Rana wuyiensis Wu, Shi, Zhang, Chen, Cai, Hoang, Wu, and Wang, 2021

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Rana > Species: Rana wuyiensis

Rana wuyiensis Wu, Shi, Zhang, Chen, Cai, Hoang, Wu, and Wang, 2021, ZooKeys, 1065: 114. Holotype: CIB WY20200913003, by original designation. Type locality: "Wuyishan National Park (27.760° N, 117.743° E, ca. 1341 m a.s.l.), Wuyishan City, Fujiang Province, China". http://zoobank.org/66BA9380-4998-4EAF-9B58-7E0AEAB2C58C

English Names

Wuyi Brown Frog (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality in Wuyishan National Park, Wuyishan City, Fujian Province, China.  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of

Endemic: China, People's Republic of


In the Rana (Rana) johnsi species group according to the original publication, where molecular markers and  comparative morphology were described. Wang, Zhang, Cai, Ding, and Zhang, 2022, MtDNA, Part B, 7: 676–677, reported on the complete mt genome and on this basis placed this as the sister taxon of Rana johnsi

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