Micryletta hekouensis Liu, Hou, Mo, and Rao, 2021

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Micryletta > Species: Micryletta hekouensis

Micryletta hekouensis Liu, Hou, Mo, and Rao, 2021, Herpetozoa, Wien, 34: 133. Holotype: KIZ 20210510, by original designation. Type locality: "Nanxi village, Nanxi Town, Hekou County, Honghe Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China (22°38'17"N, 103°59'8"E, elevation 350 m a.s.l.)". http://zoobank.org/1CEEDB31-AFF2-427B-A219-860D0C0C991E

English Names

Hekou Paddy Frog (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality (Nanxi Town, Hekou County, Honghe Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China; Hai Phong and Ninh Binh provinces, Vietnam. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of, Vietnam


External morphology, coloration, and molecular markers discussed in the original publication. Nguyen, Liu, Tran, Tran, Trofimets, Dau, and Poyarkov, 2024, Herpetozoa, Wien, 37: 111–121, discussed the diagnostic characters of the species and confirmed records from Cat Ba National Park, Hai Phong, Vietnam, and Cuc Phuong National Park, Ninh Binh, Vietnam. 

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