Limnonectes parvus (Taylor, 1920)

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

Rana parva Taylor, 1920, Philipp. J. Sci., 16: 241. Holotype: EHT F409, by original designation; CM 3421, according to McCoy and Richmond, 1966, Ann. Carnegie Mus., 38: 249. Type locality: "Bunawan, Agusan [Province]", Mindanao I., Philippines.

Rana microdisca parvaInger, 1966, Fieldiana, Zool., 52: 215.

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

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

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

English Names

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


Undisturbed streams in lowland and lower montane forests on Mindanao Island, Philippines.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Philippines

Endemic: Philippines


In the Limnonectes (Limnonectes) microdiscus group of Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 63, who resurrected this species from subspecies status under Rana microdisca where it had been placed by Inger, 1966, Fieldiana, Zool., 52: 215. See account by Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 301-303. 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. See brief notes for Mindanao, Philippines, by Sanguila, Cobb, Siler, Diesmos, Alcala, and Brown, 2016, ZooKeys, 624: 31.

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