Large-scale phylogenetic analyses provide insights into unrecognized diversity and historical biogeography of Asian leaf-litter frogs, genus Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae).

@article{Chen2018LargescalePA,
  title={Large-scale phylogenetic analyses provide insights into unrecognized diversity and historical biogeography of Asian leaf-litter frogs, genus Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae).},
  author={Jin-min Chen and Nikolay A. Poyarkov and Chatmongkon Suwannapoom and Amy Lathrop and Yun-He Wu and Wei-wei Zhou and Zhiyong Yuan and Jie-qiong Jin and Hong-man Chen and Hesong Liu and Truong Quang Nguyen and Sang Ngoc Nguyen and Tang Van Duong and Koshiro Eto and Kanto Nishikawa and Masafumi Matsui and Nikolai L. Orlov and Bryan L. Stuart and Rafe M. Brown and Jodi J. L. Rowley and Robert W. Murphy and YING-YONG Wang and Jing Che},
  journal={Molecular phylogenetics and evolution},
  year={2018},
  volume={124},
  pages={
          162-171
        }
}
Southeast Asia and southern China (SEA-SC) harbor a highly diverse and endemic flora and fauna that is under increasing threat. An understanding of the biogeographical history and drivers of this diversity is lacking, especially in some of the most diverse and threatened groups. The Asian leaf-litter frog genus Leptolalax Dubois 1980 is a forest-dependent genus distributed throughout SEA-SC, making it an ideal study group to examine specific biogeographic hypotheses. In addition, the diversity… 
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