Nidirana guangdongensis Lyu, Wan, and Wang, 2020

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Nidirana > Species: Nidirana guangdongensis

Nidirana guangdongensis Lyu, Wan, and Y.-Y Wang in Lyu, Dai, Li, Wan, Liu, Qi, Lin, Wang, Li, Zeng, Li, Pang, and Wang, 2020, ZooKeys, 914: 140. Holotype: SYS a005767, by original designation. Type locality: "Shimentai Nature Reserve (24.4450°N, 113.1617°E; ca. 320 m a.s.l.), Yingde City, Guangdong Province, China." http://zoobank.org/52CE0A4A-BDC1-4E5B-B2C3-7A58FDABE24F 

English Names

Guangdong Music Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Northern Guangdong, southern Jiangxi and southeastern Hunan, China, indicating that this frog is distributed in the Nanling Mountains and southern Luoxiao Mountains of southern China. 

Comment

Confused with Nidirana adenopleura prior to its recognition, according to the original publication, where vocalization, morphometrics, and a molecular tree of relatives was provided. See comment under Nidirana adenopleura for access to literature for when this species was confused with that species. 

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