Rentapia flavomaculata Chan, Abraham, and Badli-Sham, 2020

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Rentapia > Species: Rentapia flavomaculata

Rentapia flavomaculata Chan, Abraham, and Badli-Sham, 2020, Raffles Bull. Zool., 68: 603. Holotype: ZRC 1.13264, by original designation. Type locality: "Sungai Peres (4°57′44.45″N 102°57′13.77″E; 64 m a.s.l.), Sekayu Recreational Park, Terengganu, Malaysia". 

English Names

Yellow-spotted Tree Toad (original publication). 


Throughout Peninsular Malaysia and southern Thailand (south of the Isthmus of Kra) to throughout Peninsular Malaysia. 


Previously confused with Rentapia hosii. See Taylor, 1962, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 43: 336–339; Berry, 1975, Amph. Fauna Peninsular Malaysia: 54–55; and Bourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 159–160, for accounts (as Pedostibes hosii). See brief account and photo by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 40–41 (as Pedostibes hosii). Nutphund, 2001, Amph. Thailand: 74, provided a brief characterization and photograph (as Pedostibes hosii). Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 94–95, provided a very brief account, map for Thailand, and photograph (as Pedostibes hosii).  Shahriza and Ibrahim, 2014, Check List, 10: 253–259, provided a photograph and brief natural history observations for a population in Kedah, West Malaysia. Amram, Zainudin, and Wahid, 2018, Sains Malaysiana, 47: 1–7, reported on the mating call (as Pedostibes hosii).  See detailed account by Chan, Abraham, and Badli-Sham, 2020, Raffles Bull. Zool., 68: 595–607. 

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