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Curr Biol. 2006 Apr 4;16(7):R245-7.

Polyploid hybrids: multiple origins of a treefrog species.

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  • 1Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA.

Abstract

Hyla versicolor, a tetraploid treefrog, is reported to have originated via multiple hybridization events involving three diploid ancestors. Its complex reticulate history provides insights into the roles that polyploidy and hybridization can play in the origin of species.

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