Kalophrynus (Anura: Microhylidae), a new genus for India, with the description of a new species, Kalophrynus orangensis, from Assam state

Dutta, S. and Mohammad Firoz, Ahmed and Das, I. (2000) Kalophrynus (Anura: Microhylidae), a new genus for India, with the description of a new species, Kalophrynus orangensis, from Assam state. Hamadryad, 25 (2). pp. 67-74. ISSN 0972-205X

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Abstract

The microhylid genus, Kalophrynus, is reported for the first time from India, and a new species, Kalophrynus orangensis is described from the Orang National Park, Assam in north-eastern India. K. orangensis is diagnosable from all other congeners in showing the following combination of characters: snout acute, projecting beyond mandible; parotid gland absent; head wider than long; an inverted ‘v’-shaped mark present on dorsum from tip of snout to the inguinal region; an ocellus present on inguinal region; fingers lacking webbing; toes with rudimentary webbing; a single subarticular tubercle on finger IV; inner outer metatarsal tubercles present; and SVL of adults constituting the type series, 35.0-38.0 mm.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kalophrynus, new species, Kalophrynus orangensis, systematics, Assam, India, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 05 May 2016 03:15
Last Modified: 05 May 2016 03:15
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/11857

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