Comment on “Scaling new heights: first record of Boulenger’s Lazy Toad Scutiger boulengeri (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from high altitude lake in Sikkim Himalaya, India” by Barkha Subba, G. Ravikanth & N.A. Aravind (2015)

Main Article Content

Tracie A. Seimon
Anton Seimon

Abstract

.

Article Details

How to Cite
[1]
Seimon, T.A. and Seimon, A. 2015. Comment on “Scaling new heights: first record of Boulenger’s Lazy Toad Scutiger boulengeri (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from high altitude lake in Sikkim Himalaya, India” by Barkha Subba, G. Ravikanth & N.A. Aravind (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa. 7, 11 (Sep. 2015), 7849–7850. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o4396.7849-50.
Section
Notes

References

Catenazzi, A. & R. von May (2014). Conservation status of amphibians in Peru. Herpetological Monographs 28: 1–23; http://dx.doi.org/10.1655/HERPMONOGRAPHS-D-13-00003

Hu, J., F. Xie, C. Li & J. Jiang (2011). Elevational patterns of species richness, range and body size for spiny frogs. PLoS ONE 6(5): e19817; http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0019817

Navas, C.A. (2002). Herpetological diversity along Andean elevational gradients: Links with physiological ecology and evolutionary physiology. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - A Molecular and Integrative Physiology 133: 469–485; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1095-6433(02)00207-6

Péfaur, J.E. & W.E. Duellman (1980). Community structure in high andean herpetofaunas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 83: 45–65.

Raxworthy, C.J., R.G. Pearson, R. Rabibisoa, A.M. Rakotondrazafy, J. Ramanamanjato, A.P. Raselimanana, S. Wu, R.A. Nussbaum &

D.A. Stone (2008). Extinction vulnerability of tropical montane endemism from warming and upslope displacement: A preliminary appraisal for the highest massif in Madagascar. Global Change Biology 14: 1703–1720; http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01596.x

Seimon, T. A., G. Hoernig, P. Sowell, S. Halloy & A. Seimon (2005). Identification of chytridiomycosis in Telmatobius marmoratus at 4450 m in the Cordillera Vilcanota of southern Peru. Pp. 273–281. In: E. O. Lavilla and I. De la Riva (Eds.), Studies on the Andean frogs of the genera Telmatobius and Batrachophrynus (Anura: Leptodactylidae), Asociación Herpetológica Española, Monografías de Herpetología 7, Valencia, Spain.

Seimon, A., S.R.P. Halloy & T.A. Seimon (2007a). Recent observation of a proliferation of Ranunculus trichophyllus Chaix. in high-altitude lakes of the Mount Everest region: Comment. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 39: 340–341. http://www.jstor.org/stable/4139104

Seimon T. A., A. Seimon, P. Daszak, S. Halloy, L.M. Schloegel, C.A. Aguilar, P. Sowell, A. Hyatt, B. Konecky, and J. Simmons (2007b). Upward range extension of Andean anurans and chytridiomycosis to extreme elevations in response to tropical deglaciation. Global Change Biology 13: 288–299; http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2006.01278.x

Swan, L. (1990). The highest life. Himalayan Journal 46: 125–133.


von May, R., A. Catenazzi, A. Angulo, J.L., Brown, J. Carrillo, G. Chávez, J.H. Córdova, A. Curo, A.Delgado, M.A. Enciso, R. Gutiérrez, E. Lehr, J.L. Martínez, M. Medina-Müller, A. Miranda, D.R. Neira, J.A. Ochoa, A.J. Quiroz, D.A. Rodríguez, L.O. Rodríguez, A.W. Salas, T. Seimon, A. Seimon, K. Siu-Ting, J. Suárez, C. Torres & E. Twomey (2008). Current state of conservation knowledge on threatened amphibian species in Peru. Tropical Conservation Science 1(4): 376–396.