Amolops yatseni Lyu, Wang, and Wang, 2019

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

Amolops yatseni Lyu, Wang, and Wang in Lyu, Huang, Wang, Li, Chen, Qi, and Wang, 2019, ZooKeys, 812: 146. Holotype: SYS a006807, by original designaiton. Type locality: "Mt. Wugui (22.45N, 113.49E; ca 260 m a.s.l.), Zhongshan City, Guangdong", China. zoobank.org/44B205CF-7C89-40BC-9E20-E9FEED5937C8 

English Names

Yat-sen’s Torrent Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known from Zhongshan City, as well as from Mount Gudou, Shangchuan Island, Ehuangzhang Nature Reserve, and Yunkaishan Nature Reserve, all situated in the coastal hills of western Guangdong, as well as Jingxi, Guangxi, China; reported also from Sa Pa, Lao Cai, Vietnam. 

Comment

In the Amolops ricketti group, and previously confused with Amolops ricketti, according to the original publication. In the Amolops ricketii group of Zeng, Liang, Li, Lyu, Wang, and Zhang, 2020, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 146 (106753): 1–9, who discussed phylogenetics. In the Amolops ricketti 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 addition, 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, reported the species from Guangxi, China, and Sa Pa, Vietnam.  

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