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  1. Content type: Research

    Among Neotropical fishes, the family Characidae is highly diverse and speciose and its taxonomy is not completely resolved. In Chile, the family is represented by five species, all within the genus Cheirodon, of ...

    Authors: Miguel Ángel Soto, Jonathan Pena Castro, Laura Ines Walker, Luiz Roberto Malabarba, Mateus Henrique Santos, Mara Cristina de Almeida, Orlando Moreira-Filho and Roberto Ferreira Artoni

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2018 91:8

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    Having the right identification is essential in the field of entomology. The scanning electron microscopy allows rapid and accurate identification of different species of flies since a better visualization of...

    Authors: Rebecca Leal Caetano, César Carriço, Doris Mendonça de Abreu Freitas and Zeneida Teixeira Pinto

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2018 91:7

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    The analysis of the negative effects of environmental metal pollution is complex and difficult to assess, because the great number of variables and levels of biological organization involved. Therefore, an int...

    Authors: Laura T. Cervantes-Ramírez, Mónica Ramírez-López, Patricia Mussali-Galante, Ma. Laura Ortiz-Hernández, Enrique Sánchez-Salinas and Efraín Tovar-Sánchez

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2018 91:6

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    “Garra de Leon” (Leontochir ovallei) is an ephemeral endangered Alstroemeriaceae species endemic to Chile. Despite many efforts to improve the conservation of this species, the stimulation of dormant seeds and th...

    Authors: Marta Vargas, Elda Jofré, Carlos Navarrete, Jaime Bravo, Fabiola Jamett, Claudio Inostroza-Blancheteau and Cristian Ibáñez

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2018 91:5

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    The composition, structure and biological diversity of two regenerated areas after livestock activities in a Tamaulipan thornscrub vegetation from Northeast Mexico were evaluated. The regeneration of each area...

    Authors: Miguel A. Pequeño-Ledezma, Eduardo Alanís-Rodríguez, Víctor M. Molina-Guerra, Arturo Mora-Olivo, Alejandro G. Alcalá-Rojas, José Guadalupe Martínez-Ávalos and Fortunato Garza-Ocañas

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2018 91:4

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    Current knowledge of urban bird ecology and biodiversity relies on evidence from cities of the Northern Hemisphere, while the Southern Hemisphere is underrepresented. Santiago is a large city from South Americ...

    Authors: Pablo Gutiérrez-Tapia, M. Ignacio Azócar and Sergio A. Castro

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2018 91:3

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    Taxon- and/or ecosystem-based definitions of management units typically focus on conspicuous species and physical habitat limits; these definitions implicitly assume that these classification systems are relat...

    Authors: Ana Inés Borthagaray, Alvaro Soutullo, Alvar Carranza and Matías Arim

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2018 91:2

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    Human population growth since the mid-1900s has been accompanied by an unsustainable use of natural resources and a corresponding impact on terrestrial and marine biota. In response, most states have establish...

    Authors: Ignacio J. Petit, Ana N. Campoy, Maria-Jose Hevia, Carlos F. Gaymer and Francisco A. Squeo

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2018 91:1

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  9. Content type: Review

    This review covers long-term ecological studies in Central America, South America, and Antarctica that include at least 10 years of data on both terrestrial and marine mammals as well as birds. Specifically, w...

    Authors: Megan Taig-Johnston, Madeline K. Strom, Kendall Calhoun, Kendra Nowak, Luis A. Ebensperger and Loren Hayes

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2017 90:7

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    The seasonal variations in macroinvertebrate communities in tropical, temperate and subarctic regions have been observed and well documented to date, but similar studies conducted in subtropical rivers at the ...

    Authors: Shiyun Chi, Sixin Li, Sheng Chen, Mingxiu Chen, Jinxiu Zheng and Juxiang Hu

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2017 90:6

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    Mitochondrial markers are widely used as a first approach in determining evolutionary relationships among vertebrate taxa at different hierarchical scales. Cytochrome b and cytochrome oxidase I are among the most...

    Authors: Fernando Torres-Pérez, Dusan Boric-Bargetto, Evelyn Rodríguez-Valenzuela, Constanza Escobar and R. Eduardo Palma

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2017 90:5

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    Although the mesquite (mesquital or mezquital in Spanish) is one of the representative ecosystems of the landscapes in the north of Mexico, it is also one of the least studied. This study evaluated the structu...

    Authors: Eduardo Alanís-Rodríguez, Víctor M. Molina-Guerra, Javier Jiménez-Pérez, Ernesto A. Rubio-Camacho, Arturo Mora-Olivo, Alejandro Collantes-Chávez-Costa and Jonathan J. Marroquín-Castillo

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2017 90:4

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    Understanding the role of agroecosystems as habitat for wildlife is crucial for long-term conservation planning, as different crop stratification and landscape elements can influence bird communities, which ar...

    Authors: Andrés Muñoz-Sáez, Jorge F. Perez-Quezada and Cristián F. Estades

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2017 90:3

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  14. Content type: Short report

    Monitos del monte (Dromiciops gliroides) are old-growth forest specialists and, thus, believed to be very sensitive to habitat transformation, although some recent studies show some level of plasticity of their h...

    Authors: Sandra V. Uribe, Romina G. Chiappe and Cristián F. Estades

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2017 90:2

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    The long-eared owl (Asio otus) has a Holarctic distribution, including much of North America. This nocturnal species is considered to be extremely secretive, and poorly known in the Great Plains of the United Sta...

    Authors: José I. González-Rojas, Hernaldo Padilla-Rangel, Irene Ruvalcaba-Ortega, Miguel A. Cruz-Nieto, Ricardo Canales-del-Castillo and Antonio Guzmán-Velasco

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2017 90:1

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    Mosses dominate much of the vegetation in the Antarctic, but the effect of climatic change on moss growth and sexual reproduction has scarcely been studied. In Antarctica, mosses infrequently produce sporophyt...

    Authors: A. Casanova-Katny, G. A. Torres-Mellado and S. M. Eppley

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2016 89:13

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    Latitudinal and altitudinal patterns of plant species richness have frequently been related to different climate variables such as precipitation, temperature and evapotranspiration. However, studies assessing ...

    Authors: Pablo I. Becerra

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2016 89:12

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    In one-piece nesting termites, which nest and forage in a single piece of wood, soldier production increases during the swarming period, i.e. when the risk of invasion of their substrate and hence of their col...

    Authors: Daniel Aguilera-Olivares, José F. Rizo, Camila Burgos-Lefimil, Luis Flores-Prado and Hermann M. Niemeyer

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2016 89:11

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    Many barrel or columnar cacti, including some in the Atacama Desert, produce their reproductive tissue at or near the terminal apices of solitary or minimally branched stems that lean toward the equator, repor...

    Authors: Steven D. Warren, Lorgio E. Aguilera and L. Scott Baggett

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2016 89:10

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    During the last decades the frequency and global distribution of toxic cyanobacteria blooms has increased globally, which has been attributed to the eutrophication and climate change. In Chile there have been ...

    Authors: Viviana Almanza, Oscar Parra, Carlos E. De M. Bicudo, Carolina Baeza, Johana Beltran, Ricardo Figueroa and Roberto Urrutia

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2016 89:8

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    Maritime Antarctica is severely affected by climate change and accelerating glacier retreat forming temporal gradients of soil development. Successional patterns of soil development and plant succession in the...

    Authors: Jens Boy, Roberto Godoy, Olga Shibistova, Diana Boy, Robert McCulloch, Alberto Andrino de la Fuente, Mauricio Aguirre Morales, Robert Mikutta and Georg Guggenberger

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2016 89:6

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  22. Content type: Research

    Early life stages of macroalgae, especially from polar species, can be highly vulnerable to physical stressors, leading to important consequences for the fate of the whole population in scenarios of changing e...

    Authors: Nelso P. Navarro, Pirjo Huovinen and Iván Gómez

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2016 89:5

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    Photosynthetic characteristics and the effect of UV radiation and elevated temperature measured were studied in Chlorella sp. isolated from a snow microalgal community at King George Island, Maritime Antarctica t...

    Authors: C. Rivas, N. Navarro, P. Huovinen and I. Gómez

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2016 89:7

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  24. Content type: Short report

    This is a study of current pollen rain on soil disturbed by human use on the Fildes Peninsula, King George Island, South Shetland Islands. A sector strongly affected by human activity, an area between the Edua...

    Authors: Eduardo Fuentes-Lillo, J. Max Troncoso-Castro, Marely Cuba-Díaz and Mauricio J. Rondanelli-Reyes

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2016 89:4

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