Until its rediscovery in 2010 in Malaysia’s Sarawak State, this species was known from only three specimens. It had last been seen in the field in 1924.
A team of scientist lead by Dr. Indraneil Das of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) set out to find the rare toad in the context of the Search for Lost Frogs, a project of Conservation International and the IUCN Amphibian Specialist Group.
- Conservation International Press Release: “Lost” Amphibian Stages Amazing Reappearing Act in Borneo after Eluding Scientists for 87 years.
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