Pulchrana glandulosa (Boulenger, 1882)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Pulchrana > Species: Pulchrana glandulosa

English Names

Sarawak Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 107).

Glandular Frog (Kiew, 1987, Malayan Nat. J., 41: 417).

Rough-sided Frog (Leong, 2001, Herpetol. Rev., 32: 190; Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 128; Das, Jankowski, Makmor, and Haas, 2007, Mitt. Hamburg. Zool. Mus. Inst., 104: 158).

Sarawak Swamp Frog (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 51). 

Distribution

Peninsular Thailand (Chumphon Province and south) to Malaya, Sumatra, Natuna I., and Borneo (Indonesia, Brunei, and Malaysia); southern Vietnam (see comment). Possibly to be found in extreme southern peninsular Myanmar. 

Comment

In the Section Hylarana, subsection Hydrophylax, subgenus Pulchrana of Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 326. See Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 181; Taylor, 1962, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 43: 436–440; Inger, 1966, Fieldiana, Zool., 52: 184–187; and Bourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 362–364. See also Berry, 1975, Amph. Fauna Peninsular Malaysia: 67–68. Leong, 2001, Herpetol. Rev., 32: 190, provided the Natuna I. record. See brief account and photo by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 108–109. Orlov, Murphy, Ananjeva, Ryabov, and Ho, 2002, Russ. J. Herpetol., 9: 89, reported the species to be in southern Vietnam. Nutphund, 2001, Amph. Thailand: 117, provided a brief characterization and photograph. Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 128–129, provided a very brief account, map for Thailand, and photograph. Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 27, provided specific localities for Vietnam. Das, Jankowski, Makmor, and Haas, 2007, Mitt. Hamburg. Zool. Mus. Inst., 104: 158, provided a brief description. Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 59, provided a photograph and brief account, as Rana glandulosa. Teynié, David, and Ohler, 2010, Zootaxa, 2416: 12, commented on the range in Sumatra. Thong-aree, Chan-ard, Cota, and Makchai, 2011, Thailand Nat. Hist. Mus. J., 5: 99–106, reported the species from Bala Forest, Narathiwat, extreme southern Thailand. Chan-ard, Cota, and Makchai, 2011, Amph. E. Region Thailand: 145, detailed the range in Thailand. Shahriza and Ibrahim, 2014, Check List, 10: 253–259, provided a photograph and brief natural history observations for a population in Kedah, West Malaysia. Sumarli, Grismer, Anuar, Muin, and Quah, 2015, Check List, 11(4, Art. 1679): 13 reported specimens from Lata Belatan,, Terregganu, West Malaysia, and briefly reported on their morphology and habitat. Niyomwan, Srisom, and Pawangkhanant, 2019, Field Guide Amph. Thailand: 364–365, provided a brief account (description, photographs, habitat, and range) for Thailand (in Thai). Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 52, noted that the Vietnam records are geographically far from the main collection of records and require confirmation. Haas, Das, Hertwig, Bublies, and Schulz-Schaeffer, 2022, Guide to the Tadpoles of Borneo: 339–341, summarized the knowledge of habitat, reproduction, larval morphology and coloration. 

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