Limnonectes kohchangae (Smith, 1922)

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

Rana kohchangae Smith, 1922, J. Nat. Hist. Soc. Siam, 4: 223. Syntypes: BMNH (2 specimens; formerly M. Smith 2976 and 2985), by original designation; BMNH 1947.2.3.60 (formerly 1922.7.4.3) designated lectotype by Phimmachak, Sivongxay, Seateun, Yodthong, Rujirawan, Neang, Aowphol, and Stuart, 2018, Zootaxa, 4375: 326. Type locality: "Koh Chang (Chang Island) In the Inner Gulf of Siam", Thailand.

Rana (Hylorana) kohchangaeGuibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 42.

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

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

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

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

Elachyglossa kohchangaeFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 28. See comment under Dicroglossidae.

English Names

Koh Chang Wart Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 100).

Koh Chang Frog (Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 118).


Koh Chang, Koh Kut, Koh Mehsi, and on the mainland at Ok Yam, Thailand; southern Vietnam and Cambodia; northern Laos.


See Taylor, 1962, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 43: 393-395, and Bourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 263-265, for accounts. Stuart, 1999, in Duckworth et al. (eds.), Wildlife in Lao PDR: 45, reported the species in northern Laos. Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 118-119, provided a very brief account, map for Thailand, and photograph. Records for Cambodia and southern Vietnam apply to Limnonectes poilani. Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 22, provided specific localities for Vietnam. Stuart and Emmett, 2006, Fieldiana, Zool., N.S., 109: 7-8, provided records for the Cadamom Mountains, southwestern Cambodia.

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