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Yañez-Arenas, C., Díaz-Gamboa, L., Patrón-Rivero, C., López-Reyes, K., & Chiappa-Carrara, X. (2018). Estimating geographic patterns of ophidism risk in Ecuador. Neotropical Biodiversity, 4(1), 55–61. doi:10.1080/23766808.2018.1454762 https://doi.org/10.1080/23766808.2018.1454762

The species richness of venomous snakes in Ecuador (~39 species) is among the highest in the world. However, until now no information exists regarding geographic patterns of ophidism. In this study, we present a detailed spatial snakebite risk map which was built by stacking weighted ecological nich…

Louis Agassiz
Agassiz, Louis

(b. May 28, 1807 – d. December 14, 1873)

United States of America; Switzerland

Identified Sciuridae and collected Cichlidae

Anastasio Alfaro
Alfaro, Anastasio

(b. February 16, 1865 – d. January 20, 1951)

Costa Rica

Collected Formicidae

Identified Fabaceae and collected Fabaceae

Dodson, Calaway H.

(b. December 17, 1928 – d. August 09, 2020)

United States of America

Identified Orchidaceae and collected Orchidaceae

Frizzell, Harriet Idola Exline

(b. May 08, 1909 – d. February 12, 1968)

United States of America

Identified Lycosidae and collected Theridiidae

Frizzell, Donald Leslie

(b. October 19, 1906 – d. October 17, 1972)

United States of America

Collected Theridiidae

Samuel Garman
Garman, Samuel

(b. June 05, 1843 – d. September 30, 1927)

United States of America

Identified Dactyloidae and collected Dactyloidae

Philip Hershkovitz
Hershkovitz, Philip

(b. October 12, 1909 – d. February 15, 1997)

United States of America

Identified Cricetidae and collected Cricetidae

Identified Braconidae and collected Noctuidae

John, Orestes Henry St.

(b. January 12, 1841 – d. July 20, 1921)

United States of America

Identified Petalodontidae and collected Myalinidae

Carl Linnaeus
Linnaeus, Carl

(b. May 23, 1707 – d. January 10, 1778)

Sweden

Identified Colubridae and collected Ranunculaceae

Borys Malkin
Malkin, Borys

(b. November 20, 1917 – d. August 12, 2009)

Poland

Identified Coccinellidae and collected Dytiscidae

von Medem, Friedrich

(b. August 29, 1912 – d. May 01, 1984)

Germany

Identified Trichomycteridae and collected Teiidae

Identified Bufonidae and collected Strabomantidae

Noble, Gladwyn Kingsley

(b. September 20, 1894 – d. December 09, 1940)

United States of America

Identified Sphaerodactylidae and collected Sphaerodactylidae

Plowman, Timothy

(b. November 17, 1944 – d. January 07, 1989)

United States of America

Identified Erythroxylaceae and collected Erythroxylaceae

Richard Evans Schultes
Schultes, Richard Evans

(b. January 12, 1915 – d. April 10, 2001)

United States of America

Identified Euphorbiaceae and collected Euphorbiaceae

Silverstone-Sopkin, Philip Arthur

(b. October 09, 1939 – d. December 19, 2018)

United States of America

Identified Fabaceae and collected Dendrobatidae

von Sneidern, Kjell E.

(b. June 16, 1910 – d. April 30, 1999)

Sweden

Identified Tyrannidae and collected Phyllostomidae

Steyermark, Julian Alfred

(b. January 27, 1909 – d. October 15, 1988)

United States of America

Identified Rubiaceae and collected Poaceae

Johannes Eugenius Bülow Warming
Warming, Johannes Eugenius Bülow

(b. November 03, 1841 – d. April 02, 1924)

Denmark

Identified Vochysiaceae and collected Asteraceae

Zetek, James

(b. December 12, 1886 – d. June 02, 1959)

United States of America

Identified Pholadidae and collected Fabaceae

Collected Strabomantidae