Nidirana mangveni Lyu, Qi, and Y.-y. Wang, 2020

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

Nidirana mangveni  Lyu, Wan, and Y.-Y Wang in Lyu, Dai, Li, Wan, Liu, Qi, Lin, Wang, Li, Zeng, Li, Pang, and Wang, 2020, ZooKeys, 914: 145. Holotype: SYS a006313, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt Dapan (28.9801°N, 120.5447°E; ca 860 m a.s.l.), Pan’an County, Zhejiang Province, China." http://zoobank.org/D4BC572F-FAA8-41A8-856D-3D183FA2AC09 

English Names

Mangven Chang’s Music Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Mount Dapan, Mount Longmen, and Hangzhou Botanical Garden, all situated in northern Zhejiang, China, in swamps, ponds, and paddies. 

Comment

Previously confused with Nidirana adenopleura according to the original publication, which, on the basis of molecular, acoustic, and morphometric evidence segregated this speciies and restricted Nidirana adenopleura to Taiwan and Jiangxi, Fujian, and southern Zhejiang, China. 

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