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The distribution of living members of the family Dendrobatidae is indicated in red.
Ford and Cannatella (1993) defined Dendrobatidae to be the node-based name for the most recent ancestor of Allobates, Aromobates, Colostethus, Dendrobates, Epipedobates, Minyobates, Phobobates, and Phyllobates, and all of its descendants.
The position of Dendrobatidae was addressed by Ford (1989b) in a phylogenetic analysis of neobatrachians, with an emphasis on ranids and leptodactylids.
www.zo.utexas.edu /research/salientia/dendrobatidae/dendrobatidae.html   (808 words)

 Dendrobatidae Nederland
Dendrobatidae Nederland is een internationale vereniging van liefhebbers van pijlgifkikkers (Dendrobatidae), mantella's en andere kikkers.
Dendrobatidae Magazine maakt volledig waar wat de naam pretendeert, namelijk niet alleen een tijdschrift voor de gespecialiseerde kweker maar ook voor de man, vrouw of kind die geïnteresseerd is in de natuur en die wat meer wil weten over pijlgifkikkers.
Dendrobatidae Magazine lives up to what its name pretends, not only a magazine for the specialized breeder, but also for the man, woman, child who is interested in nature and wants to know more about poison dart frogs.
www.dendrobatidae.org /LinkClick.aspx?link=130&tabid=36&mid=368   (699 words)

 The Ecological Significance of Lipophilic Alkaloids in the Dendrobatidae (Amphibia: Anura)
The Ecological Significance of Lipophilic Alkaloids in the Dendrobatidae (Amphibia: Anura)
Frogs of the family Dendrobatidae are commonly known as Poison Frogs or Dart-Poison Frogs.
Evolutionary Significance of Alkaloids in the Dendrobatidae and Convergently Evolved Taxa
www.colostate.edu /Depts/Entomology/courses/en570/papers_2000/carr.html   (3064 words)

 MavicaNET - Dart-Poison Frogs (Dendrobatidae)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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All members of this family display parental care, in which the tadpoles, which hatch from eggs in a terrestrial nest, are carried in the back of the parents to a body of water like a stream, puddle or bromeliad leaf axil, where they complete their metamorphosis.
DN is een internationale vereniging van liefhebbers van pijlgifkikkers (Dendrobatidae), mantella's en andere kikkers.
www.mavicanet.com /lite/por/31208.html   (463 words)

 Terrifically Toxic Dendrobatids
The Dendrobatidae family includes 170 species spread across 7 genera.
These frogs are very different in their ecology yet they all obtain their toxins through their diet.
Not all frogs in the Dendrobatidae family are toxic.
www.ansci.cornell.edu /courses/as625/2005term/Elaine/Dendrobates.htm   (2055 words)

Several representatives of this family of small, diurnal frogs are famous for their bright skin coloration and associated toxins.
Other authors have simply placed Dendrobatidae within the Ranoidea, in part due to several characters they have that are plesiomorphic to Ranoidea (e.g.
Finally, some genera currently in use have not undergone rigorous phylogenetic analysis (Minyobates and Epipedobates, members of which previously belonged to Dendrobates), and it is questionable if they will persist.
www.atlfrog.com   (581 words)

 Jewels Of The Rainforest: Poison Frogs Of The Family Dendrobatidae at PETCO
None, however, can compare to the poison frogs of the family Dendrobatidae, the "poison arrow" or "poison dart" frogs.
Though only an inch or two long, these frogs are not only brilliantly colored, but a few of them really do have the ability to kill a person on contact.
Even if you are not interested in keeping poison frogs or delving into their natural history and taxonomy, Jewels of the Rainforest is a treat to the eyes--you have never seen a natural history book as colorful as this one--and a fascinating introduction to the wonders of the rainforests.
www.petco.com /Shop/Product.aspx?familyID=13143   (546 words)

 Dendrobatidae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Dendrobatidae can be raised on special farms; visit a farm to learn about these creatures.
These small diurnal frogs are famous for their bright skin and dangerous toxins.
New york life insurance is listed on websites, and families can partake if they purchase.
www.gotpetsonline.com /froglet/dendrobatidae/dendrobatidae.html   (185 words)

 The evolution of coloration and toxicity in the poison frog family (Dendrobatidae) -- Summers and Clough 98 (11): 6227 ...
The evolution of coloration and toxicity in the poison frog family (Dendrobatidae) -- Summers and Clough 98 (11): 6227 -- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
The evolution of coloration and toxicity in the poison frog family (Dendrobatidae)
The poison frogs (family Dendrobatidae) are terrestrial anuran amphibians displaying a wide range of coloration and toxicity.
www.pnas.org /cgi/content/abstract/98/11/6227   (508 words)

 ARASSARI TREK - HERPING IN VENEZUELA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ecuadorian frogs of the genus Colostethus (Anura: Dendrobatidae).
J.W. and MALKIN, B., 1978.- A dangerously toxic new frog (Phyllobates) used by Emberá Indians of Western Colombia, with discussion of blowgun fabrication and dart poisoning.
W., PAOLILLO, A and DALY, J. W., 1991.- Discovery of a defensively malodorous and nocturnal frog in the family Dendrobatidae: phylogenetic significances of a new genus and species from the Venezuelan Andes.
www.arassari.com /5-h21day.html   (1213 words)

 Herp World - General Captive Care of Poison Dart (Arrow) Frogs (Dendrobatidae)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
These frogs are the most beautiful colored and most poisonous creatures of the world and are also known as Dendrobatidae.
Poison frogs actually belong to the family Dendrobatidae which comprise about 170 species of brown to highly colored frogs.
Poison frogs live in the rainforests of South and Central America.
www.herpkingdom.com /CS/poisonfrogs.html   (1192 words)

 Best of the Web - What's New in Science For 2/20/2006
Poison Frogs of the Family Dendrobatidae : Jewels of the Rainforest - Contains information on this publication.
The Evolution of Coloration and Toxicity in the Poison Frog Family (Dendrobatidae) - Features an abstract of the study by Kyle Summers, et.al.
Osa Safari: Jewels of the Forest - Discusses toxicity, behavior and ecology of the dendrobatidae.
botw.org /new/Science/02202006.cfm   (731 words)

 Poison dart frog - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The poison dart frog, poison arrow frog, dart frog or poison frog, is the common name given to the group of frogs belonging to the family Dendrobatidae.
Poison dart frogs are native to two geographical regions: Central America and South America.
Grant, Taran; Frost, Darrel R.; Caldwell, Janalee P.; Gagliardo, Ron; Haddad, Celio F.B.; Kok, Philippe J.R.; Means, D. Bruce; Noonan, Brice P.; Schargel, Walter E. and Wheeler, Ward (2006): Phylogenetic systematics of dart-poison frogs and their relatives (Amphibia, Athesphatanura, Dendrobatidae).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dendrobatidae   (1268 words)

 The evolution of coloration and toxicity in the poison frog family (Dendrobatidae) -- Summers and Clough 98 (11): 6227 ...
Recent analyses (14) of mtDNA sequence divergence among species within the family Dendrobatidae has provided a more detailed
Hypothesis of phylogenetic relationships among representative species in the Dendrobatidae, based on mtDNA sequences from cytochrome b, 12S rRNA, and 16S rRNA gene regions (14).
The figure shows the relationships among 21 species for which data on toxicity and coloration were available (Table 1) and is derived from a more extensive tree including a total of 27 representative species (14).
www.pnas.org /cgi/content/full/98/11/6227   (3789 words)

 Frogs: A Chorus of Colors | American Museum of Natural History
The brightly colored dart poison frogs of Central and South America broadcast a visual warning to predators:
Many species in the frog family Dendrobatidae ooze poison through that spectacular skin as a defense against predators.
Scientists are only now unraveling the mystery of how this mechanism evolved and how frogs maintain it.
www.amnh.org /exhibitions/frogs/vivarium   (65 words)

 Book - Dendrobatidae - 3 Volume Book Set - Holiday Gift Ideas
This huge 3 volume book set is author Siegfried P. Christmann's account of the marvelous frogs belonging to the family Dendrobatidae.
Amassed in nearly 800 pages of text and photos are first hand experiences on both keeping and seeing poison dart frogs from Ecuador, Peru and Columbia.
www.blackjungle.com /blackjungle/prods/B-D.html   (166 words)

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