The evolution of amphibian photoreception

Samantha Mila Mohun, Wayne Iwan Lee Davies

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There have been a growing number of studies into the visual evolution of vertebrates. However, there remain few detailed integrative studies on the visual system of amphibians using morphological, molecular and physiological methods outside of a few model species. There are many examples of amphibian species that are closely related phylogenetically, but occupy vastly different ecological niches and so provide a substantial resource for the study of adaptive evolution. This review will examine the published literature on the three living orders of amphibians, the Anurans, Caudata, and Gymnophiona.

Original languageEnglish
Article number321
JournalFrontiers in Ecology and Evolution
Volume7
Issue numberAUG
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Aug 2019

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The evolution of amphibian photoreception. / Mohun, Samantha Mila; Davies, Wayne Iwan Lee.

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