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Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Cardamom spiny frog

Binomial name: Quasipaa fasciculispina, Robert Frederick Inger, 1970

Quasipaa fasciculispina is a species of frog in the Dicroglossidae family. It is known under many common names: spiny-breasted giant frog, spiny-breasted frog, spine-glanded mountain frog, and Thai paa frog. It is found in the Cardamom Mountains in southwestern Cambodia and southeastern Thailand.

It is found in on near fast-flowing mountain streams in tropical evergreen forests. It is threatened by collecting for human consumption and by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Amphibia
Order
Anura
Family
Dicroglossidae
Genus
Quasipaa
Species
Quasipaa fasciculispina

Common names

  • English:
    • Cardamom spiny frog
    • Spiny-breasted giant frog

Synonyms

  • Rana fasciculispina, Robert Frederick Inger (1970)
  • Paa fasciculispina, Robert Frederick Inger (1970)

Conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Quasipaa fasciculispina (juvenile)

Range Map

Distribution map of Cardamom spiny frog, Quasipaa fasciculispina in Thailand
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Quasipaa fasciculispina in Thailand