Mount Dulit

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Mount Dulit
Elevation 1,311 m (4,301 ft)
Location
Location Sarawak, Borneo
Coordinates 3°20′N 114°09′E / 3.333°N 114.150°E / 3.333; 114.150

Mount Dulit is a mountain in Borneo. It peaks at 1,311 metres (4,301 ft) above sea level and stands at the head of the Baram River in northern Sarawak, Malaysia. It is a western outlier of the Bornean cordillera and is largely covered with tropical rainforest. It has given its name to various plants and animals including the Dulit Frogmouth (Batrachostomus harterti), Dulit Partridge (Rhizothera dulitensis), the frog Rhacophorus dulitensis, the caecilian Ichthyophis dulitensis, and to the trilobite beetle genus Duliticola. It is the site from which Charles Hose collected the holotype specimen of the rare and elusive Hose's Civet (Diplogale hosei) in 1891.

References[edit]

  • "Birds of Sarawak". Gregory-Smith, Richard. ARBEC. Retrieved 2010-09-15. 
  • Richards, P.W. (1936). "Ecological observations on the rain forest of Mount Dulit, Sarawak". Journal of Ecology 24 (1): 1. doi:10.2307/2256268. 
  • Thomas, Oldfield (March 1892). "On some Mammals from Mount Dulit, North Borneo". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 60 (2): 221–227. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.1892.tb06828.x.