Duttaphrynus crocus (Wogan, Win, Thin, Lwin, Shein, Kyi, and Tun, 2003)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Duttaphrynus > Species: Duttaphrynus crocus

Bufo crocus Wogan, Win, Thin, Lwin, Shein, Kyi, and Tun, 2003, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 54: 142. Holotype: CAS 220192, by original designation. Type locality: "Myanmar, Rakhine State, Gwa Township, Rakhin Yoma Elephant Sanctuary, Ye Bya Streat Camp, 17° 41′ 47.0″ N, 94° 38′ 48.7″ E., elev. 83 m".

Duttaphrynus crocusFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 364.

English Names

Burmese Golden Toad (Zug, 2022, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 653: 14).


Known only from two localities in the Rakhine Division in southwestern mainland Myanmar, below 100 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Myanmar

Endemic: Myanmar


Tentatively placed in the Bufo melanostictus group in the original publication. Das, Chetia, Dutta, and Sengupta, 2013, Zootaxa, 3646: 336-348, provided comparative data with this species and other Duttaphrynus in the region. Zug, 2022, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 653: 14–15, discussed identification, habitat, and range in Myanmar.

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