Pulchrana banjarana (Leong and Lim, 2003)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Pulchrana > Species: Pulchrana banjarana

Rana (Hylarana) banjarana Leong and Lim, 2003, Raffles Bull. Zool., 51: 117. Holotype: ZRC 1.8325, by original designation. Type locality: "bank of a gentle, slow-flowing stream (1 m wide, 20 cm deep) in montane forest, feeding into main river of Parit Falls, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia (4° 28′ N, 101° 23′ E, ca. 1,300 m asl)".

Pulchrana banjaranaFrost, 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: 369. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 33. See comment under Ranidae record.

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

Pulchrana banjarana — Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 191. 

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Highlands of the Malay Peninsula, Malaysia, and extreme southern Thailand.

Comment

Confused with Rana signata and Rana glandulosa prior to its description. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Rana banjarana) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 631.

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