Nidirana xiangica Lyu and Wang, 2020

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

Nidirana xiangica Lyu, and Y.-y. Wang in Lyu, Dai, Li, Wan, Liu, Qi, Lin, Wang, Li, Zeng, Li, Pang, and Wang, 2020, ZooKeys, 914: 150. Holotype: SYS a006492, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt Dawei (28.4237°N, 114.0793°E; ca 820 m a.s.l.), Liuyang City, Hunan Province, China." http://zoobank.org/855B3537-8FFE-408D-8062-B0D9EF3C680A 

English Names

Xiangjiang Music Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known from Mount Dawei and Mount Yangming of Hunan, Mount Wugong of western Jiangxi, and Mount Dupangling of northeastern Guangxi, indicating its potential distribution area is the Xiangjiang River Basin, China. 

Comment

Confused with Nidirana adenopleura prior to its recognition, according to the original publication. 

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