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A Revised Herpetofauna of Ujung Kulon National Park, West Java, Indonesia

Konstantin D. Milto, Yury A. Lukin

Abstract


The herpetofauna of Ujung Kulon National Park, Java Island, Indonesia currently includes 21 amphibian and 65 reptile species. Of which 15 species (17%) reported from the Ujung Kulon National Park for the first time. Ujung Kulon is the only documented habitat in Java for such rare species as Kalophrynus minusculus, Limnonectes malesianus, Sphenomorphus striolatus, and Tomistoma schlegelii. Tree Javan endemics currently registered on the park territory (Microhyla achatina, Limnonectes microdiscus, and Elapoidis fusca). The current level of Javan amphibian endemism is 41 – 54% and reptile endemism is 10 – 13%.

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amphibians; reptiles; herpetofauna; biodiversity; biogeography; endemism; Indonesia; Java; Ujung Kulon

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2020-27-6-353-368

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