Limnonectes mocquardi (Mocquard, 1890)

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

Rana paradoxa Mocquard, 1890, Nouv. Arch. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 3, 2: 148. Syntypes: MNHNP (6 specimens); including MNHNP 1889.223-225, 1889.245-246 according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 38, of which MNHNP 1889.222 was designated lectotype by Matsui, Dubois, and Ohler, 2013, Asian Herpetol. Res., Ser. 2, 4: 187. Type locality: "Kina Balu", Sabah (Borneo), Malaysia. Synonymy by Boulenger, 1891, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 7: 342, 344; Van Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 178. Primary homonym of Rana paradoxa Linnaeus, 1758 (= Pseudis paradoxa).

Limnonectes mocquardi Matsui, Dubois, and Ohler, 2013, Asian Herpetol. Res., Ser. 2, 4: 187. Replacement name for Rana paradoxa Mocquard, 1890, preoccupied by Rana paradoxa Linnaeus, 1759; Dehling and Dehling, 2017, Zootaxa, 4317: 303. 

Distribution

Known with any accuracy from the imprecise type locality (Kina Balu, Sabah, Malaysia) on Borneo. 

Comment

See comment under Limnonectes kuhlii with statements dealing with the turbulent nature of the systematics within this complex. 

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