Ansonia siamensis Kiew, 1985

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

Ansonia siamensis Kiew, 1985 "1984", Nat. Hist. Bull. Siam Soc., 32: 111. Holotype: BMNH 1979.443, by original designation. Type locality: "Khao Chong, Trang Province, Thailand".

English Names

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

Siamese Stream Toad (Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 88; Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 19).


Known only from the type locality in the Khao Chong Mountains, Trang Province, peninsular Thailand, ca. 300 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Thailand

Endemic: Thailand


See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 26, to compare this species with others in the Sunda Shelf region. Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 88–89, provided a very brief account, map for Thailand, and photograph. Wood, Grismer, Ahmad, and Senawi, 2008, Herpetologica, 64: 321–340, provided comparative information for this and other species from the Malayan Peninsula. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 159. Niyomwan, Srisom, and Pawangkhanant, 2019, Field Guide Amph. Thailand: 180–181, provided a brief account (photographs, habitat, and range) for Thailand (in Thai).

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