Chalcorana megalonesa (Inger, Stuart, and Iskandar, 2009)

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

Rana megalonesa Inger, Stuart, and Iskandar, 2009, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 155: 136. Holotype: FMNH 267821, by original designation. Type locality: "Bukit Sarang (2°39′N/113°03′E), Bintulu Division, Sarawak (Borneo), Malaysia".

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

Chalcorana megalonesa —  Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 187. 

English Names

None noted.


Western and northern Borneo (Sarawak and Sabaha, Malaysia, likely into adjacent Kalimantan, Indonesia).


Confused with Hylarana chalconota prior to its naming according to the original publication. Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 159-160, provided an account for Rana chalconota that presumably applies to this species. Inger and Stuebing, 2009, Raffles Bull. Zool., 57: 534, commented on the range.

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