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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Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. The limbs are robust and both hands and feet are fully webbed.
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By retaining the lunglessness of their tadpole stage, the frogs are much flatter than typical frogs, which might help absorb oxygen and avoid being swept away in barbouru,a streams. Since this rediscovery, several more individuals have been recorded in areas outside of where the species was originally thought to occur.
The Bornean flat-headed frog Barbourula kalimantanensis is a species of frog in the family Bombinatoridae.
21. Bornean Flat-headed Frog
We are not responsible for their content. The Bornean flat-headed frog is one of only two species in its genus, and its sister species is found in the Philippines.
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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. Share this image — Hide sharing options. Views Read Edit View history.
Bornean Flat-headed Frog | Barbourula kalimantanensis
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Its morphology suggests it is fully aquatic and dependent on clear water with high oxygen content. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. Iskandar,Raffles Bull. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.
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It has a dorsoventrally flattened body with a broad head with a rounded snout. Bornean flat-headed frog Barbourula kalimantanensis.