Metaphrynella sundana (Peters, 1867)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Metaphrynella > Species: Metaphrynella sundana

English Names

Borneo Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 90).

Bornean Tree Hole Frog (Das, Jankowski, Makmor, and Haas, 2007, Mitt. Hamburg. Zool. Mus. Inst., 104: 156; Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 42).

Tree Hole Narrow-mouthed Frog (Haas, Das, Hertwig, Bublies, and Schulz-Schaeffer, 2022, Guide to the Tadpoles of Borneo: 301).

Distribution

Western and northern Borneo at low elevations (Kalimantan, Indonesia, Brunei, and Sabah and Sarawak, Malaysia).

Comment

See accounts by Inger, 1956, Fieldiana, Zool., 34: 399; and Inger, 1966, Fieldiana, Zool., 52: 143-144. See brief account and photo by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 58-59. Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 127-130, provided an account. Das, Jankowski, Makmor, and Haas, 2007, Mitt. Hamburg. Zool. Mus. Inst., 104: 156, provided a brief description. Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 42, provided a photograph and a brief account. Haas, Kueh, Joseph, bin Asri, Das, Hagmann, Schwander, and Hertwig, 2018, Evol. Syst., 2: 89–114, provided a brief account of morphology and natural history for the Sabah population.. Haas, Das, Hertwig, Bublies, and Schulz-Schaeffer, 2022, Guide to the Tadpoles of Borneo: 301–303, summarized the knowledge of habitat, reproduction, larval morphology and coloration.

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