Leptobrachella natunae (Günther, 1895)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Genus: Leptobrachella > Species: Leptobrachella natunae

Leptobrachium natunae Günther, 1895, Novit. Zool., 2: 501. Syntypes: Number and deposition not stated, although inferred to be BMNH. Type locality: "Great Natuna [Island]" (= Pulau Bunguran Besar), Indonesia.

Megalophrys natunaeNieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 59.

Nesobia natunaeVan Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 6.

Megophrys natunaeBourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 192.

Leptobrachella natunaeDubois, 1980, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 49: 474.

English Names

Natuna Borneo Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 85).

Natuna Island Frog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 106).


Pulau Bunguran Besar, Indonesia.


See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 68-69, to compare this species with other megophryids in the Sunda Shelf region.

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.