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Salamandra algira atlantica • A New Subspecies of African Fire Salamander Salamandra algira (Urodela, Salamandridae) from the Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco

A new subspecies within the Salamandra algira species complex from north-western Africa is described. Previous molecular analysis showed that the populations of S. algira splendens from north-western Morocco consisted of two well supported clades: clade 1 distributed in the Rif Mountains, from Chefchaouen (type locality) to Al Hoceima, and clade 2, located southern from clade 1 being isolated in the northern and central Middle Atlas Mountains. Leer más.

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