMS (2015) Questioning the environmental stress hypothesis for gall diversity of restinga vegetation on dunes. Revista de Biologia Tropical 63: 959-970.

Carneiro RGS, Isaias RMS (2015) Cytological cycles and fates in Psidium myrtoides are altered towards new cell metabolism and functionalities by the galling activity of Nothotrioza myrtoidis. Protoplasma  252: 637-646.

Carneiro RGS,  Isaias RMS (2015) Gradients of metabolite accumulation and redifferentiation of nutritive cells associated with vascular tissues in galls induced by sucking-insects. AOB Plants 1:1-16. 

Carneiro RGS, Pacheco P, Isaias RMS (2015) Could the Extended Phenotype Extend to the Cellular and Subcellular Levels in Insect-Induced Galls? Plos One 10: p. e0129331.

Fleury G, Ferreira BG, Soares GLG, Oliveira DC, Isaias RMS (2015) Elucidating the determination of the rosette galls induced by Pisphondylia brasiliensis Couri and Maia 1992 (Cecidomyiidae) on Guapira opposita (Nyctaginaceae). Australian Journal of Botany (Print), v. 63, p. 608-617, 2015

Formiga AT, Silveira FAO, Fernandes GW, Isaias RMS (2015) Phenotypic plasticity and similarity among gall morphotypes on a superhost, (Asteraceae). Plant Biology (Stuttgart) 17: 512-521.

Ferreira BG, Carneiro RGS, Isaias RMS (2015) Multivesicular bodies differentiate exclusively in nutritive fast-dividing cells in Marcetia taxifolia galls. Protoplasma 252: 1275-1283.

Isaias RMS, Oliveira DC, Moreira ASFP, Soares GLG, Carneiro RGS (2015) The imbalance of redox homeostasis in arthropod-induced plant galls: Mechanisms of stress generation and dissipation. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. G, General Subjects (Print) 1850: 1509-1517.

Malenovsky I, Burckhardt D, Queiroz DL, Isaias RMS, Oliveira DC (2015) Descriptions of two new Pseudophacopteron species (Hemiptera: Psylloidea: Phacopteronidae) inducing galls on Aspidosperma (Apocynaceae) in Brazil. Acta entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 55: 513-538.

Suzuki AYM, Bedetti CS, Isaias RMS (2015) Detection and distribution of cell growth regulators and of cellulose microfibrils during the development of Lopesia sp. galls on Lonchocarpus cultratus (Fabaceae). Botany (Ottawa. Print) 93: 435-444.




Magalhães, T. A. ; OLIVEIRA, D. C. ; Suzuki, A. Y. M. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Patterns of cell elongation in the determination of the final shape in galls of Baccharopelma dracunculifoliae (Psyllidae) on Baccharis dracunculifolia DC (Asteraceae). Protoplasma, v. 251, p. 747-753, 2014.

FERREIRA, B. G. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Floral-like destiny induced by a galling Cecidomyiidae on the axillary buds of Marcetia taxifolia (Melastomataceae). Flora (Jena), v. 209, p. 391-400, 2014.

Carneiro, R. G. S. ; CASTRO, A. C. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Unique histochemical gradients in a photosynthesis-deficient plant gall. South African Journal of Botany, v. 92, p. 97-104, 2014.

Bedetti, C. S. ; Modolo, L. V. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . The role of phenolics in the control of auxin in galls of Piptadenia gonoacantha (Mart.) MacBr (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, v. 55, p. 53-59, 2014.

OLIVEIRA, D. C. ; Magalhães, T. A. ; FERREIRA, B. G. ; TEIXEIRA, C. T. ; FORMIGA, A. T. ; FERNANDES, G. W. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Variation in the Degree of Pectin Methylesterification during the Development of Baccharis dracunculifolia Kidney-Shaped Gall. Plos One, v. 9, p. e94588, 2014.

Portugal-Santana, A. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Galling insects are bioindicators of environmental quality in a Conservation Unit. Acta Botanica Brasílica (Impresso), v. 28, p. 594-608, 2014.

CARNEIRO, RENÊ G. S. ; OLIVEIRA, DENIS C. ; ISAIAS, ROSY M. S. . Developmental anatomy and immunocytochemistry reveal the neo-ontogenesis of the leaf tissues of Psidium myrtoides (Myrtaceae) towards the globoid galls of Nothotrioza myrtoidis (Triozidae). Plant Cell Reports (Print), v. 33, p. 2093-2106, 2014.

MAGALHÃES, THIAGO A. ; OLIVEIRA, DENIS C. ; ISAIAS, ROSY M. S. . Population dynamics of the gall inducer Eriogallococcus isaias (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Eriococcidae) on Pseudobombax grandiflorum (Malvaceae). Journal of Natural History, v. 49, p. 789-801, 2014.


Dias, G.C. ; FERREIRA, B. G. ; MOREIRA, G. R. P. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Developmental pathways for leaves and galls induced by a sap-feeding insect on Schinus polygamus (Cav.) Cabrera (Anacardiaceae). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências (Impresso), v. 85, p. 187-200, 2013.

Oliveira, D.C. ; Mendonça, M. S.Jr ; MOREIRA, A. S. F. P. ; LEMOS FILHO, J.P. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Water stress and phenological synchronism between Copaifera langsdorffii (Fabaceae) and multiple galling insects: formation of seasonal patterns. Journal of Plant Interactions (Print), v. 8, p. 225-233, 2013.


MOREIRA, A. S. F. P. ; LEMOS FILHO, J.P. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Structural adaptations of two sympatric epiphytic orchids (Orchidaceae) to a cloudy forest environment in rocky outcrops of Southeast Brazill. Revista de Biologia Tropical, v. 61, p. 1053-1065, 2013.

Dias, G.C. ; MOREIRA, G.R.P. ; FERREIRA, B. G. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Why do the galls induced by Calophya duvauae Scott on Schinus polygamus (Cav.) Cabrera (Anacardiaceae) change colors?. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, v. 48, p. 111-122, 2013.

Carneiro, Renê Gonçalves da Silva ; Burckhardt, D. ; Isaias, Rosy Mary Santos . Biology and systematics of gall-inducing triozids (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) associated to Psidium spp. (Myrtaceae). Zootaxa (Auckland. Print), v. 3620, p. 129-146, 2013.


Castro, A.C. ; OLIVEIRA, D. C. ; MOREIRA, A. S. F. P. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Synchronism between Aspidosperma macrocarpon Mart. (Apocynaceae) resources allocation and the establishment of gall inducer Pseudophacopteron sp. (Hemiptera: Psylloidea). Revista de Biologia Tropical, v. 61, p. 1891-1900, 2013.

 ISAIAS, R M S; CARNEIRO, R G S ; OLIVEIRA, D C ; SANTOS, J C . Illustrated and Annotated Checklist of Brazilian Gall Morphotypes. Neotropical Entomology (Impresso), v. 42, p. 230-239, 2013.

VECCHI, C. ; MENEZES, N. L. ; OLIVEIRA, D. C. ; FERREIRA, B. G. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . The redifferentiation of nutritive cells in galls induced by Lepidoptera on Tibouchina pulchra (Cham.) Cogn. reveals predefined patterns of plant development. Protoplasma, p. 1, 2013.


Bedetti. C. S. ; FERREIRA, B. G. ; Castro, N. M. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . The influence of parasitoidism on the anatomical and histochemical profiles of the host leaves in a galling Lepidoptera - Bauhinia ungulata system. Revista Brasileira de Biociências (Impresso), v. 11, p. 242-249, 2013.


Formiga, Anete Teixeira ; Oliveira, Denis Coelho ; FERREIRA, BRUNO GARCIA ; Magalhães, Thiago Alves ; CASTRO, ARIANE CHAGAS ; FERNANDES, G. WILSON ; ISAIAS, ROSY MARY DOS SANTOS . The role of pectic composition of cell walls in the determination of the new shape-functional design in galls of Baccharis reticularia (Asteraceae). Protoplasma, v. 250, p. 899-908, 2013.

FERREIRA, B. G. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Developmental stem anatomy and tissue redifferentiation induced by a galling Lepidoptera on Marcetia taxifolia (Melastomataceae). Botany (Ottawa. Print), p. 752-760, 2013.

Hodgson, C. ; OLIVEIRA, D. C. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . A new gall-inducing genus and species of Eriococcidae (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea) on Sapindaceae from Brazil. Zootaxa (Online), v. 3734, p. 317-330, 2013.


CASTRO, A.C.R. ; LEITE, G.L.D. ; OLIVEIRA, D. C. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Morphological Patterns of a Hymenopteran Gall on the Leaflets of Caryocar brasiliense Camb. (Caryocaraceae). American Journal of Plant Sciences, v. 3, p. 921-929, 2012.


Detoni, M. ; FARIA-PINTO, P. ; Quellis, L. R. ; Rust, N.M. ; Tavares, L. S. ; Santos, M. O. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. ; SANTOS, J.C. ; FERNANDES, G. W. ; SOARES, G. L. G. ; Vasconcelos, E. G. . Galls from Calliandra brevipes BENTH (Fabaceae : Mimosoidae): evidence of apyrase activity contribution in a plant - insect interaction. Australian Journal of Botany (Print), v. 60, p. 559-567, 2012.

Castro, A.C. ; Oliveira, D.C. ; MOREIRA, A. S. F. P. ; LEMOS FILHO, J.P. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Source sink relationship and photosynthesis in the horn-shaped gall and its host plant Copaifera langsdorffii Desf. (Fabaceae). South African Journal of Botany, v. 83, p. 121-126, 2012.

CASTRO, A.C.R. ; OLIVEIRA, D. C. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Impacts of gall induction on the structure and physiology of Caryocar brasiliense Camb. (pequi) leaves. Arquivos do Museu de Historia Natural, v. 21, p. 13-25, 2012.


Oliveira, Denis Coelho de ; Carneiro, Renê Gonçalves da Silva ; Magalhães, Thiago Alves ; ISAIAS, ROSY MARY DOS SANTOS . Cytological and histochemical gradients on two Copaifera langsdorffii Desf. (Fabaceae) Cecidomyiidae gall systems. Protoplasma, v. 248, p. 829-837, 2011.

Oliveira, Denis Coelho ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. ; Moreira, Ana Sílvia Franco Pinheiro ; Magalhães, Thiago Alves ; LEMOS FILHO, J. P. . Is the oxidative stress caused by Aspidosperma spp. galls capable of altering leaf photosynthesis?. Plant Science (Limerick), v. 180, p. 489-495, 2011.

Detoni, M. ; Vasconcelos, E. G. ; Rust, N.M. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. ; FERNANDES, G. W. . Seasonal variation of phenolic content in galls and non-galled tissues of Calliandra brevipes Benth (Fabaceae: Mimosoidae). Acta Botanica Brasílica (Impresso), v. 25, p. 601-604, 2011.

Detoni, M. ; Vasconcelos, E. G. ; Maia, A.C.R.G. ; GUSMAO, M. A. N. ; Isaias, Rosy Mary Santos ; SOARES, G. L. G. ; SANTOS, J.C. ; FERNANDES, G. W. . Protein content and electrophoretic profile of insect galls on susceptible and resistant host plants of Bauhinia brevipes Vogel (Fabaceae). Australian Journal of Botany (Print), v. 59, p. 509-514, 2011.

ISAIAS, R. M. S.Oliveira, D.C. ; Carneiro, R. G. S. . Role of Euphalerus ostreoides (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) in manipulating leaflet ontogenesis of Lonchocarpus muehlbergianus (Fabaceae). Botany, v. 89, p. 581-592, 2011.

Formiga, Anete Teixeira ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. ; SOARES, G. L. G. . Responses of the Host Plant Tissues to Gall Induction in Aspidosperma spruceanum Müell. Arg. (Apocynaceae). American Journal of Plant Sciences, v. 02, p. 823-834, 2011.


Oliveira, Denis Coelho de ; ISAIAS, ROSY MARY DOS SANTOS . Cytological and histochemical gradients induced by a sucking insect in galls of Aspidosperma australe Arg. Muell (Apocynaceae). PLANT SCIENCE, v. 178, p. 350-358, 2010.

Oliveira, Denis Coelho ; Magalhães, Thiago Alves ; Carneiro, Renê Gonçalves Silva ; Alvim, Marina Neiva ; Isaias, Rosy Mary Santos . Do Cecidomyiidae galls of Aspidosperma spruceanum (Apocynaceae) fit the pre-established cytological and histochemical patterns?. Protoplasma, v. 242, p. 81-93, 2010.

OLIVEIRA, D. C. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Redifferentiation of leaflet tissues during midrib gall development in Copaifera langsdorffii (Fabaceae). South African Journal of Botany, v. 76, p. 239-248, 2010.

Detoni, M. ; Vasconcelos, E. G. ; Fontes, E. S. ; AGUIAR, J. A. K. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. ; SOARES, G. L. G. . Differential biochemical responses of Calliandra brevipes (Fabaceae, Mimosoidae) to galling behaviour by Tanaostigmodes ringueleti and T. mecanga (Hymenoptera, Tanaostigmatidae). Australian Journal of Botany (Print), v. 58, p. 280-285, 2010.

CAMPOS, P. T. ; Costa, M. C. D ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. ; MOREIRA, A. S. F. P. ; OLIVEIRA, D. C. ; LEMOS FILHO, J. P. . Phenological relationships between two insect galls and their host plants: Aspidosperma australe and A. spruceanum (Apocynaceae). Acta Botanica Brasílica (Impresso), v. 24, p. 727-733, 2010.

Maia V.C. ; Fleury, G. ; SOARES, G. L. G. ; ISAIAS, R. M. S. . Description of the female, pupa and gall of Pisphondylia brasiliensis Couri and Maia, 1992 (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae, Schizomyiina) with new records. Brazilian Journal of Biology (Impresso), v. 70, p. 1059-1063, 2010.



SA, C.E.M.; Silveira, F. A. O.; SANTOS, J.C.; ISAIAS, R. M. S.; FERNANDES, G. W.Anatomical and developmental aspects of leaf galls induced by Schizomyia macrocapillata Maia (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on Bauhinia brevipes Vogel (Fabaceae). Brazilian Journal of Botany. , v.32, p.319 - 327, 2009.


OLIVEIRA, D. C.; ISAIAS, R. M. S.Influence of leaflet age in anatomy and possible adaptive values of the midrib gall of Copaifera langsdorffii (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae). Revista de Biologia Tropical. , v.57, p.293 - 302, 2009.


MOURA, M. Z. D.; SOARES, G. L. G.; ALVES, T. M. A.; ISAIAS, R. M. S.Intra-specific phenotypic variations in Lantana camara leaves affect host selection by the gall maker Aceria lantanae. BIOCHEMICAL SYSTEMATICS AND ECOLOGY. , v.37, p.541 - 548, 2009.


MOURA, M. Z. D.; SOARES, G. L. G.; ISAIAS, R. M. S.Ontogênese da folha e das galhas induzidas por Aceria lantanae Cook (Acarina:Eriophyidae) em Lantana camara L. (Verbenaceae). Brazilian Journal of Botany. , v.32, p.271 - 282, 2009.


FORMIGA, A. T.; GONÇALVES, S. J. M. R.; SOARES, G. L. G.; ISAIAS, R. M. S.Relações entre o teor de fenóis totais e o ciclo das galhas de Cecidomyiidae em Aspidosperma spruceanum Müll. Arg. (Apocynaceae). Acta Botanica Brasílica (Impresso). , v.23, p.93 - 99, 2009.

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