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Past, present, and future distribution of Afromontane rodents (Muridae: Otomys) reflect climate-change predicted biome changes
(De Gruyter, 2016)
Climate change constitutes a potential threat to montane biodiversity, particularly in low-altitude, tropical mountains; however, few data exist for the Afromontane taxa. In South Africa, the temperate grassland and fynbos ...
Temporal changes in cranial size in South African vlei rats (Otomys): evidence for the ‘third universal response to warming’
(NISC (Pty) Ltd and Taylor & Francis, 2015)
Using museum collections and recently collected specimens we studied geographical and temporal (from 1906 to 2013) changes in skull size of two sibling species of rodents, Otomys auratus and O. angoniensis, in northern ...