Ansonia hanitschi Inger, 1960

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Ansonia > Species: Ansonia hanitschi

Ansonia hanitschi Inger, 1960, Fieldiana, Zool., 39: 484. Holotype: BMNH, by original designation. Type locality: "Kadamaian River at 4,200 feet on Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo", Malaysia (Borneo).

English Names

Kadamaian Stream Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 39).


Mountains for northern Sarawak (Mt. Mulu) and western Sabah (Mount Kinabalu, Mount Lumaku, Crocker Range), Malaysia (Borneo), 750-1600 m elevation; in adjacent montane northern Kalimantan, Indonesia.


See account by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 28-29. Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 67-69, provided an account and noted misidentifications in the literature. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 610.  Haas, Kueh, Joseph, bin Asri, Das, Hagmann, Schwander, and Hertwig, 2018, Evol. Syst., 2: 89–114, noted records of Ansonia sp. in Sabah, Malaysia, that had previously been identified as this species. 

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