Giant Philippine frog

The giant Philippine frog, large swamp frog, or Mindanao fanged frog (Limnonectes magnus) is a species of frog in the Dicroglossidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines.[2] Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is becoming rare due to habitat loss.[1]

Giant Philippine frog
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Dicroglossidae
Genus: Limnonectes
Species:
L. magnus
Binomial name
Limnonectes magnus
(Stejneger, 1910)[2]
Synonyms

Rana magna Stejneger, 1910

References

  1. Diesmos, Arvin; Alcala, Angel; Brown, Rafe; Afuang, Leticia; Gee, Genevieve; Iskandar, Djoko (2004). "Limnonectes magnus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T58353A11771100. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58353A11771100.en. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  2. Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Limnonectes magnus (Stejneger, 1910)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 5 April 2014.


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