Kalophrynus palmatissimus Kiew, 1984

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

Kalophrynus palmatissimus Kiew, 1984, Malayan Nat. J., 37: 146. Holotype: BMNH 1982.1508, by original designation. Type locality: "lowland dipterocarp forest at about 75 m a.s.l. at the Pasoh Forest Reserve in Negeri Sembilian", Malaysia (Malaya).

English Names

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

Web-footed Sticky Frog (Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 173),


Peninsular Malaysia in the provinces of Selangor, Negri Sembilan, and Johor below 300 m elevation. 


See brief account and photo by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 53. 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: 451. See account by Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 173. Aziz, Top, Tah, Shohaimi, Ab Ghani, and Fletcher, 2021, Ecol. Evol., 11: 10741–10753, reported on morphometrics in two forest reserves in peninsular Malaysia. 

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