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Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Slender-legged toad

In Thai: คางคกขายาว

Binomial name: Leptophryne borbonica, Johann Jakob von Tschudi, 1838

The cross toad or hourglass toad (Leptophryne borbonica) is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family.

It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and possibly Brunei.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rivers.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Amphibia
Order
Anura
Family
Bufonidae
Genus
Leptophryne
Species
Leptophryne borbonica

Common names

  • English:
    • Slender-legged toad
    • Cross toad
    • Hourglass toad
    • Java tree toad
    • Bourbon toad
    • Long-legged slender toad
  • Thai: คางคกขายาว

Synonyms

  • Bufo jerboa, George Albert Boulenger (1890)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Leptophryne borbonica
Leptophryne borbonica
Leptophryne borbonica

Range Map

Distribution map of Slender-legged toad, Leptophryne borbonica in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
Range map of Leptophryne borbonica in Thailand