Amolops indoburmanensis Dever, Fuiten, Konu, and Wilkinson, 2012

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

Amolops indoburmanensis Dever, Fuiten, Konu, and Wilkinson, 2012, Copeia, 2012: 70. Holotype: CAS 235070, by original designation. Type locality: "Myanmar, Chin State, Mintatt District, Mintatt Township, Twi Rein Village, 21° 35′ 55.4″ N, 93° 51′ 59.9″ E".

English Names

Indoburman Torrent Frog (original publication).


Myanmar in Chin State, Rakhine State, southern Sagaing Division, and western Bago Division, to Mizoram, India.


Dever, Fuiten, Konu, and Wilkinson, 2012, Copeia, 2012: 57-76, noted that this taxon, formerly confused with Amolops marmoratus, is composed of distinctive populations that may represent distinct lineages. Lalronunga, Vanramliana, Lalrinchhana, Vanlalhrima, Sailo, Lalnunhlua, Sailo, Zosangliana, Lalhmangaiha, and Lalhmingliani, 2020, Sci. Vision, 20: 106–117, provided a record from Mizoram, northeastern India, confirmed with genetic analysis. In the Amolops marmoratus 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 marmoratus group of Jiang, Ren, Lyu, Wang, Wang, Lv, Wu, and Li, 2021, Zool. Res., Kunming, 42: 574–591. 

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