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PHYLOGEOGRAPHY OF OLIGORYZOMYS LONGICAUDATUS (RODENTIA: SIGMODONTINAE) IN TEMPERATE SOUTH AMERICA
Abstract Phylogeographic relationships were evaluated at the intraspecific level using nucleotide sequence data from the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene of representative specimens of “colilargo”Expand
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Dating an impressive Neotropical radiation: Molecular time estimates for the Sigmodontinae (Rodentia) provide insights into its historical biogeography.
With about 400 living species and 82 genera, rodents of the subfamily Sigmodontinae comprise one of the most diverse and more broadly distributed Neotropical mammalian clades. There has been muchExpand
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Taxonomic and biogeographical status of guanaco Lama guanicoe (Artiodactyla, Camelidae)
We review the status of the four currently recognized guanaco Lama guanicoe subspecies, and provide information about their taxonomy and distribution. The success of guanaco in inhabiting openExpand
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Range expansion of two South American mouse opossums (Thylamys, Didelphidae) and their biogeographic implications
The range expansion of two South American mouse opossums (Thy/amys, Didelphidae) is reported. On the basis of morphological characters it is concluded that forms identified as Marmosa karimii fromExpand
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An outbreak of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in western Paraguay.
During an investigation of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in Paraguay in 1995, sera from persons with HPS-like illness, houshold contacts of confirmed HPS case-patients, and a sample of the areaExpand
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Molecular systematics of marsupials based on the rRNA 12S mitochondrial gene: the phylogeny of didelphimorphia and of the living fossil microbiotheriid Dromiciops gliroides thomas.
Nucleotide sequence data from the mitochondrial 12S rRNA gene were used to evaluate the phylogenetic relationships among the major groups of didelphimorph and paucituberculatan marsupials from SouthExpand
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MOLECULAR DIVERGENCE AND PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS OF CHINCHILLIDS (RODENTIA: CHINCHILLIDAE)
Abstract Molecular phylogenetic relationships were investigated in 6 species of Chinchillidae (Chinchilla lanigera, C. brevicaudata, Lagidium peruanum, L. viscacia, L. wolffsohni, and LagostomusExpand
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Presence of Dromiciops gliroides (Microbiotheria: Microbiotheriidae) in the deciduous forests of central Chile
Dromiciops gliroides Thomas, 1894 (Microbiotheria, Microbiotheriidae) commonly known as ‘‘monito del monte’’ in Chile, is the sole representative of the Order Microbiotheria and considered a livingExpand
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Phylogeography of a mountain lizard species: an ancient fragmentation process mediated by riverine barriers in the Liolaemus monticola complex (Sauria: Liolaemidae)
Liolaemus monticola is a mountain lizard species, with a widespread distribution from central Chile that displays several highly polymorphic chromosomal races. Our study determined theExpand
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ECOLOGY OF RODENT-ASSOCIATED HANTAVIRUSES IN THE SOUTHERN CONE OF SOUTH AMERICA: ARGENTINA, CHILE, PARAGUAY, AND URUGUAY
Thirteen hantavirus genotypes, associated with at least 12 sigmodontine reservoir rodents, have been recognized in the four countries that represent the Southern Cone of South America. Host–virusExpand
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