Wijayarana sumatrana (Yang, 1991)

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

Huia sumatrana Yang, 1991, Fieldiana, Zool., N.S., 63: 31. Holotype: FMNH 209222, by original designation. Type locality: "Bukit Lawang Forest Reserve, Bohorok, Sumatra (3°31′N, 98°8′E)", Indonesia.

Amolops (Huia) sumatranusDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 321.

Meristogenys sumatrana — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 422. 

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

English Names

Sumatra Huia Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 99).


Known only from the type locality (Ohoruok), Gambir, Deli, and Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


See brief account and photo by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 88. Inger and Iskandar, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., 53: 137, provided a record for West Sumatra. Cai, Che, Pang, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Zootaxa, 1531: 49-55, regarded Huia sumatrana to be possibly phylogenetically outside of a group composed of Meristogenys and the remainder of HuiaIdrus, Arroyyan, Bahri, and Hamidy, 2021, J. Biodjati, 6: 1–10, reported on comparative morphometrics. 

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