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Ansonia muelleri
Mueller's Toad
family: Bufonidae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
CITES
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

The type locality was only recorded as "Mindanao, Philippine Islands" by Boulenger, 1887; type stored in the British Museum; BMNH 1947.2.20.57


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Faunal Affinity

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


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Distribution

This species is currently recognized to be distributed across much of central and eastern Mindanao Island in the souther Philippines (Sanguila et al., 2011).


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Look Alikes

Most closely resembles Ansonia mcgregori, but was described to differ by the following characters: 1) absence of constriction of neck, 2) absence of rounded depressions in the post-temporal region, 3) having entire upper surface of body smooth, 4) two metatarsal tubercles, 5) greater degree of webbing between toes (Taylor, 1922).


Author: Siler, Cameron
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