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Terrestrial predators have been shown to aggregate along stream margins during periods when the emergence of adult aquatic insects is high. Such aggregation may be especially evident when terrestrial surroundings are relatively unproductive, and there are steep...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Environmental Sciences","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1134
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A sample of caecal effluent was obtained from a female patient who had undergone a routine colonoscopic examination. Bacteria were isolated anaerobically from the sample, and screened against the remaining filtered caecal effluent in an attempt to isolate bacteriophages...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Genomics","Microbiology","Virology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1061
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Ladyfish (Elops sp) are a common and economically valuable coastal nearshore species found along coastal beaches, bays, and estuaries of the southeastern United States, and subtropical and tropical regions worldwide. Previously, ladyfish were a substantial bycatch...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1264v1
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Rapidly changing climate makes humans realize that there is a critical need to rethink the current conservation and incorporate climate change adaptation into conservation planning. Whether Great Bustards’ (Otis tarda dybowskii), a globally endangered species whose...

["Biodiversity","Biogeography","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1263v1
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The present study aimed to investigate phylogeographical patterns present within A. halleri in Central Europe, to propose hypotheses explaining the emergence of these patterns and to formulate hypotheses on the formation of the present day range of A. halleri in...

["Biodiversity","Biogeography"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1259v1
70 downloads
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An unusual tetrapod tooth was discovered in the Late Triassic Chinle Formation of southeastern Utah. The tooth was originally thought to belong to Revueltosaurus but further investigations have rejected that hypothesis. In this paper we compare MNA V10668 to other...

["Biodiversity","Paleontology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1110v2
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Crude oil is still the dominant energy source in Brazil and that the consumption keeps rising since 2013, being responsible for 2.2% of the world’s energy consumption. The recent discovery of crude oil reservoirs at the Espirito Santo basin, Campos basin and Santos...

["Biodiversity","Biotechnology","Ecology","Environmental Sciences","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1254v1
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Understanding the genetic variation of the Plasmodium parasites could play an important role in controlling and preventing this lethal infection. Inter simple sequence repeat (ISSR) markers have successfully been tested for investigating the genetic diversity of...

["Biodiversity","Biotechnology","Evolutionary Studies","Molecular Biology","Parasitology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1253v1
15 downloads
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Most caridean decapods have compound eyes of the reflecting superposition kind and some additionally possess an accessory eye-like organ of unknown function also referred to as the nebenauge. We examined 308 caridean genera to assess the general morphology of the...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Marine Biology","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1251v1
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Ten years ago, we studied the distribution and status of Acropora palmata at archipelago Los Roques because the actual status of this species at Los Roques was unclear in this archipelago after its regional collapse. In that opportunity we aimed to produce a baseline...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1247v1
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The concept of phylogenetic homology has been criticized of involving circular argumentation resulting from a methodological gap between its ontological definition and its empirical recognition criteria. Based on the role of similarity for the recognition of phylogenetic...

["Biodiversity","Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Evolutionary Studies","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1243v1
43 downloads
326 views

Climate change can alter the phenology of organisms. It may thus lead seasonal organisms to face different day lengths than in the past, and the fitness consequences of these changes are as yet unclear. To study such effects, we used the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon...

["Animal Behavior","Biodiversity","Ecology","Entomology","Evolutionary Studies"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1103
88 downloads
312 views

Aphids are a major concern in agricultural crops worldwide, and control by natural enemies is an essential component of the ecological intensification of agriculture. Although the complexity of agricultural landscapes is known to influence natural enemies of pests,...

["Agricultural Science","Biodiversity","Ecology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1095
244 downloads
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Previously we presented Swarm v1, a novel and open source amplicon clustering program that produced fine-scale molecular operational taxonomic units (OTUs), free of arbitrary global clustering thresholds and input-order dependency. Swarm v1 worked with an initial...

["Biodiversity","Bioinformatics","Environmental Sciences","Microbiology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1222v2
42 downloads
377 views

The widespread invasion of the nonmycorrhizal biennial plant, Alliaria petiolata in North America is hypothesized to be facilitated by the production of novel biochemical weapons that suppress the growth of mycorrhizal fungi. As a result, A. petiolata is expected...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Environmental Sciences","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1090

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