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Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Corrugated frog

Thai: กบหลังตาพับ

Binomial name: Limnonectes laticeps, George Albert Boulenger, 1882

The corrugated frog or rivulet frog (Limnonectes laticeps), sometimes (ambiguously) called "flat-headed frog", is a species of frog in the Dicroglossidae family found in Brunei, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, possibly Bangladesh, and possibly Bhutan. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, rivers, and intermittent rivers. It is not considered threatened by the IUCN.

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Scientific classification

Limnonectes laticeps

Common names

  • English:
    • Broad-headed frog
    • Corrugated frog
    • Flat-headed frog
    • Khasi wart frog
    • Rivulet frog
    • Southern big-headed frog
  • Thai: กบหลังตาพับ


  • Rana laticeps, George Albert Boulenger (1882)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Corrugated frog, Limnonectes laticeps in Thailand
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary

Range map of Limnonectes laticeps in Thailand

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