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Herpetological publication links (PDF):

Bossuyt & Milinkovitch. 2000. Convergent adaptive radiations in Madagascan and Asian ranid frogs reveal covariation between larval and adult traits. PNAS 97(12): 6585-90.

Chiari, et al. 2004. New evidence for parallel evolution of colour patterns in Malagasy poison frogs (Mantella). Mol. Ecology 13: 3763-74.

Glaw, et al. 2001. Revision of the Boophis majori group (Amphibia: Mantellidae) from Madagascar, with descriptions of five new species. Zool. J Linn. Soc. 133: 495-529.

Michel & Rassat. 1999. Total synthesis of (+-)-quinolizidine 207I, an alkaloid from Mantella baroni, a Madagascan mantelline frog. Chem. Commun. 1999: 2281-2.

Odierna, et al. 2001. Chromosome data for Malagasy poison frogs (Amphibia: Ranidae: Mantella) and their bearing on taxonomy and phylogeny. Zool. Science 18: 505-14.

Vences & Glaw. 2005. A new species of Mantidactylus from the east coast of Madagascar and its molecular phylogenetic relationships within the subgenus Guibemantis. Herpetological Journal 15: 37-44.

Vences, et al. 2002. New dwarf species of Mantidactylus from northwestern Madagascar (Anura: Mantellidae). Copeia 2002(4): 1057-62.

Vences, et al. 2004. Rediscovery and rediscription of the holotype of Mantella manery. Alytes 22(1-2): 15-18.