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Historical and current range of the Near Threatened maned wolf Chrysocyon brachyurus in South America

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dc.contributor.author Queirolo, Diego en
dc.contributor.author Moreira, Jose Roberto en
dc.contributor.author Soler, Lucia en
dc.contributor.author Emmons, Louise H. en
dc.contributor.author Rodrigues, Flavio H. G. en
dc.contributor.author Pautasso, Andres A. en
dc.contributor.author Luis Cartes, Jose en
dc.contributor.author Salvatori, Valeria en
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-20T20:26:00Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-20T20:26:00Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Queirolo, Diego, Moreira, Jose Roberto, Soler, Lucia, Emmons, Louise H., Rodrigues, Flavio H. G., Pautasso, Andres A., Luis Cartes, Jose, and Salvatori, Valeria. 2011. "<a href="https%3A%2F%2Frepository.si.edu%2Fhandle%2F10088%2F16738">Historical and current range of the Near Threatened maned wolf Chrysocyon brachyurus in South America</a>." <em>Oryx</em>. 45 (2):296&ndash;303. <a href="https://doi.org/10.1017/S0030605310000372">https://doi.org/10.1017/S0030605310000372</a> en
dc.identifier.issn 0030-6053
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10088/16738
dc.description.abstract The Near Threatened maned wolf Chrysocyon brachyurus is a South American endemic canid occurring mainly in grassland-dominated regions. We compiled and mapped recent and historical data to compare the species&#39; present and historical distributions and propose hypotheses for range shifts. There has been recent range expansion in eastern Brazil associated with the deforestation of the Atlantic Forest and conversion of habitat to grasslands for cattle range. The northern, north-eastern and eastern sectors of the species&#39; range have not yet experienced significant modifications, and the species persists in central Brazil, northern and eastern Bolivia, and south-eastern Peru. The largest range contractions have occurred at the species&#39; southern limits but maned wolves are still present in northeastern, central and eastern Argentina, and there are a few records of the species&#39; occurence from Uruguay and northeastern and southern Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil. Historically the species occupied nearly all of Rio Grande do Sul, Uruguay and south to at least the 38th parallel in Argentina. The probable causes of the southern range loss are intense anthropogenic pressure combined with limiting abiotic factors such as temperature and humidity. We highlight the need to revise the view of how habitat modifications are influencing the range of C. brachyurus so as to improve and coordinate range-wide conservation strategies. en
dc.relation.ispartof Oryx en
dc.title Historical and current range of the Near Threatened maned wolf Chrysocyon brachyurus in South America en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 100896
dc.identifier.doi 10.1017/S0030605310000372
rft.jtitle Oryx
rft.volume 45
rft.issue 2
rft.spage 296
rft.epage 303
dc.description.SIUnit Peer-Reviewed en
dc.description.SIUnit NMNH en
dc.description.SIUnit NH-Vertebrate Zoology en
dc.citation.spage 296
dc.citation.epage 303


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