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Title: A new species of the genus Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from northern Thailand
Authors: Ke Jiang
Fang Yan
Chatmongkon Suwannapoom
Siriwadee Chomdej
Jing Che
Keywords: Agricultural and Biological Sciences
Issue Date: 25-Jun-2013
Abstract: A new species of the genus Leptolalax is described from Doi Saket, Chiang Mai Province, northern Thailand. The new species is distinguished from its congeners by the following combination of characters: 1) adult size large (male SVL 45.8-52.5 mm); 2) tympanum distinct; 3) skin of dorsal surface mostly smooth, with distinct tubercles on dorsal and lateral parts of the body; 4) ventrolateral glandular ridge distinct and complete; 5) lateral body and groin covered with dark brown or black spots; 6) throat, chest, and belly nearly immaculate white; and 7) bi-colored iris, upper one-third golden, and lower two-thirds gray. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of mitochondrial 16S rRNA further distinguishes it from its congeners for which sequences are available.
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http://cmuir.cmu.ac.th/jspui/handle/6653943832/52104
ISSN: 20950357
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