Kalophrynus bunguranus (Günther, 1895)

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

Diplopelma bunguranum Günther, 1895, Novit. Zool., 2: 501. Syntypes: deposition and number not stated; including BMNH 1947.2.11.38–41 (formerly 1895.5.1.105–108) according to Inger, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 382. Type locality: "Bunguran, or Great Natuna [Island]", Indonesia.

Microhyla bunguranaVan Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 154.

Kalophrynus bunguranusParker, 1928, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 10, 2: 473.

English Names

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

Natuna Sticky Frog ( Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 156), 


Bunguran I. (Natuna Is.), Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 46, to compare this species with other microhylids in the Sunda Shelf region. See account by Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 156–157. Herlambang, Riyanto, Munir, Hamidy, Kimura, Eto, and Mumpuni, 2022, Treubia, 49: 78, discussed the species from Bunguran I., Natuna Is., Indonesia.

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