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Ansonia

Stoliczka, 1870

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

Species

Binomial name and authority Common name
Ansonia albomaculata (Inger, 1960) Whitebelly stream toad
Ansonia anotis (Inger, Tan & Yambun, 2001)
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
  • 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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