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The reptiles of Anatolia: a checklist and zoogeographical analysis
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The herpetofauna of the Near East is very rich and diverse, and this area harbours the most remarkable reptile fauna within the Western Palaearctic region, owing to the high habitat diversity and historical zoogeographical factors.
Molecular biogeography of the Mediterranean lizards Podarcis Wagler, 1830 and Teira Gray, 1838 (Reptilia, Lacertidae)
Aim  We discuss biogeographical hypotheses for the Mediterranean lizard species Podarcis and Teira within a phylogenetic framework based on partial mitochondrial DNA sequences.
Phylogenetic studies of Meloidae (Coleoptera), with emphasis on the evolution of phoresy
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It is concluded that phoresy evolved several times in Meloinae alone and that Meloini, when defined to include all phoretic genera, is polyphyletic.
The New World genera of Meloidae (Coleoptera): a key and synopsis
This paper reviews the 77 Old World genera of blister beetles (Coleoptera: Meloidae). Included is a key to genera and a synopsis of each genus. The generic synopses incorporate synonyms, number of
The Old World genera of Meloidae (Coleoptera): a key and synopsis
This paper reviews the 77 Old World genera of blister beetles (Coleoptera: Meloidae). Included is a key to genera and a synopsis of each genus. The generic synopses incorporate synonyms, number of
Protected areas and insect conservation: questioning the effectiveness of Natura 2000 network for saproxylic beetles in Italy
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This study analyzes the efficacy of Italian reserve network for protecting multiple saproxylic beetles, considering both nationally designated areas and Natura 2000 sites and finds an important stronghold for beetle conservation, which obtained a high irreplaceability score, in the Adige river basin.
MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETICS OF THE ITALIAN PODARCIS LIZARDS (REPTILIA, LACERTIDAE)
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Phylogenetic relationships within the Italian species of the lacertid genus Podarcis were examined by parsimony analysis of mitochondrial DNA sequences from the genes encoding the small ribosomal RNA and the phenyl transfer RNA, and the present results are only partly in agreement with previous hypotheses.
Non-invasive monitoring of the European wildcat (Felis silvestris silvestris Schreber, 1777): comparative analysis of three different monitoring techniques and evaluation of their integration
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This study tested the efficiency of a protocol that integrates the use of non-invasive genetic identifications and camera trapping for wildcat monitoring and concluded that, if used simultaneously, these methods may considerably increase the Efficiency of wildcat detection and the quality of collected data.
First‐instar larvae, courtship and oviposition in Eletica: amending the definition of the Meloidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea)
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The placement of eggs under bark and the absence of a triungulin larva in both species are unique for the Eleticinae and represent plesiotypic traits found in other groups of Tenebrionoidea.
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