geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

Bianchis cave salamander, Speleomantes ambrosii bianchii n ssp Amphibia, Caudata, Plethodontidae


, : Bianchis cave salamander, Speleomantes ambrosii bianchii n ssp Amphibia, Caudata, Plethodontidae. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale "Giacomo Doria": 97: 59-77

The Authors describe Bianchi's Cave Salamander, Speleomantes ambrosii bianchii n. ssp., endemic to the Province of Massa-Carrara (NW Tuscany; central Italy), East of the Magra River. The new subspecies differs from the nominate one, S. ambrosii ambrosii, occurring West of the Magra River in the Province of La Spezia (E Liguria), especially from a genetic point of view. A research on 33 enzyme loci, analysed by means of multilocus allozyme electrophoresis, showed that the two subspecies are genetically completely differentiated at four diagnostic loci; nevertheless, S. ambrosii bianchii may be usually distinguished from the parapatric S. ambrosii ambrosii by its dorsal pattern. The lack of gene exchange between the two taxa seems to be related to the extrinsic geographic barriers represented by the Magra River and, probably, by unfavourable ecological conditions in the upper course of the river, as suggested by the likely absence of the genus Speleomantes from Pontremoli's area East of the Magra River.

US$29.90


Other references

Bläker, F.; Altrogge, H.; Hellwege, H.H.; Menke, B.; Thimm, K., 1978: Treatment of severe haemolytic-uraemic syndrome by dialysis. Since 1973 haemodialysis was performed on 30 children with severe haemolytic-uraemic syndrome. Serial measurements were made of blood pressure, blood picture, renal function, complement values, excretion of fibrinogen split-products and beta2-micr...

Parker, D.L., 1973: Trend of a mountain Pine beetle outbreak. During a 7-year infestation by Dendroctonus ponderosae in a 640-acre of Pinus contorta (211 trees/acre of d.b.h. more than or equal to 5 in) in Yellowstone National Park, 56 trees/acre were killed by the beetle and the maximum mortality was 27 tre...

Danchaivijitrmd, S.; Santiprasitkul, S.; Tiersuwan, S.; Naksawas, K., 2006: Problems in the management of medical waste in Thailand. To identify problems in the management of medical waste in Thailand for future development. The study was done in 39 hospitals during June and July 2002 by interviewing medical personnel on knowledge and attitude in management of medical waste, ob...

Carreño Pérez, L., 2000: Septic arthritis. Septic arthritis is a direct invasion of the joints by pathogenic micro-organisms. These micro-organisms and their products stimulate the release of pro-inflammatory cytokines and proteolytic enzymes that induce an inflammatory response and degrad...

Sharma, S.K.; Singh, M.; Varshney, A.C.; Nigam, J.M., 1992: A note on estimation of lacrimal function in gaddi goats. Indian Journal of Veterinary Surgery 13(1): 34

Lubick, N., 2006: Composting industrial waste. Environmental Science & Technology 40(23): 7110-7111

Doyle, A.B., 1973: Listening to distraction: a developmental study of selective attention. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology 15(1): 100-115

Ploper, L.D.; Roberto Galvez, M.; Gonzalez, V.; Jaldo, H.; Devani, M.R., 2000: Evaluation of fungicides for control of late season diseases of soybean in Tucuman, Argentina. Different fungicides and number of applications were evaluated for the control of late season fungal diseases of soyabean (Glycine max). These included brown spot (Septoria glycines), frog-eye leaf spot (Cercospora sojina), Cercospora blight and l...

Vella, A.; McPhail, I.R.; Litin, S.C., 1997: 74-year-old woman with cough and proptosis. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 72(6): 575-578

Burenin, V.; Krasochkin, V., 1977: Combining value of beet specimens in the collection. Trudy po prikladnoi botanike genetike i selektsii: 9 (1) 118-141