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Two new fringe-limbed frogs of the genus Ecnomiohyla (Anura: Hylidae) from Panama.
Forest canopy-dwelling frogs are usually among the rarest anuran species observed in the neotropical forest, mainly because they fall outside of the scope of the standard search methods used byExpand
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Use of an active nest of the leaf cutter ant Atta cephalotes (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) as a breeding site of Lithodytes lineatus (Anura: Leptodactylidae)
3 Abstract. Herein, we report for the first time the use of an Atta cephalotes ant nest as a breeding site of the frog Lithodytes lineatus. We suggest that apart from using Atta nests as breedingExpand
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Fossil Remains of Natrix tessellata from the Late Cenozoic Deposits of the East European Plain
At present, only 10 localities with fossil remains of Natrix tessellata of Pliocene-Holocene age are known from the East European plain. They are exclusively represented by trunk vertebrae. Due theExpand
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Notes on the Dice Snake (Natrix tessellata) from the Caucasian Isthmus
A summary of general aspects of dice snakes from the Caucasian Isthmus, including areas west to the Sea of Azov and east to the Caspian Sea, is presented. The aspects include notes on color pattern,Expand
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Composition and natural history notes of the coastal snake assemblage from Northern Bahia, Brazil
Abstract Information about the snake diversity and their natural history from the Atlantic forest domain in Brazil refer mostly to inland forests than to coastal region. Within the state of Bahia,Expand
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Habitat factors determining the distribution of the Caucasian Agama, Laudakia caucasia, (Squamata: Agamidae) in the Sorkh-e-Hesar National Park, Tehran province, Iran
The distribution of the Caucasian agama (Laudakia caucasia) has been studied related to structural parameters during spring and summer 2010 in an area of 9186 ha in the Sorkh-e-Hesar National Park,Expand
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Diversifying selection and color-biased dispersal in the asp viper
BackgroundThe presence of intraspecific color polymorphism can have multiple impacts on the ecology of a species; as a consequence, particular color morphs may be strongly selected for in a givenExpand
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An integrative approach to reveal speciation and species richness in the genus Diasporus (Amphibia: Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) in eastern Panama
We have applied an integrative taxonomic approach, including bioacoustics, ecology, morphology, and molecular genetics (barcoding and phylogeography), to explore species richness in the genusExpand
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A new species of Dactyloa from eastern Panama, with comments on other Dactyloa species present in the region.
Giant anoles of the genus Dactyloa have been considered to be represented in eastern Panama by six species. In this contribution, we describe a seventh species that is restricted to the Majé, SanExpand
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Monitoring and Assessment of the Distribution of the Dice Snake in Ticino, Southern Switzerland
Based on a two-year monitoring, we analysed the distribution of dice snake populations in the Canton of Ticino (Switzerland). Imperfect detection was taken into account in order to avoidExpand
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