Amolops nyingchiensis Jiang, Wang, Xie, Jiang, and Che, 2016

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

Amolops nyingchiensis Jiang, Wang, Yan, Xie, Jiang, and Che in Jiang, Wang, Xie, Zou, Liu, Jiang, Li, and Che, 2016, Zool. Res., Kunming, 37: 32. Holotype: KIZ 016432, by original designation. Type locality: "Gedang (N29.43871°, E95.66502°, elevation 1 887 m), Medog, Nyingchi Prefecture, Tibet, PR China". 

English Names

Nyingchi Cascade Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Gedang, Mêdog, 1887 m elevation) and Zhibai (Paizhen, Mainling), 2941 m elevation, both in Nyingchi Prefecture, southeastern Tibet, China.

Comment

In the Amolops monticola group according to the original publication. In the Amolops monticola group of Zeng, Liang, Li, Lyu, Wang, and Zhang, 2020, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 146 (106753): 1–9, who discussed phylogenetics. Che, Jiang, Yan, and Zhang, 2020, Amph. Rept. Tibet: 218–223, provided a detailed account for Tibet, China. In the Amolops monticola group of Zeng, Liang, Li, Lyu, Wang, and Zhang, 2020, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 146 (106753): 1–9, and 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. 

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