Barbourula kalimantanensis Iskandar, 1978

Bornean flat-headed frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1995

Rediscovered in 2007

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Kalimantan, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Iskandar, D. T. (1978). A new species of Barbourula: First record of a discoglossid anuran in Borneo. Copeia 1978: 564-566.


Other references:

Robert Inger, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun. 2004. Barbourula kalimantanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54444A11146474. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

Iskandar, D. T. (1995). Note on the second specimen of Barbourula kalimantanensis (Amphibia: Anura: Discoglossidae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology: 309-311.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]


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