Nanohyla pulchella (Poyarkov, Vassilieva, Orlov, Galoyan, Tran, Le, Kretova, and Geissler, 2014)

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

Microhyla pulchella Poyarkov, Vassilieva, Orlov, Galoyan, Tran, Le, Kretova, and Geissler, 2014, Russ. J. Herpetol., 21: 111. Holotype. ZMMU A-5045, by original designation. Type locality: "the environs of Giang Ly ranger station, Bidoup – Nui Ba National Park, Da Nhim River valley, Da Chais Commune, Lac Duong District, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam (12°10′22.8 N 108°41′57.12 E, 1570 m a.s.l.)". 

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

English Names

Pretty Narrow-mouth Frog (original publication). 

Pretty Pigmy Narrow-mouth Frog (original publication). 


Wet montane evergreen forests the Langbian Plateau in the southern part of the Annamite Mountains in southern Vietnam; currently known from localities in the Bidoup–Nui Ba National Park at altitudes 1500–2050 m (Hon Giao and Bidoup Mountains). 


Provisionally assigned to the Microhyla annectans species group according to the original publication, where external adult and larval morphology, and natural history were described.. 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 group. 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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