Amolops putaoensis Gan, Qin, Lwin, Li, Quan, Liu, and Yu, 2020

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

Amolops putaoensis Gan, Qin, Lwin, Li, Quan, Liu, and Yu, 2020, Zool. Res., Kunming, 41: 734. Holotype: GXNU QT20170200, by original designation. Type locality: "a small stream of upper Mali Kha River, Putao County, Kachin State, Myanmar (N27°38′48.7″, E97°22′28.7″, 544 m a.s.l.)". urn:lsid:

English Names

Putao Cascade Frog (original publication). 

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


Known only from the type locality (Upper Mali Kha River, Putao County, Kachin State, Myanmar, 544 m elevation).


The sister taxon of Amolops aniquiaoensis according to the original publication. In the Amolops monticola 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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