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).


Peninsular Thailand to Malaya, Sumatra, Natuna I., and Borneo (Indonesia, Brunei, and Malaysia), Singapore; southern Vietnam.


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. 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.

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