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Pelophryne guentheri
Scientific classification

Barbour, 1938

11 species; see table.

Pelophryne (Flathead Toads) is a genus of true toads. They live in the Philippines, Borneo, Malaya, Singapore and Hainan Island, China.


Binomial name and author Common name
Pelophryne albotaeniata Barbour, 1938 White-striped Flathead Toad
Pelophryne api Dring, 1984
Pelophryne brevipes (Peters, 1867) Zamboanga Flathead Toad
Pelophryne guentheri (Boulenger, 1882) Gunther's Flathead Toad
Pelophryne lighti (Taylor, 1920) Mindanao Flathead Toad
Pelophryne linanitensis Das, 2008
Pelophryne macrotis (Boulenger, 1895) Boulenger's Flathead Toad
Pelophryne misera (Mocquard, 1890) Black Flathead Toad
Pelophryne murudensis Das, 2008
Pelophryne rhopophilius Inger and Stuebing, 1996
Pelophryne signata (Boulenger, 1895) Saint Andrew's Cross Toadlet
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2007. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.1 (10 October, 2007). Pelophryne. Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. (Accessed: May 07, 2008).
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2008. Berkeley, California: Pelophryne. AmphibiaWeb, available at (Accessed: May 07, 2008).
  • eol - Encyclopedia of Life taxon Pelophryne at
  • ITIS - Integrated Taxonomic Information System on-line database Taxon Pelophryne at (Accessed: May 07, 2008).
  • GBIF - Global Biodiversity Information Facility Taxon Pelophryne at
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