A New Species of Cophixalus (Anura: Microhylidae) from Misima Island, Papua New Guinea.

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2007-04
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Richards, Stephen J.
Oliver, Paul M.
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Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press
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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.
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v. ill. 23 cm.
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Richards SJ, Oliver PM. A New Species of Cophixalus (Anura: Microhylidae) from Misima Island, Papua New Guinea. Pac Sci 61(2): 279-288.
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