In prep

11. Rivera D, Prates I, Rodrigues MT, Fujita MK. 2022. Co-demographic change across the Neotropics. In prep.

10. Currie KL, Rivera D, Hall AS, Maldonado JA, Fujita MK. 2022. Multiple origins of a unisexual hybrid lizard (Aspidoscelis tesselata). In prep.

9. Rivera D, Prates I, Cassimiro J, Rodrigues MT, Fujita MK. 2022. Complex genomic structure in Naked-toed Geckos (Squamata: Phyllodactylidae). In prep.

8. Rivera D, Prates I, Vitt L, Rodrigues MT, Fujita MK. 2022. Cryptic diversity in the South American Spotted Skink (Squamata: Scincidae). In prep.

In Review


7. Rivera D, Prates I, Caldwell JP, Rodrigues MT, Fujita MK. 2022. Testing assertions of widespread introgressive hybridization in a clade of neotropical toads with low mate selectivity (Rhinella granulosa species group). Heredity, in press PDF

6. Rivera D, Prates I, Firneno TJ, Rodrigues MT, Caldwell JP, Fujita MK. 2021. Phylogenomics, introgression, and demographic history of South American true toads (Rhinella). Molecular Ecology 31: 978– 992. PDF

​5. Rivera D, Prates I, Rodrigues MT, Carnaval AC. 2020. Effects of climate and geography on spatial patterns of genetic structure in tropical skinks. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 143: 106661. PDF

4. Leaché AD, Portik DM, Rivera D, Rödel MO, Gvoždík V, Penner J, Gvoždík V, Greenbaum E, Ofori-Boateng C, Burger M, Eniang EA, Bell RC, Fujita MK. 2019. Exploring rainforest diversification using demographic model testing in the African foam-nest treefrog (Chiromantis rufescens). Journal of Biogeography 46: 2706– 2721. doi:10.1111/jbi.13716. PDF

​3. Portik DM, Leaché AD, Rivera D, Barej MF, Burger M, Hirschfeld M, Rödel MO, Blackburn DC, Fujita MK. 2017. Evaluating mechanisms of diversification in a Guineo-Congolian forest frog using demographic model selection. Molecular Ecology 26(19): 5245–5263. doi:10.1111/mec.14266. PDF

​2. Prates I, Rivera D, Rodrigues MT, Carnaval AC. 2016. A mid-Pleistocene rainforest corridor enabled synchronous invasions of the Atlantic Forest by Amazonian anole lizards. Molecular Ecology 25(20): 5174–5186. doi:10.1111/mec.13821. PDF

​1. Carnaval AC, Waltari E, Rodrigues MT, Rosauer D, VanDerWal J, Damasceno R, Prates I, Strangas M, Spanos Z, Rivera D, Pie MR., Firkowski CR, Bornschein MR, Ribeiro LF, and Moritz C. 2014. Prediction of phylogeographic endemism in an environmentally complex biome. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 281: 20141461. PDF

​Unpublished Master’s Dissertation

Rivera D. 2015. The widespread skink Mabuya dorsivittata reveals complex patterns of genetic diversity in South America. The City College of New York.