A Revision of Species Diversity in the Neotropical GenusOreobates(Anura: Strabomantidae), with the Description of Three New Species from the Amazonian Slopes of the Andes

Jose M. Padial, Juan C. Chaparro, Santiago Castroviejo-Fisher, Juan M. Guayasamin, Edgar Lehr, Amanda J. Delgado, Marcos Vaira, Mauro Teixeira, Rodrigo Aguayo, Ignacio De La Riva
2012 American Museum Novitates  
We revisit species diversity within Oreobates (Anura: Strabomantidae) by combining molecular phylogenetic analyses of the 16S rRNA amphibian barcode fragment with the study of the external morphology of living and preserved specimens. Molecular and morphological evidence support the existence of 23 species within Oreobates, and three additional candidate species (Oreobates sp.
doi:10.1206/3752.2 fatcat:mlx5z6bhsbbofcwpo5cjgnpyjq