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1. Compassionate conservation.

Author(s) : Saha, S. K.

Publisher : Zoo Outreach Organisation, Coimbatore, India

Journal article : Zoos' Print 2021 Vol.36 No.7 pp.32-36 ref.5

2. Landscape features of endangered Ryukyu long-furred rat (Diplothrix legata) roadkill sites in Yambaru, Okinawa-jima island.

Roadkill poses a significant threat to many wildlife species. To implement habitat management and conservation measures in protected areas, it is important to identify the factors related to roadkill at the landscape scale. The purpose of this study was to clarify the landscape factors involved in...

Author(s) : Miyamoto, A.; Tamanaha, S.; Watari, Y.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Forest Research 2021 Vol.26 No.3 pp.201-207 ref.41

3. Effects of topography and anthropogenic alterations in forest environments on the breeding use by two endangered frog species in Amami-Oshima island.

Amphibians are among the most threatened taxa in the world. Anthropogenic habitat alteration is possibly the most important driver of their population decline and can occur through many different factors. To develop effective conservation measures when multiple factors are involved, we need to know ...

Author(s) : Iwai, N.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Forest Research 2021 Vol.26 No.3 pp.208-214 ref.38

4. Environment and local substrate availability effects on harem formation in a polygynous bark beetle.

Many forms of polygyny are observed across different animal groups. In some species, groups of females may remain with a single male for breeding, often referred to as "harem polygyny". The environment and the amount of habitat available for feeding, mating and oviposition may have an effect on the ...

Author(s) : Griffin, M. J.; Symonds, M. R. E.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Insects 2021 Vol.12 No.2 ref.49

5. Occurrence and abundance of Dermacentor reticulatus in the habitats of the ecological corridor of the Wieprz River, Eastern Poland.

Ecological corridors are zones of natural vegetation, which connect with other vegetation strips to create migration routes for animals and plants. The aim of our study was to investigate the occurrence and relative abundance of Dermacentor reticulatus in various habitats of the ecological corridor ...

Author(s) : Zając, Z.; Sędzikowska, A.; Maślanko, W.; Woźniak, A.; Kulisz, J.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Insects 2021 Vol.12 No.2 ref.64

6. Ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Central Anatolian region of Turkey.

The Central Anatolian part of Turkey was investigated with the aim of determining its Formicidae fauna. Specimens were collected by hand sampling and pitfall traps in 24 habitats in 383 different localities in Central Anatolia Region during 2001-2016. As a result, 137 species belonging to 34 genera ...

Author(s) : Kiran, K.; Karaman, C.

Publisher : TÜBITAK, Ankara, Turkey

Journal article : Turkish Journal of Zoology 2021 Vol.45 No.3 pp.161-196 ref.many

7. Characterization of the artisanal elasmobranch fisheries off the Pacific coast of Guatemala.

The landings of the artisanal elasmobranch fisheries of 3 communities located along the Pacific coast of Guatemala from May 2017 through March 2020 were evaluated. Twenty-one elasmobranch species were identified in this study. Bottom long lines used for multispecific fishing captured ray species...

Author(s) : Avalos Castillo, C. G.; Santana Morales, O.

Publisher : US National Marine Fisheries Service, Scientific Publications Office, Seattle, USA

Journal article : Fishery Bulletin 2021 Vol.119 No.1 pp.33-40

8. The evolution of coevolution in the study of species interactions.

The study of reciprocal adaptation in interacting species has been an active and inspiring area of evolutionary research for nearly 60 years. Perhaps owing to its great natural history and potential consequences spanning population divergence to species diversification, coevolution continues to...

Author(s) : Agrawal, A. A.; Zhang XueNing

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Evolution : International Journal of Organic Evolution 2021 Vol.75 No.7 pp.1594-1606 ref.many

9. Testing the occurrence of convergence in the craniomandibular shape evolution of living carnivorans.

Convergence consists in the independent evolution of similar traits in distantly related species. The mammalian craniomandibular complex constitutes an ideal biological structure to investigate ecomorphological dynamics and the carnivorans, due to their phenotypic variability and ecological...

Author(s) : Tamagnini, D.; Meloro, C.; Raia, P.; Maiorano, L.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Evolution : International Journal of Organic Evolution 2021 Vol.75 No.7 pp.1738-1752 ref.1

10. Morphological evolution reduces downstream displacement in juvenile landlocked salmon.

Severe flooding often leads to downstream displacement of aquatic animals. Despite this, many salmonid populations persist in habitats located upstream of tall barriers, such as artificial check dams and/or natural waterfalls, that completely block fishes from returning to the upstream areas after...

Author(s) : Yamada, H.; Wada, S.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Evolution : International Journal of Organic Evolution 2021 Vol.75 No.7 pp.1850-1861

11. The role and impact of the earthworms families Lumbricidae and Enchytraeidae in soil ecosystems.

Earthworms are considered to be one of the most important groups of animals that live in the soil. Species from the family Lumbricidae are characterized by a noticeable thickened ring on the annular body, while species from the family Enchytraeidae are smaller and most often transparent. Earthworms ...

Foreign Title :Uloga i značaj gujavica iz porodica Lumbricidae i Enchytraeidae u ekosustavima TLA.

Author(s) : Cacija, M.; Štivicic, A.; Grubišic, D.; Juran, I.

Publisher : Hrvatsko Društvo Biljne Zaštite, Zagreb, Croatia

Journal article : Fragmenta Phytomedica 2021 Vol.35 No.7 pp.59-75 ref.many

12. Modelling locust foraging: how and why food affects group formation.

Locusts are short horned grasshoppers that exhibit two behaviour types depending on their local population density. These are: solitarious, where they will actively avoid other locusts, and gregarious where they will seek them out. It is in this gregarious state that locusts can form massive and...

Author(s) : Georgiou, F.; Buhl, J.; Green, J. E. F.; Lamichhane, B.; Thamwattana, N.

Publisher : Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA

Journal article : PLoS Computational Biology 2021 Vol.17 No.7 ref.55

13. Documenting single-generation range shifts of periodical cicada Brood VI (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Magicicada spp.).

Historically, most North American periodical cicada (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Magicicada spp. Davis 1925) distribution records have been mapped at county-level resolution. In recent decades, Magicicada brood distributions and especially edges have been mapped at a higher resolution, aided by the use...

Author(s) : Cooley, J. R.; Marshall, D. C.; Simon, C.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Cary, USA

Journal article : Annals of the Entomological Society of America 2021 Vol.114 No.4 pp.477-488 ref.many

14. Response of beetle assemblages (Insecta: Coleoptera) to patch characteristics and habitat complexity in an ever-expanding urban landscape in the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico.

Insect diversity levels and change in remnant urban habitats have been poorly examined in Neotropical regions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diversity and composition of foliage/shrub dwelling beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera) regarding the influence of patch attributes (i.e., patch size,...

Author(s) : Cortés-Arzola, S. V.; León-Cortés, J. L.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Cary, USA

Journal article : Annals of the Entomological Society of America 2021 Vol.114 No.4 pp.511-521

15. Mitochondrial DNA as a molecular marker in insect ecology: current status and future prospects.

Molecular techniques are powerful tools that can address many research problems in insect ecology. Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is a widely used molecular marker. It is easy to use and has favorable biological properties, such as near-neutrality, lack of recombination, and a clock-like evolutionary...

Author(s) : Dong ZhaoKe; Wang YangZhou; Li Chao; Li LiLi; Men XingYuan

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Cary, USA

Journal article : Annals of the Entomological Society of America 2021 Vol.114 No.4 pp.470-476 ref.many

16. Acceptability factors for wildlife approach in park and protected area settings.

Human-wildlife conflicts are a challenge in parks and protected areas around the world. Facilitating quality wildlife viewing experiences that minimize negative impacts to people and animals is often complicated by distance-related human behaviors. The purpose of this study was to examine how...

Author(s) : Freeman, S.; Taff, B. D.; Miller, Z. D.; Benfield, J. A.; Newman, P.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2021 Vol.286

17. Phenological tracking of a seasonal climate window in a recovering tropical island bird species.

Constraints on evolutionary adaptation and range shifts mean that phenotypic plasticity, which includes physiological, developmental or behavioural responses to environmental conditions, could be an important mode of adaptation to a changing climate for many species with small insular populations....

Author(s) : Taylor, J.; Nicoll, M. A. C.; Black, E.; Wainwright, C. M.; Jones, C. G.; Tatayah, V.; Vidale, P. L.; Norris, K.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Climatic Change 2021 Vol.164 No.3/4 ref.many

18. Features of the formation of click beetle complexes in perennial plantings of the Western Caucasus.

The complexes of click beetles in the perennial plantations of the Western Caucasus are formed at the expense of species from the surrounding (adjacent) biotopes. In the forest zone, the complexes are formed by their similarity to meadow biotopes (biocenoses) with inclusions of dominant species...

Author(s) : Orlov, V.

Publisher : EDP Sciences S.A., Les Ulis, France

Journal article; Conference paper : BIO Web of Conferences 2021 Vol.34 ref.23

19. Disentangling the multidimensional relationship between livestock breeds and ecosystem services.

There is an increasing interest in assessing livestock breed contributions to ecosystem services (ES) and including this knowledge in decision making. However, this task has been limited due to the complexity of the multidimensional relationship between livestock diversity and ecosystem services....

Author(s) : Velado-Alonso, E.; Gómez-Sal, A.; Bernués, A.; Martín-Collado, D.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Animals 2021 Vol.11 No.9 ref.94

20. The survival rating and healthiness of wild service tree [Sorbus torminalis (L.) Crantz] in the milicz forest district.

The wild service tree [Sorbus torminalis (L.) Crantz] is a rare tree species found in scattered locations mainly in western Poland. It grows mainly in the lowlands of Querco-Fagetea and Quercetea robori-petraeae class forests, most often in oak-hornbeam forests and oak forests, being an admixture...

Foreign Title :Ocena przeżywalności i zdrowotności nasadzeń jarzębu brekinii [Sorbus torminalis (L.) Crantz] w nadleśnictwie milicz.

Author(s) : Pusz, W.; Szmyt, J.

Publisher : Instytut Ochrony Roslin (Institute of Plant Protection), Poznan, Poland

Journal article : Progress in Plant Protection 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.11-16 ref.25

21. Geographic distribution of Ophiothela brittle stars (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea): substrate use plasticity and implications for the silent invasion of O. mirabilis in the Atlantic.

This study aimed to address the Ophiothela species distribution worldwide, report invasive populations, and investigate their association with benthic organisms through an extensive review of the scientific literature. All six Ophiothela species occur between latitudes 33° S and 38° N and,...

Author(s) : Tavares, M. R.; Franco, A. C. S.; Ventura, C. R. R.; Santos, L. N.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Hydrobiologia 2021 Vol.848 No.9 pp.2093-2103 ref.many

22. Recent spread of blue tits into the Barcelona urban environment: morphological differences and the role of balanced dispersal.

Rates of phenotypic change are greater in cities than in any other habitat. Consequently, urban habitats are an ideal experimental area to study contemporary evolution and adaptation. A key question related to phenotypic changes in urban animals relates to the patterns of gene flow between the city ...

Author(s) : Senar, J. C.; Björklund, M.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Evolutionary Ecology 2021 Vol.35 No.1 pp.83-99 ref.many

23. Social interaction, and not group size, predicts parasite burden in mammals.

Although parasitism is often considered a cost of sociality, the evidence is mixed, possibly because sociality is multivariate. Here we contrast the dependence of parasitism costs on major social variables such as group size and social structure, as measured by network metrics. We conduct two...

Author(s) : Lucatelli, J.; Mariano Neto, E.; Japyassú, H. F.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Evolutionary Ecology 2021 Vol.35 No.1 pp.115-130 ref.many

24. Wintering behavior of tundra swan, Cygnus columbianus, at a small water-level controlled lake in the middle and lower Yangtze River floodplain.

The Tundra swan, Cygnus columbianus, wintering in the lakes of Yangtze River floodplain are facing wetland degeneration and habitat loss. Daily activity rhythm, time budget and foraging pattern of wintering swans are the important presentation of behavioral strategy in response to habitat...

Author(s) : Wang XinJian; Yang ErYan; Zhou LiZhi

Publisher : Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan

Journal article : Pakistan Journal of Zoology 2021 Vol.53 No.4 pp.1501-1507 ref.27

25. Street lighting has detrimental impacts on local insect populations.

Reported declines in insect populations have sparked global concern, with artificial light at night (ALAN) identified as a potential contributing factor. Despite strong evidence that lighting disrupts a range of insect behaviors, the empirical evidence that ALAN diminishes wild insect abundance is...

Author(s) : Boyes, D. H.; Evans, D. M.; Fox, R.; Parsons, M. S.; Pocock, M. J. O.

Publisher : American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, USA

Journal article : Science Advances 2021 Vol.7 No.35 ref.83