Limnonectes doriae (Boulenger, 1887)

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

Rana doriae Boulenger, 1887, Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, Ser. 2, 5: 482. Syntypes: MSNG and BMNH; MSNG 29298A designated lectotype by Capocaccia, 1957, Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, Ser. 3, 69: 214. Type locality: "Thagatà Juwa; Kaw-ka-riet" (=Kokarit, east of Moulmein), northern Tenasserim, Myanmar. Elsewhere in original publication noted as "Thagatà Juwà, Village on the hills South West of M. Mooleyit (400-500 metres)" and "Kaw-ka-riet, about 30 miles from Moulmein, at the foot of the Dawna Chain". Restricted to Kaw-ka-riet by lectotype designation.

Rana (Rana) doriaeBoulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 7.

Dicroglossus doriaeDeckert, 1938, Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin, 1938: 138.

Rana (Euphlyctis) doriaeDubois, 1981, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 15: 239, by implication.

Euphlyctis doriaePoynton and Broadley, 1985, Ann. Natal Mus., 27: 124, by implication.

Limnonectes (Bourretia) doriaeDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 62.

Limnonectes (Elachyglossa) doriaeOhler and Dubois, 1999, Zool. Scripta, 23: 276.

English Names

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

Doria's Frog (Das and Dutta, 1998, Hamadryad, 23: 65; Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 118; Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Gururaja, and Bhatta, 2009, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occas. Pap., 302: 26).

Red Stream Frog (Nutphund, 2001, Amph. Thailand: 126).


Myanmar to western and peninsular Thailand and Malaya; Andaman Is., India.


See Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 49; Taylor, 1962, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 43: 390-392; Bourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 261-263; and Berry, 1975, Amph. Fauna Peninsular Malaysia: 65-66, for accounts and discussion. Ohler and Dubois, 1999, Zool. Scripta, 23: 276, gave a restricted distribution of Thailand and Myanmar. Chanda, 2002, Handb. Indian Amph.: 104-107, provided a brief account (as Rana doriae). See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 84-86, to compare this species with other ranids of the Sunda Shelf region. Nutphund, 2001, Amph. Thailand: 126, provided a brief characterization and photograph, which Ohler, 2003, Alytes, 21: 100-102, suggested represented Limnonectes blythii. Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 118-119, provided a very brief account, map for Thailand, and photograph. Dutta, 1997, Amph. India Sri Lanka: 128, provided range, systematic comments, and a taxonomic bibliography (and rejected records from Karnataka, India).

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