Evolution in Family Dendrobatidae (Poison Frogs)

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Introduction

The family Dendrobatidae, part of the class Amphibia, and more broadly, the kingdom Animalia,,ref>1Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag[1]



Examples of bright coloration found in various species within the Dendrobatidae family. Image source




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Evolution

Coloration and Toxicity
Members of the amphibian family Dendrobatidae are considered to be aposematic, meaning their coloration serves as an adverse warning that protects them from predation. For this notion to be true, it is implied that the frogs’ bright appearance and toxicity would have evolved in parallel. Research conducted by Summers and Clough has, in fact, supported that Dendrobatidae are aposematic.

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While species in the family are morphologically very similar to each other, great phenotypic diversity is seen in coloration and patterning. Image source

Microbiome

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Conclusion

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Edited by Sydney McCallie, student of Joan Slonczewski for BIOL 116 Information in Living Systems, 2020, Kenyon College.