Limnonectes visayanus (Inger, 1954)

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

Rana macrodon visayanus Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 289. Holotype: FMNH 61636, by original designation. Type locality: "Siquijor Island", Philippines.

Rana magna visayanusInger, 1958, Fieldiana, Zool., 39: 253-255.

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

English Names

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


Streams in lowland and lower montane forest on Bohol, Masbate, Cebu, Dinagat, Leyte, Negros, Panay, and Siquijor Islands, Philippines, below 900 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Philippines

Endemic: Philippines


In the Limnonectes (Limnonectes) grunniens group of Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 63, who resurrected this species from a subspecies of Limnonectes macrodon. 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. Gaulke, 2011, Herpetofauna Panay Island: 85-88, provided a brief account for Panay Island, Philippines.

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