Limnonectes timorensis (Smith, 1927)

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

Rana timorensis Smith, 1927, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1927: 211. Holotype: BMNH (formerly M. Smith 8862), by original designation, now BMNH 1947.2.1.25 (formerly 1926.8.20.20) by museum records. Type locality: "Diamplong, S. Timor", Indonesia.

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

English Names

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


Timor Island, Indonesia and East Timor.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: East Timor, Indonesia


In the Limnonectes (Limnonectes) microdiscus group of Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 63, who removed this taxon from the synonymy of Rana elberti (=Hylarana elberti) where it had been placed by Forcart, 1953, Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel, 64: 356–388. Menzies, 1987, Aust. J. Zool., 35: 373–418, seemingly accepted the earlier synonymy. O'Shea, Sanchez, Kathriner, Mecke, Carvalho, Ribeiro, Soares, Araujo, and Kaiser, 2015, Asian Herpetol. Res., 6: 80–81, detailed the range in East Timor. 

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