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Checklist of Helminth parasites of Amphibians from South America.
The biodiversity of helminth parasites in South American amphibians is documented to identify gaps in the authors' knowledge, which in turn may guide subsequent studies.
A new species of Pseudopaludicola Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926 (Anura: Leiuperidae) from the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, with comments on the geographic distribution of Pseudopaludicola canga Giaretta &
Pos-Graduacao em Biologia Animal, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Rua Cristovao Colombo, 2265, Jardim Nazareth, 15054-000, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
First Record of Trypanosoma chattoni in Brazil and Occurrence of Other Trypanosoma Species in Brazilian Frogs (Anura, Leptodactylidae)
The present study provides the first record of Trypanosoma chattoni Mathis and Leger, 1911, in a new host, Leptodactylus fuscus Schneider, 1799 (Anura), and the occurrence of Trypenosoma rotatorium–like species in Leptocephalus chaquensis Cei, 1950.
How Many Parasites Species a Frog Might Have? Determinants of Parasite Diversity in South American Anurans
It is concluded that specialist parasites are more likely to be associated with large anurans, which are the ones harbouring higher PSR, and that the lack of association of PSR with hosts’ clade diversification suggests it is strongly influenced by ecological and contemporary constrains.
Life history of the Mato Grosso Antbird Cercomacra melanaria in the Brazilian Pantanal
Here we describe the habitat use, reproductive biology, diet and details of the life history of the Mato Grosso Antbird Cercomacra melanaria, one of the least studied Cercomacra species. We located
Diversity in the genus Rhabdias (Nematoda, Rhabdiasidae): Evidence for cryptic speciation
Results suggest evidence for host–parasite cophylogeny in the R. pseudosphaerocephala complex and dispersal events among their populations, and supported the monophyly of Rhabdiasidae and improved the resolution of main clades.
Evaluation of helminths associated with 14 amphibian species from a Neotropical island near the southeast coast of Brazil
This work aims to demonstrate the efforts toward in-situ applicability of EMMARM, as well as the efforts towards global applicability, that are currently being made towards this goal.
A New Snake of the Genus Helicops Wagler, 1830 (Dipsadidae, Xenodontinae) from Brazil
A new species of Helicops from the southern Amazon Basin in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil is described, which differs from all congeners by having dorsal scales in 21/21/19 rows in males and 23/21/, subcaudal keels, a banded dorsal color pattern, and 14–19 ventral blotches.
Synanthropy of Mosquitoes and Sand Flies Near the Aimorés Hydroelectric Power Plant, Brazil
The environmental changes resulting from the construction of hydroelectric dams may affect the fauna of insect vectors and consequently the epidemiology of the diseases they transmit, analyzing the seasonal distribution and the degree of species synanthropy in different ecotopes.
Squamata, Elapidae, Micrurus surinamensis (Cuvier, 1817): new records and distribution map in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, with notes on diet and activity period
Universidade Estadual Paulista, Instituto de Biociencias, Departamento de Parasitologia, Programa de Pos-Graduacao em Ciencias Biologicas, Distrito de Rubiao Junior s/n, CEP 186818-000, Botucatu, SP,