Limnonectes hikidai Matsui and Nishikawa, 2014

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

Limnonectes hikidai Matsui and Nishikawa, 2014, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 33: 138. Holotype: KUHE 17212, by original designation. Type locality: "Gunung (=Mt.) Serapi, Kubah National Park, Matang, Kuching District, Sarawak, Malaysia (01° 36′ 25″ N, 110° 11′ 27″ E, 282 m asl)". 

Distribution

Known from the mountains of Borneo in Malaysia (Sarawak: Kuching, Samarahan, and Sri Aman Divisions), Brunei, and adjacent Kalimantan, Indonesia. 

Comment

Previous confused with Limnonectes laticeps according to the original publication.  Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 51, provided a photograph and brief account for Brunei as Limnonectes laticeps and suggested that the Borneo population was a distinct species. Matsui, Kuraishi, Eto, Hamidy, Nishikawa, Shimada, Yambun Imbun, Vairappan, and Hossman, 2016, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 102: 305–319, who noted, on the basis of DNA analysis, that this species plus 17 unnamed ones from Borneo form the sister taxon of Limnonectes cintalubang. 

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