Rana sauteri Boulenger, 1909

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

Rana sauteri Boulenger, 1909, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 8, 4: 493. Syntypes: BMNH (5 specimens), by original designation. Type locality: "Kanshirei Village, altitude about 2000 feet ", Taiwan, China.

Rana (Hylorana) sauteriBoulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 124.

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

Pseudorana sauteri sauteriFei, Ye, and Huang, 1990, Key to Chinese Amph.: 138. Ye, Fei, and Hu, 1993, Rare and Economic Amph. China: 233.

Rana (Pseudorana) sauteriDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 333.

Amolops (Pseudoamolops) sauteriJiang, Fei, Ye, Zeng, Zhen, Xie, and Chen, 1997, Cultum Herpetol. Sinica, 6–7: 74.

Rana multidenticulata Chou and Lin, 1997, Zool. Stud., Taipei, 36: 222-229. Holotype: NMNS 2802, by original designation. Type locality: "Dayuling, Taichung Co[unty]., Taiwan (2560 m, 24 11 02 N, 121 18 17 E)". Synonymy by Hsu, Lin, Wu, and Tsai, 2011, Herpetol. J., 21: 169.

Rana multidentataGlaw, Köhler, Lötters, and Vences, 1998, Elaphe, 6: xxii. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Pseudoamolops sauteriFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2000, Acta Zool. Sinica, 46: 23, 25.

Pseudoamolops multidenticulatusFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2000, Acta Zool. Sinica, 46: 23, 25.

Rana multidenticulataFrost, 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: 370.

Rana sauteriFrost, 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: 370; Che, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 1-13.

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

English Names

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

Taiwan Groove-toed Frog (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 170).

Sauter's Brown Frog (Lue, Tu, and Hsiang, 1999, Atlas Taiwan Amph. Rept.: 84).

Taiwan Pseudotorrent Frog (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 393).

Multidenticulate Pseudotorrent Frog (Rana multidentata [no longer recognized]: Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 392).

Distribution

Mountains and hills of Taiwan, China, 170-2500 m elevation.

Comment

 Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 402-403, provided accounts (as Pseudoamolops sauteri: 402-403; and Pseudoamolops multidenticulatus: 404), photographs, and range maps.

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