Cave dwelling frog discovered in Thailand

Main report: Out of Borneo, again and again: biogeography of the Stream Toad genus Ansonia Stoliczka (Anura: Bufonidae) and the discovery of the first limestone cave‐dwelling species
(Biological Journal of the Linnean Society)

Scientific Paper: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society   
New Taxa: Ansonia khaochangensis
Categories: Amphibians | New Species
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Ansonia khaochangensis was discovered in a limestone cave from the Khao Chang karst tower in Phangnga Province, in southern Thailand.  The cave lifestyle of this new species is a unique and a significant departure from lotic environments common to most other species of Ansonia.

Grismer LL et al 2016

Grismer LL et al 2016

 

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