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Crested Toad (Ingerophrynus biporcatus)
Scientific classification

Frost et al., 2006

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Ingerophrynus is a genus of true toads with eleven species. Ten of the species in this genus used to be thought to be species of the genus Bufo. In 2007 a new species, Ingerophrynus gollum, was added to this genus. This species is named after the character Gollum created by J. R. R. Tolkien. These species live in Southern Yunnan and Indochina; peninsular Thailand and Malaya to Sumatra, Borneo, Java, Nias Island, and Sulawesi.


Binomial Name and Author Common Name
Ingerophrynus biporcatus (Gravenhorst, 1829) Crested Toad
Ingerophrynus celebensis (Günther, 1859) Sulawesian Toad
Ingerophrynus claviger (Peters, 1863) Benkulen Toad
Ingerophrynus divergens (Peters, 1871) Malayan Dwarf Toad
Ingerophrynus galeatus (Günther, 1864) Bony-headed Toad
Ingerophrynus gollum Grismer, 2007
Ingerophrynus kumquat (Das and Lim, 2001)
Ingerophrynus macrotis (Boulenger, 1887) Big-eared Toad
Ingerophrynus parvus (Boulenger, 1887) Lesser Malacca Toad
Ingerophrynus philippinicus (Boulenger, 1887) Philippine Toad
Ingerophrynus quadriporcatus (Boulenger, 1887) Greater Malacca Toad
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2007. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.1 (10 October 2007). Ingerophrynus. Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. (Accessed: May 2, 2008).

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