My illustrations have been featured in the following scientific papers and publications. All illustrations were hand-painted using gouache.

journal cover"BIOGEOGRAPHY OF SQUIRREL MONKEYS (genus Saimiri): South-central Amazon origin and rapid pan-Amazonian diversification of a lowland primate" (Jessica W. Lynch Alfaro, Jean P. Boublic, M.E. Alfaro, et al, 2015). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Volume 82, Issue PB, January 01, 2015, Pages 400-412. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.09.004
S. oerstedii S. sciureus
journal cover"ISSUE THREE: SENTINAL DEVICES" Contributors: Hannah Landecker, Didier Torny and Emmanuelle Fillion, Sara Wylie, Ann Kelly, Vanessa Manceron, Joanna Radin, Christelle Gramaglia, Emmanuel Didier, Lyle Fearnley, Frederic Keck, Andrew Lakoff, Sophie Houdart, Adriana Petryna, Chloe Silverman, Etienne Benson, Baptiste Monsaingeon, Jerome Whitington, Naomi Oreskes. LIMN.
journal cover"DO HABITAT SHIFTS DRIVE DIVERSIFICATION IN TELEOST FISHES? An example from the pufferfishes (Tetraodontidae)" (Santini, F., Nguyen, M. T. T., Sorenson, L., Waltzek, T. B., Lynch Alfaro, J. W., Eastman, J. M. and Alfaro, M. E., 2013). Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 26: 1003-1018. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12112.
T. ocellatus, A. pilatus, C. choepfi Figure 1. Timetree of Tetraodontidae produced by the analysis of the concatenated 8-genes matrix using BEAST 1.6.2. Bars indicate 95% HPD.
journal cover"A PHYLOGENOMIC PERSPECTIVE ON THE RADIATION OF RAY-FINNED FISHES based upon targeted sequencing of ultraconserved elements (UCEs)" (B.C. Faircloth, L. Sorenson, F. Santini, M.E. Alfaro, 2013). PLoS ONE 8(6): e65923. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065923.
Figure 1. Maximum likelihood phylogram of ray-finned fish relationships based upon UCE sequences
journal cover"ANOINTING VARIATION ACROSS WILD CAPUCHIN POPULATIONS: a review of material preferences, bout frequency and anointing sociality in Cebus and Sapajus" (Alfaro, J. W. L., Matthews, L., Boyette, A. H., Macfarlan, S. J., Phillips, K. A., Falótico, T., Ottoni, E., Verderane, M., Izar, P., Schulte, M., Melin, A., Fedigan, L., Janson, C. and Alfaro, M. E., 2012). Am. J. Primatol., 74: 299-314. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.20971.
l-r: S. nigritus, S. xanthosternos, S. flavius, S. apella, C. capucinus, C. olivaceus
journal cover"CLADE AGE AND SPECIES RICHNESS ARE DECOUPLED ACROSS THE EUKARYOTIC TREE OF LIFE" (D.L. Rabosky, G.J. Slater, M.E.Alfaro, 2012). PLoS Biology, 2012; 10 (8): e1001381 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001381.