Hylarana macrodactyla Günther, 1858

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Hylarana > Species: Hylarana macrodactyla

Hylarana macrodactyla Günther, 1858, Arch. Naturgesch., 24: 323. Syntypes: BMNH (6 specimens), by original designation. Type locality: "China", later given as "Hong Kong" and "China" by Günther, 1859 "1858", Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus.: 72, and Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 55; restricted to "Hong Kong", China, by Gee and Boring, 1929, Peking Nat. Hist. Bull., 4: 31, and Taylor, 1962, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 43: 421-423.

Rana trivittata Hallowell, 1861 "1860", Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 12: 504. Holotype: Deposition not stated; presumably originally in ANSP or USNM. Type locality: "Hong Kong", China. Synonymy by Boettger, 1888, Ber. Offenbach. Ver. Naturkd., 1888: 96; Boulenger, 1912, in Robinson (ed.), Vert. Fauna of the Malay Peninsula: 238; and (provisionally) by Dubois and Ohler, 2000, Alytes, 18: 32. Formerly considered a possible synonym of Rana plancyi by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 37.

Hylorana macrodactylaGünther, 1864, Rept. Brit. India: 424. Deckert, 1938, Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin, 1938: 145.

Hylorana subcoerulea Cope, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 20: 139. Syntypes: MCZ 624-626, according to the description; including MCZ 1591, according to Barbour and Loveridge, 1929, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 69: 282. Type locality: "Rangoon, Burmah". Synonymy (with Rana erythraea) by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 65. Subsequently considered a possible synonym of Rana macrodactyla by Boulenger, 1890, Fauna Brit. India, Rept. Batr.: 455; and Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 155.

Rana macrodactylaBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 54.

Rana (Hylorana) macrodactyla —Boulenger In Mason, 1882, Burma, Ed. 3: 499; Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 127-130.

Rana (Limnodytes) macrodactylaBourret, 1927, Fauna Indochine, Vert., 3: 264.

Rana (Hylarana) macrodactylaBourret, 1941, Annexe Bull. Gen. Instr. Publique, Hanoi, 1941: 26. Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 42, by implication.

Hylarana (Tenuirana) macrodactylaFei, Ye, and Huang, 1990, Key to Chinese Amph.: 143. Fei, Ye, Huang, Jiang, and Xie, 2005, in Fei et al. (eds.), Illust. Key Chinese Amph.: 122.

Hylarana macrodactylaSong, Jang, Zou, and Shi, 2002, Herpetol. Sinica, 9: 71; Chen, Murphy, Lathrop, Ngo, Orlov, Ho, and Somorjai, 2005, Herpetol. J., 15: 237; by implication; Frost, 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; Che, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 3, by implication.

Rana (Hylarana) macrodactylaOhler and Mallick, 2003 "2002", Hamadryad, 27: 65.

Hylarana (Hylarana) macrodactylaFei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 3: 1186.

English Names

Guangdong Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 108).

Long-toed Slender Frog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 125; Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 180).

Marbled Slender Frog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 125).

Long-toed Frog (Karsen, Lau, and Bogadek, 1986, Hong Kong Amph. Rept.: 26).

Three-striped Grass Frog (Karsen, Lau, and Bogadek, 1986, Hong Kong Amph. Rept.: 26).

Brown Grasspound Frog (Nutphund, 2001, Amph. Thailand: 114).

Stripe-backed Frog (Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 138).

Distribution

Southern  and northeastern Guangdong, central Guangxi, and Hainan (China) and Indochina to Myanmar and south to Malaya (see comment).

Comment

Discussed by Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 155; Pope, 1931, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 61: 540-542; Bourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 338-341; Taylor, 1962, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 43: 421-423; Berry, 1975, Amph. Fauna Peninsular Malaysia: 76-77; Liu and Hu, 1961, Tailless Amph. China: 197-198; and Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 180-181. Karsen, Lau, and Bogadek, 1986, Hong Kong Amph. Rept.: 26, provided a brief account. See brief account and photo by Matsui, 1979, Contrib. Biol. Lab. Kyoto Univ., 25: 298-300, and Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 112-113. Zhang and Wen, 2000, Amph. Guangxi: 91, provided an account for Guangxi. Reported for southwestern Cambodia by Ohler, Swan, and Daltry, 2002, Raffles Bull. Zool., 50: 465-481. Nutphund, 2001, Amph. Thailand: 114, provided a brief characterization and photograph. Stuart, 1999, in Duckworth et al. (eds.), Wildlife in Lao PDR: 48, commented briefly on the range in Laos. Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 138-139, provided a very brief account, map for Thailand, and photograph. Teynié, David, Ohler, and Luanglath, 2004, Hamadryad, 29: 37, provided a record and comments for Laos. Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 29, provided specific localities for Vietnam. Stuart, Sok, and Neang, 2006, Raffles Bull. Zool., 54: 140-141, provided a record for Cambodia. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 3: 1186-1191, provided an account, figures, and map for China. Chan, Belabut, and Ahmad, 2010, Russ. J. Herpetol., 17: 202-206, considered the species to be part of the West Malaysia fauna but did not mention vouchers. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 304, provided a brief account including photographs. Shi, 2011, Amph. Rept. Fauna Hainan: 115-116, provided an account for Hainan as Rana macrodactylaFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 341, provided an account, photographs, and a range map for China. See account, photograph, and map for Vietnam in Vassilieva, Galoyan, Poyarkov, and Geissler, 2016, Photograph. Field Guide Amph. Rept. Lowland S. Vietnam: 103–104. 

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