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Invasive vertebrate species in Chile and their control and monitoring by governmental agencies
(Sociedad de Biología de Chile, 2005)
Exotic plant invasions to the mediterranean region of Chile: causes, history and impacts
(Sociedad de Biología de Chile, 2004)
Differences in phenology and fruit characteristic between invasive and native woody species favor exotic species invasiveness
This study evaluates the idea that differences in reproductive phenology and traits between coexisting exotic and native species may promote exotic invasiveness. Reproductive phenology, proportions of flowers setting unripe ...
Distribution, feeding behavior and control strategies of the exotic land snail Achatina fulica (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) in the northeast of Brazil
(Instituto Internacional de Ecologia, 2008-11)
The exotic shrub Rosa rubiginosa as a nurse plant. Implications for the restoration of disturbed temperate forests in Patagonia, Argentina
(Elsevier Science, 2013-02)
Facilitation of forest native species under exotic nurse plants may differ between climatic regions and microsites. Recruitment of other exotic species should be taken into account when areas invaded by exotic shrubs are ...
Exotic snakes in São Paulo City, southeastern Brazil: Why xenophobia ?
(Kluwer Academic Publ, 2002-02-01)
Introduced exotic species cause environmental changes and threat public health in target sites. Illegal trade has enhanced this problem. To first report these risks in Brazil, exotic snakes found in São Paulo City (SPC) ...
Regeneration patterns of Polylepis subtusalbida growing with the exotic trees Pinus radiata and Eucalyptus globulus at Parque Nacional Tunari, Bolivia
The establishment of exotic trees such as Pinus radiata (radiata pine, Pinaceae) and Eucalyptus globulus (eucalyptus, Myrtaceae) in fragments of native vegetation at the Parque Nacional Tunari (PNT, Cochabamba-Bolivia), ...
The importance of native and exotic plant identity and dominance on decomposition patterns in mountain woodlands of central Argentina
(Elsevier Masson, 2014-01)
Exotic species can have a strong influence on ecosystem processes, especially when exotic invaders differ from natives in key morpho-functional features. We explored whether exotic species, especially those forming ...
Conquering Brazil: the invasion by the exotic gekkonid lizard Hemidactylus mabouia (Squamata) in Brazilian natural environments
(Sociedade Brasileira de Zoologia, 2011-12-01)
In this study we review the records regarding occurrence of Hemidactylus mabouia Moreau de Jonnès, 1818 in Brazil, looking for records of the species in natural habitats, in order to assess the present status of this gecko ...
Seeking the flowers for the bees: Integrating biotic interactions into niche models to assess the distribution of the exotic bee species Lithurgus huberi in South America
The wood-boring bee Lithurgus huberi Ducke (Apidae: Megachilinae: Lithurgini) is arguably an exotic species to South America. This solitary bee is the only representative in the Western Hemisphere of the Old World genus ...