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  • Tachigale versicolor, the species with low heterozygosity and very low density of adults, is semiparous (a peculiar characteristic of species wherein individuals have only one reproductive event in their lives), which can result in differentiated genetic patterns. - Richard O. Bierregaard, Lessons from Amazonia: The Ecology and Conservation of a Fragmented Forest, 2001. p. 91.

    December 17, 2010

  • Error for semelparous.

    December 24, 2010