The truth about a true frog: Unknown Costa Rican frog hidden amongst a widespread species

Known to science since 1857, a common species of frog found from north-eastern Honduras through to central Panama, turns out to have been keeping its 'multiple identities' a secret. According to herpetologists from the University of Plymouth and UCL, who recently used DNA barcoding on the species, showed that what we currently call Warszewitsch's frog is indeed a group of "cryptic" species. Their study is published in the open-access journal ZooKeys.

The truth about a true frog: Unknown Costa Rican frog hidden amongst a widespread species

Known to science since 1857, a common species of true frog (a "true frog" is one assigned to the family Ranidae), found from north-eastern Honduras, through Nicaragua and Costa Rica to central ...

Thu 11 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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Common Costa Rican frog species consists of several 'cryptic' species

Scientists have discovered multiple "cryptic" species hiding inside a common Costa Rican frog species.

Thu 11 Apr 19 from UPI

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