A new species of Kalophrynus (Anura: Microhylidae) from the highlands of North-Central Borneo

Das, I. and Haas, A. (2003) A new species of Kalophrynus (Anura: Microhylidae) from the highlands of North-Central Borneo. The Raffles Bulletin Of Zoology, 51 (1). pp. 109-113. ISSN 2345-7600

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Abstract

A new species of microhylid of the genus Kalophrynus is described from the Kelabit Highlands of Sarawak at the border with Kalimantan. Kalophrynus eok new species, is compared with congeners from Borneo and other parts of south-east Asia. The new species is diagnosable in showing the following combination of characters: SVL 26.3 mm in the only specimen known, an adult male); snout obtuse, slightly projecting beyond mandible; head wider than long; fingers and toes basally webbed; a single subarticular tubercle on finger IV; inner and outer metarsal tubercles present; dorsum brick-red, with dark interorbital bar, shoulder chevron and transverse body bar irregular in outline and fused with each other; and inguinal ocellus absent.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kalophrynus, new species, Kalophrynus eok, Microhylidae, systematics, new species, Borneo, 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: 05 May 2016 02:57
Last Modified: 05 May 2016 02:57
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/11849

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