Previously confused with K.pleurostigma. K. limobooliati's call is reported to resembles a syntopic ranid Hylarana laterimaculata with a long series of high pitched whistle like notes which differs from its cousin.
Body is triangular in dorsal view, head is relatively small. It has short hind limbs and slender with very reduced webbing on its feet. A black spot not ringed with white on the groin area usually hidden by the upper thigh when the frog is in crouching position.


Solitary, Nocturnal that live largely among leaf litter on the forest floor. Confined to the Central Nature Reserves.


3.2 cm SV.


Restricted to a few areas and uncommon


Southern Malay Peninsula.


Wild Animals of Singapore - Nick Baker | Kelvin Lim
A new species of Kalophrynus (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) from Southern Peninsular Malaysia- Masafumi Matsui, Kanto Nishikawa, Daicus M Belabut, Ahmad Norhayati, Hoi, Sen Yong; Zootaxa

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Lim's Black-spotted Sticky Frog

Kalophrynus limbooliati (formerly confused with K. pleurostigma)


a pair found on the forest floor.

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