Evolution and Systematics of the Atlantic Tree Rats, Genus Phyllomys (Rodentia, Echimyidae), With Description of Two New Species by Yuri L. R. Leite
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Evolution and Systematics of the Atlantic Tree Rats, Genus Phyllomys (Rodentia, Echimyidae), With Description of Two New Species
By Yuri L. R. Leite

Evolution and Systematics of the Atlantic Tree Rats, Genus Phyllomys (Rodentia, Echimyidae), With Description of Two New Species

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Evolution and Systematics of the Atlantic Tree Rats, Genus Phyllomys (Rodentia, Echimyidae), With Description of Two New Species by Yuri L. R. Leite

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This study focuses on the Atlantic Forest tree rats of the genus Phyllomys (Rodentia: Echimyidae), one of the most poorly understood mammal genera inhabiting the coastal rain forests Brazil, the most threatened lowland tropical forest in the world. The author summarizes their distribution, ecology and evolution, using a combination of morphological and molecular analyses, describes two new species, and provides the first systematic revision of the genus, which was originally described in 1839.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520098497
ISBN-10: 0520098498
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 6mm)
Pages: 133
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Yuri L. R. Leite

Yuri Leite is a Brazilian national who received his PhD in Integrative Biology from the University of California at Berkeley in 2001. His undergraduate degree is from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and he has worked on applied biodiversity science projects for the NGO Conservation International in the past year. He now holds a tenured faculty position at the Federal University of Espirito Santo, in Vitoria on the southeastern coast of Brazil. He has had considerable field experience throughout Brazil, including Amazonian and Atlantic coastal rain forests as well as the dry caatinga and cerrado biomes. His research focuses on the evolution and systematics of mammals, primarily rodents and marsupials.

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