Occidozyga lima (Gravenhorst, 1829)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Occidozyginae > Genus: Occidozyga > Species: Occidozyga lima

Occidozyga limaKuhl and Van Hasselt, 1822, Algemeene Konst-en Letter-Bode, 7: 103.

Ooeidozyga limaKuhl and Van Hasselt, 1822, Isis von Oken, 10: 475; Tian, Jiang, Wu, Hu, Zhao, and Huang, 1986, Handb. Chinese Amph. Rept.: 63.

Bombinator limaSchlegel, 1826, Bull. Sci. Nat. Geol., Paris, Ser. 2, 9: 239; Tschudi, 1838, Classif. Batr.:85, alternative name to reference jar label names in the MNHNP, RMNH, and "Francof." (= SMF)

Rana lima Gravenhorst, 1829, Delic. Mus. Zool. Vratislav., 1: 41. Type(s): Not stated, although likely originally in the Breslau Museum. Type locality: "Java", Indonesia.

Houlema obscura Gray, 1831, Zool. Misc., Part 1: 38. Holotype: BMNH 1932.5.1.2, by inference of Dubois, 1981, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 15: 245-246. Type locality: "China"; likely Macao, according to Zhao and Adler, 1993, Herpetol. China: 137. Synonymy by Dubois, 1981, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 15: 245-246.

Oxyglossus limaTschudi, 1838, Classif. Batr.: 85; Günther, 1859 "1858", Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus.: 6; Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 5; Bourret, 1927, Fauna Indochine, Vert., 3: 264. Gassó Miracle, van den Hoek Ostende, and Arntzen, 2007, Zootaxa, 1482: 50, regarded Oxyglossus lima as a new name attributed to Tschudi, 1838, and with the syntypes in the RMNH (2247-2247a) as well as in MNHNP, RMNH, and "Francof." [= SMF].

Oxydozyga braccata Tschudi, 1838, Classif. Batr.: 85; Duméril and Bibron, 1841, Erp. Gen., 8: 334. Nomen nudum attributed to Kuhl.

Bombinator limaDuméril and Bibron, 1841, Erp. Gen., 8: 334.

Oxyglossa lima var. chinens Müller, 1878, Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel, 6: 580. Type(s): NHMB. Type locality: "Lilong, Prov. Kanton", China. Nomen nudum. Synonymy by Stejneger, 1925, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 66: 33.

Oxyglossis limaSmith, 1916, J. Nat. Hist. Soc. Siam, 2: 172. Incorrect subsequent spelling of the generic name.

Oxydozyga limaStejneger, 1925, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 66: 33.

Ooeidozyga limaSmith, 1927, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1927: 202-203; Smith, 1930, Bull. Raffles Mus., 3: 92, 135.

Osteosternum amoyense Wu, 1929, Contrib. Biol. Lab. Sci. Soc., China, Zool. Ser., 5: 3. Holotype: 1038, Zool. Mus., Biol. Lab., Sci. Soc. China, Nanking. Type locality: "a rice field near campus of the University of Amoy". Synonymy by Smith, 1931, Bull. Raffles Mus., 5: 16; Pope, 1931, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 61: 481; Bourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 398-400.

Oxyglossus lima chinensis Liu and Hu, 1961, Tailless Amph. China: 222. Status of name uncertain; Liu and Hu ascribed it to Hallowell, 1861 "1860", Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 12: 506, although it does not appear in that paper.

Occidozyga limaDubois, 1982, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Sect. A, Zool., 4: XXX; Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 465.

Occidozyga (Occidozyga) limaDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 58.

English Names

Lurid Houlema (Houlema obscura [no longer recognized]: Gray, 1831, Zool. Misc., Part 1: 38).

Rough-skinned Floating Frog (Karsen, Lau, and Bogadek, 1986, Hong Kong Amph. Rept.: 19).

Java Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 102; Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 38).

Green Puddle Frog (Iskandar, 1998, Amph. Java Bali: 78).

Puddle Frog (Das and Dutta, 1998, Hamadryad, 23: 65).

Pointed-tongue Floating Frog (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 246).

Floating Frog (Nutphund, 2001, Amph. Thailand: 90).

Aquatic Frog (Nutphund, 2001, Amph. Thailand: 90).

Common Puddle Frog (Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 122).

Green Puddle Frog (Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 23).

Green Floating Frog (Vassilieva, Galoyan, Poyarkov, and Geissler, 2016, Photograph. Field Guide Amph. Rept. Lowland S. Vietnam: 95)

Distribution

West Bengal (India) through Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos, to southern China (southern Yunnan, southern Guangxi, Guangdong, Hainan, to southern Jiangxi, and eastern Fujian), Vietnam, to Malaya (Malaysia) and Java.

Comment

See Taylor, 1962, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 43: 346-350; Bourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 398-401; and Pope, 1931, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 61: 481-484, for synonymy and accounts. See also Berry, 1975, Amph. Fauna Peninsular Malaysia: 60-61, Karsen, Lau, and Bogadek, 1986, Hong Kong Amph. Rept.: 19, and Iskandar, 1998, Amph. Java Bali: 78-79. See accounts by Yang, 1991, Amph. Fauna of Yunnan: 166-168; Ye, Fei, and Hu, 1993, Rare and Economic Amph. China: 312; and Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 246-248. Chanda, 2002, Handb. Indian Amph.: 76, provided a brief account for the Indian population. See brief account and photo by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 102. Zhang and Wen, 2000, Amph. Guangxi: 75, provided an account for Guangxi. Sarkar, Biswas, and Ray, 1992, State Fauna Ser., 3: 78, provided a brief account for West Bengal, India. Reported for southwestern Cambodia by Ohler, Swan, and Daltry, 2002, Raffles Bull. Zool., 50: 465-481. Nutphund, 2001, Amph. Thailand: 90, provided a brief characterization and photograph (as Ooeidozyga lima). Stuart, 1999, in Duckworth et al. (eds.), Wildlife in Lao PDR: 45, reported the range in Laos. Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 23, provided specific localities for Vietnam. Stuart, 2005, Herpetol. Rev., 36: 477, provided specific localities for Laos. Yang and Zhao, 2005, Sichuan J. Zool., 24: 309-311, provided a specific location and habitat. Dutta, 1997, Amph. India Sri Lanka: 149, provided range and partial taxonomic bibliography. Yang, 2008, in Yang and Rao (ed.), Amph. Rept. Yunnan: 89, provided a brief account for Yunnan, China. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 3: 1587-1591, provided an account, figures, and range map for China. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 418, provided a brief account including photographs. Shi, 2011, Amph. Rept. Fauna Hainan: 88-89, provided an account for Hainan. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 490, provided an account, photographs, and a range map for China. See account, photograph, and map for Vietnam in Vassilieva, Galoyan, Poyarkov, and Geissler, 2016, Photograph. Field Guide Amph. Rept. Lowland S. Vietnam: 95–96. 

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