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A new species of microhylid frog, genus Oreophryne, from Papua New Guinea. American Museum novitates ; no. 3419

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dc.contributor.author Zweifel, Richard George, 1926- en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-06T16:40:28Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-06T16:40:28Z
dc.date.issued 2003 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/2848
dc.description 8 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 7-8). en_US
dc.description.abstract I describe a new species of Oreophryne from Southern Highlands Province and Western Province, Papua New Guinea, bringing the total number recognized in the genus to 29, of which 18 occur on New Guinea and islands immediately adjacent. Many New Guinean species await description. The new species is a small, scansorial, rainforest-dwelling frog distinguished from others of the genus in aspects of morphology, color pattern, and advertisement call. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, NY : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 3419 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.3419, 2003 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Oreophryne notata en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Frogs -- Papua New Guinea en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Frogs -- New Guinea en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Amphibians -- Papua New Guinea en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Amphibians -- New Guinea en_US
dc.title A new species of microhylid frog, genus Oreophryne, from Papua New Guinea. American Museum novitates ; no. 3419 en_US
dc.title.alternative New Oreophryne species en_US
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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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