Limnonectes conspicillatus (Günther, 1872)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Limnonectes > Species: Limnonectes conspicillatus

Rana conspicillata Günther, 1872, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1872: 597. Syntypes: BMNH ("many spec." according to Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 20); a total of 8 in the BMNH according Matsui, Dubois, and Ohler, 2013, Asian Herpetol. Res., Ser. 2, 4: 187, who designated BMNH 1947.2.29.20 as lectotype and noted that the remaining paralectotypes are of various other species, including Limnonectes khasianus and Limnonectes laticpes, and, according to Dehling and Dehling, 2017, Zootaxa, 4317: 293, Limnonectes hikadai. Type locality: "Matang", Sarawak (Borneo), Malaysia. 

Limnonectes conspicillatus —  Matsui, Dubois, and Ohler, 2013, Asian Herpetol. Res., Ser. 2, 4: 188; Dehling and Dehling, 2017, Zootaxa, 4317 : 295. 

Distribution

Known with any certainty only from the type locality (Matang), western Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo) (see comment). 

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Limnonectes kuhlii by Dehling and Dehling, 2017, Zootaxa, 4317: 294 (who redescribed the holotype), where it had been placed by Günther, 1874, Zool. Rec., 9: 79; Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 20. Unfortunately, while the species was convincingly resurrected from synonymy, its natural range was not discussed. 

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