A new species of Rhacophorus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Gunung Gading, Sarawak

Das, I. and Haas, A. (2005) A new species of Rhacophorus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Gunung Gading, Sarawak. The Raffles Bulletin Of Zoology, 53 (2). pp. 257-263. ISSN 2345-7600

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A new species of rhacophorid of the genus Rhacophorus is described from Gunung Gading National Park, Sarawak, western Borneo. Rhacophorus gadingensis , new species, is compared with congeners from Borneo and other parts of southeast Asia. The new species is diagnosable in showing the following combination of characters: SVL 29.5 mm in the larger of the two specimens known; snout obtuse, slightly projecting beyond mandible; head wider than long; fingers and toes webbed; lacking nuptial pads (in males) and a dermal flap along forearm; a weak supracloacal fold; spinose calcar present; skin not co-ossified to forehead, median lingual process absent; supratympanic fold weak; dorsum brown, with a dark interorbital bar; dark brown blotches on dorsum and flanks with blue blotches

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rhacophorus, new species, Rhacophorus gadingensis, Rhacophoridae, systematics, Borneo, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2016 00:31
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 00:31
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/11653

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