Rentapia hosii (Boulenger, 1892)

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

Nectophryne hosii Boulenger, 1892, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1892: 508. Holotype: BMNH 92.6.3.19, according to Inger, 1985, In Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 72. Type locality: "Mt. Dulit, Sarawak", Malaysia (Borneo).

Pedostibes hosiiBarbour, 1938, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 51: 192.

Pedostibes hoseiInger, 1966, Fieldiana, Zool., 52: 93. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Rentapia hosii — Chan, Grismer, Zachariah, Brown, and Abraham, 2016, PLoS One, 11(1): e0145903: 9.

English Names

Boulenger's Asian Tree Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 45).

Common Tree Toad (Kiew, 1987, Malayan Nat. J., 41: 418).

Tree Toad (Nutphund, 2001, Amph. Thailand: 75).

House's [sic] Tree Toad (Nutphund, 2001, Amph. Thailand: 75).

Malayan Brown Toad (Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 94).

Brown Tree Toad (Das, Jankowski, Makmor, and Haas, 2007, Mitt. Hamburg. Zool. Mus. Inst., 104: 147; Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 30).

Distribution

Southwestern Borneo northeast to Sabah, Malaysia. See comment. 

Comment

Records from south of the Isthmus of Kra in Thailand and Malaysia now assigned to Rentapia flavomaculata. See Inger, 1966, Fieldiana, Zool., 52: 93–96. Das, Jankowski, Makmor, and Haas, 2007, Mitt. Hamburg. Zool. Mus. Inst., 104: 147, provided a brief description of specimens (as Pedostibes hosii) from Sarawak. Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 30, provided a photograph and brief account (as Pedostibes hosii).Placed into Rentapia by Chan, Grismer, Zachariah, Brown, and Abraham, 2016, PLoS One, 11(1): e0145903: 9. See revision and detailed account by Chan, Abraham, and Badli-Sham, 2020, Raffles Bull. Zool., 68: 595–607, who suggested that this nominal taxon is composed of two species.  .   

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