Microhyla picta Schenkel, 1901

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

Microhyla picta Schenkel, 1901, Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel, 13: 151. Holotype: NHMB, by original designation; NHMB 1412 according to Forcart, 1946, Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel, 57: 134. Type locality: "Wahrschenlich Cochinchina", Vietnam.

Microhyla (Diplopelma) pictaDubois, 1987, Alytes, 6: 4.

English Names

Painted Rice Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 91).

Painted Narrow-mouth Frog (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 41). 

Distribution

Southern Vietnam.

Comment

Subgenus Diplopelma. See brief account by Bourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 527. Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 46, provided specific localities for Vietnam. Vassilieva and Trounov, 2018, Zootaxa, 4444: 98–100, reported on larval morphology. 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 berdmorei group.  

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