Kaloula picta (Duméril and Bibron, 1841)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Kaloula > Species: Kaloula picta

Plectropus pictus Duméril and Bibron, 1841, Erp. Gen., 6: 737. Holotype: MNHNP 5027, according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 62. Type locality: "Manille" (= Manila), Luzon, Philippines.

Hyledactylus pictusEydoux and Souleyet, 1842, Voy. Autour Monde 1836–1837 La Bonite, 1: plate 9.

Kaloula pictaGünther, 1859 "1858", Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus.: 123; Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 79.

Callula pictaGünther, 1864, Rept. Brit. India: 436.

English Names

Painted Narrowmouth Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 90).

Slender-digit Chorus Frog (Gaulke, 2011, Herpetofauna Panay Island: 96).


Philippine Is. from Luzon to Mindanao at low elevations (100-200 m).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Philippines

Endemic: Philippines


See account by Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 428-436. Gaulke, 2011, Herpetofauna Panay Island: 96-98, provided a brief account for Panay Island, Philippines. See brief notes for Mindanao, Philippines, by Sanguila, Cobb, Siler, Diesmos, Alcala, and Brown, 2016, ZooKeys, 624: 37–38.

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