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Phylogenetic relationships and evolution of pulmonate gastropods (Mollusca): new insights from increased taxon sampling.
Phylogenetic relationships among higher clades of pulmonate gastropods are reconstructed based on a data set including one nuclear marker (complete ribosomal 18S) and two mitochondrial markersExpand
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Molecular systematics of the endemic Leptaxini (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) on the Azores islands.
The Azorean representatives of the Leptaxini (Pulmonata) are single island endemics, where a high-spired shell distinguishes the monotypic genus Helixena from two slightly different low-spired formsExpand
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Description of the terrestrial Azorean biodiversity
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The Azorean Biodiversity Portal: An internet database for regional biodiversity outreach
There is a growing interest in academia to provide biodiversity data to both the scientific community and the public. We present an internet database of the terrestrial lichens, bryophytes, vascularExpand
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The Azores - Westernmost Europe: where evolution can be caught red-handed
Very often we see the "wheels of Progress" as treacherous hopes that, under the golden promises of improving the standard of life, roll over life itself and leave behind them a path of destructionExpand
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How did they get here? The biogeography of the marine molluscs of the Azores
The geographical location of the Azores, midway between Europe and America, poses problems relative to their colonization and the biogeographic affinity of the biota presently living there. In theExpand
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A perspectiva arquipelágica: Açores
Sendo constituido por nove ilhas oceânicas relativamente pequenas e de origem recente (entre 0,3 e 8 milhoes de anos) e com um grande isolamento em relacao ao continente mais proximo (cerca de 1600Expand
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Palaeoecology of the Pleistocene (MIS 5.5) outcrops of Santa Maria Island (Azores) in a complex oceanic tectonic setting
Abstract Santa Maria is the oldest island of the Azores archipelago and the only one that possesses late-Miocene early-Pliocene and Pleistocene fossils. Two Pleistocene outcrops Lagoinhas andExpand
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