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Positive Direct Antiglobulin Test in COVID-19 patients: decision-making process.

Transfus Clin Biol 2021 Jun 7. Epub 2021 Jun 7.

Clinical Biology Department, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium. Electronic address:

In this unprecedented crisis of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 and its associated coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), polymerase chain reaction and then serological testing platforms have been massively developed to face the important screening demand. Polymerase chain reaction and serological testing platforms are not the only actors impacted by the crisis, transfusion services are facing important difficulties. A positive direct antiglobulin test is frequently observed for patients encountering COVID-19. Read More

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Identifying Biomarkers for Biological Age: Geroscience and the ICFSR Task Force.

J Frailty Aging 2021 ;10(3):196-201

Nathan K. LeBrasseur, Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA,

The International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research Task Force met in March 2020, in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, to discuss strategies for advancing the interdisciplinary field of geroscience. Geroscience explores biological mechanisms of aging as targets for intervention that may delay the physiological consequences of aging, maintain function, and prevent frailty and disability. Priorities for clinical practice and research include identifying and validating a range of biomarkers of the hallmarks of aging. Read More

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Spatio-temporal variability in the Cladocera assemblage of a subtropical hypersaline lagoon.

Braz J Biol 2021 4;82:e236354. Epub 2021 Jun 4.

Instituto de Estudos do Mar Almirante Paulo Moreira, Departamento de Oceanografia, Divisão de Ecossistemas Marinhos, Arraial do Cabo, RJ, Brasil.

Cladocera represent an important zooplankton group because of their seasonal prominence in terms of abundance and their contribution in controlling primary production (phytoplankton). On a global scale, there are few studies on Cladocera in hypersaline environments. The present work aims to evaluate the spatio-temporal variation of the Cladocera assemblage across a salinity gradient in the habitats of the Araruama Lagoon. Read More

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Correlation between pain, anthropometric measurements, stress and biochemical markers in women with low back pain.

Pain Manag 2021 Jun 9. Epub 2021 Jun 9.

Postgraduate Program in Exercise & Sport Sciences, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

To analyze the associations between pain duration, pain levels, anthropometric measures, perceived stress and biochemical markers in women with low back pain. Forty-two participants were submitted to body mass, height, abdominal circumference, cortisol and creatine kinase (CK) collections. Pain duration, pain levels and stress were analyzed through specific questionnaires. Read More

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Additive and non-additive effects of day and night temperatures on thermally plastic traits in a model for adaptive seasonal plasticity.

Evolution 2021 Jun 7. Epub 2021 Jun 7.

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal.

Developmental plasticity can match organismal phenotypes to ecological conditions, helping populations to deal with the environmental heterogeneity of alternating seasons. In contrast to natural situations, experimental studies of plasticity often use environmental conditions that are held constant during development. To explore potential interactions between day and night temperatures, we tested effects of circadian temperature fluctuations on thermally plastic traits in a seasonally plastic butterfly, Bicyclus anynana. Read More

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Staging Parkinson's Disease Combining Motor and Nonmotor Symptoms Correlates with Disability and Quality of Life.

Parkinsons Dis 2021 13;2021:8871549. Epub 2021 May 13.

Complejo Asistencial Universitario de Burgos, Burgos, Spain.

Introduction: In a degenerative disorder such as Parkinson's disease (PD), it is important to establish clinical stages that allow to know the course of the disease. Our aim was to analyze whether a scale combining Hoehn and Yahr's motor stage (H&Y) and the nonmotor symptoms burden (NMSB) (assessed by the nonmotor symptoms scale (NMSS)) provides information about the disability and the patient's quality of life (QoL) with regard to a defined clinical stage.

Materials And Methods: Cross-sectional study in which 603 PD patients from the COPPADIS cohort were classified according to H&Y (1, stage I; 2, stage II; 3, stage III; 4, stage IV/V) and NMSB (A: NMSS = 0-20; B: NMSS = 21-40; C: NMSS = 41-70; D: NMSS ≥ 71) in 16 stages (HY. Read More

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Dermoscopy of porokeratosis: results from a multicenter study of the International Dermoscopy Society.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2021 Jun 2. Epub 2021 Jun 2.

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Background: The diagnosis of porokeratosis can be challenging and knowledge about its dermoscopic features is limited.

Objectives: To describe the dermoscopic features of porokeratosis of Mibelli and disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP) and the frequency of these features in a larger case series. The interobserver concordance was also assessed. Read More

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Survival and Proliferation under Severely Hypoxic Microenvironments Using Cell-Laden Oxygenating Hydrogels.

J Funct Biomater 2021 May 2;12(2). Epub 2021 May 2.

Division of Engineering in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

Different strategies have been employed to provide adequate nutrients for engineered living tissues. These have mainly revolved around providing oxygen to alleviate the effects of chronic hypoxia or anoxia that result in necrosis or weak neovascularization, leading to failure of artificial tissue implants and hence poor clinical outcome. While different biomaterials have been used as oxygen generators for in vitro as well as in vivo applications, certain problems have hampered their wide application. Read More

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The spectrum of morphologic patterns of nodular melanoma: a study of the International Dermoscopy Society (IDS).

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2021 May 31. Epub 2021 May 31.

1st Department of Dermatology-Venereology, Andreas Sygros Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece.

Nodular melanoma (ΝΜ) is the most aggressive melanoma subtype and is considered as responsible for more than 40% of melanoma deaths. Early detection of NM is a major challenge, as most NMs lack the ABCD diagnostic criteria and display a nonspecific clinical pattern that may mimic other benign lesions. Read More

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Whole-genome analysis uncovers loss of blaZ associated to carriage isolates belonging to MRSA clone ST5-VI in Cape Verde.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2021 May 27. Epub 2021 May 27.

Department of Genetics and Genome Biology, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK; Dipartimento di Farmacia e Biotecnologie, Universita' di Bologna, Bologna, Italy. Electronic address:

Objectives: Surveillance studies for Staphylococcus aureus carriage are a primary tool to survey the prevalence of methicillin resistant S. aureus (MRSA) in the general population, patients and healthcare workers. We have previously reported S. Read More

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Correction to: Continuous suction irrigation: prospective bacteriological study.

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 2021 May 29. Epub 2021 May 29.

Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain.

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Association of timing of birth with mortality among preterm infants born in Canada.

J Perinatol 2021 May 28. Epub 2021 May 28.

Department of Pediatrics, Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Objective: To assess the association between time of birth and mortality among preterm infants.

Study Design: Population-based study of infants born 22-36 weeks gestation (GA) in Canada from 2010 to 2015 (n = 173 789). Multivariable logistic regression models assessed associations between timing of birth and mortality. Read More

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Restoration of energy homeostasis by SIRT6 extends healthy lifespan.

Nat Commun 2021 05 28;12(1):3208. Epub 2021 May 28.

The Mina & Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel.

Aging leads to a gradual decline in physical activity and disrupted energy homeostasis. The NAD-dependent SIRT6 deacylase regulates aging and metabolism through mechanisms that largely remain unknown. Here, we show that SIRT6 overexpression leads to a reduction in frailty and lifespan extension in both male and female B6 mice. Read More

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Effects of Motor Imagery as a Complementary Resource on the Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2021 May 25;30(8):105876. Epub 2021 May 25.

Laboratory of Exercise Physiology, Estácio de Sá University, Cabo Frio, RJ, Brazil; Postgraduate Program in Exercise and Sport Sciences, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Laboratory of Exercise and Sport (LABEES), Institute of Physical Education and Sports, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Productivity Research Fellow, Estácio de Sá University, Cabo Frio, RJ, Brazil.

Background: Stroke is the second leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability worldwide. Motor imagery is a technique that can be utilized in the rehabilitation process to improve the lives of patients with a functional disability acquired by this pathology.

Aim: To evaluate the effects of motor imagery as a complementary intervention for the rehabilitation of stroke patients. Read More

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Correction to: The biological tests used in acute-phase of inflammation in bone infection Clinical study.

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 2021 May 28. Epub 2021 May 28.

Service of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Ciudad Sanitaria y Universitaria de Bellvitge, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain.

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Neurodevelopmental outcomes of singleton large for gestational age infants <29 weeks' gestation: a retrospective cohort study.

J Perinatol 2021 May 25. Epub 2021 May 25.

Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Objective: To compare neurodevelopmental outcomes of large and appropriate for gestational age (LGA, AGA) infants <29 weeks' gestation at 18-24 months of corrected age.

Study Design: Retrospective cohort study using the Canadian Neonatal Network and Canadian Neonatal Follow-Up Network databases. Primary outcome was a composite of death or significant neurodevelopmental impairment (NDI), defined as severe cerebral palsy, Bayley III cognitive, language and motor scores of <70, need for hearing aids or cochlear implant and bilateral visual impairment. Read More

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Validación de la idoneidad de la prescripción médica en pacientes cardiópatas.

Arch Cardiol Mex 2021 May 19. Epub 2021 May 19.

División de Ciencias Biológicas y de la Salud, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad Xochimilco, Ciudad de México, México.

Objetivo: Dar seguimiento farmacoterapéutico (SFT) y estudiar la variabilidad e idoneidad de la prescripción farmacológica de los pacientes durante su estancia hospitalaria, por medio de una atención farmacéutica individualizada que permita obtener mejores resultados en el tratamiento farmacológico. Método: Los datos fueron capturados de manera prospectiva, descriptiva y longitudinal para analizar la idoneidad del tratamiento, a pacientes cardiópatas, mediante el SFT. Resultados: La evaluación del SFT de población de 1,228 pacientes demostró que los pacientes cuentan con múltiples comorbilidades, polifarmacia, predominio del sexo masculino y de edad avanzada, por lo que son más propensos a presentar interacciones farmacológicas (IF) graves (65%) y errores en la medicación (14. Read More

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Panorama actual a 4 años del inicio de la cardiología intervencionista en cardiopatías congénitas en el Estado de Chiapas.

Arch Cardiol Mex 2021 May 19. Epub 2021 May 19.

Departamento de Cardiología Intervencionista Pediátrica, Hospital de Especialidades Pediátricas, Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chis., México.

Introducción: Como resultado de avances tecnológicos, cada vez más tipos de cardiopatías congénitas son susceptibles a ser tratadas en el laboratorio de hemodinamia. La suma de técnicas de imagen más avanzadas, así como el desarrollo de una diversidad de dispositivos especialmente fabricados para su uso en niños ha permitido una mejor selección de pacientes y, por ende, que muchos de ellos pueden ser corregidos en su totalidad por medio de cateterismo cardiaco o bien que algunos pacientes con enfermedades cardiacas más complejas requieran menos procedimientos quirúrgicos o si los requieren, que estos sean de menor complejidad y riesgo. Objetivo: Decidimos mostrar la experiencia global de la hemodinamia en cardiopatías congénitas en Chiapas desde sus inicios hasta últimas fechas. Read More

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The role of schools as an opportunity for transmission of local knowledge about useful Restinga plants: experiences in southeastern Brazil.

J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2021 May 17;17(1):34. Epub 2021 May 17.

Diretoria de Pesquisas, Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rua Pacheco Leão, 915, Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Background: The study of cultural transmission can help identify processes that influence knowledge systems dynamics and evolution, especially during childhood and youth, which are fundamental phases in acquiring survival skills. In this sense, we use the knowledge about useful restinga plants (Brazilian coastal vegetation) as an analytical model to describe, compare, and analyze cultural transmission during youth, while factoring in origin, in the Cabo Frio region, southeastern Brazil. We tested (1) whether transmission of knowledge is conservative, (2) whether immigration events define the transmission modes, (3) whether teaching is the most important social transmission cognitive process, and (4) which type of stimulus/context is most important for the knowledge transmission process. Read More

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International registry of dermatological manifestations secondary to COVID-19 infection in 347 Hispanic patients from 25 countries.

Int J Dermatol 2021 May 8. Epub 2021 May 8.

Departamento de Dermatología, Instituto de Biomedicina, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Hospital Vargas Clínica El Ávila, Caracas, Venezuela.

Background: The infection by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been associated with multiple cutaneous manifestations, although characterization of them in Hispanic patients with darker skin phototypes is lacking. The objective of this study is to characterize the clinical dermatological manifestations associated with COVID-19 infection in cases with few or without general symptoms in patients from Latin America.

Methods: Cross-sectional study using a questionnaire that was made for health professionals (physicians with a specialty in dermatology) to investigate dermatological lesions associated with COVID-19 infection in patients from 25 countries of Latin America. Read More

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Association between ACE2 and TMPRSS2 nasopharyngeal expression and COVID-19 respiratory distress.

Sci Rep 2021 05 6;11(1):9658. Epub 2021 May 6.

Laboratório de Virologia Molecular, Departamento de Genética, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Av. Carlos Chagas Filho 373, CCS, Bloco A, Sala 121 Ilha do Fundão, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 21941-902, Brazil.

ACE2 and TMPRSS2 are key players on SARS-CoV-2 entry into host cells. However, it is still unclear whether expression levels of these factors could reflect disease severity. Here, a case-control study was conducted with 213 SARS-CoV-2 positive individuals where cases were defined as COVID-19 patients with respiratory distress requiring oxygen support (N = 38) and controls were those with mild to moderate symptoms of the disease who did not need oxygen therapy along the entire clinical course (N = 175). Read More

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Assessment of captive rearing conditions on loggerhead hatchlings: Effect of handling frequency and stocking density.

J Exp Zool A Ecol Integr Physiol 2021 Jun 6;335(5):489-498. Epub 2021 May 6.

ECOAQUA UI, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Parque Científico Tecnológico Marino, Las Palmas, Spain.

Frequently, stranded sea turtles require rehabilitation under controlled conditions. Currently, few publications have described the conditions under which rehabilitation is to take place, particularly with respect to the hatchling life stage. To address this paucity of data, we conducted some experiments to assist rehabilitating facilities assess their handling of hatchlings. Read More

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Subacromial-subdeltoid bursitis following COVID-19 vaccination: a case of shoulder injury related to vaccine administration (SIRVA).

Skeletal Radiol 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

Medscanlagos Radiology, Rua Manoel Francisco Valentim, 57, Cabo Frio, RJ, 28906220, Brazil.

Vaccination injection site adverse reactions are usually mild and transient, and post-vaccination musculoskeletal symptoms, such as myalgia and arthralgia, are very common. Shoulder injury related to vaccine administration (SIRVA), defined as shoulder pain and limited range of motion occurring after the administration of a vaccine intended for intramuscular administration in the upper arm, is a well-established condition in the medical literature, yet underreported. In such cases, subacromial-subdeltoid bursitis may occur, leading to shoulder dysfunction and ongoing pain. Read More

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Molecular analysis of a fungal disease in the habitat-forming brown macroalga Phyllospora comosa (Fucales) along a latitudinal gradient.

J Phycol 2021 May 4. Epub 2021 May 4.

Sydney Institute of Marine Science, Mosman, NSW, 2088, Australia.

Infectious diseases affecting habitat-forming species can have significant impacts on population dynamics and alter the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems. Recently, a fungal infection was described as the causative agent of necrotic lesions on the stipe of the forest-forming macroalga Phyllospora comosa, a disease named "stipe rot" (SR). Here, we developed a quantitative PCR (qPCR) method for rapid detection and quantification of this pathogen, which was applied to evaluate the level of SR infection in eight P. Read More

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Surgical Anatomy of the Rectovaginal Space: Does a Standalone Rectovaginal Septum or Denonvilliers Fascia Exist in Women?

Dis Colon Rectum 2021 May;64(5):576-582

1 Surgical Anatomy Unit, Department of Human Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. University of Valencia, Spain 2 European Center for Colorectal Surgery, Coloproctology Unit, Vithas Valencia, Valencia, Spain 3 Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Coloproctology Unit, University General Hospital Consortium, Valencia, Spain 4 Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Coloproctology Unit, Son Espases University Hospital, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Background: Below the anterior peritoneal reflection, the anterior rectal wall and mesorectum are separated from the posterior vaginal wall by a virtual rectovaginal space. In this space, the description of a specific and independent rectovaginal septum as a female counterpart of Denonvilliers fascia has been the subject of debate over the years.

Objective: The aim of this study is to perform an accurate anatomical study of the rectovaginal area in a cadaveric simulation model of total mesorectal excision to evaluate the possible structures and the dissection planes contained within the rectovaginal space. Read More

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Unlocking the Entomological Collection of the Natural History Museum of Maputo, Mozambique.

Biodivers Data J 2021 21;9:e64461. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Natural History Museum of Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique Natural History Museum of Maputo Maputo Mozambique.

Background: The collections of the Natural History Museum of Maputo have a crucial role in the safeguarding of Mozambique's biodiversity, representing an important repository of data and materials regarding the natural heritage of the country. In this paper, a dataset is described, based on the Museum's Entomological Collection recording 409 species belonging to seven orders and 48 families. Each specimen's available data, such as geographical coordinates and taxonomic information, have been digitised to build the dataset. Read More

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Distribution, associations and role in the biological carbon pump of Pyrosoma atlanticum (Tunicata, Thaliacea) off Cabo Verde, NE Atlantic.

Sci Rep 2021 Apr 29;11(1):9231. Epub 2021 Apr 29.

GEOMAR, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Düsternbrooker Weg 20, 24105, Kiel, Germany.

Gelatinous zooplankton are increasingly acknowledged to contribute significantly to the carbon cycle worldwide, yet many taxa within this diverse group remain poorly studied. Here, we investigate the pelagic tunicate Pyrosoma atlanticum in the waters surrounding the Cabo Verde Archipelago. By using a combination of pelagic and benthic in situ observations, sampling, and molecular genetic analyses (barcoding, eDNA), we reveal that: P. Read More

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Toxic Metals in Cereals in Cape Verde: Risk Assessment Evaluation.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 04 6;18(7). Epub 2021 Apr 6.

Department of Toxicology, Universidad de La Laguna, 38071 La Laguna (Canary Islands), Spain.

Consumption of cereals and cereal-based products represents 47% of the total food energy intake in Cape Verde. However, cereals also contribute to dietary exposure to metals that may pose a risk. Strengthening food security and providing nutritional information is a high-priority challenge for the Cape Verde government. Read More

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Metabolic pathways and therapeutics to promote resilience, rehabilitation and delayed aging.

Geroscience 2021 Jun 28;43(3):1069-1070. Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA.

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Review of Aderidae Csiki, 1909 (Insecta: Coleoptera) of Cabo Verde.

Zootaxa 2021 Apr 19;4963(2):zootaxa.4963.2.7. Epub 2021 Apr 19.

Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, SW7 5BD, London, United Kingdom Institute of Biology, University of Latvia, O. Vācieša iela 4, LV-1004, Rīga, Latvia Institute of Life Sciences and Technology, Daugavpils University, Vienîbas iela 13, LV-5401, Daugavpils, Latvia.

The Aderidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea) of Cabo Verde (or Cape Verde in English transcription) Archipelago in the Central Atlantic Ocean is revised based on an examination of types and additional material. Four species are confirmed for the archipelago, three of the genus Cobososia Collado et Alonso-Zarazaga, 1996 and one of the genus Aderus Stephens, 1829. We also propose to transfer Anthicus reductus Wollaston, 1867 (Anthicidae: Anthicinae: Anthicini) to the genus Cobososia (Aderidae), as Cobososia reducta (Wollaston, 1867) comb. Read More

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