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Amphibian

 

List of amphibian species present in Singapore

 

NO

SCIENTIFIC NAME

COMMON NAME

STATUS

Order Gymnophiona (Caecilians) | Family Ichthyophiidae (Oriental caecilians)

1

Ichthyophis paucisulcus

Sumatran Striped Caecilian

Native

Order Anura (Frogs and toads) | Family Bufonidae (Toads)

2

Duttaphrynus melanostictus (formerly Bufo melanostictus)

Asian Toad

Native

3

Ingerophrynus quadriporcatus (formerly Bufo quadriporcatus)

Four-ridged Toad

Native

4

Pelophryne signata

Saint Andrew's Cross Toadlet

Native

Family Megophryidae (Litter Frogs and Relatives)

5

Leptobrachium nigrops

Black-eyed Litter Frog

Native

6

Megophrys nasuta

Malayan Horned Frog

Native

Family Dicroglossidae (Fanged Frogs and Relatives)

7

Fejervarya cancrivora

Crab-eating Frog

Native

8

Fejervarya limnocharis

Field Frog

Native

9

Limnonectes blythii

Malayan Giant Frog

Native

10

Limnonectes malesianus

Malesian Frog

Native

11

Limnonectes paramacrodon

Masked Swamp Frog

Native

12

Limnonectes plicatellus

Rhinoceros Frog

Native

13

Occidozyga sumatrana

Yellow-bellied Puddle Frog

Native

Family Ranidae ('True' Frogs)

14

Hylarana baramica

Golden-eared Rough-sided Frog

Native

15

Hylarana erythraea

Green Paddy Frog

Native

16

Hylarana guentheri

Gunther's Frog

Introduced

17

Hylarana labialis

Copper-cheeked Frog

Native

18

Hylarana laterimaculata

Masked Rough-sided Frog

Native

19

Lithobates catesbeianus

American Bullfrog

Introduced

Family Rhacophoridae (Gliding frogs and relatives)

20

Nyctixalus pictus

Cinnamon Bush Frog

Native

21

Polypedates leucomystax

Four-lined Tree Frog

Native

22

Rhacophorus cyanopunctatus

Blue-spotted Bush Frog

Native

23

Theloderma horridum

Thorny Bush Frog

Native

Family Microhylidae (Narrow-mouthed frogs)

24

Kalophrynus limbooliati

Lim’s Black-spotted Sticky Frog

Native

25

Kaloula pulchra

Banded Bull Frog

Introduced

26

Microhyla butleri

Painted Chorus Frog

Native

27

Microhyla fissipes

East Asian Ornate Chorus Frog

Introduced

28

Microhyla heymonsi

Dark-sided Chorus Frog

Native

29

Microhyla mantheyi

Manthey's Chorus Frog

Native

 

Reference

NSS Vertebrate Study Group. (2014). A Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles and Mammals of Singapore.

Last updated on 11 January 2016

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