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The Role of DNA Barcodes in Understanding and Conservation of Mammal Diversity in Southeast Asia
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The results suggest that mammal species richness within the region may be underestimated by at least 50%, and there are higher levels of endemism and greater intra-specific population structure than previously recognized.
DNA barcoding of Neotropical bats: species identification and discovery within Guyana
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The present study validates the effectiveness of barcoding for the identification of regional bat assemblages, even highly diverse tropical faunas.
Species diversity of bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) in Iwokrama Forest, Guyana, and the Guianan subregion: implications for conservation
Fourteen species of bats are reported for the first time from Guyana (Saccopteryx gymnura, Micronycteris brachyotis, M. homezi, Lichonycteris obscura, Anoura latidens, Vampyressa pusilla, Vampyrodes
Neotropical Bats: Estimating Species Diversity with DNA Barcodes
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This study surveys current and potential species diversity using DNA barcodes with a collection of more than 9000 individuals from 163 species of Neotropical bats, one of the largest surveys to employ this strategy on any animal group and is certainly the largest to date for land vertebrates.
DNA barcoding in surveys of small mammal communities: a field study in Suriname
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Comparison of taxonomic assignments made in the field and from barcode results revealed inconsistencies in just 3.4% of cases and most of the discrepancies were due to field misidentifications rather than sampling/analytical error, which reinforces the utility of DNA barcoding as a tool for verification of taxonomy identifications in ecological surveys.
Divergent lineage of a novel hantavirus in the banana pipistrelle (Neoromicia nanus) in Côte d'Ivoire
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Phylogenetic analysis of partial L-segment sequences revealed that the newfound hantavirus, designated Mouyassué virus (MOUV), was highly divergent and basal to all other rodent- and soricomorph-borne hantviruses, except for Nova virus in the European common mole.
CLADISTIC REAPPRAISAL OF NEOTROPICAL STENODERMATINE BAT PHYLOGENY
  • B. Lim
  • Medicine, Biology
    Cladistics : the international journal of the…
  • 1 June 1993
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The results do not refute the traditional systematic view of Artibeus (including Dermanura, Koopmania and Enchisthenes) being monophyletic, and supports Mesophylla and Vampyressa being distinct non‐sister genera.
Bat community structure at Iwokrama Forest, Guyana
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It is concluded that resource partitioning and species packing differentially affect relative size in tropical bats, and are better summarized and analysed in three dimensions.
New insights into the evolution of the Trypanosoma cruzi clade provided by a new trypanosome species tightly linked to Neotropical Pteronotus bats and related to an Australian lineage of trypanosomes
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T. wauwau did not develop within mammalian cells, and was not infective to Balb/c mice or to triatomine vectors of T. cruzi and T. rangeli, the agents of the American human trypanosomiasis, supporting the bat-seeding hypothesis whereby the common ancestor of this clade likely was a battrypanosome.
The Phylogenetic Position of the Rodent Genus Typhlomys and the Geographic Origin of Muroidea
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It is concluded that both Myodonta and Muroidea originated in Eurasia and that the 3 earliest divergences within Muroida were restricted to the Eurasian supercontinent, supporting the view that global muroid diversity resulted from independent radiations in separate continental regions.
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