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- Pineda, Eduardo, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of natural history 2018 v.52 no.35-36 pp. 2339-2350
- Calliphoridae; Chloropidae; Craugastoridae; Hylidae; Muscidae; Neotropics; Ranidae; Sarcophagidae; conservation status; females; frogs; geographical distribution; hosts; insect larvae; myiasis; parasitoids; Argentina; Mexico; Nicaragua
- ... Myiasis of amphibians is one example of parasitoidism in which the body of these vertebrates is infested by fly larvae. Only four families of Diptera have species reported as myiasigenous of amphibians: Chloropidae, Muscidae, Calliphoridae and Sarcophagidae. The latter is the only family for which cases of myiasis have been reported for the Neotropics, with observations from Nicaragua to Argentina ...
- Pineda, Eduardo, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of mammalogy 2018 v.99 no.1 pp. 263-272
- Coscinodiscophyceae; Romerolagus diazi; extinction; geographic information systems; habitats; hay; human settlements; land use; landscapes; models; mountains; risk; threatened species; vegetation; volcanoes
- ... Endemic to the central mountains of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, the volcano rabbit (Romerolagus diazi), known locally as the zacatuche, is a threatened species at risk of extinction. In the Ajusco-Chichinautzin Mountain Range, the Pelado and Tlaloc volcanoes are core distribution areas for this species; however, suitable habitat within these areas is patchy. We analyzed the habitat of this sp ...