Meristogenys kinabaluensis (Inger, 1966)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Meristogenys > Species: Meristogenys kinabaluensis

Amolops kinabaluensis Inger, 1966, Fieldiana, Zool., 52: 266. Holotype: FMNH 109798, by original designation. Type locality: "Kiau, Mount Kina Balu, Sabah", Malaysia (Borneo).

Meristogenys kinabaluensisYang, 1991, Fieldiana, Zool., N.S., 63: 35. Che, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 3.

Amolops (Meristogenys) kinabaluensisDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 321.

English Names

Kiau Borneo Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 101).


Montane Sabah and northeastern Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo) and in adjacent Kalimantan, Indonesia, 750-1700 m elevation.


Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 150-151, provided an account. See comment under Meristogenys. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 630.

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