Amolops spinapectoralis Inger, Orlov, and Darevsky, 1999

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Amolops > Species: Amolops spinapectoralis

Amolops spinapectoralis Inger, Orlov, and Darevsky, 1999, Fieldiana, Zool., N.S., 92: 12. Holotype: FMNH 252725, by original designation. Type locality: "Kon Cha Ran (1000 m ASL), An Khe District, Gia Lai Province, Vietnam".

English Names

Spinyback Torrent Frog (Bain and Nguyen, 2002, Herpetol. Rev., 33: 61).

Distribution

Northern and central montane Vietnam (Gia Lai, Da Nang, Kon Tum, and Quang Name Provinces); presumably in intervening Laos and Cambodia.

Comment

See Bain and Nguyen, 2002, Herpetol. Rev., 33: 61, for Vietnam distribution records. Orlov, Murphy, Ananjeva, Ryabov, and Ho, 2002, Russ. J. Herpetol., 9: 86, provided the Kon Tum record. Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 19, provided specific records for Vietnam.

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