Minervarya chiangmaiensis (Suwannapoom, Yuan, Poyarkov, Yan, Kamtaeja, Murphy, and Che, 2016)

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

Fejervarya chiangmaiensis Suwannapoom, Yuan, Poyarkov, Yan, Kamtaeja, Murphy, and Che, 2016, Zool. Res., Kunming, 37(6): 330. Holotype.: KIZ024057, by original designation. Type locality: "Ban Monjong, Omkoi District, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand (N17°28′16.93″, E98°27′28.26″, 460 m a.s.l.)". 

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

English Names

Chiang Mai Rain-Pool Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality, a lowland farm in Ban Monjong, Omkoi District, Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, into southeastern Yunnan (Ankang Township), China, and disjunctly in Myanmar in Sagaing (Chatthin, Kanbalur Township), Kachin (Myitkyina Township), Chin (Kampatlat Township, Mindat Township), and Ayeyarwady (near Pathein). 

Comment

Advertisement call, morphology, and molecular markers were detailed in the original publication. See account for the Myanmar population by Köhler, Mogk, Khaing, and Than, 2019, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 69: 183–226. Hui, Yu, Yang, and Rao, 2019, Russ. J. Herpetol., 26: 265–266, provided the records from Yunnan, China, and north-central Sagaing, Myanmar. Makchai, Chuaynkern, Safoowong, Chuachat, and Cota, 2020, Amph. N. Thailand: 66, provided a brief account for Thailand, and a range map. 

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