Contributions to Zoology, 83 (4) – 2014S.D. Biju; Sonali Garg; Stephen Mahony; Nayana Wijayathilaka; Gayani Senevirathne; Madhava Meegaskumbura: DNA barcoding, phylogeny and systematics of Golden-backed frogs (Hylarana, Ranidae) of the Western Ghats-Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot, with the description of seven new species
Material and methods

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Abbreviations

For museums and frequently used terms, abbreviations are as follows: BNHS (Bombay Natural History Society, Bombay, India), DU (University of Delhi, Delhi, India), MNHN (Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris), NHM (Natural History Museum, formerly British Museum (Natural History)), BMNH, (British Museum (Natural History), London, United Kingdom), ZSIC (Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, India), SDB (S.D. Biju), SG (Sonali Garg), MM (Madhava Meegaskumbura), NW (Nayana Wijayathilaka) and SM (Stephen Mahony). In the Material studied section and Table 2 the following abbreviations after specimen numbers refer to: (HT) holotype, (PT) paratype, (LT) lectotype, (PLT) paralectotype, (RS) referred specimen and (TT) topotype.