Gracixalus yunnanensis Yu, Li, Wang, Rao, Wu, and Yang, 2019

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Gracixalus > Species: Gracixalus yunnanensis

Gracixalus yunnanensis Yu, Li, Wang, Rao, Wu, and Yang, 2019, ZooKeys, 851: 99. Holotype: KIZ 20160222, by original designation. Type locality: "Xuelin Township, Lancang County, Yunnan Province, China (23°0'39.4"N, 99°31'54"E, 1864 m elevation)." http://zoobank.org/1D19A62E-B4B2-4EDA-975D-4DCFD58DEDAD 

English Names

Yunnan Bushfrog (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 55). 

Distribution

Lancang, Menghai, Lvchun, and Jinping Counties in Yunnan China; Laos (Houapan) and Vietnam (Nghe An); Doi Phu Kha National Park, Nan province, Thailand; presumably to be found in extreme eastern Myanmar near the type locality on the southwestern border of Yunnan, China. 

Comment

Genetically close, but morphologically distinguishable from Gracixalus guangdongensis according to the original publication, which also noted that this species had previously been confused with Gracixalus jinxiuensis. Lorphengsy, Nguyen, Poyarkov, Wu, Pawangkhanant, Passorn, Che, and Suwannapoom, 2021, Biodiversity Data J., 9 (e67667): 1–15, reported the species from Houapan, Laos, and Doi Phu Kha National Par, Nan province, Thailand, and reidentified a record from Lao Cai, Vietnam, as Gracixalus quangiLorphengsy, Nguyen, Poyarkov, Wu, Pawangkhanant, Passorn, Che, and Suwannapoom, 2021, Biodiversity Data J., 9 (e67667): 1–15, employing molecular assay, redelimited the range, extending it to Thailand. 

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