Wijayarana modiglianii (Doria, Salvidio, and Tavano, 1999)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Wijayarana > Species: Wijayarana modiglianii

Amolops (Huia) modiglianii Doria, Salvidio, and Tavano, 1999, Doriana, Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, 7 (317): 2. Holotype: MSNG 29363, according to the original publication. Type locality: "Indonesia, Sumatria, Si Rambe (2° 19′ N 99° 13′ E)".

Huia modiglianiiFrost, 2002, Amph. Spec. World, vers. 2.21: 368.

"Huia" modiglianiiStuart, 2008, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 46: 59, by implication.

Meristogenys modiglianii — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 245, by implication. 

Wijayarana modiglianii — Arifin, Chan, Smart, Hertwig, Smith, Iskandar, and Haas, 2021, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 193: 689. 

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the region of Toba Lake in northern Sumatra, ca. 400 m altitude, Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


Stuart, 2008, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 46: 59, considered this species of unknown placement and considered it to not be demonstrably within Huia prior to phylogenetic analysis. Idrus, Arroyyan, Bahri, and Hamidy, 2021, J. Biodjati, 6: 1–10, reported on comparative morphometrics. 

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