Microhyla beilunensis Zhang, Fei, Ye, Wang, Wang, and Jiang, 2018

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Microhyla > Species: Microhyla beilunensis

Microhyla beilunensis Zhang, Fei, Ye, Wang, Wang, and Jiang, 2018, Asian Herpetol. Res., 9: 140. Holotype: CIBA980059, by original designaiton. Type locality: "Chaiqiao Town (29.86667° N, 121.55000° E, 120 m a.s.l), Beilun District, Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province, China". 

English Names

Beilun Pygmy Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Zhejiang Province, China. 

Comment

Most closely related to Microhyla mixtura and Microhyla okinavensis, on the basis of mtDNA analysis. Chen, Lin, Tang, Ding, Wu, and Lin, 2020, PeerJ, 8 (e8708): 1–19, reported on the advertisement call and provided a range map for China. Gorin, Solovyeva, Hasan, Okamiya, Karunarathna, Pawangkhanant, de Silva, Juthong, Milto, Nguyen, Suwannapoom, Haas, Bickford, Das, and Poyarkov, 2020, PeerJ, 8 (e9411): 1–47, placed this species in their Microhyla fissipes group.  

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