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Taxonomical study on the Architectonicidae collected by the Marion Dufresne (MD55) expedition to SE Brazil
Some of the deep-water molluscs collected during the Marion Dufresne (MD55) expedition off SE Brazil have been studied in recent papers. The present work focuses on the heterobranch familyExpand
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Water diversion in Brazil threatens biodiversity
Construction of water diversions is a common response to the increasing demands for freshwater, often resulting in benefits to communities but with the risk of multiple environmental, economic, andExpand
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Taxonomic revision of Leiostracus onager and Leiostracus subtuszonatus (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Orthalicidae)
Leiostracus subtuszonatus (Pilsbry 1899) was originally described as a colour variant of L. onager (Beck 1837). Here we conduct a taxonomic revision of these two species and regard them as separateExpand
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A new species of Leiostracus (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Orthalicoidea) from Espírito Santo, Brazil
A remarkable new species of pulmonate land snail was found in the collection of the Senckenberg Forschungninstitut und Naturmuseum Frankfurt (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) and is described here asExpand
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Dangers to malacological collections: Bynesian decay and pyrite decay
Abstract Specimen deterioration in museum collections and exhibits is a recurring worry of curators. Malacological collections, i.e., those containing mollusk shells, are of special concern, becauseExpand
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Taxonomic revision of the genus Hyperaulax Pilsbry, 1897 (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Odontostomidae)
The genus Hyperaulax Pilsbry, 1897 comprises two living species endemic to the oceanic Fernando de Noronha Archipelago, off north-eastern Brazil. They are currently allocated in two subgenera,Expand
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The use of the terrestrial snails of the genera Megalobulimus and Thaumastus as representatives of the atmospheric carbon reservoir
In Brazilian archaeological shellmounds, many species of land snails are found abundantly distributed throughout the occupational layers, forming a contextualized set of samples within the sites andExpand
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