Ansonia longidigita

Ansonia longidigita

''Ansonia longidigita'' is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to northern and western Borneo in Sabah and Sarawak and in Brunei.
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Appearance

The specific name ''longidigita'' means "long-fingered" and refers to the long and slender fingers of the species. Males measure 40–50 mm whereas females can grow to 70 mm in snout–vent length. It has a slender habitus. The tympanum is distinct. Dorsal skin has numerous small, round warts.

Tadpoles are very small, commonly less than 15 mm in length. They have dark blotches on cream background colour.
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Status

''Ansonia longidigita'' is a common toad inhabiting mid-elevation hills. Adults live on the forest floor or low in the vegetation. They breed in small, clear brooks and streams with rocky bottom. Males call from the stream boulders or from vegetation by the stream.

The species is threatened by habitat loss caused by logging and the siltation of streams that logging leads to.
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Habitat

''Ansonia longidigita'' is a common toad inhabiting mid-elevation hills. Adults live on the forest floor or low in the vegetation. They breed in small, clear brooks and streams with rocky bottom. Males call from the stream boulders or from vegetation by the stream.

The species is threatened by habitat loss caused by logging and the siltation of streams that logging leads to.

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Status: Near threatened
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyBufonidae
GenusAnsonia
SpeciesA. longidigita
Photographed in
Malaysia