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Phylogeography of the Greater Egyptian Jerboa (Jaculus orientalis) (Rodentia: Dipodidae) in Mediterranean North Africa
The Mediterranean Basin is an acknowledged hotspot for biodiversity, yet historical processes that shaped this biodiversity in North Africa remain poorly understood. This study aimed to elucidate theExpand
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Are there two cryptic species of the lesser jerboa Jaculus jaculus (Rodentia: Dipodidae) in Tunisia? Evidence from molecular, morphometric, and cytogenetic data
Jerboas belonging to the genus Jaculus are widely distributed rodents inhabiting Palearctic desert and semi-desert areas. Previous studies on the lesser Egyptian jerboa Jaculus jaculus showed theExpand
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Phylogeography of two cryptic species of African desert jerboas (Dipodidae: Jaculus)
The lesser Egyptian jerboa Jaculus jaculus is a desert dwelling rodent that inhabits a broad Arabian–Saharan arid zone. Recently, two distant sympatric lineages were described in North-West Africa,Expand
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Allozyme Polymorphism and Genetic Differentiation among Populations of Jaculus jaculus and J. orientalis (Rodentia: Dipodidae) in Tunisia
Genetic variability and divergence among natural populations of Jaculus jaculus and J. orientalis in Tunisia were examined by electrophoretic analysis of 16 enzymatic proteins encoded by 23 geneticExpand
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ON THE HELMINTH PARASITES OF THE GENUS JACULUS (RODENTIA: DIPODIDAE) IN TUNISIA: A PRELIMINARY SURVEY STUDY
A total of 149 specimens of jerboas from different localities in Tunisia were surveyed for helminth parasites. The host species were Jaculus jaculus (n = 50), J. orientalis (n = 50) and J. deserti (nExpand
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Geographic patterns of genetic variation in the greater Egyptian jerboa Jaculus orientalis (Dipodidae, Rodentia) from Tunisia
The biogeographic area of Tunisia is characterized by several geographic and climatic zones that shaped the spatial distribution and genetic differentiation in many species. Despite the merit studiesExpand
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Taxonomy of the lesser jerboa Jaculus jaculus (Dipodidae, Rodentia) based on allozymic and morphological variation
The lesser Egyptian jerboa Jaculus jaculus, is a member of the subfamily Dipodinae, known to have a number of subspecies. Previous studies of J. jaculus from North Africa found various morphologicalExpand
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Preliminary study of the genetic differentiation among natural populations of Mediterranean killifish Aphanius fasciatus ( Teleostei , Cyprinodontidae )
This study aimed to compare the genetic patterns of three Tunisian populations of Aphanius fasciatus by examining for the first time the mitochondrial control region (D‐ loop) with the available dataExpand
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Disparate past demographic histories of three small Scombridae (Actinopterygii) species in Tunisian waters
The bullet tuna Auxis rochei, the little tunny Euthynnus alletteratus, and the Atlantic Chub mackerel Scomber colias are three small Scombridae with similar life-history traits such as overlappingExpand
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