A review of Northern Peruvian glassfrogs (Centrolenidae), with the description of four new remarkable species.

  title={A review of Northern Peruvian glassfrogs (Centrolenidae), with the description of four new remarkable species.},
  author={Evan Twomey and J Delia and Santiago Castroviejo‐Fisher},
Peru is well known for amphibian diversity and endemism, yet there have been relatively few field studies of glassfrog (Centrolenidae) diversity in this country. Research in Colombia and Ecuador indicates that centrolenid diversity is higher in the northern Andes. However, part of this trend appears to be due to sampling effort. We conducted fieldwork throughout northern Peru, and based on phylogenetic analysis of DNA sequences, combined with bioacoustic and morphological analyses of new and… 

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