Limnonectes microtympanum (Van Kampen, 1907)

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

Rana microtympanum Van Kampen, 1907, Zool. Ergebn. Reis. Niederland. Ost-Indien, 4: 386. Syntypes: ZMA 5797 (5 specimens) and 1 specimen in FMNH (according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 63), according to Van Tuijl, 1995, Bull. Zool. Mus. Univ. Amsterdam, 14: 128. Type locality: "Loka bei Bonthain", Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Rana (Rana) microtympanumBoulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 6.

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

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

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

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

English Names

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


Mount Lompobatang, in southwestern Sulawesi, Indonesia, above 1000 m elevation, Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


Resurrected from the synonymy of Limnonectes modestus by Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 63, where it had been placed by Van Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 176. See account by Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 48. In the Limnonectes (Limnonectes) grunniens 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: 483.

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