Amolops panhai Matsui and Nabhitabhata, 2006

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

Amolops panhai Matsui and Nabhitabhata, 2006, Zool. Sci., Tokyo, 23: 728. Holotype: CUMZ A-5255, by original designation. Type locality: "Pa Lao U, Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, Thailand (99° 31′ E, 12° 33′ N)".

English Names

Peninsular Torrentfrog (Zug and Mulcahy, 2020 "2019", Amph. Rept. S. Tanintharyi: 52). 

Panha’s Torrent Frog (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 45). 

Panha Torrent Frog (Zug, 2022, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 653: 35). 


Known from the type locality in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, northern peninsular Thailand; Pilok, near Thong Pha Phum, Kanchanaburi, western Thailand; and from Ranong and Surat Thani Provinces, central peninsular Thailand; reported from Taninthary Division in adjacent peninsular Myanmar.


 Chan-ard, Cota, and Makchai, 2011, Amph. E. Region Thailand: 142, detailed the range in Thailand. Reported from Myanmar by Dever, Fuiten, Konu, and Wilkinson, 2012, Copeia, 2012: 57–76, who  removed this name from the synonymy of Amolops marmoratus but did not address it further. Mulcahy, Lee, Miller, Chand, Thura, and Zug, 2018, ZooKeys, 757: 95, provided a genetically confirmed record from Taninthary Division, southern Myanmar. Zug and Mulcahy, 2020 "2019", Amph. Rept. S. Tanintharyi: 52–53, provided a brief account for South Tanintharyi, peninsular Myanmar. Amolops latopalmatus is a possible senior synonym of Amolops panhai according to Wang, Bhattarai, Wu, Che, and Siler, 2020, Zootaxa, 4819: 143–158. 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. Zug, 2022, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 653: 35, briefly discussed identification, habitat, and range in Myanmar. 

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