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Title: A New Species of Leptolalax from Sarawak, Western Borneo (Anura: Megophryidae)
Authors: Matsui, Masafumi
Zainudin, Ramlah
Nishikawa, Kanto
Author's alias: 松井, 正文
Keywords: acoustics
Borneo
Leptolalax
new species
Southeast Asia
molecular phylogeny
Issue Date: Nov-2014
Publisher: Zoological Society of Japan
Journal title: Zoological Science
Volume: 31
Issue: 11
Start page: 773
End page: 779
Abstract: A new megophryid species is described from southwestern Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. In appearance, Leptolalax marmoratus sp. nov. is most similar to L. hamidi also from southwestern Sarawak, but differs from it by mtDNA sequence, larger body size, and higher dominant frequency of advertisement call. The assumption that more than one species of Leptolalax coexist at one locality in Borneo is supported. The finding of the new species raises the species number of Leptolalax known from Borneo to nine, and the island is thought to be one of the diversification centers of the genus.
Rights: © 2014 Zoological Society of Japan
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2433/216902
DOI(Published Version): 10.2108/zs140137
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