Polypedates macrotis
Brown-Striped Tree Frog
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae

© 2017 Dr. Peter Janzen (1 of 11)

Frogs of Borneo account.

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, Malaysia, Philippines


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the Encyclopedia of Life account:

Type Locality

Borneo, reported to be from Sarawak (Boulenger, 1891); type stored in the British Museum (BMNH 1947.2.8.18)

Author: Siler, Cameron

Faunal Affinity

Mindanao and Palawan Pleistocene Aggregate Island Complexes (PAIC; Brown and Diesmos, 2002).

Author: Siler, Cameron


This species has a wide distribution in Southeast Asia, occuring in Thailand, Sumatra, Borneo, and the Philippines. In the Philippines, the species has been reported from the Sulu Archipelago, Palawan, Busuanga, Calauit, and Dumaran islands.

Author: Siler, Cameron