Publicaciones (2010 - actual)

Rojas Buffet, C. & C. Viera. 2016. Loading the male pedipalps: sperm induction in a subsocial spider. Journal of Arachnology 44: 96-98. pdf


Simó, M., Álvarez, L. & A. Laborda. 2016. The orb-weaving spider genus Chrysometa in Uruguay: distribution and description of a new species (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Zootaxa 4067(5): 589-593.


Albín, A. & C. Viera. 2015. Comportamiento predador de Araneus lathyrinus (Araneae, Araneidae). Boletín de la Sociedad Zoológica del Uruguay 24(2): 73-80. pdf


Albín, A., Simó, M. & A. Aisenberg. 2015. Characterisation of burrow architecture under natural conditions in the sand-dwelling wolf spider Allocosa brasiliensis. Journal of Natural History 50: 201-209.


Benamú, M.A., Sánchez, N.E., Viera, C. & A. González. 2015. Sexual cannibalism in the spider Alpaida veniliae (Keyserling 1865) (Araneae: Araneidae). The Journal of Arachnology 43: 72–76. pdf


Costa, F.G, Curbelo, B. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2015. Long-term persistence and water resistance of female sex cues in the tarantula Eupalaestrus weijenberghi (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Arachnology 16(9): 311–313. pdf


Gómez, D., Rojas-Buffet, C. & C. Viera. 2015. The influence of regurgitation by sisters on male growth in the subsocial spider Anelosimus vierae (Araneae, Theridiidae). Arachnology 16(7): 252–254. pdf


Jorge, C., Laborda, A., Alves Dias, M., Aisenberg, A. & M. Simó. 2015. Habitat preference and effects of coastal fragmentation in the sand-dwelling spider Allocosa brasiliensis (Lycosidae, Allocosinae). Open Journal of Animal Sciences 5: 309-324.


Laborda, A. & M. Simó. 2015. Addition of a spider family for Uruguay: First record of Iviraiva pachyura (Mello-Leitão, 1935) (Araneae: Hersiliidae), with notes on its natural history and distribution. Journal of Threatened Taxa  7(10): 7697-7700.


Laborda, A. & M. Simó. 2015. Description of the female of Eutichurus ibiuna Bonaldo, 1994 (Araneae: Eutichuridae) with notes on natural history and sexual behavior. Zootaxa 4021(4): 591-596.


Montes de Oca, L., D´Elia, G. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2015. An integrative approach for species delimitation in the spider genus Grammostola (Theraphosidae, Mygalomorphae). Zoologica Scripta 45(3): 322-333. pdf


Pérez-Miles, F. & C. Perafán. 2015. Geographic patterns of abdominal urticating setae types in neotropical tarantulas (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Boletín de la Sociedad Zoológica del Uruguay 24(2): 103-116. pdf


Pérez-Miles, F., Perafán, C. & L. Santamaría. 2015. Tarantulas (Araneae: Theraphosidae) use different adhesive pads complementarily during climbing on smooth surfaces: experimental approach in eight arboreal and burrower species. Biology Open 4: 1643-1648. pdf


Rodríguez-Pontes, M., Costa, F.G., Pérez-Miles, F. & C. Toscano-Gadea. 2015. The pre-Hispanic landscape of the Cerro de Montevideo (Uruguay) in the sixteenth century: first eco-historical study based on biogeography of vegetation and arachnids, historiography and other evidence. Landscape Research 41(3): 294-313. pdf


Rojas Buffet, C. & C. Perafán. 2015. Ocho patas dicen más que mil palabras: Arácnidos en la publicidad. Boletín de la Sociedad Zoológica del Uruguay 24(2): 177-181. pdf


Rojas Buffet, C. & C. Viera. 2015. Reproductive behaviour in the subsocial spider Anelosimus vierae: a review. Boletín de la Sociedad Zoológica del Uruguay 24(2): 206-216. pdf


Simó, M., Laborda, A., Núñez, M. & A. Brescovit. 2015. First records of the invasive spider Badumna longinqua (L. Koch) (Desidae) in southern Brazil with notes on the habitats and the species’ dispersion. Check List 11(1): 1-3.


Simó, M., Núñez, M., Ojeda, L., Laborda, A. & D. Queirolo. 2015. Knowing the biological linkage: spider composition and guilds in a hill range of northern Uruguay. Boletín de La Sociedad Zoológica Del Uruguay 24(2): 117-129. pdf


Stanley, E. & V. Rodríguez Ramón. 2015. Diversidad y distribución de pseudoescorpiones en una localidad costera del Uruguay (Marindia, Canelones). Boletín de la Sociedad Zoológica del Uruguay 24(2): 182-189. pdf


Albin, A., Lacava, M. & C. Viera. 2014. Effects of gonyleptidine on orb web spider Araneus lathyrinus (Holmberg 1875). Arachnology 16(5): 154-156. pdf


Costa, F. & Simó, M. 2014. Fenología de las arañas epígeas de una zona costera del sur de Uruguay: un estudio bianual con trampas de caída. Boletín de la Sociedad Zoológica de Uruguay (2° época) 23(1): 1-15.


Ferretti, N., González, A. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2014. Identification of priority areas for conservation in Argentina: quantitative biogeography insights from mygalomorph spiders (Araneae: Mygalomorphae). Journal of Insect Conservation 18(6): 1087-1096. pdf


Ferretti, N., Pérez-Miles, F. & A. González. 2014. Historical relationships among Argentinean biogeographic provinces based on mygalomorph spider distribution data (Araneae: Mygalomorphae). Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment DOI: 10.1080/01650521.2014.903616. pdf


Ferretti, N., Pompozzi, G., Copperi, S., Schwerdt, L. González, A. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2014. La comunidad de arañas Mygalomorphae (Araneae) de la Reserva Natural Sierra del Tigre, Tandilia, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 85: 308-314. pdf


García, L. F., Lacava, M. & C. Viera (2014). Diet composition and prey selectivity by the spider Oecobius concinnus (Araneae: Oecobiidae) from Colombia. Journal of Arachnology 42: 199–201. pdf


Perafán, C. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2014. The Andean tarantulas Euathlus Ausserer, 1875, Paraphysa Simon, 1892 and Phrixotrichus Simon, 1889 (Araneae: Theraphosidae): phylogenetic analysis, genera redefinition and new species descriptions. Journal of Natural History DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2014.902142. pdf


Perafán, C. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2014. Three new species of Melloleitaoina Gerschman and Schiapelli, 1960 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) from northern Argentina. ZooKeys 404: 117-129. pdf


Pérez-Miles, F., Bonaldo, A. & L. Miglio. 2014. Bumba, a replacement name for Maraca Pérez-Miles, 2005
and Bumba lennoni, a new tarantula species from western Amazonia (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae). ZooKeys 448: 1–8. pdf


Pérez-Miles, F., Costa, F.G. & L. Montes De Oca. 2014. Bayana labordai, new genus and species of Nemesiidae (Araneae, Mygalomorphae) from Northern Uruguay and Southern Brazil. Journal of Natural History DOI:10.1080/00222933.2014.908970. pdf


Simó, M., Guerrero, J. C., Giuliani, L., Castellano, I. & L. E. Acosta. 2014. A predictive modeling approach to test distributional uniformity of Uruguayan harvestmen (Arachnida: Opiliones). Zoological Studies DOI:10.1186/s40555-014-0050-2. pdf

Baruffaldi, L., Perafán, C., Perdomo, C., Montes DE Oca, L., Pérez-Miles, F. & F. G. Costa. 2013. Third pair of legs is a key feature for the courtship of the road tarantula spider Eupalaestrus weijenberghiJournal of Arachnology 41(2): 213-214. pdf

Costa, F. G., Baruffaldi, L., Perafán, C., Perdomo, C., Panzera, A., Montes De Oca, L., & F. Pérez-Miles. 2013. Confusion and isolation in the courtship of two sympatric and synchronic tarantula spiders (Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae). Arachnology 16(3): 106-109.

Costa, F. G., Montes de Oca, L., Perdomo, C., Ortíz-Villatoro, D., Baruffaldi, L. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2013. Is more better? Sexual confusion during courtship between two sympatric and synchronic tarantulas: Acanthoscurria suina and Eupalaestrus weijenberghiZoologia 30(5): 577-580. pdf

Ferretti, N., Pompozzi, G., Copperi, S., González, A. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2013. Sexual behavior of mygalomorph spiders: when simplicity becomes complex, an update of the last 21 years. Arachnology 16 (3): 85-93.

Ferretti, N., Pompozzi, G., González, A. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2013. The genus Grammostola Simon 1892 in Argentina: a new species from western Argentina, a new synonymy and new distributional data. Journal of Natural History DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2013.791945.

Ghione, S., Simó, M., Aisenberg, A. & F. G. Costa. 2013. Allocosa brasiliensis (Araneae, Lycosidae) as a bioindicator of coastal sand dunes in Uruguay. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 16 (3): 94-98.

González, M., Peretti, A., Viera, C. & F.G. Costa. 2013. Differences in sexual behavior of two distant populations of the funnel-web wolf spider Aglaoctenus lagotisJournal of Ethology 31: 175-184. pdf

Hazzi, N., Valderrama, C., Brescovit, A. D., Polotow, D. & M. Simó. 2013. New records and geographical distribution of ctenid spiders (Araneae: Ctenidae) in Colombia. Zootaxa 3709 (3): 243-254.

Jorge, C., López Carrión, N., Grismado, C. & M. Simó. 2013. On the taxonomy of Latonigena auricomis (Araneae, Gnaphosidae), with notes of geographical distribution and natural history. Iheringia, Série Zoologia 103 (1): 66-71.

Laborda A., Ramírez, M. J. & J. Pizarro-Araya. 2013. New species of the spider genera Aysenia and Aysenoides from Chile and Argentina: description and phylogenetic relationships (Araneae: Anyphaenidae, Amaurobioidinae). Zootaxa 3731 (1): 133–152. pdf

Machado, E., Laborda, A., Simó, M. & A. D. Brescovit. 2013. Contributions to the taxonomy and distribution of the genus Mesabolivar in southern South America (Araneae: Pholcidae). Zootaxa 3682 (3): 401-411.

Miglio, L., Bonaldo, A. y F. Pérez-Miles. 2013. On Munduruku, a new Theraphosid genus from Oriental Amazonia (Araneae, Mygalomorphae). Iheringia 103(2): 185-189. pdf


Montes de Oca, L & F. Pérez-Miles. 2013. Two new species of Chaco from the Atlantic Coast of Uruguay (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Nemesiidae). Zookeys 337: 73-87. pdf


Piacentini, L. N. & A. Laborda. 2013. The South American wolf spider genus Birabenia Mello-Leitão, 1941 (Araneae: Lycosidae: Lycosinae). Zootaxa 3716 (1): 39–52.

Pompozzi, G., Ferretti, N., Schwerdt, L., Copperi, S., Ferrero, A. & M. Simó. 2013. The diet of the black widow spider Latrodectus mirabilis (Theridiidae) in two cereal crops of central Argentina. Iheringia - Série Zoologia 103 (4): 388-392. pdf

Pompozzi, G., Peralta, L. & M. Simó. 2013. The invasive spider Badumna longinqua (L. Koch, 1867) (Araneae: Desidae) in Argentina: New distributional records, with notes on its expansion and establishment. Check List 9 (3): 218-221. pdf

Postiglioni, R., Perafán, C., Perdomo, C., Panzera, A., Costa, F. G., & F. Pérez-Miles. 2013. Testing male preferences in female size and choosiness along the mating season in the tarantula spider Eupalaestrus weijenberghi. Boletín de la Sociedad Zoológica del Uruguay 22(1): 23-31. pdf


Santeská, L., Liznarova, E., García., L. F., Pékar, S. & C. Viera. 2013. Predatory versatility enhances local trophic specialisation in a cosmopolitan carnivorous predator (Araneae: Oecobidae). Zoology 116: 20-26.


Simó, M., Dias, F., Jorge, C., Castro, M., Dias, M. & A. Laborda. 2013. Habitat, redescription and distribution of Latrodectus geometricus en Uruguay (Araneae: Theridiidae). Biota Neotropica 13 (1):1-5. pdf




Benamú, M. A.,  Sánchez, N. E., Viera, C. & A. González. 2012. Sexual behavior of Alpaida veniliae Keyserling 1895 (Araneae: Araneidae). International Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation 60: 1259-1270.


Copperi, S. , Ferretti, N., Pompozzi, G. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2012. Can’t you find me? Female sexual response in an Argentinean tarantula (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Revista Colombiana de Entomología 38(1): 164-166. pdf


Ferretti, N., González, A. &  F. Pérez-Miles. 2012. Historical Biogeography of the genus Cyriocosmus (Araneae: Theraphosidae) in the Neotropics applying an event-based method and spatial analysis of vicariance. Zoological Studies 51(4): 526-235. pdf


Ferretti, N., González, A. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2012. Historical biogeography of mygalomorph spiders from the peripampasic orogenic arc based on track analysis and PAE as a panbiogeographical tool. Systematics and Biodiversity 10(2): 179-193. pdf


Ferretti, N., Pompozzi, G., Copperi, S., Pérez-Miles, F. & A. González. 2012. Mygalomorph spider (Araneae) community of a Natural Reserve in a hilly system from central Argentina. Journal of Insect Science 12: 1-16. pdf


Ferretti, N., Pompozzi, G., Copperi, S.,  Pérez-Miles, F. & A. González. 2012. Copulatory behavior of Microstigmatidae (Araneae: Mygalomorphae): a study with Xenonemesia platensis from Argentina. Journal of Arachnology 40:252-255. pdf


Laborda, A., Montes de Oca, L., Useta, G., Pérez-Miles, F. & M. Simó. 2012. Araneae, Deinopidae, Deinopis amica Schiapelli and Gerschman, 1957: First record for Uruguay and distribution map. CheckList 8(6): 1301-1302. pdf


Pérez-Miles, F. & D. Ortiz-Villatoro. 2012. Tarantulas do not shoot silk from their legs: experimental evidence in four species of New World tarantulas. Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 1749-1752.


Aisenberg, A., González, M., Laborda, A., Postiglioni, R. & M. Simó. 2011. Spatial distribution, burrow depth and temperature: implications for the sexual strategies in two Allocosa wolf spiders. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 46 (2): 147-152.


Cayaffa, M., Viera, C.  & F. G. Costa. 2011. ¿Los machos de la araña subsocial Anelosimus vierae son capaces de orientarse por el olor de nidos coespecíficos? Boletín Sociedad Zoológica de Uruguay 20:1-10. pdf

Dias, M., Simó, M., Castellano, I. & A. Brescovit. 2011. Modeling distribution of Phoneutria bahiensis (Araneae: Ctenidae): an endemic and threatened spider from Brazil. Zoologia 28 (4): 432-439. pdf


Ferretti, N. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2011. Intraspecific non-sexual interactions of Grammostola shulzei (Araneae: Theraphosidae) under laboratory conditions. Revista de Biología Tropical 59(3): 1173-1182.

Ferretti, N., Pompozzi, G.  & F. Perez-Miles. 2011. Sexual behavior of Acanthogonatus centralis (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Nemesiidae) from Argentina, with some notes on their burrows. Journal of Arachnology 39(3): 533-536. pdf

Ferretti, N., Pompozzi, G. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2011. The species of Grammostola (Araneae, Theraphosidae) from Central Argentina: taxonomy, distribution, and surface ultrastructure of coxal setae. Zootaxa 2828: 1-18.


Fukushima, C., Pérez-Miles, F. & R. Bertani. 2011. On the Avicularia Lamarck 1818 (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Aviculariinae) species from Uruguay. Journal of Arachnology 39(3): 528-532. pdf


Panzera, A.,  C. Perdomo & F. Pérez-Miles. 2011. Schismatothele benedetti, a new species of tarantula from amazonic Brazil (Araneae, Theraphosidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnology Society 15 (4): 130-132. (UK)

Simó, M., Laborda, A., Jorge, C. & M. Castro. 2011. Las arañas en agroecosistemas: bioindicadores terrestres de calidad ambiental. INNOTEC 6: 51- 55. pdf

Simó, M., Laborda, A., Jorge, C., Guerrero Antunez, J. C., Dias, M. & M. Castro. 2011. Introduction, distribution and habitats of the invasive spider Badumna longinqua in Uruguay with notes on its world dispersion (Araneae, Desidae). Journal of Natural History 45 (27-28): 1637-1648.



Ainsenberg, A., Costa, F. G., González, M., Postiglioni, R. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2010. Sexual dimorfism in chelicerae, forelegs and palpal traits in two burrowing wolf spiders (Araneae, Lycosidae) with sex-role reversal.  Journal of Natural History 44(19-20): 1189-1202. 


Ferretti, N., Pérez-Miles, F. & A. González. 2010. Mygalomorph Spiders of the Natural and Historical Reserve of Martín García Island, Río de la Plata River, Argentina. Zoological Studies 49(4): 481-491. pdf


Ferretti, N., Pompozzi, G., Copperi, S., González, A. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2010. Arañas Mygalomorphae de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina: Clave para la determinación de especies. BioScriba 3(1): 15-34.


Lorieto, V., Ghione, S. & C. Viera. 2010. An indirect approach to study sperm precedence in a subsocial spider. Ethology, Ecology & Evolution 22: 1-10. pdf


Martínez Crosa, G., Simó, M., Jorge, C., Laborda, A. & M. Alves Dias. 2010. Arañas en cultivos de Eucalyptus globulus: estudio de un grupo bioindicador. Forestal - revista de la sociedad de productores forestales 42: 25-29. pdf


Perafán, C. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2010. An unusual setule on type IV urticating setae of Homoeomma uruguayense (Araneae: Theraphosidae). Journal of Arachnology 38: 153-154. pdf


Perafán, C. & F. Pérez-Miles. 2010. Euathlus latithorax (Strand, 1908) is a synonym of E. vulpinus (Karsch, 1880) (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Theraphosinae). Bulletin of the British Arachnology Society  15(2): 49-51.


Pérez-Miles, F. &  D. Weinmann. 2010. Agnostopelma: a new genus of tarantula without a scopula on leg IV (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae). Journal of Arachnology 38: 104-112. pdf