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- Whitworth, Andrew; Beirne, Christopher; Pillco Huarcaya, Ruthmery; Whittaker, Lawrence; Serrano Rojas, Shirley Jennifer; Tobler, Mathias W.; MacLeod, Ross
- Diversity & distributions 2019 v.25 no.7 pp. 1166-1178
- Coleoptera; Formicidae; amphibians; anthropogenic activities; biodiversity; butterflies; cameras; canopy; canopy height; conservation areas; forest damage; forest habitats; forest litter; habitat destruction; mammals; probability; rain forests; surveys; trees; trophic levels; wildlife; Peru
- ... AIM: Community‐level assessments of how biodiversity responds to disturbance within forest habitats are often biased towards terrestrial‐based surveys. However, recent research suggests that arboreal communities of several indicator groups (ants, amphibians, beetles and butterflies) are more susceptible to human disturbance than their terrestrial counterparts, but what about wildlife at higher tro ...
- Fonseca, Érica; Both, Camila; Cechin, Sonia Zanini
- Diversity & distributions 2019 v.25 no.7 pp. 1130-1141
- Anura; amphibians; climate; humans; introduced species; lizards; models; monitoring; pets; snakes; socioeconomic factors; surveys; trade; Brazil; North America
- ... AIMS: We identify alien reptiles and amphibians, invaders or not, in Brazil and evaluate the following: (a) which alien species are found in the country; (b) where they originate from; (c) how they are distributed; (d) why and how they were introduced; and (e) which factors affect the record incidences and local richness of these species. LOCATION: Brazil. METHODS: We conduct a comprehensive surve ...