Pelobatrachus stejnegeri (Taylor, 1920)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Subfamily: Megophryinae > Genus: Pelobatrachus > Species: Pelobatrachus stejnegeri

Megalophrys stejnegeri Taylor, 1920, Philipp. J. Sci., 16: 347. Holotype: EHT F315, by original designation; now CM 3394 according to McCoy and Richmond, 1966, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 38: 247. Type locality: "Bunawan, Agusan [Province], Mindanao", Philippines. 

Megophrys monticola stejnegeriInger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 224.

Megophrys steynegeriIskandar, 1998, Amph. Java Bali: 38. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Megophrys stejnegeriDelorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 17.

Megophrys (Pelobatrachus) stejnegeri — Mahony, Foley, Biju, and Teeling, 2017, Mol. Biol. Evol., 34: 754. 

Pelobatrachus stejnegeri — Lyu, Zeng, Wang, Liu, Huang, Li, and Wang, 2021, Zootaxa, 4927: 39. 

English Names

None noted.


Forest-floor habitats on Basilan, Biliran, Bohol, Dinagat, Leyte, Samar, and Mindanao islands, Philippines.


Removed from the synonymy of Megophrys montana by Iskandar, 1998, Amph. Java Bali: 38, where it had been placed by Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 224. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 438. See brief notes for Mindanao, Philippines, by Sanguila, Cobb, Siler, Diesmos, Alcala, and Brown, 2016, ZooKeys, 624: 33. See comments by Baron, Marin, Logramonte, and Mohagan, 2021, Asian Herpetol. Res., 12: 76–87, as Megophrys stejnegeri.

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