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). 


Known from the type locality (Hathazari, Chittagong), Nazipur (Rajshahi Division), and Dhaka, Bangladesh, as well as Aizawal District, Mizoram, northeastern India, but expected to have a wider range (see 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. 

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