Limnonectes arathooni (Smith, 1927)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Limnonectes > Species: Limnonectes arathooni

Rana arathooni Smith, 1927, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1927: 207. Holotype: BMNH (formerly M. Smith 8627), by original designation, now BMNH 1947.2.1.26 (originally 1926.8.20.44) according to museum records. Type locality: "Djikoro, Mt. Bonthain, S. Celebes", Indonesia.

Limnonectes (Limnonectes) arathooniDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 63.

English Names

Djikoro Wart Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 99).


Mount Lompobatang and Mount Latimojong, in southwestern Sulawesi, Indonesia, above 1200 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


In the Limnonectes (Limnonectes) microdiscus group of Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 63. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 482.

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