The REVISTA DE BIOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL is a Scientific Journal of the Institute of Biological Sciences of the Federal University of Goiás, Goiânia, Brazil. The journal publishes original scientific works and summaries of master theses and doctoral dissertations in the fields of Anatomy, Botany, Biophysics, Cellular Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Ecology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Genetics, Histology, Zoology or other related fields, realized in the Neotropics. Original articles in Portuguese, English or Spanish that represent significant contributions to Biological Sciences will be accepted, with the requirment that were not already submitted to or published in another journal. The REVISTA DE BIOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL is published semestrally, corresponding to two numbers of about 100 pages each, making up one volume each year. Manuscripts submitted for possible publication must be structured according to the guidelines for authors, available at this website.