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Species of Thailand

Baram river frog

Thai: กบว้ากเล็ก

Binomial name: Hylarana baramica, Oskar Boettger, 1901

Hylarana baramica, the Baram River frog, brown marsh frog, or masked rough-sided frog, is a species of true frog in the genus Hylarana. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia (including Borneo, Java, Sumatra, and Bangka Island), Malaysia, Singapore, and the extreme south Thailand. Its type locality is the Baram River in Sarawak, Malaysia, giving it one of its common names. Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests and swamps. It is not considered threatened by the IUCN.

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Scientific classification

Hylarana baramica

Common names

  • English:
    • Baram river frog
    • Masked frog
  • Thai: กบว้ากเล็ก


  • Rana cryptica, Kiew Bong Heang (1984)
  • Rana baramica, Oskar Boettger (1901)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Baram river frog, Hylarana baramica in Thailand
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary

Range map of Hylarana baramica in Thailand

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