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Frogs and lizards from the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea

Richard George Zweifel

Frogs and lizards from the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea

by Richard George Zweifel

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Papua New Guinea,
  • Huon Peninsula.
    • Subjects:
    • Frogs -- Papua New Guinea -- Huon Peninsula.,
    • Lizards -- Papua New Guinea -- Huon Peninsula.,
    • Amphibians -- Papua New Guinea -- Huon Peninsula.,
    • Reptiles -- Papua New Guinea -- Huon Peninsula.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 430-434.

      StatementRichard G. Zweibel.
      SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 165, article 5, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History ;, v. 165, article 5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH1 .A4 vol. 165, art. 5, QL668.E2 .A4 vol. 165, art. 5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. 390-434 :
      Number of Pages434
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4157995M
      LC Control Number80138639

      Papua New Guinea Flora & Fauna Paperback – January 5, by Roy D. Mackay (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Author: Roy D. Mackay.   View of the Huon peninsula from Lae Harbor some views from Kamiali I'd also recommend Menzies book on the Frogs of New Guinea and the Solomon Islands (not a great book, and theres been a lot of descriptions since its publication, and its difficult to find, but its the best there is) as well as O'Shea's book on the Snakes of Papua New.

      The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. Frogs Lizards Reptiles Singapore. Frogs Gulf Province Huon Peninsula New Guinea Southern Highlands Province taxonomy.   Tree kangaroos (Marsupialia: Macropodidae, Dendrolagus) are some of Australasia's least known mammals. Basic questions concerning the population and conservation status of many species remain unanswered. However, there is sufficient anecdotal evidence of population decline and local extinctions to designate tree kangaroos as New Guinea's most endangered mammal by: 1.

        The jungle crater of Mount Bosavi in Papua New Guinea teems with so much life that it took just 30 seconds for the scientists from the BBC Natural History Unit to discover a . Abstract. The amphibian fauna of New Guinea is comprised entirely of anurans. No caecilian is known closer to New Guinea than the Philippine Is, and the closest salamanders are even more remote — Cited by:


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Frogs and lizards from the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea by Richard George Zweifel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Add tags for "Frogs and lizards from the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea". Be the first. "The Huon Peninsula forms the eastern end of the Finisterre-Saruwaged mountainous region, nearly km. long, which rises to m. above the sea and nearly that far above adjacent lowlands.

Thirty-eight species of frogs and 52 of lizards are recorded from the peninsula, many of them for the first time. ill., maps ; 26 cm. Frogs and lizards from the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. article 5.

Huon Peninsula, peninsula extending from northeastern Papua New Guinea, southwestern Pacific promontory (55 miles [89 km] wide) is bounded by the Vitiaz Strait of the Bismarck Sea (north), the Solomon Sea (east), the Huon Gulf (south), and the Markham River (west).

The peninsula’s terrain rises to more t feet (4, metres) in the Saruwaged and Rawlinson ranges and the. Lizards of Papua New Guinea: Many hundreds of species of lizard inhabit mainland Papua New Guinea, including an astounding diversity of over species of skink.

Illustrated on these pages are a few examples - mainly species from lower montane habitats in the central mountain chain. Frogs of Papua New Guinea: Papua New Guinea hosts an abundance of frog species, and there are huge areas of the country yet to be systematically studied.

The chances of finding new species, especially in the rugged highland regions, is extremely high, and many species remain undescribed. A special thank you to Tim Laman for providing his incredible pictures of the rarely photographed Birds of Paradise of the Huon Peninsula.

To see more of his work please visit his website. Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority. Thank you to PNGTPA for the support on our first scouting expedition to. A monitor lizard lost to science in an s shipwreck has been rediscovered on an island in Papua New Guinea.

The medium-size monitor, Varanus douarrha, was first identified by French naturalist. A new species of Hylophorbus is described from two mid-elevation localities ( m and m above sea level) on the Huon Peninsula, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea.

Here we report results obtained from a m drill core from the post-glacial reef at Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea, spanning the interval from. FeNNIcI Vol. 45 • Bryophyte flora of the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea. LXXI adjacent vegetative leaves, erect with spread-ing acumina, ecostate and without alar differen-tiation, about mm long, elliptic below, but abruptly contracted at about middle into a very.

The Huon Peninsula Campaign (22 September April ) was part of the second stage of Operation Postern, and was conducted to clear the Japanese from the shores of the Vitiaz Strait, in order to allow the Allies to use their naval forces off the northern coast of New was all part of Operation Cartwheel, the wider campaign to isolate the major Japanese base at Rabaul on.

Huon Gulf, large inlet of the Solomon Sea, southwestern Pacific, indenting Papua New hing miles ( km) from Cape Cretin in the northeast to Cape Ward Hunt near Manau, it extends 65 miles ( km) inland. Flanked by the Rawlinson Range on the Huon Peninsula (north) and the Kuper and Bowutu Mountains (southwest), the gulf receives the Markham River, which flows into it from.

July 17 – 20 Birding Wasu/Satop, Huon Peninsula July 21 Fly Wasu to Lae ; PX Lae – Lorengau, Manus Is. July 25 Fly PX Manus – Port Moresby ; PX Port Moresby – Gurney, Alotua and back to Moresby due to heavy rain.

There are at least two similar species in New Guinea. Litoria infrafrenata New Guinea Australia SVL to mm. New Guinea Amphibians New Guinea Tree Frogs Litoria infrafrenata New Guinea Hylidae New Guinea frogs Green leaf camouflage Papua frogs West Papua frogs Australia frogs Indonesia frogs Whitelipped Tree Frog Queensland frog.

Norris, D. H., Koponen, T. & Piippo, S. Bryophyte flora of the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea. LXVI. Meesiaceae (Musci), with lists of boreal to temperate dis-junct, bipolar, and widely spread species in New Guinea.

— Ann. Bot. Fennici – Meesia triquetra (Richter) Ångstr. is the only species of the family Meesiaceae occur. The slender-toed lizard, discovered by biologists from the Papua New Guinea National Museum and the U.S.

Geological Survey was found near the village of Sohoniliu on Manus Island in May The lizard (Nactus kunan) is so named because its colors are black and gold like that of a bumblebee (kunan in the local Nali language).

Reptiles of Papua New Guinea (Wildlife in Papua New Guinea) [Rom Whitaker, Zai Whitaker] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Reptiles of Papua New Guinea (Wildlife in. As many as six levels of emerged Holocene coral terraces occur along 40 km of coastline on the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea, recording uplift history since culmination of the postglacial transgression.

The Holocene reef crest, ca. yr B.P., is tilted down to the northwest, parallel to the coast and concordant with the deformation of the Cited by: Systematics of Microhylid Frogs, Genus Oreophryne, from the North Coast Region of New Guinea Article (PDF Available) in American Museum Novitates (Oct ) September with Reads.

Home range of the Huon tree kangaroo, Dendrolagus matschiei, in cloud forest on the Huon peninsula, Papua New Guinea. Thesis submitted by Gabriel Porolak (Hons) University of Papua New Guinea in November For the degree of Masters of Science in the School of Marine & Tropical Biology James Cook UniversityFile Size: 3MB.The Huon Peninsula Montane Rain Forests [AA] are made up of the tropical montane moist forests (from 1, m to 3, m) of the Huon Peninsula in PNG, on the island of New Guinea.

There are three mountain ranges on the peninsula: the Finisterre (to 4, m), Saruwaged (to 4, m), and Cromwell and Rawlinson ranges.Mossforest - New Guinea Enter the realm of a New Guinean cloudforest.

Approaching meters in the Papuan mountains, the upland rainforest habitat transitions to actual cloudforest, which the local people describe as the mossforest.