Rana nicobariensis (Stoliczka, 1870), Stoliczka, 1870

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: 12

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Rana nicobariensis (Stoliczka, 1870)
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Rana nicobariensis (Stoliczka, 1870)  

Material examined. MNHN 2003.3378 (adult male; SVL 38.5 mm), about 20 km west of Pundung Lamanggang, Province of Jambi.

Taxonomic comments. The specimen from Sumatra is very close to the syntypes from Nicobar Islands (ZSI 2783, 2785-86, 3562-63, 3565- 70) in size and morphology. It has a more distinctly spotted pattern on back.

Distribution on Sumatra. Species occurs all over Sumatra.

Biology. A single specimen was encountered in November; it was active in the morning during clear weather in a ditch along a road crossing a secondary forest.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Anura

Family

Ranidae

Genus

Rana