Nanohyla nanapollexa (Bain and Nguyen, 2004)

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

Microhyla nanapollexa Bain and Nguyen, 2004, Copeia, 2004: 517. Holotype: AMNH 163686, by original designation. Type locality: "Mount Ngoc Linh, Tra My District, Tra Don Commune, Quang Nam Province (15° 10′ 42″ N, 108° 2′ 32″ E, elevation 1480 m)", Vietnam.

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

English Names

No-thumb Pigmy Frog (Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 45).

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


Mount Ngoc Linh, Quang Nam Province, and Tay Hoa District, Phu Yen Provonce, Vietnam.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Vietnam

Endemic: Vietnam


Confused with Microhyla palmata (now Nanohyla) prior to its description 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 annectens (now Nanohyla) group. Do, Ngo, and Nguyen, 2017, Hue Univ. J. Sci: Nat. Sci., 126: 88–89, provided records from Phu Yen Province, southern Vietnam, and commented on coloration, range, and ecology. 

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