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Phylogenetic relationships and morphology of the Pristimantis leptolophus species group (Amphibia: Anura: Brachycephaloidea), with the recognition of a new species group in Pristimantis Jimenez de la Espada, 1870

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Author(s):
Gonzalez-Duran, Gustavo A. ; Targino, Mariane ; Rada, Marco ; Grant, Taran
Total Authors: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 4243, n. 1, p. 42-74, MAR 14 2017.
Web of Science Citations: 4
Abstract

We evaluate the monophyly and phylogenetic relationships of the Pristimantis leptolophus species group and describe its external morphology, osteology, and some myological characteristics. We also compare the P. leptolophus species group to other related species groups. The P. leptolophus group is not monophyletic due to the inclusion of P. acatallelus, formerly believed to be part of the P. devillei group. The revised P. leptolophus group is composed of nine named species and six unnamed species. Based on our results, we recognize a new species group, the P. boulengeri species group, composed of eight species, many of which were previously assigned to the P. lacrimosus species group. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/14959-3 - Systematics of Pristimantis: exploring morphological characters (Amphibia, Anura, Brachycephaloidea)
Grantee:Mariane Targino Rocha
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 12/09401-5 - Phylogenetic relationships of Pristimantis Jiménez de la Espada, 1870, a megadiverse genus of frogs (Anura, Terrarana, Craugastoridae)
Grantee:Mariane Targino Rocha
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 12/10000-5 - A multi-disciplinary approach to the study of amphibian diversification
Grantee:Taran Grant
Support type: Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants