Microhyla fanjingshanensis Li, Zhang, Xu, Lv, and Jiang, 2019

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

Microhyla fanjingshanensis Li, Zhang, Xu, Lv, and Jiang, 2019, Zootaxa, 4624: 555.  Holotype. CIB-FJS 20180425013, by original designation. Type locality: "Fanjing Mountain (27.9153°N, 108.61026°E; elevation 1139 m a.s.l.), Yinjiang County, Guizhou Province", China. Zoobank publication registration: 8DC8A0F7-9DD8-4D7F-B356-814383A859B7

English Names

Fanjing Mountain Pygmy Frog (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality (Fanjing Mountain, Yinjiang County, Guizhou Province, China, ca. 1300 m elevation), in paddy fields near evergreen broad-leaf forest . 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of

Endemic: China, People's Republic of


Most closely related to Microhyla beilunensis, Microhyla mixtura, and Microhyla okinavensis, according to the original publication. 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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