The British Herpetological Society

The Herpetological Journal is the Society's prestigious quarterly scientific journal. Articles are listed in Biological Abstracts, Current Awareness in Biological Sciences,Current Contents, Science Citation Index, and Zoological Record.

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pdf 02. Advertisement call of the midwife toad from the Sierras Beticas Alytes dickhilleni Arntzen & Garcia Paris, 1995 (Amphibia, Anura, Discoglossidae)


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Authors: R. Marquez And J. Bosch

Abstract: The advertisement calls of the recently described species of midwife toad (Alytes dickhilleni) are described, and a characteristic audiospectrogram and waveform of the call are presented. We also provide numerical data about the spectral and temporal features of the calls. Information about calling behaviour and the relationship between call parameters, size, and temperature are provided as well.

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