Evolutionary ecology of facultative paedomorphosis in newts and salamanders.

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Facultative paedomorphosis is an environmentally induced polymorphism that results in the coexistence of mature, gilled, and fully aquatic paedomorphic adults and transformed, terrestrial, metamorphic adults in the same population. This polymorphism has been of interest to scientists for decades because it occurs in a large number of caudate amphibian taxa… (More)

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@article{Denol2005EvolutionaryEO, title={Evolutionary ecology of facultative paedomorphosis in newts and salamanders.}, author={Mathieu Deno{\"e}l and Pierre Joly and Howard H. Whiteman}, journal={Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society}, year={2005}, volume={80 4}, pages={663-71} }