Kalophrynus sinensis Peters, 1867

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Kalophryninae > Genus: Kalophrynus > Species: Kalophrynus sinensis

Calophrynus pleurostigma var. Sinensis Peters, 1867, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1867: 33. Syntypes: ZMB 5696 (1 specimen; according to Bauer, Günther, and Robeck, 1996, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 72: 261) and NHMW 22887 (according to Häupl and Tiedemann, 1978, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 2: 14, and Häupl, Tiedemann, and Grillitsch, 1994, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 9: 18), although it is not clear from the description that more than one specimen was in Peters' hands. Type locality: "Hongkong", in error for "Dapa, Siargao", Philippines, according to Bauer, Günther, and Robeck, 1996, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 72: 261. Synonymy (with Kalophrynus pleurostigma pleurostigma) by Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 99, and Ohler and Grosjean, 2005, Herpetozoa, Wien, 18: 102, and Ohler and Grosjean, 2005, Herpetozoa, Wien, 18: 99-106.

Calophrynus acutirostris Boettger, 1897, Zool. Anz., 20: 165. Holotype: SMF 4100 (formerly 1158. 2a) according to Mertens, 1967, Senckenb. Biol., 48(A): 49. Type locality: "Philippinen, entweder von Culion oder von Samar", Philippines. Synonymy with Kalophrynus pleurostigma by Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 97; with Kalophrynus sinensis by Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 177.

Kalophrynus stellatus Stejneger, 1908, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 33: 575. Holotype: USNM 37375, by original designation. Type locality: "Basilan, Philippines Islands". Synonymy with Kalophrynus pleurostigma by Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 97; Ohler and Grosjean, 2005, Herpetozoa, Wien, 18: 99-106; with Kalophrynus sinensis by Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 177.

Kalophrynus sinensis —  Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 177. 

English Names

Philippine Sticky Frog (Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 177). 

Distribution

Southern Philippine islands of Samar, Leyte, Dinagat, Siargao, Bohol, Camiguin, Mindanao, and Basilan. 

Comment

See account by Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 177–180. 

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