molecular phylogeny of the frog Ptychadena newtoni gives insights into amphibian colonization of oceanic islands

@inproceedings{Measey2006molecularPO,
  title={molecular phylogeny of the frog Ptychadena newtoni gives insights into amphibian colonization of oceanic islands},
  author={G John Measey and Miguel Vences and R. C. Reviewer Drewes and Ylenia Chiari and Martim Melo and Bernard Bourl{\`e}s},
  year={2006}
}
Aim Amphibians are a model group for studies of the biogeographical origins of salt-intolerant taxa on oceanic islands. We used the Gulf of Guinea islands to explore the biogeographical origins of island endemism of one species of frog, and used this to gain insights into potential colonization mechanisms. Location Sao Tomeand Pro´ncipe, two of the four major islands in the Gulf of Guinea, West Africa, are truly oceanic and have an exceptionally high biodiversity. Methods Mitochondrial DNA is… CONTINUE READING
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