Chalcorana eschatia (Inger, Stuart, and Iskandar, 2009)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Chalcorana > Species: Chalcorana eschatia

Rana eschatia Inger, Stuart, and Iskandar, 2009, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 155: 134. Holotype: THNHM 05677, by original designation. Type locality: "Ngao Falls National Park (9°56′N/98°43′E), Ranong Province, Thailand".

Chalcorana eschatiaFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 32. See comment under Ranidae record.

Chalcorana eschatia —  Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 187. 

Hylarana eschatia — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 423. 

English Names

Peninsular Copper-cheeked Frog (Zug and Mulcahy, 2020 "2019", Amph. Rept. S. Tanintharyi: 53). 

Tenasserim White-lipped Frog (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 46). 

Distribution

South Tanintharyi, peninsular Myanmar, into southern and peninsular Thailand, including Tarutao Island.

Comment

Confused with Hylarana chalconota prior to its naming according to the original publication. Nutphund, 2001, Amph. Thailand: 118, provided a brief characterization and photograph (as Rana chalconota) of what may be this species. Thong-aree, Chan-ard, Cota, and Makchai, 2011, Thailand Nat. Hist. Mus. J., 5: 99–106, reported the species from Bala Forest, Narathiwat, extreme southern Thailand. Chan-ard, Cota, and Makchai, 2011, Amph. E. Region Thailand: 144, detailed the range in Thailand. Nidup, Wangkulangkul, Satasook, Bates, and Juthong, 2013, Proc. World Biodiversity Congr., 2013: 1–13, reported a population on Tarutao Island, Satun Province, Thailand. Mulcahy, Lee, Miller, Chand, Thura, and Zug, 2018, ZooKeys, 757: 95, provided a genetically confirmed record from Taninthary Division, southern Myanmar. Zug and Mulcahy, 2020 "2019", Amph. Rept. S. Tanintharyi: 53, provided a brief account for South Tanintharyi, peninsular Myanmar. 

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