Amolops yangi Wu, Yu, Lu, Yuan, and Che, 2024

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

Amolops yangi Wu, Yu, Lu, Yuan, and Che in Wu, Yu, Lu, Zhang, Dong, Liu, Felista, Xiong, Jiang, He, Yuan, and Che, 2024, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 74: 347. Holotype: KIZ 038643, by original designation. Type locality: "Ega, Lushui, Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China (26.43744°N, 98.75044°E; elevation 3496 m a.s.l.)". Zoobank publication registration: C01CD1E8-38F6-4908-93CD-0F7C8259618B

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the banks of fast-moving streams at two localities in Fugong and Lushui counties, both in the Gaoligong Mountains of Yunnan, China, 2500 to 3500 m elevation; likely to be found in the same highlands in adjacent Myanmar.  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of

Likely/Controversially Present: Myanmar

Endemic: China, People's Republic of


In the Amolops viridimaculatus group according to the original publication, where molecular markers and comparative morphology were detailed. 

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