Ansonia longidigita Inger, 1960

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

Ansonia longidigita Inger, 1960, Fieldiana, Zool., 39: 480. Holotype: BMNH 1899.8.19.12, by original designation. Type locality: "4,200 feet on Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo", Malaysia (Borneo).

Ansonia longidigitata longidigitataInger, 1960, Fieldiana, Zool., 39: 480.

English Names

Long-fingered Stream Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 39).

Long-fingered Slender Toad (Das, Jankowski, Makmor, and Haas, 2007, Mitt. Hamburg. Zool. Mus. Inst., 104: 141).


Steep terrain in Borneo in Sabah and Sarawak, Malaysia, Brunei, and with isolated records in Kalimantan, Indonesia, 150-1500 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

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


See Ansonia leptopus. See account by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 29. Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 70-72, provided an account. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 610. Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 25, provided a photograph and a brief account. Haas, Kueh, Joseph, bin Asri, Das, Hagmann, Schwander, and Hertwig, 2018, Evol. Syst., 2: 89–11, provided a brief account of larval morphology. Haas, Das, Hertwig, Bublies, and Schulz-Schaeffer, 2022, Guide to the Tadpoles of Borneo: 107–109, summarized the knowledge of habitat, reproduction, larval morphology and coloration.

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