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A NEW FROG OF THE GENUS CORNUFER FROM THE SOLOMON ISLANDS , WITH NOTES ON THE ENDEMIC NATURE OF THE FIJIAN FROG FAUNA BY

@inproceedings{BrownANF,
  title={A NEW FROG OF THE GENUS CORNUFER FROM THE SOLOMON ISLANDS , WITH NOTES ON THE ENDEMIC NATURE OF THE FIJIAN FROG FAUNA BY},
  author={Walter Creighton Brown and and and ' GEORGES.MYERS and Cornufer}
}
Cornufer dorsalis Dumeril, a frog described from Java, was identified by Boulenger (1882, p. 108) with a Fijian species. Barbour (1923) makes the same identifications, but neither he nor Boulenger saw the type specimen. Van Kampen (1923, p. 239) examined Dumeril's type of dorsalis in Paris and placed it as a member of the genus or subgenus Platymantis, which some authors unite with Rana. Van Kampen points out that the locality "Java" is certainly incorrect, as, indeed, Boulenger had suspected… 
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