Kalophrynus baluensis Kiew, 1984

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Kalophryninae > Genus: Kalophrynus > Species: Kalophrynus baluensis

Kalophrynus baluensis Kiew, 1984, Malayan Nat. J., 38: 152. Holotype: BMNH 1929.12.22.51, by original designation. Type locality: "Kamborangoh at 7,200 feet, Mount Kinabalu", Sabah, Malaysia.

English Names

Malaysian Grainy Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 90).

Balu Sticky Frog (Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 135–154). 


Known only from the upper slopes of Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia (Borneo), 1400–1800 m elevation.


See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 46, to compare this species with other microhylids in the Sunda Shelf region. Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 120-122, provided an account. See account by Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 154–155

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