Meristogenys poecilus (Inger and Gritis, 1983)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Meristogenys > Species: Meristogenys poecilus

Amolops poecilus Inger and Gritis, 1983, Fieldiana, Zool., N.S., 19: 11. Holotype: FMNH 144532, by original designation. Type locality: "Nanga Tekalit, Kapit District, Third Division, Sarawak", Malaysia (Borneo).

Meristogenys poecilusYang, 1991, Fieldiana, Zool., N.S., 63: 39. Che, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 3; by implication.

Amolops (Meristogenys) poecilusDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 321.

English Names

Malaysian Borneo Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 102).


Central Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo) to central Kalimantan (Borneo), Indonesia.


See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 630. Das, 2007, Amph. Rept. Brunei: 56, provided a photograph and brief account.

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