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Phylogenetics, classification, and biogeography of the treefrogs (Amphibia: Anura: Arboranae).
A phylogenetic analysis of sequences from 503 species of hylid frogs and four outgroup taxa resulted in 16,128 aligned sites of 19 genes. The molecular data were subjected to a maximum likelihood… Expand
A taxonomic framework for typhlopid snakes from the Caribbean and other regions (Reptilia, Squamata)
The evolutionary history and taxonomy of worm-like snakes (scolecophidians) continues to be refined as new molecular data are gathered and analyzed. Here we present additional evidence on the… Expand
Multilocus phylogeny of alligator lizards (Elgaria, Anguidae): Testing mtDNA introgression as the source of discordant molecular phylogenetic hypotheses.
- Dean H. Leavitt, Angela B. Marion, B. Hollingsworth, T. Reeder
- Biology, Medicine
- Molecular phylogenetics and evolution
- 1 May 2017
The increased availability of nuclear DNA sequence data has led to a better appreciation of the role and frequency of introgressive hybridization and subsequent mitochondrial capture in misleading… Expand
Molecular systematics and undescribed diversity of Madagascan scolecophidian snakes (Squamata: Serpentes).
We provide an updated molecular phylogenetic analysis of global diversity of typhlopid and xenotyphlopid blindsnakes, adding a set of Madagascan samples and sequences of an additional mitochondrial… Expand
A new species of Caribbean toad (Bufonidae, Peltophryne) from southern Hispaniola.
Peltophryne armata sp. nov. is described from the South paleoisland of Hispaniola, West Indies. This is the only native toad species known to inhabit the Barahona Peninsula, Dominican Republic, in… Expand
Figure 4 In A New Species Of Caribbean Toad (Bufonidae, Peltophryne) From Southern Hispaniola
FIGURE 4. Ventral view of the right manus of Peltophryne armata sp. nov. (A; MNHNSD 23.3218) with the T-shaped terminal phalanges. Ventral view of the left foot of P. armata sp. nov. (B; holotype)… Expand