Limnonectes woodworthi (Taylor, 1923)

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

Rana woodworthi Taylor, 1923, Philipp. J. Sci., 22: 519. Holotype: EHT 1921, by original designation; now CAS 61000 according to Slevin and Leviton, 1956, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 28: 537. Type locality: "near Los Baños, Laguna Province", Luzon, Philippines.

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

English Names

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


Luzon I., Philippines.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Philippines

Endemic: Philippines


In the Limnonectes (Limnonectes) microdiscus group of Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 63. Possibly a subspecies of Limnonectes microdiscus (as Rana microdisca) according to Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 292, who provided an account on page 274-275. McLeod, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 56: 991-1000, suggested that nominal Limnonectes woodworthi is composed of a complex of species.

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