Ansonia glandulosa
family: Bufonidae
Species Description: Iskandar, D. and Mumpuni. 2004. A new toad of the genus Ansonia (Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae) from Sumatra, Indonesia. Hamadryad: 59-65.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 known only from the holotype collected at Napal Licin, Musi Rawas District, south Sumatra, Indonesia. There are further records of Ansonia species in Sumatra that might refer to this species, or to undescribed species. Voucher specimens are needed before the identity of these records can be confirmed.

Habitat and Ecology

It was collected in lowland tropical rainforest that is influenced by regular flooding during the rainy season. The single known specimen was found close to a small stream during the rainy season, and this species is presumed to breed in these streams, adopting a larval development breeding strategy.


This species is known only from the holotype.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if it occurs in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.


Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Ansonia glandulosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54467A11150480.


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