Pelophryne misera (Mocquard, 1890)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Pelophryne > Species: Pelophryne misera

Nectophryne misera Mocquard, 1890, Nouv. Arch. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 3, 2: 161. Syntypes: MNHNP 1889.331-332 (3 specimens total), according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 16. Roux, 1906, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1906: 59, considered there to be a single type in the MNHNP. Type locality: "nord de Borneo", Malaysia; restricted to "Kadamaian iver, Mt. Kinabalu", Sabah, Malaysia by Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 85.

Pelophryne miseraBarbour, 1938, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 51: 193.

English Names

Black Flathead Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 45).

Distribution

Mountains of Sabah and northeastern Sarawak (Malaysia), northwestern Borneo.

Comment

See comment under Pelophryne albotaeniata. See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 26, to compare this species with others in the Sunda Shelf region. Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 85-86, provided an account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 203.

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