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Loss of functional diversity of ant assemblages in secondary tropical forests.
Secondary forests and plantations increasingly dominate the tropical wooded landscape in place of primary forests. The expected reduction of biodiversity and its impact on ecological functionsExpand
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Do secondary forests act as refuges for old growth forest animals? Recovery of ant diversity in the Atlantic forest of Brazil
Abstract The extent to which secondary forests occupying degraded and abandoned lands provide suitable habitat for forest-adapted species is an important conservation issue in times of vanishing oldExpand
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A review of the genus Mystrium (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Indo-Australian region
Indo-Australian species of the amblyoponine ant genus Mystrium Roger are reviewed. Three species are recognized in the region, and two of them, which were found in Indonesia (Papua and West PapuaExpand
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Spectrum of Ants Associated with Araucaria angustifolia Trees and Their Relations to Hemipteran Trophobionts
The community of ants inhabiting Araucaria angustifolia trees or foraging on this conifer was studied in the rain forest reserve Pró-Mata on the Serra Geral of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil.Expand
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Ant-diaspore interactions during secondary succession in the Atlantic forest of Brazil.
Animal-plant interactions are important for the recovery of diversity and processes in secondary forests, which increasingly dominate the tropical landscape. We used a combination of observationalExpand
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The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts
Biodiversity continues to decline in the face of increasing anthropogenic pressures such as habitat destruction, exploitation, pollution and introduction of alien species. Existing global databasesExpand
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The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project
Abstract The PREDICTS project—Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems (www.predicts.org.uk)—has collated from published studies a large, reasonably representativeExpand
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The 2016 release of the PREDICTS database
A dataset of 3,250,404 measurements, collated from 26,114 sampling locations in 94 countries and representing 47,044 species. Expand
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Ecological Stoichiometry along a Gradient of Forest Succession: Bait Preferences of Litter Ants
We examined bait preferences of litter ants along a successional gradient of forests in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil. The ants preferred protein-based baits in secondary forests, yet preferredExpand
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InBioVeritas – Valuating nature in the southern Mata Atlântica of Brazil
Abstract The competence center InBioVeritas was founded in 2007 with the vision to integrate competences for ecological and socioeconomic research, sustainable land management and biodiversityExpand
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