Limnonectes finchi (Inger, 1966)

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

Rana microdisca finchi Inger, 1966, Fieldiana, Zool., 52: 222. Holotype: FMNH 77499, by original designation. Type locality: "Kalabakan, Tawau District, Sabah", Borneo.

Limnonectes (Limnonectes) finchiDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 63.

Rana finchiInger and Voris, 1988, Copeia, 1988: 1060-1061. Inger and Tan, 1996, Raffles Bull. Zool., 44: 562.

English Names

Finch's Wart Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 99).

Distribution

Eastern half of Sabah, Borneo (Malaysia); presumably in adjacent Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Comment

In the Limnonectes (Limnonectes) microdiscus group of Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 63, who elevated this taxon from the status of subspecies under Rana microdiscus. See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 84-86, to compare this species with other ranids of the Sunda Shelf region. Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 141-142, provided an account.

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