Pelophryne lighti
Light's Toadlet
family: Bufonidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
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

Taylor (1920) reproted the type locality as "Bunawan, Agusan, Mindanao." This is recognized now as being in Agusan del Sur Province, Mindanao Island, Philippines; type was originally designated as an Edward Taylor field no. EHT 189; possibly now stored in the Carnegie Museum or the Calfiornia Academy of Sciences

Author: Siler, Cameron

Faunal Affinity

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

Author: Siler, Cameron


This species is recognized to occur on the islands of Mindanao, Samar, Leyte, and Bohol in the central and southern Philippines.

Author: Siler, Cameron