Kalophrynus punctatus Peters, 1871

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

Calophrynus punctatus Peters, 1871, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1871: 579. Holotype: MSNG 29130, according to Capocaccia, 1957, Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, Ser. 3, 69: 219. Type locality: "Sarawak", Malaysia (Borneo).

Kalophrynus punctatusParker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 101.

English Names

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

Spotted Sticky Frog (Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 176). 


Extreme western Sarawak (Malaysia) and adjacent northwestern Kalimantan (Indonesia) in western Borneo, above 1000 m elevation.


Similar animals were reported by Dring, McCarthy, and Whitten, 1990, Indo-Malayan Zool., 6: 119-132, from Siberut and Sipona Island. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 452. Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 176, provided an account and revised the range statement. See comment under Kalophrynus calciphilus, which was confused with this species prior to 2011. 

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