Project results published on different medias.

Papers, books and chapters


  • Proffitt, T., Reeves, J. S., Falótico, T., Arroyo, A., de la Torre, I., Ottoni, E. B., & Luncz, L. V. (2023). Identifying intentional flake production at the dawn of technology: a technological and 3D geometric morphometric study. Journal of Archaeological Science. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2023.105740
  • Falótico, T. (2023). Vertebrate predation and tool-aided capture of prey by savannah wild capuchin monkeys (Sapajus libidinosus). International Journal of Primatology, 44, 9-20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10764-022-00320-z


  • Falótico, T., Valença, T., Verderane, M. P., & Fogaça, M. D. (2022). Stone tools differences across three capuchin monkey populations: food’s physical properties, ecology, and culture. Scientific Reports12, 14365. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-18661-3


  • Falótico, T., Bueno, C. Q., & Ottoni, E. B. (2021). Ontogeny and sex differences in object manipulation and probe tool use by wild tufted capuchin monkeys (Sapajus libidinosus). American Journal of Primatology, e23251. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.23251
  • Falótico, T., Mendonça-Furtado, O., Fogaça, M. D., Tokuda, M., Ottoni, E. B., & Verderane, M. P. (2021). Wild robust capuchin monkey interactions with sympatric primates. Primates62(4), 659–666. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10329-021-00913-x
  • Landau, L. J. B., Fam, B. S. de O., Yépez, Y., Garcia, G. B. C., Pissinatti, A., Falótico, T., Reales, G., Faccini, L. S., Sortica, V. A., & Bortolini, M. C. (2021). Evolutionary analysis of the anti-viral STAT2 gene of primates and rodents: signature of different stages of an arms race. Infection, Genetics and Evolution95, 105030. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2021.105030
  • Arroyo, A., Falótico, T., Burguet-Coca, A., Expósito, I., Quinn, P., & Proffitt, T. (2021). Use-wear and residue analysis of pounding tools used by wild capuchin monkeys (Sapajus libidinosus) from Serra da Capivara (Piauí, Brazil). Journal of Archaeological Science: Report35, 102690. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102690


  • Falótico, T., Proffitt, T., Ottoni, E. B., Staff, R. A., & Haslam, M. (2019). Three thousand years of wild capuchin stone tool use. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 3(7), 1034–1038. http://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-0904-4
  • Da Silva, G. A. O., Falótico, T., Nash, S. D., & Valença-Montenegro, M. M. (2019). A green racer snake (Philodryas nattereri, Colubridae) killed but not eaten by a blonde capuchin monkey (Sapajus flavius, Cebidae). Primates, 60(5), 459–465. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10329-019-00738-9
  • McGrew, W. C., Falótico, T., Gumert, M. D., & Ottoni, E. B. (2019). A Simian View of the Oldowan. In K. A. Overmann & F. L. Coolidge (Eds.), Squeezing Minds From Stones (pp. 13–41). Oxford University Press. http://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780190854614.003.0002


  • Falótico, T., Coutinho, P. H. M., Bueno, C. Q., Rufo, H. P., & Ottoni, E. B. (2018). Stone tool use by wild capuchin monkeys (Sapajus libidinosus) at Serra das Confusões National Park, Brazil. Primates, 59(4), 385–394. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10329-018-0660-0