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Toxic toad invasion of Wallacea: A biodiversity hotspot characterized by extraordinary endemism

Author:
Reilly, Sean B., Wogan, Guinevere O. U., Stubbs, Alexander L., Arida, Evy, Iskandar, Djoko T., McGuire, Jimmy A.
Source:
Global change biology 2017 v.23 no.12 pp. 5029-5031
ISSN:
1354-1013
Subject:
Varanus komodoensis, biodiversity, color, indigenous species, islands, models, toads, toxicity, Indonesia
Abstract:
(a) A map of Wallacea showing islands invaded by Duttaphrynus melanostictus in red, islands inhabited by Varanus komodoensis in blue, and localities of genetic samples in yellow points. (b) A D. melanostictus from Lombok Island. (c) Environmental niche model for the Sunda Islands clade of D. melanostictus projected into Wallacea. Green color indicates very high suitability, yellow color indicates high suitability, and orange color indicates moderate suitability.
Agid:
5857211