A new species of Rana from the Dabie Mountains in eastern China (Anura, Ranidae)

  title={A new species of Rana from the Dabie Mountains in eastern China (Anura, Ranidae)},
  author={Chencheng Wang and Lifu Qian and Chenling Zhang and Weibo Guo and Tao Pan and Jingjing Wu and Hui Wang and Baowei Zhang},
  pages={135 - 153}
Abstract A new species Rana dabieshanensis sp. n. is described from the Dabie Mountains in Anhui Province, China, based on morphological character differences and molecular analyses. The new species can be distinguished from its congeners by a combination of diagnostic characters. The results of phylogenetic analyses (based on 12s rRNA, 16s rRNA, ND2, Cyt b, RAG1, BDNF and Tyr) and genetic distances (based on Cyt b) indicate that the new species belongs to the Rana longicrus group, and is… Expand
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