The Bornean flat-headed frog (Barbourula kalimantanensis) is a species of frog in the family Bombinatoridae. Although many salamanders are lungless, the. Barbourula kalimantanensis Iskandar, , Copeia, Holotype: MZB Amph. , by original designation. Type locality: “Nanga. has been found to have an exceedingly rare anatomical feature – introducing Barbourula kalimantanensis, the only known frog with no lungs.

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The Bornean flat-headed frog is one of only two species in its genus, and its sister species is found in the Philippines.

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Breeding ecology is unknown. X Close Image credit. Retrieved from ” https: The dorsal skin is smooth with small tubercles on the posterior end and the hind legs and the ventral skin is smooth. Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.

The Bornean flat-headed frog is threatened by habitat destruction due to illegal gold mining, which has also led to the kzlimantanensis and pollution of the rivers in which it lives. Allows a partial letter string to be entered and implies either no or various extension on this letter string. Which species are on the road to recovery?


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This wordcloud illustrates the threats facing this species. It has a dorsoventrally flattened body with a broad head with a rounded snout. The species is not currently known from any protected areas, and the conservation of habitat upstream from the distribution of the species is important. Barbourula kalimantanensis Iskandar, Class: Barbourula kalimantanensis Iskandar Beforethis species was known from only two specimens collected 20 years apart.

It is known from only two localities, both in the Kapuas River basin.

Bornean flat-headed frog

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Multiple directed surveys failed to record any further populations of the frog until it was rediscovered in Interprets this as “Lithobates OR pipiens” so will find the union of all records that contain either “Lithobates” or “pipiens”: By using this site, you agree kalimantanendis the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

David Bickford rokrok nus. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Since this rediscovery, several more individuals have been recorded in areas outside of where the species was originally thought to occur.

Together, these two frogs diverged from all other living amphibians around 65 million years ago. Will find all uses of “Hyl. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Means that the results of the search will all records that have either of the terms held together by an OR.