National Institute for Environmental Studies Invasive Species of Japan Japanese | English
  1. Invasive Species of Japan >
  2. Amphibians >
  3. Rana porosa porosa

Rana porosa porosa

Basic information
Scientific name Rana porosa porosa

Click to magnify

トウキョウダルマガエル
Common names Tokyo daruma pond frog
Higher taxon Ranidae, Anura, Amphibia
Natural range Kanto District, Sendai Plain, Shinano River basin.
Habitat Lowland rice field and pond.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Iwamizawa-cho (Hokkaido). Range in Japan
Origin
Date The first record in Hokkaido was in 1990, and establishment was confirmed in 1997.
Route Deliberate: Possibly release of educational material.
Impact
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries
Reference Notes
  • Maeda & Matsui (1999) Frogs and Toads of Japan. Bun-ichi Sogo Shuppan, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Sengoku et al. (eds) (1996) The Encyclopedia of Animals in Japan 5 Amphibians, Reptiles, Chondrichthyes. Heibonsha, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Tokuda (2011) Compact Picture Guide to Hokkaido Reptiles & Amphibians. Hokkaidoshinbunsha, Sapporo (in Jpn)