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Functional morphology and integration of corvid skulls – a 3D geometric morphometric approach
BackgroundSympatric corvid species have evolved differences in nesting, habitat choice, diet and foraging. Differences in the frequency with which corvid species use their repertoire of feedingExpand
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Phylogenetic relationships and ancestral areas of the bustards (Gruiformes: Otididae), inferred from mitochondrial DNA and nuclear intron sequences.
The taxonomy of the bustards is poorly understood phylogenetically and has not been extensively evaluated using molecular methods. We sequenced part of the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene, theExpand
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Wachstumsbedingte Proportionsveränderungen am Schädel des Bibers, Castor fiber L., 1758 (Rodentia, Castoridae): Taxonomische Bedeutung und Diskussion funktioneller Aspekte
In order to evaluate the taxonomy of the European beaver, Castorfiber L., 1758, the development of skull proportions during ontogenetic growth is described. The allometric analysis was based onExpand
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Progress on bringing together raptor collections in Europe for contaminant research and monitoring in relation to chemicals regulation
Raptors are good sentinels of environmental contamination and there is good capability for raptor biomonitoring in Europe. Raptor biomonitoring can benefit from natural history museums (NHMs),Expand
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On the ornithological collection of Friedrich Sellow in Brazil (1814-1831), with some considerations about the provenance of his specimens.
The Prussian naturalist Friedrich Sellow (1789-1831) traveled through Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina between 1814 and 1831 gathering numerous zoological and botanical specimens. Despite the effortExpand
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Organismische Biologie als Grundlage für die Bewertung von Umweltauswirkungen durch Eingriffe in die Landschaft
ZusammenfassungZiel und HintergrundDie organismische Biologie (OB) ist die höchste integrationsebene der Biologie. Sie erlaubt uns Organismen als selbsterhaltende Systeme zu betrachten. DieExpand
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Provisional identification of historical grasswren (Amytornis: Maluridae) specimens in European collections draws attention to the incomplete phylogeny of the group
Summary. The phylogeny and systematics of grasswrens Amytornis species are incompletely resolved, in particular for three widely distributed members of the genus. In part this is a consequence of theExpand
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Correction to: Progress on bringing together raptor collections in Europe for contaminant research and monitoring in relation to chemicals regulation
  • P. Movalli, Guy Duke, +59 authors F. Woog
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • 7 August 2019
The correct affiliation of Sabrina Lo Brutto is shown in this paper.
Visualization of the acoustic organ of Spheniscus demersus (Spheniscidae, Aves) via diceCT at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin
The videos show the digital reconstruction of ear structures of an adult specimen of the African penguin (Spheniscus demersus). The segmentation was performed based on the CT scans of a head storedExpand