Microhyla mymensinghensis Hasan, Islam, Kuramoto, Kurabayashi, and Sumida, 2014

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Microhyla > Species: Microhyla mymensinghensis

Microhyla mymensinghensis Hasan, Islam, Kuramoto, Kurabayashi, and Sumida, 2014, Zootaxa, 3755: 408. Holotype: IABHU 4116, by original designation. Type locality: "Bangladesh Agricultural University Campus (24º 44′ 50″ N, 90º 24′ 24″ E, > 18 m asl.), Mymensingh, Bangladesh". 

English Names

Mymensingh Narrow-mouthed Frog (Garg, Suyesh, Das, Jiang, Wijayathilaka, Amarasinghe, Alhadi, Vineeth, Aravind, Senevirathne, Meegaskumbura, and Biju, 2018 "2019", Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 69: 22). 

Distribution

Myenisngh, Netrokona, Sylhet and Sunamganj districts in the central and northeastern parts of Bangladesh; Wet Bengal, Assam, and Nagaland, India.  

Comment

Confused with Microhyla ornata prior to its naming according to the original publication. Sarkar, Biswas, and Ray, 1992, State Fauna Ser., 3: 72–73, provided a brief account for this for West Bengal, India (as Microhyla ornata, but possibly also including some specimens of Microhyla nilphamariensis). Mahony, Hasan, Kabir, Ahmed, and Hossain, 2009, Hamadryad, 34: 80–94, discussed the vouchered range in Bangladesh.The following accounts presumably mix samples of what is now called Microhyla nilphamariensis and Microhyla mymensinghensis as Microhyla ornata: 1) Devi and Shamungou, 2006, J. Exp. Zool. India, 9: 317-324, provided a record for Manipur, northeastern India; 2) Ahmed, Das, and Dutta, 2009, Amph. Rept. NE India: 33, provided a brief account for northeastern India; 3) Mathew and Sen, 2010, Pict. Guide Amph. NE India: 67-66, provided a brief characterization and photographs. Garg, Das, Kamei, and Biju, 2018, MtDNA, Part B, 3: 856–861, addressed the Microhyla ornata complex via DNA barcodes, and provided generalized range maps. In the Microhyla fissipes species group of Garg, Suyesh, Das, Jiang, Wijayathilaka, Amarasinghe, Alhadi, Vineeth, Aravind, Senevirathne, Meegaskumbura, and Biju, 2018 "2019", Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 69: 1–71.  

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