Kinabalu horned frog

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Kinabalu horned frog
Kinabalu Horned Frog (Xenophrys baluensis).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Megophryidae
Genus: Megophrys
Species: X. baluensis
Binomial name
Xenophrys baluensis
(Boulenger, 1899)

Leptobrachium baluense Boulenger, 1899
Megophrys baluensis (Boulenger, 1899)

The Kinabalu horned frog or Balu spadefoot toad (Xenophrys baluensis) is a species of amphibian in the Megophryidae family. It is endemic to northeastern Borneo in Sabah, Malaysia.[2] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and rivers.[1]


  1. ^ a b Robert Inger; Djoko Iskandar; Indraneil Das; Robert Stuebing; Maklarin Lakim; Paul Yambun (2004). "Megophrys baluensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T57631A11667167. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57631A11667167.en. Retrieved 3 January 2018. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Xenophrys baluensis (Boulenger, 1899)". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 19 September 2013.