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Population Morphological Variation and Natural History of Atractus potschi (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) in Northeastern Brazil
Abstract. Atractus potschi was described based on 12 specimens from the Brazilian states of Alagoas and Sergipe, and later knowledge of its morphological variation (meristic, morphometric, andExpand
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Environmental parameters affecting the structure of leaf-litter frog (Amphibia: Anura) communities in tropical forests: a case study from an Atlantic Rainforest area in southeastern Brazil
Despite a recent increase of information on leaf litter frog communities from Atlantic rainforests, few studies have analyzed the relationship between environmental parameters and community structureExpand
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New records of Typhlops brongersmianus (Serpentes, Typhlopidae) in southeastern Brazil
Serpentes, Typhlopidae) is a widespread species in South America, occurring in several habitats (Dixon and Hendricks, 1979; Rodrigues and Junca, 2002). In Brazil, its distribution is known forExpand
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Osteology and Cartilaginous Elements of Trilepida salgueiroi (Amaral, 1954) (Scolecophidia: Leptotyphlopidae)
Morphological and anatomical studies on the Leptotyphlopidae have increased in the past 10 years, providing important data on the systematics of this group, mainly focused on the skull and lower jawExpand
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Moving beyond the surface: Comparative head and neck myology of threadsnakes (Epictinae, Leptotyphlopidae, Serpentes), with comments on the ‘scolecophidian’ muscular system
Studies on the cephalic myology of snakes provide a series of relevant data on their biology and systematics. Despite the great amount of descriptive studies currently available for the group, muchExpand
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Unveiling diversity under the skin: comparative morphology study of the cephalic glands in threadsnakes (Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae: Epictinae)
The subfamily Epictinae contains about 75 currently recognized species of strictly fossorial snakes distributed along the Neotropics (subtribe Renina) and Equatorial Africa (subtribe Rhinoleptini).Expand
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A century of waiting: description of a new Epictia Gray, 1845 (Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae) based on specimens housed for more than 100 years in the collection of the Natural History Museum Vienna
We describe a new species of Epictia based on eight specimens from Nicaragua collected and housed in the collection of the Natural History Museum Vienna for more than a century. The species differsExpand
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Herpetofauna community from coastal restinga remnants in Northeast Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil
This study analyzes four different restinga fragments in Parque Estadual da Costa do Sol, Southeastern Brazil, gathering data on the composition, abundance, diversity, richness, microhabitat use andExpand
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Digging into blindsnakes' morphology: Description of the skull, lower jaw, and cervical vertebrae of two Amerotyphlops (Hedges et al., 2014) (Serpentes, Typhlopidae) with comments on the
Scolecophidians are small fossorial snakes that exhibit several osteological innovations, most of which driven by their extreme body miniaturization. Considering that data on skull morphology hasExpand
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