Kaloula indochinensis Chan, Blackburn, Murphy, Stuart, Emmett, Ho, and Brown, 2013

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Kaloula > Species: Kaloula indochinensis

Kaloula indochinensis Chan, Blackburn, Murphy, Stuart, Emmett, Ho, and Brown, 2013, Herpetologica, 69: 332. Holotype: ROM-HERP 32935, by original designation. Type locality: "Krong Pa Village, K’Bang District, Gia Lai Province, Vietnam (14.3413889° N 108.4794444° E; ~850 m elevation, WGS84 datum)". 

English Names

Indochinese Brown Bullfrog (Vassilieva, Galoyan, Poyarkov, and Geissler, 2016, Photograph. Field Guide Amph. Rept. Lowland S. Vietnam: 69).

Distribution

Lowland evergreen forest below 1000 m elevation in southern Vietnam (Gia Lai, Dong Nai, and Phu Yen provinces) through eastern Cambodia to central Laos (Champasak and Khammouan provinces); provisionally adjacent Thailand (see comment). 

Comment

Previously confused with Kaloula baleata according to the original publication. Teynié, Nguyen, Lorvelec, Piquet, Lottier, and David, 2014, Bull. Soc. Herpetol. France, 151: 29, provided a record from Khammouan Province, Laos, and discussed the range in Laos. See account, photograph, and map for Vietnam in Vassilieva, Galoyan, Poyarkov, and Geissler, 2016, Photograph. Field Guide Amph. Rept. Lowland S. Vietnam: 69–70. Do, Ngo, and Nguyen, 2017, Hue Univ. J. Sci: Nat. Sci., 126: 87, provided records from Phu Yen Province, southern Vietnam, and commented on coloration, range, and ecology. Vassilieva, 2021, Zootaxa, 4952: 71–86, described larval morphology. Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 40, stated that unpublished molecular data confirms presence in Thailand. 

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