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Title Amazon : biodiversity conservation, economic development, and human impact / Clênia Rodrigues-Alcântara, editor.
Imprint New York : Nova Publishers, [2013]

Series Environmental research and advances.
Subject Biodiversity -- Amazon River Region.
Rain forest ecology -- Amazon River Region.
Amazon River Region -- Climate.
Amazon River Region -- Economic conditions.
Alt Name Rodrigues-Alcântara, Clênia,
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents AMAZON ; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data ; CONTENTS ; PREFACE ; Chapter 1 APICOMPLEXA IN THE AMAZON ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; PATHOGENECITY ; APICOMPLEXA IN THE AMAZON; A. List of Genera and Species of Apicomplexa in the Amazon ; B. Description of the Genera and Species of the Class Aconoidasida Infecting Hosts in the Amazon ; a. Genus Plasmodium Marchiafava and Celli, 1885 ; b. Genus Polychromophilus Dionisi, 1899 ; c. Genus Saurocytozoon Lainson and Shaw, 1969 ; d. Genus Garnia Lainson, Landau and Shaw, 1971 ; e. Genus Fallisia Lainson, Landau and Shaw, 1974.
F. Genus Progarnia Lainson, 1995 g. Genus Haemoproteus Kruse, 1890 ; h. Genus Babesia Starcovici, 1893 ; i. Genus Theileria Bettencourt, Franca and Borges, 1907 ; C. Description of the Genera and Species of the Class Conoidasida Infecting Hosts in the Amazon ; a. Genus Ascogregarina Ward, Levine and Craig, 1982 ; b. Genus Nematopsis Schneider, 1892 ; c. Genus Hepatozoon Miller, 1908 ; d. Genus Cyrilia Lainson, 1981 ; e. Genus Hemolivia Petit, Landau, Baccam and Lainson, 1990 ; f. Genus Cryptosporidium Tyzzer, 1907 ; g. Genus Lankesterella Labbé, 1899.
H. Genus Schellackia Reichenow, 1919 i. Genus Lainsonia Landau, 1973 ; j. Genus Caryospora Léger, 1904 ; k. Genus Cyclospora Schneider, 1881 ; l. Genus Eimeria Schneider, 1875 ; m. Genus Choleoeimeria Paperna and Landsberg, 1989 ; n. Genus Acroeimeria Paperna and Landsberg, 1989 ; o. Genus Isospora Schneider, 1881 ; p. Genus Tyzzeria Allen, 1936 ; q. Genus Calyptospora Overstreet, Hawkings and Fournie, 1984 ; r. Genus Sarcocystis Lankester, 1882; s. Genus Toxoplasma Nicolle and Manceaux, 1909 ; t. Genus Besnoitia Henry, 1913.
U. Genus Neospora Dubey, Carpenter, Speer, Topper and Uggla, 1988 CONCLUSION ; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; REFERENCES ; Chapter 2 AMAZONIAN PODOSTEMACEAE: IMPORTANCE AND VULNERABILITY OF THE BIODIVERSITY HIDDEN UNDER TROPICAL WATERFALLS ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; MATERIAL AND METHODS ; Brazilian and Foreign Amazon ; Podostemaceae in the Amazon ; Associated Ichthyofauna ; RESULTS ; Peculiarities of the Biology of Podostemaceae ; Relationships between Amazonian Podostemaceae and the Ichthyofauna ; Overview of the Amazonian Podostemaceae.
Richness, Endemism, Use by Humans, and Interaction with the Associated Ichthyofauna DISCUSSION ; Richness and Extinction Vulnerability of the Podostemaceae ; Threat, Vulnerability, and Extinction of the Associated Ichthyofauna ; Losses due to Commercial Fisheries and Activities of Traditional Riparian Communities ; CONCLUSION ; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; REFERENCES ; Chapter 3 DIVERSITY, ORIGIN AND STATUS OF AMAZONIAN AVIFAUNA ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; DIVERSITY OF AMAZONIAN AVIFAUNA ; ORIGIN OF AMAZONIAN AVIFAUNA ; Andean Uplift ; Formation of the Isthmus of Panama; Glaciations.
ISBN 9781626182257 (ebook)
9781626181915 (hardcover)
OCLC # 852898500
Additional Format Print version: Amazon New York : Nova Publishers, [2013] 9781626181915 (hardcover) (DLC) 2013005765.

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