Some Reptiles and Amphibians from Korea

Author: George W. Byers
Published: 1962
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,755 / 42 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.1
LoC Category: QL
Downloads: 287
Added to site: 2011.06.19
mnybks.net#: 30197
Genre: Nature
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es occurring in northern China. Subsequently, asiaticus was relegated to synonymy under the earlier-named gargarizans--see discussions by Pope and Boring (1940:33) and Liu (op. cit.:220).

=Kaloula borealis= (Barbour)

Cacopoides borealis Barbour, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 51(12):231, April, 1908 (type locality, Antung, Manchuria).

Kaloula borealis, Noble, Amer. Mus. Novit., 165:6, April 16, 1925.

Specimens examined (8).--5 mi. ESE Seoul, 1 (KU); 6 mi. E Seoul, 3 (UMMZ); 7 mi. ESE Seoul, 4 (KU).

Remarks.--On April 5, one male and three females were uncovered by a bulldozer from between one and two feet below the surface of the ground in an old Korean burial mound; one individual was completely surrounded by compact soil. All quickly became active when placed in water. Two of the females (43 and 44 in snout-vent length) contained masses of immature eggs. A male obtained on June 4 was found during a rain; the three UMM

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