Occidozyga sumatrana
Sumatran Puddle Frog
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Occidozyginae
Species Description: Iskandar 1998

© 2010 Maximilian Dehling (1 of 1)

  hear Fonozoo call (#1)
  hear Fonozoo call (#2)
  hear Fonozoo call (#3)

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: India, Indonesia

View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs widely through Sumatra and Java, Indonesia, up to 700m asl. It is present on Sipura and Simeulue islands in the Mentawai Islands, Indonesia.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in lowland moist forest, where it is always close to water. It can survive in secondary forest, providing that it is not too seriously degraded. It breeds in puddles, ditches and slow-flowing streams.


It is an uncommon species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The main threat to this species is the loss of lowland forests.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in a number of protected areas.

Taxonomic Notes

This species is part of the Occidozyga laevis complex (D. Iskandar pers. comm.).


Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Occidozyga sumatrana. In: IUCN 2014


IUCN Terms of Use