, Volume 34, Issue 8, pp 1012–1014 | Cite as

Two new polyploidXenopus species from western Uganda

  • M. Fischberg
  • H. R. Kobel


2 new species of the anuran genusXenopus have been found in western Uganda:X. ruwenzoriensis sp.n. with the hexaploid chromosome number of 108 in the Semliki Valley, west of the Ruwenzori, andX. species nova with the tetraploid chromosome number of 72 in and near lake Bunyoni.


Chromosome Number Tetraploid Chromosome Tetraploid Chromosome Number Hexaploid Chromosome Hexaploid Chromosome Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Fischberg
    • 1
  • H. R. Kobel
    • 1
  1. 1.Station de Zoologie expérimentale and Laboratoire de Génétique animale et végétaleChêne-Bougeries/Genève(Switzerland)

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