Microhyla heymonsi Vogt, 1911, Vogt, 1911

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: 8

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D087F8-FF94-FF81-AADD-F9D7FC25F8A2

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scientific name

Microhyla heymonsi Vogt, 1911
status

 

Microhyla heymonsi Vogt, 1911  

Material examined. One specimen, observed and photograph taken but not collected, about 5 km east of Maninjau, elev. 950 m.

Taxonomic comments. The specimen shows a very distinct dorsal pattern including the light vertebral line and the dark spot in region of sacrum. Sides of body are blackish brown. Tips of fingers and toes are slightly enlarged.

Distribution on Sumatra. Known from all provinces on Sumatra but not from Mentawai Archipelago.

Biology. This adult specimen was observed at day time in August, under a stone bordering a track, in a pine montain forest. The only water body nearby was a small rivulet.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Anura

Family

Microhylidae

Genus

Microhyla