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We studied the foot musculature of the fossorial family Odontophrynidae (composed of the genera Macrogenioglottus, Odontophrynus, and Proceratophrys) plus several outgroup taxa from Hyloidea and other burrowing taxa from across Anura. We found novel character-states supporting the monophyly of Odontophrynus, Proceratophrys, and Odontophrynus + Macrogenioglottus. The character-states observed in O. cultripes support conflicting phylogenetic positions within Odontophrynus. A comparison of some novel character-states with a diverse sample of burrowing taxa suggests that some modifications of the foot musculature might be involved in digging. Copyright © 2017 Magnolia Press.


Documento: Artículo
Título:Concentrated evolutionary novelties in the foot musculature of Odontophrynidae (Anura: Neobatrachia), with comments on adaptations for burrowing
Autor:Blotto, B.L.; Pereyra, M.O.; Faivovich, J.; Dos Santos Dias, P.H.; Grant, T.
Filiación:Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, 05508-090, Brazil
Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia-Conicet, Buenos Aires, C1405DJR, Argentina
Departamento de Biodiversidad y Biología Experimental, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, C1428EGA, Argentina
Coleção de Anfíbios, Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, 04263-000, Brazil
Palabras clave:Anatomy; Fossorial; Macrogenioglottus; Odontophrynus; Proceratophrys; Synapomorphy
Página de inicio:425
Página de fin:442
Título revista:Zootaxa
Título revista abreviado:Zootaxa


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Blotto, B.L., Pereyra, M.O., Faivovich, J., Dos Santos Dias, P.H. & Grant, T. (2017) . Concentrated evolutionary novelties in the foot musculature of Odontophrynidae (Anura: Neobatrachia), with comments on adaptations for burrowing. Zootaxa, 4258(5), 425-442.
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Blotto, B.L., Pereyra, M.O., Faivovich, J., Dos Santos Dias, P.H., Grant, T. "Concentrated evolutionary novelties in the foot musculature of Odontophrynidae (Anura: Neobatrachia), with comments on adaptations for burrowing" . Zootaxa 4258, no. 5 (2017) : 425-442.
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Blotto, B.L., Pereyra, M.O., Faivovich, J., Dos Santos Dias, P.H., Grant, T. "Concentrated evolutionary novelties in the foot musculature of Odontophrynidae (Anura: Neobatrachia), with comments on adaptations for burrowing" . Zootaxa, vol. 4258, no. 5, 2017, pp. 425-442.
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Blotto, B.L., Pereyra, M.O., Faivovich, J., Dos Santos Dias, P.H., Grant, T. Concentrated evolutionary novelties in the foot musculature of Odontophrynidae (Anura: Neobatrachia), with comments on adaptations for burrowing. Zootaxa. 2017;4258(5):425-442.