Introgressive hybridization of threatened European tree frogs (Hyla arborea) by introduced H. intermedia in Western Switzerland

@article{Dufresnes2015IntrogressiveHO,
  title={Introgressive hybridization of threatened European tree frogs (Hyla arborea) by introduced H. intermedia in Western Switzerland},
  author={Christophe Dufresnes and Sylvain Dubey and Karim Ghali and Daniele Canestrelli and Nicolas Perrin},
  journal={Conservation Genetics},
  year={2015},
  volume={16},
  pages={1507-1513}
}
Hybridization by introduced taxa is a major threat to native species. Characterizing human introductions is thus one of the missions of conservation geneticists. Here we survey a declining population of the regionally endangered European tree frog (Hyla arborea) in the Grangettes natural reserve (Rhone valley, Western Switzerland), where previous evidence… CONTINUE READING