Huia sumatrana Yang, 1991, Yang, 1991

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: 11

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Huia sumatrana Yang, 1991
status

 

Huia sumatrana Yang, 1991  

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Material examined. MNHN 2003.3379 (adult female; SVL 55.6 mm), between Mukomuko and Lubuksao, Province of Sumatera Barat, elev. about 430 m.

Taxonomic comments. The specimen is a member of Huia   as indicated by its exceptional long tibia (TL/ SVL 744 ‰). Despite the small differences - it is slightly smaller than females (61–70 mm) mentioned by Yang (1991) and those (56.8–65.4 mm) mentioned by Inger & Iskandar (2005), it is a member of Huia sumatrana   , as it has web on feet to toe pads, first finger longer than second and a distinct metatarsal tubercle (Doria et al. 1999).

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

Biology. The single specimen was found active at night (about 2015 hours) during a rainy night of November. It was collected near a streamlet in a rocky primary forest.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Anura

Family

Ranidae

Genus

Huia