Contributions to Zoology, 74 (1/2) (2005)

The choice of external morphological characters and developmental stages for tadpole-based anuran taxonomy: a case study in Rana (Sylvirana) nigrovittata(Blyth, 1855) (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae)

S. Grosjean

Département de Systématique et Evolution, UMS 602 Taxinomie et Collections - Reptiles et Amphibiens, Case 30, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, 25 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, sgrosjea@mnhn.fr

Keywords: TadpoleRana (Sylvirana) nigrovittataRanidaeexternal morphologymorphometryinternal buccal featuresontogenycharacter variationVietnam