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Reproductive Ecology of the Threatened Pitviper Bothrops insularis from Queimada Grande Island, Southeast Brazil
Abstract The Golden Lancehead (Bothrops insularis) is a critically endangered snake endemic to the Queimada Grande Island in southeastern Brazil. Here, we provide data on reproductive biology of B.Expand
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Reproductive ecology and diet of the fossorial snake Phalotris lativittatus in the Brazilian Cerrado
Fossorial snakes have attracted little scientific attention in studies of natural history, despite their relevance to capture the range of evolutionary-ecological strategies of snakes. In this study,Expand
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Reproduction in the pitviper Bothrops jararacussu: large females increase their reproductive output while small males increase their potential to mate.
Reproductive traits vary widely within and among snake species, and are influenced by a range of factors. However, additional studies are needed on several species, especially on tropical snakeExpand
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Reproductive Biology of the Fossorial Snake Apostolepis gaboi (Elapomorphini): A Threatened and Poorly Known Species from the Caatinga Region
Abstract. Knowledge of reproductive biology is essential to understand the intrinsic traits of any species and to elaborate effective conservation strategies, particularly for threatened species.Expand
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An elongated meal: the tegu lizard Salvator merianae eats snakes and amphisbaenians
Bibron, 1839 attains up to 500 mm in snout-vent length and inhabits both forests and tropical open areas of South America (Vanzolini et al., 1980; Ávila-Pires, 1995; Winck, 2007). Previous studies onExpand
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First report of hemiclitores in a female of the amphisbaenian Amphisbaena microcephala (Wagler, 1824)
and ovaries, showing primary vitellogenesis. The hemiclitores were everted while fixing the tail with 10% formaldehyde injection. We injected each hemiclitoris using agar with orange anilinebasedExpand
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