Kalophrynus intermedius 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Microhylidae

Scientific Name: Kalophrynus intermedius Inger, 1966
Common Name(s):
English Intermediate Sticky Frog
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2017. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun, Mumpuni
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat on Borneo.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from a few localities in Borneo: in south-central Sarawak (Malaysia), around Betung Kerihun National Park in Kalimantan (Indonesia), and in Brunei Darussalam. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites. It has an altitudinal range of 150-300m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Brunei Darussalam; Indonesia; Malaysia
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Population [top]

Population:It is rarely found, and is known from only a few specimens.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It lives in leaf-litter on the floor of closed-canopy forests. Breeding almost certainly occurs in small rain pools.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss due to logging is the principle threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is present in Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary (Sarawak), Betung Kerihun National Park (Kalimantan), and Ulu Temburong National Park (Brunei). Protection of lowland forests in Sarawak and Kalimantan is the main conservation measure required for this species.

Citation: Robert Inger, Djoko Iskandar, Indraneil Das, Robert Stuebing, Maklarin Lakim, Paul Yambun, Mumpuni. 2004. Kalophrynus intermedius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57838A11692161. . Downloaded on 24 May 2018.
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