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Ansonia (genus)

Ansonia is a small genus of true toads (stream toads) found in South India, northern Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Tioman Island, Borneo,and Mindanao (Philippines). These small forest species spawn in streams and have torrent-adapted tadpoles.

Species[edit]

Binomial name and authorityCommon name
Ansonia albomaculata (Inger, 1960)whitebelly stream toad
Ansonia anotis (Inger, Tan & Yambun, 2001)
Ansonia echinata (Inger & Stuebing, 2009)
Ansonia endauensis (Grismer, 2006)Endau stream toad
Ansonia fuliginea (Mocquard, 1890)North Borneo stream toad
Ansonia glandulosa (Iskandar & Mumpuni, 2004)
Ansonia guibei (Inger, 1966)Mesilau stream toad
Ansonia hanitschi (Inger, 1960)Kadamaian stream toad
Ansonia inthanon (Matsui, Nabhitabhata & Panha, 1998)Inthanon stream toad
Ansonia kraensis (Matsui, Khonsue, & Nabhitabhata, 2005)Kra stream toad
Ansonia latidisca (Inger, 1966)Sambas stream toad
Ansonia latirostra (Grismer, 2006)
Ansonia leptopus (Günther, 1872)Matang stream toad
Ansonia longidigita (Inger, 1960)long-fingered stream toad
Ansonia malayana (Inger, 1960)pigmy false toad
Ansonia mcgregori (Taylor, 1922)McGregor's stream toad
Ansonia minuta (Inger, 1960)tiny stream toad
Ansonia muelleri (Boulenger, 1887)Muller's stream toad
Ansonia ornata (Günther, 1876)ornate stream toad
Ansonia penangensis (Stoliczka, 1870)Penang stream toad
Ansonia platysoma (Inger, 1960)Luidan stream toad
Ansonia rubigina (Pillai & Pattabiraman, 1981)Silent Valley torrent toad
Ansonia siamensis (Kiew, 1985)Siamese stream toad
Ansonia spinulifer (Mocquard, 1890)Kina Balu stream toad
Ansonia tiomanica (Hendrickson, 1966)Pulo Tioman stream toad
Ansonia torrentis (Dring, 1984)Gunung Mulu stream toad

References[edit]

  • L Lee Grismer, 2006: A new species of Ansonia Stoliczka, 1870 (Anura: Bufonidae) from a lowland rainforest in Southern Peninsular Malaysia. Herpetologica 62,4: pp. 466–475 [1]
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