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". Zoobank publication registration: C6AD2838-7B4D-4245-96B0-27C90B90C9B3   

English Names

Yellow-spotted Tree Toad (original publication). 


Southern Thailand (south of the Isthmus of Kra) to throughout Peninsular Malaysia. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Malaysia, Malaysia, West (Peninsular), Thailand


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). Thong-aree, Chan-ard, Cota, and Makchai, 2011, Thailand Nat. Hist. Mus. J., 5: 99–106, reported the species (as Pedostibes hosii) from Bala Forest, Narathiwat, extreme southern Thailand. Chan-ard, Cota, and Makchai, 2011, Amph. E. Region Thailand: 128, detailed the distribution in Thailand (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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