Microhyla perparva Inger and Frogner, 1979

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

Microhyla perparva Inger and Frogner, 1979, Sarawak Mus. J., 27: 318. Holotype: FMNH 147917, by original designation. Type locality: "Labang Forest Reserve, Bintulu District, Sarawak", Malaysia (Borneo).

Microhyla (Microhyla) perparvaDubois, 1987, Alytes, 6: 3.

English Names

Labang Forest Rice Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 90).


Sabah and Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo); presumably in adjacent Kalimantan, Indonesia.


Subgenus Microhyla, Microhyla berdmorei group. See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 46, to compare this species with other microhylids in the Sunda Shelf region. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 626. Firdaus, Ratih, Karima, Kusuma, and Suastika, 2018, Bioinform. Biomed. Res. J., 1: 1–6, reported on the mtDNA phylogenetic relationships of the species of Microhyla within Sumatra, Java, Borneo, and peninsular Malaysia, placing this species as the sister of Microhyla petrigena.   

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