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Characterization and taxonomic key for tadpoles (Amphibia: Anura) from the northwestern region of São Paulo State, Brazil

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Author(s):
Rossa-Feres, Denise de Cerqueira [1] ; Nomura, Fausto
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de São José do Rio Preto. Instituto de Biociências, Letras e Ciências Exatas - Brasil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Biota Neotropica; v. 6, n. 1, p. 0-0, 2006.
Field of knowledge: Biological Sciences - Zoology
Abstract

Difficulties in species identification and the absence of taxonomic keys are several of the obstacles in elaborating adequate conservation, management and habitat recovery programs. This study provides a taxonomic key, morphological characterization, and drawings for the 22 known anuran tadpoles from the northwestern region of São Paulo state, southeastern Brazil. Specimens of all species analyzed are deposited in the scientific amphibian collection of Universidade Estadual Paulista (DZSJRP), São José do Rio Preto, SP. (AU)