Advertisement call and description of the tadpole of Microhyla marmorata Bain & Nguyen, 2004 from Xuan Son national park, Phu Tho province

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  • Le Trung Dung Khoa Sinh học, Trường Đại học Sư phạm Hà Nội
  • Ninh Thi Hoa
  • Luong Mai Anh
  • Nguyen Quang Truong

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https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7160/v38n2.7738

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Microhyla marmorata, advertisement calls, distribution, tadpoles, Xuan Son National Park.

Abstract

Microhyla marmorata Bain & Nguyen, 2004 is recorded for the first time from Xuan Son National Park. Descriptions of the advertisement call and the tadpole of Microhyla marmorata are also provided. Calls consist multi-notes (2-4 notes/call), with dominant frequency at 2.756-3.015 kHz and are emitted from the water surface during the night. Morphorlogical characters of the tadpoles (Gosner stages 25-36 and 39, 40) are as the following: Size small, body yellowish brown with a dark grey blotch between eyes, extending forward to opening of spiracle; body wide ca. 1.2 of body hieght (BW/BH: 1.09-1.37), approximately 0.69 of body lenght (BW/BL: 0.61-0.78); oral disc absent; tail three times longer than high (TAL/HT 2.44-4.49).

 

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Le Trung Dung, Khoa Sinh học, Trường Đại học Sư phạm Hà Nội

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06-06-2016

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Dung, L. T., Hoa, N. T., Anh, L. M., & Truong, N. Q. (2016). Advertisement call and description of the tadpole of Microhyla marmorata Bain & Nguyen, 2004 from Xuan Son national park, Phu Tho province. Academia Journal of Biology, 38(2), 154–161. https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7160/v38n2.7738

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