Microhyla petrigena Inger and Frogner, 1979

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

Microhyla petrigena Inger and Frogner, 1979, Sarawak Mus. J., 27: 315. Holotype: FMNH 207705, by original designation. Type locality: "Nanga Tekalit, Kapit District, Sarawak", Malaysia (Borneo).

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

English Names

Kapit Rice Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 91).

Pothole Narrow-mouthed Frog (Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 44).

Distribution

Northern Borneo in southeastern Sabah and central Sarawak (Malaysia), Brunei, and central Kalimantan (Indonesia); Sulu Archipelago of Philippines.

Comment

Subgenus Microhyla, Microhyla berdmorei group. See Leong and Heok, 2000, Herpetol. Rev., 31: 109, for Indonesian record. See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 46, to compare this species with other microhylids in the Sunda Shelf region. Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 132, provided an account. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 626. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 626. Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 44, provided a photograph and a brief account. Dehling, 2010, Salamandra, 46: 114-116, reported on the advertisement call.

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