Oreophryne anulata (Stejneger, 1908)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Oreophryne > Species: Oreophryne anulata

Phrynixalus anulatus Stejneger, 1908, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 33: 573. Holotype: USNM 35399, by original designation. Type locality: "Davao, Mindanao", Philippine Is. (see comment).

Chaperina visaya Taylor, 1920, Philipp. J. Sci., 16: 335. Types: Philippine Bureau of Science B80 (presumably destroyed in WWII). Type locality: "Biliran Island", near Leyte, Philippines. Synonymy by Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 167; Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 445.

Phrynixalus annulatusTaylor, 1920, Philipp. J. Sci., 16: 336. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Oreophryne annulataParker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 167. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

English Names

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

Distribution

Mindanao and Biliran Islands, Philippines, likely more widespread.

Comment

In his account of this species, Inger, 1954, Fieldiana, Zool., 33: 445-448, considered the type locality open to doubt, as other records for the species are at higher elevations. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 454.

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