A New Species of Theloderma (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Southern Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia

David S. McLeod, Ahmad Norhayati


A new rhacophorid frog tentatively assigned to the genus Theloderma is described on the basis of five specimens collected from southern Thailand and peninsular Malaysia. The new species is most similar to Theloderma asperum in external morphology and coloration, and differs from this and all other congeners by body size, characteristics of skin tuberculation, digital characters, and coloration. This species is the fourth Theloderma described from Malaysia and the third from Thailand.


new species; peninsular Malaysia; Rhacophoridae; Thailand; Theloderma

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2007-14-1-65-72


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