Thai National Parks

Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Batu Cave narrow-mouth frog

Binomial name: Microhyla superciliaris, Hampton Wildman Parker, 1928

Microhyla superciliaris is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is found in Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra (Indonesia). Its type locality is Batu Caves, which have given it its common name, Batu Cave rice frog. The type locality is a limestone crag area surrounded by lowland forest. In Sumatra it is found in forested areas. Breeding presumably takes place is slow-flowing rivers.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Amphibia
Order
Anura
Family
Microhylidae
Genus
Microhyla
Species
Microhyla superciliaris

Common names

  • English:
    • Batu Cave narrow-mouth frog
    • Batu Cave rice frog

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Batu Cave narrow-mouth frog, Microhyla superciliaris in Thailand
  • Saba Yoi District, Songkhla
Range map of Microhyla superciliaris in Thailand