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Karyotypes and Ag-NORs in Phyllomedusa camba De La Riva, 1999 and P. rhodei Mertens, 1926 (Anura, Hylidae, Phyllomedusinae): cytotaxonomic considerations

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Author(s):
Paiva, C. R. [1] ; Nascimento, J. [2] ; Silva, A. P. Z. [3] ; Bernarde, P. S. [4] ; Ananias, F. [1]
Total Authors: 5
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Francisco, Curso Ciencias Biol, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Braz Cubas, Curso Ciencias Biol, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[3] Inst Butantan, Lab Ecol & Evolucao, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[4] Univ Fed Acre UFAC, Lab Herpetol, Ctr Ciencias Biol & Nat, Cruzeiro Do Sul, Acre - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: ITALIAN JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY; v. 77, n. 1, p. 116-121, 2010.
Web of Science Citations: 9
Abstract

The karyotypes of Phyllomedusa camba De La Riva, 1999 and P. rhodei Mertens, 1926 are presented and the chromosome pairs with Ag-NORs are identified. Both karyotypes have 2n=26 chromosomes with similar morphology, an exception being the presence of three acrocentric pairs in P. camba. In this species the Ag-NORs are found in the proximal region of pairs 1 and 5 whilst in P. rhodei an extensive inter-individual variation was observed in the number and position of the Ag-NORs (1p, 3q, 5p, 8p, 11q, and 12q). Based on comparative cytogenetic data of P. camba and P. rhodei, we discuss the phenetic groups proposed for Phyllomedusa genus. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 06/06634-8 - Molecular phylogeny and phylogeography of Leptodactylus (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae)
Grantee:Ana Paula Zampieri Silva de Pietri
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate