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    Ansonia (genus)
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    Ansonia is a genus of true toads found in south India, northern Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Tioman Island, Borneo, and Mindanao (Philippines).[1] These small forest species spawn in streams and have torrent-adapted tadpoles.[2] Common name stream toads has been coined for the genus, although individual species are also being referred to as slender toads.[1]


    There are currently 29 species in this genus:[1][3]

    Binomial name and authority Common name Ansonia albomaculata Inger, 1960 whitebelly stream toad Ansonia echinata Inger & Stuebing, 2009 spiny slender toad Ansonia endauensis Grismer, 2006 Endau stream toad[4] 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 jeetsukumarani Wood, Grismer, Norhayati, and Senawi, 2008 Ansonia kraensis Matsui, Khonsue, & Nabhitabhata, 2005 Kra stream toad[2] Ansonia latidisca Inger, 1966 Sambas stream toad Ansonia latiffi Wood, Grismer, Norhayati, and Senawi, 2008 Ansonia latirostra Grismer, 2006 Ansonia leptopus (Günther, 1872) Matang stream toad Ansonia longidigita Inger, 1960 long-fingered stream toad Ansonia lumut Chan, Wood, Anuar, Muin, Quah, Sumarli, and Grismer, 2014 mossy 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 penangensis Stoliczka, 1870 Penang stream toad Ansonia platysoma (Inger, 1960 Luidan stream toad Ansonia siamensis Kiew, 1985 Siamese stream toad Ansonia smeagol Davies et al., 2016 Precious stream toad[5] Ansonia spinulifer (Mocquard, 1890) Kina Balu stream toad Ansonia teneritas Waser et al., 2016 Gracile slender toad Ansonia thinthinae Wilkinson, Sellas, and Vindum, 2012 Ansonia tiomanica Hendrickson, 1966 Pulo Tioman stream toad Ansonia torrentis Dring, 1983 Gunung Mulu stream toad Ansonia vidua Hertwig, Min, Haas, and Das, 2014 widow slender toad


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    2. ^ a b Matsui, Masafumi; Khonsue, Wichase; Nabhitabhata, Jarujin (2005). "A new Ansonia from the Isthmus of Kra, Thailand (Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae)" (PDF). Zoological Science. 22: 809–814. doi:10.2108/zsj.22.809.
    3. ^ "Bufonidae". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2016. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
    4. ^ Grismer, L Lee (2006). "A new species of Ansonia Stoliczka, 1870 (Anura: Bufonidae) from a lowland rainforest in Southern Peninsular Malaysia". Herpetologica. 62 (4): 466–475. doi:10.1655/0018-0831(2006)62[466:ANSOAS]2.0.CO;2.
    5. ^ "Ansonia smeagol". IUCN. Retrieved 18 July 2018.

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