A second species of the family Allophrynidae (Amphibia, Anura). (American Museum novitates, no. 3739)

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dc.contributor.author Castroviejo-Fisher, Santiago.
dc.contributor.author Peréz-Peña, Pedro E.
dc.contributor.author Padial, Jose M.
dc.contributor.author Guayasamin, Juan M.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-09T19:56:10Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-09T19:56:10Z
dc.date.issued 2012-03-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/6165
dc.description 17 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description.abstract We describe Allophryne resplendens, a new species from two localities in the Amazon rainforest of Loreto, Peru, of the family Allophrynidae, which was monotypic until this discovery. The new species can be readily differentiated from Allophryne ruthveni on the basis of dorsal and ventral coloration both in life and in preservative, transverse processes of presacral II oriented anterolaterally (oriented laterally in A. ruthveni), 19 nucleotide autapomorphies for 761 base pairs (bp) of the mitochondrial gene 16S, and 16 for 923 bp of 12S. Maximum parsimony analysis of the mitochondrial gene 12S and a fragment of up to 1060 bp of 16S supports the new species as sister to A. ruthveni. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Museum of Natural History. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates, no. 3739. en_US
dc.subject Allophryne resplendens. en_US
dc.subject Allophryne. en_US
dc.subject Frogs. en_US
dc.subject Loreto (Peru : Dept.) en_US
dc.subject Peru. en_US
dc.title A second species of the family Allophrynidae (Amphibia, Anura). (American Museum novitates, no. 3739) en_US
dc.title.alternative New species of Allophrynidae. en_US

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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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