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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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Molecular phylogenetics reveals extreme morphological homoplasy in Brazilian worm lizards challenging current taxonomy.
Amphisbaenians are fossorial squamate reptiles distributed mainly in South America and Africa. Brazilian worm lizards belong to the family Amphisbaenidae, which has far more recognized species thanExpand
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Contaminação de águas superficiais e de chuva por agrotóxicos em uma região do estado do Mato Grosso
This study sought to analyze groundwater and rainwater contamination by pesticides in two municipalities (Lucas do Rio Verde and Campo Verde) of Mato Grosso state. The area is Brazil's mid-westExpand
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Sympatric amphisbaenids from Manso Dam region, Mato Grosso State, Western Brazil, with the description of a new two‐pored species of Amphisbaena (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae)
A new species in the genus Amphisbaena is described based on a single specimen road killed on MT 351 in the region under the influence of Manso Dam, at Chapada dos Guimarães municipality, state ofExpand
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Anfíbios da Estação Ecológica Serra Geral do Tocantins, região do Jalapão, Estados do Tocantins e Bahia
The Northern part of Cerrado is one of the biologically poorest known areas in the domain. Recent studies revealed richness values that are as high as those from other sites in the domain. TheExpand
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A leap further: the Brazilian Amphibian Conservation Action Plan
k Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade de Brasilia, Campus Universitario Darcy Ribeiro, 70910-900, Brasilia, DF, Brazil l Fundacao Parque Zoologico de Sao Paulo, Av. Miguel Stefano 4241, 04301-905,Expand
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A new species of the lizard genus Bachia (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Cerrados of Central Brazil
A new species of Bachia of the bresslaui group, is described from Estacao Ecologica Serra Geral do Tocantins, a recently created protected area in the Central Brazilian Cerrados of state ofExpand
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A second species of Brasilotyphlus (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from Brazilian Amazonia
Brasilotyphlus is rediagnosed in light of the discovery of a second species of the genus, B. guarantanus sp. nov., in the municipality of Guaranta do Norte, state of Mato Grosso, Brazil. The newExpand
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Bullera vrieseae sp. nov., a tremellaceous yeast species isolated from bromeliads.
Two independent surveys of yeasts associated with different bromeliads in different Brazilian regions led to the proposal of a novel yeast species, Bullera vrieseae sp. nov., belonging to theExpand
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Répteis da Estação Ecológica Serra Geral do Tocantins, Brasil Central
The South American Cerrado harbors a rich reptilian fauna with high number of endemics. However, knowledge of this diversity is still incipient in front of accelerated transformation of naturalExpand
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