The scaled king and his knight: 2 new giant bent-toed gecko species from New Guinea

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  • February 11, 2016
  • The extremely complex geological history of New Guinea has allowed many of its animals and plants the chance to grow different enough to make a name for themselves. In the case of two newly described and unusually large gecko species – only a noble name would do. The two new species whose names respectively mean […]

    Night calls reveal two new rainforest arboreal frog species from western New Guinea

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  • October 5, 2015
  • Tracked by their calls at night after heavy rains, two species of narrow-mouthed frogs have been recorded as new. During the examinations it turned out that one of the studied specimens is a hermaphrodite and another one represents the first record of the genus Cophixalus for the Misool Island. The field work, conducted by Steve […]