Ansonia torrentis Dring, 1983

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

Ansonia torrentis Dring, 1983, Amphibia-Reptilia, 4: 103. Holotype: BMNH 1978.69, by original designation. Type locality: "camp four 1800 m, Gunung Mulu, Fourth Division, Sarawak", Malaysia (Borneo).

English Names

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


Known only from the type locality on Mt. Mulu, Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo).

Geographic Occurrence

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

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


See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 26, to compare this species with others in the Sunda Shelf region. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 160.

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