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The strong influence of collection bias on biodiversity knowledge shortfalls of Brazilian terrestrial biodiversity
Aim The knowledge of biodiversity facets such as species composition, distribution and ecological niche is fundamental for the construction of biogeographic hypotheses and conservation strategies.Expand
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Estudo filogenético de Mesembrinellinae com ênfase no gênero Eumesembrinella Townsend (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
A study of phylogenetic relationships of the genera of Mesembrinellinae and of the species of Eumesembrinella Townsend, 1931, on the ground of shared derived character states (synapomorphies) isExpand
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A catalogue of the Fanniidae (Diptera) of the Neotropical Region
The Muscidae (Diptera) of the Neotropical Region are catalogued. 843 extant and 3 extinct species in 84 genera are listed together with their synonyms, giving a total of 1209 names. References areExpand
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Key to the adults of the most common forensic species of Diptera in South America
Flies (Diptera, blow flies, house flies, flesh flies, horse flies, cattle flies, deer flies, midges and mosquitoes) are among the four megadiverse insect orders. Several species quickly colonizeExpand
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Molecular phylogenetics of the Muscidae (Diptera : Calyptratae): new ideas in a congruence context
Hypotheses about the evolution of Muscidae have long been the subject of continuous re-evaluation and reinterpretation. Current understandings of the relationships among these flies are based mainlyExpand
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Barcoding without DNA? Species identification using near infrared spectroscopy
Hennig's holomorphology concept defines taxonomy as a process that synthesizes evidence from all relevant comparative sources. One possible source is metabolomics, in which the global metabolicExpand
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Detection of areas of endemism on two spatial scales using Parsimony Analysis of Endemicity (PAE): the Neotropical region and the Atlantic Forest
4 Complete article, including its appendix, is available with the corresponding author Abstract: An important biological challenge today is the conservation of biodiversity. Biogeography, the studyExpand
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Moscas ectoparasitas (Diptera, Hippoboscoidea, Nycteribiidae) de morcegos (Mammalia, Chiroptera) do Estado do Paraná, Brasil. I. Basilia, taxonomia e chave pictórica para as espécies
A survey of nicteribiid batflies (Diptera: Nycteribiidae) was done in Parana State, Brazil. Seven species of Basilia Miranda Ribeiro, 1903 were recorded. Basilia ortizi Machado-Allison, 1963 is a newExpand
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Clinical-epidemiological evaluation of respiratory syncytial virus infection in children attended in a public hospital in midwestern Brazil.
UNLABELLED Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is responsible for annual respiratory infection outbreaks in infants and young children worldwide, frequently causing bronchiolitis and pneumonia. WeExpand
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Classificação de Muscidae (Diptera): uma proposta através da análise cladístical
A cladistic analysis for 27 muscid genera is given, running the PAUP program (SWOFFORD, 1985). The 35 characters used in this study are polarized based on three outgroups of related families. AExpand
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