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The Impact of Conservation on the Status of the World’s Vertebrates
Assessing Biodiversity Declines Understanding human impact on biodiversity depends on sound quantitative projection. Pereira et al. (p. 1496, published online 26 October) review quantitative… Expand
Phylogenetic relationships of a Patagonian frog radiation, the Alsodes + Eupsophus clade (Anura: Alsodidae), with comments on the supposed paraphyly of Eupsophus
The frog clade composed of the alsodid genera Alsodes + Eupsophus is the most species‐rich of the Patagonian endemic frog clades, including nearly 31 of the slightly more than 50 species of that… Expand
Development of the nidicolous tadpoles of Eupsophus emiliopugini (Anura: Cycloramphidae) until metamorphosis, with comments on systematic relationships of the species and its endotrophic…
Vera Candioti, M.F., Nunez, J.J. and Ubeda, C. 2011. Development of the nidicolous tadpoles of Eupsophus emiliopugini (Anura: Cycloramphidae) until metamorphosis, with comments on systematic… Expand
Morphology and metamorphosis of Eupsophus calcaratus tadpoles (anura: Leptodactylidae)
Eupsophus calcaratus, a leptodactyloid frog from the austral Andean forests of Argentina and Chile, has endotrophic, nidicolous tadpoles. We studied a metamorphic series from Stages 31 to 46 of… Expand
A new genus of neobatrachian frog from southern Patagonian forests, Argentina and Chile
In 1975 Lynch named a new species of frog based on two specimens from Puerto Eden, Wellington Island, southern Chile, tentatively allocated to the genus Telmatobius. Telmatobius grandisonae Lynch was… Expand
Adaptive plasticity of life-history traits to pond drying in three species of Patagonian anurans
Question: Does pond permanency affect life-history traits of endemic anurans from Patagonia? Background: Amphibians inhabiting North Patagonia breed at ponds that differ strongly in their water… Expand
[Human diphyllobothriasis in Patagonia, Argentina].
OBJECTIVE In view of the amateur fishing practices and the importance of salmonids in the region the study sets out to detect human hosts in the Andean-Patagonian zone. MATERIAL AND METHOD… Expand
Prolonged larval development in the Critically Endangered Pehuenche’s frog Alsodes pehuenche: implications for conservation
Overwintering is an anuran strategy to survive in cold-temperate climates. Those aquatic species that withstand harsh conditions and short growing seasons are candidates for having long larval… Expand
Thermal Tolerances in Tadpoles of Three Species of Patagonian Anurans
ABSTRACT. Anurans living along the Andes cordillera exploit several thermal environments that vary with altitude and latitude. Studies on moderate and high-elevation tropical species suggest… Expand
Pomphorhynchus patagonicus n. sp. (Acanthocephala: Pomphorhynchidae) from freshwater fishes of Patagonia, Argentina.
Pomphorhynchus patagonicus n. sp. is described from Lake Rosario, Chubut Province, Argentina. It is characterized by a long neck forming an asymmetrical bulb with 2 well differentiated dorsal… Expand