A remarkable new species of ranid (Anura: Ranidae) with phytotelmonous larvae from Mount Harriet, Andaman Island

Das, I. (1998) A remarkable new species of ranid (Anura: Ranidae) with phytotelmonous larvae from Mount Harriet, Andaman Island. Hamadryad, 23 (1). pp. 41-49. ISSN 0972-205X

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Abstract

A new species of ranid, tentatively assigned to the genus Rana (sensu Boulenger, 1920) is described from Mount Harriet National Park, South Andaman Islan, India. The new species, R.charledarwini, is diagnosed by the folllowing suite of characters: tympanum large, exposed; lingual papilla absent, digit tips swollen but not dilated, lacking circummarginal grooves; ova pigmented, relatively numerous; the single adult male known smaller than two adult females and shows a median vocal sac and smooth nuptial pads on upper surface of first finger.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rana charlesdarwini, new species, Anura, Ranidae, systematics, Andaman Islands, India, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 03 May 2016 03:12
Last Modified: 03 May 2016 03:12
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/11726

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