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 frog breathes entirely through its skin, and its internal organs the stomach, spleen and the liver take up much of the space which normally would be filled by the lungs.
The dorsal skin is smooth with small tubercles on the posterior end and the hind legs and the ventral skin is smooth. Amphibian Species of the World 5.
21. Bornean Flat-headed Frog
Amphibian Species of the World 6. Bornean Flat-headed Frog Barbourula kalimantanensis. Bornean Flat-headed Frog It is threatened by habitat loss from severe degradation of the river habitats because of increased turbidity and toxic metals used in mining and other negative consequences of development on the island.
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Retrieved 21 October Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young,Threatened Amph. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: This page was last edited on 14 Septemberat Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Djoko Iskandaran Indonesian zoologist, first described the Bornean flat-headed frog based on a single specimen.
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Beforethis kslimantanensis was known from only two specimens collected 20 years apart. Means that the results of the search will all records that have either of the terms held together by an OR.
Will find all uses of “. X Close Image credit. The Bornean flat-headed frog Barbourula kalimantanensis is a species of frog in the family Bombinatoridae.
This wordcloud illustrates the threats facing this species. Its morphology kalimanganensis it is fully aquatic and dependent on clear water with high oxygen content. Views Read Edit View history. Bornean flat-headed frog Conservation status. Together, these two frogs diverged from all other living amphibians around 65 million years ago.
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The limbs are robust and both hands and feet are fully webbed. Santoso, Shonleben, Sapari, and Sadikin,Herpetol. The Bornean flat-headed frog kalimatnanensis one of only two species in its genus, and its sister species is found in the Philippines.