First record of leucism in the Dasyprocta fuliginosa (Dasyproctidae, Rodentia) in Ecuador

Biota Colombiana

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Title First record of leucism in the Dasyprocta fuliginosa (Dasyproctidae, Rodentia) in Ecuador
Primer registro de leucismo en Dasyprocta fuliginosa (Dasyproctidae, Rodentia) en Ecuador
 
Creator Mejía Valenzuela, Edison Gabriel
 
Subject
Abnormal Coloration; Dasyproctidae; Neotropical mammals
Ecología; Conservación de la biodiversidad
Coloración anómala; Dasyproctidae; Mamíferos neotropicales
 
Description Leucism is a congenital hypopigmentary disorder that has been described in several species of wild mammals, as an abnormal and unusual condition. The first record of Dasyprocta fuliginosa with leucism is presented and the possible causes of this condition are discussed.
El leucismo es un desorden hipopigmentario congénito que ha sido descrito en varias especies de mamíferos silvestres, como una condición anormal e inusual. Se presenta el primer registro de Dasyprocta fuliginosa con leucismo y se discuten las posibles causas de esta condición. 
 
Publisher Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander Von Humboldt
 
Contributor
Ministerio del Ambiente del Ecuador. Proyecto Paisajes-Vida Silvestre
 
Date 2019-09-01
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion


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Format application/pdf
application/epub+zip
text/html
 
Identifier http://revistas.humboldt.org.co/index.php/biota/article/view/686
10.21068/c2019.v20n02a10
 
Source Biota Colombiana; Vol. 20, Núm. 2 (2019); 128-133
Biota Colombiana; Vol. 20, Núm. 2 (2019); 128-133
2539-200X
0124-5376
 
Language spa
 
Relation http://revistas.humboldt.org.co/index.php/biota/article/view/686/663
http://revistas.humboldt.org.co/index.php/biota/article/view/686/641
http://revistas.humboldt.org.co/index.php/biota/article/view/686/625
http://revistas.humboldt.org.co/index.php/biota/article/downloadSuppFile/686/493
http://revistas.humboldt.org.co/index.php/biota/article/downloadSuppFile/686/494
 
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Biodiversidad neotropical


 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander Von Humboldt
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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