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Relationships between head morphology, bite performance and ecology in two species of Podarcis wall lizards
- A. Kaliontzopoulou, D. Adams, A. Meijden, A. Perera, M. Carretero
- Evolutionary Ecology
- 1 July 2012
Understanding the relationship between form and function is central to our comprehension of how phenotypic diversity evolves. Traits involved in multiple activities, such as social interactions and… Expand
Molecular survey of Hepatozoon Species in Lizards From North Africa
Abstract The prevalence of Hepatozoon parasites in 460 lizards from North Africa was studied by amplification and sequencing of the 18S rRNA gene. The phylogenetic analysis of the 18S rRNA gene… Expand
Molecular Characterization of Hepatozoon Species in Reptiles from the Seychelles
Abstract Hepatozoon parasites were examined for the first time in reptiles from the Seychelles Islands. Although both prevalence and intensity were low, Hepatozoon species were detected in… Expand
Genetic variability within the Oudri's fan-footed gecko Ptyodactylus oudrii in North Africa assessed using mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences.
We analyse for the first time the genetic diversity within Ptyodactylus oudrii across the Maghreb. Two mitochondrial (12s rRNA and 16s rRNA) and two nuclear (C-mos and ACM4) markers are used. The… Expand
Molecular Survey of Apicomplexa In Podarcis Wall Lizards Detects Hepatozoon, Sarcocystis, and Eimeria Species
Abstract: The occurrence of apicomplexan parasites in Podarcis sp. wall lizards from the Iberian Peninsula and Balearic islands was studied by amplification and sequencing of the 18S rRNA gene.… Expand
Inferring the effects of past climate fluctuations on the distribution pattern of Iranolacerta (Reptilia, Lacertidae): Evidence from mitochondrial DNA and species distribution models
Abstract A variety of different methods are available for investigating the effects of past climate fluctuation on biota. Among them, molecular phylogeography and species distribution modeling… Expand
Evidencia de una introducción de Podarcis sicula desde Italia a España asociada a una importación de olivos (Olea europaea)
2CIBIO, Centro de Investigacao em Biodiversidade e Recursos Geneticos. Campus Agrario de Vairao, 4485-661 Vairao (Portugal). Fecha de aceptacion: 13 de julio de 2010.
Molecular survey and microscopic examination of Hepatozoon Miller, 1908 (Apicomplexa: Adeleorina) in lacertid lizards from the western Mediterranean.
The genus Hepatozoon Miller, 1908 (Apicomplexa: Adeleorina) is composed of intracellular haemogregarine parasites that are widely distributed among all tetrapod groups. The present study combines… Expand
Conflicting patterns of nucleotide diversity between mtDNA and nDNA in the Moorish gecko, Tarentola mauritanica.
- C. Rato, S. Carranza, A. Perera, M. Carretero, D. Harris
- Biology, Medicine
- Molecular phylogenetics and evolution
- 1 September 2010
The gecko Tarentola mauritanica is a Mediterranean species that is widely distributed across southern Europe and North Africa. Initial phylogeographic studies based on mtDNA concluded that the… Expand
Genetic Variability in the Ocellated Lizard Timon tangitanus in Morocco
The ocellated lizards in the Timon lepidus/tangitanus/pater complex include the largest lacertids living in continental Europe and North Africa. Long considered a single species (T. pater), the… Expand