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Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae Scarthyla vigilans (Solano 1971): Range Extension and New Country Record for Trinidad, W.I. With Notes on Tadpoles, Habitat, Behaviour and Biogeographical Significance.

Smith, Joanna, Downie, J.R., Dye, R.F., Ogilvy, V., Thornham, Daniel, Rutherford, M.G., Charles, S.P. and Murphy, J.C. (2011) Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae Scarthyla vigilans (Solano 1971): Range Extension and New Country Record for Trinidad, W.I. With Notes on Tadpoles, Habitat, Behaviour and Biogeographical Significance. Check List, 7 (5). pp. 574-577. ISSN 1809-127X

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Abstract

We report a range extension and new country record for Scarthyla vigilans in Trinidad, West Indies. The species
was previously known only from populations on mainland South America. We include notes on behavior, habitat and tadpole
development, and discuss the biogeographical significance of the species’ presence in Trinidad, particularly with respect to
consequences for understanding colonization events on this Caribbean island.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QL Zoology
Q Science > QH Natural history
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Science and the Environment
Depositing User: Joanna Smith
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2012 10:41
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2019 11:28
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/1969

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