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From Amazonia to the Atlantic forest: molecular phylogeny of Phyzelaphryninae frogs reveals unexpected diversity and a striking biogeographic pattern emphasizing conservation challenges.
- A. Fouquet, D. Loebmann, +7 authors M. Rodrigues
- Biology, Medicine
- Molecular phylogenetics and evolution
- 1 November 2012
Documenting the Neotropical amphibian diversity has become a major challenge facing the threat of global climate change and the pace of environmental alteration. Recent molecular phylogenetic studies… Expand
A new species of Pseudopaludicola (Anura, Leiuperidae) from western Piauí State, Northeast Brazil.
A new species of Pseudopaludicola from western Piauf State, Brazil, in the Cerrado domain is described. Pseudopaludicola parnaiba sp. nov. is a member of the genus Pseudopaludicola, on the basis of… Expand
A new six-pored Amphisbaena (Squamata: Amphisbaenidae) from the coastal zone of northeast Brazil.
We describe a new Amphisbaena from the Brazilian coastal zone at the municipalities of Guamaré and Macau, state of Rio Grande do Norte. The new species, Amphisbaena littoralis sp. nov., is… Expand
Amphibians of the state of Piauí, Northeastern Brazil: a preliminary assessment
The state of Piaui is located between the Caatinga and Cerrado biomes in Northeastern Brazil, having a rich heterogeneity of habitats. However, publications regarding the amphibians of this state are… Expand
The herpetofauna of the Serra do Urubu mountain range: a key biodiversity area for conservation in the brazilian atlantic forest
- Igor J Roberto, C. R. D. Oliveira, João Antonio De Araújo Filho, Herivelto Faustino de Oliveira, R. W. Ávila
The Serra do Urubu mountain range is considered a key biodiversity area. It is situated in the Pernambuco Endemism Center, one of the most threatened regions of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest.… Expand
Geographic distribution and parturition of Mabuya arajara Rebouças-Spieker, 1981 (Squamata, Sauria, Scincidae) from Ceará, northeastern Brazil
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On Rhinella gildae Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Bastos Pombal 2015 (Anura: Bufonidae): Phylogenetic relationship, morphological variation, advertisement and release calls and geographic distribution.
Anurans in the Rhinella margaritifera group have a long history of taxonomic confusion, mainly by morphological similarity between species and lack of acoustic and genetic data for many of the 19… Expand
New records and geographic distribution map of Pseudopaludicola pocoto (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Leiuperinae) in Northeastern Brazil
Fornecemos novos registros e um mapa de distribuicao geografica atualizado de Pseudopaludicola pocoto Magalhaes, Loebmann, Kokubum, Haddad & Garda, 2014 para os estados brasileiros do Ceara, Rio… Expand
The advertisement call of Phyllodytes gyrinaethes Peixoto, Caramaschi & Freire, 2003 (Anura, Hylidae).
Phyllodytes gyrinaethes Peixoto, Caramaschi & Freire, 2003 is an endemic species from the Atlantic Forest of Northeast Brazil, occurring in the states of Alagoas and Pernambuco (Freire & Peixoto… Expand
Reptilia, Colubridae, Helicops angulatus : distribution extension and rediscovery in the state of Ceará
The genus Helicops comprises 17 species distributed east of the Andes, in Venezuela, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Guiana, French Guiana, Suriname, and… Expand