Vietnamophryne Poyarkov, Suwannapoom, Pawangkhanant, Aksornneam, Duong, Korost, and Che, 2018

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Vietnamophryne
3 species

Vietnamophryne Poyarkov, Suwannapoom, Pawangkhanant, Aksornneam, Duong, Korost, and Che, 2018, Zool. Res., Kunming, 38(3): 7. Type species: Vietnamophryne inexpectata Poyarkov, Suwannapoom, Pawangkhanant, Aksornneam, Duong, Korost, and Che, 2018, by original designation. 

English Names

Indochinese Dwarf Frogs (original publication). 

Distribution

Known from two localities in Vietnam (Gia Lai Province, Tay Nguyen Plateau of the central Annamite (Truong Son) Mountains and mountainous area in Cao Bang Province), and one locality in northern Thailand (limestone mountainous area in northern Chiang Rai Province); its occurrence in adjacent regions of Laos and central-northern Vietnam is strongly anticipated.

Comment

The sister taxon of Siamophryne according to the original publication. 

Contained taxa (3 sp.):

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