Ooi's Malaysiana Class of Amphibians 1997-2004 last updated 18/01/2004
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Class Amphibia

Taxonomy Fam.No. Spp.No.
Class Amphibia
Amphibians
21 ( )
2622 ( )
Order Apoda (Caecilia)

1

167

Order Urodela (Newts & Salamandas)

8

302

Order Anura (Frogs & Toads)

12

2159





(x) Malaysian

A GUIDE TO THE FAMILIES OF MALAYSIAN AMPHIBIANS
(IN RELATION TO AMPHIBIANS OF THE WORLD)

Order Apoda (Caecilia)
Family English Name Malay Name Spp.No.
Family Caecilidae Caecilia
167 (2)


Order Urodela (Newts & Salamandas)
Family English Name Malay Name Spp.No.
Family Bynobiidae Asiatic Land Salamandas
30
Family Cryptobranchidae Giant Salamandas
3
Family Ambystomidae Mole Salamandas
32
Family Salamandridae Newts & Salamandas
42
Family Amphiumidae Congo eels or Lamper
3
Family Plethodontidae Lungless Salamandas
183
Family Proteidae Proteids
6
Family Sirenidae Sirens
3


Order Anura (Frogs & Toads)
Family English Name Malay Name Spp.No.
Family Ascaphidae Ascaphids
4 (0)
Family Pipidae Pipid Toads
15 (0)
Family Discoglossidae Discoglossids
10 (0)
Family Rhinophrynidae Maxican Burrowing Toad
1 (0)
Family Pelobatidae Pelobatids
45 (8)
Family Bufonidae Toads Kodok
300 (14)
Family Atelopodidae Atelopodids
26 (0)
Family Hylidae Tree Frogs
600 (0)
Family Leptodactylidae Leptodactylids
650 (0)
Family Ranidae Frogs Katak
x00 (26)
Family Rhacophoridae Oar-legged Frogs
x00 (15)
Family Microhylidae Microhylids
x00 (16)




Different sources may list different numbers of Orders, Families or Species.
The Families and Number of Malaysian Species listed here are based on common local varieties.
Occasional strays into Malaysia are not listed.

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