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Pristimantis adnus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Strabomantidae
Genus: Pristimantis
Species: P. adnus
Binomial name
Pristimantis adnus
Ryan, Lips & Giermakowski, 2010

Pristimantis adnus is a newly discovered species of frog. The species was found while researchers were working on a way to save Panama's frogs from extinction from the deadly amphibian disease chytridiomycosis. The frog was discovered in Panama's Darien Province. The name of the species is a Latinized version of the Spanish terms for DNA which is ADN.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ Hance, Jeremy (June 6, 2010). "Two new frogs discovered in Panama amidst amphibian plague". Mongabay. http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0606-hance_frogs_panama.html. Retrieved June 7, 2010. 
  2. ^ Mason J. Ryan, Karen R. Lips & J. Tomasz Giermakowski (2010). [Expression error: Unexpected < operator "New Species of Pristimantis (Anura: Terrarana: Strabomantinae) from Lower Central America"]. Journal of Herpetology 44 (2): 193–200. doi:10.1670/08-280.1. 

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