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

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Vietnamophryne > Species: Vietnamophryne occidentalis

Vietnamophryne occidentalis Poyarkov, Suwannapoom, Pawangkhanant, Aksornneam, Duong, Korost, and Che, 2018, Zool. Res., Kunming, 38(3): 19. Holotype: ZMMU A-5822, by original designation. Type locality: "a primary montane subtropical forest on limestone outcrops of Doi Tung Mt., Pong Ngam District, Chaing [stet] Rai Province, northern Thailand (N20.344°, E99.830°; elevation 1 050 m a.s.l.); . . .  from soil and leaf litter on the watershed of a steep mountain slope . . . near a forest trail far from streams or rivers". 

English Names

Chiang Rai Dwarf Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality in montane subtropical forest on limestone outcrops of Doi Tung Mountain, Pong Ngam District, Chiang Rai Province, northern Thailand, at an elevation of ca. 1 050 m". 

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