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Boophis ankarafensis
2014-08-20 03:45:37

Pensoft A new species of the Boophis rappiodes group is described from the hidden streams of Ankarafa Forest, northwest of Madagascar. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. The new species Boophis ankarafensis is green in color with bright red speckling across its head and back, but what truly distinguishes this species is a high genetic divergence and different call with a triple click, compared to the usual double. All individuals were detected from the banks...


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