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Individual-level diet variation in four species of Brazilian frogs.
1. Many natural populations exploiting a wide range of resources are actually composed of relatively specialized individuals. 2. This interindividual variation is thought to be a consequence of theExpand
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Visual and acoustic communication in the Brazilian torrent frog, Hylodes asper (Anura : Leptodactylidae)
We studied the signaling, territorial, and courtship behaviors of the diurnal frog Hylodes asper. Visual and acoustic communication were used during intraspecific interactions involving males,Expand
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Using δ13C stable isotopes to quantify individual-level diet variation
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We developed a method to convert population isotope variances into a standardized index of individual specialization (WIC/TNW) that can be compared among populations, or to gut-content variation. Expand
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A new species of Proceratophrys Miranda-Ribeiro (Amphibia: Anura: Cycloramphidae) from central Brazil
A new species of the Proceratophrys cristiceps group is described from central Brazil based on adult morphology and advertisement call. Proceratophrys vielliardi sp. nov. is mainly diagnosed by itsExpand
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Reproductive ecology and behavior of Thoropa miliaris (Spix, 1824) (Anura, Leptodactylidae, Telmatobiinae)
Ecologia e Comportamento Reprodutivo de Thoropa miliaris (Spix, 1824) (Anura, Leptodactylidae, Telmatobiinae). As especies de Thoropa estao distribuidas no sul e sudeste do Brasil e tem girinosExpand
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Reproduction, phenology and mortality sources of a species of Physalaemus (Anura: Leptodactylidae)
Physalaemus cf. fuscomaculatus is a foam-nesting frog of seasonally dry environments of south-eastern Brazil. We report on the reproduction and other natural history features of this species.Expand
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Resource use and coexistence of two syntopic hylid frogs (Anura, Hylidae)
Os objetivos deste trabalho foram medir e comparar a amplitude e a sobreposicao de nicho de Hyla nana e Hyla sanborni em tres pocas vizinhas. As dimensoes de nicho medidas foram a ocorrencia sazonal,Expand
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Diversity and abundance of litter frogs at altitudinal sites at Serra do Japi, southeastern Brazil
It was sampled the litter frogs at altitudinal sites of a semideciduous mesophytic forest located at Sena do Japi (Jundiai, Sao Paulo, 23o17'S, 47o00'W, 800-1300m altitude, 1500mm rain/year). FortyExpand
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Advertisement Calls of Two Species of Proceratophrys (Anura: Odontophrynidae) from Minas Gerais, Brazil, with Comments on their Distribution, Taxonomy and Conservation Status
ABSTRACT. The neotropical frog genus Proceratophrys currently consists of 27 species and only 14 have the advertisement calls described. Herein we describe the advertisement calls of ProceratophrysExpand
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A new species of Ischnocnema (Anura: Eleutherodactylinae) from open areas of the Cerrado Biome in southeastern Brazil
We describe a new species of Ischnocnema from the Cerrado (Brazilian savanna) of the Triângulo Mineiro region, state of Minas Gerais. Comparisons were made with those species historically thought toExpand
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