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A New Species of Cophixalus (Anura: Microhylidae) from Misima Island, Papua New Guinea.
|Title:||A New Species of Cophixalus (Anura: Microhylidae) from Misima Island, Papua New Guinea.|
|Authors:||Richards, Stephen J.|
Oliver, Paul M.
|LC Subject Headings:||Natural history--Periodicals.|
Natural history--Pacific Area--Periodicals.
|Issue Date:||Apr 2007|
|Publisher:||Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press|
|Citation:||Richards SJ, Oliver PM. A New Species of Cophixalus (Anura: Microhylidae) from Misima Island, Papua New Guinea. Pac Sci 61(2): 279-288.|
|Series/Report no.:||vol. 61, no. 2|
|Abstract:||Cophixalus misimae Richards & Oliver, n. sp., is described from lowaltitude rain forest on Misima Island, Louisiade Archipelago, Papua New Guinea. It is a small (males 15.5–16.1 mm, females 19.3–19.6 mm) terrestrial species with a visible tympanum, a snout that is distinctly truncate in dorsal view, unwebbed toes, a dark brown lateral stripe, and a call consisting of a train of high-pitched pulses. It is the third species of Cophixalus known from the Louisiade Archipelago and is currently known only from Misima Island.|
|Description:||v. ill. 23 cm.|
|Appears in Collections:||Pacific Science, Volume 61, Number 2, 2007|
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