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dc.titleA new egg-guarding species of Oreophryne (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) from southern Papua New Guinea
dc.contributor.authorGünther, R.
dc.contributor.authorRichards, S.J.
dc.contributor.authorBickford, D.
dc.contributor.authorJohnston, G.R.
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-27T08:19:22Z
dc.date.available2014-10-27T08:19:22Z
dc.date.issued2012-10
dc.identifier.citationGünther, R., Richards, S.J., Bickford, D., Johnston, G.R. (2012-10). A new egg-guarding species of Oreophryne (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) from southern Papua New Guinea. Zoosystematics and Evolution 88 (2) : 223-230. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1002/zoos.201200019
dc.identifier.issn14351935
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/99857
dc.description.abstractA new microhylid frog in the genus Oreophryne is described from southern New Guinea. It is a small species (males to 22 mm snout-urostyle length (SUL), females to 27 mm SUL) distinguished from congeners by having a cartilaginous connection between the procoracoid and scapula, no webs between fingers, basal webs mainly between toes 3 and 4 and between toes 4 and 5, and the fifth toe slightly longer than the third. In life, most specimens have a conspicuous lime green (yellowish in preservative) bar between the eyes, a lime green and irregular longitudinal stripe on the flanks, and an irregular spot of the same colour above the insertion of the upper arms. The advertisement call is a pronounced rattle lasting about one second with a note repetition rate of 26-28 notes per second. Males of the new species guard the eggs of their mates on the underside of leaves hanging 30-400 cm above the ground. © 2012 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
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dc.sourceScopus
dc.subjectAnura
dc.subjectEgg-guarding behaviour
dc.subjectMicrohylidae
dc.subjectNew Guinea
dc.subjectNew species
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentBIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
dc.description.doi10.1002/zoos.201200019
dc.description.sourcetitleZoosystematics and Evolution
dc.description.volume88
dc.description.issue2
dc.description.page223-230
dc.identifier.isiut000208827700008
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