Tago's brown frog

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Tago's brown frog
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Rana
Species: R. tagoi
Binomial name
Rana tagoi
Okada, 1928

The Tago's brown frog or simply Tago frog (Rana tagoi) is a species of frog in the Ranidae family endemic to Japan. It is widely distributed within Japan and found on Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu, as well as on some outlying islands. There are two subspecies:

These might qualify as species. It can also introgres with its sister species, Rana sakuraii.[2]


These frogs are found in montane areas close to streams in the leaf-litter, or underneath stones in the streams.[1]


  1. ^ a b Yoshio Kaneko; Masafumi Matsui (2004). "Rana tagoi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 10 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Rana tagoi Okada, 1928". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 10 June 2015.