Microhyla mantheyi Das, Yaakob, and Sukumaran, 2007

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Microhyla > Species: Microhyla mantheyi

Microhyla mantheyi Das, Yaakob, and Sukumaran, 2007, Hamadryad, 31: 306. Holotype: ZRC 1.10988, by original designation. Type locality: "from road between Jemaluang and Kahang (02° 16′ N, 103° 52-36′ E), Johor, Malaysia".

English Names

Manthey's Narrow-mouthed Frog (Grismer, 2012, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Seribuat Arch.: 57).


Malay Peninsula, from Hala-Bala, Narathiwat Province in southern Thailand, peninsular Malaysia, and Singapore.


Confused with Microhyla borneensis prior to its description, according to the original publication. See Berry, 1975, Amph. Fauna Peninsular Malaysia: 119-120 (as Microhyla borneensis), and Dring, 1979, Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Zool., 34: 194 (as Microhyla borneensis). See brief account and photo by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 61 (as Microhyla borneensis). Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 102-103 (as Microhyla borneensis), provided a very brief account, map for Thailand, and photograph. See brief account by Grismer, 2012, Field Guide Amph. Rept. Seribuat Arch.: 57-58, for the Seribuat Archipelago, West Malaysia. Manthey and Denzer, 2014, Sauria, Berlin, 36: 3–21, provided some morphology and color notes. 

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