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Widespread co‐occurrence of divergent mitochondrial haplotype lineages in a Central American species of poison frog (Oophaga pumilio)
Aim To analyse the phylogeographic structure of the strawberry poison frog, Oophaga pumilio (Dendrobatidae), across a large part of its range using a combination of mitochondrial and nuclear markers.
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THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY OF AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES AT MONTAGNE DES FRANÇAIS, MADAGASCAR
We surveyed the calcareous massif Montagne des Francais in northern Madagascar for amphibians and reptiles. We recorded nine amphibian and 52 reptile species by direct sampling and pitfall trappingExpand
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Phylogeny and genus-level classification of mantellid frogs (Amphibia, Anura)
Abstract We propose a novel classification of frogs in the family Mantellidae, based on published phylogenetic information and on a new analysis of molecular data. Our molecular tree for 53 mantellidExpand
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When molecules claim for taxonomic changes: New proposals on the classification of Old World treefrogs
(Amphibia, Anura, Ranoidea)Miguel Vences & Frank GlawVences, M. & F. Glaw (2001): When molecules claim for taxonomic changes:New proposals on the classification of Old World treefrogs (Amphibia,Expand
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Reviewintegrative future of taxonomy
Background: Taxonomy is the biological discipline that identifies, describes, classifies and names extant and extinct species and other taxa. Nowadays, species taxonomy is confronted with theExpand
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A new species of Mantidactylus (subgenus Guibemantis) from Madagascar, with a comparative survey of internal femoral gland structure in the genus (Amphibia: Ranidae: Mantellinae)
A new species of Mantidactylus (subgenus Guibemantis) from the rainforests of eastern Madagascar is described. The new species is sympatric with the closely related M. depressiceps (Boulenger, 1882)Expand
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Amphibians and reptiles of the Ankaratra Massif: Reproductive diversity, biogeography and conservation of a montane fauna in Madagascar
Abstract The Ankaratra Massif in central Madagascar includes rainforest between ca. 1500 and 2000 m elevation and montane savannah and heathland between ca. 2000 and 2642 m elevation. It is populatedExpand
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The Challenge of Conserving Amphibian Megadiversity in Madagascar
Highly diverse and so far apparently untouched by emergent diseases, Malagasy frogs nevertheless are threatened by ongoing habitat destruction, making pro-active conservation actions especiallyExpand
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Variations on a bauplan: description of a new Malagasy “mermaid skink” with flipper-like forelimbs only (Scincidae, Sirenoscincus Sakata & Hikida, 2003)
ABSTRACT The “forelimbs only” bauplan, characterised by the combined presence of well-developed fingered forelimbs and the complete absence of hindlimbs, is rare among terrestrial tetrapods. It isExpand
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