Ansonia karen Suwannapoom, Grismer, Pawangkhanant, Naiduangchan, Yushchenko, Arkhipov, Wilkinson, and Poyarkov, 2021

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Ansonia > Species: Ansonia karen

Ansonia karen Suwannapoom, Grismer, Pawangkhanant, Naiduangchan, Yushchenko, Arkhipov, Wilkinson, and Poyarkov, 2021, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 71: 767. Holotype: ZMMU A-7605,by original designation. Type locality: "at a forest stream within the montane evergreen forest of Khao Laem Mt., Suan Phueng District, Ratchaburi Province, Thailand (N 13.54732, E 099.20394; 715 m a.s.l. in elevation)". http://zoobank.org/151C982A-A85C-4AB5-B969-51BCFE45C701 

English Names

Karen Stream Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Environs of Khao Laem Mountain, in Suan Phueng District of Ratchaburi Province in western Thailand, less than 2.0 km from the international Thai–Myanmar border; likely inhabits the middle portion of the Northern Tenasserim Mountain range (between the Kanchanaburi and Prachuap Khiri Khan provinces), and is expected to occur in adjacent montane areas in the western part of Phetchaburi Province of Thailand and Thanintharyi Division of Myanmar. 

Comment

Adult and larval comparative morphology, molecular markers, relationships, and natural history detailed in the original publication. 

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