Species of Thailand
Butler's narrow-mouthed frog
Binomial name: Microhyla butleri, George Albert Boulenger, 1900
The painted chorus frog (Microhyla butleri, also commonly known as Butler's narrow-mouthed toad, Butler's pigmy frog, Butler's rice frog, Butler's ricefrog, noisy frog, or tubercled pygmy frog) is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is found in northeast India, Myanmar, southern China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Peninsular Malaysia, and Singapore.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, swamps, intermittent freshwater marshes, arable land, plantations, rural gardens, ponds, open excavations, and irrigated land. It is not considered threatened by the IUCN.
Microhyla butleri have skin that is smooth or with small smooth warts above. They are brownish on their back, pale reddish on the sides and limbs, and whitish beneath. Male Microhyla butleri grow to a snout-vent length of 21 - 23 mm and females to 23 - 26 mm.
This article uses material from Wikipedia released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike Licence 3.0. Eventual photos shown in this page may or may not be from Wikipedia, please see the license details for photos in photo by-lines.
- Microhyla butleri
- Butler's narrow-mouthed frog
- Noisy chorus frog
- Butler's ricefrog
- Tubercled pygmy frog
- Butler's rice frog
- Thai: อึ่งลายเลอะ
- Microhyla cantonensis, Chen (1929)
- Microhyla grahami, Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1924)
- Microhyla sowerbyi, Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1924)
- Microhyla latastii, George Albert Boulenger (1920)
- Microhyla boulengeri, Carl Christoph Vogt (1913)
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Range map of Microhyla butleri in Thailand
Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.
Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
Contribute or get help with ID
Please help us improving our species range maps. To add a new location to the range map we need a clear image of the specimen you have encountered. No problem if you do not know the species, we will do our best to identify it for you.
For the location, please provide the district name or the national park/ wildlife sanctuary name.
Please post your images to our Thai Species Identification Help group on Facebook.