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 Masafumi MATSUI*,Alain DUBOIS and Annemarie OHLER.New Replacement Name for Rana paradoxa Mocquard, 1890 with Designations of Lectotypes for Rana paradoxa and Rana conspicil-lata Günther, 1872: Both Synonymized with Limnonectes kuhlii[J].Asian Herpetological Research(AHR),2013,4(3):187-189.[doi:10.3724/SP.J.1245.2013.000187]


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New Replacement Name for Rana paradoxa Mocquard, 1890 with Designations of Lectotypes for Rana paradoxa and Rana conspicil-lata Günther, 1872: Both Synonymized with Limnonectes kuhlii
Masafumi MATSUI1* Alain DUBOIS2 and Annemarie OHLER2
1 Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan
2 Vertébrés: Reptiles et Amphibiens, UMR 7205 OSEB, Département Systématique et Evolution, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, CP 30, 25 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
fanged frogs Limnonectes kuhlii Borneo nomenclature lectotype replacement name
Fanged frogs, now called Limnonectes kuhlii, from Borneo are remotely related to true Javanese L. kuhlii. For future taxonomy of Bornean fanged frogs, we fix the nomenclatural status of two existing names, Rana conspicillata Günther, 1872 and Rana paradoxa Mocquard, 1890. Morphological comparison of the type-series revealed heterospecific relationships of the two species. For R. conspicillata, we designate BMNH 1947.2.29.20 as the lectotype, and for R. para- doxa, we also designate MNHN 1889.222 as the lectotype and propose a replacement name Limnonectes mocquardi, in order to stabilize their nomenclature.


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