Duttaphrynus sumatranus (Peters, 1871)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Bufo sumatranus Peters, 1871


Conservation Status

Last record: 1860

Rediscovered in 2001

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Sumatra, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Peters, W. C. H. (1871). Über einige Arten der herpetologischen Sammlung des Berliner zoologischen Museums. Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussische Akademie des Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1871: 644-652.

Other references:

Dubois, A. and Ohler, A. (1999). Asian and Oriental toads of the Bufo melanostictus, Bufo scaber and Bufo stejnegeri groups (Amphibia, Anura): a list of available and valid names and description of some name bearing types. Journal of South Asian Natural History [1999]: 133-180.

Iskandar, D.T. and Colijn, E. (2000). Preliminary checklist of Southeast Asian and New Guinean herpetofauna I. Amphibians. Treubia: 1-134.

Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni. (2004). Duttaphrynus sumatranus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 25 January 2015.

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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