Andersen D.E., Rongstad O.J. & Mytton W.R. (1990) Home-range changes in raptors exposed to increased human activity levels in southeastern Colorado. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 18, 134–142.
Atkinson S.N. & Ramsay M.A. (1995) The effects of prolonged fasting on the body composition and reproductive success of female polar bears (Ursus maritimus). Functional Ecology, 9, 559–567.
Awbrey F.T. & Bowles A.E. (1990) Effects of Aircraft Noise and Sonic Booms on Raptors: A Preliminary Model and a Synthesis of the Literature on Disturbance. Noise and Sonic Boom Impact Technology, Brooks Airport Base, San Antonio, USA.
Bazzaz F.A. (1979) The physiological ecology of plant succession. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 10, 351–371.
Berg A. & Pärt T. (1994) Abundance of breeding farmland birds on arable and set-aside fields at forest edges. Ecography, 17, 147–152.
Boardman N.K. (1977) Comparative photosynthesis of sun and shade plants. Annual Review of Plant Physiology, 28, 355–377.
Brothers T.S. & Spingarn A. (1992) Forest fragmentation and alien plant invasion of central Indiana old-growth forests. Conservation Biology, 6, 91–100.
Cadenasso M.L., Traynor M.M. & Pickett S.T.A. (1997) Functional location of forest edges: gradients of multiple physical factors. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 27, 774–782.
Camargo J.L.C. & Kapos V. (1995) Complex edge effects on soil moisture and microclimate in central Amazonian forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 11, 205–221.
Carthew S.M., Jones K.M.W. & Lawes M. (2013) Responses of small vertebrates to linear clearings in a South Australian woodland. Ecological Research, 28, 1003–1010.
Cerboncini R.A.S., Rubio M.B.G., Bernardi I.P., Braga T.V., Roper J.J. & Passos F.C. (2014) Small mammal community structure and vertical space use preferences in nonfragmented Atlantic Forest. Mammalia, 78, 429–436.
Chasko G.G. & Gates J.E. (1982) Avian habitat suitability along a transmission-line corridor in an oak-hickory forest region. Wildlife Monographs, 82, 3–41.
Chen J., Franklin J.F. & Spies T.A. (1993) Contrasting microclimates among clearcut, edge, and interior of old-growth Douglas-fir forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 63, 219–237.
Didham R.K. & Lawton J.H. (1999) Edge structure determines the magnitude of changes in microclimate and vegetation structure in tropical forest fragments. Biotropica, 31, 17–30.
Dobson F.S. & Michener G.R. (1995) Maternal traits and reproduction in Richardson's ground squirrels. Ecology, 76, 851–862.
Fagan W.F., Cantrell R.S. & Cosner C. (1999) How habitat edges change species interactions. The American Naturalist, 153, 165–182.
Fearnside P.M. (2007) Brazil's Cuiabá-Santarém (BR-163) highway: the environmental cost of paving a soybean corridor through the Amazon. Environmental Management, 39, 601–614.
Fuentes-Montemayor E., Cuarón A.D., Vázquez-Domínguez E., Benítez-Malvido J., Valenzuela-Galván D. & Andresen E. (2009) Living on the edge: roads and edge effects on small mammal populations. Journal of Animal Ecology, 78, 857–865.
Gascon C., Lovejoy T.E., Bierregaard R.O., Malcom J.R., Stouffer P.C., Vasconcelos H.L.
et al. (1999) Matrix habitat and species richness in tropical forest remnants. Biological Conservation, 91, 223–229.
Goosem M. (2000) Effects of tropical rainforest roads on small mammals: edge changes in community composition. Wildlife Research, 27, 151–163.
Harper K.A., MacDonald S.E., Burton P.J., Chen J., Brosofske K.D., Saunders S.C.
et al. (2005) Edge influence on forest structure and composition in fragmented landscapes. Conservation Biology, 19, 768–782.
Harris L.D. (1988) Edge effects and conservation of biotic diversity. Conservation Biology, 2, 330–332.
Kaehler M., Varassin I.G. & Goldenberg R. (2005) Polinização em uma comunidade de bromélias em Floresta Atlântica alto-montana no estado do Paraná, Brasil. Revista Brasileira de Botânica, 28, 219–228.
Kapos V. (1989) Effects of isolation on the water status of forest patches in the Brazilian Amazon. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 5, 173–185.
Kaseloo P.A. (2005) Synthesis of noise effects on wildlife populations. In Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation (eds Irwin C.L., Garrett P. & McDermott K.P.), pp. 33–35. Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA.
Laurance S.G.W. (2004) Responses of understory rain forest birds to road edges in central Amazonia. Ecological Applications, 14, 1344–1357.
Laurance W.F. (1994) Rainforest fragmentation and the structure of small mammal communities in tropical Queensland. Biological Conservation, 69, 23–32.
Laurance W.F., Albernaz A.K.M., Fearnside P.M., Vasconcelos H.L. & Ferreira L.V. (2004) Deforestation in Amazonia. Science, 304, 1109–1111.
Laurance W.F., Goosem M. & Laurance S.G.W. (2009) Impacts of roads and linear clearings on tropical forests. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 24, 659–669.
Laurance W.F., Lovejoy T.E., Vasconcelos H.L., Bruna E.M., Didham R.K., Stouffer P.C.
et al. (2002) Ecosystem decay of Amazonian forest fragments: a 22-year investigation. Conservation Biology, 16, 605–618.
Lay D.W. (1938) How valuable are woodland clearings to birdlife?
The Wilson Bulletin, 50, 254–256.
Leopold A. (1933) Game Management. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, USA.
Marler P. & Sherman V. (1983) Song structure without auditory feedback: emendations of the auditory template hypothesis. Journal of Neuroscience, 3, 517–531.
Matlack G.R. (1993) Microenvironment variation within and among forest edge sites in the eastern United States. Biological Conservation, 66, 185–194.
Matlack G.R. (1994) Vegetation dynamics of the forest edge—trends in space and successional time. Journal of Ecology, 82, 113–123.
McCollin D. (1998) Forest edges and habitat selection in birds: a functional approach. Ecography, 21, 247–260.
Millar J.S. & Hickling G.J. (1990) Fasting endurance and the evolution of mammalian body size. Functional Ecology, 4, 5–12.
Mills G.S., Dunning J.B. Jr & Bates J.M. (1991) The relationship between breeding bird density and vegetation volume. The Wilson Bulletin, 103, 468–479.
Murcia C. (1995) Edge effects in fragmented forests: implications for conservation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 10, 58–62.
Oksanen J., Guillaume Blanchet F., Kindt R., Legendre P., Minchin P.R., O'Hara R.B.
et al. (2013). vegan: Community Ecology Package. R package version 2.0-8. Http://CRAN.R-project.org/package=vegan [accessed 18 November 2014].
Oliveira M.A., Grillo A.S. & Tabarelli M. (2004) Forest edge in the Brazilian Atlantic forest: drastic changes in tree species assemblages. Oryx, 38, 389–394.
Paglia A.P., Fonseca G.B., Rylands A.B., Herrmann G., Aguiar L.M.S., Chiarello A.G.
et al. (2012) Annotated Checklist of Brazilian Mammals. Occasional Papers in Conservation Biology, No. 6. Conservation International, Arlington, USA.
Palik B.J. & Murphy P.G. (1990) Disturbance versus edge effects in sugar-maple/beech forest fragments. Forest Ecology and Management, 32, 187–202.
Pardini R. (2004) Effects of forest fragmentation on small mammals in an Atlantic Forest landscape. Biodiversity and Conservation, 13, 2567–2586.
Pardini R., de Souza S.M., Braga-Neto R. & Metzger J.P. (2005) The role of forest structure, fragment size and corridors in maintaining small mammal abundance and diversity in an Atlantic forest landscape. Biological Conservation, 124, 253–266.
Pires A.S., Lira P.K., Fernandez F.A.S., Schittini G.M. & Oliveira L.C. (2002) Frequency of movements of small mammals among Atlantic coastal forest fragments in Brazil. Biological Conservation, 108, 229–237.
Pohlman C.L., Turton S.M. & Goosem M. (2007) Edge effects of linear canopy openings on tropical rain forest understory microclimate. Biotropica, 39, 62–71.
R Development Core Team
(2013) R: A Language and Environment for Statistical Computing. R Foundation for Statistical Computing, Vienna. Austria. Http://www.R-project.org/ [accessed 18 November 2014].
Ribeiro M.C., Metzger J.P., Martensen A.C., Ponzoni F.J. & Hirota M.M. (2009) The Brazilian Atlantic Forest: How much is left, and how is the remaining forest distributed? Implications for conservation. Biological Conservation, 142, 1141–1153.
Ries L., Fletcher R.J. Jr, Battin J. & Sisk T.D. (2004) Ecological responses to habitat edges: mechanisms, models, and variability explained. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 35, 491–522.
Ries L. & Sisk T.D. (2004) A predictive model of edge effects. Ecology, 85, 2917–2926.
Ruiz-Capillas P., Mata C. & Malo J.E. (2013) Road verges are refuges for small mammal populations in extensively managed Mediterranean landscapes. Biological Conservation, 158, 223–229.
Schulte-Hostedde A.I., Millar J.S. & Hickling G.J. (2001) Evaluating body condition in small mammals. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 79, 1021–1029.
Schulte-Hostedde A.I., Zinner B., Millar J.S. & Hickling G.J. (2005) Restitution of mass–size residuals: validating body condition indices. Ecology, 86, 155–163.
Sikes R.S., Gannon W.L. & The Animal Care
and Use Committee
the American Society
(2011) Guidelines of the American Society of Mammalogists for the use of wild mammals in research. Journal of Mammalogy, 92, 235–253.
Silva F.C. (1989) Composição florística e estrutura fitossociológica da floresta tropical ombrófila da encosta Atlântica no município de Morretes (Paraná). Boletim de Pesquisa Florestal, 18/19, 31–49.
Sork V.L. (1983) Distribution of pignut hickory (Carya glabra) along a forest to edge transect, and factors affecting seedling recruitment. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, 110, 494–506.
SOS Mata Atlântica & INPE (Instituto Nacional
de Pesquisas Espaciais) (2011) Atlas dos remanescentes florestais da Mata Atlântica, período de 2008 a 2010. Http://mapas.sosma.org.br[accessed 18 November 2014].
Stevens S.M. & Husband T.P. (1998) The influence of edge on small mammals: evidence from Brazilian Atlantic forest fragments. Biological Conservation, 85, 1–8.
Vanhoni F. & Mendonça F. (2008) O clima do litoral do estado do Paraná. Revista Brasileira de Climatologia, 3/4, 49–63.
Veloso H.P., Rangel-Filho A.L.R. & Lima J.C.A. (1991) Classificação da vegetação brasileira, adaptada a um sistema universal. IBGE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Vieira M.V., Olifiers N., Delciellos A.C., Antunes V.Z., Bernardo L.R., Grelle C.E.V. & Cerqueira R. (2009) Land use vs fragment size and isolation as determinants of small mammal composition and richness in Atlantic Forest remnants. Biological Conservation, 142, 1191–1200.
Virgl J.A. & Messier F. (1992) Seasonal variation in body composition and morphology of adult muskrats in central Saskatchewan, Canada. Journal of Zoology, 228, 461–477.
Viveiros de Castro E.B. & Fernandez F.A.S. (2004) Determinants of differential extinction vulnerabilities of small mammals in Atlantic forest fragments in Brazil. Biological Conservation, 119, 73–80.
Wauters L.A. & Dhondt A.A. (1995) Lifetime reproductive success and its correlates in female Eurasian red squirrels. Oikos, 72, 402–410.
Willson M.F. & Crome F.H.J. (1989) Patterns of seed rain at the edge of a tropical Queensland rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 5, 301–308.
Yahner R.H. (1988) Changes in wildlife communities near edges. Conservation Biology, 2, 333–339.
Young A. & Mitchell N. (1994) Microclimate and vegetation edge effects in a fragmented podocarp-broadleaf forest in New Zealand. Biological Conservation, 67, 63–72.
Young K.R. (1994) Roads and the environmental degradation of tropical montane forests. Conservation Biology, 8, 972–976.
Zuercher G.L., Roby D.D. & Rexstad E.A. (1999) Seasonal changes in body mass, composition, and organs of northern red-backed voles in interior Alaska. Journal of Mammalogy, 80, 443–459.