Ansonia minuta Inger, 1960

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

Ansonia minuta Inger, 1960, Fieldiana, Zool., 39: 493. Holotype: FMNH 77424, by original designation. Type locality: "in primary forest at 450 feet above sea level at Matang, First Division, Sarawak", Malaysia (Borneo).

English Names

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

Minute Slender Toad (Das, Jankowski, Makmor, and Haas, 2007, Mitt. Hamburg. Zool. Mus. Inst., 104: 141).

Distribution

Western and central Sarawak (Malaysia) and adjacent western Kalimantan (Indonesia); also Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo, 200-1000 m elevation.

Comment

See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 26, to compare this species with others in the Sunda Shelf region. Matsui, 2006, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 25: 1-14, reported the species for Sabah, Malaysia. Das, Jankowski, Makmor, and Haas, 2007, Mitt. Hamburg. Zool. Mus. Inst., 104: 141-174, provided a photograph and natural history information. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 610.

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