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Updated distribution and biogeography of amphibians and reptiles of Europe
A precise knowledge of the spatial distribution of taxa is essential for decision-making processes in land management and biodiversity conservation, both for present and under future global changeExpand
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The conservation status of the world's reptiles
Effective and targeted conservation action requires detailed information about species, their distribution, systematics and ecology as well as the distribution of threat processes which affect them.Expand
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The reptiles of Anatolia: a checklist and zoogeographical analysis
Biogeographia - vol. XXI — 2000 (Pubb/icato il 30 giugno 2000) Biogeografia de|l’AnatoIia The reptiles of Anatolia: a checklist and zoogeographical analysis 1 ROBERTO SINDACO *, ALBERTO VENCH1”,Expand
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A proposal for a chorotype classification of the Near East fauna, in the framework of the Western Palearctic Region
Biogeographia - vol. XX - 1999 (Pubblicato i/ 31 ottobre 1999) Biogeografia deH’AnatoIia A proposal for a chorotype classification of the Near East fauna, in the framework of the Western PalearcticExpand
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Conquering the Sahara and Arabian deserts: systematics and biogeography of Stenodactylus geckos (Reptilia: Gekkonidae)
BackgroundThe evolutionary history of the biota of North Africa and Arabia is inextricably tied to the complex geological and climatic evolution that gave rise to the prevalent deserts of theseExpand
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Age and growth of the sand lizards ( Lacerta agilis ) from a high Alpine population of north-western Italy
th April. Abstract. We studied growth and longevity of Lacerta agilis from a sample (34 adults and 2 small-sized juveniles) of a population living at high altitude in north-western Italy usingExpand
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Neogene climatic oscillations shape the biogeography and evolutionary history of the Eurasian blindsnake.
Typhlops vermicularis is the only extant scolecophidian representative occurring in Europe. Its main distribution area, the eastern Mediterranean, has a complicated geological and climatic historyExpand
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Estimating patterns of reptile biodiversity in remote regions
Aim The incompleteness of information on biodiversity distribution is a major issue for ecology and conservation. Researchers have made many attempts to quantify the amount of biodiversity thatExpand
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Contribution to the knowledge of Tunisian amphibians: notes on distribution, habitat features and breeding phenology
In order to improve the knowledge on amphibian fauna in Tunisia, about 300 water bodies belonging to different habitat typologies were sampled during the period 2004-2008. At the sites whereExpand
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The global distribution of tetrapods reveals a need for targeted reptile conservation
The distributions of amphibians, birds and mammals have underpinned global and local conservation priorities, and have been fundamental to our understanding of the determinants of globalExpand
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