Holst's frog

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Holst's frog
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Babina
Species: B. holsti
Binomial name
Babina holsti
(Boulenger, 1892)

Rana holsti Boulenger, 1892

Holst's frog (Babina holsti) is a species of frog in the Ranidae family. It is endemic to the Ryukyu Islands of Japan. It occurs on mountains of the Okinawa and Tokashiki islands.[2] It lives in primary or recovered secondary broad-leaved evergreen forests. It is threatened by habitat loss caused by road and dam construction.[1]


  1. ^ a b Kaneko, Y. & Matsui, M. (2004). "Babina holsti". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Babina holsti (Boulenger, 1892)". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 25 November 2013.