Rana hosii Boulenger, 1891, Boulenger, 1891

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

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

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scientific name

Rana hosii Boulenger, 1891
status

 

Rana hosii Boulenger, 1891  

Material examined. MNHN 2003.3408 (adult female; SVL 94.8 mm), Tigapulan Mts., Province of Riau, elev. 210 m.

Taxonomic comments. Corresponds in morphology to the specimen described by Boulenger (1920). Morphometrical data show it to be very similar to the holotype (adult female; SVL 97 mm) from Sarawak ( Boulenger 1920).

Distribution on Sumatra. Species occurs all over Sumatra.

Biology. A few specimens were observed on the ground or on low branches along a stream in primary forest. This species is mostly active and males are calling at night. Observations in November.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Anura

Family

Ranidae

Genus

Rana