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dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-03T20:08:32Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-03T20:08:32Z
dc.date.issued 2017-06
dc.identifier.uri http://sedici.unlp.edu.ar/handle/10915/99941
dc.description.abstract Anurans employ a wide variety of anti-predator mechanisms to defend themselves. In casque-headed hylids, defence is thought to be a complex combination of several anti-predator mechanisms. However, the defence traits of only a few species are known; some hypotheses have yet to be addressed, whereas others, already tested in some species, need to be tested in additional taxa. The anti-predator mechanism of the casque-headed frog, Argenteohyla siemersi, is described here. It is a complex mechanism consisting of (1) behavioural and ecological traits, including secretive and semi-phragmotic habits and posture; (2) morphological features, including cryptic and aposematic colourations, a skull covered with bony dermal spines and protuberances that are associated with two types of granular venom glands; and (3) physiological and chemical traits, such as a highly lethal skin secretion. Our results are compared with those of previous studies of defence mechanisms in casque-headed frogs in an effort to understand the mechanisms and evaluate their potential phylogenetic signal in this group of anurans. en
dc.format.extent 94-107 es
dc.language en es
dc.subject Anti-predator mechanisms es
dc.subject Aposematic colouration es
dc.subject Argenteohyla siemersi es
dc.subject Casqueheaded frog es
dc.subject Phragmotic behaviour es
dc.subject Toxic skin secretion es
dc.subject Anurans es
dc.title Multiple anti-predator mechanisms in the red-spotted Argentina Frog (Amphibia: Hylidae) en
dc.type Articulo es
sedici.identifier.uri https://ri.conicet.gov.ar/11336/41585 es
sedici.identifier.other http://doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12439 es
sedici.identifier.other hdl:11336/41585 es
sedici.identifier.issn 0952-8369 es
sedici.creator.person Cajade, Rodrigo es
sedici.creator.person Hermida, Gladys Noemí es
sedici.creator.person Piñeiro, José Miguel es
sedici.creator.person Regueira, Eleonora es
sedici.creator.person Alcalde, Leandro es
sedici.creator.person Fusco, Luciano Sebastián es
sedici.creator.person Marangoni, Federico es
sedici.subject.materias Ciencias Naturales es
sedici.description.fulltext true es
mods.originInfo.place Instituto de Limnología "Dr. Raúl A. Ringuelet" es
sedici.subtype Articulo es
sedici.rights.license Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
sedici.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
sedici.description.peerReview peer-review es
sedici.relation.journalTitle Journal of Zoology es
sedici.relation.journalVolumeAndIssue vol. 302, no. 2 es


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