A new species of meristogenys (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae) from sabah, borneo

Masafumi, Matsui and Tomohiko, Shimada and Ahmad Sudin (2010) A new species of meristogenys (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae) from sabah, borneo. Zoological Science Volume 27, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages 61-66, 27 (1). pp. 61-66. ISSN 0289-0003


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We describe a new species of torrent-dwelling ranid frog of the genus Meristogenys from the Crocker Range, western Sabah, northern Borneo. The new species, Meristogenys maryatiae, differs from congeners by the combination of: small body, males 3137 mm and females 6566 mm in snout-vent length; head narrower than long; eyes moderate, diameter subequal to snout; iris unicolored; legs long; ventral surface of tibia without heavy pigmentation; rear of thigh blotched dark brown and cream; toes fully webbed; outer metatarsal tubercle present; larval dental formula 7(47)/6(1). © 2010 Zoological Society of Japan.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Meristogenys, New species, Southeast Asia, Tadpole, Taxonomy, Zoogeography, Frog
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology > QL1-991 Zoology > QL605-739.8 Chordates. Vertebrates > QL640-669.3 Reptiles and amphibians
Divisions: INSTITUTE > Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation
Depositing User: ADMIN ADMIN
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2011 09:49
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2017 10:13
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/2190

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