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Ursina Tobler, Trenton W. J. Garner and Benedikt R. Schmidt Genetic attributes of midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) populations do not correlate with degree of species decline Ecology and Evolution 3

Article first published online: 22 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/ece3.677

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We quantified the effects of subpopulation loss on genetic structure of declining or stable midwife toad populations. We did not find any signature of decline on genetic structure despite a large enough time scale for such effects to be present. However, we found high genetic differentiation among subpopulations in all populations, suggesting that midwife toad subpopulations function as relatively independent units, and discuss conservation implications of this finding.

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