Limnonectes microdiscus
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Indonesia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is found throughout Java and the Lampung Province in the south of Sumatra, Indonesia. It occurs from near sea level up to above 1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a species of the forest floor. It lives only in undisturbed forest. Reproduction is unknown, but the eggs might be laid on the ground near streams. The tadpoles develop in streams.


It has declined due to forest loss, but it is still common in suitable habitat.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threat is habitat loss for smallholder farming.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Ujung Kulon, Gunung Halimun, Gunung Gede Pangerango National Parks, and Gunung Tangkuban Perahu Natural Reserve.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Taxonomic Notes

This species has been reported in the past from the Philippines, Borneo, Sulawesi and the whole of Sumatra and the Mentawai Islands. Specimens from the Philippines are now referred to Limnonectes laytensis and those from Borneo are referred to L. palavensis and L. finchi. Those from Sulawesi, most of Sumatra and the Mentawai Islands belong to an undescribed species that are not covered here (D. Iskandar pers. comm.).


Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Limnonectes microdiscus. In: IUCN 2014


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