Nearctic Bufo Clade
clade AnaxyrusDavid Cannatella
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The phylogeny of this group of Bufo species was taken from Pauly et al. (2004). Note that not all species of Bufo occurring in the United States are part of this clade, but most are.
Pauly, G. B., D. M. Hillis, and D. C. Cannatella. 2004. The history of a Nearctic colonization: molecular phylogenetics and biogeography of the Nearctic toads (Bufo). Evolution 58(11):2517-2535.
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- First online 29 November 2008
- Content changed 07 December 2008
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