A new Bufo (Anura: Bufonidae) from the peat swamps of Selangor, West Malaysia

Das, I. and Lim, Kelvin K. P. (2001) A new Bufo (Anura: Bufonidae) from the peat swamps of Selangor, West Malaysia. The Raffles Bulletin Of Zoology, 49 (1). pp. 1-6. ISSN 2345-7600

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A new species of the genus Bufo is described from the peat swamps of North Selangor, West Malaysia. B. kumquat, new species, is a member of the B. biporcatus group (sensu Inger, 1972), differentiable from its members in showing the following combination of characters: small adult male body size (SVL to 27.5 mm); first two fingers subequal; tip of toe In reaches median subarticular tubercle of toe IV; preparatoid crest absent; internarial distance greater than tympanum diameter; metatarsal tubercle elongate; subarticular tubercle not enlarged; parotoid gland elongated; outer carpal tubercle oval; breeding males lacking nuptial pads; tympanum pigmented; vocal sac yellow with scattered dark grey pigmentation; flanks with scattered dark pigmentation, lacking a distinct dark band; and dorsum pale yellow with scattered dark pigments.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Amphibia, Anura, Bufo, new species, Bufo kumquat, systematics, peat swamps, North Selangor, West Malaysia, 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: 12 May 2016 03:15
Last Modified: 12 May 2016 03:15
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/11941

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