Juliana Terra

Juliana Terra
University of São Paulo | USP · Department of Ecology (IB)

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Introduction
Juliana Terra is currently a Phd candidate in Ecology at the University of São Paulo (USP), where she studies the potencial impact of climate change on distribution and persistence of anacondas (Eunectes) and life history of the green anaconda (eunectes murinus) at a forest area. Her main interest is about ecology, biogeography and conservation of reptiles.
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March 2011 - March 2013
Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul
Position
  • Master's Student

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Publications (9)
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Reptiles of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Data is presented on richness and composition of reptiles from the state of Mato Grosso do Sul (MS), based on reviews of publications, examination of scientifi c collections and unpublished fi eld data provided by researchers. We recorded 188 species distributed in eight species of Testudines, three Crocodyli...
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Amphibian diversity of Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil. Amphibian species from Mato Grosso do Sul state were compiled and checked for the fi rst time. A total of 97 species were recorded, representing more than 10% of the known Brazilian amphibians. Twenty fi ve anuran genera in nine families and only one caecilian were recorded. Cerrado was the r...
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RESUMO A fauna de anfíbios do estado de Mato Grosso do Sul foi compilada e elaborada pela primeira vez, totalizando 97 espécies, o que representa pouco mais de 10% das espécies que ocorrem no Brasil. Nove famílias e 25 gêneros de Anura e apenas uma espécie de Gymnophiona foram registradas. As áreas de Cerrado apresentaram a maior riqueza, seguidas...
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Reptiles of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Data is presented on richness and composition of reptiles from the state of Mato Grosso do Sul (MS), based on reviews of publications, examination of scientifi c collections and unpublished fi eld data provided by researchers. We recorded 188 species distributed in eight species of Testudines, three Crocodyli...
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The Chaco Frog Leptodactylus chaquensis Cei, 1950 is a mid-sized species (up to 90 mm snout-vent length) widely distributed across South America (Oda et al., 2014). This anuran occurs at the margins of permanent and temporary aquatic habitats (Uetanabaro et al., 2008), preying on a wide variety of taxa, usually invertebrates (Schaefer et al., 2006;...
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The Upper Paraguay River Basin is located in the center of South America and harbors one of the largest wetland in the world, known as Pantanal. This floodplain is surrounded by uplands, which presently have most of their area converted into pastures or monocultures, besides being poorly known scientifically. Also, most of these upland areas are co...
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Amphibians are usually generalist predators, and their diet is influenced by extrinsic (e.g. food availability) and intrinsic factors (e.g. body size and skull shape). This study aims to describe the diet of adult males and females of Leptodactylus fuscus in the Pantanal of the Miranda river and to answer the following questions: i) Are prey's maxi...
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INTRODUÇÃO Estudos realizados nas últimas décadas revelaram que a região neotropical abriga a mais rica anurofauna do mundo (Heyer et al., 1990). Anfíbios anuros têm sido reconhecidos como bioindicadores de qualidade ambiental, uma vez que fatores como o desmatamento, poluição das águas continentais, diminuição da camada de ozônio e chuva ácida, de...

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