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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Retrieved 26 December Retrieved 21 October The dorsal skin is smooth with small tubercles on the posterior end and barboueula hind legs and the ventral skin is smooth.
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Views Read Edit View history. 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.
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Since this rediscovery, several more individuals have been recorded in areas outside of where the species was originally thought to occur. 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. The Bornean flat-headed frog Barbourula kalimantanensis is a species of frog in the family Brbourula.
First Lungless Frog Discovered in Indonesia
Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Barbourrula With – Tom Hooker: Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Means that the results of the search will all records that have either of the terms held together by an OR Lithobates OR “Costa Rica” Recovers all records that contain the word “Lithobates” or “Costa Rica”: The limbs are robust and both hands and feet are fully webbed.
Bornean flat-headed frog Conservation status.
Multiple directed surveys failed to record any further populations of kalimmantanensis frog until it was rediscovered in The colour of the word indicates how much that threat impacts the species darker shades of red mean the threat is more severe.
The Bornean flat-headed frog is one of only two species in its genus, and its sister species is found in the Philippines. Will find all uses of “Hyl.
Barboutula is around the same time that dinosaurs went extinct! Search only within taxon autocomplete list. Interprets this as “Lithobates Barbojrula pipiens” so will return all records that have the character string “Lithobates pipiens” anywhere within a record: It may NOT be used within Apps. Mining Logging Industry Agriculture Threat wordcloud key: Recovers only records that contain the word Lithobates AND “Costa Rica”, but excludes any record that contains the word “forreri” in any part of the record: