Diagnostic Traits in the Morphology of Green Frogs (Rana esculenta Complex) in the Middle Dnepr Basin

O. Nekrasova, S. Mezhzherin, S. Morozov-Leonov


morphological variation; diagnostic characters; Rana esculenta complex

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2005-12-0-77-79


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