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Title: Resurrection of Staurois parvus from S. tuberilinguisfrom Borneo (Amphibia, Ranidae)
Authors: Matsui, Masafumi  KAKEN_id
Mohamed, Maryati
Shimada, Tomohiko
Sudin, Ahmad
Author's alias: 松井, 正文
Keywords: biodiversity
cryptic species
molecular phylogeny
Southeast Asia
Issue Date: Jan-2007
Publisher: Zoological Society of Japan
Journal title: Zoological Science
Volume: 24
Issue: 1
Start page: 101
End page: 106
Abstract: Two forms of Staurois that are differentiated by body size occur parapatrically in the Crocker Range, Sabah, Borneo. Analyses of a total of 1,499 bp of the mitochondrial cytochrome b, 12S rRNA, and 16S rRNA genes revealed that the two forms could be completely split genetically. The two forms could be also clearly differentiated morphologically, not only by snout-vent length but also by the relative sizes of snout, eye, and finger disk. Comparisons of the two forms with all known species of the genus revealed the large and small forms to be S. tuberilinguis and S. parvus, respectively. The latter species has long been synonymized with the former, but we here consider them to represent different species.
Rights: (c) 日本動物学会 / Zoological Society of Japan
DOI(Published Version): 10.2108/zsj.24.101
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