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Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Stellar bug-eyed frog

In Thai: ปาดตะปุ่มจันทบุรี

Binomial name: Theloderma stellatum, Edward Harrison Taylor, 1962

Theloderma stellatum is a species of frog in the Rhacophoridae family.

It is found in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam.

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

It is threatened by habitat loss. This species deposits eggs in rain water collected in small tree holes; the tadpoles feed on the organic matter aggregated in a tannin-rich rain water. Notches aiming resin collection increase carrying capacity of the frogs providing additional breeding sites.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Amphibia
Order
Anura
Family
Rhacophoridae
Genus
Theloderma
Species
Theloderma stellatum

Common names

  • English:
    • Stellar bug-eyed frog
    • Chantaburi warted treefrog
    • Taylor's warted tree frog
  • Thai: ปาดตะปุ่มจันทบุรี

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Range map of Theloderma stellatum in Thailand