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Dr. Isis da Costa Arantes

Isis da Costa ArantesInstructional Assistant Professor

Department of Biology

University of Mississippi


Office: 525 Shoemaker Hall

Educational and Professional Background:

Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Course taught:

Bisc 336 and Bisc 104 (currently).

Course as Lab instructor:

Bisc 210, 333, 336, and 440


  • Arantes, I. C., Vasconcellos, M. M., Smith, M., Garrick, R., Colli, G. R., Noonan, B. Species limits and diversification of the Dendropsophus rubicundulus clade (Anura, Hylidae) in Neotropical savannas. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution(in review).
  • Cayuela, H., Lemaître, J.-F., Léna, J.-P., Ronget, V., Martínez-Solano, I., Muths, E., Pilliod, D.S., Schmidt, B.R., Sánchez-Montes, G., Gutiérrez-Rodríguez, J., Pyke, G., Grossenbacher, K., Lenzi, O., Bosch, J., Beard, K.H., Woolbright, L.L., Lambert, B.A., Green, D.M., Jreidini, N., Garwood, J.M., Fisher, R.N., Matthews, K., Dudgeon, D., Lau, A., Speybroeck, J., Homan, R., Jehle, R., Başkale, E., Mori, E., Arntzen, J.W., Joly, P., Stiles, R.M., Lannoo, M.J., Maerz, J.C., Lowe, W.H., Valenzuela-Sánchez, A., Christiansen, D.G., Angelini, C., Thirion, J.-M., Merilä, J., Colli, G.R., Vasconcellos, M.M., Boas, T.C.V., Arantes, Í.C., Levionnois, P., Reinke, B.A., Vieira, C., Marais, G.A.B., Gaillard, J.-M. and Miller, D.A.W. (2022), Sex-related differences in aging rate are associated with sex chromosome system in amphibians. Evolution.
  • Ryan C. Garrick, Chaz Hyseni, Ísis C. Arantes, Louis G. Zachos, Peter C. Zee, and Jeffrey C. Oliver. 2021 Is phylogeographic congruence predicted by historical habitat stability, or ecological co-associations? Insect Systematics and Diversity. 5 (5), 7.
  • Ryan C. Garrick, Ísis C. Arantes, Megan B. Stubbs, Nathan P. Havill. 2021Weak spatial-genetic structure in a native invasive, the southern pine beetle (Dendroctonus frontalis), across the eastern United States. 9, e11947.
  • Garrick R., Hyseni C., Arantes Í. C. 2020 Efficient summary statistics for detecting lineage fusion from phylogeographic datasets. Journal of Biogeography
  • Domingos F. M. C. B, Arantes Í. C., Bosque R. J., Santos M.G. 2017. Nesting in the lizard Phyllopezus pollicaris(Squamata: Phyllodactylidae) and a phylogenetic perspective on communal nesting in the family. Phyllomedusa16:255–267.
  • Arantes, Í. C., Vasconcellos, M. M., Boas, T. C. V., Veludo, L. B. A. & Colli, G. R. 2015. Sexual Dimorphism, Growth, and Longevity of Two Toad Species (Anura, Bufonidae) in a Neotropical Savanna. Copeia. 103:329-342.
  • Domingos, F. M. C. B., Arantes Í. C., Cavalcanti, D. R., Jotta, P. A. C. V. 2014 Shelter from the sand: Microhabitat Selection by the Bromelicolous Tree Frog Scinax cuspidatus (Anura, Hylidae) in a Brazilian Restinga. North-Western Journal of Zoology 11 (1): 27-33.