Rana culaiensis Li, Lu, and Li, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Rana > Species: Rana culaiensis

Rana culaiensis Li, Lu, and Li, 2008, Asiat. Herpetol. Res., 11: 63. Holotype: YT 050526007, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Culai (117° 18′ E, 36° 02′ N), Taian City, Shandong province, China . . ., at 900 m elevation".

Rana (Rana) culaiensis — Yuan, Zhou, Chen, Poyarkov, Chen, Jang-Liaw, Chou, Matzke, Iizuka, Min, Kuzmin, Zhang, Cannatella, Hillis, and Che, 2016, Syst. Biol., 65: 835.

English Names

Culai Brown Frog (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 306). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Mount Culai, Taian City, Shandong Province, China, 900 m elevation).

Comment

In the Rana longicrus group according to the original publication. See comments by Yan, Jiang, Chen, Fang, Jin, Li, Wang, Murphy, Che, and Zhang, 2011, Asian Herpetol. Res., Ser. 2, 2: 67. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 306, provided an account, photographs, and a range map for China. 

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