Genetic Evidence of Hybridization between the Endangered Native Species Iguana delicatissima and the Invasive Iguana iguana (Reptilia, Iguanidae) in the Lesser Antilles: Management Implications

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Barbara Vuillaume; Victorien Valette; Olivier Lepais; Frédéric Grandjean; Michel Breuil;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 10, issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127575, pmc: PMC4457794
  • Subject: espèce invasive | Biodiversité et Ecologie | [ SDE.BE ] Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology | Research Article | espèce endémique | petites antilles | lesser antilles | Medicine | hybridation interspécifique | iguane | Q | R | Biodiversity and Ecology | interspecific hybridization | Science | iguanas | [SDE.BE]Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology | reptilia | iguana delicatissima | endemic species

International audience; The worldwide increase of hybridization in different groups is thought to have become more important with the loss of isolating barriers and the introduction of invasive species. This phenomenon could result in the extinction of endemic species. ... View more
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