Alencar, L. R. V., Martins, M., Burin, G., Quental, T. B., 2017. Arboreality constrains morphological evolution but not species diversification in vipers. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284(1869), 20171775

Quental, T. B., 2017. Biota turnovers from phylogenies. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1(12):1796

Hagen, O., Andermann, T., Quental, T. B., Antonelli, A., Silvestro, D., 2017. Estimating age-dependent extinction: contrasting evidence from fossils and phylogenies. Systematic Biology

Pires, M. M., Silvestro, D., Quental, T. B., 2017. Interactions within and between clades shaped the diversification of terrestrial carnivores. Evolution 71(7):1855-1864

Silvestro, D., Pires, M. M., Quental, T. B., Salamin, N., 2017. Bayesian estimation of multiple clade competition from fossil data. Evolutionary Ecology Research 18(1):41-59


Alencar, L. R. V., Quental, T. B., Grazziotin, F. B., Alfaro, M. L., Martins, M., Venzon, M., Zaher, H., 2016. Diversification in vipers: Phylogenetic relationships, time of divergence and shifts in speciation rates. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 105, 50-62

Ezard, T. H. G., Quental, T. B., Benton, M. J., 2016. The challenges to inferring the regulators of biodiversity in deep time. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 371 (1691), 20150216

Marshall, C. R., Quental, T. B., 2016. The uncertain role of diversity dependence in species diversification and the need to incorporate time-varying carrying capacities. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 371 (1691), 20150217

Silvestro, D., Pires, M. M., Quental, T. B., Salamin, N., 2016. Bayesian estimation of multiple clade competition from fossil data. Evolutionary Ecology Research 17

Burin, G., Kissling, W. D., Guimarães Jr, P. R., Şekercioğlu, Ç. H., Quental, T. B., 2016. Omnivory in birds is a macroevolutionary sink. Nature communications 7


Silvestro, D., Antonelli, A., Salamin, N., Quental, T. B., 2015. The role of clade competition in the diversification of North American canids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (28), 8684-8689

Pires, M. M., Silvestro, D., Quental, T. B., 2015. Continental faunal exchange and the asymmetrical radiation of carnivores. Proc. R. Soc. B 282 (1817), 20151952


Quental, T. B. and Marshall, Charles R., 2013. How the Red Queen Drives Terrestrial Mammals to Extinction. Science (New York, N.Y.). , v.341, p.290 – 292.


Nagalingum, N. S., Marshall, C.R., Quental, T. B., Rai, H. S., Little, D. P., Mathews, S. 2011. Recent Synchronous Radiation of a Living Fossil. Science (New York, N.Y.). , v.334, p.796 – 799.

Quental, T. B. and Marshall, Charles R., 2011. The Molecular Phylogenetic Signature of Clades in Decline. Plos One. , v.6, p.e25780.

Barnosky, Anthony D., Matzke, Nicholas, Tomiya, Susumu, Wogan, Guinevere O. U., Swartz, Brian, Quental, T. B., Marshall, Charles, McGuire, Jenny L., Lindsey, Emily L., Maguire, Kaitlin C., Mersey, Ben, Ferrer, Elizabeth A., 2011. Has the Earth’s sixth mass extinction already arrived? Nature (London). , v.471, p.51 – 57.


Quental, T.B.. and Marshall C.R, 2010. Diversity dynamics: molecular phylogenies need the fossil record. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, v.25, p.434 – 441.

Ramírez, Santiago R., Nieh, James C., Quental, T. B., Roubik, David W., Imperatriz-Fonseca, Vera L., Pierce, Naomi E., 2010. A molecular phylogeny of the stingless bee genus Melipona (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v.56, p.519 – 525.

Liow*, L.H., Quental*, T.B. and Marshall, C.R. (* share first authorship), 2010. When can decreasing diversification rates be detected with molecular phylogenies and the fossil record? Systematic Biology, v.59, p.646 – 659.

Before 2009

Quental, T.B. and Marshall, C.R., 2009. Extinction during evolutionary radiations: reconciling the fossil record with molecular phylogenies. Evolution 63-12: 3158–3167.

Quental, T.B., Patten, M.M. and Pierce N.E., 2007. Host-plant specialization by sexual selection. American Naturalist 169 (6): 830-836.

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Quental, T.B., Trigo, J.R. and Oliveira, P.S., 2005. Host-Plant Flowering Status and Sugar Concentration of Phloem Sap: Effects on an Ant-Treehopper Interaction. European Journal of Entomology 102 (2): 201-208.

Quental, T.B., Fernandez, F.A.S., Dias, A.T.C. and Rocha, F.S., 2001. Population dynamics of the marsupial Micoureus demerarae in small fragments of Atlantic Coastal Forest in Brazil. Journal of Tropical Ecology 17: 339 –352.

Fernandez, F.A.S., Pires, A.S., Freitas, D., Rocha, F.S., and Quental, T.B., 1998. Respostas de pequenos mamíferos à fragmentação de habitats em remanescentes de Mata Atlântica. Anais do IV Simpósio de Ecossistemas Brasileiros - Volume 5, Águas de Lindóia, 184-189.