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Feeding ecology in the small neotropical amphisbaenid Amphisbaena munoai (Amphisbaenidae) in southern Brazil
We analyzed the alimentary tract of 66 specimens of Amphisbaena munoai Klappenbach, 1969 from the Serra do Sudeste, state of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil. Forty specimens (60.6%) had prey itemsExpand
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Identification of Priority Areas for Conservation of Two Endangered Parapatric Species of Red-bellied Toads Using Ecological Niche Models and Hotspot Analysis
The red-bellied toads Melanophryniscus dorsalis and M. montevidensis are listed as vulnerable on the IUCN list. Uruguayan populations of M. montevidensis are no longer found near the southern limitExpand
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Genetic Pool Information Reflects Highly Suitable Areas: The Case of Two Parapatric Endangered Species of Tuco-tucos (Rodentia: Ctenomiydae)
Conservation of small mammals requires knowledge of the genetically and ecologically meaningful spatial scales at which species respond to habitat modifications. Conservation strategies can beExpand
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Climate effects on amphibian distributions depend on phylogenetic resolution and the biogeographical history of taxa
Aim Disentangling the effects of climate and historical factors on biodiversity distribution remains a challenge for biogeographers. Here, we provide an analytical framework to discriminate theExpand
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Land Use Explains the Distribution of Threatened New World Amphibians Better than Climate
Background We evaluated the direct and indirect influence of climate, land use, phylogenetic structure, species richness and endemism on the distribution of New World threatened amphibians.Expand
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Correction: Genetic Pool Information Reflects Highly Suitable Areas: The Case of Two Parapatric Endangered Species of Tuco-tucos (Rodentia: Ctenomiydae)
The word ‘‘Ctenomyidae’’ is misspelled in the article title. The correct title is: Genetic pool information reflects highly suitable areas: the case of two parapatric endangered species of tuco-tucosExpand
The tadpole of Melanophryniscus cambaraensis Braun & Braun, 1979 (Anura: Bufonidae)
The genus Melanophryniscus comprises 24 species, occurring in northern Argentina, southern Bolivia, southern Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay (Frost, 2009). The genus belongs to the family Bufonidae; itExpand
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Bird Assemblages at an Ecotone between Grassland and Araucaria Forest in Southern Brazil
O presente estudo avaliou diferencas na riqueza, abundância, composicao de especies e estrutura de guildas de aves ao longo de uma area de interface entre campo e floresta de Araucaria no sul doExpand