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19 June
A comparative study of the gastric ossicles of Trichodactylidae crabs

Researchers analyzed the morphological traits of gastric ossicles involved directly in the maceration of food in 9 species of freshwater crabs of the family Trichodactylidae.

Ecology Zoology Freshwater Biology
Débora A. Carvalho, Pablo A. Collins, Renata Lima-Gomes, Célio Magalhães, Maria Victoria Torres, Verónica Williner
22 June
High prevalence of Lynx rufus gammaherpesvirus 1 in wild Vermont bobcats
Genetics Virology Population Biology
87 views · 13 downloads
Dagan A. Loisel, Ryan M. Troyer, Sue VandeWoude
22 June
Low resolution scans can provide a sufficiently accurate, cost- and time-effective alternative to high resolution scans for 3D shape analyses
Biodiversity Evolutionary Studies Zoology
174 views · 32 downloads
Ariel E. Marcy, Carmelo Fruciano, Matthew J. Phillips, Karine Mardon, Vera Weisbecker
22 June
Vertical stratification of plant–pollinator interactions in a temperate grassland
Ecology Entomology
178 views · 31 downloads
Jan Klecka, Jiří Hadrava, Pavla Koloušková
22 June
Predicted effects of landscape change, sea level rise, and habitat management on the extirpation risk of the Hawaiian common gallinule (Gallinula galeata sandvicensis) on the island of O‘ahu
Animal Behavior Conservation Biology Zoology Climate Change Biology Population Biology
114 views · 11 downloads
Charles B. van Rees, J. Michael Reed
22 June
A Miocene pygmy right whale fossil from Australia
Marine Biology Paleontology Zoology
307 views · 64 downloads
Felix G. Marx, Travis Park, Erich M.G. Fitzgerald, Alistair R. Evans
22 June
Spatio-temporal evolution of water-related ecosystem services: Taihu Basin, China
Ecosystem Science Coupled Natural and Human Systems Natural Resource Management Environmental Impacts Spatial and Geographic Information Science
94 views · 15 downloads
Junyu Chen, Tao Cui, Huimin Wang, Gang Liu, Mat Gilfedder, Yang Bai
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