Illegal trade of morphologically distinct populations prior to taxonomic assessment and elevation, with recommendations for future prevention

@article{vandenBurg2020IllegalTO,
  title={Illegal trade of morphologically distinct populations prior to taxonomic assessment and elevation, with recommendations for future prevention},
  author={Matthijs P. van den Burg and Bruce J. Weissgold},
  journal={Journal for Nature Conservation},
  year={2020},
  volume={57},
  pages={125887}
}

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