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Holst's frog (Babina holsti) is a species of frog in the family Ranidae. It is endemic to the Ryukyu Islands of Japan. It occurs on mountains of the Okinawa and Tokashiki islands.[2] It lives in primary or recovered secondary broad-leaved evergreen forests. It is threatened by habitat loss caused by road and dam construction.[1]

Holst's frog
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Babina
B. holsti
Binomial name
Babina holsti
(Boulenger, 1892)

Rana holsti Boulenger, 1892


  1. ^ a b Yoshio Kaneko; Masafumi Matsui (2004). "Babina holsti". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T19168A8846630. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T19168A8846630.en. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Babina holsti (Boulenger, 1892)". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 25 November 2013.