Nanohyla hongiaoensis (Hoang, Luong, Nguyen, Orlov, Chen, Wang, and Jiang, 2020)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Nanohyla > Species: Nanohyla hongiaoensis

Microhyla hongiaoensis Hoang, Luong, Nguyen, Orlov, Chen, Wang, and Jiang, 2020, Asian Herpetol. Res., 11: 170. Holotype: VNMN 07477, by original designation. Type locality: "Hon Giao Forest, Bi Doup-Nui Ba National Park, Da Chai Commune, Lac Duong District, Lam Dong Province (12°11'18.3"N, 108°40'29.0"E, elevation ca. 1548 m a.s.l., . . .)", southern Vietnam.  

Nanohyla hongiaoensis — Gorin, Scherz, Korost, and Poyarkov, 2021, Zoosyst. Evol., 97: 38. 

English Names

Hongiao Narrow-mouth Frog (original publication). 

Hon Giao Pigmy Narrow-Mouth Frog (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 43). 


Known only from the type locality in Bi Doup-Nui Ba National Park, Lac Duong District, Lam Dong Province, southern Vietnam. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Vietnam

Endemic: Vietnam


The sister taxon of Microhyla (now Nanoranapulchella according to the original publication. Hoang, Nguyen, Ninh, Luong, Pham, Nguyen, Orlov, Chen, Wang, Ziegler, and Jiang, 2021, ZooKeys, 1036: 47–74, provided placement in a mtDNA tree. 

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