Theloderma margaritifer (Boulenger, 1882)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nyctixalus margaritifer Boulenger, 1882


Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 1997

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable



Java (=Jawa), Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Boulenger, G. A. (1882). Description of a new genus and species of frogs of the family Ranidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 5, 10: 35.

Other references:

Iskandar, D. T. (1998). The amphibians of Java and Bali. LIPI The Field Guide Series, Bogor, Yayasan Hayati.

Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni. (2004). Theloderma margaritifer. (errata version published in 2016) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58804A89373345. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

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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