Phrynoidis asper (Gravenhorst, 1829), Gravenhorst, 1829

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: 3

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.194395

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Phrynoidis asper (Gravenhorst, 1829)
status

 

Phrynoidis asper (Gravenhorst, 1829)  

Material examined. MNHN 2003.3371 (young male; SVL 48.7 mm), MNHN 2003.3372 (juvenile; SVL 50.5 mm), vicinity of Lubuksao, Province of Sumatera Barat, elev. about 400 m. – Several specimens observed on slopes of Mounts Tigapulan, Province of Riau.

Taxonomic comments. The two young specimens were collected. Parotoid glands are rounded, slightly triangular typical for this species ( Inger 1966). Snout is distinctly projecting and tympanum very small; feet are half webbed; highly tuberculated.

Distribution on Sumatra. This species is known from all over Sumatra.

Biology. A relatively common species, in particular near forest creeks; found active by night and sometime at daytime. Observed in August and November.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Anura

Family

Bufonidae

Genus

Phrynoidis