Two new species of Pelophryne (Anura: Bufonidae) from Gunung Murud, Sarawak (northwestern Borneo).

Das, I. (2008) Two new species of Pelophryne (Anura: Bufonidae) from Gunung Murud, Sarawak (northwestern Borneo). The Raffles Bulletin Of Zoology, 56 (2). pp. 435-443. ISSN 2345-7600

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Abstract

Two new species of bufonids of the genus Pelophryne are described from the Gunung Murud region of northern Sarawak State, Malaysian Borneo. Pelophryne murudensis, new species, adult males to 25.6 mm SVL, fi nger tips not wider than basal phalanges, fi nger tips not wider than basal phalanges, snout oblique, absence of a free phalange on Finger I, subarticular tubercles distinct, mandibular spines absent and nuptial pads absent. Pelophryne linanitensis, new species, adult males to 18.6 mm SVL, fi nger tips not wider than basal phalanges, snout vertical, absence of a free phalange on Finger I, webbing to tip of Toe V, subarticular tubercles distinct, mandibular spines absent, presence of a dark hour-glass pattern on dorsum and pale fl ank stripes

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,(UNIMAS)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Systematics, new species, Pelophryne murudensis, Pelophryne linanitensis, Gunung Murud, Batu Linanit, Borneo,samarahan, malaysia, 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: 03 Jul 2014 05:12
Last Modified: 05 May 2016 07:50
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/3581

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