Ansonia echinata Inger and Stuebing, 2009

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Ansonia > Species: Ansonia echinata

Ansonia echinata Inger and Stuebing, 2009, Raffles Bull. Zool., 57: 528. Holotype: FMNH 272784, by original designation. Type locality: "Bukit Kana, Bintulu Division, Sarawak (2° 39.363′N 112° 54.219′ E) [Malaysia] . . . . specimen collected at night perched on dead leaves at the edge of a small stream (3 m wide) in primary rain forest."

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Bukit Kana, Bintulu Division, Sarawak, Malaysia) on Borneo.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Malaysia, Malaysia, East (Sarawak and/or Sabah)

Endemic: Malaysia, Malaysia, East (Sarawak and/or Sabah)


Haas, Das, Hertwig, Bublies, and Schulz-Schaeffer, 2022, Guide to the Tadpoles of Borneo: 93–94, summarized the knowledge of habitat, reproduction, larval morphology and coloration. 

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