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Benefits for Plants in Ant-Plant Protective Mutualisms: A Meta-Analysis
Costs and benefits for partners in mutualistic interactions can vary greatly, but surprisingly little is known about the factors that drive this variation across systems. We conducted a meta-analysisExpand
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Aspects of the reproductive biology of Physalaemus cuvieri (Anura: Leptodactylidae) in northeastern Brazil
Observations were made on the reproductive biology of Physalaemus cuvieri from open area habitat in Sao Luis, MA, Brazil, from August 1988 to August 1989. The reproductive tactics are compared toExpand
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Diet Composition in Two Sympatric Amphisbaenian Species (Amphisbaena ibijara and Leposternon polystegum) from the Brazilian Cerrado
Abstract Amphisbaenians are important predators of tropical ecosystems, yet the ecology of most species is poorly known. We studied the reproduction and diet of two species of amphisbaenian from theExpand
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Reproductive biology and territoriality of Phyllomedusa hypocondrialis in Northeastern Brazil
Departamento de Biologia Campus do Bacanga Universidade Federal do Maranhao, Av. dos Portuguesse s/n, 65080-040 Sao Luis, Maranhao
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A leap further: the Brazilian Amphibian Conservation Action Plan
k Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade de Brasilia, Campus Universitario Darcy Ribeiro, 70910-900, Brasilia, DF, Brazil l Fundacao Parque Zoologico de Sao Paulo, Av. Miguel Stefano 4241, 04301-905,Expand
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Amphibians found in the Amazonian Savanna of the Rio Curiau Environmental Protection Area in Amapa, Brazil
Amphibian research has grown steadily in recent years in the Amazon region, especially in the Brazilian states of Amazonas, Para, Rondonia, and Amapa, and neighboring areas of the Guiana Shield. EvenExpand
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A new species of Amphisbaena (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae) from state of Maranhão, Brazil
Amphisbaena ibijara sp. nov. is described from Urbano Santos (Fazenda Santo Amaro), state of Maranhao, Brazil. The new species is a small amphisbaenian with four precloacal pores, nasals in broadExpand
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Anurans from the municipality of Ilha Grande , Parnaíba River Delta , Piauí , northeastern Brazil
The amphibian fauna of the northern region of Piauí State remained unknown for about 30 years due to the lack of studies on characterizing the species in the region, which led to a false idea of aExpand
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VEGETATION STRUCTURE OF A CERRADÃO, AND THE REGIONAL HETEROGENEITY OF THE CERRADO IN MARANHÃO, BRAZIL
The structure of a Cerradao in northeastern Maranhao was evaluated aiming to contribute to the characterization of the vegetation heterogeneity in this state. The Point-Centered Quarter method wasExpand
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New records of anurans in the state of Maranhão, Brazil: Hypsiboas boans (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hylidae) and Leptodactylus syphax Bokermann, 1969 (Leptodactylidae)
We report two new records of anurans in the northeastern region of the state of Maranhao, Brazil. The records extend the distribution of Hypsiboas boans (Linnaeus, 1758) outside the Amazon basin, andExpand
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