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).

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. 

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