Amolops wangyali Mahony, Nidup, Streicher, Teeling, and Kamei, 2022

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

Amolops wangyali Mahony, Nidup, Streicher, Teeling, and Kamei, 2022, Herpetol. J., 32: 157. Holotype: SCZM 2019.07.18.1, by original designation. Type locality: "Bodidrang Chhu/Stream (27.27023, 91.53043, 1,740–1,750 m a.s.l.), Namla Village, Kanglung Gewog (village block), Trashigang District, eastern Bhutan".

English Names

Wangyal’s Torrent Frog (original publication). 


Currently known from four localities in Trashigang District, and possibly in Trashiyangtse District, eastern Bhutan (1520 to 2073 m elevation), and likely into Tawang District, Arunachal Pradesh, India. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bhutan

Endemic: Bhutan


Previously confused with Amolops mantzorum and Amolops himalayanus according to the original publication where comparative morphology, coloration, genetic markers, natural history, and relevant literature were reviewed in detail as well as assignment to the Amolops viridimaculatus group. 

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