Amolops wenshanensis Yuan, Jin, Li, Stuart, and Wu, 2018

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

Amolops wenshanensis Yuan, Jin, Li, Stuart, and Wu, 2018, Zootaxa, 4415: 504. Holotype: KIZ 021426, by original designation. Type locality: "Wenshan National Nature Reserve, near Pingzai village, Xichou County, Wenshan city, Yunnan Province, China, 23.362ºN, 104.839ºE, 1,312 m asl." http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:62F2C461-A30E-489C-A501-A67B76E3958D

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Known  from southern China at two localities separated by by 300 km at Wenshan National Nature Reserve, near Pingzai village, Xichou County, Wenshan city, Yunnan Province, and Diding village, Jingxi County, Guangxi Province; also recorded from Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam. 

Comment

In the Amolops monticola group and the sister taxon of Amolops cucae + Amolops compotrix according to the original publication. Pham, Le, Hoang, Pham, Ziegler, and Nguyen, 2020, Russ. J. Herpetol., 27 : 81–86, reported on the Vietnam population.   

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