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Relationships between head morphology, bite performance and ecology in two species of Podarcis wall lizards
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 andExpand
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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 geneExpand
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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 inExpand
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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. TheExpand
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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
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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 modelingExpand
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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.
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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 combinesExpand
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Conflicting patterns of nucleotide diversity between mtDNA and nDNA in the Moorish gecko, Tarentola mauritanica.
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 theExpand
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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), theExpand
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