Vertebrate Zoology

Issues 2020

Vertebrate Zoology 70 (1) 2020

(* Special Issue (Virtual Issue) on Recent Advances in Chondrocranium Research)

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AHNELT, H., WIBOWO, A. & E. PRIANTO
A new species of Pectenocypris (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from peat swamps in Sumatra
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-1-2020-01

LUKAS, P., SCHMIDT, J. & L. OLSSON *
Knockdown of zax in Xenopus laevis leads to craniofacial malformations and the absence of the intramandibular joint.
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-1-2020-02

PRÖTZEL, D., SCHERZ, M.D., RATSOAVINA, F.M., VENCES, M. & F. GLAW
Untangling the trees: Revision of the Calumma nasutum complex (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) .
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-1-2020-3

COSTA, W.J.E.M., MATTOS, J.L.O. & A.C.A. SANTOS
Ammoglanis multidentatus, a new miniature sand-dwelling sarcoglanidine catfish with unique osteological features from northeastern Brazil (Siluriformes: Tri­cho­myc­teridae).
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-1-2020-04

MAYR, G. *
The otic region of the skull of neognathous birds: on the homology and comparative morphology of some neurovascular and muscular foramina and other external skeletal structures.
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-1-2020-05

VAMBERGER, M., IHLOW, F., ASZTALOS, M., DAWSON, J.E., JASINSKI, S.E.,
PRASCHAG, P. & U. FRITZ
So different, yet so alike: North American slider turtles (Trachemys scripta).
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-1-2020-06

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Vertebrate Zoology 70 (2) 2020

DEY, A., CHOUDHURY, H., MAZUMDER, A., BHARALI, R. Ch., THAOSEN, S. & D. SARMA
Psilorhynchus kamengensis, a new species of fish (Teleostei: Psilorhynchidae) from northeast India
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-2-2020-01

PALACIOS-AGUILAR, R. & O. FLORES-VILLELA
Taxonomic revision and comments on two groups of the genus Coniophanes (Squamata: Dipsadidae)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-2-2020-02

ACOSTA HOSPITALECHE, C. & M. J. B. PICASSO
Textural ageing in Pygoscelis antarctica (Aves, Sphenisci­formes): a new comparative scale for penguin bones
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-2-2020-03

GLAW, F., SCHERZ, M. D., RAKOTOARISON, A., CROTTINI, A., RASELIMANANA, A. P.,
ANDREONE, F., KÖHLER, J. & M. VENCES
Genetic variability and partial integrative revision of Platypelis frogs (Microhylidae) with red flash marks from eastern Madagascar
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-2-2020-04

SUDASINGHE, H., PETHIYAGODA, R., MEEGASKUMBURA, M., MADUWAGE, K. &
R. BRITZ
Channa kelaartii, a valid species of dwarf snakehead from Sri Lanka and southern peninsular India (Teleostei: Channidae)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-2-2020-05

CYRIAC, V. P., PALOT, M. J., DEUTI, K. & P. K. UMESH
A preliminary 16S rRNA phylogeny of the Indian Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) with the description of two new cryptic species from the C. wynadensis clade
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-2-2020-06

AHNELT, H.
A new species of Schindleria (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from Tahiti (French Polynesia) with a unique lower jaw dentition
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-2-2020-07

KATWATE, U., KNIGHT, J. D. M., ANOOP, V. K., RAGHAVAN, R. & N. DAHANUKAR
Three new species of filament barbs of the genus Dawkinsia (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the Western Ghats of India
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-2-2020-08

FARAONE, F. P., MELFI, R., DI NICOLA, M. R., GIACALONE, G. & M. LO VALVO
The genetic identity of the only Italian population of the genus Macroprotodon Guichenot, 1850 on the island of Lampedusa, Sicily
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-2-2020-09

PÄCKERT, M., BADER-BLUKOTT, M., KÜNZELMANN, B., SUN, Y.-H.,
HSU, Y.-C., KEHLMAIER, C.,  ALBRECHT, F., ILLERA, J. C. & J. MARTENS
A revised phylogeny of nuthatches (Aves, Passeriformes, Sitta) reveals insight in intra- and interspecific diversification patterns in the Palearctic
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-2-2020-10

Vertebrate Zoology 70 (3) 2020

(* Special Issue (Virtual Issue) on Recent Advances in Chondrocranium Research)

ACOSTA HOSPITALECHE, C., PIRO, A. & M. A. SOSA *
The mandibulosphenoidal joint in penguins, albatrosses, and petrels: comparative anatomy and functional implications
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-01

WILKEN, A. T., SELLERS, K. C., COST, I. N., ROZIN, R.E., MIDDLETON, K. M. &
C. M. HOLLIDAY *
Connecting the chondrocranium: Biomechanics of the suspensorium in reptiles
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-02

GEORGALIS, G. L. & K. T. SMITH
Constrictores Oppel, 1811 –  the available name for the taxonomic group uniting boas and pythons
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-03

DAS, A., GOWER, D. J. & V. DEEPAK
Lost and found: rediscovery and systematics of the Northeast Indian snake Hebius pealii (Sclater, 1891)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-04

STOPIGLIA, R., BOCKMANN, F. A., DE ASSIS, C. P. & M. A. RAPOSO
Alpha taxonomy of Synallaxis stictothorax group (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae): Synallaxis chinchipensis Chapman, 1925 as a valid species, with a lectotype designation
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-05

GÜNTHER, R., RICHARDS, S. J., TJATURADI, B, & K. KREY
Two new microhylid frog species of the genus Xenorhina Peters, 1863 from the Raja Ampat Islands, Indonesia
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-06

TAN, H. H. & J. GRINANG
Parosphromenus barbarae, a new species of Licorice Gourami from Sarawak, Borneo (Teleostei: Osphronemidae)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-07

ORTIZ, D. A., MORAES, L. J. C. L., PAVAN, D. & F. P. WERNECK
Molecular phylogenetic relationships and generic placement of Dryaderces inframaculata Boulenger, 1882 (Anura: Hylidae)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-08

MAIER, W. *
A neglected part of the mammalian skull: The outer nasal cartilages as progressive remnants of the chondrocranium
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-09

RUF, I. *
Ontogenetic transformations of the ethmoidal region in Muroidea (Rodentia, Mammalia): new insights from perinatal stages
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-10

MATTOX, G. M. T., SOUZA, C. S., TOLEDO-PIZA, M., BRITZ, R.
& C. OLIVEIRA
A new miniature species of Priocharax (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) from the Rio Madeira drainage, Brazil, with comments on the adipose fin in characiforms
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-11

KLINGER-STROBEL, M., OLSSON, L., GLAW, F. & H. MÜLLER *
Development of the skeleton in the dwarf clawed frog Pseudhymenochirus merlini (Amphibia: Anura: Pipidae)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-12

FERNANDEZ BLANCO, M. V., & L. M. WITMER *
A clearing-and-staining procedure for the study of the chondrocranium and other aspects of skeletal development in crocodilian embryos
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-13

SCHMIDT, J., SCHUFF, M., NAUMANN, B. & L. OLSSON *
FoxN3 knock-down alters spatio-temporal expression patterns of genes involved in cranial cartilage and muscle development in the African clawed-frog Xenopus laevis
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-14

FAROOQ, H. & P. UETZ
Identifying Australian snakes by color patterns
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-3-2020-15

Vertebrate Zoology 70 (4) 2020

(* Special Issue (Virtual Issue) on Recent Advances in Chondrocranium Research)

SCHÄTTI, B., HEIMES, P., TILLACK, F., KUCHARZWESKI, C.
& J. TORRES-PÉRES COETO
Pituophis deppei (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) or a reassessment of Mexican bullsnakes (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-4-2020-01

VOGEL, G., NGUYEN, T. V., LALREMSANGA, H. T., BIAKZUALA, L.,
HRIMA, V. & N. A. POYARKOV
Taxonomic reassessment of the Pareas margaritophorus-macularius species complex (Squamata, Pareidae)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-4-2020-02

CHEN, A. & D. J. FIELD
Phylogenetic definitions for Caprimulgimorphae (Aves) and major constituent clades under the International Code of Phylogenetic Nomenclature
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-4-2020-03

PITIRRI, M. K., KAWASAKI, K. & J. T. RICHTSMEIER *
It takes two: Building the vertebrate skull from chondrocranium and dermatocranium
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-4-2020-04

THIER, N. & C. STEFEN
Morphological and radiographic studies on the skull of the straw-coloured fruit bat Eidolon helvum (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-4-2020-05

SCANFERLA, A. & K. T. SMITH
Additional anatomical information on the Eocene minute boas Messelophis variatus and Rieppelophis ermannorum (Messel Formation, Germany)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-4-2020-06

FRITZ, U. & J. F. SCHMIDTLER
The Fifth Labour of Heracles: Cleaning the Linnean stable of names for grass snakes (Natrix astreptophora, N. helvetica, N. natrix sensu stricto)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-4-2020-07

MATAMBA, E., RICHARDS, L. R., CHERRY, M. I. & R. V. RAMBAU
DNA barcoding and molecular taxonomy of dark-footed forest shrew Myosorex cafer in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-4-2020-08

RUF, I., BEHRENS, H. & U. ZELLER *
Ontogeny and morphofunctional implications of the ethmoidal region in the semiaquatic Potamogale velox (Afrotheria, Mammalia)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-4-2020-09

JONES, M. E. H., GRÖNING, F., ASPDEN, R. M., DUTEL,
H., SHARP, A. MOAZEN, M., FAGAN, M. F. & S. E. EVANS *
The biomechanical role of the chondrocranium and the material properties of cartilage
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-4-2020-10

KATWATE, U., APTE, D. & R. RAGHAVAN
Dawkinsia uttara, a new species of filament barb (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the Western Ghats of India
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-4-2020-11

TOWNSEND, J. H., HERRERA-B., L. A., HOFMANN, E. P., LUQUE-MONTESS, I. R.,
ROSS, A. N., DUDEK Jr., D., KRYGERIS, C., DUCHAMP, J. E. & D. L. WILSON

A critically endangered new species of polymorphic stream frog (Anura: Hylidae: Atlantihyla) from the montane rainforest of Refugio de Vida Silvestre Texiguat, Honduras
DOI: 10.26049/VZ70-4-2020-12