Glyphoglossus flavus

Glyphoglossus flavus is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae.[2][3][4] It is endemic to Borneo and is known from the Gunung Mulu National Park in Sarawak (Malaysia), Danum Valley Conservation Area in Sabah (Malaysia), and Ulu Temburong National Park in Brunei.[1] Common names Borneo squat frog[2] and yellow burrowing frog have been coined for it.[4]

Glyphoglossus flavus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Microhylidae
Genus: Glyphoglossus
G. flavus
Binomial name
Glyphoglossus flavus
(Kiew, 1984)
  • Calluella flava Kiew, 1984

Its natural habitats are tropical swamp forests. This burrowing frog is difficult to find and is expected to be more widely distributed than currently known.[1]


  1. ^ a b c IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2018). "Glyphoglossus flavus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T57724A95668053. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T57724A95668053.en.
  2. ^ a b c Frost, Darrel R. (2019). "Glyphoglossus flavus (Kiew, 1984)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Microhylidae". AmphibiaWeb. University of California, Berkeley. 2019. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  4. ^ a b Haas, A.; Das, I. & Hertwig, S.T. (2019). "Glyphoglossus flavus (Yellow Burrowing Frog)". Frogs of Borneo. Retrieved 19 September 2019.