Chalcorana kampeni (Boulenger, 1920)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Chalcorana > Species: Chalcorana kampeni

Rana pantherina Van Kampen, 1910, Natuurkd. Tijdschr. Nederl. Indie, 69: 22. Holotype: ZMA, now lost according to Van Tuijl, 1995, Bull. Zool. Mus. Univ. Amsterdam, 14: 128. Type locality: "Bandar Baru liegt im Battak-Gebirge, etwa 1000 M. hoch" (= Bander Baru in the Battak Mountains, 1000 m elevation), Deli, Sumatra. Preoccupied by Rana tigrina var. pantherina Steindachner, 1867 (= Limnonectes rugulosus).

Rana (Hylorana) kampeni Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 213. Replacement name for Rana pantherina Kampen, 1909.

Rana (Hylarana) kampeniVan Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 212. Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 42; by implication.

Rana (Chalcorana) kampeniDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 328.

Hydrophylax kampeniFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 368.

Hylarana kampeniChe, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 1-13, by implication.

Chalcorana kampeniFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 33. See comment under Ranidae record.

Chalcorana kampeni —  Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 187 (provisional arrangement). 

English Names

Bander Baru Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 108).


Deli, Sumatra, Indonesia.


Section Hylarana, subsection Hylarana, subgenus Chalcorana of Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 326. See account by Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 214. See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 84-86, to compare this species to other ranids of the Sunda Shelf region. Inger and Iskandar, 2005, Raffles Bull. Zool., 53: 140, doubted the distinctiveness of this taxon from Hydrophylax crassiovis.

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