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The Aquatic Macrofauna of Water-Filled Bamboo (Poaceae: Bambusoideae: Guadua) Internodes in a Peruvian Lowland Tropical Forest
In the lowland tropical forest at Pakitza, Peru, bamboo (Guadua weberbaueri Pilger) internodes with lateral perforations contain a diverse aquatic fauna. We found a community of 29 species dominatedExpand
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Comprehensive inventory of true flies (Diptera) at a tropical site
Estimations of tropical insect diversity generally suffer from lack of known groups or faunas against which extrapolations can be made, and have seriously underestimated the diversity of some taxa.Expand
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Global diversity of craneflies (Insecta, Diptera: Tipulidea or Tipulidae sensu lato) in freshwater
The Tipulidae s.l.—craneflies—are one of the largest groups of the Diptera containing over 15,270 valid species and subspecies. The immatures of the majority of species live in aquatic or semiaquaticExpand
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Remarkable fly (Diptera) diversity in a patch of Costa Rican cloud forest: Why inventory is a vital science.
Study of all flies (Diptera) collected for one year from a four-hectare (150 x 266 meter) patch of cloud forest at 1,600 meters above sea level at Zurquí de Moravia, San José Province, Costa RicaExpand
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The new era of the livestock production in Mongolia: Consequences on streams of the Great Lakes Depression.
Mongolia, a landlocked country of the Central Asian plateau, is experiencing a significant modification of herding practices coupled with an increase in livestock numbers. These modifications lead toExpand
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THE MASTER-2009 SPACE DEBRIS ENVIRONEMENT MODEL
This paper provides an overview of the improvements which are currently being made to ESA’s MASTER model in preparation for the release of the new version, MASTER2009, in spring 2010. Within theExpand
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Declines in diversity of crane flies (Diptera: Tipuloidea) indicate impact from grazing by livestock in the Hövsgöl region of Mongolia
Threats to biodiversity are not studied equally amongst taxa leaving some groups like insects typically understudied in conservation and management research. Crane flies (Diptera: Tipuloidea) areExpand
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Genitalic stridulation during copulation in a species of crane fly, Tipula ( Bellardina ) sp. (Diptera: Tipulidae)
The male genitalia of many animal groups have elaborate and species-specific forms. One hypothesis to explain why this is so is that male genitalia function as stimulatory devices that are underExpand
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