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Ten days in the life of a mandrill horde in the Lopé Reserve, Gabon
Mandrills have long been known to form large aggregations in the wild, but it has proved difficult to obtain detailed information on the socioecology of these groups. An unusually large (>600) hordeExpand
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Mass extinction in poorly known taxa
Significance Since the 1980s, many biologists have concluded that the earth is in the midst of a massive biodiversity extinction crisis caused by human activities. Yet fewer than 1,000 of theExpand
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Not knowing, not recording, not listing: numerous unnoticed mollusk extinctions.
Mollusks are the group most affected by extinction according to the 2007 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List, despite the group having not been evaluated since 2000 and theExpand
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Preferences for exotic flowers do not promote urban life in butterflies
We study whether butterfly diet predicts butterfly distribution along an urban gradient. Data come from a large scale participatory scheme involving the general public reporting butterfly abundanceExpand
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21 years of shelf life between discovery and description of new species
Summary A large part of biodiversity is still unknown, and it is estimated that, at the current pace, it will take several centuries to describe all species living on Earth. In the context of theExpand
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Balancing state and volunteer investment in biodiversity monitoring for the implementation of CBD indicators: A French example
According to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), states have to provide indicators in order to assess the performance of their initiatives for halting the loss of biodiversity. SixteenExpand
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Priority sites for conservation of land snails in Gabon: testing the umbrella species concept
In order to assess the potential for molluscan conservation of a protected area considered representative of regional megafauna, we sampled molluscs inside and outside Lope National Park in Gabon. InExpand
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Land Snail Diversity Of the Savanna/Forest Mosaic In Lopé National Park, Gabon
We present the assessment of the land snail diversity in approximately 50 km2 of savanna/forest mosaic in the northern part of Lopé National Park, Gabon, taking into account habitat variation andExpand
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The European Grassland Butterfly Indicator: 1990–2011
This report presents the European Grassland Butterfly Indicator, based on national Butterfly Monitoring Schemes (BMS) in 19 countries across Europe, most of them in the European Union. The indicatorExpand
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Quatre espèces nouvelles d'Endodontidae (Mollusca, Pulmonata) éteints de Rurutu (Îles Australes, Polynésie française)
Zimmermann G., Gargominy O. & Fontaine B. 2009. — Quatre espèces nouvelles d'Endodontidae (Mollusca, Pulmonata) éteints de Rurutu (Îles Australes, Polynésie française). Zoosystema 31 (4): 791-805.Expand
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