Microhyla darevskii Poyarkov, Vassilieva, Orlov, Galoyan, Tran, Le, Kretova, and Geissler, 2014

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

Microhyla darevskii Poyarkov, Vassilieva, Orlov, Galoyan, Tran, Le, Kretova, and Geissler, 2014, Russ. J. Herpetol., 21: 127. Holotype. ZISP 7370, by original designation. Type locality: "above Mang Xang Village, environs of Ngoc Linh Mountain, Dac Choong Commune, Dac Glei District, Kon Tum Province, Vietnam (15°45′9.88″N 107°57′0.36″ E, elevation 1500 m a.s.l.)". 

English Names

Darevsky's Narrow-Mouth Frog (original publication). 

Darevsky's Pigmy Narrow-Mouth Frog (original publication). 


Known only from the environs of Mang Xang Village, on the slopes of Ngoc Linh Mountain, central Annamite (Truong Son) Mountains, Kon Tum Province, Vietnam, at an elevation of about 1650 m. 


Provisionally assigned to the Microhyla achatina group in the original publication. Gorin, Solovyeva, Hasan, Okamiya, Karunarathna, Pawangkhanant, de Silva, Juthong, Milto, Nguyen, Suwannapoom, Haas, Bickford, Das, and Poyarkov, 2020, PeerJ, 8 (e9411): 20–21, provided briefly discussed the potentially problematic nature of this taxon in terms of phylogenetics because of the lack of genetic data. 

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