Ansonia latidisca Inger, 1966

Borneo rainbow toad, Bornean rainbow toad, Sambas stream toad, Inger's stream toad



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1924

Rediscovered in 2011

IUCN RedList status: Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Inger, Robert F. (1966). The systematics and zoogeography of the Amphibia of Borneo. Fieldiana: Zoology 52: 1-402.


Other references:

Conservation International. (2011). Lost amphibian stages amazing reappearing act in Borneo after eluding scientists for 87 years. Lost_mphibian_Stages_Amazing_Reappearing_ Act.aspx

Robert Inger, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun. (2004). Ansonia latidisca. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 26 November 2014.

Matsui, Masafumi, Nishikawa, Kanto, Yeo, Siew Teck and Eto, Koshiro. (2012). Notes on a Rare Bornean Bufonid Ansonia latidisca Inger, 1966, with Special Reference to its Phylogenetic Position. Current Herpetology 31(2): 87-96. [Abstract]

Min, Pui Yong et al. (2011). Rediscovery of one of the world's top 10 most wanted 'Lost Frogs', Ansonia latidisca, the Bornean Rainbow Toad, on Gunung Penrissen, Western Sarawak, Borneo. FrogLog 97: 6-8.

Moore, Robin. (2017). Race for the Rainbow Toad. FrogLog 118: 24-25.


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