Glyphoglossus volzi (Van Kampen, 1905)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Glyphoglossus > Species: Glyphoglossus volzi

Dyscophina volzi Van Kampen, 1905, Zool. Jahrb., Jena, Abt. Syst., 22: 708. Syntypes: Originally 3 specimens, including ZMA 5871, the remaining extant specimen; designated lectotype by Daan and Hillenius, 1966, Beaufortia, 13: 120. Type locality: "Tadjong Laut" (= Tandjong Laut), southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

Calluella volziParker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 30.

Glyphoglossus volzi — Peloso, Frost, Richards, Rodrigues, Donnellan, Matsui, Raxworthy, Biju, Lemmon, Lemmon, and Wheeler, 2016, Cladistics, 32: 140. 

English Names

Sumatra Squat Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 88).


Sumatra; Malaya.


See Berry, 1975, Amph. Fauna Peninsular Malaysia: 110-111. See brief account and photo by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 49.

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