The tadpoles of all five species of the West African frog family Odontobatrachidae (Amphibia, Anura)

The tadpoles of all five species of the West African frog family Odontobatrachidae (Amphibia, Anura)

Joseph Doumbia, Laura Sandberger-Loua, Arne Schulze & Mark-Oliver Rödel urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:621A844F-1ABB-4CBF-BC5E-071EA1D1C3F3 We herein describe the tadpoles of all species of the recently described anuran family Odontobatrachidae, endemic to West Africa. The tadpoles of the five known species are all very similar to each other, showing only minute morphological and possibly size differences. They exhibit morphology typical for tadpoles clinging to rocks in torrents and fast-flowing streams: a broad dorso-ventrally depressed body with a long and muscular tail and narrow fins, and...

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