The British Herpetological Society

The Herpetological Journal is the Society's prestigious quarterly scientific journal. Articles are listed in Biological Abstracts, Current Awareness in Biological Sciences,Current Contents, Science Citation Index, and Zoological Record.

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pdf 01. Mating calls of three species of anurans from Borneo


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Authors: M. J. Sanchez-herraiz, R. Marquez, L. J. Barbadillo And J. Bosch

Abstract: Mating calls of three anuran species from Borneo, Rana glandulosa, R. signata and Polypedates leucomystax were analysed. The audiospectrograms obtained were compared with previously published descriptions of the calls of these species in different geographic areas. The comparisons revealed a high level of heterogeneity of the calls within the range of R. signata and P. leucomystax. The possible taxonomic implications of these findings are also discussed. The first description of the mating call of R. glandulosa is presented.

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