Limnonectes beloncioi Herr, Vallejos, Meneses, Abraham, Otterholt, Siler, Rico, and Brown, 2021

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Limnonectes > Species: Limnonectes beloncioi

Limnonectes beloncioi Herr, Vallejos, Meneses, Abraham, Otterholt, Siler, Rico, and Brown, 2021, Ichthyol. & Herpetol., 109: 197. Holotype: PNM 9870, by original designation. Type locality: "Philippines, Mindoro Island, Oriental Mindoro Province, Municipality of Bongabong, Barangay Carmundo, Sitio Paypay-Ama, Paypay-Ama River, 12.7354°N, 121.4141°E, 100 m above sea level, WGS 84". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:4CFCEF76-99D6-40DC-9B53-58DECB1027CF

English Names

Mindoro Fanged Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from Mindoro and Semirara Islands, central Philippines, although likely to be found on islands to the east and southwest of Mindoro. 

Comment

The sister taxon of, and previously confused with, Limnonectes acanthi, according to the original publication, where molecular phylogenetics, external morphology, and vocalizations are described. 

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