Amolops longimanus (Andersson, 1939)

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

Rana longimanus Andersson, 1939 "1938", Ark. Zool., 30(23): 4. Holotype: ZIUS, according to XXX. Type locality: "Kambaiti", Upper Myanmar; elsewhere in the description noted as "little village of Kambaiti situated in N. East Burma near the border of China in a highland 2,000 m above the sea level".

Amolops longimanusDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 51.

Amolops (Amolops) longimanusDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 321.

English Names

Kambaiti Sucker Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 97).


Known only from the type locality in northeastern Myanmar on the Yunnan, China, border.


Closely related to Amolops formosa (as Rana formosa) according to the original publication. Not treated by Yang, 1991, Fieldiana, Zool., N.S., 63: 1-42. Dever, Fuiten, Konu, and Wilkinson, 2012, Copeia, 2012: 57. In the Amolops viridimaculatus group of Jiang, Ren, Lyu, Wang, Wang, Lv, Wu, and Li, 2021, Zool. Res., Kunming, 42: 574–591.

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