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Phylogenetics of Sigmodontinae (Rodentia, Muroidea, Cricetidae), with special reference to the akodont group, and with additional comments on historical biogeography
This is the first cladistic analysis of sigmodontine rodents (Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae) based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences. Two most parsimonious cladograms (7410 steps in length;Expand
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Juquitiba-like Hantavirus from 2 Nonrelated Rodent Species, Uruguay
Serologic and genetic analyses indicate that a Juquitiba-like hantavirus circulates in Maldonado, Uruguay. This virus is carried by 2 rodent species, Oligoryzomys nigripes and Oxymycterus nasutus.Expand
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Mitogenomics of southern hemisphere blue mussels (Bivalvia: Pteriomorphia): Insights into the evolutionary characteristics of the Mytilus edulis complex
Marine blue mussels (Mytilus spp.) are widespread species that exhibit an antitropical distribution with five species occurring in the Northern Hemisphere (M. trossulus, M. edulis, M.Expand
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Molecular Phylogeny of Tuco-Tucos, Genus Ctenomys (Rodentia: Octodontidae): Evaluation of the mendocinus Species Group and the Evolution of Asymmetric Sperm
The phylogenetic relationships among 23 individuals representing 14 species of underground hystricognath rodents of the genus Ctenomys were studied by analyzing variation of complete cytochrome bExpand
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Lizards on Ice: Evidence for Multiple Refugia in Liolaemus pictus (Liolaemidae) during the Last Glacial Maximum in the Southern Andean Beech Forests
Historical climate changes and orogenesis are two important factors that have shaped intraspecific biodiversity patterns worldwide. Although southern South America has experienced such complexExpand
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Nuevas localidades argentinas para algunos roedores sigmodontinos (Rodentia: Cricetidae)
New localities for sigmodontine rodents (Rodentia-Cricetidae) in Argen- tina. New localities for 24 species of sigmodontine rodents in Argentina are reported based on records obtained by directExpand
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Rodent diversity in South America: transitioning into the genomics era
The goal of this perspective is to propose a concerted effort for the study of the diversity of South American rodents to transition into the genomic era. We first review progress made in the lastExpand
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New host and geographical record for Mooleptus rabuka (Nematoda: Gnathostomatidae) in the largenose catshark Apristurus nasutus (Carchariniformes: Scyliorhinidae) off Juan Fernández Archipelago, Chile
The adult stage of the gnathostomatid nematode Mooleptus rabuka, is recorded for the first time from the stomach and intestine of the largenose catshark Apristurus nasutus, off Juan FernandezExpand
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Development of polymorphic microsatellite markers for the Pleuroderma thaul
Pleurodema thaul (Leptodactylidae) is a small frog from Chile and Argentina with a distributional range that spans more than 2,500 km. We isolated and characterized a total of 23 microsatellite lociExpand
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