Asthenodipsas malaccanus (Peters, 1864), Peters, 1864

Teynié, Alexandre, David, Patrick & Ohler, Annemarie, 2010, Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo, Zootaxa 2416, pp. 1-43: 24

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Asthenodipsas malaccanus (Peters, 1864)


Asthenodipsas malaccanus (Peters, 1864)  

Material examined. MNHN 2002.0435 (female; SVL 373 mm, TaL 45 mm), vicinity East of Pundung Lamanggang, Jambi Province.

Taxonomic comments. This specimen is typical for the species (see, for example, Taylor, 1965).

Scalation: DSR 15 - 15 - 15; VEN 167; SC 30; SL 7 / 7; 2 PreOc.

Distribution on Sumatra.Provinces of Aceh, Sumatera Utara, Sumatera Barat, Riau, Bengkulu, Sumatera Selatan, and Lampung ( David & Vogel, 1996; Yves Laumonier, pers. comm., 1998; De Lang, 2003).

Biology. This specimen was discovered in November hidden under a stone at day time in a small garden in a secondary forest.


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