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New data on distribution of amphibians and reptiles in the Aral Sea Basin and surrounding areas of Kazakhstan. Part I. The Green Toads of Bufo viridis complex (Amphibia: Anura)

Dujsebayeva, T., Castellano, S., Magni, P. and Odierna, G. (2003) New data on distribution of amphibians and reptiles in the Aral Sea Basin and surrounding areas of Kazakhstan. Part I. The Green Toads of Bufo viridis complex (Amphibia: Anura). Selevinia, 2003 . pp. 60-65.

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Abstract

First the data on distribution of the toads of Bufo viridis complex are presented for Aral Sea Basin and surrounding areas of Southern and Western Kazakhstan. Karyological analysis revealed a presence of diploid toad populations in the valley of the middle and low flows of Syr-Darya River; in the northern coast of Aral Sea and the desert areas between the last and Irgyz-Turgay Basin; in the northern part of Karatau Range. The only tetraploid population was discovered in the central part of Karatau Range.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Almaty: Institut zoologii
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/57619
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