Johns' groove-toed frog

Johns' groove-toed frog or Johns' frog (Rana johnsi) is a frog species in the true frog family (Ranidae). It is found in scattered locations in southern China and Vietnam and in the Khammouan Province of Laos, eastern Cambodia, and north-central Thailand.[2] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical evergreen forests where it can be found in leaf-litter and on low vegetation near streams. It breeds in paddy fields, at least. It is mostly known from protected areas without other major threats than fires. It is not considered threatened by the IUCN.[1]

Johns' groove-toed frog
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Rana
R. johnsi
Binomial name
Rana johnsi
Smith, 1921
Rana johnsi map-fr.svg

Rana sauteri johnsi Smith, 1921


  1. ^ a b van Dijk, P.P.; Stuart, B.; Lau, M.W.N. & Zhao Ermi (2004). "Rana johnsi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2004: e.T58629A11816103. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58629A11816103.en.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Rana johnsi Smith, 1921". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 1 February 2015.