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  1. Content type: Short report

    This paper presents a comparative study of moss diversity in three collection sites in the South Shetland Islands (King George, Elephant, and Nelson Islands) and one in the Antarctic Continent (Hope Bay, Antar...

    Authors: Jair Putzke, Camila G Athanásio, Margéli Pereira de Albuquerque, Filipe C Victoria and Antonio B Pereira

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2015 88:6

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    The detection of predator chemical cues is an important antipredatory behaviour as it allows an early assessment of predation risk without encountering the predator and therefore increases survival. For instan...

    Authors: Luisa Amo, Isabel López-Rull, Iluminada Pagán and Constantino Macías García

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2015 88:5

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    All members of Triatominae subfamily (Heteroptera: Reduviidae), potential vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi, etiologic agent of the Chagas disease, feed on blood. Through evolution, these bugs have fixed special morph...

    Authors: Fernando Otálora-Luna, Antonio J Pérez-Sánchez, Claudia Sandoval and Elis Aldana

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2015 88:4

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    Twenty beavers Castor canadensis (Castoridae) were initially introduced in the Argentinean portion of Tierra del Fuego Island, from where they have occupied most of the Fuegian Archipelago and even reached the co...

    Authors: Giorgia Graells, Derek Corcoran and Juan Carlos Aravena

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2015 88:3

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    The purpose of this paper is to present the finding of Suaeda foliosa in El Yali National Reserve, Chile. With this finding, the southern limit of the distribution is displaced from the current position at 31° S,...

    Authors: Lorena Flores-Toro and Manuel Contreras-López

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2015 88:2

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    Caudal autotomy appears to be an adaptation strategy to reduce the risk of being preyed upon. In an encounter with a predator, the prey must reduce the risk of being preyed upon, and one of the strategies that...

    Authors: Moisés E Domínguez-López, Ángela M Ortega-león and Gastón J Zamora-abrego

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2015 88:1

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    Biotic processes, such as predation and parasitism events, are crucial for answering questions in ecology and evolution. Here, we report predation and ectoparasitism events of invertebrates upon tadpoles in aq...

    Authors: Priscilla Guedes Gambale, Vinícius Guerra Batista, Fabrício Hiroiuki Oda, Renata Mayara Campos, Ricardo Massato Takemoto and Rogério Pereira Bastos

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:31

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    Subtle ecological and behavioral mechanisms that enhance reproduction such as nest building by animals may provide useful information of population level processes. Variation in behavioral traits may be observ...

    Authors: Teresa Navarrete-Fernández, Mauricio F Landaeta, Claudia A Bustos and Alejandro Pérez-Matus

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:30

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  9. Content type: Review

    The northernmost ‘robles’ of Argentina, located in Lagunas de Epulauquen (northwest Patagonia), are considered a population of Nothofagus obliqua, even though they differ in some respects from individuals of othe...

    Authors: María M Azpilicueta, Mario J Pastorino, Javier Puntieri, Fernando Barbero, Alejandro Martinez-Meier, Paula Marchelli and Leonardo A Gallo

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:24

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    In arid environments, where light and water supply are patchy in space and time, differences in how seedlings tolerate drought and shade conditions will determine the ability of a species to establish. Underst...

    Authors: Danny E Carvajal, Andrea P Loayza, Ramiro P López, Pablo J Toro and Francisco A Squeo

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:28

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    Ugni molinae Turcz. is one of the most studied species of South American Myrtaceae due to its edible fruits and foliar medicinal compounds. However, there is no anatomical study of the leaves or secretory cavitie...

    Authors: Hernan A Retamales, Rosa Scherson and Tanya Scharaschkin

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:27

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    Body size exerts a strong influence on the physiology, morphology, ecology, and evolution of other life history traits in vertebrates. We compared the morphometry and allometry of two lizard species (Anolis nebul...

    Authors: Uriel Hernández-Salinas, Aurelio Ramírez-Bautista, Numa P Pavón and Luis F Rosas Pacheco

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:21

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    Brachygalaxias bullocki (Regan, 1908) is a small-sized freshwater fish species (41 to 46 mm) and endemic to Chile. Its biology has still various knowledge gaps, and its distribution range has been reduced in the ...

    Authors: Francisco Correa-Araneda, Patricio De Los Ríos and Evelyn Habit

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:20

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    Inland wetlands are well represented ecosystems in Chile that are subjected to various pressures affecting conservation. Protection means legal and administrative initiatives which promote the protection and/o...

    Authors: Patricia Möller and Andrés Muñoz-Pedreros

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:23

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    Host plant specificity refers to the preference of insects for particular plant species that allow them to complete their life cycle. Moth species of the Geometridae family depend closely on the vegetation com...

    Authors: Felipe Méndez-Abarca, Camila F Méndez and Enrique A Mundaca

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:22

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    Leptospirosis is an important zoonosis with worldwide distribution caused by pathogenic bacteria of the genus Leptospira. The North American mink (Neovison vison) has an important role in the environmental contam...

    Authors: Macarena Barros, Leonardo Sáenz, Lisette Lapierre, Camila Nuñez and Gonzalo Medina-Vogel

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:19

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  17. Content type: Research

    Despite their ecological, economic and medical relevance, very little information is available on the distribution of planktonic cnidarians, this being particularly true for some regions of the ocean such as t...

    Authors: Luis F Martell-Hernández, Marina Sánchez-Ramírez and Alberto Ocaña-Luna

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:18

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    We analyzed the following characteristics of water self-depuration capacity along a polluted river (Suquía River) in Argentina: (a) abundance of microbial metabolic groups, (b) cover and type of vegetation, an...

    Authors: Carolina Merlo and Adriana Abril

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:12

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    Frugivorous birds are phenologically linked to the fruits that they eat. When there is less fruit in seasonal environments, frugivorous birds complement their diet by eating invertebrates. The depth of the phe...

    Authors: José I Orellana, Cecilia Smith-Ramírez, Jaime R Rau, Soraya Sade, Alberto Gantz and Carlos E Valdivia

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:11

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    The geographical distribution of the Chilean flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis) includes the southern-central Neotropics. Despite its wide distribution, currently there is no dietary information on its southern ...

    Authors: Claudio N Tobar, Jaime R Rau, Norka Fuentes, Alberto Gantz, Cristián G Suazo, Jaime A Cursach, Alexis Santibañez and Jorge Pérez-Schultheiss

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:15

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    Quillaja saponaria Mol., Cryptocarya alba Mol. Looser, and Lithraea caustica Molina Hook et Arn., are common sclerophyllous species in Mediterranean Central Chile. Mesophyll conductance, gm, may strongly limit ph...

    Authors: Carla E Brito, Horacio E Bown, Juan-Pablo Fuentes, Nicolás Franck and Jorge F Perez-Quezada

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:8

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  22. Content type: Review

    Natural hybridization is a frequent phenomenon among vascular plants. Hybridization is considered an important evolutionary force since it may lead to (1) an increase of the intraspecific genetic diversity of ...

    Authors: Alfredo López-Caamal and Efraín Tovar-Sánchez

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:16

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    Big-leaf mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla King) is the woody species with the highest economic value in Latin America. Currently, it is subject to intensive exploitation, diminishing its natural populations. Due t...

    Authors: Víctor H Rodríguez-Morelos, Alejandra Soto-Estrada, Jesús Pérez-Moreno, Alicia Franco-Ramírez and Pablo Díaz-Rivera

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:9

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    The effects of water availability were evaluated on the photosynthetic tissue anatomy in Aloe vera (L) Burm f. and its relationship with morphological, physiological parameters, and water use efficiency as a func...

    Authors: Herman Silva, Susana Sagardia, Mauricio Ortiz, Nicolás Franck, Marcela Opazo, Madeleine Quiroz, Cecilia Baginsky and Cristián Tapia

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:13

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    Skuas and jaegers (Charadriiformes: Stercorariidae) are seabirds breeding at moderate to high latitudes and some perform extensive post-breeding transequatorial migrations. Most species overwinter and perform ...

    Authors: Alejandro Simeone, Cristóbal Anguita and Guillermo Luna-Jorquera

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:6

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  26. Content type: Research

    The biological conservation in private lands largely depends upon landowners’ willingness to keep populations of wild species on them, an issue highlighted by the Convention on Biological Diversity. In this st...

    Authors: Francisco Zorondo-Rodríguez, Victoria Reyes-García and Javier A Simonetti

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:4

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    Agricultural intensification is among the main factors affecting biodiversity. The Rolling Pampas of Argentina have undergone through a process of landscape transformation and agricultural intensification that...

    Authors: Federico Weyland, Jacques Baudry and Claudio M Ghersa

    Citation: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2014 87:1

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