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    • Another new and threatened species of lancehead genus Bothrops (Serpentes, Viperidae) from Ilha dos Franceses, Southeastern Brazil 

      Barbo, Fausto E.; Gasparini, Joao Luiz; Almeida, Antonio P.; Zaher, Hussam; Grazziotin, Felipe G.; Gusmao, Rodrigo Blanques de [UNIFESP]; Ferrarini, Jose Mario Gadiani [UNIFESP]; Sawaya, Ricardo Jannini [UNIFESP] (Magnolia Press, 2016)
      A new insular species of the genus Bothrops is described from Ilha dos Franceses, a small island off the coast of Espirito Santo State, in southeastern Brazil. The new species differs from mainland populations of B. jararaca ...

    • Characterization of Mycobacterium chelonae-Like Strains by Comparative Genomics 

      Nogueira, Christiane L. [UNIFESP]; de Almeida, Luiz G. P.; Menendez, Maria C.; Garcia, Maria J.; Digiampietri, Luciano A.; Chimara, Erica; Cnockaert, Margo; Palomino, Juan C.; Portaels, Francoise; Martin, Anandi; Vandamme, Peter; Leao, Sylvia C. [UNIFESP] (Frontiers Media Sa, 2017)
      Isolates of the Mycobacterium chelonae-M. abscessus complex are subdivided into four clusters (CHI to CHIV) in the INNO-LiPA (R) Mycobacterium spp DNA strip assay. A considerable phenotypic variability was observed among ...

    • Cladistic analysis and revision of the obstinata group, genus Chinavia Orian (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) 

      Genevcius, Bruno Celso [UNIFESP]; Grazia, Jocelia; Schwertner, Cristiano Feldens [UNIFESP] (Magnolia Press, 2012-08-22)
      The monophyletic genus Chinavia Orian includes 80 species of which 18 are endemic to Brazil. The general morphology of the species allows the recognition of different groups of species, however, the monophyly and the ...

    • A morphological and molecular study of Psilops, a replacement name for the Brazilian microteiid lizard genus Psilophthalmus Rodrigues 1991 (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae), with the description of two new species 

      Rodrigues, Miguel Trefaut; Recoder, Renato; Teixeira, Mauro, Jr.; Roscito, Juliana Gusson; Guerrero, Agustin Camacho; Sales Nunes, Pedro M.; De Freitas, Marco Antonio; Fernandes, Daniel Silva; Bocchiglieri, Adriana; Dal Vechio, Francisco; Leite, Felipe Sa Fortes; Nogueira, Cristiano De Campos; Damasceno, Roberta; Machado Pellegrino, Katia Cristina [UNIFESP]; Suzart Argolo, Antonio Jorge; Amaro, Renata Cecilia (Magnolia Press, 2017)
      The lizard genus Psilophthalmus was originally described from the sandy deposits at the northern end of Serra do Espinhaco, in Santo Inacio, state of Bahia, but since then it has been recorded in other Brazilian localities ...

    • A new consensus for Trypanosoma cruzi intraspecific nomenclature: second revision meeting recommends TcI to TcVI 

      Zingales, Bianca; Andrade, Sonia Gumes; Briones, Marcelo Ribeiro da Silva [UNIFESP]; Campbell, David A.; Chiari,Égler; Fernandes, Octávio; Guhl, Felipe; Lages-Silva, Eliane; Macedo, Andréa Mara; Machado, Carlos Renato; Miles, Michael A; Romanha, Álvaro José; Sturm, Nacncy R; Tibayrenc, Michel; Schijman, Alejandro Gabriel (Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Ministério da Saúde, 2009-11-01)
      In an effort to unify the nomenclature of Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas disease, an updated system was agreed upon at the Second Satellite Meeting. A consensus was reached that T. cruzi strains should ...

    • A New Species of Croton section Lamprocroton (Euphorbiaceae) from Southern Brazil 

      Noronha Pereira, Amanda da Paixao [UNIFESP]; Riina, Ricarda; Rossi Caruzo, Maria Beatriz [UNIFESP] (Amer Soc Plant Taxonomists, 2017)
      Croton longicarpus (Euphorbiaceae), a new species from southern Brazil, is here described and illustrated. The new species occurs in open vegetation and at the edges of Araucaria forest. The analysis of herbarium collections ...

    • Rediscovery and sectional placement of Croton ichthygaster (Euphorbiaceae), a rare species from southern Brazil 

      Noronha Pereira, Amanda Da Paixao [UNIFESP]; Riina, Ricarda; Rossi Caruzo, Maria Beatriz [UNIFESP] (Magnolia Press, 2017)
      Croton ichthygaster is a rare shrubby species from the states of Parana and Santa Catarina in southern Brazil. We collected new specimens from a recently found population in Santa Catarina. This allowed us to record ...

    • Review and phylogeny of the geniculata group, genus Chinavia (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), with notes on biogeography and morphological evolution 

      Genevcius, Bruno Celso [UNIFESP]; Schwertner, Cristiano Feldens [UNIFESP] (Magnolia Press, 2014-08-06)
      Chinavia is one of the most diverse genera of Pentatomidae, comprising 80 species distributed in the Afrotropical, Neartic and Neotropical regions. Some groups of species have been proposed in the literature based on ...

    • Revision of Thaumatocranaus Roewer, 1932, with description of two new species (Opiliones: Laniatores: Gonyleptoidea) 

      Hara, Marcos R.; Bragagnolo, Cibele [UNIFESP]; Pinto-Da-Rocha, Ricardo (Magnolia Press, 2017)
      Gonyleptid systematics has changed considerably in recent years, thanks to the increasing number of opilionologists and use of new data sources to infer relationships. This scenario promotes revisions of yet unrevised or ...

    • Synopsis of Euphorbia (Euphorbiaceae) in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil 

      Silva, Otavio Luis Marques da; Cordeiro, Inês; Caruzo, Maria Beatriz Rossi [UNIFESP] (Magnolia Press, 2014-10-08)
      Euphorbia is the largest genus of Euphorbiaceae and is among the giant genera of Angiosperms. In the state of Sao Paulo, the genus is represented by 23 species occurring in savannas, high altitude fields, and anthropic ...