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QL 668 .E262 M33 1998 Scientific Papers Natural History Museum The University of Kansas 30 October 1998 Number 10:1-19 Phylogenetic Relationships of Extant Pelobatoid Frogs (Anura: Pelobatoidea): Evidence from Adult Morphology By Anne M. Maglia ^ Division ofHerpetology, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, ^ and Department of Ecologij and Evolutionary Biology, o The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045-2454, USA >' ^' ';^ CONTENTS a ^ ABSTRACT 1 ^ 1 RESUMEN 2 ^ -J INTRODUCTION 2 V Historical Taxonomy of the Pelobatoids 3 T Acknowledgments 5 t MATERIALS AND METHODS 5 -Cladistic Methodology 5 O m Specimens Examined 6 S DESCRIPTION OF CHARACTERS 6 I RESULTS 12 DISCUSSION 13 Relationships with Other Anurans 13 Support for Pelobatoidea 13 Interfamilial Relationships 13 Relationships Within the Pelobatidae 13 Conclusions 17 LITERATURE CITED 17 APPENDIX 19 ABSTRACT The phylogenetic relationships of the Pelobatoidea, the most specious clade of basal anurans, are poorly understood. 1 conducted a phylogenetic analysis of 14 extant pelobatoid taxa (rep- resenting all recognized extant species of the family Pelobatidae and representative taxa of Megophryidae and Pelodytidae) and six outgroup taxa by examining alcohol-preserved specimens, dried skeletons, and cleared and double-stained skeletal preparations. Analysis of 73 characters from primarily adult morphology resulted in the discovery of six most parsimonious trees, each with 251 © Natural History Museum, The University of Kansas ISSN No. 1094-0782

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Phylogenetic relationships of extant pelobatoid frogs (Anura:Pelobatoidea) : evidence from adult morphology

Anne M Maglia
Scientific papers. Natural History Museum, the University of Kansas 10: 1-19 (1998)

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