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Taxonomic review of the genus Cyclopes Gray, 1821 (Xenarthra: Pilosa), with the revalidation and description of new species
Fil: Miranda, Flavia. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas; Brasil. Projeto Tamandua; Brasil. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Brasil
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The evolution of hyoid apparatus in Xenarthra (Mammalia: Eutheria)
Abstract The hyoid apparatus reflects aspects of the form and function of feeding in living and extinct organisms and, despite the availability of information about this structure for Xenarthra, itExpand
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Phylogenetic Systematics of Peccaries (Tayassuidae: Artiodactyla) and a Classification of South American Tayassuids
Tayassuidae is a family of pig-like Artiodactyla restricted to the New World. Despite its rich fossil history, they have received less attention from a taxonomic and phylogenetic perspective whenExpand
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NEOTROPICAL XENARTHRANS: a data set of occurrence of xenarthran species in the Neotropics.
Xenarthrans-anteaters, sloths, and armadillos-have essential functions for ecosystem maintenance, such as insect control and nutrient cycling, playing key roles as ecosystem engineers. Because ofExpand
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Morphology of the tongue of Vermilingua (Xenarthra: Pilosa) and evolutionary considerations
The tongue of anteaters (Xenarthra, Pilosa, Vermilingua) is a highly specialized for myrmecophagy. Here, we describe the topography and histology of the tongue, and compare it to that of otherExpand
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Taxonomy of the pygmy marmoset (Cebuella Gray, 1866): Geographic variation, species delimitation, and nomenclatural notes
We examined a recent taxonomic appraisal of Cebuella by Boubli et al. With an increased sample spanning most of the geographic range of the genus, we investigated ventral pelage variation in CebuellaExpand
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Total-evidence phylogeny and divergence times of Vermilingua (Mammalia: Pilosa)
Vermilingua is a peculiar group of xenarthran placental mammals with well-established phylogenetic relationships based on morphological and molecular data, but until now, no combined analysis ofExpand
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Complete albinism in Oxymycterus dasytrichus (Schinz 1821) (Rodentia: Cricetidae)
Abstract Reports of albinism are available for several groups of mammals, including the secondmost diverse family of Rodentia, Cricetidae. Nonetheless, in South America, where cricetid rodents areExpand
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