Limnonectes taylori Matsui, Panha, Khonsue, and Kuraishi, 2010

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

Limnonectes taylori Matsui, Panha, Khonsue, and Kuraishi, 2010, Zootaxa, 2615: 10. Holotype: CUMZ A-7708, by original designation. Type locality: "Ban Khun Klang, 1350 m, Doi Inthanon, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand (18° 31′ N, 98° 30′ E, 1350 m a.s.l.)".

English Names

Taylor’s Fanged Frog (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 25).

Taylor's Stream Frog (Niyomwan, Srisom, and Pawangkhanant, 2019, Field Guide Amph. Thailand: 282).

Taylor's Broad-headed Frog (Zug, 2022, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 653: 22). 


Northwestern region of Thailand in the provinces of Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Son, Lam Pang, Nan, and Tak at elevations of 650–1650 m, extending into extreme east-central Myanmar (Shan), and adjacent Yunnan, China, as well as northwestern and northern-most Laos.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand


In the Limnonectes kuhlii complex according to the original publication. Chan-ard, Cota, and Makchai, 2011, Amph. E. Region Thailand: 136, detailed the range in Thailand. McLeod, Kurlbaum, and Hoang, 2015, Zootaxa, 3947: 210, mapped the species range. Suwannapoom, Yuan, Chen, Hou, Zhao, Wang, Nguyen, Murphy, Sullivan, McLeod, and Che, 2016, Zootaxa, 4093: 181–200, provided the records for Laos and Yunnan, China. Niyomwan, Srisom, and Pawangkhanant, 2019, Field Guide Amph. Thailand: 282–283, provided a brief account (description, photographs, habitat, and range) for Thailand (in Thai). Makchai, Chuaynkern, Safoowong, Chuachat, and Cota, 2020, Amph. N. Thailand: 65, provided photographs, a brief account for Thailand, and a range map. Zug, 2022, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 653: 22–23, briefly discussed identification, habitat, and range in Myanmar.  

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