Gastrophrynoides borneensis (Boulenger, 1897)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Gastrophrynoides > Species: Gastrophrynoides borneensis

Engystoma borneense Boulenger, 1897, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 19: 108. Holotype: BMNH according to Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 105, now renumbered BM 1947.2.11.57 according to Inger, 1985, In Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 381. Type locality: "Baram district, Sarawak", Malaysia (Borneo).

Gastrophryne borneensisNoble, 1926, Am. Mus. Novit., 212: 22; Stejneger, 1910, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 23: 166; Van Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 124.

Gastrophrynoides borneensisNoble, 1926, Am. Mus. Novit., 212: 22.

Gastrophrynoides borneenseParker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 104.

English Names

Borneo Narrowmouth Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 89).


Sarawak and Sabah, Malaysia (Borneo); presumably will be found in northwestern Kalimantan, Indonesia.


Reviewed by Inger, 1966, Fieldiana, Zool., 52: 144–145. See brief account and photo by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 52. Kuehboon-Hee and Sudin, 2008, Herpetol. Rev., 39: 363, provided a record for Sabah, Malaysia.

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