Phylogeographic patterns in North African water frog Pelophylax saharicus (Anura: Ranidae)

Violaine Nicolas, Abderrahmane Mataame, Pierre-André Crochet, Philippe Geniez and Annemarie Ohler. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research. Article first published online : 18 FEB 2015. At the Moroccan scale, we found a low level of genetic diversity and no clear phylogeographic pattern within P. saharicus. However, our SAShA analyses revealed a mixture of random and underdistributed haplotypes, which may indicate a complex population genetic or biogeographic history. Leer más.