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Non-volant mammals from Nucleo Santa Virginia, Serra do Mar State Park, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Author(s):
Rocha-Mendes, Fabiana [1, 2] ; Neves, Carolina Lima [2] ; Nobre, Rodrigo de Almeida [2] ; Marques, Renato Matos [2] ; Bianconi, Gledson Vigiano [2] ; Galetti, Mauro [2]
Total Authors: 6
Affiliation:
[1] Inst Neotrop Pesquisa & Conservacao, Curitiba, PR - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Paulista, Inst Biociencias, Dept Ecol, Lab Biol Conservacao, Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Biota Neotropica; v. 15, n. 1 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 6
Abstract

This study presents data on the composition and species richness of non-flying mammals in the northern part of the Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar, called Nucleo Santa Virginia (NSV - around 17000 hectares of Atlantic Forest), Sao Paulo state, southeastern Brazil. The species list was based on ca. 660 km of line-transects, 25512 hours of cameras traps, 7740 trap. nights for small mammals, and 394 track-station. days, as well as occasional records and registers from local people (period 2002 to 2009). Based on these complementary methods, a total of 58 species were recorded from the 85-104 possible. Eighteen taxa are listed in the Brazilian endangered species list, 29 in the state list. The high species richness of non-volant mammals and the presence of threatened species show the importance of NSV for the conservation of Atlantic Forest mammals. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 07/03392-6 - Effects of the defaunation gradient on plant herbivory, seed predation and dispersal: the Atlantic Rainforest perspective
Grantee:Mauro Galetti Rodrigues
Support Opportunities: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 01/14463-5 - Diagnosis of populations of birds and cynegetic mammals in the conservation units of the São Paulo Atlantic Rainforest
Grantee:Mauro Galetti Rodrigues
Support Opportunities: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Regular Research Grants