The Systematics and Zoogeography of the Amphibia of Borneo

Amphibia of Borneo

RM 120.00

Borneo, the third largest island in the world, has the largest known amphibian fauna in Sundaland, the portion of the East Indies lying on the continental shelf of Asia. This monograph was the first attempt to summarize knowledge of that rich tropical fauna. It presents full descriptions of all species, including eight described for the first time. It covers taxonomic, ecological, and biogeographical relations of each species, including what was known of the tadpoles of each species. It includes keys to the families, genera within families, and species within genera. Although much has been learned about this rich fauna since the first printing of this monograph, it still represents the most complete treatment of the fauna.

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  • Introduction 1
  • Environment 8
  • Systematics 16
  • Key to families 16
  • – Pelobatidae 17
  • – Leptobrachium 24
  • – Megophrys 39
  • – Nesobia 49
  • – Bufonidae 53
  • – Bufo 56
  • – Cacophryne 74
  • – Pelophryne 78
  • – Pedostibes 90
  • – Ansonia 97
  • – Pseudobufo 113
  • – Microhyliciae 116
  • – Calluella 118
  • – Kaloula 121
  • – Kalophrynus 126
  • – Chaperina 140
  • – Metaphrynella 143
  • – Gastrophrynoides 144
  • – Microhyla 145
  • – Ranidae 156
  • – Rana 160
  • – Ooeidozyga 238
  • – Staurois 243
  • – Micrixalus 255
  • – Amolops 256
  • – Rhaeophoridae 279
  • – Rhaeophorus 279
  • – Philautus 340
  • – Caeciliidae 352
  • – Ichthyophis 352
  • Zoogeography 357
  • Geographic relations of Bornean amphibians 358
  • Origin of Malaysian Fauna 368
  • Ecological geography of Bornean amphibians 370
  • Factors limiting the Malaysian fauna 375
  • References 386
  • Index 395

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