Occidozyga shiwandashanensis Chen, Peng, Liu, Huang, Liao, and Mo, 2022

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Occidozyginae > Genus: Occidozyga > Species: Occidozyga shiwandashanensis

Occidozyga shiwandashanensis Chen, Peng, Liu, Huang, Liao, and Mo, 2022, Zool. Res., Kunming, 43: 86. Holotype: NNU202103326, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Shiwandashan, Fangcheng, Guangxi, China (N21.854º, E108.881º, 550 m a.s.l.)". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:9D4476C9-C90C-4069-AD37-F8DBCAAF8DD6

English Names

Shiwandashan Puddle Frog (original publication). 


Evergreen forest at Mount Shiwandashan between 500−650 m elevation, Guangxi, China; Bac Giang Province of northern Vietnam. Presumably more widespread. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of, Vietnam


Comparative morphology and molecular markers detailed in the original publication. Tran, Hoang, Luong, Nguyen, Ziegler, and Pham, 2023, Biodiversity Data J.,  11(e109726): 1–18, reported the species from Tay Yen Tu Nature Reserve, Bac Giang Province of Vietnam, identified on the basis of 16s mtDNA and morphology.

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