Amolops akhaorum Stuart, Bain, Phimmachak, and Spence, 2010

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Amolops > Species: Amolops akhaorum

Amolops akhaorum Stuart, Bain, Phimmachak, and Spence, 2010, Herpetologica, 66: 59. Holotype: FMNH 271406, by original designation. Type locality: "Laos, Luang Namtha Province, Vieng Phou Kha District, Nam Ha National Protected Area, Nam Maye Stream, near 20° 52′ 08.0″ N 101° 03′ 19.0″ E, 1000-m elevation".

English Names

Akha Torrent Frog (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 44). 


Known only from the type locality (Nam Ha National Protected Area, Vieng Phou Kha District, Namtha Province, Laos, 1000 m elevation).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Laos

Endemic: Laos


In the Amolops monticola group according to the original publication. In the Amolops monticola group of Wu, Yan, Stuart, Prendini, Suwannapoom, Dahn, Zhang, Cai, Xu, Jiang, Chen, Lemmon, Lemmon, Raxworthy, Orlov, Murphy, and Che, 2020, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 144 (106701): 1–13, who discussed molecular phylogenetics. In the Amolops monticola group of Jiang, Ren, Lyu, Wang, Wang, Lv, Wu, and Li, 2021, Zool. Res., Kunming, 42: 574–591.

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