Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos
Alexander von Humboldt
Investigación en biodiversidad y servicios ecosistémicos para la toma de decisiones
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Leptodactylus validus Garman, 1888 in Colombia: its distribution and identification
(Pensoft Publishers, 2018-02-13)
Leptodactylus validus is reported for the first time for Colombia, corresponding to the tenth species of the L. melanonotus species group occurring in the country. In collections, all L. validus specimens were identified ...
First record of Boana maculateralis (Caminer & Ron, 2014) and Boana tetete (Caminer & Ron, 2014) (Anura, Hylidae) in Colombia
(Pensoft Publishers, 2018-06-22)
This is the first report demonstrating that Boana tetete and B. maculateralis occur in the Colombian Amazon Basin. These specimens were identified previously as Boana fasciata; however, morphology and current distribution ...
Knowledge linked to museum specimen vouchers: measuring scientific production from a major biological collection in Colombia
(Springer Link, 2017-07)
Biological collections are sources of knowledge, particularly critical to understand life when they house specimens from megadiverse countries. However, the scientific value of biological collections is usually unknown ...
Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae, Boana wavrini (Parker, 1936): distribution extension in the Colombian Llanos
(Pensoft Publishers, 2017-10-27)
We report the presence of Boana wavrini in Arauca and Vichada departments (Llanos of Colombia). These localities extend the known range of this species by more than 283 km to the north from the previously known occurrences. ...
Quantifying carbon and amphibian co-benefits from secondary forest regeneration in the Tropical Andes
(Revista de la Sociedad Zoológica de Londres (ZSL), 2016-02)
Tropical land-use change is a key driver of global declines in biodiversity and a major source of anthropogenic carbon emissions, yet there is a substantial shortfall in the funding available to tackle these issues.