Amolops shuichengicus Lyu and Wang, 2019

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

Amolops shuichengicus Lyu and Wang in Lyu, Zeng, Wan, Yang, Li, Pang, and Wang, 2019, Zootaxa, 4609: 259. Holotype: SYS a007151, by original designation. Type locality: "Yushe Forest Park (26.47° N, 104.80° E; 2041 m a.s.l.), Shuicheng County, Guizhou Province, China." Zoobank publication registration:D4E2741F-B51A-44B1-898E-14C900C255BC

English Names

Shuicheng Torrent Frog (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality, Yushe Forest Park in Shuicheng, Guizhou, China, in rocky, fast-flowing streams (2000–2100 m elevation) surrounded by moist subtropical secondary evergreen broadleaved forest. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of

Endemic: China, People's Republic of


In the Amolops mantzorum 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. In the Amolops mantzorum group of Jiang, Ren, Lyu, Wang, Wang, Lv, Wu, and Li, 2021, Zool. Res., Kunming, 42: 574–591.

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