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- Mittermeier, R.A., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Bulletin of zoological nomenclature 2013 v.70 no.1 pp. 33-39
- Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species; Emys; Podocnemis; animal taxonomy; biological nomenclature; endangered species; turtles
- ... The purpose of this application, under Article 23.9.3 of the Code, is to conserve the specific name Podocnemis unifilis Troschel, 1848, for a widely distributed species of Amazonian turtle (family podocnemididae) of both economic and conservation importance, by giving it precedence over its infrequently used senior synonym Podocnemis cayennensis (Schweigger, 1812). This species, the Yellow-spotted ...
- Mittermeier, R.A., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Science 2006 v.313 no.5783 pp. 58-61
- endangered species; natural resource policy; species diversity
- ... The location of and threats to biodiversity are distributed unevenly, so prioritization is essential to minimize biodiversity loss. To address this need, biodiversity conservation organizations have proposed nine templates of global priorities over the past decade. Here, we review the concepts, methods, results, impacts, and challenges of these prioritizations of conservation practice within the t ...