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Variation in the chemical signals of the lizard Gallotia galloti

Researchers sampled three subspecies of Tenerife lizards (Gallotia galloti) and analyzed the lipophilic fraction of their femoral gland secretions to characterize the potential interpopulational variation in their chemical signals

Biodiversity Ecology Zoology Climate Change Biology
Roberto García-Roa, Rodrigo Megía-Palma, Jesús Ortega, Manuel Jara, Pilar López, José Martín
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Cranial osteology of the pampathere Holmesina floridanus (Xenarthra: Cingulata; Blancan NALMA), including a description of an isolated petrosal bone
Evolutionary Studies Paleontology Taxonomy
Timothy J. Gaudin, Lauren M. Lyon
11 December
The distribution and numbers of cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) in southern Africa
Conservation Biology
Florian J. Weise, Varsha Vijay, Andrew P. Jacobson, Rebecca F. Schoonover, Rosemary J. Groom, Jane Horgan, Derek Keeping, Rebecca Klein, Kelly Marnewick, Glyn Maude, Jörg Melzheimer, Gus Mills, Vincent van der Merwe, Esther van der Meer, Rudie J. van Vuuren, Bettina Wachter, Stuart L. Pimm
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Arsenophonus and Sodalis replacements shape evolution of symbiosis in louse flies
Biodiversity Bioinformatics Entomology Evolutionary Studies
Eva Šochová, Filip Husník, Eva Nováková, Ali Halajian, Václav Hypša
11 December
Incremental growth of therizinosaurian dental tissues: implications for dietary transitions in Theropoda
Paleontology Anatomy and Physiology Dentistry Histology
Khai Button, Hailu You, James I. Kirkland, Lindsay Zanno
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A molecular phylogenetic appraisal of the acanthostomines Acanthostomum and Timoniella and their position within Cryptogonimidae (Trematoda: Opisthorchioidea)
Biodiversity Evolutionary Studies Marine Biology Parasitology Zoology
Andrés Martínez-Aquino, Victor M. Vidal-Martínez, M. Leopoldina Aguirre-Macedo
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Disentangling diatom species complexes: does morphometry suffice?
Bioinformatics Ecology Marine Biology Taxonomy Freshwater Biology
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