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Species richness, composition and abundance of fruit-feeding butterflies in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest: comparison between a fragmented and a continuous landscape
Aim  To evaluate frugivorous butterflies as indicators of forest disturbance in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Location  The study area is located in the municipality of Cotia, Sao PauloExpand
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Selecting terrestrial arthropods as indicators of small-scale disturbance: A first approach in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
The growing pressure placed by human development on natural resources creates a need for quick and precise answers about the state of conservation of different areas. Thus, identifying and making useExpand
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Small-scale elevational variation in the abundance of Eufriesea violacea (Blanchard) (Hymenoptera: Apidae).
Eufriesea violacea (Blanchard) males were sampled in a small-scale elevational gradient in Southeastern Brazil and showed sequential peaks of abundance from lowest (700 m) to highest (1,100 m) altitudes during the sampling period. Expand
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Effects of land use on ant species composition and diaspore removal in exotic grasslands in the Brazilian pantanal (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
The influence of pasture use intensity on ant-diaspore interactions was investigated in the Brazilian Pantanal. Ants were sampled using models of myrmecochorous diaspores placed in pastures withExpand
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The effect of rainforest fragmentation on species diversity and mimicry ring composition of ithomiine butterflies
Abstract.  1 Subfamily Ithomiinae comprises about 370 species of Neotropical butterflies associated with humid forest habitats from Mexico to northern Argentina. Adult Ithomiinae are central modelsExpand
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The effects of four types of anthropogenic disturbances on composition and abundance of terrestrial isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea)
The Brazilian Atlantic Forest is currently reduced to about 12% of its original range. Among the components that make up its great diversity, there are species with the potential to be bioindicators,Expand
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Distribuição espacial em pequena escala de um anfípode exótico em fragmento florestal e plantio de espécies nativas
Anthropogenic interferences in natural environments cause the breakage of spatial and competitive barriers, which may influence the spatial distribution of species. In this study, we describe theExpand
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A network of monitoring networks for evaluating biodiversity conservation effectiveness in Brazilian protected areas
The necessity to create national to global-scale biodiversity monitoring systems as part of assessing progress toward biodiversity agendas presents a challenge for signatory countries. This is aExpand
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Fruit-feeding butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) of the Área de Proteção Especial Manancial Mutuca, Nova Lima and Species list for the Region of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
A study of the assembly of fruit-feeding butterflies in the Area de Protecao Especial Manancial Mutuca, Nova Lima, MG was conducted with the goal of inventorying the species of the site. Forty-twoExpand
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