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Species diversity and endemism in the Daphnia of Argentina: a genetic investigation
Although the temperate regions of South America are known to have a diverse daphniid fauna, there has been no genetic evaluation of the existing taxonomic system or of the affinities between theExpand
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Comparative study of the planktonic communities of three lakes of contrasting trophic status at Hope Bay (Antarctic Peninsula)
Three water bodies of contrasting trophic status located at Hope Bay (Antarctic Peninsula) were studied during the summer of 1999, analysing all of their planktonic communities (zooplankton,Expand
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New insights into the distribution of polyploid Daphnia: the Holarctic revisited and Argentina explored
It has long been known that polyploid organisms are more prevalent in arctic than in temperate environments. Past explanations for this geographical trend have focused on the role of glacial cyclesExpand
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The plankton communities from peat bog pools: structure, temporal variation and environmental factors
This is the first characterization of the structure and temporal variation of the plankton communities comprising the complete food web in five peat bog pools related to environmental factors overExpand
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Cold-temperate lakes of South America : do they fit northern hemisphere models ?
Comparative studies on cold-temperate lakes on a worldwide basis have often neglected this lake category in the southern hemisphere. This study describes and analyzes the main limnologicalExpand
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Induction and inhibition of spine development in the rotifer Keratella tropica.: Evidence from field observations and laboratory experiments
SUMMARY 1. We analysed the effect of several variables on the morphology of the rotifer Keratella tropica with the aim of accounting for its morphological variability in nature. We used field dataExpand
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Review of the Eulimnadia (Branchiopoda: Spinicaudata: Limnadiidae) from Argentina with the description of a new species.
A new spinicaudatan species, Eulimnadia pampa sp. nov., is described from Argentina mostly based on the differential egg morphology. This species was collected from rainwater pools from Buenos AiresExpand
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UV Radiation as a Potential Driving Force for Zooplankton Community Structure in Patagonian Lakes
Abstract This article explores the potential role of UV radiation (UVR) as an influence on zooplankton communities. In the first section we provide a general overview of UVR effects on freshwaterExpand
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Effects of flooding and temperature on Aedes albifasciatus development time and larval density in two rain pools at Buenos Aires University City.
Aedes albifasciatus is a floodwater mosquito that breeds in temporary waters. This semi-domestic species, widely distributed in Argentina, is a competent vector of the western equine encephalitis.Expand
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Ochlerotatus albifasciatus in rain pools of Buenos Aires: seasonal dynamics and relation to environmental variables.
The immature stages of Ochlerotatus albifasciatus develop in temporary pools. The present study aims at evaluating the seasonal dynamics of the aquatic stages of this mosquito, also analyzing theExpand
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