Minervarya asmati (Howlader, 2011)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Minervarya > Species: Minervarya asmati

Fejervarya asmati Howlader, 2011, Zootaxa, 2761: 43. Holotype: MZD/F-01, by original designation. Type locality: "in front of Teachers Club and Guest House (22° 28´ N, 91° 47´ E), Chittagong University campus, Hathazari, Chittagong, Bangladesh".

Zakerana asmatiHowlader, 2011, Bangladesh Wildl. Bull., 5: 2.

Fejervarya asmati —  Dinesh, Vijayakumar, Channakeshavamurthy, Torsekar, Kulkarni, and Shanker, 2015, Zootaxa, 3999: 79. 

Minervarya asmati — Sanchez, Biju, Islam, Hasan, Ohler, Vences, and Kurabayashi, 2018, Salamandra, 54: 115. 

English Names

Bangladeshi Cricket Frog (Ahmad and Alam, 2015, Herpetol. Rev., 46: 563). 

Distribution

Known from the type locality (Hathazari, Chittagong), Nazipur (Rajshahi Division), and Dhaka, Bangladesh, as well as Assam, Mizoram (Aizawal and Mamit Districts), as well as Manipur (Aizawl, Chandel, Kolasib, Palak National Wetland, Serchhip, and Siaha Districts), northeastern India.

Comment

Hasan, Islam, Khan, Alam, Kurabayashi, Igawa, Kuramoto, and Sumida, 2012, Zool. Sci., Tokyo, 29: 162–172, discussed the possibility that this taxon represents southeastern Bangladesh populations of their "Fejervarya syhadrensis". Sarker, Das, and Kundu, 2012, Herpetol. Rev., 43: 439–440, provided a record for Dhaka, Bangladesh. Ahmad and Alam, 2015, Herpetol. Rev., 46: 563, provided a record from Nazipur, Naogaon District, Rajshahi Division, Bangladesh. Lalronunga, Vanramliana, and Lalrinchhana, 2017, Herpetol. Rev., 48: 584, provided records for Aizawal District, Mizoram, northeastern India. Decemson, Gouda, Lalbiakzuala, Lalmuansanga, Hmar, Mathipi, and Lalremsanga, 2021, J. Threatened Taxa, 13: 17918–17929, provided the record for Dampa Tiger Reserve, Mamit District, Mizoram, India. Decemson, Mathipi, Vanlalsiammawii, Biakzuala, Sailo, and Lalremsanga, 2021, Reptiles & Amphibians, 28: 250–254, provided genetically confirmed records from Assam and Manipur (Chandel District; Siaha District; Serchhip District; Kolasib District; Palak National Wetland; and Aizawl District). 

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