A new species of Dibamus (Squamata: Dibamidae) from Peninsular Malaysia

Das, I. and Norsham, Yaakob (2003) A new species of Dibamus (Squamata: Dibamidae) from Peninsular Malaysia. The Raffles Bulletin Of Zoology, 51 (1). pp. 143-147. ISSN 2345-7600

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Abstract

A new species of Dibamus is described from Batu Gua Madu, Kelantan State, northern Peninsular Malaysia. The new species, Dibamus booliati, differs from its congeners in the following combination of characters: SVL to 102.7 mm; TL to 9.7 mm; TL/SVL% 9.4-13.0; postocular single; rostral suture absent; interparietal posteriorly bordered by four slightly smaller nuchal scales; supralabial one, bordering ocular ventrally; scales bordering posterior edge of infralabial after postmental three; ventrals 180-209; subcaudals 24-39; presacral vertebrae 113-120; postsacral vertebrae 11-25; and dorsum and venter brown with a pale neck band.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dibamus booliati, Dibamidae, systematics, new species, Batu Gua Madu, Kelantan, Peninsular Malaysia, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 04 May 2016 01:36
Last Modified: 04 May 2016 01:36
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/11757

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