Amnirana parkeriana (Mertens, 1938)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Amnirana > Species: Amnirana parkeriana

Rana albolabris acutirostris Parker, 1936, Novit. Zool., 40: 141. Holotype: BMNH, by original designation; museum records give 1936.8.1.1 and 1947.2.3.69 as syntypes. Type locality: "Congulu" (= Congolo), western Angola. Preoccupied by Rana fusca acutirostris Fatio, 1872.

Rana albolabris parkeriana Mertens, 1938, Abh. Senckenb. Naturforsch. Ges., 442: 14. Replacement name for Rana albolabris acutirostris.

Rana albolabris parkeriana Loveridge, 1941, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 91: 113. Replacement name for Rana albolabris acutirostris. Junior objective homonym of Rana albolabris parkeriana Mertens, 1938.

Hylarana parkerianaPerret, 1977, Rev. Suisse Zool., 84: 844.

Rana parkeriana —Perret In Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 509.

Rana (Hylarana) parkerianaDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 42, by implication.

Rana (Amnirana) parkerianaDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 324.

Amnirana parkerianaChanning, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 270. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 33; Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 187 (provisional arrangement).

Hydrophylax parkerianusFrost, 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: 368.

Hylarana parkerianaChe, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 1-13, by implication.

English Names

Congolo Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 109).

Parker's White-lipped Frog (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 270).

Distribution

Western Angola in lowland forest and swampy areas along the coast.

Comment

In the Rana (Amnirana) albolabris group of Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 324. Discussed by Perret, 1977, Rev. Suisse Zool., 84: 844, as Hylarana parkeriana. See account (as Amnirana parkeriana) by Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 270–271.

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