By Hampton Wildman Parker
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Extra resources for A Monograph of the Frogs of the Family Microhylidae
Dyscophus quinquelineatus (Boettger) Phrynocara quingaeIineatum, Boettger, 1913, in Voeltzkow, Reise in 0. Afrika, 111,p. 283, P1. XXIII, figs. 11-17 (Type localities, W. W. W. Mabgascar) ; Nieden, 1926, Das Tierreich, Anura n, p. 96. Dyswphus quinguelineatus, Noble and Parker, 1926, Amer. Mus. Novitates, ccxxxrr,p. 6, fig. 1. Head much broader than long ; snout rounded, as long as the orbit ; canthus rostralis short, but distinct ; loreal region steeply sloping ; nostril equidistant from the eye and the end of the snout ; interorbital space much broader than the upper eyelids ; tympanum indistinct or hidden, less than half the diameter of the eye.
22, PI. n , fig. 3 ; Mocquard, 1909, Nouv. Arch. , Paris, (5), I, p. 71 ; Nieden, 1926, Das Tierreich, Anura u, p. 88. Plelhodontohylo alluaudi, Noble and Parker, 1926, Amer. Mus. Novitates, ccxxxn, p. 15. Head depressed, much broader than long ; snout short, truncate, about as long as the eye ; canthus rostralis angular, curved ; loreal region oblique ; nostril a little nearer the tip of the snout than the eye ; interorbital space once and three-fourths the breadth of the upper eyelid ; tympanum indistinct.
98. Amdontohyla (emendation) Mocquard, 1909, Nouv. Arch. , Paris, (5),I, p. 74; Noble and Parker, 1926, Amer. Mus. Novitates, coxxxn, p. 18; Noble, 1931, Biol. , p. 531. &fam'ella( m n Boulenger), Boettger, 1913, in Voeltzkow, Reise in 0. Afrika, 111, p. 280. Maxillary teeth present ; prevomer small, confined t o the anterior border of the choana (fig. 20). Clavicle and procoracoid present, well developed, reaching the scapula and the mid-line of the girdle; omosternum and sternum well-developed, ANODONTHYLA 49 cartilaginous (fig.
A Monograph of the Frogs of the Family Microhylidae by Hampton Wildman Parker