Liurana medogensis Fei, Ye, and Huang, 1997

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ceratobatrachidae > Subfamily: Liuraninae > Genus: Liurana > Species: Liurana medogensis

Liurana medogensis Fei, Ye, and Huang, 1997, Cultum Herpetol. Sinica, 6–7: 75, 80. Holotype: CIB 73II0080, by original designation. Type locality: "Medog (29° 22′ N, 95° 35′ E), Xizang, 1500 m", China.

Ingerana medogensisFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 366.

Liurana medogensisFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 30. See comment under Dicroglossidae.

Limnonectes (Taylorana) medogensis — Borah, Bordoloi, Purkayastha, Das, Dubois, and Ohler, 2013, Herpetozoa, Wien, 26: 39. 

Liurana medogensis — Yan, Jiang, Jin, Suwannapoom, Li, Vindum, Brown, and Che, 2016, Zool. Res., Kunming, 37: 7. 

English Names

Medog Papilla-tongued Frog (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 392).

Medog Eastern Frog (Li, Zhao, and Dong, 2010, Amph. Rept. Tibet: 51).

Distribution

Known only from the vicinity of the type locality (Medog County, Xizang, China), 2700 to 3200 m elevation, and Basar (West Siang District) and Pange (Lower Subansiri District), Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India. 950 to 2500 m elevation. 

Comment

See (as Liurana medogensis) Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 224-225, for brief account, figure, and map. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 3: 1481-148, provided an account for China (as Liurana medogensis), figures, and map, and placed this species in their Liurana xizangensis group. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 382-383, provided a brief account (as Liurana medogensis) including photographs of specimens and habitat. Li, Zhao, and Dong, 2010, Amph. Rept. Tibet: 51-52, provided an account. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 488, provided an account (as Liurana medogensis), photographs, and a range map for China. Borah, Bordoloi, Purkayastha, Das, Dubois, and Ohler, 2013, Herpetozoa, Wien, 26: 39-49, discussed specimens from Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India. 

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