Sunday, February 26, 2012

[Herpetology • 1984] Ichthyophis bannanicus • The Discovery and Description of the New Species of Ichthyophis from Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, southern China

Live Ichthyophis bannanicus from Beiliu, Guangxi in 2010

Ichthyophis bannanica Yang. Holotype KIZ74001 female, 
A. dorsal head, B. ventral head, C. left side of head
Ichthyophis glutinosus (Linnaeus), 
a. dorsal head, b. ventral head, c. right side of head 
(from the book "The Caecilians of the world" by Taylor, P29.)

New species Ichthyophis bannanica sp. nov., 
Ichthyophis glutinosus, Yang et Su 1976, Acta Zoologica Sinica vol 22(1):115.

Yang, D.-T. 1984. A new species of Ichthyophis - I. bannanica. Acta Herpetologica Sinica: 73-75.
Translated: The Discovery and Description of the New Species Ichthyophis bannanica