Zoological Studies 

Vol. 53, 2014


(update: 2017.11.22)

Paper Title
The Auditory Roles of the Gas Bladder and Suprabranchial Chamber in Walking Catfish (Clarias batrachus)
Yi Shao, I-Shiung Chen, and Hong Yan (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-1)
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Survey of the Genus Stegana Meigen (Diptera, Drosophilidae) from Taiwan, with DNA Barcodes and Descriptions of Three New Species
Yuan Zhang, Shun-Chern Tsaur, and Hong-Wei Chen (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-2)
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Development of the sea urchins Temnopleurus toreumaticus Leske, 1778 and Temnopleurus reevesii Gray, 1855 (Camarodonta: Temnopleuridae)
Chisato Kitazawa, Chikara Sakaguchi, Hajime Nishimura, Chiaki Kobayashi, Tomomi Baba, Akira Yamanaka (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-3)
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Morphological and Genetic Evaluation of the Hydrocoral Millepora Species Complex in the Caribbean
Dannise V Ruiz-Ramos, Ernesto Weil, Nikolaos V Schizas (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-4)
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Coral Recruitment of a Subtropical Coral Community at Yenliao Bay, Northern Taiwan
Ming-Jay Ho, Chang-Feng Dai (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-5)
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Purification and Characterization of a Specific Late-larval Esterase from Two Species of the Drosophila repleta Group: Contributions to Understand its Evolution
Vanessa F Lopes, Hamilton Cabral, Luciana PB Machado, Rogério P Mateus (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-6)
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The Morphology, Arrangement, and Ultrastructure of A New type of microtrich sensilla in Marine Isopods (Crustacea, Isopoda)
Valiallah Khalaji-Pirbalouty (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-7)
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Model of potential distribution of Platymeris rhadamanthus Gerstaecker, 1873 with redescription of species
Dominik Chłond and Agnieszka Bugaj-Nawrocka (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-8)
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Thermoregulation in captive broad-snouted caiman (Caiman latirostris)
Luís AB Bassetti, Thiago S Marques, Adriana Malvásio, Carlos I Piña, and Luciano M Verdade (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-9)
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Concentrations of osmotically related constituents in plasma and urine of finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis): implications for osmoregulatory strategies for marine mammals living in freshwater
Aihuan Guo, Yujiang Hao, Jingzhen Wang, Qingzhong Zhao, Ding Wang (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-10)
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Does building activity influence web construction and web characteristics in the orb-web spider Zygiella x-notata (Araneae, Araneidae)?
Alain Pasquet, Julia Marchal, Mylène Anotaux, and Raymond Leborgne (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-11)
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Long-term population trends reveal increasing importance of a Mediterranean wetland complex (Messolonghi lagoons, Greece) for wintering waterbirds
Vasilios Liordos, Fotis Pergantis, Iris Perganti, Yannis Roussopoulos (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-12)
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Occurrence and biological characteristics of glass eels of the Japanese eel Anguilla japonica at the Cagayan River of Luzon Island, Philippines in 2009
Tatsuki Yoshinaga, Jun Aoyama, Akira Shinoda, Shun Watanabe, Rhodora V Azanza, Katsumi Tsukamoto (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-13)
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Genetic, morphological, and life history traits variation in freshwater snails from extremely high environments of the Andean Altiplano
Gonzalo A Collado, Hugo F Salinas, and Marco A Méndez (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-14)
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Distribution patterns of riodinid butterflies (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae) from southern Brazil
Ricardo R Siewert, Cristiano A Iserhard, Helena P Romanowski, Curtis J Callaghan, Alfred Moser (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-15)
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Subsidies for a poorly known endemic semiarid biome of Brazil: non-volant mammals of an eastern region of Caatinga
Alexandra M Bezerra, Ana Lazar, Cibele R Bonvicino, Adriano S Cunha (doi:10.1186/1810-522X-53-16)
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Temporal structure of the peritrich ciliate assemblage in a large Neotropical lake
Lúcia SL Safi, Nelson F Fontoura, Henrique J Severo, and Laura RP Utz (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0017-3)
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A new comparative study of zooplankton from oceanic, shelf and harbour waters, south-east coast, Jamaica
Kristoffer A Lue and Mona K Webber (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0018-2)
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Effects of pine invasion on land planarian communities in an area covered by Araucaria moist forest
Simone Machado de Oliveira, Piter Kehoma Boll, Vanessa dos Anjos Baptista and Ana Maria Leal-Zanchet (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0019-1)
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Short-term effects of thermal stress on the responses of branchial protein quality control and osmoregulation in a reef-associated fish, Chromis viridis
Cheng-Hao Tang, Ming-Yih Leu, Katrina Shao, Lie-Yueh Hwang and Wen-Been Chang (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0021-7)
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Genetic variability and divergence of Neutrodiaptomus tumidus Kiefer 1937 (Copepoda: Calonida) among 10 subpopulations in the high mountain range of Taiwan and their phylogeographical relationships indicated by mtDNA COI gene
Shuh-Sen Young, Yan-Ying Lee and Min-Yun Liu (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0022-6)
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Geographic variation of the large-eared field mouse (Apodemus latronum Thomas, 1911) (Rodentia: Muridae) with one new subspecies description verified via cranial morphometric variables and pelage characteristics
Song Li and Shao-Ying Liu (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0023-5)
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A new genus and eight new species of Amazonian cosmetines (Opiliones, Laniatores, Cosmetidae)
Adriano B Kury and Carla ML Barros (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0024-4)
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Organization and evolution of a novel cervid satellite DNA with yeast CDEI-like repeats
Lei-Jiau Hsieh, Ya-Ming Cheng, Yi-Chun Wang, Chyi-Chyang Lin and Yueh-Chun Li (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0025-3)
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Diet of the sea anemone Anthopleura nigrescens: composition and variation between daytime and nighttime high tides
Andrés J Quesada, Fabián H Acuña and Jorge Cortés(doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0026-2)
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Resource partitioning between incubating and chick-rearing brown boobies and red-tailed tropicbirds on Christmas Island
Joan Navarro, Rocio Moreno, Lena Braun, Carola Sanpera and Janos C Hennicke (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0027-1)
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Revision of the spider genera Ariston O. P.-Cambridge, 1896 and Siratoba Opell, 1979 (Arachnida: Araneae: Uloboridae) with description of two new species
Lidianne Salvatierra, Ana Lúcia Tourinho, and Antonio D Brescovit (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0028-0)
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Hydroids (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) from marine environments in Taiwan
Li-Chun Tseng, Cheng-Han Wu, Wen-Hung Twan, Zhi-Can Tang and Jiang-Shiou Hwang (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0029-z)
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Distinct difference of littoral rotifer community structure in two mangrove wetlands of Qi'ao Island, Pearl River estuary, China
Nan Wei and Run-Lin Xu (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0030-6)
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Cryptic phenotypic plasticity in populations of the North American freshwater gastropod, Pleurocera semicarinata
Robert T Dillon Jr (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0031-5)
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Rainfall influence on species composition of the ciliate community inhabiting bromeliad phytotelmata
Paulo Roberto Bressan Buosi, Laura Roberta Pinto Utz, Bianca Ramos de Meira, Bianca Trevizan Segóvia da Silva, Fernando Miranda Lansac-Tôha, Fabio Amodeo Lansac-Tôha and Luiz Felipe Machado Velho (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0032-4)
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A widespread problem: cryptic diversity in the Libyan jird
Timothy C Bray, Abdulaziz N Alagaili and Nigel C Bennett (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0033-3)
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An enigmatic pygmy dormouse: molecular and morphological evidence for the species taxonomic status of Typhlomys chapensis (Rodentia: Platacanthomyidae)
Alexei V Abramov, Alexander E Balakirev and Viatcheslav V Rozhnov (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0034-2)
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Genetic analysis of parthenogenetic capability and fecundity in Drosophila albomicans
Chia-chen Chang and Hwei-yu Chang (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0035-1)
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Life history traits of the Chinese minnow Rhynchocypris oxycephalus in the upper branch of Yangtze River, China
Yangyang Liang, Xiaoyun Sui, Yifeng Chen, Yintao Jia and Dekui He (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0036-0)
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Diversity decrease of ant (Formicidae, Hymenoptera) after a forest disturbance: different responses among functional guilds
Tae-Sung Kwon, Cheol Min Lee and Joo Han Sung (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0037-z)
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The effect of increase in the temperature on the foraging of Acromyrmex lobicornis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Rodrigo Tizón, Juan Pedro Wulff and Daniel Valerio Peláez (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0040-4)
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Resting metabolic rate and energetics of reproduction in lactating Eothenomys miletus from Hengduan mountain region
Wan-long Zhu and Zheng-kun Wang (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0041-3)
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A global overview on the diet of the dice snake (Natrix tessellata) from a geographical perspective: foraging in atypical habitats and feeding spectrum widening helps colonisation and survival under suboptimal conditions for apiscivorous snake
András Weiperth, Tibor Gaebele, Imre Potyó and Miklós Puky (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0042-2)
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[Erratum] A new species of Pomacentrus (Actinopterygii: Pomacentridae) from Micronesia, with comments on its phylogenetic relationship
Shang-Yin Vanson Liu, Hsuan-Ching Hans Ho and Chang-Feng Dai (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0046-y)
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[Erratum] Key to species of the genus cryptorhopalum (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) occurring in the greater Antilles with description of six new species from Hispaniola
Marcin Kadej and Jiri Háva (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0047-x)
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Taxonomic review of the Sphecapatodes ornate group (Diptera: Sarcophagidae: Miltogramminae), with description of one new species
Ming Zhang, Wen-Wen Chu, Thomas Pape and Dong Zhang (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0048-9)
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Pseudodiaptomus marinus Sato, 1913, a new invasive copepod in Lake Faro (Sicily): observations on the swimming behaviour and the sex-dependent responses to food
Luciana Sabia, Marco Uttieri, François G Schmitt, Giacomo Zagami, Enrico Zambianchi, and Sami Souissi (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0049-8)
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A predictive modeling approach to test distributional uniformity of Uruguayan harvestmen (Arachnida: Opiliones)
Miguel Simó, José Carlos Guerrero, Leandro Giuliani, Ismael Castellano and Luis E Acosta (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0050-2)
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DNA barcoding of Palaearctic Ulidiidae (Diptera: Tephritoidea): morphology, DNA evolution, and Markov codon models
Ren-Jye Hsieh, Hung-Yen Hsieh, and Wen-Tseng Lo (doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.53-46)
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Invasive lumbricid earthworms of Kamchatka (Oligochaeta)
Sergei V Shekhovtsov, Elena V Golovanova, and Sergei E Peltek (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0052-0)
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Male-male mounting and the unreliability of body size as a character for mate choice in male Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica Newman)
Paul V Switzer, Patrick S Forsythe, and Kipp C Kruse (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0053-z)
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Dietary variation and food selection by mayfly grazers in a subtropical mountain stream
Yi-Li Chuang, Shu-Fen Yu, and Hsing-Juh Lin (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0054-y)
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Application of insect songs in monitoring population density level of Locusta migratoria migratoria (Orthoptera: Acrididae)
Yinliang Wang, Qiuchen Huang, Xue Zhang and Bingzhong Ren (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0055-x)
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Tidal variation in fish assemblages and trophic structures in tropical Indo-Pacific seagrass beds
Chen-Lu Lee, Yen-Hsun Huang, Chia-Yun Chung and Hsing-Juh Lin (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0056-9)
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Genetic identification method for two subspecies of the Indonesian short-finned eel, Anguillabicolor, using an allelic discrimination technique
Chikaya Tanaka, Fumiaki Shirotori, Masaki Sato, Mina Ishikawa, Akira Shinoda, Jun Aoyama and Tatsuki Yoshinaga (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0057-8)
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A new genus and species of the family Microdispidae (Acari: Prostigmata) associated with Oryctes nasicornis (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) and redescription of the monotypic genus Vietodispus Mahunka, 1975
Hamidreza Hajiqanbar and Farahnaz Hosseininaveh (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0058-7)
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Spatiotemporal variations of zooplankton community in a shallow tropical brackish lagoon (Sontecomapan, Veracruz, Mexico)
Marcela I Benítez-Díaz Mirón, María E Castellanos-Páez, Gabriela Garza-Mouriño, María J Ferrara-Guerrero and Marc Pagano (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0059-6)
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Seasonally flooded stepping stones: emerging diversity of small mammal assemblage in the Amazonia-Cerrado ecotone, central Brazil
Rita Gomes Rocha, Eduardo Ferreira, Iracy Coelho Menezes Martins, Leonora Pires Costa, and Carlos Fonseca (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0060-0)
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Food habit of the endangered yellow-spotted newt Neurergus microspilotus (Caudata, Salamandridae) in Kavat Stream, western Iran
Hossein Farasat and Mozafar Sharifi (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0061-z)
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Altitudinal variation in body size and age structure of the Sauter’s frog Rana sauteri in Taiwan
Fu-Hsiung Hsu, Yi-Shan Hsieh, Sheng-Hai Wu and Yeong-Choy Kam (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0062-y)
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Genetic variation of the striped hamster (Cricetulus barabensis) and the impact of population density and environmental factors
Hui-liang Xue, Jin-hui Xu, Lei Chen and Lai-xiang Xu (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0063-x)
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Morphological and molecular differentiation of genus Corbicula suggests that two species are sympatrically distributed in Datong Lake in the Central Yangtze River Basin
Gui-Ping Wang, Ting Zhang, Jian Zhang, De-Liang Li and Tiao-Yi Xiao (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0064-9)
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Secretory activity of mandibular organ fluctuates in response to reproductive season of the field crab Paratelphusa sp. (Brachyura; Decapoda): an ultrastructural study
SN Sarika, N Gayathri & Anilkumar Gopinathan  (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0065-8)
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Water mass transport through the northern Bashi Channel in the northeastern South China Sea affects copepod assemblages of the Luzon Strait
Wen-Tseng Lo, Hans-Uwe Dahms and Jiang-Shiou Hwang (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0066-7)
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Influence of habitat heterogeneity on the assemblages and shell use of hermit crabs (Anomura: Diogenidae)
Hong Wooi Teoh, Muhammad Ali Syed Hussein and Ving Ching Chong (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0067-6)
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Rice fields as facilitators of freshwater invasions in protected wetlands: the case of Ostracoda (Crustacea) in the Albufera Natural Park (E Spain)
Luis Valls, Juan Rueda and Francesc Mesquita-Joanes (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0068-5)
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A comparative study of shell variation in two morphotypes of Lymnaea stagnalis (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Pulmonata)
Maxim V Vinarski (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0069-4)
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Out of New Zealand: molecular identification of the highly invasive freshwater mollusk Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray, 1843) in South America
Gonzalo A Collado (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0070-y)
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Feeding spectra and activity of the freshwater crab Trichodactylus kensleyi (Decapoda: Brachyura: Trichodactylidae) at La Plata basin
Verónica Williner, Debora Azevedo Carvalho and Pablo A Collins (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0071-x)
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Biological traits and community patterns of Trichoptera at two Patagonian headwater streams affected by volcanic ash deposition
Cecilia Brand and María Laura Miserendino (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0072-9)
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Influence of microclimate on the activity of Royle's pika in the western Himalaya, India
Sabuj Bhattacharyya, Bhupendra Singh Adhikari and Gopal Singh Rawat (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0073-8)
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The diaptomid fauna of Israel (Copepoda, Calanoida, Diaptomidae), with notes on the systematics of Arctodiaptomus similis (Baird, 1859) and Arctodiaptomus irregularis Dimentman & Por, 1985 stat. rev
Federico Marrone, Adam Petrusek, Giuseppe Alfonso, and Marco Arculeo (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0074-7)
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Late Pleistocene fossils and the future distribution of Rana temporaria (Amphibia, Anura) along the Apennine Peninsula (Italy)
Saverio Bartolini, Elisabetta Cioppi, Lorenzo Rook, and Massimo Delfino (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0076-5)
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Genetic structure of the Asian Grass Frog, Fejevarya limnocharis (Amphibia: Anura: Dicroglossidae) of Peninsular Malaysia: a preliminary report
Amirah Hurzaid, Ibrahim Jaafar, Zalina Awang, and Siti Azizah Mohd Nor (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0077-4)
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The effects of mite parasitism on the reproduction and survival of the Taiwan field mice (Apodemus semotus)
Jhan-Wei Lin, Hsuan-Yi Lo, Hsi-Chieh Wang, and Pei-Jen Lee Shaner (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0079-2)
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Complete mitochondrial genome sequences of three rhombosoleid fishes and comparative analyses with other flatfishes (Pleuronectiformes)
Shu-Ying Wang, Wei Shi, Xian-Guang Miao, and Xiao-Yu Kong (doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0080-9)
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