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  1. Analysis of genetic diversity in Rose’s mountain toadlet (<em>Capensibufo rosei</em>) using novel microsatellite markers

    Analysis of genetic diversity in Rose’s mountain toadlet (<em>Capensibufo rosei</em>) using novel microsatellite markers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Herpetology
    On the Cape Peninsula, Capensibufo rosei is known from only two isolated breeding populations within Table Mountain National Park. Because of its declining state, there is an urgent need to understand the genetic diversity, population structure and patterns of movement...
  2. The rediscovery of a lost frog: <em>Arthroleptis troglodytes</em> Poynton, 1963

    The rediscovery of a lost frog: <em>Arthroleptis troglodytes</em> Poynton, 1963

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    The cave squeaker Arthroleptis troglodytes Poynton, 1963 was first collected in 1961/62, and not observed again for 54 years despite several attempts to locate it. We rediscovered this species near the type locality in the Chimanimani mountain range in eastern...
  3. Acoustic communication and reproductive behaviour in the aquatic frog <em>Xenopus laevis</em> (Pipidae), a field study

    Acoustic communication and reproductive behaviour in the aquatic frog <em>Xenopus laevis</em> (Pipidae), a field study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Herpetology
    We studied the acoustic and reproductive behaviour of the clawed frog, Xenopus laevis, in a pond with clear water in South Africa over a period of two months. It contained 21 adult males and females. Each was marked with a...