Theloderma khoii Ninh, Nguyen, Nguyen, Hoang, Siliyavong, Nguyen, Le, Le, and Ziegler, 2022

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Theloderma > Species: Theloderma khoii

Theloderma khoii Ninh, Nguyen, Nguyen, Hoang, Siliyavong, Nguyen, Le, Le, and Ziegler, 2022, Eur. J. Taxon., 794: 77. Holotype: VNMN 012757, by original designation. Type locality: "VIETNAM • adult ♂; northern Vietnam, Ha Giang Province, Quan Ba District, in the karst forest near Tung Vai Commune; 1641 m a.s.l." Zoobank urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:491C280C-F0CA-475E-8DC9-377603DCA558 

English Names

Khoi’s Mossy Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known from the type locality, near Tung Vai Commune in Ha Giang Province, northern-most Vietnam, 1320 to 1750 m elevation and nearby Fadou Township, Xichou County, Wenshan Prefecture, southeastern Yunnan, China, 1600 m elevation  

Comment

The sister taxon of Theloderma bicolor, according to the original publication, where comparative morphology and molecular markers were detailed. Liu, Hou, Fan, Mo, and Rao, 2022, Herpetozoa, Wien, 35: 199–208, provided the genetically-confirmed record from Fadou Township, Xichou County, Wenshan Prefecture, southeastern Yunnan, China, 1600 m elevation. 

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