Staurois natator
Rock Frog
family: Ranidae

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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: Philippines


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From the Encyclopedia of Life account:

Type Locality

Although the type locality was originally recorded only as the "Philippinen" (G√ľnther, 1858), Inger (1954) restricted the range of this species to the Mindanao Faunal Region. To date, this is the only region in the Philippines that this species has been observed.

Author: Siler, Cameron

Faunal Affinity

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

Author: Siler, Cameron


This species is found throughout much of the Mindanao Faunal Region in southeastern Philippines.

Author: Siler, Cameron