Kalophrynus honbaensis Vassilieva, Galoyan, Gogoleva, and Poyarkov, 2014

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Kalophryninae > Genus: Kalophrynus > Species: Kalophrynus honbaensis

Kalophrynus honbaensis Vassilieva, Galoyan, Gogoleva, and Poyarkov, 2014, Zootaxa, 3796: 422. Holotype: ZMMU A-4941, by original designation. Type locality: "from the vicinity of the Yersin station on Hon Ba Mountain, Hon Ba Nature Reserve, Cam Lam District, Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam (coordinates 12°07′16″ N, 108° 56′ 55″ E, elevation 1500 m a.s.l.)"  Zoobank publication registration: FE38169D-6687-42DF-B29B-444A954D1E08

English Names

Hon Ba Sticky Frog (original designation). 


Known only from type locality, Hon Ba Mountain, Cam Lam District, Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam.   

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Vietnam

Endemic: Vietnam


The sister taxon of Kalophrynus cryptophonus and together the sister taxon of Kalophrynus interlineatus according to the original publication. See account by Zug, 2015, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 62: 160. Vassilieva and Nguyen, 2023, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 73: 367–382, reported on larval development and morphology.  

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