George Zug and Daniel Mulcahy of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution have conducted research on the herpetofauna of Myanmar for ca. 20 and six years, respectively. Over the last five years, they have published a number of papers on the amphibians and reptiles of the Tanintharyi region of southern Myanmar (Lee et al., 2015, 2018a, 2019; Connette et al,. 2017; Mulcahy et al., 2017, 2018; Zug et al., 2017). They define South Tanintharyi as “the area of Myanmar south of latitude 13°N [approximately from the town of Palaw southward]” (p. 7), while noting that 13°N represents the approximate beginning of the Malay Peninsula of Southeast Asia, which is itself an important biogeographical region (Woodruff, 2003; Baltzer et al., 2008, 2009; Woodruff and Turner, 2009;...

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