Chlacorana crassiovis (Boulenger, 1920)

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

Rana crassiovis Boulenger, 1920, J. Fed. Malay States Mus., 8: 292. Syntypes: BMNH (2 specimens), by original designation. Type locality: "Barong Bharu, 4,000 feet, Barisan Range, W. Sumatra, Lat. 2° 8′ S. ", Indonesia; stated as "Korinchi, Sumatra, 4,000 feet" by Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 212.

Rana (Hylorana) crassiovisBoulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 127, 212.

Rana (Hylarana) crassiovisVan Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 213. Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 42; by implication.

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

Hydrophylax crassiovisFrost, 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 crassiovisChe, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 1-13, by implication.

Chalcorana crassiovisFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 32; Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 187 (provisionaly arrangement). 

English Names

Korinchi Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 107).


Sumatra, Indonesia.


See account by Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 212. 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 kampeni.

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