Leptobrachella serasanae Dring, 1983

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Genus: Leptobrachella > Species: Leptobrachella serasanae

Leptobrachella serasanae Dring, 1983, Amphibia-Reptilia, 4: 101. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.25.16, by original designation. Type locality: "Sirhassen Island (=Pulau Serasan), South Bunguran Islands, Indonesia".

English Names

Serasan Borneo Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 85).

Distribution

Lowland rainforest of central Sarawak (Borneo) in Malaysia, and Pulau Serasan, South Bunguran Islands, Indonesia.

Comment

See Inger and Stuebing, 1992 "1991", Raffles Bull. Zool., 39: 99-103, for Sarawak record. See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 68-69, to compare this species with other megophryids in the Sunda Shelf region. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 435.

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