Origin and Identity of Fejervarya (Anura: Dicroglossidae) on Guam

  title={Origin and Identity of Fejervarya (Anura: Dicroglossidae) on Guam},
  author={E. Wostl and E. Smith and R. N. Reed},
  journal={Pacific Science},
  pages={233 - 241}
  • E. Wostl, E. Smith, R. N. Reed
  • Published 2016
  • Biology
  • Pacific Science
  • Abstract: We used morphological and molecular data to infer the identity and origin of frogs in the genus Fejervarya that have been introduced to the island of Guam. Mensural and meristic data were collected from 96 specimens from throughout their range on the island and a principal component analysis was used to investigate the distribution of these data in morphological space. We also amplified a fragment of the 16S ribosomal ribonucleic acid mitochondrial gene from 27 of these specimens and… CONTINUE READING


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