Duttaphrynus valhallae (Meade-Waldo, 1909)

Pulo Weh toad



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Bufo valhallae Meade-Waldo, 1909


Conservation Status


Last record: 1908 (Martin et al., 2023)

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Weh Island, Sumatra, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Meade-Waldo, G. (1909 "1908"). Description of a new species of toad from Sumatra. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1908: 786-788.

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.

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

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

Martin, Thomas E., Bennett, Gareth C., Fairbairn, Andrew J. and Mooers, A. Ø. (2023). ‘Lost’ taxa and their conservation implications. Animal Conservation 26(1): 14-24. [Appendix S2 (1617 taxa not seen >10 years); Appendix S3 (562 taxa not seen >50 years)]


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