Pelophryne ingeri Matsui, 2019

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Pelophryne > Species: Pelophryne ingeri

Pelophryne ingeri Matsui, 2019, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 38: 131. Holotype: KUHE 15647, by original designation. Type locality: "near a pond in Genting Highlands, State of Pahang, Malaysia (03°24'N, 101°46'E, 850 m a.s.l.)". 

English Names

Inger's Short-legged Dwarf Toad (Figueroa, Low, and Lim, 2023, Zootaxa, 5287: 28). 


Known from Peninsular Malaysia in the state of Pahang, 244 and 488 m; Tioman Island at 275 to 884 m; Singapore in the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, and From Lampung Sumatra, Indonesia; possibly in the Natuna and Mentawi Islands.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Malaysia, Malaysia, West (Peninsular), Singapore


Previous confused with both Pelophryne signata and Pelophryne brevipesDas, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 32, provided a photograph and a brief account. See brief account by Grismer, 2012, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Seribuat Arch.: 49–50, for the Seribuat Archipelago, West Malaysia, as Pelophryne signata; see also Berry, 1975, Amph. Fauna Peninsular Malaysia: 55-56, for account as Pelophryne brevipesFigueroa, Low, and Lim, 2023, Zootaxa, 5287: 1–378, provided records, literature, and conservation status for Singapore. 

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