Editor rating: 7 / 10Tomas Hrbek –– Describes species and characterizes the taxonomic diversity of this enigmatic group of salamanders, and provides a conservation assessment of species of this group.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Hans-Dieter Sues –– An important review of new early Eocene carnivorous placentals that draws on both parsimony and Bayesian methods for phylogeny reconstruction.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty –– The findings from this study are of considerable significance to understand the potential reproductive responsiveness of an ecological important coral species in the French Polynesian region.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Blanca Landa –– There is a need for more manuscriot addressing models to answer biological questions
Editor rating: 9 / 10James Reimer –– A massive and detailed work which comparatively examines and summarizes the internal anatomy of the class Staurazoa for the first time, illustrated with an enormous set of figures. This manuscript will serve as a useful reference on this understudied group of animals for years to come.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Chiyuan Miao –– The study supplies construction and advice for the protection and sustainable utilization of resources, and provides some measures and proposals for the prediction of the distribution and quality of medicinal plants under climate change conditions.
Editor rating: 10 / 10Tomas Hrbek –– Potential applications span many disparate fields of science.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Marcio Pie –– It provides an important advance toward our understanding of a highly diverse group of flies.
Editor rating: 7 / 10William Jungers –– Even with its small sample sizes, it expands our understanding of the basic bone biology of a poorly known mammalian species, and this information may be of use to other nonspecialist scientists in paleontology and conservation biology.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Karen Esler –– Using a novel variation partitioning approach, the authors assessed the relative importance of spatial and environmental drivers of taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic aspects of bat communities.
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